Album Releases by Genre

Thalassa

Thalassa

by Ioanna Gika
April 5, 2019
The debut full-length solo release for the IO Echo singer was written in Greece.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Four Stones

Four Stones

by Dean McPhee
January 12, 2018
The third full-length release for the electric guitarist features three remastered tracks from limited tape compilations and two new tracks.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.0
Try Not To Freak Out

Try Not To Freak Out

by Sløtface
September 15, 2017
The debut full-length release for the Norwegian pop-punk band led by Haley Shea was produced by Dan Austin.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.0
A Moon Shaped Pool

A Moon Shaped Pool

by Radiohead
May 8, 2016
This is the surprise release of the ninth full-length studio album from the British rock band. A physical release is scheduled for 17 Jun 2016.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.9
Etch And Etch Deep

Etch And Etch Deep

by Haiku Salut
July 31, 2015
This is the second full-length release for the British trio of Louise Croft, Gemma and Sophie Bakerwood.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.0
Hurricane

Hurricane

by Grace Jones
September 6, 2011
The Jamaican-American singer, model, and actress releases her 10th studio album.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.8
Condors

Condors

by Nedry
April 19, 2011
Named after a character in Jurassic Park, the British trio releases their debut album, with band member Ayu Okakita's voice as a looped instrument.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.4
The Black Dirt Sessions

The Black Dirt Sessions

by Deer Tick
June 8, 2010
The latest album for the John McCauley's band Deer Tick is its first with former Titus Andronicus guitarist Ian O'Neil.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
7.5
Fossils And Other Phantoms

Fossils And Other Phantoms

by Peggy Sue
June 1, 2010
Originally called Peggy Sue And The Pirates, the British trio shortened its name to just Peggy Sue for its debut full-length release.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
See You On The Moon

See You On The Moon

by Tift Merritt
June 1, 2010
Produced by Tucker Martine, the latest album for Grammy-nominated Tift Merritt features My Morning Jacket's Jim James and Greg Leisz as guests.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Fever

Fever

by Sleepy Sun
June 1, 2010
Sleepy Sun, the California rock band who most recently guested on UNKLE's Where Did The Night Fall, releases the follow-up to its 2009 debut.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots

by Stone Temple Pilots
May 25, 2010
The Grammy-winning California rock band led by Scott Weiland returns with its first album in nearly a decade.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.9
Saint Bartlett

Saint Bartlett

by Damien Jurado
May 25, 2010
The latest album for the singer-songwriter was produced by Richard Swift and recorded in just under week.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
At Night We Live

At Night We Live

by Far
May 25, 2010
This is the first album in over 12 years for the Sacramento rock band who is cited as an influence by such bands as Thursday and Blink 182.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
This Is Happening

This Is Happening

by LCD Soundsystem
May 18, 2010
The third album for the dance-rock band is reportedly James Murphy's last as LCD Soundsystem.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.6
Infinite Arms

Infinite Arms

by Band of Horses
May 18, 2010
The third album for the rock band led by Ben Bridwell is its first on Columbia and for new members Tyler Ramsey and Bill Reynolds who joined after the release of 2007's Cease to Begin.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.0
Brothers

Brothers

by The Black Keys
May 18, 2010
The latest album for the duo of Daniel Auerbach and Patrick Carney features two tracks produced with Danger Mouse.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.6
Love And Its Opposite

Love And Its Opposite

by Tracey Thorn
May 18, 2010
The Everything But The Girl singer's third solo album was produced by Ewan Pearson.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
Higher Than The Eiffel

Higher Than The Eiffel

by Audio Bullys
May 18, 2010
After scrapping some previous tracks, the electronic duo sat down and finished fourteen fresh tracks in six months for the band's first release in five years.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.4
Spirit Youth

Spirit Youth

by The Depreciation Guild
May 18, 2010
The second album for the Brooklyn band that is led by The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart drummer Kurt Feldman was produced by Telefon Tel Aviv's Josh Eustis.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Keep Calm And Carry On

Keep Calm And Carry On

by Stereophonics
May 11, 2010
The latest album for the Welsh rock band was produced with Jim Abbiss.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.5
Sea Of Cowards

