Gorilla vs. Bear: 100 Favorite Songs of 2011

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Gorilla vs. Bear: 100 Favorite Songs of 2011

Top 50

  1. Panda Bear – “Alsatian Darn”
  2. White Denim – “Street Joy”
  3. Lana Del Rey – “Video Games”
  4. Peaking Lights – “All The Sun That Shines”
  5. Shabazz Palaces – “Are you… Can you… Were you? (Felt)”
  6. Girls – “Honey Bunny”
  7. Purity Ring – “Lofticries”
  8. A$AP Rocky – “Peso”
  9. Glass Candy – “Warm in the Winter”
  10. Girls – “Vomit”
  11. Charli XCX – “Stay Away / Nuclear Seasons”
  12. Real Estate – “Green Aisles”
  13. Julianna Barwick – “Prizewinning”
  14. Kurt Vile – “Baby’s Arms”
  15. Cass McCombs – “County Line”
  16. Grimes – “Oblivion”
  17. The Weeknd – “House of Balloons / Glass Table Girls”
  18. John Maus – “Believer”
  19. Ford & Lopatin – “Too Much MIDI (Please Forgive Me)”
  20. Clams Casino – “I’m God (instrumental)”
  21. araabMUZIK – “Streetz Tonight”
  22. Jhene Aiko – “Stranger”
  23. Korallreven – “As Young As Yesterday”
  24. Diplo / Busta / Weezy, etc. – “Look at Me Now”
  25. Jamie xx – “Far Nearer”
  26. Toro y Moi – “How I Know”
  27. M83 – “Midnight City”
  28. Grouper – “Moving Machine”
  29. James Blake – “The Wilhelm Scream”
  30. Darkside – “A1”
  31. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Thuggin””
  32. Beyoncé – “Countdown”
  33. The Sandwitches – “Joe Says”
  34. Tyler, The Creator – “Yonkers”
  35. Gang Gang Dance – “Mindkilla”
  36. Massive Attack vs. Burial – “Paradise Circus”
  37. Dum Dum Girls – “Coming Down”
  38. RUN DMT – “Dreaming / Romantic”
  39. Kindness – “Cyan”
  40. White Denim – “No Real Reason”
  41. Bleached – “Think of You”
  42. Big K.R.I.T. – “Dreamin”
  43. Puro Instinct – “Vapor Girls”
  44. Neon Indian – “The Blindside Kiss”
  45. Azealia Banks – “212”
  46. Smith Westerns – “All Die Young”
  47. Twin Sister – “Kimmi in a Ricefield”
  48. Joe Goddard – “Gabriel feat. Valentina”
  49. Pure X – “Dry Ice”
  50. John Maus & Molly Nilsson – “Hey Moon”

Next 50, Alphabetical

  • Adele & Jamie xx – “Rolling in the Heat (The Heatwave Refix)”
  • Africa Hitech – “Out in the Streets”
  • Air France – “It Feels Good to Be Around You”
  • A$AP Rocky – “Bass”
  • Atlas Sound – “Terra Incognita”
  • Balam Acab – “Oh, Why”
  • Blouse – “Videotapes”
  • Bodies of Water – “Open Rhythms”
  • Danny Brown – “XXX / Fields”
  • Catcall – “Satellites”
  • Chromatics – “Kill For Love”
  • ceo – “ave maria”
  • Coasting – “Portland”
  • Elite Gymnastics – “h e r e , i n h e a v e n 2”
  • Friends – “I’m His Girl”
  • Jacques Greene – “Another Girl”
  • Grimes – “Vanessa”
  • Hotel Mexico – “Dear Les Friends”
  • Jai Paul – “Flip Out”
  • Jesse Ruins – “Dream Analysis”
  • Juicy J – “A Zip and a Double Cup”
  • Lykke Li – “I Follow Rivers”
  • Major Lazer – “Original Don”
  • Nite Jewel – “One Second of Love”
  • Octo Octa – “I’m Trying”
  • Oneohtrix Point Never – “Replica”
  • Panda Bear – “Last Night at the Jetty”
  • Peaking Lights – “Tiger Eyes (Laid Back)”
  • Perfume – “Glitter (album mix)”
  • PLANNINGTOROCK – “The Breaks”
  • Rainbow Arabia – “Without You”
  • SBTRKT featuring Yukimi of Little Dragon – “Wildfire”
  • Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – “I’ll Take Care of U”
  • Shlohmo – “Seriously”
  • Silky Johnson – “Chasin Paper”
  • Sleep ∞ Over – “Romantic Streams”
  • Soft Metals – “Psychic Driving”
  • Summer Camp – “Better Off Without You”
  • The Babies – “Caroline”
  • The Caretaker – “Libet’s Delay / I Feel As If I Might Be Vanishing”
  • The Field – Then It’s White
  • Thundercat – “For Love I Come”
  • Mina Tindle – “To Carry Many Small Things”
  • Toro y Moi – “Still Sound”
  • Twerps – “Dreamin”
  • Vivian Girls – “Sixteen Ways”
  • Washed Out – “Amor Fati”
  • Widowspeak – “Harsh Realm”
  • Young Galaxy – “Peripheral Visionaries”
  • Zomby – “Natalia’s Song”