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Post-Trash's Best of 2016 | Guest List

The "year end fun" isn't over just yet. You've read our spectacular "Year In Review" feature and checked out the "Staff Picks" count-down, but now it's time to hear from some friends of the site in a feature we're calling "Guest List":

Dan Arnes (Leapling):

1. Andy Shauf - The Party
2. The Lentils - Botanical Castings
3. Anderson Paak - Malibu
4. Cate Le Bon - Crab Day
5. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
6. Solange - A Seat At The Table
7. C.E Schneider Topical - Antifree
8. Kaytranada - 99.9%
9. Surface to Air Missive - A V
10. Horse Lords - Interventions

Alejandro Salazar Dyer (Leapling):

Cass McCombs - Mangy Love
Klaus Johann Grobe - Spagat der Liebe
Cate Le bon - Crab Day
Video Age - Living Alone
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
Jerry Paper - Toon Time Raw
Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat To Earth
Radiohead - AMSP
Sam Evian - Premium
Helado Negro - Private Energy
David Bowie - Black Star
Bueno - Illuminate Your Room
Kendrick Lamar - Untitled Unmasteres
Xenia Rubinos - Black Terry Cat

Cha Pfa (Tall Friend):

preface: 2016 was a real funny year... and by funny i mean very very hard and music was probably a bit of a crutch! 

flasher- flasher s/t (makes u feel like a bad boy driving through town)
parquet courts- human performance (listened to this on the train all the time this summer... then when i had a bad bike accident someone bought me this record as a consolation prize)
warm bodies- domo (ooo yea lets go to the beach and scream on the way there)
krill- krill (duh)
really big pinecone- what i said about the pinecone (like being inside your fav video game)
horse jumper of love- hjol s/t (BAGEL BREATH! IN THE MORNIN!)
sitcom- gig bag (jake is the future)
liquids- EP
lullatone- thinking about thursdays
guerilla toss- eraser stargazer


Culture Abuse--Peach
Super Unison--Auto
Creative Adult--Fear of Life
Forth Wanderers--Slop
Future--Purple Reign
Goop Infant--Boy The Sensetive Pendulum
Vince Staples--Prima Donna
Self Defense Family--Superior
Vishnu Basement--Bulb
Chance the Rapper--Coloring Book
Mere Women--Drive
Turnstile--Move Thru Me
Colicky--Self Defense Family
Kanye West--The Life of Pablo
Aural Burrows--Nonsense Verse
Swain--Long Dark Blue

Nicholas Cummins (Fits):

peaer - peaer
kendrick lamar - untitled unmastered
crying - beyond the fleeting gales
krill - krill
tinache - nightride
bellows - fist & palm
G.L.O.S.S. - trans day of revenge
mitski - puberty 2
a tribe called quest - we got it from here... thank you 4 your service
porches - pool
angel olsen - my woman

Zoë Wyner (halfsour):

10 favorite sounds that came out of 2016 in no particular order

ce schneider topical - antifree
turnip king - laika
hothead - s/t
snail mail - habit
nice try - president
flasher - s/t
patio - luxury
romantic states - take my hand and run (single)
thick - anymore (single)
birthing hips - no sorry

honorable mention:
previews of the new breeders record
the new priests songs that actually come out next year
all the records that i thought came out this year but actually came out last year
my cat's snoring
the broken sounds our car made all summer while on tour but ended up being nothing


Little Star - Being Close
pariuh - Passed Lives' Excessive Future
Heaven for Real - Kill Your Memory
Washer - Here Comes Washer
cross country - TRIALS
Fond Han - Sham Cloud
IAN SWEET - Shapeshifter
The Hecks - The Hecks
Horse Jumper of Love - Horse Jumper of Love
Soul Low - Nosebleeds


Best LPs of 2016 in no particular order:

Latishia's Skull Drawing: Romanticized
Tyrannamen: S/T
Absolute Power: S/T
Anxiety: S/T
Sterile Mind: Lift the Mask
Multicult: Position Remote
Whores: Gold
Nancy: With Child
Torture Love: They Came Crawling
Death Grips: Bottomless Pit
Deerhoof: The Magic
Laika's Orbit: No Matter What It Takes
Left & Right: The Yips
Lumpy and the Dumpers: Huff My Sack
Nopes: Never Heard of It
Rob Crow's Gloomy Place: you're doomed, be nice
S U R V I V E:  RR7349

Best EPs of 2016 in abc order:

Buildings/Volunteer Split
Beta Boys: real rockers (also those two other eps that JUST came out).
Booji Boys: 2-track promo tape
Color TV: Color TV
Dangus Tarkus: Binky Boy
Free Pizza: Berlin, DE
G.L.O.S.S.: Trans Day of Revenge
Leisure World: Demo
Liquids: EP
Liquids: Evil
Liquids: Blindin' Flash
Liquids: Heart Beats True
Lymbyc Systym: New Varieties EP
The Muff Divers: No Muff Too Tuff
Rakta: III
Strutter: Strutter
Sweet Valley: So Serene
Tenement: The Self-Titled EP
Warthog: Warthog
Zammuto: Veryone EP

Travis Trevisan (Tape Deck Mountain):

Carl Sagan's Skate Shoes - Carl Sagan's Skate Shoes
David Bazan - Blanco
Mitski - Puberty 2
Autolux - Pussy's Dead
Angel Olsen - My Women
Cass McCombs - Mangy Love
Chance the Rapper - Coloring Book
Kindling - Everywhere else
Writer - Principle Web
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Katie Preston (Pleistocene):

Nots - Cosmetic
Attic Abasement - Dream News
Liquids - Hot Liqs
Sheer Mag - III
Mitski - Puberty 2
Green Dreams - Here at Castle Makeout
GLOSS - Trans Day of Revenge
Mal Devisa -  Kiid
Angel Olsen - My Woman
Sammus - Pieces in Space

Brian William Dove (Antiphons):

Andy Shauf - The Party
Bueno - Illuminate Your Room
Camp Howard - s/t
Crying - Beyond the Fleeting Gales
Dumb Waiter - Cancel Christmas
Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing
Fraternal Twin - Homeworlding
free cake for every creature - Talking Quietly of Anything With You
Forth Wanderers - Slop
IAN SWEET - Shapeshifter
Kal Marks - Life is Alright, Everybody Dies
Lance Bangs - Lance Mountain
Leapling - Suspended Animation
Lisa/Liza - Deserts of Youth
Lucy Dacus - No Burden
LVL UP - Return to Love
Mitski - Puberty 2
Mothers - When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired
Night Idea - Breathing Cold
Peaer - s/t
Porches - Pool
PRO TEENS - Accidentally
serpentwithfeet - Blisters
Solange - A Seat at the Table
Triathalon - Cold Shower
Very Fresh - Hey, It's Me!
Warehouse - Super Low
The Wimps - s/t
Zula - Grasshopper


Sumac - What One Becomes
Smäris - Smäris
Babyfather - BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow
Mitski - Puberty 2
Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner
Oathbreaker - Rheia
Aluk Todolo - Voix
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Pretty Years
Head Wound City - A New Wave of Violence
Pup - The Dream is Over
White Lung - Paradise
ScHoolboy Q - Blank Face LP
Bloodiest - Bloodiest
Kapitan Korsakov - Violence is the Least of my Priorities
G.L.O.S.S. - Trans Day of Revenge
Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
Kal Marks - Life Is Alright, Everybody Dies
Big Ups - Before A Million Universes
Cocaïne Piss - The Dancer
A Pregnant Light - Rocky
YG - Still Brazy
30,000 Monkies - I Ate Myself To Grow Twice As Big