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CHIRP Radio Best of 2016

Throughout December, CHIRP Radio presents its volunteers’ top albums of 2016. Our next list is from DJ Alex.



#1   FLOTUS by Lambchop (Merge)
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Lambchop FLOTUS


#2   Freetown Sound by Blood Orange (Domino)
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Blood Orange Freetown Sound


#3   22, A Million by Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar)
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Bon Iver 22, A Million



#4   Skeleton Tree by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (Bad Seed)
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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Skeleton Tree


#5   A Seat at the Table by Solange (Columbia)
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Solange A Seat at the Table


#6   Teens of Denial by Car Seat Headrest (Matador)
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Car Seat Headrest Teens of Denial


#7   I Had a Dream That You Were Mine by Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam (Glassnote)
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Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam I Had a Dream That You Were Mine


#8   Modern Country by William Tyler (Merge)
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William Tyler Modern Country


#9   You're Dreaming by Cactus Blossoms (Red House)
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Cactus Blossoms You're Dreaming


#10   Puberty 2 by Mitski (Dead Oceans)
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Mitski Puberty 2


Deserved more recognition:
Big Business - Command Your Weather
Music Band - Wake Up Laughing
Fat White Family - Songs for our Mothers
The Men - Devil Music

More goodness from 2016:
Tom Brosseau - North Dakota Impressions
Parquet Courts - Human Performance
Haley Bonar - Impossible Dream
The Dillinger Escape Plan - Dissociation
Wye Oak - Tween
Woods - The Other Side
The Pines - Above the Prairie
M. Ward - More Rain
Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
Kevin Morby - Singing Saw 2
DJ Rashad - Afterlife
David Bowie - Blackstar
Beyonce - Lemonade
Lost Under Heaven - Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing

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