KHOL DJ FAVORITES OF 2015

Happy Holiday’s everyone! Our KHOL dJay’s have sifted through the thousands of albums released in 2015 and have narrowed down their top 10 albums. Some djays went above and beyond and also complied their top singles and concerts…

by | Dec 23, 2015 | Uncategorized

Happy Holiday’s everyone! Our KHOL dJay’s have sifted through the thousands of albums released in 2015 and have narrowed down their top 10 albums. Some djays went above and beyond and also complied their top singles and concerts of 2015. Scroll all the way to the bottom to see the 30 most played albums played on KHOL this year! What made your top 10 list this year?

Enjoy!

The Hole Enchilada’s Top 10 Albums and Top 6 concerts of 2015 (In Order)
The Hole Enchilada with Bob & Dylan Millsap airs Saturday from 1-3pm.
View The Hole Enchilada’s previous playlists here: The Hole Enchilada

The Hole Enchilada’s Top 10 Albums

Bob Millsap

1. Wavves X Cloud Nothings – No Life for Me
2. New Order – Music Complete
3. Corners – Maxed Out on Distractions
4. Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves
5. Dilly Dally – Sore
6. Blur – The Magic Whip
7. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love
8. Jamie XX – In Colour
9. Fidlar – Too
10. The Dead Weather – Dodge and Burn

Dylan Millsap

1. Heavenly Beat – Eucharist
2. Tame Impala – Currents
3. Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
4. Blur – The Magic Whip
5. Wavves X Cloud Nothings – No Life for Me
6 Fuzz – II
7. Wavves – V
8. Fidlar – Too
9. Neon Indian – Vega Intl. Night School
10. Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated At Last

The Hole Enchilada’s Top 6 Concerts

Bob Millsap

1. Jack White- Pink Garter Theatre Jackson, WY
2. Jesus & Mary Chain- Levitation Festival Austin, TX
3. 13th Floor Elevators- Levitation Festival Austin, TX
4. TV on the Radio- Pink Garter Theatre Jackson, WY
5. The Kills- Twilight Concert Series Salt Lake City, UT
6. Tame Impala- Levitation Festival Austin, TX

Dylan Millsap

1. 13th Floor Elevators- Levitation Festival Austin, TX
2. Thee Oh Sees- Levitation Festival Austin, TX
3. Tame Impala- Levitation Festival Austin, TX
4. Heavenly Beat- Kilby Court Salt Lake City, UT
5. The Kills- Twilight Concert Series Salt Lake City, UT
6. Spiritualized- Levitation Festival Austin, TX

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Zach’s Top 10 Albums at Top 5 Jackson Concerts of 2015 (In no particular order)
The Afternoon News w/ZZ airs Tuesdays 2-4pm
View Zach’s previous playlists here: The Afternoon News

Allison Wonderland – Run
Disclosure – Caracal
Fat Freddy’s Drop – Bays
Ibeyi – Ibeyi
Lettuce – Crush
Mbongwana Star – Live from Kinshasa
Nneka – My Fairytales
Robert DeLong – In the Cards
Sidewalk Chalk – Shoulder Season
The Souljazz Orchestra – Resistance

Zach’s Top 5 Jackson Area Concerts

1. Deltron 3030, Contour Fest, Jackson, WY 6/14
2. Thievery Corporation, Contour Fest, Jackson, WY 6/14
3. Quixotic, Contour Fest, Jackson, WY 6/13
4. Turkuaz, Town Square Tavern, Jackson, WY 2/9
5. Euforquestra, Concert on the Commons, Teton Village, WY 8/30

Jim Goralski’s Top 10 Albums of 2015 (In no particular order)
Soul In The Hole airs Sundays 1-3pm.
View Jim’s previous playlists here: Soul In The Hole

Autre Ne Veut – Age of Transparency
Buddy Guy – Born To Play Guitar
Fat Freddy’s Drop – The Ecology
Galactic – Into the Deep
Gary Clark Jr. – The Story of Sonny Boy Slim
Heavenly Beat – Eucharist
Leon Bridges – Coming Home
Saun & Starr – Look Closer
The New Mastersounds – Made For Pleasure
Various Artists – Daptone Gold II

Nick B’s Top 10 Albums of 2015
Bedell’s Bouillabaisse airs Thursdays 4-6pm
View Nick’s previous playlists here: Bedell’s Bouillabaisse

1. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
2. Tame Impala – Currents
3. Jamie xx – In Coulors
4. Beach House – Thank Your Lucky Stars/Depression Cherry
5. Alabama Shakes – Sound and Color
6. Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – Surf
7. Oddisee – The Good Fight
8. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
9. Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
10. BadBadNotGood & Ghostfacekillah Killah – Sour Soul

