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My top 25 of the year, this was so hard to decide. Beyond this, there's just too many albums for me to rank, that are all equally fantastic. This was the year I really discovered music, with my taste expanding in ways I never thought it would - especially Electronic music, in all it's fantastic forms.
25Empty Space Orchestra
Empty Space Orchestra

Honourable mentions: Basically everything I've given a four to this year. There's been that many good albums, that my 3.5's (which are all great records in their own right) haven't even gotten a look in.
24 M83
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

Bombastic, funky, cheesy and fun. But with a dark undercurrent. Check out: Midnight City
23Tim Hecker
Ravedeath, 1972

Ambient, but not as you know it. Check out: In the Air I, II and III
22Laura Stevenson and the Cans
Sit Resist

The cutest album of 2011. And that is a very good thing. Check out: Master of Art
The Mesektet

Glitchy Hip-Hop beats, hazy bass and hash smoke. Check out: Yeahyeahyeah

Amazing production and beats...the instrumental version might be even better tbh. Check out: Darkness (Dream On)
19James Blake
James Blake

James Blake proves he deserves to be the poster boy of forward thinking electronic music. Check out: Limit to Your Love
18Chuck Ragan
Covering Ground

Makes you want to sit round a fire and sing till your Whiskey ravaged throat gives in. Check out: You Get What You Give
17 Johann Johannsson
The Miners' Hymns

Soaring, majestic Modern Classical. Check out: The whole thing.
16 Laura Marling
A Creature I Don't Know

Laura Marling reclaims her crown as Queen of Folk. Check out: Sophia
The Hunter

Worst album cover of the year, also possibly the best riffs of the year. Check out: Curl of the Burl, Black Tongue
When Losing Everything Is Everything You Wanted

Representing UKHC, this is emotional, angry and will rip your head off. Check out: A Life in Pieces
13Trophy Scars
Never Born, Never Dead

Post-Hardcore is alive and kicking in 2011 - technically an EP, but too good to leave out. Check out: Snake Oil
Colors of Jazz

The chillest album of the year, Jazz-Hop. Check out: Sky Blue
11 O'Brother
Garden Window

O'Brother get dark, nasty and loud. And it's awesome. Check out: Poison!, both Machines songs.
Let Yourself Be Huge

This guy's talent is incredible. Check out: You and Yours
9The Roots

Given how recently this came out, should tell you how damn good it is. Check out: Lighthouse, I Remember
8Cave In
White Silence

Cave In return and show everyone else how it's supposed to be done. Check out: Sing My Loves
Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang

Rae relives Wu's past glories, whilst pushing the clan into the future, with the rap record of the year. Check out: Every Soldier in the Hood, Butter Knives, Masters of our Fate
No Devolucion

A fitting swan-song for Thursday, their best since Full Collapse. Check out: Stay True

The most underrated AotY candidate. Check out: Learning How To Walk Through Walls, Hold My Hand High In The Sky Ready For The Deep Dive

Dark, sensual, intelligent, everythin electronic music should be about. Check out: Things Fall Apart, Natalia's Song, Lucifer
3Submotion Orchestra
Finest Hour

Finest Hour indeed...stunning jazz influenced dubstep. Check out: Always, All Yours

Thrice delivers the perfect summary of all their different styles, in one place Check out: Anthology, Promises, Words in the Water
Old Raves End

Beautiful, epic and innovative. Check out: Flikr of Ur Eyes, T-1000, Sky Below Sea
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