Jake’s Favorite 200 Albums – 2010

Fall 2010

  1. Andrew Bird – Armchair Apocrypha
  2. The Decemberists – The Hazards of Love
  3. Radiohead – Kid A
  4. The Arcade Fire – Funeral
  5. Death Cab for Cutie – We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes
  6. Radiohead – OK Computer
  7. Dredg – El Cielo
  8. Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral
  9. M. Ward – Transfiguration of Vincent
  10. Led Zeppelin – IV
  11. Radiohead – The Bends
  12. Death Cab for Cutie – Transatlanticism
  13. Radiohead – In Rainbows
  14. Wolf Parade – Apologies to the Queen Mary
  15. Interpol – Turn on the Bright Lights
  16. Coldplay – Parachutes
  17. Radiohead  – Hail to the Theif
  18. The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
  19. Moby – Play
  20. The Beatles – Abbey Road
  21. The Shins – Oh! Inverted World
  22. Menomena – Friend and Foe
  23. The Decemberists – Castaways and Cutouts
  24. Of Montreal – Satanic Panic in the Attic
  25. Led Zeppelin – III
  26. The Mars Volta – Deloused in the Comatorium
  27. The Beatles – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  28. Beck  – Odelay
  29. Modest Mouse – The Moon and Antarctica
  30. Paul McCartney – Ram
  31. Doves – Lost Souls
  32. Coldplay – Viva La Vida or Death and All of His Friends
  33. M. Ward – Transistor Radio
  34. The National  – Alligator
  35. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
  36. Radiohead – Amnesiac
  37. The Mounatin Goats – The Sunset Tree
  38. Ween – Chocolate and Cheese
  39. Led Zeppelin – Houses of the Holy
  40. Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
  41. Nick Drake – Pink Moon
  42. M. Ward – End of Amnesia
  43. Brand New – Deja Entendu
  44. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left
  45. M. Ward – Post War
  46. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
  47. Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
  48. Andrew Bird – Weather Systems
  49. The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin
  50. The Shins – Wincing the Night Away
  51. The Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
  52. Caribou – Swim
  53. Brand New – Daisy
  54. Led Zeppelin – II
  55. The Notwist – Neon Golden
  56. Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head
  57. The Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
  58. Moby  – Wait for Me
  59. The Mountain Goats – Tallahassee
  60. The Decemberists – The Crane Wife
  61. Royksopp – Melody A.M.
  62. Andrew Bird – Noble Beast
  63. Yeasayer – Odd Blood
  64. Of Montreal – The Sunlandic Twins
  65. Brand New – The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me
  66. Andrew Bird – The Mysterious Production of Eggs
  67. The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow
  68. Thom Yorke – The Eraser
  69. The Decemberists – Picaresque
  70. Dredg – The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion
  71. Yes – Fragile
  72. Ween  – The Mollusk
  73. Tenacious D – Tenacious D
  74. The Beatles – White Album
  75. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
  76. The Beatles – For Sale
  77. Pink Floyd – Animals
  78. Guster – Keep it Together
  79. Freelance Whales – Weathervanes
  80. Led Zeppelin – I
  81. Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
  82. Muse  – Black Holes and Revelations
  83. Death Cab for Cutie – Plans
