PopMatters' Best Indie Pop Albums of 2016

PopMatters' Best Indie Pop Albums of 2016

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10. TERRY - TERRY HQ

TERRY - TERRY HQ
July 1, 2016
Art Punk
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
69
3 reviews

9. Free Cake For Every Creature - Talking Quietly of Anything with You

Free Cake For Every Creature - Talking Quietly of Anything with You
April 15, 2016
Twee Pop
Critic Score
60
2 reviews
User Score
78
3 reviews

8. Virginia Wing - Forward Constant Motion

Virginia Wing - Forward Constant Motion
November 11, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
83
5 reviews
User Score
74
19 reviews

7. Jeff Runnings - Primitives and Smalls

Jeff Runnings - Primitives and Smalls
April 15, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

6. Red Sleeping Beauty - Kristina

Red Sleeping Beauty - Kristina
June 17, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
55
4 reviews
User Score
NR

5. Pete Astor - Spilt Milk

Pete Astor - Spilt Milk
January 8, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
70
5 reviews
User Score
66
8 reviews

4. Ablebody - Adult Contemporaries

Ablebody - Adult Contemporaries
October 14, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
72
5 reviews

3. The Radio Dept. - Running Out of Love

The Radio Dept. - Running Out of Love
October 21, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
80
15 reviews
User Score
71
103 reviews

Hearing the duo’s take on megalithic electronic epics not only makes for a worthy listen, it helps to illuminate other parts of their catalogue and adds nuance to our notion of who the Radio Dept. are and what they can be.

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2. Jonathan Richman - Ishkode! Ishkode!

Jonathan Richman - Ishkode! Ishkode!
February 8, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
92
1 review

1. Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing

Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing
April 1, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
17 reviews
User Score
77
204 reviews
Original Source: http://www.popmatters.com/feature/the-best-indie-pop-of-2016/

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