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2016 stuff that passed you by. Maybe.

At least according to the number of ratings on this here site. What releases from this year passed me by?
1Let's Eat Grandma
I, Gemini


[Art pop] 4/5
When you were a teenager like these girls are. Making music as weird and captivating as this was an utopia.
2Christian Fennesz and Jim O'Rourke
It's Hard for Me to Say I'm Sorry


[Electronic/ambient/drone/whatever] 3.5/5
Really enjoyable and digestable for a record that has Fennesz involved.
3C.B. Murdoc
Here Be Dragons


[Death'n'roll-amalgamation of all the succesful metal genres. Ever] 3.5/5
Or as our dear Willie put it: "This is like At the Gates combined with the technical chaos of Atheist combined with the quirky rhythmic experimentation and heaviness of Meshuggah without all the repetition. Yeah, it's pretty good"

http://vicisolumrecords.com/album/here-be-dragons
4Blodet
Ruiner


[Post rock/drone] 3.5/5
Short and to the point drone as if that was a thing.
5Vanhelgd
Temple of Phobos


[Modern Death Metal] 3.5/5
Not as good as their previous effort but still a decent jam.

https://vanhelgd.bandcamp.com/album/temple-of-phobos
6KETEV
I Know No Weekend


[Drone/ambient/electronic] 3.5/5
Not nearly as good as his other effort from this year but still a cool piece consisting of field recordings and all kinds of sound manipulation.

https://portals-editions.bandcamp.com/album/ketev-i-know-no-weekend
7Lycoriscoris
Transient


[Chillwave or whatever] 3.5/5
Neat little EP that brings the summer feels.

https://kxrecords.bandcamp.com/album/transient-ep
8Thunder Tillman
Jaguar Mirror


[Funky IDM/EDM or something like that] 3.5/5
Meanders like nothing else.
9Floating Points
Kuiper


[Acid House?] 3.5/5
You know this.
10 DJ Python
"¡Estéreo Bomba​!​" Vol. 1


[Techno/IDM/] 4/5
Check this out if you want to hit the dancefloor within the next hour or so.

https://proibitorecs.bandcamp.com/album/dj-python-est-reo-bomba-vol-1
11Sad City
Shapes In Formation


[Ambient/electronic/soundscapes] 3.5/5
Soundscapes is the worst word isn't it? Check this tho.

https://musicbysadcity.bandcamp.com/album/shapes-in-formation
12Hieroglyphic Being
The Disco's of Imhotep


[Techno] 4/5
Superior production. Textures all the way. Dance friendly at times too.

https://hieroglyphicbeing.bandcamp.com/album/the-discos-of-imhotep
13Rival Consoles
Night Melody


[IDM] 3.5/5
New EP with the trademark sound.
14Fury
Paramount


[Hardcore the 80's kind with a hint of modern] 3.5/5
Tons of fun. In the good way, not the Turnstile way. This also features some anger.

https://furyhc.bandcamp.com/
15Lexxi
5TARB01


[Grime/trap] 3.5/5
Like this more than I like the genre itself. That might tell you something, or nah. Worht checking if you're into the Brittish kind.
16Thalia Zedek
Eve


[Art pop/Alt rock] 3.5/5
Reminds me a bit of Carla Bozulich.

https://thaliazedek.bandcamp.com/
17The Album Leaf
Between Waves


[Post rock/electronic] 3.5/5
Neat electronic record with a taste of post rock. Nothing new or fancy but a decent outing.

https://thealbumleaf.bandcamp.com/album/between-waves-deluxe-version
18 Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset & Jan Ban
Atmospheres


[Jazz (insert subgenre)] 3.5/5
Worth a try. Almost dronesque at times.
19Volturyon
Cleansed by Carnage


[Tech death] 3/5
Would've been super into this a couple of years back not so much anymore tho. But these dudes are the nicest there is so hey if tech death is your thing. Shoot!

http://vicisolumrecords.com/album/cleansed-by-carnage
20The Other Without
The Other Without


[Drone/Field Recordings/Spacebient] 3.5/5
Super chill and textur-y!

https://urthona.bandcamp.com/album/the-other-without
21Kurokuma
Advorsus


[Sludge] 3.5/5
As fun a sludge record can be 2016.

https://kurokumauk.bandcamp.com/album/advorsus
22Ryu
Tanks for the Memories


[Rap] 3.5/5
You're a fan of Army of the Pharaohs? You're a fan of this!
23Kjjjjjjjjj
Kjjjjjjjjj


