Mecca Lecca’s Favorite Albums of 2016: 100 – 51

100.


Band of Horses
Why Are You OK

[Interscope]

Favorite Tracks: Hag; In A Drawer; Country Teen


99.


GRY GRDNS
Interwoven

[Matron]

Favorite Tracks: Seersucker; Houndstooth; Brodcade


98.


Yoni & Geti
Testarossa

[Aduiotree/Joyful Noise ]

Favorite Tracks: I Testarossa; Lunchline; What A Fool


97.


Radio Dept.
Running Out of Love

[Labradar]

Favorite Tracks: Sloboda Narodu; Swedish Guns; This Thing Was Bound To Happen


96.


Charles Bradley
Changes

[Daptone]

Favorite Tracks: Changes; Things We Do For Love; Slow Love


95.


Cloacas
…And The Clouds Are Not Cloudy All Day

[Self-released]

Favorite Tracks: Playing in Traffic; The Great Rhinehart Tire Fire of 1983; Croissant Moon


94.


Dälek
Asphalt For Eden

[Profound Lore]

Favorite Tracks: Masked Laughter (Nothing’s Left); Shattered; It Just Is


93.


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Splendor & Misery

[Sub Pop]

Favorite Tracks: All Black; Wake Up; A Better Place


92.


Greg Butera
Tell Me Now

[Self-Released]

Favorite Tracks: Bluebonnets; Yellow Lines; Glad


91.


Shearwater
Jet Plane And Oxbow

[Sub Pop]

Favorite Tracks: Pale King; Quiet Americans; Stray Light at Clouds Hill


90.


BADBADNOTGOOD
IV

[Innovative Leisure]

Favorite Tracks: Time Moves Slowly; Speaking Gently; Chompy’s Paradise


89.


Weezer
Weezer (The White Album)

[Atlantic]

Favorite Tracks: L.A. Girlz; Do You Wanna Get High?; Summer Elaine & Drunk Dori


88.


AJ Woods
The Fence

[Self-released]

Favorite Tracks: Soar; Gilita Creek; The Fence


87.


Chance the Rapper
Coloring Book

[Self-Released]

Favorite Tracks: Same Drugs; Mixtape; All Night


86.


Wilco
Schmilco

[Anti]

Favorite Tracks: Locater; Someone to Lose; Common Sense; Cry All Day;


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Lakou Mizik
Wa Di Yo

[Cumbancha]

Favorite Tracks:Wa Di Yo; Poze; Panama’m Tonbe


84.

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Teleman
Brilliant Sanity

[Moshi Moshi]

Favorite Tracks: Superglue; Glory Hallelujah; Dusseldorf


83.

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Skeletons
Am I Home?

[Shinkoyo]

Favorite Tracks: The City; Don’t Smother It; Another Week


82.


Handsome Family
Unseen

[Handsome Family]

Favorite Tracks: Gold; The Sea Rose; King of Dust


81.

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Rainwater
Swimming In Sunlight

[Furious Hooves]

Favorite Tracks: Dead Frog; Lonesome You; Love Glow


80.

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Porches
Pool

[Domino]

Favorite Tracks: Hour; Braid; Be Apart; Underwater


79.

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Globelamp
The Orange Glow

[Wichita Recordings]

Favorite Tracks: Don’t Go Walking in the Woods Alone at Night; The Negative; Invisible Prisms


78.


Blue House
Suppose

[Whipped Cream]

Favorite Tracks: Simple Song; John The Unready; Hot Air Balloons


77.

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Animal Collective
Painting With

[Domino]

Favorite Tracks: Golden Gal; FloriDada; Lying in the Grass


76.

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Philosophical Zombie
Cotard’s

[Killer Wail]

Favorite Tracks: Coming Back To Me; Welcome to the Roaring Mind; Love


75.

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Xiu Xiu
Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks

[Polyvinyl]

Favorite Tracks: Falling; Into The Night; Sycamore Tree


74.


