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CKUT’S MOST-PLAYED ALBUMS OF 2015

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Hi folks,

2015 is almost done! We made it! Despite the disconcerting lack of snow here in Montreal, it’s definitely time to pack up for the holidays and deliver the hotly-anticipated CKUT TOP 100 OF 2015. Y’all have been waiting for this, right? Right?

I’ll be out of the office chilling on beautiful Anarchist Mountain in BC from December 21 – January 4, so please be patient if I don’t respond to emails during that stretch. Hope you have a great & relaxing holiday season!

xo
joni

PS – I am bad with lists but here are some records I was especially fond of this year:
Colleen – Captain of None
Shining Wizard – Avec Grace Brooks & James Goddard
Ramzi – Houti Kush
Zomes – Near Unison
Chris Corsano & Mette Rasmussen – All the Ghosts at Once
Jerusalem in my Heart – If He Dies, If If If If If If
Illa J – S/T
Cheap Wig – Magic Idea
White Out w/ Nels Cline – Accidental Sky

CKUT YEAR END TOP 100
1. drainolith – hysteria – nna tapes CC *
2. u.s. girls – half free – 4AD
3. narcy – world war free now – the medium CC *
4. katie moore – fooled by the fun – club roll CC *
5. buffy sainte-marie – power in the blood – true north CC
6. telstar drugs – sonatine – egg paper factory CC *
7. ought – sun coming down – constellation CC *
8. babysitter – s/t – psychic handshake CC *
9. jerusalem in my heart – if he dies, if if if if if if – constellation CC *
10. joyfultalk – muuixx – drip audio CC
11. helen – the original faces – kranky
12. siskiyou – nervous – constellation CC
13. stefan christoff & nick schofield – reves sonores a montreal – howl! arts CC *
14. hey mother death – highway – snake power CC
15. matana roberts – coin coin chpt. 3: river run thee – constellation
15. jaga jazzist – starfire – ninja tune
16. shamir – ratchet – xl recordings
17. black givre – explosion therapy – beaver club records CC *
18. frog eyes – pickpocket’s locket – paper bag CC
19. viet cong – s/t – flemish eye CC
20. ramzi – houti kush – 1080p CC
21. cheap wig – magic idea – self-released CC *
22. colleen – captain of none – thrill jockey
23. zs – xe – northern spy
24. suuns & jerusalem in my heart – s/t – secret city CC *
25. adam basanta – memory is the residue of thought – kohlenstoff CC *
26. destroyer – poison season – merge CC
27. moon – s/t – bruised tongue CC
28. maurice louca – salute the parrot – nawa recordings
27. valet – nature – kranky
28. the pink noise – decay – not unlike CC *
29. a sacred cloud/anarchist mountains – split – howl!/jeunesse cosmique CC *
30. magma – 45 years of creation off the beaten path – harmonia mundi
31. ashley soft – leave – shaking box music CC
32. esmerine – lost voices – constellation CC *
33. xarah dion – le mal nécessaire – zodiaque musique CC *
34. loscil – sea island – kranky CC
35. lightning bolt – fantasy empire – thrill jockey
36. v/a – ne pas plier – howl! arts collective CC *
37. eric chenaux – skullsplitter – constellation CC
36. white out w/ nels cline – accidental sky – northern spy
37. benoit pioulard – sonnet – kranky
38. warm wave – pyongyang suntan – self-released CC *
39. braids – deep in the iris – flemish eye CC *
40. fist city – everything is a mess – transgressive records CC
41. ok jazz – s/t – self-released CC
42. georgia – s/t – domino
43. shalabi effect – floating garden – self-released CC *
44. towanda – black sheep EP – self-released CC *
45. majical cloudz – are you alone? – arts & crafts CC *
46. colin stetson & sarah neufeld – never were the way she was – constellation CC *
47. l’appel du vide – mergin’ spaces – self-released CC *
48. the pop group – citizen zombie – freaks r us
49. hag face – R.I.P. – psychic handshake CC
50. chad van gaalen & seth smith – seed of dorzon – fundog CC
51. sam shalabi & phillipe lauzier – losing control – self-released CC *
52. corridor – le voyage éternal – self-released CC *
53. hua li – za zhong – art not love CC *
54. kurvi tasch – on firm ground – self-released CC *
55. d.f.w., k.b.d. & j.g. – a chance happening – shaking box music CC *
56. zomes – near unison – dischord
57. milk & bone – little mourning – bonsound CC *
58. m. mucci – dangerous summer – tall house recording co. CC
59. notta comet – success with houseplants – self-released CC *
60. fountain – fountain 2 – self-released CC
61. godspeed you! black emperor – asunder, sweet and other distress – constellation CC *
62. heathers – s/t – saturn returns CC
63. v/a – the many moods of healing power records – healing power CC
64. dark matt’r – neptune’s moons – howl! arts collective CC *
65. ultrathin – s/t – bruised tongue CC *
66. old haunt – refuge – self-released CC *
67. holly herndon – platform – 4AD
68. charlemagne palestine & rhys chatham – youuu + mee = weeee – subrosa
69. last ex – s/t – constellation CC
70. annabelle chvostek – be the media – self-released CC *
71. socalled – peoplewatching – dare to care CC *
72. circuit des yeux – in plain speech – thrill jockey
73. iskra 1903 – chapter one; 1970-1972 – emanem
74. battles – la di da di – warp
75. tang soleil – outboard sensory meridian response – dusty medical records CC *
76. skylab – skylab #2: large as life and twice as natural – tummy touch
77. crosss – lo – telephone explosion CC
78. old man luedecke – domestic eccentric – true north CC I
79. roxanne turcotte – fenetres interieures – empreintes digitales CC
80. loc-nar – hotter water – don’t fall CC *
81. richard pinhas & oren ambarchi – tikkun – cuneiform
82. sediment club – psychosymplastic – wharf cat records
83. no aloha – no problemo – poncho recordings CC *
84. yo la tengo – stuff like that there – matador
85. weird owl – interstellar skeletal – a recordings
86. the acorn – vieux loupe – paper bag CC
87. peaches – rub – i u she
88. eternal tapestry – wild strawberries – thrill jockey
89. kappa chow – collected output as of now – self-released CC
90. r u real – s/t – inyrdisk CC
91. grouper – ruins – kranky
92. nancy pants – total nancy pants – self-released CC
93. mands – 15-6-2014 – misery loves company CC *
94. philippe battikha – invisible background – samizdat CC *
95. ibeyi – s/t – xl
96. family band – family band ’15 – egg paper factory CC *
97. v/a – misery loves company complete discography vol. 2 – misery loves co. CC
98. disappears – irreal – kranky
99. purity ring – another eternity – last gang CC
100. scattered clouds – the first empire – e-tron records CC