Year-End List 2016

Top 25 Tracks

Top 20 (1-10)

1. Frank Ocean-Blond
2. Jessy Lanza-Oh No
3. Ida Toninato-Strangeness Is Gratitude
4. Mitski-Puberty 2
5.Danny Brown-Atrocity Exhibition
6. Sylvie Courvoisier, Mark Feldman, Evan Parker, Ikue Mori-Miller’s Tale
7. Death Grips-Bottomless Pit
8. Solange-A Seat at the Table
9. Okkyung Lee and Christian Marklay-Amalgam
10. Aaron Lumley-Anabasis/Katabasis

Top 20 (11-20)

11. Angel Olsen-My Woman

12. David Bowie-Blackstar

13. The Range-Potential

14. Steve Lehman-Selebeyone

15. Mary Halvorson-Away With You

16. Xarah Dion-Fugitive

17. Bobby Kapp and Matthew Shipp-Cactus

18. A Tribe Called Red-We Are the Halluci Nation

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

20. Tim Darcy and AJ Cornell-Too Significant to Ignore

Honorable Mentions

Weezer-Weezer (White Album)

Blood Quartet-Deep Red

Xenia Rubinos-Black Terry Cat

Jason Sharp-A Boat Upon Its Blood

Kristoffer Lo-The Black Meat

Wadada Leo Smith and Vijay Iyer-A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke

Braids-Companion EP

Nao-For All We Know

Nick Fraser-Starer