PopMatters's Highest Rated Albums of 2016

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

1. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3

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Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
December 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
90

2. Jeff Parker - Slight Freedom

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Jeff Parker - Slight Freedom
December 9, 2016
Score
90

3. Jay Daniel - Broken Knowz

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Jay Daniel - Broken Knowz
November 25, 2016
Deep House
Score
90

4. Prince - 4Ever

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Prince - 4Ever
November 22, 2016
Score
90

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

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A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
November 11, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
90

6. Alicia Keys - HERE

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Alicia Keys - HERE
November 4, 2016
Neo-Soul
Score
90

7. Illum Sphere - Glass

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Illum Sphere - Glass
November 4, 2016
Electronic
Score
90

8. Various Artists - Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta

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Various Artists - Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta
October 28, 2016
Score
90

9. Arvo Pärt - Kanon Pokajanen

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Arvo Pärt - Kanon Pokajanen
October 28, 2016
Score
90

10. Sun Ra & His Interplanetary Vocal Arkestra - The Space Age Is Here to Stay

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Sun Ra & His Interplanetary Vocal Arkestra - The Space Age Is Here to Stay
October 24, 2016
Score
90

11. St. Lenox - Ten Hymns from My American Gothic

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St. Lenox - Ten Hymns from My American Gothic
October 21, 2016
Indie Pop
Score
90

12. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

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Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Score
90

13. The Orb - COW / Chill Out, World!

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The Orb - COW / Chill Out, World!
October 14, 2016
Ambient
Score
90

14. The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation

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The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation
October 14, 2016
Mathcore
Score
90

15. Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense - Moving Still

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Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense - Moving Still
October 14, 2016
Score
90

16. Dawda Jobarteh - Transitional Times

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Dawda Jobarteh - Transitional Times
October 14, 2016
Score
90

17. Nicolas Jaar - Sirens

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Nicolas Jaar - Sirens
September 30, 2016
Ambient Pop
Score
90

18. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

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Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
September 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Score
90

19. José Mauro - Obnóxius

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José Mauro - Obnóxius
September 23, 2016
Score
90

20. Warpaint - Heads Up

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Warpaint - Heads Up
September 23, 2016
Dream Pop
Score
90

21. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years

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Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years
September 16, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
90

22. The Dear Hunter - Act V: Hymns With the Devil In Confessional

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The Dear Hunter - Act V: Hymns With the Devil In Confessional
September 9, 2016
Score
90

23. Mike Keneally - Scambot 2

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Mike Keneally - Scambot 2
September 9, 2016
Score
90

24. Angel Olsen - My Woman

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Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Score
90

25. Frode Haltli - Air

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Frode Haltli - Air
August 26, 2016
Score
90
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings PopMatters awarded albums throughout 2016.


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