Best of 2010-2015

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by Jason Tate, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. Jason Tate

    chorus.fm @jason_tate @encorepodcast Staff Member

    A place to discuss the best albums from 2010 - 2015. I'm associating this thread with the "best of" articles I've posted on the website.
     
  2. bd007h

    chorus.fm's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Queens of the Stone Age - ... Like Clockwork
     
  3. bd007h

    chorus.fm's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Meg Myers two EPs released prior to her debut album are also :thumbup:
     
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  5. tucah

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    My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
     
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  6. SpyKi

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    1. Infinity Crush - When We're Snow
    2. Hellogoodbye - Would It Kill You?
    3. The Hotelier - Home, Like Noplace is There
    4. Charlie Simpson - Young Pilgrim
    5. My Chemical Romance - Danger Days
    6. My Chemical Romance - Conventional Weapons
    7. The Reign of Kindo - This is What Happens
    8. fun. - Some Nights
    9. Fightstar - Behind the Devil's Back
    10. La Dispute - Wildlife
    11. Chad Perrone - Release
    12. Copeland - Ixora
    13. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
    14. The 1975 - I Like it When You Sleep
    15. Moving Mountains - Waves
    16. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
    17. mewithoutYou - Pale Horses
    18. Nate Ruess - Grand Romantic
    19. mewithoutYou - Ten Stories
    20. John Mayer - Born & Raised

    I think that's my top 20 at the moment for the decade.
     
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  7. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    I have a top list somewhere that I'll share in here later.
     
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  8. OhTheWater

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    Ah boy, all of my AOTY lists for the past 7 years are gone
     
  9. George

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    Will make a list later, when I'm at my laptop. Frightened Rabbit's Pedestrian Verse, or Friends In America's What It Is To Be will be my top two, for sure.
     
  10. FTank

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    Need to remember to do this
     
  11. felipecardel

    formless in the night Prestigious

    did we do this back in AP.net or was it just the 2000-15 one?

    this is gonna take some thinking, will do it later
     
  12. FTank

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    Just going to pick my favorite ones with no particular number:

    All Time Low - Don't Panic
    All Time Low - Future Hearts
    Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
    Cartel - Collider
    Coldplay - Ghost Stories
    Copeland - Ixora
    The Dangerous Summer - War Paint
    The Dangerous Summer - Golden Record
    Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll
    The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten
    The Gaslight Anthem - Get Hurt
    Jimmy Eat World - Invented
    Jon Hopkins - Immunity
    Kacey Musgraves - Pageant Material
    La Dispute - Rooms of the House
    mewithoutYou - Pale Horses
    My Chemical Romance - Danger Days
    Noah Gundersen - Ledges
    Noah Gundersen - Carry the Ghost
    One Direction - FOUR
    Parachute - The Way It Was
    Sara Bareilles - The Blessed Unrest
    The Summer Set - Everything's Fine
    Taylor Swift - Speak Now
    Taylor Swift - Red
    Taylor Swift - 1989
    Transit - Listen and Forgive
    Turnover - Peripheral Vision
    Yellowcard - Southern Air
    The 1975 - The 1975
    The 1975 - i like it when you sleep...
     
  13. FTank

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    Ended up being way more than I expected. Wow. Shoulda whittled that down a little bit.
     
  14. FTank

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    I think what that probably means is that I like the ones I listed more than the ones I didn't list.
     
  15. felipecardel

    formless in the night Prestigious

    love when we get one of these guys
     
  16. FTank

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    Deleted now haha
     
  17. bd007h

    chorus.fm's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Yeah I probably came off as bit of a jackass my bad haha. I understand everyone has their own taste. I just am not a fan of modern day pop music whatsoever. I think it overshadows more talented artists that deserve more exposure, but that's just my personal opinion.
     
  18. Anti-Counter-Culture

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    This is my favorite of the period. After that, Have One on Me by Joanna Newsom and Age of Adz by Sufjan Stevens.
     
  19. T.J.

    music and baseball.

    Here are 20 random albums from this time period that I have enjoyed a lot. I could add more, but I figured I'd narrow it down to 20 like a poster before me. The numbers are just placers, they don't matter.

    1. The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die – Whenever, If Ever (2013)
    2. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
    3. Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math (2011)
    4. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.D. city (2013)
    5. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)
    6. Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz (2010)
    7. J. Cole - Born Sinner (2013)
    8. The Hotelier – Home, Like Noplace Is There (2014)
    9. Baroness – Yellow & Green (2012)
    10. Baroness – Purple (2015)
    11. Right Away, Great Captain – The Church and the Good Thief (2012)
    12. Cult of Luna – Vertikal (2013)
    13. Radiohead – The King of Limbs (2011)
    14. Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE (2012)
    15. Owen – L’Ami du Peuple (2013)
    16. Into It. Over It. – Proper (2011)
    17. She & Him – Volume Two (2010)
    18. Bad Books – II (2012)
    19. Josh Ritter – The Beast in Its Tracks – (2013)
    20. Iron & Wine – Kiss Each Other Clean (2011)
     
  20. WhosBroden?

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    I tried not to double up on artists otherwise I would've had an easier time of it, but Charlie is sensational.

