Better late than never; my favourite albums from 2016, in alphabetical order:

Aesop Rock – The Impossible Kid (Hip Hop)

Anderson Paak – Malibu (R&B/Soul)
The Avalanches – Wildflower (Trip Hop)

Banks & Steelz – Anything But Words (Hip Hop)

Creeper – The Stranger (Pop Punk)

Explosions in the Sky – The Wilderness (Post-rock)

Jambinai – A Hermitage (Post-Rock)
Justin Hurwitz – La La Land (Soundtrack)
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo (Hip Hop)
Logistics – Electric Sun (Drum & Bass)
L'Orange & Mr. Lif – The Life & Death of Scenery (Hip Hop)

Mr. Lif – Don't Look Down (Hip Hop)

Noisia – Outer Edges (Drum & Bass/Electronic)

Oddisee – The Odd Tape (Instrumental Hip Hop)

Rob Dougan – Misc. Sessions (Classical)

Stratus – The Diver (Ambient/Lo-fi)

Touché Amoré – Stage Four (Melodic Hardcore)

Travelling Day – Unstable Game (Electronic/Trip Hop)

Wild Beasts – Boy King (Indie Pop/Electro)
Wildlight – The Tide Remixes (Downtempo/Folktronica)