So hey, the year 2011 is nearing its end, which tends to mean that it’s time to muse on the year’s artistic offerings in concise form. In other words: there will be year-end lists. And so: here are a few of mine, with more to come. (I’ll have a couple of pieces up at Vol.1 in the next week, along with some thoughts on noteworthy live music at Big Other. Links will be posted as the pieces appear.) For now, here are two:
My ten favorite albums, along with some thoughts on the year in music, are now listed at Dusted.
And I contributed to a list of literary gift ideas at The Contextual Life, along with a number of notably NY-area lit folks.