Hey. It’s time for my last blog post of 2011*. Here is my favourite album of 2010. It was added for many Spotify users not that long ago. Genre: pop. Enjoy Avi Buffalo!

(*I’m going away for a couple of days. See you next week and Happy New Year!)

(Version for France and the UK here.)

Avi Buffalo

Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo

Seekae – +Dome


Hey. Here is another good one for my 2011 Mega Project. Enjoy Seekae!

(Genre: experimental/ambient/electronic)

(US version here.)


Seekae – +Dome

Cold Mailman EP


Hi there. This cozy EP by Norwegian band Cold Mailman was added to Spotify many months ago. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy!

Cold Mailman

Cold Mailman – Cold Mailman EP

Hello. I’m back. This fine album by Le Corbeau was added to Spotify earlier this year. Read this review and enjoy!

(Genre: dream pop/shoegaze)

Le Corbeau

Le Corbeau – Moth on the Headlight

Hello. These are my top 10 albums of the year. Now I’m taking a week off for Christmas. Happy holidays and enjoy!

(The previous posts: 40-31 | 30-21 | 20-11 )

(Or check out this playlist with one track from each album.)

WidowspeakThe SandwitchesYouth LagoontUnE-yArDsI Break HorsesYuckTommy GuerreroJohn MausWild FlagRingo Deathstarr

10. Widowspeak – Widowspeak
09. The Sandwitches – Mrs. Jones’ Cookies
08. Youth Lagoon – The Year of Hibernation
07. tUnE-yArDs – W H O K I L L
06. I Break Horses – Hearts
05. Yuck – Yuck
04. Tommy Guerrero – Lifeboats and Follies
03. John Maus – We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves
02. Wild – Flag – Wild Flag
01. Ringo Deathstarr – Colour Trip

Hey. The final part will be up tomorrow and then I will take a week off for Christmas. Enjoy!

RubikLia IcesSkeletonsWet IllustratedPJ HarveySmith WesternsThe LoomTennisHa Ha TonkaGirls

20. Rubik – Solar
19. Lia Ices – Grown Unknown
18. Skeletons – People
17. Wet Illustrated – 1x1x1
16. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
15. Smith Westerns – Dye It Blonde
14. The Loom – Teeth
13. Tennis – Cape Dory
12. Ha Ha Tonka – Death of a Decade
11. Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost

Hello. Here we go again. Enjoy!

Clive Tanaka y su orquestaSandro PerriEilen JewellKurt VileImplodesYawnThe Andersen TapesEmikaPart TimeEMA

30. Clive Tanaka y su orquesta – Jet Set Siempre 1°
29. Sandro Perri – Impossible Spaces
28. Eilen Jewell – Queen of the Minor Key
27. Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo
26. Implodes – Black Earth
25. Yawn – Open Season
24. The Andersen Tapes – As I Write ‘Today’ Ten Times
23. Emika – Emika
22. Part Time – What Would You Say?
21. EMA – Past Life Martyred Saints

Hi. Over the next four days I will present my top 40 albums of 2011. Please note that all albums were available in most Spotify countries a couple of months ago, but I haven’t checked them this week. Enjoy!

(And in case you are new around here, just move the mouse over the album cover to see the title and click to open the album in Spotify.)

Jonathan JohanssonReal EstateThe MastM83PapercranesLykke LiJonathan WilsonPuro InstinctFuture IslandsMoon Duo

40. Jonathan Johansson – Klagomuren
39. Real Estate – Days
38. The Mast – Wild Poppies
37. M83 – Hurry Up, We´re Dreaming
36. Papercranes – Let’s Make Babies in the Woods
35. Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes
34. Jonathan Wilson – Gentle Spirit
33. Puro Instinct – Headbangers in Ecstasy
32. Future Islands – On the Water
31. Moon Duo – Mazes

Hi again. It’s time for some jazz. This album by Standard Connection was released and added to Spotify last month. Enjoy!

Standard Connection

Standard Connection – Northland

Good morning. The self-titled debut EP by singer-songwriter Mina Tindle was added to Spotify earlier this fall. Enjoy!

Mina Tindle

Mina Tindle – Mina Tindle EP

Hello there. From a fairly recent Spotify update comes this new album by dubstep producer VVV. Enjoy!


VVV – Across the Sea

Howdy folks. This double EP (RUIN 1 + 2) by Elite Gymnastics is another fine release for my 2011 Mega Project. Genre: chillwave/electronic. Read this review and enjoy!

Elite Gymnastics

Elite Gymnastics – RUIN

Hey. This album by Work Drugs was released back in June and I think it was added to Spotify a couple of months ago. Now it goes into my 2011 Mega Project. Genre: chillwave. Enjoy!

Work Drugs

Work Drugs – Summer Blood

Good evening. Yes, they are back! This is their latest album, releases back in 2010. Enjoy Arcade Fire!

(Genre: indie rock)

(US version here.)

(Edit. Darn. Not available in France, but the older albums are ok there.)

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

Hi. This Ty Segall compilation was added to Spotify not that long ago. Genre: garage rock. Enjoy!

Ty Segall

Ty Segall – Singles 2007-2010

Evening. This EP by Botany first got a digital release in November of 2010, then a regular release four months ago and, most importantly, was added to Spotify last week. Genre: electronic. Enjoy!


Botany – Feeling Today EP

Hi there. The latest album by American post-metal band Hull – released two months ago – was just added to Spotify. Read this review and enjoy!

(Note: My albums of the year list will be published next week.)


Hull – Beyond the Lightless Sky

Hello. This album by Nat Baldwin was released back in May and added to Spotify earlier this week. Genre: experimental folk/singer-songwriter. Read this review and enjoy!

Nat Baldwin

Nat Baldwin – People Changes

Good evening. From a fairly recent Spotify update comes this album (released in 2010) by Half-handed Cloud. Genre: indie pop. Enjoy!

Half-handed Cloud

Half-handed Cloud – As Stowaways in Cabinets of Surf, We Live-out in Our Members a Kind of Rebirth

Hey. This dynamic album by Secret Cities was released all the way back in July of 2010 and finally added to Spotify earlier this week. Genre: psych-pop. Enjoy!

Secret Cities

Secret Cities – Pink Graffiti


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