2016 in 25 Records

updated about 1 year ago

10 Honourable Mentions:
Animal Collective, 'Painting With'
Joey Purp, 'iiiDrops'
DVSN, 'Sept. 5th'
Kanye West, 'The Life of Pablo'
Seth Bogart, 'Seth Bogart'
Weyes Blood, 'Front Row Seat to Earth'
Kweku Collins, 'Nat Love'
Jamila Woods, 'Heavn'
NxWorries, 'Yes Lawd!'
Tegan & Sara, 'Love You to Death'

10 Choice Cuts:
A.K. Paul, “Landcruisin’”
Deakin, “Golden Chords”
Hamilton Leithauser + Rotsam, “A 1000 Times”
Soft Hair, “Lying Has to Stop”
Young Thug, “With Them”
Serpentwithfeet, “Blisters”
Francis & the Lights, “Friends”
Steven Julien, “Jedi”
Ola Kvernberg, “The Mechanical Fair (Todd Terje Remix)”
Jessy Lanza, “It Means I Love You”

  1. The Avalanches - Wildflower

    *"Subways/Going Home"
    *"If I Was a Folkstar"
    *"Saturday Night Inside Out"

  2. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

    *"10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄"
    *"715 - CR∑∑KS"
    *"8 (circle)"

  3. Solange (2) - A Seat At The Table

    *"Cranes in the Sky"
    *"Don't Touch My Hair"*
    *"Don't Wish Me Well"

  4. Anohni - Hopelessness

    *"Drone Bomb Me"
    *"4 Degrees"
    *"I Don't Love You Anymore

  5. David Bowie - ★ (Blackstar)

    *"Girl Loves Me

  6. Frank Ocean - Blond

    *"Ivy" | "Wither"
    *"Nights" | "Slide on Me"
    *"Seigfried | "Rushes"

  7. Danny Brown (2) - Atrocity Exhibition

    *"Really Doe"

  8. Beyoncé - Lemonade

    *"Hold Up"
    *"6 Inch"

  9. Blood Orange (2) - Freetown Sound


  10. Young Thug (2) - Jeffery

    *"Floyd Mayweather"
    *"Future Swag"
    *"Kanye West"

  11. Nicolas Jaar - Sirens

    *"The Governor"
    *"History Lesson"

  12. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

    *"Rings of Saturn"
    *"Girl in Amber"
    *"Distant Sky"

  13. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

    *"Burn the Witch"
    *"Decks Dark"
    *"The Numbers"

  14. Mitski - Puberty 2

    *"Your Best American Girl"
    *"I Bet on Losing Dogs"
    *"Crack Baby"

  15. Whitney (8) - Light Upon The Lake

    *"No Woman"
    *"Dave's Song"
    *"No Matter Where We Go"

  16. Sheer Mag - Sheer Mag III

    33 For Sale from $4.44

    *"Can't Stop Fighting"
    *"Worth the Tears"
    *"Nobody's Baby"

  17. White Lung - Paradise

    *"Dead Weight"
    *"Kiss Me When I Bleed"

  18. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

    *"The Season | Carry Me"
    *"Am I Wrong"
    *"The Dreamer"

  19. A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service

    *"We the People"
    *"Solid Wall of Sound"
    *"Dis Generation"

  20. Angel Olsen - My Woman

    *"Never Be Mine"
    *"Shut Up Kiss Me"

  21. James Blake - The Colour In Anything

    *"Love Me in Whatever Way"
    *"I Need a Forest Fire"
    *"Modern Soul"

  22. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

    *"Conceptual Romance"
    *"Untamed Region"
    *"Secret Touch"

  23. Porches (3) - Pool


  24. Nails - You Will Never Be One Of Us

    *"You Will Never Be One of Us"

  25. Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing

    *"What If"