Rough Trade's Albums of the Year 2016

Rough Trade's Albums of the Year 2016

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

Mothers - When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired
February 26, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
9 reviews
User Score
76
114 reviews

99. Imarhan - Imarhan

Imarhan - Imarhan
April 29, 2016
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
73
4 reviews

98. Meilyr Jones - 2013

Meilyr Jones - 2013
March 18, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
8 reviews
User Score
73
23 reviews

97. Neurosis - Fires Within Fires

Neurosis - Fires Within Fires
September 23, 2016
Post-Rock
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
75
35 reviews

96. Warpaint - Heads Up

Warpaint - Heads Up
September 23, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
74
22 reviews
User Score
73
118 reviews

95. Belbury Poly - New Ways Out

Belbury Poly - New Ways Out
May 27, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

94. Andy Stott - Too Many Voices

Andy Stott - Too Many Voices
April 22, 2016
UK Bass
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
74
84 reviews

93. The Coral - Distance Inbetween

The Coral - Distance Inbetween
March 4, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
80
13 reviews
User Score
70
51 reviews

92. Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth

Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
April 15, 2016
Alt-Country
Critic Score
83
16 reviews
User Score
79
232 reviews

91. Karl Blau - Introducing Karl Blau

Karl Blau - Introducing Karl Blau
May 13, 2016
Alt-Country
Critic Score
77
5 reviews
User Score
77
14 reviews

90. Cate Le Bon - Crab Day

Cate Le Bon - Crab Day
April 15, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
17 reviews
User Score
71
49 reviews

89. Not Waving - Animals

Not Waving - Animals
February 5, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
76
1 review
User Score
78
3 reviews

88. Blossoms - Blossoms

Blossoms - Blossoms
August 5, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
66
9 reviews
User Score
70
18 reviews

87. Daughter - Not To Disappear

Daughter - Not To Disappear
January 15, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
73
27 reviews
User Score
72
228 reviews

86. Julia Jacklin - Don't Let the Kids Win

Julia Jacklin - Don't Let the Kids Win
October 7, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
75
9 reviews
User Score
78
32 reviews

85. Fumaça Preta - Impuros Fanáticos

Fumaça Preta - Impuros Fanáticos
April 8, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

84. Amber Arcades - Fading Lines

Amber Arcades - Fading Lines
June 3, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
75
54 reviews

83. Blood Orange - Freetown Sound

Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
June 27, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
80
320 reviews

82. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
September 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
29 reviews
User Score
85
472 reviews

81. The Goon Sax - Up to Anything

The Goon Sax - Up to Anything
March 11, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
80
9 reviews
User Score
75
41 reviews

80. Fat White Family - Songs for Our Mothers

Fat White Family - Songs for Our Mothers
January 22, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
60
12 reviews
User Score
69
28 reviews

79. Kadhja Bonet - The Visitor

Kadhja Bonet - The Visitor
October 21, 2016
Soul
Critic Score
77
6 reviews
User Score
76
9 reviews

78. The Avalanches - Wildflower

The Avalanches - Wildflower
July 8, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
79
30 reviews
User Score
78
362 reviews

77. KAYTRANADA - 99.9%

KAYTRANADA - 99.9%
May 6, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
78
19 reviews
User Score
77
282 reviews

76. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
77
181 reviews

75. BADBADNOTGOOD - IV

BADBADNOTGOOD - IV
July 8, 2016
Nu Jazz
Critic Score
74
19 reviews
User Score
77
178 reviews

74. Mitski - Puberty 2

Mitski - Puberty 2
June 17, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
24 reviews
User Score
80
402 reviews

73. Teenage Fanclub - Here

Teenage Fanclub - Here
September 9, 2016
Jangle Pop
Critic Score
75
16 reviews
User Score
74
46 reviews

72. Gold Panda - Good Luck and Do Your Best

Gold Panda - Good Luck and Do Your Best
May 27, 2016
Microhouse
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
75
85 reviews

71. Nao - For All We Know

Nao - For All We Know
July 29, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
79
14 reviews
User Score
76
122 reviews

70. Damien Jurado - Visions of Us on the Land

Damien Jurado - Visions of Us on the Land
March 18, 2016
Indie Folk
Critic Score
78
9 reviews
User Score
75
46 reviews

69. Daniel Romano - Mosey

Daniel Romano - Mosey
May 27, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
User Score
76
10 reviews

68. Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future

Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future
March 18, 2016
Progressive House
Critic Score
78
19 reviews
User Score
75
96 reviews

67. John Moreland - High on Tulsa Heat

John Moreland - High on Tulsa Heat
April 21, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
76
3 reviews
User Score
76
7 reviews

66. Mica Levi & Oliver Coates - Remain Calm

Mica Levi & Oliver Coates - Remain Calm
November 25, 2016
Experimental
Critic Score
74
7 reviews
User Score
72
7 reviews

65. Cat's Eyes - Treasure House

Cat's Eyes - Treasure House
June 3, 2016
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
76
11 reviews
User Score
74
40 reviews

64. Drive-By Truckers - American Band

Drive-By Truckers - American Band
September 30, 2016
Alt-Country
Critic Score
85
13 reviews
User Score
74
55 reviews

63. Skepta - Konnichiwa

Skepta - Konnichiwa
May 6, 2016
Grime
Critic Score
80
16 reviews
User Score
74
179 reviews

62. Swans - The Glowing Man

Swans - The Glowing Man
June 17, 2016
Post-Rock
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
80
182 reviews

61. Ulrika Spacek - The Album Paranoia

Ulrika Spacek - The Album Paranoia
February 5, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
75
22 reviews

60. Bat For Lashes - The Bride

Bat For Lashes - The Bride
July 1, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
76
31 reviews
User Score
73
154 reviews

59. Whitney - Light Upon The Lake

Whitney - Light Upon The Lake
June 3, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
17 reviews
User Score
79
296 reviews

58. Explosions in the Sky - The Wilderness

Explosions in the Sky - The Wilderness
April 1, 2016
Post-Rock
Critic Score
75
19 reviews
User Score
72
131 reviews

57. The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come to Expect

The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come to Expect
April 1, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
70
24 reviews
User Score
68
144 reviews

56. Woods - City Sun Eater in the River Of Light

Woods - City Sun Eater in the River Of Light
April 8, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
76
11 reviews
User Score
76
109 reviews

55. Martha - Blisters In the Pit of My Heart

Martha - Blisters In the Pit of My Heart
July 1, 2016
Pop Punk
Critic Score
77
10 reviews
User Score
74
24 reviews

54. William Tyler - Modern Country

William Tyler - Modern Country
June 3, 2016
Folk
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
78
57 reviews

53. Max Jury - Max Jury

Max Jury - Max Jury
June 3, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
65
3 reviews
User Score
69
6 reviews

52. Savoy Motel - Savoy Motel

Savoy Motel - Savoy Motel
October 21, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
70
6 reviews
User Score
69
5 reviews

51. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

Bon Iver - 22, A Million
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
88
33 reviews
User Score
81
675 reviews
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