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2016 Album Releases

2016
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Oct 14
Big Star - Complete Third
Big Star
Complete Third
94
critic score
(5)
Apr 23
Beyoncé - Lemonade
Beyoncé
Lemonade
91
critic score
(32)
Sep 16
Led Zeppelin - The Complete BBC Sessions
Led Zeppelin
The Complete BBC Sessions
88
critic score
(8)
Oct 28
Gas - Box
Gas
Box
88
critic score
(6)
Oct 21
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
You Want It Darker
88
critic score
(23)
May 8
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
Radiohead
A Moon Shaped Pool
87
critic score
(37)
Mar 25
Larry Levan - Genius of Time
Larry Levan
Genius of Time
87
critic score
(6)
May 13
Gorguts - Pleiades' Dust
Gorguts
Pleiades' Dust
87
critic score
(7)
Sep 30
Bon Iver - 22, A Million
Bon Iver
22, A Million
87
critic score
(37)
Jun 3
William Bell - This Is Where I Live
William Bell
This Is Where I Live
87
critic score
(5)
Sep 30
Solange - A Seat at the Table
Solange
A Seat at the Table
87
critic score
(25)
Dec 25
Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels 3
86
critic score
(32)
Sep 2
Angel Olsen - My Woman
Angel Olsen
My Woman
86
critic score
(33)
Aug 20
Frank Ocean - Blonde
Frank Ocean
Blonde
86
critic score
(36)
Jan 8
David Bowie - Blackstar
David Bowie
Blackstar
85
critic score
(36)
Jun 17
Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us
Nails
You Will Never Be One of Us
85
critic score
(10)
Oct 7
Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos
Kate Tempest
Let Them Eat Chaos
85
critic score
(13)
Jun 17
Mitski - Puberty 2
Mitski
Puberty 2
85
critic score
(26)
Sep 30
Drive-By Truckers - American Band
Drive-By Truckers
American Band
85
critic score
(14)
May 13
Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
Chance The Rapper
Coloring Book
85
critic score
(23)
Jul 8
Ian William Craig - Centres
Ian William Craig
Centres
85
critic score
(6)
Feb 5
Bert Jansch - Avocet [Reissue]
Bert Jansch
Avocet [Reissue]
84
critic score
(5)
Apr 1
Gnod - Mirror
Gnod
Mirror
84
critic score
(5)
Jul 22
Elysia Crampton - Demon City
Elysia Crampton
Demon City
84
critic score
(7)
Mar 4
Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.
Kendrick Lamar
untitled unmastered.
84
critic score
(29)
Jun 17
Gojira - Magma
Gojira
Magma
83
critic score
(12)
Sep 27
Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
Danny Brown
Atrocity Exhibition
83
critic score
(32)
Nov 11
Virginia Wing - Forward Constant Motion
Virginia Wing
Forward Constant Motion
83
critic score
(5)
May 6
Vektor - Terminal Redux
Vektor
Terminal Redux
83
critic score
(8)
Mar 4
Anna Meredith - Varmints
Anna Meredith
Varmints
83
critic score
(6)
Mar 18
Ital Tek - Hollowed
Ital Tek
Hollowed
83
critic score
(5)
Oct 7
D.D Dumbo - Utopia Defeated
D.D Dumbo
Utopia Defeated
83
critic score
(7)
Jul 7
Jamila Woods - HEAVN
Jamila Woods
HEAVN
83
critic score
(5)
Oct 14
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Dissociation
83
critic score
(12)
May 13
Yak - Alas Salvation
Yak
Alas Salvation
83
critic score
(9)
Mar 4
Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution
Esperanza Spalding
Emily's D+Evolution
82
critic score
(10)
Sep 16
Touché Amoré - Stage Four
Touché Amoré
Stage Four
82
critic score
(12)
Sep 16
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years
Cymbals Eat Guitars
Pretty Years
82
critic score
(12)
Jul 15
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
Michael Kiwanuka
Love & Hate
82
critic score
(18)
Oct 21
John K. Samson - Winter Wheat
John K. Samson
Winter Wheat
82
critic score
(10)
Jul 8
Johnny Foreigner - Mono No Aware
Johnny Foreigner
Mono No Aware
82
critic score
(5)
Apr 8
Parquet Courts - Human Performance
Parquet Courts
Human Performance
82
critic score
(28)
May 20
Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
Car Seat Headrest
Teens of Denial
82
critic score
(23)
Mar 25
Margo Price - Midwest Farmer's Daughter
Margo Price
Midwest Farmer's Daughter
82
critic score
(12)
Apr 15
Kevin Morby - Singing Saw
Kevin Morby
Singing Saw
82
critic score
(18)
Oct 14
Jeff Rosenstock - WORRY.
