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We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

CARL GERGES (Mashrou’ Leila)

ABRA – Princess
Anderson Paak – Malibu
Kaytranada – 99.9%
Bon Voyage Organisation – Géographie
Flume – Skin Companion EP
Beyoncé – Lemonade
The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect
Nicolas Jaar – Sirens
Her – Her Tape #1
Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered

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We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

RADWAN GHAZI MOUMNEH (Jerusalem In My Heart)

1. Klein – Only
2. Julius Eastman – Feminine (reissue)
3. Dedekind Cut – $uccessor
4. Katerine – Le film
5. Serpent With Feet – Blisters
6. Elysia Crampton – Demon City
7. Le Révélateur – Hyper
8. Yves Tumor – Serpent Music
9. Babyfather – Hosted By DJ Escrow
10. عبده العمري – ليالي الصيف (reissue)
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11. فرقة العقارب و سيف ابو بكر (reissue)

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We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

AYA METWALLI

Boy Harsher – Yr Body Is Nothing
Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
Kanye West – The Life Of Pablo (#kanyeforever)
Andy Stott – Too Many Voices
Nah – Michael
Slug Christ – The Demiurge
Xiu Xiu – Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks
Suuns – Hold/Still
Antwon – Double Ecstasy (EP)
PanSTARRS – Ghaby Ghaby Ghaby (EP)

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We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

SAFAR

Arranged by theme:

Truth(s)

Frank Ocean – Blonde
Solange – A Seat At The Table
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered

Sweeeeet

Anderson Paak – Malibu
Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!”
Andrew Bird – Are You Serious
Car Seat Headrest – Teens Of Denial
Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had a Dream That You Were Mine

Introspect

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
J Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
David Bowie – Blackstar

Bonus (for Fe)

Beyoncé – Lemonade

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We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

NADER MANSOUR (Wanton Bishops)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
David Bowie – Blackstar
The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect
The Kills – Ash And Ice
The Growlers – City Club
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Forever Pavot – Le bon coin forever
La Femme – Mystère
The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Third World Pyramid
Beak – Couple In A Hole (Soundtrack)

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We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

HASSIB DERGHAM (Who Killed Bruce Lee)

Kashmir – Surfing The Warm Industry
Odd Couple – Flügge
Anderson Paak – Malibu
Dota Kehr – Alles Du
Hildegard Knef – Für mich, soll’s rote Rosen regnen
Samy Deluxe – Weck mich auf
Haftbefehl – Chaos wissen wer der Babo ist
The Heliocentrics – From The Deep
Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Of Ethiopia
The Soil – Nostalgic Moments

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We asked some of our musician friends and collaborators to tell us about their 10 favorite albums of 2016.

FILTER HAPPIER

BADBADNOTGOOD – IV
Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
Anderson Paak – Malibu
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
Frank Ocean – Blonde
DIIV – Is The Is Are
M83 – Junk
James Blake – The Colour In Anything
Angel Olsen – My Woman

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