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Best of the Best: The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2011

As with last year’s inaugural edition, The Official™ SomethingElse! year-ending Top 10 list requires two or more of us to be in agreement as we gathered around the watercooler at SER Towers. It’s no easy task.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Jazz Rock and Fusion Jazz

There are records that are frankly too loud to be jazz, and swing too much to be rock. This is the slot for those things — a place where you’ll find everyone from Tony Levin and Derek Sherinian from Black Country Communion to Nels Cline and Bill Frisell.

Raoul Björkenheim, Bill Laswell and Morgan Agren – Blixt (2011) WidgetsSounding something like neo-prog meets outjazz, the music of Raoul Bjorkenheim, Bill Laswell and Morgan Agren is just as interesting for what it does as what it doesn’t do.

Morgan Agren/ Trey Gunn/ Henry Kaiser – Invisible Rays (2011)

If there is any musician today who embodies the musical spirit of Robert Fripp, it must be his former King Crimson bandmate, Warr Guitarist Trey Gunn.