2016 Year in Review Staff Picks- Rhys Butcher

Everyday we will be posting a year end survey submitted by team members, they appear unedited with contributors told to interpret questions how ever they see fit. -Dakota, Music Editor

How long have you been with Live in Limbo and what do you do for the site?

Author since Feb 2016

What were your three favourite albums of 2016?

Kaytranada – 99.9%, Nicolas Jaar – Sirens, Anderson .Paak – Malibu

What was the most underrated album of 2016?

Clams Casino — 32 Levels

What was your favourite Canadian album of 2016?

Kaytranada 99.9%

What were your three favourite songs of 2016?

Kaytranada – Glowed Up, Flowdan – Horror Show Style, Danny Brown – Really Doe

How many concerts and/or festivals did you go to in 2016?

Around 35

What were your three favourite concerts of the year?

Anderson Paak & Kaytranada at Echo Beach, Stormzy at the Velvet Underground, The Bug & Flowdan at Luminato Festival.

What was your favourite festival you attended of the year?

Luminato Festival

What festival had the best lineup (regardless if you attended or not)?

Movement Detroit

What/who was the biggest musical disappointment (live or album) for you?

I was a little overexcited to see Skepta live, and his show at the Danforth wasn’t the tour de force I was expecting. The energy of the crowd was really underwhelming, and made me reevaluate whether grime would ever be fully embraced in North America.

In your opinion, what was the biggest music story?

Kanye being Kanye

What band did you see live for the first time that really impressed you?

Jubilee

What was your favourite new musical discovery of 2016?

Masego

Who were you disappointed to miss seeing live this year?

Danny Brown

Who should we be looking out for in 2017?

The Internet

Who’s going to be headlining (or at least playing) all the 2017 festivals?

Hopefully Kali Uchis

What was your favourite review or photo set you did for LiL this year?

Time Festival

 

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