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The Year in Music 2016: Contributors’ Lists

This week we posted our lists of Detroit’s Best Albums and Tracks of 2016. Here, we present our contributors’ individual lists.

 


 

Dan Jones

Albums

1. J Dilla: The Diary
2. Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition
3. Black Milk & Nat Turner: The Rebellion Sessions
4. Mayer Hawthorne: Man About Town
5. Jeff Mills: Free Fall Galaxy
6. Omar-S: The Best
7. Royce 5’9″: Layers
8. Mountains and Rainbows: Particles
9. Pity Sex: White Hot Moon
10. Nolan the Ninja: he[art]

Tracks

1. Royce 5’9″: “Tabernacle”
2. J Dilla: “Trucks”
3. Mayer Hawthorne: “Tuxedo”
4. Danny Brown [ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt]: “Really Doe”
5. Jeff Mills: “Rabid Star Clusters”
6. Che: “Kamikaze”
7. Young Punk: “Something Like a Drug”
8. Failed Flowers: “Coke Floats”
9. Ancient Language: “93 Million Miles”
10. Chris Bathgate: “Cavalry”

 

Inchaus

Albums [listed alphabetically by artist]

Jay Daniel: Broken Knowz
Gosh Pith: Gold Chain EP
Kyle Hall: From Joy
Moodymann: DJ-Kicks
Slum Village: The Fan-Tas-Tic Box Set

Tracks [listed alphabetically by artist]

2Lanes: “Dorr”
Danny Brown: “Lost”
Stef Chura: “You”
Jay Daniel: “Paradise Valley”
Kyle Hall: “Dervenen”

 

Joe

Albums

1. Failed Flowers: Failed Flowers
2. Quelle Chris: Lullabies for the Broken Brain
3. Rebel Kind: Just for Fools
4. J Dilla: The Diary
5. Gaye Israel: L’Israel
6. Omar-S: The Best
7. Minihorse: Big Lack
8. Mountains and Rainbows: Particles
9. Asante: The Ladyfriends Collection
10. Nolan the Ninja: he[art]

Tracks

1. Failed Flowers: “Supermarket Scene”
2. Mountains and Rainbows: “How You Spend Your Time”
3. Quelle Chris: “Madhattan”
4. Andres (DJ Dez): “Mighty Tribe”
5. J Dilla: “The Introduction”
6. Rebel Kind: “Kiss You”
7. Valley Hush: “Iris”
8. Black Milk & Nat Turner: “You Need This Light”
9. JMSN: “Cruel Intentions”
10. Stef Chura: “Slow Motion”

 

Justin

Albums

1. Iggy Pop: Post Pop Depression
2. Bully Camp: Killer Apes
3. Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition
4. Elzhi: Lead Poison
5. ZelooperZ: Bothic

Tracks

1. Bully Camp: “Gorilla Glue”
2. Danny Brown [ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt]: “Really Doe”
3. Iggy Pop: “Paraguay”
4. ZelooperZ: “ISBD”
5. Big Sean: “Bounce Back”

 

Khalid

Albums

1. Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition
2. Iggy Pop: Post Pop Depression
3. Omar-S: The Best
4. Colin Stetson: Sorrow: A Reimagining of Gorecki’s 3rd Symphony
5. Moodymann: DJ-Kicks
6. Floorplan: Victorious
7. Royce 5’9″: Layers
8. Audion: Alpha
9. Kyle Hall: From Joy
10. Jay Daniel: Broken Knowz

Tracks

1. Danny Brown [ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt]: “Really Doe”
2. Iggy Pop: “Gardenia”
3. Omar-S [ft. John Fm]: “Heard Chew Single”
4. Floorplan: “Tell You No Lie”
5. Beyonc√© [ft. Jack White]: “Don’t Hurt Yourself”
6. Juan Atkins & Moritz von Oswald: “Lightyears”
7. Royce 5’9″: “Hard”
8. Big Sean: “Bounce Back”
9. Mike Posner: “I Took a Pill in Ibiza” (SeeB Remix)
10. BADBADNOTGOOD [ft. Colin Stetson]: “Confessions Pt. II”

 

Meta

Albums

1. Eryn Allen Kane: Aviary: Act II
2. Mayaeni: Basement Kid Mixtape
3. JMSN: It Is.
4. Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition
5. Elzhi: Lead Poison
6. Rebel Kind: Just for Fools
7. Double Winter: Watching Eye
8. Valley Hush: Valley Hush
9. Tyvek: Origin of What
10. Gosh Pith: Gold Chain EP

Tracks

1. Jaye Prime: “Lucid”
2. Eryn Allen Kane: “Sunday”
3. Nuntheless: “Climb”
4. Mayaeni: “Passin’ Me By”
5. Double Winter: “Jazz Dancer”
6. Moonwalks: “Hum”
7. Elzhi: “Alienated”
8. The Dropout: “Let It Go”
9. Che: “DANCE”
10. Bevlove: “Save Me”

 

P.Y.

Albums

1. Royce 5’9″: Layers
2. Nolan the Ninja: he[art]
3. Tyvek: Origin of What
4. ZelooperZ: Bothic
5. ILLingsworth: DOOD
6. Icewear Vezzo: Moonwalken
7. Fake Surfers: Cheap Meat
8. The ILL Itches: The ILL Itches
9. Danny & The Darleans: Bug Out
10. JMSN: It Is.

Tracks

1. Nolan the Ninja: “pennie$”
2. Royce 5’9″: “Tabernacle”
3. Icewear Vezzo: “Moonwalken”
4. Royce 5’9″: “Layers”
5. Tyvek: “Girl on a Bicycle”
6. The ILL Itches: “Lucille”
7. Ritual Howls: “Scatter the Scars”
8. Payroll Giovanni: “Came Up Off Work”
9. Elzhi: “Alienated”
10. Icewear Vezzo: “Pints & You”

 

Theo

Albums

1. Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition
2. Tyvek: Origin of What
3. Ritual Howls: Into the Water
4. Iggy Pop: Post-Pop Depression
5. Pity Sex: White Hot Moon
6. Failed Flowers: Failed Flowers

Tracks

1. Tyvek: “Tip to Tail”
2. Ritual Howls: “Park Around the Corner”
3. Danny Brown: “When It Rain”
4. Iggy Pop: “Gardenia”
5. Danny Brown [ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt]: “Really Doe”
6. Iggy Pop: “Sunday”
7. Pity Sex: “Bonhomie”
8. Stef Chura: “Slow Motion”
9. Failed Flowers: “Ready for the Break”
10. Rebel Kind: “Just for Fools”

 

Zack

Albums

1. Juan Atkins & Moritz von Oswald: Borderland
2. GRiZ: Good Will Prevail
3. Robert Hood: Paradygm Shift
4. Royce 5’9″: Tabernacle: Trust the Shooter
5. Jeff Mills: Free Fall Galaxy

Tracks

1. GRiZ [ft. Big Gigantic]: “Good Times Roll”
2. GRiZ: “Gotta Push On”
3. Royce 5’9: “Savages”
4. Royce 5’9″ [ft. Smoke DZA]: “Trust the Shooter”
5. Robert Hood: “Form”
6. Robert Hood: “Lockers”
7. Jeff Mills: “Inner Synthesis”
8. Motorkam: “RedLight”

 

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