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2016 Listening.

Here’s what I listened to in 2016.

  • The 1975I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it (7.5/10)
  • A Tribe Called QuestWe got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service (8.5/10)
  • A.B. OriginalReclaim Australia (8/10)
  • Against Me!Shape Shift with Me (8/10)
  • AJJThe Bible 2 (7/10)
  • All SaintsRed Flag (6.5/10)
  • American FootballAmerican Football (8/10)
  • Angel Olsen My Woman (6.5/10)
  • Animal CollectivePainting With (7.5/10)
  • AnohniHopelessness (8/10)
  • ArchitectsAll Our Gods Have Abandoned Us (6.5/10)
  • AtillaChaos (0/10)
  • Ariana GrandeDangerous Woman (8/10)
  • Austin LucasBetween the Moon and the Midwest (6/10)
  • The AvalanchesWildflower (8.5/10)
  • The Axis of AwesomeViva La Vida Loca Las Vegas (6/10)
  • BaauerAa (7.5/10)
  • BABYMETAL –  Metal Resistance (7/10)
  • BADBADNOTGOODIV (7.5/10)
  • Balance and Composure Light We Made (8/10)
  • Ball Park MusicEvery Night the Same Dream (8/10)
  • Band of HorsesWhy Are You OK (7/10)
  • Band of SkullsBy Default (7/10)
  • Banks & SteelzAnything But Words (7/10)
  • BasementPromise Everything (8/10)
  • Beach SlangA Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings (7.5/10)
  • Ben Harper and the Innocent CriminalsCall it What it Is (4/10)
  • Ben Lee – Freedom, Love and the Recuperation of the Human Mind (7/10)
  • The BenniesWisdom Machine (7.5/10)
  • Beth OrtonKidsticks (7/10)
  • BeyoncéLemonade (8.5/10)
  • Biffy ClyroEllipsis (7/10)
  • Big ScaryAnimal (7.5/10)
  • Big Smoke Time is Golden (6/10)
  • Big WhiteTeenage Dreams (7.5/10)
  • The Black QueenFever Daydream (6.5/10)
  • Blake Shelton If I’m Honest (7/10)
  • BleachedWelcome the Worms (6/10)
  • blink-182California (4.5/10)
  • Bloc PartyHymns (6.5/10)
  • Blood Orange Freetown Sound (8/10)
  • Bob EvansCar Boot Sale (5/10)
  • Body/HeadNo Waves (7.5/10)
  • Bon Iver22, A Million (8/10)
  • Brian FallonPainkillers (5.5/10)
  • Bruno Mars 24k Magic (8/10)
  • BurlapBurnout King (8/10)
  • Camp CopeCamp Cope (8/10)
  • Car Seat HeadrestTeens of Denial (6.5/10)
  • case/lang/veirscase/lang/veirs (8/10)
  • CeresDrag it Down on You (8/10)
  • ChairliftMoth (7.5/10)
  • Chance the RapperColoring Book (8.5/10)
  • Childish Gambino“Awaken, My Love!” (7/10)
  • Chris FarrenCan’t Die (7.5/10)
  • The Claypool Lennon DeliriumThe Monolith of Phobos (6.5/10)
  • ColumbusSpring Forever (6/10)
  • Conor OberstRuminations (7.5/10)
  • Creative AdultFear of Life (7.5/10)
  • Crystal CastlesAmnesty (I) (6.5/10)
  • Cub SportThis is Our Vice (7.5/10)
  • Dangers The Bend in the Break (8/10)
  • Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition (8/10)
  • DaughterNot to Disappear (7.5/10)
  • David BazanBlanco (7/10)
  • David BowieBlackstar (8.5/10)
  • DescendentsHypercaffum Spazzinate (7.5/10)
  • DevilDriverTrust No One (6/10)
  • The Dillinger Escape PlanDissociation (8/10)
  • Dinosaur Jr.Get a Glimpse of What Yer Not (8/10)
  • Diploid Is God Up There? (7.5/10)
  • DJ KhaledMajor Key (6.5/10)
  • DJ ShadowThe Mountain Will Fall (5/10)
  • DJ SnakeEncore (8/10)
  • DrakeViews (8/10)
  • DraphtSeven Mirrors (7.5/10)
  • The DronesFeelin Kinda Free (8/10)
  • Drowning PoolHellelujah (6/10)
  • Ducking Punches Fizzy Brain (7/10)
  • Elisabeth Dixon LP1 (7.5/10)
