Album Releases by Score

  1. Detailed List View
  2. Condensed List View
  1. Ten Freedom Summers - Wadada Leo Smith

    99
    • Release Date: May 22, 2012
    • Genre(s): Jazz
    • User Score: 5.0
    Ten Freedom Summers Image
  2. SMiLE - Brian Wilson

    97
    • Release Date: Sep 28, 2004
    • Genre(s): Rock, Pop
    • User Score: 8.0
    SMiLE Image
  3. Van Lear Rose - Loretta Lynn

    97
    • Release Date: Apr 27, 2004
    • Genre(s): Country
    • User Score: 8.9
    Van Lear Rose Image
  4. To Pimp A Butterfly - Kendrick Lamar

    97
    • Release Date: Mar 16, 2015
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 9.1
    To Pimp A Butterfly Image
    • Release Date: Jun 9, 2009
    • Genre(s): Classical
    • User Score: 5.4
    Little Match Girl Passion Image
  5. The Greatest Generation - The Wonder Years

    96
    • Release Date: May 14, 2013
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Emo-Pop, ...
    • User Score: 8.3
    The Greatest Generation Image
    • Release Date: Nov 10, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal, Death Metal, ...
    • User Score: 7.1
    Bloodstone & Diamonds Image
    • Release Date: Mar 24, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rock, Pop
    • User Score: 8.9
    Histoire de Melody Nelson Image
  6. Stankonia - Outkast

    95
    • Release Date: Oct 31, 2000
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.8
    Stankonia Image
    • Release Date: Dec 15, 2014
    • Genre(s): R&B, Soul, Funk
    • User Score: 8.6
    Black Messiah Image
    • Release Date: Apr 3, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired Image
    • Release Date: Nov 22, 2010
    • Genre(s): Pop, Rap, Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Image
  7. Savane - Ali Farka Toure

    94
    • Release Date: Jul 25, 2006
    • Genre(s): World
    • User Score: 8.3
    Savane Image
  8. One Wing - The Chariot

    94
    • Release Date: Aug 28, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore, ...
    • User Score: 7.5
    One Wing Image
  9. Madvillainy - Madvillain

    93
    • Release Date: Mar 23, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rap
    • User Score: 8.4
    Madvillainy Image
    • Release Date: Nov 3, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Live
    • User Score: 9.1
    Live At Reading Image
  10. Love And Theft - Bob Dylan

    93
    • Release Date: Sep 11, 2001
    • Genre(s): Rock
    • User Score: 8.9
    Love And Theft Image
  11. Dolly - Dolly Parton

    93
    • Release Date: Oct 26, 2009
    • Genre(s): Country
    • User Score: 9.1
    Dolly Image
  12. My Dusty Road - Woody Guthrie

    93
    • Release Date: Aug 25, 2009
    • Genre(s): Folk, Singer-Songwriter
    My Dusty Road Image
    • Release Date: Feb 21, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    On the Impossible Past Image
  13. Golden Xplosion - Marius Neset

    92
    • Release Date: Apr 25, 2011
    • Genre(s): Jazz, Jazz Instrument
    Golden Xplosion Image
  14. Flight - Dave Stapleton

    92
    • Release Date: Jun 19, 2012
    • Genre(s): Jazz
    • User Score: 6.3
    Flight Image
    • Release Date: Aug 29, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Roots Rock
    • User Score: 7.0
    Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down Image
  15. Sunbather - Deafheaven

    92
    • Release Date: Jun 11, 2013
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.1
    Sunbather Image
  16. In Search Of... [First Version] - N.E.R.D. [The Neptunes]

    92
    • Release Date: Aug 6, 2001
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.9
    In Search Of... [First Version] Image
    • Release Date: Nov 21, 2006
    • Genre(s): Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards Image
  17. Boy In Da Corner - Dizzee Rascal

    92
    • Release Date: Jan 20, 2004
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Rap
    • User Score: 9.0
    Boy In Da Corner Image
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2008
    • Genre(s): Rock, Metal
    • User Score: 6.8
    Lost In The Sound Of Separation Image
  18. From Parts Unknown - Every Time I Die

    92
    • Release Date: Jul 1, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Metal, ...
    • User Score: 7.4
    From Parts Unknown Image
  19. Channel Orange - Frank Ocean

    92
    • Release Date: Jul 17, 2012
    • Genre(s): R&B
    • User Score: 8.7
    Channel Orange Image
  20. The Satanist - Behemoth

    92
    • Release Date: Feb 4, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
    • User Score: 8.0
    The Satanist Image
  21. Elephant - The White Stripes

    92
    • Release Date: Apr 1, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Elephant Image
  22. Labor Days - Aesop Rock

