Tuesday, November 29, 2011

We need to talk about '11: Other people's picks

A gathering of some of the best-ofs, worst-ofs and show-offs of 2011. This list will expand and grow as more are published.

Last updated: 01-01-12

Lest we forget: 2010 2009 2008

The AV Club's best music:
5. Wilco - The Whole Love
4. Low - C'mon
3. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
2. Fucked Up - David Comes To Life
1. Wye Oak - Civilian

MTV's Bigger Than The Sound best albums:
5. The Horrors - Skying
4. Fucked Up - David Comes To Life
3. Drake - Take Care
2. Adele - 21
1. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Dan Bodah's best music experience:
Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest

Dan Bodah's worst music experience:
Being forced to admit to myself I like Air Supply

Death And Taxes' top songs :
5. Jay-Z/Kanye West - Niggas in Paris
4. Cults - Abducted
3. M83 - Midnight City
2. Real Estate - It's Real
1. Bon Iver - Holocene

Kitty Empire's Turkey of the year:
Viva Brother - Famous First Words

Gorilla vs Bear best songs of 2011:
5. Shabazz Palaces – Are you… Can you… Were you? (Felt)
4. Peaking Lights – All The Sun That Shines
3. Lana Del Rey – Video Games
2. White Denim – Street Joy
1. Panda Bear – Alsatian Darn

Ben Howard's track of the year:
James Blake - The Wilhelm Scream

Gareth Los Campesinos' records of the year include:
How To Dress Well - Just Once EP
Prurient - Bermuda Drain
The Weekend - House Of Balloons

Cher Lloyd's favourite track:
Professor Green - Read All About It

ifblog's albums of the year:
5. Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes
4. Elbow - Build a Rocket Boys!
3. Einar Stray - Chiaroscuro
2. Emmy the Great - Virtue
1. Patrick Wolf - Lupercalia

Jfa010's best tracks mix YouTube channel includes:
Basslovers United - Forever Is Over;
Arty- Around The World;
The Storm - Lost In The Fire

Juno Award for new group of the year:
Said The Whale

Erika Meyer's favourite find of 2011:
Jan Terri

Music For Kids Who Cant Read Good's best videos:
5. Battles - My Machines
4. Young Galaxy - Blown Minded
3. Is Tropical - The Greeks
2. Battles - Ice Cream
1. Manchester Orchestra - Simple Math

The New Yorker's best classical recording includes:
Berlioz, “Nuits d’été,” Handel arias; Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque (PBP)

Paste Magazine's Best Albums:
5. Middle Brother – Middle Brother
4. tUnE-yArDs – w h o k i l l
3. My Morning Jacket – Circuital
2. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
1. Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Neil Pickering's album of the year:
Bon Iver - Bon Iver

Popjustice Readers' singles of the year:
5. Marina & The Diamonds - Radioactive
4. Nicola Roberts - Beat Of My Drum
3. Lady Gaga - The Edge Of Glory
2. Will Young - Jealousy
1. Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris - We Found Love

Popjustice Readers' new act most likely to save pop (not that it needs saving) in 2012:
Little Mix

Popjustice Readers' act with the most annoying fanbase:
Justin Bieber

Sideline readers' band of the year:
VNV Nation

Sideline readers' best print magazine:

Speakers In Code's best songs:
5. Cults - You Know What I Mean
4. Smith Westerns - The End Of The Night
3. Wilco - One Sunday Morning
2. Ryan Adams - Dirty Rain
1. Bon Iver - Holocence

Sweeping The Nation's albums of the year:
5 David Thomas Broughton - Outbreeding
4 Wild Beasts - Smother
3 Los Campesinos! - Hello Sadness
2 Johnny Foreigner - Johnny Foreigner vs Everything
1 PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

Erik Thompson's five most overrated artists:
5. EMA
4. Dawes
3. Adele
2. Odd Future
1. Foster The People

Tinie Tempah's favourite song:
Adele - Rolling In The Deep

Everett True's 20 favourite songs of 2011 includes:
No Mas Bodas - Flesh
Hive Dwellers - Get In
Tunabunny - Song For My Solar Sister

Sweeping The Nation's UK music blogger poll:
5. Radiohead- The King Of Limbs
4. Wild Beasts - Smother
3. tUnE-yArDs – w h o k i l l
2. Bon Iver- Bon Iver
1. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

Woodhands' best shizz of 2011 includes:
Kid Koala - Remembrance
Junior Boys – A Truly Happy Ending
Timber Timbre – Bad Ritual
Rich Aucoin – It
Purity Ring - Ungirthed
Grimes - Vanessa

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