Saturday, 18 August 2012

Top 20 Albums 2010-2012, Pt. 2

11) Artist: BADBADNOTGOOD
      Album: BBNG2
      Year: 2012
      From: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
      Key Tracks: Earl, Rotten Decay, Flashing Lights
      Current price on Play.com: Unavailable (too cool)



12) Artist: Connan Mockasin
      Album: Forever Dolphin Love
      Year: 2011
      From: Te Awanga, New Zealand
      Key Tracks: Forever Dolphin Love, Megumi The Milkyway Above, It's 
      Choade My Dear
      Current price on Play.com: €11.49
      WARNING: This album is equal parts strange and beautiful, and maybe 
      disturbing all at once.
      Also worth checking out his acoustic version of 'Megumi'  




13) Artist: The Drums
      Album: Portamento
      Year: 2011
      From: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
      Key Tracks: Book of Revelations, Days, What You Were
      Current price on Play.com: €10.49




14) Artist: Gang Gang Dance
      Album: Eye Contact
      Year: 2011
      From: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
      Key Tracks: Mindkilla, Glass Jar, Romance Layers
      Current price on Play.com: €10.99




15) Artist: CunninLynguists
      Album: Oneirologoy
      Year: 2011
      From: Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A.
      Key Tracks: Hard As They Come (Act I), Stars Shine Brightest (In The 
      Night Sky), Looking Back
      Current price on Play.com: Unavailable




16) Artist: The Bambi Molesters
      Album: As The Dark Wave Swells
      Year: 2011
      From: Sisak, Croatia
      Key Tracks: As The Dark Wave Swells, Wrong Turn, Into The Crimson   
      Sunset
      Current price on Play.com: €20.21 (or €9.49 mp3 download)
      Pulp Fiction meets The Good, The Bad and the Fugly



17) Artist: The Dead Weather
      Album: Sea of Cowards
      Year: 2010
      From: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.
      Key Tracks: Hussle & Cuss, Blue Blood Blues, I'm Mad, I Can't Hear You
      Current price on Play.com: €13.46
     



18) Artist: Beach House
     Album: Teen Dream
     Year: 2010
     From: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
     Key Tracks: Zebra, Silver Soul, Norway, 10 Mile Stereo, Real Love
     Current price on Play.com: €7.49 (buy it now - possibly my best album of  
     the last 3 years)
     




19) Artist: The Black Keys
      Album: Brothers
      Year: 2010
      From: Akron, Ohio, U.S.A.
      Key Tracks: Too many to select, at the moment Never Gonna Give You Up
      Current price on Play.com: €7.49 - another bargain, highly recommended




20) Artist: M83
      Album: Hurry Up We're Dreaming
      Year: 2011
      From: Antibes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
      Key Tracks: Midnight City, Reunion, Splendor
      Current price on Play.com: €9.96
      As an introduction I would highly recommend the excellent album   
      Saturdays=Youth




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