The Saturday Alternative – Best of 2016 (So Far)

Modified: October 28, 2016

Dig into this week’s Saturday Alternative playlist! We revisited some of the standout tracks we’ve discovered together in 2016, and it’s been one hell of a year for new music. Scroll down for the SoundCloud playlist.


Love as a Weapon – Little Scream – Cult Following

Berlin Got Blurry – Parquet Courts – Human Performance

Talk – Tacocat – Lost Time 

Nobody Dies – Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – A Man Alive

People-Vultures – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Nonagon Infinity 

Long May You Sail – Simo – Let Love Show the Way 

Under the Sun – DIIV – Is The Is Are

I Am Chemistry – Yeasayer – Amen & Goodbye 

Texas Girls and Jesus Christ – Trevor Sensor – Texas Girls and Jesus Christ EP 

Wish – Cymbals Eat Guitars – Pretty Years

Secrets – Deep Sea Diver – Secrets 

Sunday Love – Bat For Lashes – The Bride

Weight In Gold – Gallant – Ology



Money Lover – Xenia Rubinos – Black Terry Cat

Aviation – The Last Shadow Puppets – Everything You’ve Come To Expect 

Valerie Leon – Daniel Romano – Mosey

Walk to the One You Love – Twin Peaks – Down In Heaven 

The Magician – Andy Shauf – The Party 

Numbers – Daughter – Not To Disappear 

Cage of Bones – Son Lux – Stranger Forms EP 

Watching the Waiting – Wye Oak – Tween

Every Night You’ve Got To Save Me – Mass Gothic – Mass Gothic 


Life Itself – Glass Animals – How To Be A Human Being 

Golden Ticket – Highasakite – Camp Echo

Easier Said – Sunflower Bean – Human Ceremony 

Im Done – The Julie Ruin – Hit Reset


Florian Saucer Attack – Black Mountain – IV

Oh, The Sadmakers – Rob Crow’s Gloomy Place – You’re Doomed. Be Nice. 

Lady of the Ark – Kyle Craft – Dolls of Highland

Sun City Creeps – Woods – City Sun Eater in the River of Light 

You and I – Margaret Glaspy – Emotions and Math 

Leak Water – Bent Knee

Can’t Get Enough of Myself – Santigold – 99 cents

Wedding – Polica – United Crushers

Fill in the Blank – Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial 

To Know You – Wild Nothing – Life of Pause 

Cricket and the Genie (Movement 1, The Delirium) – The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Monolith of Phobos 

Lazarus – David Bowie – Blackstar

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