Thursday, December 1, 2011

Best Albums of 2011

Best Albums of 2011
To see the previous versions of the list as they came out throughout the year, click here:

LPs
  1. Blue Scholars - Cinemetropolis
  2. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
  3. Bon IverBon Iver
  4. BattlesGloss Drop
  5. Radiohead - The King of Limbs
  6. Wilco - The Whole Love
  7. The Head and the Heart - The Head and the Heart
  8. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
  9. Noah and the Whale - Last Night on Earth 
  10. Death Cab for CutieCodes and Keys
  11. Saves the Day - Daybreak
  12. The Get Up Kids - There Are Rules
  13. Owen - Ghost Town
  14. The Mountain Goats - All Eternals Deck
  15. A. A. Bondy - Believers
  16. Maritime - Human Hearts
  17. Bright Eyes - The People's Key
  18. Explosions in the SkyTake Care, Take Care, Take Care
  19. Cold War Kids - Mine is Yours
  20. R.E.M. - Collapse into Now
  21. Iron and Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
  22. Mike Doughty - Yes and Also Yes
  23. The Wooden BirdsTwo Matchsticks
  24. Prometheus Brown and Bambu - Walk into a Bar
  25. Lateef the TruthspeakerFireWire
  26. The Decemberists - The King is Dead
  27. Sigur Ros - Inni
  28. Okkervil RiverI am Very Far
  29. Fruit Bats - Tripper
  30. David BazanStrange Negotiations
  31. R.E.M. - Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage
  32. Ben Folds - Best Imitation of Myself: a Retrospective
  33. Rob Crow - He Thinks He's People
  34. General Elekriks - Parker Street
  35. Cake - Showroom of Compassion
  36. Collections of Colonies of Bees - Giving
  37. Mogwai - Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
  38. Damien JuradoLive at Landlocked
  39. Strange Fruit Project - A Dreamer's Journey
  40. They Might be Giants - Join Us 
  41. Beastie BoysHot Sauce Committee Part Two
  42. Mates of State - Mountaintops
  43. John Vanderslice - White Wilderness
  44. Lateef the Truthspeaker - Truth at Sea Mixtape
  45. Say Hi - Um, Uh Oh
  46. Someone Still Loves you Boris Yeltsin - Tape Club
  47. Saul WilliamsVolcanic Sunlight
  48. ShearwaterThe Island Arc Live (Excerpts)
  49. Ben HarperGive Until It’s Gone
  50. Amos Lee - Mission Bell
  51. Smith Westerns - Dye it Blonde
  52. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for my Halo
Singles / 7 inches / Misc

1 comment:

  1. Very comprehensive list - I obviously need to look into the Blue Scholars

    Here's my twenty best of the year list:

    http://active-listener.blogspot.com/2011/12/active-listeners-top-twenty-albums-of.html

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