The Vinyl Factory's 50 Best LPs of 2015

The Vinyl Factory's 50 Best LPs of 2015

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50. Four Tet - Morning/Evening

Four Tet - Morning/Evening
June 21, 2015
Microhouse
Critic Score
75
15 reviews
User Score
72
65 reviews

49. THEESatisfaction - EarthEE

THEESatisfaction - EarthEE
February 24, 2015
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
74
10 reviews
User Score
70
34 reviews

48. Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa
May 19, 2015
World
Critic Score
90
8 reviews
User Score
77
110 reviews

47. Jam City - Dream a Garden

Jam City - Dream a Garden
March 23, 2015
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
72
8 reviews
User Score
77
13 reviews

46. Beach House - Depression Cherry

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

45. Jeremy Shaw - Variation FQ

Jeremy Shaw - Variation FQ
May 20, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

44. Ruby Rushton - Two For Joy

Ruby Rushton - Two For Joy
July 10, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

43. Thee Oh Sees - Mutilator Defeated At Last

Thee Oh Sees - Mutilator Defeated At Last
May 18, 2015
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
78
7 reviews
User Score
77
82 reviews

42. Owiny Sigoma Band - Nyanza

Owiny Sigoma Band - Nyanza
August 28, 2015
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
69
1 review

41. Joanna Newsom - Divers

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

40. LoneLady - Hinterland

LoneLady - Hinterland
March 23, 2015
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
11 reviews
User Score
76
28 reviews

39. The Mystic Jungle Tribe - Solaria

The Mystic Jungle Tribe - Solaria
September 1, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

38. Helena Hauff - Discreet Desires

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

37. Lightning Bolt - Fantasy Empire

Lightning Bolt - Fantasy Empire
March 24, 2015
Noise Rock
Critic Score
80
16 reviews
User Score
76
81 reviews

36. Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf

Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf
July 24, 2015
Indie Pop
Critic Score
81
11 reviews
User Score
77
50 reviews

35. Bastien Keb - Dinking in the Shadows of Zizou

Bastien Keb - Dinking in the Shadows of Zizou
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

34. Elysia Crampton - American Drift

Elysia Crampton - American Drift
August 7, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
82
3 reviews
User Score
70
19 reviews

33. Suzanne Kraft - Talk From Home

Suzanne Kraft - Talk From Home
July 16, 2015
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
75
2 reviews

32. Levon Vincent - Levon Vincent

Levon Vincent - Levon Vincent
February 9, 2015
Techno
Critic Score
82
3 reviews
User Score
68
39 reviews

31. Helen - The Original Faces

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

30. The Green Door All-Stars - Youth Stand Up

The Green Door All-Stars - Youth Stand Up
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

29. Alessandro Cortini - Risveglio

Alessandro Cortini - Risveglio
July 24, 2015
Critic Score
71
5 reviews
User Score
93
3 reviews

28. The Naturals - On The Way (To The Laughing Light Of Plenty)

The Naturals - On The Way (To The Laughing Light Of Plenty)
August 1, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

27. Kamasi Washington - The Epic

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

26. Moon B - Lifeworld

Moon B - Lifeworld
December 16, 2014
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

25. Tame Impala - Currents

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

24. M.E.S.H. - Piteous Gate

M.E.S.H. - Piteous Gate
July 24, 2015
IDM
Critic Score
82
6 reviews
User Score
72
7 reviews

23. Dawn Richard - Blackheart

Dawn Richard - Blackheart
January 15, 2015
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
81
6 reviews
User Score
75
75 reviews

22. Domenique Dumont - Comme Ça

Domenique Dumont - Comme Ça
June 22, 2015
Critic Score
82
1 review
User Score
82
8 reviews

21. DJ Sotofett - Drippin' for a Tripp

DJ Sotofett - Drippin' for a Tripp
March 23, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
81
2 reviews

20. Grimes - Art Angels

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

19. Floating Points - Elaenia

Floating Points - Elaenia
November 6, 2015
Electronic
Critic Score
83
17 reviews
User Score
79
136 reviews

18. Ibeyi - Ibeyi

Ibeyi - Ibeyi
February 17, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
76
14 reviews
User Score
76
115 reviews

17. Vakula - A Voyage To Arcturus

Vakula - A Voyage To Arcturus
January 1, 2015
Critic Score
NR
User Score
51
1 review

16. J.G. Biberkopf - Ecologies

J.G. Biberkopf - Ecologies
June 29, 2015
Critic Score
71
2 reviews
User Score
NR

15. Sir Richard Bishop - Tangier Sessions

Sir Richard Bishop - Tangier Sessions
February 16, 2015
Acoustic Rock
Critic Score
72
5 reviews
User Score
68
6 reviews

14. Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe & Ariel Kalma - FRKWYS Vol. 12: We Know Each Other Somehow

Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe & Ariel Kalma - FRKWYS Vol. 12: We Know Each Other Somehow
April 14, 2015
Ambient
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

13. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

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

12. Fabiano Do Nascimento - Dança Do Tempo

Fabiano Do Nascimento - Dança Do Tempo
March 17, 2015
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
NR

11. King Midas Sound & Fennesz - Edition One

King Midas Sound & Fennesz - Edition One
September 18, 2015
Critic Score
71
6 reviews
User Score
NR

10. Len Leise - Lingua Franca

Len Leise - Lingua Franca
October 30, 2015
Critic Score
62
1 review
User Score
NR

9. Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl

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

8. Golden Rules - Golden Ticket

Golden Rules - Golden Ticket
August 7, 2015
Critic Score
75
3 reviews
User Score
89
1 review

7. Björk - Vulnicura

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

6. Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter Three: River Run Thee

Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter Three: River Run Thee
February 3, 2015
Experimental
Critic Score
78
7 reviews
User Score
66
27 reviews

5. Jlin - Dark Energy

Jlin - Dark Energy
March 24, 2015
Footwork
Critic Score
84
5 reviews
User Score
72
88 reviews

4. 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
1194 reviews

3. Colleen - Captain of None

Colleen - Captain of None
April 7, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
77
6 reviews
User Score
75
21 reviews

2. Lifted - 1

Lifted - 1
April 1, 2015
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
NR

1. Holly Herndon - Platform

Holly Herndon - Platform
May 19, 2015
Art Pop
Critic Score
80
21 reviews
User Score
76
165 reviews
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