Abduction Radiation’s Year-In Review


2015 was a fantastic year for music and our Year-In Review is only a snapshot of the wonderful music that was released. The sections are my top 25 records of the year, under the radar, honorable mentions, and best newcomers. I’ve also embedded a soundcloud playlist of a few singles that I’ve enjoyed and a “master” Spotify playlist. Anything released in 2015 is fair game. The Spotify playlist will be updated whenever I find music released in 2015, so it’s semi-ongoing. Everything is in alphabetical order and hyperlinked. 

Favorite 25 Records of 2015

Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes
A New Place 2 Drown – Archy Marshall
Yours, Dreamily – The Arcs
Mind Out Wandering – Astronauts, etc.
No No No – Beirut
Feels Like – Bully
Monsoons – Charlie Brand
Fading Frontier – Deerhunter
Poison Season – Destroyer
I Love You, Honeybear – Father John Misty
victoria park – Fog Lake
Weird Little Birthday – Happyness
Midnight Snack – HOMESHAKE
In Colour – Jamie xx
Sprained Ankle – Julien Baker
To Pimp A Butterfly – Kendrick Lamar
Coming Home – Leon Bridges
All Possible Futures – Miami Horror
Carrie & Lowell – Sufjan Stevens
Dark Bird Is Home – The Tallest Man On Earth
Currents – Tame Impala
Goon – Tobias Jesso Jr.
Range Anxiety – Twerps
Complete Strangers – Vetiver
Yumi Zouma II – Yumi Zouma

Under the Radar

Screentime – Addie Pray
This Summer – Brothers From Another
Grow – CHON
Moments EP – Cosmo’s Midnight
Pleasure Palette – Flamingosis
Holdly EP – Florist
Coastal Love EP – HONNE
The Golden West – NRVS LVRS
All of Something – Sports
Pathology – Trails and Ways

Honorable Mention

Beach Music – Alex G
Tell Me I’m Pretty – Cage the Elephant
What Went Down – Foals
Before the World was Big – Girlpool
The Helio Sequence – The Helio Sequence
Vega Intl. Night School – Neon Indian
I Become a Shade – Seoul
Prom King – Skylar Spence
Before We Forgot How to Dream – SOAK
Communion – Years & Years

Best Newcomers

Hidden Charms
Hippo Campus
Leon Bridges

Soundcloud Playlist (forgot about this for about 72% of the year…)

Master Spotify Playlist


Author: Lola Hum

I am not real...or at least not who you think I am, merely a figment of my own imagination. If you stumbled upon this blog...I can only wonder how.

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