Best of 2016: Pete Buckenham

1. Shabaka and the Ancestors – Wisdom of Elders FULL ALBUM (Brownswood) Review here

2. Dinosaur – Together, As One FULL ALBUM (Edition)

3. Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane and Matt Garrison – In Movement FULL ALBUM (ECM) Review here

4. Nduduzo Makhathini – Icilongo FULL ALBUM (Gundu Entertainment) Review here

5. Saul Williams – MartyrLoserKing FULL ALBUM (Fader Label)

6. Anthony Joseph – Caribbean Roots FULL ALBUM (Strut/Heavenly Sweetness) Review here

7. Muslim Gauze – Ali Zarin FULL ALBUM (Staalplaat)

8. Kate Tempest – Let Them Eat Chaos FULL ALBUM (Lex)

9. Jakob Skøtt – All The Colours Of The Dust – FULL ALBUM (El Paraiso)

10. Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids – We Be All Africans FULL ALBUM (Strut)

11. Stan Douglas – Luanda-Kinshasa (VF Editions)

12. Jamal Moss/Mark Sanders/Orphy Robinson – Priming The Population Thru Subversive Experimental Sonic Gestures (OTOroku) From the single track album ‘01.01.16’

13. Rizan Said “High Tension Zamer” (Discrepant) From the album ‘The King of Keyboard’

14. Leon Vynehall “Kiburu’s” (Running Back) From the album ‘Rojus (Designed To Dance)’

15. Vibration Black Finger “Black Pearl” (Enid) EP

16. Melanie Di Biasio “Blackened Cities” (PIAS) From the single track album ‘Blackened Cities’

17. Byron the Aquarius “Aquarian Voyage” (Sound Signature) EP

18. Jessy Lanza “It Means I Love You” (Hyperdub) From the album ‘Oh No’

19. Tenderlonius “Song for My Father” (22a) From the mini-album ‘On Flute’

20. Steve Spacek “Follow Me” (Eglo) 12″

Remixes I couldn’t leave alone for long this year came from…
Banda De Pifanos De Caruaru – Cavalinho Cavalao [Tahira Edit] (Tiff’s Joints)
Kondi Band – Yeanoh (Powe’hande Binga’dbe) [Cervo Edit] (Strut)
Henri-Pierre Noel – Funky Spider Dance [The Reflex Revision] (Wah Wah 45s)