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
51 reviews

49. Mumford & Sons - Wilder Mind

Mumford & Sons - Wilder Mind
May 4, 2015
Pop Rock
Critic Score
54
24 reviews
User Score
46
126 reviews

48. METZ - II

METZ - II
May 5, 2015
Noise Rock
Critic Score
79
18 reviews
User Score
75
101 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
73
25 reviews
User Score
70
104 reviews

46. Beach House - Thank Your Lucky Stars

Beach House - Thank Your Lucky Stars
October 16, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
77
15 reviews
User Score
78
284 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
25 reviews
User Score
78
260 reviews

44. Speedy Ortiz - Foil Deer

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

43. CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye

CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye
September 25, 2015
Synthpop
Critic Score
79
27 reviews
User Score
75
304 reviews

42. Muse - Drones

Muse - Drones
June 8, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
55
20 reviews
User Score
56
189 reviews

41. Ratatat - Magnifique

Ratatat - Magnifique
July 17, 2015
Indietronica
Critic Score
69
22 reviews
User Score
69
66 reviews

40. Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon

Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon
September 18, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
74
26 reviews
User Score
73
359 reviews

39. Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love

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

38. Wavves - V

Wavves - V
October 2, 2015
Power Pop
Critic Score
73
15 reviews
User Score
71
82 reviews

37. Laura Marling - Short Movie

Laura Marling - Short Movie
March 23, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
24 reviews
User Score
77
148 reviews

36. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Style

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Style
October 30, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
78
106 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
26 reviews
User Score
78
316 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
75 reviews

33. FIDLAR - Too

FIDLAR - Too
September 4, 2015
Punk Rock
Critic Score
72
18 reviews
User Score
72
54 reviews

32. Baroness - Purple

Baroness - Purple
December 18, 2015
Stoner Metal
Critic Score
80
14 reviews
User Score
77
92 reviews

31. Mew - +-

Mew - +-
April 27, 2015
Dream Pop
Critic Score
72
16 reviews
User Score
74
65 reviews

30. TORRES - Sprinter

TORRES - Sprinter
May 5, 2015
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
User Score
78
214 reviews

29. Mount Eerie - Sauna

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

28. Faith No More - Sol Invictus

Faith No More - Sol Invictus
May 19, 2015
Alternative Metal
Critic Score
71
21 reviews
User Score
72
68 reviews

27. Lower Dens - Escape From Evil

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

26. Punch Brothers - The Phosphorescent Blues

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

25. Deerhunter - Fading Frontier

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

24. Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color

Alabama Shakes - Sound & Color
April 21, 2015
Southern Rock
Critic Score
79
26 reviews
User Score
78
313 reviews

23. My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall

My Morning Jacket - The Waterfall
May 4, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
75
24 reviews
User Score
74
91 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
76
246 reviews

21. Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass

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

20. Wilco - Star Wars

Wilco - Star Wars
July 16, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
20 reviews
User Score
73
193 reviews

19. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

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

18. Jamie xx - In Colour

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

17. Deafheaven - New Bermuda

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

16. Joanna Newsom - Divers

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

15. Titus Andronicus - The Most Lamentable Tragedy

Titus Andronicus - The Most Lamentable Tragedy
July 28, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
28 reviews
User Score
77
170 reviews

14. Björk - Vulnicura

Björk - Vulnicura
January 20, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
86
30 reviews
User Score
82
567 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
80
31 reviews
User Score
77
420 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
84
31 reviews
User Score
81
665 reviews

11. Blur - The Magic Whip

Blur - The Magic Whip
April 27, 2015
Alternative Rock
Critic Score
78
30 reviews
User Score
74
257 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
63 reviews

9. Beach House - Depression Cherry

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

8. Ryan Adams - 1989

Ryan Adams - 1989
September 21, 2015
Pop Rock
Critic Score
67
16 reviews
User Score
69
67 reviews

7. Destroyer - Poison Season

Destroyer - Poison Season
August 28, 2015
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
82
26 reviews
User Score
80
296 reviews

6. 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
492 reviews

5. Tame Impala - Currents

Tame Impala - Currents
July 17, 2015
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
83
32 reviews
User Score
83
970 reviews

4. Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

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

3. Grimes - Art Angels

Grimes - Art Angels
November 6, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
84
29 reviews
User Score
81
678 reviews

2. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
March 16, 2015
Hip Hop
Critic Score
95
34 reviews
User Score
90
1376 reviews

1. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Indie Folk
Critic Score
90
34 reviews
User Score
88
1017 reviews
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