My 10 Favourite LPs of 2011*
1. The Antlers - Burst Apart (my interview with them)
2. SBTRKT - Sbtrkt
3. Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
4. Bright Eyes - The People’s Key
5. When Saints Go Machine - Konkylie
6. Beirut - The Rip Tide
7. Lady Gaga - Born This Way (Sean This Way Edition)
8. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
9. Walls - Coracle
10. EMA - Past-Life Martyred Saints
Honourable mentions: Aidan Moffat & Bill Wells, Jeniferever, Oneohtrix Point Never, Metronomy, New Look, James Ferraro, Gang Gang Dance, Austra, Low, Mogwai, Cut Copy, Selebrities…
Listen: Songs of the Year Spotify Playlist.
The proper Drowned in Sound list will run as part of our 12 Days of DiSmas which begin on Monday December 5th.
* = I think. Subject to change/remembering something I’ve been obsessed with that I’ve forgotten/adding the caveat that this is all possibly down to the mood I was in when making the list/probably should include Tom Waits or Kate Bush but haven’t had chance to listen to them properly.