My Complete 2011 Faves


An hour wasn’t big enough for all of the great stuff that came out in 2011. Here are my favourites…

20 favourite releases (in alphabetical order)
• Apollo Ghosts, “Money Has No Heart” 7”
• Babysitter, “TAPE V”
• Bill Callahan, “Apocalypse”
• Black Lips, “Arabia Mountain”
• Crystal Stilts, “In Love With Oblivion”
• Destroyer, “Kaputt”
• Eleanor Friedberger, “Last Summer”
• Friends, “I’m His Girl” 7”
• John Maus, “We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves”
• Kellarissa, “Moon Of Neptune”
• Korean Gut, “Your Misery, Our Benefit”
• No Gold, s/t
• Peace, “My Face”
• Sean Nicholas Savage, “Trippple Midnight Karma”
• Silver Shampoo, “Higher and Higher”
• Slim Twig, Palmist Split 12”
• Sonny and the Sunsets, “Hit After Hit”
• Tennis, “Cape Dory”
• Weed, “With Drug/Eighty” EP
• Yacht, “Shangri-La”

Five favourite shows
• Duffy & the Doubters, To Bad Catholics & Sex Church / Interurban Gallery / January 17th
• Thee Oh Sees, Bare Wires & Chains of Love / The Biltmore / September 5th
• Hunx & his Punx, Sonny & the Sunsets, Shannon & the Clams & The Sandwitches / The Waldorf / June 27th
• Apollo Ghosts, No Band & My Friend Wallis / The Planetarium / June 21st
• Black Lips / The Rickshaw / June 15th

Four favourite movies
• ”Bill Cunningham New York”
• ”Tree of Life”
• ”Midnight In Paris”
• ”Tabloid”

Three favourite baseball players
• Jacoby Ellsbury
• Dustin Pedroia
• Jonathan Papelbon

Two favourite TV shows
• ”The Heart, She Holler”
• ”Portlandia”

Favourite Twitterer
• Dave Shumka @daveshumka


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