    92
    • Release Date: Sep 18, 2001
    • Genre(s): Alternative, Rap
    • User Score: 9.0
    Labor Days Image
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2003
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.9
    Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Image
    • Release Date: Feb 25, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.3
    Home, Like Noplace Is There Image
  23. Unto the Locust - Machine Head

    91
    • Release Date: Sep 20, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    Unto the Locust Image
    • Release Date: Oct 22, 2012
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 9.0
    Good Kid, M.A.A.D City Image
    • Release Date: May 18, 2004
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Rap
    • User Score: 7.9
    A Grand Don't Come For Free Image
  24. Canto - Los Super Seven

    91
    • Release Date: Mar 13, 2001
    • Genre(s): Folk, Latin
    • User Score: 8.0
    Canto Image
  25. The ArchAndroid - Janelle Monáe

    91
    • Release Date: May 18, 2010
    • Genre(s): R&B, Soul
    • User Score: 9.0
    The ArchAndroid Image
  26. Places of Worship - Arve Henriksen

    91
    • Release Date: Oct 1, 2013
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Ambient, Avant-Garde, ...
    Places of Worship Image
  27. The Guitar Song - Jamey Johnson

    91
    • Release Date: Sep 14, 2010
    • Genre(s): Country, Contemporary Country, Outlaw Country
    • User Score: 8.0
    The  Guitar Song Image
  28. Is This It? - The Strokes

    91
    • Release Date: Oct 9, 2001
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 9.1
    Is This It? Image
    • Release Date: Apr 3, 2007
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 6.6
    From Here We Go Sublime Image
  29. Illinois - Sufjan Stevens

    90
    • Release Date: Jul 5, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Folk
    • User Score: 9.0
    Illinois Image
  30. Carrie & Lowell - Sufjan Stevens

    90
    • Release Date: Mar 31, 2015
    • Genre(s): Singer/Songwriter, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 9.2
    Carrie & Lowell Image
  31. No Cities to Love - Sleater-Kinney

    90
    • Release Date: Jan 20, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    No Cities to Love Image
  32. Wolverines - I Am the Avalanche

    90
    • Release Date: Mar 18, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 6.3
    Wolverines Image
    • Release Date: Oct 22, 2002
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Rap, Garage
    • User Score: 8.9
    Original Pirate Material Image
  33. Alice - Tom Waits

    90
    • Release Date: May 7, 2002
    • Genre(s): Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    Alice Image
  34. Candi Staton - Candi Staton

    90
    • Release Date: Feb 24, 2004
    • Genre(s): R&B, Soul
    • User Score: 8.6
    Candi Staton Image
    • Release Date: Sep 27, 2011
    • Genre(s): R&B, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Alternative R&B
    • User Score: 8.2
    What Were You Hoping For? Image
    • Release Date: Feb 21, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.4
    Life Somewhere Else Image
  35. Constant Bop - Bop English

    90
    • Release Date: Apr 14, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Constant Bop Image
  36. Funeral - Arcade Fire

    90
    • Release Date: Sep 14, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.1
    Funeral Image
  37. London Zoo - The Bug

    90
    • Release Date: Aug 12, 2008
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 6.5
    London Zoo Image
  38. Jama Ko - Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

    90
    • Release Date: Apr 2, 2013
    • Genre(s): International
    • User Score: 5.7
    Jama Ko Image
  39. The Finer Things - The State Champs

    90
    • Release Date: Oct 8, 2013
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 5.2
    The Finer Things Image
    • Release Date: Jul 6, 2010
    • Genre(s): Rap, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty Image
  40. Untrue - Burial

    90
    • Release Date: Nov 6, 2007
    • Genre(s): Indie, Electronic, Alternative
    • User Score: 7.8
    Untrue Image
  41. Painted Shut - Hop Along

    90
    • Release Date: May 4, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Painted Shut Image
  42. XTRMNTR - Primal Scream

    90
    • Release Date: May 2, 2000
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.8
    XTRMNTR Image
  43. Spaces - Nils Frahm

    90
    • Release Date: Nov 19, 2013
    • Genre(s): Avant-Garde, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Spaces Image
  44. Z - My Morning Jacket

    90
    • Release Date: Oct 4, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.3
    Z Image
    • Release Date: Sep 27, 2011
    • Genre(s): Rap, R&B, Alternative Rap
    • User Score: 8.0
    Charity Starts at Home Image
  45. St. Vincent - St. Vincent

    89
    • Release Date: Feb 25, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    St. Vincent Image
  46. Like a Rose - Ashley Monroe

    89
    • Release Date: Mar 5, 2013
    • Genre(s): Country
    • User Score: 7.5
    Like a Rose Image
  47. RTJ2 - Run the Jewels

