Album Releases by Score

  1. Source Tags & Codes - ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

    85
    • Release Date: Feb 26, 2002
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    Source Tags & Codes Image
    • Release Date: Aug 8, 2000
    • Genre(s): Rap, Greatest Hits
    Greatest Hits: The Evidence Image
    • Release Date: Sep 27, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap, Alternative Rap, Underground Rap, ...
    • User Score: 8.6
    Atrocity Exhibition Image
  2. Semper Femina - Laura Marling

    85
    • Release Date: Mar 10, 2017
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.0
    Semper Femina Image
    • Release Date: Jul 23, 2013
    • Genre(s): Country, Alt-Country, Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.6
    My Favorite Picture of You Image
  3. Smother - Wild Beasts

    85
    • Release Date: May 10, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.4
    Smother Image
  4. Have One On Me - Joanna Newsom

    85
    • Release Date: Feb 23, 2010
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.2
    Have One On Me Image
  5. Ba Power - Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

    85
    • Release Date: May 12, 2015
    • Genre(s): International
    • User Score: 6.3
    Ba Power Image
    • Release Date: Apr 3, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    De Vermis Mysteriis Image
  6. Oceans Apart - The Go-Betweens

    85
    • Release Date: May 3, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.0
    Oceans Apart Image
  7. Veckatimest - Grizzly Bear

    85
    • Release Date: May 26, 2009
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Veckatimest Image
    • Release Date: Mar 9, 2010
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.5
    Quarantine The Past Image
  8. Pink City - Jennifer Castle

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    Pink City Image
  9. Devotion - Jessie Ware

    85
    • Release Date: Aug 20, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.9
    Devotion Image
  10. Bitte Orca - Dirty Projectors

    85
    • Release Date: Jun 9, 2009
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Bitte Orca Image
  11. The Weather Station - The Weather Station

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 6, 2017
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    The Weather Station Image
  12. Bubblegum - Mark Lanegan Band

    85
    • Release Date: Aug 10, 2004
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.7
    Bubblegum Image
    • Release Date: Jun 15, 2004
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.7
    The Real New Fall L.P. (Formerly Country On The Click) Image
  13. Tenacious D - Tenacious D

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 25, 2001
    • Genre(s): Rock, Comedy
    • User Score: 9.0
    Tenacious D Image
  14. American Kid - Patty Griffin

    85
    • Release Date: May 7, 2013
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.1
    American Kid Image
  15. The Soft Bulletin - The Flaming Lips

    85
    • Release Date: Jun 22, 1999
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    The Soft Bulletin Image
  16. Journal For Plague Lovers - Manic Street Preachers

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 15, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 9.0
    Journal For Plague Lovers Image
    • Release Date: Dec 18, 2015
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.4
    King Push - Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude Image
  17. Muchacho - Phosphorescent

    85
    • Release Date: Mar 19, 2013
    • User Score: 8.0
    Muchacho Image
    • Release Date: Sep 12, 2006
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass Image
  18. Wrongdoers - Norma Jean

    85
    • Release Date: Aug 6, 2013
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Post-Hardcore, Heavy Metal, ...
    • User Score: 8.4
    Wrongdoers Image
    • Release Date: Oct 7, 2008
    • Genre(s): Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Chemistry Of Common Life Image
  19. Goodness - The Hotelier

    85
    • Release Date: May 27, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.0
    Goodness Image
  20. Crimes - The Blood Brothers

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 12, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    Crimes Image
  21. The Airing Of Grievances - Titus Andronicus

    85
    • Release Date: May 13, 2008
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Punk
    • User Score: 8.7
    The Airing Of Grievances Image
    • Release Date: Apr 26, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.9
    Blinking Lights And Other Revelations Image
  22. Vertikal - Cult of Luna

    85
    • Release Date: Jan 29, 2013
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
    • User Score: 7.8
    Vertikal Image
  23. Old Ideas - Leonard Cohen

    85
    • Release Date: Jan 31, 2012
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.9
    Old Ideas Image
    • Release Date: Oct 12, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 7.8
    Left Of The Dial: Dispatches From The '80s Underground Image
  24. Transatlanticism - Death Cab for Cutie

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 7, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Transatlanticism Image
  25. Run To Ruin - Nina Nastasia

