Best CDs of 2015


1. Blur "The Magic Whip"
2. Father John Misty "I Love You, Honeybear"
3. Soundtrack "Fun Home"
4. The Go! Team "The Scene Between"
5. Steven Wilson "Hand. Cannot. Erase."
6. Los Lobos "Gates of Gold"
7. Calexico "Edge Of The Sun"
8. Tame Impala "Currents"
9. Courtney Barnett "Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit"
10. John Grant "Grey Tickles, Black Pressure"
They Might Be Giants "Glean"
The Lees Of Memory "Sisyphus Says"
Richard Thompson "Still" and "Variations EP"
Telekinesis! "Ad Infinitum"
Guy Garvey "Courting The Squall"
Joe Jackson "Fast Forward"
Robyn Hitchcock "The Man Upstairs"
Chris Stamey "Euphoria"
Django Django "Born Under Saturn"
Muse "Drones"
Meghan Trainor "Title"
Battles "La Di Da Di"
New Order "Music Complete"
Dan Wilson "Love Without Fear"
My Morning Jacket "The Waterfall"
Adele "25"
Death Cab For Cutie "Kintsugi"
The Decemberists "What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World" and "Florasongs"
Colin Hay "Next Year People"
CHVRCHES "Open Every Eye"
Public Access T.V. "Public Access"
The Vaccines "English Grafitti"
Jason Isbell "Something More Than Free"
Franz Ferdinand Á Sparks "F * F * S"
Belle and Sebastian "Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance"
Modent Mouse "Strangers To Ourselves"
Alan Doyle "So Let's Go"
Grimes "Art Angels"
Tanlines "Highlights"
Of Monsters And Men "Beneath The Skin
Foals "What Went Down"
The Wombats "Glitterbug"
Low "Ones And Sixes"
José González "Vestiges & Claws"
Panda Bear "Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper"
Micachu & The Shapes "Good Sad Happy Bad"
Björk "Vulnicura"
Purity Ring "Another Eternity"
Hot Chip "Why Make Sense?"
Field Music "Music For Drifters"
Mika "No Place In Heaven"
The Cribs "For All My Sisters"
Butch Walker "Afraid Of Ghosts"
Editors "In Dream"
The Go! Team "The Scene Between"
Destroyer "Poison Season"
Of Montreal "Aureate Gloom"
Passion Pit "Kindred"
Twin Shadow "Eclipse"
Ben Lee "Love Is The Great Rebellion"
Wilco "Star Wars"
Buena Vista Social Club "Lost And Found"
Mary Jo Pehl "Songs In The Key Of B Movies"
Matt And Kim "New Glow"
Sleater-Kinney "No Cities To Love"
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CDs I didn't know were good until I read about them on a year-end list
so I can't really put them on my list after I saw that someone else
liked it, because that would be copying and it was their idea and not mine...
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Indigo Girls "One Lost Day"
Bruce Springsteen "The Ties That Bind: The River Collection"
Underworld "Second Toughest In The Infants" (box set)
Public Service Broadcasting "The Race For Space" Georgia "Georgia"
ROMARE "Projections"
Tobias Jesso Jr. "Goon"
Róisín Murphy "Hairless Toys"
San Fermin "Jackrabbit"
Max Richter "From Sleep"
Ezra Furman "Perpetual Motion People"
Sufjan Stevens "Carrie & Lowell"
Tenement "Predatory Headlights"
Desaparecidos "Payola"
Royal Headache "High"
Oneohtrix Point Never "Garden of Delete"
A Great Big World "When The Morning Comes"
The Sword "High Country"
Wilco "Star Wars"
Kamasi Washington "The Epic"

Best Techno CDs of 2015


1. The Orb "Moonbuilding 2073 AD"
2. The Notwist "The Messier Objects"
3. The Chemical Brothers "Born In The Echoes"
4. Jamie XX "In Color"
5. Disclosure "Caracal"
Dan Deacon "Gliss Riffer"
Squarepusher "Damogen Furies"
RuPaul "Realness"
Groove Armada "Little Black Book"
Skrillex and Diplo "Skrillex and Diplo present Jack Ü"

