A legendary rock star teaming up with spaced-out electronic soundmakers. A collaboration that turns the typical svegali-protege relationship on its head. A perfect album that shreds genre boundaries and honors science fiction. These are three of Jim DeRogatis’ favorite albums of 2010 that he says didn’t get enough attention.
I talked to DeRogatis, music critic and co-host of WBEZ’s Sound Opinions, earlier this week: