New Music I Listened To In 2015

This year I listened to a ton of music and a lot of it was new releases. Here’s the list of everything that includes. The releases in bold are ones that made my Best of 2015 list, which you can read here if you’re so inclined.


The Districts – A Flourish and A Spoil

Death Cab For Cutie – Kintsugi

Daisyhead – The Smallest Light

The Maine – American Candy

Madonna – Rebel Heart

The Weaks – Bad Year

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly

Make Do and Mend – Don’t Be Long

Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Lieutenant – If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going To Eat For a Week

Torche – Restarter

Mark Ronson – Uptown Special

Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside

All Time Low – Future Hearts

Mat Kearney – JUST KIDS

Fall Out Boy – American Beauty/American Psycho

The Decemberists – What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World

Sleater-Kinney – No Cities To Love

Title Fight – Hyperview

Stick To Your Guns – Disobedient

Imagine Dragons – Smoke + Mirrors

Kelly Clarkson – Piece by Piece

Purity Ring – Another Eternity

Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves

Darius Rucker – Southern Style

Lord Huron – Strange Tails

Ludacris – Ludaversal

Matt and Kim – New Glow

The Damnwells – S/T

Reba McEntire  – Love Somebody

Wire – S/T

The Wombats – Glitterbug

Dance Gavin Dance – Instant Gratification

Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color

Built To Spill – Untethered Moon

Dustin Kensrue – Carry the Fire

Tom Delonge – To the Stars… Demos, Odds and Ends

Rocky Votolato – Hospital Handshakes

Tyler Farr – Suffer In Peace

Zac Brown Band – Jekyll + Hyde

Mumford and Sons – Wilder Mind

The Early November – Imbue

Brandon Flowers – The Desired Effect

Billy Currington – Summer Forever

Hidden Hospitals – Surface Tension

Twentyonepilots – Blurryface

The Story So Far – S/T

Tanlines – Highlights

Ceremony – The L-Shaped Man

The Vaccines – English Graffiti

Best Coast – California Nights

The Tallest Man On Earth – Dark Bird Is Home

Surfer Blood – 1000 Palms

Anti Flag – American Spring

Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

Muse – Drones

Sorority Noise – Joy, Departed

Kacey Musgraves – Pageant Material

Leon Bridges – Coming Home

Man Overboard – Heavy Love

Third Eye Blind – Dopamine

Tori Kelly – Unbreakable Smile

Hilary Duff – Breathe In. Breathe Out.

Nate Ruess – Grand Romantic

Easton Corbin – About To Get Real

Pet Symmetry – Pets Hounds

The Money Pit – The Money Pit

Brett Eldridge – Illinois

The Wonder Years – No Closer To Heaven

Better Off – Milk

Beach House – Depression Cherry

Carly Rae Jepsen – Emotion

Noah Gundersen – Carry The Ghost

The Obsessives – Heck No, Nancy

The Painted Hands – Rapscallions

The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness

Public Enemy – Man Plans God Laughs

MS MR – How Does It Feel

Tame Impala – Currents

Ashley Monroe – The Blade

Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy

Knuckle Puck – Copacetic

Dr. Dre – Compton

Frank Turner – Positive Songs For Negative People

Luke Bryan – Kill The Lights

New Politics – Viking

Miguel – Wildheart

Senses Fail – Pull the Thorns from Your Heart

FKA Twigs – MeLL155X

Mac Demarco – Another One

Kip Moore – Wild Ones

Foals – What Went Down

Funeral Advantage – Body Is Dead

Motion City Soundtrack – Panic Stations

The Front Bottoms – Back On Top

Thomas Rhett – Tangled Up

Jana Kramer – Thirty One

Carrie Underwood – Storyteller

Adele – 25

Laura Stevenson – Cocksure

Pentimento – I, No Longer

Punchline – Thrilled


All Get Out – Movement

Head North – Bloodlines

Owel – Every Good Boy

1st Vows – 1st Vows

You, Me, And Everyone We Know – Dogged

Have Mercy/Somos – Split

Man Overboard/Senses Fail – Split

Kelley Plante – Ooh La La

Dryjacket – Lights, Locks, & Faucets

Hidden In Plain View – Animal

Sundressed – Dig Up A Miracle

Fossil Youth – Intertwined With You

Anthony Raneri – Sorry State of Mind

Marco With Love – Tidal Wave

Run Forever – Big Vacation

Dead Leaves – S/T

Koji – Fury

Safety – Congratulate Me I’ve Lost My Mind

Farnsworth – Farnsworth

Steady Hands – Tropical Depression

Whale Bones – The Seaside

Devinyl Splits 1-4

Mighty – bye, have nice!

Sundressed – The Same Condition

Bonfires – The Way This Ends

Modern Baseball – The Perfect Cast