best of 2016 :: 67 Favorite Albums

And now the albums (whether long playing or extended playing) that really did it for me this year. Take a listen, then GO BUY the albums you love. Support artists making amazing music. Art allows you to transcend this shitty reality. Do it.

The albums presented here are listed in alphabetical order from Aa to Y(ucky Duster).

Enjoy.
 
 

Aa — ZebrAa


 
 
Aesop Rock — The Impossible Kid


 
 
Amygdala — Population Control


 
 
Bent Shapes — Wolves of Want


 
 
Big Ups — Before A Million Universes


 
 
the body — No One Deserves Happiness


 
 
Botany — Deepak Verbera


 
 
Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes — s/t


 
 
Clean Girls & Jail Solidarity — Split Tape


 
 
clipping. — Splendor & Misery

(The Wriggle EP is also dope)
 
 
Christopher Tignor — Along a Vanishing Plane


 
 
DECORUM — V A I L


 
 
Earring — Tunn Star


 
 
Ernest Gonzales — Dreaming In Color


 
 
Ex-Cult — Negative Growth


 
 
Ghost Funk Orchestra — Death Waltz


 
 
G.L.O.S.S. — TRANS DAY OF REVENGE


 
 
Gland — Neurotica


 
 
Good Throb — s/t


 
 
Greys — Outer Heaven

(Greys also put out the excellent Warm Shadow as a companion piece to Outer Heaven)
 
 
Halfsour — Tuesday Night Live

(Halfsour also released the awesome Charm School this year)
 
 

Haybaby — Blood Harvest


 
 
Hellrazor — Satan Smile


 
 
Hidden Ritual — Always


 
 
Hit Bargain — s/t


 
 
Holy Tunics — Hot To Trot


 
 
Horse Jumper of Love — Ugly Brunette


 
 
IDES — Born to run in place


 
 
jackal onasis — Big Deal Party


 
 
Kal Marks — Life Is Alright, Everybody Dies


 
 
Kestrels — s/t


 
 
Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds — La Araña Es La Vida


 
 
Landing — Complekt

(You should probably also check out Third Sight)
 
 
LAW$UITS — Mature Moods


 
 
Kindling — Everywhere Else


 
 
LITHICS — Borrowed Floors


 
 
Los Crudos — Doble LP Discografía

(Other great reissues this year include… Daisychain Reaction by Poster Children, Masculin Féminin by Blonde Redhead, and jeez like just about everything from Superior Viaduct)
 
 
Mannequin Pussy — Romantic


 
 
Mass Gothic — s/t

(ayyyy, Sup Goth?)
 
 
The Meltaways — s/t tape

(The Meltaways also put out a killer s/t 7″ this year)
 
 
Multicult — Position Remote


 
 
nine of swords — you will never die


 
 
Open Mike Eagle & Paul White — Hella Personal Film Festival


 
 
Parlor Walls — CUT


 
 
Parquet Courts — Human Performance


 
 
Patio — Luxury


 
 

peaer — s/t


 
 
Pill — Convenience


 
 
PINKWASH — COLLECTIVE SIGH


 
 
Pop. 1280 — Paradise

(Pop 1280 also put out the killer Pulse EP this year)
 
 
Post Pink — I Believe You, OK


 
 
Puff Pieces — Bland in D.C.


 
 
Rats Mouth — Grouch and the Brainstorm


 
 
RITUAL HUMOR — In the Forests of the Night


 
 
Run The Jewels – RTJ3


 
 
Shop Talk — s/t


 
 
Sleepies — Natural Selection


 
 
Spray Paint — Feel the Clamps


 
 
Sunwatchers — s/t


 
 
Teen Body — Get Home Safe


 
 
Thee Oh Sees — A Weird Exits

(A companion LP to A Weird Exits, An Odd Entrances, came out this fall)
 
 
TOYOMU — 印象III : なんとなく、パブロ (Imagining “The Life of Pablo”)


 
 
Useless Eaters — Relaxing Death


 
 
Video Daughters — s/t


 
 
Vomitface — Hooray For Me


 
 
Washer — Here Comes Washer


 
 
Yucky Duster – s/t


 
 
And make sure you check out the rest of our Best Of coverage @ http://gimmetinnitus.com/category/best-of/
 
 
GIMME TINNITUS best of 2016

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