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FEATURE: Best Albums of 2015



GRACIE GOLDEN

1. SHANNON AND THE CLAMS – GONE BY DAWN

2. LA LUZ – WEIRDO SHRINE

3. CHASTITY BELT – TIME TO GO HOME

4. SLEATER-KINNEY – NO CITIES TO LOVE

5. JD MCPHERSON – LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

6. SUMMER TWINS – LIMBO

7. PEACH KELLI POP – PEACH KELLI POP III

8. COURTNEY BARNETT – SOMETIMES I SIT AND THINK, AND SOMETIMES I JUST SIT

9. THEE TSUNAMIS – SATURDAY NIGHT SWEETHEART

10. BEACH HOUSE – DEPRESSION CHERRY

 

ANNIE BLACKMAN

1. ADELE – 25

2. VARIOUS ARTISTS – 50 SHADES OF GREY SOUNDTRACK

3. MALALA YOUSAFZAI – I AM MALALA: HOW ONE GIRL STOOD UP FOR EDUCATION AND CHANGED THE WORLD

4. JIMMY CARTER – A FULL LIFE: REFLECTIONS AT 90

5. VARIOUS ARTISTS – HAMILTON SOUNDTRACK

6. ANTONIO SANCHEZ – BIRDMAN SOUNDTRACK

7. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

8. VARIOUS ARTISTS – NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL MUSIC 56

9. EARL SWEATSHIRT – I DON’T LIKE SHIT I DON’T GO OUTSIDE

10. KYLIE MINOGUE – KYLIE CHRISTMAS

 

WILL SCERBO

1. LITURGY - THE ARK WORK

2. ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER - GARDEN OF DELETE

3. KOOL A.D. - O.K.

4. BATTLES - LA DI DA DI

5. EARTHLY - DAYS

6. DAN DEACON - GLISS RIFFER

7. GIRL BAND - HOLDING HANDS WITH JAMIE

8. S. ARAW "TRIO" XI - GAZEBO EFFECT

9. ZS - XE
10. HEALTH - DEATH MAGIC

 

CHARLTIEN LONG

1. LEON BRIDGES – COMING HOME

2. KNXWLEDGE – HUD DREEMS

3. WAXAHATCHEE – IVY TRIPP

4. TOBIAS JESSO JR. – GOON

5. DR. DRE – COMPTON

6. VINCE STAPLES – SUMMERTIME ‘06

7. ONLY REAL – JERK AT THE END OF THE LINE

8. SHARK WEEK – BEACH FUZZ

9. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

10. JULIA HOLTER – HAVE YOU IN MY WILDERNESS

 

TOMMY BRAZLETON

1. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

2. ELDER – LORE

3. WOLF ALICE – MY LOVE IS COOL

4. KAMASI WASHINGTON – THE EPIC

5. EMPRESS OF – ME

6. JULIA HOLTER – HAVE YOU IN MY WILDERNESS

7. JAMIE XX – IN COLOUR

8. GRIMES – ART ANGELS

9. BATTLES – LA DI DA DI

10. SLUTEVER – ALMOST FAMOUS

 

CHRIS CARDOZ

1. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

2. ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – GARDEN OF DELETE

3. DR. DRE – COMPTON

4. EARL SWEATSHIRT ­– I DON’T LIKE SHIT I DON’T GO OUTSIDE

5. TORO Y MOI – SAMANTHA

6. ARCHY MARSHALL – A NEW PLACE 2 DROWN

7. MILO – SO THE FLIES DON’T COME

8. DEATH GRIPS – JENNY DEATH

9. VINCE STAPLES – SUMMERTIME ‘06

10. THUNDERCAT – THE BEYOND/WHERE THE GIANTS ROAM

 