  84. Muse  – Absolution
  85. David Gray – White Ladder
  86. Radiohead  – Pablo Honey
  87. Beck  – Sea Change
  88. The Beatles – Revolver
  89. Beck  – Guero
  90. Gorillaz – Demon Days
  91. Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour of Bewilderbeast
  92. Death Cab for Cutie – There’s Something About Aeroplanes
  93. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
  94. Nine Inch Nails – Year Zero
  95. The Beatles – Rubber Soul
  96. Modest Mouse – Good News for People Who Love Bad News
  97. M. Ward – Hold Time
  98. Muse  – Orgins of Symmetry
  99. Paul McCartney – McCartney
  100. Blind Melon – Soup
  101. Ween – White Pepper
  102. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti
  103. Nine Inch Nails – The Slip
  104. Of Montreal – The Gay Parade
  105. Talking Heads – Remain in Light
  106. Coldplay – X and Y
  107. The Flaming Lips – At War with the Mystics
  108. Parliament – Mothership Connection
  109. Weezer – Blue Album
  110. The Mars Volta – Amputechture
  111. Glassjaw – Worship and Tribute
  112. Memory Tapes – Seek Magic
  113. The Postal Service – Give Up
  114. TV On the Radio – Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
  115. The Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour
  116. Dredg – Catch Without Arms
  117. The Mars Volta – Frances the Mute
  118. Hot Chip – Made in the Dark
  119. Interpol – Our Love to Admire
  120. The National  – Boxer
  121. Peter, Bjorn & John – Writer’s Block
  122. Kings of Leon – Because of the Times
  123. The Olivia Tremor Control – Dusk at Cubist Castle
  124. Panda Bear – Person Pitch
  125. Ween – Pure Guava
  126. Jack Johnson – In Between Dreams
  127. Brendan Benson – Lapalco
  128. A Perfect Circle – Thirteenth Step
  129. Metallica – Master of Puppets
  130. Silversun Pickups – Carnavas
  131. The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night
  132. School of Seven Bells – Alpisms
  133. Badly Drawn Boy – One Plus One is One
  134. The Beatles – Let It Be
  135. Ween  – La Cucaracha
  136. The Flaming Lips – Embryonic
  137. Paul McCartney – Memory Almost Full
  138. Jack Johnson – Brushfire Fairytales
  139. Islands  – Return to Sea
  140. Doves – The Last Broadcast
  141. Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American
  142. My Morning Jacket – Z
  143. Nappy Roots – Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
  144. The Mars Volta – The Bedlam in Goliath
  145. Band of Horses – Everything All of the Time
  146. Dave Matthews Band – Under the Table and Dreaming
  147. Neil Young – After the Goldrush
  148. The Beatles – Please Please Me
  149. Secret Machines – Now Here Is Nowhere
  150. Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer
  151. Sleigh Bells – Treats
  152. Kings of Leon  – Aha Shake Heartbreak
  153. Silversun Pickups – Swoon
  154. Phantogram – Eyelid Movies
  155. Regina Specktor – Far
  156. David Gray – Life in Slow Motion
  157. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West
  158. Gorillaz – Gorillaz
  159. Rogue Wave – Out of the Shadow
  160. Placebo – Sleeping with Ghosts
  161. Incubus – Make Yourself
  162. The Walkmen – Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone
  163. 311 – Transitor
  164. The Decemberists – Her Majesty
  165. Modest Mouse – This is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About
  166. Interpol – Antics
