Album Of The Year 2015Alt Dialogue: Albums of the Year

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The table shows the closest 5 matches from the end of year lists in our database. Results go from left to right in decreasing order of how similar a list is to this published list.

Click on the name of a magazine or website in the table header to see their full Album of the Year chart. Click on an album's overall ranking to see which end of year lists it appears in.

Overall RankDrag Your FeetNoiseyDrowned in SoundStereogumVelvet Indieground
1Foxing - Dealer136 - - - - -
2Waking Aida - Full Heal250+ - - - - -
3A Plastic Rose - Flickering Light of An Inner War250+ - - - - -
4Title Fight - Hyperview250+ - 3960 - -
5The Wonder Years - No Closer To Heaven250+8 - - - -
6Tellison - Hope Fading Nightly250+7 - - - -
7Vasa - Colours250+ - - - - -
8Hindsights - Cold Walls / Cloudy Eyes250+ - - - - -
9Deafheaven - New Bermuda37 - - 92108
10Bearded Youth Quest - Yatta!250+ - - - - -
11Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes - Blossom250+ - - - - -
12Funeral For A Friend - Chapter and Verse250+ - - - - -
13Some Skeletons - Vigils250+ - - - - -
14Flies Are Spies From Hell - Underground Underfoot250+ - - - - -
15Gallows - Desolation Sounds250+ - - - - -
16Man Overboard - Heavy Love250+ - - - - -
17Vennart* - The Demon Joke250+ - - - - -
18Quadrilles - Isotopes250+ - - - - -
19Donovan Wolfington - How To Treat The Ones You Love250+ - - - - -
20And So I Watch You From Afar - Heirs250+ - - - - -
21Therapy? - Disquiet250+ - - - - -
22CitiZen - Everybody Is Going To Heaven250+ - - - - -
23Bangers - Bird250+ - - - - -
24Ivadell - Maybe Tomorrow250+ - - - - -
25Great Cynics - I Feel Weird250+ - - - - -
26Death Cab For Cutie - Kintsugi250+6 - - - -
27Mylets - Arizona250+ - - - - -
28Bacio - Bacio250+ - - - - -
29Everything Everything - Get To Heaven127 - - 41 - -
30Torche - Restarter250+ - - - - -
31Sorority Noise - Joy, Departed250+ - - - 46 -
32Delta Sleep - Twin Galaxies250+ - - - - -
33Axis Of - The Mid Brae Inn250+ - - - - -
34Alright The Captain - Contact Fix250+ - - - - -
35Personal Best - Arnos Vale250+ - - - - -
36False Flags - Hex Machines250+ - - - - -
37Blacklisters - Adult250+ - - - - -
38Employed To Serve - Greyer Than You Remember250+ - - - - -
39Mutiny On The Bounty - Digital Tropics250+ - - - - -
40Annabel - Having It All250+ - - - - -
41Brawlers - Romantic Errors Of Our Youth250+ - - - - -
42Slow And Steady - In Time We Belong250+ - - - - -
43Gilmore Trail - Floating World250+ - - - - -
44Rolo Tomassi - Grievances250+ - - - - -
45toe - Hear You250+ - - - - -
46USA Nails - No Pleasure250+ - - - - -
47mewithoutYou - Pale Horses250+ - - - - -
48Foals - What Went Down302 - 26 - -
49Drenge - Undertow250+ - - - - -
50Dan Andriano In The Emergency Room - Party Adjacent250+ - - - - -

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End of year lists from the following blogs, websites, record stores and labels are included in the charts. Click on the name to see their list.

How the overall rank is calculated

Our scoring system for the overall ranking is designed to provide just the right combination of big rewards for appearing high up in any list, with a little something thrown in for the consistent performers. Points are awarded as follows:

1st: 50pts2nd: 42pts3rd: 36pts4th: 30pts5th: 25pts6th: 22pts7th: 20pts8th: 18pts9th: 16pts10th: 15pts11th: 14pts12th: 13pts13th: 12pts14th: 11pts15th: 10pts16th: 9pts17th: 8pts18th: 7pts19th: 6pts20th: 5pts21-30: 4pts 31-40: 3pts 41-50: 2pts 51+: 1pt
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