The Best Music Of 2010 Explore our picks for the best rock, folk, jazz, classical and undiscovered music of 2010.
Courtesy of At a Loss Recordings

Viking's Choice: 2010's Best Metal And Outer Sound

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132212694/132415479" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Ana Tijoux. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

Adios 2010: Alt.Latino Salutes The Albums Of The Year

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/132083541/132117584" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Los Angeles music scene churned out some of 2010's best albums. iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto

KCRW's Best L.A. Bands Of 2010

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/131709333/131964101" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">