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2015 albums

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2015 albums

Postby Max Power » 09 Feb 2016, 12:00

A 'few' of my personal favorites;

1)Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly (Hip hop wonderalbum/ instant classic)
2)Tau Cross - Tau Cross (Voivod/Amebix members do 'something' with Rock & Metal, Refreshing!)
3)Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I just Sit (Singer-songwriter, Indierock)
4)Midnight Odyssey - Shards of Silver Fade (Atmospheric/ Space Black Metal meets Ambient, Darkwave and Neoclassical)
5)Kaeck - Stormkult (Dutch claustrophobic 'True' Black Metal)
6)Sulphur Aeon - (HP Lovecraftian Death Metal)
7)Macabre Omen - Gods of War - At War (Melodic Black Metal)
8)Desecresy - Stoic Death (Death Metal)
9)Kauan - Sorni Nai (Folk/Sympho Doom)
10)Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell (Intimistic/ Indiefolk)
11)Joanna Newsom - Divers (Singer-songwriter)
12)Kurt Vile - B'Lieve i'm going down (chillrock)
13)Ethereal Shroud - They Became the Falling Ash (Atmospheric Black Metal)
14)Ages - The Malefic Miasma (Melodic Black Metal with folky touches)
15)Eternal Valley - Ascent to the Unknown (Ambient Black Metal)
16)Katavasia - Sacrilegious Testament (Melodic Black Metal)
17)Obsequiae - Aria of Vernal Tombs (Courtyard Black Metal)
18)Dekadent - Veritas (Atmospheric Black Metal)
19)Thy Catafalque - Sgùrr (Avantgarde Black Metal)
20)Selvans (Atmospheric Folk/ Black Metal)
21)Myridian - We, The Forlorn (melodic Death/Doom metal)
22)Vallendusk - Homeward Path (melodic Black Metal)
23)Grimes - Art Angels (Indiepop)
24)Zuriaake - 孤雁 / Gu Yan (Black Metal)
25)Cruciamentum - Charnal Passages (old school Death Metal)
26)Satan - Atom By Atom (Heavy Metal)
27)Enshine - Singularity (melodic Death/ Doom Metal)
28)Natalie Prass - Natalie Prass (soft indiepop, singer-song)
29)Ahamkara - The Embers of the Stars (Atmospheric Black Metal)
30)Panopticon - Autumn Eternal (Atmospheric/Folk Black Metal)

Bonus : The best proggy things I came across
1)Karda Estra - Strange Relations (neoclassical/chamber music/gothiclike experience with medieval touches)
2)Ángel Ontalva, Tierra Quemada (cinematic classical jazz)
3)PTF - What is Constant (Japanese Jazz/fusion, lots of violin + eastern touches)
4)Steven Wilson - Hand.Cannot. Erase (...It's Steven Wilson)
5)Ghost Rhythms - Madeleine (Jazz/fusion with folk, pop and ambient influences, alternative soundtrack for Vertigo)
6)Necromonkey - Show Me Where It Hertz (Electroprog, Kraftwerk/Tangerine Dreamlike)
7)Kingcrow - Eidos (refresing progmetal)
8)Kamasi Washington - The Epic (3cd all things Jazz)
9)Rêve Général - Howl (RIO/ Avant-Garde Prog)
10)Devin Townsend - Live at the Royal Albert Hall (...It's Devin Townsend)
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Re: 2015 albums

Postby projeKct » 10 Feb 2016, 03:39

Oh! Thanks for sharing! :)

My "prog" top 10 for 2015 would be...
1) 3RDegree - Ones & zeros, volume 1
2) Toxic Smile - Farewell
3) Caligula's Horse - Bloom
4) Hasse Fröberg & Musical Companion - HFMC
5) Barock Project - Skyline
6) Seven Steps To The Green Door - Fetish
7) Anekdoten - Until all the ghosts are gone
8) King Crimson - The elements - 2015 tour box
9) Anthony Phillips - Private parts and pieces I-IV
10) Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.

Interesting prog stuff:
The Tangent - A spark in the aether
Nad Sylvan - Courting the widow
Steve Hackett - Wolflight
District 97 - In vaults
King Crimson - Live at the Orpheum
Tomas Bodin - She belongs to another tree

Great, great albums in other genres:
Archive - Restriction
Marie-Pierre Arthur - Si l'aurore
Louis-Jean Cormier - Les grandes artères
Jaga Jazzist - Starfire
Bill Laurance - Swift
Jean Leloup - À Paradis City
Emie R Roussel Trio - Quantum
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest - Sylva

Hoping to add some TFK to my 2016 top list!! :roll:
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Re: 2015 albums

Postby wowie » 10 Feb 2016, 14:04

thanks for the lists guys ... im kind of out a bit ... im so lost in my projects and diggin so many stuff from all timeperiods ... i can hardly say if i listened an album from 2015 the last year ... ;)

my fave discoveries from 2015 (i think)
Floating Points (Fusion)
Kamasi Washington (Jazz)
Snarky Puppy (Fusion)
Plini (prog/fusion)
Tycho (Fusion)
Moderat (electro)
Chk Chk Chk (electro/fusion)
Submotion Orchestra (jazz/soul/electro/ambient ... ah cmon ... fusion!)

and of course
PLINI - JUST RELEASED https://plini.bandcamp.com/track/every-piece-matters .... so tasty!!!!!

El Paraiso Records

and heres a little gem for you retro prog guys
“I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a man of prejudices.” - IDIC
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Re: 2015 albums

Postby Max Power » 18 Feb 2016, 14:15

Hmm I remember liking the new Floating Points, Jaga Jazzist & Anekdoten, thanks for the reminders!
Will try to check everything as soon I have the time :D
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