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DrBeeper Faves of 2011

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2011 DrB compilations

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Albums
Singles and EP’s
remixes, reissues, compilations, compendiums and continuous mixes
Live recordings
Too late for review



Album releases


01 Black Keys – El Camino
02 Middle Brother – Middle Brother
03 PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
04 Royal Bangs – Flux Outside
05 Tom Waits – Bad As Me
06 Capsula – In The Land of Silver Souls
07 St. Vincent – Strange Mercy
08 Fucked Up – David Comes to Life
09 Ha Ha Tonka – Death Of A Decade
10 Smith Westerns – Dye It Blonde

11 Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo
12 Black Whales – Shangri-La Indeed
13 New Ruins – This Life Is Not Ours To Keep
14 Black Lips – Arabia Mountain
15 Adele – 21
16 Yuck – Yuck
17 Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears – Scandalous
18 Wild Flag – Wild Flag
19 Left Lane Cruiser – Junkyard Speed Ball
20 The Decemberists – The King Is Dead
21 The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient
22 Abigail Washburn – City of Refuge
23 Cults – Cults
24 Library Voices – Summer Of Lust
25 Wooden Shjips – West

26 Eleanor Friedberger – Last Summer
27 King Post Kitsch – The Party’s Over
28 M185 – Let The Light In
29 Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost
30 The Black Rabbits – Hypno Switch
31 Low Cut Connie – Get Out the Lotion
32 Beastie Boys – Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
33 Destroyer – Kaputt
34 Guadalupe Plata – Guadalupe Plata
35 Japanther – Beets, Limes and Rice
36 Lê Almeida – Mono Maçã
37 Ducktails – Arcade Dynamics
38 The Gheto Ways – I Always Wanted You
39 Mazes – A Thousand Heys
40 Raphael Saadiq – Stone Rollin’
41 Tim Cohen’s Magic Trick – Tim Cohen’s Magic Trick
42 TV On The Radio – Nine Types Of Light
43 The Twilight Singers – Dynamite Steps
44 Jacuzzi Boys – Glazin
45 The Ettes – Wicked Will
46 Moon Duo – Mazes
47 Pack A.D. – Unpersons
48 Psychic Babble – My Brothers Ears My Sisters Eyes
49 Brian Eno – Drums Between The Bells
50 The Joy Formidable – The Big Roar

51 – 75
Blood Orange – Coastal Grooves
Caretaker, the – An Empty Bliss Beyond This World
Centro-matic – Candidate Waltz
Charles Bradley – No Time For Dreaming
Dawes – Nothing Is Wrong
Ezra Furman and The Harpoons – Mysterious Power
Ty Segall – Goodbye Bread
Meat Puppets – Lollipop
Radio Moscow – The Great Escape Of Leslie Magnafuzz
Robert Pollard – Lord of the Birdcage
Tweeds, the – Goliath
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Soul Time!
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Thee Oh Sees – Carrion Crawler/The Dream
Wheeler Brothers – Portraits
Holly Golightly and The Brokeoffs – No Help Coming
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – Unentitled
Thievery Corporation – Culture of Fear
Woods – Sun & Shade
Fungi Girls – Some Easy Magic
Russian Circles – Empros
Yellowbirds – The Color
Jessica Lea Mayfield – Tell Me
Fight, the – New Young Electric
Jonny Corndawg – Down On the Bikini Line

76 – 100
Les Jupes – Modern Myths
Black Pistol Fire – Black Pistol Fire
Cloud Nothings – Cloud Nothings
Motel Beds – Sunfried Dreams
Toro Y Moi – Underneath The Pine
John Zorn – The Dreamers Christmas
Sisters Of Your Sunshine Vapor – Spectra Spirit
Magazine – No Thyself
Coathangers, the – Larceny & Old Lace
Crooked Fingers – Breaks In The Armor
Shapes Have Fangs – Dinner in the Dark
Tune-Yards – Whokill
Tennis – Cape Dory
Roots, the – undun
Dodos, the – No Color
Cage the Elephant – Thank You, Happy Birthday
Baseball Project – Volume 2- High and Inside
Cave Singers, the – No Witch
Big Pauper – Beyond My Means
Deer Tick – Divine Providence
O’Death – Outside
Dead Trees, the – Whatwave
Go! Team, the – Rolling Blackouts
Kelley Stoltz – To Dreamers
Girls Names – Dead To Me

