IHC BEST RECORDS OF 2016

Posted by Franki 1 month ago in Features

Shitty year. Lots of great records. 2016 was one hell of a doozy, but at least it had one of the greatest soundtracks playing in the background as we watched the world burn around us.

Here are our 50 favorite albums of the year. Are these all the great records? Not at all. Plenty of amazing records out there, but these are the ones that affected us the most. If you prefer, check out the Spotify playlist with all these albums. We’ll be following this up with our favorite tracks. If you missed it, check out Best Videos.

Without further ado…

1. A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from here…. Thank You 4 Your Service

2. Anderson .Paak – Malibu


3. Angel Olsen – My Woman


4. The Avalanches – Wildflower


5. Beyonce – Lemonade


6. Bleached – Welcome to the Worms


7. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound


8. The Bongolian – Moog Maximus


9. Boys Noize – Mayday


10. Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial


11. Charlie XCX – Vroom Vroom


12. Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book


13. Choir of Young Believers – Grasque


14. Club Cheval – Discipline


15. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition


16. David Bowie – Black Star


17. DJDS – Stand Up and Speak


18. E1sbar – Televisual


19. Erin Tobey – Middlemaze


20. Flume – Skin


21. Frank Ocean – Blond


22. Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing


23. Hinds – Leave Me Alone


24. Justice – Woman


25. Kamaiyah – A Good Night in the Ghetto


26. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo


27. Kaytranada – 99.9%


28. Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered.


29. Kero Kero Bonito – Bonito Generation


30. Kristin Kontrol – X-Communicate


31. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – Stranger Things Vol. 1 + 2


32. Leon Vynehall – Rojus (Designed to Dance)


33. Leonard Cohen – You Want it Darker


34. Mitski – Puberty 2


35. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree


36. Nicolas Jaar – Sirens


37. NV – Binasu


38. NxWorries – Yes Lawd!


39. Parquet Courts – Human Performance


40. Polo & Pan – Canopee EP


41. Porches – Pool


42. PUP – The Dream is Over


43. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool


44. Rihanna – Anti


45. Solange – A Seat at the Table


46. starRo – Monday


47. Underworld – Barbara, Barbara We Face a Shining Future


48. Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat to Earth


49. Whitney – Light Upon the Lake


50. YG – Still Brazy

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