My favourite music of 2016

IMG_2007.JPGA very good year for music, I thought. These are the albums I liked the most…

1. Airbag, Disconnected
2. Nik Bärtsch’s Mobile Extended, Continuum
3. Big Big Train, Folklore
4. David Bowie, Blackstar
5. Kate Bush/The K Fellowship, Before the Dawn
6. David Cross Band, Sign of the Crow
7. Devin Townsend Project, Transcendence
8. The Dear Hunter, Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional
9. Frost*, Falling Satellites
10. Haken, Affinity
11. Peter Hammill and K Group, Live at Rockpalast – Hamburg 1981
12. Katatonia, The Fall of Hearts
13. King Crimson, Radical Action
14. Knifeworld, Bottled out of Eden
15. Marillion, FEAR
16. Messenger, Threnodies
17. The Neal Morse Band, The Similitude of a Dream
18. Opeth, Sorceress
19. The Pineapple Thief, Your Wilderness
20. Purson, Desire’s Magic Theatre
21. Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool
22. Sha’s Feckel, Feckel for Lovers
23. Shearwater, Jet Plane and Oxbow
24. Steven Wilson,
25. Van der Graaf Generator, Do not Disturb

Live the gigs by Nik Bärtsch, Steven Wilson, Haken, Frost*, The David Cross Band and King Crimson were especially good. But this was a tough year for deaths of great musicians… David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, Greg Lake…

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2 Responses to My favourite music of 2016

  1. Pingback: A year in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to my ‘best-of’ lists | Progressive Geographies

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