    1. Angus and Julia Stone - Down the Way
    2. Lanterns on the Lake - Gracious Tide, Take Me Home
    3. Charlie Simpson - Young Pilgrim
    4. Kathryn Joseph - Bones You've Thrown Me and Blood I've Spilled
    5. Kye Kye - Fantasize
    6. Carly Rae Jepsen - Emotion
    7. Niki and the Dove - Instinct
    8. Charlie Simpson - Long Road Home
    9. Seabear - We Built A Fire
    10. Little Daylight - Hello Memory
     
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  21. Threads

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    Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
    The Antlers - Burst Apart
    Burial - Rival Dealer
    Daughter - Not to Disappear
    Carly Rae Jepsen - EMOTION
    Jimmy Eat World - Invented
    Mansions - Dig Up the Dead
    Mitski - Bury Me At Makeout Creek
    Now, Now - Threads
    Pianos Become the Teeth - Keep You
    Robyn - Body Talk
    Royksopp & Robyn - Do It Again
    Sombear - Love You in the Dark

    All releases from the time period that I've given a 5/5 on RYM. In no particular order, just alphabetical by artist.
     
  22. Chaplain Tappman

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    jon hopkins - immunity
    kanye west - MBDTF/Yeezus
    drake- take care
    the war on drugs - lost in the dream
    future - ds2/pluto
    rustie - glass swords
    bon iver - bon iver, bon iver
    robyn - body talk
    burial - rival dealer
    beyonce - beyonce
    tim hecker - ravedeath 1972
    chief keef - finally rich
    oneohtrix point never - replica


    off the top of my head
     
  23. whitenblue88

    The rivalry is back on

    Not gonna try to rank these ever until I need to make an end of decade list.

    Anberlin - Dark is the Way, Light is a Place
    Anberlin - Vital
    Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow
    CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye
    CHVRCHES - The Bones Of What You Believe In
    Colony House - When I Was Younger
    The Decemberists - The King Is Dead
    From Indian Lakes - Absent Sounds
    Grizzly Bear - Shields
    Local Natives - Gorilla Manor
    Local Natives - Hummingbird
    London Grammar - If You Wait
    MuteMath - Odd Soul
    NEEDTOBREATHE - The Reckoning
    Purity Ring - Another Eternity
    Two Door Cinema Club - Tourist History
    Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
    Wolf Alice - My Love is Cool
     
  24. Matthewconte

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    Top 25:

    1. Jason Isbell - Southeastern - 2013
    2. Dawes - Nothing is Wrong - 2011
    3. Trapper Schoepp and the Shades - Run, Engine, Run - 2011
    4. Houndmouth - From the Hills Below the City - 2013
    5. Middle Brother - Middle Brother - 2011
    6. Dan Wilson - Love Without Fear - 2014
    7. Josh Ritter - Sermon on the Rocks - 2015
    8. The Decemberists - The King is Dead - 2011
    9. John Fullbright - Songs - 2014
    10. The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You - 2010
    11. Houndmouth - Little Neon Limelight - 2015
    12. The Belle Brigade - The Belle Brigade - 2011
    13. Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free - 2015
    14. The Killers - Battle Born - 2012
    15. Audra Mae and the Almighty Sound - Audra Mae and the Almighty Sound - 2012
    16. Shovels & Rope - O’ Be Joyful - 2012
    17. Counting Crows - Somewhere Under Wonderland - 2014
    18. John Moreland - High on Tulsa Heat - 2015
    19. Wilco - The Whole Love - 2011
    20. Old 97’s - Most Messed Up - 2014
    21. The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang - 2010
    22. Lake Street Dive - Bad Self Portraits - 2014
    23. Shovels & Rope - Swimmin’ Time - 2014
    24. Kopecky Family Band - Kids Raising Kids - 2012
    25. Blitzen Trapper - All Across This Land - 2015

    Honorable Mentions:

    Brandon Flowers - The Desired Effect - 2015
    The Postelles - The Postelles - 2011
    The Punch Brothers - Antifogmatic - 2010
    First Aid Kit - Stay Gold - 2014
    The Old 97's - The Grand Theatre - 2010
    Josh Ritter - So Runs the World Away - 2010
    Fountains of Wayne - Sky Full of Holes - 2011
    REM - Collapse Into Now - 2011
    Brett Dennen - Smoke and Mirrors - 2013
    Girlpool - Before The World Was Big - 2015
     
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  26. ChiliTacos

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    Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
    Japandroids - Celebration Rock
    Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
    Kanye West - Yeezus
    Kanye West - The Life Of Pablo
    Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
    Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, maad City
    Passion Pit - Gossamer
    Frank Ocean - channel ORANAGE
    Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City
    Burial - Kindred
    Burial - Rival Dealer
     
  27. T.J.

    music and baseball.

    I feel the need to mention Tigers Jaw - Tigers Jaw (2010) to this thread. I enjoy this album so much.