Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2016

Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2016

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51. Deftones - Gore

Deftones - Gore
April 8, 2016
Alternative Metal
Critic Score
76
19 reviews
User Score
72
115 reviews

50. Conrad Schnitzler & Schneider TM - Con-Struct

Conrad Schnitzler & Schneider TM - Con-Struct
November 18, 2016
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
NR

49. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic

Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
November 18, 2016
Funk
Critic Score
70
13 reviews
User Score
66
160 reviews

48. Christine and the Queens - Chaleur Humaine

Christine and the Queens - Chaleur Humaine
May 19, 2014
Electropop
Critic Score
85
6 reviews
User Score
78
61 reviews

47. Leon Vynehall - Rojus

Leon Vynehall - Rojus
April 1, 2016
Deep House
Critic Score
77
3 reviews
User Score
76
63 reviews

46. Yak - Alas Salvation

Yak - Alas Salvation
May 13, 2016
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
76
72 reviews

45. Cold Pumas - The Hanging Valley

Cold Pumas - The Hanging Valley
August 26, 2016
Post-Punk
Critic Score
62
5 reviews
User Score
72
3 reviews

44. The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome

The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome
December 2, 2016
Blues Rock
Critic Score
78
14 reviews
User Score
73
50 reviews

43. Death Grips - Bottomless Pit

Death Grips - Bottomless Pit
May 6, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
12 reviews
User Score
80
339 reviews

42. The Low Anthem - Eyeland

The Low Anthem - Eyeland
June 17, 2016
Indie Folk
Critic Score
59
5 reviews
User Score
61
4 reviews

41. Sunflower Bean - Human Ceremony

Sunflower Bean - Human Ceremony
February 5, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
73
15 reviews
User Score
74
58 reviews

40. The Duke Spirit - Kin

The Duke Spirit - Kin
May 6, 2016
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
71
3 reviews

39. Charles Bradley - Changes

Charles Bradley - Changes
April 1, 2016
Soul
Critic Score
76
16 reviews
User Score
75
48 reviews

38. Toy - Clear Shot

Toy - Clear Shot
October 28, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
72
13 reviews
User Score
76
24 reviews

37. The Growlers - City Club

The Growlers - City Club
September 30, 2016
Garage Rock
Critic Score
63
5 reviews
User Score
75
15 reviews

36. Camera - Phantom of Liberty

Camera - Phantom of Liberty
August 5, 2016
Krautrock
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
73
8 reviews

35. Beyoncé - Lemonade

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

34. Parquet Courts - Human Performance

Parquet Courts - Human Performance
April 8, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
27 reviews
User Score
77
327 reviews

33. Okkervil River - Away

Okkervil River - Away
September 9, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
17 reviews
User Score
75
37 reviews

32. The Coral - Distance Inbetween

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

31. Alex Cameron - Jumping the Shark

Alex Cameron - Jumping the Shark
August 19, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
75
8 reviews
User Score
74
23 reviews

30. Bad Breeding - Bad Breeding

Bad Breeding - Bad Breeding
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

29. 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
194 reviews

28. Wakrat - Wakrat

Wakrat - Wakrat
November 8, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

27. 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

26. Hifi Sean - Ft.

Hifi Sean - Ft.
September 16, 2016
Critic Score
85
1 review
User Score
47
1 review

25. 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
458 reviews

24. Hooton Tennis Club - Big Box of Chocolates

Hooton Tennis Club - Big Box of Chocolates
October 21, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
68
6 reviews
User Score
78
10 reviews

23. The Besnard Lakes - A Coliseum Complex Museum

The Besnard Lakes - A Coliseum Complex Museum
January 22, 2016
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
71
12 reviews
User Score
68
47 reviews

22. Desert Mountain Tribe - Either That or the Moon

Desert Mountain Tribe - Either That or the Moon
March 11, 2016
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
80
15 reviews

21. Grumbling Fur - Furfour

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

20. Kevin Morby - Singing Saw

Kevin Morby - Singing Saw
April 15, 2016
Folk Rock
Critic Score
82
17 reviews
User Score
78
211 reviews

19. Skepta - Konnichiwa

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

18. Metallica - Hardwired...To Self-Destruct

Metallica - Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
November 18, 2016
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
67
20 reviews
User Score
64
85 reviews

17. The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It

The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
February 26, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
71
21 reviews
User Score
63
179 reviews

16. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

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

15. Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties

Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties
March 18, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
78
5 reviews
User Score
77
14 reviews

14. Tim Burgess & Peter Gordon - Same Language, Different Worlds

Tim Burgess & Peter Gordon - Same Language, Different Worlds
September 9, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
77
2 reviews

13. Kano - Made in the Manor

Kano - Made in the Manor
March 4, 2016
Grime
Critic Score
67
6 reviews
User Score
72
17 reviews

12. Amber Arcades - Fading Lines

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

11. Meilyr Jones - 2013

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

10. The Drones - Feelin Kinda Free

The Drones - Feelin Kinda Free
March 18, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
80
5 reviews
User Score
78
73 reviews

9. BADBADNOTGOOD - IV

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

8. 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

7. 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

6. KAYTRANADA - 99.9%

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

5. Peter Doherty - Hamburg Demonstrations

Peter Doherty - Hamburg Demonstrations
December 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
62
16 reviews
User Score
68
10 reviews

4. 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

3. Suede - Night Thoughts

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

2. 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
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