Friday, July 01, 2011

Half term report

So far 2011 in album terms has been one of those years where we can name our top three so far, but make a mid-sized list and we'd be struggling to nail it right down to the specific larger number. Nevertheless, here's 26 (one per theoretical week, see) of the best full lengths that this year has offered so far.

Bibio - Mind Bokeh [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: K Is For Kelson

Bill Callahan - Apocalypse

Bill Callahan - Baby's Breath by

Colourmusic - My _____ Is Pink [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Tog

Comet Gain - The Howl Of The Lonely Crowd [Spotify]

Comet Gain - Working Circle Explosive by you and me in the echo

Dananananaykroyd - There Is A Way
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Muscle Memory

David Thomas Broughton - Outbreeding [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Ain't Got No Sole

Elbow - Build A Rocket Boys! [Spotify]

EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints [Spotify]

EMA - California by La Chunga Publishing

Emmy The Great - Virtue [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: A Woman, A Woman, A Century Of Sleep

Fair Ohs - Everything Is Dancing [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Everything Is Dancing

Help Stamp Out Loneliness - Help Stamp Out Loneliness [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Record Shop

The Indelicates - David Koresh Superstar
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: I Am Koresh

The Leisure Society - Into The Murky Water [Spotify]

Lia Ices - Grown Unknown [Spotify]

"Daphne" by Lia Ices by jagjaguwar

The Lovely Eggs - Cob Dominos [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Don't Look At Me (I Don't Like It)

Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: I Follow Rivers

The Magic Lantern - A World In A Grain Of Sand [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Cut From Stone

Maybeshewill - I Was Here For A Moment, Then I Was Gone [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Red Paper Lanterns

Okkervil River - I Am Very Far [Spotify]

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake [Spotify]

Sons And Daughters - Mirror Mirror [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Silver Spell

tUnE-yArDs - WHOKILL [Spotify]

TV On The Radio - Nine Types Of Light [Spotify]

The Victorian English Gentlemens Club - Bag Of Meat [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: A Conversation

The Wave Pictures - Beer In The Breakers [Spotify]
PREVIOUSLY: Tracklist: Little Surprise

Wild Beasts - Smother [Spotify]

And before the end of the year we're expecting/aware of/hoping for albums from... A Classic Education, Bat For Lashes, Beth Jeans Houghton, Cat Power, Chad Valley, Clock Opera, Dog Is Dead, The Fall, Fanfarlo, Fixers, Future Of The Left, The Horrors, Hymns, Internet Forever, Islet, Jens Lekman, Johnny Foreigner, Laura Marling, Let's Buy Happiness, Los Campesinos!, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Slow Club, Standard Fare, Still Corners, Summer Camp, Thomas White, Trips And Falls, Trophy Wife, The Voluntary Butler Scheme, Wake The President, Wild Flag

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