Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Best Albums of 2011 -- So Far (Jan - Mar 8th)

So we are 67 days into the year 2011 (almost 1/5th of the year) and it seems like every week there are some major releases. I thought it would be fun and interesting to compile a list of my favourite albums so far this year. I have a list of 50 albums in front of me but I just want to list my top 30 albums of 2011 - So Far. I realize by the end of the year with listening to these albums more and more the ordering may shift but for now as of March 8th, 2011 this would be my ranking.

FPT's Best Albums of 2011 - So Far...
1 - Radiohead - The King of Limbs
2 - Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
3 - Elbow - Build A Rocket Boys!
4 - PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
5 - The Radio Dept. - Passive Aggressive: Singles 2002-2010
6 - Twilight Singers - Dynamite Steps
7 - Alexander - Alexander
8 - Iron and Wine - Kiss Each Other Clean
9 - The Decemberists - The King Is Dead
10 - The Rural Alberta Advantage - Departing
11 - Bright Eyes - The Peoples Key
12 - Sin Fang - Summer Echoes
13 - Esben and the Witch - Violet Cries
14 - Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde
15 - Yuck - Yuck
16 - Toro y Moi - Underneath the Pine
17 - Cut Copy - Zonoscope
18 - Destroyer - Kaputt
19 - Cloud Nothings - Cloud Nothings
20 - Beady Eye - Different Gear, Still Speeding
21 - The Streets - Computers and Blues
22 - Wild Palms - Until Spring
23 - The Go! Team - Rolling Blackouts
24 - Akron/Family - S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT
25 - James Blake - James Blake
26 - Papercuts - Fading Parade
27 - Tennis - Cape Dory
28 - Devotchka - 100 Lovers
29 - Mogwai - Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
30 - Braids - Native Speaker

I would have also included EP's from;
Foster The People - Foster The People
Grouplove - Grouplove
Beach Fossils - What a Pleasure

2 comments:

  1. Good to see that you got a token black artist in there. I know it's only because he makes indie music but you still holdin it down fam.
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