It’s that time of year. Thoughtful and often sarcastic ruminations on the state of music and culture. We simplified it a bit, so here you have it, our fave records of 2015. Can’t wait to see what 2016 brings us musically and beyond.

Cheers,

The Music Team

 

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Larry Little – Partner // Music Director

Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color

Archy Marshall – A New Place 2 Drown

Charlie Wilson – Forever Charlie

Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best

Death & Vanilla – To Where The Wild Things Are

Destroyer – Dream Lover

Elvis Depressedly – New Alhambra

Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly

Leon Bridges – Smooth Sailin’

Ought – Sun Coming Down

Shopping – Why Choose

Talk In Tongues – Alone With A Friend

Tame Impala – Currents

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love

 

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Duncan Smith // Talent Buyer

Joanna Newsom – Divers

Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden of Delete

Grimes – Art Angels

Kamasi Washington – The Epic

Deafheaven – New Bermuda

Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass

Shopping – Why Choose

The Sword – High Country

Blanck Mass – Dumb Flesh

Mount Eerie – Sauna

Deradoorian – The Expanding Flower Planet

Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated At Last

La Luz – Weirdo Shrine

Royal Headache – High

HEALTH – Death Magic

Honorable Mention – Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz – S/T

 

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Veronica Pulcini // Marketing Director

Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color

Beach House – Depression Cherry

Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Style

Deafheaven – New Bermuda

Desaparecidos – Payola

Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear

Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free

Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

Leon Bridges – Coming Home

Lower Dens – Escape From Evil

Ryan Adams – 1989

Tame Impala – Currents

Tanlines – Highlights

Tobias Jesso Jr. – Goon

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love