Archives for January 2, 2012

Looking Closer’s Favorite Albums of 2011

I didn't hear any records this year that filled me with a zeal to shout from the rooftops. (Last year's The Long Surrender by Over the Rhine did that, and it remains my favorite record of the last several years.)Nevertheless, 2011 was still a year full of extraordinary music. Here are a number of albums that I spent time with over and over again in the car while driving and under headphones while writing.... … [Read more...]