Best Albums 2016 – Lists from Rolling Stone & Paste Magazine

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More Year-end lists, this time from two american magazines: Rolling Stone mag & Paste. Relevant videos are bundled inbetween.

Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

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Beyoncé – Hold Up:

The Rolling Stones – Hate To See You Go:

  1. Beyoncé, ‘Lemonade’
  2. David Bowie, ‘Blackstar’
  3. Chance the Rapper, ‘Coloring Book’
  4. Car Seat Headrest, ‘Teens of Denial’
  5. Frank Ocean, ‘Blonde’
  6. Radiohead, ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’
  7. Rolling Stones, ‘Blue & Lonesome’
  8. Kanye West, ‘The Life of Pablo’
  9. Leonard Cohen, ‘You Want It Darker’
  10. Young Thug, ‘Jeffery’
  11. Solange, ‘A Seat at the Table’
  12. Paul Simon, ‘Stranger to Stranger’
  13. Maren Morris, ‘Hero’
  14. Green Day, ‘Revolution Radio’
  15. Lvl Up, ‘Return to Love’
  16. Miranda Lambert, ‘The Weight of These Wings’
  17. Parquet Courts, ‘Human Performance’
  18. The 1975, ‘I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It’
  19. Danny Brown, ‘Atrocity Exhibition’
  20. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, ‘Skeleton Tree’
  21. Margo Price, ‘Midwest Farmer’s Daughter’
  22. Bon Iver, ’22, A Million’
  23. Mitski, ‘Puberty 2′
  24. Drive-By Truckers, ‘American Band’
  25. Rihanna, ‘Anti’
  26. Sturgill Simpson, ‘A Sailor’s Guide to Earth’
  27. Brandy Clark, ‘Big Day in a Small Town’
  28. Blood Orange, ‘Freetown Sound’
  29. Mudcrutch, ‘Mudcrutch 2′
  30. A Tribe Called Quest, ‘We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service’
  31. White Lung, ‘Paradise’
  32. Alicia Keys, ‘Here’
  33. Sting, ’57th & 9th’
  34. Angel Olsen, ‘My Woman’
  35. Anohni, ‘Hopelessness’
  36. Metallica, ‘Hardwired… to Self-Destruct’
  37. Bonnie Raitt, ‘Dig In Deep’
  38. Tove Lo, ‘Lady Wood’
  39. Elton John, ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’
  40. Maxwell, ‘blackSUMMERS’night’
  41. Wilco, ‘Schmilco’
  42. Drake, ‘Views’
  43. Future, ‘Evol’
  44. The Monkees, ‘Good Times!’
  45. Iggy Pop, ‘Post Pop Depression’
  46. Norah Jones, ‘Day Breaks’
  47. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein, ‘Stranger Things, Volume One and Two’
  48. Esperanza Spalding, ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’
  49. Dawes, ‘We’re All Gonna Die’
  50. Death Grips, ‘Bottomless Pit’

Paul Simon – Wristband:

Sturgill Simpson – “In Bloom”:

Paste – The 50 Best Albums of 2016

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Angel Olsen – Sister (Official Video):

Bon Iver – 33 “GOD” – Official Lyric Video:

  1. David Bowie, Blackstar
  2. Beyoncé, Lemonade
  3. Car Seat Headrest, Teens of Denial
  4. A Tribe Called Quest, We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
  5. Mitski, Puberty 2
  6. Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool
  7. Angel Olsen, My Woman
  8. Lucy Dacus, No Burden
  9. Bon Iver, 22, A Million
  10. Frank Ocean, Blonde
  11. Kanye West, The Life of Pablo
  12. Margo Price, Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
  13. Solange, A Seat At The Table
  14. Pinegrove, Cardinal
  15. Chance the Rapper, Coloring Book
  16. Anderson .Paak, Malibu
  17. Leonard Cohen, You Want It Darker
  18. Blood Orange, Freetown Sound
  19. Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
  20. Parquet Courts, Human Performance
  21. Danny Brown, Atrocity Exhibition
  22. Lucius, Good Grief
  23. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Skeleton Tree
  24. Andrew Bird, Are You Serious
  25. The Avalanches, Wildflower
  26. Wilco, Schmilco
  27. Tacocat, Lost Time
  28. Tegan and Sara, Love You to Death
  29. Frankie Cosmos, Next Thing
  30. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, A Man Alive
  31. Japanese Breakfast, Psychopomp
  32. Case/Lang/Veirs, case/lang/veirs
  33. Hinds, Leave Me Alone
  34. Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop, Love Letter for Fire
  35. Lake Street Dive, Side Pony
  36. Kendrick Lamar, untitled unmastered.
  37. Whitney, Light Upon The Lake
  38. ANOHNI, HOPELESSNESS
  39. Paul Simon, Stranger To Stranger
  40. Dawn Richard, Redemption
  41. Margaret Glaspy, Emotions and Math
  42. Jenny Hval, Blood Bitch
  43. Charles Bradley, Changes
  44. The Coathangers, Nosebleed Weekend
  45. Hiss Golden Messenger, Heart Like a Levee
  46. Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
  47. St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Sea Of Noise
  48. Drive-by Truckers, American Band
  49. Fruit Bats, Absolute Loser
  50. Courtney Marie Andrews, Honest Life

Charles Bradley “Changes”:

St. Paul & The Broken Bones: “Flow With It”:

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