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  • Favorite Albums of 2011 by Genre

    31. Dez. 2011, 18:01

    Folk/alt country/americana/singer-songwriter/alternative/indie folk/folk rock
    A.A. Bondy, Believersfolk
    Abigail Washburn, City of Refugealt country/bluegrass
    Alela Diane, Alela Diane & Wild Divinefolk
    Alison Krauss And Union Station, Paper Airplanesbluegrass
    Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Last Smoke Before The Snowstormfolk/s/s
    Bill Callahan, Apocalypseindie folk
    Bonjah, Go Go Chaosfolk/funk/roots
    Boy & Bear, Moonfireindie folk
    Bry Webb, Providerindie folk/s/s
    Butcher The Bar, For Each a Future Tetheredindie folk s/s
    City and Colour, Little Hellindie rock/alt s/s
    The Civil Wars, Barton Hollowfolk-pop, americana
    Dark Captain, Dead Legs and Alibisfolk/electronic/pstrock
    The Dark Water Hymnal, Collapse The Structureindie folk
    David Wax Museum, Everything Is Savedindie folk/americana
    Dawes, Nothing is Wrongindie rock/americana
    The Decemberists, The King Is Dead & Long Live The King EPindie/folk rock
    The Deep Dark Woods, The Place I Left Behindamericana, indie folk
    DeVotchKa, 100 Loversalternative, gypsy
    The Dodos, No Colorindie folk/indie pop
    Dolorean, The Unfazedindie folk, slowcore
    The Donkeys, Born With Stripesalt folk, americana
    Eliza Gilkyson, Roses at the End of Timesinger/songwriter
    Exene Cervenka, The Excitement of Maybefolk rock
    Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Bluesindie folk
    Folly and the Hunter, Residentsindie folk, indie pop
    Frank Turner, England Keep My Bonessinger songwriter
    Gemma Hayes, Let It Breaksinger songwriter
    Gillian Welch, The Harrow & The Harvestamericana, folk
    Hannah Peel, The Broken Wavefolk pop
    Haroula Rose, These Open Roadsfolk
    The Head and the Heart, The Head and the Heartindie folk
    Heidi Spencer and the Rare Birds, Under Streetlight Glowsinger-songwriter
    Holly Throsby, Teamsinger-songwriter
    Iron & Wine, Kiss Each Other Cleanindie, folk rock
    Jessica Lea Mayfield, Tell Meamericana, alternative
    John Doe, Keeperamericana, s/s
    John Hiatt, Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymnsamericana, s/s
    John Vanderslice, White Wildernessindie, s/s
    John Wesley Harding, The Sound of His Own Voicefolk rock, s/s
    Jolie Holland, Pint of Bloodfolk, americana, s/s
    Jonathan Wilson, Gentle Spiritfolk, psyc, s/s, folk rock
    Joseph Arthur, The Graduation Ceremonys/s, indie, folk
    Josh T. Pearson, Last of the Country Gentlemens/s, folk, americana
    Juliana Hatfield, There’s Always Another Girlsinger songwriter
    June Tabor, Ashorefolk
    King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Diamond Minefolk, indie, folktronica
    Laura Marling, A Creature I Don’t Knowfolk, indie, s/s
    Laura Stevenson & the Cans, Sit Resistindie folk, s/s
    Lisa Hannigan, Passengersinger songwriter
    Little Scream, The Golden Recordindie folk, s/s
    Lovett, Highway Collectionindie/folk rock, alt
    The Low Anthem, Smart Fleshindie folk, americana
    Lucinda Williams, Blessedamericana, alternative
    Maggie Björklund, Coming Homefolk, alt country, s/s
    Marissa Nadler, Marissa Nadlerfolk, s/s, freak folk
    Matraca Berg, The Dreaming Fieldsamericana, s/s
    Matthew Ryan, I Recall Standing As Though Nothing Could Falls/s, alt country
    Meg Baird, Seasons On Earthfolk, s/s
    Megafaun, Megafaunfreak folk, indie folk
    Middle Brother, Middle Brotheramericana
    The Middle East, I Want That You Are Always Happyindie folk, post rock
    The Mountain Goats, All Eternals Deckindie, s/s
    Over The Rhine, The Long Surrenderindie folk, alt country
    Paper Aeroplanes, We Are Ghosts EPindie folk
    Peter Bradley Adams, Between Uss/s, folk, acoustic pop
    Richard Buckner, Our Bloodsinger songwriter, alt country
    Roddy Woomble, The Impossible Song & Other Songsfolk pop
    Ryan Adams, Ashes & Firesinger songwriter, alt country
    Sarabeth Tucek, Get Well Soonsinger songwriter, folk rock
    Sarah Jarosz, Follow Me Downs/s, folk, bluegrass, americana
    Seryn, This Is Where We Areindie folk
    The Shivers, Moreindie folk, indie
    Siskiyou, Keep Away The Deadindie folk, indie
    Steffaloo, meet me in montaukindie folk, bedroom pop
    Stranded Horse, Humbling Tides (Thee, Stranded Horse) acoustic, indie, folk
    Thao & Mirah, Thao & Mirahsinger songwriter, alternative
    Thea Gilmore, John Wesley Hardingfolk
    Timber Timbre, Creep On Creeping Onindie folk, lo fi
    Tom Waits, Bad As Mesinger songwriter, alternative
    Vandaveer, Dig Down Deepalt folk
    Vetiver, The Errant Charmfreak folk, folk, alternative
    The Weather Station, All Of It Was Minefolk
    Whitehorse, Whitehorsefolk rock, americana
    William Elliott Whitmore, Field Songsfolk, americana, s/s
    William Fitzsimmons, Gold In The Shadowfolk, singer songwriter
    The Wooden Birds, Two Matchsticksindie folk




    Alternative/chillwave/ambient/freak folk/slowcore
    Arrange, Plantationindie pop/ambient/bedroom pop
    Bodies of Water, Twist Againalternative
    A Grave With No Name, Lowerfreak folk/art rock
    I Am Oak, Oasemsinger songwriter, alt
    Idaho, You Were A Dickslowcore
    Low, C’monslowcore, alt
    Meredith Bragg, Nestindie, s/s, chamber pop
    Six Organs of Admittance, Asleep on the Floodplainfreak folk, experimental, psyc



    Alternative/singer-songwriter/experimental
    Alina Simone, Make Your Own Dangersinger songwriter/alt
    Amanda Palmer, Amanda Palmer Goes Down Underpunk cabaret, alternative
    Anna Calvi, Anna Calvialternative / s/s
    Birds of Passage, Without The Worldalt/ambient/experimental
    Björk, Biophiliaexperimental, alternative
    Deerhoof, Deerhoof vs. Evilindie rock/noise pop/experimental
    Kate Bush, 50 Words for Snowpop, singer songwriter
    PJ Harvey, Let England Shakealternative, s/s, alt rock
    St. Vincent, Strange Mercys/s, indie pop, alternative
    tUnE-yArDs, W H O K I L Lexperimental, freak folk
    Zola Jesus, Conatuslo fi, psyc, noise pop


    Indie pop/Power Pop
    Acid House Kings, Music Sounds Better With Youindie pop
    Alexander, Alexanderindie pop
    Amor Dias, Street of the Love of Daysindie pop
    Army Navy, The Last Placepower pop
    Big Troubles, Romantic Comedyindie pop
    Bobby, Bobbyalternative, synthpop
    Boston Spaceships, Let It Beardindie, power pop
    Comet Gain, Howl of the Lonely Crowdindie pop
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., It’s a Corporate Worldindie pop/electronic
    Destroyer, Kaputtindie pop
    The Feelies, Here Beforepower pop, indie pop
    Feist, Metalsindie pop
    Fink, Perfect Darknessindie pop
    Florence + The Machine, Ceremonialsindie pop
    Fruit Bats, Tripperindie pop
    Grouplove, Never Trust A Happy Songindie pop
    Gruff Rhys, Hotel Shampooindie pop
    Guillemots, Walk The Riveravant pop, indie pop
    Hospital Ships, Lonely Twinindie pop
    Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt, Tweaker in the Parkindie pop
    The Ladybug Transistor, Clutching Stemsindie pop
    Los Campesinos!, Hello Sadnessindie pop
    Lykke Li, Wounded Rhymesindie pop, electronic
    Mates of State, Mountaintopsindie pop
    Motopony, Motoponyindie electronic, indie pop
    My Sad Captains, Fight Less, Win Moreindie pop, indie
    Ohbijou, Metal Meetsindie pop, s/s
    Papercuts, Fading Paradeindie pop, indie folk
    Release the Sunbird, Come Back to Usalt pop
    Robert Pollard, Lord of the Birdcagelo fi, s/s, indie pop
    Ron Sexsmith, Long Player Late Bloomersinger songwriter, indie pop
    The Rosebuds, Loud Planes Fly Lowindie rock, indie pop
    Sara Lov, I Already Love Yousinger songwriter, indie pop
    Sin Fang, Summer Echoesindie pop, electronic
    Slow Club, Paradiseindie pop
    The Smithereens, 2011power pop, alternative rock
    Sondre Lerche, Sondre Lerches/s, indie pop
    Summer Camp, Welcome to Condaleindie pop, lo fi
    Telekinesis, 12 Desperate Straight Linesindie pop, indie rock
    Thomas Tantrum, Mad By Moonlightindie pop
    Treefight for Sunlight, Treefight for Sunlightindie pop
    Wild Beasts, Smotherindie pop
    Zoey van Goey, Propeller Versus Wingsindie pop



