A New Top 11 Playlist

See that link in the right hand column?  It features a loop of eleven songs I think you need to hear this week.  Thanks to Mediazoic for the help.

Note that you can see/hear past Top 11 lists by clicking on the YouTube channel link in the right-hand column.


  1. The Soft Pack, “Parasites” from The Soft Pack
  2. Belle and Sebastian, “The Boy with the Arab Strap” from The Boy with the Arab Strap
  3. The Zolas, “Cultured Man” from a split single with the Liptonians
  4. The Liptonians, “Destroy” The other side of that single
  5. My Glorious, “Minefield” from their new Minefield EP
  6. Twin Sister, “Kimmi in a Rice Field” from In Heaven
  7. EMA, “Marked” from Past Life Martyred Saints
  8. Anti-Flag, Should I Stay or Should I Go” A free download
  9. Feist, “How Come You Never Go There?” from her new album, Metals
  10. We Were Promised Jetpacks. “Act on Impulse” from In the Pit of the Stomach
  11. Zola Jesus, “In Your Nature” from Conatus




Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “A New Top 11 Playlist

  • October 8, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Was introduced to Zola Jesus through my son Nate, a musician/producer in Madison, WI, the home base his friends Nika and backing band. Really impressed with her evolution over the years. A hard working band currently out on tour.


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