Finals week. Not studying. Went through all of Pitchfork's "Top 100 Tracks of 2011" instead. Here are some of my top picks--the top of the top like the edge of a butter knife on the roof of a monastery on the summit of a Chinese mountain--these songs took my eardrums on a romantic dinner and to a club and danced them like they have never been danced before; these tracks are mutherbloodyfreaking epic. A few randoms thrown in.
Aside: I heard The Joy Formidable for the first time and to put it lightly, they took a wrecking ball to everything I thought I knew about noise... check it out!