Auditiest – Best of 2011 – The Results

There were 742 entries in this year’s poll, and 445 albums.
Top Ten

1 Fountains Of Wayne // Sky Full Of Holes
2 Mike Viola // Electro de Perfecto
3 Sloan // The Double Cross
4 The Decemberists // The King Is dead
5 Wilco // The Whole Love
6 The Nines // Polarities
7 The Red Button // As Far As Yesterday Goes
8 Tommy Keene // Behind The Parade
9 Pugwash // The Olympus Sound
10 The Wellingtons // In Transit

Best of the rest

11 Wiretree // Make Up
12 The Smithereens // 2011
13 Ryan Adams // Ashes & Fire
14 Glen Campbell // Ghost On The Canvas
15 Army Navy // The Last Place
15 Ron Sexsmith // Long Player Late Bloomer
17 David Mead // Dudes
18 Buffalo Tom // Skins
19 The Jayhawks // Mockingbird Time
20 Matthew Sweet // Modern Art
21 Fleet Foxes // Helplessness Blues
22 Foo Fighters // Wasting Light
23 Cut Copy // Zonoscope
24 Tally Hall // Good & Evil
25 Kurt Baker // Rockin’ For A Living
25 Lindsey Buckingham // Seeds We Sow
27 Feist // Metals
28 Butch Walker And The Black Widows // The Spade
28 The Bangles // Sweetheart Of The Sun
30 Able Archer // The Way Machines See Us
30 Meyerman // Who Do You Think You Are?
32 Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit // Here We Rest
32 Gillian Welch // The Harrow & The Harvest
32 Cirrone // Uplands Park Road
35 Dark Ocean Colors // Dark Ocean Colors
35 Telekinesis // 12 Desperate Straight Lines
37 Brandon Wilde // Hearts in Stereo
38 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds // Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
