Louder Than War's Albums of the Year 2016

Louder Than War's Albums of the Year 2016

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50. Dexys - Let the Record Show: Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul

Dexys - Let the Record Show: Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul
June 3, 2016
Folk
Critic Score
70
4 reviews
User Score
71
5 reviews

49. Linda Guilala - Psiconáutica

Linda Guilala - Psiconáutica
June 10, 2016
Dream Pop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
60
2 reviews

48. Moor Mother - Fetish Bones

Moor Mother - Fetish Bones
September 16, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
82
1 review
User Score
73
13 reviews

47. Unqualified Nurse Band - Debasement Tapes

Unqualified Nurse Band - Debasement Tapes
July 26, 2016
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
NR

46. Thought Forms - Songs About Drowning

Thought Forms - Songs About Drowning
November 4, 2016
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
NR

45. Die Antwoord - Mount Ninji and da Nice Time Kid

Die Antwoord - Mount Ninji and da Nice Time Kid
September 16, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
58
8 reviews
User Score
46
35 reviews

44. Suede - Night Thoughts

Suede - Night Thoughts
January 22, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
22 reviews
User Score
76
164 reviews

43. Solange - A Seat at the Table

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
83
460 reviews

42. 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
459 reviews

41. Minor Victories - Minor Victories

Minor Victories - Minor Victories
June 3, 2016
Shoegaze
Critic Score
69
16 reviews
User Score
74
60 reviews

40. The Membranes - Inner Space / Outer Space

The Membranes - Inner Space / Outer Space
November 4, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

39. Deerhoof - The Magic

Deerhoof - The Magic
June 24, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
User Score
73
63 reviews

38. Evans The Death - Vanilla

Evans The Death - Vanilla
June 3, 2016
Noise Pop
Critic Score
77
3 reviews
User Score
75
10 reviews

37. Angel Olsen - My Woman

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

36. Theatre of Hate - Kinshi

Theatre of Hate - Kinshi
October 14, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

35. Hands Off Gretel - Burn the Beauty Queen

Hands Off Gretel - Burn the Beauty Queen
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

34. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

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

33. Shirley Collins - Lodestar

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

32. Marissa Nadler - Strangers

Marissa Nadler - Strangers
May 20, 2016
Folk
Critic Score
76
19 reviews
User Score
73
98 reviews

31. The Tuts - Update Your Brain

The Tuts - Update Your Brain
September 8, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
55
1 review

30. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

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

29. 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

28. Barry Hyde - Malody

Barry Hyde - Malody
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
85
2 reviews
User Score
82
3 reviews

27. Skating Polly - The Big Fit

Skating Polly - The Big Fit
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
89
1 review

26. The Ruts DC - Music Must Destroy

The Ruts DC - Music Must Destroy
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

25. Family Atlantica - Cosmic Unity

Family Atlantica - Cosmic Unity
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
NR

24. A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service

A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
November 11, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
84
390 reviews

23. Grumbling Fur - Furfour

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

22. Gnod - Mirror

Gnod - Mirror
April 1, 2016
Noise Rock
Critic Score
84
5 reviews
User Score
75
8 reviews

21. Brian Eno - The Ship

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

20. Kanye West - The Life of Pablo

Kanye West - The Life of Pablo
February 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
32 reviews
User Score
76
917 reviews

19. The Anchoress - Confessions of a Romance Novelist

The Anchoress - Confessions of a Romance Novelist
January 15, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
65
26 reviews

18. Let's Eat Grandma - I, Gemini

Let's Eat Grandma - I, Gemini
June 17, 2016
Ambient Pop
Critic Score
73
14 reviews
User Score
74
35 reviews

17. Swans - The Glowing Man

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

16. 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

15. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
80
757 reviews

14. Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression

Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
March 18, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
75
28 reviews
User Score
74
182 reviews

13. Skepta - Konnichiwa

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

12. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
87
19 reviews
User Score
82
218 reviews

11. Factory Floor - 25 25

Factory Floor - 25 25
August 19, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
73
17 reviews
User Score
68
25 reviews

10. Wire - Nocturnal Koreans

Wire - Nocturnal Koreans
April 22, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
77
13 reviews
User Score
69
37 reviews

9. Deux Furieuses - Tracks of Wire

Deux Furieuses - Tracks of Wire
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
83
4 reviews

8. 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

7. 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
448 reviews

6. 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

5. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

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

4. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

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

3. Savages - Adore Life

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

2. Meilyr Jones - 2013

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

1. David Bowie - Blackstar

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