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Dazed Digital's Epic End of Year Playlist

Dazed & Confused's music editor Tim Noakes chooses Dazed Digital’s top 100 tracks of 2010, from Aloe Blacc to Zola Jesus

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When 2010 began, I found myself sitting on a big boulder in the Nevada desert with psyche hop wizard Gonjasufi on one side and a naked model on the other. It was a suitably random start to a year that would produce some of the most eclectic and comprehensive musical editorial Dazed & Confused and Dazed Digital have ever done. As we come crashing to the end of such an eventful twelve months I thought I’d spare you the cultural dissection of the highs and lows, and just let the music do the talking. So here we go, in alphabetical order from Aloe Blacc to Zola Jesus here is a playlist of our 100 favourite artists of 2010. As always, let us know what you think, which artists and songs should have made it, and what you’re looking forward to in 2011. See you on the other side!

Artwork by Holly Exley

Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar Arcade Fire - Ready To Start Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Bright Lit Blue Skies Balam Acab - See Birds (Moon) Baths - Departure Beach House - Lover Of Mine Best Coast - When I’m With You Big Boi - Shutterbugg (Feat. Cutty) The Black Keys - Everlasting Light The Books - A Cold Freezin’ Night Breakbot - Baby I’m Yours Caribou - Leave House Charlotte Gainsbourg - Trick Pony Clare Maguire - Ain't Nobody (Breakage Remix) Crystal Castles - Baptism D Double E  - Street Fighter Riddim Master Daft Punk - Derezzed Deerhunter - Revival Dels - Shapeshift Die Antwoord - Evil Boy Drake - Find Your Love The Drums - Me And The Moon Dum Dum Girls - It Only Takes One Night Earl Sweatshirt - Earl El Guincho - Bombay Factory Floor - Lying Tape Flying Lotus - …And The World Laughs With You Foals - Spanish Sahara – radio Frank (Just Frank) - Coeur Hanté Frankie Rose And The Outs - Don’t Tred Games - Planet Party Gil Scott - Heron - Me & The Devil Girl Unit - Wut Glasser - Apply Gold Panda - Before We Talked Gonjasufi - DedNd Harlem - Spray Paint High Places - On Giving Up Hot Chip - One Life Stand (Album Version) How To Dress Well - Ready For The World Hrdvsion - Captivated Heart Hype Williams - Blue Dream Jai Paul - BTSTU (Demo) James Blake - I’ll Stay Jamie Woon - Street Jamie XX - NY Is Killing Me Javelin - C Town JJ - My Life Kanye West - Monster (Feat. Jay - Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver Katy B - Katy On A Mission Kele Okereke - On The Lam Kerogen - Hope Kim Ann Foxmann - Creature Kingdom Feat. Shyvonne - Mind Reader Kisses - People Can Do The Most Amazing Things Liars - The Overachievers Little Girls - Tambourine M.I.A. - Steppin Up (Original) Mark Ronson & The Business Intl. - Somebody To Love Me Massive Attack - Pray For Rain Matthew Dear - You Put A Smell On Me Maximum Balloon - Groove Me Mount Kimbie - Blind Night Neon Indian - Ephermeral Artery Nicki Minaj - Did It On’em [Album Version (edited)] Nottz - Fair Warning oOoOO - Burnout Eyess Pariah - Crossed Out Party Trash - Unthinkable (Alicia Keys) remix Perfume Genius - Mr. Petersen Poirier - 90s Backyard PURPL PoP - The Way (Mastered) Rihanna - Rude Boy RUN DMT - Spruce Bringsteen Rustie - Hyperthrust Salem - Frost The Samps - Peppergood Silver Columns - Cavalier – Astronomer remix Skepta Feat. Diddy & Dirty Money - Hello Good Morning (Grime Remix) Sky Ferreira - One – radio Sleigh Bells - Run The Heart Small Black - Despicable Dogs (Washed Out Remix) The Soft Pact - More Or Less Starkey - Holodeck Teen Inc. - Fountains Teengirl Fantasy Feat. Shannon Funchess - Dancing In Slow Motion These New Puritans - Hologram Tinie Tempah - Pass Out Tobacco - Creepy Phone Calls Toro Y Moi - Love Shoulder Twin Shadow - Tether Beat Two Fingers  - Fools Rhythm Vampire Weekend - Run Warpaint - Undertow (edit) Washed Out Feat. Caroline Polachek - You And I White Ring - Ixc999 Wu Tang Vs The Beatles - City High Yeasayer - Mondegreen Young Montana - Sacré Cool Zola Jesus - Night