Absolut Noise best of 2011

Summary of what I liked in Swedish music this past year

 

My favourite album of the year:
PAPER – Mischmasch

 

My nine other fav records of the year:
2. KATHARINA NUTTALL – Turn me on
3. RIDDARNA – Riddarna
4. MATTIAS ALKBERG – Anarkist

5. PATRIK BACKLUND – Patrik Backlund is an arsonist
6. PROMISE AND THE MONSTER – Red Tide
7. DU PACQUE – Erotique Du Pacque

8. THE CULTURE IN MEMORIAM – Rest in pieces
9. MASQUER – Cover my face as the animals cry
10. WE ARE THE STORM – To the North Pole

 

My top 20 favourite songs of the year:
1. COMPADRE – Golden Trumpet
2. MATTIAS ALKBERG – Asterism & Obelisk
3. RIDDARNA – Hej da
4. PATRIK BACKLUND – Seesaw
5. PAPER – Our World

6. WE ARE THE STORM – I woke up to the bells
7. DU PACQUE – Erotique Du Pacque
8. LYKKE LI – I follow rivers
9. KATHARINA NUTTALL – Play
10. PAINTBOX – Mindreader

11. PROMISE AND THE MONSTER – Swim
12. AND THEN: HAPPINESS – I’ll try
13. TERRIBLE FEELINGS – Tied up
14. MASQUER – Happiness
15. DINOSAURS ARE STILL ALIVE – I’m still fine

16. CHRISTOFFER ROTH – A new kind of love
17. ZAU GLUCK – Anything you want
18. RED MOON – Suspicious
19. THE CULTURE IN MEMORIAM – Run Emelie
20. KOKO – If I could win

 

What Swedish artists thought about this past year, with…
Part 1: Nina Kinert, Katharina Nuttall, Promise & the Monster, Karin Ström, Terrible Feelings, Anna Von Hausswolff
Part 2: Andreas Nilsson, Kriget, Kvalität, Labrador Records, No Method Records, Novoton Records, Paper
Part 3: Patrik Backlund, Bedroom Eyes, Du Pacque, Masquer, The Open up and bleeds, Penny Century, This is head, We are the storm
Part 4: James Ausfahrt, Sven Johansson, Niels Nielsen, Riddarna

 

PS: Remember my best of 2010?

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