2011: My Year In Music

According to last.fm these are the bands that I listened to most during 2011. Five bands in my top ten this year were also on last years list.

1. Ween (2nd last year)
2. Toots And The Maytals
3. The Beatles
4. 10 Foot Ganja Plant
5. Modest Mouse (4th last year)
6. The Weakerthans
7. Descendents (1st last year)
8. Against Me! (6th last year)
9. The Cure (5th last year)
10. Cloud Cult

Below is a wave graph of the top artists that I listened to over the last year (click for a larger image). It’s a great way to visualize the trends in my listening habits throughout the year.
2011 Wave Graph

Additionally, here is a list of my most listened to songs of 2011:

1. Professor Longhair – Big Chief
2. The Beach Boys – Sloop John B
3. The Beatles – In My Life
4. Mary J. Blige – Family Affair
5. Jane’s Addiction – Summertime Rolls
6. Gerry Rafferty – Right Down The Line
7. Elvis Presley – Burning Love
8. The Police – Bring On The Night
9. Porno for Pyros – Kimberly Austin
10. Modest Mouse – Never Ending Math Equation

Some of the best live shows I’ve seen this year include:
New Pornographers
The Itchy-O Marching Band

Last.fm is the service I use to track my listening habits. I’m always trying to discover new music so please go ahead and friend me over at last.fm.

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