BEST ALBUM of 2016 by NoSA


Albums! LP’s! Records! Only The Best! Only Quality! Spinning! On Repeat! Recommended! Essential!



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25. Kaytranada – 99.9% (hiphop, house, genius) [XL Recordings] (Haiti/Canada)

Best Tracks: LITE SPOTS, TOGETHER, BULLETS;


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24. Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love” (hip-hop, soul, funk) (USA)

Best Tracks: Me and Your Mama, Redbone, California;


renijusis23. Reni Jusis – Bang (electronic/pop) (Poland)

Best Tracks: Zombi Świat [watch the video on Vevo] , Na Skróty Tęczą;


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22. The Avalanches – Wildflower [Modular/XL Recordings] (electronic/sample based music) (Australia)

Best Tracks: Wizard of Iz, Colours, Subways; [listen on You Tube]


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21. Wacław Zimpel – Lines [Instant Classic] (jazz/experimental) (Poland)

Best track: Tak, Picture;


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20. Anderson .Paak – Malibu (hip-hop/soul) [Steel Wool] (USA)

Best Tracks: Lite Weight, Celebrate;


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19. Rainbow Chan – Spacing (pop/electronic) [Silo Arts & Records] (Australia)

Best Tracks: Nest, Work, Last;


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18. Deerhoof – The Magic (indie rock) [Upset The Rhythm] (USA)

Best Tracks: Acceptance Speech, Plastic Thrills;


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17. BADBADNOTGOOD – IV (jazz/funk/hiphop) (USA)


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16. Roisin Murphy – Take Her Up To Monto (electronic/experimental pop) (Ireland/UK)


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15. Jeff Parker – The New Breed (jazz/experimental/post-rock) [International Anthem] (USA)


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14. GL – Touch (electronic/pop/dance) [Plastic World] (Australia)

[listen to the sampler] Best Tracks: Body Language,

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13. M83 – Junk (electronic/pop) (self-released) (France)

Best Tracks: Bibi The Dog, Time Wind, For The Kids;


packshot1-768x76812. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree (alternative, folk, blues) (Australia/UK)

Best Tracks: Jesus Alone, I Need You; [listen to the official playlist on You Tube]


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11. LEISURE – LEISURE (soul/pop/indie) (New Zealand)

Best Tracks: Moonbean, Nobody, Take It To The Top;


10. Bon Iver – 22, A Milion (indie/folk/singer-songwriter) (USA)

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9. Ray LaMontagne -Ouroboros (indie/folk/singer-songwriter) (USA)


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8. The Amazing – Ambulance (indie rock) [Partisan Records] (Sweden)

Best Tracks: Ambulance, Moments Like These;


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7. Júníus Meyvant – Floating Harmonies (folk/indie) (Iceland)

Best Tracks: Beat Silent Need, Colour Decay, Neon Experience, Hailslide;


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6. HONNE – Warm On A Cold Night (pop/soul) [Tatemae Records] (UK) [listen]

Best Tracks: Gone Are The Days, Good Together, Coastal Love;


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5. Motorama – Dialogues (indie rock) [Talitres] (Russia)

Best Track: Tell Me;


4. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool [XL Recordings] (indie rock/legends) (UK)

Best Tracks: Burn The Witch, Daydreaming, True Love Waits;


bibio3. Bibio – A Mineral Love (electronic/folk) [Warp] (UK)

Best Tracks: Petals, A Mineral Love;


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2. David Bowie – ★ [listen]


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1. Metronomy – Summer 08 [Because Music] (indie/electronic/pop/dance)



Honorable Mentions:

Goat – Requiem (Rocket Recordings)

Frank Ocean – Blonde (Boys Don’t Cry)

Roosevelt – Roosevelt (Greco- Roman)

Nick Waterhouse – Never Twice (Innovative Leisure)

Ishamel – Sometime In Space (Church)

Yumi Zouma – Yoncalla (Cascine)

The Invisible – Patience (Ninja Tune)

Kornel Kovack – With Bells (Studio Barnhus)

Buz Luztra – Jungle Tapes

Klaus Johann Grobe – Spagat Der Liebe

Solange – A Seat At The Table (Columbia Records)

Jamie Lidell – Building a Beginning (self-released)

Soft Hair – Soft Hair (Domino Recording)

Public Access TV – Never Enough (Cinematic Music Group)

Nicolas Jaar – Sirens (Other People)

Cassius – Ibifornia (Interscope Records)

Lambchop – Flotus (City Slang)

 

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NoSnobsAllowed’s The Best Remixes of 2013


25. Portugal. The Man – Evil Friends (Jake One Remix feat Danny Brown) [original post here]

24. Donald Byrd – Love Has Come Around (Xinobi Remix)

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23. Juveniles – Strangers (Jupiter Remix)

22. Frank Ocean – Pink Matter (Gluteus Maximus Remix) [original post here]

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21. Classixx – Holdin On (Jerome LOL Remix)

20. Dj Koze – Magical Boy (Matthew Herbert Remix)

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Matthew e White Big love hot chip19. Matthew E. White – Big Love (Hot Chip Remix)

18. Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie (Four Tet Remix) [original post here]

17. Dj Cam – Uncomfortable (REFLEX Remix) [original post here]

16. iamamiwhoami – y (Moby Remix) [original post here]

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15. Phoenix – Tryin’ To Be Cool (The Chainsmokers Remix) [original post here]

kamp14. KAMP! – Melt (Zimmer Remix) [original post here]

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13. Jamie Lidell – Big Love (Lorenz Rhode Remix)

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12. Kavinsky – Odd World (Remix feat The Weeknd)

11. Haim – Don’t Save Me (Cyril Hahn Remix)

10. MGMT – You’re Life Is A Lie (Sunroof Remix)

9. Portishead – The Rip (Datassette Remix) [original post here]

8. Py – Polyethers (Jimmy Edgar Remix)

7. Justice – Helix (Gesaffelstein Remix) [original post here]

bowie james murphy6. David Bowie – Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich James Murphy Remix)

5. Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie (Julio Bashmore Remix)

4. Janet Jackson – If (Kaytranada Remix) [original post here]

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ms mr3. Ms Mr – Hurricane (CHVRCHES Remix) [original post here]

2. Myself Is Dead – Le Jus De La Jungle (Den Haan Remix)

1. Disclosure – You & Me (Flume Remix) [original post here]

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NSA’s Selection Box: Remixes vol 14


Here’s some great reworks that I’ve came across in past couple of weeks:

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Four Tet

Justin Timberlake – Suit & Tie (Four Tet Remix)

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Classixx

Madonna – Lucky Star (Classixx Rework)

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Alicia Keys – Brand New Me (Copycat’s Italo Remix) [Free Download]

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Shields

Two Door Cinema Club – Next Year (Shields Remix) [Free Download]

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Star Slinger

Lion Babe – Treat Me Like Fire (Star Slinger Remix) [Free Download]

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Lindstrom

Charli XCX – You (Ha Ha Ha)  (Lindstrom Remix)

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Gluteus Maximus

Frank Ocean – Pink Matter (Gluteus Maximus Remix) [Free Download]

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Gigamesh

Ghost Beach – Miracle (Gigamesh Remix)

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Datassette

Portishead – The Rip (Datassette Remix)

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