101 – 137
Loves, the – …Love You
Gauntlet Hair – Gauntlet Hair
EMA – Past Life Martyred Saints
Fountains of Wayne – Sky Full of Holes
Man Man – Life Fantastic
Mickey – Rock N’ Roll Dreamer
Mind Spiders, the – The Mind Spiders
Mucho – Mucho
Panda Bear – Tomboy
Skull Defekts, the – Peer Amid
Sloan – The Double Cross
Thurston Moore – Demolished Thoughts
White Denim – D
Wye Oak – Civilian
Babies, the – The Babies
Black Box Revelation, the – My Perception
Boston Spaceships – Let It Beard
Crystal Stilts – In Love With Oblivion
David Lynch – Crazy Clown Time
Dog Day – Deformer
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Ganglians – Still Living
Hunx and His Punx – Too Young to Be in Love
I’m from Barcelona – Forever Today
Kills, the – Blood Pressures
King Louie’s Missing Monuments – Painted White
Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
Nick Lowe – The Old Magic
Purling Hiss – Dizzy Polizzy CS
Rangers – Pan Am Stories
Sic Alps – Napa Asylum
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Mirror Traffic
Thee Oh Sees – Castlemania
They Might Be Giants – Join Us
Those Darlins – Screws Get Loose
Two Koreas, the – Science Island
Dirtbombs, the – Party Store

138-231
Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
Atlas Sound – Parallax
Awkward I – Everything On Wheels
Bart And Friends – Stories With The Endings Changed
Battles – Gloss Drop
Beady Eye – Different Gear Still Speeding
Black Belles, the – The Black Belles
Blitzen Trapper – American Goldwing
Blouse – Blouse
Buffalo Tom – Skins
Cashier No. 9 – To The Death Of Fun
Cass McCombs – Humor Risk
Country Mice – Twister
Das Pop – The Game
Das Racist – Relax
David Kilgour And The Heavy Eights – Left By Soft
Deerhoof – Deerhoof -vs- Evil
Demon Beat, the – 1956
Demos, the – Lovely
Diane Birch (With The Phenomenal Handclap Band) – The Velveteen Age
Disappears – Guider
Donkeys, the – Born With Stripes
Drive-By Truckers – Go-Go Boots
Drums, the – Portamento
Dum Dum Girls – Only in Dreams
Feelies, the – Here Before
Felice Brothers, the – Celebration, Florida
Fennesz & Ryuichi Sakamoto – Flumina
Frankie & The Heartstrings – Hunger
Fruit Bats – Tripper
Gold-Bears – Are You Falling In Love
Grates, the – Secret Rituals
Gregg Allman – Low Country Blues
Guy Clark – Songs & Stories
Handsome Furs – Sound Kapital
Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost!
Houdini Dax – You Belong To Dax Darling
Human Eye – They Came From The Sky
Jezabels, the – Prisoner
Jim White – Sounds of the Americans
Joan as Police Woman – The Deep Field
Joseph Arthur – The Graduation Ceremony
Kakkmaddafakka – Hest
Keren Ann – 101
Kickdrums, the – Meet Your Ghosts
Kid Loco – Confession of a Belladonna Eater
Kids On A Crime Spree – We Love You So Bad
Lollipops, the – Hold!
Low Anthem, the – Smart Flesh
Micachu & The Shapes – Chopped & Screwed
Migs, the – Everybody’s Lurkin’ for the Weekend
Morning Teleportation – Expanding Anyway
Neil Young – A Treasure
Neon Indian – Era Extra¤a
New York Dolls – Dancing Backward In High Heels
Nick Diamonds – I Am An Attic
Nicole Atkins – Mondo Amore
Noel Gallagher – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
North Mississippi Allstars – Keys To The Kingdom
Obits – Moody, Standard, and Poor
Paul Simon – So Beautiful or So What
Peter Gabriel – New Blood
Primus – Green Naugahyde
Psychedelic Horseshit – Laced
Raveonettes, the – Raven in the Grave
Richard Buckner – Our Blood
Ringo Deathstarr – Colour Trip
Robert Pollard – Space City Kicks
Rural Alberta Advantage, the – Departing
Scott H. Biram – Bad Ingredients
Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers – Teenage And Torture
Shlohmo – Bad Vibes
Six Organs of Admittance – Asleep On The Floodplain
Skint And Demoralised – This Sporting Life
Sondre Lerche – Sondre Lerche
Sonic Youth – Simon Werner a Disparu
Sonny and the Sunsets – Hit After Hit
Spazzys – Dumb Is Forever
Spectrals – Bad Penny
SSION – BENT
Submarines, the – Love Notes_Letter Bombs
Teens – Teens
Times New Viking – Dancer Equired
Title Tracks – In Blank
Total Slacker – Trashin’
Twerps – Twerps
Vaccines, the – What Did You Expect From the Vaccines
Widowspeak – Widowspeak
Wooden Birds, the – Two Matchsticks
Work Drugs – Summer Blood
Wussy – Funeral Dress II
Xray Eyeballs – Not Nothing
Yawn – Open Season
Young, the – Voyagers of Legend