Kevin P’s Top 10 Albums and Top 5 Concerts of 2015 (In no particular order)

Foo Fighters – St. Celia EP
Sleator-Kinney – No Cities to Love
Death Cab for Cutie – Kintsugi
James McMurtry – Complicated Game
Widespread Panic – Street Dogs
Deer hunter – Fading Frontier
Future birds – Hotel Parties
North Mississippi Osborne – Freedom and Dreams
Keith Richards – Crosseyed Heart
Paul Weller – Saturns Pattern

Kevin P’s Top 5 Concerts

North Mississippi Osborne, 03/15, The Scoot Inn, Austin, TX
Chris Robinson Brotherhood, 05/15-17, The Fillmore, Denver, CO
Widespread Panic, 10/23-25, The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI
North Mississippi Osborne, 11/14, Heritage Arena, Jackson, WY
Thievery Corporation, 06/15, Contour Festival, Jackson, WY

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Dr. Dan’s Top 10 Albums & Top 10 Tracks of 2015 (In Very Particular Order)
The Placebo Effect airs w/Dr. Dan & Sara J Wednesdays 4-6pm
View Dr. Dans previous playlists here: Dr. Dan

10. Alison Wonderland – Run
9. Aero Flynn – Aero Flynn
8. Andy Shauf – Bearer of Bad News
7. Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
6. Death Cab For Cutie – Kintsugi
5. Tame Impala – Currents
4. Hot Chip – Why Make Sense?
3. New Order – Music Complete
2. Jamie xx – In Colour
1. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down

Dr. Dan’s Top Ten Best Tracks
(Track, Artist, Album)

10. All Shades of Pink, Yppah, Tiny Pause
9. Space Song, Beach House, Depression Cherry
8. Dk/Pi, Aero Flynn, Aero Flynn
7. Mystery, Boxed In, Boxed In
6. Hometown Hero, Andy Shauf, The Bearer of Bad News
5. Fade Out Lines, The Avener feat. Phoebe Killdeer, The Avener EP
4. Choreograph, Gilligan Moss, Ceremonial EP
3. Slumlord, Neon Indian, Vegas Intl. Night School
2. Dust Bunnies, Kurt Vile, B’lieve I’m Goin Down…
1. Gimme All Your Love, Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color

Dawn’s Top 10 Albums of 2015
Fridays w/Dawn airs Fridays 3-6pm
View Dawn’s previous playlists here: Dawn

1- Slighlty Stoopid – Meanwhile Back At The Lab
2- Fat Freddy’s Drop – Bays
3- Nneka- My Fairytales
4- Dubmatrix- French Session
5- Icky Blossems- Mask
6- Public Enemy- Mans Plans God Laughs
7- Fort Knox Five- Pressure The Cabin
8- New Order- Music Complete
9- Andra Day- Cheers To The Fall
10- Seinabo Sky- Pretend

Dawn’s Top Single of 2015 – Stick Figure- Choice Is Yours

Michael Moeri’s Top 10 Albums of 2015 (In no particular order)
Starting next week Tuesdays w/Moeri is becoming Mondays w/Moeri and will air Mondays 12-2pm
View Michael’s previous playlists here: Mondays w/Moeri

Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin down
Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
Foals – What Went Down
Deer hunter – Fading Frontier
El Vy – Return to the Moon
My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall
Gary Clark Jr. – The Story of Sonny Boy Slim
The Mountain Goats – Beat the Champ

Marisa’s Top 10 Albums of 2015 (In no particular order)
Girl’s Night Out airs Tuesdays from 9-11am
View Marisa’s previous playlists here: Girl’s Night Out

Sweater-Kinney – No Cities to Love
Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
Jamie xx – In Colour
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
Gary Clark Jr – The Story of Sonny Boy Slim
Shamir – Rachet
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Chastity Belt – Time to Go Home
Ibeyi – Ibeyi
Ratatat – Magnifique

Sara J’s Top 10 Albums and Top 5 Concerts of 2015 (In No particular order)
The Placebo Effect with Sara J & Dr. Dan airs Wednesday’s 4-6pm
View Sara’s previous playlists here: Sara J

kendrick lamar – to pimp a butterfly
erykah badu – but you caint use my phone
the arcs – yours, dreamily
fort knox five – pressurize the cabin
gilligan moss – ceremonial ep
tame impala – currents
the weekend – beauty behind the madness
caravan palace – robot
bob moses – all in all
alabama shakes – sound & color

Sara J’s Top 5 Concerts of 2015

Jack White – Pink Garter Theatre
Primus, Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV
Lighting in a Bottle Festival- The whole festival in general but Odesza’s performance was especially spectacular.
TV on the Radio – Pink Garter Theatre
Fort Knox Five, Lone Peak Brewery in Big Sky

