Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Glassnote Top 10 Favorite Albums of 2011!

It's that time again! As 2011 comes to a close, Glassnote reflects on our favorite artists/releases of the year. Check out our picks:

The Black Keys - El Camino
Taylor Swift - Speak Now (2010)
The Band Perry - The Band Perry (2010)
Childish Gambino "Heartbeat" Treasure Fingers remix
Azealia Banks
Drake - Take Care
Oberhofer "Gotta GO" 7inch single
Dawes - Nothing is Wrong
GIVERS "Ceiling of Plankton" on Radio1

Honorable mention: "Revenge" TV Show

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Adele- 21
Jay-Z & Kanye West - Watch the Throne
Black Keys - El Camino
Neon Indian - Era Extrana
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantacy
Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
Drake - Thank Me Later
Little Dragon - Ritual Union
The Rapture- In The Grace of Your Love

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
M83 - Hurry Up We’re Dreaming
Kurt Vile - A Smoke Ring For My Halo
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Future Islands - In Evening Air
Little Dragon - Ritual Union
Real Estate - Days
The Antlers - Burst Apart
Beirut - Rip Tide
The Radio Dept. - Clinging To A Scheme - (Came out last year, but was the soundtrack to every plane ride I took this year and I really fell in love with it this year)

Honorable Mentions:
Handsome Furs – Sound Kapital
Neon Indian – Era Extrana
Black Keys –El Camino
Kanye West and Jay-Z – Watch The Throne

Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Panda Bear - Tomboy
James Blake - James Blake
M83 - Hurry Up We're Dreaming
tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
Feist - Metals
Metronomy - The English Riviera
Beirut - The Rip Tide
The Beach Boys - SMiLE
The Antlers - Burst Apart

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
M83 -Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Little Dragon -Ritual Union
Neon Indian - Era Extrana
Hooray for Earth - True Loves
Beirut -The Flying Club Cup
Black Keys - El Camino
Mates of State - Mountaintops
Bon Iver -Bon Iver
Adele - 21

Kanye West & Jay Z - Watch The Throne
Black Keys - El Camino
Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
Wild Flag - Wild Flag
Friends - Friend Crush (single)
Nirvana - Live At The Paramount
J. Mascis - Several Shades of Why
GIVERS - In Light
Childish Gambino - Camp
Dum Dum Girls - He Gets Me High EP

Honorable mention: Wugazi - 13 Chambers

The Bloody Hollies – Yours Until The Bitter End
The Fling – When the Madhouses Appear
Seether - Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray
Anthrax - Worship Music
The Dear Hunter – The Color Spectrum
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Tapes N’ Tapes – Outside
Eulogies – Here Anonymous
Wilco – The Whole Love
Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See

Honorable Mention: The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow

Get Closer - Keith Urban
Speak Now - Taylor Swift
In Light - GIVERS
Camp - Childish Gambino
Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Kill Joys - My Chemical Romance
My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean
Doo-Wops & Hooligsns - Bruno Mars

The Kills - Blood Pressures
Hella - Tripper
St Vincent - Strange Mercy
Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Rome
Radiohead - The King of Limbs
Gypsyblood - Cold in the Guestway
Russian Circles - Empros
Jay-Z and Kanye West - Watch the Throne
Cage The Elephant - Thank You Happy Birthday
My Morning Jacket - Circuital

Honorable Mentions:
White Denim - D
ME & LP - Chez Raymond
Zechs Marquise - Getting Paid

21 - Adele
Watch The Throne - Jay Z & Kanye West
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - M83
Born This Way - Lady Gaga
In Light - GIVERS
The Rip Tide - Beirut
Days - Real Estate
Camp - Childish Gambino
Era Extrana - Neon Indian

Strange Mercy - St. vincent
Metals - Feist
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Watch the Throne - Jay Z & Kanye
King of Limbs - Radiohead
In Light - GIVERS
Hurry Up We're Dreaming - m83
The Whole Love - Wilco
Camp - Childish Gambino
The Rip Tide - Beirut

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