The Best Singles of 2016, #16

16. The Last Shadow Puppets, “Miracle Aligner” I hadn’t caught on to the Last Shadow Puppets’ output this year until I decided on the spur of the moment to wander across the grounds at the Osheaga festival and check the band out at the other end of the park. When I got there the band […]

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Honourable Mentions of 2016

The best of the rest, in alphabetical order: Aluk Todolo, Voix (Ajna Ofensive) The French band always crafts and molds their music into an amorphous yet shockingly solid whole that is fascinating to hear. Drones soar and weave amidst a hypnotic, kraut-inspired rhythm section, atonal cacophony slowly metamorphoses into a coherent and alluring melody. (Spotify) […]

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