  167. Jack Johnson – On and On
  168. Taking Back Sunday – Where You Want to Be
  169. Tool – Aenima
  170. Beach House – Teen Dream
  171. Willy Porter – High Wire Live
  172. Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
  173. The New Pornographers – Electric Version
  174. Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover
  175. Pearl Jam – Ten
  176. Brendan Benson – The Alternative to Love
  177. Annuals  – Be He Me
  178. Janelle Monae – The Archandroid
  179. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Broom
  180. Devin Davis – Lonely People of the World, Unite!
  181. TV On the Radio – Return to Cookie Mountain
  182. The Dodos – Visiter
  183. Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
  184. Metric – Fantasies
  185. St. Vincent – Actor
  186. Pink Floyd – Meddle
  187. Sufjan Stevens – Illinoise
  188. Of Montreal – False Priest
  189. RX Bandits – Mandala
  190. Mates of State – Bring it Back
  191. Elliot Smith – XO
  192. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
  193. Bloc Party – Silent Alarm
  194. Bjork – Homogenic
  195. Peter Gabriel – So
  196. Doves – Kingdom of Rust
  197. Elbow – Asleep in the Back
  198. Soundgarden – Superunknown
  199. Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
  200. Tegan and Sara – Sainthood

Fall 2009

1. Andrew Bird – Armchair Apocrypha
2. Radiohead – Kid A
3. Radiohead – In Rainbows
4. The Arcade Fire – Funeral
5. Death Cab for Cutie – We Have the Fact and We’re Voting Yes
6. The Beatles – Abbey Road
7. Radiohead – OK Computer
8. M. Ward – Transfiguration of Vincent
9. Led Zeppelin – IV
10. Coldplay – Parachutes
11. The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
12. Death Cab for Cutie – Transatlanticism
13. Radiohead – The Bends
14. Interpol – Turn on the Bright Lights
15. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
16. The Decemberists – Castaways and Cutouts
17. Radiohead – Hail to the Thief
18. Dredg – El Cielo
19. Coldplay – Viva La Vida
20. Led Zeppelin – III
21. Wolf Parade – Apologies to the Queen Mary
22. M. Ward – Post War
23. The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
24. The Mars Volta – Deloused in the Comatorium
25. Moby – Play
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26. The Shins – Oh! Inverted World
27. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
28. Brand New – Deja Entendu
29. Andrew Bird – Weather Systems
30. The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin
31. Modest Mouse – The Moon and Antarctica
32. Muse – Black Holes and Revelations
33. Andrew Bird – Noble Beast
34. Thom Yorke – The Eraser
35. The Decemberists – The Hazards of Love
36. Menomena – Friend and Foe
37. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left
38. The Beatles – Revolver
39. Paul McCartney – Ram
40. The Shins – Wincing the Night Away
41. The Beatles – White Album
42. Of Montreal – Satanic Panic in the Attic
43. Andrew Bird – The Mysterious Production of Eggs
44. Modest Mouse – Good News for People Who Love Bad News
45. Nick Drake – Pink Moon
46. The Decemberists – The Crane Wife
47. The National – Alligator
48. M. Ward – End of Amnesia
49. The Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour
50. Led Zeppelin – Houses of the Holy
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51. Brand New – The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me
