Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015

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Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015

  1. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
  2. Tame Impala – Currents
  3. Wolf Alice – My Love Is Cool
  4. Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness
  5. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
  6. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
  7. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier
  8. Beach House – Depression Cherry
  9. Chvrches – Every Open Eye
  10. EL VY – Return to the Moon
  11. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
  12. Grimes – Art Angels
  13. Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass
  14. Beach House – Thank Your Lucky Stars
  15. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down…
  16. Joanna Newsom – Divers
  17. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities To Love
  18. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love
  19. Mew – + –
  20. Neon Indian – VEGA INTL. Night School
  21. Foals – What Went Down
  22. Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
  23. Jamie xx – In Colour
  24. Low – Ones and Sixes
  25. John Grant – Grey Tickles, Black Pressure
  26. Gwenno – Y Dydd Olaf
  27. Wilco – Star Wars
  28. Tamaryn – Cranekiss
  29. Ducktails – St. Catherine
  30. FFS – FFS
  31. Everything Everything – Get To Heaven
  32. Sexwitch – Sexwitch
  33. New Order – Music Complete
  34. Björk – Vulnicura
  35. Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Style
  36. Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
  37. Amason – Sky City
  38. LA Priest – Inji
  39. Laura Marling – Short Movie
  40. My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall
  41. Dan Deacon – Gliss Riffer
  42. East India Youth – Culture of Volume
  43. Django Django – Born Under Saturn
  44. Mac Demarco – Another One
  45. Younghusband – Dissolver
  46. Martin Courtney – Many Moons
  47. Belle and Sebastian – Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
  48. SOAK – Before We Forgot How To Dream
  49. The Dears – Times Infinity, Vol. One
  50. Torres – Sprinter
  51. San Fermin – Jackrabbit
  52. Beirut – No No No
  53. Blur – The Magic Whip
  54. Shamir – Ratchet
  55. Lower Dens – Escape From Evil
  56. Viet Cong – Viet Cong
  57. Hot Chip – Why Make Sense?
  58. Vince Staples – Summertime ’06
  59. Jaakko Eino Kalevi – Jaakko Eino Kalevi
  60. Nicolas Godin – Contrepoint
  61. Mercury Rev – The Light in You
  62. Dutch Uncles – O Shudder
  63. Mark Ronson – Uptown Special
  64. Telekinesis – Ad Infinitum
  65. Destroyer – Poison Season
  66. Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia
  67. Girls Names – Arms Around a Vision
  68. Petite Noir – La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful
  69. Will Butler – Policy
  70. Patrick Watson – Love Songs for Robots
  71. Majical Cloudz – Are You Alone?
  72. Deafheaven – New Bermuda
  73. Cheatahs – Mythologies
  74. Empress Of – Me
  75. Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect
  76. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
  77. Matthew E. White – Fresh Blood
  78. U.S. Girls – Half Free
  79. Here We Go Magic – Be Small
  80. Algiers – Algiers
  81. Jim O’Rourke – Simple Songs
  82. Youth Lagoon – Savage Hills Ballroom
  83. Tobias Jesso Jr. – Goon
  84. Small Black – Best Blues
  85. Boxed In – Boxed In
  86. Braids – Deep In the Iris
  87. Purity Ring – Another Eternity
  88. Speedy Ortiz – Foil Deer
  89. Talk In Tongues – Alone With a Friend
  90. Richard Hawley – Hollow Meadows
  91. Baio – The Names
  92. The Black Ryder – The Door Behind the Door
  93. Briana Marela – All Around Us
  94. Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss
  95. Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden of Delete
  96. J Fernandez – Many Levels of Laughter
  97. Blanck Mass – Dumb Flesh
  98. Outfit – Slowness
  99. Salad Boys – Metalmania
  100. Ryley Walker – Primrose Green