Boogie Staff Picks: The Year in Music [2015]

Posted on: December 30th, 2015 at 10:22 am by
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Courtney Barnett is badass, Photo: The GuardianAnother year, another batch of new albums to feast our ears on. Here’s what kept us pressing play this year.

Holly’s Picks

1. Alexander Hamilton – Soundtrack
2. New Order – Music Complete
3. Chvrches – Every Open Eye
4. Brandon Flowers – The Desired Effect
5. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I just Sit
6. Best Coast – California Nights
7. Of Monsters and Men – Beneath the Skin
8. Death Cab for Cutie – Kintsugi
9. Car Seat Headrest – How to Leave Town
10. Mumford and Sons – Wilder Mind

Elie’s Picks

1. New Order – Music Complete
2. Young Guv – Ripe 4 Luv
3. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I just Sit
4. FIDLAR – Too
5. Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
6. Tijuana Panthers – Poster
7. JD McPherson – Let the Good Times Roll
8. Houndmouth – Little Neon Limelight
9. Best Coast – California Nights
10. Big Grams – Big Grams

Mackenzie’s Picks

1. Jamie xx – In Colour
2. Beach House – Depression Cherry
3. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
4. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin’ Down…
5. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities To Love
6. Best Coast – California Nights
7. Tamaryn – Cranekiss
8. Blur – The Magic Whip
9. Drenge – Undertows
10. Mac DeMarco – Another One

Lori’s Picks

1. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love
2. Blur – The Magic Whip
3. New Order – Music Complete
4. The Mavericks – Mono
5. Silversun Pickups – Better Nature
6. Wolf Alice – My Love is Cool
7. Belle and Sebastian – Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
8. Sufjan Stevens, “Carrie & Lowell”
9. Leon Bridges – Coming Home
10. JD McPherson – Let the Good Times Roll

Allison’s Picks

1. Adele – 25
2. Dub Side of the Mule – Gov’t Mule
3. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Easy Skanking in Boston ’78
4. Alabama Shakes – Sound and Color
5. D’Angelo and the Vanguard – Black Messiah
6. Future – DS2
7. Kid Ink – Full Speed
8. Gregg Allman – Back to Macon, GA
9. Ky-Mani Marley – Maestro
10. Warren Haynes – Ashes & Dust

Amy’s Picks

(in no particular order)
1. Brian Wilson – No Pier Pressure
2. Kurt Cobain – Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings
3. Grimes – Art Angels
4. Purity Ring – Another Eternity
5. Metric – Pagans in Vegas
6. Marina and the Diamonds – Froot
7. Tame Impala – Currents
8. Beach House – Depression Cherry
9. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin’ Down…
10. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier

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