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My Top 8 Favorite Albums of 2016

5 Jan
2017

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My Top 8 Favorite Albums of 2016 Spotify playlist

 

#8

Porches – Pool

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(Standout tracks: Underwater, Mood, Hour, Shaver)

 

#7

Kings of Leon – Walls

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(Standout tracks: Around the World, Find Me, Reverend, Over)

 

 

#6

Frank Ocean – Blond

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(Standout tracks: Ivy, Solo, Nights, Futura Free)

 

 

#5

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

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(Standout tracks: Daydreaming, Decks Dark, Ful Stop, Identikit)

 

 

#4

Metronomy – Summer 08

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(Standout tracks: Old Skool, 16 Beat, Mick Slow, Night Owl)

 

 

#3

Young the Giant – Home of the Strange

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(Standout tracks: Amerika, Elsewhere, Repeat, Art Exhibit)

 

 

#2

Local Natives – Sunlit Youth

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(Standout tracks: Villainy, Masters, Mother Emanuel, Everything All At Once)

 

 

#1

Kid Cudi – Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin’

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(Standout tracks: By Design, Rose Golden, Baptized in Fire, Cosmic Warrior, The Commander)

 

(Top 8 Favorite Albums of 2015, 201420132012)

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Top 8 Albums of 2013

8 Jan
2014

2013 was another year full of great music. Here are my top 8 albums released in 2013:

#8

Foals – Holy Fire

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(Standout tracks: Everytime, Milk & Black Spiders, Providence, Stepson)

#7

Drake – Nothing Was The Same

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(Standout tracks: Own It, Worst Behavior, Hold On We’re Going Home, Pound Cake)

#6

The Strokes – Comedown Machine

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(Standout tracks: Welcome To Japan, Slow Animals, Happy Ending, Call It Fate Call It Karma )

#5

Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

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(Standout tracks: Instant Crush, Lose Yourself to Dance, Beyond, Doin’ It Right)

#4

Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

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(Standout tracks: Evil Eye, Fresh Strawberries, Treason! Animals., The Universe Expanded)

#3

Arctic Monkeys – AM

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(Standout tracks: Do I Wanna Know?, R U Mine?, One For The Road, Knee Socks)

#2

Local Natives  – Hummingbird 

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(Standout tracks: You & I, Breakers, Wooly Mammoth, Colombia)

#1

Phoenix – Bankrupt!

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(Standout tracks: Entertainment, S.O.S. in Bel Air, Drakkar Noir, Don’t, Oblique City)

This is my number 1 album of 2013 so yeah it gets five listed standout tracks instead of four! Awesome album from beginning to end. Addictive and compelling.

My Top Albums of 2012: https://8bitavrin.com/2013/01/08/my-top-8-albums-of-2012/

My Best of 2011 Picks: https://8bitavrin.com/2012/01/29/my-best-favorite-of-2011/