Tom Schnabel’s Top 10 of 2015

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His tastes are incredibly dynamic, but always on point. He’s the godfather of KCRW music. He’s Tom Schnabel, and it is always a treat to see what tunes have tickled his fancy over the past year. See his Top 10 Albums of 2015 here:

1) St. Germain – St. Germain (Nonesuch)
2) various artists – Lost in Mali (Riverboat)
3) Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats – Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (Stax)
4) Ludovico Einuadi – Elements (Ponderosa)
5) Jason Vieaux – Play (Azica)
6) Razia Said – Akory (Wakeup Music)
7) Les Ambassadeurs – Les Ambassadeurs du Motel de Bamako (Sterns Africa)
8) Lorraine Feather – Flirting with Disaster (Jazzed Media)
9) Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba – Ba Power (Glitterbeat)
10) Roberto Fonseca & Fatoumata Diawara – At Home (World Village)

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