Norman Records Top 50 Albums of 2015

Norman Records Top 50 Albums of 2015

Original Source

50. Michael Chapman - Fish

Michael Chapman - Fish
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
80
1 review

49. Donato Dozzy & Anna Caragnano - Sintetizzatrice

Donato Dozzy & Anna Caragnano - Sintetizzatrice
March 30, 2015
Critic Score
69
2 reviews
User Score
76
2 reviews

48. FIS - The Blue Quicksand Is Going Now

FIS - The Blue Quicksand Is Going Now
June 29, 2015
Ambient
Critic Score
74
2 reviews
User Score
81
2 reviews

47. Loop - Array 1

Loop - Array 1
June 22, 2015
Critic Score
77
3 reviews
User Score
79
2 reviews

46. The Apartments - No Song No Spell No Madrigal

The Apartments - No Song No Spell No Madrigal
April 13, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
84
4 reviews

45. Sightings - Amusers and Puzzlers

Sightings - Amusers and Puzzlers
June 9, 2015
Critic Score
75
1 review
User Score
72
1 review

44. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete
November 13, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
79
24 reviews
User Score
80
208 reviews

43. Lakker - Tundra

Lakker - Tundra
May 11, 2015
Dub Techno
Critic Score
78
3 reviews
User Score
73
9 reviews

42. Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - A Year With 13 Moons

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma - A Year With 13 Moons
February 9, 2015
Ambient
Critic Score
80
5 reviews
User Score
74
33 reviews

41. Thomas Brinkmann - What You Hear (Is What You Hear)

Thomas Brinkmann - What You Hear (Is What You Hear)
May 25, 2015
Critic Score
72
2 reviews
User Score
66
4 reviews

40. Girlpool - Before The World Was Big

Girlpool - Before The World Was Big
June 2, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
20 reviews
User Score
75
71 reviews

39. Vision Fortune - Country Music

Vision Fortune - Country Music
February 9, 2015
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
70
5 reviews
User Score
76
6 reviews

38. Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin

Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin
March 2, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
9 reviews
User Score
75
38 reviews

37. C418 - Minecraft - Volume Alpha

C418 - Minecraft - Volume Alpha
March 4, 2011
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
88
1 review

36. Minami Deutsch - Minami Deutsch

Minami Deutsch - Minami Deutsch
September 26, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
70
1 review

35. Mika Vainio & Franck Vigroux - Peau Froide, Léger Soleil

Mika Vainio & Franck Vigroux - Peau Froide, Léger Soleil
October 23, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
75
2 reviews

34. Helm - Olympic Mess

Helm - Olympic Mess
June 15, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
75
6 reviews
User Score
67
13 reviews

33. Prurient - Frozen Niagara Falls

Prurient - Frozen Niagara Falls
May 12, 2015
Noise
Critic Score
80
10 reviews
User Score
74
60 reviews

32. Triptides - Azur

Triptides - Azur
July 10, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
80
1 review

31. Phantom Horse - Different Forces

Phantom Horse - Different Forces
October 16, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

30. C Duncan - Architect

C Duncan - Architect
July 17, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
79
6 reviews
User Score
76
31 reviews

29. Coil - Backwards

Coil - Backwards
October 16, 2015
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
95
1 review

28. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
March 24, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
84
31 reviews
User Score
81
648 reviews

27. Natural Snow Buildings - Terror's Horns

Natural Snow Buildings - Terror's Horns
September 4, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
81
4 reviews

26. Björk - Vulnicura

Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
86
30 reviews
User Score
82
546 reviews

25. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress
March 31, 2015
Post-Rock
Critic Score
81
19 reviews
User Score
76
191 reviews

24. Low - Ones and Sixes

Low - Ones and Sixes
September 11, 2015
Slowcore
Critic Score
77
22 reviews
User Score
76
59 reviews

23. Kamasi Washington - The Epic

Kamasi Washington - The Epic
May 5, 2015
Jazz Fusion
Critic Score
83
6 reviews
User Score
82
270 reviews

22. Pinkshinyultrablast - Everything Else Matters

Pinkshinyultrablast - Everything Else Matters
January 27, 2015
Shoegaze
Critic Score
78
7 reviews
User Score
75
76 reviews

21. Sleaford Mods - Key Markets

Sleaford Mods - Key Markets
July 24, 2015
Art Punk
Critic Score
75
18 reviews
User Score
72
44 reviews

20. Rival Consoles - Howl

Rival Consoles - Howl
August 26, 2015
IDM
Critic Score
75
11 reviews
User Score
77
11 reviews

19. Yair Elazar Glotman - Études

Yair Elazar Glotman - Études
July 31, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

18. Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl

Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl
June 9, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
76
143 reviews

17. Helena Hauff - Discreet Desires

Helena Hauff - Discreet Desires
September 4, 2015
Techno
Critic Score
76
6 reviews
User Score
72
9 reviews

16. Death & Vanilla - To Where the Wild Things Are

Death & Vanilla - To Where the Wild Things Are
May 5, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
68
4 reviews
User Score
73
9 reviews

15. Joanna Newsom - Divers

Joanna Newsom - Divers
October 23, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
87
32 reviews
User Score
83
244 reviews

14. Manyfingers - The Spectacular Nowhere

Manyfingers - The Spectacular Nowhere
April 27, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
59
1 review

13. Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Ryley Walker - Primrose Green
March 31, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
79
14 reviews
User Score
75
43 reviews

12. The Declining Winter - Home For Lost Souls

The Declining Winter - Home For Lost Souls
March 23, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
75
4 reviews

11. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
90
33 reviews
User Score
88
988 reviews

10. Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness

Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness
September 25, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
87
25 reviews
User Score
84
451 reviews

9. Helen - The Original Faces

Helen - The Original Faces
September 4, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
74
8 reviews
User Score
74
40 reviews

8. Ought - Sun Coming Down

Ought - Sun Coming Down
September 18, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
81
16 reviews
User Score
78
148 reviews

7. Shit & Shine - 54 Synth-Brass 38 Metal Guitar 65 Cathedral

Shit & Shine - 54 Synth-Brass 38 Metal Guitar 65 Cathedral
March 16, 2015
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
65
2 reviews

6. Preoccupations - Viet Cong

Preoccupations - Viet Cong
January 20, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
82
24 reviews
User Score
79
426 reviews

5. Steve Hauschildt - Where All Is Fled

Steve Hauschildt - Where All Is Fled
September 25, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
77
7 reviews

4. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love

Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love
May 26, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
79
24 reviews
User Score
78
314 reviews

3. Ian William Craig - Cradle for the Wanting

Ian William Craig - Cradle for the Wanting
November 13, 2015
Ambient
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
78
4 reviews

2. Dråpe - Relax/Relapse

Dråpe - Relax/Relapse
October 9, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
70
1 review

1. Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld - Never Were The Way She Was

Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld - Never Were The Way She Was
April 28, 2015
Modern Classical
Critic Score
76
15 reviews
User Score
78
69 reviews
Original Source: https://www.normanrecords.com/features/top-fifty-2015

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