38 Schuyler Fisk // Blue Ribbon Winner
38 Urge Overkill // Rock ‘n’ Roll Submarine
41 Tom Waits // Bad As Me
41 Secret Powers // What Every Rose Grower Should Know
41 Skeleton Staff // Pyschomorphism
41 Peter Baldrachi // Tomorrow Never Knows
45 Jonny // Jonny
45 The Breakdowns // The Kids Don’t Wanna Bop Any More
47 Bye Bye Blackbirds // Fixed Hearts
47 Dave Alvin // Eleven Eleven
49 Hans Roternberry and Brad Jones // Mountain Jack
49 Robert Pollard // Space City Kicks
49 Timothy Nelson & The Infidels // I Know This Now
52 8 x 8 // The Anatomy Of An Apricot
53 Bats // Free All The Monsters
53 Genuine Fakes // Genuine Fakes
53 Pains Of Being Pure At Heart // Belong
53 The Ditchflowers // Bird’s Eye
57 The Wandas // The Wandas
57 Brandon Schott // 13 Satellites
59 Black Keys // El Camino
59 Allen Clapp & His Orchestra // Mixed Greens
59 Destroyer // Kaputt
59 Nick Lowe // The Old Magic
59 Rachel Yamagata // Chesapeake
59 Teddy Thompson // Bella
65 Tennis // Cape Dory
65 The Damnwells // No One Listens to the Band Anymore
65 Treefight For Sunlight // Treefight For Sunlight
65 Wild Bores // Welldone & Charred
65 Peter Bruntnell // Black Mountain UFO
65 Leadfinger // We Make The Music
65 Dwight Twilley // Soundtrack
65 Feedbacks // Give A Tree Your Name
65 Frank Turner // England Keep My Bones
65 Friendly Fires // Pala
65 Charles Bradley – No Time for Dreaming
76 Amanda Shires – Carrying Lightning
76 Beady Eye // Different Gear, Still Speeding
76 Balto // October’s Road
76 Garland Jeffreys // The King Of In Between
76 Low // C’mon
76 Henning Ohlenbusch // Henning Goes to the Movies
76 Raphael Saadiq // Stone Rollin’
76 Real Estate // Days
76 Red Barked Tree // Wire
76 Orwell // Continental
76 William Cleere & The Marvellous Fellas // William Cleere & The Marvellous Fellas
76 Tim Christensen & The Dark Crystals // Tim Christensen & The Dark Crystals
76 The Joy Formidable // The Big Roar
76 The Leisure Society // Into The Murky Water
76 The Rainmakers // 25 On
76 The Secret Powers // What Every Rose Grower Should Know
76 The Cordovas // The Cordovas
76 The Get Up Kids // There Are Rules
76 Yuck // Yuck
95 The Features // Wilderness
95 The Refreshments // Riding Along With The Refreshments
95 The Kooks // Junk of the Heart
95 Dutch Uncles // Cadenza
95 Farewell Continental // Hey, Hey Pioneers!
95 David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights // Left By Soft
95 Anton Barbeau // Three Minute Tease
95 British Sea Power // Vahalla Dancehall
103 Bruce Cockburn // Small Source Of Comfort
103 Boston Spaceships // Let It Beard
103 Bic Runga // Belle
103 Girls // Father, Son, Holy Ghost
103 Michael Oliver & The Sacred Band // Yin & Yanxiety
103 Gruff Rhyss // Hotel Shampoo
103 John Wesley Harding // The Sound Of His Own Voice
103 Tommy Stinson // One Man Mutiny
103 Tori Amos // Night Of Hunters
103 Vegas With Randolph // Above The Blue
103 The Barreracudas // Nocturnal Missions
103 The Apricot // A Forestful of Trees
103 Smoking Popes // This Is Only A Test
103 Sondre Lerche // Sondre Lerche
117 Skeleton Staff // Psychomorphism
117 Scott Gagner // Rhapsode in Blonde
117 The Associates // Spells
117 The Greatest Liar // The Girl With The Chestnut Eyes
117 Little Murders // Dig For Plenty
117 Groovy Uncle // Play Something We Know!
117 Ivy // All Hours
117 John Moremen // John Moremen’s Flotation Device
117 Marry Waterson & Oliver Knight The Days // That Shaped Me
117 Mastodon // The Hunter
117 Ryan Allen And His Extra Arms // Ryan Allen And His Extra Arms
117 Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs // God Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise
117 Fun w/Atoms // Smart
117 Centro-Matic // Candidate Waltz
117 Civil Wars // Barton Hollow
117 Blitzen Trapper // Goldwing // Sub Pop
117 Childish Gambino // Camp
134 Peter Astor // Songbox
134 Matt Pond PA // Spring Fools (EP)
134 Okkervil River // I Am Very Far
134 In Blank // Title Tracks
134 Kate Bush // 50 Words For Snow
134 The Cry // The Cry
134 Terry Anderson and the Olympic AKT // More Smooth Jazz and Sweet Sweet Jam
134 The Postelles // s/t
134 Wire // Red Barked Tree
143 The James Carter Organ Trio // At The Crossroads
143 The Riffbrokers // Every Pilot’s Blinded By The Sun
143 The Real Numbers // Welcome To The Numberhood
143 The Wrong Words // The Wrong Words
143 Maxi Dunn // The Neglected Gambit
143 Paul Simon // So Beautiful Or So What
143 Rod Picott – Welding Burns
143 Barnstar! (featuring Mark Erelli) // C’mon!
143 An American Underdog // Always On The Run
143 Allen Stone // Allen Stone
143 East River Pipe // We Live In Rented Rooms
143 Death Cab For Cutie // Codes And Keys
155 Graham Colton // Pacific Coast Eyes
155 Cake // Showroom Of Compassion
155 Moonlight Towers // Day Is The New Night
155 Jonathan Coulton // Artificial Heart
155 M83 // Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
155 Lindi Ortega // Little Red Boots
155 Trolley // Things That Shine And Glow
155 What If // Mr. Big
155 The Story UK // Joyride On Memory Lane
155 The Golden Seals // Increase The Sweetness
155 The Grand Slambovians (a/k/a Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams) // The Grand Slambovians
155 The Feedbacks // Give A Tree Your Name
167 The Baseball Project // Volume 2: High and Inside
167 Malajube // La Caverne
167 Imelda May // Mayhem
167 Salyu x Salyu // S(o)un(d)beams
167 Reigning Sound // Abdication
167 Quinn Scharber // Every Other
167 Buffalo Killers // 3
167 Alto Verde // Paper Clips
167 Dropkick // Time Cuts The Ties
176 Girls Guns and Glory – Sweet Nothings
176 Giorgio Tuma // In The Morning We’ll Meet
176 Queen Electric // Queen Electric
176 Matt Nathanson // Modern Love
176 Ocean Grove // Little Record (EP)
176 Joel Crawford // 11 Golden Greats
176 Iron And Wine // Kiss Each Other Clean
176 Israel Nash Gripka // Barn Doors and Concrete Floors
176 Howling Diablos // Ultra Sonic Gas Can
176 Long Play 33 1/3 // Being Nowhere
176 Leatherbag // Yellow Television
176 The Cars // Move Like This
176 The Sick Rose // No Need For Speed
176 The Handcuffs // Waiting For The Robot
176 The Midwest Beat // Gone Not Lost
176 Twerps // Twerps
192 Tony Cox // On The Way
192 Tim Butler // All The Rest
192 The Dark Rags // The Dark Rags
192 Kanye West/Jay Z // Watch The Throne
192 Jack’s Mannequin // People And Things
192 Ocean Grove // Another Place To Stay (EP)
192 Gary Ritchie // Hum, Sing…Repeat!
192 Cut Off Your Hands // Hollow
192 Amy Lavere // Stranger Me
192 Blind Pilot // We Are The Tide
192 Brent Cash // How Strange It Seems
203 Beirut // The Rip Tide13.  Lindsey Buckingham // Seeds We Sow
203 Daryl Hall // Laughing Down Crying
203 Duran Duran // All You Need Is Now
203 Grace Weber // Hope & Heart
203 Greg Trooper – Upside-Down Town
203 Redondo Beat // Meet Redondo Beat
203 The Antlers // Burst Apart
203 Saves The Day // Daybreak
203 They Might Be Giants // Join Us
203 Tristen // Charlatans At The Garden Gate
203 The Hazey Janes // The Winter That Was
214 Unthanks // Last
214 Shake Some Action // White Lies And Bloodshot Eyes
214 Teenage Rasputin // Sorry ‘Bout The Moon
214 Steve Earle // I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive
214 Robyn Hitchcock // Tromso, Kaptein
214 Lovers Electric // Impossible Dreams
214 Pajama Club // Pajama Club
214 Mayer Hawthorne // How Do You Do
214 Michael Carpenter // S.O.O.P. #3
214 Luke Temple // Don’t Act Like You Don’t Care
214 Feelies // Here Before
214 Bill Schulz // Bill Schulz
214 Arctic Monkeys // Suck It And See
227 Benjamin Francis Leftwich // Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm
227 Agesandages // Alright You Restless
227 Gorillaz // The Fall
227 Dum Dum Girls // Only In Dreams
227 Christoffer Lundquist // Through The Window
227 Hotel Lights // Girl Graffiti
227 Michael Carpenter // S.O.O.P. #4
227 Richard X Heyman // Tiers and Other Stories
227 Sam Roberts Band // Collider
227 PJ Harvey // Let England Shake
227 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings // Soul Time!