    Electronic
    Apparat, The Devil’s Walkelectronic
    Austra, Feel It Breakelectronic
    Balam Acab, Wander / Wonderelectronic/ambient
    Blithe Field, Two Heartedelectronica
    Blood Orange, Coastal Groovesindie electronic
    Casiokids, Aabenbaringen Over Aaskammenindie/synth pop
    Civil Civic, Rulesexperimental, electronic, noise rock
    Delicate Steve, Wondervisionsindie/electronic
    Future Islands, On The Waternew wave, electronic, neo soul
    Gotye, Making Mirrorselectronic
    M83, Hurry Up, We’re Dreamingelectronic
    The Naked and Famous, Passive Me Aggressive Youelectronic, indie pop
    Radiohead, The King of Limbsalternative, electronic
    Warm Ghost, Narrowselectronic, experimental
    Young Galaxy, Shapeshiftingelectronic, indie rock, dream pop



    Indie
    The Antlers, Burst Apartindie
    Atlas Sound, Parallaxindie rock
    Banjo or Freakout, Banjo or Freakoutindie
    Beirut, The Rip Tideindie/ alt folk
    Blind Pilot, We Are The Tideindie
    Bon Iver, Bon Iverindie/alternative
    City Center, Redeemerindie rock/electronica
    Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Hystericalindie
    Eisley, The Valleyindie
    Eleanor Friedberger, Last Summerindie
    Kathryn Calder, Bright and Vividindie rock, alt s/s
    Radical Face, The Family Tree: The Rootsindie pop, s/s, indietronica
    Sleeping At Last, Yearbookindie, alternative
    The Soft Province, The Soft Provinceindie, psyc pop, folk, ambient


    Indie/Alt Singer Songwriter (less folk or americana)
    Cass McCombs, Humour Riskindie s/s
    Cass McCombs, Wit’s Endindie s/s
    J Mascis, Several Shades of Whyindie rock, alt rock
    Kurt Vile, Smoke Ring For My Halolo fi , psyc, indie
    Luther Russell, The Invisible Audiencealternative, s/s
    Robert Scott, Ends Run Togetherindie rock, alt rock, s/s
    Thurston Moore, Demolished Thoughtsalternative, s/s, indie



    Rock/Indie Rock
    Apex Manor, The Year of Magical Drinkingrock
    Arctic Monkeys, Suck It And Seeindie rock
    Bass Drum of Death, GB Cityalternative rock
    The Black Keys, El Caminoalt blues/garage rock
    Bombay Bicycle Club, A Different Kind of Fixindie rock
    The Boxer Rebellion, The Cold Stillalternative rock
    Bright Eyes, The People’s Keyindie rock
    Caveman, CoCo Bewareindie rock
    Chad VanGaalen, Diaper Islandindie rock
    Chapel Club, Palaceindie rock
    The Disciplines, Virgins of Menaceindie rock
    The Duke Spirit, Bruiserindie/garage rock
    Drive-By Truckers, Go-Go Bootsalt country, southern rock
    Elbow, Build a Rocket Boys!!indie rock
    Eulogies, Tear The Fences Downindie rock
    Girl In A Coma, Exits & All The Restindie rock
    Girls, Father, Son, Holy Ghostindie rock
    The Horrors, Skyingindie rock, garage punk, shoegaze
    The Joy Formidable, The Big Roarindie rock
    The Kills, Blood Pressuresgarage/indie rock
    Let’s Wrestle, Nursing Homeindie rock
    Man Man, Life Fantasticindie rock
    The Moth & The Mirror, Honestly, This Worldindie rock
    My Morning Jacket, Circuitalindie rock, alt rock, alt country, psyc
    Obits, Moody, Standard and Poorindie rock
    Okkervil River, I Am Very Farindie folk, indie rock
    Other Lives, Tamer Animalsindie rock
    Parts & Labor, Constant Futurenoise/experimental rock
    Portugal. The Man, In The Mountain In The Cloudexperimental indie rock
    R.E.M., Collapse Into Nowalternative rock
    The Raveonettes, Raven in the Graveindie rock, alternative
    The Rural Alberta Advantage, Departingindie rock
    Say Hi, Um, Uh, Ohindie rock, indie pop
    Sonny and the Sunsets, Hit After Hitindie rock, indie pop, indie folk
    Sons & Daughters, Mirror Mirrorindie rock
    Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks, Mirror Trafficindie rock
    Tapes ‘n’ Tapes, Outsideindie rock
    The Twilight Singers, Dynamite Stepsalternative rock
    Viva Voce, The Future Will Destroy Youindie pop, indie rock
    The War On Drugs, Slave Ambientindie rock, folk rock
    Waters, Out In the Lightindie rock
    We Are Augustines, Rise Ye Sunken Shipsindie rock
    White Denim, Dindie rock, garage rock
    Wilco, The Whole Lovealt country, indie rock, alternative
    Wild Flag, Wild Flagindie rock
    Wye Oak, Civilianindie rock, indie folk
    Yuck, Yuckalternative/noise rock



    Dream pop/shoegaze/noise rock
    Blouse, Blouseelectronic pop
    Braids, Native Speakeralt rock/shoegaze
    Cliffie Swan, Memories Come Trueindie/dream pop/neo-psyc
    Damon & Naomi, False Beats & True Heartsalt pop/dream pop
    Delay Trees, Delay Treesindie pop
    Disappears, Guidershoegaze, psyc rock
    Dream Diary, You Are The Beatindie pop, dream pop, jangle pop
    Gem Club, Breakersdream pop
    Guitaro, JJ’s Crystal Palaceshoegaze, electronic
    I Break Horses, Heartselectronic, indie pop, shoegaze
    Lanterns on the Lake, Gracious Tide, Take Me Homedream pop
    Letting Up Despite Great Faults, Paper Crush EPshoegaze, dream pop
    Lotte Kestner, Stolendream pop
    Love Inks, E.S.P.indie pop, dream pop
    Minks, By The Hedgedream pop, indie pop, shoegaze
    Odio París, Odio Parísshoegaze, noise pop
    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Belongshoegaze, indie pop, dream pop
    Pepper Rabbit, Red Velvet Snow Balldream pop
    Pure X, Pleasuredream pop, shoegaze, psyc
    Ringo Deathstarr, Colour Tripshoegaze, noise pop
    Sea Oleena, Sleeplessnessdream pop, experimental
    Widowspeak, Widowspeakshoegaze, dream pop
    Youth Lagoon, The Year Of Hibernationdream pop, lo fi, chillwave
    Yuck, Yuckalternative/noise rock




    Psychedelic
    The Asteroid #4, Hail to the Clear Figurinespsych garage
    The Cave Singers, No Witchpsych/folk rock
    Crystal Stilts, In Love With Oblivionneo-psyc/indie rock
    David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights, Left By Softalternative/neo-psych
    The Diamond Center, My Only Companionpsyc folk
    EMA, Past Life Martyred Saintsneo-psyc
    Ganglians, Still Livingpsyc, lo-fi
    Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, Marble Sonpsyc, alternative
    Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, On Welfarepsyc, shoegaze, exp rock
    Moon Duo, Mazespsyc, space rock
    Panda Bear, Tomboyexperimental, psyc, freak folk
    Psychic Ills, Hazed Dreampsyc, space rock, drone
    Sic Alps, Napa Asylumnoise pop, psyc, lo fi
    Son Lux, We Are Risingneo psyc, electronic
    The Third Sound, The Third Soundneo psyc, shoegaze
    Tembling Bells, The Constant Pageantpsyc, indie folk
    True Widow, As High As the Highest Heavens and from the Center to the Circumference of the Earthpsyc, shoegaze, slowcore
    White Fence, Is Growing Faithlo fi, psyc rock
    Wooden Shjips, Westpsyc, noise rock, drone
    Woods, Sun and Shadefreak folk, lo fi, psyc



    Lo-fi/Surf/Garage/retro
    The Babies, The Babieslo-fi, surf, garage rock
    Beach Fossils, What a Pleasure - EPlo-fi
    The Beets, Let the Poison Out (also Stay Home released)indie rock/lo-fi
    Black Lips, Arabia Mountaingarage rock
    Cat’s Eyes, Cat’s Eyesindie pop
    Cloud Nothings, Cloud Nothingslo-fi
    Cults, Cultsindie pop
    Dum Dum Girls, He Gets Me High EPlo-fi, noise pop
    Dum Dum Girls, Only in Dreamslo-fi, noise pop
    The Ettes, Wicked Willgarage rock
    Fergus & Geronimo, Unlearngarage pop
    The Fresh & Onlys, Secret Walls EPgarage pop
    Fungi Girls, Some Easy Magicnoise pop/garage rock
    Girls Names, Dead To Melo fi, noise pop, surf
    Kids On A Crime Spree, We Love You So Badlo fi, noise pop
    La Sera, La Seralo fi, indie pop
    Male Bonding, Endless Nowlo fi, noise rock
    Mikal Cronin, Mikal Croninlo fi, garage, power pop
    Real Estate, Dayslo fi, indie, surf
    Seapony, Go With Meindie pop, surf, dream pop, lo fi
    Slow Loris, Routine Glowlo fi, garage pop
    Smith Westerns, Dye It Blondelo fi, garage rock, noise pop
    Tennis, Cape Dorylo fi, indie pop, chillwave
    That Ghost, Songs Out Herelo fi, indie
    Thee Oh Sees, Carrion Crawler / The Dream (&Castlemania) garage, psyc, lo fi
    Those Darlins, Screws Get Loosefolk/country/garage punk
    Times New Viking, Dancer Enquiredindie, noise pop, lo fi
    Tomorrows Tulips, Eternally Teenagelo fi, pop
    Ty Segall, Goodbye Breadgarage, lo fi, noise
    Veronica Falls, Veronica Fallslo fi, indie pop
    Vivian Girls, Share The Joylo fi, noise pop
    Xray Eyeballs, Not Nothinglo fi, experimental, noise pop






    World
    Bombino, AgadezWorld/Tuareg blues
    Mariachi El Bronx, Mariachi El Bronx (II)mariachi
    Tinariwen, Tassiliblues, world
  • My Favorite Albums of 2011

    31. Dez. 2011, 14:34

    (I cut down a list of 700 to 312 albums, listed alphabetically by artist. Genres include alt country/americana, alternative, indie, garage, lo fi, indie pop, shoegaze, dream pop, singer songwriter, psychedelic, folk, indie rock, alternative rock, electronic, experimental.)

