Monthly Best of the Blogosphere: The 30 Hottest Songs December 2010


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There were two releases this month that had a huge impact. The first was Girl Talk’s album ‘All Day’ which is definitely his best work to date. It’s more coherent, less manic, and just really fun and enjoyable to listen to. You can get it free from his website.

The second big release was Deadmau5′ new album. Also by far his best to date (and that’s saying a lot). There’s a little bit of everything on here, covering all of his influences and interests, from electro to dubstep, and downtemp prog stuff with airy female vocals. I think the best track on this album is far and away ‘Raise Your Weapon’, but maybe I’ve just listened to Animal Rights or Sofi Needs a Ladder too many times. If you haven’t picked this album up yet, do it NOW. This IS one of the best albums of 2010, hands down.

Deadmau5 - Raise Your Weapon (Feat. Greta Svabo Bech).mp3

Deadmau5 also had an enormous release via his soundcloud channel this month. He posted a snippet that went super viral, and has since received about 300,000 plays – it received 100,000 in the first week!

The other two REAALLLLY big tracks of the month were definitely A-Trak’s fantastic remix of Robyn’s new single Indestructible, and a fresh release by The Prodigy that went viral.

Robyn - Indestructible (A-Trak Radio Edit).mp3
Jay-Z - 99 Problems (The Prodigy Remix).mp3

And without further adieux, the tracks!!

Big Dirty Dubstep
Bloodhound Gang - The Bad Touch (Prime Remix).mp3
Dada Life - Unleash The Fucking Dada (at dawn we rages unleash the fucking fury edit).mp3
Gorillaz - Doncamatic (Joker Remix).mp3
Mike Ponser - Cooler Than Me (Boson Remix).mp3
N.E.R.D. and Daft Punk - Hypnotize You (Nero Remix).mp3
Mega Mashup of the Month
Elocnep - Duck Sauce ADD an SUV (Uffie vs Daft Punk vs Duck Sauce).mp3
Disco and Funk
Burns and Fred Falke - You Stopped Loving Me (Treasure Fingers Remix).mp3
Jean Tonique - Lookin For A Love.mp3
Kraak and Smaak - Dynamite (Kraak and Smaaks Boogie Funk Version).mp3
Leonardus - The Beat Goes On.mp3
Metronomy - A thing for me (Breakbot Remix).mp3
Rihanna Remixes

I’ve been showing Rihanna’s new single a lot of love because it has heavy trance influences, and I have a very MSTRKRFT outlook on electronic music – one by one I think we can trick and convert them :)
Rihanna - Only Girl (Mr. Larssons The One Dubstep Remix).mp3
Rihanna - Only Girl (Sabertooth Get Clubby RMX).mp3

Synth Pop and Indie Dance
Azari and III - Into The Night (CFCF Remix).mp3
Bag Raiders - Sunlight.mp3
The Clash - Rock The Casbah (Funkagenda Remix).mp3
The Dirty Disco - Storyteller (Robots With Rayguns Mix).mp3
The Knocks - Dancing With the DJ (Chiddy Bang Remix).mp3
Pacific - Narcissus (Alan Braxe Remix).mp3
Skrillex ft. Penny - All I Ask Of You (Myndset Remix).mp3
Electro & Assorted Bangers
Cee Lo Green (NAPT Remix) - Fuck You.mp3
Empire of the Sun - We Are the People (Teenage Mutants Remix).mp3
Fugees - Ready Or Not (Cillo Remix).mp3
Passion Pit - Sleepyhead (Neo Tokyo Remix).mp3
Pharrell - Rolling Stones Sympathy For The Devil (Neptunes Remix).mp3
Skrillex - Slats Slats Slats.mp3

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