Album Releases by Score

  1. Skeleton Tree - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

    94
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    Skeleton Tree Image
  2. American Band - Drive-By Truckers

    89
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Hard Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.5
    American Band Image
  3. My Woman - Angel Olsen

    87
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.3
    My Woman Image
  4. Blonde - Frank Ocean

    87
    • Release Date: Aug 20, 2016
    • User Score: 8.7
    Blonde Image
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    22, A Million Image
  5. Love & Hate - Michael Kiwanuka

    86
    • Release Date: Jul 15, 2016
    • Genre(s): R&B, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Love & Hate Image
  6. Centres - Ian William Craig

    86
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Avant-Garde, Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.5
    Centres Image
    • Release Date: Sep 27, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap, Alternative Rap, Underground Rap, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    Atrocity Exhibition Image
  7. Lovers - Nels Cline

    84
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Jazz, Jazz Instrument, Guitar Jazz
    Lovers Image
  8. Stage Four - Touche Amore

    84
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Stage Four Image
  9. Blood Bitch - Jenny Hval

    84
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    • Genre(s): Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.7
    Blood Bitch Image
  10. Wildflower - The Avalanches

    83
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Rap, Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.4
    Wildflower Image
  11. Real - Lydia Loveless

    82
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 6.8
    Real Image
    • Release Date: Jul 29, 2016
    • Genre(s): R&B
    • User Score: 8.5
    For All We Know Image
  12. Furnaces - Ed Harcourt

    82
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Furnaces Image
  13. A Weird Exits - Thee Oh Sees

    82
    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Garage Punk, ...
    • User Score: 8.4
    A  Weird Exits Image
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    I Had a Dream That You Were Mine Image
  14. Blank Face LP - ScHoolboy Q

    81
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.6
    Blank Face LP Image
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Astronaut Meets Appleman Image
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.3
    False Readings On Image
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings Image
  15. Guidance - Russian Circles

    81
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.0
    Guidance Image
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    If You See Me, Say Yes Image
  16. Mangy Love - Cass McCombs

    81
    • Release Date: Aug 26, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Mangy Love Image
  17. GLA - Twin Atlantic

    81
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.3
    GLA Image
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Soundtracks, Stage & Screen, Video Game Music
    • User Score: 8.1
    No Man's Sky: Music for an Infinite Universe [Original Video Game Soundtrack] Image
  18. Eve - Thalia Zedek

    80
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Eve Image
  19. KoKoro - El Perro del Mar

    80
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Electronic, ...
    KoKoro Image
  20. Stay Gold - Butch Walker

    80
    • Release Date: Aug 26, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Stay Gold Image
  21. The Disco's of Imhotep - Hieroglyphic Being

    80
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, House, Techno, ...
    The Disco's of Imhotep Image
  22. FurFour - Grumbling Fur

    80
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    FurFour Image
  23. At Swim - Lisa Hannigan

    80
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    At Swim Image
  24. Pretty Years - Cymbals Eat Guitars

    80
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.1
    Pretty Years Image
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not Image
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Nothing's Real Image
  25. Schmilco - Wilco

    79
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.1
    Schmilco Image
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Soundtracks, ...
    The Childhood of a Leader [OST] Image
  26. Here - Teenage Fanclub

    79
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Here Image
    • Release Date: Jul 29, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    The King of Whys Image
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 7.9
    The Healing Component Image
  27. Frkwys, Vol. 13: Sunergy - Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

    79
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Club/Dance
    Frkwys, Vol. 13: Sunergy Image
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Shape Shift with Me Image
  28. Away - Okkervil River

    79
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    Away Image
  29. The Sun's Tirade - Isaiah Rashad

    78
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.6
    The Sun's Tirade Image
  30. Preoccupations - Preoccupations

    78
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Preoccupations Image
  31. We Move - James Vincent McMorrow

    78
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    We Move Image
  32. Boy King - Wild Beasts

    78
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.0
    Boy King Image
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): R&B, Contemporary R&B
    • User Score: 8.0
    Hard II Love Image
  33. Hit Reset - The Julie Ruin

    78
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Hit Reset Image
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    Oddments of the Gamble Image
  34. Tween - Wye Oak

    78
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.8
    Tween Image
  35. DJ-Kicks - Jackmaster

    78
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, House, Techno, ...
    DJ-Kicks Image
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Golden Sings That Have Been Sung Image
  36. Take Her Up to Monto - Roisin Murphy

    77
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.3
    Take Her Up to Monto Image
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock
    Return to Love Image
  37. Impossible Dream - Haley Bonar

    77
    • Release Date: Aug 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    Impossible Dream Image
  38. Trick - Jamie T.