    A.A. Bondy, Believers
    Abigail Washburn, City of Refuge
    Acid House Kings, Music Sounds Better With You
    Alela Diane, Alela Diane & Wild Devine
    Alexander, Alexander
    Alina Simone, Make Your Own Danger
    Alison Krauss And Union Station, Paper Airplanes
    Amanda Palmer, Amanda Palmer Goes Down Under
    Amor Dias, Street of the Love of Days
    Anna Calvi, Anna Calvi
    The Antlers, Burst Apart
    Apex Manor, The Year of Magical Drinking
    Apparat, The Devil’s Walk
    Arctic Monkeys, Suck It And See
    Army Navy, The Last Place
    Arrange, Plantation
    The Asteroid #4, Hail to the Clear Figurines
    Atlas Sound, Parallax
    Austra, Feel It Break
    The Babies, The Babies
    Balam Acab, Wander / Wonder
    Banjo or Freakout, Banjo or Freakout
    Bass Drum of Death, GB City
    Beach Fossils, What a Pleasure - EP
    The Beets, Let the Poison Out (also Stay Home released)
    Beirut, The Rip Tide
    Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm
    Big Troubles, Romantic Comedy
    Bill Callahan, Apocalypse
    Birds of Passage, Without The World
    Björk, Biophilia
    The Black Keys, El Camino
    Black Lips, Arabia Mountain
    Blind Pilot, We Are The Tide
    Blithe Field, Two Hearted
    Blood Orange, Coastal Grooves
    Blouse, Blouse
    Bobby, Bobby
    Bodies of Water, Twist Again
    Bombay Bicycle Club, A Different Kind of Fix
    Bombino, Agadez
    Bon Iver, Bon Iver
    Bonjah, Go Go Chaos
    Boston Spaceships, Let It Beard
    The Boxer Rebellion, The Cold Still
    Boy & Bear, Moonfire
    Braids, Native Speaker
    Bright Eyes, The People’s Key
    Bry Webb, Provider
    Butcher The Bar, For Each a Future Tethered
    Casiokids, Aabenbaringen Over Aaskammen
    Cass McCombs, Humour Risk
    Cass McCombs, Wit’s End
    Cat’s Eyes, Cat’s Eyes
    The Cave Singers, No Witch
    Caveman, CoCo Beware
    Chad VanGaalen, Diaper Island
    Chapel Club, Palace
    Civil Civic, Rules
    City and Colour, Little Hell
    City Center, Redeemer
    The Civil Wars, Barton Hollow
    Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Hysterical
    Cliffie Swan, Memories Come True
    Cloud Nothings, Cloud Nothings
    Comet Gain, Howl of the Lonely Crowd
    Crystal Stilts, In Love With Oblivion
    Cults, Cults
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., It’s a Corporate World
    Damon & Naomi, False Beats & True Hearts
    Dark Captain, Dead Legs and Alibis
    The Dark Water Hymnal, Collapse The Structure
    David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights, Left By Soft
    David Wax Museum, Everything Is Saved
    Dawes, Nothing is Wrong
    The Decemberists, The King Is Dead & Long Live The King EP
    The Deep Dark Woods, The Place I Left Behind
    Deerhoof, Deerhoof vs. Evil
    Delay Trees, Delay Trees
    Delicate Steve, Wondervisions
    Destroyer, Kaputt
    DeVotchKa, 100 Lovers
    The Diamond Center, My Only Companion
    Disappears, Guider
    The Disciplines, Virgins of Menace
    The Dodos, No Color
    Dolorean, The Unfazed
    The Donkeys, Born With Stripes
    Dream Diary, You Are The Beat
    Drive-By Truckers, Go-Go Boots
    The Duke Spirit, Bruiser
    Dum Dum Girls, He Gets Me High EP
    Dum Dum Girls, Only in Dreams
    Eisley, The Valley
    Elbow, Build a Rocket Boys!!
    Eleanor Friedberger, Last Summer
    Eliza Gilkyson, Roses at the End of Time
    EMA, Past Life Martyred Saints
    The Ettes, Wicked Will
    Eulogies, Tear The Fences Down
    Exene Cervenka, The Excitement of Maybe
    The Feelies, Here Before
    Feist, Metals
    Fergus & Geronimo, Unlearn
    Fink, Perfect Darkness
    Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
    Florence + The Machine, Ceremonials
    Folly and the Hunter, Residents
    Frank Turner, England Keep My Bones
    The Fresh & Onlys, Secret Walls EP
    Fruit Bats, Tripper
    Fungi Girls, Some Easy Magic
    Future Islands, On The Water
    Ganglians, Still Living
    Gem Club, Breakers
    Gemma Hayes, Let It Break
    Gillian Welch, The Harrow & The Harvest
    Girl In A Coma, Exits & All The Rest
    Girls, Father, Son, Holy Ghost
    Girls Names, Dead To Me
    Gotye, Making Mirrors
    A Grave With No Name, Lower
    Grouplove, Never Trust A Happy Song
    Gruff Rhys, Hotel Shampoo
    Guillemots, Walk The River
    Guitaro, JJ’s Crystal Palace
    Hannah Peel, The Broken Wave
    Haroula Rose, These Open Roads
    The Head and the Heart, The Head and the Heart
    Heidi Spencer and the Rare Birds, Under Streetlight Glow
    Holly Throsby, Team
    The Horrors, Skying
    Hospital Ships, Lonely Twin
    Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt, Tweaker in the Park
    I Am Oak, Oasem
    I Break Horses, Hearts
    Idaho, You Were A Dick
    Iron & Wine, Kiss Each Other Clean
    J Mascis, Several Shades of Why
    Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, Marble Son
    Jessica Lea Mayfield, Tell Me
    John Doe, Keeper
    John Hiatt, Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns
    John Vanderslice, White Wilderness
    John Wesley Harding, The Sound of His Own Voice
    Jolie Holland, Pint of Blood
    Jonathan Wilson, Gentle Spirit
    Joseph Arthur, The Graduation Ceremony
    Josh T. Pearson, Last of the Country Gentlemen
    The Joy Formidable, The Big Roar
    Juliana Hatfield, There’s Always Another Girl
    June Tabor, Ashore
    Kate Bush, 50 Words for Snow
    Kathryn Calder, Bright and Vivid
    Kids On A Crime Spree, We Love You So Bad
    The Kills, Blood Pressures
    King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Diamond Mine
    Kurt Vile, Smoke Ring For My Halo
    La Sera, La Sera
    The Ladybug Transistor, Clutching Stems
    Lanterns on the Lake, Gracious Tide, Take Me Home
    Laura Marling, A Creature I Don’t Know
    Laura Stevenson & the Cans, Sit Resist
    Let’s Wrestle, Nursing Home
    Letting Up Despite Great Faults, Paper Crush EP
    Lisa Hannigan, Passenger
    Little Scream, The Golden Record
    Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, On Welfare
    Los Campesinos!, Hello Sadness
    Lotte Kestner, Stolen
    Love Inks, E.S.P.
    Lovett, Highway Collection
    Low, C’mon
    The Low Anthem, Smart Flesh
    Lucinda Williams, Blessed
    Luther Russell, The Invisible Audience
    Lykke Li, Wounded Rhymes
    M83, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
    Maggie Björklund, Coming Home
    Male Bonding, Endless Now
    Man Man, Life Fantastic
    Mariachi El Bronx, Mariachi El Bronx (II)
    Marissa Nadler, Marissa Nadler
    Mates of State, Mountaintops
    Matraca Berg, The Dreaming Fields
    Matthew Ryan, I Recall Standing As Though Nothing Could Fall
    Meg Baird, Seasons On Earth
    Megafaun, Megafaun
    Meredith Bragg, Nest
    Middle Brother, Middle Brother
    The Middle East, I Want That You Are Always Happy
    Mikal Cronin, Mikal Cronin
    Minks, By The Hedge
    Moon Duo, Mazes
    The Moth & The Mirror, Honestly, This World
    Motopony, Motopony
    The Mountain Goats, All Eternals Deck
    My Morning Jacket, Circuital
    My Sad Captains, Fight Less, Win More
    The Naked and Famous, Passive Me Aggressive You
    Obits, Moody, Standard and Poor
    Odio París, Odio París
    Ohbijou, Metal Meets
    Okkervil River, I Am Very Far
    Other Lives, Tamer Animals
    Over The Rhine, The Long Surrender
    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Belong
    Panda Bear, Tomboy
    Paper Aeroplanes, We Are Ghosts EP
    Papercuts, Fading Parade
    Parts & Labor, Constant Future
    Pepper Rabbit, Red Velvet Snow Ball
    Peter Bradley Adams, Between Us
    PJ Harvey, Let England Shake
    Portugal. The Man, In The Mountain In The Cloud
    Psychic Ills, Hazed Dream
    Pure X, Pleasure
    R.E.M., Collapse Into Now
    Radical Face, The Family Tree: The Roots
    Radiohead, The King of Limbs
    The Raveonettes, Raven in the Grave
    Real Estate, Days
    Release the Sunbird, Come Back to Us
    Richard Buckner, Our Blood
    Ringo Deathstarr, Colour Trip
    Robert Pollard, Lord of the Birdcage
    Robert Scott, Ends Run Together
    Roddy Woomble, The Impossible Song & Other Songs
    Ron Sexsmith, Long Player Late Bloomer
    The Rosebuds, Loud Planes Fly Low
    The Rural Alberta Advantage, Departing
    Ryan Adams, Ashes & Fire
    Sara Lov, I Already Love You
    Sarabeth Tucek, Get Well Soon
    Sarah Jarosz, Follow Me Down
    Say Hi, Um, Uh, Oh
    Sea Oleena, Sleeplessness
    Seapony, Go With Me
    Seryn, This Is Where We Are
    The Shivers, More
    Sic Alps, Napa Asylum
    Sin Fang, Summer Echoes
    Siskiyou, Keep Away The Dead
    Six Organs of Admittance, Asleep on the Floodplain
    Sleeping At Last, Yearbook
    Slow Club, Paradise
    Slow Loris, Routine Glow
    Smith Westerns, Dye It Blonde
    The Smithereens, 2011
    The Soft Province, The Soft Province
    Son Lux, We Are Rising
    Sondre Lerche, Sondre Lerche
    Sonny and the Sunsets, Hit After Hit
    Sons & Daughters, Mirror Mirror
    St. Vincent, Strange Mercy
    Steffaloo, meet me in montauk
    Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks, Mirror Traffic
    Stranded Horse, Humbling Tides (Thee, Stranded Horse)
    Summer Camp, Welcome to Condale
    Tapes ‘n’ Tapes, Outside
    Telekinesis, 12 Desperate Straight Lines
    Tennis, Cape Dory
    Thao & Mirah, Thao & Mirah
    That Ghost, Songs Out Here
    Thea Gilmore, John Wesley Harding
    Thee Oh Sees, Carrion Crawler / The Dream (&Castlemania)
    The Third Sound, The Third Sound
    Thomas Tantrum, Mad By Moonlight
    Those Darlins, Screws Get Loose
    Thurston Moore, Demolished Thoughts
    Timber Timbre, Creep On Creeping On
    Times New Viking, Dancer Enquired
    Tinariwen, Tassili
    Tom Waits, Bad As Me
    Tomorrows Tulips, Eternally Teenage
    Treefight for Sunlight, Treefight for Sunlight
    Tembling Bells, The Constant Pageant
    True Widow, As High As the Highest Heavens and from the Center to the Circumference of the Earth
    tUnE-yArDs, W H O K I L L
    The Twilight Singers, Dynamite Steps
    Ty Segall, Goodbye Bread
    Vandaveer, Dig Down Deep
    Veronica Falls, Veronica Falls
    Vetiver, The Errant Charm
    Viva Voce, The Future Will Destroy You
    Vivian Girls, Share The Joy
    The War On Drugs, Slave Ambient
    Warm Ghost, Narrows
    Waters, Out In the Light
    We Are Augustines, Rise Ye Sunken Ships
    The Weather Station, All Of It Was Mine
    White Denim, D
    White Fence, Is Growing Faith
    Whitehorse, Whitehorse
    Widowspeak, Widowspeak
    Wilco, The Whole Love
    Wild Beasts, Smother
    Wild Flag, Wild Flag
    William Elliott Whitmore, Field Songs
    William Fitzsimmons, Gold In The Shadow
    The Wooden Birds, Two Matchsticks
    Wooden Shjips, West
    Woods, Sun and Shade
    Wye Oak, Civilian
    Xray Eyeballs, Not Nothing
    Young Galaxy, Shapeshifting
    Youth Lagoon, The Year Of Hibernation
    Yuck, Yuck
    Zoey van Goey, Propeller Versus Wings
    Zola Jesus, Conatus
  • Partial List of 2011 Releases

