2016 has been a pretty huge year, delivering some of the world's best and worst events in history, including the world of music. We said goodbye to some of the biggest names in music, with absolute music legends David Bowie and Prince passing away earlier this year. We also fell in love with some of the best talent that Australia has to offer, with our fave producer Flume winning eight ARIA awards and local stunner, Tkay Maidza absolutely killing it internationally. The end of December is usually the time when we reflect on the year that was and start compiling our Hottest 100 votes (which closes in less than a month), so we asked the RADL team to share their favourite releases of 2016.
DMA’s - Hills End
Julia Jacklin – Don't Let the Kids Win
Tkay – Simulation
Hellions - Opera Oblivia
Horror My Friend - Stay in, Do Nothing
Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Ride
Camp Cope – Camp Cope/ The Peep Tempel – Joy
Raygun - Everything Happens For No Reason
Matt Corby – Telluric/ DD Dumbo - Utopia Defeated
James Blake - The Colour In Anything/ Glass Animals - How To Be A Human Being
We also unanumously frothed over DMA's cover of Cher's Believe for Triple J's Like A Version!
What were your top music picks for 2016? Let us know in the comments below!
Header Image via Tkay Maidza
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