2011: The Hard List, Albums
I was and wasn’t surprised with music that came out during 2011. As I get older, I notice my appetite for new music waning and I tend to stick to what’s tried and true in my canon. In a not-so-scientific way, I’ve tracked my music consumption throughout the years—2010 marked the peak and 2011 showed a strongly visible decline. Even with the albums I acquired this year, not many...
2011: The Hard List, Tracks
These are the best tracks I heard this year. It was a long list, but I had to narrow it to 25 to make it easier on me. 25 “Crystalline” Björk 24 “Eastern Green” Twin Sister I liked the sweet disco sound and tender-girl vocals of Twin Sister immediately, but my ears didn’t quite perk up until I heard the other vocalist, Eric Cordona, start singing. He definitely...
2011: Tracks on Repeat
These were the tracks I just had to wear out in 2011. Click on the song title to have a listen. “Streetz Tonight” AraabMuzik “Ciervos” Astro “Sweetie & Shag” Battles (feat. Kazu Makino) “Countdown” “End Of Time” Beyoncé “Till The World Ends” Britney Spears “Prove Me Wrong” Class Actress “Wrong...