- Planisphère Part 1 by Justice from Planisphère [Self-Released]
- Love Cry by Four Tet from There Is Love In You [Domino]
- Híbakúsja by Ben Frost from By The Throat [Bedroom Community]
- Let There Be Horns by RJD2 from The Colossus [RJ’s Electrical Connections]
- Rad Anthem by Rad Omen [Self-Released]
- Speak The Truth by Dam Funk from Unreleased [Stones Throw]
- Odessa by Caribou from Swim [Merge]
- Lovesick by Lindstrøm & Christabelle from Real Life is No Cool [Smalltown Supersound]
- Glory in Itself/Egyptian by Gang Gang Dance from God’s Money [The Social Registry]
- Twin Peaks by Surfer Blood from Astrocoast [Kanine Records]
- Norway by Beach House from Teen Dream [Sub Pop]
- Real Life by Tanlines from Real Life Single [True Panther Sounds] album Settings out March 9
- Summer Holiday by Wild Nothing from Gemini [Captured Tracks]
- Evelyn McHale by Parenthetical Girls from Privilege, pt. I [Slender Means Society]
- Skeletons by Yeah Yeah Yeahs from It’s Blitz! [Interscope]
- O.N.E. by Yeasayer from O.N.E. single [Secretly Canadian]
- Sun Hits The Sky [Live From Peel Acres] by Supergrass from Supergrass – bonus disc [Parlophone]
- Give Blood by Rain Machine from Daytrotter Sessions [Daytrotter Sessions]
- Consolation Prize by Sharon Van Etten from Because I Was In Love [Drag City]
- Older Crowd by MC Chris from MC Chris Is Dead [Self-Released]
- C’mon by The Soft Pack from The Soft Pack [Kemado] out 2/2/2010
- Elephants by Warpaint from Exquisite Corpse [Manimal Vinyl]
- The video for Rad Anthem by Rad Omen is actually pretty rad, in the sense that it features fast food mascots getting into all sorts of trouble. It is decidedly NOT SAFE FOR WORK. You have been warned.
- I am still waiting to get my hands on a copy of Toeachizown by Dam Funk. His label, Stones Throw, released Speak The Truth as a single to thank customers for their patience during a manufacturing delay.
- Parenthetical Girls will be releasing their next album as a limited series of 12″ EPs. The first, Privilege Part I, comes out on 2/23/2010. As the band says on its website, “These EPs will be sold separately in sequence every quarter over the next 15 months, each as they are completed. They will not be distributed to stores.” Also, they will be “hand-numbered in the blood of their respective band members.” Ouch.
- Odd Blood, the new album by Yeasayer will be out 2/9/2010. If you were lucky enough to have heard it at a local listening party, you are probably as stoked about it coming out as I am.
- MC Chris rejects the nerdcore label, even though it’s hard to deny. You may have heard him on [adult swim], or around town. His new album, MC Chris Is Dead, is a lot of fun.