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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 / Programming Committee member Matt Garman.



#1    by David Bowie (ISO)
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David Bowie ★"Lazarus"


#2   A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead (XL)
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Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool"The Numbers"


#3   Malibu by Anderson .Paak (Steel Wool/OBE/Art Club/Empire)
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Anderson .Paak Malibu"Come Down"



#4   You're Doomed. Be Nice. by Rob Crow's Gloomy Place (Temporary Residence, Ltd.)
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Rob Crow's Gloomy Place You're Doomed. Be Nice."Oh, the Sadmakers"


#5   untitled unmastered. by Kendrick Lamar (Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope)
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Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered."untitled 08 | 09.06.2014."


#6   Adore Life by Savages (Matador)
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Savages Adore Life"The Answer"


#7   Teens of Denial by Car Seat Headrest (Matador)
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Car Seat Headrest Teens of Denial"Fill in the Blank"


#8   HEAVN by Jamila Woods (Closed Sessions)
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Jamila Woods HEAVN"Blk Girl Soldier"


#9   We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service by A Tribe Called Quest (Epic)
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A Tribe Called Quest We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service"We the People...."


#10   Puberty 2 by Mitski (Dead Oceans)
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Mitski Puberty 2"Your Best American Girl"


Honorable Mentions:
11. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
12. case / lang / veirs - case / lang / veirs
13. Beyoncé - Lemonade
14. Against Me! - Shape Shift With Me
15. Andrew Bird - Are You Serious
16. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive
17. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity
18. Frank Ocean - Blonde
19. Bon Iver - 22, A Million
20. Solange - A Seat at the Table
21. Future of the Left - The Peace & Truce of Future of the Left
22. Drakulas - Raw Wave
23. Santigold - 99¢
24. Weezer - Weezer (The White Album)
25. Nada Surf - You Know Who You Are
26. Metallica - Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
27. Kishi Bashi - Sonderlust
28. Mogwai - Atomic
29. Fake Limbs - Matronly
30. Wilco - Schmilco

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