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The Current's Jake Rudh shares his top albums of 2016.
The Current's Jake Rudh shares his top albums of 2016.MPR graphic

by Jake Rudh

December 06, 2016

Top 15 Albums of 2016

In no particular order, except for Bowie. He's at No.1.

David Bowie, Blackstar
Iggy Pop, Post Pop Depression
Savages, Adore Life
The Radio Dept. "Running Out of Love
Tycho, Epoch
Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Skeleton Tree
Leonard Cohen, You Want it Darker
A Tribe Called Quest,
Underworld, Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future
DIIV, Is the Is Are
Chairlift, Moth
M83, Junk
White Lies, Friends
Stranger Things soundtrack

Top Three Local Albums of 2016

Graveyard Club, Cellar Door
Posh Lost, Posh Lost
Pale Spectre, Principle & Faculties

The Current Hosts' and Staffers' Top 89 of 2016

Brett BaldwinBill DeVilleJay GablerLeah GaraasJadeCecilia JohnsonLindsay KimballMary LuciaJim McGuinnSean McPhersonShelley MillerDan NassMike NovitzkiMatt PerkinsBrian OakeJill RileyJake RudhNate RyanDavid SafarDerrick StevensAndrea SwenssonLuke TaylorAnna ReedMark WheatMac Wilson