2011 Year End Lists: Taylor Townes, Warehouse manager

2011 Year End Lists: Taylor Townes, Warehouse manager

 Taylor’s Best of 2011 List


Stephen Malkmus and the JicksMirror Traffic (Matador Records) Hooray! My favorite work of his since his self-titled solo album and favorite of the year!

Eleanor FriedbergerLast Summer (Merge Records)

Tom WaitsBad As Me (ANTI- Records)

WilcoThe Whole Love  (dBpm)

Fleet FoxesHelplessness Blues (Sup Pop Records)

Of Montreal - thecontrollersphere (Polyvinyl) Pretty weird, even for them. In an awesome way!

Wye OakCivilian (Merge Records)

BraidsNative Speaker (Flemish Eye/Kanine)

Givers – In Light (Glassnote Music) I saw them open for and outshine Dirty Projectors!

TennisCape Dory (Fat Possum) They have a song called ‘South Carolina.’ I’m from there!

The War On DrugsSlave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)

Talk Talk – Laughing Stock / Mark Hollis – S/T (Ba Da Bing!)

Loudon Wainwright III at Barnes and Nobles in Union Square He’s the most entertaining guy!

Justin Townes Earle at Prospect Park and Newport Folk Festival

I think I only read two books that came out in 2011. (Both great!)
Tina Fey – Bossypants

Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow – Grand Design

Ancient Aliens!!!!

Shout out to Dr. Tsoukalos

The Troll Hunter

Best movie of 2011!

Tree of Life

Midnight in Paris

Our Idiot Brother

Take Shelter

The Future

Super 8

Source Code

Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest

Things That Existed Previously That I Discovered and Loved in 2011
Patsy Cline

ABBA’s ‘SOS’ and Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Dancing In The Dark' Great songs or greatest songs?

Sci-fi novels

Twin Peaks

Grateful Dead – American Beauty

Hawaiian shirts

Taco Salad - Making all ‘Best Of’ lists since forever