Our Year in Lists: Berlin Sessions' Sound of 2011

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The sound of 2011 as seen by the people behind Berlin Sessions: each one of us named their five favorite albums of the past year plus their most cherished Berlin Session in 2011. Our personal best of includes anything from house to hardcore, pop to indie, rap to folk and also looks back at a year of filming the most amazing musicians. Here we go:

 

Alex

1) Radiohead – The King of Limbs
2) Bodi Bill – What?
3) Giardini di Miró – Il Fuoco
4) Explosions in the Sky – Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
5) Apparat – The Devil’s Walk

Session 2011:

 

Beatrice

Album 2011:
The Decemberists – The King Is Dead

Session 2011:

 

Christoph

1) Touché Amoré – Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me
2) Pianos Become the Teeth – The Lack Long After
3) Grand Griffon – Protektor
4) We Came as Romans – Understanding What We’ve Grown to Be
5) Casper – XOXO

Session 2011:

 

Gunnar

1) Tyler, the Creator – Goblin
2) Wye Oak – Civilian
3) Trickski – Unreality
4) Other Lives – Tamer Animals
5) Amon Tobin – ISAM

Session 2011:

 

Lea

1) SBTRKT – Sbtrkt
2) Loney, Dear – Hall Music
3) K.I.Z. – Urlaub fürs Gehirn
4) The Weeknd – House of Balloons
5) Zola Jesus – Conatus

Session 2011:

 

Mia

1) Arctic Monkeys – Suck It and See
2) Metronomy – The English Riviera
3) The Drums – Portamento
4) The Crookes – Chasing After Ghosts
5) Friendly Fires – Pala

Session 2011:

 

Natalie

1) Sin Fang – Summer Echoes
2) Ja, Panik – DMD KIU LIDT
3) Bodi Bill – What?
4) Apparat – The Devil’s Walk
5) John Maus – We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves

Session 2011:

 

Nils

Album 2011:
Thrice – Major/Minor

Session 2011:

 

Sören

1) K.I.Z. – Urlaub fürs Gehirn
2) Sevendust – Cold Day Memory
3) Circa Survive – Blue Sky Noise
4) Yelawolf – Trunk Muzik 0-60
5) Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will

Session 2011:

 

Stefanie

1) Lykke Li – Youth Novels
2) BOY – Mutual Friends
3) SBTRKT – Sbtrkt
4) Adele – 21
5) Jamie Woon – Mirrowriting

Session 2011:

 

Tom

1) Future Islands – On the Water
2) The Death Set – Michel Poiccard
3) Lindsey Buckingham – Seeds We Sow
4) Chromeo – When the Night Falls
5) Rival Sons – Pressure & Time

Session 2011:

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