Favorite Albums of 2015

As promised, here’s my 30 favorite albums of 2015! This was a fantastic year for good music (especially compared to how weak last year was) with some of my favorite artists coming out with new albums and tons of great new bands.

I attached a spotify playlist below with my favorite song from each record for you to check out if you want.

Without further ado:
30. The Mountain Goats – Beat The Champ
29. Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Style
28. Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle
27. Eskimeaux – O.K.
26. Twerps – Range Anxiety
25. Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin down…
24. Sleater Kinney – No Cities To Love
23. Beach Slang – The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us
22. Alex G – Beach Music
21. Beach House – Depression Cherry
20. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
19. Empress Of – Me
18. Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness
17. Tobias Jesso Jr – Goon
16. Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass
15. Destroyer – Poison Season
14. Tame Impala – Currents
13. Majical Cloudz – Are You Alone?
12. Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp
11. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier
10. Girlpool – When The World Was Big
9. Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment – Surf
8. Chvrches – Every Open Eye
7. Joanna Newsom – Divers
6. Torres – Sprinter
5. Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy
4. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
3. Grimes – Art Angels
2. Jamie XX – In Colour
1. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

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Favorite Songs of 2015

20. Adele – When We Were Young

19. Houndmouth – Sedona

18. Magical Cloudz – Downtown

17. Beach House – Sparks

16. Lady Lamb – Billions of Eyes

15. Tobias Jesso Jr. – How Could You Babe

14. Jamie xx (ft Romy) – Loud Places

13. Natalie Prass – It Is You

12. CHVRCHES – Empty Threat

11. Grimes – Kill V. Maim

10. Torres – Sprinter

09. Tame Impala – Let It Happen

08. Carly Rae Japsen – Run Away With Me

07. Titus Andronicus – Fired Up

06.  Jamie xx (ft Young Thug, Popcaan) – I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)

05. Sufjan Stevens – Should Have Known Better

04. Grimes – Flesh Without Blood

03. CHVRCHES – Clearest Blue

02. Courtney Barnett – Depreston

01. Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment / Chance The Rapper – Sunday Candy

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Album To Check Out: Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down EP

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Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down EP comes out 6/9 via Jagjaguwar (order here)

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Album To Check Out: Florence and the Machine – How Big How Blue How Beautiful

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Florence and the Machine – How Big How Blue How Beautiful comes out 6/2 via Island (order here)

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Album To Check Out: Girlpool – Before The World Was Big

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Girlpool – Before The World Was Big comes out 6/2 via Wichita (order here)

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Album To Check Out: Jamie xx – In Colour

phpG6a4XEAMJamie xx – In Colour comes out 6/2 via Young Turks (order here)

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Album To Check Out: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love

phpNhKvJlAMUnknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love comes out 5/26 via Jagjaguwar (order here)

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