Which Adele song makes the list?
Last year, my “Best Of” music post didn’t come out until January 27th. Well, I wasn’t about to let that happen again. Hopefully, you’re not sick of reviews of 2011 music yet.
Here are the best songs of 2011 (with a limit of one song per artist):
25) “The Merry Barracks” – Deerhoof – Deerhoof vs. Evil
I love the way this song moves from simple to complex.
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I always think that nobody watches music videos anymore, but then I remember that like 75% of the “Most Viewed” videos on YouTube are music videos that have, collectively, been viewed over five billion times. Nevertheless, it still seems like the cultural importance of music videos have waned. It seems like they exist now for people who want to listen to music on their computer without using iTunes, Spotify, or Pandora.
But that doesn’t mean there aren’t cool videos that come out every year. This is a brief overview of the most inspired videos of 2011 (that we saw):
Best Use of Abstract Shapes in a Music Video
“Second Song” — TV On The Radio (Dir: Michael Please)
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