From traditional pop to rap, electronic, and even sax-centric indie rock that echoes the smooth sounds of Kenny G, 2011 was a great year for music. Check out our top 10 albums of 2011 after the jump, and be sure to sound off about what your favourite albums of last year were in the comments.
[Album: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming]
[Label: Mute US / 2011]
The ticking of a clock, the tapping of a shoe, the dialogue of irrelevant conversations slowly blurring into a collective murmur. Staring into nothing, but thinking about everything. It’s a feeling of passive surrender. A feeling of equilibrium. And, more than ever before, it’s a feeling that M83 inspires on “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming”.
Some like to label it shoegaze, others dreampop – whatever you want to call it, it’s good. Continue reading