Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016

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The Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016

  1. Årabrot – The Gospel
  2. Solange – A Seat at the Table
  3. Innercity Ensemble – III
  4. Jessy Lanza – Oh No
  5. Shirley Collins – Lodestar
  6. The Fat White Family – Songs for Our Mothers
  7. David Bowie – Blackstar
  8. Ian William Craig – Centres
  9. Dawn Richard – Redemption
  10. Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
  11. Frank Ocean – Blonde
  12. Laura Cannell – Simultaneous Flight Movement
  13. Matmos – Ultimate Care II
  14. Klara Lewis – Too
  15. Skepta – Konnichiwa
  16. The Caretaker – Everywhere at the End of Time
  17. Oranssi Pazuzu – Värähtelijä
  18. Shackleton with Ernesto Tomasini – Devotional Songs
  19. Peder Mannerfelt – Controlling Body
  20. Marissa Nadler – Strangers
  21. Sote – Hardcore Sounds From Tehran
  22. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  23. Katie Gately – Color
  24. Sex Swing – Sex Swing
  25. Brian Eno – The Ship
  26. KING – We Are King
  27. Gnod – Mirror
  28. Wolfgang Buttress & Bees – Be One
  29. Jute Gyte – Perdurance
  30. Huerco S – For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have)
  31. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
  32. The Stargazer’s Assistant – Remoteness Of Light
  33. A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
  34. Julianna Barwick – Will
  35. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  36. Suede – Night Thoughts
  37. Jambinai – A Hermitage
  38. Convextion – 2845
  39. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  40. Kemper Norton – Toll
  41. Puce Mary – The Spiral
  42. Black Merlin – Hipnotik Tradisi
  43. Daniel Patrick Quinn – I, Sun
  44. Lord Tang – Butterflies
  45. Underworld – Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future
  46. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani – FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy
  47. Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids – We Be All Africans
  48. Equiknoxx – Bird Sound Power
  49. Anna Meredith – Varmints
  50. Factory Floor – 25 25
  51. Tim Hecker – Love Streams
  52. Bully Fae – Defy a Thing to Be
  53. Beyoncé – Lemonade
  54. Kano – Made in the Manor
  55. Bruxa Maria – Human Condition
  56. Grumbling Fur – Furfour
  57. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  58. Skee Mask – Shred
  59. Oren Ambarchi – Hubris
  60. The Comet Is Coming – Channel the Spirits
  61. Babyfather – “BBF” Hosted By DJ Escrow
  62. The Body – No One Deserves Happiness
  63. G.H. – Housebound Demigod
  64. Darren Hayman – Thankful Villages, Vol. 1
  65. Laniakea – A Pot of Powdered Nettles
  66. Waclaw Zimpel – Lines
  67. Roly Porter – Third Law
  68. Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
  69. Atlantikwall – Atlantikwall
  70. SHXCXCHCXSH – SsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSsSs
  71. Marie Davidson – Adieux Au Dancefloor
  72. Pattern Man – Pattern Man
  73. Julien Marchal – Insight II
  74. Billy Bao – Lagos Sessions
  75. Gyða Valtýsdottir – Epicycle
  76. Noura Mint Seymali – Arbina
  77. Mica Levi & Oliver Coates – Remain Calm
  78. Hen Ogledd – Bronze
  79. Kassem Mosse – Disclosure
  80. Kristoffer Lo – The Black Meat
  81. Hannah Peel – Awake but Always Dreaming
  82. Sam Shalabi – Isis and Osiris
  83. Pangaea – In Drum Play
  84. Ghold – PYR
  85. FIS – From Patterns to Details
  86. Carla dal Forno – You Know What It’s Like
  87. Swans – The Glowing Man
  88. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  89. Omar-S – The Best
  90. Knifeworld – Bottled out of Eden
  91. Gnaw Their Tongues – Hymns for the Broken, Swollen And Silent
  92. John Cale – M:FANS
  93. The Invisible – Patience
  94. Wire – Nocturnal Koreans
  95. Circuit Des Yeux – Jackie Lynn
  96. The Dwarfs of East Agouza – Bes
  97. Cat’s Eyes – Treasure House
  98. Ahrkh Wagner – Ahrkh Wagner
  99. Melt Yourself Down – Last Evenings on Earth
  100. Stein Urheim – Strandebarm