So here starts my countdown of my favorite 10 records of 2011.
The journey, of course, begins in the bedroom. Not like that, though. It begins with the thoughts of one man - Trevor Powers. It begins with his overwhelmingly personal, hazy bedroom pop. When The Year of Hibernation makes it's first run through your mind, it evokes thoughts of crippling loneliness. But that's not really what it's about, luckily. What this album means to me is that we are all capable of finding something within us to grow and nurture. Each of us has a little...[read more]