Drift's 2016 Records of the Year

Drift's 2016 Records of the Year

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100. LUH - Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing

LUH - Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing
May 6, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
12 reviews
User Score
75
80 reviews

99. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity
April 29, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
81
11 reviews
User Score
77
195 reviews

98. Douglas Dare - Aforger

Douglas Dare - Aforger
October 14, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
72
6 reviews
User Score
68
9 reviews

97. Teleman - Brilliant Sanity

Teleman - Brilliant Sanity
April 8, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
73
10 reviews
User Score
69
34 reviews

96. The Range - Potential

The Range - Potential
March 25, 2016
Future Garage
Critic Score
80
13 reviews
User Score
75
137 reviews

95. 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

94. Exmagician - Scan the Blue

Exmagician - Scan the Blue
March 25, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
NR
User Score
64
3 reviews

93. Throws - Throws

Throws - Throws
June 10, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
68
7 reviews
User Score
66
3 reviews

92. Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow

Shearwater - Jet Plane and Oxbow
January 22, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
14 reviews
User Score
70
83 reviews

91. Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger

Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger
January 22, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
76
27 reviews
User Score
74
139 reviews

90. Margo Price - Midwest Farmer's Daughter

Margo Price - Midwest Farmer's Daughter
March 25, 2016
Country
Critic Score
80
10 reviews
User Score
76
72 reviews

89. Ben Lukas Boysen - Spells

Ben Lukas Boysen - Spells
June 10, 2016
Modern Classical
Critic Score
75
1 review
User Score
85
6 reviews

88. Luke Roberts - Sunlit Cross

Luke Roberts - Sunlit Cross
October 14, 2016
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
72
3 reviews

87. Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - The Rarity of Experience

Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band - The Rarity of Experience
March 4, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
75
4 reviews
User Score
69
5 reviews

86. Grumbling Fur - Furfour

Grumbling Fur - Furfour
September 16, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
76
9 reviews
User Score
69
12 reviews

85. DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall
June 24, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
63
19 reviews
User Score
66
79 reviews

84. The Mystery Lights - The Mystery Lights

The Mystery Lights - The Mystery Lights
June 24, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
65
4 reviews
User Score
76
6 reviews

83. Merchandise - A Corpse Wired For Sound

Merchandise - A Corpse Wired For Sound
September 23, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
74
14 reviews
User Score
74
30 reviews

82. Not Waving - Animals

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

81. Savages - Adore Life

Savages - Adore Life
January 22, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
79
33 reviews
User Score
74
313 reviews

80. The Early Years - II

The Early Years - II
September 23, 2016
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
81
2 reviews

79. The Lucid Dream - Compulsion Songs

The Lucid Dream - Compulsion Songs
September 23, 2016
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

78. 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

77. King Creosote - Astronaut Meets Appleman

King Creosote - Astronaut Meets Appleman
September 2, 2016
Indie Folk
Critic Score
77
8 reviews
User Score
80
34 reviews

76. 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

75. Allah-Las - Calico Review

Allah-Las - Calico Review
September 9, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
71
7 reviews
User Score
75
25 reviews

74. Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos

Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos
October 7, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
12 reviews
User Score
78
57 reviews

73. The Comet Is Coming - Channel the Spirits

The Comet Is Coming - Channel the Spirits
April 1, 2016
Space Rock
Critic Score
85
2 reviews
User Score
80
12 reviews

72. Howes - 3.5 Degrees

Howes - 3.5 Degrees
January 15, 2016
Microhouse
Critic Score
65
2 reviews
User Score
59
3 reviews

71. Meilyr Jones - 2013

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

70. Ash Koosha - I AKA I

Ash Koosha - I AKA I
April 1, 2016
IDM
Critic Score
78
9 reviews
User Score
70
58 reviews

69. School of Seven Bells - SVIIB

School of Seven Bells - SVIIB
February 26, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
73
135 reviews

68. PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project

PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
April 15, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
76
32 reviews
User Score
73
221 reviews

67. Chris Cohen - As If Apart

Chris Cohen - As If Apart
May 6, 2016
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
71
7 reviews
User Score
73
17 reviews

66. HINDS - Leave Me Alone

HINDS - Leave Me Alone
January 8, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
26 reviews
User Score
68
202 reviews

65. Pill - Convenience

Pill - Convenience
August 19, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
71
4 reviews
User Score
73
8 reviews

64. Anna Meredith - Varmints

Anna Meredith - Varmints
March 4, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
83
6 reviews
User Score
76
167 reviews

63. Boys Forever - Boys Forever

Boys Forever - Boys Forever
August 5, 2016
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
58
2 reviews

62. Brian Eno - The Ship

Brian Eno - The Ship
April 29, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
75
18 reviews
User Score
71
55 reviews

61. BE - One

BE - One
February 12, 2016
Drone
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

60. Melt Yourself Down - Last Evenings On Earth

Melt Yourself Down - Last Evenings On Earth
April 29, 2016
Afrobeat
Critic Score
77
6 reviews
User Score
72
17 reviews

59. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
May 20, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
82
460 reviews

58. Hieroglyphic Being - The Disco's of Imhotep

Hieroglyphic Being - The Disco's of Imhotep
August 5, 2016
Techno
Critic Score
77
9 reviews
User Score
73
14 reviews

57. Jherek Bischoff - Cistern

Jherek Bischoff - Cistern
July 15, 2016
Modern Classical
Critic Score
76
7 reviews
User Score
77
10 reviews

56. Steve Gunn - Eyes on the Lines

Steve Gunn - Eyes on the Lines
June 3, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
76
16 reviews
User Score
75
54 reviews

55. GØGGS - GØGGS

GØGGS - GØGGS
July 1, 2016
Garage Punk
Critic Score
73
5 reviews
User Score
72
18 reviews

54. Tim Hecker - Love Streams

Tim Hecker - Love Streams
April 8, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
79
20 reviews
User Score
73
159 reviews

53. Warpaint - Heads Up

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

52. C Duncan - The Midnight Sun

C Duncan - The Midnight Sun
October 14, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
80
12 reviews
User Score
76
50 reviews

51. GOAT - Requiem

GOAT - Requiem
October 7, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
74
14 reviews
User Score
73
33 reviews
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