Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016

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Uncut Magazine: 75 Best Albums of 2016

  1. David Bowie – Blackstar
  2. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  3. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  4. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  5. Ryley Walker – Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
  6. PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
  7. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
  8. Anohni – Hopelessness
  9. Teenage Fanclub – Here
  10. Beyoncé – Lemonade
  11. Thee Oh Sees – A Weird Exits
  12. Brian Eno – The Ship
  13. Drive-By Truckers – American Band
  14. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  15. Wilco – Schmilco
  16. Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like a Levee
  17. Cavern of Anti-Matter – Void Beats / Invocation Trex
  18. Solange – A Seat at the Table
  19. Lambchop – FLOTUS
  20. Angel Olsen – My Woman
  21. William Tyler – Modern Country
  22. The Avalanches – Wildflower
  23. Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
  24. Paul Simon – Stranger to Stranger
  25. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
  26. Cate Le Bon – Crab Day
  27. Shirley Collins – Lodestar
  28. case/lang/veirs – case/lang/veirs
  29. Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
  30. Frank Ocean – Blonde
  31. Cass McCombs – Mangy Love
  32. 75 Dollar Bill – Wood / Metal / Plastic / Pattern / Rhythm / Rock
  33. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity
  34. Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts Of Highway 20
  35. Eleanor Friedberger – New View
  36. Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
  37. Tim Hecker – Love Streams
  38. Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band – The Rarity of Experience
  39. Shovels & Rope – Little Seeds
  40. Let’s Eat Grandma – I, Gemini
  41. Anna Meredith – Varmints
  42. Brigid Mae Power – Brigid Mae Power
  43. Róisín Murphy – Take Her Up to Monto
  44. Okkervil River – Away
  45. KING – We Are King
  46. Swans – The Glowing Man
  47. The Handsome Family – Unseen
  48. Skepta – Konnichiwa
  49. Christine and the Queens – Chaleur Humaine
  50. Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
  51. Underworld – Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future
  52. Various Artists – Day of the Dead
  53. Hinds – Leave Me Alone
  54. Robbie Fulks – Upland Stories
  55. Soundwalk Collective / Patti Smith / Jesse Paris Smith – Killer Road
  56. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
  57. Maxwell – blackSUMMERS’night
  58. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – EARS
  59. Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad
  60. Ty Segall – Emotional Mugger
  61. John Cale – Music for a New Society/M:FANS
  62. Ian William Craig – Centres
  63. Richmond Fontaine – You Can’t Go Back If There’s Nothing to Go Back To
  64. Gruff Rhys – Set Fire to the Stars
  65. Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield
  66. Charles Bradley – Changes
  67. Steve Gunn – Eyes on the Lines
  68. The Coral – Distance Inbetween
  69. Allen Toussaint – American Tunes
  70. Kiran Leonard – Grapefruit
  71. The Comet Is Coming – Channel the Spirits
  72. Oren Ambarchi – Hubris
  73. Heron Oblivion – Heron Oblivion
  74. Melt Yourself Down – Last Evenings on Earth
  75. Innercity Ensemble – III