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Freaky Trigger Readers Poll 2010: 33-23
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Only two chunks to go now – up tomorrow and Friday – so feel free to offer any predictions for the Top 10 in the comments.
33. WAKA FLOCKA FLAME – “Hard In Da Paint”: High-aggro Atlanta hip-hop, probably the most in-your[…]

Freaky Trigger Readers Poll 2010: 43-34
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Right, the little matter of the lost ballots has been resolved and we can march on.
43. SLEIGH BELLS – “Tell Em”: This is from my favourite album of the year but the songs from it definitely work best for me as part of their own lit[…]

Freaky Trigger Readers Poll 2010: 54-44
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NOW UPDATED WITH “LOST BALLOT” RESULTS! Second instalment of the readers poll – now we’re into the Top 50 proper I’ll be linking the tracks to their YouTube vids, and I’ve put what’s on Spotify into the playl[…]

Freaky Trigger Readers Poll 2010: 112-55
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Thanks so much to everyone who send me their lists of Tracks of the Year: we had over 40 entries in the end, which makes this the biggest such poll I’ve done. We had over 500 nominated songs, with 139 of them getting more than one vote.

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