Thursday, December 8, 2016

Runners Up For 2016

Hello everyone! Speed Glue and Music here to bring you the next list in our year end reporting. This list just so happens to be the "Runner's Up" list. That is, the albums that were pretty great that just didn't quite make it to the top 40 best of list. It is presented to you in all it's alphabetical glory! Some of you may think some of these do deserve to be on that list and you are probably right! Who knows maybe a few of these will inch their way up there when I re-evaluate these this time next year. Let me know what you think! Tell me what you loved! Tell me what you hated! I want to hear what YOU think of these albums. So fire up your music listening devices, check out the Spotify playlist I put together and let me know whats up! Also, please give me your recommendations that I may have missed, forgotten etc...I am always looking for new music to listen to so speak up and lay it on me and the rest of the Speed Glue and Music community! ENJOY!!!!

And Also The Trees-Born Into The Waves (Self Released)

Genre: Art Rock, Avant Folk, Post-Punk

Animal Collective-Painting With (Domino)

Genre: Psychedelic Pop, Neo Psychedelia, Electronic, Sunshine Pop

Arabrot-The Gospel (Fysisk Format)

Genre: Noise Rock, Sludge Metal, Post-Punk

Autechre-Elseq 1-5 (Warp)

Genre: IDM, Glitch, Ambient, Dub Techno

Mark Barrott-Sketches From An Island 2 (International Feel Recordings)

Genre: Balearic Beat, New Age

Olga Bell-Tempo (One Little Indian)

Genre: Glitch Pop, Electropop, Art Pop, Synthpop, IDM

Big Ups-Before A Million Universes (Exploding In Sound)

Genre: Post-Hardcore, Noise Rock, Math Rock

Karl Blau-Introducing Karl Blau (Raven Marching Band)

Genre: Alt-Country, Nashville Sound

Bloodiest-Self Titled (Relapse)

Genre: Atmospheric Sludge Metal, Doom Metal

Camp Cope-Self Titled (Poison City)

Genre: Indie Rock, Emo

The Caretaker-Everywhere At The End Of Time (History Always Favours The Winners)

Genre: Turntable Music, Ambient, British Dance Band

Case/Lang/Viers-Self Titled (Anti-)

Genre: Chamber Folk, Americana, Chamber Pop

Clipping.-Splendor & Misery/Wriggle EP (Sub Pop/Deathbomb Arc)

Genre: Industrial Hip Hop, Abstract Hip Hop, Noise, Hardcore Hip Hop, Spirituals, Experimental Hip Hop

Cobalt-Slow Forever (Profound Lore)

Genre: Black Metal, Atmospheric Sludge Metal, Progressive Metal, Post-Hardcore

Shirley Collins-Lodestar (Domino)

Genre: English Folk Music, Chamber Folk

The Comet Is Coming-Channel The Spirits (Leaf)

Genre: Nu Jazz, Space Rock, Neo Psychedelia, Jazz Rock

Ian William Craig-Centres (130701)

Genre: Ambient, Drone, Tape Music, Ambient Pop

Deakin-Sleep Cycle (My Animal Home)

Genre: Neo Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop, Ambient Pop, Psychedelic Folk

Dean Ween Group-The Deaner Album (ATO)

Genre: Hard Rock, Punk, Singer/Songwriter

Demdike Stare-Wonderland (Modern Love)

Genre: Dub Techno, Jungle, Industrial Techno, Ambient Dub

De Staat-O (Caroline Benelux)

Genre: Alternative Rock, Garage Rock, Synthpop

Gnod-Mirror (Rocket Recordings)

Genre: Noise Rock, Drone, Sludge Metal, Drone Metal

Adam Green-Aladdin (Revolver Distribution Services)

Genre: Singer/Songwriter, Experimental Pop

Guerilla Toss-Eraser Stargazer (DFA)

Genre: Dance Punk, Experimental Rock, No Wave, Noise Rock, Art Punk

Scott Hirsch-Blue Rider Songs (Scissor Tail)

Genre: Electronic, Country

Junior Boys-Big Black Coat (City Slang)