Sea Of Cowards

by The Dead Weather
May 11, 2010
The Jack White-led rock band releases its follow-up to its 2009 debut, "Horehound."
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.0
Night Train [EP]

Night Train [EP]

by Keane
May 11, 2010
The British rock band releases its EP featuring K'Naan and Tigarah as guest artists, as well as one song with the band's Tim Rice-Oxley on lead vocals.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.4
Latin

Latin

by Holy Fuck
May 11, 2010
The third album for the Canadian band was recorded in a barn and is the first with new member Matt Schulz.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.9
Tear The World Down

Tear The World Down

by We Are The Fallen
May 11, 2010
Former Evanescence guitarist Ben Moody's new band features seventh season American Idol finalist Carly Smithson on lead vocals.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
7.9
Relayted

Relayted

by Gayngs
May 11, 2010
The debut album for the indie supergroup led by Ryan Olson features musicians from such Minneapolis-area bands as Solid Gold, Megafaun, Rhymesayers, and Bon Iver.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.1
Warm Slime

Warm Slime

by Thee Oh Sees
May 11, 2010
The latest album by California noise rock band Thee Oh Sees led by John Dwyer was recorded in Sacramento and features a 14-minute song.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.7
Stuck On Nothing

Stuck On Nothing

by Free Energy
May 4, 2010
The debut full-length album for the Philadelphia band produced by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy shows influences of 1970's rock music.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.6
Heaven Is Whenever

Heaven Is Whenever

by The Hold Steady
May 4, 2010
The first album for the band without Franz Nicolay, who left the band in January 2010, was produced by Dean Baltulonis.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.3
Together

Together

by The New Pornographers
May 4, 2010
The latest album for The New Pornographers features guest appearances by Beirut's Zach Condon, Annie Clark, Okkervil River's Will Sheff, and some members of The Dap-Kings.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.7
So Runs The World Away

So Runs The World Away

by Josh Ritter
May 4, 2010
The fifth album for the singer-songwriter was produced by Sam Kassirer.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
Avi Buffalo

Avi Buffalo

by Avi Buffalo
April 27, 2010
This is the debut album for the Long Beach, California-based rock band led by Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg, who also goes by the name Avi Buffalo.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.2
Trans-Continental Hustle

Trans-Continental Hustle

by Gogol Bordello
April 27, 2010
Rick Rubin produced the gypsy-inspired band's debut for Columbia Records, which also includes Brazilan influences now.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.5
Fire Away

Fire Away

by Ozomatli
April 20, 2010
The Grammy-winning Los Angeles-based group releases its latest album produced by Tony Berg.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
Tears, Lies, And Alibis

Tears, Lies, And Alibis

by Shelby Lynne
April 20, 2010
This is the first album on the Virginia-born singer-songwriter’s own label, Everso Records.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.3
True Love Cast Out All Evil

True Love Cast Out All Evil

by Roky Erickson With Okkervil River
April 20, 2010
The 13th Floor Elevators founder returns with his first album of new music in more than 10 years, and Okkervil River joins him as his backing band.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
Congratulations

Congratulations

by MGMT
April 13, 2010
Pete Kember produced the second album with the rock band led by Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, which also includes three members from the touring live band.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.2
The Dark Leaves

The Dark Leaves

by Matt Pond
April 13, 2010
The latest album from the rock band was produced with Chris Hansen. Three of the songs were released on the three-part The Threep EPs released between November 2009 and March 2010.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
8.0
Year Of The Black Rainbow

Year Of The Black Rainbow

by Coheed and Cambria
April 13, 2010
The concept album produced by Atticus Rose and Joe Barresi is the prequel to the prog rock band's Amory Wars narrative, written by singer Claudio Sanchez.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
6.3
Tommy

Tommy

by Dosh
April 13, 2010
The fifth album for Martin Dosh was named after his friend Tom Cesario, who had died two years ago.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
...And Then We Saw Land

...And Then We Saw Land

by Tunng
April 6, 2010
The fourth album for the British group is its first without cofounder Sam Genders.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
I Speak Because I Can

