After surveying a variety of sounds coming from the Bay Area this year, we're ending our look back at 2011 with the world of indie rock, indie pop, singer-songwriters and folk-rock. While there were a lot of Bay-based success stories this year, no artist probably had a better year than tUnE-yArDs, and w h o k i l l is an innovative, ultra-catchy collection of experimental pop deservedly revered as one of the year's best albums.

Beyond tUnE-yArDs, however, the list of big names releasing strong records this year shows why the Bay has the deepest talent pool in indie music today. 2011 saw new records from John Vanderslice, The Dodos, Thao & Mirah, Girls, Ganglians, The Sandwitches, Vetiver, Dominant Legs, Little Wings, Papercuts, Weekend, and many, many more. Seriously, that's a pretty amazing list.

This three-hour-long, two-part mix surveys over 50 Bay Area artists who released new records in 2011. Follow each link in the track lists below to look back at our coverage of these artists in 2011.

Mixtape: SF Indie Rock in 2011 (Part 1)

Mixtape: SF Indie Rock in 2011 (Part 2)

Track Listing:

Part 1:

1. Kids On A Crime Spree - "Sweet Tooth"
2. PreTeen - "Left Hand Blues"
3. tUnE-yArDs - "Bizness"
4. Dreamdate - "Pyramids"
5. Jake Mann & the Upper Hand - "Days Are Long"
6. The Dodos - "Don't Stop"
7. B. Hamilton - "Me and Margaret Counting Countdowns"
8. Man/Miracle - "Meditations on Nothing"
9. Waterstrider - "Constellation"
10. Ganglians - "Drop the Act"
11. Wet Illustrated - "Gypsy Town"
12. Dominant Legs - "Where We Trip The Light"
13. WHITE CLOUD - "Drag"
14. Religious Girls - "OG"
15. Appetite - "Tussy"
16. Girls - "Vomit"
17. Deerhoof - "The Merry Barracks"
18. WATERS - "For The One"
19. Brilliant Colors - "How Much Younger"
20. Weekend - "Hazel"
21. Seventeen Evergreen - "Angels"
22. Lilac - "Cathedral"
23. Ghost & the City - "The Devil"
24. The Heavenly States - "Model Son"
25. Zodiac Death Valley - "La Razon"
26. Mist Giant - "What With"
27. il gato - "Watching Cars Drive By"

Part 2:

1. Garrett Pierce - "Everybody Breaks"
2. John Vanderslice - "Sea Salt"
3. Thao & Mirah - "Eleven"
4. Foxtails Brigade - "The Bread and the Bait"
5. Vetiver - "Wonder Why"
6. The Sandwitches - "Lightfoot"
7. Trails and Ways - "Chills"
8. Hélène Renaut - "Bumblebee"
9. Lady Lazarus - "The Eye in the Eye of the Storm"
10. Little Wings - "How Come?"
11. Extra Classic - "Give Them The Same"
12. Painted Palms - "All of Us"
13. The She's - "Jimmy"
14. Tim Cohen - "Don't Give Up"
15. Papercuts - "Do What You Will"
16. The Northern Key - "Soak"
17. The Ian Fays - "Everyday, Airplanes"
18. Big Eagle - "Anywhere The Wind Blows"
19. That Ghost - "Calls"
20. Cannons and Clouds - "River Parade"
21. Sonny Pete - "On That Day"
22. Tim and Nicki Bluhm - "Unforgetaboutable"
23. Winter's Fall - "Anyways"
24. My First Earthquake - "Nice to See You"
25. The Attachments - "I Wish I Could Always Be As Excited As I Am Now"
26. Rin Tin Tiger - "Ghost Door"
27. Debbie Neigher - "Evergreens"

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