a playlist for 2011 by Andy Gronberg
Host of The Kitchen Sink and the CKXU Spotlight
CKXU 88.3 FM (Lethbridge)
2011 in Review
We've asked artists and programmers look back at the year in music and give their picks for the Best of 2011
The Best of 2011
Since I can never seem to narrow it down to just ten, this year it's a Top 30 Albums of 2011 list.
Any other pseudo-obsessive music geeks like me will want to check these albums out. I highly recommend all of them; 5 stars, 10 out of 10, all of that hooplah.
In no particular order...
- Tom Waits - Bad As Me
- Zola Jesus – Conatus
- Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune
- Machine Head – Unto The Locust
- Ben Harper – Give Till It’s Gone
- Elliott Brood – Days Into Years
- Red Snapper – Key
- Black Keys – El Camino
- Hey Rosetta – Seeds
- My Morning Jacket – Circuital
- Backburner – Heatwave
- M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
- Barn Burner – Bangers II: Scum Of The Earth
- Mastadon – The Hunter
- Rise Against – Endgame
- Elbow – Build A Rocket Boys!
- Dodos – No Color
- Raphael Saadiq – Stone Rollin’
- Joy Formidable – The Big Roar
- Austra – Feel It Break
- Matthew Good – Lights Of Endangered Species
- Nero – Welcome Reality
- Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’Original Score/Soundtrack
- Planet Smashers – Descent Into The Valley Of...
- SaintSeneca – Last
- Buck 65 - 20 Odd Years
- Ancient Astronauts – Into Bass And Time
- Federico Aubele – Berlin 13
- Longwalkshortdock – Bigger Fish Frying
- Toolshed -The Lost