    12. Dez. 2011, 0:14

    This is a partial list of 2011 releases in my favorite genres. I'm using it as the foundation for my upcoming favorite albums of 2011 list. Am I missing anything important in indie/alternative/folk/americana/acoustic/singer-songwriter/rock, etc.?

    2011 Album Releases

    A.A. Bondy, Believers
    Abigail Washburn, City of Refuge
    Acid House Kings, Music Sounds Better With You
    Adele, 21
    The Airborne Toxic Event, All At Once
    Alela Diane, Alela Diane & Wild Devine
    Alex Clare, The Lateness of the Hour
    Alexander, Alexander
    Alexi Murdoch, Towards The Sun
    Alina Simone, Make Your Own Danger
    Alison Krauss And Union Station, Paper Airplanes
    Amanda Palmer, Amanda Palmer Goes Down Under
    Amor Dias, Street of the Love of Days
    ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Tao of the Dead
    Andrew Jackson Jihad, Candy Cigarettes, Capguns, Issue Problems And Such
    Ane Brun, Live in Scandinavia
    Anna Calvi, Anna Calvi
    Anna Nalick, Broken Doll and Odds and Ends
    The Answering Machine, Lifeline
    The Answer Page, Orca
    The Antlers, Burst Apart
    Apex Manor, The Year of Magical Drinking
    Apparat, The Devil’s Walk
    Architecture in Helsinki, Moment Bends
    Arctic Monkeys, Suck It and See
    Army Navy, The Last Place
    arrange, Plantation
    Ashton Shepherd, Where Country Grows
    Asobi Seksu, Fluorescence
    The Asteroid #4, Hail to the Clear Figurines
    Atlas Sound, Parallax
    Augustana, Augustana
    Austra, Feel It Break
    Autumn’s Grey Solace, Eifelian
    Ava Luna, Services/3rd Avenue Island
    Azam Ali, From Night to the Edge of Day
    The Babies, The Babies
    Bachelorette, Bachelorette
    Bad Religion, The Dissent of Man
    Balam Acab, Wander / Wonder
    Banjo or Freakout, Banjo or Freakout
    Bass Drum of Death, GB City
    Baths, Pop Music / False B-Sides
    Battles, Gloss Drop
    Beach Fossils, What a Pleasure - EP
    The Beets, Let the Poison Out
    The Beets, Stay Home
    Beirut, The Rip Tide
    The Bell Beat, Our Manderley
    Bell X1, Bloodless Coup
    The Belle Brigade, The Belle Brigade
    Ben Folds & Nick Hornby, Lonely Avenue
    Ben Sollee, Inclusions
    Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm
    Bibio, Mind Bokeh
    Biffy Clyro, Revolutions // Live at Wembley
    Big Spider’s Back, Memory Man
    Big Troubles, Romantic Comedy
    Bill Callahan, Apocalypse
    Birds of Passage, Without The World
    Bjork, Biophilia
    The Black Angels, Phosgene Nightmare
    The Black Belles, The Black Belles
    Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Scandalous
    The Black Keys, El Camino
    Black Lips, Arabia Mountain
    Black Mountain, Rollercoaster // In the Drones
    The Black Swans, Don’t Blame the Stars
    Blackbird Blackbird, Halo
    Blind Pilot, We Are The Tide
    Blithe Field, Two Hearted
    Blitzen Trapper, American Goldwing
    The Blood Arm, Turn and Face Me
    Blood Orange, Coastal Grooves
    Blouse, Blouse
    The Blue Angel Lounge, Live at 8MM
    Bobby, Bobby
    Bodies of Water, Twist Again
    Bombay Bicycle Club, A Different Kind of Fix
    Bombino, Agadez
    Bon Iver, Bon Iver
    Bonjah - Go Go Chaos
    Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & the Phantom Family Halo, The Mindeater
    Boris, Attention Please
    Boris, Heavy Rocks
    Boris, New Album
    Boston Spaceships, Let It Beard
    The Boxer Rebellion, The Cold Still
    Boy & Bear, Moonfire
    Braids, Native Speaker
    Brett Dennen, Loverboy
    Brian Eno, Drums Between The Bells
    Bright Eyes, The People’s Key
    British Sea Power, Valhalla Dancehall
    Bronze Radio Return, Shake! Shake! Shake!
    Brown Bird, Salt for Salt
    The Brutes, Wonderous Punch
    Bry Webb, Provider
    Buffalo Killers, 3
    Burning Hearts, Into The Wilderness
    Butcher The Bar, For Each a Future Tethered
    Cage The Elephant, Thank You Happy Birthday
    Cake, Showroom of Compassion
    Calexico, Circo
    Calexico, Selections from Road Atlas (1998-2011)
    Canon Blue, Rumspringa
    Caroline, Verdugo Hills
    The Cars, Move Like This
    Casiokids, Aabenbaringen Over Aaskammen
    Cass McCombs, Humour Risk
    Cass McCombs, Wit’s End
    Cat’s Eyes, Cat’s Eyes
    The Cave Singers, No Witch
    Caveman, CoCo Beware
    Celebration, Hello Paradise
    Cerys Matthews, Explorer
    Chad Valley, Equatorial Ultravox
    Chad VanGaalen, Diaper Island
    Chad VanGaalen, Infiniheart
    Chapel Club, Palace
    City and Colour, Little Hell
    City Center, Redeemer
    Civil Civic, Rules
    The Civil Wars, Barton Hollow
    Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Hysterical
    Class Actress, Rapprocher
    Cliffie Swan, Memories Come True
    Cloud Nothings, Cloud Nothings
    The Coathangers, Larceny and Old Lace
    Cold Cave, Cherish the Light Years
    Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto
    Colin Hay, Gathering Mercury
    Collections of Colonies of Bees, Giving
    Coma Cinema, Blue Suicide
    Comet Gain, Howl of the Lonely Crowd
    Cormorant, Dwellings
    Country Mice, Festival
    Country Mice, Twister
    Cowboy Junkies, Demons (the Nomad Series Vol. 2)
    Craft Spells, Idle Labor
    Crystal Antlers, Two-Way Mirror
    Crystal Stilts, In Love With Oblivion
    Cuff the Duke, Morning Comes
    Cults, Cults
    Cut Copy, Zonoscope
    Cut Off Your Hands, Hollow
    Cymbals Eat Guitars, Lenses Alien
    The Cynics, The Cynics - Spinning Wheel Motel
    Dakota Suite, The Hearts of Empty
    Dakotafish, Many Moons
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., It’s a Corporate World
    Damien Jurado, Live at Landlocked
    Damion Suomi and The Minor Prophets, Go, and Sell All of Your Things
    Damon & Naomi, False Beats & True Hearts
    Daniel Martin Moore, In The Cool of The Day
    Dark Captain, Dead Legs and Alibis
    The Dark Water Hymnal, Collapse The Structure
    David Bazan, Strange Negotiations
    David Kilgour & the Heavy Eights, Left By Soft
    David Mayfield, The David Mayfield Parade
    David Wax Museum, Everything Is Saved
    Davilla 666, Tan Banjo
    Dawes, Nothing is Wrong
    Dead Boy Robotics, Dead Boy Robotics
    The Dear Hunter, The Color Spectrum
    The Dears, Degeneration Street
    Death Cab for Cutie, Codes and Keys
    The Decemberists, The King Is Dead
    The Decemberists, Long Live The King EP
    The Deep Dark Woods, The Place I Left Behind
    Deer Tick, Divine Providence
    Deerhoof, Deerhoof vs. Evil
    Delay Trees, Delay Trees
    Delicate Steve, Wondervisions
    Demdike Stare, Tryptych
    Destroyer, Kaputt
    DeVotchKa, 100 Lovers
    The Diamond Center, My Only Companion
    Diego Garcia, Laura
    The Dirtbombs, Party Store
    Disappears, Guider
    The Disciplines, Virgins of Menace
    The Dodos, No Color
    Dolorean, The Unfazed
    Dominant Legs, Invitation
    The Donkeys, Born With Stripes
    Dream Diary, You Are The Beat
    Drive-By Trickers, Go Go Boots
    The Drowning Men, Beheading of the Songbird
    Ducktails, III: Arcade Dynamics
    The Duke Spirit, Bruiser
    Dum Dum Girls, He Gets Me High
    Dum Dum Girls, Only in Dreams
    Early Winters, Early Winters EP
    East River Pipe, We Live In Rented Rooms
    Eddie Vedder, Ukulele Songs
    Eddie Vedder, Water on the Road
    Eisley, The Valley
    Elbow, Build a Rocket Boys!!
    Eleanor Friedberger, Last Summer
    Eleventh Dream Day, Riot Now!
    Eliza Gilkyson, Roses at the End of Time
    Elliott Brood, Days into Years
    EMA, Past Life Martyred Saints
    Emily Smith, Traiveller's Joy
    Emmy The Great, Virtue
    Emmylou Harris, Hard Bargain
    Erland & The Carnival, Nightingale
    Eskimo Joe, Ghosts of the Past
    Eternal Summers, Prisoner EP
    The Ettes, Wicked Will
    Eulogies, Tear The Fences Down
    Exene Cervenka, The Excitement of Maybe
    Exitmusic, From Silence
    Explosions in the Sky, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
    Factory Floor, Real Love
    Fair Ohs, Everything Is Dancing
    Fairport Convention, Ebbets Field 1974
    Fairport Convention, Festival Bell
    The Feelies, Here Before
