2015 Music Journal

The Best of 2015:
1. Falling Up – Falling Up A
2. Chvrches – Every Open Eye A-
3. Belle & Sebastian – Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance B+
4. Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful B+
5. Trails and Ways – Pathology B+
6. Mew – + – B+
7. My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall B+
8. The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World B+
9. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love B+
10. Gungor – One Wild Life: Soul B+

Honorable Mention:
11. Joy Williams – Venus B+
12. Jon Foreman – The Wonderlands: Sunlight & Shadows B+
13. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell B+
14. Burlap to Cashmere – Freedom Souls B
15. MuteMath – Vitals B
16. Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color B
17. Metric – Pagans in Vegas B
18. Jon Foreman – The Wonderlands: Darkness & Dawn B
19. Calexico – Edge of the Sun B
20. Kathryn Calder – Kathryn Calder B

The Rest:
Death Cab for Cutie – Kintsugi B
Björk – Vulnicura B
Guy Garvey – Courting the Squall B
Lifehouse – Out of the Wasteland B
Josh Ritter – Sermon on the Rocks B
Timbre – Sun & Moon B
Andrew Peterson – The Burning Edge of Dawn B
Out of the Grey – A Little Light Left B
The Gray Havens – Fire and Stone B
Attalus – Into the Sea B
mewithoutYou – Pale Horses B
Of Monsters and Men – Beneath the Skin B-
Coldplay – A Head Full of Dreams B-
Muse – Drones B-
Lauryn Peacock – Euphonia B-
Marah in the Mainsail – Thaumatrope B-
The Lone Bellow – Then Came the Morning B-
Punch Brothers – The Phosphorescent Blues B-
Beach House – Thank Your Lucky Stars B-
Tree63 – Land B-
Leigh Nash – The State I’m In B-
Future of Forestry – Pages C+
Passion Pit – Kindred C
Owl City – Mobile Orchestra C
Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves C
Wilco – Star Wars C

Dishonorable Mention:
Mumford & Sons – Wilder Mind C-
Beach House – Depression Cherry C-
Kevin Max – Broken Temples C-
Barenaked Ladies – Silverball D+
P.O.D. – The Awakening D
Nate Ruess – Grand Romantic D-

Compilations/EPs/Singles/Re-releases:
The Last Bison – Dorado EP A-
Owel – Every Good Boy EP A-
Flint Eastwood – Small Victories EP A-
Jars of Clay – The Long Fall Back to Earth (Deluxe Edition) B+
Archis – Archis EP B+
Sleeping at Last – Atlas: Life B+
Copeland – Ixora Twin B+
The Good Mad – Face Your Feels EP B+
Incubus – Trust Fall (Side A) B
Five Iron Frenzy – Between Pavement and Stars EP B
Umphrey’s McGee – The London Session B-
Falling Up – House Full of Caverns EP C+

Last Update: 1/4/18

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