My Year In Lists: 2016

Here are my lists of everything 2016:

Top 25 Albums:

#25
Safia – Internal
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Key Tracks: Embracing Me, Make Them Wheels Roll

#24
Rihanna – Anti
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Key Tracks: Kiss It Better, Same Ol’ Mistakes

#23
Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
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Key Tracks: Break Into Your Heart, Gardenia

#22
 Violent Soho – WACO
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Key Tracks: Like Soda, Viceroy

#21
Julia Jacklin – Don’t Let The Kids Win
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Key Tracks: Pool Party, Coming Of Age

#20
Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book
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Key Tracks: No Problem, Same Drugs

#19
PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
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Key Tracks: The Wheel, The Ministry Of Defence

#18
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
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Key Tracks: You Want It Darker, Steer Your Way

#17
Whitney – Light Upon the Lake
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Key Tracks: No Woman, Golden Days

#16
Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!”
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Key Tracks: Redbone, California

#15
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
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Key Tracks: Burn The Witch, Identikit, Daydreaming

#14
L-FRESH the Lion – Become
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Key Tracks: Pray For Me, unBECOME, Black & White

#13
Shura – Nothing’s Real
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Key Tracks: 2Shy, Touch, What’s It Gonna Be?

#12
Broods – Conscious
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Key Tracks: Heartlines, Couldn’t Believe, Freak Of Nature

#11
Camp Cope – Camp Cope
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Key Tracks: Done, Lost (Season One), Flesh and Electricity

#10
KAYTRANADA – 99.9%
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Key Tracks: Got It Good, Glowed Up, One Too Many

#9
Sia – This Is Acting
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Key Tracks: Cheap Thrills, Birds Set Free, Alive

#8
The Temper Trap – Thick As Thieves
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Key Tracks: Thick As Thieves, Fall Together, Summer’s Almost Gone

#7
Ry X – Dawn
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Key Tracks: Howling, Dawn, Salt

#6
Flume – Skin
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Key Tracks: Say It, Never Be Like You, Lose It

#5
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
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Key Tracks: Skeleton Tree, Jesus Alone, Distant Sky

#4
ANOHNI – HOPELESSNESS
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Key Tracks: 4 DEGREES, Drone Bomb Me, Execution

#3
Rüfüs – Bloom
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Key Tracks: Innerbloom, You Were Right, Be With You

#2
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
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Key Tracks: Ultralight Beam, FML, Wolves

#1
Beyoncé – Lemonade
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Key Tracks: Freedom, Pray You Catch Me, Hold Up

Honourable Mentions: 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – This Unruly Mess I’ve Made
Metronomy – Summer 08
Cymbals Eat Guitars – Pretty Years
Miike Snow – iii

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2016 Top 50 Tracks

1. Kanye West – Ultralight Beam
2. The Weeknd – Starboy (feat. Daft Punk)
3. ANOHNI – 4 Degrees
4. Kanye West – FML
5. The Weeknd – I Feel It Coming (feat. Daft Punk)
6. Nick Murphy – Stop You Stop Me
7. M83 – Do It, Try It
8. Hilltop Hoods – 1955 (feat. Montaigne)
9. Beyonce – Freedom
10. Miike Snow – Ganghis Khan
11. Cub Sport- Come On Mess Me up
12. Flume – Say It (feat. Tove Lo)
13. Slum Sociable – Name Call
14. The xx – On Hold
15. Flume – Never Be Like You (feat. Kai)
16. Carseat Headrest – Killer Whales
17. DOPE LEMON – Uptown Folks
18. Sia – Cheap Thrills
19. Childish Gambino – Redbone
20. LDRU – Next To You (feat. Savoi)
21. Olympia – Smoke Signals
22. AlunaGeorge- I Remember
23. Nick Cave – Skeleton Tree
24. Big Scary – The Opposite Of Us
25. Illy – Papercuts (feat. Vera Blue)
26. AnoNHI – Drone Bomb Me
27. The Avlanches – Subway
28. Kanye West – Wolves
29. Broods – Couldn’t Believe
30. Sampha – Blood On Me
31. RY X – Howling
32. Radiohead – Burn The Witch
33. Royksopp – Never Ever (feat. Susanne Sundfør)
34. Shura – 2Shy
35. BadBadNotGood – Time Move Slow
36. Kaytranda – Got It Good
37. RUFUS – You Were Right
38. Jake Bugg – Bitter Salt
39. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Light Tunnels (feat. Mike Slap)
40. Chance The Rapper – Same Drugs
41. Auli’i Cravalho – How Far I’ll Go
42. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
43. Rihanna – Kiss It Better
44. SAFIA – Make Them Wheels Roll
45. MO – Final Song
46. Radiohead – Identkit
47. Martin Solveig – Do It Right (feat. Tkay Maizda)
48. Biffy Clyro- People
49. Sturgill Simpson – Welcome to Earth
50. Metronomy – Night Owl

