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2016 Album of the Year nominations


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can't remember who normally does this, or if it even is done by a regular person. anyway, post your contenders for AOTY itt (LPs only, let's have a separate thread for EPs) and let's follow with a poll for the top picks.

 

my top pick currently:

 

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other picks:

 

Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us

Ital Tek - Hollowed

The Body - One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache

Shackleton - Devotional Songs

Neurosis - Fires Within Fires

Sumac - What One Becomes

JK Flesh - Rise Above

Dälek - Asphalt For Eden

Plaid - The Digging Remedy

 

you will notice the distinct absence of elseq and that is because I don't consider it an "album". Ae seem to be moving away from that concept entirely and I'm keen to see where it goes. but all things equal, I do consider elseq the best music of 2016.

 

honourable mention to Andy Stott - Too Many Voices. this still has some classic Andy moments but it's a bit inconsistent and it hasn't pulled me like his other works. it may grow on me. some killer tracks for sure though but not solid through and through. the opening track is one of the most annoying things I've heard all year.

 

dishonourable mention to Machinedrum - Human Energy. ffs. yeah it's good but I fucking hate it.

 

also, I just realised there was a new Sepalcure LP this year and I haven't even spent any time with it. damn.

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Ital Tek - Hollowed

Vektor - Terminal Redux

Julianna Barwick - Will

36 - Infinity Room

2814 - Rain Temple

Andy Stott - Too Many Voices

Dalhous - Composite Moods Collection One: House no. 44 (likely my AOTY)

 

Skepta - Konnichiwa

Bwana - Capsule's Pride

 

Probably will be there by end of year:

 

Kuedo - Slow Knife

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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS

 

Datach'i - System

 

Emma Ruth Rundle - Marked for Death

 

Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

 

Yohuna - Patientness

 

Body-san - Shining the Money Ball

 

Astronoid - Air

 

Foodman - Ez Minzoku

 

TTNG - Disappointment Island

 

Venetian Snares - Traditional Synthesizer Music

 

Eluvium - False Readings On

 

M Geddes Gengras - Interior Architecture

 

Mizmor - Yodh

 

 

I'm sure there's more but that's just off the top of my head.

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Awesome glad this went up today. Kind of a Thanksgiving day tradition.

 

Without a shadow of a doubt in my mind, record of the year is SUPERSTRUCTURE (Soundmurderer alias) - SUPERPOSITION.

 

Funk/IDM of the highest quality. Wow, just wow. http://omegasupremerecords.com/album/superstructure-superposition

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Autechre - Elseq 1-5 (I don't care if its technically an album or not it still deserves AOTY!)

 

British Theatre - Mastery

 

Surgeon - From farthest known objects

 

Venetian Snares - Traditional synthesizer music

 

Matmos - Ultimate care ii

 

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

 

Mogwai – Atomic

 

Deftones – Gore

 

Trim - 1800 dinosaur presents Trim

 

Kano - Made in the Manor

 

Meshuggah - The violent Sleep of reason

 

Monolake - VLSI

 

Cex - Irreducible sensations

 

Phaeleh - Illusion of the Tale

 

Kuedo - Slow Knife

 

Pubic Medusa of Worms - Screwed Country

 

Caretaker _ Everywhere at the end of time

 

V/VM - Between nothingness and eternity

 

Posthuman - Back to Acid

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are we supposed to not post duplicates?

anyway

 

top picks:

 

dj khaled - major key

death grips - bottomless pit

bon iver - 22, a 1000000

el guincho - hiperasia

dj khaled - major key

cattle decapitation - the anthropocene extinction

skepta - konnichiwa

danny brown - athrocity exhibition

dj khaled - major key
 

 

other favs:

 

frank ocean - blonde

dj khaled - major key

The Body  + Full of Hell - One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache (you forgot about full of hell ya dingus show some respeck)

antwood - virtuous.src

dj khaled - major key

muziq - Aberystwyth Marine

tribe called quest - we got it from here..............

matmos - solo washer vol 1

dj khaled - major key

powell - sport

 

probably forgetting a ton of albums

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DJ Diamond - Footwork or Die

DJ Earl - Open Your Eyes

Pilotredsun - Achievement

RX-101 - Like Yesterday

Suzi Analogue - Zonez V.2

Blaz - Don't Listen to This

Blank Banshee - Mega

Datach'i - System

Kaytranada - 99.8%

Owen Gilbride - #HELLWORLD

Gold Panda - Good Luck and Do Your Best

Moompy - Thesia

U-Ziq - RY30 Trax

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Autechre - elseq 1-5

Antwood - Virtuous.scr

True Widow - AVVOLGERE

Patronen - C&D

Hiele - Rithmische Bezinning

Jam City - Trouble

Donnacha Costello - Mono No Aware

Oval - Popp

Angel Olsen - My Woman

WWWINGS - PHOENIXXX

JG Biberkopf - Ecologies II: Ecosystems Of Excess

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are we supposed to not post duplicates?

 

most definitely post duplicates cos that's how we'll determine what the top picks are, by the number of citations.

