Win 100 (or so) of the greatest releases of 2010!

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records for Impose's greatest music contest ever

UPDATE: Contest closed! The winner was announced here.

Perhaps you remember the best music contest ever part I, when in January of 2010 we took on the stupidly huge project of gathering up a release from each of the artists and bands we decided were the “greatest” of 2009, only to give them all away to one lucky asshole.

Last year, some guy in Staten Island got a box full of 75 records, CDs and tapes. This year, we're looking to up the ante. From our selection below, we'll be giving away somewhere in the ballpark of 100 releases. Again, one person gets it.

So what do you have to do to enter?

Simple, just like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. If you're already doing both, then we love you. But you can also enter by simply retweeting this ( and make sure to include @impose. This way we'll see it and put your name in one of those bingo cages.*

* We will accept all Facebook and Twitter additions between January 1-31, 2011. We only accept one entry per Facebook or Twitter address.
We're not simpletons: we will spot your fake accounts made solely for
this contest. The contest will run until 11:59pm on Monday, Jan 31,
2011. One winner will be randomly chosen by 12pm noon on February 1,
2011 and announced on this page on Thursday, February 3, 2011.

That's all you have to do.

Good luck.

Confirmed artists (so far) in the giveaway, with album and format if known:

Flying Lotus, Cosmogramma (limited gold foil edition CD)
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Before Today (CD)
Big Boi, Sir Luscious Left Foot
Women, Public Strain (CD)
Marnie Stern, Marnie Stern (LP)
Guilty Simpson, OJ Simpson
Jneiro Jarel, Android Love Mayhem
Aloe Blacc, Good Things
Prince Rama, Shadow Temple (LP)
Cloud Nothings, Turning On (CD)
Toro Y Moi, Causers of This (LP)
How to Dress Well, Love Remains (CD)
Walkmen, Lisbon
Javelin, No Mas (CD)
Adam Green, Minor Love
Thee Oh Sees, Warm Slime (CD)
Ty Segall, Melted
Beach Fossils, Beach Fossils
Fresh & Onlys, Play it Strange
Strange Boys, Be Brave
White Fence, White Fence
La Sera
Sonny & the Sunsets, Tomorrow is Alright
Gary War, Police Water EP (LP)
Woodsman, Woodsman EP (LP)
Future Islands, In Evening Air (CD)
Beach House, Teen Dream
Teengirl Fantasy, 7AM (LP)
Delorean, Subiza (CD)
Dirty Beaches, “True Blue” b/w “Sweet 17” (7-inch)
Flight, Lead Riders (12-inch)
Dunes, Old Souls (7-inch)
Heavy Hawaii, HH EP (12-inch)
Las Robertas, Cry Out Loud (LP)
All Saints Day, “It'll Come Around” (7-inch)
Air Waves, Dungeon Dots (12-inch)
Darkthrone, Circle the Wagons
Ceremony, Rohnert Park (LP)
Dax Riggs, Say Goodnight to the World
Greatest Hits
Total Slacker, “Crystal Necklace” (7-inch)
Weekends, Psychedelic Mice (Cassette)
Birthdays, Hawaiian Punch Wave (Cassette)
Blissed Out, Second Plabe (Cassette)
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Happiness Only Real When Shared (Cassette)
Lower Dens / Talk Normal split (Cassette)
CoConuts, CoConuts
La Station Radar Compilation
PC Worship (7-inch)
Kamialliset Yastavat, Ullakkopal
Games (7-inch)
Open Mike Eagle
Danny Brown, The Hybrid (LP)
J. Irvin Daly
Idle Times, Self Titled (LP)
Rayon Beach, Memory Teeth (12-inch)
Woven Bones, In and Out… (LP)
Various Artists, Hookup Klub Round One (LP)
Super Wild Horses, Fifteen (LP)
Burning Yellows (7-inch)
Liminanas (7-inch)
People’s Temple (7-inch)
Fey Gods (7-inch)
Fungi Girls (7-inch)
Outer Minds (7-inch)
Heavy Times (7-inch)
The Girls (7-inch)
The Fun Years, God Was Like No (CD)
Messages, After Before
Jailbreak, The Rocker
Ami, Steal Yr Face
Yellow Swans, Going Places


Tao Lin, Richard Yates
Jeff Parker, Taste of Penny
Sam Pink, The Self-Esteem Holocaust Comes Home
Justin Taylor, Everything Here is the Best Thing Ever
Adam Ross, Mr. Peanut
Jonathan Franzen, Freedom
Sam Lipsyte, The Ask

Check out the goods here:

Best New Music of 2010
Best New Music of 2011
Year in Pop 2010
The Top Experimental and Rarities of 2010
The Best Metal and Heavy Music of 2010
Favorite Books of 2010