    Feist, Metals
    Fennesz, Seven Stars
    Fergus & Geronimo, Unlearn
    Future Islands, On The Water
    Fink, Perfect Darkness
    Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
    Florence + The Machine, Live at The Wiltern
    Florence + The Machine, Ceremonials
    Foo Fighters, Wasting Light
    Forest Fire, Staring At The X
    Fort Lean, Fort Lean
    Foster The People, Torches
    Fountains of Wayne, Sky Full of Holes
    Frank Fairfield, Out On The Open West
    Frank Turner, England Keep My Bones
    The Fresh & Onlys, Secret Walls
    Friendly Fires, Pala
    Fruit Bats, Tripper
    Fucked Up, David Comes To Life
    Fungi Girls, Some Easy Magic
    Future Islands, On The Water
    Fujiya & Miyagi, Ventriloquizing
    Gang Gang Dance, Eye Contact
    Ganglians, Still Living
    Gardens & Villa, Gardens & Villa
    Garland Jeffreys, King Of In Between
    Gauntlet Hair, Gauntlet Hair
    Gem Club, Breakers
    Gemma Hayes, Let It Break
    The Generationals, Astor-Caster
    Gillian Welch, The Harrow & The Harvest
    Girl In A Coma, Exits & All The Rest
    Girls, Father, Son, Holy Ghost
    Girls Names, Dead To Me
    Givers, In Light
    Glasvegas, Euphoric /// Heartbreak \\\
    Glen Campbell, Ghost on the Canvas
    Glenn Jones, The Wanting
    Glowbug, Mr. Plastic
    The Go! Team, Rolling Blackouts
    Gotye, Making Mirrors
    The Grates, Secret Rituals
    A Grave With No Name, Lower
    Green Day, Awesome as Fuck
    Gregg Allman, Low Country Blues
    Gringo Star, Count Yer Lucky Stars
    Gouplove, Never Trust A Happy Song
    Gruff Rhys, Hotel Shampoo
    Guillemots, Walk The River
    Guitar, JJ’s Crystal Palace
    Guy Clark, Songs and Stories
    Ha Ha Tonka, Death of Decade
    Handsome Furs, Sound Kapital
    Hannah Peel, The Broken Wave
    Harold Budd, In The Mist
    Haroula Rose, These Open Roads
    A Hawk and a Handsaw, Cervantine
    The Head and the Heart, The Head and the Heart
    Heidi Spencer and the Rare Birds, Under Streetlight Glow
    Helms Alee, Weatherhead
    Here We Go Magic, The January EP
    Hey Rosetta!, Seeds
    High Highs, High Highs EP
    The Hill and Wood, The Hill and Wood
    Hiss Golden Messenger, Poor Moon
    The Hole Punch Generation, The Hole Punch Generation
    Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, No Help Coming
    Holly Throsby, Team
    Hooray For Earth, True Loves
    Hoquillas, Horquillas EP
    The Horrors, Skying
    Hospital Ships, Lonely Twin
    Human Eye, They Came From The Sky
    Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt, Tweaker in the Park
    I Am Oak, Oasem
    I Break Horses, Hearts
    I’m From Barcelona, Forever Today
    Idaho, You Were A Dick
    Implodes, Black Earth
    Iron & WIne, Kiss Each Other Clean
    Is Tropical, Native To
    J Mascis, Several Shades of Why
    Jackie-O Motherfucker, Earth Sound System
    James Blake, James Blake
    Javelin, Canyon Candy
    The Jayhawks, Mockingbird Time
    The Jayhawks, Tomorrow The Green Grass
    Jeff The Brotherhood, We Are The Champions
    Jenny Hval, Viscera
    Jesca Hoop, Snowglobe EP
    Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, Marble Son
    Jessica Lea Mayfield, Tell Me
    Jill Sobule & John Doe, A Day At The Pass
    Jocie Adams, Bed of Notions
    Joe Henry, Reverie
    John Doe, Keeper
    John Hiatt, Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns
    John Maus, We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves
    John Vanderslice, White Wilderness
    John Wesley Harding, The Sound of His Own Voice
    Johnny Foreigner, There When You Need It
    Jolie Holland, Pint of Blood
    Jonathan Wilson, Gentle Spirit
    Jonny, Jonny
    Joseph Arthur, The Graduation Ceremony
    Josh Ritter, Live at the Iveagh Gardens
    Josh T. Pearson, Last of the Country Gentlemen
    The Joy Formidable, The Big Roar
    The Joy Formidable, It’s Just a World Apart
    Julian Cope, The Jehovahcoat Demos
    Juliana Hatfield, There’s Always Another Girl
    Julianna Barwick, The Magic Place
    June Tabor, Ashore
    June Tabor & Oyster Band, Ragged Kingdom
    Junior Boys, It’s All True
    Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Tell My Sister
    Kate Bush, Director’s Cut
    Kate Bush, 50 Words for Snow
    Kathryn Calder, Bright and Vivid
    Keb’ Mo’, The Reflection
    Keren Ann, 101
    Kids On A Crime Spree, We Love You So Bad
    The Kills, Blood Pressures
    King Creosote & Jon Hopkins, Diamond Mine
    Kurt Vile, Smoke Ring For My Halo
    Kyle Andrews, Robot Learn Love
    Kyle Bobby Dunn, Ways of Meaning
    La Sera, La Sera
    The Ladybug Transistor, Clutching Stems
    Lambchop, Turd Goes Back
    Lanterns on the Lake, Gracious Tide, Take Me Home
    Laura Marling, A Creature I Don’t Know
    Laura Stevenson & the Cans, Sit Resist
    The Leafs, Space Elevator
    Le Butcherettes, Sin, Sin Sin
    Led er Est, May
    Lenka, Two
    Let’s Wrestle, Nursing Home
    Letting Up Despite Great Faults, Paper Crush
    Liam Finn, FOMO
    Lisa Hannigan, Passenger
    Little Dragon, Ritual Union
    Little Scream, The Golden Record
    The Lonely Forest, Arrows
    Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, On Welfare
    Los Campesinos!, Hello Sadness
    Los Lonely Boys, Rockpango
    Lotte Kestner, Covers EP
    Lotte Kestner, Stolen
    Love Inks, E.S.P.
    Lovett, Highway Collection
    Low, C’mon
    The Low Anthem, Smart Flesh
    Lucinda Williams, Blessed
    Luther Russell, The Invisible Audience
    Lykke Li, Wounded Rhymes
    M83, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
    Maggie Björklund, Coming Home
    The Magnetic Fields, Obscurities
    Malajube, La Caverne
    Male Bonding, Endless Now
    Man Man, Life Fantastic
    Maria Taylor, Overlook
    Mariachi El Bronx, Mariachi El Bronx (II)
    Marissa Nadler, Marissa Nadler
    Maritime, Human Hearts
    Marketa Irglova, Anar
    Mates of State, Mountaintops
    Mathemagic, II
    Matraca Berg, The Dreaming Fields
    Matthew Gold, Lights of Endangered Species
    Matthew Ryan, I Recall Standing As Though Nothing Could Fall
    Matthewdavid, Outmind
    Medication, Judgment Day
    Megafaun, Megafaun
    Meg Baird, Seasons On Earth
    Melvins, Sugar Daddy Live
    The Men, Leave Home
    Meredith Bragge, Nest
    Metronomy, The English Riviera
    Middle Brother, Middle Brother
    The Middle East, I Want That You Are Always Happy
    Mikal Cronin, Mikal Cronin
    Mike Watts, Hyphenated-Man
    Milagres, Glowing Mouth
    Minks, By The Hedge
    Miracle Fortress, Was I The Wave?
    Miranda Lambert, Four The Record
    Mister Heavenly, Out Of Love
    Moby, Destroyed
    Modern Skirts, Gramahawk
    Mogwai, Harcore Will Never Die, But You Will
    The Monday Mornings, Fireweed Parade
    Moon Duo, Mazes
    Morning Teleportation, Expanding Anyway
    The Most Serene Republic, Pre Serene Thee Oneironauts
    The Moth & The Mirror, Honestly, This World
    Motopony, Motopony
    The Mountain Goats, All Eternals Deck
    Mount Kimbie, Crooks & Lovers
    Mutual Benefit, I Saw the Sea
    My Morning Jacket, Circuital
    My Sad Captains, Fight Less, Win More
    The Naked and Famous, Passive Me, Aggressive You
    Neon Indian, Era Extraña
    Nicolas Jaar, Space Is Only Noise
    Noah and the Whale, Last Night On Earth
    Nodzzz, Innings
    Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
    Obits, Moody, Standard and Poor
    Ocean Bump, Letter 8
    Odio Paris, Odio Paris
    Oh No Oh My, People Problems
    Oh Susanna, Oh The Birds
    Ohbijou, Metal Meets
    Okkervil River, Golden Opportunities 2
    Okkervil River, I Am Very Far
    Old 97’s, The Grand Theatre, Volume 2
    Ólöf Arnalds, Ólöf Sings
    Optimist Park, Swan Song
    Orion Rigel Dommisse, Chickens
    Other Lives, Tamer Animals
    Over The Rhine, The Long Surrender
    Owl City, All Things Bright And Beautiful
    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Belong
    Panda Bear, Tomboy
    Paper Aeroplanes, We Are Ghosts
    Papercuts, Fading Parade
    The Paperhead, The Paperhead
    Papermaps, Papermaps
    Parts & Labor, Constant Future
