Acid Stag Radio Jbox – ‘The Way I Live a Life’ 44 Ardent – intothedeep (ep) Mall Grab – What I Breathe (LP) cln – Into The Night (feat. Eilish Gilligan) ODESZA – The Last Goodbye (LP)

I don’t need to tell you guys how tough it is trying to put together a Top 10 Albums list when there is always so much incredible music being released each year. At the end of the day though, tough decisions do need to be made, and for me it all comes down to which EPs or albums have really resonated with me in some way, and subsequently listened to the most.

My Top 10 is made up of some long-time favourites like Sufjan Stevens, Chad Valley, BATHS, RATATAT, TELEPATHE, Kisses and Björk, as well as some newcomers to the scene like Yucatan out of Wales, Introverted Dancefloor from New Zealand and CLN from right here in Australia (who I happen to manage by the way).

I would like to thank everyone listed below for rocking my world in 2015 – it honestly wouldn’t have been the same without you!

1. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell

2. Chad Valley – Entirely New Blue
3. Kisses – Rest in Paradise
4. Yucatan – Uwch Gopa’r Mynydd
5. CLN – Found EP
6. BATHS – Ocean Death EP
7. Introverted Dancefloor – Introverted Dancefloor
8. TELEPATHE – Destroyer
9. RATATAT – Magnifique
10. Björk – Vulnicura

Honourable Mentions:

11.Disclosure – Caracal
12. Neon Indian – Vega Intl. Night School
13. Toro Y Moi – What For?
14. Hot Chip – Why Make Sense?
15. Allthingslost – Magictime EP
16. Sean Nicholas Savage – Other Death
17. James Curd – Jack Be Nimble EP
18. Tomas Barfod – Glory EP
19. Zimmer – Coming of Age EP
20. Miami Horror – All Possible futures


One thought on “Top 10 Albums of 2015 by Jez Ryan

  1. Ben Phipps says:

    Great list and quite different from everything I’ve been reading these days…BATHS!

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