The Best Indie Folk Albums of 2016

1. John K. Samson - Winter Wheat

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John K. Samson - Winter Wheat
October 21, 2016
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

2. Whitney - Light Upon The Lake

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Whitney - Light Upon The Lake
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

3. Mothers - When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired

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Mothers - When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
79
9 reviews

4. Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop - Love Letter For Fire

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Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop - Love Letter For Fire
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
78
13 reviews

5. Damien Jurado - Visions of Us on the Land

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Damien Jurado - Visions of Us on the Land
March 18, 2016
Critic Score
78
9 reviews

6. Hiss Golden Messenger - Heart Like a Levee

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Hiss Golden Messenger - Heart Like a Levee
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
77
7 reviews

7. King Creosote - Astronaut Meets Appleman

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King Creosote - Astronaut Meets Appleman
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

8. Adam Torres - Pearls To Swine

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Adam Torres - Pearls To Swine
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

9. Fruit Bats - Absolute Loser

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Fruit Bats - Absolute Loser
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

10. Lisa Hannigan - At Swim

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Lisa Hannigan - At Swim
August 19, 2016
Critic Score
74
9 reviews

11. Mutual Benefit - Skip a Sinking Stone

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Mutual Benefit - Skip a Sinking Stone
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
73
12 reviews

12. M. Ward - More Rain

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M. Ward - More Rain
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
71
14 reviews

13. Devendra Banhart - Ape in Pink Marble

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Devendra Banhart - Ape in Pink Marble
September 23, 2016
Critic Score
70
11 reviews

14. Woodpigeon - T R O U B L E

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Woodpigeon - T R O U B L E
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

15. Villagers - Where Have You Been All My Life?

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Villagers - Where Have You Been All My Life?
January 8, 2016
Critic Score
69
10 reviews

16. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - PersonA

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Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - PersonA
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
68
13 reviews

17. The Lumineers - Cleopatra

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The Lumineers - Cleopatra
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
62
7 reviews

18. Mumford & Sons - Johannesburg

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Mumford & Sons - Johannesburg
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
62
7 reviews

19. The Low Anthem - Eyeland

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The Low Anthem - Eyeland
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
59
5 reviews

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