Editor's Note: Matt Buga is a Music Director at KUCI.
KUCI is the last bastion against sound-alike radio in Orange County and the voice of freedom for all the independent music that gets snubbed by the major labels. From the edge of University of California Irvine, KUCI brings you the latest in all forms of independent and underground music.
1. Four Tet, There Is Love In You (Domino)
2. Beach House, Teen Dream (Sub Pop)
3. Fang Island, Fang Island (Sargent House)
4. Hot Chip, One Life Stand (Astralwerks)
5. Xiu Xiu, Dear God, I Hate Myself Kill (Rock Stars)
6. Joanna Newsom, Have One On Me (Drag City)
7. Pavement, Quarantine The Past: The Best Of Pavement (Matador)
8. Titus Andronicus, The Monitor (XL)
9. Bird and the Bee, Interpreting The Masters Vol. 1A Tribute to Daryl Hall and John Oates (Blue Note)
10. Liars, Sisterworld (Mute)