Category Archives: Best of The Year

A retrospective – January 2012 – Shaun

This is intended to be a new and recurring feature to be presented at the end of each month.  A small list of things that I listened to every month, new or old.  I have been creating monthly playlists for … Continue reading

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Best albums of 2011 (According to Shaun)

In retrospect this year seemed to be a track kind of a year for me. A year in which I would listen to certain songs from an album, more than I would put an album on straight through, or repeat … Continue reading

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Best albums of 2011 (According to Kris)

Bolster Your Holster presents the Best Albums of 2011 (according to Kris)! This year I decided to go with 50 albums instead of the regular 40 and included comments on as many as I was inspired to. Hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Top 111 Songs of 2011 (according to Shaun)

Once again it is time for the requisite best of lists. As always, I have issues narrowing things down as I tend to like everything. So to start things off, I have the 111 songs that soundtracked 2011 for me. … Continue reading

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Best Songs of 2011 (According to Kris)

As is a tradition here for the first week of January on Bolster Your Holster we’re releasing some lists of our favourite stuff of 2011. Below are my 50 favourite songs of 2011, most of them have comments, but some … Continue reading

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Best of the Year so Far – 2011

Every year I hear it. Someone always says “This was a bad year for music”. I always end up disagreeing. Whether it’s because I like way too many things or I simply like to disagree, I always feel that there … Continue reading

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Summer sun says get out more, I need you, I want to, but I can’t get this feeling off my mind

With last year’s unfortunate passing of Jay Reatard, we were left with a void in our musical hearts. Jay Reatard’s music was raw and passionate and brought me back to the 90’s when raw garage pop was at it’s best. … Continue reading

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