232-396
…And So I Watch you from Afar – Gangs
100 Monkeys – Liquid Zoo
Alps, the – Easy Action
Amon Tobin – ISAM
Amsterdams, the – Electromagnetica
An Horse – Walls
Andrew Bird – Norman OST
Answering Machine, the – Lifeline
Apex Manor – The Year of Magical Drinking
Aquabats, the – Hi-Five Soup!
Arctic Monkeys – Suck It And See
Army Navy – The Last Place
Art Brut – Brilliant! Tragic!
Asobi Seksu – Fluorescence
Austra – Feel It Break
Ball Park Music – Happiness And Surrounding Suburbs
Ben Lee – Deeper Into Dream
Bill Callahan – Apocalypse
Black Eagle Child – Lobelia
Black Swans, the – Don’t Blame the Stars
Black Tusk – Set The Dial
Boat – Dress like Your Idols
Boris – Attention Please
Boy – Mutual Friends
Buffalo Moon – Selva Surreal
Butter – Removable Beast
Calexico – The Guard OST
Cars, the – Move Like This
Caseworker, (the] – Letters From The Coast
Civil Wars, the – Barton Hollow
Crystal Swells – Goethe Head Soup
Cut Copy – Zonoscope
Cute Lepers, the – Adventure Time
Damon & Naomi – False Beats and True Hearts
Danielson – Best of Gloucester County
David Bazan – Strange Negotiations
David Lowery – The Palace Guards
dEUS – Keep You Close
Devotchka – 100 Lovers
Dirty Karma – Four Elephants
Edie Brickell – Edie Brickell
El Columpio Asesino – Diamantes
Elbow – Build A Rocket Boys!
Elected, the – Bury Me In My Ring
Eric Fuentes – Eric Fuentes & el Mal
Erland and The Carnival – Nightingale
Explosions In The Sky – Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
Fair Ohs – Everything is Dancing
Fall, the – Ersatz G.B
Favourite Sons – The Great Deal Of Love
Features, the – Wilderness
Feist – Metals
Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
Florence + The Machine – Ceremonials
Fredrik – Flora
Friendly Fires – Pala
Fujiya and Miyagi – Ventriloquizzing
Funeral Party – The Golden Age of Knowhere
Generationals – Actor-Caster
Gift, the – Explode
Gillian Welch – The Harrow & The Harvest
Girl in a Coma – Exits & All the Rest
Goodnight Circus – Sweet Lime Scribbles
Grooms – Prom
Grouper – AIA
Head and the Heart, the – The Head and the Heart
High Llamas, the – Talahomi Way
Horse Thieves, the – Outlaw Ballads
I Was Totally Destroying It – Preludes
J Mascis – Several Shades Of Why
Jared Mees And The Grown Children – Only Good Thoughts Can Stay
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Here We Rest
Jayhawks, the – Mockingbird Time
JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound – Want More
Jeff The Brotherhood – We Are The Champions
Jesse Sykes And The Sweet Hereafter – Marble Son
Johnny Foreigner – Johnny Foreigner vs Everything
Josele Santiago – Lecciones de V‚rtigo
Juliana Hatfield – There’s Always Another Girl
Kaiser Chiefs – The Future Is Medieval
Kasabian – Velociraptor!
Kevin Devine – Nevermind
Keys, the – Bitten by Wolves
Koria Kitten Riot – The Lows And The Highs
Ladybug Transistor, the – Clutching Stems
Lamb – 5 (Special Edition)
Las Kellies – Kellies
Laura Stevenson and the Cans – Sit Resist
Lonely Forest, the – Arrows
Loney Dear – Hall Music
Loose Salute, the – Getting Over Being Under
M83 – Hurry Up We’re Dreaming
Mason Brothers – Ghost Season
Mates Of State – Mountaintops
Matthew Sweet – Modern Art
Memory Tapes – Player Piano
MEN – Talk About Body
Miles Kane – Colour Of The Trap
Milk Maid – Yucca
MillionYoung – Replicants
Minks – By the Hedge
Mister Heavenly – Out Of Love
Monotonix – Not Yet
Moriarty – The Missing Room
Mr. Gnome – Madness In Miniature
Muscovy – Long Division
Nocturnes, the – Aokigahara
Notes, the – Wishing Well
Oh Mercy – Great Barrier Grief
OK Sweetheart – Home
Old Calf – Borrow a Horse
Omar Souleyman – High School Graffiti
Peaking Lights – 936
People’s Temple, the – Sons of Stone
Pepper Rabbit – Red Velvet Snow Ball
Pete & The Pirates – One Thousand Pictures
Philosophonic – Flourish
Phoenix Foundation, the – Buffalo
Portugal, the Man – In the Mountain In the Clouds
Prefuse 73 – The Only She Chapters
Psychic Paramount, the – II
R.E.M – Collapse Into Now
Radiohead – The King Of Limbs
Razika – Program 91
Real Estate – Days
Red Hot Chili Peppers – I’m With You
Religious Knives – Smokescreen
Russian Red – Fuerteventura
Ryan Adams – Ashes and Fire
Sand Band, the – All Through The Night
Say Hi – Um, Uh Oh
Secret Cities – Strange Hearts
Seedy Seeds, the – Verb Noun
She & Him – A Very She & Him Christmas
She Keeps Bees – Dig On
Shonen Knife – Osaka Ramones
Sounds, the – Something To Die For
Spotlight Kid – Disaster Tourist
Stereo MC’s – Emperor’s Nightingale
Stevie Jackson – (I Can’t Get No) Stevie Jackson
Strange Boys, the – Live Music
Streets, the – Computers And Blues
Strokes, the – Angles
Summer Camp – Welcome To Condale
SuperHeavy – SuperHeavy
Tapes ‘n Tapes – Outside
Tokyo Police Club – 10×10x10
Those Dancing Days – Daydreams & Nightmares
Twin Brother – Best Frenzy
U.S. Girls – U.S. Girls on KRAAK
U.S. Royalty – MIRRORS
Veronica Falls – Veronica Falls
Vivian Girls – Share the Joy
Wanda Jackson – Party Aint Over
Washed Out – Within and Without
Waters – Out In The Light
We Are Augustines – Rise Ye Sunken Ships
White Wives – Happeners
William Elliott Whitmore – Field Songs
Wire – Red Barked Tree
Wussy – Strawberry
Yacht – Shangri-La
Young Prisms – Friends For Now
Youngteam – Daydreamer
Zola Jesus – Conatus

