Top 50 of 2015: Part 5

10. Husky  – Ruckers Hill Husky Gawenda is an Australian-kept secret. His organic folk songwriting charms its way on the singer-songwriter’s second album Ruckers Hill, drawing from the best aspects of the genre. Rich in storytelling, captivating melodies, Ruckers Hill is a worthwhile listening experience, and will be years to come. (Read the review) 9. Foals – What Went Down Mercury Prize winning alternative rock group Foals have a done it again – their fourth album What Went Down can be seamlessly added to their list of intense, artistic alternative discography. The music takes…

Florence + the Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

4.5/5 Florence + the Machine’s latest LP may be a breakup record, but this is not your average breakup record. How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful accomplishes the near-impossible feat of being dramatic and emotional without sounding whiny. The emotions Florence Welch sings of on How Big are devastating and one wonders how anyone could pull themselves from such a slump. On “Queen of Peace” Welch sings “Suddenly I’m overcome/Dissolving like the setting sun/Like a boat into oblivion/Cause you’re driving me away” and we can’t help but think back to…