Diffuser's 50 Best Albums of 2015

Diffuser's 50 Best Albums of 2015

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50. The Arcs - Yours, Dreamily

The Arcs - Yours, Dreamily
September 4, 2015
Garage Rock
Critic Score
69
12 reviews
User Score
73
49 reviews

49. Mumford & Sons - Wilder Mind

Mumford & Sons - Wilder Mind
May 4, 2015
Pop Rock
Critic Score
52
23 reviews
User Score
45
117 reviews

48. Metz - II

Metz - II
May 5, 2015
Noise Rock
Critic Score
79
18 reviews
User Score
74
94 reviews

47. The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World
January 20, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
72
24 reviews
User Score
70
103 reviews

46. Beach House - Thank Your Lucky Stars

Beach House - Thank Your Lucky Stars
October 16, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
77
14 reviews
User Score
79
254 reviews

45. 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
243 reviews

44. Speedy Ortiz - Foil Deer

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

43. CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye

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

42. Muse - Drones

Muse - Drones
June 8, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
53
18 reviews
User Score
57
166 reviews

41. Ratatat - Magnifique

Ratatat - Magnifique
July 17, 2015
Indietronica
Critic Score
69
21 reviews
User Score
70
62 reviews

40. Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon

Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon
September 18, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
25 reviews
User Score
71
265 reviews

39. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love

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

38. Wavves - V

Wavves - V
October 2, 2015
Power Pop
Critic Score
73
14 reviews
User Score
71
76 reviews

37. Laura Marling - Short Movie

Laura Marling - Short Movie
March 23, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
23 reviews
User Score
77
134 reviews

36. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Style

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Style
October 30, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
77
100 reviews

35. Florence + The Machine - How Big How Blue How Beautiful

Florence + The Machine - How Big How Blue How Beautiful
June 2, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
78
24 reviews
User Score
77
270 reviews

34. The Mountain Goats - Beat the Champ

The Mountain Goats - Beat the Champ
April 7, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
74
18 reviews
User Score
72
67 reviews

33. FIDLAR - Too

FIDLAR - Too
September 4, 2015
Punk Rock
Critic Score
72
17 reviews
User Score
72
47 reviews

32. Baroness - Purple

Baroness - Purple
December 18, 2015
Stoner Metal
Critic Score
80
12 reviews
User Score
77
85 reviews

31. Mew - +-

Mew - +-
April 27, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
72
15 reviews
User Score
75
64 reviews

30. Torres - Sprinter

Torres - Sprinter
May 5, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
User Score
79
209 reviews

29. Mount Eerie - Sauna

Mount Eerie - Sauna
February 3, 2015
Avant-Folk
Critic Score
77
12 reviews
User Score
73
87 reviews

28. Faith No More - Sol Invictus

Faith No More - Sol Invictus
May 19, 2015
Alternative Metal
Critic Score
71
21 reviews
User Score
73
64 reviews

27. Lower Dens - Escape From Evil

Lower Dens - Escape From Evil
March 31, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
18 reviews
User Score
75
175 reviews

26. Punch Brothers - The Phosphorescent Blues

Punch Brothers - The Phosphorescent Blues
January 27, 2015
Bluegrass
Critic Score
76
7 reviews
User Score
75
63 reviews

25. Deerhunter - Fading Frontier

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

24. Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color

Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
April 21, 2015
Southern Rock
Critic Score
78
24 reviews
User Score
78
290 reviews

23. My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall

My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall
May 4, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
23 reviews
User Score
74
88 reviews

22. Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf
May 29, 2015
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
83
15 reviews
User Score
77
238 reviews

21. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass

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

20. Wilco - Star Wars

Wilco - Star Wars
July 16, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
User Score
74
183 reviews

19. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

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

18. Jamie xx - In Colour

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

17. Deafheaven - New Bermuda

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

16. Joanna Newsom - Divers

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

15. 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
164 reviews

14. Björk - Vulnicura

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

13. Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
January 13, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
81
29 reviews
User Score
78
403 reviews

12. 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
29 reviews
User Score
82
595 reviews

11. Blur - The Magic Whip

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

10. 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
60 reviews

9. Beach House - Depression Cherry

Beach House - Depression Cherry
August 28, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
79
29 reviews
User Score
81
460 reviews

8. Ryan Adams - 1989

Ryan Adams - 1989
September 21, 2015
Pop Rock
Critic Score
67
16 reviews
User Score
71
58 reviews

7. Destroyer - Poison Season

Destroyer - Poison Season
August 28, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
82
25 reviews
User Score
81
278 reviews

6. Sleater-Kinney - No Cities to Love

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

5. Tame Impala - Currents

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

4. 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
696 reviews

3. Grimes - Art Angels

Grimes - Art Angels
November 6, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
84
27 reviews
User Score
81
572 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
1140 reviews

1. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

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