50 Best Albums of 2011

Wavves, 'Life Sux EP'
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49. Wavves, 'Life Sux EP'

On this EP from the best (and loudest) of the indie surf-pop brigade, the reverb is as thick as a peasoup fog, and the melodies are pure sunshine. Wavves add even more punk clamor to their sound while cutting 2011's finest musical fan letter, "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl."

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