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Vampire Weekend – Contra [Indie Rock]

Beach House – Teen Dream [Dream Pop]

LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening [Indie Rock]

The National – High Violet [Indie Rock]

Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest [Indie Rock]

Jónsi – Go [Baroque Pop]

Actress – Splazsh [Electronic]

Yellow Swans – Going Places [Noise/Psychedelic]

Machinefabriek – Daas [Ambient]

Jannick Schou – Against A Backdrop Of Blue Hills, They Were As Beautiful As A Lullaby [Ambient/Drone]


Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues [Folk]

Balam Acab – Wander/Wonder [Electronic]

Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972 [Ambient/Experimental]

Nils Frahm – Felt [Classical]


Actress – R.I.P. [Electronic]

Sigur Rós – Valtari [Dream Pop/Ambient]

Peter Broderick – It Starts Hear [Folk]

Grizzly Bear – Shields [Indie Rock]

Swans – The Seer [Experimental Rock]

Andy Stott – Luxury Problems [Electronic]

Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City [Hip Hop]


Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City [Indie Rock]

Jon Hopkins – Immunity [Electronic]

Tim Hecker – Virgins [Ambient/Experimental]

Burial – Rival Dealer [Electronic]


Sun Kil Moon – Benji [Folk]

Sharon Van Etten – Are We There [Folk Rock]

Aphex Twin – Syro [Electronic]

Grouper – Ruins [Folk/Ambient]

Future Islands – Singles [Indie Rock]

Flight Facilities – Down to Earth [Electronic/Pop]

Tycho – Awake [Electronic]


Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly [Hip Hop]

Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell [Folk]

Jamie xx – In Colour [Electronic]

Tame Impala – Currents [Psychedelic Pop]

Grimes – Art Angels [Indie Pop]

Vince Staples – Summertime ’06 [Hip Hop]


Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool [Indie Rock]

Mitski – Puberty 2 [Indie Rock]

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree [Alternative Rock/Experimental]

A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service [Hip Hop]


Arca – Arca [Experimental]

Big Thief – Capacity [Folk Rock]

Slowdive – Slowdive [Shoegaze/Indie Rock]

The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding [Rock]


Beach House – 7 [Dream Pop]

Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy [Indie Rock]


Big Thief – U.F.O.F. [Folk Rock]

Big Thief – Two Hands [Folk Rock]

By Michael