    Patrick Wolf, Lupercalia
    Paul Simon, So Beautiful Or So What
    The Pauses, A Cautionary Tale
    Pedro Soler & Gasper Claus, Barlande
    Penguin Café, A Matter of Life....
    The Pepper Pots, Train To Your Lover
    Pepper Rabbit, Red Velvet Snow Ball
    Pete & The Pirates, One Thousand Pictures
    Peter, Bjorn and John, Gimme Some
    Peter Bradley Adams, Between Us
    Peter Murphy, Ninth
    Peter Wolf Crier, Garden of Arms
    The Philistines Jr.: If A Lot Of Bands Play in The Woods (Original Album and Covers/Remix Album)
    Pictureplane, Thee Physical
    The Pigeon Detectives, Up, Guards And At 'Em!
    Pistol Annies, Hell on Heels
    PJ Harvey, Let England Shake
    Planningtorock, W
    Pokey LaFarge, Middle of Nowhere
    Ponytail, Do Whatever You Want All The Time
    Porcelain Raft, Curve
    Porcelain Raft, Gone Blind
    Portugal. The Man, In The Mountain In The Cloud
    Priory, Priory
    Psychic Ills, Hazed Dream
    The Psychic Paramount, II
    Pujol, Nasty, Brutish, and Short
    Pure X, Pleasure
    R.E.M., Collapse Into Now
    Rachael Yamagata, Chesapeake
    Radical Face, The Family Tree: The Roots
    Radiohead, The King of Limbs
    Radioseven, An Escape
    Rainbow Arabia, Boys and Diamonds
    Rasputina, Great American Gingerbread
    The Raveonettes, Raven in the Grave
    Ray Manzarek & Roy Rogers, Translucent Blues
    Real Estate, Days
    Redbird, Live At The Cafe Carpe: Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, December 2008 & 2009
    Regina Spektor, Four From Far
    Release The Sunbird, Come Back To Us
    Richard Buckner, Our Blood
    Ride, Live at the Roxy, LA, April 10th, 1991
    Ringo Deathstarr, Colour Trip
    River City Extension, The Unmistakable Man
    Robbie Robertson, How to Become Clairvoyant
    Robert Pollard, Lord of the Birdcage
    Robert Pollard, Space City Kicks
    Robert Scott, Ends Run Together
    Roddy Woomble, The Impossible Song & Other Songs
    Ron Sexsmith, Long Player Late Bloomer
    Rory Gallagher, Notes from San Francisco
    Rose Hill Drive, Americana
    The Rosebuds, Loud Planes Fly Low
    Royal Bangs, Flux Outside
    The Rural Alberta Advantage, Departing
    Ryan Adams, Ashes & Fire
    Sahara Hotnights, Sahara Hotnights
    Sam Roberts, Collider
    Sara Lov, I Already Love You
    Sarabeth Tucek, Get Well Soon
    Sarah Jarosz, Follow Me Down
    Say Hi, Um, Uh, Oh
    Screaming Trees, Last Words: The Final Recordings
    The Sea and Cake, The Moonlight Butterfly
    Sea Oleena, Sleeplessness
    Seapony, Go With Me
    Second Person, Come to Dust
    Seefeel, Seefeel
    Seryn, This Is Where We Are
    The Shivers, More
    The Shoes, Crack My Bones
    Sic Alps, Napa Asylum
    Sigur Rós, Inní (Live)
    Sin Fang, Summer Echoes
    Siskiyou, Keep Away The Dead
    Six Organs of Admittance, Asleep on the Floodplain
    Six Organs of Admittance, Maria Kapel
    Sleep ∞ Over, Forever
    Sleeping At Last, Yearbook
    Sloan, The Double Cross
    Slow Club, Paradise
    Slow Loris, Routine Glow
    Smith Westerns, Dye It Blonde
    The Smithereens, The Smithereens 2011
    Soft Powers, Outlandish Scandals
    The Soft Province, The Soft Province
    Son Lux, We Are Rising
    Sondre Lerche, Sondre Lerche
    Sonic Youth, Simon Werner a Disparu
    Sonny and the Sunsets, Hit After Hit
    Sons & Daughters, Mirror Mirror
    Spirit Spine, Glossolalia
    St. Vincent, Strange Mercy
    Stacy Kent, Hushabye Mountain
    Stars, The Bedroom Demos
    Steffaloo, meet me in montauk
    Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks, Mirror Traffic
    Steve Earle, I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive
    Stranded Horse, Humbling Tides
    The Strokes, Angles
    The Submarines, Love Notes/Letter Bombs
    Summer Camp, Welcome To Condale
    Surf City, Kudos
    Surfer Blood, Tarot Classics
    Tahiti 80, The Past, The Present, and The Possible
    Taken By Cars, Dualist
    Tapes ‘n’ Tapes, Outside
    A Taut Line & Hong Kong In The 60s, Unwoken
    Teddy Thompson, Bella
    Tedeschi Trucks Band, Revelator
    Teeel, Amulet
    Teen Suicide, Bad Vibes Forever
    Tegan & Sara, If It Was You
    Telekinesis, 12 Desperate Straight Lines
    Tennis, Cape Dory
    Thao & Mirah, Thao & Mirah
    That Ghost, Songs Out Here
    Thea Gilmore, John Wesley Harding
    Thee Oh Sees, Carrion Crawler / The Dream
    Thee Oh Sees, Castlemania
    Thee Oh Sees, Singles Volumes 1 & 2
    Therapies Son, Over The Sea
    The Third Sound, The Third Sound
    Thirteen Senses, Crystal Sounds
    Thomas Tantrum, Mad By Moonlight
    Those Dancing Days, Daydreams & Nightmares
    Those Darlins, Screws Get Loose
    Thou, The Archer & The Owle
    Throwing Muses, The Season Sessions: Spring & Summer
    Thurston Moore, Demolished Thoughts
    Thurston Moore, Solo Acoustic Volume Five: 12 String Meditations For Jack Rose
    Timber Timbre, Creep On Creeping On
    Times New Viking, Dancer Enquired
    Tinariwen, Tassili
    Todd Snider, Live: The Storyteller
    Tom Vek, Leisure Seizure
    Tom Waits, Bad As Me
    Tomorrows Tulips, Eternally Teenage
    Toro Y Moi, Underneath The Pine
    Treefight for Sunlight, Treefight for Sunlight
    Trembling Bells, The Constant Pageant
    Trembling Blue Stars, Correspondence EP
    Trouble Books & Mark McGuire, Trouble Books & Mark McGuire
    True Widow, As High As the Highest Heavens and from the Center to the Circumference of the Earth
    Tune-Yards, W H O K I L L
    TV On The Radio, Nine Types Of Light
    The Twilight Singers, Dynamite Steps
    The Twilight Singers, Live In New York
    Twin Sister, In Heaven
    Ty Segall, Goodbye Bread
    Ty Segall, Live in Aisle 5
    Ty Segall, Ty Rex
    Typhoon, A New Kind Of House
    The Uglysuit, Awww, Schucks
    Umpire, Now We’re Active
    Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Unknown Mortal Orchestra
    The Unthanks, A Retrospective
    The Vaccines, What Did You Expect from the Vaccines?
    The Vaccines, If You Wanna
    Vandaveer, Dig Down Deep
    The Veils, Troubles of the Brain
    Veronica Falls, Veronica Falls
    Versus, On The Ones and the Threes
    Vetiver, The Errant Charm
    The Vines, Future Primitive
    Viva Voce, The Future Will Destroy You
    Vivian Girls, Share The Joy
    Wanda Jackson, The Party Ain’t Over
    The War On Drugs, Slave Ambient
    Warm Ghost, Narrows
    Warpaint, Rough Trade Session EP
    Warren Haynes, Man In Motion
    Washed Out, Within and Without
    Water Moccasins, Broken Tone
    The Waterboys, In A Special Place
    Waters, Out In the Light
    The Watson Twins, Night Covers
    We Are Augustines, Rise Ye Sunken Ships
    The Weather Station, All Of It Was Mine
    We Were Promised Jetpacks, In The Pit of the Stomach
    Webb Sisters, Savages
    Wes Cunningham, When We Were Young
    White Denim, D
    White Fence, Is Growing Faith
    White Hills, H-p1
    White Lies, Ritual
    The Whte Stripes, Under Moorhead Lights All Fargo Night
    The White Stripes, From The Vault #097 - Signed D.C. / I've Been Loving You Too Long
    Whitehorse, Whitehorse
    Widowspeak, Widowspeak
    Wilco, The Whole Love
    Wild Beasts, Smother
    Wild Flag, Wild Flag
    The Wild Swans, The Coldest Winter For A Hundred Years
    Will Hanson, Hope on Top
    William Elliott Whitmore, Field Songs
    William Fitzsimmons, Gold In The Shadow
    Wire, Red Barked Tree
    Wise Blood, These Wings
    The Wombats, This Modern Glitch
    The Wooden Birds, Two Matchsticks
    Wooden Shjips, West
    Woodkid, Iron
    Woods, Sun and Shade
    Wu Lyf, Go Tell Fire To The Mountain
    Wye Oak, Civilian
    Xray Eyeballs, Not Nothing
    Y La Bamba, Alida Street
    Yacht, Shangri-La
    Young Galaxy, Shapeshifting
    Young Prisms, Friends For Now
    Young Rival, Young Rival
    Young The Giant, Young The Giant
    Your Headlights Are On, Your Headlights Are On
    Youth Lagoon, The Year Of Hibernation
    Yuck, Yuck (Deluxe Version)
    ZaZa, Sacred Geometry
    Zoey van Goey, Propeller Versus Wings
    Zola Jesus, Conatus
    The Zombies, Breathe Out, Breathe In
  • Favorite Full-Length Albums of 2010

