Album Releases by Score

  1. The Epic - Kamasi Washington

    83
    • Release Date: May 5, 2015
    • Genre(s): Jazz, Modern Creative, Modern Jazz, ...
    • User Score: 8.9
    The Epic Image
    • Release Date: Mar 30, 2010
    • Genre(s): R&B, Soul
    • User Score: 8.5
    New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh Image
  2. Nostalgia, Ultra. - Frank Ocean

    83
    • Release Date: Feb 18, 2011
    • Genre(s): Rap, R&B
    • User Score: 8.7
    Nostalgia, Ultra. Image
  3. One Kind Favor - B.B. King

    83
    • Release Date: Aug 26, 2008
    • Genre(s): Blues
    • User Score: 8.1
    One Kind Favor Image
    • Release Date: Apr 24, 2012
    • Genre(s): Metal, Pop/Rock, Sludge Metal
    • User Score: 8.4
    Harmonicraft Image
    • Release Date: Jul 24, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    TNGHT [EP] Image
  4. Out of Season - Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man

    83
    • Release Date: Oct 7, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 9.1
    Out of Season Image
  5. Truly She Is None Other - Holly Golightly

    83
    • Release Date: Jul 29, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    Truly She Is None Other Image
  6. July - Marissa Nadler

    83
    • Release Date: Feb 4, 2014
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.5
    July Image
    • Release Date: Jul 31, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Electronic, ...
    • User Score: 8.2
    Y Dydd Olaf Image
  7. Us - Brother Ali

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 22, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.9
    Us Image
  8. Clark - Clark

    83
    • Release Date: Nov 4, 2014
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Techno, Club/Dance, ...
    • User Score: 8.1
    Clark Image
  9. Hinterland - LoneLady

    83
    • Release Date: Mar 24, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 7.3
    Hinterland Image
    • Release Date: Sep 21, 2010
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.7
    My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky Image
    • Release Date: Oct 11, 2011
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Club/Dance
    • User Score: 8.6
    Looping State of Mind Image
  10. The Bright Mississippi - Allen Toussaint

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 21, 2009
    • Genre(s): Jazz
    • User Score: 8.3
    The Bright Mississippi Image
  11. The Odds - The Evens

    83
    • Release Date: Nov 19, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore, ...
    • User Score: 7.9
    The Odds Image
  12. Ugly - Screaming Females

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 3, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    Ugly Image
  13. Food & Liquor - Lupe Fiasco

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 19, 2006
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.8
    Food & Liquor Image
  14. Real Animal - Alejandro Escovedo

    83
    • Release Date: Jun 24, 2008
    • Genre(s): Rock, Pop, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.2
    Real Animal Image
  15. Old - Danny Brown

    83
    • Release Date: Oct 8, 2013
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.6
    Old Image
  16. I Hate Music - Superchunk

    83
    • Release Date: Aug 20, 2013
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.3
    I Hate Music Image
  17. Silver Bell - Patty Griffin

    83
    • Release Date: Oct 8, 2013
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative, ...
    • User Score: 7.4
    Silver Bell Image
  18. Hospice - The Antlers

    83
    • Release Date: Aug 18, 2009
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Folk
    • User Score: 9.0
    Hospice Image
    • Release Date: May 29, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.6
    We Rose from Your Bed with the Sun in Our Head [Live] Image
  19. Game Theory - The Roots

    83
    • Release Date: Aug 29, 2006
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 9.0
    Game Theory Image
    • Release Date: Nov 18, 2014
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Techno, Experimental Techno
    • User Score: 8.4
    Faith in Strangers Image
    • Release Date: Apr 8, 2016
    • Genre(s): Classical, Classical Crossover, Miscellaneous (Classical)
    • User Score: 7.9
    Sorrow: Reimagining of Gorecki's 3rd Symphony Image
  20. Isolation Drills - Guided by Voices

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 3, 2001
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 7.7
    Isolation Drills Image
  21. Tempest - Bob Dylan

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 11, 2012
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Folk
    • User Score: 7.6
    Tempest Image
  22. The Party - Andy Shauf

    83
    • Release Date: May 20, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.9
    The Party Image
    • Release Date: May 11, 2012
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.9
    Control System Image
  23. Blunderbuss - Jack White

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 24, 2012
    • Genre(s): Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.5
    Blunderbuss Image
    • Release Date: May 6, 2016
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 7.6
    Konnichiwa Image
    • Release Date: Jun 3, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.7
    Light Upon the Lake Image
    • Release Date: Sep 27, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Apologies To The Queen Mary Image
  24. Love - The Beatles

