Dr. T's Top Picks from 2015

Dec 6, 2015

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Dr. T, your Music Master, brings you into Tuesdays for the Overnight Music Mix from Midnight to 2 a.m. Here is a list of his 10 favorite albums and songs for 2015 (which was so hard to parcel down to 10 that he lists some honorable mentions too). Enjoy! (Listen to Dr. T's archives here.)

 

10 Favorite Albums (in order):

1. Courtney Barnett: Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit
2. Fort Knox Five: Pressurize the Cabin
3. Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly
4. Tame Impala: Currents
5. Blur: The Magic Whip
6. D’Angelo: The Black Messiah
7. Hot Chip: Why Make Sense?
8. Maribou State: Portraits
9. Jamie xx:  In Colour
10. Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment: Surf

10 Favorite Songs (alphabetical):

Don’t Wanna Fight by Alabama Shakes
How Much a Dollar Cost by Kendrick Lamar
Let It Happen by Tame Impala
Loud Noises by Jamie xx
Love is the Future by Hot Chip
My Terracotta Heart by Blur
Pedestrian at Best by Courtney Barnett
Raising the Skate by Speedy Ortiz
Sunday Candy by Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment
Wildest Dreams by Ryan Adams

Honorable Mention—Albums (alphabetical):

Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color; The Arcs: Yours, Dreamily; Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment: Surf; EL VY: Return to the Moon; La Luz: Weirdo Shrine; Ryan Adams: 1989; Sufjan Stevens: Carrie and Lowell

Honorable Mention—Songs (alphabetical):

Awake by Martin Courtney; Cold Companion by The Arcs; The Clown by Maribou State; Daffodils by Mark Ronson; Nobody’s Empire by Belle & Sebastian; Paul is Alive by EL VY; Phone in a Pool by Ben Folds; Reach by Fort Knox Five; Really Love by D’Angelo;  Sleep Till They Die by La Luz