    2. Jan. 2011, 17:34

    The Acorn, No Ghost
    Adam Franklin & Bolts of Melody, I Could Sleep For A Thousand Years
    Alejandro Escovedo, Street Songs of Love
    Allo Darlin’, Allo Darlin’
    Angus & Julia Stone, Down The Way
    Annuals, Count The Rings
    The Apples in Stereo, Travellers in Space and Time
    Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
    The Art Museums, Rough Frame
    Atlas Sound, Bedroom Databank, Vols. 1-4
    Autolux, Transit Transit
    Avi Buffalo, Avi Buffalo
    Azure Ray, Drawing Down the Moon
    Band of Horses, Infinite Arms
    Basia Bulat, Heart of My Own
    Beach Fossils, Beach Fossils
    Beach House, Teen Dream
    Belle and Sebastian, Write About Love
    Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore, Dear Companion
    The Besnard Lakes, The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night
    Best Coast, Crazy for You
    Bird by Snow, Common Wealth
    The Black Angels, Phosphene Dream
    The Black Box Revelation, Silver Threats
    The Black Keys, Brothers
    Black Mountain, Wilderness Heart
    Black Prairie, Feast of the Hunter’s Moon
    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Beat the Devil’s Tattoo
    The Black Ryder, Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride
    Blitzen Trapper, Destroyer of the Void
    Blonde Redhead, Penny Sparkle
    Blood Red Shoes, Fire Like This
    Bombay Bicycle Club, Flaws
    Bonnie “Prince” Billy and The Cairo Gang, The Wonder Show of the World
    Boston Spaceships, Our Cubehouse Still Rocks
    Botanica, Who You Are
    Boy and the Echo Choir, And Night Arrives In One Gigantic Step
    Breathe Owl Breathe, Magic Central
    The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?
    Broken Social Scene, Forgiveness Rock Record
    Bronze Leaf, Bread Crumbs
    Burnt Ones, Black Teeth and Golden Tongues
    Caitlin Canty, Neon Streets
    The Candle Thieves, Sunshine and Other Misfortunes
    ceo, White Magic
    The Chapin Sisters, Two
    Charlotte Gainsbourg, IRM
    Chatham County Line, Wildwood
    Chris Pureka, How I Learned To See In The Dark
    Citay, Dream Get Together
    Clare Burson, Silver and Ash
    Cloud Cult, Light Chasers
    Club 8, The People’s Record
    Colour Revolt, The Cradle
    Communist Daughter, Soundtrack to the End
    Cotton Jones, Tall Hours in the Glowstream
    Cowboy Junkies, Renmin Park
    Crocodiles, Sleep Forever
    Crooked Still, Some Strange Country
    Damien Jurado, Saint Bartlett
    Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse, Dark Night of the Soul
    Darker My Love, Alive As You Are
    Darren Hanlon, I Will Love You At All
    Dead Heart Bloom, Strange Waves
    The Dead Weather, Sea of Cowards
    Dean & Britta, 13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests
    Deer Tick, The Black Dirt Sessions
    Deerhunter, Halcyon Digest
    Delta Spirit, History from Below
    Disappears, Lux
    Dr. Dog, Shame, Shame
    Dreamend, So I Ate Myself, Bite By Bite
    The Drums, The Drums
    Dum Dum Girls, I Will Be & Blissed Out
    Dylan LeBlanc, Pauper’s Field
    Eagle*Seagull, The Year of the How-To Book
    Earl Greyhound, Suspicious Package
    Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Rush to Relax
    Eels, End Times (& Tomorrow Morning)
    Efterklang, Magic Chairs
    Electric President, The Violent Blue
    Elvis Costello, National Ransom
    Emily Jane White, Ode to Sentience
    Emma Pollock, The Law of Large Numbers
    Engineers, In Praise of More
    Erland and the Carnival, Erland and the Carnival
    Eternal Summers, Silver
    Eux Autres, Broken Bow
    Faded Paper Figures, New Medium
    Fanshaw, Dark Eyes
    Fences, Fences
    Film School, Fission
    Foals, Total Life Forever
    Fol Chen, Part II: The New December
    Forest City Lovers, Carriage
    Frankie Rose and the Outs, Frankie Rose and the Outs
    Free Energy, Stuck On Nothing
    Freelance Whales, Weathervanes
    The Fresh & Onlys, Play It Strange
    Frightened Rabbit, The Winter of Mixed Drinks
    The Gaslight Anthem, American Slang
    Gemma Ray, It’s a Shame About Gemma Ray
    Get Well Soon, Vexations
    Giant Sand, Blurry Blue Mountain
    Glasser, Ring
    Goldheart Assembly, Wolves and Thieves
    Good Old War, Good Old War
    Grass Widow, Past Time
    The Greenhornes, ****
    Gregory & The Hawk, Leche
    Grinderman, Grinderman 2
    Hacienda, Big Red & Barbacoa
    Harlem, Hippies
    Have Gun, Will Travel, Postcards From the Friendly City
    Hey Marseilles, To Travels and Trunks
    The High Dials, Anthems for Doomed Youth
    The High Violets, Cinéma
    The High Wire, The Sleep Tape
    His Name Is Alive, The Eclipse
    The Hold Steady, Heaven is Whenever
    Horse Feathers, Thistled Spring
    Houses, All Night
    Howe Gelb & A Band of Gypsies, Alegrias
    The Humms, Lemonland
    I Am Kloot, Sky at Night
    I Am Oak, On Claws
    The Insect Guide, Dark Days and Nights
    Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, Hawk
    J. Tillman, Singing Ax
    Jaill, That’s How We Burn
    Jay Bennett, Kicking At The Perfumed Air
    Jeff The Brotherhood, Heavy Days
    Jesse Malin and the St. Marks Social, Love It To Life
    Joanna Newsom, Have One On Me
    John Wesley Harding, Sings to a Small Guitar, Vols. 1 & 2
    Johnny Cash, American VI: Ain’t No Grave
    Jónsi, Go
    Josh Ritter, So Runs The World Away
    The Joy Formiddable, A Balloon Called Moaning
    Juliana Hatfield, Peace & Love
    Junip, Fields
    Justin Rutledge, The Early Widows
    Justin Townes Earle, Harlem River Blues
    KaiserCartel, Secret Transit
    Karen Elson, The Ghost Who Walks
    Kate Tucker, White Horses
    Kathryn Calder, Are You My Mother?
    Kathryn Williams, The Quickening
    Kris Drever, Mark the Hard Earth
    Kristin Hersh, Crooked & Speedbath demos
    Land of Talk, Cloak and Cipher
    Las Robertas, Cry Out Loud
