Posted in music | pictures on December 17, 2012

photos by Chris La Putt

Swimmers for the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Longtime BV contributor Chris La Putt weighed in on his favorite photos that he took in 2012, dropping off the following, unnumbered list. La Putt joins the list of BV photographers Dominick Mastrangelo, Dana (distortion) Yavin, Amanda Hatfield, David Andrako, Jessica Amaya , Caroline Harrison, and Fred Pessaro // BBG who have all weighed in on their favorite photos of 2012.

La Putt's year in pictures and favorite songs of 2012 is below.

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Rocking Out to Devin during the 2012 4Knots Festival
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Howlin' Pelle Almquist of the Hives serenading some ladies at the Studio at Webster Hall
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Gwar fan drenched in blood during the Zombie Prom at Irving Plaza
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Jet skier trying to spray some water on the fire at the South Street Seaport pier during the 2012 4Knots Festival
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Dan Hawkins (foreground) and Justin Hawkins (background) of the Darkness at Irving Plaza
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Fans front and center during the 2012 4Knots Festival after party featuring the Black Lips - one of two photos that'll be appearing in the January 2013 issue of PDN -
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Florence + the Machine at Radio City Music Hall
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Ramesh at Mercury Lounge
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Father and son at the Prudential Center in Newark during Iron Maiden
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Mac McCaughan (foreground) and Jim Wilbur (background) of Superchunk at Times Square during the CBGB Fest
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Cosplayer at the 2012 NY Comic Con
Chris' Top 12 Photos of 2012

Chris' Top 12 Songs of 2012

Willis Earl Beal - Swing On Low

Shovels & Rope - O' Be Joyful

Mynabirds - Generals

MNDR - Feed Me Diamonds

Haim - Forever

Father John Misty - Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Ramesh - The King

Heliotropes - Moonlite

Heliotropes @ Cake Shop 11.17.2011 from Jessica Amaya on Vimeo.

Kimbra - Good Intent

Diamond Rings - Day & Night

Fiona Apple - Hot Knife

David Byrne & St. Vincent - Who

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Comments (14)

The Darkness picture is pretty cool, too bad it is not in color. Are you still in art school? Leave your hipster filters at home.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:11 PM

shovels and rope! good choice

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:15 PM

Nicehots, Chris.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:17 PM

GWAR!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:21 PM

RIP Frank Grimes

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:35 PM

Some of these are quite nice.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:38 PM

would play her cos

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:41 PM

Bitterly disappointed. I was hoping Grimes, Basia from MHOW, and that shot where you're knee deep in goose crap would have made Best of 2012.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 4:50 PM

what kind of idiot brings a kid that size to the barrier at a general admission arena show? oh yeah, one that still listens to iron maiden.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 5:10 PM

Looks like that Darkness guy pooped out the little Darkness guy but he looks clean for having been up there.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 5:10 PM

La Putt is the man!

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 5:17 PM

that Darkness picture is dope. shame that the entire band should die in a fire. utter garbage.

Posted by Anonymous | December 17, 2012 8:01 PM

still putting together the pieces of my mind from last night's show. can't wait for round two tonight!

Posted by Hotspot Shield 2013 | March 31, 2013 9:05 AM

Swing your hair around like you just don't care.

Posted by catering winnipeg | June 27, 2013 7:40 PM

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