Album Of The Year 2015Louder Than War: 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 RankMusic vs. The WorldMojoFOPPQ MagazineSpex
1Sleaford Mods - Key Markets3449131416
2Sunn O))) - Kannon250+ - - - - -
3Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss35 - - - - -
4Smoking Trees, The - TST250+ - - - - -
5Haiku Salut - Etch & Etch Deep250+ - - - - -
6Killing Joke - Pylon751 - - - -
7Anna von Hausswolff - The Miraculous695 - - - -
8LoneLady - Hinterland56 - 385723 -
9Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly1 - 25291
10Björk - Vulnicura9 - - 5 - 18
11The Charlatans - Modern Nature84 - - 78 - -
12Pins - Wild Nights250+ - - - - -
13Membranes* - Dark Matter/Dark Energy250+ - - - - -
14Soft Moon, The - Deeper250+ - - - - -
15Sauna Youth - Distractions250+ - - - - -
16Kathryn Williams - Hypoxia250+ - - - - -
17Evil Blizzard - Everybody Come To Church250+ - - - - -
18East India Youth - Culture Of Volume106 - - - - -
19The Nightingales - Mind Over Matter250+ - - - - -
20Kagoule - Urth250+ - - - - -
21Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden Of Delete14 - - - - -
22Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear4 - 361211 -
23Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf76 - - - 47 -
24Gnod - Infinity Machines250+ - - - - -
25Datblygu - Porwr Trallod250+ - - - - -
26Rats On Rafts - Tape Hiss250+ - - - - -
27Grimes - Art Angels7 - - - - -
28Noveller - Fantastic Planet250+ - - - - -
29Reverend And The Makers - Mirrors250+ - - - - -
30Asian Dub Foundation - More Signal More Noise250+ - - - - -
31Super Fast Girlie Show - Don't Go Down Gentle250+ - - - - -
32Radkey - Dark Black Makeup250+ - - - - -
33Kurt Vile - B'lieve I'm Goin Down...40 - 5077 -
34Public Enemy - Man Plans God Laughs250+ - - - - -
35Sam Forrest - Candlelightwater250+ - - - - -
36Four Tet - Morning/Evening92 - - 4318 -
37Paranoid Visions - Cryptic Cross Words250+ - - - - -
38Föllakzoid - III107 - - - - -
39Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, Girl44 - - - - -
40Slaves - Routine Breathing250+ - - - - -
41Holly Herndon - Platform49 - - - - -
42Ryley Walker - Primrose Green71 - 4436 - -
43Kamasi Washington - The Epic17 - 41 - - 7
44The Fall - Sub-Lingual Tablet250+ - - - 21 -
45Carter Tutti Void - F250+ - - - - -
46Girl Band - Holding Hands With Jamie33 - - 90 - -
47Ezra Furman - Perpetual Motion People3214316530 -
48Superhand - American Teeth250+ - - - - -
49The Leaf Library - Daylight Versions250+ - - - - -
50The Daintees - Haunted Highway250+ - - - - -

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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:

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