Sam’s Favorite Albums of 2016

1)   Frank Ocean, Blonde

2)  David Bowie, Blackstar

3) Anohni, Hopelessness

4) Cat's Eyes, Treasure House

5) Tribe Called Quest, We Got It From Here

6) Massive Attack, Ritual Spirit

7) Danny Brown, Atrocity Exhibit

8) Preoccupations, S/T

9) Drugdealer, End of Comedy

10)   NXWorries, Yes,Lawd

11)   Savages, Adore Life

12)   Lust for Youth, Compassion

13)   Avalanches, Wildflower

14)   Nick Cave, Skeleton Tree

15)   Sleaford Mods, TCR

16)   Chance the Rapper, Coloring Book

17)   Skepta, Konnichiwa

18)   Kaytranada, 99.90%

19)   Car Seat Headrest, Teens of Denial

20)   Schoolboy Q, Blank Face

 

2015 Favorites

1. New Order – Music Complete

2. Majical Cloudz – Are You Alone

3. Jaime XX – In Colour

4. Shamir – Ratchet

5. Vince Staples – Summer Time '06

6. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier

7. Viet Cong – Viet Cong

8. Hudson Mohawke - Lantern

9. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly 

10. Archie Marshall – A New Place 2 Drown

11. Kamasi Washington – Epic

12. Damaged Bug – Cold Hot Plumbs

13. Rustie – Even If You Don't Believe

14. Blur – The Magic Whip

15. Joey Bada$$ - B4.Da. $$$

16. Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated at last

17. Real Lies – Real Life

18. A$AP Rocky – At longlast A$AP

19. The Libertines - Anthems For Doomed Youth

20. Ryan Hemsworth – Taking Flight

21. Wavves X Cloudnothings – No Life For Me

22.  DJ PayPal – Sold Out

23.  Grimes – Art Angels

24.  Baths – Ocean Death

25.  White Reaper – Does it Again