Genre: Synthpop, Electropop

Jute Gyte-Perdurance (Jeshimoth Entertainment)

Genre: Avant Garde Metal, Black Metal, Microtonal, Electronic

Graham Lambkin-Community (KYE)

Genre: Musique Concrete, Sound Collage, Field Recordings, Tape Music, Spoken Word

Cate Le Bon-Crab Day (Drag City)

Genre: Neo Psychedelia, Indie Pop, Art Pop

Kiran Leonard-Grapefruit (Moshi Moshi)

Genre: Experimental Rock, Math Rock, Art Pop, Avant-Folk

Let's Eat Grandma-I, Gemini (Transgressive)

Genre: Art Pop, Ambient Pop

Loretta Lynn-Full Circle (Legacy)

Genre: Country

Macula Dog-Why Do You Look Like Your Dog? (Wharf Cat)

Genre: Minimal Wave, Art Pop, Zolo, Progressive Pop, Experimental Rock

Mary Halvorson Octet-Away With You (Firehouse 12)

Genre: Avant Garde Jazz

Matmos-Ultimate Care 2 (Thrill Jockey)

Genre: IDM, Musique Concrete, Glitch, Electroacoustic

Meshuggah-The Violent Sleep Of Reason (Nuclear Blast)

Genre: Djent, Progressive Metal

Monster Rally-Mystery Cove (Gold Robot)

Genre: Exotica, Slack Key Guitar, Plunderphonics, Hawaiian Music

Mothers-When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired (Grand Jury)

Genre: Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter, Slowcore, Chamber Folk, Psychedelic Folk

Angel Olsen-My Woman (Jagjaguwar)

Genre: Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Dream Pop, Psychedelic Rock

Pavo Pavo-Young Narrator In The Breakers (Bella Union)

Genre: Indie Rock, Symphonic Pop, Psychedelic Pop

Plague Vendor-Bloodsweat (Epitaph)

Genre: Garage Punk, Garage Rock, Post-Punk

Radian-On Dark Silent Off (Thrill Jockey)

Genre: Glitch, Post-Rock

The Range-Potential (Domino)

Genre: Future Garage, UK Bass, Wonky, Footwork

Jeff Rosenstock-WORRY (SideOneDummy)

Genre: Power Pop, Pop Punk, Indie Rock, Punk Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Ska

John K Samson-Winter Wheat (Epitaph/Anti-)

Genre: Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Indie Folk

Savages-Adore Life (Matador)

Genre: Post-Punk, Noise Rock, Gothic Rock

Noura Mint Seymali-Arbina (Glitterbeat)

Genre: Moorish Music

Sam Shalabi-Isis and Osiris (Nashazphone)

Genre: Experimental Folk, Avant Garde, Folk

Shovels And Rope-Little Seeds (New West)

Genre: Americana, Indie Rock, Indie Folk

Paul Simon-Stranger To Stranger (Concord)

Genre: Singer/Songwriter, Art Pop, Folktronica\

Slothrust-Everyone Else

Genre: Indie Rock, Midwest Emo, Post-Hardcore

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith-EARS (Western Vinyl)

Genre: Folktronica, Progressive Electronic, Ambient

So Pitted-Neo (Sub Pop)

Genre: Punk Rock, Noise Rock

Aaron Lee Tasjan-Silver Tears (New West)

Genre: Americana, Alt-Country

Thee Oh Sees-A Weird Exits/An Odd Entrances (Castle Face)

Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Garage Rock, Krautrock

William Tyler-Modern Country (Merge)

Genre: American Primitivism, Progressive Folk, Americana

Vektor-Terminal Redux (Earache)

Genre: Technical Thrash Metal, Progressive Metal, Black Metal

Adia Victoria-Beyond The Bloodhounds (Canvasback/Atlantic)

Genre: Pop Rock, Blues Rock

Wormrot-Voices (Earache)

Genre: Grindcore, Crust Punk

Yak-Alas Salvation (Octopus)

Genre: Garage Rock Revival, Noise Rock, Garage Punk, Punk Blues

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