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2011 features!

Here's a list of the record reviews we wrote in 2011. For links to reviews we wrote before that point, see our 2010 features page.

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New feature - Year In Review: 2011
Mary J. Blige, My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1)
Cormorant, Dwellings
PJ Harvey, Let England Shake
Uğur Karakuş, Bilemedim
Obscura, Omnivium
Ronin Ro, Prince: Inside The Music And The Masks
Ulcerate, The Destroyers Of All


Tori Amos, Night Of Hunters
Funda Arar, Aşkın Masum Çocukları
Ceylan, 2011 Arabesk
Hadise, Aşk Kaç Beden Giyer?
MetalSucks Festival, NYC, 5 November 2011 (concert)
Mýa, K.I.S.S.
Gabriel Palatchi Band, Diario De Viaje
Ajda Pekkan, Fecri Ebcioğlu Sunar
Ajda Pekkan, Pour Lui
Ajda Pekkan, Farkın Bu


W&A On The Radio - Wilson guests on WFMU's Miniature Minotaurs
Anaís, Así Soy Yo
Blind Illusion, The Sane Asylum
Musique, Musique II
Primus, Green Naugahyde
Sonic Youth
Tabou Combo Superstars, Tour Du Monde


New contest - Steal Wilson's Records!
New page - Hikaru Utada
Anthrax/Megadeth/Slayer/Metallica, NYC, 14 September 2011 (concert)
Buckethead, It's Alive
Buckethead, Empty Space
Cavalera Conspiracy, Blunt Force Trauma
Steve Coleman and Five Elements, The Mancy Of Sound
Jay-Z & Kanyé West, Watch The Throne
Luis Enrique, Ciclos
Luis Enrique, Soy Y Seré
Opeth, Heritage
Santana, Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics Of All Time
Deniz Seki, Sözyaşlarım
Sepultura, Kairos
Shonen Knife, fun! fun! fun!
Shonen Knife, Free Time
Soulfly, Omen
Sly Stone, I'm Back! Family & Friends
Trivium, In Waves
tUnE-yArDs, NYC, 19 September 2011 (concert)
Wild Flag


New page - tUnE-yArDs
Murat Boz, Aşklarım Büyük Benden
The Cars, Move Like This
Marybeth Hamilton, In Search Of The Blues (book)
Havok, Time Is Up
The New York Band, Wilfrido Vargas Presenta
Random Axe
Sıla, Konuşmadığımız Şeyler Var
Sonic Youth, Brooklyn, 12 August 2011 (concert)


New feature - Half-Year In Review: 2011
New page - Kilbourne / Mares Of Thrace
Battles, Gloss Drop
Beyoncé, 4
Bootsy Collins and the Funk Unity Band, NYC, 26 June 2011 (concert)
Alec R. Costandinos, 1892 Once Upon A Village
Exit Strategy, The Apostate's Creed
Fit For An Autopsy, The Process Of Human Extinction
KEN mode, Venerable
Saturne Ea 1, Magic Fly
Grachan Moncur III, Evolution
Rojda, Hat
Dionne Warwick, Only Trust Your Heart
WesNWorrell, We Told Ya
Bernie Worrell, Standards


Sezen Aksu, Öptüm
Arch Enemy, Khaos Legions
Art Ensemble Of Chicago With Fontella Bass
Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Les Stances A Sophie
Murat Boz, Şans
Roxy Coss Quintet, New York City, 4 June 2011 (concert)
Sandy "Pepa" Denton with Karen Hunter, Let's Talk About Pep (book)
Kenan Doğulu, Patron
Melvin Jones, Pivot
Thurston Moore, Demolished Thoughts
Nazan Öncel, Hayvan
Sun Ra, Concert For The Comet Kohoutek
Sylosis, Edge Of The Earth
The Zombies, Breathe Out, Breathe In


Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk
Cage The Elephant, Thank You, Happy Birthday
Carved Inside, Cryptic
Bootsy Collins, Tha Funk Capital Of The World
Bob Dylan, In Concert: Brandeis 1963
Robin D. G. Kelley, Thelonious Monk: The Life And Times Of An American Original (book review)
Thelonious Monk Trio
The Thelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall
Thelonious Monk, Monk.
Olga Tañón, Ni Una Lagrima Más
tUnE-yArDs, w h o k i l l
Earl Van Dyke, The Earl Of Funk


The Absence, Enemy Unbound
Amon Amarth, Surtur Rising
Çamur, Bu Aşkın Izdırabını
Candan Erçetin, Elbette
Pharoahe Monch, W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)
Organized Konfusion, Stress: The Extinction Agenda
Gilbert Neal, Vultures And Diamonds
Paul Simon, So Beautiful Or So What


New page - Orquesta Revé
New rant - He Said "Lay Down Your Funky Weapon" But I Didn't Think You'd Actually Do It
Frank Butrey, Malicious Delicious
Decapitated, The Negation
Glorior Belli, Meet Us At The Southern Sign
Protest The Hero, Scurrilous
Wild Flag, Brooklyn, 5 March 2011 (concert review)


Black Milk, Album Of The Year
Vanessa da Mata, Sim
Özcan Deniz, Ses Ve Ayrilik
11 As In Adversaries, The Full Intrepid Experience Of Light
Funkadelic, By Way Of The Drum
Howlin' Wolf/Muddy Waters/Bo Diddley, The Super Super Blues Band
Immolation, Majesty And Decay
Ahmet Kaya, Hosçakalin Gözüm
Meth/Ghost/Rae, Wu-Massacre
David Ross, The Power To Be
Salt-N-Pepa, Newark, 20 February 2011 (concert)
SociaLybrium, For You - For Us - For All
Sam Trapchak's Put Together Funny, Lollipopocalypse


New feature - Tales From The Zero-Listens Stack
New rant - The Second Generation All-Star Band, or, That Name Looks Familiar
Roxy Coss
Def Sound, Def Sound Is Alive
Chris Francis, Studs N' Sisters
Gorillaz, Plastic Beach
Cee-Lo Green, The Lady Killer
The Haunted, Road Kill
Jackson Five, I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters
Michael Jackson, Invincible
Michael Jackson, Michael
Megadeth, Rust In Peace: Live
Mother's Finest, NYC, 16 January 2011 (concert)
N.E.R.D., Nothing
Sleigh Bells, Treats
Wayne Tucker, NYC, 15 January 2011 (concert)
Cris Williamson, Gift Horse

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