52. The Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
53. Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head
54. The Postal Service – Give Up
55. Doves – Lost Souls
56. Dredg – The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion
57. The National – Boxer
58. Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral
59. Death Cab For Cutie – Plans
60. Muse – Absolution
61. The Mountain Goats – The Sunset Tree
62. Gorillaz –Demon Days
63. Jack Johnson – In Between Dreams
64. The Beatles – Let it Be
65. Ween – Chocolate and Cheese
66. Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer
67. The Mountain Goats – Tallahassee
68. Nine Inch Nails – Year Zero
69. Peter Bjorn & John – Writer’s Block
70. Pink Floyd – Animals
71. Tenacious D – Tenacious D
72. Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour of Bewilderbeast
73. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
74. Ween – The Mollusk
75. The Mars Volta – Frances the Mute
76. Muse – Origin of Symmetry
77. Silversun Pickups – Carnavas
78. Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
79. Radiohead – Amnesiac
80. Dredg – Catch Without Arms
81. The Beatles – Beatles For Sale
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82. Beck – Sea Change
83. Of Montreal – The Gay Parade
84. The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow
85. Of Montreal – The Sunlandic Twins
86. Nick Drake – Bryter Layter
87. Peter Bjorn & John – Living Thing
88. Brendan Benson – Lapalco
89. Interpol – Our Love to Admire
90. David Gray – White Ladder
91. Nine Inch Nails – The Slip
92. TV on the Radio – Dear Science
93. Beck – Odelay
94. The Beatles – Rubber Soul
95. The Mars Volta – The Bedlam in Goliath
96. TV on the Radio – Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
97. Brendan Benson – The Alternative to Love
98. Weezer – Blue Album
99. The Decemberists – Picaresque
100. Of Montreal – Skelatal Lamping
101. Ween – White Pepper
102. Badly Drawn Boy – One Plus One is One
103. The New Pornographers – Electric Version
104. Doves – The Last Broadcast
105. The Flaming Lips – At War With the Mystics
106. Gorillaz – Gorillaz
107. Thrice – The Alchemy Index Volumes I and II
108. TV on the Radio – Return to Cookie Mountain
109. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yelstin – Broom
110. The New Pornographers – Twin Cinema
111. Parliament – Mothership Connection
112. A Perfect Circle – Thirteenth Step
113. Ryksopp – Melody A.M.
114. Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
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115. Coldplay – X and Y
116. Taking Back Sunday – Where You Want to Be
117. M. Ward – Hold Time
118. Led Zeppelin – II
119. Talking Heads – Remain in Light
120. Beck – Guero
121. The Olivia Tremor Control – Dusk at Cubist’s Castle
122. The Secret Machines – Now Here is Nowhere
123. Beck – The Information
124. Radiohead – Pablo Honey
125. Death Cab for Cutie – The Photo Album
126. Muse – Sho-Biz
127. Thrice – The Alchemy Index Volumes III and IV
128. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West
129. Interpol – Antics
130. Jack Johnson – On & On
131. Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
132. The Mars Volta – Amputechture
133. Mates of State – Bring it Back
134. Paul McCartney – McCartney
135. Led Zeppelin – I
136. Willy Porter – High Wire Live
137. The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night
138. Death Cab for Cutie – There’s Something About Airplanes
139. Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover
140. Yes – Fragile
141. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti
142. The Beatles – Please Please Me
143. Andrew Bird – The Swimming Hour
144. Panda Bear – Person Pitch
145. Dredg – Leitmotif
146. Devin Davis – Lonely People of the World, Unite!
147. The Walkmen – Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me is Gone
148. M. Ward – Transistor Radio
149. The Decemberists – Her Majesty, The Decemberists!
150. Ween – Pure Guava
151. Islands – Return to the Sea
152. Annuals – Be He Me
153. Jack Johnson – Brushfire Fairytales
154. Blind Melon – Soup
155. Tool – Aenima
156. The Beatles – Help!
157. Depeche Mode – Sounds of the Universe
158. Bloc Party – A Weekend in the City
159. Loney Dear – Dear John
160. The White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan
161. White Whale – WWI
162. A.C. Newman – The Slow Wonder
163. School of Seven Bells – Alpinisms
164. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
165. Placebo – Sleeping With Ghosts
166. David Gray – Life in Slow Motion
167. Elliot Smith – XO
168. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
169. Regina Spektor – Far
170. Imogen Heap – Speak For Yourself
171. Rogue Wave – Out of the Shadow
172. Jack Johnson – Sleep Through the Static
173. Band of Horses – Everything All of the Time
174. The White Stripes – White Blood Cells
175. Beck – Mellow Gold
176. Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam
177. Ween – La Cucaracha
178. Menomena – I’m Am the Fun Blame Monster!
179. Doves – Kingdom of Rust
180. Nine Inch Nails – Pretty Hate Machine
181. Modest Mouse – This is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About
182. Taking Back Sunday – Tell All of Your Friends
183. Of Montreal – Coquelicot Asleep in the Poppies
184. The White Stripes – Icky Thump
185. Guster – Keep It Together
186. Elton John – Madman Across the Water
187. Incubus – Morning View
188. Pink Floyd – Meddle
189. Regina Spektor – Begin to Hope
190. The Walkmen – Bows + Arrows
191. Dave Mathews Band – Under the Table and Dreaming
192. Guster – Ganging Up On the Sun
193. The White Stripes – Elephant
194. Incubus – Make Yourself
195. Moby – Wait for Me
196. Paul McCartney – Flaming Pie
197. Rush – Moving Pictures
198. Built to Spill – Perfect From Now On
199. Mates of State – Team Boo
200. Clem Snide – Your Favorite Music

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