ECID's Top 10 Albums of 2011

Bang! So fans and friends are always asking me what kind of stuff I’m into. So I thought it would be cool to share some of my fav’s from this year. I think it’s been a pretty damn good year for music, despite what some might say. These days you just have to dig a little more.

Top 10 of 2011

10- Alexander of Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros “Alexander”

09- Serengeti “Family And Friends”

08- Little Dragon “Ritual Union”

07- Flash Bang Grenada “10 Haters”

06- Aloe Blacc “Good Things”

05- Charles Bradley “No Time For Dreaming”

04- Jay-Z and Kanye West “Watch The Throne”

03- Black Keys “El Camino”

02- The Kills “Blood Pressures”

01- Kanye West “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” (came out so late last year I’d still consider it 2011+it’s such a damn good hiphop album)

Very honorable mentions:

Son Lux “We Are Rising”

Natural Yogurt Band “Tuck In With…”

13 & God “Own Your Ghost”

Malachi “return to the ugly side”

Tune Yards “Whokill”

Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx  “We’re New Here”

Alias “Fever Dream”

Ras G “Down 2 Earth”

Albums my friends made that are really damn good:

Qwazaar and Batsauce “Bat Meets Blaine”

Awol One and Nathaniel Motte “The Child Star”

Void Pedal “Omni Colour”

Sadistik and Kristoff Krane+Graham O’Brien “Prey For Paralysis”

Biggest disappointment of the year:

Yelawolf “Radioactive”

Oh and some albums I liked but found myself sleeping on:

TV On the Radio “Nine Types Of Light”

Radiohead “King Of Limbs”

Bang!!!! Now share your fav’s of the year