2011 Music Journal

The Best of 2011:
1. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues A
2. Kathryn Calder – Bright and Vivid A
3. MuteMath – Odd Soul A-
4. Blindside – With Shivering Hearts We Wait A-
5. The Civil Wars – Barton Hollow A-
6. Burlap to Cashmere – Burlap to Cashmere A-
7. Katie Herzig – The Waking Sleep A-
8. Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto B+
9. Gotye – Making Mirrors B+
10. Elbow – Build a Rocket Boys! B+

Honorable Mention:
11. Falling Up – Your Sparkling Death Cometh B
12. Gungor – Ghosts Upon the Earth B+
13. DeVotchKa – 100 Lovers B+
14. The Decemberists – The King Is Dead B+
15. Jeremy Larson – They Reappear B+
16. Jonas Bjerre – Songs and Music from the Movie Skyscraper B+
17. Kimbra – Vows B+
18. R.E.M. – Collapse into Now B+
19. Florence + The Machine – Ceremonials B+
20. Bon Iver – Bon Iver, Bon Iver B+

The Rest:
The Echoing Green – In Scarlet and Vile B+
Dia Frampton – Red B+
Cool Hand Luke – Of Man B
Umphrey’s McGee – Death By Stereo B
Death Cab For Cutie – Codes and Keys B
Over the Rhine – The Long Surrender B
Iron & Wine – Kiss Each Other Clean B
Eleanor Friedberger – Last Summer B
M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming B
TV on the Radio – Nine Types of Light B
Owl City – All Things Bright and Beautiful B-
Lights – Siberia B-
Weird Al Yankovic – Alpocalypse B-
Switchfoot – Vice Verses B-
Meg & Dia – Cocoon B-
My Brightest Diamond – All Things Will Unwind B-
Relient K – Is For Karaoke B-
Björk – Biophilia B-
Kina Grannis – Stairwells B-
Iona – Another Realm C+
Deas Vail – Deas Vail C+
Eisley – The Valley C+
Wilco – The Whole Love C+
Ollabelle – Neon Blue Bird C+
Thrice – Major/Minor C+
Radiohead – The King of Limbs C+
My Morning Jacket – Circuital C+
Bison – Quill C+
Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes C+
Various Artists – Seven Swans Reimagined C+
Rachael Lampa – All We Need C+
Steven Curtis Chapman – Re:Creation C
St. Vincent – Strange Mercy C
Evanescence – Evanescence C
Feist – Metals C
Kye Kye – Young Love C
Wild Flag – Wild Flag C
Peter Bradley Adams – Between Us C
Joseph Arthur – The Graduation Ceremony C
Joe Henry – Reverie C
Leeland – The Great Awakening C
Sara Groves – Invisible Empires C

Dishonorable Mention:
Dream Theater – A Dramatic Turn of Events C-
Incubus – If Not Now, When? C-
Newsboys – God’s Not Dead C-
Drive-By Truckers – Go-Go Boots D+
Rebecca St. James – I Will Praise You D

Compilations/EPs/Singles/Re-releases:
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – January EP A+
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – February EP A+
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – July EP A
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – June EP A-
The Hawk in Paris – His + Hers EP B+
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – May EP B+
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – September EP B+
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – March EP B+
R.E.M. – Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage 1982–2011 B+
David Crowder Band – Oh For Joy B+
Broken Bells – Meyrin Fields EP B
Jars of Clay – Reinvent, Remember, Replay EP B
Kat Maslich-Bode – The Road of 6 B-
After Edmund – Times Have Changed EP B-
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – August EP B-
Sleeping at Last – Yearbook – April EP C+
Anberlin – Live at the House of Blues Anaheim C
Justis Kao – It Happens When Side A C

Digesting:
Ed Sheeran – +
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Lisa Hannigan – Passenger
Shaun Groves – Third World Symphony
Tennis – Cape Dory
Wye Oak – Civilian

Last Update: 2/11/19

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