My Music Picks for 2016

[a list of my favorite albums of 2016 in no particular order] [65 releases] [genres; electronic, dark ambient, ambient techno, industrial, industrial techno, drone, noise, post punk, minimal, experimental, coldwave, darkwave, few black metal]

Third Law // Roly Porter

Tooth // Raime

Continuum // Paul Jebanasam

Love Streams // Tim Hecker

Modern Pressure // Kane Ikin

Echoic Memoir // Isorinne

A Body Turns to Eden // Body Sculptures

You’re Welcome Here // Vanessa Amara

Förensligandet // D.Å.R.F.D.H.S.

Between The Shieds // Lundin Oil

Works // Abul Mogard

Too // Klara Lewis

Valentina Tereshova // Mats Erlandsson

Brazil // Hvide Sejl, Varg, F.Valentin

Drawn With Shadow Pens // Yves De Mey

Self Mythology // Lucy

Controlling Body // Peder Mannerfelt

Singulacra // Sophia Loizou

Barotrauma // Eric Holm

Centres // Ian William Craig

I Know No Weekend // Ketev

The Composite Moods Collection vo.1 // Dalhous

You Want it Darker // Leonard Cohen

Vicarious Memories // These Hidden Hands


Struggle & Emerge // Lakker

Clonic Earth // Valerio Tricoli

IDLE033 // Matt Karmil

Terms // Body Boys

De Kløvede Enge, De Bombarderede Marker // Genoasejlet

Walk Type // Kilner

Last Signs Of Speed // Eli Keszler

Tourist // Dravier

Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol. II // Rashad Becker

Vienna Orchestra // U

Wuthering Drum // Public Memory

Slow Knifes // Kuedo

Hollowed // iTAL tEK

Skeleton Tree // Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

A Requiem For Edward Snowden // Matthew Collings


Compassion // Lust For Youth

Caramel // Konx-Om-Pax

The Mind of a Gemini // First Hate

A Corpse Weird For Sound // Merchandise

Bitch Blood // Jenny Hval

Blackstar // David Bowie

Insipid Dalliance // Burning Pyre

Taking Into Account Only a Portion of Your Emotions // Pinkcourtesyphone

When you are not at home // Stanislav Tolkachev

Electronic Recordings from Maui Jungle, Vol. 2 // Anthony Child

Nordic Flora Pt. 2, En Ros Röd som Blod // Varg

A Moon Shaped Pool // Radiohead

Ground and Figure // Sendai

The Shape of the Dance // Tomaga

You Know What It’s Like // Carla dal Forno

$uccessor (ded004) // Dedekind Cut

Simultaneous Flight Movement // Laura Cannell

Interiors // Händer som vårdar

Wonderland // Demdike Stare

The Glowing Man // Swans

Human Performance // Parquet Courts

Skisser och Idéer Från Frankrigshusene & Främmande  // Norin

Light Falls // Wrekmeister Harmonies

Strands // Steve Hauschildt

2016 was a very bad year in both general and personal level but so many great and iconic albums were released this year so there’s that.