Best Of 2011 - Music
There were refreshing new albums from veteran acts. Debut records from up and coming rock and rollers. An impressive effort from hip-hop legends turned TV stars. And a self released single that millions flocked to hear online. Yes, 2011 was chock-full of great music. We hear about the best new music of the year - according to our two favorite Steve’s - former music critic and author of Rock n Roll Will Save Your Life Steve Almond and NPR Music’s Stephen Thompson.
Steve Almond, best selling author of seven books, including Rock n Roll Will Save Your Life
Stephen Thompson, editor and reviewer for NPR Music
See Steve and Stephen's full lists
Watch Steve Almond discuss his book Rock and Roll will Save Your Life on WGBH's Forum Network