  • Every Time I DieLow Teens (8/10)
  • Explosions in the SkyThe Wilderness (7.5/10)
  • Fear Like UsSuccour (8/10)
  • Field MusicCommontime (6.5/10)
  • The Finks Middling (8/10)
  • Fitz and the TantrumsFitz and the Tantrums (4.5/10)
  • Forever Ends HereImagine This (6/10)
  • FrameworksSmother (7.5/10)
  • Frank Iero and The PatienceParachutes (7/10)
  • Frank Oceanblond (7.5/10)
  • Frank OceanEndless (7/10)
  • Frightened RabbitPainting of a Panic Attack (7/10)
  • The Gooch PalmsIntroverted Extroverts (7.5/10)
  • The Grand MagooziThe Grand Magoozi (7.5/10)
  • Green DayRevolution Radio (4/10)
  • Gwen StefaniThis is What the Truth Feels Like (3.5/10)
  • Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam I Had a Dream That You Were Mine (7.5/10)
  • H A N N A H B A N DQuitting Will Improve Your Health (8/10)
  • Heart Beach Kiss Your Face (7/10)
  • Henry Wagons – After What I Did Last Night… (6.5/10)
  • Hockey DadBoronia (7.5/10)
  • Hoodlum ShoutsHeat Island (7.5/10)
  • Horror My FriendStay In, Do Nothing (7.5/10)
  • Hot Hot HeatHot Hot Heat (6/10)
  • The HotelierGoodness (8.5/10)
  • Iggy PopPost Pop Depression (7.5/10)
  • Into It. Over It.Standards (7/10)
  • Jacob Jacob (7.5/10)
  • James BlakeThe Colour in Anything (7.5/10)
  • James Vincent McMorrow – We Move (7.5/10)
  • Jeff Rosenstock WORRY (7.5/10)
  • Jimmy Eat WorldIntegrity Blues (7/10)
  • John K. SamsonWinter Wheat (7.5/10)
  • The John Steel Singers –  Midnight at the Plutonium (7.5/10)
  • Joyce Manor Cody (7.5/10)
  • Julianna BarwickWill (7.5/10)
  • The Julie RuinHit Reset (7.5/10)
  • Kaiser ChiefsStay Together (3/10)
  • Kanye WestThe Life of Pablo (8/10)
  • Kari Faux Lost en Los Angeles (8.5/10)
  • Katy Steele Human (6/10)
  • KAYTRANADA99.9% (7.5/10)
  • Keaton HensonKindly Now (7/10)
  • Kendrick Lamaruntitled unmastered. (8/10)
  • Kevin Devine Instigator (7/10)
  • The KillsAsh and Ice (7/10)
  • King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard  – Nonagon Infinity (8/10)
  • Kings of Leon  WALLS (7/10)
  • Kishi Bashi – Sonderlust (8/10)
  • Korn  – The Serenity of Suffering (7.5/10)
  • KvelertakNattesferd (7/10)
  • L-Fresh the LionBecome (8/10)
  • Lady GagaJoanne (7/10)
  • LadyhawkeWild Things (8/10)
  • LambchopFLOTUS (7.5/10)
  • Leonard Cohen You Want it Darker (8/10)
  • letlive.If I’m the Devil… (7/10)
  • LissieMy Wild West (5.5/10)
  • The Living EndShift (7/10)
  • Loretta LynnFull Circle (7/10)
  • Luca BrasiIf This is All We’re Going to Be (7.5/10)
  • Macklemore & Ryan LewisThis Unruly Mess I’ve Made (7/10)
  • Marcus WhaleInland Sea (8.5/10)
  • Martha WainwrightGoodnight City (7.5/10)
  • MelvinsBasses Loaded (7/10)
  • Metallica Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (7.5/10)
  • Mica Levi and Oliver Coates Remain Calm (7.5/10)
  • Michael KiwanukaLove and Hate (8/10)
  • Miike Snowiii (6/10)
  • Mike NogaKing (7.5/10)
  • Mike PosnerAt Night, Alone. (2/10)
  • Miranda LambertThe Weight of These Wings (8/10)
  • MitskiPuberty 2 (8/10)
  • Modern BaseballHoly Ghost (8/10)
  • The MonkeesGood Times! (8/10)
  • MSTRKRFT Operator (7/10)
  • NailsYou Will Never Be One of Us (8/10)
  • The Nation BlueBlack (8/10)
  • The Nation BlueBlue (8/10)
  • Neil YoungPeace Trail (6/10)
  • NevermenNevermen (7/10)
  • NgaiireBlastoma (8/10)
  • Nice as FuckNice as Fuck (7.5/10)
