2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Riz

2015 Countdown
11/26/2015
KEXP
photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)

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! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as voted on by KEXP listeners. 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!

Chimurenga Renaissance // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (view set)

Riz's 2015 Top Ten Albums

artistalbumlabel
Kamasi WahingtonThe EpicBrainfeeder
Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A ButterflyInterscope
Prefuse 73Rivington Nao RioTemporary Residence Ltd
THEESatisfactionEarthEESub Pop
Joanna NewsomDiversDrag City
ColleenCaptain Of NoneThrill Jockey
Floating PointsEleaniaLuaka Bop
Tigana SantanaTempo & MagmaAjabu
BjorkVulnicuraOne Little Indian
Chimurenga RenaissanceKudada Nekuva Munhu MutemaBrick Lane

Riz's 2015 Top Ten Local Albums

artistalbumlabel
Grace Love & The True LovesGrace Love & The True Lovesself released
HanssenSeven Years Week / RemixesHush Hush
Maurice Caldwell Jr / Maurice And His ThingMonkey Back Guaranteeself released
Bryan John ApplebyThe Narrow Valleyself released
Industrial RevelationLiberation & The Kingdom Of Nriself released
Tomo NakayamaFog On The LensPorchlight Records
Wind BurialWe Used To Be Huntersself released
OC NotesColor Wheelself released
Jaymz NylonBlack Eloquence / Mateo Senolia remix / Futurewife Halo Trash remixNylon Trax
PezznerThe Island Fantastic / TetralogyVisonquest / Toy Tronics

Riz is on the air Monday nights from 9PM-1AM, and is one of the hosts of Expansions, on the air Sunday nights from 9PM-midnight.

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