Top 10’s of 2010

He is We

At the end of every year I share my favorite Albums, Songs, and new artists I learned about about in 2010. If you have not heard the following albums, artists, or songs. check em out! Your iTunes will thank me.

Note* – Some of these albums may not have been released during 2010, I just found out about them in 2010. If you have a problem, blow me.

Albums
1) Go Radio – Do Overs and Second Chances
2) He is We – My Forever
3) Four Year Strong – Enemy of the World
4) Sara Bareilles – Kaleidoscope Heart
5) Jimmy Eat World – Invented
6) T.I. – No Mercy
7) Windsor Drive – Under the Weather
8 ) Bruno Mars – Doo Wops and Hooligans
9) Cee Lo Green – The Lady Killer
10) John Mayer – Battle Studies

Songs
1) “Forever and Ever” – He is We
2) “Thanks for Nothing” – Go Radio
3) “Let the Rain” – Sara Bareilles
4) “Where I Stood” – Missy Higgins
5) “How Life Changed” – T.I.
6) “So This is Goodbye” – William Fitzsimmons
7) “Airplanes” – B.o.b
8 ) “Cut” – Jimmy Eat World
9) “Free Fallin” – The Almost
10) “Roll with It” – Easton Corbin

New Artists
1) He is We
2) Go Radio
3) Easton Corbin
4) Neon Trees
5) Missy Higgins
6) B.O.B
7) Man Overboard
8 ) Bruno Mars

Worst thing to happen to music in 2010 – Justin Bieber

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Genius Marketing – Swagger Wagon

If you are as interested in the recent push for out of the box, shock value marketing as we are, you will love this video. Toyota has always been fantastic at marketing towards the younger generation and even creating a brand specifically for teenage drivers (Scion), but this video pushes the minivan into an entirely new arena.

My favorite parts have got to be the dad clearing the tea set from his daughters table and squeezing the nipple on a giant baby bottle.

Hilarity ensues!

30 Seconds To Mars – Hurricane (Director’s Cut)

In the last few years 30 Seconds To Mars has been know to be the band to beat when it comes to fantastically visual and high budget music videos. The 3 member band has been taking their fans and viewers on epic journeys in their videos, from Chinese temples, to the streets of LA filled with hipster cyclists. As the videos have become more and more elaborate, there has been speculation that they are spending money in the millions to create their 12 minute average length music videos, and their questionable director Bartholomew Cubbins; Jared Leto’s directorial alias taken from a Dr. Seuss character. Continue reading 30 Seconds To Mars – Hurricane (Director’s Cut)