Best Albums of 2010: WEXT’s Chris Wienk

Chris Wienk of WEXT-FM has posted his list of Top 10 Albums of the year, and as you might expect, some fine homegrown Local 518 discs make the cut:

1. The National’s “High Violet”
2. Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs”
3. Spoon’s “Transference”
4. Local Natives’ “Gorilla Manor”
5. Phantogram’s “Eyelid Movies”
6. The Charlie Watts Riots’ “Long Story Short”
7. Michael Eck’s “In My Shoes”
8. Bruce Springsteen’s “The Promise”
9. Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses’ “Junky Star”
10. Black Dub’s “Black Dub”

Got a Best of 2010 list that you’d like to contribute? Best concerts of the year? Best local music moments of the year? Best whatever? Please send it along to

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One Response to “Best Albums of 2010: WEXT’s Chris Wienk”

  1. Kathy says:

    Nice to see Michael Eck “In My Shoes” CD on that fine “Best of Music” list! Love the CD and still remember Michael’s show at Caffe Lena earlier this year – a very moving show – just awesome! May I also add, Michael put on a fantastic show at Riverlink Park in Amsterdam this past Summer 2010. Congrats Michael on your great music accomplishments in 2010!

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