With New Year’s just days away and many clubs and venues still quiet in a Christmas slumber, now is the perfect time to reflect on some of the year’s best releases. The annual Best Albums of 2010 list published on SF Station. We collected a few videos from some of the lesser-known acts that made the list.

Toro Y Moi “Talamak”

“Front to back, flawless.” ~ David Johnson-Igra

The Sword “Tres Brujas”

“This may just be the feel-good album of the year.” ~ Lynne Angel

Blip Blip Bleep “Freak You Out”

“This Brooklyn group brought pop, dance and electronic together for a richly complex mix of songs representing the future as well as blessing touchstones of the past.” ~Jeff Kingsbury

The-Dream “Love King”

“Terius Nash, better known as The-Dream, drops stacks and wisdom over the wickedest production.”~ Noele Lusano

Woods “Til the Sun Rips”

“The perfect combination of dreamy low-fi fuzz-pop and catchy sing-song melodies.” ~ Michelle Ramin

Find more of our picks  for best albums of 2010 on SF Station.  What were your favorite albums of 2010?