I cannot stop myself. I MUST build these lists. Call it habit, call it time wasted, call it closure. Whatever it is, it’s fun. I use these lists like a photograph taken to remind me of what once was and what I can no longer recall.
6. The Vaccines – What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?
5. Beirut – The Rip Tide
4. The Strokes – Angles
3. Grouplove – Never Trust A Happy Song
2. The Black Keys – El Camino
1. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
Real Estate – Days
M83 – Hurry Up We’re Dreaming
Youth Lagoon – The Year of Hibernation
The Decemberists – The King Is Dead
Bonus bests of 2011:
The David Mayfield Parade opening for The Avett Brothers on 11/18 at the Riverside in Milwaukee.
Modern Family & Win Win & Rango & The Tree of Life’s universe sequence…