I Speak Because I Can

by Laura Marling
April 6, 2010
The second album for the British singer-songwriter was produced by Ethan Johns.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.8
Here Lies Love

Here Lies Love

by David Byrne & Fatboy Slim
April 6, 2010
David Byrne works with Fatboy Slim for his concept album about the life of the former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos. The two-disc set includes singers such as Tori Amos, Steve Earle, Sharon Jones, Cyndi Lauper, Natalie Merchant, Allison Moorer, Santigold, St. Vincent, Martha Wainwright, and Florence Welch.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.5
Propellor Time

Propellor Time

by Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3
April 6, 2010
The third album credited with The Venus 3 was originally recorded in 2006 and features contributions from such artists as Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, The Smiths' Johnny Marr, and Nick Lowe.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.3
Shame, Shame

Shame, Shame

by Dr. Dog
April 6, 2010
The quintet's sixth album produced by Rob Schnapf is its first on the Anti label.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.2
Women + Country

Women + Country

by Jakob Dylan
April 6, 2010
The second solo album for the former frontman of The Wallflowers was produced by T-Bone Burnett.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.5
No Mas

No Mas

by Javelin
April 6, 2010
After receiving a good reception from the demo release, "Jamz n Jemz," the duo from Providence, Rhode Island, releases its full-length debut on Luaka Bop.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Steal Your Face

Steal Your Face

by Mi Ami
April 6, 2010
Paul Manley returns as a producer for the rock band's second full-length album.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Queen of Denmark

Queen of Denmark

by John Grant
April 6, 2010
This is the debut solo album for the former lead singer of Denver band, The Czars.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
7.8
I Will Be

I Will Be

by Dum Dum Girls
March 30, 2010
The debut album for Dee Dee (aka Kristen Gundred) was recorded with the help of producer Richard Gottehrer.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.1
Vol. 2

Vol. 2

by Wooden Shjips
March 30, 2010
This is a second compilation of live singles, B-sides, and covers for the San Francisco band.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
In The Dark

In The Dark

by The Whigs
March 16, 2010
The third album for the Athens, Georgia rock band was produced with Ben Allen and features new bassist Tim Deaux.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Under Great White Northern Lights [Live]

Under Great White Northern Lights [Live]

by The White Stripes
March 16, 2010
The live album features recording from the duo's summer tour of Canada in 2007 which was also filmed for a documentary of the same name.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.7
The Alphabet Of Hurricanes

The Alphabet Of Hurricanes

by Tom McRae
March 16, 2010
The Mercury Prize-nominated singer-songwriter releases his first album on the Cooking Vinyl label.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
Jet Lag

Jet Lag

by Josiah Wolf
March 16, 2010
The debut full-length solo album for the Why? band member was written after his 11-year relationship ended and he left California.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
Plastic Beach

Plastic Beach

by Gorillaz
March 9, 2010
The third album for Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett animated group features guest appearances by Snoop Dogg, Kano, Mos Def, De La Soul, Gruff Rhys, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, The Fall's Mark E. Smith, Little Dragon, Lou Reed, Bobby Womack, The Clash's Mick Jones, and Paul Simonon.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.6
Beat The Devil's Tattoo

Beat The Devil's Tattoo

by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
March 9, 2010
With new drummer Leah Shapiro (who replaced Nick Jago), the rock band from San Francisco works to mix its rock side with the country/acoustic sound it revealed in 2005's Howl.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.5
Quarantine The Past

Quarantine The Past

by Pavement
March 9, 2010
With the band reunited and touring in 2010, here comes a 23-tracks greatest-hits compilation chosen by the band members.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.7
Animalore

Animalore

by Via Audio
March 9, 2010
The Brooklyn-based quartet who met at Berklee College releases its follow-up to the band's 2007 debut produced by Spoon's Jim Eno.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Land Of Make Believe

Land Of Make Believe

by Kidz in the Hall
March 9, 2010
The third album for the duo who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania was co-produced with Just Blaze and Picnic Tyme.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Big Echo

Big Echo

by The Morning Benders
March 9, 2010
The indie rock trio from Berkeley, California, releases its first album on Rough Trade, which was produced by band member Chris Chu and Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.3
Kairos

