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The Best Rock Albums of 2015

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Ratings: 10=best rock album ever; 9=masterpiece; 8=buy it now; 7=buy it eventually; 6=buy it if you are a fan
Best of Rock
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  1. Gnod: Infinity Machines (Rocket)
  2. Jlin: Dark Energy (Planet Mu)
  3. Vince Staples: Summertime '06 (Def Jam)
  4. William Basinski & Richard Chartier: Divertissement (2015) (Important)
  5. Bjork: Vulnicura (One Little Indian)
  6. Squadra Omega: Altri Occhi Ci Guardano (Macina)
  7. Nicolas Jaar: The Color of Pomegranates (Other People)
  8. Titus Andronicus: The Most Lamentable Tragedy (XL)
  9. Mount Eerie: Sauna (Elverum)
  10. Holly Herndon: Platform (4AD)
  11. Lil Ugly Mane: Oblivion Access (Ormolycka)
EPs and Minis:
  1. FKA Twigs: M3LL155X (Young Turks) 7/10
  1. Titus Andronicus: Lonely Boy
  2. Jlin: Guantanamo
  3. Waxahatchee: The Dirt
  4. Death Grips: Beyond Alive
  5. Black Wing: My Body Betrayed Me
  6. Kendrick Lamar: How Much a Dollar Cost
  7. Sufjan Stevens: Death with Dignity
  8. Onehtrix Point Never: Ezra
  9. Sufjan Stevens: Fourth of July
  10. Julia Holter: Sea Calls Me Home
  11. Fernwood: Bells Spring
  12. Dear Hunter: King Of Swords
  13. Vince Staples: Jump Off The Roof
  14. White Magic: Mora
  15. Jlin: Black Ballet
  16. Tyler the Creator: Deathcamp
  17. Beach House: The Traveller
  18. Jim O'Rourke: Half Life Crisis
  19. Colleen: Holding Horses
  20. Drake: Hotline Bling
  21. Janelle Monae: Hell You Talkmbout
  22. M.I.A.: Can See Can Do
  23. Chino Amobi: The Prisoners of Nymphaion
  24. Colleen: Lighthouse
  25. Holly Herndon: An Exit
  26. Lana Del Rey: Music to Watch Boys To
  27. Missy Elliott: Wtf (Where They From)
  28. Vince Staples: 3230
  29. Tyler the Creator: Cherry Bomb
  30. Cigarettes After Sex: Affection
  31. Arca: Vanity
  32. Bjork: History of Touches
  33. FKA Twigs: I'm Your Doll
  34. Lana Del Rey: Art Deco
  35. Uniform: Buyers Remorse
  36. Lil Ugly Mane: Intent And Purulent Discharge

Extended tracks
  1. William Basinski & Richard Chartier: Divertissement
  2. Nicolas Jaar: The Color of Pomegranates
  3. Gnod: Control Systems
  4. Prurient: Myth of Building Bridges
  5. Bjork: Family
  6. Squadra Omega: Il Labirinto
  7. Nicolas Jaar: Swim
  8. I Am A Lake Of Burning Orchids: Between You & I Is a Sea Aflame
  9. Blanck Mass: Cruel Sport
  10. Ascanio Borga: Undercurrents
  11. Jute Gyte: Dialectics
  12. Oneohtrix Point Never: minute Suite From Magnetic Rose
  13. Godspeed You Emperor: Peasantry or 'Light! Inside of Light!'
  14. Jute Gyte: Machinery That Renders Debt Infinite

  1. William Parker: For Those Who Are Still (AUM Fidelity)
  2. Matana Roberts: Always (Relative Pitch)
  3. Exploding Star Orchestra: Galactic Parables: Volume 1 (Cuneiform)
  4. Common Objects: Whitewashed With Lines (Another Timbre)
  5. Alexander Von Schlippenbach Trio: Features
  6. Zooid: In For A Penny In For A Pound (PI)
  7. Matana Roberts: River Run Thee (Constellation)
  8. Kamasi Washington: The Epic
  9. Joshua Abrams: Magnetoception (Eremite)
  10. Chicago Reed Quartet: Western Automatic (Aerophonic)
  11. Steve Swell: Kanreki (Not Two)
  12. Martin Archer: Echoic Enchantment (2015)
  13. Partikel: String Theory
  14. Kari Ikonen Trio: Beauteous Tales and Offbeat Stories
  15. Maria Schneider Orchestra: The Thompson Fields
  16. Kenny Wheeler: Songs For Quintet
  17. Comet is Coming: Prophecy
  18. Troyka: Ornithophobia
  19. Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio: Symbiosis
  20. Adam Rudolph's Go: Turning Towards The Light (Cuneiform)
  21. Fred Hersch: Solo
  22. Jack Dejohnette: Made In Chicago
  23. Misha Mullov-Abbado: New Ansonia
  24. Dave Douglas: Quintet Brazen Heat
  25. Michael Wollny: Nachtfahrten
  26. Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff
  27. Engine Room Favourites: Bad Tidings From Slackwater Drag (2015)
  28. John Scofield: Past Present

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