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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Top 100 Tracks of 2015:part 3 (70-56)


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70. The Weeknd – Earned It (From Beauty Behind Madness LP) [listen here]


 

69. LEISURE – Take It To The Top


 

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68. Seven Davis Jr – Try Me (I’ll Funk You) (Ninja Tune single)


 

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67. The Bombay Royale – Wild Stallion Mountain (Hope Recordings single)


 

66. Liss – Try (Escho November single)


65. GL – Tonight (from Love Hexagon EP)


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64. Fine Print – Tell Me (from Fine Print EP) [listen here]


63. Tony Primo & Nixxie (Robyn & Metronomy’s Joseph Mount) – The Hardest Thing To Do (from Partisan OST)


 

62. Ryley Walker – Primrose Green (from Prymrose Green LP)


 

61. GusGus – Sailor Kid (Handsup Music single)


60. Catz’n Dogz feat Tanika  – Get It Right (from Basic Colour Theory LP)


 

59. Private Agenda – Freefalling (from Deja Vu single)


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58. David Bowie – Blackstar (Sony Music single)


 

57. Floating Points – Silhouettes I,II&III (from Elaenia LP)


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56. FKA Twigs – Figure 8 (from M3LL155X EP)

[watch the whole video EP here]



 

 

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