STEPHEN WATSON

1. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

2. COURTNEY BARNETT – SOMETIMES I SIT AND THINK AND SOMETIMES I JUST SIT

3. CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT – FOR ONE TO LOVE

4. YOUNG FATHERS – WHITE MEN ARE BLACK MEN TOO

5. CHASTITY BELT – TIME TO GO HOME

6. DAN DEACON – GLASS RIFFER

7. WAXAHATCHEE – GLASS RIFFER

8. THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS – FLOOD LIVE IN AUSTRALIA

9. GIRLPOOL – BEFORE THE WORLD WAS BIG

10. CHRISTIAN SCOTT ATUNDE ADJUAH – STRETCH MUSIC

 

DUBRAY KINNEY

1. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

2. VINCE STAPLES – SUMMERTIME ‘06

3. DEATH GRIPS – JENNY DEATH

4. PINKSHINYULTRABLAST – EVERYTHING ELSE MATTERS

5. OPEN MIKE EAGLE – A SPECIAL EPISODE OF

6. DEAFHEAVEN – NEW BERMUDA

7. SHOPPING – WHY CHOOSE

8. OUGHT – SUN COMING DOWN

9. BEACH HOUSE – DEPRESSION CHERRY

10. MR. MFKN EXQUIRE – LIVEFOREVER

 

JAY MILLER

1. FUTURE – DS2

2. SUFJAN STEVENS – CARRIE AND LOWELL

3. VINCE STAPLES – SUMMERTIME ‘06

4. EARL SWEATSHIRT – I DON’T LIKE SHIT I DON’T GO OUTSIDE

5. DEAFHEAVEN – NEW BERMUDA

6. SAM G – ESCAPISM EP/SHORT STORIES EP

7. SKRILLEX AND DIPLO – SKRILLEX AND DIPLO PRESENT JACK Ü

8. PUSHA T – DARKEST BEFORE DAWN

9. THE WORLD IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE AND I AM NO LONGER AFRAID TO DIE – HARMLESSNESS

10. GODSPEED! YOU BLACK EMPEROR – ASUNDER, SWEET AND OTHER DISTRESS

 

GEOFFREY GAO

1. SHLOHMO – DARK RED

2. KNXWLEDGE – HUD DREEMS

3. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

4. HIATUS KAIYOTE – CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON

5. EARL SWEATSHIRT ­– I DON’T LIKE SHIT I DON’T GO OUTSIDE

6. ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – GARDEN OF DELETE

7. DRAKE – IF YOU’RE READING THIS IT’S TOO LATE

8. KALI UCHIS – POR VIDA

9. IMAN OMARI – HIGH LOOPS AND HIGHER LOOPS

10. NOSAJ THING – FATED

 

GEORGE DANFORTH

1. NICOLAS JAAR – NYMPHS I, II, III, IV

2. ARCA – MUTANT

3. ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – GARDEN OF DELETE

4. DEATH GRIPS – JENNY DEATH

5. DADRAS – RUBIYAT I

6. FUTURE – DS2

7. BJÖRK – VULNICURA

8. JAMIE XX – IN COLOUR

9. BOTANY – DIMMING AWE, THE LIGHT IS RAW

10. RUSTIE – EVENIFUDONTBELIEVE

 

MAXWELL GONTAREK

1. YOUNG FATHERS – WHITE MEN ARE BLACK MEN TOO

2. DEATH GRIPS – JENNY DEATH

3. VINCE STAPLES – SUMMERTIME ‘06

4. METZ – II

5. SUFJAN STEVENS – CARRIE AND LOWELL

6. ARCA – MUTANT

7. ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – GARDEN OF DELETE

8. FUTURE – DS2

9. PUSHA T – DARKEST BEFORE DAWN

10. BLUE SMILEY – OK

 

THE HONORABLE ALEX HUROWITZ  RESIDES

1. GLENN ASTRO – THROWBACK

2. UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA – MULTI-LOVE

3. HERVA – KILA

4. JLIN – DARK ENERGY

5. EMPRESS OF – ME

6. KENDRICK LAMAR – TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY

7. SHAPE WORSHIP – A CITY REMEMBRANCER

8. CULL – ALOFT

9. US GIRLS – HALF FREE

10. ROMARE – PROJECTIONS


By WJHU Executive Board on Jan. 2, 2016, 5:52 p.m.

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