Album of the Week

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

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William Basinski – Lamentations

The ambient composer follows up a celebratory lounge-disco album with a mournful set of ghostly loops.

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The infrequently operating electronic jazz-rock outfit struts with gravitas on their latest iteration.

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Emma Ruth Rundle and Thou – May Our Chambers Be Full

The end result of an inspired collaboration that fuses two sonically different but creatively attuned artists into a triumphant metal LP.

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clipping. – Visions of Bodies Being Burned

The L.A. noise rap trio deliver an immediate set of horror-hip-hop thrills interspersed with weird, harsh terror.

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Spirit Adrift – Enlightened in Eternity

Spirit Adrift is a majestic force of heavy metal. Though there’s no shortage of doom…

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Gunn-Truscinski Duo – Soundkeeper

The experimental psych-rock duo’s fourth album is their biggest and most impressive set of excursions to date.

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Sufjan Stevens – The Ascension

Stevens offers new challenges with his new electronics-tinged work, as well as a heavier emphasis on protest-inspired lyrics.

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Kairon; IRSE! – Polysomn

The Finnish band deliver a thrilling, unabashedly weird set of psychedelic rock.

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Uniform – Shame

The New York trio’s fourth album is at once their most visceral and nuanced set of songs.

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Bill Callahan – Gold Record

A familiar yet still rich set of songs from a voice we can trust.

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Kelly Lee Owens – Inner Song

The British producer’s second album is a document of great growth and bigger bangers.

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Young Jesus – Welcome to Conceptual Beach

Young Jesus complete the transition from indie to art rock on their most ambitious album to date.

Album of the Week: Jason Molina – Eight Gates

The late Songs:Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. songwriter’s set of previously unreleased recordings harbor some of his most shadowy dirges.

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Ganser – Just Look At That Sky

The Chicago post-punk group’s second album goes to weirder places and finds greater catharsis in its groove.

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Bedsore – Hypnagogic Hallucinations

The Italian death metal band’s debut album evokes vivid horror art cinema in their psychedelic compositions.

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Album of the Week: Nicolas Jaar – Telas

Jaar’s third album in one year (so far) is one of his most fascinating and enigmatic.

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Album of the Week: Skeleton – Skeleton

A short, ripping debut from the Austin metal trio—one that’s definitely going to sound great live.

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Album of the Week: Special Interest – The Passion Of

The New Orleans band rebuild punk rock in their own image on their intense second LP.

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Boris – NO

The Japanese trio’s surprise new release is the most punk they’ve ever sounded.

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Arca – KiCk i

As celebratory a set of sounds as the Venezuelan producer has ever put to tape.