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in alphabetical order:

 

aluk todolo - voix

autechre - elseq 1-5

deerhoof - the magic

mendrugo - more amor

pj harvey - the hope six demolition project

radiohead - a moon shaped pool

roy montgomery - r m h q: headquarters

masayoshi fujita & jan jelinek - schaum

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My most fav 25 albums from 2016   :beer: 

 

black twilight circle - desert dances and serpent sermons

kanye west - the life of pablo

oranssi pazuzu - varahtelija

young thug - no my name is jeffrey

hail spirit noir - mayhem in blue

venetian snares - traditional synthesizer music

urfaust - empty space meditation

dj earl - open your eyes

autechre - elseq 1-5

aphex twin - cheetah ep

a tribe called quest - we got it from here, thank you for your service

radiohead - a moon shaped pool

chance the rapper - coloring book

khemmis - hunted

furia - ksiezyc milczy luty

mono - requiem for hell

nick cave and the bad seeds - skeleton tree

kuedo - slow knife

deathspell omega - the synarchy of molten bones

negura bunget - zi

gonjasufi - callus

candelabrum - necrotelepathy

danny brown - atrocity exhibition

skuggsja - a piece for mind and mirror

ishahn - arktis

 

 

great year but goddamnit, my monies!!

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dishonourable mention to Machinedrum - Human Energy. ffs. yeah it's good but I fucking hate it.

Lets do this. 2016 disappoitments. I would also add Kanye West and Clams Casino.

 

I can think of about five albums that haven't even been released yet that I'm personally interested in. So many lists have come in from publications already. This is madness.

Releasing in December is a statement in and of itself for that reason.

 

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Gaslamp Killer - Instrumentalepathy

Luke Cage OST

FSOL - Environment 6 + 6.5

Mike & Rich - EKT Expanded

V/A Ghost Box - In a Moment

Synthi A

Pye Corner Audio - Stasis

Posthuman - Back to Acid

Mild High Club - Timeline

Mark Pritchard - Under the Sun

John Carpenter - Lost Themes II

David Bowie - Blackstar

Cosmic Neighbourhood - Collages II

Boom Bip - Sun Choke OST

Blackhill Transmitter LP

Aleksi Perala - Colundi Sequence Vol. I

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Jega - 1995

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

David Bowie - Blackstar

Lone - Levitate

Animals as Leaders - The Madness of Many

Car Bomb - Meta

The Body + Full of Hell - One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache

Oval - Popp

Conan - Revengeance

Tobacco - Sweatbox Dynasty

Venetian Snares - Traditional Synthesizer Music

Meshuggah - The Violent Sleep of Reason

A Tribe Called Quest - We Got it From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service

Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us

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2814 - Rain Temple

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Autechre - elseq 1-5

Kuedo - Slow Knife

Aphex Twin - Cheetah ep

Solange - A Seat at the Table

Troller - Graphic

Samantha Glass - Preparations for a Spot in the world

SURVIVE - RR7349

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Tim Hecker - Love Streams

iTAL tEK - Hollowed & Beyond Sight

David Bowie - Blackstar

Roly Porter - Third Law

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS

Botany - Deepak Verbera

Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties

Alex Cameron - Jumping the Shark

​Clams Casino - 32 Levels instrumentals

​Tortoise - The Catastrophist

​Plaid - The Digging Remedy

​Zomby - Ultra

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I've got that Marc Baron coming my way along with the last two Erstwhile releases of the year, excited to check it. Still need to hear new Rashad Becker and Anthony Child albums too, but for now here is my top 15

 

Keith Rowe - The Room Extended

Oren Ambarchi - Hubris

Autechre - Elseq 1-5

Valerio Tricoli - Clonic Earth

Kassel Jaeger, Stephan Matheiu, Akira Rabelais - Zauberberg

Matthew Revert & Vanessa Rossetto - Earnest Rubbish

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani - Sunergy

Olivia Block - Dissolution

Michael Pisaro & Reinier Van Houdt - The Earth and the Sky

Guerilla Toss - Eraser Stargazer

Graham Lambkin - Community

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS

Eilbacher / Moskos / Moore - SEF III

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Cloud Becomes Your Hand - Rest In Fleas

D/P/I - Composer

 

there were so many great albums tho but I'll save any huge list dumping till the years closer to finished.

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Fuzzy Hell - Hex Songs

Julius Eastman - Femenine

Acid Arab - Musique de France

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Clark - The Last Panthers

COCAINEJESUS - We're Worried About You

2814 - Rain Temple

David Bowie - Blackstar

The Altered Hours - In Heat, Not Sorry

Oren Ambarchi - Hubris

Various Artists - Absence: Compilation of Iranian Experimental Music

Asiq Nargile - Yurt Yeri

Autechre - elseq 1-5

The Caretaker - Everywhere At The End of Time

Various Artists - Touched 3

Lone - Levitate

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez - Sworn Virgins

Kuba Kapsa Ensemble - Vantdraught 4

Puce Mary - The Spiral

HKE - Omnia

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