397+
13ghosts – Garland Of Bottle Flies
…And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead – Tao of the Dead
Africa Hitech – 93 Million Miles
Akira Sakata & Jim O’Rourke with Chikamorachi – And That’s The Story of Jazz
Avril Lavigne – Goodbye Lullaby
Banco De Gaia – Songs From The Silk Road
Baxter Dury – Happy Soup
Bell Beat, the – Our Manderley
Ben Harper – Give Till It’s Gone
Black Ghosts, the – When Animals Stare
Blackout Beach – Fuck Death
Blondie – Panic Of Girls
Boxer Rebellion, the – The Cold Still
Bright Eyes – The People’s Key
Brilliant Colors – Again And Again
Calhoun – Heavy Sugar
Cass McCombs – Wit’s End
Chris Isaak – Beyond the Sun (deluxe 2cd)
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Hysterical
Comet Gain – Howl Of The Lonely Crowd
Craft Spells – Idle Labor
Crookes, the – Chasing After Ghosts
Crystal Antlers – Two-Way Mirror
Death Cab for Cutie – Codes and Keys
Dirty Beaches – Practical ESP OST
DJ Cam – Seven
DJ Shadow – The Less You Know, The Better
Driver Drive Faster – Open House
Eef Barzelay – Fan Chosen Covers (Best of)
Faust – Something Dirty
Feeling, the – Together We Were Made
Five O’Clock Heroes – Different Times
Fog Joggers, the – Let’s Call It A Day
Foster The People – Torches
Fuel Fandango – Fuel Fandango
Get Up Kids, the – There Are Rules
Glasvegas – Euphoric-Heartbreak
Greg MacPherson – Disintegration Blues
Guillemots – Walk The River
Hannah Peel – The Broken Wave
Hella – Tripper
Hotel Lights – Girl Graffiti
I Got You On Tape – Church Of The Real
Icarus Himself – Career Culture
Icebird – The Abandoned Lullaby
Idaho – You Were A Dick
Idiot Glee – Paddywhack
Imaginary Cities – Temporary Resident
Ivy – All Hours
Jane’s Addiction – The Great Escape Artist
Josh Rouse And The Long Vacations – Josh Rouse And The Long Vacations
Kate Bush – Director’s Cut
Kooks, the – Junk Of The Heart
Le Fant – Last Chance To Dance
Lemuria – Pebble
Limousine – The Ultimate Final Of The Mystic Heavyweights
Little Comets – In Search Of Elusive Little Comets
Little Wings – Black Grass
Los Campesinos! – Hello Sadness
Lovely Eggs, the – Cob Dominos
Low – C’mon
Lower Heaven – Today Is All We Have
Lowline – Lowline
Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math
Marissa Nadler – Marissa Nadler
Matthew Friedberger – Napoleonette
Memphis – Here Comes A City
Middle East, the – I Want That You Are Always Happy
Midway State, the – Paris Or India
Moby – Destroyed
Modern Skirts – Gramahawk
Mr. Oizo – Stade 2
My Pet Dragon – Mountains And Cities
Norton – Layers Of Love United
Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal
Oh No Oh My – People Problems
Okkervil River – I Am Very Far
Other Lives – Tamer Animals
Owen – Ghost Town
Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Belong
Panics, the – Rain On The Humming Wire
Papercuts – Fading Parade
Pauses, the – A Cautionary Tale
Pony Girl and The Outsiders – Rebel Rebel
Robbie Robertson – How to Become Clairvoyant
Rosebuds, the – Loud Planes Fly Low
Scott Weiland – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Seapony – Go With Me
Selebrities – Delusions
Shivers, the – More
Skybombers – Black Carousel
Sleeping Bag – Sleeping Bag
Snowman – Absence
Springbok – INK
Stockholm Syndrome – Apollo
Telekinesis – 12 Desperate Straight Lines
This Will Destroy You – Tunnel Blanket
Twilight Hotel – When the Wolves Go Blind
Umpire – Now We’re Active
Urge Overkill – Rock & Roll Submarine
Vetiver – The Errant Charm
Wave Pictures, the – Beer In The Breakers
Weeknd, the – House of Balloons
Weeknd, the – Thursday
Wombats, the – This Modern Glitch
Woodsman – Rare Forms
Young Galaxy – Shapeshifting
Young Girls – Young Girls
Young Knives – Ornaments From The Silver Arcade

