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Rough Trade Records have shared their top 100 best albums of 2016 – featuring the likes of Iggy Pop, Anderson Paak, Angel Olsen and many more.

The legendary record shop and label is among the first respected outlets to share and rank their LPs of the year, named Iggy Pop, Matt Helders and Josh Homme’s acclaimed collaboration ‘Post Pop Depression‘ as their No.1 album – hailing it as “a timeless work, one that sounds as if it’s always been there, has existed before any of the musicians were even born-yet imbued with the ramshackle energy of a garage band that threw itself together yesterday. ”

Their top 10 records were:

1. Iggy Pop – ‘Post Pop Depression’
2. Anderson .Paak – ‘Malibu’
3. Margo Price – ‘Midwest Farmer’s Daughter’
4. Mark Pritchard – ‘Under the Sun’
5. Charles Bradley – ‘Changes’
6. ANOHNI – ‘HOPELESSNESS’
7. Thee Oh Sees – ‘A Weird Exits’
8. Angel Olsen – ‘My Woman’
9. Powell – ‘Sport’
10. Car Seat Headrest –’ Teens of Denial’

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On their website, Rough Trade went on to list their top 100 records of 2016 – featuring the likes of Radiohead, David Bowie, Christine & The Queens, Nick Cave, Bat For Lashes, Danny Brown and many more:

Post Pop Depression – Iggy Pop
Malibu – Anderson .Paak
Midwest Farmer’s Daughter – Margo Price
Under the Sun – Mark Pritchard
Changes – Charles Bradley
Hopelessness – Anohni
A Weird Exits – Thee Oh Sees
My Woman – Angel Olsen
Sport- Powell
Teens of Denial – Car Seat Headrest
Skeleton Tree- Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
A Moon Shaped Pool – Radiohead
The Waiting Room – Tindersticks
Blackstar – David Bowie
Utopia Defeated – D D Dumbo
Chaleur Humaine – Christine and the Queens
Love and Hate – Michael Kiwanuka
Leave Me Alone – Hinds
Guilty of Love – Unloved
void beats / invocation trex – Cavern of Anti Matter
IV – Black Mountain
The Soft Bounce – Beyond The Wizards Sleeve
One – Be
Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing – LUH
Let Them Eat Chaos – Kate Tempest
Human Ceremony – Sunflower Bean
Hold / Still – Suuns
Singing Saw – Kevin Morby
Golden Sings That Have Been Sung – Ryley Walker
Minor Victories – Minor Victories
25 25 – Factory Floor
How to be a Human Being – Glass Animals
Hit Reset – The Julie Ruin
Eusa – Yann Tiersen
Until the Hunter – Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions
Lowtide – Lowtide
Choose Your Own Adventure – Vanishing Twin
Adore Life – Savages
Why Are You OK – Band Of Horses
Tired of Tomorrow – Nothing
The Ship – Brian Eno
Goggs – Goggs
Earth Into Aether – Bill Baird
Sirens – Nicolas Jaar
Calico Review – Allah-las
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Boy King – Wild Beasts
Flotus – Lambchop
Never Enough – Public Access TV
Blank Face – Schoolboy Q
22, A Million – Bon Iver
Savoy Motel – Savoy Motel
Max Jury – Max Jury
Blisters In The Pit Of My Heart – Martha
City Sun Eater In The River Of Light – Woods
Everything You’ve Come To Expect and The Dream Synopsis – The Last Shadow Puppets
The Wilderness – Explosions In The Sky
Light Upon The Lake – Whitney
The Bride – Bat For Lashes
The Album Paranoia – Ulrika Spacek
The Glowing Man – Swans
Konnichiwa – Skepta
American Band – Drive By Truckers
Treasure House – Cat’s Eyes
Remain Calm – Mica Levi and Oliver Coates
High On Tulsa Heat – John Moreland
Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future – Underworld
Mosey – Daniel Romano
Visions of Us on the Land – Damien Jurado
For All We Know – Nao
Good Luck and Do Your Best – Gold Panda
Here – Teenage Fanclub
Puberty 2 – Mitski
IV – BadBadNotGood
Blood Bitch – Jenny Hval
99.9% – Kaytranada
Wildflower – The Avalanches
The Visitor – Kadhja Bonet
Songs For Our Mothers – Fat White Family
Up To Anything – The Goon Sax
Atrocity Exhibition – Danny Brown
Freetown Sound – Blood Orange
Fading Lines – Amber Arcades
Impuros Fanáticos – Fumaça Preta
Don’t Let the Kids Win – Julia Jacklin
Not To Disappear – Daughter
Blossoms – Blossoms
Animals – Not Waving
Crab Day – Cate Le Bon
Introducing Karl Blau – Karl Blau
A Sailors Guide To Earth – Sturgill Simpson
Distance Inbetween – The Coral
Too Many Voices – Andy Stott
New Ways Out – Belbury Poly
Heads Up – Warpaint
Fires Within Fires – Neurosis
2013 – Meilyr Jones
Imarhan – Imarhan
When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired – Mothers

NME will reveal out top albums of the year in our 25 November issue.