2012 Wrap Up: Jon Stars (Contributing Photographer)

Jon Stars

Name & Position: Jon Stars, contributing photographer
Best Album:  Murder by Death – Bitter Drink, Bitter Mood

Best New Band:  Twerps
Best Underappreciated Album: I’m not sure if it’s considered under appreciated but MeWithoutYou’s Ten Stories was killer.
Best Reissue: The Velvet Underground & Nico – 45th anniversary
Best Live Band: Hot Water Music – Their Exister release show in Philly was amazing.
Best Live Audience:  Hot Water Music.  I left covered in blood, and I don’t know how.
Favorite Photoshoot:  Lauryn Holmquist in Austin, TX in October.  She rules!
Best Movie/TV show:  King of the Hill forever!
Best Book or Graphic Novel:   Pete Townshend’s memoir, Who I Am.
Best Game:  GTA Vice City re-issue for iOS
Biggest Surprise (Good):  Whenever someone was on time
Biggest Surprise (Bad):  Every time a crew member no-showed