It’s the last issue of the year. As such, we’re obligated to tell you what our favorite albums of the year were (See Music Writers Bylaws, Section Six, Article Nine). We’ve assembled a pretty diverse staff of writers, as the lists below showcase. Enjoy! And have a wonderful 2011.
Michael Alan Goldberg
1. Drink Up Buttercup, Born and Thrown on a Hook
2. Reading Rainbow, Prism Eyes
3. Kuf Knotz, Boombox Logic
4. Grandchildren, Everlasting
5. RJD2, The Colossus
6. Reef the Lost Cauze, Fight Music
7. Toy Soldiers, Whisper Down the Lane
8. Jack Rose, Luck in the Valley
9. A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Autumn Again
10. Thinking Machines, Work Tapes
1. The Soft Pack, The Soft Pack
2. Jack Rose, Luck in the Valley
3. Wetdog, Frauhaus!
4. Eluvium, Similes
5. Rangda, False Flag
6. Ted Leo, The Brutalist Bricks
Time for a big Bang breakthrough?