Stereogum's 50 Best Albums of 2015

Stereogum's 50 Best Albums of 2015

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50. Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness

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

49. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

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

48. Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin down

Kurt Vile - b'lieve i'm goin down
September 25, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
78
24 reviews
User Score
78
251 reviews

47. Beach House - Depression Cherry

Beach House - Depression Cherry
August 28, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
79
29 reviews
User Score
80
478 reviews

46. Sorority Noise - Joy, Departed

Sorority Noise - Joy, Departed
June 16, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
69
3 reviews
User Score
68
10 reviews

45. Preoccupations - Viet Cong

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

44. Speedy Ortiz - Foil Deer

Speedy Ortiz - Foil Deer
April 21, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
21 reviews
User Score
76
129 reviews

43. Chris Stapleton - Traveller

Chris Stapleton - Traveller
May 5, 2015
Country
Critic Score
83
3 reviews
User Score
77
36 reviews

42. Deerhunter - Fading Frontier

Deerhunter - Fading Frontier
October 16, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
31 reviews
User Score
80
309 reviews

41. 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
67 reviews

40. Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle

Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle
October 23, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
9 reviews
User Score
79
56 reviews

39. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Style

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Style
October 30, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
11 reviews
User Score
77
103 reviews

38. Björk - Vulnicura

Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
86
27 reviews
User Score
82
512 reviews

37. Fred Thomas - All Are Saved

Fred Thomas - All Are Saved
April 7, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
82
4 reviews
User Score
70
16 reviews

36. Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife

Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife
January 6, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
75
12 reviews
User Score
61
138 reviews

35. Kamasi Washington - The Epic

Kamasi Washington - The Epic
May 5, 2015
Jazz Fusion
Critic Score
81
5 reviews
User Score
82
263 reviews

34. Horrendous - Anareta

Horrendous - Anareta
October 30, 2015
Death Metal
Critic Score
81
2 reviews
User Score
77
16 reviews

33. CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye

CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye
September 25, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
79
26 reviews
User Score
74
285 reviews

32. Yowler - The Offer

Yowler - The Offer
March 10, 2015
Slowcore
Critic Score
79
2 reviews
User Score
78
11 reviews

31. Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free

Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free
July 17, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
76
61 reviews

30. The Staves - If I Was

The Staves - If I Was
March 23, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
77
10 reviews
User Score
75
29 reviews

29. Ought - Sun Coming Down

Ought - Sun Coming Down
September 18, 2015
Post-Punk
Critic Score
81
15 reviews
User Score
77
147 reviews

28. Eskimeaux - O.K.

Eskimeaux - O.K.
May 12, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
73
2 reviews
User Score
74
21 reviews

27. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love
January 20, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
78
476 reviews

26. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass
January 27, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
83
18 reviews
User Score
79
318 reviews

25. Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late

Drake - If You're Reading This It's Too Late
February 12, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
22 reviews
User Score
76
340 reviews

24. Tribulation - The Children of the Night

Tribulation - The Children of the Night
April 21, 2015
Heavy Metal
Critic Score
84
1 review
User Score
76
22 reviews

23. Blur - The Magic Whip

Blur - The Magic Whip
April 27, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
29 reviews
User Score
74
247 reviews

22. Joanna Newsom - Divers

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

21. Shamir - Ratchet

Shamir - Ratchet
May 19, 2015
Electropop
Critic Score
78
21 reviews
User Score
75
201 reviews

20. Screaming Females - Rose Mountain

Screaming Females - Rose Mountain
February 24, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
12 reviews
User Score
74
45 reviews

19. Waxahatchee - Ivy Tripp

Waxahatchee - Ivy Tripp
April 7, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
24 reviews
User Score
76
206 reviews

18. Future - DS2

Future - DS2
July 17, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
18 reviews
User Score
70
182 reviews

17. Titus Andronicus - The Most Lamentable Tragedy

Titus Andronicus - The Most Lamentable Tragedy
July 28, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
26 reviews
User Score
77
165 reviews

16. Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf
May 29, 2015
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
83
15 reviews
User Score
76
246 reviews

15. Tame Impala - Currents

Tame Impala - Currents
July 17, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
84
30 reviews
User Score
83
892 reviews

14. Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl

Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl
June 9, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
80
18 reviews
User Score
75
141 reviews

13. The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die - Harmlessness

The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die - Harmlessness
September 25, 2015
Emo
Critic Score
79
3 reviews
User Score
76
63 reviews

12. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear
February 10, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
84
737 reviews

11. Jamie xx - In Colour

Jamie xx - In Colour
June 1, 2015
UK Bass
Critic Score
84
31 reviews
User Score
82
737 reviews

10. Deafheaven - New Bermuda

Deafheaven - New Bermuda
October 2, 2015
Atmospheric Black Metal
Critic Score
82
15 reviews
User Score
81
232 reviews

9. Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs

Jim O'Rourke - Simple Songs
May 19, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
83
8 reviews
User Score
78
106 reviews

8. Colleen Green - I Want to Grow Up

Colleen Green - I Want to Grow Up
February 24, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
68
9 reviews
User Score
72
43 reviews

7. Hop Along - Painted Shut

Hop Along - Painted Shut
May 5, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
83
12 reviews
User Score
79
174 reviews

6. 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
85
30 reviews
User Score
81
613 reviews

5. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
90
31 reviews
User Score
87
928 reviews

4. Vince Staples - Summertime '06

Vince Staples - Summertime '06
June 30, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
20 reviews
User Score
83
412 reviews

3. Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION

Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION
August 21, 2015
Dance Pop
Critic Score
76
20 reviews
User Score
79
329 reviews

2. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
March 16, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
94
32 reviews
User Score
89
1236 reviews

1. Grimes - Art Angels

Grimes - Art Angels
November 6, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
84
27 reviews
User Score
81
609 reviews
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