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Gorilla vs Bear’s favorite albums and songs of 2016

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Gorilla vs Bear has published his lists of favorite albums and favorite songs of 2016. As always, they’re pretty unique lists, with some stuff that you find on a lot of 2016 lists (Angel Olsen, Whitney, Danny Brown, Beyonce, Frank Ocean, Radiohead, A Tribe Called Quest), and tons of stuff that you might not see anywhere else. His #1 song is by Jessy Lanza. Check out both lists below.

Gorilla vs Bear’s Top 101 Songs of 2016
101 LÅPSLEY | Operator (DJ Koze’s disco edit)
100 LUH | Future Blues
99 CAFE LANAI | Here 4 U
98 A.K. PAUL | Landcruisin’
97 DÆVA | Dream
96 BALTRA | Tears Drop
95 THE TRACKS | Go Out Tonight
94 TIFFANY | I Just Wanna Dance
93 GHETTO VANESSA | Yuh Live Nice
92 ANNA OF THE NORTH | Baby
91 BEVERLY | Victoria
90 SCRAPS | Touch Blue
89 SOPHIA LOIZOU | Genesis 92: The Awakening
88 TERROR JR | Trippin
87 CRYING | Children of the Wind
86 MALL GRAB x YAEJI | Mountain
85 HAERTS | Eva
84 MERELY | Limestone Corridor
83 CROSS RECORD | The Depths
82 HUNDRED WATERS | Forgive Me for Giving Up
81 FELIX SNOW x SZA | Lies
80 KATIE DEY | Fear o’ the Light
79 PARTS | Pieces
78 FOG LAKE | Rattlesnake
77 BLEACHED | Wednesday Night Melody
76 ERYKAH BADU | Trill Friends
75 CASS MCCOMBS | Bum Bum Bum
74 ABRA | Crybaby
73 DJ TAYE | Burnin Ya Boa
72 HELENA DELAND | Baby
71 DENT MAY | Face Down in the Gutter of Your Love
70 JAMES BLAKE | Always
69 JIM-E STACK | Deadstream
68 EXIT SOMEONE | Sydney, the List Goes On
67 CHROMATICS | Dear Tommy
66 MAMIFFER | Mara
65 NEWMAN WOLF | Please Keep Talking
64 MARISSA NADLER | Janie in Love
63 NV | Kata
62 ANGEL OLSEN | Sister
61 MARIA USBECK | Uno De Tus Ojos
60 FRANK OCEAN | Solo (reprise feat. Andre 3000)
59 MORLY | The Choir
58 ZOEE | Betcha
57 BONNIE BANANE | Statue
56 CHARLIE HILTON | Funny Anyway
55 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH | Existence in the Unfurling
54 HAMILTON LEITHAUSER + ROSTAM | In a Black Out
53 KATIE GATELY | Tuck
52 LEON VYNEHALL | Blush
51 HOOPS | Gemini
50 KRISTIN KONTROL | x-communicate
49 WHITE LUNG | Below
48 CHARLI XCX | Paradise (feat. Hannah Diamond)
47 S U R V I V E | Copter
46 JULIANNA BARWICK | Nebula
45 FORT ROMEAU | Secrets & Lies
44 TROLLER | Storm Maker
43 ANDY SHAUF | Quite Like You
42 ANTWON | 100K
41 JENN CHAMPION | No One
40 KERO KERO BONITO | Lipslap
39 MERCHANDISE | Lonesome Sound
38 DRUGDEALER | Suddenly (feat. Weyes Blood)
37 NICOLAS JAAR | Wildflowers
36 SKEPTA | Lyrics
35 BOYBOY | Boy
34 VESUVIO SOLO | Flakes
33 NITE JEWEL | Boo Hoo
32 DANNY L HARLE x CARLY RAE JEPSEN | Supernatural
31 YUMI ZOUMA | Short Truth
30 DJDS | You Don’t Have To Be Alone (Charlie Wilson version)
29 BURIAL | Young Death
28 KENDRICK LAMAR | Untitled 06
27 WHITE DENIM | Take It Easy (Ever After Lasting Love)
26 DANNY BROWN | Really Doe
25 KEDR LIVANSKIY | Razrushitelniy Krug (Destructive Cycle)
24 KORNÉL KOVÁCS | The Bells
23 DIANA | Moment of Silence
22 FUTURE | Inside the Mattress
21 JAPANESE BREAKFAST | The Woman That Loves You
20 NICE AS FUCK | Door
19 FRANK OCEAN | Ivy
18 FEAR OF MEN | Sane
17 BEYONCÉ | All Night
16 JENNY HVAL | Conceptual Romance
15 KANYE WEST | Ultralight Beam
14 CARLY RAE JEPSEN | Higher
13 DANNY BROWN | Ain’t It Funny
12 RAE SREMMURD | Black Beatles (feat. Gucci Mane)
11 KYLE DIXON + MICHAEL STEIN | Stranger Things theme
10 MAGGIE ROGERS | Alaska
09 THE HOMIE | Too Late
08 ARIANA GRANDE | Into You
07 VINCE STAPLES | War Ready
06 RADIOHEAD | True Love Waits
05 MITSKI | Your Best American Girl
04 WHITNEY | No Woman
03 KAYTRANADA | Lite Spots
02 A TRIBE CALLED QUEST | The Space Program
01 JESSY LANZA | It Means I Love You

