2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Don Slack

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks made the list!


Algiers // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (view set)

Don Slack’s 2015 Top Ten Albums

rank artist album label
1 Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly TDE/Aftermath/Interscope
2 D’Angelo Black Messiah RCA
3 Algiers Algiers Matador
4 Miguel Wildheart RCA
5 Dilly Dally Sore Partisan
6 Vince Staples Summertime ’06 Def Jam
7 Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Mom+Pop
8 Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy Merge
9 Beach Slang The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us Polyvinyl
10 Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment Surf self-released

Don Slack is the host of Swingin’ Doors, airing Thursday nights, 6-9PM.

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  1. james
    Posted December 25, 2015 at 8:12 pm | Permalink

    ERROR: No way is this Don Slack’s top 19. Wake up KEXP and post Don’s real Top 10 please. This list is a joke for the host of Swingin’ Doors … just sayin’ !!!

  2. Posted December 26, 2015 at 8:57 pm | Permalink

    James, Don Slack is the DJ name for Don Yates, who is also KEXP’s Music Director! He’s responsible for ALL of the music that goes into our music library, no matter what genre.

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