Best of 2016 – A Short List

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As usual, I spent most of the year listening to, reading and watching older stuff that I probably should’ve absorbed years ago, but here are a few new things I really enjoyed this year:

Albums:

Bootblacks – Veins (review)
Patience – “The Pressure” and “The Church” singles (review)
Womps – Our Fertile Forever (review)
Kate Bush – Before The Dawn

Concerts:

Cyndi Lauper at The Greek (review)

Art Exhibits:

Guillermo del Toro’s “At Home With Monsters” at LACMA (review)

Movies:

“A Perfect Day” (review)
“Sing Street”
“The Mermaid”
“Love and Friendship”

TV:

“The Get Down”
“Vinyl” (cancelled already – figures!)

(I managed to not read a single new book, but 2014’s “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel was my favorite book this year.)

Image via Ron Frazier on Flickr 

Simone Snaith

About Simone Snaith

Simone Snaith writes young adult and fantasy novels, and sings in the band Turning Violet. A fan of scifi, fantasy, the supernatural and most things from the '80s, she enjoys reviewing music, books and movies. You can read about her own books at simonesnaith.com.
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