Norman Records Albums of the Year 2016

Norman Records Albums of the Year 2016

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50. Thor & Friends - Thor & Friends

Thor & Friends - Thor & Friends
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

49. Sarah Neufeld - The Ridge

Sarah Neufeld - The Ridge
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
72
12 reviews
User Score
71
27 reviews

48. Anxiety - Anxiety

Anxiety - Anxiety
June 29, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

47. Shirley Collins - Lodestar

Shirley Collins - Lodestar
November 4, 2016
Folk
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
User Score
74
4 reviews

46. Loscil - Monument Builders

Loscil - Monument Builders
November 11, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
78
8 reviews
User Score
75
15 reviews

45. clipping. - Splendor & Misery

clipping. - Splendor & Misery
September 9, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
13 reviews
User Score
72
87 reviews

44. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
30 reviews
User Score
82
496 reviews

43. Resina - Resina

Resina - Resina
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

42. Helen Money - Become Zero

Helen Money - Become Zero
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

41. The Hecks - The Hecks

The Hecks - The Hecks
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
69
2 reviews

40. Oh Sees - A Weird Exits

Oh Sees - A Weird Exits
August 12, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
78
18 reviews
User Score
76
83 reviews

39. Matt Elliott - The Calm Before

Matt Elliott - The Calm Before
February 5, 2016
Critic Score
71
3 reviews
User Score
78
5 reviews

38. Botany - Deepak Verbera

Botany - Deepak Verbera
October 14, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
NR
User Score
73
2 reviews

37. Omni - Deluxe

Omni - Deluxe
July 8, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
User Score
76
13 reviews

36. Gnod & Anthony Child - Behind The Lids

Gnod & Anthony Child - Behind The Lids
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

35. Mary Lattimore - At the Dam

Mary Lattimore - At the Dam
March 4, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
77
3 reviews
User Score
74
9 reviews

34. Steve Hauschildt - Strands

Steve Hauschildt - Strands
October 28, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
78
6 reviews
User Score
76
22 reviews

33. Mark Pritchard - Under the Sun

Mark Pritchard - Under the Sun
May 13, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
User Score
74
52 reviews

32. Sarah Davachi - Dominions

Sarah Davachi - Dominions
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
73
3 reviews

31. Mitski - Puberty 2

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

30. Pye Corner Audio - Stasis

Pye Corner Audio - Stasis
August 26, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
72
1 review
User Score
72
3 reviews

29. Thomas Köner - Tiento de la luz

Thomas Köner - Tiento de la luz
February 1, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
72
4 reviews

28. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

ANOHNI - Hopelessness
May 6, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
78
422 reviews

27. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

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

26. Ólafur Arnalds - Island Songs

Ólafur Arnalds - Island Songs
August 12, 2016
Critic Score
40
1 review
User Score
78
9 reviews

25. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Orphée

Jóhann Jóhannsson - Orphée
September 16, 2016
Modern Classical
Critic Score
73
4 reviews
User Score
82
13 reviews

24. Ian William Craig - Centres

Ian William Craig - Centres
July 8, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
84
6 reviews
User Score
77
64 reviews

23. eagle/deer - Summer of Sepia

eagle/deer - Summer of Sepia
June 6, 2011
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

22. Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats/Invocation Trex

Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats/Invocation Trex
February 2, 2016
Krautrock
Critic Score
75
7 reviews
User Score
71
26 reviews

21. Tim Hecker - Love Streams

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

20. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
90
27 reviews
User Score
84
447 reviews

19. 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

18. Hintermass - The Apple Tree

Hintermass - The Apple Tree
March 18, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

17. C. Diab - No Perfect Wave

C. Diab - No Perfect Wave
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
71
1 review

16. Carla dal Forno - You Know What It's Like

Carla dal Forno - You Know What It's Like
October 28, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
74
5 reviews
User Score
74
22 reviews

15. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
87
34 reviews
User Score
86
995 reviews

14. MJ Guider - Precious Systems

MJ Guider - Precious Systems
July 15, 2016
Ambient Pop
Critic Score
74
5 reviews
User Score
68
5 reviews

13. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things, Vol 1

Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things, Vol 1
August 12, 2016
Synthwave
Critic Score
83
7 reviews
User Score
81
58 reviews

12. David Bowie - Blackstar

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
85
33 reviews
User Score
85
861 reviews

11. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani - FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani - FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy
September 16, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
75
20 reviews

10. Jason Sharp - A Boat Upon its Blood

Jason Sharp - A Boat Upon its Blood
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
NR

9. Huerco S. - For Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have)

Huerco S. - For Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have)
June 10, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
82
7 reviews
User Score
79
75 reviews

8. 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

7. Western Skies Motel - Settlers

Western Skies Motel - Settlers
April 22, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
74
13 reviews

6. Bayonne - Primitives

Bayonne - Primitives
March 25, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
70
9 reviews
User Score
73
4 reviews

5. Oliver Coates - Upstepping

Oliver Coates - Upstepping
May 13, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
87
3 reviews
User Score
74
7 reviews

4. Bracken - High Passes

Bracken - High Passes
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
77
4 reviews

3. Beak> - Couple in a Hole

Beak> - Couple in a Hole
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
73
2 reviews
User Score
70
1 review

2. The Veldt - The Shocking Fuzz of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation

The Veldt - The Shocking Fuzz of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation
April 8, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

1. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS
April 1, 2016
Folktronica
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
77
69 reviews
Original Source: https://www.normanrecords.com/features/albums-of-the-year-2016

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