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Talia Schlanger's Top 10 Albums Of 2016

Tanya Tagaq's Retribution was one of Talia Schlanger's favorite albums of the year. (Courtesy of the artist)closemore
Tanya Tagaq's Retribution was one of Talia Schlanger's favorite albums of the year. (Courtesy of the artist)

There were two types of records that felt most vital to me this year: music to write your congresswoman a strongly worded letter to, and music to forget to. Thanks to the brilliant artists who provided the soundtrack for both — sometimes in the same record — and for rising to the task in a year when we really needed good art.

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Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos album cover (Courtesy of the artist)
Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos album cover (Courtesy of the artist)
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