John Vettese’s Top Five Local Albums of 2011

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This week, we’ll be taking a look at several WXPN/XPN2 staff members’ Best Of 2011 lists. Today, XPN2′s John Vettese—who records and produces our Key Studio Sessions—tells us his five favorite local albums of the year. 

1. The War On Drugs, Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian) Listen to The War On Drugs’ Key Studio Session

 

2. Creepoid, Horse Heaven (Ian) Listen to Creepoid’s Key Studio Session

 

3. Zakee, Assimilations(Green Owl)

 

4. Meg Baird, Seasons On Earth (Drag City)

 

5. Saturn Never Sleeps, Yesterday’s Machine (self-released) Listen to Saturn Never Sleeps’ Key Studio Session

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  • Mike

    Griz – The Secret in the Garden was definitely one of the top Philly local albums of the year. He’s a gifted artist and great person and everyone should give it a listen. You are sure to fall in love.

    • http://thekey.xpn.org/ John Vettese

      Mike, the Griz album is great! I’m hoping to work with him next year for a Key session…stay tuned.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pannepacker Joshua Pannepacker

    Creepoid is awesome