AOTY 2019

2016 Folk Album Releases

2016
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Type
EP (5)
LP (96)
Genre
Ambient (74)
Art Pop (79)
Country (48)
Folk (104)
Hip Hop (360)
House (76)
K-Pop (67)
Metal (188)
Pop (130)
R&B (111)
Rock (466)
Soul (42)
Jun 3
Whitney - Light Upon The Lake
Whitney
Light Upon The Lake
80
critic score
(18)
79
user score
(397)
Oct 21
Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth
Weyes Blood
Front Row Seat to Earth
79
critic score
(11)
79
user score
(277)
Apr 15
Kevin Morby - Singing Saw
Kevin Morby
Singing Saw
82
critic score
(18)
77
user score
(256)
Jun 17
case/lang/veirs - case/lang/veirs
case/lang/veirs
case/lang/veirs
80
critic score
(21)
76
user score
(145)
May 20
Marissa Nadler - Strangers
Marissa Nadler
Strangers
76
critic score
(19)
74
user score
(135)
Apr 8
Woods - City Sun Eater in the River Of Light
Woods
City Sun Eater in the River Of Light
76
critic score
(12)
75
user score
(134)
Feb 26
Mothers - When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired
Mothers
When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired
81
critic score
(10)
76
user score
(128)
Apr 8
The Lumineers - Cleopatra
The Lumineers
Cleopatra
63
critic score
(7)
66
user score
(118)
Apr 1
Andrew Bird - Are You Serious
Andrew Bird
Are You Serious
77
critic score
(16)
76
user score
(105)
May 20
Andy Shauf - The Party
Andy Shauf
The Party
81
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(103)
Jun 3
William Tyler - Modern Country
William Tyler
Modern Country
81
critic score
(9)
77
user score
(78)
Jun 3
Steve Gunn - Eyes on the Lines
Steve Gunn
Eyes on the Lines
76
critic score
(17)
75
user score
(67)
Mar 18
Damien Jurado - Visions of Us on the Land
Damien Jurado
Visions of Us on the Land
75
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(59)
Oct 7
Hiss Golden Messenger - Heart Like a Levee
Hiss Golden Messenger
Heart Like a Levee
74
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(56)
Sep 23
Devendra Banhart - Ape in Pink Marble
Devendra Banhart
Ape in Pink Marble
69
critic score
(12)
72
user score
(54)
Sep 9
Okkervil River - Away
Okkervil River
Away
76
critic score
(17)
74
user score
(52)
May 20
Mutual Benefit - Skip a Sinking Stone
Mutual Benefit
Skip a Sinking Stone
73
critic score
(12)
72
user score
(47)
Sep 2
King Creosote - Astronaut Meets Appleman
King Creosote
Astronaut Meets Appleman
77
critic score
(8)
79
user score
(44)
Sep 30
Aldous Harding - Aldous Harding
Aldous Harding
Aldous Harding
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(41)
Aug 19
Ryley Walker - Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
Ryley Walker
Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
78
critic score
(12)
73
user score
(39)
Feb 5
Nap Eyes - Thought Rock Fish Scale
Nap Eyes
Thought Rock Fish Scale
68
critic score
(10)
71
user score
(38)
Mar 4
M. Ward - More Rain
M. Ward
More Rain
72
critic score
(15)
68
user score
(36)
Jan 8
Villagers - Where Have You Been All My Life?
Villagers
Where Have You Been All My Life?
66
critic score
(11)
70
user score
(35)
May 6
Mike Posner - At Night, Alone.
Mike Posner
At Night, Alone.
