Wild Mercury Sound

Wild Mercury Sound 100 from 2011: 75 to 51

John Mulvey

Part two of my 2011 favourites. Check out 100-76 here.

75. Dirty Projectors + Bjõrk – Mount Wittenberg Orca (Domino)

74. Gil Scott Heron And Jamie XX – We’re New Here (XL)

73. Alela Diane – Alela Diane & Wild Divine (Rough Trade)

72. The War On Drugs – Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)

71. Nathan Salsburg – Affirmed (No Quarter)

70. Thurston Moore – Demolished Thoughts (Matador)

69. Stephen Malkmus – Mirror Traffic (Domino)

68. Quiet Evenings – Transcending Spheres (Preservation)

67. Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol 2: Judges (Constellation)

66. The Beastie Boys – Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (Capitol)

65. Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise (Circus Company)

64. Wild Flag – Wild Flag (Wichita)

63. Meg Baird – Seasons On Earth (Wichita)

62. Jonny – Jonny (Turnstile)

61. Fool’s Gold – Leave No Trace (IAmSound)

60. The Field – Looping State Of Mind (Kompakt)

59. Panda Bear – Tomboy (Paw Tracks)

58. Whomadewho – Knee Deep (Kompakt)

57. Plaid - Scintilli (Warp)

56. The Psychic Paramount – The Psychic Paramount II (No Quarter)

55. Bitchin Bajas – Water Wrackets (Kallistei)

54. The People’s Temple – Sons Of Stone (Hozac)

53. Dean McPhee – Son Of The Black Peace (Blast First Petite)

52. Weyes Blood & The Dark Juices – The Outside Room (Not Not Fun)

51. Six Organs Of Admittance – Asleep On The Floodplain (Drag City)

Keep going to 50 to 26 and the top 25.


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