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Favorite LPs of 2015: Part 2

Brendan’s favorite LPs of 2015. When you’re done here, be sure to check out Billy’s favorite LPs and EPs. Need more Brendan? Find more here.


11 – D’Angelo // Black Messiah 
(technically a 2014 release, but it might as well be a 2015 release and we never properly acknowledged this fine piece of music last year)


♩ Really Love



10 – Freddie Gibbs // Shadow of a Doubt


♩ 10 Times (ft. Gucci Mane & E-40)



9 – Khelani // You Should Be Here


♩ The Way (ft. Chance the Rapper)



8 – Leon Bridges //  Coming Home


♩ Coming Home



7 – Travi$ Scott // Rodeo


♩ Antidote



6 – Vince Staples // Summertime ‘06




5 – Father John Misty // I Love You, Honeybear

father joh misty - i love you honeybear

True Affection



4 – Kendrick Lamar // To Pimp a Butterfly


♩ These Walls (ft. Bilal, Anna Wise, Thundercat)



3 – The Weeknd // Beauty Behind The Madness


♩ The Hills



2 – Disclosure // Caracal


Good Intentions (ft. Miguel)



1 – Jamie xx // In Colour


♩ Loud Places (ft. Romy)



(31) Days of Good//12.9.15


Song of the summer (‘15) right here, love the homage to MJ. Almost sounds like ’83 Quincy Jones was in the studio. (bren)

♩ The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face [from Beauty Behind The Madness]




I am still continually listening to Disclosure’s debut album Settle, but the brothers from across the pond didn’t fall into the sophomore slump with Caracal at all. This record is a more straightforward pop/dance record compared to the soulful house music we all came to know and love but I love it. Miguel is one of the better artists working in R&B today and he lends his voice to this moody dance track. With big collaborators like Sam Smith, Lorde, and The Weeknd,this track might get overlooked but it might be my personal fave from the album.

Disclosure ft. Miguel – Good Intentions [from Caracal]

[disclosureofficial.com] + [officialmiguel.com]



Fresh off his new Age of Transparency album, the follow up to his spectacular 2013 album Anxiety. “Panic Room” is an intense soul song with the same abstract production that we have come to know from Arthur Ashin. The Brooklyn producer also shares an incredibly awkward yet hilarious video for “Panic Room”.

Autre Ne Veut – Panic Room [from Age of Transparency]





My favorite song right now…with my favorite female vocalist and a rad producer. Also check out the Chet Faker cover of “No Diggity” if you haven’t already

♩ Chet Faker ft. Banks – 1998 [single]

[chetfaker.com] + [hernameisbanks.com]