2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

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! Tune in on Friday, December 30th to hear if your favorites made the list!

WU LYF in the KEXP studios 11-19-2011

WU LYF in the KEXP studios 11-19-2011 // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (more photos)

Mel’s 2011 Top Ten Albums

rank album artist label
10 House of Balloons/ Thursday The Weeknd Self-Released
9 Total SebastiAn Ed Bangers
8 Go Tell Fire to the Mountain WU LYF LYF
7 Portamento The Drums Island
6 Memory Man Big Spider’s Back Circle Into Square
5 Black Up Shabazz Palaces Sub Pop
4 Let England Shake PJ Harvey Vagrant
3 James Blake James Blake Universal Republic
2 The Devil’s Walk Apparat Mute
1 Mind Bokeh Bibio Warp

Mel is on the air every Sunday morning from 2AM-6AM.

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