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.

Low HEY WHAT best albums of 2021


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