Adults, the – The Adults
Architecture In Helsinki – Moment Bends
Bombay Bicycle Club – A Different Kind Of Fix
Dangerous Summer, the – War Paint
Dinosaur Bones – My Divider
Halos – Living Like Kings In Confined Space
Heartsounds – Drifter
Jay-Jay Johanson – Spellbound
Knxwledge – Hexual Sealings
Marisa Nadler – Covers Volume II
Metallica & Lou Reed – Lulu
Miracle Parade – Hark! …And Other Lost Transmissions
Nicolai Dunger – Ballad Of This Land
Parenthetical Girls – Covers
Prince Rama – Trust Now
Slow Runner – Damage Points
Thao and Mirah – Thao and Mirah
Uglysuit, the – Awwww, Schucks
View, the – Bread And Circuses
Vines, the – Future Primitive
White Lies – Ritual



singles and EPs

01 Bare Wires – Don’t Ever Change 7″
02 Gary Clark Jr. – Bright Lights EP
03 Hex Dispensers/King Tuff – Scion AV Garage split
04 Gross Magic – Teen Jamz EP
05 TV Girl – Benny and the Jetts EP
06 The Vacant Lots – Confusion b.w. Cadillac
07 Honeycomb Bones – Evil Age EP
08 Knxwledge – Hud Dreems EP
09 First Aid Kit – Universal Soldier single
10 White Denim – Takes Place In Your Work Space EP

11 Dom – Family Of Love EP
12 Black Angels, the – Phosgene Nightmare 10″
13 Britannicas, the – The 3 sided single
14 Deerhunter – Memory Boy single
15 Miles Kane – Come Closer EP
16 Kurt Vile – So Outta Reach EP
17 Dirty Lungs, the – Deregulate Your Heart EP
18 Ty Segall – Spiders 7″
19 Best Coast & Wavves & No Joy – Summer Is Forever EP
20 Decemberists, the – Live At Bull Moose EP
21 Ty Segall – Ty Rex EP
22 Wavves – Life Sux EP
23 Gruff Rhys – Sensations In The Dark cds
24 Decemberists, the – iTunes Session EP
25 Yuck – Rubber EP

26 Dead City – Volt Sessions EP
27 Arcade Fire – Culture War: Speaking In Tongues CDS
28 Armistice – Armistice EP
29 Beach Fossils & Wild Nothing – Gruesome Flowers: A Tribute to The Wake single
30 Catwalk – One By Words b.w. Home
31 Collider – Vaede EP
32 Flaming Lips with Neon Indian single
33 Fresh & Onlys, the – Secret Walls EP
34 Psychic Babble – My Own Stupid Mouth EP
35 They Might Be Giants – Join Us EP
36 They Might Be Giants – TMBG’s Other Thing Brass Band 12″
37 Throwing Muses – The Season Sessions: Summer EP
38 Tim Cohen – Bad Blood EP
39 Tyvek – Time Change 7″
40 Vaccines, the – If You Wanna EP
41 Wolf Gang – Wolf Gang EP