Kairos

by White Hinterland
March 9, 2010
On Casey Deniel and Shawn Creeden's second full-length album, the duo moves away from the jazzy pop of 2008's "Phylactery Factory" with more shades of down-tempo electronica.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.8
El Turista

El Turista

by Josh Rouse
March 9, 2010
The latest album for the Nebraska-born singer-songwriter features a track released on his Valencia EP.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
5.6
The Bundles

The Bundles

by The Bundles
March 9, 2010
The band led by Kimya Dawson and Jeffrey Lewis releases its first album, which features songs they wrote for a compilation released in 2002.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
tbd
The Creatures In The Garden Of Lady Walton

The Creatures In The Garden Of Lady Walton

by Clogs
March 2, 2010
This is the first non-instrumental album for the group and features My Brightest Diamond's Shara Worden, The National's Matt Berninger, and Sufjan Stevens as guest singers. The songs were written in 2005 while Padma Newsome was working in Italy.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.3
The Law Of Large Numbers

The Law Of Large Numbers

by Emma Pollock
March 2, 2010
The former Delgado singer releases her second solo album and has her former band member Paul Savage producing it.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Fallen House Sunken City

Fallen House Sunken City

by B. Dolan
March 2, 2010
The Rhode Island-based artist who began as a slam poet releases his latest hip hop album produced by Alias.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.6
Double Jointer

Double Jointer

by Golden Triangle
March 2, 2010
The Brooklyn, New York-via-Memphis rock group releases its full-length debut produced by Chris Coady.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Fire Like This

Fire Like This

by Blood Red Shoes
March 1, 2010
The second album produced by Mike Crossey for Brighton's Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell was recorded on analogue tape but still retains its punk influences.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.6
Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?

Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?

by The Brian Jonestown Massacre
February 23, 2010
The 11th album for the Anton Newcombe-led rock band features the return of bassist/guitarist Matt Hollywood, who left the group in 1999.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.2
Dear God, I Hate Myself

Dear God, I Hate Myself

by Xiu Xiu
February 23, 2010
Dear God, I Hate Myself is the art-rock band's first release featuring new band member Angela Seo (keys). The album also features contributions from producer/Deerhoof member Greg Saunier.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.1
This Addiction

This Addiction

by Alkaline Trio
February 23, 2010
Produced and recorded by the band along with the helping hand of producer Matt Allison, the Chicago punk-rock natives' seventh studio album, This Addiction, is the band's first release on their label Heart & Skull and their first with Epitaph Records.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
7.9
Have One On Me

Have One On Me

by Joanna Newsom
February 23, 2010
The three-disc follow-up to 2006's "Ys" was a mystery as advance copies were not sent until a few weeks before the release date to circumvent any leaks of the songs.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.2
Work

Work

by Shout Out Louds
February 23, 2010
The third album for the Swedish indie rock quintet was produced by Phil Ek.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.6
I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone

I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone

by Crime In Stereo
February 23, 2010
This is the fourth album for the hardcore rock band from Long Island.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.4
Become Secret

Become Secret

by Picastro
February 23, 2010
Liz Hysen's Toronto-based band which also includes cellists, releases its fourth full-length album.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.3
Pick Of The Litter 1980-2010

Pick Of The Litter 1980-2010

by Was (Not Was)
February 23, 2010
The funk band's compilation includes songs featuring Kim Bassinger, Ozzy Osbourne, Mel Torme, and Leonard Cohen.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Falling Down A Mountain

Falling Down A Mountain

by Tindersticks
February 16, 2010
The latest album for the group features new members drummer Earl Harvin and guitarist Davis Kitt.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.8
Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You

Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You

by Lightspeed Champion
February 16, 2010
The former Test Icicles frontman Devonte Hynes of Lightspeed Champion returns with the follow-up to 2008's Falling Off The Lavender Bridge. Produced by Ben Allen (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley), Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You is a collection of songs influenced by classical music and musical theatre.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.8
Minor Love

Minor Love

by Adam Green
February 16, 2010
Heavily influenced by the likes of Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Adam Green (the alternative-folk singer/songwriter better known for his stint with the lo-fi indie group Moldy Peaches) returns with his sixth studio album.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.3
Field Music (Measure)

