Hey. And here is the third and final part of my top albums of 2016. Enjoy and Happy New Year!

(Playlist here.)

FreakwaterAngel OlsenBeverlyMitskiThe Rolling StonesWeyes BloodMargo PriceImarhanBlood OrangeHaley Bonar

10. Freakwater – Scheherazade
09. Angel Olsen – My Woman
08. Beverly – The Blue Swell
07. Mitski – Puberty 2
06. The Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome
05. Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat to Earth
04. Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
03. Imarhan – Imarhan
02. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
01. Haley Bonar – Impossible Dream

Hi again. Today I will prepare all three posts at the same time and then post them. New 2017 updates should start to appear next week. Enjoy Part 2 of my Albums of 2016 list!

(Playlist link here.)

Andy ShaufSt. LenoxTeenCéUWoodsJulia JacklinThe Blessed IslesKadhja BonetAgnes ObelPaul Simon

20. Andy Shauf – The Party
19. St. Lenox – Ten Hymns From My American Gothic
18. Teen – Love Yes
17. CéU – Tropix
16. Woods – City Sun Eater in the River of Light
15. Julia Jacklin – Don’t Let The Kids Win
14. The Blessed Isles – Straining Hard Against the Strength of Night
13. Kadhja Bonet – The Visitor
12. Agnes Obel – Citizen of Glass
11. Paul Simon – Stranger to Stranger

Howdy. I finally managed to finish my listening yesterday and here we have my top 30 albums of 2016 divided into three posts. Enjoy!

(The playlist for this list: Spotinews Albums of 2016)

Puro InstinctBritta PhillipsHorsebackSteve MasonLeonard CohenMarielle V JakobsonsSkinny Girl DietRadiation CityDrive-By TruckersAges and Ages

30. Puro Instict – Autodrama
29. Britta Phillips – Luck or Magic
28. Horseback – Dead Ringers
27. Steve Mason – Meet the Humans
26. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
25. Marielle V Jakobsons – Star Core
24. Skinny Girl Diet – Heavy Flow
23. Radiation City – Synesthetica
22. Drive-By Truckers – American Band
21. Ages and Ages – Something to Ruin

Hi. I’m taking a break for at least a week. I will be back sometime next week with my top albums of 2016 list. Now, here is the interesting concept cover album by The Devil Makes Three. Genre: folk. Enjoy!

(US version here)

The Devil Makes Three

The Devil Makes Three – Redemption & Ruin

Spain – Carolina


Howdy folks. One more from earlier this year: the latest album by Spain. Genre: folk/indie rock. Enjoy!

(US version here)


Spain – Carolina

Hi. The impressive electronic debut album by composer Anna Meredith is another notable release that slipped under my radar earlier this year. Enjoy!

(US version here)

(Note: Next update will arrive on Sunday.)

Anna Meredith

Anna Meredith – Varmints

Hello. I enjoyed the unique sound on this recent album (October release) by the Mary Halvorson Octet. Genre: jazz. Enjoy!

Mary Halvorson Octet

Mary Halvorson Octet – Away with You

Hey. Eleven months ago the stylish new album by Anderson .Paak was released. Genre: soul. Enjoy!

(US version here)

Anderson .Paak

Anderson .Paak – Malibu

Bombino – Azel


Hey. Here’s another goodie from all the way back in April. Genre: desert blues. Enjoy Bombino!

(Version for BE, LU and NL here. US version here.)


Bombino – Azel

Evening. Over the next two weeks I will try to add a few albums that for various reasons slipped under my radar. First we have this beautiful album by Ngaiire. Genre: soul. Enjoy!


Ngaiire – Blastoma