Ben's Favorite Albums of 2016

 

1)      Solange, A Seat at the Table

2)      Tribe Called Quest,  We Got It From Here

3)      NXWorries, Yes, Lawd

4)      Frank Ocean, Blonde

5)      Michael Nau, Mowing

6)      Cass McCombs, Mangy Love

7)      Kevin Morby, Singing Saw

8)      Quilt, Plaza

9)      Lambchop, Flotus

10)   Mike Adams at His Honest Weight, Casino Drone

11)   Kaytranada, 99.90%

12)   Daniel Lanois, Goodbye to Language

13)   David Bowie, Blackstar

14)   Busman's Holiday, Popular Cycles

15)   Karl Blau, Introducing

16)   Oh Sees, An Odd Entrances

17)   De La Soul, And the Anonymous Nobyd

18)   Jaye Jayle, House Cricks

19)   Anohni, Hopelessness

20)   Heron Oblivion, S/T

21)   Nap Eyes, Thought Rock Fish Scale

22)   Leonard Cohen, You Want it Darker

23)   Parquet Courts, Human Performance

24)   Car Seat Headrest, Teens of Denial

25)   Purling Hiss, High Bias

26)   Anderson Paak, Malibu

27)   Nick Cave, Skeleton Tree

28)   Freakwater, Scheherazade

29)   Teenage Fanclub, Here

30)   Vollmar, Open Wind

 

2015 

1.   Little Wings – Explains

2.   D’Angelo – Black Messiah

3.   J. Fernandez – Many Levels of Laughter

4.   State Champion – Fantasy Error

5.   Cairo Gang – Goes Missing

6.   Kamasi Washington – The Epic

7.   Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect

8.   Low – Ones and Sixes

9.  Jessica Pratt – On Your Own Love Again

10.  PILE – You’re Better Than This

11.  Elephant Micah – Where In Our Woods

12.  Mike Adams At His Honest Weight – Preparation Age

13.  Mount Eerie – Sauna

14.  Sleater Kinney – No Cities To Love

15.  Nap Eyes – Whine of the Mystic

16.  Joan Shelley – Over and Even

17.  Mike Krol – Turkey

18.  Tame Impala – Currents

19.  Tobias Jesso Jr. – Goon

20.  Matthew E. White – Fresh Blood

21.  Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell

22.  Toro Y Moi – What For?

23.  The Mountain Goats – Beat the Champ

24.  King Khan & BBQ Show – Bad News Boys

25.  John Andrews & The Yawns – Bit By The Fang

26.  Mac McCaughan – Non-Believers

27.  New Order – Music Complete

28.  Tropical Trash – UFO Rot

29.  Helen – The Original Faces

30.  Destroyer – Poison Season

31.  Joey Bada$$ - B4.DA.$$

32.  Kurt Vile – b’lieve I’m goin down

33.  Monolord – Vaenir

34.  Martin Courtney – Many Moons