Top 50 Albums 2016

This is my final list of the top 50 albums of 2016.

I’ve also added a further 200+ albums which I listened to.
There are just too many albums to listen to..
And next up will be the Top 25 Irish Albums…

TOP 50 Albums of 2016 

A Giant Dog – Pile 
Savages – Adore Life 
David Bowie – Blackstar 
Parquet Courts – Human Performance 
Sturgill Simpson – A Sailors Guide to Earth.

Black Mountain – IV 
Pixies – Head Carrier
Santigold – 99 cents.
Angry Angles – Angry Angles 
Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial

Fat White Family – Songs for Our Mothers 
Bob Mould – Patch the Sky 
Deerhoof – The Magic 
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool 
Band of Horses – Why are You OK 

Holy Fuck – Congrats
PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
The Dirty Nil – Higher Power.
Death Grips – Bottomless Pit
Wussy – Forever Sounds.

Summer Cannibals – Full of It.
BEAK> – Couple in a Hole – Original Soundtrack
The Gotobeds – Blood // Sugar // Secs // Traffic. SPT.
The Kills – Ash u0026amp; Ice.
Wire – Nocturnal Koreans

Abi Reimold – Wriggling
Swans – The Glowing Man
Suuns – Hold/Still.
The Duke Spirit – Kin.
Amber Arcades – Fading Lines

Autolux – Pussys Dead
Big Ups – Before a Million Universes
Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
Tindersticks – The Waiting Room
Arbor Labor Union – I Hear You

Hinds – Leave Me Alone
Bloc Party – Hymns
Neil Young – EARTH
G.L.O.S.S. – Trans Day of Revenge
Eagulls – Ullages

Cat’s Eyes – Treasure House
Animal Collective – Painting With
Evans the Death – Vanilla
Garbage – Strange Little Birds
The Dandy Warhols – Distortland

So Pitted – neo. SPT.
Mothers – When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired.
Melvins – Basses Loaded.
Let’s Eat Grandma – I, Gemini.
Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

Next on the List

Big Thief – Masterpiece
Little Simz – AGE 101: DROP X.
Yuck – Stranger Things
Bleached – Welcome The Worms
Metronomy – Summer 08.
Cough – Still They Pray
Massive Attack – Ritual Spirit EP
VHS – Gift of Life
Deftones – Gore
The KVB – Of Desire

Pinegrove – Cardinal
Public Service Broadcasting – The Race For Space / Remixes
Emmy The Great – Second Love
Essaie Pas – Demain Est Une Autre Nuit
Witchcraft – Nucleus
Mark Kozelek – Mark Kozelek Sings Favorites
Death Index – Death Index
Neil Young – Peace Trails.
Yak – Alas Salvation
RLYR – Delayer

Thrice – To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere 
Nothing – Tired of Tomorrow
PAWS – No Grace
The Field – The Follower
Martha – Blisters In The Pit Of My Heart.
Boosie Badazz – Thug Talk
PUP – The Dream Is Over
Three Trapped Tigers – Silent Earthling.
Petal – Shame
Show Me The Body – Body War

So So Glos – Kamikaze.  
Tacocat – Lost Time –
Youth Code – Commitment to Complications
The Joy Formidable – Hitch.
Weaves – Weaves.
The Strokes – Future Present Past EP
Two Inch Astronaut – Personal Life
Ulrika Spacek – The Album Paranoia
Yung – A Youthful Dream
Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing
Band Of Skulls – By Default

Next on the list – More Albums to listen to

Adia Victoria – Beyond the Bloodhounds
Aluk Todolo – Voix
Angel Du$t – Rock the Fuck on Forever
Audio Push – The Stone Junction
Audion – Alpha
Aurora – All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend
Babymetal – Metal Resistance
Bat For Lashes – The Bride
Big Deal – Say Yes
Black Moth Super Rainbow – SeeFu Lilac

Black Tusk – Pillars of Ash
Bloodiest – Bloodiest
Broncho – Double Vanity
Cate Le Bon – Crab Day
Catfish u0026amp; The Bottlemen – The Ride
Charles Bradley – Changes
Christine u0026amp; The Queens – Chaleur Humaine
Cobalt – Slow Forever
Cullen Omori – New Misery
DIIV – Is The Is Are

DUST – Agony Planet
Daughter – Not to Disappear
Delorean – Muzik
Diarrhea Planet – Turn to Gold
Drake – Views
Drowners – On Desire
Dylan LeBlanc – Cautionary Tale
Dälek – Asphalt for Eden
Eight Bells – Landless
Fake Boyfriend – Mercy EP

Father – Im a Piece of Shit
Fews – Means
Floating Points – Kuiper 
Flowers – Everybodys Dying To Meet You
Frightened Rabbit – Painting of a Panic Attack
Future of the Left – The Peace u0026amp; Truce of Future of the Left
Gadget – The Great Destroyer
Gag – Americas Greatest Hits
G.L.O.S.S – Demo 2015
Globelamp – The Orange Glow

