Album of the Week

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

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Big Thief – Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You

Further exploration and expansion abound on the group’s new double album

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EXEK – Advertise Here

The Melbourne group more naturally swirls their psychedelic side with their post-punk rhythms.

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Cate Le Bon – Pompeii

The Welsh singer/songwriter’s new LP explores stillness and joyful absurdity on one of her strongest sets of songs to date.

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Cloakroom – Dissolution Wave

The Midwestern shoegaze trio hone in on the strength of their melodic songwriting.

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The Soundcarriers – Wilds

The Nottingham psych group’s first album in eight years is an expression of joyful crate-digger eclecticism.

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Burial : Antidawn

The UK dubstep producer strips away the beats for an atmospheric experience.

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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.

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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.