Best Albums of 2011

Eye Contact – Gang Gang Dance

Channel Pressure – Ford and Lopatin

You Are All I See – Active Child


Replica-Oneohtrix Point Never

Forever – Sleep∞Over

With U – Holy Other


Tomboy – Panda Bear


Trust Now – Prince Rama


Badlands – Dirty Beaches


Instrumental Mixtape/Forest EP – Calms Casino

We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves – John Maus
W H O K I L L – tUnE-yArDs
Relax – Das Rasict
Ruin 1/ Ruin 2 – Elite Gymnastics
Dxys Xff/ Teams vs Star Slinger – Teams/ Star Slinger
Glass Drop – Battles
Thee Physical – Pictureplane
House of Balloons/Thursday – The Weeknd
Bodysongs – Born Gold (Previoulsy Gobble Gobble)
Looping State of Mind – The Field
808’s & Dark Grapes II – Main Attrakionz
Era Extraña – Neon Indian
Ravedeath 1972 – Tim Hecker
Conatus – Zola Jesus
Wander/Wonder – Balam Acab

Honorable Mentions

LiveLoveA$ap – ASAP Rocky

Goblin – Tyler the Creator
Defaults – Hard Mix
Galactic Melt – Com Truise
Parallax – Atlas Sound
Go Tell Fire on the Mountain – WU LYF
Black Up/Of Light/Shabazz Palaces – Shabazz Palaces
Underneath the Pine – Toro Y Moi
Azari and III – Azari and III
Cults – Cults
Lesser Known – Adventures
James Blake – James Blake
Benny and the Jetts – TV Girl
Within and Without – Washed Out
Sigma Chi Primavera – Fancy Mike

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Top 50 Albums of 2010


1.    Salem – King Night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.    Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles (II)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.    How To Dress Well – Love Remains

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.    M.I.A. – Maya

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.    Sleigh Bells – Treats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.    Gobble Gobble – Neon Graveyard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.    Baths – Cerulean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.    Beach House – Teen Dream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.    Twin Shadow – Forget

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.    Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.    Avey Tare – Down There
12.    Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest
13.    Kanye West – My Dark Twisted Fantasy
14.    Xiu Xiu – Dear God, I Hate Myself
15.    Tobacco – Manic Meat
16.    Das Rasict – Sit Down, Man
17.    Gonjasufi- A Sufi and a Killer
18.    Perfume Genius – Learning
19.    Anthony and the Johnsons – Swanlights
20.    Owen Pallet – Heartland
21.    Sufjan Stevens – Age of Adz
22.    Oneohtrix Point Never – Returnal
23.    Girl Talk – All Day
24.    Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
25.    Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma
26.    LCD Soundsystem – This is Happening
27.    Prince Rama – Shadow Temple
28.    Coma Cinema – Stoned Alone
29.    Diamond Rings – Special Affections
30.    Explode Into Colors – Quilts
31.    Javelin -No Mas
32.    Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday
33.    Wavves – King of the Beach
34.    Caribou – Swim
35.    Pill Wonder – Jungle/Surf
36.    Here We Go Magic – Pigeons
37.    Future Island – In Evening Air
38.    Phantogram – Eyelid Movies
39.    Yeasayer – Odd Blood
40.    Die Antwoord – $O$
41.    Hot Chip – One Life Stand
42.    ceo – White Magic
43.    MGMT – Congratulations
44.    Janelle Monae – The ArchAndroid
45.    Growing – PUMPS!
46.    Vampire Weekend – Contra
47.    Warpaint – The Fool
48.    Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
49.    Fang Island – Fang Island
50.    The Morning Benders – Big Echo

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