Top releases of twenty-eleven

Igloo Magazine’s Contributing Editors pooled together their top releases of 2011 and with 105 titles on display, there’s no real shortage of music to go back and dive into. Also included is an audio sampler of various tracks to entice your ears.

ALAN LOCKETT ::
01 Black Swan :: The Quiet Divide (Experimedia)
02 Chihei Hatakeyama :: Mirror (Room40)
03 David Wenngren & Chris Bissonnette :: The Meridians… (Home Normal)
04 Father :: Return of Father (Root Strata)
05 Frank Bretschneider :: Komet (Shitkatapult)
06 Inward Content :: Inward Content (Meanwhile)
07 Kangding Ray :: Or (Raster Noton)
08 Kyle Bobby Dunn :: Ways of Meaning (Desire Path)
09 Laurel Halo :: Hour Logic (Hippos in Tanks)
10 Lawrence English :: The Peregrine (Experimedia)
11 Lucy :: Wordplay for Working Bees (Stroboscopic Artefacts)
12 Maps and Diagrams :: Get Lost (Time Released Sound)
13 Sandwell District :: Feed Forward (Sandwell District)
14 Sean McCann :: The Capital/The Sky Is Filled (Aguirre)
15 Spheruleus :: Voyage (Hibernate)
16 Stephan Mathieu :: A Static Place (12k)
17 The Garden :: In Sea-land (Install)
18 Tim Hecker :: Ravedeath 1972 (Kranky)
19 Vatican Shadow :: Washington Buries Al Qaeda… (Hospital Productions)
20 Willamette :: Echo Park (Infraction)

GUSTAVE SAVY ::
01 Buraka Som Sistema :: Komba (Enchufada)
02 Mothboy :: Yield (Drawn)
03 Rustie :: Glass Swords (Warp)
04 Contemporary Noise Sextet :: Ghostwriters Joke (Denovali)
05 Quasi Dub Development :: Limousine To The Guillotine (Rump)
06 Kloudbreak :: Elements (Drawn)
07 Materia :: Razorball/Underfall (Drawn)
08 Gyu :: Cerebral (Drawn)
09 James Blake :: James Blake (Atlas)
10 The Ghost of J.B.B. and The Children of God :: Making Time... (Adjunct Audio)
11 Gator Bait Ten :: Harvester (Ohm Resistance)
12 Field Rotation :: Acoustic Tales (Denovali)
13 Kahn :: Like We Used To (Punch Drunk)
14 Defazed :: Defazed EP (Nocidbusiness)
15 Enduser :: Even Weight (Ad Noiseam)
16 Phaeleh :: The Cold In You (Afterglo)
17 Metaphra :: Kleptocracy (Metaphra)

JAMES KNAPMAN ::
01 The Caretaker :: An Empty Bliss Beyond This World (HAFTW)
02 Rene Hell :: The Terminal Symphony / The Hilton (Type)
03 Plaid :: Scintilli (Warp)
04 Leyland Kirby :: Eager to tear apart the stars (HAFTW)
05 Kreng :: Grimoire (Miasmah)
06 Risk Risk :: This is 1983 (Astro Chicken)
07 Ricardo Donoso :: Progress Chance (Digitalis Industries)
08 Sense :: Selected Moments Vol. 1 (Psychonavigation)
09 Indignant Senility :: Consecration of the Whipstain (Type)
10 Jurgen Mueller :: The Science of the Sea (Digitalis Industries)
11 Charlatan :: Triangles (Digitalis Industries)
12 Deaf Center :: Owl Splinters (Type)
13 Kaboom Karavan :: Barra Barra (Miasmah)
14 Biosphere :: N-Plants (Touch)
15 cv313 :: Seconds to Forever [Extended Live Excursion] (Echospace [Detroit])
16 Dustin O’Halloran :: Lumiere (130701)
17 Erode :: Horizon (Tympanik Audio)
18 Hauschka :: Salon des Amateurs (130701)
19 Stendeck :: Scintilla (Tympanik Audio)
20 Jacaszek :: Glimmer (Ghostly International)

JUS FORREST ::
01 Duran Duran :: All You Need Is Now (Tape Modern)
02 Gary Numan :: Dead Son Rising (Mortal )
03 Ultravox :: Moments From Eden (Eden)
04 John Foxx and the Maths :: Interplay (Metamatic)
05 Kreidler :: Tank (Bureau B)
06 Conrad Schnitzler & Borngraber & Struver :: Con-Struct (M=minimal)
07 Simeone :: An Introduction (sime-one.com)
08 Benjamin Finger :: For You, Sleepsleeper (How is Annie)
09 A Dancing Beggar :: Follow The Dark As If It Were Light (Audiobulb)
10 The Astroboy :: The Chromium Fence (PAD)

PIETRO DA SACCO ::
01 Access To Arasaka :: Orbitus & Geosynchron (Tympanik Audio)
02 ADJ :: Beats, Blips & Other Dimensions (Shameless Toady)
03 Banned Book :: Holographic Relationchip (Lagunamuch)
04 Ben Milstein :: Untitled EP (Buried In Time)
05 Bogman :: A Scream in the Void (Buried In Time)
06 Datacrashrobot :: Asynchronous I-O (Crazy Language)
07 Displacer :: Night Gallery (Tympanik Audio)
08 Drifting In Silence :: Lifesounds (Labile)
09 DNN :: When Things Stop to Move (Halbsicht)
10 Dreissk :: The Finding (n5MD)
11 Ian Boddy & Parallel Worlds :: Exit Strategy (DiN)
12 Infinite Scale :: Ekko Location (Ecoshock)
13 Ion Driver :: Waves (Addictech)
14 Karsten Pflum :: No Noia My Love (Hymen)
15 Maschine :: Maschine (Psychonavigation)
16 Music AutOmatiK :: Message From Mars (Ominum)
17 Odori :: Gathering Lines (Enpeg)
18 Patch :: 1 Degree C (Cartesian Binary)
19 Phoenecia :: Demissions (Schematic Music Co. / Detroit Underground)
20 port-royal :: 2000-2010: The Golden Age of Consumerism (n5MD)
21 Randomform :: Enfeld (High Grade Media)
22 Rumpistol :: Talk To You EP (Rump)
23 Semiomime :: From Memory (Ad Noiseam)
24 STATION :: self-titled (Station Sound)
25 This Morn’ Omina :: L’Unification Des Forces Opposantes (Ant-Zen)
26 V/A :: Crazy Compilation #5 (Crazy Language)
27 V/A :: Emerging Organisms 4 (Tympanik Audio)
28 Woulg :: Hinchliffe Shuffle EP Enig’Matik

ROBBIE GEOGHEGAN ::
01 //TENSE// :: Escape EP (Mannequin)
02 Scape One :: Potent Mutagen EP (Cultivated Electronics)
03 Optic Nerve :: 3 Dimensional (Diametric.)
04 Nervous Assistant :: Bastard Blues (Blind Prophet)
05 Kaval :: Sky of Mirrors (Das Drehmoment)
06 Oppenheimer Analysis :: Science/Washington (Signals)
07 V/A :: We Want You To Understand The Future Vol. 1 (ProForm Series)
08 HNN :: Pièce Radiophonique (La Forme Lente)
09 V/A :: Doppelhertz Vol. 2 (Kernkrach)
10 Martial Canterel :: You Today (Wierd)

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