Favies 2011

hello everybody. to start my new blog i tell you my favourites of 2011. it was, once again, a big year for us lovers of new mixtures of pop styles, of fresh sounds and experiments inside and around of pop music structures. and most important: still catchy it must be!

so these are phil’s favies of 2011:

favies 2011: the lps

20 say hi – um, uh oh
19 ssion – bent
18 memphis – here comes a city
17 stephin merritt – obscurities
16 kate bush – director’s cut (collector’s edition)
15 the weeknd – thursday
14 wild beasts – smother
13 junior boys – it’s all true
12 tinariwen – tasssili
11 young galaxy – shapeshifting
10 peter licht – das ende der beschwerde
09 frank ocean – nostalgia, ultra
08 stephen malkmus and the jicks – mirror traffic
07 fool’s gold – leave no trace
06 childish gambino – camp
05 mathias eick – skala
04 j. mascis – several shades of why
03 ford & lopatin – channel pressure
02 pj harvey – let england shake
01 pictureplane – thee physical

 

favies 2011: the eps

05 myrryrs – feel  u
04 selva obscura – as-is-was
03 wise blood – these wings
02 dark sister – hag swag
01 holy other – with u

 

favies 2011: the tracks

20 toddla t – cherry picking (ft. roisin murphy)
19 the very best – yalira (douster remix)
18 miguel – Sure Thing (Physical Therapy Bootleg)
17 the weeknd – initiation
16 †‡† – ghetto ass witch (feat. gvcci-hvcci)
15 purity ring – ungirthed
14 i break horses – load your eyes (star slinger remix)
13 florence & the machine – shake it out (the weeknd remix)
12 madi diaz – trust fall (down we go remix by jensen sportag)
11 four tet – locked
10 survive – cube
09 holy other – know where
08 lady gaga – monster (indigo buntings panoramic juke bootleg)
07 hyetal – phoenix
06 how to dress well – ready for the world (xxxy re-edit)
05 gil sccott-heron and jamie xx – ny is killing me
04 lil wayne – green & yellow
03 ryan trecartin – katy (pictureplanes push the button remix)
02 pictureplane – post physical
01 d’Eon – transparency