TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2015

TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2015

 

30. JACCO GARDNER (NET)

Hypnophobia

Excelsior / Polyvinyl / Full Time Hobby

Jacco Gardner Official

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1. Another You
2. Grey Lanes
3. Brightly
4. Find Yourself
5. Face To Face
6. Outside Forever
7. Before The Dawn
8. Hypnophobia
9. Make Me See
10. All Over

 

29. FLESH WORLD (USA)

The Wild Animals In My Life

Iron Lung

Flesh World Facebook

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1. To Lose Me
2. Just To Tear Me Down
3. The Wild Animals In My Life
4. Shaved Head
5. Poolside Boys
6. Strawberry Bomber
7. Your Love Is Like A House
8. Here In The Dark

 

28. ONBC (DEN)

Crash, Burn & Cry

Crunchy Frog

ONBC Facebook

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1. The Railing
2. White Trash
3. Call It What You Want
4. The Warehouse
5. Classic
6. One Of These Days Pt. 1
7. Brothers
8. Knocked Out
9. Copenhagen
10. One Of These Days Pt. 2

 

27. DEERHUNTER (USA)

Fading Frontiers

4AD

Deerhunter Official

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1. All The Same
2. Living My Life
3. Breaker [VIDEO]
4. Duplex Planet
5. Take Care
6. Leather And Wood
7. Snakeskin [VIDEO]
8. Ad Astra
9. Carrion

 

26. NOAH (JAP)

Sivutie

Flau

Noah Official

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1. sivutie
2. flexion
3. motion
4. unspoken
5. weak
6. (interlude – drøm)
7. fehér
8. times
9. pool garden
10. gorgeous death
11. blur
12. flaw
13. (interlude – doll)
14. tadzio
15. sivutie a reprise

 

25. BOAN (USA)

Mentiras

Holodeck

BOAN Facebook

Pre-order here

Stream whole album here

1. Babylon
2. Freaksnake
3. Secretos
4. Boan Acid
5. Mentiras

 

24. WAXAHATCHEE (USA)

Ivy Tripp

Waxahatchee Official

Merge Wichita

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1. Breathless
2. Under A Rock
3. Poison
4. La Loose
5. Stale By Noon
6. The Dirt
7. Blue
8. Air
9. >
10. Grey Hair
11. Summer Of Love
12. Half Moon
13. Bonfire

 

23. GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR (CAN)

Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress

Constellation

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Facebook

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1. Peasantry Or ‘Light! Inside Of Light’
2. Lambs’ Breath
3. Asunder, Sweet
4. Piss Crowns Are Trebled

 

22. MOLLY NILSSON (SWE)

Zenith

Dark Skies Association / Night School Records

Molly Nilsson Facebook

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1. The Only Planet
2. 1995 [VIDEO]
3. H.O.P.E.
4. Mountain Time [VIDEO]
5. Bunny Club
6. Intermezzo: Palimpest Galore
7. Happyness [VIDEO]
8. Lovers Are Losers [VIDEO]
9. Clearblue
10. My Body [VIDEO]
11. Titanic
12. Bus 194 (All There Is)
13. Tomorrow

 

21. JAAKKO EINO KALEVI (FIN)

Jaakko Eino Kalevi

Weird World Record Co.

Jaakko Eino Kalevi Facebook

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1. J.E.K.
2. Double Talk
3. Deeper Shadows
4. Say
5. Mind Like Muscle
6. Night At The Field
7. Don’t Ask Me Why
8. Room
9. Hush Down
10. Ikuinen Purkautumaton Jännite

 

20. BLANK REALM (AUS)

Illegals In Heaven

Bedroom Suck / Fire Records

Blank Realm Facebook

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1. No Views On It
2. River Of Longing [LISTEN]
3. Cruel Night
4. Costume Drama
5. Dream Date
6. Flowers In Mind
7. Gold
8. Palace Of Love [LISTEN]
9. Too Late Now [LISTEN]

 

19. DAY RAVIES (AUS)

Liminal Zones

Sonic Masala / Strange Pursuits 

Day Ravies Facebook

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1. Fake Beach [VIDEO]
2. Coupla Days
3. This Side Of The Fence
4. Nettle
5. Immaculate Escape
6. Skewed
7. Enter The Bee
8. Hickford Wizz [VIDEO]
9. Halfway Up A Hill
10. Steamed
11. Pulse Check
12. March Comes Around
13. Binkies

 

18. AMERICAN WRESTLERS (SCO/USA)

American Wrestlers

American Wrestlers Facebook

Fat Possum

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1.There’s No One Crying Over Me Either
2. Holy
3. Wild Yonder
4. I Can Do No Wrong
5. The Rest Of You
6. Kelly
7. Cheapshot
8. Left

 

17. SMALL BLACK (USA)

Best Blues

Jagjaguwar

Small Black Official

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1. Personal Best
2. No One Wants It To Happen To You [VIDEO]
3. Boys Life [VIDEO]
4. The Closer I Look
5. Big Ideas Pt. 2
6. Back At Belle’s [LISTEN]
7. Between Leos
8. Checkpoints
9. Smoke Around The Bend
10. XX Century

 

16. NATALIE PRASS (USA)

Natalie Prass

Spacebomb 

Natalie Prass Official

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1. My Baby Don’t Understand Me
2. Bird Of Prey
3. Your Fool
4. Christy
5. Why Don’t You Believe In Me
6. Violently
7. Never Over You
8. Reprise
9. It Is You

 