60
critic score
(3)
59
user score
(33)
Aug 19
Anavitória - ANAVITÓRIA
Anavitória
ANAVITÓRIA
71
user score
(33)
May 13
Fruit Bats - Absolute Loser
Fruit Bats
Absolute Loser
75
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(31)
Sep 16
Keaton Henson - Kindly Now
Keaton Henson
Kindly Now
70
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(28)
Apr 15
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - PersonA
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
PersonA
66
critic score
(13)
72
user score
(27)
Apr 15
Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop - Love Letter For Fire
Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop
Love Letter For Fire
78
critic score
(13)
70
user score
(27)
Aug 19
Courtney Marie Andrews - Honest Life
Courtney Marie Andrews
Honest Life
79
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(25)
Dec 9
Neil Young - Peace Trail
Neil Young
Peace Trail
54
critic score
(17)
62
user score
(25)
Mar 25
Eric Bachmann - Eric Bachmann
Eric Bachmann
Eric Bachmann
78
critic score
(9)
64
user score
(24)
May 13
Kikagaku Moyo - House in the Tall Grass
Kikagaku Moyo
House in the Tall Grass
70
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(23)
Jun 24
The Avett Brothers - True Sadness
The Avett Brothers
True Sadness
66
critic score
(11)
59
user score
(23)
Sep 9
The Head and The Heart - Signs of Light
The Head and The Heart
Signs of Light
55
critic score
(3)
64
user score
(23)
Sep 23
Passenger - Young as the Morning Old as the Sea
Passenger
Young as the Morning Old as the Sea
60
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(23)
Oct 21
John K. Samson - Winter Wheat
John K. Samson
Winter Wheat
82
critic score
(10)
72
user score
(20)
Aug 19
Lisa Hannigan - At Swim
Lisa Hannigan
At Swim
74
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(19)
Sep 16
Dawes - We're All Gonna Die
Dawes
We're All Gonna Die
70
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(18)
Sep 23
Billie Marten - Writing of Blues and Yellows
Billie Marten
Writing of Blues and Yellows
78
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(18)
Jan 29
Tedeschi Trucks Band - Let Me Get By
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Let Me Get By
78
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(17)
Apr 22
The Strumbellas - Hope
The Strumbellas
Hope
65
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(17)
Aug 19
Slow Club - One Day All of This Won’t Matter Any More
Slow Club
One Day All of This Won’t Matter Any More
70
critic score
(14)
71
user score
(17)
Nov 29
Dr. Dog - Abandoned Mansion
Dr. Dog
Abandoned Mansion
72
user score
(17)
Jan 29
Cian Nugent - Night Fiction
Cian Nugent
Night Fiction
74
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(16)
Jun 17
Mumford & Sons - Johannesburg
Mumford & Sons
Johannesburg
61
critic score
(7)
66
user score
(16)
Mar 18
Glenn Jones - Fleeting
Glenn Jones
Fleeting
79
critic score
(7)
68
user score
(14)
Jun 24
Marisa Anderson - Into the Light
Marisa Anderson
Into the Light
75
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(14)
Sep 9
Adam Torres - Pearls To Swine
Adam Torres
Pearls To Swine
76
critic score
(5)
82
user score
(14)
Jan 5
Zusha - Kavana
Zusha
Kavana
74
user score
(13)
Feb 26
Lily & Madeleine - Keep It Together
Lily & Madeleine
Keep It Together
72
critic score
(7)
67
user score
(13)
Apr 15
Eskimeaux - Year of the Rabbit
Eskimeaux
Year of the Rabbit
74
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(13)
Apr 22
Western Skies Motel - Settlers
Western Skies Motel
Settlers
90
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(13)
Oct 21
Wardruna - Runaljod Ragnarok
Wardruna
Runaljod Ragnarok
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(13)
Apr 8
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals - Call It What It Is
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Call It What It Is
75
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(12)
Jul 22
The Amazing - Ambulance
The Amazing
Ambulance
72
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(12)
Jan 29
Turin Brakes - Lost Property
Turin Brakes
Lost Property
63
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(11)
Jun 24
The Felice Brothers - Life in the Dark
The Felice Brothers
Life in the Dark
68
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(11)
May 27
Leyla McCalla - A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey
Leyla McCalla
A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey
90
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(10)
Oct 21