  • Nick Cave and the Bad SeedsSkeleton Tree (8/10)
  • Nick JonasLast Year Was Complicated (7/10)
  • O’ BrotherEndless Light (6.5/10)
  • Oathbreaker Rheia (8.5/10)
  • OlympiaSelf Talk (7/10)
  • OwenThe King of Whys (7.5/10)
  • Panic! At the DiscoDeath of a Bachelor (6.5/10)
  • The Paranoid Style Rolling Disclosure (7/10)
  • PassengerYoung as the Morning, Old as the Sea (6/10)
  • Paul KellySeven Sonnets and a Song (7/10)
  • Paul SimonStranger to Stranger (7.5/10)
  • The Peep TempelJoy (7.5/10)
  • Pet Shop Boys Super (6/10)
  • PinegroveCardinal (8/10)
  • Pity SexWhite Hot Moon (8/10)
  • PixiesHead Carrier (7.5/10)
  • PJ HarveyThe Hope Six Demolition Project (4/10)
  • Preoccupations Preoccupations (7/10)
  • PUPThe Dream is Over (8/10)
  • Ra Ra RiotNeed Your Light (7.5/10)
  • RadioheadA Moon Shaped Pool (7.5/10)
  • Ray Toro Remember the Laughter (3.5/10)
  • Red Fang Only Ghosts (7/10)
  • Real FriendsThe Home Inside My Head (7.5/10)
  • Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Getaway (4/10)
  • Regina Spektor Remember Us to Life (7/10)
  • REMIDivas & Demons (8/10)
  • RihannaANTI (8/10)
  • The Rolling StonesBlue and Lonesome (6.5/10)
  • RÜFÜSBloom (7.5/10)
  • sad13Slugger (7/10)
  • Safe HandsTie Your Soul to Mine (8/10)
  • SalivaLove, Lies and Therapy (3.5/10)
  • Santigold99 Cents (7/10)
  • SaosinAlong the Shadow (7.5/10)
  • Sarah JaroszUndercurrent (8/10)
  • SavagesAdore Life (7/10)
  • Shirley CollinsLodestar (8/10)
  • SiaThis is Acting (5/10)
  • Signals MidwestAt This Age (7.5/10)
  • SkeptaKonnichiwa (8/10)
  • Slaves Take Control (7/10)
  • SolangeA Seat at the Table (8.5/10)
  • SomosFirst Day Back (8/10)
  • Spring King – Tell Me if You Like To (6.5/10)
  • Stockades – Open (8/10)
  • Sturgill SimpsonA Sailor’s Guide to Earth (8.5/10)
  • The SugarcanesThe Sugarcanes (7.5/10)
  • SwansThe Glowing Man (8.5/10)
  • Taasha Coates and Her Melancholy SweetheartsTaasha Coates and Her Melancholy Sweethearts (5.5/10)
  • TacocatLost Time (7/10)
  • Taking Back Sunday  – Tidal Wave (7.5/10)
  • Tegan and Sara – Love You to Death (7/10)
  • The Temper TrapThick as Thieves (5.5/10)
  • Tim HeideckerIn Glendale (7.5/10)
  • Tiny Moving PartsCelebrate (7/10)
  • Thao and the Get Down Stay DownA Man Alive (7/10)
  • The ThermalsWe Disappear (7/10)
  • ThriceTo Be Everywhere is to Be Nowhere (7/10)
  • Tkay MaidzaTKAY (7.5/10)
  • TTNGDisappointment Island (7.5/10)
  • Tom ChaplinThe Wave (6.5/10)
  • Tonight AliveLimitless (6.5/10)
  • Totally UnicornDream Life (7.5/10)
  • Touché AmoréStage Four (8.5/10)
  • Two Door Cinema Club Gameshow (7/10)
  • Two Steps on the WaterGod Forbid Anyone Look Me in the Eye (8/10)
  • Unity FloorsLife Admin (7.5/10)
  • Unlocking the TruthChaos (6/10)
  • UrthboyThe Past Beats Inside Me Like a Second Heartbeat (9/10)
  • Violent FemmesWe Can Do Anything (6/10)
  • Violent SohoWaco (7.5/10)
  • Walking Dead on Broadway Scars (6/10)
  • Warpaint – Heads Up (7.5/10)
  • We Are ScientistsHelter Sketzer (4.5/10)
  • Weak Boys Weak Boys II (8/10)
  • The WeekndStarboy (7.5/10)
  • WeezerWeezer (8/10)
  • White Lung Paradise (8/10)
  • Wolfie’s Just FineI Remembered But Then I Forgot (7.5/10)
  • Xenia RubinosBlack Terry Cat (8/10)
  • Young the GiantHome of the Strange (5.5/10)
  • YuckStranger Things (7.5/10)
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