Gnod – Mirror
Grace Jones – Warm Leatherette
Greys – Outer Heaven
Greys – Warm Shadow
Head Wound City – A New Wave of Violence
Helen Love – Smash Hits
Heron Oblivion – Heron Oblivion
High Water – Crush
Hooded Fang – Venus on Edge
Hoops – Tapes #1-3

HÆLOS – Full Circle
Islands – Taste/Should I Remain Here at Sea?
Jank- Awkward Pop Songs
Jesu/Sun Kil Moon – Jesu/Sun Kil Moon
Johnny Borrell u0026amp; Zazou – The Atlantic Culture
Kane Strang – Blue Cheese.
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo.
Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity
Less Win – TRUST.

Lucy Dacus – No Burden
Lust for Youth – Compassion       
Magic Potion – Pink Gum.
Minor Victories – Minor Victories.
Mitski – Puberty 2.
Mock Orange – Put the Kid on the Sleepy Horse.
Mourn – Ha, Ha, He.
Odd Nosdam – T r i s h EP. 
Odonis Odonis – Post Plague.
Oranssi Pazuzu – Värähtelijä.

Palehound – Dry Food
Pinkshinyultrablast – Grandfeathered
Pity Sex – White Hot Moon
Plaid – The Digging Remedy
Richard Ashcroft – These People
Richie Hawtin – From My Mind to Yours
Rogue Wave – Delusions of Grand Fur
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Talk Tight.
Sioux Falls – Rot Forever
Suede – Night Thoughts

Solids – Else.
Spring King – Tell Me If You Like To
Sumac – What One Becomes.
Sunflower Bean – Human Ceremony
Telegram – Operator.
Thao u0026amp; the Get Down Stay Down – A Man Alive.
The Big Pink – Empire Underground EP.
The Body – No One Deserves Happiness.
The Coral – Distance Inbetween
The Monochrome Set – Volume, Contrast, Brilliance… Unreleased u0026amp; Rare Vol. 2 Compilation

The Monochrome Set- cosmonaut
The Hotelier – Goodness.
The Snails – Songs From the Shoebox.
The Spook School – Try to Be Hopeful.
The Thermals – We Disappear
Tombs – All Empires Fall. 
Tuff Love – Resort
Twin Peaks – Down in Heaven
Underworld – Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future.
Velcro Hooks – Velcro Hooks.
Will Butler – Friday Night
Xiu Xiu – Plays the Music of Twin Peaks.
Kings of Leon – Walls

A final list of albums also worth checking out

Blink 182 – California
Cellars – Phases
Die Antwoord – Suck on This
Explosions in the Sky – The Wilderness
Florist – The Birds Outside Sang
Floorplan – Victorious
Glenn Jones – Fleeting
Guerilla Toss – Eraser Stargazer
Guided By Voices – Please Be Honest
Heck – Instructions

Homeboy Sandman – Kindness for Weakness
Horse Lords – Interventions
Hurry – Guided Meditation
Japanese Breakfast – Psychopomp
JC Flowers – Driving Excitement And The Pleasure Of Ownership.
Jealousy – Paid For It.
John Carpenter – Lost Themes II.
Julia Brown – An Abundance of Strawberries.
Kid Cudi – Speedin Bullet 2 Heaven.
Kyle Craft – Dolls of Highland.

La Sera – Music for Listening to Music to
Ladyhawke – Wild Things.
Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room.
Lizzo – Big GRRRL Small World
Lonely the Brave – Things Will Matter
Lush – Blind Spot EP
Margaret Glaspy – Emotions and Math
Milk ‘N’ Cookies – Milk ‘N’ Cookies Box Set
Moonface – With Siinai: My Best Human Face
Mount Moriah – How to Dance.

Muncie Girls – From Caplan to Belsize.
Night School – Blush.
Oscar – Cut and Paste.
Peder Mannerfelt – Controlling Body
Peter Bjorn and John – Breakin’ Point
Poliça – United Crushers
Primal Scream – Chaosmosis
Quilt – Plaza
Red Hot Chili Peppers – The Getaway
Steve Taylor u0026amp; The Danielson Foil – Wow to the Deadness.

Terry Allen – Juarez.
The Besnard Lakes – A Coliseum Complex Museum.
The Goon Sax – ‘Up To Anything’
The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect
Thomas Cohen – Bloom Forever
Thug Entrancer – Arcology
Tonight Alive – Limitless.
Troller – Graphic
Marissa Nadler – Strangers
Mark Pritchard – Under the Sun

Primitive Weapons – The Future of Death 
School of Seven Bells – SVIIB
Skepta – Konnichiwa
Violent Femmes – We Can Do Anything
Weezer – Weezer (White Album)
White Lung – Paradise
White Zombie – It Came From N.Y.C.
Wolfmother – Victorious.