AOTY 2019

2016 Indie Pop Album Releases

2016
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Type
EP (4)
LP (80)
Genre
Ambient (74)
Art Pop (79)
Country (48)
Folk (104)
Hip Hop (360)
House (76)
Indie Pop (85)
K-Pop (67)
Metal (187)
Pop (130)
R&B (111)
Rock (466)
Soul (42)
Jan 22
Chairlift - Moth
Chairlift
Moth
76
critic score
(22)
73
user score
(293)
Apr 1
Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing
Frankie Cosmos
Next Thing
76
critic score
(17)
75
user score
(245)
Apr 1
Japanese Breakfast - Psychopomp
Japanese Breakfast
Psychopomp
74
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(203)
Feb 19
Wild Nothing - Life of Pause
Wild Nothing
Life of Pause
69
critic score
(26)
69
user score
(144)
Oct 21
The Radio Dept. - Running Out of Love
The Radio Dept.
Running Out of Love
77
critic score
(17)
71
user score
(127)
Mar 4
Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive
Thao & the Get Down Stay Down
A Man Alive
75
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(91)
Jan 22
Eleanor Friedberger - New View
Eleanor Friedberger
New View
75
critic score
(24)
72
user score
(88)
Jan 29
MONEY - Suicide Songs
MONEY
Suicide Songs
76
critic score
(16)
73
user score
(88)
Feb 29
Lemon Demon - Spirit Phone
Lemon Demon
Spirit Phone
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(85)
Oct 7
D.D Dumbo - Utopia Defeated
D.D Dumbo
Utopia Defeated
83
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(75)
Aug 12
of Montreal - Innocence Reaches
of Montreal
Innocence Reaches
65
critic score
(21)
63
user score
(66)
Jan 15
Mystery Jets - Curve of the Earth
Mystery Jets
Curve of the Earth
71
critic score
(13)
72
user score
(64)
Oct 14
C Duncan - The Midnight Sun
C Duncan
The Midnight Sun
80
critic score
(12)
77
user score
(61)
Jun 3
Amber Arcades - Fading Lines
Amber Arcades
Fading Lines
78
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(58)
Feb 26
Quilt - Plaza
Quilt
Plaza
72
critic score
(13)
73
user score
(57)
Sep 16
Kishi Bashi - Sonderlust
Kishi Bashi
Sonderlust
80
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(56)
Feb 12
Basia Bulat - Good Advice
Basia Bulat
Good Advice
78
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(51)
Feb 19
Ra Ra Riot - Need Your Light
Ra Ra Riot
Need Your Light
64
critic score
(12)
61
user score
(50)
Mar 11
The Goon Sax - Up to Anything
The Goon Sax
Up to Anything
82
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(50)
Sep 2
La Femme - Mystère
La Femme
Mystère
79
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(49)
Jun 9
Wye Oak - Tween
Wye Oak
Tween
74
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(48)
Jun 3
Fear of Men - Fall Forever
Fear of Men
Fall Forever
71
critic score
(11)
72
user score
(45)
Feb 16
Clarice Falcão - Problema Meu
Clarice Falcão
Problema Meu
71
user score
(43)
Nov 4
STRFKR - Being No One, Going Nowhere
STRFKR
Being No One, Going Nowhere
71
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(42)
Mar 4
La Sera - Music for Listening to Music To
La Sera
Music for Listening to Music To
68
critic score
(16)
66
user score
(41)
Mar 11
Lucius - Good Grief
Lucius
Good Grief
69
critic score
(15)
67
user score
(41)
Apr 1
Tacocat - Lost Time
Tacocat
Lost Time
74
critic score
(12)
71
user score
(38)
Apr 8
Teleman - Brilliant Sanity
Teleman
Brilliant Sanity
73
critic score
(10)
69
user score
(35)
Jun 10
Peter Bjorn and John - Breakin' Point
Peter Bjorn and John
Breakin' Point
65
critic score
(12)
55
user score
(35)
Jan 22
Charlie Hilton - Palana
Charlie Hilton
Palana
70
critic score
(6)
68
user score
(30)
Apr 20
SALES - SALES LP
SALES
SALES LP
80
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(27)
Feb 25
TV Girl - Who Really Cares
TV Girl
Who Really Cares
69
user score
(26)
Mar 18
Cullen Omori - New Misery
Cullen Omori
New Misery
71
critic score
(12)
67
user score
(26)
Jun 24
Puro Instinct - Autodrama
Puro Instinct
Autodrama
70
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(26)
Oct 21
Saint Motel - saintmotelevision
Saint Motel
saintmotelevision
73
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(26)
Mar 18
Meilyr Jones - 2013
Meilyr Jones
2013
77
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(23)
May 13
Oscar - Cut and Paste
Oscar
Cut and Paste
69
critic score
(8)
67
user score
(23)
Jan 29
Seafret - Tell Me It's Real
Seafret
Tell Me It's Real
55
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(21)
May 6
Chris Cohen - As If Apart
Chris Cohen
As If Apart
70
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(21)
Jan 11
Sea Pinks - Soft Days
Sea Pinks
Soft Days
60
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(20)
Apr 15
Wild Belle - Dreamland
Wild Belle
Dreamland
65
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(20)
Jul 29
Viola Beach - Viola Beach
