A.V. Club's Highest Rated Albums of 2016

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This is an ordered list of A.V. Club's highest rated albums of 2016. Check out A.V. Club's Year End List.

1. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

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Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
July 15, 2016
Soul
Score
100

2. Blood Orange - Freetown Sound

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Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
June 27, 2016
Alternative R&B
Score
100

3. Mitski - Puberty 2

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Mitski - Puberty 2
June 17, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
100

4. Sumac - What One Becomes

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Sumac - What One Becomes
June 10, 2016
Sludge Metal
Score
100

5. The Hotelier - Goodness

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The Hotelier - Goodness
May 27, 2016
Emo
Score
100

6. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

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Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
May 20, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
100

7. Kanye West - The Life of Pablo

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Kanye West - The Life of Pablo
February 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
100

8. Childish Gambino - Awaken, My Love!

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Childish Gambino - Awaken, My Love!
December 2, 2016
Neo-Soul
Score
91

9. Mannequin Pussy - Romantic

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Mannequin Pussy - Romantic
October 28, 2016
Noise Rock
Score
91

10. Neurosis - Fires Within Fires

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Neurosis - Fires Within Fires
September 23, 2016
Post-Rock
Score
91

11. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years

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Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years
September 16, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
91

12. Touché Amoré - Stage Four

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Touché Amoré - Stage Four
September 16, 2016
Post-Hardcore
Score
91

13. Wilco - Schmilco

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Wilco - Schmilco
September 9, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
91

14. Angel Olsen - My Woman

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Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
91

15. De La Soul - and the Anonymous Nobody...

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De La Soul - and the Anonymous Nobody...
August 26, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
91

16. Lydia Loveless - Real

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Lydia Loveless - Real
August 19, 2016
Alt-Country
Score
91

17. Wild Beasts - Boy King

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Wild Beasts - Boy King
August 5, 2016
Art Pop
Score
91

18. Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not

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Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
August 5, 2016
Alternative Rock
Score
91

19. Noname - Telefone

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Noname - Telefone
July 31, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
91

20. Deerhoof - The Magic

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Deerhoof - The Magic
June 24, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
91

21. Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us

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Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us
June 17, 2016
Grindcore
Score
91

22. Garbage - Strange Little Birds

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Garbage - Strange Little Birds
June 10, 2016
Alternative Rock
Score
91

23. Wye Oak - Tween

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Wye Oak - Tween
June 9, 2016
Dream Pop
Score
91

24. Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book

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Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
May 13, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
91

25. Modern Baseball - Holy Ghost

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Modern Baseball - Holy Ghost
May 13, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
91
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings A.V. Club awarded albums throughout 2016.


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