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Watch: Top Ten Albums of 2015, from Kendrick Lamar to Kamasi Washington

The year's best, including Alabama Shakes, Grimes, Jason Isbell and Hop Along.

My Top Ten albums of 2015 list is online here at and in this week's Sunday Inquirer.

For audio-visual accompaniment, there's  one clip below for every album on the list, starting with Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly, my album of the year choice which also includes "How Much A Dollar Cost," the song that President Obama this week said was his favorite of 2015.

Scroll down for a couple of special treats: The animated clip for Sleater-Kinney's "A New Wave" places the Pacific Northwest punk trio in the cartoon world of the Fox sitcom Bob's Burgers. And the NPR Jazz Night in America video for Kamasi Washington's The Epic, stretches for a maximalist 2 hours of mind and spirit expanding improvisation.

Look, and listen!

Previously: 2015 Songs of the Year Follow In The Mix on Twitter here