the rest
22-20s – Latest Outtakes EP
A Great Big Pile Of Leaves – Boom EP
A Taut Line & Hong Kong In The 60’s – Unwoken EP
Animal Collective – Keep EP
Antony and the Johnsons – Swanlights EP
Asobi Seksu – Perfectly Crystal EP
Automatic Toys – Not Enough Glue EP
Avi Buffalo – How Come? single
Beach Boys, the – Cabin Essence 7″
Beach Fossils – What a Pleasure EP
Belle & Sebastian – Come On Sister 12″
Beth Ditto – Beth Ditto EP
Bj”rk – Cosmogony EP
Bomba Estereo – Ponte Bomb EP
Brave Irene – Brave Irene EP
Broken Bells – Meyrin Fields EP
Bumblebeez – I’m A Cowboi EP
Chad VanGaalen – Your Tan Looks Supernatural EP
Charlatans, the – Warm Sounds EP
Cough Cool – Cough Cool EP
Cowboy Junkies – Demons EP (digi bonus)
Crush – Crush EP
Crystal Stilts – Radiant Door EP
DannielRadall – Cocaine Love EP
Decemberists, the – Long Live the King EP
Deerhunter – Rhapsody Originals (live at sxsw11) EP
Delta Spirit – The Waits Room EP
Diagrams – Diagrams EP
Dirty Gold – Roar EP
DJ Shadow – I Gotta Rokk EP
DJ Shadow – I’m Excited EP
Dreams – Forgotten Thoughts EP
Dum Dum Girls – He Gets Me High EP
El Columpio Asesino – Toro single
Flaming Lips – 7 Skies H3 (The 24 Hour Song Skull)
Flaming Lips – Gummy Song Fetus
Flaming Lips – Strobo Trip EP
Flaming Lips, the – Gummy Song Skull EP
Florence + The Machine – Shake It Out EP
Franz Ferdinand – Covers EP
Free School – Ranting And Raving EP
Frightened Rabbit – A Frightened Rabbit EP
Funki Porcini – At the Edge of the World EP
Gaslight Anthem, the – iTunes Session EP
Gonjasufi – The Ninth Inning EP
Grinderman – Evil 12″
Guided by Voices – Doughnut for a Snowman 7″
Here We Go Magic – The January EP
Hoop Dreams – XCPR EP
How to Dress Well – Just Once EP
Hunters – Hunters EP
Jay Reatard – You Get No Love/I Am Growing 7″
Jeff the Brotherhood – Whatever I Want single
Jenny O – Home EP
Jimi Hendrix Experience, the – Fire
jj – No One Can Touch Us Tonight single
Johnny Foreigner – There When You Need It EP
Kills, the – Future Starts Slow single
King Khan Experience – King Khan Experience EP
Krang – Speed of Tent 7″
Leagues – Leagues EP
Lissie – Covered Up With Flowers EP
Los Campesinos! – Heat Rash #1 single
Lotte Kestner – Extra Covers EP
Love Inks – Blackeye single
Lovedrug – EP Part III
Lower Cut – Lower Cut EP
Luminary Youth – Weekend Dreams EP
Magic Trick – The Glad Birth Of Love EP
Mantles, the – Raspberry Thighs 7″
Marina & the Diamonds – Radioactive iTunes EP
Mazzy Star – Common Burn/ Lay Myself Down single
Melvins/The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Black Betty split 7″
Metronomy – The Look EP
Microwaves Killed Johnnie Cochran – Feed Ye Heavies II EP
Minks – Araby 7″
Moby – The Day EP
Mock Duck – Altars Of Radness EP
Mogwai – Earth Division EP
Moogwai – Viola EP
Moon Duo – Horror Tour EP
Moonface – Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped EP
Morning Benders, the – Japan Echo EP
Motor City Drum Ensemble – L.O.V.E. (DJ-KiCKS) EP
MV & EE – Country Stash EP
New Pornographers, the – Moves 7″
Nicolas Jaar – Nico’s Bluewave Edits EP
Nightmare and The Cat – Nightmare and The Cat EP
Nighty Nite, the – Dimples EP
Noel Gallagher – The Death Of You And Me single
Of Montreal & Casiokids – Split 12″
Oupa – Oupa EP
Peter Bjorn and John – Dig A Little Deeper 7″
Public Dims – Vent Somewhere Else EP
Purling Hiss – Lounge Lizards EP
Queens Of The Stone Age – How Tho Handle A Rope single
Radiohead – Supercollider-The Butcher (single)
Real Estate – It’s Real 7″
Ringo Deathstarr – Shadow Tour EP
Rival Tribes – Tiger Print EP
Rolling Stones, the – No Spare Parts single
Royal Talons – Royal Talons EP
Ryan Trott – Spirit Home EP
Sea and Cake, the – The Moonlight Butterfly EP
Slowwave – Drag Lake Sin EP
Stripmall Architecture – Albino Peacock EP
Sun Airway – Wild Palms 7″
Sun Glitters – Think Twice 7″
Superchunk & Coliseum – Split 7″
Surfer Blood – Tarot Classics EP
Tape Deck Mountain – Secret Serf EP
Teen Daze – Tour EP
Telekinesis – Dirty Thing EP
Thee Oh Sees/Total Control – Split 12″
Thievery Corporation – Vampires Remixed EP
Thieves Like Us – Your Love Runs Still EP
Top Girls – RISE 7″
Toro Y Moi/Cloud Nothings – I Will Talk To You For No Reason split
Trampled by Turtles/Motion City Sountrack – split EP
tUnE-yArDs – Gangsta EP
Uh Huh Her – Black And Blue EP
UNKLE – Only The Lonely EP
va – The Bee Sides 7″
Veils, the – Troubles of the Brain EP
Velvet Underground, the – Foggy Notion/I Can’t Stand It 12″
Vivian Girls – I Heard You Say 7″
Vox And The Hound – Hermosa EP
War on Drugs, the – Mile Marker Sessions EP
We Are The City – High School EP
We Are Trees – Girlfriend EP
Widowspeak – Gun Shy EP
Wilco – I Might bw I Love My Label – 7″
Wild Beasts – Bed of Nails single
Wild Beasts – Reach A Bit Further EP
Wolf Gang – Dancing With The Devil CDS
Wombats, the – Anti-D EP
Wooden Sky, the – City of Light EP
Woodkid – Iron EP
Woods & Kurt Vile – Summer 2011 Tour Split 7″
Young Buffalo – Young Von Prettylips EP



remixes, reissues, compilations, compendiums and continuous mixes

01 Calexico – Road Atlas 1998-2011
02 Calexico – Selections From Road Atlas 1998-2011
03 Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On (40th Anniversary Ed)

