2016 Year in Review Staff Picks- Joshua Chia

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?

I’ve been with the site since April 2016.

What were your three favourite albums of 2016?

Wow thats tough. I’d have to go with “Blonde” – Frank Ocean, “Life of Pablo” – Kanye West, and “Awaken My Love” – Childish Gambino. I know I’m missing something out.

What was the most underrated album of 2016?

“This_era” – Sylo Nozra

What was your favourite Canadian album of 2016?

Canadian albums ey. that would be “Views” – Drake

What were your three favourite songs of 2016?

Digital age – Daniela Andrade

Warm on a cold night – Honne

Friends – Francis and the lights (feat. Bon iver)

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

If I’ve counted correctly 18

What were your three favourite concerts of the year?

First would definitely be Break bot at The Velvet Underground. Jack Garratt at The Phoenix and Run The Jewels at Time fest.

What was your favourite festival you attended of the year?


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


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

I can’t think of anything at the moment. 2016 was a good year.

In your opinion, what was the biggest music story?

When and if frank oceans album was going to drop.

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

Tory lanez goes hard

What was your favourite new musical discovery of 2016?

Definitely Yoke Lore. Yoke lore opened for Elliot Moss at The Drake Hotel. I didn’t even know who they were before the show. But I was happy to have found out about them. They have a cool sound.

Who were you disappointed to miss seeing live this year?

Kanye West.

Who should we be looking out for in 2017?

Arcade fire


A$ap Rocky

Chance the Rapper

Kendrik and J .Cole

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

time will tell.

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

Jack Garratt

Is there anything else you want to say about 2016 or predict about 2017?

not really