Jason Bentley’s Top 10 of 2015

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As host of Morning Becomes Eclectic (and generally the Leader of the Musical Free World), Jason Bentley has to carefully separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to the records that matter. And while there are always many to choose from, there can only be ten selections in the Top 10 for the year! Here are Jason’s picks for the cream of this year’s crop:

Jason Bentley – Best Albums of 2015
1. The Arcs – Yours, Dreamily (Nonesuch)
2. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love (Jajaguwar)
3. Beirut – No No No (4AD)
4. Jamie xx – In Colour (Young Turks)
5. Disclosure – Caracal (Capitol)
6. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier (4AD)
7. Odesza – In Return (Counter)
8. Alabama Shakes – Sound + Color (ATO)
9. St Germain – St Germain (Nonesuch)
10. Tame Impala – Currents (Interscope)

Jason Bentley – Best Songs of 2015
1. Tobias Jesso Jr – Leaving LA (True Panther)
2. El Vy – Return To The Moon (4AD)
3. Leon Bridges – Lisa Sawyer (Columbia)
4. Missy Elliot – WTF (Where They From) feat Pharell (Atlantic)
5. Borns – 10,000 Emerald Pools (Interscope)
6. Villagers – The Soul Serene (Domino)
7. Wolf Alice – Giant Peach (Dirty Hit)
8. Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin’ (Matador)
9. Courtney Barnett – Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party (Mom + Pop)
10. Editors – Ocean Of Night (PIAS)

You can see all of the KCRW DJs’ Top Pick for 2015 at kcrw.com/bestof2015!