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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 Mauricio Reyes.

I miss Prince.

 

#1   We Got It From Here… Thank U 4 Your Service  by A Tribe Called Quest (Epic)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST1] [ALBUMTITLE1]This album saved me from totally losing my mind after November 8th.

 

#2   The Life of Pablo by Kanye West (Def Jam)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST2] [ALBUMTITLE2]A Heart Breaking Work of Staggering Genius. Hate Kanye all you want but I think it's extremely difficult to put out 7 albums in a row that range from very good to classic. Too bad he's lost his mind in the process. Also. DEBARGE!!!

 

#3   Spiritual Songs For Lovers To Sing  by Lost Under Heaven (Mute)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST3] [ALBUMTITLE3]I have a thing for bands from Manchester ¯\_(?)_/¯

 

 

#4   Blonde by Frank Ocean (Self-Released)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST4] [ALBUMTITLE4]Like you're at a giant waterpark floating down a lazy river but you're the only one there.

 

#5   Light Upon the Lake by Whitney (Secretly Canadian)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST5] [ALBUMTITLE5]Timeless.

 

#6   Moth by Chairlift (Columbia)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST6] [ALBUMTITLE6]R.I.P.

 

#7   iiiDrops by Joey Purp (Self-Released)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST7] [ALBUMTITLE7]Purple Rain.

 

#8   The Odd Tape by Oddisee (Mello Music Group)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST8] [ALBUMTITLE8]Sometimes you don't need words.

 

#9    Tender Madness by Jenny Besetzt (Friends Records)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST9] [ALBUMTITLE9]Best Mancunian band from North Carolina.

 

#10   Coloring Book  by Chance the Rapper (Self-Released)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

[ALBUMARTIST10] [ALBUMTITLE10] The sound of Chicago in the summertime. He could run for mayor and probably win.

 

Honorable Mentions:
11. David Bowie-Blackstar
12. Basia Bulat-Good Advice
13. Radiohead- A Moon Shaped Pool
14. Anderson Paak-Malibu
15. Johann Johannsson-Orphee
16. Flesh Panthers- Willows Weep
17. Drake-Views
18. Twin Peaks- Down In Heaven
19. Touche Amore- Four
20. Noname-Telephone
21. Pixies- Head Carrier
22. Warpaint-Heads Up
23. Guerilla Toss- Eraser Stargazer
24. Kweku Collins- Nat Love
25. Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam- I Had A Dream That You Were Mine

Favorite EPs:
Sheer Mag-III
The Walters-Young Men

Favorite Track: Never Gonna Die- CC Dust

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Categorized: Best Albums of the Year

Topics: best of 2016

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