The Year in Music 2015: Contributors' Lists The Year in Music 2015: Contributors' Lists

The Year in Music 2015: Contributors’ Lists

This week we posted our lists of Detroit’s Best Albums and Tracks of 2015. Here, we present our contributors’ individual lists.

 


 

Dan Jones

Albums

1. Tunde Olaniran: Transgressor
2. JR JR: JR JR
3. Gosh Pith: Window
4. Guilty Simpson: Detroit’s Son
5. Flint Eastwood: Small Victories
6. Britney Stoney: Native
7. Seraphine Collective: Spring Mix 2015
8. Omar-S: Side Trakx, Vol. 3
9. Big Sean: Dark Sky Paradise
10. Earlly Mac: God Knows
11. Lt.baD: Electromagnetic

Tracks

1. Omar-S: “Ah Nother One”
2. Autumn Nicole Wetli: “I Still Go On”
3. JR JR: “In the Middle”
4. Guilty Simpson: “The D”
5. Moonwalks: “UFO Factory”

 

Joe

Albums

1. Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell
2. Jamaican Queens: Downers
3. Casual Sweetheart: Always / Never
4. Bonny Doon: Classical Days
5. Growwing Pains: I Always Know
6. ILLingsworth: Worth the Wait
7. Tunde Olaniran: Transgressor
8. Timmy’s Organism: Heartless Heathen
9. J Dilla: Dillatronic
10. Dej Loaf: #AndSeeThatsTheThing
11. Duane the Brand New Dog: CD-R LP
12. Blood Stone: Friend Group

Tracks

1. Danny Brown + Clams Casino: “Worth It”
2. Casual Sweetheart: “Mistake”
3. DBB: “When I Talk 2 U”
4. Dej Loaf [ft. Big Sean]: “Back Up”
5. Protomartyr: “Pontiac ’87”
6. Jamaican Queens: “Emo + Poor”
7. Theodore Carl: “Say”
8. Gosh Pith: “Vietnam Junkie”
9. Bonny Doon: “Summertime Friends”
10. Ancient Language: “In the Early Morning”
11. Madonna: “Bitch I’m Madonna”

 

Khalid

Albums

1. Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell
2. Protomartyr: The Agent Intellect
3. Big Sean: Dark Sky Paradise
4. Fred Thomas: All Are Saved
5. Madonna: Rebel Heart
6. Angel Haze: Back to the Woods
7. Cloud Rat: Qliphoth
8. Guilty Simpson: Detroit’s Son
9. Red Pill: Look What This World Did to Us
10. Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld: Never Were the Way She Was

Tracks

1. Sufjan Stevens: “Should Have Known Better”
2. Madonna: “Ghosttown”
3. Protomartyr: “Why Does It Shake?”
4. JR JR: “Gone”
5. DJ Rashad / DJ Spinn [ft. Danny Brown]: “Dubby”
6. Dej Loaf [ft. Lil Wayne]: “Me U & Hennessy”
7. Death: “Look at Your Life”
8. Big Sean [ft. Drake and Kanye West]: “Blessings”
9. Shigeto: “Pulse”
10. Passalacqua: “At the Party”

 

Meta

Albums

1. Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell
2. Eryn Allen Kane: Aviary: Act 1
3. Gosh Pith: Window
4. Britney Stoney: Native
5. Flint Eastwood: Small Victories
6. Captwolf: Liquor Store Pizza Party
7. Yada Yada: Oochy Wa Wa
8. Jamaican Queens: Downers
9. Slum Village: YES!
10. Big Sean: Dark Sky Paradise

Tracks

1. Gosh Pith: “Gold Chain”
2. Amir Obe [ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR]: “I’m Good”
3. Passalacqua: “At the Party”
4. Eryn Allen Kane: “Have Mercy”
5. Sufjan Stevens: “Death with Dignity”
6. Jamaican Queens: “Love Is Impossible”
7. Angel Haze: “Babe Ruthless”
8. Sango [ft. Atu Dpat Asante]: “Knew You”
9. Dej Loaf [ft. Big Sean]: “Back Up”
10. ONEFREQ: “Drug of Choice”

 

P.Y.

Albums

1. Protomartyr: The Agent Intellect
2. Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: The Six Symphonies (Live)
3. Boldy James: Trapper’s Alley 2: Risk Vs. Reward
4. Gosh Pith: Window
5. Growwing Pains: I Always Know
6. ILLingsworth: Worth the Wait
7. Tunde Olaniran: Transgressor
8. Timmy’s Organism: Heartless Heathen
9. Icewear Vezzo: Clarity IV
10. Valley Hush: Don’t Wait

Tracks

1. Protomartyr: “The Devil in His Youth”
2. Big Sean [ft. Drake and Kanye West]: “Blessings”
3. Protomartyr: “Why Does It Shake?”
4. Lil George [ft. French Montana]: “Sauce”
5. Jamaican Queens: “Emo + Poor”
6. Icewear Vezzo: “Bands”
7. Gosh Pith: “Gold Chain”
8. ILLingsworth: “Duedads”
9. Boldy James: “Big Bank”
10. Royce da 5’9″: “T.D.M.T.L.T.A.”

 

Theo

Albums [listed alphabetically by artist]

Casual Sweetheart: Always / Never
Clooner: The Pussy Tape
Deadbeat Beat Only Time Will Tell
The Deadly Vipers: Ouroboros
Moonwalks: Lunar Phases
Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell
Timmy’s Organism: Heartless Heathen

Tracks [listed alphabetically by artist]

Casual Sweetheart: “Marchers of Loaf”
Clooner: “Bitch”
Deadbeat Beat: “Runaway”
The Deadly Vipers: “Ouroboros”
Moonwalks: “UFO Factory”
Sufjan Stevens: “Should Have Known Better”
Timmy’s Organism: “Get Up Get Out”

 

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