227 She Wants Revenge // Valleyheart
227 The Galileo 7 // Are We Having Fun Yet?
240 The Rosebuds // Loud Planes Fly Low
240 The Tree Ring // Generous Shadows
240 PopFilter // Pop This!
240 I Fight Dragons // Kaboom!
240 John Hiatt // Dirty Jeans And Mudslide Hymns
240 Jodee Purkeypile // October House
240 Eleanor Friedberger // Last Summer
240 Gabriel Kahane // Where Are The Arms
240 Alexander Ebert // Alexander
240 Augustana // S/T
250 Bart Davenport // Bart Davenport
250 Bodeans // Indigo Dreams
250 Bon Iver // Bon Iver
250 Carlet Tanager // American Songbird
250 Fitz & the Tantrums // Pickin’ Up The Pieces
250 Greg Pope- Monster Suit
250 Jesse Sykes & The Hereafter // Marble Boy
250 Male Bonding // Endless Now
250 William Elliott Whitmore – Field Songs
250 Serious Clark // Things To Say After Hello
250 Steve Cropper // Dedicated
261 Stratocruiser // The Spark
261 The Demos // Lovely
261 The Whiskey Saints // 24 Hours
261 Jay Clifford // Silver Tomb for the Kingfiser
261 Indigo Girls // Beauty Queen Sister
261 Hot Tuna // Steady As She Goes
261 Ringo Deathstarr // Colour Trip
261 Foster and Lloyd // It’s Already Tomorrow
261 Derby // Madeline (EP)
261 Celebrated Workingman // Content Content
261 Barenaked Ladies // All In Good Time
272 Andreas Mattson // Kick Death’s Ass
272 Drive-By Truckers // Go-Go Boots
272 Rival Sons // Pressure And Time
272 Sallie Ford // Dirty Radio
272 Pyewacket // 1967
272 P.J. O’Connell // Join the Crowd
272 James McCartney // Close at Hand
272 Josh Rouse and the Long Vacations // S/T
272 The Vinyl Skyway // Return Of The Dead Surfer
281 Thea Gilmore // Don’t Stop Singing
281 The Beagle Ranch // A Moment Away
281 Suzy & Los Quattro // Hank
281 Nicole Atkins // Mondo Amore
281 R.E.M. // Collapse Into Now
281 Phil Angotti // People And Places
281 Dreaming In Stereo // 2
281 Deerhoof // Deerhoof Vs. Evil
281 Curtains For You // After Nights Without Sleep
281 Great Aunt Ida // Nuclearize Me
281 Amor de Dias // Street O The Love Of Days
281 Adele // Live at the Royal Abert Hall
281 Chickenfoot // Iii
281 Black Lips // Arabia Mountain
281 Blackie & the Rodeo Kings // Kings and Queens
296 Bowling For Soup // Fishing For Woos
296 Brilliant Colors // Again And Again
296 Brazzaville // Jetlag Poetry
296 Bryan Estepa // Vessels
296 Bubble Gum Orchestra // Out Of This World
296 China Syndrome // Nothing’s Not Worth Knowing
296 Captain Wilberforce // Ghost Written Confessions
296 Cass McCombs // Humor Risk
296 Cass McCombs // Wits End
296 Catherine MacLellan // Silhouette
296 Caitlin Rose // Own Side Now
296 1860 // Sagan
296 54321 // What We Did With Our Days
296 Alela Divine // Wild Divine
296 Anna Spackman // Her Voice
296 Amanda Palmer // Goes Down Under
296 Apex Manor // The Year Of Magical Drinking
296 Arborea // Red Planet
296 Beauty Queen Sister // Indigo Girls
296 Bevis Frond // The Leaving Of London
296 Green Pajamas // Green Pajamas Country
296 Greg Pope // Blue Ocean Sky
296 Giuda // Racey Roller
296 Fortune 500 // Flavor Of The Year
296 Freddy Monday // Everything Anyhow
296 Fingers Of The Sun // Fingers Of The Sun
296 Finn Silver // Crossing the Rubicon
296 Fleshtones // Brooklyn Sound Solution
296 David Bazan // Strange Negotiations
296 Cynics // Spinning Wheel Motel
296 Dan Mangan // Oh Fortune
296 Daniel Wylie // Fake Your Own Death
296 Cuff the Duke // Morning Comes
296 Cults // Cults
296 Deleted Waverform Gatherings // Pretty Escape
296 Dawes // Nothing Is Wrong
296 Donal Hinely // The Famous Rocket Cage
296 Emot // Make You Electric
296 Piney Gir // Geronimo!
296 Poplord // Poplord Vs The Universe
296 Pepper Rabbit // Red Velvet Snowball
296 Peter Berry & The Shake Set // Berry Go Round
296 Peter Bjorn & John // Gimme Some
296 Sara Lowes // Back To Creation
296 Sarabeth Tucek // Get Well Soon
296 Richard Snow & The In Laws // Am I Really That Boring?
296 Nik Freitas // Saturday Night Underwater
296 Nikki Lane // Walk of Shame
296 Panic! At The Disco // Vices and Virtues
296 Papercuts // Fading Parade