Honourable Mentions:
Phantogram – You Don’t Get Me High Anymore
Alex Lahey – You Don’t Think You Like People Like Me
Grandaddy – Why We Won’t
Michael Kinwanuka – Falling

Click for Spotify Playlist

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Top 10 Gigs of 2016: 
1- Coldplay @ Etihad Stadium (Friday 9th of December, 2016 – Melbourne)
2- Hot Chip @ 170 Russell (Sunday 24th of January, 2016 – Melbourne)
3- Sufjan Stevens @ Hamer Hall (Friday 26th July 2016 – Melbourne)
4- L-FRESH the Lion @ Northcote Social Club (Friday 2nd September 2016 – Melbourne)
5- East India Youth @ Laneway Festival (Saturday 13th of February, 2016 – Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne)
6- Purity Ring @ Laneway Festival (Saturday 13th of February, 2016 – Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne)
7- Grimes @ Laneway Festival (Saturday 13th of February, 2016 – Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne)
8- Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds @ Maragaret Court Arena (Tuesday 29th of March, 2016 – Melbourne)
9- Flume @ Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne (Friday 15th of December, 2016 – Melbourne)
10 – DIIV @ Laneway Festival (Saturday 13th of February, 2016 – Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne)

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NON-MUSIC SECTION

Top 10 Films: 

Lion_(2016_film) 1- Lion
2- Hacksaw Ridge
3- Hunt For The Wilderpeople
4- Kubo and the Two Strings
5- Captain Fantastic
6- Green Room
7- Arrival
8- Sing Street
9- Tower
10- Personal Shopper

 

 

 

Honourable Mentions: 
Paterson
I, Daniel Blake
Elle
Weiner
Moana

Top 10 TV Shows: 
Narcos_Season_2_Official_poster1- Nacros (Season 2)
2- Survivor (S32/33)
3- House Of Cards (S4)
4- The OA (S1)
5- Orange Is The New Black (4)
6- Game Of Thrones (S6)
7- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (S2)
8- American Crime Story: The People vs OJ (S 1)
9- The Night Of (S 1)
10- Love (Season 1)

Honourable Mentions: 
Bojack Horseman (Season 3)
Better Call Saul (Season 2)
Broad City (Season 3)
Vice Principles (Season 1)

Best Podcast: 
My Dad Wrote A Porno

Top 10 Beers: 
1- Peanut Brittle Gose (Bacchus Brewing Co.)
2- Mmmm… Donuts – Jam Edition (Bacchus Brewing Co.)
4- Julequad 2016 (Nøgne Ø)
5- Bad Seed Woodruff (Stomping Ground Brewing Co)
6- Black IPA (Venom Brewing)
7- Gipps Street (Stomping Ground Brewing Co)
8- Downstairs Mixup (Young Henrys Brewing Company)
9- Princess Peach (Mornington Peninsula Brewery)
10- Red Carpet (Nail Brewing Australia)

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Top 10 songs played on last.fm:

1. Miike Snow — Genghis Khan (31 plays)
=2. Kanye West — FML (29 plays)
=2. Sigur Rós — Hoppípolla
=2. Father John Misty — I Love You, Honeybear
=2. Natalie Prass — My Baby Don’t Understand Me
6. Cub Sport — Come On Mess Me Up (27 plays)
=7. Coldplay — Adventure Of A Lifetime (24 plays)
=7. Father John Misty — Holy Shit
=9. M83 — Do It, Try It (23 plays)
=9. Flume — Say It

Top 10 artists played on last.fm:

1. Kanye West (177 plays)
2. Sufjan Stevens (128 plays)
=3. Father John Misty (122 plays)
=3. Radiohead
5. Coldplay (121 plays)
6. Flume (103 plays)
7. M83 (98 plays)
8. Sia (94 plays)
9. Hot Chip (83 plays)
10. The Weeknd (80 plays)

Top 10 albums played on last.fm:

1. Kanye West – The Life Of Pablo (156 plays)
2. Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear (120 plays)
3. M83 — Junk (85 plays)
4. Sufjan Stevens — Carrie & Lowell (75 plays)
5. L-Fresh the Lion — BECOME (72 plays)
6. Cub Sport — This is Our Vice (68 plays)
7. Kaytranada — 99.9% (59 plays)
8. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — This Unruly Mess I’ve Made (58 plays)
9. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds — Chasing Yesterday (57 plays)
10. Anohni — HOPELESSNESS (56 plays)

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