Melalbums of 2015 (loved list)

Here are my favorite records of the year thus far, in no particular order and continuously updated:

Sleater-KinneyNo Cities to Love

Björk – Vulnicura

Susanne SundførTen Love Songs

Screaming FemalesRose Mountain

Open Mike EagleA Special Episode Of EP

DoomtreeAll Hands

Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell

Kendrick LamarTo Pimp a Butterfly

Laura MarlingShort Movie

Titus AndronicusThe Most Lamentable Tragedy


Highly anticipated albums of 2013

Modest Mouse – TBA

The NationalTrouble Will Find Me

The Dismemberment Plan – TBA

EluviumNightmare Ending

The Avalanches – TBA

Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City

Daft PunkRandom Across Memories

DessaParts of Speech

Boards of Canada Tomorrow’s Harvest

Mark Kozelek/Jimmy LaValle (Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon & The Album Leaf) – Perils From The Sea

Gold Panda Half of Where You Live

Owen – L’Ami du Peuple

**I’ve heard rumors that Neutral Milk Hotel may have something up their sleeve (they are reforming for a tour this year after all); whether it’s a remastered version of their masterpiece, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, or an entirely new album, my heart won’t be able to contain such excitement.