Monday, December 12, 2011

My Top 10 Albums for 2011

Here's a list of my 10 favorite albums from 2011:

1. tUnE - yArDs - W H O K I L L (4AD)
2. Battles - Gloss Drop (Warp)
3. White Hills - H-p1 (Thrill Jockey)
4. Panda Bear - Tomboy (Paw Tracks)
5. Julianna Barwick - The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty)
6. Daedelus – Bespoke (Ninja Tune)
7. Blueprint – Adventures in Counter-Culture (Rhymesayers)
8. The Cool Kids – When Fish Ride Bicycles (Green Label Sound)
9. The Fleshtones – Brooklyn Sound Solution (Yep Roc)
10. The Eternals – Approaching the Energy Field (Addenda / Submarine)


Top Singles:
"Beat and the Pulse" by Austra
"Fast Challenges" by Chad Valley
"Mop It Up" by Gauntlet Hair
"As young As Yesterday" by Korallreven
"Natural Causes" by Nite Jewel
"Amor Fati" by Washed Out

The full list (with comments) is posted on CHIRP Radio's blog. Check it out here, along with lists from my fellow CHIRP Radio volunteers. It's a great way to find new music you may have missed this year or you haven't even heard of.

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