The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 30th to hear which albums made the list!
Darek Mazzone’s 2011 Top Ten Albums
|10||From Africa With Fury: Rise||Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80||B-Music|
|9||Rio Arriba||Chancha Via Circuito||ZZK|
|8||Nigeria 70 Sweet Times: Afro-Funk, Highlife & Juju from 1970s Lagos||Various Artists||Nacional|
|7||Aam Zameen: Common Ground||Kiran Ahluwalia||Out Here|
|6||Wounded Rhymes||Lykki Li||Atlantic|
|5||II||Mariachi El Bronx||ATO|
|4||Balkan Brass Battle||Boban & Marko Markovic & Fanfare Ciocarlia||Asphalt Tango|
|3||Generation Bass Presents Transnational Dubstep||Various Artists||Six Degrees|
|2||Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque||Various Artists||Strut|
Darek Mazzone is the host of Wo’ Pop, on the air Tuesday nights from 6-9PM.