Best Albums 2016 – Lists from Uncut & MOJO

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It´s that time of year, the Year-end lists are rolling in.

This post includes 2 UK based magazines: UNCUT & MOJO. My favourite magazine among them is UNCUT Magazine. So I´ll start there.. and also throw some videos in between.

Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016

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David Bowie – Lazarus:

Radiohead – Burn The Witch:

  1. David Bowie – Blackstar
  2. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  3. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  4. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  5. Ryley Walker – Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
  6. PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
  7. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth
  8. Anohni – Hopelessness
  9. Teenage Fanclub – Here
  10. Beyonce – Lemonade
  11. Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits
  12. Brian Eno – The Ship
  13. Drive-By Truckers – American Band
  14. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  15. Wilco – Schmilco
  16. Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like A Levee
  17. Cavern Of Anti-Matter – Void Beats/Invocation Trex
  18. Solange – A Seat At The Table
  19. Lambchop – Flotus
  20. Angel Olsen – My Woman
  21. William Tyler – Modern Country
  22. The Avalanches – Wildflower
  23. Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
  24. Paul Simon – Stranger To Stranger
  25. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
  26. Cate Le Bon – Crab Day
  27. Shirley Collins – Lodestar
  28. Case/Lang/Veirs – Case/Lang/Veirs
  29. Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
  30. Frank Ocean – Blonde
  31. Cass McCombs – Mangy Love
  32. 75 Dollar Bill – Wood/Metal/Plastic/Pattern/Rhythm/Rock
  33. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity
  34. Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts Of Highway 20
  35. Eleanor Friedberger – New View
  36. Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
  37. Tim Hecker – Love Streams
  38. Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – The Rarity Of Experience
  39. Shovels & Rope – Little Seeds
  40. Lets Eat Grandma – I, Gemini
  41. Anna Meredith – Varmints
  42. Brigid Mae Power – Brigid Mae Power
  43. Roisin Murphy – Take Her Up To Monto
  44. Okkervil River – Away
  45. King – We Are King
  46. Swans – The Glowing Man
  47. Handsome Family – Unseen
  48. Skepta – Konnichiwa
  49. Christine & The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
  50. Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
  51. Underworld – Barbara Barbara We Face An Uncertain Future
  52. Various Artists – Day Of The Dead
  53. Hinds – Leave Me Alone
  54. Robbie Fulks – Upland
  55. Soundwalk Collective W/Jessi Paris Smith & Patti Smith – Killer Road
  56. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
  57. Maxwell – Blacksummers’ Day
  58. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Ears
  59. Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – Shine A Light
  60. Ty Segall – Emotional Mugger
  61. John Cale – MFans
  62. Ian William Craig – Centres
  63. Richmond Fontaine – You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing To Go Back To
  64. Gruff Rhys – Set Fire To The Stars
  65. Emma Pollock – In Search Of Dangerfield
  66. Charles Bradley – Changes
  67. Steve Gunn – Eyes On The Lines
  68. The Coral – Distance Inbetween
  69. Allen Toussaint – American Tunes
  70. Kiran Leonard – Grapefruit
  71. The Comet Is Coming – Channel The Spirits
  72. Oren Ambarchi – Hubris
  73. Heron Oblivion – Heron Oblivion
  74. Melt Yourself Down – Last Evenings On Earth
  75. Psychic Temple – III

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘I Need You’:

Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker (Audio):

MOJO’s Top 50 LPs of 2016

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Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate:

Lambchop – The Hustle (Official Audio):

  1. David Bowie – Blackstar
  2. Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
  3. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  4. Lambchop – Flotus
  5. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  6. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
  7. Frank Ocean – Blonde
  8. Paul Simon – Stranger To Stranger
  9. PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
  10. Heron Oblivion – Heron Oblivion
  11. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  12. Beyonce – Lemonade
  13. Teenage Fanclub – Here
  14. Charles Bradley – Changes
  15. The Cult – Hidden City
  16. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  17. Dinosaur Jr – Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not
  18. Syd Arthur – Apricity
  19. Modern Studies – Swell To Great
  20. Bob Dylan – Fallen Angels
  21. Ryley Walker – Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
  22. Solange – A Seat At The Table
  23. Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
  24. Car Seat Headrest – Teens Of Denial
  25. Skepta – Konnichiwa
  26. Cass McCombs – Mangy Love
  27. Case/Lang/Veirs – Case/Lang/Veirs
  28. Angel Olsen – My Woman
  29. Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits
  30. The Monkees – Good Times!
  31. Fat White Family – Songs For Our Mothers
  32. The Still – The Still
  33. Suede – Night Thoughts
  34. David Crosby – Lighthouse
  35. Field Music – Commontime
  36. Wilco – Schmilco
  37. James Blake – The Colour In Anything
  38. William Bell – This Is Where I Live
  39. White Denim – Stiff
  40. Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book
  41. Steve Gunn – Eyes On The Lines
  42. Anohni – Hopelessness
  43. Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Epic Jammers And Fortunate Little Ditties
  44. Meilyr Jones – 2013
  45. Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
  46. Christine & The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
  47. Van Morrison – Keep Me Swinging
  48. The Comet Is Coming – Channel The Spirits
  49. Nada Surf – You Know Who You Are
  50. The Divine Comedy – Foreverland

Iggy Pop – Sunday:

PJ Harvey – The Wheel:

-Egil

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