My 2016 In Music: Michael White

2016 was a pretty crazy year for the world but it also birthed a lot of great music. I loved a lot of what I heard this year, so I’ll condense my lists and experiences because:

1. I don’t want to write an infinitely long piece &

2. I can’t remember everything I heard that I liked

My Top 3 Albums

  1. Splendor & Misery – clipping.
  2. blonde – Frank Ocean
  3. Stage Four -Touche Amore

 

15 Unranked Releases That Fought For the #3 Spot On The Above List

Starspawn – Blood Incantation

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

You Will Never Be One Of Us – Nails

Jesu/Sun Kil Moon – Jesu/Sun Kil Moon

Confront The Truth – Tony Molina

untitled unmastered – Kendrick Lamar

Coloring Book – Chance The Rapper

Worry – Jeff Rosenstock

Savage Mode – 21 Savage and Metro Boomin

Lil Uzi vs. The World – Lil Uzi Vert

Human Exploration – Uranium Club

Split – heiße/Kuronuma

USELESS – Bones

We Got it from Here… – A Tribe Called Quest

Atrocity Exhibition – Danny Brown

 

 

MY TOP 10 SONGS

(also with a complimentary playlist, unranked!)

GUILTY PLEASURE

1. 21 Savage

2.Ugly God

BEST SHOWS

1.Turnstile/Angel Du$t, St. Stephens Church, Washington, DC

2. Ajax, Club Dada, Dallas, TX

3. At The Drive In, 9:30 Club, Washington, DC

4. Mick Jenkins, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

5. Integrity, This Is Hardcore 2016, Philadelphia, PA

DISAPPOINTING RECORDS

The Life Of Pablo – Kanye West

Cody – Joyce Manor

GoodForNothing – Bones

HOPES FOR 2017

1. Ugly God blows up

2. King Krule releases a better follow-up to 6 Feet Under The Moon

3. Big Time Rush reunion

4. Absu releases new album

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