Field Music (Measure)

by Field Music
February 16, 2010
The indie rock English outfit made up of brothers David and Peter Brewis (original drummer in the Futureheads) has reunited with founder/director Andrew Moore on its latest, Field Music (Measure).
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
Peace And Love

Peace And Love

by Juliana Hatfield
February 16, 2010
Hatfield moves toward a more acoustic sound for her self-produced 10th studio release.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
The Constant

The Constant

by Story Of The Year
February 16, 2010
Elvis Baskette produces the fourth album for the St. Louis rock band that started out as Big Blue Monkey (an existing blues group by the same name resulted in a name change).
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Presidence

Presidence

by Excepter
February 16, 2010
The Brooklyn band's latest album is a two-disc release featuring live studio recordings and live performances.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Odd Blood

Odd Blood

by Yeasayer
February 9, 2010
This is the second full-length album for the Brooklyn-based rock band.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.8
Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice

Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice

by H.I.M.
February 9, 2010
Finnish goth-rock outfit, HIM returns with its seventh studio album on Sire Records.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.8
Causers of This

Causers of This

by Toro y Moi
February 9, 2010
Chaz Bundick is the one-man project behind Toro Y Moi. He mixes the best musical elements from across the globe, including electronic, psychedelic-rock, and R&B on his first full length record.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.7
Crows

Crows

by Allison Moorer
February 9, 2010
Since 2009's covers collection "Mockingbird," Allison Moorer felt it was time to do something entirely different for her next record. The country-folk singer-songwriter releases her first collection of original material in four years. It features guitarist Joe McMahan, a former member of Moorer's road band for Miss Fortune; and bassist Brad Jones, who contributed to Getting Somewhere.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
XXXX

XXXX

by You Say Party! We Say Die!
February 9, 2010
Released in their native country last fall, the third album for the Canadian rockers finds the quintet adds new variations to their sound.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
The Shadow Of An Empire

The Shadow Of An Empire

by Fionn Regan
February 8, 2010
The Irish singer-songwriter releases his follow-up to his 2006 Mercury Prize-nominated album "The End of History."
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.3
A Chorus of Storytellers

A Chorus of Storytellers

by The Album Leaf
February 2, 2010
Recorded in Seattle but remixed in Iceland by Jón Birgisson of Sigur Rós, A Chorus of Storytellers is the fifth album led by multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle of the Album Leaf.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.5
For the Masses

For the Masses

by Hadouken!
February 2, 2010
The second album for the English band was produced by Noisia.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
5.0
Realism

Realism

by Magnetic Fields
January 26, 2010
Stephin Merritt's final album in his "no-synth trilogy" was largely inspired by 1960s-70s British folk.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.1
The Calcination Of Scout Niblett

The Calcination Of Scout Niblett

by Scout Niblett
January 26, 2010
The latest album for the singer-songwriter was produced by Steve Albini and is her first with Drag City.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.5
Five American Portraits

Five American Portraits

by The Red Krayola With Art & Language
January 26, 2010
The latest from Red Krayola and Art & Language features five tracks about the following people: Wile E. Coyote, President George W. Bush, President Jimmy Carter, John Wayne, and artist Ad Reinhardt.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
What Is Love

What Is Love

by Never Shout Never
January 26, 2010
The eight-track album by Christofer Drew was produced by Butch Walker.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
5.6
Return To Form

Return To Form

by Major Stars
January 26, 2010
This is the latest album for the Massachusetts-based rock band, whose only lineup change occurred in 2005 when Sandra Barrett took over vocal duties for the band from guitarist Wayne Rogers.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
No Hope, No Future

No Hope, No Future

by Good Shoes
January 25, 2010
This is the second album for English rock quartet and its first with its new bass player.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
7.8
Astro Coast

Astro Coast

by Surfer Blood
January 19, 2010
The Florida-based quintet shows the influence of 1990s alternative and indie rock music on its debut full-length album.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
8.0
End Times

End Times

by Eels
January 19, 2010
The latest release for Mark Oliver Everett is what he calls his "divorce album."
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.7