Grimy Goods Best Debut Albums of 2010 and Mixtape Download

This year the Grimy Goods crew reviewed a lot of amazing debut albums as well as checked out many of these hot acts live. If this is what they brought to our ears on the first try, I’m sure these new bands will have a whole lot more to offer in the years to come (so long as they don’t get stuck in the sophomore slump). After collecting lists from a few of our contributors (Lori Bartlett, Matt Draper, Wei Shi and myself), we came up with a list of some exceptional debuts full-lengths. As always, we can’t throw everyone on the list, but we did manage to select 20 of the best debut albums of 2010. We also made a mixtape for you guys to download and enjoy. It features songs from each of the artists on our Best Debut Albums of 2010 list below!

Download the mixtape here (choose the “regular download” option) or you can select individual tracks below! What were your favorite debut albums of 2010? Comment below and let us know!

Posted by: Sandra Burciaga

Sleigh Bells
Treats
(N.E.E.T./Mom & Pop Music)

MP3 download – “Tell ‘Em”

Buy the full album here

Lower Dens
Twin Hand Movement
(
Gnomonsong)

MP3 download – “Hospice Gates”

Buy the full album here

Tame Impala
Innerspeaker
(Modular)

MP3 download – “Runway Houses City Clouds” (via Stereogum)

Buy the full album here

Das Racist
Shut up, Dude
(Greedhead / Mishka)

MP3 download – “Combination Pizza Hut & Taco Bell”

Buy the full album here ($0.50)

Drink Up Buttercup
Born And Thrown On A Hook
(Yep Roc)

MP3 download – “Young Ladies”

Buy the full album here

Wild Nothing
Gemini
(Captured Tracks)

MP3 download – “Chinatown”

Buy the full album here

Baths
Cerulean
(Anticon)

MP3 download – “Hall” (via Stereogum)

Buy the full album here

Avi Buffalo
Avi Buffalo
(Sub Pop)

MP3 download – “What’s It In For?”

Buy the full album here

The Drums
The Drums
(Downtown Records)

MP3 download – “Let’s Go Surfing”

Buy the full album here

Glasser
Ring
(True Panter)

MP3 download – “Home”

Buy the full album here

Delphic
Acolyte
(Dangerbird)

MP3 download – “Doubt”

Buy the full album here

Weekend
Sports
(Slumberland)

MP3 download – “Coma Summer”

Buy the full album here

Secret Cities
Pink Graffiti

MP3 download – “Pink Grafitti Part 1”

Buy the full album here

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday
(Sub Pop)

MP3 download – “Girls FM”

Buy the full album here

Warpaint
The Fool
(Rough Trade)

MP3 download – “Undertow”

Buy the full album here

Pepper Rabbit
Beauregard
(Kanine)

MP3 download – “Babette”

Buy the full album here

Eternal Summers
Silver
(Kanine)

MP3 download – “Pogo”

Buy the full album here

Young Mammals
Carrots
(Self-Released)

MP3 download – “Confetti”

Buy the full album here

The Ferocious Few
Juices
(Birdman Records)

MP3 download – “Kathleen”

Buy the full album here

7 thoughts on “Grimy Goods Best Debut Albums of 2010 and Mixtape Download

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  4. Abe

    I haven’t heard of a lot of these bands but I’m always stoaked for FREE music. Excited for the new tunes.Thank you!

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