Albums of 2016

As the year comes to an end It was time to celebrate my favourite music of the year with my list and a brief review of my favourite five albums. they are in no particular order (excluding the album of the year). Feel free to click the links below and give them a read.

Albums of 2016:

Ian Wiliam Craig-Centres

Kendrick Lamar-Untitled Unmastered

SWANS-The Glowing Man

Danny Brown-Atrocity Exhibition

Album of the Year 2016:

Ólafur Arnalds & Nils Fram-Trance Frendz

Those who are interested and want to hear more this Spotify Playlist features them all in their entirety:
Spotify Playlist:

TOTW: Ian William Craig_ Purpose (is no country) 

I’ve been listening to a lot of music as I research for my albums of the year list and was impressed instantly by the album Centers by Ian William Craig. The album spans several genre whilst also having its own strong identity.

Although surrounded by harsh tracks inspired by elements of Noise music the track purpose (is no country)  adds contrast and a sweet release with the layering of his vocals exclusively to create a choral piece with heaps of ambiance. It’s a lovely track which suits this time of year perfectly: