Best Albums of 2011

1. My Morning Jacket – Circuital

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2. Wilco – The Whole Love

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3. Iron & Wine – Kiss Each Other Clean

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4. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues

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5. The Black Keys – El Camino

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6. Decemberists – The King Is Dead

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7. The Antlers – Burst Apart

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8. Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi – Rome

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9. TV On The Radio – Nine Types Of Light

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10. Lady Gaga – Born This Way

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Special mention goes to The Naked And Famous for their debut album Passive Me, Aggressive You. It really is a gem, but it missed the top 10 by a drum beat.

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This is the coolest local advertising I’ve seen. Period.

This is the coolest local advertising I've seen. Period.

Braai Day + Lady Gaga wearing a meat dress at the VMA’s = NoMU

It’s ironic, because the couple that started the business (the wife) was vegetarian. They called it NoMU, as in no-moo. Later, they found out it loosely translates as “to drink, swallow or savour ” in Japanese. How cool is that?