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My Favorite Recordings of 2011

In Music on December 18, 2011 at 2:32 am

These are the recordings that came out in 2011 that I listened to most. These recordings came in more forms than ever before, including CD, download, mixtape and online streaming.

Spoek Mathambo: Mshini Wam. South African electronic musician.

Domus Mixtapes: The Sound of Johannesburg. Mixtape from the Italian outfit, put together by BLK JKS and Athi-Patra Ruga.

DJ Quickie Mart: Ask Ya Ma ‘Nem. NOLA funk and soul translated.


(Not from Ya Ma)

Karen Kilgariff: Behind You. She’s a comedian who tells jokes. Unlike every other comedian who has ever picked up a guitar, her songs are actually funny, but they’re also ouchy.

Fifth Ward Fauntleroy & Shorty Moneypenny: Oops, There’s a Lump in Your Tea and Chapz Everywhere. A gentleman and a lady from Staines take filth to Victorian levels, then disappear.


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Yacht Bounce. DJ Tony Scratchere, Quickie Mart and others unite the whitest music (80s soft rock) and the blackest (bounce).

Foster the People: Torches. Weird, compelling combo of church choir, punk rock and guy on the coast road with a guitar case.

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