    Laura Marling, I Speak Because I Can
    Laura Veirs, July Flame
    Laurie Anderson, Homeland
    LCD Soundsystem, This is Happening
    Les Savy Fav, Root for Ruin
    Liam the Younger, Revel Hidden Worlds
    Light Pollution, Apparitions
    The Like, Release Me
    Lloyd Cole, Broken Record
    LoneLady, Nerve Up
    Lost in the Trees, All Alone in an Empty House
    Lou Rhodes, One Good Thing
    Love Is All, Two Thousand and Ten Injuries
    The Love Language, Libraries
    Lovers, Dark Light
    Lower Dens, Twin-Hand Movement
    Male Bonding, Nothing Hurts
    Marble Sounds, Nice Is Good
    Marching Band, Pop Cycle
    Mark Erelli and Jeffrey Foucault, Seven Curses
    Marnie Stern, Marnie Stern
    Mary Gauthier, The Foundling
    Menomena, Mines
    Meursault, All Creatures Will Make Merry
    Mice Parade, What It Means To Be Left-Handed
    Midlake, The Courage of Others
    Miles Kurosky, The Desert of Shallow Effects
    Mimicking Birds, Mimicking Birds
    Mini Mansions, Mini Mansions
    The Moondoggies, Tidelands
    The Morning Benders, Big Echo
    Mountain Man, Made The Harbor
    Murder By Death, Good Morning, Magpie
    My Heart Belongs to Cecilia Winter, My Heart Belongs to Cecilia Winter
    The Mynabirds, What We Lose In The Fire We Gain In The Flood
    Nada Surf, If I Had A Hi-Fi
    Nathaniel Rateliff, In Memory of Loss
    The National, High Violet
    Neil Young, Le Noise
    Neverever, Angelic Swells
    The New Pornographers, Together
    Nice Face, Immer Etwas
    Night Driving in Small Towns, Serial Killer
    Nina Nastasia, Outlaster
    The Orchids, The Lost Star
    The Pack A.D., We Kill Computers
    Pantha du Prince, Black Noise
    Patrick Park, Come What Will
    Patty Griffin, Downtown Church
    Paul Weller, Wake Up The Nation
    Pearly Gate Music, Pearly Gate Music
    Peggy Sue, Fossils and Other Phantoms
    Pepper Rabbit, Beauregard
    Perfume Genius, Learning
    The Pernice Brothers, Goodbye, Killer
    Peter Case, Wig!
    Phantogram, Eyelid Movies
    Phosphorescent, Here’s To Taking It Easy
    Pieta Brown, One and All
    Plants and Animals, La La Land
    Po’ Girl, Follow Your Bliss
    Pomegranates, One of Us
    The Prids, Chronosynclastic
    Quasi, American Gong
    Race Horses, Goodbye Falkenberg
    The Radio Dept., Clinging to a Scheme
    Raised By Swans, No Ghostless Place
    Rasputina, Sister Kinderhook
    Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs, God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise
    Reading Rainbow, Prism Eyes
    Red Horse, Red Horse
    Richard Thompson, Dream Attic (including acoustic demos)
    RickoLus, Youngster
    Robert Plant, Band of Joy
    Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3, Propellor Time
    Rocky Votolato, True Devotion
    Roky Erickson with Okkervil River, True Love Cast Out All Evil
    Rose Elinor Dougall, Without Why
    Ryan Bingham, Junky Star
    S, I’m Not As Good At It As You
    Sad Day for Puppets, Pale Silver and Shiny Gold
    The Sadies, Darker Circles
    Sam Amidon, I See The Sign
    Samantha Crain, You (Understood)
    The School, Loveless Unbeliever
    School of Seven Bells, Disconnect from Desire
    Sea of Bees, Songs for the Ravens
    Seabear, We Built A Fire
    Secret Colours, Secret Colours
    The Secret History, The World That Never Was
    Serena Maneesh, No. 2: Abyss in B Minor
    Shannon Wright, Secret Blood
    Sharon Van Etten, Epic
    Shearwater, Golden Archipelago
    Shelby Lynne, Tears, Lies and Alibis
    Shugo Tokumaru, Port Entropy
    Sin Ropas, Holy Broken
    Sleepy Sun, Fever
    Sleigh Bells, Treats
    Slow Club, Yeah So
    Smoke Fairies, Through Low Light and Trees
    The Soft Pack, The Soft Pack
    Solas, The Turning Tide
    Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Let It Sway
    Sophie Hunger, 1983
    Sparrow and the Workshop, Crystals Fall
    Starflyer 59, The Changing of the Guard
    Stars, The Five Ghosts
    The Steeldrivers, Reckless
    Steve Mason, Boys Outside
    Steve Wynn, Northern Aggression
    Strand of Oaks, Pope Killdragon
    Sun Airway, Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier
    Sun Kil Moon, Admiral Fell Promises
    Superchunk, Majesty Shredding
    Surf City, Kudos
    Surfer Blood, Astro Coast
    Syd Matters, Brotherocean
    The Tallest Man on Earth, The Wild Hunt
    Tamaryn, The Waves
    Tame Impala, Innerspeaker
    Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, The Brutalist Bricks
    Teenage Fanclub, Shadows
    Tender Trap, Dansette Dansette
    Thea Gilmore, Murphy’s Heart
    Thee Oh Sees, Warm Slime
    The Thermals, Personal Life
    Thrushes, Night Falls
    Tijuana Panthers, Max Baker
    Titus Andronicus, The Monitor
    Tracey Thorn, Love and Its Opposite
    Trembling Blue Stars, Fast Trains and Telegraph Wires
    Tunng, And Then We Saw Land
    Unbunny, Moon Food
    The Unwinding Hours, The Unwinding Hours
    The Upsidedown, The Town With Bad Wiring
    The Vasco Era, Lucille
    The Vaselines, Sex with an X
    Venice is Sinking, Sand and Lines
    Viernes, Sinister Devices
    Villagers, Becoming a Jackal
    Voice of the Seven Thunders, Voice of the Seven Thunders
    The Walkmen, Lisbon
    Warpaint, The Fool
    Wavves, King of the Beach
    A Weather, Everyday Balloons
    Weekend, Sports
    White Fence, White Fence
    Wild Nothing, Gemini & Golden Haze EP
    The Wilderness of Manitoba, When You Left The Fire
    Wintersleep, New Inheritors
    Wolf Parade, Expo 86
    Wolf People, Tidings & Steeple
    Women, Public Strain
    Wooden Wand, Death Seat
    Woodpigeon, Die Stadt Muzikanten
    Woods, At Echo Lake
    Woom, Muu’s Way
    Working for a Nuclear Free City, Jojo Burger Tempest
    Wounded Lion, Wounded Lion
    Woven Hand, The Threshing Floor
    The Zephyrs, Fool of Regrets
    Zoey Van Goey, The Cage Was Unlocked All Along
    Zola Jesus, Stridulum II