2011 Music Journal

The Best of 2011:
1. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues A
2. MuteMath – Odd Soul A
3. Burlap to Cashmere – Burlap to Cashmere A-
4. DeVotchKa – 100 Lovers A-
5. The Civil Wars – Barton Hollow A-
6. Blindside – With Shivering Hearts We Wait A-
7. Katie Herzig – The Waking Sleep A-
8. Kathryn Calder – Bright and Vivid A-
9. Jeremy Larson – They Reappear A-
10. Elbow – Build a Rocket Boys! B+

Honorable Mention:
11. Gungor – Ghosts Upon the Earth B+
12. Gotye – Making Mirrors B+
13. The Decemberists – The King Is Dead B+
14. Jonas Bjerre – Songs and Music from the Movie Skyscraper B+
15. Kimbra – Vows B+
16. The Echoing Green – In Scarlet and Vile B+
17. Cool Hand Luke – Of Man B
18. Falling Up – Your Sparkling Death Cometh B
19. Bon Iver – Bon Iver, Bon Iver B
20. Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto B

Honorable Mention:
Florence + The Machine – Ceremonials B
Umphrey’s McGee – Death By Stereo B
R.E.M. – Collapse into Now B
Death Cab For Cutie – Codes and Keys B
Over the Rhine – The Long Surrender B
Iron & Wine – Kiss Each Other Clean B
Dia Frampton – Red B
Eleanor Friedberger – Last Summer B
M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming B
TV on the Radio – Nine Types of Light B

The Rest:
Owl City – All Things Bright and Beautiful B-
Lights – Siberia B-
Weird Al Yankovic – Alpocalypse 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+
Wilco – The Whole Love C+
Ollabelle – Neon Blue Bird C+
Eisley – The Valley C+
Switchfoot – Vice Verses 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

Last Update: 1/25/16

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