50 Favorite International Releases of 2015

(Don’t mind the order too much)

50. Brodinski — Brava

49. Youth Lagoon — Savage Hills Ballroom

48. Drake — If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

47. Mutoid Man — Bleeder

46. Chelsea Wolfe — Abyss

45. Deafheaven — New Bermuda

44. Björk — Vulnicura

43. Grimes — Art Angels

42. Locrian — Infinite Dissolution

41. D’Angelo & The Vanguard — Black Messiah

40. Girlpool — Before The World Was Big

39. Rae Sremmurd — Sremmlife

38. Kacey Musgraves — Pageant Material

37. Kelela — Hallucinogen

36. Goatsnake — Black Age Blues

35. Speedy Ortiz — Foil Deer

34. Eartheater — RIP Chrysalis

33. Sunn O))) — Kannon

32. Sleater-Kinney — No Cities To Love

31. Leviathan — Scar Sighted

30. FKA twigs — M31554 EP

29. Low — Ones and Sixes

28. Minsk — The Crash and The Draw

27. Lightning Bolt — Fantasy Empire

26. Kendrick Lamar — To Pimp A Butterfly

25. The Body & Krieg — The Body & Krieg

24. Earl Sweatshirt — I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside

23. Rabit — Communion

22. Steve Von Till — A Life Unto Itself

21. Cloud Rat — Qliphoth

20. False — Untitled

19. Big Brave — Au De La

18. Nola Gras — Paraiso Terrenal

17. Vattnet Viskar — Settler

16. Kara-Lis Coverdale and LXV — Sirens

15. Sufjan Stevens — Carrie & Lowell

14. Kamasi Washington — The Epic

13. Screaming Females — Rose Mountain

12. Anna Von Hausswolff — The Miraculous

11. Wrekmeister Harmonies — Night Of Your Ascension

10. Dawn Richard — Blackheart

9. Bosse-De-Nage — All Fours

8. Vince Staples — Summertime 06

7. Arca — Mutant

6. Mitski — Bury Me At Makeout Creek

5. Future — DS2

4. King Midas Sound / Fennesz — Edition 1

3. Bell Witch — Four Phantoms

2. Carly Rae Jepsen — E·Mo·Tion

1. Prurient — Frozen Niagara Falls