2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

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!

Of Monsters and Men from KEXP's Iceland Airwaves broadcast 10/13/11

Of Monsters and Men from KEXP’s Iceland Airwaves broadcast 10/13/11
photo credit: Michael Matynka (more photos)

Kevin Cole’s 2011 Top Ten Albums

rank album artist label
10 Signs & Signifiers JD Mcpherson Hi-Style Records
9 Marble Son Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter Station Grey
8 The Whole Love Wilco dBpm Records
7 Rise Ye Sunken Ships We Are Augustines Turnout/ Oxcart
6 Rumspringa Canon Blue Temporary Residence Ltd.
5 Pólýfónía Apparat Organ Quartet Crunchy Frog
4 Black Up Shabazz Palaces Sub Pop
3 Wild Flag Wild Flag Merge
2 Helplessness Blues Fleet Foxes Sub Pop
1 My Head is an Animal Of Monsters and Men Record Records

Kevin Cole is the host of The Afternoon Show, on the air Monday through Friday from 2-6PM.

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