    83
    • Release Date: Nov 21, 2006
    • Genre(s): Rock, Pop
    • User Score: 8.3
    Love Image
    • Release Date: Oct 2, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Club/Dance
    • User Score: 8.2
    Until the Quiet Comes Image
  25. Amygdala - DJ Koze

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 2, 2013
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 7.9
    Amygdala Image
  26. Foil Deer - Speedy Ortiz

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 21, 2015
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.4
    Foil Deer Image
    • Release Date: Mar 6, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.2
    Open Your Heart Image
  27. Attack On Memory - Cloud Nothings

    83
    • Release Date: Jan 24, 2012
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 9.0
    Attack On Memory Image
  28. Like Red On A Rose - Alan Jackson

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 26, 2006
    • Genre(s): Country
    • User Score: 7.1
    Like Red On A Rose Image
  29. Southern Air - Yellowcard

    83
    • Release Date: Aug 14, 2012
    • Genre(s): Emo, Pop/Rock, Punk-Pop
    • User Score: 8.8
    Southern Air Image
  30. Skeleton - Abe Vigoda

    83
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2008
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 7.8
    Skeleton Image
  31. Nonagon Infinity - King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 29, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 8.4
    Nonagon Infinity Image
    • Release Date: Aug 21, 2012
    • Genre(s): Rap, R&B
    • User Score: 8.4
    Ill Manors Image
    • Release Date: May 3, 2011
    • Genre(s): Rap, Underground Rap, East Coast Rap
    • User Score: 8.3
    Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. 2 Image
    • Release Date: Nov 9, 2010
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal
    • User Score: 7.6
    Ø (Disambiguation) Image
    • Release Date: Apr 20, 2004
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 8.2
    Faking The Books Image
    • Release Date: Mar 25, 2003
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.7
    The Remote Part Image
    • Release Date: Apr 7, 2015
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.0
    White Men Are Black Men Too Image
    • Release Date: Mar 18, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 7.4
    Visions of Us on the Land Image
  32. Between My Head and the Sky - Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 22, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rock, Experimental
    • User Score: 7.4
    Between My Head and the Sky Image
  33. Unflesh - Gazelle Twin

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 23, 2014
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 8.3
    Unflesh Image
    • Release Date: Apr 9, 2013
    • Genre(s): Experimental, Industrial, Avant-Garde, ...
    No Answer: Lower Floors Image
  34. Skying - The Horrors

    83
    • Release Date: Aug 9, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    Skying Image
    • Release Date: Dec 3, 2012
    • Genre(s): Britpop, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.7
    The  Defenestration of St. Martin Image
  35. Apocalypse - Thundercat

    83
    • Release Date: Jul 9, 2013
    • Genre(s): R&B, Pop/Rock, Alternative R&B
    • User Score: 8.4
    Apocalypse Image
  36. Lisbon - The Walkmen

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 14, 2010
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.7
    Lisbon Image
  37. The Ghosts of Highway 20 - Lucinda Williams

    83
    • Release Date: Feb 5, 2016
    • Genre(s): Country, Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 7.4
    The  Ghosts of Highway 20 Image
  38. LP [2015] - Container

    83
    • Release Date: Jun 9, 2015
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Techno
    LP [2015] Image
  39. Wine Dark Sea - Jolie Holland

    83
    • Release Date: May 20, 2014
    • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    Wine Dark Sea Image
  40. Eye Contact - Gang Gang Dance

    83
    • Release Date: May 10, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    Eye Contact Image
    • Release Date: Feb 26, 2016
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 6.8
    In Search of Harperfield Image
  41. Dead - Young Fathers

    83
    • Release Date: Feb 4, 2014
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 7.6
    Dead Image
    • Release Date: Feb 20, 2007
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse Image
  42. Grinderman 2 - Grinderman

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 14, 2010
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.0
    Grinderman 2 Image
  43. Whelm - Douglas Dare

    83
    • Release Date: May 13, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.2
    Whelm Image
  44. Special Affections - Diamond Rings

    83
    • Release Date: Jun 21, 2011
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 7.6
    Special Affections Image
  45. Hidden - These New Puritans

    83
    • Release Date: Mar 2, 2010
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.9
    Hidden Image
  46. Uproot - DJ/rupture

