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Top 10 albums of 2016

It’s my 10 favorite albums released in 2016!

10

Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop

Iggy’s vocals are as powerful as ever. Throw in some Queens of the Stone Age and you’ve got a real rock album.

Watch Sunday

9

N.H.S.

Loose Tapestries

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy madness in musical form.

Listen to Saving Terry

8

Cashmere

Swet Shop Boys

NYC/London hip-hop with social commentary. Also, Tiger Holograms.

Watch T5

7

Plays the Music of Twin Peaks

Xiu Xiu

Straight from David Lynch’s brain to your ear holes. Listen alone, at night.

Watch Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks

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Top 10 albums of 2015

It’s my 10 favorite albums released in 2015!

10

Dodge and Burn

The Dead Weather

A sharp rock album with some very Zeppelinesque riffs.

Watch I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)

9

BABYMETAL

BABYMETAL

This album is completely ridiculous… in the most enjoyable way possible.

Watch Gimme chocolate!!

8

One Man Army

Ensiferum

Ensiferum’s sixth album isn’t perfect, but there are a few great tracks here.

Watch to One Man Army

7

Rub

Peaches

Hyper-subversive pop album about balls and dicks and stuff.

Watch I Mean Something

6

V

Wavves

Wavves gets back on track with a great pop/surf/punk album.

Watch Way Too Much

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Sasquatch 2015

El-P retweeted this, which is pretty dope.

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Top 10 albums of 2014

Hey, look. It’s my 10 favorite albums of 2014!

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Precious Jewel

Knife City

Wild chiptunes from Anamanaguchi’s Luke Silas AKA Knife City.

Listen to Precious Jewel

9

Origins

Eluveitie

Another great Celtic-folk melodic death metal album from Eluveitie.

Watch The Call Of The Mountains

8

Perfect Hair

Busdriver

Driver puts together a great art rap album. Quirky, random, and fun.

Listen to Ego Death

7

Singles

Future Islands

Simple, but great electronic indie rock.

Watch Spirit (Live on KEXP)

6

St. Vincent

St. Vincent

Powerful vocals, guitars and catchy songwriting.

Watch Digital Witness

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Top 10 Albums of 2013

Hey, look. It’s my 10 favorite albums of 2013!

10

Endless Fantasy

Anamanaguchi

Pure instrumental 8-bit dance pop rock bliss.

Watch 「MEOW」

9

Shaking The Habitual

The Knife

This unapologetically experimental album pushes the boundaries of electronic music with powerful beats and ambiances that are as dark and frightening as they are catchy.

Watch A Tooth For An Eye

8

OutRun

Kavinsky

OutRun captures the synth magic of the best 80’s film and TV soundtracks. It’s glorious.

Watch Protovision

7

True North

Bad Religion

Bad Religion returns yet again. Fast, smart, punk with 3-part harmonies. Done.

Watch True North

6

Dynamics

Holy Ghost!

Those synths.

Watch Okay