Album Of The Year 2015Mixmag: 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 RankPitchforkDummyNialler9IntroQ Magazine
1Jamie xx - In Colour528913
2Julio Bashmore - Knockin' Boots250+ - - - - -
3Floating Points - Elaenia2720926 - -
4Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly112159
5Hudson Mohawke - Lantern113 - 28 - - -
6The Chemical Brothers - Born In The Echoes115 - - 27 - 26
7Maribou State - Portraits250+ - - - - -
8Helena Hauff - Discreet Desires250+ - - - - -
9Hot Chip - Why Make Sense?99 - - - 36 -
10Levon Vincent - Levon Vincent65 - - - - -
11Leftfield - Alternative Light Source250+ - - - - -
12New Order - Music Complete43 - - - 235
13Special Request - Modern Warfare250+ - - - - -
14DRS - Mid Mic Crisis250+ - - - - -
15Rabit - Communion250+ - - - - -
16Róisín Murphy - Hairless Toys250+ - - 15 - 39
17Jam City - Dream A Garden250+ - - - - -
18The Prodigy - The Day Is My Enemy250+ - - - - 45
19Nozinja - Nozinja Lodge250+ - - - - -
20Mr. G - Night On The Town?250+ - - - - -
21DJ Richard - Grind250+ - - - - -
22Kölsch - 1983250+ - - - - -
23Break - Simpler Times250+ - - - - -
24St Germain - St Germain250+ - - - - -
25Disclosure - Caracal250+ - - - - -
26Brodinski - Brava250+ - - - - -
27Rustie - EVENIFUDONTBELIEVE250+ - 27 - - -
28Major Lazer - Peace Is The Mission250+ - - - - -
29Auntie Flo - Theory Of Flo250+ - - - - -
30Fort Romeau - Insides250+ - - - - -
31Seven Davis Jr* - Universes250+ - - - - -
32Grimes - Art Angels732014 - -
33Above & Beyond - We Are All We Need250+ - - - - -
34London Elektricity - Are We There Yet?250+ - - - - -
35Jlin - Dark Energy28405 - - -
36Revenge, The - Love That Will Not Die250+ - - - - -
37Letta - Testimony250+ - 15 - - -
38Ivy Lab - 20/20250+ - - - - -
39RP Boo - Fingers, Bank Pads, And Shoe Prints250+ - - - - -
40Future Brown - Future Brown250+ - - - - -
41Julia Holter - Have You In My Wilderness818 - - 212
42Brawther - Endless250+ - - - - -
43Swindle - Peace, Love & Music250+ - - - - -
44DLR - Seeing Sounds250+ - - - - -
45Patrice Scott - Euphonium250+ - - - - -
46The Orb - Moonbuilding 2703 AD250+ - - - - -
47Jack Ü - Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü95 - - - - -
48Redlight - X Colour250+ - - - - -
49The Internet - Ego Death47 - - - - -

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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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