Force Field’s Best of 2011 – Staff Picks

Our Favorite Releases of 2011 We Didn’t Work

Daniel Gill

In no particular order:

Korallreven – An Album by Korallreven
Wild Flag – Wild Flag
Tune-Yards – w h o k i l l
Ford & Lopatin – Channel Pressure
Blackout Beach – F**k Death
Peaking Lights – 936
Shabazz Palaces – Black Up
Cass McCombs – WIT’S END
Zomby – Dedication
Seun Kuti – From Africa With Fury: Rise

Best 2010 album I didn’t discover til 2011 & also best live show of the year: Anika

Sarah Hogan

LPs

1) Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo
2) Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost
3) Black Lips – Arabia Mountain
4) John Maus – We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Or Ourselves
5) Ty Segall – Goodbye Bread
6) Washed Out – Within and Without
7) Jay-Z / Kanye West – Watch The Throne
8) Gauntlet Hair – Gauntlet Hair
9) M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
10) CANT – Dreams Come True

EPs

1) Holy Other – With U
2) King Krule – King Krule EP
3) Darkside – Darkside EP
4) Kurt Vile – So Outta Reach
5) Clams Casino – Rainforest

Songs

1) “Baby’s Arms” – Kurt Vile
2) “Ungirthed” – Purity Ring
3) “County Line” – Cass McCombs
4) “Too Much Midi (Please Forgive Me)” – Ford & Lopatin
5) “Touch” – Holy Other
6) “Believer” – John Maus
7) “Vomit” – Girls
8) “You Make The Sun Fry” – Ty Segall
9) “New Direction” – Black Lips
10) “The Wilhelm Scream” – James Blake
11) “Marvin’s Room” – Jojo (Drake cover, Teengirl Fantasy remix)
12) “Warm In The Winter” – Glass Candy
13) “Say My Name” – Holy Ghost!
14) “A1” – Darkside
15) “Soft” – Washed Out
16) “Streetz Tonight” – AraabMuzik
17) “I’m God” – Clams Casino
18) “The Noose of Jah City” – King Krule
19) “Intro” – M83
20) “Answer” – CANT

Live Shows

1) Kanye West @ Coachella in Indio
2) Kurt Vile @ Subterranean in Chicago
3) Purity Ring @ Troubadour in LA
4) Black Lips @ Lollapalooza in Chicago
5) Twin Shadow @ Troubadour in LA
6) Teengirl Fantasy & James Blake @ Music Box in LA
7) Glass Candy @ Mohawk in Austin
8) Girls @ FYF in LA
9) Robyn @ Coachella in Indio
10) Washed Out @ Echoplex in LA

Gloria Lee

albums

1. jamie woon- mirrorwriting
2. the weeknd- house of balloons
3. bon iver- bon iver
4. holy ghost!- S/T
5. the antlers- burst apart
6. washed out- within and without
7. jay-z & kanye west- watch the throne
8. elite gymnastics- 영락
9. sbtrkt- S/T
10. lykke li- wounded rhymes

singles

1. jai paul- btstu (edit)
2. ford & lopatin- too much midi
3. frank ocean- thinking about you
4. araabmuzik- streetz tonight
5. holy other- touch
6. john maus- believer
7. clams casino- i’m god
8. m83- midnight city
9. wild beasts- bed of nails
10. glass candy- warm in the winter

Anton Hochheim


In no particular order…

LPs

Shabazz Palaces – Black Up
James Blake – James Blake
Dimlite – Grimm Reality
Kate Bush – 50 Words for Snow
Thundercat – The Golden Age of Apocalypse
When Saints Go Machine – Konkylie
North Highlands – Wild One
John Maus – We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol 2: Judges
Connan Mockasin – Forever Dolphin Love

EPs

Doldrums – Empire Sound
Dimlite – My Human Wears Acedia Shreds
Asura – If I Am This Forest…
King Krule – King Krule
Inc. – 3

dgslot77

slot deposit pulsa

Product Service Innovation