Best of 2011: Voice of the Students

Every Wednesday @ 11, Andrika showcases the latest in indie rock, with a particular eye to Toronto’s always vibrant scene. If the kids are down with it, you’ll hear it here.

* indicates Canadian artist

40. Rural Alberta Advantage- Departing (Paper Bag Records)*

39. Cold Cave- Cherish the Light Years (Matador Records)

38. Yelle- Safari Disco Club (Barclay Records)

37. Timber Timbre- Creep On Creepin’ (Arts & Crafts)*

36. Library Voices- Summer of Lust (Nevado Records)*

35. We Are Enfant Terrible- Explicit Pictures (Last Gang Records)

34. CSS- La Liberacion (Cooperative Music)

33. Colin Stetson- New History Warfare Vol.2: Judges (Constellation Records) *

32. Moonface- Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I Hoped (Jajaguawar)*

31. TV on the Radio- Nine Types of Light (Interscope)

30. Cut Copy- Zonoscope (Modular)

29. Tune Yards- W H O K I L L (4AD)

28. Bruce Peninsula- Open Flames (Outside Music)

27. The Paint Movement- The Paint Movement (Nevado Records)*

26. Johan Agebjörn- Casablanca (Paper Bag Records)

25. Beastie Boys- Hot Sauce Committee Part II (Capitol)

24. Portugal the Man- In the Mountain in the Cold (Atlantic)

23. Feist- Metals (Arts & Crafts)*

22. Imaginary cities- Temporary Resident (Hidden Pony)*

21. Austra- Feel It Break * (Paper Bag Records)*

20. Digitalism- I Love You Dude (V2 Records)

19. The Kills- Blood Pressures (Domino Records)

18. Big Black Delta- BBDLP1 (Independent)

17. Pat Jordache- Future Songs (Constellation Records)*

16. Destroyer- Kaputt (Merge Records)*

15. Sebastian- Total  (Because/Ed Banger Records)

14. Gorillaz- The Fall (Parlaphone)

13. Bon Iver- Bon Iver  (Jajaguwar)

12. SBTRKT- SBTRKT (Young Turks)

11. Rich Aucoin- We’re All Dying To Live (Public Publication EP/Over The Top LP)  (Sonic Records)*

10. Braids- Native Speaker (Flemish Eye Records/Kanine)*

9. Sandro Perri- Impossible Spaces (Constellation)*

8. M83- Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming (Naive Records)

7. Kidstreet- Fuh Yeah (Nettwerk Records) *

6. Chad Vangaalen- Diaper Island (Flemish Eye Records) *

5.  St. Vincent- Strange Mercy (4AD)

4. James Blake- James Blake (Atlas Records)

3. Ohbijou- Metal Meets (Last Gang Records)*

2. Grimes- Darkbloom (Arbutus Records) *

1.  Young Galaxy- Shapeshifting (Paper Bag Records) *

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