My top 15 is something like this. Added links to songs for listening pleasure.
1. River City Extension - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger
8 piece folk group with cello and trumpet played on Gaslights old label, XOXO.
2. Mystery Jets - Radlands
British indie pop band moves to Austin, TX to write a record. This is what is created.
3. Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
British blues/folk singer with an incredible voice. FFO: Otis Redding
4. Dry The River - Shallow Bed
For fans of: Mumford And Sons and Fleet Foxes
5. The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now
Swedish folk singer who plays Appalachian folk. It's beautiful.
6. Vacationer - Gone
FFO: Old pop punk bands singer, now writing music on drugs.
7. Alex Winston - King Con
Trained opera singer makes a pop record.
8. Bowerbirds - The Clearing
Just a beautiful folk record.
9. Jack White - Blunderbuss
Basically a new slow and moody White Stripes record with better drumming.
10. Hop Along - Get Disowned
For fans of: Lemuria and Laura Stevenson And the Cans
11. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
12. Fun. - Some Nights
13. Dr. Dog - Be The Void
Americana rock band who is at times a throwback to many 70's acts.
14. Diamond Rugs - Diamond Rugs
Members of Deer Tick and Dead Confederate make a dirty rock record.
15. Clock Opera - Ways To Forget
For fans of: Two Door Cinema Club, Villagers, Muse
Cloud Nothings would probably be next.