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Best Music Of 2011

Dec 14, 2011 — Hear a mix of what the year sounded like to us — funny, joyful, heavy and always surprising.
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Dec 19, 2011 — At some point in 2011, all of them gave us something new to fall in love with. At the end of the year, we're happy to offer a little gift from each of them to you.
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Dec 14, 2011 — While most big releases from the first half of the year held their ground, a few dark horses swooped into top slots — and sent some All Songs favorites tumbling down the list.
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Dec 29, 2011 — This year saw a series of record companies further a loosely aligned, mutually agreed-upon mission to extend psychedelia's reaches. Tie-dyed shirts, Zapp comics and LSD aren't necessary, but an open-mindedness toward the unknown certainly is.
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Dec 27, 2011 — Bob Boilen salutes his 15 favorite live concerts. What were your most memorable shows this year?
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Dec 28, 2011 — This year the invasion of dubstep beats into mainstream hip-hop became impossible to deny. That infusion of bass is helping bring dubstep out of the darkness and into the light.
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Dec 27, 2011 — Hear the delectably scandalous, dance-floor-ready anthems of the year.
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Dec 21, 2011 — WXPN's Bruce Warren recommends some of the best artists making use of the independent music site.
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Dec 22, 2011 — Here are five songs that find a way to a sort of magical dance-music alchemy, with grooves that kill every time.
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Dec 21, 2011 — Some of the most memorable recordings of 2011 were not just collections of great songs. They were also about something.
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