Sunday, January 1, 2017

BEST MUSIC: 2016, with Music Players!


Savages
(photo by Colin Lane)






Nevermind those suburban-angst
"Best Music" lists that taste like paste!

These tunes will unhook your outlook
and hijack your sacroiliac!


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BEST ALBUMS: 2016
COOL SONGS: 2016
BEST RE-ISSUES: 2016






BEST NEW ALBUMS: 2016

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BEST ALBUMS 2016



This music player has songs from the following albums, in the same order.




-Hannah Williams And The Affirmations, "Late Nights And Heartbreak"

-The Claypool Lennon Delirium, "Monolith Of Phobos"

-Stereo Total, "Les Hormones"

-Electrocute, "Double Diamond"





-Charles Bradley, "Changes"

-Sonny & The Sunsets, "Moods Baby Moods"

-Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings, "Miss Sharon Jones!" (soundtrack)

-L7, "Wireless (Radio Session)"




-Bacao Rhythm And Steel Band, "55"

-The Monkees, "Good Times!"

-The Coathangers, "Nosebleed Weekend"

-Heron Oblivion, "Heron Oblivion"




-Ramin Djawadi, "Westworld: Season 1" (Soundtrack)

-David Bowie, "Blackstar"

-Iggy Pop, "Post Pop Depression"

-Weyes Blood, "Front Row Seat To Earth"




-Lee Fields And The Expressions, "Special Night"

-White Denim, "Stiff"

-PJ Harvey, "The Hope Six Demolition Project"

-Ultimate Painting, "Dusk"




-Pixies, "Head Carrier"

-Lake Street Drive, "Side Pony"

-Deerhoof, "The Magic"

-Childish Gambino, "Awaken, My Love!"




-Angel Olsen, "My Woman"

-Savages, "Adore Life"

-The Jayhawks, "Paging Mr. Proust"

-Thao And The Get Down Stay Down, "A Man Alive"




-William Bell, "This Is Where I Live"

-Pretenders, "Alone"

-Fantastic Negrito, "The Last Days Of Oakland"

-Kate Tempest, "Let Them Eat Chaos"




-La Femme, "Mystere"

-Esperanza Spalding, "Emily's D+Evolution"

-The Mystery Lights, "The Mystery Lights"

-Marta Ren And The Groovelvets, "Stop Look Listen"




-The Julie Ruin, "Hit Reset"

-Adrian Younge & Ali Rasheed Muhammad, "Luke Cage: Season 1" (Soundtrack)

-The Shelters, "The Shelters"

-The Kills, "Ash & Ice"




-Guerilla Toss, "Eraser Stargazer"

-Death Valley Girls, "Glow In The Dark"

-Xiu Xiu, "Plays The Music Of TWIN PEAKS"

-Barrence Witfield And The Savages, "On Audiotree Live"









COOL SONGS: 2016



Rockabilly! Funk! Psychedelic!
Soul! Spaghetti Western! PostPunk!
Electro! Riot Grrrl! Dementia!

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COOL SONGS 2016




Cody Chesnutt; Pussy Riot;
Kate Tempest; Thao And The Get Down Stay Down


11 hours of mind-whomping, booty-stomping music, featuring:

Bleached, Goat, Le Tigre, Baaba Maal, Radiohead, Calibro 35, Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra, Melvins, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Santigold, The New Mastersounds, Neil Young, Lush, Deep Street Soul, and The Real Gone Tones!








BEST MUSIC RE-ISSUES: 2016





Quality is timeless.


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BEST REISSUES 2016




This music player has songs from the following albums, in the same order.



1960s

-The Beatles, "Live At The Hollywood Bowl" (1964-'65)

-Various Artists, "Pebbles, Vol. 4: Africa, Part 2" (African garage rock)

-Dan Penn, "Close To Me: More Fame Recordings"

-Bob Dylan, "The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert"

-The Beach Boys, "Pet Sounds: The 50th Anniversary Edition"

-Otis Redding, "Live At The Whiskey A Go Go"

-Pink Floyd, "The Early Years: 1967-1972, Cre/ation"

-Betty Harris, "The Lost Queen Of New Orleans Soul" (late '60s compilation)

-Betty Davis, "The Columbia Years, 1968-1969"

-Led Zeppelin, "The Complete BBC Sessions" (1969-'71)




1970s

-Bruce Haack, "The Electric Lucifer" (electronic psyche)

-Yoko Ono, "Plastic Ono Band" (1970)

-Black Sabbath, "Black Sabbath", "Paranoid", "Master Of Reality" (expanded editions)

-Arthur Verocai, "Arthur Verocai" (1972 Brazilian psyche-jazz)

-David Bowie, "Bowie At The Beeb" (early '70s BBC sessions)

-Various Artists, "Venezuela 70: Cosmic Visoins Of A Latin American Earth" ('70s Venezuelan experimental rock)

-Various Artists, "Wake Up You!: The Rise And Fall Of Nigerian Rock, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (1972-1977)"

-Devo, "Hardcore" (mid-'70s art-punk)

-The Headhunters, "Survival Of The Fittest" (1975)

-David Bowie, "Who Can I Be Now? (1974-1976)" (mid'70s remasters and unreleased)

-Various Artists, "Space Oddities: Studio Ganaro (1972-1982)" (French/German electronic pop)




1980s

-Various Artists, "Boombox: Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, And Disco Rap (1979-1982)"

-Lizzy Mercier Descloux, "Mambo Nassau" (1981 World Funk)

-Tom Tom Club, "Tom Tom Club" (1981)

-African Head Charge, "My Life In A Hole In The Ground" (1981)




1990s

-Jeff Buckley, "You And I" (unreleased cover versions)

-Gillian Welch, "Boots No.1: The Official Revival Bootleg" (1996, expansion)

-L7, "Slap Happy" (1999)




2000s

-Connie Price And The Keystones, "Wildflowers" (2004)

-Angry Angles, "Angry Angles" (2005)

-Barrence Whitfield And The Savages, "Savage Kings" (2011)







"A splendid time is guaranteed for all!"






See also:


BEST MOVIES & TV: 2016

BEST MOVIES & TV: 2015
BEST MUSIC: 2015

BEST MOVIES & TV: 2014
BEST MUSIC: 2014

BEST MOVIES & TV: 2013
BEST MUSIC: 2013

BEST MOVIES & TV: 2012
BEST COMIX: 2012
BEST MUSIC: 2012

BEST MOVIES & TV: 2011
BEST COMIX: 2011
BEST MUSIC: 2011

BEST MOVIES: 2000-2010
BEST COMIX: 2000-2010
BEST MUSIC: 2000-2010




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