So I’d thought I’d start with my list of albums of 2011, since that’s less likely to change than the list of singles/eps.

1. Christmas – s/t CMRTYZ / Highfives & Handshakes
2. Sea Lions – Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sea Lions But Were Afraid to Ask Slumberland
3. Girls Names – Dead to Me Tough Love/Slumberland
4. Amor de Días – Street of the Love of Days Merge
5. Manic Attracts – Eyes Wide Open Dead Beat
6. Veronica Falls – s/t Slumberland/Bella Union
7. Bad Sports – Kings of the Weekend Dirtnap
8. Peach Kelli Pop – s/t Going Gaga
9. TRMRS – Sea Things Dead Beat
10. Paul Messis – The Problem With Me 13 O’Clock
11. Comet Gain – Howl of the Lonely Crowd Fortuna Pop
12. VA – Under the Covers Vol. 2 Volar
13. Wax Idols – No Future Hozac
14. Dum Dum Girls – Only In Dreams Sub Pop
15. Crystal Stilts – In Love With Oblivion Slumberland
16. The Wrong Words – s/t Trouble In Mind
17. Coasting – You’re Never Going Back M’Lady’s
18. The Offhooks – Outside Looking In State
19. Bare Wires – Cheap Perfume Southpaw
20. German Measles – A German Joke Is No Laughing Matter Krazy Punx

 

Best Swedish albums:
Testbild! – Barrikad Kalligrammofon
Top Sound – s/t Ça Ira

Best reissues:
The Roosters – All of Our Days Break-a-Way
The Poets – Wooden Spoon: The Singles Anthology 1964-1967 Grapefruit
V/A – Chicas! Spanish Female Singers 1962-1974 Vampisoul
Oscar & the Majestics – No Chance Baby! Sundazed

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December 1, 2011

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