    89
    • Release Date: Oct 27, 2014
    • Genre(s): Rap, Pop/Rock, Southern Rap, ...
    • User Score: 8.7
    RTJ2 Image
  48. Rounds - Four Tet

    89
    • Release Date: May 6, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Electronic
    • User Score: 8.9
    Rounds Image
  49. Neon Golden - The Notwist

    89
    • Release Date: Feb 25, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Electronic
    • User Score: 9.0
    Neon Golden Image
  50. Since I Left You - The Avalanches

    89
    • Release Date: Nov 6, 2001
    • Genre(s): Dance, Electronic
    • User Score: 9.1
    Since I Left You Image
  51. Modern Times - Bob Dylan

    89
    • Release Date: Aug 29, 2006
    • Genre(s): Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Modern Times Image
    • Release Date: Jan 27, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
    • User Score: 7.8
    Apex Predator - Easy Meat Image
    • Release Date: May 15, 2001
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.2
    Miss E... So Addictive Image
  52. HoboSapiens - John Cale

    89
    • Release Date: Sep 7, 2004
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.6
    HoboSapiens Image
    • Release Date: Sep 25, 2012
    • User Score: 8.4
    Waking Season Image
    • Release Date: May 2, 2000
    • Genre(s): Rock, Pop, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.7
    Bachelor No. 2 (or, the last remains of the dodo) Image
    • Release Date: Feb 28, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    The Hare, the Hound & the Tortoise Image
  53. Holy Vacants - Trophy Scars

    89
    • Release Date: Apr 22, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Holy Vacants Image
  54. Hand.Cannot.Erase. - Steven Wilson

    89
    • Release Date: Mar 3, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    Hand.Cannot.Erase. Image
    • Release Date: Mar 16, 2015
    • Genre(s): Folk
    • User Score: 4.3
    The Fade in Time Image
  55. Fed - Plush

    89
    • Release Date: Aug 25, 2008
    • Genre(s): Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Fed Image
  56. Last Exit - Junior Boys

    89
    • Release Date: Sep 21, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Dance, Pop, ...
    • User Score: 8.3
    Last Exit Image
    • Release Date: Jun 19, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    The Idler Wheel Is Wiser than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More than Ropes Will Ever Do Image
  57. Merriweather Post Pavilion - Animal Collective

    89
    • Release Date: Jan 20, 2009
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Merriweather Post Pavilion Image
  58. Songs For The Deaf - Queens of the Stone Age

    89
    • Release Date: Aug 27, 2002
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Metal
    • User Score: 9.1
    Songs For The Deaf Image
  59. 12 Stories - Brandy Clark

    89
    • Release Date: Oct 22, 2013
    • Genre(s): Country, Americana, Contemporary Country
    • User Score: 8.5
    12 Stories Image
    • Release Date: Feb 23, 2010
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Punk
    • User Score: 7.4
    I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone Image
    • Release Date: Jun 6, 2005
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 8.6
    Wearemonster Image
    • Release Date: Feb 13, 2001
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.8
    Complete B-Sides Image
  60. Ali & Toumani - Ali Farka Toure And Toumani Diabate

    89
    • Release Date: Feb 23, 2010
    • Genre(s): World
    • User Score: 9.1
    Ali & Toumani Image
  61. Sale el Sol - Shakira

    89
    • Release Date: Oct 19, 2010
    • Genre(s): Latin, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.9
    Sale el Sol Image
  62. The Mindsweep - Enter Shikari

    89
    • Release Date: Jan 20, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.7
    The Mindsweep Image
    • Release Date: Nov 28, 2006
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.2
    Hell Hath No Fury Image
    • Release Date: May 24, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Push Barman To Open Old Wounds Image
    • Release Date: Feb 15, 2011
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.4
    The Greatest Story Never Told Image
  63. Be Good - Gregory Porter

    89
    • Release Date: Feb 14, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Be Good Image
  64. Yours, Mine & Ours - Pernice Brothers

    88
    • Release Date: May 20, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Pop
    • User Score: 8.7
    Yours, Mine & Ours Image
    • Release Date: Oct 21, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Pop
    • User Score: 9.1
    Chutes Too Narrow Image
    • Release Date: May 13, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.5
    To Be Kind Image

Highs and Lows

  1. Saturn's Pattern - Paul Weller

    84
    • Release Date: May 12, 2015
    Saturn's Pattern Image
    • Release Date: May 19, 2015
    Why Make Sense? Image
  2. The Waterfall - My Morning Jacket

    78
    • Release Date: May 4, 2015
    The Waterfall Image
  3. Peanut Butter - Joanna Gruesome

    76
    • Release Date: May 19, 2015
    Peanut Butter Image
  4. II - METZ

    74
    • Release Date: May 4, 2015
    II Image