LPR Lists

Dustin Nelson’s Top Albums of 2011



For the last two weeks of 2011 we’re going to be bringing you lists of our favorite albums, songs, and concerts from all of the staff here at LPR.

Dustin Nelson, Marketing Director
Top albums of 2011 (unordered):

1. Low – C’mon
2. Fucked Up – David Comes to Life
3. Chiara String Quartet and Matmos – Jefferson Friedman: Quartets
4. Julianna Barwick – The Magic Place / Julianna Barwick & Ikue Mori – FRNKWYS vol.6
5. Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972
6. St. Vincent – We Are Rising
8. Tom Waits – Bad As Me
9. Grouper – A I A
10. Jürgen Müller – Science Of The Sea (re-release)
11. Dark Dark Dark – Wild Go
12. Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – Everythings Getting Older
13. Noveller – Glacial Glow
14. Tune-Yards – W H O K I L L
15. The Lisps – Are We At the Movies?

Top Shows of 2011 (with selected, and possibly drunken, tweets sent at the shows):
1. Fucked Up performs David Comes to Life w/ Calder Quartet (and Titus Andronicus opening) @ LPR
2. Our Band Could Be Your Life anniversary celebration w/ Wye Oak, Dan Deacon, St. Vincent, Titus Andronicus and Craig Finn, Tune-Yards, and others @ Bowery Ballroom
3. Explosions in the Sky, Low, and Eluvium @ Radio City Music Hall
4. Jeff Mangum @ Town Hall
5. Amon Tobin @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple
6. Philip Glass’ Satygraha @ The Met
7. tUnE-yArDs @ LPR
8. Godspeed You Black Emperor @ St. Paul the Apostle church
9. An Evening with Jon Brion @ LPR
10. St. Vincent @ The Met (in the Egyptian room)
11. Radio Happy Hour: The Final Episode w/ Twin Sister, Mike Doughty, Franz Nicolay, Matt Pond PA, Max Silvestri, Murray Hill, John Knefel, Molly Knefel, and others @ LPR*
12. Parts & Labor @ The Knitting Factory

* this is also shameless self-promotion

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