    85
    • Release Date: Jun 3, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Singer-Songwriter
    • User Score: 8.3
    Run To Ruin Image
    • Release Date: Apr 4, 2000
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.5
    Dongs of Sevotion Image
    • Release Date: Sep 9, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    The Meadowlands Image
    • Release Date: Nov 19, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Album Rock, Hard Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.4
    Celebration Day [Live] Image
    • Release Date: Oct 3, 2006
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Boys And Girls In America Image
  26. Elaenia - Floating Points

    85
    • Release Date: Nov 6, 2015
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Elaenia Image
  27. Pure Comedy - Father John Misty

    85
    • Release Date: Apr 7, 2017
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.7
    Pure Comedy Image
  28. Big Inner - Matthew E. White

    85
    • Release Date: Aug 21, 2012
    • Genre(s): Soul, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.6
    Big Inner Image
  29. Ys - Joanna Newsom

    85
    • Release Date: Nov 14, 2006
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Folk
    • User Score: 8.3
    Ys Image
  30. Ode - Brad Mehldau Trio

    85
    • Release Date: Mar 20, 2012
    • Genre(s): Jazz, Post-Bop, Straight-Ahead Jazz
    Ode Image
  31. Kish Kash - Basement Jaxx

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 21, 2003
    • Genre(s): Dance, Electronic
    • User Score: 8.0
    Kish Kash Image
  32. Supermodified - Amon Tobin

    85
    • Release Date: May 16, 2000
    • Genre(s): Dance, Electronic
    • User Score: 8.7
    Supermodified Image
  33. Revolution - Miranda Lambert

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 29, 2009
    • Genre(s): Country
    • User Score: 9.0
    Revolution Image
  34. Enter The Vaselines - The Vaselines

    85
    • Release Date: May 5, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.2
    Enter The Vaselines Image
    • Release Date: Apr 29, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.5
    The Impossible Kid Image
    • Release Date: May 12, 2017
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 6.9
    Common Sense Image
  35. Tomorrow's Harvest - Boards of Canada

    85
    • Release Date: Jun 11, 2013
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Ambient, Electronica, ...
    • User Score: 8.5
    Tomorrow's Harvest Image
  36. Architect - C Duncan

    85
    • Release Date: Jul 17, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    Architect Image
  37. Strange Mercy - St. Vincent

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 13, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.9
    Strange Mercy Image
  38. Winter Wheat - John K. Samson

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 21, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.3
    Winter Wheat Image
  39. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - Miranda Lambert

    85
    • Release Date: May 1, 2007
    • Genre(s): Country
    • User Score: 8.6
    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Image
  40. New Bermuda - Deafheaven

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 2, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
    • User Score: 8.7
    New Bermuda Image
  41. async - Ryuichi Sakamoto

    85
    • Release Date: Apr 28, 2017
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.4
    async Image
  42. Bonxie - Stornoway

    85
    • Release Date: Apr 13, 2015
    • Genre(s): Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Indie Folk
    • User Score: 7.6
    Bonxie Image
    • Release Date: Jun 28, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.6
    The  Harrow and the Harvest Image
  43. One Beat - Sleater-Kinney

    85
    • Release Date: Aug 20, 2002
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    One Beat Image
  44. High Violet - The National

    85
    • Release Date: May 11, 2010
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.9
    High Violet Image
    • Release Date: Jan 25, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rap
    • User Score: 8.9
    This Right Here Is Buck 65 Image
  45. The Singles - Goldfrapp

    85
    • Release Date: Feb 7, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    The Singles Image
  46. Beyoncé - Beyoncé

    85
    • Release Date: Dec 13, 2013
    • Genre(s): Adult Alternative
    • User Score: 8.1
    Beyoncé Image
  47. Cole's Corner - Richard Hawley

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 6, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Cole's Corner Image
    • Release Date: Sep 2, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
    • User Score: 8.4
    Clearing the Path to Ascend Image
  48. Emeritus - Scarface

    85
    • Release Date: Dec 2, 2008
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.3
    Emeritus Image
  49. Lookaftering - Vashti Bunyan

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 25, 2005
    • Genre(s): Folk, Singer-Songwriter
    • User Score: 8.1
    Lookaftering Image
  50. R.A.P. Music - Killer Mike

    85
    • Release Date: May 15, 2012
    • Genre(s): Rap, Hardcore Rap, Dirty South
    • User Score: 8.5
    R.A.P. Music Image
  51. Pageant - Pwr Bttm

    85
    • Release Date: May 12, 2017
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 5.6
    Pageant Image
  52. This Is Our Science - Astronautalis