Gorilla vs Bear’s Top 60 Albums of 2016
60 JULIANNA BARWICK | Will
59 CASS MCCOMBS | Mangy Love
58 ARIANA GRANDE | Dangerous Woman
57 NITE JEWEL | Liquid Cool
56 HINDS | Leave Me Alone
55 AMBER ARCADES | Fading Lines
54 BOY HARSHER | Yr Body Is Nothing
53 MOOD HUT | Disco Mantras
52 PARTS | Parts
51 WHITE DENIM | Stiff
50 MARISSA NADLER | Strangers
49 KATIE GATELY | Color
48 MERELY | Uncanny Valley
47 PURO INSTINCT | Autodrama
46 CASEY MECIJA | Psychic Materials
45 STILL CORNERS | Dead Blue
44 CFCF | On Vacation
43 CARLY RAE JEPSEN | E•MO•TION Side B
42 DJDS | Stand Up and Speak
41 LIZ | Cross Your Heart
40 NV | Binasu
39 DREAMBOAT | Dreamboat
38 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH | Ears
37 JAPANESE BREAKFAST | Psychopomp
36 MARIA USBECK | Amparo
35 EQUIKNOXX | Bird Power Sound
34 POSTILJONEN | Reverie
33 ANGEL OLSEN | My Woman
32 NXWORRIES | Yes Lawd!
31 LEON VYNEHALL | Rojus (Designed to Dance)
30 WHITNEY | Light Upon the Lake
29 KERO KERO BONITO | Bonito Generation
28 TROLLER | Graphic
27 NICOLAS JAAR | Sirens
26 KADHJA BONET | The Visitor
25 CLINT MANSELL | San Junipero OST (Black Mirror)
24 CARLA DAL FORNO | You Know What It’s Like
23 VESUVIO SOLO | Don’t Leave Me in the Dark
22 HOOPS | HOOPS + tapes #1-3
21 NEGATIVE GEMINI | Body Work
20 DANNY BROWN | Atrocity Exhibition
19 S U R V I V E | RR7349
18 ANDY SHAUF | The Party
17 CROSS RECORD | Wabi-Sabi
16 FEAR OF MEN | Fall Forever
15 VARIOUS | Sky Girl (Compiled by Julien Dechery + DJ Sundae)
14 YUMI ZOUMA | Yoncalla
13 KENDRICK LAMAR | untitled unmastered.
12 KYLE DIXON & MICHAEL STEIN | Stranger Things Vol. 1 + 2
11 WEYES BLOOD | Front Row Seat to Earth
10 BEYONCÉ | Lemonade
09 BURIAL | Young Death / Nightmarket
08 KORNÉL KOVÁCS | The Bells
07 DIANA | Familiar Touch
06 FRANK OCEAN | Blonde
05 RADIOHEAD | A Moon Shaped Pool
04 KAYTRANADA | 99.9%
03 KEDR LIVANSKIY | January Sun
02 JESSY LANZA | Oh No
01 A TRIBE CALLED QUEST | We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

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