Architecture In Helsinki – Desert Island

From their 2011 album, Moment Bends is another track that has grown on me with its Men at Work wood flute synth lead line.  Its little flourishes of that sort that really catch my eardrums.

 

Best of 2011 – The Top 50 Electronic Tracks!

Here we are again, and this year I wanted to up the ante to include the top 50 tracks of 2011.  So fire up the audio player at the bottom left of the screen and enjoy what I thought to be the best electronic pop tracks of 2011.  

50 Rimer London

Rimer London

 

 

 

 

 

 

49 Rodriguez Jr.

Rodriguez Jr. — Bare

 

 

 

 

 

 

48 Monarch

Monarchy — You Don’t Want To Dance With Me (ft. Britt Love)

 

 

 

 

 

 

47 Jagwar Ma

Jagwar Ma — Come Save Me

 

 

 

 

 

 

46 Get People

Get People – Rain Tears

 

 

 

 

 

 

45 Cold Cave

Cold Cave — Confetti

Purchase: Cold Cave – Cherish the Light Years

 

 

 

 

 

 

44 Calibre

Calibre – Even If

 

 

 

 

 

 

43 Oliver

Oliver — Memories Of The Future

 

 

 

 

 

 

42 Foster the People

Foster the People – Call It What You Want

 

 

 

 

 

 

41 Brandy Kills

Brandy Kills — One

 

 

 

 

 

 

40 When Saints Go Machine

When Saints Go Machine – Add Ends

 

 

 

 

 

 

39 AlunaGeorge

AlunaGeorge — You Know You Like It

 

 

 

 

 

 

38 Benoit & Sergio

Benoit & Sergio — Everybody

 

 

 

 

 

 

37 Huck Finn

Huck Finn — Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

36 Black Light Dinner Party

Black Light Dinner Party — Small Boxes

 

 

 

 

 

 

35 Junior Boys

Junior Boys – Truly Happy Ending

 

 

 

 

 

 

34 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs — Household Goods

Purchase: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs -EP [Vinyl]

 

 

 

 

 

 

33 The Reverb Junkie

The Reverb Junkie – Good To Get Away (Wait It Out)

 

 

 

 

 

 

32 Jamie Woon

Jamie Woon — Night Air

 

 

 

 

 

 

31 Monarchy

Monarchy — Resignation

 

 

 

 

 

 

30 Class Actress

Class Actress — Weekend

 

 

 

 

 

 

29 Datarock

Datarock — Catcher In Rye

 

 

 

 

 

 

28 Beni

Beni — Someone Like You (ft. Mattie Safer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

27 The Black Ghost


The Black Ghosts — In The Clouds

 

 

 

 

 

 

26 M83

M83 — Midnight City

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 Alex Clare

Alex Clare — Caroline

 

 

 

 

 

 

24 Goyte

Gotye — Somebody That I Used To Know (Ft. Kimbra)

 

 

 

 

 

 

23 Monarchy

Monarchy — I Won’t Let Go
Purchase: Monarchy – Monarchy

 

 

 

 

 

 

22 College

College — A Real Hero (ft Electric Youth)

 

 

 

 

 

 

21 The Reverb Junkie


Idioteque – Asleep (ft. Reverb Junkie) DEMO by thereverbjunkie

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 Black Light Dinner Party

Black Light Dinner Party — Older Together

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 Louis La Roche & Patrick Alavi

Louis La Roche & Patrick Alavi — Number One (ft. Josh Jakq)

 

 

 

 

 

 

18 Newtimers

Newtimers — Falling

 

 

 

 

 

 

17 The Twelevs

The Twelves — When You Talk

 

 

 

 

 

 

16 Flight Facilities

Flight Facilities — Foreign Language (ft. Jess)

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 Christopher Norman

Christopher Norman — Maps

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 When Saints Go Machine

When Saints Go Machine — Kelly

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 Sebastian

Sebastian – Love In Motion (Featuring Mayer Hawthorne)

