Other Sounds’ 2016 Top Albums

Other Sounds’ top albums of each year are voted on through the very official format of a facebook post. Thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s. As ever, there were so many different albums mentioned across a range of music. But these were the only ones mentioned more than once! So, the top five is:

1st place – Nick Cave – Skeleton Tree (17 points)
2nd – Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker (9 points)
(Joint) 3rd – Radiohead –  A Moon Shaped Pool and Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love! (7 points each)
4th – A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service (6 points)
5th – Mykki Blanco – Mykki (5 points)

And as promised, here’s all the others mentioned (in alphabetical order):

Adult Jazz – Earrings Off!
Anohni – Hopelessness
Bad Breeding – S/T
Bat For Lashes – The Bride
Beyonce – Lemonade
James Blake – The Colour In Everything
Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
Blossoms – Blossoms
Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Bitchin Bajas – Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties
Charles Bradley – Changes
Brilliant Sanity – Teleman
Danny Brown –  Atrocity Exhibition
Def Neon – Def Neon
Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
Diiv – Is The Is Are
Peter Doherty – Hamburg Demonstrations
Factory Floor – 25 25
The Growlers – City Club
Imarhan – Imarhan
Jesu/Sun Kil Moon – S/T
The Kills – Ash & Ice
The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect
Cate Le Bon – Crab Day
The Lion and The Wolf – The Cardiac Hotel
Princess Nokia – 1992
Savages – Adore Life
Solange – A Seat At The Table
St Lucifer – St Lucifer
Kate Tempest – Let Them Eat Chaos
David Toop – Entities Inertias Faint Beings
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat To Earth
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Wilco – Schmilco
Saul Williams – MartyrLoserKing

See you next year!

(Featured image of Nick Cave taken from hero-magazine.com).


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