Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2015 Music

Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015

12 January 2016

To Pimp A Butterfly - Kendrick Lamar

Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015 (an annual poll of critics, published by The Village Voice)

[see also 2018201720162014201320122011]

Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015

02 January 2016

Carrie & Lowell - Sufjan Stevens

Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015

[see also 2017]

Dennis Cooper: 31 Favorite Albums of 2015

01 January 2016

Dennis Cooper: 31 Favorite Albums of 2015 (“in no order”)

[see also 2019201320122011]

Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2015

29 December 2015

Divers - Joanna Newsom

Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2015

[see also 20202019201820172016]

Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015

29 December 2015

Star Wars - Wilco

Magnet Magazine: Top 25 Albums of 2015

[see also 2021202020192018201720162014201320122011]

Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015

29 December 2015

Mutant - Arca

Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015

[see also 2010s2018201720162014201320122011]

  1. various artists

Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2015

28 December 2015

Dark Energy - Jlin

The Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2015

[see also 2021202020192018201720162014201320122011]

Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015

26 December 2015

Art Angels - Grimes

Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015

[see also 20172016]

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015

24 December 2015

I Love You, Honeybear - Father John Misty

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015

[see also 201820172011]

Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015

24 December 2015

Ego Death - The Internet

Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015

[see also 2014]

  1. various artists