Tuesday, 6 December 2016

2016 In Review...

As always, here is the end of year list of all the new releases posted on the blog in 2016. Hopefully this will make it a bit easier to see if there's any new music that you've overlooked or have been meaning to check out in the past year. Since all of the "best of" lists are starting to come out, this is the perfect time to take a look back on the plethora of incredible albums that have dropped in the last 12 months. Let me know which ones are your personal favourites, and my top 50 list should be out soon.


AJJ - The Bible 2
Angel Du$t - Rock The Fuck On Forever
Animal Flag - LP
Arrows In Her - It Tired Me All The Same
Balance And Composure - Light We Made
Basement - Promise Everything
Beach Slang - A Loud Bash Of Teenage Feelings
Boston Manor - Be Nothing
Creative Adult - Fear Of Life
Cruel Hand - Your World Won't Listen
Crywank - Don't Piss On Me, I'm Already Dead
Culture Abuse - Peach
Dangers - The Bend In The Break
Death Grips - Bottomless Pit
Death Index - Death Index
Deer Leap - Impermanence
Departures - Death Touches Us, From The Moment We Begin To Love
Dikembe - Hail Something
Dowsing - Okay
Expire - With Regret
Frameworks - Smother
Ghostlimb - Difficult Loves
Graf Orlock - Crimetraveler
Happy Diving - Electric Soul Unity
Hesitation Wounds - Awake For Everything
Hotel Books - Run Wild, Stay Alive
Into It. Over It. - Standards
Itto - Pursuant
Joyce Manor - Cody
La Luna - Always Already
Landscapes - Modern Earth
Mat Kerekes - Luna & The Wild Blue Everything
Modern Baseball - Holy Ghost
Moose Blood - Blush
My Iron Lung - Learn To Leave
Nails - You Will Never Be One Of Us
Oathbreaker - Rheia
O'Brother - Endless Light
Old Gray - Slow Burn
Owen - The King Of Whys
Pariah - One
Pinegrove - Cardinal
Pinkshinyultrablast - Grandfeathered
Pity Sex - White Hot Moon
Posture & The Grizzly - I Am Satan
Pretty Hurts - LP
PUP - The Dream Is Over
Ramshackle Glory - One Last Big Job
Real Friends - The Home Inside My Head
ROAM - Backbone
Safe To Say - Down In The Dark
Say Anything - I Don't Think It Is
Slingshot Dakota - Break
Sport - Slow
Suburban Scum - Ultimate Annihilation
Suffocate For Fuck Sake - In My Blood
Super Unison - Auto
Teen Suicide - It's The Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir The Honeypot
Ten Thousand Leagues - Ten Thousand Leagues
The Body & Full Of Hell - One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache
The Dirty Nil - Higher Power
The Hotelier - Goodness
The Reptilian - End Paths
The Sun Days - Album
Tiny Moving Parts - Celebrate
Told Slant - Going By
Totorro - Come To Mexico
Touche Amore - Stage Four
Trap Them - Crown Feral
Trash Boat - Nothing I Write You Can Change What You've Been Through
Trophy Eyes - Chemical Miracle
True Love - Heaven's Too Good For Us
TTNG - Disappointment Island
Twin Peaks - Down In Heaven
Weekend Nachos - Apology
White Lung - Paradise
Whores. - Gold
Yes Yes A Thousand Times Yes - Not Once, Not Ever
You Blew It! - Abendrot
Youth Funeral - Heavenward



  1. Oh shit, no idea there was a new Trap Them record. Thanks

  2. Where is the Kiss With Spit 7" from Dangers?

  3. The new Trap Them album is called Crown Feral, not Count Feral, but thanks for the upload all the same. Caught 'em on the supporting tour and they crushed it

  4. touche amore -stage four
    pup -the dream is over
    are my favorite

  5. Here's my chance to say thank you for this awesome blog. Found you a few months ago and I'm really lovin' it! Much respect.

  6. Top 10 for the year in no order:

    1)Somos - First Day Back
    2)Balance and Composure - Light We Made
    3)Touche Amore - Stage Four
    4)JAWS - Simplicity
    5)Moose Blood - Blush
    6)Nothing - Tired Of Tomorrow
    7)Culture Abuse - Peach
    8)Pity Sex - White Hot Moon
    9)Angel Du$t - Rock The Fuck On Forever
    10)DIIV - Is The Is Are

  7. Have you give La Bella - Ides a listen? That record is a scorcher.

  8. Downfall of Gaia - Atrophy? Really enjoyed the album. Thanks for the uploads :)

  9. Crywank - Don't Piss on Me, I'm Already Dead is a cracker. As was the new Conor Oberst. And Modern Baseball. and Lake Michigan. and Yes Yes A thousand times Yes.

    Been a good year.

  10. as fast as 2016 was, it was a good year for music. long live sophies floorboard

  11. ROAR's "Impossible Animals" and deftones' "Gore" are tied for my AOTY

    Thank you for all the great music!

  12. List needs more Head Wound City - A New Wave of Violence.

    Thanks for everything, was a great music year to share with y'all.

  13. move thru me by turnstile is missing

  14. you should add "Boston Manor - Be Nothing."

  15. also LP2 by American Football is missing

  16. The new TWIABP/Sorority Noise split was so amazing, I can't believe its not on here haha
    very good list, and thank you for all the links yall are the best

  17. my iron lung had album this year too