1/1/17 New Noize BEST OF 2016 SPECIAL on 92.9 KJEE Santa Barbara's Modern Rock

46. Nine Inch Nails "Branches/Bones"
45. Florence + the Machine "Stand By Me" (off the FFXv soundtrack)
44. Captain Murphy "Crowned" adult swim
43. nots "Inherently Low" goner
42. Kaytranada "Glowed Up"
41. Kim Gordon "Murdered Out" matador
40. Run The Jewels "Legend Has It" mass appeal
39. Candiria "With Broken Bones"
38. Rihanna "James Joint"
37. Gold Panda "Metal Bird" city slang
36. Tacocat "Plan A, Plan B" hardly arts
35. The Claypool Lennon Delirium "Ohmerica" ato
34. S U R V I V E "High Rise" relapse
33. Helms Alee    "Dream Long" sargent house
32. Shag Kava - "Jabba Flow: Rick Rubin Re-Work (Feat. A-Track)" (off of Star Wars Headspace)
31. Disasterpeace "The Last General" (Hyperlight Drifter soundtrack)
30. M.I.A. "ALi r u OK"
29. Oddisee "Right Side of the Bed"
28. Kendrick Lamar "untitled 05 l 09.21.2014."
27. Lee Fields & The Expressions "Special Night" big crown
26. Iggy Pop "Vulture"
25. Tobacco "Dimensional Hum" ghostly
24. BADBADNOTGOOD (Featuring Sam Herring) "Time Moves Slow" innovative  
23. The Wytches    Crest of Death
22. Frank Ocean    "Solo"
21. DJ Shadow "Mambo" mass appeal
20. Mndsgn "Where Ever U R" stones throw
19. Danny Brown    "When It Rain" warp
18. A Tribe Called Quest ((featuring Busta Rhymes, Jack White and Sir Elton John) "Solid Wall of Sound"
17. Tycho "Division" ghostly
16. Gojira"The Shooting Star"
15. BeyoncĂ© (Feat. Jack White) "Don't Hurt Yourself" 
14. Deerhoof "Acceptance Speech" polyvinyl
13. Kanye West "FACTS"
12. M83    "Go" mute
11. Radiohead "Decks Dark" xl
10. Boris & Merzbow Boris "Farewell"/ Merzbow "Planet of Crows"(played both tracks at same time off of Gensho) 
9. NxWorries "Livvin" stonesthrow
8. Autolux "Reappearing"
7. So Pitted "No Nuke Country" sub pop
6. Solange "F.U.B.U." 
5. The Avalanches (feat Danny Brown) "The Wozard of  astralwerks
4. David Bowie "Lazarus"
3. Bat For Lashes "Honeymooning Alone" wb
2. Russian Circles "Calla" sargent house
1. Mitski "A Loving Feeling"dead oceans 

You have gone through all the "best of 2016" lists, from boogie websites to industry legends, everyone and their grandma have an opinion on what should "rise to the top". Did 2016 suck? Most def BUT 2016 was also a benchmark year in music, I mean artists were dropping straight fire the last week of 2016?!?!?!?!?!. I only had 3 hours to do my thing so this is what happened. Let me know what you think, hit me back!

2017 lets do this...