Best of 2015: Local Albums & Songs

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It’s that time of year. Lists. You know the drill. Today we look back at our favorite local songs and albums of 2015.

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Jon, Reviler

Albums:

  1. Morly – In Defense of My Muse (Song)
  2. Night Court – Law & Order (Introducing)
  3. Jacob Pavek – Illume
  4. False – Untitled (Song)
  5. Beat Detectives – Climate Change (Song)
  6. Kill The Vultures – Carnelian (Review)
  7. Yingthi – Beyond the Threshold (Review)
  8. Greg Grease – Born to Lurk, Forced to Work (Review)
  9. Paul Fonfara – Seven Secrets of Snow (Review)
  10. Warehouse Eyes – Prisms (Review)

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Ali, @egyptoknuckles

Albums:

  1. Kill The Vultures – Carnelian (Review)
  2. Bae Tigre – Perennial Bygones
  3. Greg Grease “Born To Lurk, Forced to Work” / “Motif ii” (tie) (Review)
  4. Lizzo “Big GRRRL Small World”
  5. Mixed Blood Majority “Insane World” (Review)
  6. Tek “Midway Motel” / Tek & Metasota “Hurry Up And Bye” (tie)
  7. Muja Messiah & I Self Devine “9th House” (Review)
  8. Prof “Liability”
  9. Naive Sense “Art Failures”
  10. Warehouse Eyes “Prisms” (Review)

Songs:

  1. Kill The Vultures “Broke”
  2. Greg Grease “Really Tho”
  3. Muja Messiah, I Self Devine & Lady Midnight “Midnight to Jupiter”
  4. Lizzo “My Skin”
  5. Tek & Metasota “Scenario”
  6. Prof “Bar Breaker”
  7. Bae Tigre “Death To the Fairytale”
  8. Warehouse Eyes “The Same Dream”
  9. Naive Sense “Expose”
  10. Mixed Blood Majority “Foxes Den”

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Jon Jon, @soundverite1

Albums:

  • Greg Grease – Born To Lurk Forced To Work (Review)
  • I Self Devine & Muja Messiah – 9th House (Review)
  • Lexii Alijai – Joseph’s Coat
  • Muja Messiah – Angel Blood Soup
  • Finding Novyon – The Food Network
  • Ghostband -Acid Deco
  • Kill The Vultures – Carnelian
  • Why Khaliq -TheOther Side : The Six5
  • Bones & Beeker -S/T
  • D’Allen White – Not A Damn Was Given

Honorable Mentions:

  • Low – One’s And Sixes
  • Mike The Martyr – Ghost Dose
  • Bad Bad Hats – Psychic Reader
  • Taylor J- 1999
  • Ced Linus – Christ Like

 

EPs:

  • Metasota, TEK – #HurryUpAndBye
  • Greg Grease – Motif EP /Motiff ii
  • Morly – In Defense of My Muse
  • Crescent Moon/Andrew Broder
  • GRRRL PRTY – GRRRL PRTY & Bionic

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Adam, Reviler

Albums:

  1. False — Untitled (Song)
  2. Uranium Club — Human Exploration (Introducing)
  3. Näive Sense — Art Failures
  4. Flavor Crystals – The Shiver Of The Flavor Crystals (Stream)
  5. France Camp – Purge (Review)
  6. Shadow In The Cracks – s/t (Introducing)
  7. Hammerhead – New Directionz (Review)
  8. Father You See Queen – s/t (Stream)
  9. Oaks — Animal Life (Review)
  10. Panther Ray – Ripple (Introducing)

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Josh, Reviler

Albums:

  1. Night Court – Law and Order (Introducing)
  2. Uranium Club — Human Exploration (Introducing)
  3. Kill the Vultures – Carnelian (Review)
  4. Sasha Conda — Bronco (Review)
  5. Naïve Sense – Art Failures
  6. France Camp – Purge (Review)
  7. Flavor Crystals — The Shiver of the Flavor Crystals (Stream)
  8. Greg Grease – Born to Lurk, Forced to Work (Review)
  9. Beat Detectives – Climate Change + Boogie Chillin’/Hills of Cyprus (Song)
  10. Falcon Arrow – Tower (Review)

(Honorable Mention, or the next 15 ) more.is.more – Roy.G.Black , Magic Castles – s/t, I Self Devine & Muja Messiah – 9th House, BOYG (White Boyfriend) – White Boyfriend, Low – Ones and Sixes, Dreamweapon – S/T, Larry Wish – Born Outside My Window, Dosh & Ghostband = Def Kif, Panther Ray – Ripple, The Rope – Water’s Rising, Yingthi – Beyond the Threshold, Swimsuit Area – Occupado, The Cult of Lip – S/t, Father You See Queen – S/t, Oaks – Animal Life

Songs (not on best records):

  • Big Cats “Take a Step”
  • Gay Witch Abortion “Two Rats and a Pimp”
  • Ripper “On the Curb”
  • Sarah White “Creature Found”
  • Chatham Rise “How Do You Rise”
  • Yume Nikki “Part 2: Light Shines and Birds Sing in Permanent Day-Night”
  • American Cream “Ride Hard for Myth”
  • Toki Wright + Lazerbeak “I’m Not Lying”
  • Shadows in the Cracks “Timeless”
  • Morly “Drone Poem (In Defense Of My Muse)”
  • Guante “One Bad Cop” + “White People on Twitter”
  • Allan Kingdom “Glass Up”
  • Buildings “Mouth Gift”
  • Andrew Broder & Crescent “Moon“Ritual”
  • Homeless and Big Cats “Well Wishes (feat. Lydia Liza)”

 

Check out the playlist of our favorite local songs that are on Spotify

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1 Response

  1. jonbehm says:

    I need to listen to this uranium Club band

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