Best 20 Albums of 2011

OK. So it’s been a really long time since I’ve posted anything. Many reasons I suppose. Lack of motivation and inspiration probably being the main offenders. But as another year draws to a close the mandatory “best of” lists are abundant. So, on that note. Here is my top 20 albums of the year.

20. Gillian Welch – The Harrow & the Harvest

19. Metronomy – The English Riviera

18. Zola Jesus – Conatus 

17. SBTRKT – SBTRKT

16. Real Estate – Days

15. Kurt Vile – Smoke Rings for My Halo

14. James Blake – James Blake

13. Dirty Beaches – Badlands

12. Kendrick Lamar – Section.80

11. Ghostpoet – Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam

10. The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient

9. Little Dragon – Ritual Union

8. Bill Callahan – Apocalypse

7. Grouper – A I A: Dream Loss/Alien Observer

6. Drake – Take Care

5. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake

4. Peggy Sue – Acrobats

3. Bon Iver – Bon Iver

2. The Antlers – Burst Apart

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

1. St. Vincent – Strange Mercy

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