With AP 282 on newsstands everywhere (and for sale here, too) and our 10 Essential Albums of 2011 highlighting the back page of the issue, it's now time to roll out the lists from our individual editors. Check them out below and leave your Top 10 in the comments!

JASON PETTIGREW, EDITOR IN CHIEF

1. BATTLES “Gloss Drop” (WARP)
2. RETOX “Ugly Animals” (IPECAC)
3. EXIT_INTERNATIONAL “Black Junk” (UNDERGROOVE)
4. THURSDAY “No Devolucion” (EPITAPH)
5. ICEAGE “New Brigade” (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)
6. COLD CAVE “Cherish The Light Years” (MATADOR)
7. FAREWELL CONTINENTAL “¡Hey, Hey Pioneers!” (PAPER + PLASTICK)
8. THE GET UP KIDS “There Are Rules” (QUALITY HILL)
9. NICK 13 “Nick 13” (SUGAR HILL)
10. MARIAICHI EL BRONX “II” (ATO)



 

ANNIE ZALESKI, MANAGING EDITOR

1. PANIC! AT THE DISCO “Vices & Virtues” (FUELED BY RAMEN)
2. THRICE “Major/Minor” (VAGRANT)
3. NOISE BY NUMBERS “Over Leavitt” (JUMP START)
4. NEW FOUND GLORY “Radiosurgery” (EPITAPH)
5. EISLEY “The Valley” (EQUAL VISION)
6. JACK'S MANNEQUIN “People And Things” (SIRE)
7. PATRICK STUMP “Soul Punk” (ISLAND)
8. DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE “Code And Keys” (ATLANTIC)
9. TRANSIT “Listen & Forgive” (RISE)
10. THE GET UP KIDS “There Are Rules” (QUALITY HILL)

 

SCOTT HEISEL, MUSIC EDITOR

1. BOMB THE MUSIC INDUSTRY! “Vacation” (REALLY)
2. THRICE “Major/Minor” (VAGRANT)
3. THE HORRIBLE CROWES “Elsie” (SIDEONEDUMMY)
4. THE WONDER YEARS “Suburbia I've Given You All And Now I'm Nothing” (HOPELESS)
5. FOO FIGHTERS “Wasting Light” (RCA)
6. MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA “Simple Math” (COLUMBIA)
7. LA DISPUTE “Wildlife” (NO SLEEP)
8. FAREWELL CONTINENTAL “¡Hey, Hey Pioneers!” (PAPER + PLASTICK)
9. TITLE FIGHT “Shed” (SIDEONEDUMMY)
10. THE GET UP KIDS “There Are Rules” (QUALITY HILL)

 

BRYNE YANCEY, WEB EDITOR

1. BALANCE AND COMPOSURE “Separation” (NO SLEEP)
2. JOYCE MANOR “Joyce Manor” (6131)
3. DEFEATER “Empty Days & Sleepless Nights” (BRIDGE NINE)
4. THE COPYRIGHTS “North Sentinel Island” (RED SCARE)
5. MANSIONS “Dig Up The Dead” (BURNING HOUSE/KING BONES)
6. MALE BONDING “Endless Now” (SUB POP)
7. RESTORATIONS “Restorations” (TINY ENGINES)
8. BOMB THE MUSIC INDUSTRY! “Vacation” (REALLY)
9. THE GET UP KIDS “There Are Rules” (QUALITY HILL)
10. THRICE “Major/Minor” (VAGRANT)