Jim Carroll

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The 50 best tracks of 2016

The biggest list of the year, take two

Number one, bitches. Who wants some hot sauce?

Thu, Dec 22, 2016, 09:05


(1) Beyonce “Formation” (Columbia)

(2) Francis & The Lights “Friends” (KTTF)

(3) Danny Brown “Really Doe” (Warp)

(4) Anohni “4 Degrees” (Rough Trade)

(5) Mick Flannery “One of the Good Ones” (Universal Music Ireland)

(6) Dexys “Curragh Of Kildare” (100%)

(7) Midland “Final Credits” (Regraded)

(8) Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop This Feeling” (Dreamworks)

(9) Kaiydo “Fruit Punch” (Self release)

(10) Bell X1 “The Upswing” (BellyUp)

(11) Paul Simon “Wristband” (Concord)

(12) Anderson .Paak “Am I Wrong?” (OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club)

(13) Erykah Badu “I Been Going Thru It All” (Self release)

(14) The Avalanches “Frankie Sinatra” (XL)

(15) Kanye West “Ultralight Beam” (GOOD)

(16) Jessy Lanza “It Means I Love You” (Hyperdub)

(17) Xenia Rubinos “Right?” (Anti)

(18) Missy Elliott “Pep Rally” (Elektra)

(19) Julia Jacklin “Pool Party” (Transgressive)

(20) Desiigner “Timmy Turner” (GOOD/Def Jam)

(21) Cassius “Action” (Because)

(22) AlunaGeorge “I’m In Control” (Island)

(23) A Tribe Called Quest “We the People” (Epic)

(24) Sylvan Esso “Radio” (Loma Vista)

(25) Snakehips “Money On Me” (Sony)

(26) Bo Rocha “Hold My Gaze” (Bait & Switch)

(27) Bibi Bourelly “Sally” (Def Jam)

(28) Rue “Sally In the Garden” (Self release)

(29) Solange “Don’t Touch My Hair” (Saint/Columbia)

(30) DJDS “One Good Thing” (Loma Visa)

(31) Moses Boyd “Drum Dance” (Exodus)

(32) Melanie De Biasio “Blackened Cities” (PIAS)

(33) Beyonce “Hold Up” (Columbia)

(34) Tkay Maidza “Carry On” (Interscope)

(35) Oscar & The Wolf “The Game” (PIAS)

(36) Maria Kelly “Stitches” (Self release)

(37) Members of the House “Summer Nites (Kornel Kovac remix)” (Numbers)

(38) D.R.A.M. & Erykah Badu “Wifi” (Wave/Atlantic)

(39) Marlene Enright “Underbelly” (Self release)

(40) Cody ChesnuTT “I Stay Ready” (One Little Indian)

(41) Japandroids “Near To The Wild Heart Of Life” (Anti)

(42) Warpaint “New Song” (Rough Trade)

(43) Lil Yachty “1Night” (Mass Appeal)

(44) Jagwar Ma “OB1″ (Marathon)

(45) Cairobi “Lupo” (Week Of Wonders)

(46) The xx “On Hold” (XL)

(47) Japanese Breakfast “Everybody Wants To Love You” (Yellow K)

(48) Sinkane “U’huh” (City Slang)

(49) Swet Shop Boys “T5″ (Customs)

(50) Dr John & The Nite Trippers “The Bare Necessities” (Disney)