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Favorite songs of 2011

December 12, 2011

Here are my top 50 songs of 2011. (limit 1 per artist)

#1 “Touch” – Holy Other

#2 “Street Joy” – White Denim

#3 “Helplessness Blues” – Fleet Foxes

#4 “Out Getting Ribs” – King Krule (recorded as ‘Zoo Kid’)

#5 “Replica” – Oneohtrix Point Never

#6 “N***as in Paris” – Jay-Z & Kanye West

#7 “Tiger Eyes (Laid Back)” – Peaking Lights

#8 “Take 1” – Main Attrakionz & A$AP Rocky (also featured on A$AP Rocky’s mixtape as “Leaf” prod. by Clams Casino)

#9 “Video Games” – Lana Del Rey

#10 “Amor Fati” – Washed Out

#11 “Peso” – A$AP Rocky

#12 “House of Balloons/Glass Table Girls” – The Weeknd

#13 “Yonkers” – Tyler, The Creator

#14 “Vomit” – Girls

#15 “Underground Stream” – Araabmuzik

#16-50 in alphabetical order:

“Playing House” – Active Child

“Out In The Way” – Beach Fossils (feat. Jack Tatum of Wild Nothing)

“Time Travel” – Blouse

“Beth/Rest” – Bon Iver

“Street Halo” – Burial

“Old Friend” – Caveman

“Numb” – Clams Casino

“Brokendate” – Com Truise

“Shake The Shackles” – Crystal Stilts

“Alisa” – Cut Copy

“Kaputt” – Destroyer

“Take Care” – Drake

“Too Much MIDI (Please Forgive Me)” – Ford & Lopatin

“MindKilla” – Gang Gang Dance

“Alien Observer” – Grouper

“Decisions (Orchestral Version)” – How To Dress Well

“To Care (Like You)” – James Blake

“Believer” – John Maus

“Scissors” – Kuedo

“Jesus Fever” – Kurt Vile

“Dark Allies” – Light Asylum (*digital release in 2010)

“Space Is Only Noise If You Can See” – Nicolas Jaar

“Last Night At The Jetty” – Panda Bear

“Real Is A Feeling” – Pictureplane

“Belispeak” – Purity Ring

“Wonder Years” – Real Estate

“Pharaohs” – SBTRKT

“Swerve… the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)” – Shabazz Palaces

“Weekend” – Smith Westerns

“Punch Drunk Love” – Teams Vs. Star Slinger

“Marathon” – Tennis (*EP/Single released in 2010)

“Bizness” – tUnE-yArDs

“I Am With You” – Ty Segall

“Georgia” – Yuck

“Natalia’s Song” – Zomby

Any songs you think I left off here? Post them in them below.

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