4-13
Sonny Smith – 100 Records Volume II I Miss The Jams
Foo Fighters – Medium Rare
va – Newermind: A Tribute Album
va – Rave On Buddy Holly
Amy Winehouse – Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Green Day – Awesome As Fuck
va – Beatlesque Again
Midlake – Late Night Tales
va – Sing For Your Meat A Tribute To Guided By Voices
Yuck – (Instrumentals)

the rest
Angus And Julia Stone – Memories Of An Old Friend
Black Angels, the – Another Nice Pair
Black Francis – Abbabubba (B-sides. Etc.)
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears – Livin’ in the Jungle mixtape
Cowboy Junkies – Sing In My Meadow: The Nomad Series , Vol 3
Ennio Morricone – A Tribute To Ennio Morricone
Lambchop – Turd Goes Back
Mercury Rev – Deserter’s Songs (Remastered Deluxe Edition)
Pantha Du Prince – XI Versions Of Black Noise
Primal Scream – Screamadelica (remaster)
Screaming Trees – Last Words The Final Recordings
Sebastien Tellier – Love Songs
Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell – Ghosts Outside (promo)
Thee Oh Sees – Singles Vol. 1 + 2
Tim Hecker – Ravedeath (reissue)
Wolf + Lamb -vs Soul Clap – DJ-Kicks
va – Back To The Summer Of
va – Kidz Bop 20 (Deluxe Edition)
va – Listen To Me Buddy Holly
va – MOJO: Brotherhood
va – STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It
va – Uncut: Still Smiling A Tribute to the Genius of Brian Wilson



Live recordings

War On Drugs – Bowery Ballroom, NYC 01-08
Dean Wareham – Maxwells, Hoboken NJ 01-13
Vaccines, the – Spaceland, LA CA, 01-25
Decemberists – Beacon Theatre, NYC 01-26

Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise – Whirlyball Atlanta, Roswell GA 02-24
Asylum Street Spankers – White Rabbit Cabaret, Indianapolis IN 02-26

Middle Brother – Paradise, Boston MA 03-03
Baseball Project – 40 Watt, Athens GA 03-12
Dawes – Majestic Theatre, Madison WI 03-13
Yuck – Stubb’s, Austin TX – SXSW 03-16
Antlers, the – Burst Apart (Live at SXSW) 03-17
Deer Tick (playing as Deervana) – Lustre Pearl, Austin TX – SXSW 03-19
J. Roddy Walston & the Business – 40 Watt, Athens GA 03-26

LCD Soundsystem – Live At Madison Square Garden, 04-02
War on Drugs – Webster Hall, NYC 04-03
Kurt Vile & The Violators – Melting Point, Athens, GA 04-08

Real Estate – Bell House, Brooklyn NY 05-20

Fleet Foxes – BBC Radio 2 in Concert 06-03
Calexico – Mesa Amphitheatre, Mesa AZ, 06-10
Purling Hiss – Bowery Ballroom, NYC 06-11

Blitzen Trapper – Bluebird Theater, Denver CO 07-20

Kurt Vile & The Violators – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 08-06
War On Drugs, the – Cameo Gallery, Brooklyn NY 08-19
Twilight Singers – World Cafe, Philadelphia PA WXPN-FM 08-25

Casper and the Cookies – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 10-14
Dead Confederate – Georgia Theatre, Atlanta GA 10-22-11

Sebadoh – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 11-07-11
Wooden Shjips – Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11-10-11

Flaming Lips, the – The Soft Bulletin Live La Fantastique De Institution
White Stripes, the – Live In Mississippi 2007
Drive-By Truckers – Live At Third Man
Twilight Singers – Live In Europe
Vaccines, the – Live From London, England
Matthew Sweet – Acoustic & Live Sampler
TV on the Radio – World Cafe Live EP
Mercury Rev – Beyond The Swirling Clouds
Damien Jurado – Live at Landlocked
Josh Ritter – Iveagh Gardens
Vast – Live In New York City



Not reviewed: (too late or too lazy)

Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch the Throne
Kimya Dawson – Thunder Thighs
Laura Veirs – Tumble Bee
Locksley – Locksley
Paley & Francis – Paley & Francis
Patti Smith – Outside Society
Radical Dads – Mega Rama
Ry Cooder – Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
Sigur Ros – Inni
UNKLE – Where Did The Night Fall/Another Night Out
Violens – Nine Songs
Viva Brother – Famous First Words
Walkabouts – Travels In The Dustland
Wilco – The Whole Love [Deluxe Edition]
Woodsman – Mystic Places
Work Drugs – Aurora Lies
Wrong Words, the – The Wrong Words
WU LYF – Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
Zombies, the – Breathe Out, Breathe In

