The Bowery Beat
December 18th, 2015

Staff Picks: Favorite Albums of 2015



Here are our Bowery South team’s picks for everyone’s favorite albums of 2015!


Pat O’Brien

Bowery South – Marketing Director


(In no particular order)

Tame Impala – Currents

Foals – What Went Down

Jamie xx – In Colour

Floating Points – Eleania

The Chemical Brothers – Born In The Echoes

My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall

St Germain – St. Germain

George Fitzgerald – Fading Love

Julio Bashmore – Knockin Boots

Lauer – Borndom


Kayla Green,

Bowery South – Civic Theatre/Gasa Gasa Rep


1. Ought – Sun Coming Down

2. Young Guv – Slumberland

3. Various Artists – Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

4. Young Jesus – Grow/Decompose

5. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

6. Chastity Belt – Time To Go Home

7. Christian Scott – Stretch Music

8. Tame Impala – Currents

9. Michael Rault – Living Daylight

10. Ava Luna – Infinite House

*Honorable Mention: Thunderbitch – Thunderbitch


Michelle Nohr

Bowery South – Local Band Booking


(In no order)

Courtney Barnett: Sometimes I sit and think, and sometimes I just sit

Tamaryn: Cranekiss

Beach House: Depression Cherry

Father John Misty: I Love You, Honeybear

Julia Holter: Have You In My Wilderness

Deerhunter: Fading Frontier

Jamie xx: In Colour

Natalie Prass: S/T

Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp A Butterfly

Kurt Vile: b’lieve I’m Going Down

Toro y Moi: What For?

Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell


Chris Akavi

Bowery South – Booking


1. Tame Impala – Currents

2. Leon Bridges – Coming Home

3. Drake – If Your Reading This Its Too Late

4. FIDLAR – Too

5. Lord Huron – Strange Trails

6. Adele – 25

7. Justin Bieber – Purpose

8. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear

9. Highly Suspect – Mister Asylum

10. One Direction – Made In The AM