Monday, December 26, 2011

Albums of the Year: Honorable mentions

In classic fashion, I've waited till the absolute last minute for my year end lists. Today I present this years honorable mentions, while my top 20 albums will be revealed over the next two days. The albums mentioned generally fall into two strains: albums with fantastic singles that didn't come together as well in their full form, and albums that I felt the need to recommend but didn't quite make the top 20 cut. They are presented in alphabetical order based on artist.

Active Child – You Are All I See
Hanging On - Active Child

Bon Iver – Bon Iver
Holocene - Bon Iver

The Caution Children - Unknown Lands

Craft Spells – Idle Labor
Beauty Above All - Craft Spells

Cults – Cults

Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr – It’s a Corporate World
Skeletons - Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr 

The Dodos – No Color
Going Under - The Dodos

Fucked Up – David Comes to Life
The Other Shoe - Fucked Up

Hooray for Earth – True Loves
True Loves - Hooray For Earth

Jane Jane Pollock – Jane Jane Pollock

M83 – Hurry up, We’re Dreaming

Oh no! Yoko – Pau Pau

Opiate Eyes – Opiate Eyes

Pepepiano – Pepepiano

Radiohead – King of the  Limbs
Lotus Flower (music video)

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