Resident Advisor's Top 20 Albums of 2015

Resident Advisor's Top 20 Albums of 2015

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20. Vilod - Safe In Harbour

June 11, 2015
Critic Score
78
1 review

19. Visionist - Safe

October 9, 2015
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

18. Matrixxman - Homesick

July 10, 2015
Critic Score
75
7 reviews
This is machine music for a machine-ruled future made by someone who truly loves machines.

17. Zenker Brothers - Immersion

Zenker Brothers - Immersion
February 10, 2015
Critic Score
79
3 reviews

15. Gaussian Curve - Clouds

Gaussian Curve - Clouds
December 22, 2014
Critic Score
76
2 reviews

14. Anthony Naples - Body Pill

February 17, 2015
Critic Score
79
3 reviews

13. Domenique Dumont - Comme Ça

June 22, 2015
Critic Score
82
1 review

What's most impressive about Comme Ça is how much ground it covers in so little time, sliding by in a breezy 25 minutes. Its brevity is central to its appeal: Comme Ça teases and beguiles, like the final slither of a setting sun.

12. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

November 13, 2015
Critic Score
78
25 reviews
That OPN can still sound wholly original while engaging with the mainstream—and in his own fucked up, tongue-in-cheek way—reiterates the strength of vision that brought him to this point.

11. Mariah - Utakata no Hibi [Reissue]

Mariah - Utakata no Hibi [Reissue]
September 18, 2015
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

10. Hunee - Hunch Music

July 3, 2015
Critic Score
79
4 reviews

9. DJ Sotofett - Drippin' for a Tripp

March 23, 2015
Critic Score
81
3 reviews

8. Boof - The Hydrangeas Whisper

March 30, 2015
Critic Score
70
1 review

7. Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness

September 25, 2015
Critic Score
88
26 reviews

Even if Have You In My Wilderness is Holter's most accessible record to date, it's riddled with enough puzzles, lyrical twists and delicate refinement to remain intriguing listen after listen.

6. Suzanne Kraft - Talk From Home

July 16, 2015
Critic Score
72
3 reviews

5. Björk - Vulnicura

January 20, 2015
Critic Score
86
31 reviews

This narrative thread seems to have focussed Björk's compositional powers, and Vulnicura has a momentum and coherence lacking in her recent efforts.

4. Lnrdcroy - Much Less Normal

May 20, 2014
Critic Score
90
1 review

3. Jlin - Dark Energy

March 24, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews
Jlin has plenty to say, and she has a remarkably strong and distinctive voice with which to say it.

2. Levon Vincent - Levon Vincent

February 9, 2015
Critic Score
82
3 reviews

1. Floating Points - Elaenia

November 6, 2015
Critic Score
83
17 reviews
It was unlikely the first Floating Points album would've been anything other than beautiful, though its stunning virtuosity turned out more elusive than expected.
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