Album Of The Year 2015Resident Advisor: 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 RankMixmagXLR8RDummyPitchforkLoud and Quiet
1Floating Points - Elaenia273292012
2Levon Vincent - Levon Vincent65103 - - -
3Jlin - Dark Energy2835 - 540 -
4Lnrdcroy - Much Less Normal250+ - - - - -
5Björk - Vulnicura9 - - 2215 -
6Suzanne Kraft - Talk From Home250+ - - - - -
7Julia Holter - Have You In My Wilderness841 - - 184
8Boof - The Hydrangeas Whisper250+ - - - - -
9DJ Sotofett - Drippin' For A Tripp250+ - 12 - - -
10Hunee - Hunch Music128 - - - - -
11Mariah - うたかたの日々/ Utakata No Hibi250+ - - - - -
12Oneohtrix Point Never - Garden Of Delete14 - - 11123
13Domenique Dumont - Comme Ca250+ - - - - -
14Anthony Naples - Body Pill250+ - - - - -
15Gaussian Curve - Clouds250+ - - - - -
16Linkwood - Expressions250+ - - - - -
17Zenker Brothers - Immersion250+ - - - - -
18Matrixxman - Homesick250+ - 8 - - -
19Visionist - Safe250+ - - - - -
20Vilod - Safe In Harbour250+ - 5 - - -

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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:

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