[Math rock/Post rock] 3.5/5
This is what math rock should sound like.

https://kjjjjjjjjj.bandcamp.com/album/kjjjjjjjjj
24Cristian Vogel
The Assistenz


[Techno/IDM] 3.5/5
Dance friendly techno.

https://cristianvogel.bandcamp.com/album/the-assistenz-2016
25Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith / Suzanne Ciani
Sunergy


[Bleep/IDM/Ambient-kinda] 3.5/5
Legend meets up and coming legend. Success.
26Shabaka and the Ancestors
Wisdom of Elders


[Jazz/World/Whatever] 4/5
One of my favourite jazz records from this year.

https://shabakaandtheancestors.bandcamp.com/album/wisdom-of-elders
27Wrekmeister Harmonies
Light Falls


[Drone/post rock] 3.5/5
Like the good parts of GY!BE drones.

https://wrekmeisterharmonies.bandcamp.com/album/light-falls
28Johann Johannsson
Orphée


[Modern Classical] 3.5/5
Not soundtrack-y
29Barishi
Blood from the Lion's Mouth


[Black sludge/math?/Avant] 3.5/5
Weird but good.

https://barishi.bandcamp.com/album/blood-from-the-lions-mouth
30Biosphere
Departed Glories


[Ambient] 3.5/5
NEW BIOSPHERE!

https://biosphere.bandcamp.com/album/departed-glories
31Soccer96
As Above So Below


[Holy Fuck] 3.5/5
Reminds me a lot of Holy Fuck, the band that is.

https://slowfoot.bandcamp.com/album/as-above-so-below
32Resina
Resina


[Modern Classical/Drone/Post rock] 3.5/5
Played solely on cello with some manipulation of sounds.

https://resina.bandcamp.com/
33Mark Ernestus’ Ndagga Rhythm Force
Yermande


[Techno/Cultural Appropriation] 3.5/5
Get your dose of exotic stuff today!
34The Future Sound of London
Environment Six


[Dub/Ambient/IDM] 3.5/5
Long but not even once boring.
35The Future Sound of London
Environment 6.5


[Above]
36Syndrome
Forever and a Day


[Guitar based drone] 3.5/5
Church of Ra = quality
37Thor and Friends
Thor and Friends


[Chamber whatever] 3.5/5
So soothing. Check.
38Oval
Popp


[IDM/Electronic] 4/5
Oval back with the good stuff.

https://oval.bandcamp.com/album/popp
39SUMA
The Order of Things


[Wall of sound/Sludge/Heavy AF] 4/5
Check review. http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/71905/SUMA-The-Order-of-Things/

https://sumanoise.bandcamp.com/album/the-order-of-things-cd
40Kassem Mosse
Disclosure


[Techno more than IDM] 3.5/5
Back with a well produced effort.
41Katie Gately
Color


[Avant garde/Pop/Outsider] 3.5/5
First 3 tracks are so freaking good.
42Donny Mccaslin
Beyond Now


[Jazz/slick] 3.5/5
So slick and smooth.
43Wang Wen
Sweet Home, Go


[Post rock] 4/5
Among the finest post rock releases this year.

https://wangwen.bandcamp.com/album/sweet-home-go
44Jonathan Finlayson and Sicilian Defense
Moving Still


[Jazz/bop?] 3.5/5
Homage to the old masters.
45Meniscus
Refractions


[Post rock] 3.5/5
Standard post rock done right.

https://meniscusmusic.bandcamp.com/album/refractions
46Steve Hauschildt
Strands


[Ambient/Electronic] 3.5/5
Textures to the max.
47Variant
vortexual [element seven] bvdub's ghosts of a brok


[IDM/Techno/Drone/Ambient] 3.5/5
Releasing quality records in a neck breaking pace.

https://echospacedetroit.bandcamp.com/album/vortexual-element-seven-bvdubs-ghosts-of-a-broken-october
48Oren Ambarchi
Hubris


[Electronic/Drone] 3.5/5
One of his best?
49Suffocate For Fuck Sake
In My Blood


[Screamo/Post Rock/Depressing stuff] 3.5/5
You haven't missed that this is out have you? 33 years is one of the most haunting songs I've ever heard.

https://suffocateforfucksake.bandcamp.com/
50Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


[AOTY] 4.5/5
Had to make it 50 records.
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