Okay so I should probably wait for the new Baroness-Purple to drop before I make this list because is will most likely be #1 but....heres my list of the best albums of 2015 ranked!
Deafheaven deliver another masterpiece. I'm not usually crazy about black metal but these guys always hit the spot!!
Just amazing. Aaron Turner turns whatever project he's working on into solid GOLD. Atmospheric and Crushing. The album took some time to grow on me but man do I get it now.
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Along the same lines as their previous work Container Ships. The songwriting is a bit more concise here. I am a massive fan of this band so It's hard to say it's better than their previous work but it's absolutely on par. This band makes music that is very personal to me.
I really miss cave in but brodsky's new project has been blowing me away!!! and this is the definition of a supergroup done right!
The Direction of Last Things
really? can these guys do any wrong?!? An amazing continuation of their incredibly solid discography. a bit faster this time around. and thats not a bad thing!
Mutiny At Muscle Beach
Absolutely the best punk album of the year. This album has balls!!! And I'm not a huge punk fan but these guys hit the nail on the head on every track. love the surf rock inlfuence.
b'lieve i'm goin' down...
This has been my go-to folk album of the year. Kurt Vile is like a modern Bob Dylan. Memorable songwriting, great guitars, catchy, humorous but relevant lyrics. Whats not to like?!?!
The Heart Is a Monster
This album turned me into a failure fan and has made me want to explore their earlier work. Im not big on mainstream grunge but this is fucking awesome. So Spacey and I love the flow of the album. Solid!!
Yeah I havent spent nearly enough time with this beast. I was a huge fan of One Armed Bandit so this is definitely on my radar. Big City Music though.....what a masterpiece!!
These guys used to be one my absolute favorite bands. Meanderthal will always be a perfect album. Restarter is really solid! I find myself returning to this every so often. Just not quite as memorable as their last few albums.
Oh my goddddddd. J. Robbins I love you....This is like Jawbox if they were heavier and had a bit of krautrock mixed in. So fucking good.
Alright so they will never even come close to touching their debut album. But this still has alot of great songs on it. Great when I'm on a pop fix
Songs of Lament
Songs of Descent was one of my favorite albums from last year. This sounds like the b-sides from that album but mannnn still absolutely killer! if you like bands on deathwish records.....This is for you!!! Fun fact...the bassist of Coliseum is in this band.
Night Of Your Ascension
So creepy, so dark, such fucked up subject matter....but if you like drone, doom, metal...this should not be missed. This is the third album by them that I've loved.
This is what shoegaze should sound like. It's spacey and dreamy but still has an element of accessibility to it. Ok so the band took a wild left turn with the kind of music they make...but IMO they do it right.
La Di Da Di
Still have to let this one sink in. But I was obsessed with Gloss Drop. This is a bit different but I have a feeling it will grow on me.
The Agent Intellect
I have a feeling if I gave this album more time is would have been higher on the list, Another band I adore but due to the crazy about of good releases this year I just havent given it enough time. They are one of the best acts going today.
Same as above ^^^^^
Loved their S/T. More of the same which is a good thing! These guys are up there with Night Birds for best current punk bands.
Love this band....Havent had enough time with this.