Counting down from the most popular to the lesser exposed, i-D Online offers a comprehensive guide to what was hot in the world of new music this year.
2010 was the time for both emerging talent and established artists to succeed simultaneously. Launching the careers of some of today’s best acts, including James Blake, Jamie Woon and Salem, musicians and bands have benefited from the increasingly diverse genres which have found mainstream popularity this year. From grime to lo-fi, insider blogs and websites have discovered quite the range of challenging material that has wound its way to universal radio play. i-D Online takes time out to reflect on a few of the best tracks from the year; the ones that caught our attention and held it. Listen live here.
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Text and selection Milly McMahon