The Rebel’s (Ben Wallers) Top 100 Albums

The Rebel (Ben Wallers), one of our favorite musicians, recently provided us a list of his favorite albums, which you can find below.  Wallers is, unquestionably, one of the most talented and unique songwriters in the underground music scene, having released numerous classic albums under various guises, including, most notably, the Country Teasers and The …

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Stefan Christensen’s Favorite Albums of 2018

Stefan Christensen recently provided us with a list of his favorite albums from 2018, which you can find below.  Christensen is the owner of the record label C/Site Recordings, based in New Haven, Connecticut, which has released a number of excellent albums, including a number of Christensen's solo projects (the label also released the album …

Nicolas Winding Refn – Favorite Films

A comprehensive list of the favorite films of Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn are examined below.  Refn is undoubtedly one of the most talented, unique, and divisive filmmakers working in Hollywood today.  While he is perhaps best known for directing the films Drive, Bronson and, most recently, The Neon Demon, Refn has directed a number of films that are …

Denis Johnson – Literary Influences, Favorite Poets & Books

The favorite books and literary influences of the late author and poet, Denis Johnson, are examined below.  While Johnson was known as a prolific writer at a young age - publishing his first book of poetry, Man Among Seals, when he was 19 years old - it was not until 1992, following the publication of his …

Harlem’s Michael Coomer – Favorite Things

Michael "Coomers" Coomer,  is best known as the singer, co-songwriter (along with bandmate Curtis O'Mara), and frontman of the Austin, Texas-based band Harlem.   Coomers also released two solo albums (A Signed Piece of Paper and The Garden of Joy and the Well of Loneliness) under the name Lace Curtains. Recently, Coomers provided us with a list composed of …

The Best Books of 2018 (The New York Times, WSJ, The New Yorker & Washington Post)

Below are the best books of 2018 according to the editors of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, and the folks here at Your Favorites' Favorites.  For more information on any of the following books, feel free to click on the associated image (via Amazon). NEW YORK TIMES “Asymmetry is extraordinary, …