The Top Red Essential Albums of 2016!


We’ve had a great year here at red essential working on some fantastic releases! Have a look below to see a few of our albums featured online and in store as part of the end of year top albums of 2016!

#24 Giggs – Landlord (SN1 Records)
#47 Skepta – Konnichiwa (Boy Better Know)

#50 Modern Baseball – Holy Ghost (Big Scary Monsters)

Gorilla vs. Bear
#51 White Denim – Stiff (Downtown Records)
#34 Postiljonen – Reverie (Best Fit Recordings)
#32 Nxworries – Yes Lawd! (Stones Throw)
#29 Kero Kero Bonito – Generation (Double Denim)
#16 Fear Of Men – Fall Forever (Kanine Records)
#14 Yumi Zouma – Yoncalla (Cascine)
#11 Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat To Earth (Mexican Summer)

Uncut Magazine
#38 The Jayhawks – Paging Mr. Proust (Thirty Tigers)
#51 Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts of Highway 20 (Thirty Tigers)
#56 Lou Rhodes – Theyesandeye (Nude Records)

The Independent
#12 Skepta – Konnichiwa (Boy Better Know)

Decibel Magazine

#40 The Dillinger Escape Plan – Dissociation (Party Smasher Inc)

Crack Magazine:
#51 Giggs – Landlord (SN1 Records)
#49 Nxworries – Yes Lawd! (Stones Throw)
#26 Skepta – Konnichiwa (Boy Better Know)

The Skinny
#43 Honeyblood – Babes Never Die (FatCat Records)

#43 Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat To Earth (Mexican Summer)
#28 NxWorries – Yes Lawd! (Stones Throw)

The Quietus
#15 Skepta – Konnichiwa (Boy Better Know)

#51 NxWorries – Yes Lawd! (Stones Throw)
#43 Modern Baseball – Holy Ghost (Big Scary Monsters)
#26 Skepta – Konnichiwa (Boy Better Know)
#21 Giggs – Landlord (SN1 Records)

Resident Advisor
#16 Skepta – Konnichiwa (Boy Better Know)

Paste Magazine
#50 Courtney Marie Andrews – Honest Life (Loose Music)

Classic Rock Magazine (hard copy)
#9 The Answer – Solas (Napalm Records)
#14 Alter Bridge – The Last Hero (Napalm Records)
#39 Deap Vally – Femejism (Cooking Vinyl)

Picadilly Records
Album of the Year – Whyte Horses – Pop Or Not (CRC Music)
#16 Badbadnotgood – IV (Innovative Leisure)
#54 Mild High Club – Skiptracing (Stones Throw)
#80 Allah-Las – Calico Review (Mexican Summer)

Rough Trade
Allah-Las – Calico Review (Mexican Summer)
Public Access TV – Never Enough (Cinematic Music Group)
Skepta – Konnichiwa (Boy Better Know)
Badbadnotgood – IV (Innovative Leisure)

Resident Store
#56 Ian William Craig – Centres (130701)
#76 White Denim – Stiff (Downtown)
#105 Badbadnotgood – IV (Innovative Leisure)
#112 The Handsome Family – Unseen (Loose)
#122 Guadalupe Plata – Guadalupe Plata 2015 (Everlasting)
#129 Resina – Resina (130701)
#156 C Duncan – The Midnight Sun (Fat Cat)
#170 Duke Spirit – Kin (Ex Voto)
#179 Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts Of Highway 20 (Thirty Tigers)
#184 Honeyblood – Babes Never Die (Fat Cat)
#195 DJ Shadow – The Mountain Will Fall (Mass Appeal)
#196 School Of Seven Bells – SVIIB (Full Time Hobby)

Have a listen to our top albums of 2016 on Spotify chosen by us here at the Red Essential HQ!



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