By Juli Thanki
The year's best country music may be topped by archival releases from deceased artists, but the living managed to offer a strong alternative to the Nashvegas machine.
The xx: I See You
Various Artists: Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta
The Band of Heathens: Duende
'Rogue Archives': Fan Fiction and Cultural Memory
Davey Dynamite: Holy Shit
Visage: The Wild Life (The Best of 1978-2015)
Arvo Pärt: Kanon Pokajanen
The Criterion Edition of 'Cat People' Leaves an indelible Impression
"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.