Dialogue Inc | Radio Show #22 | Best of 2010


Dialogue Incorporated | Best of 2010

Dialogue Incorporated Radio #22

compiled and mixed by Mister Joshua


Letter from the Editor

So... I feel a little stupid posting up our Best of 2010 mix when it's almost April already. But sometimes this is the price you pay for perfection. Not to say that our latest podcast is perfection, but it's a hell of a lot better than the first one I recorded. A couple swapped tracks and months later and here we are, full swing into 2011. Thankfully the music, being our favorite cuts of the last year, don't really get old. And it covers a lot of ground: bass music, house, indie dance, indie period. Pretty much what I hope you've come to expect from Dialogue Inc. and its musical meanderings.

It's also fortuitously appropriate because it was three years ago this week that we published our first podcast and launched Dialogue Incorporated. So we'll call it a birthday, and call it even.

There were some killer musical moments housed in the 12 months that made up 2010. Most of which we covered ad nauseum in the series of 'Best Of' posts that we actually managed to time with the end of the year. So rather than rehash all of that here—again—we're just going to break down our track selection and link to the posts in case you missed them.

And with that, let the conversation begin!

—Joshua P. Ferguson

Year in Review | Best of 2010


Tracklisting:


Daft Punk “Solar Sailor” – Walt Disney Records
Lifted from our Artists of the Year post: Year in Review | Artists of the Year


Four Tet “Reversing” – Domino
Lifted from our Honorable Mentions post: Year in Review | Honorable Mentions


Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes “Home” (RAC remix) – CD-R
Easily one of our top singles of the year: Year in Review | Singles of the Year


Mark Ronson “Somebody to Love Me” – RCA
Another honorable mention: Year in Review | Honorable Mentions


John Talabot “Matilda’s Dream” – Permanent Vacation
One of 2010's electronic music highlights: Year in Review | Electronic Highlights


Matthew Dear “Little People (Black City)” (Mark E remix) – Ghostly International
A close runner up for our album of the year: Year in Review | Top Albums


Kanye West “Lost in the World” – Roc-A-Fella
Another top album contender | Year in Review | Top Albums


Caribou “Odessa” – Domino
Any year with something new from Caribou... Year in Review | Honorable Mentions

Mystery Jets “ Serotonin” – Rough Trade
The same goes for a year with one of our fave rock bands: Year in Review | Honorable Mentions


Two Door Cinema Club “Something Good Can Work” – Kitsuné
Couldn't get enough of listening to or playing this one | Year in Review | Singles of the Year


My Tiger My Timing “Arm Around You” – Kitsuné
These guys will definitely be buzz-worthy in 2011: Year in Review | Honorable Mentions


LCD Soundsystem “Home” – DFA
Josh will be getting a tattoo with lyrics from this song. Seriously: Year in Review | Artists of the Year


Chaim “Love Rehab” – Bpitch Control


Robyn “Dancing On My Own” (Fred Falke remix) – Konichiwa


Gyptian “Hold Yuh” (Major Lazer remix) – Ministry of Sound
The versatility of this song? Brilliant. Year in Review | Electronic Highlights


Hot Chip “I Feel Better” (Max Cooper remix) – Astralwerks
Getting to DJ with these guys was a highlight. So was the album: Year in Review | Top Albums


The Chemical Brothers “Swoon” (Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas remix) – Astralwerks
We're worried no one will come up with a better live show: Year in Review | Top Live Shows


Booka Shade “Regenerate” (Original remix) – Get Physical
The album wasn't mind-numbing, but this song was: Year in Review | Singles of the Year


Plastikman “Plasticene” – M_nus
Detroit's Movement festival was an eye-opener this year. Herein, the Don.


Apparat “Sayulita” - !K7
The most progressive DJ mix we've heard in some time: Year in Review | Top DJ Mixes


Eleven Tigers “Stood Up” – Soul Motive
In a year of dubstep titans, meet the underdog: Year in Review | Electronic Highlights


Magnetic Man “Getting Nowhere” – Columbia
Now meet the titans pt 1: Year in Review | Artists of the Year


Skream “Where You Should Be” – Tempa
Now meet the titans pt 2: Year in Review | Top Albums


Rusko “Hold On” (12th Planet remix) – Mad Decent


Yeasayer “Madder Red” – Secretly Canadian
These guys get the award for most 'Best Of' nods: Year in Review | Top Albums


Arcade Fire “Sprawl II (Beyond the Mountains)” - Merge

And finally, our set closer and favorite song of 2010: 
Year in Review | Singles of the Year

Other noteworthy year-end posts:



And there you have it folks.

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