Music that Matters: The Best of 2016

2016 Countdown, Music That Matters
12/30/2016
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Kweku Collins and Boathouse with Kevin Cole at KEXP in 2016 // photo by Eric Tra

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists.

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Music That Matters, Vol. 545 - The Best of 2016

DJ Kevin Cole highlights some of the best albums, songs, and moments of 2016.

  • Tracklist:
  • 1. Blood Orange - Best To You
  • 2. Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me
  • 3. Deep Sea Diver - Secrets
  • 4. Pinkshinyultrablast - The Cherry Pit
  • 5. Naked Giants - Ya Ya
  • 6. King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard - Gamma Knife
  • 7. Thee Oh Sees - Plastic Plant
  • 8. Bob Mould - The End Of Things
  • 9. Kate Tempest - Don’t Fall In
  • 10. Aesop Rock - Blood Sandwich
  • 11. NAVVI - Simpatico
  • 12. Samaris - Wanted 2 Say
  • 13. Manatee Commune - Be Still
  • 14. Tacocat - I Love Seattle
  • 15. Bread & Butter - Desperation
  • 16. Junius Meyvant - Beat Silent Need
  • 17. Charles Bradley - Change For The World
  • 18. Damien Jurado - Exit 353
  • 19. David Bazan - Both Hands
  • 20. PJ Harvey - The Wheel
  • 21. Kweku Collins - The Outsiders
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