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Posted December 31st 2016

Melting Vinyl’s 2016 TOP 5 highlights

Music lovers! Take a look at some of the team’s top 5 highlights of releases and shows from 2016.

Anna Moulson
Albums
Varmints by Anna Meredith
Forward Constant Motion by Virginia Wing
Commontime by Field Music
void beats. invocations trex by Cavern of Anti-Matter
Impossible Dream by Haley Bonar

Shows
Anna Meredith at End of the Road Festival
Low at St George’s Church, Brighton
The Cult of Dom Keller at Lewes Psychedelic Festival
The Unthanks and Lau at Celtic Connections
Sea Bed at Patterns, Brighton

Helen Brown
Albums
Blackstar by David Bowie
Puberty 2 by Mitski
Hopelessness by ANOHNI
My Woman by Angel Olsen
You Want It Darker by Leonard Cohen

Shows
Weaves at The Grey Eagle, Asheville
Mitski at Webster Hall, NYC
Ezra Furman at Concorde 2, Brighton
Julianna Barwick at Komedia, Brighton
Eagulls at Concorde 2

Rachel Strange
Albums
Ruins by Wolf People
A Seat at the Table by Solange
For All We Know by Nao
Lemonade by Beyonce
United Crushers by Polica

Shows
Wolf People at The Haunt, Brighton
Dungen at Bleach, Brighton
Polica at Concorde 2, Brighton
Goat at Corn Exchange, Brighton
Nao at All Saints Church, Brighton

Jorge
Albums
Tooth by Raime
Please Let Me Sleep On Your Tonight by Sweet Williams
Skeleton Tree by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Yermande by Mark Ernestus’ Ndagga Rhythm Force
Falling with a 1000 Stars and other wonders from the House of Albion by Dylan Carlson & Coleman Grey

Shows
Aisha Devi at St. George’s Church, Brighton
Lou Reed Drones with Stewart Hurwood at St. Mark’s Chapel, Brighton
Swans at Concorde 2, Brighton
Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram at Sallis Benney, Brighton
Joeyfat at Prince Albert, Brighton

Freddie
Albums
Nonagon Infinity by King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Majesty by Flamingods
House in the Tall Grass by Kikagaku Moyo
You Want it Darker by Leonard Cohen
Blackstar by David Bowie

Shows
Fumaca Preta at The Hope & Ruin
Thee Oh Sees at End of The Road
Brian Jones Town Massacre at Concorde 2
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats at The Haunt
Stars of The Lid at Brighton Dome