by / December 14th, 2011 /

Top Story: State’s Albums of 2011: 75-51

Over the past few weeks our team of writers, photographers and editors have been voting for their favourite album releases of the year – once more providing us with an intriguing glimpse into what makes State tick.

The full top 50 list starts tomorrow, but in the meantime here are the 25 that didn’t quite make it.


Albums of 2011: 75-51 | 50-41 | 40-31 | 30-21 | 20-11 | 10-1


75. Black Lips – Arabia Mountain
74. The Hot Sprockets – Honey Skippin’
73. Explosions In The Sky – Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
72. Daedelus – Bespoke
71. Tyler, The Creator – Goblin

70. Danger Mouse & Danielle Luppi – Rome
69. Iceage – New Brigade
68. Oh Land – Oh Land
67. The Vaccines – What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?
66. little xs for eyes – S.A.D.
65. Kitty, Daisy & Lewis – Smoking In Heaven
64. Hype Williams – One Nation
63. Yuck – Yuck
62. TV On The Radio – Nine Types Of Light

61. Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972
60. Paranoid Visions – Outsider Artist
59. Julianna Barwick – The Magic Place
58. Kill It Kid – Feet Fall Heavy
57. Dum Dum Girls – Only In Dreams
56. Atlas Sound – Parallax
55. Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks – Mirror Traffic
54. Florence & The Machine – Ceremonials

53. Le Galaxie – Laser Disc Nights 2
52. Nicola Roberts – Cinderella’s Eyes
51. Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will