Our choice of the top 9 albums 2010 in contemporary music.

#5 album of the year: Massive Attack “Heligoland”

Peter Aldag - Dec.27.2010 · 0 Kommentare

Our #5: Massive Attack “Heligoland”. Rumours had abounded for a few years as to which vocalists would contribute to the new album. Backing tracks had been sent to Alice Russell, Patti Smith and David Bowie respectively that did not develop further and past discussions also had with Tom Waits and Tricky have not, to date, worked out. In interviews, both Grant and Robert stated that they had recorded a number of tracks over the last couple of years which were later scrapped, and sessions for the album had started again at Damon Albarn’s studio. read complete article…

9 albums of of the year 2010 in contemporary music recommended by Marc Dienewald former “Starwash” and “Brilliant”, Hamburg, Eimsbüttel.

#8 album of the year: Gorillaz “Plastic Beach”

Peter Aldag - Dec.25.2010 · 0 Kommentare

We have chosen our 9 albums of contemporary music 2010, edited and picked by Marc Dienewald former “Starwash”, Hamburg. Until new year we will post one album a day. Here is our #8: Gorillaz “Plastic Beach from Damon Albarn. The Gorillaz’ Website: http://gorillaz.com/ is excellent as well. Biography (taken from Wikipedia): Gorillaz is a musical project created in 1998 by British musician Damon Albarn and British cartoonist Jamie Hewlett.This project consists of the Gorillaz music itself and an extensive fictional universe depicting a “virtual band” of animated characters. This band is composed of four animated members: 2D (lead vocalist, keyboard), Murdoc Niccals (bass guitar), Noodle (guitar, keyboard, and occasional vocals) and Russel Hobbs (drums and percussion). Their fictional universe is explored through the band’s website and music videos, as well as a number of other media.
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