Top 50 Albums of 2016

1.             Cate Le Bon: Crab Day (Drag City)

2.             Shy Layers: Shy Layers (Growing Bin) – review / interview

3.             Elza Soares: A Mulher do Fim do Mundo (The Woman at the End of the World) (Mais Um Disco)  review

4.             Angel Olsen: My Woman (Jagjaguwar)

5.             Suzanne Kraft: What You Get for Being Young (Melody As Truth) – review

6.             Jeff Parker: Slight Freedom (Eremite)

7.             David Bowie: Blackstar (Columbia)

8.             Masayoshi Fujita + Jan Jelinek: Schaum (Faitiche)

9.             Andrew Pekler: Tristes Tropiques (Faitiche)

10.         Daniel Lanois: Goodbye to Language (Anti-)  review

11.         Huerco S.: For Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have) (Proibito) –  review

12.         Sarah Davachi: Vergers (Important)  review

13.         Studio OST: Scenes 2012-2015 (Lustwerk Music)  review

14.         Bon Iver: 22, A Million (Jagjaguwar)

15.         Georgia: All Kind Music (Palto Flats)

16.         Demdike Stare: Wonderland (Modern Love)  review

17.         ANOHNI: HOPELESSNESS (Rough Trade / Secretly Canadian)

18.         Anna Homler / Steve Moshier: Breadwoman & Other Tales (RVNG)  review

19.         Beatrice Dillon & Rupert Clerveaux: Two Changes (Paralaxe Editions)

20.         Horse Lords: Interventions (Northern Spy)  review

21.         Fatou Seidi Ghali & Alamnou Akrouni: Les Filles de Illighadad (Sahel Sounds)

22.         Roman Flügel: All the Right Noises (Dial)  review

23.         Steve Hauschildt: Strands (Kranky)  review

24.         Prince of Denmark: 8 (Giegling)

25.         Julianna Barwick: Will (Dead Oceans)  review

26.         Helado Negro: Private Energy (Asthmatic Kitty)

27.         Powell: Sport (XL)  review

28.         The Key: Holding Space (Calm Tapes / Boomarm Nation)

29.         Young Male: How to Disappear in America (Lustwerk Music)  review

30.         Motion Graphics  Motion Graphics (Domino)  review

31.         Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: EARS (Western Vinyl)

32.         Tangents: Stateless (Temporary Residence)  review

33.         Olga Bell: Tempo (One Little Indian)  review

34.         Beatrice Dillon / Ben UFO: 43:44 / 44:32 (Wichelroede)

35.         Kassem Mosse: Disclosure (Honest Jon's)  review

36.         Norberto Lobo: Muxama (Three:Four Records)

37.         Slow Attack Ensemble: Soundscapes for the Emotional-Type Listener (Mystic Roses)  review

38.         Tim Hecker: Love Streams (4AD)  review

39.         Mood Hut: Disco Mantras (Mood Hut)

40.         Arca: Entrañas (self-released)  review

41.         Peder Mannerfelt: Controlling Body (Peder Mannerfelt Produktion)  review

42.         His Name Is Alive: Patterns of Light (Light in the Attic)

43.         CFCF: On Vacation (International Feel)  review

44.         Christian Naujoks: Wave (Dial)  review

45.         Matmos: Ultimate Care II (Thrill Jockey)  interview

46.         Anenon: Petrol (Friends of Friends) – review

47.         Wilson Tanner: 69 (Growing Bin)

48.         Oren Ambarchi: Hubris (Editions Mego)

49.         Marielle V. Jakobsons: Star Core (Thrill Jockey) – review

50.         Elysia Crampton: Elysia Crampton Presents Demon City (Break World)