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 13, 2011
    • Genre(s): Rap, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.6
    This Is Our Science Image
  53. Levon Vincent - Levon Vincent

    85
    • Release Date: Feb 10, 2015
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 7.6
    Levon Vincent Image
  54. Before Today - Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

    85
    • Release Date: Jun 8, 2010
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Experimental
    • User Score: 8.0
    Before Today Image
  55. Wind's Poem - Mount Eerie

    85
    • Release Date: Aug 18, 2009
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Experimental
    • User Score: 8.7
    Wind's Poem Image
  56. Singing Bones - The Handsome Family

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 7, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Alt-Country
    • User Score: 8.7
    Singing Bones Image
  57. Fever To Tell - Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    85
    • Release Date: Apr 29, 2003
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.3
    Fever To Tell Image
    • Release Date: Mar 4, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.9
    The Ugly Organ Image
    • Release Date: Jun 4, 2002
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Britpop
    • User Score: 8.8
    The Last Broadcast Image
  58. Ocean Roar - Mount Eerie

    85
    • Release Date: Sep 4, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.4
    Ocean Roar Image
  59. Kaputt - Destroyer

    84
    • Release Date: Jan 25, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.8
    Kaputt Image
  60. Yonder Is The Clock - The Felice Brothers

    84
    • Release Date: Apr 7, 2009
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.6
    Yonder Is The Clock Image
    • Release Date: Jun 16, 2017
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 7.6
    Beautiful Thugger Girls Image
  61. Geogaddi - Boards of Canada

    84
    • Release Date: Feb 19, 2002
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Ambient
    • User Score: 9.0
    Geogaddi Image
  62. Mental Illness - Aimee Mann

    84
    • Release Date: Mar 31, 2017
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.1
    Mental Illness Image
  63. Hearts Of Oak - Ted Leo & The Pharmacists

    84
    • Release Date: Feb 11, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Hearts Of Oak Image
  64. Fantasy Empire - Lightning Bolt

    84
    • Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.2
    Fantasy Empire Image
  65. Tomorrow Is My Turn - Rhiannon Giddens

    84
    • Release Date: Feb 10, 2015
    • Genre(s): Bluegrass, Country, Folk, ...
    • User Score: 8.5
    Tomorrow Is My Turn Image
    • Release Date: Jul 21, 2000
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.8
    Bow Down To The Exit Sign Image
    • Release Date: Sep 13, 2011
    • Genre(s): Alt-Country, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    Indestructible Machine Image
  66. Meshes of Voice - Jenny Hval & Susanna

    84
    • Release Date: Aug 19, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.7
    Meshes of Voice Image
  67. Flower Boy - Tyler, The Creator

    84
    • Release Date: Jul 21, 2017
    • Genre(s): Rap, Alternative Rap, Contemporary Rap
    • User Score: 8.4
    Flower Boy Image
  68. Singing Saw - Kevin Morby

    84
    • Release Date: Apr 15, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 7.7
    Singing Saw Image
  69. Light Up Gold - Parquet Courts

    84
    • Release Date: Jan 15, 2013
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.3
    Light Up Gold Image
  70. 1991 [EP] - Azealia Banks

    84
    • Release Date: Jun 12, 2012
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.9
    1991 [EP] Image
  71. Electric Dirt - Levon Helm

    84
    • Release Date: Jun 30, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    Electric Dirt Image
  72. Serena-Maneesh - Serena-Maneesh

    84
    • Release Date: May 9, 2006
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 7.6
    Serena-Maneesh Image
    • Release Date: Dec 2, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Art Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    Before the Dawn [Live] Image
  73. The Great Pretenders - Mini Mansions

    84
    • Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop
    • User Score: 8.6
    The Great Pretenders Image
    • Release Date: Oct 7, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal, Industrial Metal, ...
    • User Score: 7.6
    A World Lit Only by Fire 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. Masseduction - St. Vincent

    88
    • Release Date: Oct 13, 2017
    • User Score: 8.9
    Masseduction Image
  2. Reaching for Indigo - Circuit des Yeux

    88
    • Release Date: Oct 20, 2017
    Reaching for Indigo Image
    • Release Date: Oct 6, 2017
    For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986 Image
  3. The Weather Station - The Weather Station

    85
    • Release Date: Oct 6, 2017
    The Weather Station Image
  4. Carry Fire - Robert Plant

    84
    • Release Date: Oct 13, 2017
    • User Score: 8.6
    Carry Fire Image