15. EMPRESS OF (HON/USA)

Me

Terrible Records

Empress Of Facebook

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1. Everything Is You
2. Water Water [LISTEN]
3. Standard
4. How Do You Do It [VIDEO]
5. To Get By
6. Kitty Kat [LISTEN]
7. Need Myself
8. Make Up
9. Threat
10. Icon [VIDEO]

 

14. COURTNEY BARNETT (AUS)

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

Courtney Barnett Official

Milk! / Marathon Artists / Mom + Pop

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1. Elevator Operator
2. Pedestrian At Best
3. An Illustration Of Loneliness (Sleepless In NY)
4. Small Poppies
5. Depreston
6. Aqua Profunda!
7. Dead Fox
8. Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party
9. Debbie Downer
10. Kim’s Caravan
11. Boxing Day Blues

 

13. MARIE DAVIDSON (CAN)

Un Autre Voyage

Holodeck Records

Marie Davidson Facebook

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1. Boulevard Taschereau
2. Exces de Vitesse
3. Kidnap You In The Desert
4. Insomnie
5. Balade aux USA
6. Persephone

 

12. PROTOMARTYR (USA)

The Agent Intellect

Hardly Art

Protomartyr Facebook

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1. The Devil In His Youth
2. Cowards Starve
3. I Forgive You [LISTEN]
4. Boyce Or Boice
5. Pontiac 87
6. Uncle Mother’s
7. Dope Cloud [LISTEN]
8. The Hermit
9. Clandestine Time
10. Why Does It Shake? [LISTEN]
11. Ellen
12. Feast Of Stephen

 

11. TOTALLY MILD (AUS)

Down Time

Bedroom Suck / Fire Records

Totally Mild Facebook

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1. Christa
2. When I’m Tired
3. Go Home
4. Move On
5. Nights
6. The Next Day
7. Work It Out
8. Battleship
9. Always Around
10. Money Or Fame

10. VIET CONG (CAN)

Viet Cong

Flemish Eye / Jagjaguwar

Viet Cong Bandcamp

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1. Newspaper Spoons
2. Pointless Experience
3. March Of Progress
4. Bunker Buster
5. Continental Shelf
6. Silhouettes
7. Death

 

9. JESSICA PRATT (USA)

On Your Own Love Again

Drag City

Jessica Pratt Label Page

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1. Wrong Hand
2. Game That I Play
3. Strange Melody
4. Greycedes
5. Moon Dude
6. Jacquelyn In The Background
7. I’ve Got A Feeling
8. Back, Baby
9. On Your Own Love Again

 

8. MOUNT EERIE (USA)

Sauna

P.W. Elverum & Sun Ltd.

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1. Sauna
2. Turmoil
3. Dragon
4. Emptiness
5. (something)
6. Boat
7. Planets
8. Pumpkin
9. Spring
10. Books
11. Youth

 

7. LOWER DENS (USA)

Escape From Evil

Ribbon Music

Lower Dens Official

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1. Sucker’s Shangri-La
2. Ondine
3. To Die In L.A.
4. Quo Vadis
5. Your Heart Still Beating
6. Electric Current
7. I Am The Earth
8. Non Grata
9. Company
10. Societe Anonyme

 

6. SLEATER-KINNEY (USA)

No Cities To Love

Sub Pop

Sleater-Kinney Official

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1. Price Tag
2. Fangless
3. Surface Envy
4. No Cities To Love
5. A New Wave
6. No Anthems
7. Gimme Love
8. Bury Our Friends
9. Hey Darling
10. Fade

 

5. OUGHT (CAN)

Sun Coming Down

Constellation

Ought Facebook

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1. Men For Miles [LISTEN]
2. Passionate Turn
3. The Combo
4. Sun’s Coming Down [VIDEO]
5. Beautiful Blue Sky [LISTEN]
6. Celebration
7. On The Line
8. Never Better

 

4. JOANNA NEWSOM (USA)

Divers

Drag City

Joanna Newsom Label Page

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1. Anecdotes
2. Sapokanikan [VIDEO]
3. Leaving The City [LISTEN]
4. Goose Eggs
5. Waltz Of The 101ST Lightborne
6. The Things I Say
7. Divers [VIDEO]
8. Same Old Man
9. You Will Not Take My Heart Alive
10. A Pin-Light Bent
11. Time, As A Symptom

 

3. GRIMES (CAN)

Art Angels

4AD

Grimes Official

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1. laughing and not being normal
2. California
3. SCREAM (feat. Aristophanes) [LISTEN]
4. Flesh Without Blood [VIDEO]
5. Belly Of The Beat
6. Kill V. Maim
7. Artangels
8. Easily
9. Pin
10. REALiTi (digital only)
11. World Princess Pt. II
12. Venus Fly (feat. Janelle Monae)
13. Life In The Vivid Dream
14. Butterfly

 

2. JENNY HVAL (NOR)

Apocalypse, girl

Sacred Bones

Jenny Hval Official

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1. Kingsize
2. Take Care Of Yourself
3. That Battle Is Over
4. White Underground
5. Heaven
6. Why 
7. Some Days
8. Sabbath
9. Angel And Anaemia
10. Holy Land

 

1. JULIA HOLTER (USA)

Have You In My Wilderness

Domino

Julia Holter Facebook

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1. Feel You [VIDEO]
2. Silhouette
3. How Long?
4. Lucette Stranded On The Island
5. Sea Calls Me Home [VIDEO]
6. Night Song
7. Everytime Boots
8. Betsy On The Roof
9. Vasquez
10. Have You In My Wilderness