You've seen our overall list of 10 Essential Albums of 2010, but how did our editors vote? Check out our ballots and let us know your own Top 10!

 

 

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JASON PETTIGREW, EDITOR IN CHIEF

  1. Hot Hot Heat’s Future Breeds (DANGERBIRD)
  2. Grinderman’s Grinderman 2 (ANTI-)
  3. Motion City Soundtrack’s My Dinosaur Life (COLUMBIA)
  4. The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Option Paralysis (PARTY SMASHER/SEASON OF MIST)
  5. My Chemical Romance’s Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys (REPRISE)
  6. The Chariot’s Long Live (GOOD FIGHT)
  7. DeftonesDiamond Eyes (MAVERICK)
  8. LCD Soundsystem’s This Is Happening (DFA/VIRGIN)
  9. Bear HandsBurning Bush Supper Club (CANTORA)
  10. OK Go’s Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky (PARACADUTE)

 

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RACHEL LUX, MANAGING EDITOR

  1. OK Go’s Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky (PARACADUTE)
  2. Biffy Clyro’s Only Revolutions (WARNER BROS.)
  3. Foxy Shazam’s Foxy Shazam (SIRE)
  4. Motion City Soundtrack’s My Dinosaur Life (COLUMBIA)
  5. Sleigh BellsTreats (MOM+POP/N.E.E.T)
  6. Free Energy’s Stuck On Nothing (ASTRALWERKS/DFA)
  7. WavvesKing Of The Beach (FAT POSSUM)
  8. The Maine’s Black & White (SIRE/ACTION THEORY)
  9. Never Shout Never’s What Is Love? (LOVEWAY/SIRE)
  10. The Gaslight Anthem’s American Slang (SIDEONEDUMMY)

 

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SCOTT HEISEL, MUSIC EDITOR

  1. LCD Soundsystem’s This Is Happening (DFA/VIRGIN)
  2. Motion City Soundtrack’s My Dinosaur Life (COLUMBIA)
  3. Terrible ThingsTerrible Things (UNIVERSAL MOTOWN)
  4. The Forecast’s The Forecast (EYEBALL)
  5. Sleigh BellsTreats (MOM+POP/N.E.E.T)
  6. The Felix Culpa’s Sever Your Roots (SELF-RELEASED)
  7. Free Energy’s Stuck On Nothing (ASTRALWERKS/DFA)
  8. WavvesKing Of The Beach (FAT POSSUM)
  9. Foxy Shazam’s Foxy Shazam (SIRE)
  10. The FlatlinersCavalcade (FAT WRECK CHORDS)

 

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TIM KARAN, WEB EDITOR

  1. Norma Jean’s Meridional (RAZOR AND TIE)
  2. Circa Survive’s Blue Sky Noise (ATLANTIC)
  3. Sleigh BellsTreats (MOM+POP/N.E.E.T)
  4. Crime In Stereo’s I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone (BRIDGE NINE)
  5. Autolux’s Transit Transit (TBD)
  6. DeftonesDiamond Eyes (MAVERICK)
  7. Envy’s Recitation (TEMPORARY RESIDENCE LIMITED)
  8. The Gay BladesSavages (TRIPLE CROWN)
  9. Underworld’s Barking (OM)
  10. Colour Revolt’s The Cradle (NEW FEAR/DUALTONE)