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

POSTCARDS / RANY BECHARA

Capitão Fausto – Capitão Fausto Têm os Dias Contados
Cass McCombs – A Folk Set Apart
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark
Ghost – Meliora
Syd Arthur – Apricity
Dungen – Allas Sak
Knifeworld – Bottled Out Of Eden
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Tame Impala – Currents
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POSTCARDS / PASCAL SEMERDJIAN

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Okervill River – Away
Angel Olsen – My Woman
Mitski – Puberty 2
Fadi Tabbal – How’s Annie
Interbellum – Now Try Coughing
William Tyler – Modern Country
Amber Arcades – Fading Lines
Car Seat Headrest – Teens Of Denial
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
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Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
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POSTCARDS / MARWAN TOHME

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Sufjan Stevens – Carrie and Lowell
David Bowie – Blackstar
Beach House – Thank Your Lucky Stars
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Survive – RR7349
Aphex Twin – Cheetah
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POSTCARDS / JULIA SABRA

Angel Olsen – My Woman
Alex Cameron – Jumping The Shark
Mitski – Puberty 2
PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
Interbellum – Now Try Coughing
Whitney – Light Upon The Lake
Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
Julie Byrne – Rooms With Walls And Windows
Fadi Tabbal – How’s Annie

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

KINEMATIK 

Tim Hecker – Love Streams
Anohni – Hopelessness
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Munma – Three Voices
Szun Waves – At Sacred Walls
The Heliocentrics – From The Deep
The Gaslamp Killer – Instrumentalepathy
Charbel Haber – Of Palm Trees And Decomposition
Ben Frost – The Wasp Factory
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Fadi Tabbal – How’s Annie

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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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