Album of the Week

Every album that’s earned Treble’s coveted Album of the Week designation.

Arca Kick iiii

Arca – KICK ii / KicK iii / kick iiii / kiCK iiiii

Her four new albums showcase how peerless the visionary producer is.

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Various Artists : @0

Coldcut assemble a staggering roster of contributors for a massive ambient project.

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Irreversible Entanglements – Open the Gates

The Philadelphia jazz group deliver an expansive double album that showcases just how powerful they are as a unit.

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Glassing – Twin Dream

A breathtaking statement of beautiful apocalypse.

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Emma Ruth Rundle – Engine of Hell

A stark, stripped-down set of songs that offers only the raw truth.

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Fire-Toolz – Eternal Home

Angel Marcloid’s new double-album is a reinvention of prog.

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Circuit des Yeux – -io

Haley Fohr creates her biggest album while confronting an overwhelming darkness.

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The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die – Illusory Walls

The group’s most lyrically poignant is also their most sonically overwhelming.

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Dos Santos – City of Mirrors

The Chicago group’s fusion of Latinx music with jazz, soul, surf rock and psychedelia transcends.

Full of Hell Garden of Burning Apparitions review

Full of Hell : Garden of Burning Apparitions

The Maryland grindcore outfit push themselves toward the farther edges of extreme music while perfecting their aesthetic.

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The Body & Big|Brave – Leaving None But Small Birds

The two heavy acts come together not to make noise but to draw on folk tradition with their own unique interpretations.

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Moor Mother – Black Encyclopedia of the Air

Camae Ayewa’s new full-length is an embrace of heady, accessible sounds without softening the poignancy of her words.

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Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

The UK rapper’s fourth album is her most ambitious and personal yet, balancing internal monologue with big arrangements.

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Low – HEY WHAT

Low still live in hope, but it’s surrounded by a breathtaking cacophony.

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The Bug – Fire

Kevin Martin merges dancehall and hip-hop with a heavy metal intensity that makes this feel like his heaviest to date.

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Deafheaven – Infinite Granite

The California black metal band finally goes full shoegaze and it’s glorious.

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alexalone – ALEXALONEWORLD

A harmonious intersection of indie pop and doom metal.

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Lingua Ignota – SINNER GET READY

Kristin Hayter strips away the heaviest elements of her sound to expose an even darker terror.

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King Woman – Celestial Blues

Kris Esfandiari’s doom metal project speaks to the superlative quality of the group’s power.

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Darkside : Spiral

An expansion of Dave Harrington and Nicolas Jaar’s slowly expanding universe.