Thursday, December 29, 2011

Top 30 Albums Of 2011: 1 - 10


1. BATTLES - Gloss Drop

2. AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD - Tao Of The Dead

3. WYE OAK - Civilian

4. TUNE-YARDS - Whokill

5. OFF! - First Four EPs

6. SHAD - TSOL

7. STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS - Mirror Traffic

8. YUCK - Yuck

9. DARONDO - Listen To My Song: The Music City Sessions

10. JESU - Ascension


Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Top 30 Albums of 2011: 11-20


11. BIG K.R.I.T. - Return Of 4eva

12. WU LYF - Go Tell Fire To The Mountain

13. DJ QUIK - The Book Of David

14. PETE AND THE PIRATES - One Thousand Pictures

15. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

16. THE JOY FORMIDABLE - The Big Roar

17. FLEET FOXES - Helplessness Blues

18. EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY - Take Care, Take Care, Take Care

19. RED FANG - Murder The Mountains
20. TORO Y MOI - Underneath The Pine



Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Top 30 Albums of 2011: 21-30


21. BEYONCE - 4

22. WAVVES - Life Sux

23. MIKE WATT AND THE MISSINGMEN - Hyphenated-Man

24. WILD FLAG - Wild Flag
25. MILLIONYOUNG - Replicants


26. BEIRUT - The Rip Tide

27. JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD - We Are The Champions
28. TOMMY KEENE - Behind The Parade


29. AMY WINEHOUSE - Lioness: Hidden Treasures

30. BLACK LIPS - Arabia Mountain


Monday, December 26, 2011

December 25


Christmas dinner at Howie & Sun's.





Thursday, December 22, 2011

December 22


Nothing beats fresh squeezed orange juice and hiking Griffith Park on a clear day.





Tuesday, December 20, 2011

December 20


Ashley makes art.



Thursday, December 15, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

R.I.P. Laemmle Sunset 5 Theater


A favorite theater for independent films.

1992 - 2011


Monday, December 12, 2011

Sunday, December 11, 2011

December 10


Ben and Virginia's "A Project For Disastrous Success".




Saturday, December 10, 2011

Friday, December 9, 2011

Glad I Went To The Bank Yesterday Instead Of Today


Fortunately I missed the gunman shooting randomly at cars in front of my bank at Sunset and Vine.


Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Monday, December 5, 2011

The Sad State Of Music


Maybe I'm just getting old, but I truly believe America's taste in music has reached a critically bad level. There is a dire need for another band like Nirvana or R.E.M. to emerge and steer Americans taste back in the right direction. Click here to see some staggering facts about popular music.

For example:

Thanks April.


Sunday, December 4, 2011

December 31


Robert & Becky's baby shower...

...2012 Pano-Rady Calendar Release.