Jeff Rosenstock
WORRY.
82
critic score
(7)
Sep 30
Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
Jenny Hval
Blood Bitch
82
critic score
(21)
Mar 11
The Goon Sax - Up to Anything
The Goon Sax
Up to Anything
82
critic score
(9)
Oct 21
Kero Kero Bonito - Bonito Generation
Kero Kero Bonito
Bonito Generation
82
critic score
(9)
Aug 5
Russian Circles - Guidance
Russian Circles
Guidance
81
critic score
(12)
Oct 21
Tanya Tagaq - Retribution
Tanya Tagaq
Retribution
81
critic score
(7)
Feb 26
School of Seven Bells - SVIIB
School of Seven Bells
SVIIB
81
critic score
(20)
Jun 3
Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger
Paul Simon
Stranger to Stranger
81
critic score
(18)
May 27
The Hotelier - Goodness
The Hotelier
Goodness
81
critic score
(10)
Dec 2
Kate Bush - Before the Dawn
Kate Bush
Before the Dawn
81
critic score
(12)
May 20
Andy Shauf - The Party
Andy Shauf
The Party
81
critic score
(7)
Jun 3
William Tyler - Modern Country
William Tyler
Modern Country
81
critic score
(9)
May 20
Mudcrutch - 2
Mudcrutch
2
81
critic score
(5)
Jun 17
YG - Still Brazy
YG
Still Brazy
81
critic score
(13)
Sep 30
Opeth - Sorceress
Opeth
Sorceress
81
critic score
(9)
Aug 25
Vince Staples - Prima Donna
Vince Staples
Prima Donna
81
critic score
(13)
Sep 23
Neurosis - Fires Within Fires
Neurosis
Fires Within Fires
81
critic score
(9)
Jan 22
Savages - Adore Life
Savages
Adore Life
80
critic score
(34)
Apr 1
Robbie Fulks - Upland Stories
Robbie Fulks
Upland Stories
80
critic score
(6)
Apr 8
Deakin - Sleep Cycle
Deakin
Sleep Cycle
80
critic score
(9)
Oct 14
C Duncan - The Midnight Sun
C Duncan
The Midnight Sun
80
critic score
(12)
Nov 4
Lambchop - FLOTUS
Lambchop
FLOTUS
80
critic score
(22)
Jan 22
Roly Porter - Third Law
Roly Porter
Third Law
80
critic score
(10)
Feb 26
Steve Mason - Meet the Humans
Steve Mason
Meet the Humans
80
critic score
(8)
May 6
Death Grips - Bottomless Pit
Death Grips
Bottomless Pit
80
critic score
(12)
Jul 31
Noname - Telefone
Noname
Telefone
80
critic score
(9)
Feb 5
King - We Are King
King
We Are King
80
critic score
(10)
Jan 29
Emma Pollock - In Search of Harperfield
Emma Pollock
In Search of Harperfield
80
critic score
(6)
Jul 8
Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
Inter Arma
Paradise Gallows
80
critic score
(5)
Feb 19
Submotion Orchestra - Colour Theory
Submotion Orchestra
Colour Theory
80
critic score
(5)
Mar 18
The Drones - Feelin Kinda Free
The Drones
Feelin Kinda Free
80
critic score
(5)
May 13
Kvelertak - Nattesferd
Kvelertak
Nattesferd
80
critic score
(9)
Feb 12
Pinegrove - Cardinal
Pinegrove
Cardinal
80
critic score
(7)
May 6
ANOHNI - Hopelessness
ANOHNI
Hopelessness
80
critic score
(28)
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