Melvins – Sugar Daddy Live
Feedbacks, the – El Loco Club (live)
Mayer Hawthorne & The County – Direct to Disc 1 LP
Pearl Jam – Vault Series: Moore Theater, 01-17-1992
Dead Weather, the – Sea of Cowards: Live at Third Man
Jacuzzi Boys – Live at Third Man LP
Jeff The Brotherhood – Live At Third Man LP
Mumford And Sons – Live from Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Tyvek – Live at Third Man LP
White Denim – Live At the Ghost Room
White Denim – The Warm Up at Ardent Studios, Memphis TN 06-16-11
Angus And Julia Stone – Triple J Live

Alice In Chains – Dirt (remaster)
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs (deluxe ed)
Archers Of Loaf – Icky Mettle (deluxe ed)
Beach Boys – The Smile Sessions
Brian Jonestown Massacre, the – The Singles Collection 1992-2011
Elvis Presley – The Real Elvis
Fatboy Slim – Best Of The Bootlegs
Giant Sand – Black Out (reissue)
Giant Sand – Chore Of Enchantement [25th Anniversary Ed]
Giant Sand – Cover Magazine (reissue)
Jayhawks, the – Tomorrow The Green Grass
Jesus & Mary Chain, the – Honey’s Dead [deluxe 2cd]
Josh Rouse – Summertime
Lovedrug – Best Of I Am Lovedrug
Metric – Fantasies Flashbacks (bonus)
Nirvana – Nevermind (super deluxe ed)
Pearl Jam – Pearl Jam Twenty
Phil Spector – The Philles Album Collection box set
Pink Martini – A Retrospective
Queens Of The Stone Age – Queens Of The Stone Age (remaster)
R.E.M. – Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part Garbage [1982-2011]
Sebadoh – Bakesale (deluxe ed)
Sloan – Select Singles 1992-2011
Smashing Pumpkins – Gish [Deluxe reissue]
Stephin Merritt – Obscurities
They Might Be Giants – Album Raises New and Troubling Questions
Ty Segall – Singles 2007-2010
Wild Moccasins – Skin Collision Past (reissue-deluxe ed)
Yuck – B-Sides
va – Come As You Are: A 20th Anniversary Tribute To Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’
va – DJ Kicks: Gold Panda
va – I Kill SY – A Sonic Youth’s Tribute
va – Late Night Sessions
va – Late Night Tales: MGMT
va – O Brother, Where Art Thou {Deluxe Edition}
va – Sleigh Bells In The Snow
va – The Book Of Mormon OST
va – The Lost Notebooks Of Hank Williams
va – This Warm December_ A Brushfire Holiday Vol. II
va – Those Byrds Have Flown (A Byrdsian Tribute)
va – Tributes Or Not Tributes Vol. 6
va – Warp Records Label Sampler

Andrew Bird – Fake Conversations EP
Bangles, the – Sweetheart Of The Sun
Best Coast – Daytrotter Session 04-04-11
Black Lips – Big Orange Studios 06-08-11
Caveman – CoCo Beware
Cough Cool – Lately
Crimes – Good Hope
Dads – Brush Your Teeth, Again ;)
DJ Shadow – Scale It Back EP
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – So Many Things
EMA – Grey Ship-Kind Heart single
Flaming Lips 2011 9 (December) – The Flaming Lips with Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band
Gary Clark Jr. – Bright Lights EP
Graveyard – Hisingen Blues
Gruff Rhys – Atheist Xmas EP
Guided by Voices – Let’s Go Eat the Factory
Heavy Times – Jacker
Kurt Baker – Rockin For A Living EP
Kurt Vile – Maxwell’s, Hoboken NJ 12-26-2011
Lykke Li – The Lost Sessions vol. 1 EP
Marijuana Deathsquads – Crazy Master EP
Mayer Hawthorne – Impressions EP
Middle Brother – Daytrotter Session 05-18-2011
Mudhoney – Head On The Curb
Oupa – Forget
Raconteurs, the – Live at Third Man Records
Raveonettes, the – Rarities-B-Sides
Raveonettes, the – The Christmas Song single
Rolling Stones – Some Girls (Deluxe Edition)

Charlotte Gainsbourg – Stage Whisper
Darcys, the – The Darcys
Alabama Shakes – Alabama Shakes EP
Neutral Milk Hotel Box Set – 7 discs
Superchunk – Learned To Surf 7″
Tennis – Origins single
Tonetta – 777 Vol III
Twilight Singers, the – Live In New York
va – Please, Please, Please; A Tribute to The Smiths
Vaccines, the – Wetsuit-Tiger Blood EP
Watson Twins, the – Night Covers EP
White Denim – Live at Third Man
Wilco – Daytrotter Studio 12-12-11
Wussy – Funeral Dress II
Wussy – Strawberry
Yuck – Daytrotter Session 04-11-11

Atomic Suplex – Bathroom Party
Black Market Karma – All That I’ve Made EP
Dead Rabbits – I Love You
Dead Rabbits – Self Destruct EP

Mikal Cronin – Mikal Cronin

 

 

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