Melodica 27.12.10

Chris Coco’s weekly radio broadcast. An eclectic selection of brilliant new music starting with house and moving on to electronica, downtempo, acoustic and all sorts of other styles loosely connected to dance and electronic music. Let tastemaker Chris Coco guide you through his selection of the week’s best new music.
In this episode the top 13 albums of 2010, as voted for by the Melodica listeners with a little editorial intervention from Chris Coco. This are all albums that are a proper good listen, collections of songs that it’s worth owning on CD. Check the Melodicablog at for more on the choices.


  1. Flying Lotus – Do The Astral Plane – Warp
  2. National Trust – Old Music Box – National Trust
  3. LCD Soundsystem – I Can Change – DFA
  4. Lali Puna – Rest Your Head – Morr Music
  5. Massive Attack – Girl I Love You – Virgin
  6. Four Tet – Angel Echoes – Domino
  7. Vampire Weekend – Taxi Cab – XL
  8. Pantha Du Prince – Stick To My Side – Rough Trade
  9. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs – Sonovox
  10. Gold Panda – Snow & Taxis – Notown
  11. Caribou – Jamelia – City Slang
  12. Foals – Spanish Sahara – Transgre
  13. Mount Kimbie – Ode To Bear – Hot Flush