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Chad Grossenburg’s Top 10 Albums of 2015
Left of the Dials airs Sundays from 3-6pm
View Chad’s previous playlists here: Left of the Dial

Rose Windows – Rose Windows
Widowspeak – All Yours
Wilco – Star Wars
Chastity Belt – Time To Go Home
The Ghose Ease – RAW
Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated at Last
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
Beach House – Depression Cherry
Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down

Mark B’s Top 10 Albums of 2015
By All Means airs Sundays from 6-8pm
View Mark’s previous playlists here: By All Means

10. White Eyes – White Eyes
9. The Royal Jesters – English Oldies
8. Love – Black Beauty
7. Gospel Machine – Your Holy Ghost
6. Method Man – The Meth Lab
5. Omar Coleman – Born & Raised
4. JD McPhearson – Let The Good Times Roll
3. Pokey LaFarge – Something In The Water
2. The Deslondes – The Deslondes
1. The Lonesome Billies – It’s Good To Be Lonesome

Matt B’s Top 10 Albums of 2015 (In no particular order)
Played By Ear airs Saturdays from 6-8pm
View Matt’s previous playlists here: Played By Ear

Hot Chip – Why Make Sense?
Tame Impala – Currents
Protoje – Ancient Future
Turkuaz – Digitonium
Pimps of Joytime – Jukestone Paradise
Seasick Steve – Sonic Soul Surfer
Fat Freddy’s Drop – Bays
FOALS – What Went Down
The Revivalists – Men Amongst Mountains
Exco Levi – Country Man

Danielle C’s Top 10 Albums of 2015 (In no particular order)
The Ebb and Flow airs Tuesdays from 11am-2pm
View Danielle’s previous playlists here: The Ebb & Flow

Andy Shauf – The Bearer of Bad News
Beirut – No No No
Built to Spill – Untethered Moon
Deerhunter – Fading Frontier
Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
Grimes – Art Angels
Jamie XX – In Coulour
Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down…
Leon Bridges – Coming Home
Purity Ring – Another Eternity

John Sackman’s Lists of 2015
The Other Side airs Wednesday from 1-3pm
View John’s previous playlists here: The Other Side

John Sackman’s Top 10 Albums:

1 – No Cities To Love by Sleater-Kinney
2 – Time To Go Home by Chastity Belt
3 – The Bearer Of Bad News by Andy Shauf
4 – Untethered Moon by Built To Spill
5 – Hermits On Holiday by DRINKS
6 – Mutilator Defeated At Last by Thee Oh Sees
7 – Foil Deer by Speedy Ortiz
8 – The Well Rounded… by Clarke & The Himselfs
9 – Dry Food by Palehound
10 – Look Around by Beat Happening

John Sackman’s Top 20 Singles:

1 – “Pedestrian At Best” by Courtney Barnett
2 – “IDC” by Chastity Belt
3 – “You’re Out Wasting” by Andy Shauf
4 – “A Dot Running For The Dust” by Helvetia
5 – “Bad Girls” by The Ghost Ease
6 – “Never Be The Same” by Built To Spill
7 – “Eliot St.” by Quilt
8 – “Gimme Love” by Sleater-Kinney
9 – “I Don’t Want To Let You Down” by Sharon Van Etten
10 – “Dull Blue Crayon” by Clarke & The Himselfs
11 – “Cushioned Caging” by Palehound
12 – “Hermits On Holiday” by DRINKS
13 – “Sleep Till They Die” by La Luz
14 – “Palace Doctor” by Thee Oh Sees
15 – “Strange Hellos” by Torres
16 – “Bored In The USA” by Father John Misty
17 – “Black Flag” by Du Blonde
18 – “B a noBody” by SOAK
19 – “When Tomorrow Never Comes” by Pony Boy
20 – “Alone Again” by The King Kahn & BBQ Show

John Sackman’s Top 5 Concerts:
1 – Crosss at The Shredder in Boise on March 26th
2 – Andy Shauf at The District in Boise on March 28th
3 – Survival Knife at Crazy Horse in Boise on March 29th
4 – Helvetia at Crazy Horse in Boise on March 29th
5 – Sleater-Kinney at The Depot in SLC on February 10th

Juicebox’s Lists of 2015
Mix Bag Lunch airs Thursdays from 12-3pm
View Juicebox’s previous playlists here: Mix Bag Lunch

Juicebox’s Top 20 Songs (song – artist):

