The Week In Rawk, 11.08.09: TEAM TAYLOR

New Music: Taken By Trees‘ “Watch the Waves”; Shannon Stephens‘ long-awaited return.

Videos: Taylor Swift charms on Saturday Night Live, the Main Drag‘s stop-motion throwdown for “Dove Nets”; live footage of Rose Melberg‘s rare, gorgeous trip to Los Angeles.

[Taylor in Columbus in 2008 / photo by rowelbg]

Camera Obscurist: Orangutan love.

Critical Backlash: Harshing Owl City‘s misbegotten mellow.