10b. Dam-Funk - Toeachizown Vol. 1 - 5
10a. WhoMadeWho - The Plot
9. Passion Pit - Manners
8. The xx - xx
7. James Pants - Seven Seals
6. Kid Cudi - Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
5. The Drums - Summertime!
4. Mayer Hawthorne - A Strange Arrangement
3. Chester French - Love the Future
2. Empire of the Sun - Walking on a Dream
1. Miike Snow - Miike Snow
notes: no "animal collective" in my list. i just dont understand what everybody i seeing in them, not feeling them at all..
and miike snow's album is so much better than everything else released in the past twelve months, it should actually take the first three places..