Fumaça Preta
Impuros Fanáticos

[Soundways]

Favorite Tracks: Décimo Andar; Bandoñero; La Trampa; Impuros Fanáticos


73.

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Car Seat Headrest
Teens Of Denial

[Matador]

Favorite Tracks: Fill in the Blank; Destroyed By Hippie Powers; (Joe Gets Kicked out of School for Using) Drugs with Friends (But Says This Isn’t a Problem); Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales


72.

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Frankie Cosmos
Next Thing

[Bayonet]

Favorite Tracks: If I Had a Dog; Sinister; Outside with the Cuties


71.

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Preoccupations
Preoccupations

[Jagjaguwar]

Favorite Tracks: Memory; Stimulation; Zodiac


70.


Deakin
Sleep Cycle

[My Animal Home]

Favorite Tracks: Good House; Golden Chords; Just Am


69.


Jozef Van Wissem
When Shall This Bright Day Begin

[Self-Released]

Favorite Tracks: Detachment; You Can’t Remain Here; Ruins


68.

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Ela Orleans
Circles Of Upper And Lower Hell

[Night School]

Favorite Tracks: Ghosts & Whispers; Charon; You Go Through Me


67.

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Lust For Youth
Compassion

[Sacred Bones]

Favorite Tracks: Sudden Ambitions; Stardom; Display


66.

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Haley Bonar
Impossible Dream

[Memphis Industries]

Favorite Tracks: Hometown; Kismet Kill; Called You Queen


65.

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Charlie Hilton
Palana

[Captured Tracks]

Favorite Tracks: Let’s Go To A Party; The Young; 100 Million


64.

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Terry Malts
Lost At The Party

[Slumberland]

Favorite Tracks: Playtime; Seen Everything; Used To Be; It’s Not Me


63.

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Eddi Front
Marina

[Self Released]

Favorite Tracks: Prayer, Texas, Pumps


62.


Let’s Eat Grandma
I, Gemini

[Transgressive]

Favorite Tracks: Rapunzel; Sleep Song; Chimpanzees in Canopies; Eat Shiitake Mushrooms; Deep Six Textbook


61.

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Bon Iver
22, A Million

[Jagjaguwar]

Favorite tracks: 29 #Strafford APTS, 666 ʇ, 8(circle)


60.

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El Perro Del Mar
Kokoro

[Control Group]

Favorite Tracks: Kouign-Amman; Hard Soft Hard; Nougat Mind


59.

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Bombino
Azel

[Partisan]

Favorite Tracks: Akhar Zaman (This Moment); Tamiditine Tarhanam (My Love, I Tell You); Naqqim Dagh Timshar (We Are Left in This Abandoned Place)


58.

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Jackie Lynn
Jackie Lynn

[Thrill Jockey]

Favorite Tracks: Smile; Chicken Picken; Bright Lights


57.

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Suuns
Hold/Still

[Secretly Canadian]

Favorite Tracks: Translate; Resistance; Careful


56.

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Anderson .Paak
Malibu

[Steel Wool Records]

Favorite Tracks: Light Weight; Your Prime; Come Down


55.

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Ghastly City Sleep
Lulling Skulls

[Exotic Fever]

Favorite Tracks: White Owls; Clumsy; Moonless


54.

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Pfarmers
Our Puram

[Joyful Noise]

Favorite Tracks: 97741; Red Vermin; The Commune


53.

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Arc Iris
Moon Saloon

[Bella Union]

Favorite Tracks: Kaleidoscope; She Arose; Lilly


52.

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Slim Cessna’s Auto Club
The Commandments According To SCAC

[SCACUNINCORPORATED]

Favorite Tracks: Commandment 4; Commandment 6; Commandment 3


51.

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of Montreal
Innocence Reaches

[Polyvinyl]

Favorite Tracks: My Fair Lady; Ambassador Bridge; Let’s Relate