Operation Manatee Music Prize: Top Five Albums of 2015

Coming up with this list is always hard. You’ve seen how much good music makes it under my radar in a year. Paring it down to 5 means leaving out heaps of really good music. Alas, it must be done (actually, it doesn’t – I’m clearly doing this for fun).

Keeping in the spirit of the new Operation Manatee Music Prize, I’m again doing that thing everyone on the internet hates: changing something. Instead of reading from my number 1 pick, up, I’m doing a big, old-fashioned countdown.
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Chris’ Top 5 Albums of 2014

Top 5 Albums of 2014 are:
1. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
2. The Notwist – Close To The Glass
3. Aphex Twin – Syro
4. Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
5. Caribou – Our Love

1. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
2. The Notwist – Close To The Glass
3. Aphex Twin – Syro
4. Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
5. Caribou – Our Love
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Operation Manatee: Chris’ Top 5 Albums of 2012

1. Victor Wooten – Sword And Stone / Words And Tones
2. Christine Leakey – Tapping Trees In A Trinket Box Full Of Treasure
3. Scott Walker – Bish Bosch
4. Deerhoof – Breakup Song
5. ΞLə☪ŧrɹ¡ᑦ ∑gビᑭ⏄ – Exotica
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