As 2011 continues to fly by, we thought it would be helpful to release our list of the best that this year has had to offer in terms of new music. Thus far, it’s been a year of breathtaking full-length debuts (see: James Blake, GIVERS, Hooray For Earth) and albums from some of our absolute favorite bands (see: Bright Eyes, Death Cab for Cutie, Radiohead, Fleet Foxes).
What does the second half of 2011 have in store for us? We shall see. In the meantime, here’s our picks for top albums of 2011 so far. Let us know what albums we missed in the comments or on Facebook.
14. Radiohead – The King of Limbs – Buy
13. Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes – Buy
12. Toro Y Moi – Underneath The Pine – Buy
11. GIVERS – In Light – Buy
9. Fucked Up – David Comes To Life – Buy
8. Adele – 21 – Buy
7. Cut Copy – Zonoscope – Buy
6. James Blake – James Blake – Buy
5. Hooray For Earth – True Loves – Buy
4. The Dodos – No Color – Buy
3. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues – Buy
1. The Antlers – Burst Apart – Buy
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