James Acaster tries to convince comedians that 2016 is the greatest year for music, ever.
Athena Kugblenu & Frank Ocean’s Blonde
As a huge fan of his debut mixtape nostalgia, Ultra, Athena is underwhelmed by Frank Ocean’s 2016 album Blonde.
Gabriel Ebulue & personal beat-fired balladry
Gabriel is excited to be introduced to For Good by Fog, a crowd-funded comeback from Minneapolis musician Andrew Broder.
BONUS SOUNDS: Drummers Adam Betts & Seb Rochford
Adam and Seb bring their drum kits along to talk to James about the virtuosic drumming on Jon Bap's 'What Now?'. Recorded at BBC Maida Vale Studios in London.
Rob Deering & outsider soul music
Rob Deering is up for the challenge of Jon Bap's 'What Now?', an album that James describes as one of the most life-changing from his whole 2016 project.
Nish Kumar & Kevin Abstract's American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story
Nish is blown away by this concept album from Brockhampton's Kevin Abstract. The album tells the story of him growing up in Texas with homophobic parents and a racist boyfriend.
Sindhu Vee & conceptual club bangers
Sindhu is not judging anyone who wants to listen to Popp by Oval, a 2016 solo project by glitch pioneer Markus Popp.