    77
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.3
    Trick Image
  39. Flood Network - Katie Dey

    77
    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    Flood Network Image
  40. Light Falls - Wrekmeister Harmonies

    77
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Experimental, Avant-Garde, Pop/Rock, ...
    Light Falls Image
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, ...
    The End of Comedy Image
  41. IV - BadBadNotGood

    77
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Jazz
    • User Score: 8.2
    IV Image
  42. Ambulance - The Amazing

    77
    • Release Date: Jul 22, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    Ambulance Image
  43. Apache - Aaron Neville

    77
    • Release Date: Jul 15, 2016
    • Genre(s): R&B, Adult Contemporary R&B, New Orleans R&B, ...
    Apache Image
  44. ArtScience - Robert Glasper Experiment

    76
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Jazz, R&B, Contemporary Jazz, ...
    ArtScience Image
  45. 32 Levels - Clams Casino

    76
    • Release Date: Jul 15, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.0
    32 Levels Image
  46. Phase Zero - Morgan Delt

    76
    • Release Date: Aug 26, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Phase Zero Image
  47. Ape In Pink Marble - Devendra Banhart

    76
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Ape In Pink Marble Image
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Same Language, Different Worlds Image
    • Release Date: Aug 26, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap, Alternative Rap
    • User Score: 7.9
    And the Anonymous Nobody Image
  48. Toy - Yello

    76
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    Toy Image
  49. Keep Me Singing - Van Morrison

    76
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    Keep Me Singing Image
  50. The Wink - Tim Presley

    75
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, ...
    The Wink Image
  51. Cistern - Jherek Bischoff

    75
    • Release Date: Jul 15, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Cistern Image
  52. Animal Races - Cool Ghouls

    75
    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia, ...
    Animal Races Image
  53. Foreverland - The Divine Comedy

    75
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.5
    Foreverland Image
  54. Between Waves - The Album Leaf

    75
    • Release Date: Aug 26, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Electronic, ...
    Between Waves Image
  55. Heads Up - Warpaint

    75
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Heads Up Image
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.5
    Splendor & Misery Image
  56. Exploded View - Exploded View

    74
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Exploded View Image
  57. Mykki - Mykki Blanco

    74
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.0
    Mykki Image
  58. Care - How to Dress Well

    74
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 8.3
    Care Image
  59. Viola Beach - Viola Beach

    74
    • Release Date: Jul 29, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock
    Viola Beach Image
  60. Beulah - John Paul White

    74
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Beulah Image
  61. Femejism - Deap Vally

    74
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    Femejism Image
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 9.1
    The Altar Image
  62. The Small Hours - Matt Berry

    74
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    The Small Hours Image
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Rap, Underground Rap, ...
    Lady Parts Image
    • Release Date: Aug 26, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Los Niños Sin Miedo Image
  63. Jumping the Shark - Alex Cameron

    74
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    Jumping the Shark Image
  64. SremmLife 2 - Rae Sremmurd

    74
    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 7.6
    SremmLife 2 Image
  65. 25 25 - Factory Floor

    74
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock, Club/Dance
    25 25 Image
  66. Endless - Frank Ocean

    74
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • User Score: 8.3
    Endless Image
  67. Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra - Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra

    74
    • Release Date: Jul 22, 2016
    • Genre(s): International
    Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra Image
    • Release Date: Jul 29, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Hypercaffium Spazzinate Image
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Shine a Light: Field Recordings from the Great American Railroad Image
  68. Wild World - Bastille

    73
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Electronic, ...
    • User Score: 7.8
    Wild World Image
  69. Roosevelt - Roosevelt

    73
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2016
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock, Club/Dance, ...
    • User Score: 7.6
    Roosevelt Image
  70. Ellipsis - Biffy Clyro

    73
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 6.6
    Ellipsis Image
  71. Tidal Wave - Taking Back Sunday

    73
    • Release Date: Sep 16, 2016
    • Genre(s): Emo, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    Tidal Wave Image
  72. Till the Tomb - Beaty Heart

    73
    • Release Date: Jul 29, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Till the Tomb Image

*Only albums with seven or more reviews are eligible. EPs, live albums, box sets, re-issues, and compilations are also excluded.

Highs and Lows

  1. Sirens - Nicolas Jaar

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    • User Score: 9.5
    Sirens Image
    • Release Date: Oct 7, 2016
    Requiem Image
  2. Do Not Disturb - Van der Graaf Generator

    78
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    Do Not Disturb Image
  3. Toy - Yello

    76
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    Toy Image
    • Release Date: Sep 30, 2016
    • User Score: 8.4
    Take Control Image