2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Riz

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 TODAY Monday, December 19th at 5:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 30th to hear which albums made the list!

Apparat in the KEXP studios 12/30/09

Apparat in the KEXP studios 12/30/09 // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (more photos)

DJ Riz’s 2011 Top Ten Albums

Rank Album Artist Label
10 Black Up Shabazz Palaces Sub Pop
9 Alex and the Grizzly Prommer and Barck Derwin
8 Tomboy Panda Bear Paw Tracks
7 Space is Only Noise Nicolas Jaar Circus Company
6 The Book of David DJ Quik Mad Science
5 Fire on the Vine Bryan John Appleby Self Released
4 The People’s Key Bright Eyes Saddle Creek
3 Parallax Atlas Sound 4AD
2 Presences of Absences Asva Important
1 The Devil’s Walk Apparat Mute

DJ Riz is on the air Monday nights from 9PM-1AM, and is one of the hosts of Expansions, on the air Sunday nights from 9PM-midnight.

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