SPIN's 20 Best Avant Albums of 2015

SPIN's 20 Best Avant Albums of 2015

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19. Uniform - Perfect World

Uniform - Perfect World
June 9, 2015
Critic Score
76
4 reviews

17. Loke Rahbek & Puce Mary - The Female Form

Loke Rahbek & Puce Mary - The Female Form
April 17, 2015
Critic Score
75
1 review

15. Wolf Eyes - I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces

Wolf Eyes - I Am a Problem: Mind in Pieces
October 30, 2015
Critic Score
76
9 reviews
This isn’t quite your weird uncle’s Wolf Eyes, capable of clearing a den and ending the party in 30 seconds flat — but it’s a Wolf Eyes that’s still capable of scaring off half the guests. The other half will find a lot to love here.

13. Christina Vantzou - No.3

Christina Vantzou - No.3
October 16, 2015
Critic Score
70
2 reviews

12. The Necks - Vertigo

The Necks - Vertigo
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
79
3 reviews

11. Holly Herndon - Platform

Holly Herndon - Platform
May 19, 2015
Critic Score
79
24 reviews
Somber and hopeful, bleak and bountiful, it’s an appropriately uneasy document of all the terrible and breathtaking possibilities of a not-so-distant techno-future.

10. Helm - Olympic Mess

Helm - Olympic Mess
June 15, 2015
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

9. Prurient - Frozen Niagara Falls

Prurient - Frozen Niagara Falls
May 12, 2015
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

Blare Falls in the prescribed order, on shuffle, in a plane, on a train: You’ll dance, you’ll cringe, your Mom will freak out, your homies may start rumors about you — which is as it should be.

8. Elysia Crampton - American Drift

Elysia Crampton - American Drift
August 7, 2015
Critic Score
84
3 reviews

7. Daniel Bachman - River

Daniel Bachman - River
May 19, 2015
Critic Score
79
2 reviews

6. Steve Hauschildt - Where All Is Fled

Steve Hauschildt - Where All Is Fled
September 25, 2015
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

2. Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete

Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden of Delete
November 13, 2015
Critic Score
78
25 reviews
In making a record about growing up, Lopatin’s come out on the other side in one mutated piece.

1. Liturgy - The Ark Work

Liturgy - The Ark Work
March 24, 2015
Critic Score
67
14 reviews
For a band previously hailed and reviled for its supposedly sacrilege approach, this is the real radical departure worthy of admiration.
Original Source: http://www.spin.com/2015/12/the-20-best-avant-albums-of-2015/
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