#1 The Weeknd - House of Balloons (Trilogy)
Canadian artist, Abel Tesfaye dreamed up a drug fueled orgy between R. Kelly, Portishead and Steve Spacek, then gave it away, in 9 song chunks, on the first day of the Spring, Summer and Winter. The Weeknd was a constant on my ipod in 2011.
House of Balloons, Thursday, Echoes of Silence (free DOWNLOAD)
Heavy Rotation in 11 (click to stream)