Garth Trinidad’s Top 10 of 2015

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Garth Trinidad (that’s Uncle Garth to his friends) has been holding down the early weeknight evening slot, 8-10pm, for quite some time now, providing a worthy musical gumbo to gently ease you out of your workday. But like any chef worth his salt knows, you can’t make a quality meal unless you’ve got the right ingredients! Thus Garth has picked only the most savory selections to make up his Top 10 Albums of 2015:

1) Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly (Top Dawg)
2) Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color (ATO)
3) Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love (Jagjaguwar)
4) Disclosure – Caracal (Capitol)
5) Hiatus Kaiyote – Choose Your Weapon (Sony)
6) Quantic – A New Constellation (Tru Thoughts)
7) Seven Davis Jr. – Universes (Ninja Tune)
8) St. Germain – St. Germain (Nonesuch)
9) Kamasi Washington – The Epic (Brainfeeder)
10) The Internet – Ego Death (Odd Future)

You can see all of the KCRW DJs’ Top Picks for 2015 at and submit your own list in the comments!