Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011

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Pitchfork: The Top 50 Albums of 2011

  1. Bon Iver – Bon Iver
  2. Destroyer – Kaputt
  3. M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
  4. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
  5. Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost
  6. Oneohtrix Point Never – Replica
  7. tUnE-yArDs – w h o k i l l
  8. Drake – Take Care
  9. Real Estate – Days
  10. The Weeknd – House of Balloons
  11. St. Vincent – Strange Mercy
  12. James Blake – James Blake
  13. EMA – Past Life Martyred Saints
  14. Shabazz Palaces – Black Up
  15. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
  16. Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo
  17. Clams Casino – Instrumentals
  18. Atlas Sound – Parallax
  19. Danny Brown – XXX
  20. Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise
  21. Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch the Throne
  22. The Caretaker – An Empty Bliss Beyond This World
  23. Bill Callahan – Apocalypse
  24. Julianna Barwick – The Magic Place
  25. Gang Gang Dance – Eye Contact
  26. The Field – Looping State of Mind
  27. Beyoncé – 4
  28. Cut Copy – Zonoscope
  29. DJ Quik – The Book of David
  30. Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972
  31. Ty Segall – Goodbye Bread
  32. Panda Bear – Tomboy
  33. Fucked Up – David Comes to Life
  34. Katy B – On a Mission
  35. Frank Ocean – Nostalgia, Ultra
  36. Kate Bush – 50 Words For Snow
  37. Iceage – New Brigade
  38. Sandro Perri – Impossible Spaces
  39. The War on Drugs – Slave Ambient
  40. AraabMuzik – Electronic Dream
  41. Liturgy – Aesthethica
  42. SBTRKT – SBTRKT
  43. Lykke Li – Wounded Rhymes
  44. Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
  45. Kendrick Lamar – Section.80
  46. Cults – Cults
  47. Sepalcure – Sepalcure
  48. Toro y Moi – Underneath the Pine
  49. Wild Flag – Wild Flag
  50. Youth Lagoon – The Year of Hibernation