This year, we’ve selected our Top 10 “Not Just British” albums of 2011 – a smattering of albums that made the most impact on us this year – regardless of locale. Is there some sort of scientific reasoning that went into how we determine all of this? The simple answer is NO. Sometimes it’s something as simple as a guitar riff, a chorus, or a catchy lyric – music doesn’t need to be complicated to make an emotional connection with you as a listener. Here’s what made an emotional connection with us this year.
Dec 23, 2011 | Categories: Top 10 Albums | Tags: 936 by Peaking Lights, Black Up by Shabazz Palaces, Burst Apart by Antlers, Ceremonials by Florence and the Machine, Civilian by Wye Oak, Conatus by Zola Jesus, Creatures of an Hour by Still Corners, Father, Headbangers in Ecstasy by Puro Instinct, Hearts by I Break Horses, Holy Ghost by Girls, Hurry Up, Kaputt by Destroyer, Let England Shake by PJ Harvey, Native Speaker by Braids, Sans Souci by Brontide, Skying by The Horrors, Smother by Wild Beasts, Son, Strange Mercy by St. Vincent, Wander by Balam Acab, We're Dreaming by M83, You Are All I See by Active Child, Yuck by Yuck | 1 Comment »