TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2011
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 00:00

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10. BON IVER (USA)

Bon Iver

Jagjaguwar

Bon Iver Official Site

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1. Perth
2. Minnesota, WI
3. Holocene
4. Towers
5. Michicant
6. Hinnom, TX
7. Wash.
8. Calgary
9. Lisbon, OH
10. Beth/Rest

 

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9. PJ HARVEY (ENG)

Let England Shake

Island/Vagrant

PJ Harvey Official Site

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1. Let England Shake
2. The Last Living Rose
3. The Glorious Land
4. The Words That Maketh Murder
5. All And Everyone
6. On Battleship Hill
7. England
8. In The Dark Places
9. Bitter Branches
10. Hanging In The Wire
11. Written On The Forehead
12. The Colour Of The Earth

 

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8. DESTROYER (CAN)

Kaputt

Merge Records

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1. Chinatown
2. Blue Eyes
3. Savage Night At The Opera
4. Suicide Demo For Kara Walker
5. Poor In Love
6. Kaputt
7. Downtown
8. Song For America
9. Prelude
Nagel's Marimba
The Laziest River
Palm Springs Life
Landing On Water
10. Bay Of Pigs (detail)

 

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7. GIRLS (USA)

Father, Son, Holy Ghost

True Panther

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1. Honey Bunny
2. Alex
3. Die
4. Saying I Love You
5. My Ma
6. Vomit
7. Just a Song
8. Magic
9. Forgiveness
10 Love Like a River
11 Jamie Marie

 

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6. JOHN MAUS (USA)

We Must Become The Pitiless Censors of Ourselves

Upset The Rhythm/Ribbon Music

John Maus Label Page

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1. Streetlight
2. Quantum Leap
3. ...And The Rain
4. Hey Moon
5. Keeo Pushing On
6. Crucifix
7. Head For The Country
8. Cop Killer
9. Matter Of Fact
10. We Can Break Through
11. Believer

 

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5. JAMES BLAKE (ENG)

James Blake

Atlas / A & M

James Blake Official Site

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1. Unluck
2. Wilhelm's Scream
3. I Never Learnt To Share
4. Lindesfarne I
5. Lindesfarne II
6. Limit To Your Love
7. Give Me My Month
8. To Care (Like You)
9. Why Don't You Call Me
10. I Mind
11. Measurements

 

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4. THE ANTLERS (USA)

Burst Apart

Frenchkiss

The Antlers Official Site

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1. I Don't Want Love
2. French Exit
3. Parentheses
4. No Widows
5. Rolled Together
6. Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out
7. Tiptoe
8. Hounds
9. Corsicana
10. Putting The Dog to Sleep

 

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3. THE FIELD (SWE)

Looping State of Mind

Kompakt

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1. Is This Power
2. It’s Up There
3. Burned Out
4. Arpeggiated Love
5. Looping State Of Mind
6. Then It’s White
7. Sweet Slow Baby  

 

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2. KURT VILE (USA)

Smoke Ring For My Halo

Matador

Kurt Vile myspace

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1. Baby's Arms
2. Jesus Fever
3. Puppet To The Man
4. On Tour
5. Society Is My Friend
6. Runner Ups
7. In My Time
8. Peeping Tomboy
9. Smoke Ring For My Halo
10. Ghost Town

 

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1. ST. VINCENT (USA)

Strange Mercy

4AD

St. Vincent Official Site

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1. Chloe In The Afternoon
2. Cruel
3. Cheerleader
4. Surgeon
5. Northern Lights
6. Strange Fruit
7. Neutered Fruit
8. Champagne Year
9. Dilletante
10. Hysterical Strength
11. Year Of The Tiger

 

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR

JULIA HOLTER (USA)

Have You In My Wilderness

Domino

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TRACK OF THE YEAR

LOWER DENS (USA)

Your Heart Still Beating

Ribbon Music

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EP OF THE YEAR

KELELA (USA)

Hallucinogen 

Cherry Coffee/Warp Records

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