Best of 2011: The Year of the Indies

blue chartBlue Sky’s Best: Album Releases of 2011

List compiled from the #ofplays each album received at Blue Sky-HQ, Ca

Florence + the Machine




The Rip Tide



Megalithic  Symphony

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Amazon MP3 | iTunes $7.99

The Naked And Famous

Passive Me, Aggressive You

Say Hi to Your Mom

U m,  U h  O h




S h a n g r i -L a




little hell art work

City and Colour

L i t t l e  H e l l

The Cinema

My Blood Is Full of Airplanes

The Vaccines

What Did You Expect

From The Vaccines?

portugal the man artwork

Portugal. The Man

In The Mountain In The Cloud 

Fleet Foxes

Helplessness Blues

battles cd art



The Decemberists

The King is Dead

neon indian ca

 Neon Indian

Era Extraña

Wye Oak

C i v i l i a n



N a t i v e  S p e a k e r

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The Drums

P o r t a m e n t o

youth lagoon cd

Youth Lagoon

The Year of Hibernation

givers in light

The Givers

In Light

Blackbird Blackbird

H a l o


 UMO cd art

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Unknown Mortal Orchestra


C a p e  D o r y

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Smith Westerns

D y e  I t  B l o n d e

Bon Iver

B o n  I v e r


The Joy Formidable

T h e  B i g  R o a r

The Belle Brigade 

T h e  B e l l e  B r i g a d e

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We Were Promised Jetpacks

In The Pit Of The Stomach


phantogram art



Lykke Li

W o u n d e d  R h y m e s

Wild Flag

W i l d  F l a g 


Y u c k

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

It’s A Corporate World


Mates of State

M o u n t a i n t o p s

cd art

The War On Drugs

S l a v e  A m b i e n t

Jack’s Mannequin

P e o p l e  a n d  T h i n g s

Surfer Blood

T a r o t  C l a s s i c s


Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

H y s t e r i c a l



N e w  H e a v e n


C u l t s

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Real Estate


The Weeknd

House of Balloons

Okkervil River

I am Very Far

The Head And The Heart

The Head and The Heart

Panda Bear



The Civil Wars

B a r t o n  H o l l o w


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