Since 2007, the Hype Machine has polled the music blogging community annually to unearth the best music of the year. 2011’s Top 50 Albums list is extra-special because you can easily listen to each one on Rdio.
As explained by the Hype Machine: “The Top 50 Albums of 2011 sourced from 403 bloggers' personal Top 10 lists weighted according to their ranking. Click the album cover to stream in its entirety from Rdio.”
Part 1, albums #41-50, is up now. Tune in this week for the remainder of the Hype Machine's Top 50 countdown — visit hypem.com/zeitgeist to start listening.