RadicalEd
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06.28.16 1/2 201603.31.16 Sputnik PSA PART II
12.16.15 2015: A Year in Review 05.16.15 Ed's top 100 albums part 2
03.15.15 Ed's top 100 albums part 1 12.25.14 2014 A Year In Review
12.14.13 2013 A Radical Year03.25.13 10 Best Cowboy Bebop Episodes

1/2 2016

Time flies, bitches. Everything on here is at least a solid 3.0, loosely ranked, certainly forgetting about a few records. Rec's are welcome, haven't been as prolific as last year.
1Ulver
ATGCLVLSSCAP


Fuck that album name tho.
Genre: Experimental, post-everything
Highlights: England's Hidden, Cromagnosis, D'day-Drone
2Terrace Martin
Velvet Portraits


What if "To pimp a Butterfly" were to become a jazz album?
Genre: Jazz duh
Highlights: Push, Mortal Man, Curly Martin
3Shearwater
Jet Plane and Oxbow


Shit keeps growing on me
Genre: Indie Rock
Highlights: Filaments, Long Time Away, Wildlife in America, Pale Kings
4Radiohead
A Moon Shaped Pool


Thought this was very basic at first, but is actually very good and contains a lot of subtle tweaks to their sound. Depressing as fuck tho. Also the tracklisting is really weird.
Genre: Radiohead
Highlights: Daydreaming, Decks Dark, The Numbers, Ful Stop
5Niechec
Niechec


That Sax.
Genre: Jazz, Post Rock
Highlights: Atak, Rajza, Krew,
6Mutual Benefit
Skip a Sinking Stone


So chill, perfect summer album.
Genre: Indie Folk
Highlights: Lone Dreamers, Getting Gone, Many Returns
7Blood Orange
Freetown Sound


Only listened to it twice, can confirm that it's very, very good tho.
Genre: Synthpop, Neo-Soul, R&B
Highlights: Hands up, But You, Best to You
8Gold Panda
Good Luck And Do Your Best


Need to listen to it more to figure out if it's very good or truly excellent. It's at least very good though
Genre: Downtempo, House, Trip-Hop
Highlights: I'm a Real Punk, In my Car, Unthank
9Car Seat Headrest
Teens of Denial


Doesn't quiet have the replay value I initially thought, but it's very good.
Genre: Indie Rock
Highlights: Vincent, Drugs with Friends, The Ballad of Costa Concordia
10David Bowie
Blackstar


Obligatory.
Genre: Dying
Highlights: Blackstar, 'tis a pitty she was a whore
11Hammock
Everything and Nothing


Terrible Album name. Par for the course hammock album, which means it's really good.
Genre: Ambient, Post Rock
Highlights: Turn Away and Return, We Were So Young, Before You Float Into Nothing
12Denzel Curry
Imperial


Fire. Mostly.
Genre: Trap, Hip Hop
Highlights: ULT, ULT, ULT
13BADBADNOTGOOD
IV


GOODGOODNOTBAD
Genre: Jazz
Highlights: Time Moves Slow, Confessions Pt. 2, IV
14Black Mountain
IV


Actually needs to be a bit higher on this list. Really, really good.
Genre: Rock
Highlights: Mothers of the Sun, Cemetery Breeding, Crucify me
15Bombino
Azel


Refreshing listen
Genre: Tishoumaren (this is actually a thing apparently)
Highlights: Akhar Zaman, Timtar, Timidiwa
16James Blake
The Colour in Anything


Terrible Album Cover. Gud Album.
Genre: Alt-Pop. Experimental
Highlights: I Need A Forest Fire, Timeless, Modern Soul
17Frightened Rabbit
Painting of a Panic Attack


Slightly disappointing, but still good. Scott Hutchinson is a marvelous lyricist.
Genre: Folk, Indie Rock
Highlights: Death Dreams, Get Out, Die Like A Richboy
18Joe Bonamassa
Blues of Desperation


Guy can write a song and is also very good at the guitar. Album is satisfyingly heartfelt and well done, even it's very tried and true and has no original bone in it's body.
Genre: Blues (duh!), Rock
Highlights: Mountain Climbing, Drive, T/T
19Kevin Morby
Singing Saw


Not boring. Surprisingly.
Genre: Folk
Highlights: I've been to the Mountain, Singing Saw, Destroyer
20Moderat
III


Hit and Miss, a bit overdramatic.
Genre: Electronic, Glitch-Pop
Highlights: Finder, Animal Trails, Intruder
21School of Seven Bells
SVIIB


Very Heartfelt goodbye to a very decent project.
Genre: Indie Pop, Dream Pop
Highlights: This is our Time, Ablaze, Signals
22Matt Elliott
The Calm Before


Sad. Very Sad.
Genre: Sad, Folk
Highlight: The Calm Before
23Kaytranada
99.9%


A bit uneven, but some very cool tracks.
Genre: R&B, Hip Hop
Highlights: Drive Me Crazy, Got It Good, One Too Many
24LUH
Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing


Liked him (much) better when he was in WU LYF and the lyrcism was less preachy. Still has a some great tracks on it.
Genre: Your dog fronts a Indie Rock band
Highlights: Lament, Future Blues
25Esperanza Spalding
Emily's D+Evolution


Also a bit Hit and Miss, but the Hits are really big Hits.
Genre: Neo-Soul, Indie-Pop
Highlights: Unconditional Love, Earth To Heaven, Judas
26The Hue
Aurora


Fantastic, incredibly fresh album, listen to this shit.
Genre: R&B, Hip Hop, Experimental
HIghlights: Slick, Tron, 7eaven, Aurora
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