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Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2011: Rock and Pop

This year’s rock and pop list is a heady mix of the old (Paul Simon, Lindsey Buckingham) and the new (the Black Keys, Death Cab for Cutie).

Best of September 2011: Reader picks include Lindsey Buckingham, Thomas Dolby and Rockpile

Here’s a look back at the Top 10 stories from last month on, based on page views from our readers.

The Mekons – Ancient and Modern (2011)

Only a band like the Mekons could make something like Ancient and Modern, this whipsawing triumph of country contemplation and righteous, guitar-banging indignation, work so completely. After all, that’s their story.