Monday, December 26, 2016

Doctor McNinja's 2016 In Music

Welcome to the show folks. Sorry for my classically reprehensive work ethic when it came to pumping this Buzzfeed article out on time. We'll just pretend this list came out a few weeks ago when most publications were shaming you for not liking The Life of Pablo as much as them. So, without further Yeezus, here are the releases that meant the most to me over the past year in alphabetical order:

Anohni: Hopelessness (Electronic, Synthpop, Experimental) [Secretly Canadian]

Bellows: Fist & Palm (Indie, Bedroom Pop, Alternative) [Double Double Whammy]

Orange Juice   Thick Skin

Bon Iver: 22, A Million (Electronic, Folk) [Jagjaguar]

22 (OVER S∞∞N)   29 #Strafford APTS

David Bowie: Blackstar (Art-Rock, Experimental)

Blackstar  Lazarus

Charles Bradley: Changes (Soul, Funk) [Daptone]

Changes        God Bless America

Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition (Hip Hop, Experimental) [Warp]

Ain't It Funny      Really Doe

Car Seat Headrest: Teens of Denial (Indie Rock, Alternative) [Matador]

Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales     1937 State Park

Childish Gambino: Awaken, My Love! (Funk, R&B, Psychedelic) [Glassnote]

Me And Your Mama     Redbone

Leonard Cohen: You Want It Darker (Folk, Rock) [Columbia]

You Want It Darker   Traveling Light

Crying: Beyond the Fleeting Gales (Indie, Prog Rock, Synth Pop) [Run For Cover]

Wool In The Wash      Revive

Florist: The Birds Outside Sang (Indie, Bedroom Pop) [Double Double Whammy]

1914    The Birds Outside Sang

Frankie Cosmos: The Next Thing (Indie Pop) [Bayonet]

Fool    Sinister

Kamaiyah: A Good Night In The Ghetto (Hip Hop) 

Out The Bottle    Niggas

Mitski: Puberty 2 (Indie Rock, Alternative) [Dead Oceans]

Your Best American Girl     A Loving Feeling

Kevin Morby: Singing Saw (Folk, Americana) [Dead Oceans]

I Have Been To The Mountain     Destroyer

Angel Olsen: My Woman (Indie Rock, Alternative) [Jagjaguar]

Intern    Shut Up Kiss Me

Nap Eyes: Thought Rock Fish Scale (Indie Rock, Alternative, Folk) [Paradise of Bachelors]

Mixer      Click Clack

Parquet Courts: Human Performance (Indie Rock, Alternative) [Rough Trade]

Pathos Prarie        One Man, No City

Pinegrove: Cardinal (Indie Rock, Alt-Country) [Run For Cover]

Old Friends      Aphasia

Porches: Pool (Electronic, Synthpop) [Domino]

Car        Underwater

Jeff Rosenstock: Worry (Punk, Indie Rock) [SideOneDummy]

Told Slant: Going By (Lo-Fi, Bedroom Punk, Folk) [Double Double Whammy]

Tribe Called Quest: We got if from Here...Thank You 4 Your Service (Hip Hop) [Epic]
Wilco: Schmilco (Dad Rock) [dBpm]

Normal American Kids      If I Ever Was A Child

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