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 SBTRKT

SBTRKT – Wildfire (ft. Little Dragon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

11 Black Light Dinner Party

Black Light Dinner Party — Gold Chain

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs — Dream On

 

 

 

 

 

 

9 Pretty Good Dance Moves

Pretty Good Dance Moves — I Wonder Why (Ft. Brazilian Girls’ Sabina Sciubba)

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 Sneaky Sound System


Sneaky Sound System – We Love

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 Benny Benassi

Benny Benassi – Cinema (ft. Gary Go)

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 Metronomy

Metronomy — The Bay

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 Penguin Prison

Penguin Prison — Multi-Millionaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 Architecture in Helsinki

Architecture in Helsinki — Contact High

Purchase: Architecture in Helsinki – Moment Bends

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris – Bounce

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Martin Solveig

Martin Solveig – Hello

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Joe Goddard


 Joe Goddard feat. Valentina – ‘Gabriel’ by Greco-Roman

Best Electronic Music of 2011

The Best Electronic Music of 2011 thus far…  Instead of waiting till the very end to compile a “Best of ” list, I  decided  I would share what I thought to be the best of this year thus far…

1 Architecture in Helsinki

Architecture in Helsinki — Contact High

Purchase: Architecture in Helsinki – Moment Bends

 

 

 

 

2 Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs — Household Goods

Purchase: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs -EP [Vinyl]

 

 

 

 

3 Black Light Dinner Party

Black Light Dinner Party — Older Together

 

 

 

 

 

4) Imogen Heap


Imogen Heap — Lifeline

 

 

 

 

 

5) Ali Love

Ali Love — Moscow Girl

Purchase: Ali Love – Love Harder

 

 

 

 

6) Idioteque / Reverb Junkie

 

 

 

 

 

Idioteque – Asleep (ft. Reverb Junkie) DEMO by thereverbjunkie


7) Monarchy

Monarchy — I Won’t Let Go
Purchase: Monarchy – Monarchy

 

 

8 ) Sakaris

Sakaris — In a Box

 

 

 

 

 

9) MazeMirror

MazeMirror — Livin

 

 

 

 

 

 

10) Dntel / Reverb Junkie

Dntel — Rather Be With You (ft. Reverb Junkie)

 

 

 

 

 

11) Cold Cave

Cold Cave — Confetti

Purchase: Cold Cave – Cherish the Light Years

 

 

 

 

12) Bag Raiders

Bag Raiders — Sunlight (ft. Dan Black)

Purchase: Bag Raiders – Bag Raiders

 

 

 

 

 

13) Datarock

Datarock — Catcher In Rye
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Electronic Music of 2011

(thus far…) pt2

This is my list of the best electronic music I found between the months of April through June of 2011

 

 

 

 

1 Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris – Bounce

 

 

 

 

 

2 Martin Solveig

Martin Solveig – Hello

 

 

 

 

 

3 Sebastian

Sebastian – Love In Motion (Featuring Mayer Hawthorne)

 

 

 

 

 

4 Sneaky Sound System


Sneaky Sound System – We Love

 

 

 

 

 

5 Benny Benassi

Benny Benassi – Cinema (ft. Gary Go)

 

 

 

 

 

6 SBTRKT

SBTRKT – Wildfire (ft. Little Dragon)

 

 

 

 

 

7 Junior Boys

Junior Boys – Truly Happy Ending

 

 

 

 

 

8 Calibre

Calibre – Even If

 

 

 

 

 

 

9 Get People

Get People – Rain Tears

 

 

 

 

 

10 When Saints Go Machine

When Saints Go Machine – Add Ends

 

 

 

 

 

11 Rimer London

Rimer London

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 The Reverb Junkie

The Reverb Junkie – Good To Get Away (Wait It Out)

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 Skylar Grey

Skylar Grey – Dance Without You

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 The 2 Bears

The 2 Bears – Bear Hug