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[watch] Acid House Kings//Under Water

Home video goodness from one of my favorites, Acid House Kings!

The track is from the band’s latest LP, Music Sounds Better with You, which just happens to be one of my top 10 albums of 2011.  Enjoy the video below, as well as the Dave DaG remix of “(I’m In) A Chorus Line”.

 

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Top 10 Albums of 2011

Here you go, my top 10 albums of 2011.  The top 5 were actually really easy to settle on and went back and forth quite a bit with 6-10, which was somewhat of a surprise.  But no going back now, my picks are official and floating around the world wide web for everyone to scrutinize.  And speaking of scrutiny, I would love some feedback.  Do you agree/disagree with my picks?  What were your favorites this year?  Heck, what were your least favorites?  Leave a comment below and keep the conversation going.

[p.s. see how my final top 10 compared to my favorites back in July]

 

10. Childish Gambino//Camp

Key tracks: Heartbeat. Bonfire. Kids. Backpackers.

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9. Mister Heavenly//Out of Love

Key tracks: Bronx Sniper. Mister Heavenly. Pineapple Girl. Your Girl.

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8. Acid House Kings//Music Sounds Better With You

Key tracks: Are We Lovers Or Are We Friends?. Would You Say Stop?. Under Water. There Is Something Beautiful.

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7. Lykke Li//Wounded Rhymes

Key tracks: Sadness Is A Blessing. I Follow Rivers. Get Some. Youth Knows No Pain.

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6. Girls//Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Key tracks: My Ma. Honey Bunny. Alex. Vomit.

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5. The Antlers//Burst Apart

Key tracks: No Widows. Putting The Dog To Sleep. French Exit. Rolled Together.

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4. Youth Lagoon//The Year Of Hibernation

Key tracks: Montana. 17. Cannons. Daydream.

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3. Future Islands//On The Water

Key tracks: The Great Fire, Balance, Before the Bridge, Give Us the Wind. Where I Found You.

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2. M83//Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

Key tracks: Midnight City. Intro. Raconte-Moi Une Histoire. My Tears Are Becoming a Sea. Year One, One UFO. Claudia Lewis.

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1. Cults//Cults

Key tracks: Abducted. You Know What I Mean. Rave On. Bad Things. Go Outside. Oh My God.

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