Pazz and Jop 2011



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST

List Rating: 81
Based on 514 album ratings

Genre Breakdown:
Hip Hop (7), Indie Rock (5), Indie Pop (4), Experimental (3), Rock (3), Singer-Songwriter (3), Soul (3), Alternative Rock (3), R&B (2), Folk (2), Drone (2), Pop (2), Alt-Country (2), Art Pop (2), Experimental Rock (2), Indie Folk (2), Progressive Metal (1), Dubstep (1), Blues (1), Country (1), Dream Pop (1), Folk Rock (1), Synthpop (1), Hardcore Punk (1)

1. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
86
20 reviews
USER SCORE
84

2. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
89
22 reviews
USER SCORE
87

3. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
August 8, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
79
15 reviews
USER SCORE
78

4. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

Wild Flag - Wild Flag
September 13, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
14 reviews
USER SCORE
77

5. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

Tom Waits - Bad as Me
October 25, 2011
Blues
CRITIC SCORE
85
19 reviews
USER SCORE
83

6. Adele - 21

Adele - 21
February 22, 2011
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
78
12 reviews
USER SCORE
73

7. Destroyer - Kaputt

Destroyer - Kaputt
January 25, 2011
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
86
19 reviews
USER SCORE
84

8. Drake - Take Care

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
82
19 reviews
USER SCORE
82

9. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
CRITIC SCORE
84
20 reviews
USER SCORE
88

10. Shabazz Palaces - Black Up

Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
June 28, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
88
14 reviews
USER SCORE
85

11. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
CRITIC SCORE
84
17 reviews
USER SCORE
80

12. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
89
21 reviews
USER SCORE
86

13. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

The Weeknd - House of Balloons
March 21, 2011
R&B
CRITIC SCORE
84
14 reviews
USER SCORE
87

14. Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What

Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What
April 12, 2011
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
79
7 reviews
USER SCORE
77

15. EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints

EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints
May 10, 2011
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
83
17 reviews
USER SCORE
81

16. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.

Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.
February 18, 2011
R&B
CRITIC SCORE
75
6 reviews
USER SCORE
82

17. The Roots - Undun

The Roots - Undun
December 6, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
84
15 reviews
USER SCORE
83

18. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
May 3, 2011
Indie Folk
CRITIC SCORE
87
20 reviews
USER SCORE
86

19. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
October 18, 2011
Dream Pop
CRITIC SCORE
77
16 reviews
USER SCORE
83

20. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo

Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
March 8, 2011
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
15 reviews
USER SCORE
83

21. The Black Keys - El Camino

The Black Keys - El Camino
December 6, 2011
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
15 reviews
USER SCORE
82

22. Wilco - The Whole Love

Wilco - The Whole Love
September 27, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
16 reviews
USER SCORE
76

23. Pistol Annies - Hell on Heels

Pistol Annies - Hell on Heels
September 6, 2011
Country
CRITIC SCORE
77
3 reviews
USER SCORE
84

24. Yuck - Yuck

Yuck - Yuck
February 15, 2011
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
17 reviews
USER SCORE
81

25. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
September 13, 2011
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
84
19 reviews
USER SCORE
83

26. Beyoncé - 4

Beyoncé - 4
June 28, 2011
Pop
CRITIC SCORE
73
19 reviews
USER SCORE
71

27. Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest

Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest
June 28, 2011
Alt-Country
CRITIC SCORE
82
10 reviews
USER SCORE
78

28. Danny Brown - XXX

Danny Brown - XXX
August 15, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
82
5 reviews
USER SCORE
83

29. The Decemberists - The King is Dead

The Decemberists - The King is Dead
January 18, 2011
Folk Rock
CRITIC SCORE
75
16 reviews
USER SCORE
75

30. Lady Gaga - Born This Way

Lady Gaga - Born This Way
May 23, 2011
Pop
CRITIC SCORE
67
15 reviews
USER SCORE
59

31. Bill Callahan - Apocalypse

Bill Callahan - Apocalypse
April 5, 2011
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
80
12 reviews
USER SCORE
84

32. Real Estate - Days

Real Estate - Days
October 18, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
12 reviews
USER SCORE
83

33. Radiohead - The King of Limbs

Radiohead - The King of Limbs
February 19, 2011
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
17 reviews
USER SCORE
80

34. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
CRITIC SCORE
85
20 reviews
USER SCORE
86

35. Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica

Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica
November 8, 2011
Drone
CRITIC SCORE
82
17 reviews
USER SCORE
85

36. Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972

Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
February 15, 2011
Drone
CRITIC SCORE
87
13 reviews
USER SCORE
85

37. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow
November 21, 2011
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
84
16 reviews
USER SCORE
79

38. Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes

Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes
March 1, 2011
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
82
15 reviews
USER SCORE
81

39. Raphael Saadiq - Stone Rollin

Raphael Saadiq - Stone Rollin
May 10, 2011
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
81
8 reviews
USER SCORE
80

40. Wye Oak - Civilian

Wye Oak - Civilian
March 8, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
13 reviews
USER SCORE
80

41. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
October 11, 2011
Alt-Country
CRITIC SCORE
71
15 reviews
USER SCORE
77

42. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges

Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
February 22, 2011
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
81
4 reviews
USER SCORE
84

43. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light

TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
April 12, 2011
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
19 reviews
USER SCORE
79

44. Kendrick Lamar - Section.80

Kendrick Lamar - Section.80
July 2, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
82
5 reviews
USER SCORE
85

45. The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions

The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions
November 1, 2011
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
99
9 reviews
USER SCORE
92

46. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic
August 23, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
16 reviews
USER SCORE
80

47. Mastodon - The Hunter

Mastodon - The Hunter
September 27, 2011
Progressive Metal
CRITIC SCORE
81
15 reviews
USER SCORE
77

48. Das Racist - Relax

Das Racist - Relax
September 13, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
72
10 reviews
USER SCORE
73

49. The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient

The War on Drugs - Slave Ambient
August 16, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
13 reviews
USER SCORE
80

50. Charles Bradley - No Time for Dreaming

Charles Bradley - No Time for Dreaming
January 25, 2011
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
73
5 reviews
USER SCORE
72

Original Source: http://www.villagevoice.com/pazznjop/albums/2011/

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