These left a mark this year.
Music: The Mars Volta - Nocturniquet, Anathema - Weather systems, Crystal Casltes - III
Books: Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse 5, Daniel Suarez - Daemon, Daniel Suarez - Freedom
Movies: Moonrise kingdom, A prophet, Sightseers
Old Abram Brown is dead and gone
You'll never see him more
He used to wear a long brown coat
That buttoned down before
Here is some kind of short personal best of 2011.
Music: US Christmas - Eat the low dogs, US Christmas - Run thick in the night, Manes - How the world came to an end, Manes - Vilosophe
Books: Michel Houellebecq - Karte und Gebiet, Ernst Jünger - Annäherungen
Movies: The devil and Daniel Johnston, Harvie Krumpet, Pan's labyrinth
This is an amazing album from an amazing band.
One of the greatest bands this planet has ever seen. They have also incredible live visuals during their concerts. This is one of them.