1) Snakeskin – Deerhunter
2) Foolin’ Around – Crocodiles
3) Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes
4) Find Yourself – Jacco Gardner
5) Too Long – Monophonics
6) Hollywood – Drug Cabin
7) She’s A Witch – Gengahr
8) Interior Light – Young Rival
9) Hotwire – Raccoon Fighter
10) Head Over Heels – JD McPherson
11) Where – Crook & The Bluff
12) Leaf Off / The Cave – Jose Gonzalez
13) NP-Complete – Larry Gus
14) Kossa Kossa – The Souljazz Orchestra
15) Right On – Galactic
16) Malgeniosa – Chico Trujillo
17) Calon Peiriant – Gwenno
18) The Sun – Blackalicious
19) River – Ibeyi
20) My Baby’s Gonna Carry On – Widowspeak
+) Sleep Till They Die – La Luz

Juicebox’s Top 20 Albums (artist – album):

1) Crocodiles – Boys
2) Crook & The Bluff – Down To The Styx
3) Monophonics – Sound Of Sinning
4) Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia
5) Larry Gus – I Need New Eyes
6) Moon Duo – Shadow Of The Sun
7) De Lux – Generation
8) Young Rival – Interior Light
9) Lettuce – Crush
10 Gwenno – Y Dydd Olaf
11) White Reaper – White Reaper Does It Again!
12) Alabama Shakes – Sound & Colour
13) Widowspeak – All Yours
14) Heaters – Holy Water Pool
15) Pond – Man It Feels Like Space Again
16) Myka 9 & Factor – Famous Future Time Travel
17) Computer Magic – Davos
18) Aircraft – 7 Gems From The Sparkling Void
19) Weird Owl – Interstellar Skeletal
20) Shannon & The Clams – Gone By The Dawn
+) La Luz – Weirdo Shrine
+) Tough Age – I Get The Feeling Central
+) The Chamanas – Once Once
+) The Ting Tings – Super Critical
+) Drug Cabin – Wiggle Room

Juicebox’s Top 5 EP’s (artist – EP):

1) Lolawolf – Everyf***ingday EP
2) Gengahr – She’s A Witch EP
3) Raccoon Fighter – Spiral Flag EP
4) The Avener – The Avener EP
5) JD McPherson – The Warm Covers EP

Juicebox’s Best Concerts this year:

1) Ikebe Shakedown / Monophonics (4/15/15, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY)
2) Club d’Elf w/ John Medeski & Reeves Gabrels (11/28/15, The Falcon, Marlboro, NY)
3) WRAY (11/11/15, Arlene’s Grocery, NY, NY)
4) White Reaper / Twin Peaks (5/2/15, Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY)
5) The Sonics (4/8/15, Irving Plaza, NY, NY)
+) Weird Owl (11/14/15, Rock Shop, Brooklyn, NY)

Liability’s Top 10 Albums of 2015
The Heavy Metal Massacre airs Tuesday’s 10pm-midnight

1. Wayfarer – Children of the Iron Age (Atmospheric Black Metal)
2. Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful (Symphonic Power Metal)
3. Orden Ogen – Ravenhead (Power Metal)
4. Sunset in the 12th House – Mozaic (Post Metal/Psychedelic Rock)
5. Amorphis – Under the Red Cloud (Progressive Metal/Heavy Metal)
6. Enslaved – In Times (Progressive Black Metal)
7. Myrkur – M (Black Metal)
8. Elder – Lore (Stoner Metal)
9. Khemmis – Absolution (Stoner Doom Meal)
10. Ghost – Meliora (Heavy Occult Rock/Metal)

Honorary Mentions: (Any of these could have been in the Top Ten)
11. Panopticon – Autumn Eternal (Atmospheric Black Metal/Folk)
12. Kauan – Sorni Nai (Folk/Doom Metal)
13. Swallow the Sun – Songs of the North I,II,III (Melodic Doom Metal)
14. Barren Earth – On Lonely Towers (Melodic Progressive Doom Metal)_
15. Melechesh – Enki (Progressive Black Metal)

Nona’s Top 10 Albums of 2015
Takes One To Know One airs Fridays 7-9am
View Nona’s previous playlists here: Takes One To Know One

1. Ought – Sun Coming Down
2. Deerhunter- Fading Frontier
3. Sleater Kinney – No Cities to Love
4. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down
5. Fuzz – II
6. Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
7. Grimes – Art Angels
8. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
9. Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves
10. Tame Impala – Currents

Nona’s Top 5 Concerts of 2015

1. Jack White – The Rose, Jackson WY
2. Fuzz – The Gorge Amphitheater, WA
3. Ought – The Gorge Amphitheater, WA
4. Jeff the Brotherhood – The Rose, Jackson WY
5. Sleater Kinney – The Depot, UT

KHOL’s 30 Most Played Albums of 2015

 

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