Sub Pop & Hardly Art
Best of 2016

Adam Zacks

Seattle Theatre Group

(SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING PRODUCER | SASQUATCH! MUSIC FESTIVAL | AMATEUR EXISTENTIALIST, SEATTLE THEATRE GROUP)

Killer song I missed the first time around (1970)

  • Clarence Carter’s “Patches”

Most exhilarating gravelly voiced rapper/drummer

  • Anderson.Paak

Record of the year

  • Beyonce, Lemonade

Terrific group

  • The Lemon Twigs

Weirdo punctuation + Stingy vox + great record

  • D.D Dumbo

Top retina burn contributors

  • Horace & Pete

  • The Night Of

  • Lady Dynamite

  • Broad City

  • Transparent

Best idea

  • Removing social media apps from my phone

Underrated movie

  • Sing Street

Favorite English author/poet/rapper

  • Kate Tempest

Finally did it

  • Cuba

Best SNL sketch

  • Larry David’s Kevin “can a bitch get a donut?!” Roberts

Not that big a deal, kinda into it

  • Gray (grey?) hair

Mind blowing arty dance show of the century

  • Kidd Pivot/Electric Company’s Bettrofenheit at the Moore

Killer movie I missed the first time around (2006)

  • Children of Men

Still funny