296 Michael Carpenter and the Cuban Heels // By Request Vol. 1
296 Michael Carpenter and the Cuban Heels // By Request Vol. 2
296 Mumble // Happy Living
296 Nick Jaina // The Beanstalks That Have Brought Us Here Are Gone
296 Meg Baird // Seasons on Earth
296 Megafaun // Megafaun
296 Matt Wertz // Weights and Wings
296 Kate Walsh // The Real Thing
296 Kathryn Calder // Bright and Vivid
296 Katie Herzig // The Waking Sleep
296 Katy Stephan // Lacemaking
296 Kelly’s Heels // Playing Into Your Hands
296 Kings Of Last Call // From Memory
296 Les Breastfeeders // Dans La Gueule Des Jours
296 Les Sans Culottes // ‘pataphysical Graffiti
296 La Casa Azul // La Polinesia Meridional
296 Ladybug Transistor // Clutching Stems
296 Laura Marling // A Creature I Don’t Know
296 Laurie Biagini // A Go Go Girl In A Modern World
296 Lay Low // Brostinn Strengur
296 Marian Call // Something Fierce
296 Lykke Li // Wounded Rhymes
296 Little Roy // Battle For Seattle
296 Lisa Hannigan // Passenger
296 Longplayer // Longplayer
296 Lotte Kestner // Stolen
296 Louise Burns // Mellow Drama
296 James Walbourne // The Hill
296 Janey And The Ravemen // Stay Away From Boys
296 Jenna Nicholls // The Blooming Hour
296 Jennie Lowe Stearns // Blurry Edges
296 Joan As Police Woman // The Deep Field
296 John Cale // Extra Playful
296 High Llamas // Talahomi Way
296 HoneyHoney // Billy Jack
296 Haroula Rose // These Open Roads
296 Ian Axel // This Is The New Year
296 I’m From Barcelona // Forever Today
296 Tan Sleeve // Too Big To Fail
296 Supraluxe // The Super Sounds Of Supraluxe
296 Suzie Brown // Heartstrings
296 Stevie Jackson // (I Can’t Get No) Stevie Jackson
296 Terra Naomi // To Know I’m Okay
296 The Anydays // Move!
296 The Absolutes // Everybody’s Feeling Alright
296 Sexy Heroes // InterroBang
296 Shirley Lee // Winter Autumn Summer Spring
296 Simon Felton // Surrender Dorothy!
296 Siri Nilsen // Alle Snakker Sant
296 Sea Lions // Everything You Wanted To Know
296 Seapony // Go With Me
296 The Belle Brigade // The Belle Brigade
296 The Bo-Keys – Got to Get Back!
296 The Bony King of Nowhere // Eleonore
296 The Booze // Maximum Volume
296 The Civil Wars // Barton Hollow
296 The Cleaners From Venus // In Chimp World
296 The Cleaners From Venus // The Stopping Train
296 The Color Bars // Prosopopoeia
296 The Bad Examples // Smash Record
296 The Bandana Splits // Mr. Sam presents The Bandana Splits
296 The Davenports // Why The Great Gallop?
296 The Dahlmanns // All Dahled Up
296 The Brights // A Trivial Pursuit
296 The Bye Bye Blackbirds // Fixed Hearts
296 The Feeling // Together We Were Made: Double Album Edition
296 The Fire Apes // A Life In Letters
296 The Folk Survival Club // I Believe In Rock’n’Roll
296 The Foxes // Last Of Many
296 The Grip Weeds // Under The Influence Of Christmas
296 This Side of the River // Points of Light and Constellation
296 The Wind // Hear, Em Skear’em
296 The Zombies // Breathe Out, Breathe In
296 Title Tracks // In Blank
296 Tommy Flake // Second Skin
296 William Shatnet // Seeking Major Tom
296 Whitehorse // Whitehorse
296 Whitton // Rare Bird
296 Ulysses // Ulysses
296 Veronica Falls // Veronica Falls
296 Warm Digits // Keep Warm… with the Warm Digits
296 Wax Idols // No Future
296 The Wags // The Wags
296 The Turnback // Drawn In Chalk
296 The Sugar Stems // Sweet Sounds Of The Sugar Stems
296 The Stepkids // The Stepkids
296 The Skywalkers // Year One
296 The Real People // Think Positive
296 The Red Plastic Buddha // All Out Revolution
296 The Jigsaw Seen // Winterland
296 The High Llamas // Talahomi Way
296 The Higher State // Freakout At The Gallery
296 The Pains of Being Pure At Heart // Belong
296 The Pepper Pots // Train To Your Lover
296 The Latebirds // Last Of The Good Old Days
296 The Liarbirds // Allegedly
296 Your Gracious Host // Sleepers Awaken
296 Yvonne Lyon // More than Mine
296 Zaza Fournier // Regarde-moi
296 Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers // Starlight Hotel
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