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05 January 2011

When The Sun Hits Picks: Top 25 EPs/7 Inches of 2010.

This list could be as long as the LP list (or possibly even longer), but we'll reign it in and limit it to 25 (updated from the previous 20). Once again, in NO PARTICULAR ORDER:

Top 25 Shoegaze/Dream Pop EPs/7 Inches of 2010

1. Wild Nothing. Evertide.
2. SPC ECO. Silver Clouds.
3. Robin Guthrie. Sunflower Stories.
4. Whirl. Distressor.
5. Velochrome. Velochrome.
6. Screen Vinyl Image. The Ice Station.
7. The Mary Onettes. The Night Before The Funeral 7 inch.
8. Spotlight Kid. Crystal Dreams.
9. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Say No To Love.
10. Between The Cities Are Stars. Between The Cities Are Stars.
11. Bliss City East/Vidulgi Ooyoo. Split.
12. Panda Riot. Far And Near.
13. The Depreciation Guild. Blue Lily 7 inch.
14. Seefeel. Faults.
15. Deerhunter. Revival 7 inch.
16. Love Culture. Aquamarine.
17. Autolux. Bouncing Wall/Census.
18. Glowfriends. Eyelash.
19. The Lost Rivers. My Beatific Vision.
20. Spell 336. Reverse.
21. The Radio Dept. Heaven's On Fire (single).
22. Pinkshinyultrablast. Happy Songs for Happy Zombies. (2009, it seems, but it deserves inclusion).
23. 800beloved. Tidal (single).
24. The Cult of Dom Keller. EP1.
25. SPC ECO. Out Of The Sky.


  1. It's not Whirlpool, It's just Whirl. I think I discovered them on this very blog :)

    BTW I was waiting for these two lists, you're doing such a wonderful job, thank you SO much!


  2. haha hello, i even reviewed that myself. i've got chapterhouse on the brain!

  3. This is a great list, I think I'll start on top and check'em all out. You have a proven taste in music of this kind so I'm sure it will be worth the effort ...

  4. Nice nice list...

    Highlights for me...

    Auto Lux, Cult of dom keller, Deerhunter and Screen vinyl image

  5. First time on this blog, it's really awesome. cogratulations!

  6. Spell 336 have a limited cassette coming out on salamander lane productions a small tape label the tape will contain both eps on one red tinted tape!

    pre order available now!

  7. Pinkshinyultrablast deserves 1st place!

  8. Both lists right on point. But no love for Tamaryn?

  9. Nice to be on the list!!! Thanks to Amber and Danny!! The official video for Silence is done! Maybe we can put it on the blog soon?