Kevin Devine - Instigator
Kevin Devine
Instigator
90
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(10)
Feb 5
Josephine Foster - No More Lamps in the Morning
Josephine Foster
No More Lamps in the Morning
73
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(9)
Mar 25
Parker Millsap - The Very Last Day
Parker Millsap
The Very Last Day
80
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(9)
Aug 19
John Paul White - Beulah
John Paul White
Beulah
70
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(9)
Feb 19
Michael Nau - Mowing
Michael Nau
Mowing
75
critic score
(3)
63
user score
(8)
Feb 19
Doug Tuttle - It Calls on Me
Doug Tuttle
It Calls on Me
75
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(8)
Sep 30
Bob Weir - Blue Mountain
Bob Weir
Blue Mountain
77
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(8)
Oct 7
Shovels & Rope - Little Seeds
Shovels & Rope
Little Seeds
79
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(8)
Nov 11
Luke Temple - A Hand Through the Cellar Door
Luke Temple
A Hand Through the Cellar Door
78
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(8)
Feb 5
Matt Kivel - Janus
Matt Kivel
Janus
72
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(7)
Feb 19
The Cave Singers - Banshee
The Cave Singers
Banshee
54
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(7)
May 30
Un Blonde - Good Will Come to You
Un Blonde
Good Will Come to You
93
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(7)
Nov 4
Shirley Collins - Lodestar
Shirley Collins
Lodestar
79
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(7)
Jan 15
Yorkston / Thorne / Khan - Everything Sacred
Yorkston / Thorne / Khan
Everything Sacred
76
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(6)
Mar 4
Carter Tanton - Jettison the Valley
Carter Tanton
Jettison the Valley
62
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(6)
Jul 1
Holly Henry - King Paten
Holly Henry
King Paten
78
user score
(6)
Feb 12
The Skiffle Players - Skifflin'
The Skiffle Players
Skifflin'
79
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(5)
Jun 3
Dexys - Let the Record Show: Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul
Dexys
Let the Record Show: Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul
72
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(5)
Jul 15
Jack & Amanda Palmer - You Got Me Singing
Jack & Amanda Palmer
You Got Me Singing
78
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(5)
Feb 16
Amanda Bergman - Docks
Amanda Bergman
Docks
81
user score
(4)
Feb 26
The Gloaming - 2
The Gloaming
2
81
critic score
(2)
80
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)
Jun 17
The Low Anthem - Eyeland
The Low Anthem
Eyeland
59
critic score
(5)
61
user score
(4)
Jul 22
Lou Rhodes - Theyesandeye
Lou Rhodes
Theyesandeye
64
critic score
(6)
72
user score
(4)
Jan 29
Miranda Lee Richards - Echoes of the Dreamtime
Miranda Lee Richards
Echoes of the Dreamtime
70
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(3)
Apr 15
Ashley Shadow - Ashley Shadow
Ashley Shadow
Ashley Shadow
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(3)
Jun 17
Neil Young & Promise of the Real - EARTH
Neil Young & Promise of the Real
EARTH
68
critic score
(9)
68
user score
(3)
Jun 24
Oh Pep! - Stadium Cake
Oh Pep!
Stadium Cake
71
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(3)
Sep 12
Modern Studies - Swell To Great
Modern Studies
Swell To Great
60
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(3)
Oct 24
Innercity Ensemble - III
Innercity Ensemble
III
68
user score
(3)
Feb 18
Joe Volk - Happenings and Killings
Joe Volk
Happenings and Killings
80
critic score
(1)
60
user score
(2)
Apr 8
Bill Baird - Earth into Aether
Bill Baird
Earth into Aether
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(2)
Apr 29
A Dead Forest Index - In All That Drifts from Summit Down
A Dead Forest Index
In All That Drifts from Summit Down
70
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(2)
Jun 10
Esmé Patterson - We Were Wild
Esmé Patterson
We Were Wild
73
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(2)
Sep 2
Y La Bamba - Ojos Del Sol
Y La Bamba
Ojos Del Sol
79
user score
(2)
Feb 12
Orloge Simard - Coke Calciné
Orloge Simard
Coke Calciné
70
user score
(1)
Apr 1
Trembling Bells - Wide Majestic Aire
Trembling Bells
Wide Majestic Aire
80
critic score
(1)
50
user score
(1)
Jun 10
Colvin & Earle - Colvin & Earle
Colvin & Earle
Colvin & Earle
68
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(1)
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