Viola Beach
Viola Beach
71
critic score
(6)
64
user score
(20)
Mar 25
Radical Face - The Family Tree: The Leaves
Radical Face
The Family Tree: The Leaves
70
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(17)
Apr 8
Lights - Midnight Machines
Lights
Midnight Machines
73
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(15)
May 6
Little Scream - Cult Following
Little Scream
Cult Following
75
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(14)
Jan 29
Get Well Soon - Love
Get Well Soon
Love
75
user score
(13)
Apr 15
Eskimeaux - Year of the Rabbit
Eskimeaux
Year of the Rabbit
74
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(13)
Jun 24
Nice As Fuck - Nice as Fuck
Nice As Fuck
Nice as Fuck
68
critic score
(4)
62
user score
(13)
Sep 30
Ultimate Painting - Dusk
Ultimate Painting
Dusk
73
critic score
(14)
71
user score
(13)
Oct 3
Peach Pit - Sweet FA
Peach Pit
Sweet FA
80
user score
(13)
Jul 1
Stephen Steinbrink - Anagrams
Stephen Steinbrink
Anagrams
75
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(12)
Oct 14
Douglas Dare - Aforger
Douglas Dare
Aforger
72
critic score
(6)
65
user score
(12)
Jan 8
Grizfolk - Waking Up the Giants
Grizfolk
Waking Up the Giants
60
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(11)
Jan 29
Benji Hughes - Songs in the Key of Animals
Benji Hughes
Songs in the Key of Animals
59
critic score
(7)
55
user score
(11)
Feb 12
Radiation City - Synesthetica
Radiation City
Synesthetica
64
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(11)
Mar 1
Mitski - Your Best American Girl
Mitski
Your Best American Girl
93
user score
(10)
Apr 29
Britta Phillips - Luck or Magic
Britta Phillips
Luck or Magic
65
critic score
(4)
68
user score
(10)
May 27
Sonny & the Sunsets - Moods Baby Moods
Sonny & the Sunsets
Moods Baby Moods
74
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(10)
Jun 3
Evans The Death - Vanilla
Evans The Death
Vanilla
77
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(10)
Aug 26
Ingrid Michaelson - It Doesn't Have to Make Sense
Ingrid Michaelson
It Doesn't Have to Make Sense
80
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(9)
Jan 8
Pete Astor - Spilt Milk
Pete Astor
Spilt Milk
70
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(8)
Jan 8
Eefje De Visser - Nachtlicht
Eefje De Visser
Nachtlicht
69
user score
(8)
Feb 12
You Say Party - You Say Party
You Say Party
You Say Party
75
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(8)
Apr 29
Black Honey - Headspin
Black Honey
Headspin
74
user score
(8)
Sep 30
EZTV - High in Place
EZTV
High in Place
70
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(8)
Nov 11
Pavo Pavo - Young Narrator in the Breakers
Pavo Pavo
Young Narrator in the Breakers
69
critic score
(6)
67
user score
(8)
Feb 19
Deep Sea Diver - Secrets
Deep Sea Diver
Secrets
69
critic score
(4)
72
user score
(7)
Jun 17
M. Craft - Blood Moon
M. Craft
Blood Moon
73
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(7)
Feb 12
Flowers - Everybody's Dying To Meet You
Flowers
Everybody's Dying To Meet You
64
critic score
(7)
69
user score
(6)
Feb 12
Me and My Drummer - Love Is A Fridge
Me and My Drummer
Love Is A Fridge
62
user score
(6)
May 6
Aloha - Little Windows Cut Right Through
Aloha
Little Windows Cut Right Through
75
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(6)
Jan 22
The High Llamas - Here Come the Rattling Trees
The High Llamas
Here Come the Rattling Trees
62
critic score
(8)
68
user score
(5)
Oct 14
Bell X1 - Arms
Bell X1
Arms
74
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(5)
Oct 14
Ablebody - Adult Contemporaries
Ablebody
Adult Contemporaries
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(5)
Feb 16
Amanda Bergman - Docks
Amanda Bergman
Docks
81
user score
(4)
Mar 4
Unloved - Guilty Of Love
Unloved
Guilty Of Love
78
user score
(4)
Apr 1
Woodpigeon - T R O U B L E
Woodpigeon
T R O U B L E
70
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(4)
Oct 21
St. Lenox - Ten Hymns from My American Gothic
St. Lenox
Ten Hymns from My American Gothic
85
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(4)
Jun 10
Throws - Throws
Throws
Throws
68
critic score
(7)
65
user score
(3)
Jun 24
Oh Pep! - Stadium Cake
Oh Pep!
Stadium Cake
71
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(3)
Apr 29
Olympia - Self Talk
Olympia
Self Talk
70
user score
(2)
Jul 29
Video Age - Living Alone
Video Age
Living Alone
74
user score
(2)
Sep 9
Tim Burgess & Peter Gordon - Same Language, Different Worlds
Tim Burgess & Peter Gordon
Same Language, Different Worlds
70
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(2)
Jun 17
Red Sleeping Beauty - Kristina
Red Sleeping Beauty
Kristina
55
critic score
(4)

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