01 July 2011


the playlist of our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2011 (with no repeats from any one album) is appended below. those with Spotify accounts should be able to subscribe to the playlist by clicking here, and we'll be updating throughout the year.

arctic monkeys - love is a laserquest {suck it and see}

toro y moi - new beat {underneath the pine}
deerhoof - secret moblization {deerhoof vs. evil}
*destroyer - kaputt {kaputt}
beastie boys - make some noise {hot sauce committee part two}

*fleet foxes - sim sala bim {helplessness blues}
james blake - give me my mouth {james blake}
tapes 'n tapes - outro {outside}
tune-yards - bizness {w h o k i l l}

keren ann - my name is trouble {101}
lupe fiasco - till i get there {lasers}
cults - never saw the point {cults}
amon tobin - the journeyman {i.s.a.m.}

man man - life fantastic {life fantastic}
royal bangs - faint obelisk two {flux outside}
mogwai - rano pano {hardcore will never die, but you will}
tennis - marathon {cape dory}

bibio - anything new {mind bokeh}
dj shadow - i've been trying {i gotta rokk}
malajube - mon oeil {la caverne}
*radiohead - codex {king of limbs}
*my morning jacket - circuital (circuital}

here we go magic - hands in the sky {january}
cut copy - where i'm going {zonoscope}
battles - dominican fade {gloss drop}
asobi seksu - perfectly crystal {fluorescence}

metronomy - trouble {the english riviera}
crystal stilts - shake the shackles {in love with oblivion}
fujiya and miyagi - ok {ventriloquizzing}
*the weeknd - loft music {house of balloons}

papercuts - marie says you've changed {fading parade}
death cab for cutie - portable television {codes & keys}
the antlers - parentheses {burst apart}
okkervil river - hanging from a hit {i am very far}

the dodos - companions {no color}
akron/family - silly bears {the cosmic birth & journey of shinju t.n.t.}
white denim - at the farm {d.}
vetiver - worse for wear {the errant charm}
times new viking - no room to live {dancer equired!}
bon iver - wash. {bon iver}

* signifies being in the running for top five albums of the year.

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