Best CD Reissues of 2015


1. Boris Blank "Electrified"
2. The Chameleons UK "Script Of The Bridge"
3. Steeleye Span "A Parcel Of Steeleye Span" and "Another Parcel Of Steeleye Span"
Jonathan Coulton "JoCo Live"
Texas "Texas 25"
John Grant "John Grant with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: Live in Concert"

Worst CDs of 2015


1. The Prodigy "The Day Is My Enemy"
2. Nellie McKay "My Weekly Reader"
3. Will Butler "Policy"
4. Mumford & Sons "Wilder Mind"
5. Palma Violets "Danger In The Club"
Groove Armada "Little Black Book"
Nate Ruess "Grand Romantic" and Bleachers "Strange Desire"
Glen Hansard "Didn't He Ramble"

Best CD Cover of 2015


Modest Mouse "Strangers To Ourselves"
American Wrestlers "American Wrestlers"
Jamie xx "In Color"
Of Monsters And Men "Beneath The Skin"
Editors "In Dream"
They Might Be Giants "Glean"
Blur "The Magic Whip"
Hot Chip "Why Make Sense?"
Tame Impala "Currents"
Django Django "Born Under Saturn"
Max Richer "From Sleep"
Deerhunter "Fading Frontier"
Drenge "Undertow"
Shopping "Why Choose?"

Worst CD Cover of 2015


Björk "Vulnicura"
John Grant "Grey Tickles, Black Pressure"
Leonard Cohen "Popular Problems"
Alan Doyle "So Let's Go"
Faith No More "Sol Invictus"
Public Image Limited "What The World Needs Now"
Sleaford Mods "Key Markets"
The Flaming Lips "Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997"

Ten Best Movies of 2015


1. Mr. Holmes
2. Paddington
3. Tangerine
4. Ex Machina
5. Hard To Be A God
6. Mad Max: Fury Road
7. Spotlight
8. Cinderella
9. Wetlands
10. Inherent Vice
Predestination
Welcome To Me
What We Do In The Shadows
Inside Out
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Carol
Freeheld
Woman In Gold
Cake
While We're Young
Black Sea
Spy
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Trainwreck
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Good Movies From Last Year I Finally Saw This Year
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Calvary
Citizenfour
John Wick
Coherence
Automata
The Congress
Venus In Fur
Magic In The Moonlight
Selma
Dumb and Dumber To

Worst Movies of 2015


1. Tomorrowland
2. Get Hard
3. Mortdecai
4. Blackhat
5. Dream Warrior (2003 but I just saw it this year)
Tokyo Tribe
Lost River
Winter's Tale
The Wedding Ringer
Vice
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Jupiter Ascending
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Some Awful Movies From Last Year I Finally Saw
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Top Five
Foxcatcher
Whiplash

Best Videogames of 2015


1. Kentucky Route Zero
2. The Beginner’s Guide
3. Papers, Please
4. The Talos Principle
5. Thirty Flights of Loving
Gone Home
Car Mechanic Simulator 2015
Jazzpunk
The Binding of Isaac
Hatoful Boyfriend
Antichamber
Thomas Was Alone
The Swapper
Bastion
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Best Phone Games of 2015
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1. Monument Valley
2. The Room 2
3. The Silent Age
4. Neto Atsumi: Kitty Collector
5. You Must Build A Boat
Prune
Lumino City
Kami
Alphabear
rop
Okay?
TouchTone
GBOD - Giant Boulder of Death
Blackbar
Crossy Road
FRAMED
Hitman GO
Sometimes You Die
Ski Safari 2/ Alto’s Adventure
King of Thieves (iOS, I finally had to finally delete it)

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