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Best of 2016

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Bowie & Beyonce top 2016 Pazz & Jop poll

The annual Pazz & Jop poll tallies top ten lists from over 500 music critics around the globe.

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Sharon Jones at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
photo by Ryan Muir
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BrooklynVegan’s Favorite Photos of 2016

A collection of our best photos from 2016.

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Xiu Xiu tell us their Top 10 “absurd / baffling” out-of-date slang terms

Specifically, "Top ten absurd/baffling, possibly charming, possibly rotten historical slang words and phrases from the absurdity of what is amerikkka and what was the United States."

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Marissa Nadler tells us about her Top 10 LPs of 2016

Marissa's list includes Nick Cave, Beyonce

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Minor Victories (Slowdive, Mogwai, Editors) tell us their Top 10 LPs of 2016

Check out what records this UK shoegaze-post-rock supergroup dug this year.

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Iggy Pop and Thurston Moore shoot the breeze, jam in new video (watch)

Rough Trade shops coordinated this conversation which took place at Iggy's pad in Miami. He and Thurston talk talk punk, pop, and touch on many points of Iggy's career. There's even an impromptu jam.

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Chance the Rapper at The Meadows 2016 - Sunday
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we look back at 2016 on this week’s BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on Sirius XMU (playlist)

Today (12/28) is the last episode of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU for 2016 and host Nick Masi spends it counting down his favorite records of the year, which include many records that ended up on BV's year-end list.

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Trashcan Sinatras’ Francis Reader pays tribute to 2016’s under-the-radar deaths

"2016 has seen plenty of notable deaths, and has to a degree been defined by them," Reader tells us. "These may have escaped notice."

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Into It. Over It. at Sound on Sound Fest 2016 - Friday
Into It. Over It. at Sound on Sound 2016 (more by Jackie Lee Young)
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Artists list their top albums of 2016

Check out lists from Into It. Over It., Jay Som, Chris Farren, Bob Nanna (Braid), Steve Bays (Hot Hot Heat), Amber Arcades, DOOMSQUAD, and more.

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The Hotelier at Pitchfork Festival 2016
The Hotelier at Pitchfork Fest 2016 (photo by Ben Stas)
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The Hotelier list their top LPs of 2016 ++ win tix to their NYE show!

The Hotelier had a great 2016 with the release of Goodness (our 22nd favorite album of the year), and they've got two shows left before 2017 is here, NJ with Thursday and NYE in NYC (which we're giving way tickets to). Singer/bassist Christian Holden also made us a list of their favorite albums of the year...

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