KCRW DJ Eric J Lawrence’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

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Music Librarian and KCRW DJ Eric J Lawrence shares his Top 10 and his honorable mentions below. See all the DJ top 10 lists here.

KCRW DJ Eric J Lawrence’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

1. The Low Anthem – Smart Flesh (Nonesuch)

2. Blitzen Trapper – American Goldwing (Sub Pop)

3. Cloud Control – Bliss Release (Ivy League)

4. Matt Berry – Witchazel (Acid Jazz)

5. Jim Noir – The Noir Club (Jimnoir.com)

6. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Unknown Mortal Orchestra (Fat Possum)

7. The People’s Temple – Sons of Stone (HoZac)

8. White Denim – D (Downtown)

9. Lake – Giving & Receiving (K)

10. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – Mirror Traffic (Matador)

Honorable Mentions:

Richard Buckner – Our Blood (Merge)
The Horrors – Skying (XL)
Connan Mockasin – Forever Dolphin Love (Because)
Stevie Jackson – (I Can’t Get No) Stevie Jackson (Banchory)
Jonny – Jonny (Merge)
The Caribbean – Discontinued Perfume (Hometapes)
Heidecker & Wood – Starting from Nowhere (Little Record Company)
Cornershop – & the Double O Groove (Ample Play)
Insane Warrior – We Are the Doorways (RJ’s Electrical)
The Cars – Move Like This (Concord)