12/28/11

Albums Of The Year 2011


2011. Where to begin? With all the great new artists, albums, and songs it's a difficult task to narrow everything down into a list. That being said, there are definitely some stand outs that come to mind when looking back at 2k11. This first list highlights NF's favorite albums of the year. Check it out after the jump.

20. Big Troubles - Romantic Comedy 
MP3: Big Troubles - Misery

19. La Sera - La Sera
MP3: La Sera - Devils Hearts Grow Gold

18. Austra - Feel It Break
MP3: Austra - Beat And The Pulse

17. Generationals - Actor Caster 
MP3: Generationals - Greenleaf

16. Washed Out - Within and Without 
MP3: Washed Out - Eyes Be Closed

15. Shannon and The Clams - Sleep Talk
MP3: Shannon and The Clams - Sleep Talk

14. Youth Lagoon - The Year Of Hibernation 
MP3: Youth Lagoon - Afternoon

13. Cloud Nothings - Cloud Nothings
MP3: Cloud Nothings - Nothing’s Wrong

12. Ducktails - Ducktails III: Arcade Dynamics 
MP3: Ducktails - Hamilton Road

11. Summer Camp - Welcome To Condale
MP3: Summer Camp - I Want You

THE TOP 10

10. Pure X - Pleasure 
MP3: Pure X - Twisted Mirror

9. Puro Instinct - Headbangers In Ecstasy 
MP3: Puro Instinct - Silky Eyes

8. John Maus - We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves 
MP3: John Maus - Quantum Leap

7. The Drums - Portamento 
MP3: The Drums - Money

6. Tennis - Cape Dory
MP3: Tennis – Marathon

5. Neon Indian - Era Extra├▒a
MP3: Neon Indian - Arcade Blues

4. Toro Y Moi - Underneath The Pine
MP3: Toro y Moi - How I Know

3. The New Division - Shadows
MP3: The New Division – Opium

2. Craft Spells - Idle Labor
MP3: Craft Spells - Your Tomb

1. Real Estate - Days
MP3: Real Estate - Green Aisles

There you have it. Feel free to leave your own lists, thoughts, complaints, love letters, poems, etc below.