    83
    • Release Date: Oct 7, 2008
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Experimental
    • User Score: 7.4
    Uproot Image
    • Release Date: Feb 26, 2008
    • Genre(s): R&B, Soul
    • User Score: 8.6
    New Amerykah: Part One (4th World War) Image
  47. 1988 - Blueprint

    83
    • Release Date: Mar 29, 2005
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rap
    • User Score: 8.1
    1988 Image
  48. Sung Tongs - Animal Collective

    83
    • Release Date: Jun 1, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.7
    Sung Tongs Image
  49. Escondida - Jolie Holland

    83
    • Release Date: Apr 27, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Folk, ...
    • User Score: 8.4
    Escondida Image
    • Release Date: Apr 6, 2004
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.8
    Good News For People Who Love Bad News Image
  50. Once In A Lifetime - Talking Heads

    83
    • Release Date: Nov 18, 2003
    • Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.3
    Once In A Lifetime Image
  51. Red Dirt Road - Brooks & Dunn

    83
    • Release Date: Jul 15, 2003
    • Genre(s): Country
    • User Score: 8.6
    Red Dirt Road Image
    • Release Date: Jun 3, 2003
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Dance
    • User Score: 7.0
    Me & Giuliani Down By the School Yard (A True Story) [EP] Image
  52. In Search Of... [Second Version] - N.E.R.D. [The Neptunes]

    83
    • Release Date: Mar 12, 2002
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 9.0
    In Search Of... [Second Version] Image
  53. lilac6 - The Lilac Time

    83
    • Release Date: Oct 9, 2001
    • Genre(s): Rock, Pop, Alternative
    lilac6 Image
    • Release Date: Mar 1, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    • User Score: 8.7
    Wounded Rhymes Image
  54. Tryptych - Demdike Stare

    83
    • Release Date: Jan 31, 2011
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Experimental, Electronica, ...
    • User Score: 6.7
    Tryptych Image
  55. Fear Fun - Father John Misty

    83
    • Release Date: May 1, 2012
    • Genre(s): Americana, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.3
    Fear Fun Image
    • Release Date: Sep 14, 2010
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, ...
    • User Score: 8.0
    Majesty Shredding Image
    • Release Date: Feb 22, 2000
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Alternative
    • User Score: 8.9
    And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out Image
  56. Reloaded - Roc Marciano

    83
    • Release Date: Nov 13, 2012
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 8.7
    Reloaded Image
  57. Moodymann - Moodymann

    83
    • Release Date: Jan 27, 2014
    • Genre(s): Electronic
    • User Score: 6.6
    Moodymann Image
  58. Be - Common

    83
    • Release Date: May 24, 2005
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 9.0
    Be Image
  59. Megafaun - Megafaun

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 20, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    Megafaun Image
  60. Typical System - Total Control

    83
    • Release Date: Jun 24, 2014
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
    • User Score: 7.0
    Typical System Image
    • Release Date: Jan 22, 2016
    • Genre(s): R&B, Retro-Soul, Alternative R&B
    Something About April II Image
  61. Blaqkout - DJ Quik & Kurupt

    83
    • Release Date: Jun 9, 2009
    • Genre(s): Rap
    • User Score: 7.6
    Blaqkout Image
  62. Centralia - Mountains

    83
    • Release Date: Jan 22, 2013
    • Genre(s): Electronic, Ambient, Experimental Ambient
    • User Score: 7.2
    Centralia Image
    • Release Date: Jan 22, 2008
    • Genre(s): Indie, Rock
    • User Score: 8.7
    Brighter Than Creation's Dark Image
  63. The Hunter - Mastodon

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 27, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative Metal, Heavy Metal, ...
    • User Score: 8.5
    The Hunter Image
  64. A Winged Victory for the Sullen - A Winged Victory for the Sullen

    83
    • Release Date: Sep 13, 2011
    • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock
    A Winged Victory for the Sullen Image
  65. Scandalous - Black Joe Lewis

    83
    • Release Date: Mar 15, 2011
    • Genre(s): R&B, Soul, Funk, ...
    • User Score: 8.6
    Scandalous 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. Centres - Ian William Craig

    89
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • User Score: 7.4
    Centres Image
  2. Love & Hate - Michael Kiwanuka

    86
    • Release Date: Jul 15, 2016
    • User Score: 8.4
    Love & Hate Image
    • Release Date: Jul 1, 2016
    • User Score: 8.0
    blackSUMMERS'night (2016) Image
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    Paradise Gallows Image
  3. Wildflower - The Avalanches

    82
    • Release Date: Jul 8, 2016
    • User Score: 8.6
    Wildflower Image