Best Albums of 2016

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(In no particular order)

Weaves – Self Titled (Buzz Records)

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Mitski – Puberty 2 (Dead Oceans)

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Ian Sweet – Shapeshifter (Hardly Art)

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Sad13 – Slugger (Carpark)

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Rihanna – Anti (Westbury Road/Roc Nation)

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Angel Olsen – My Woman (Jagjaguwar)

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White Lung – Paradise (Domino)

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White Lung – III (Static Shock)

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Japanese Breakfast – Psychopomp (Dead Oceans)

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Hinds – Leave Me Alone (Mom + Pop)

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Mothers – When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired (Grand Jury)

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Twist – Spectral (Buzz Records)

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Smut – San-Soon (Independent)

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Solange – A Seat At The Table (Saint Records/Columbia)

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Jay Som – Turn Into (Polyvinyl)

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Lucy Dacus – No Burden (Matador)

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Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing (Bayonet)

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Frigs – Slush (Arts & Crafts)

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G.L.O.S.S. – Trans Day of Revenge (Independent)gloss

Gazebos – Die Alone (Hardly Art)

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Lido Pimienta – La Papessa (Independent)

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Vallens – Consent (Hardly Art)

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Tacocat – Lost Time (Hardly Art)

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Bleached – Welcome The Worms (Dead Oceans)

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Beyonce – Lemonade (Columbia)(duh.)

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Favourite singles not from a top album 

Leggy – “Kick The Habit” (Damnably)

Casper Skulls – “Love Brain” (Buzz)

Anna Of The North – “Baby” (Different Recordings)

Cherry Glazerr – “Told You I’d Be With The Guys” (Secretly Canadian)

Partner – “Personal Weekend” (You’ve Changed)

Babygirl – “Overbored” (Independent)

The Lonely Parade – “Newfoundland” (Independent)

The Big Moon – “Formidable” (Fiction)

Peach Kelli Pop – “Halloween Mask”

La Sera – “High Notes” (Polyvinyl)

 

 

 

 

 

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