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The Tiger’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

1247423079-photoI tell ya, I’ve been putting this fucking post off for a good two weeks now while everyone else’s top 50, 20, 10 and 5 lists have been flooding the Twittersphere.

And no, it’s not because I wanted to suss their lists first to make sure mine’s not crap, it’s because there were so many great albums that landed this year I don’t know where the fuck to start.

In the end, I followed the tried and tested method of sorting my iTunes library by year and scrolling down whilst mentally jogging through all the albums I listened to this year, yielding the following scientifically accurate results…



What We Need Today Is Music

We need some music today, what do you guys think?

“Fuck Yeah we need some music! Whaddya got?”

Well kids, how about we try out a little Deerhoof for size?


That’s exactly what I said. Deer-who-the-fuck. Then I got my feelthy mits on this album (Deerhoof vs. Evil) and man-o-man, I LOVE this shit!

It’s this weird, irreverent mix of a whole bunch of different genres all melted into each other with what sounds like a 12 year-old Japanese girl on vocals. Usually this schizophrenic, disjointed and downright confusing approach to writing music doesn’t do much for me, but in this case it hit the sweet spot.