Album of the Week

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

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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.

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Album of the Week: Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher

Bridgers’ sophomore album, for all its heaviness and sorrow, is a source of hope rather than despair.

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Album of the Week: Run the Jewels – RTJ4

Killer Mike and El-P deliver their fourth, forceful set of topical and speaker-destroying apocalypse boom-bap.

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Album of the Week: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways to New Italy

The Australian band’s sophomore full-length is both a homecoming and a cathartic release of energy.

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Album of the Week: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Reunions

Isbell’s latest more fully feels like the work of a proper band, one whose sound truly comes into its own here.

Album of the Week: Perfume Genius – Set My Heart on Fire Immediately

The light outweighs the darkness for the first time on this stunning new record from Mike Hadreas.

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Album of the Week: Moses Sumney – græ: Part Two

The second half of the singer/songwriter’s epic, transcedent double-LP reveals the expanse of his vision.

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Album of the Week: Wailin Storms – Rattle

The North Carolina group’s third album is a potent noise-rock exorcism.

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Album of the Week: Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters

Apple’s long-awaited fifth album is the most potent distillation of her essence yet.

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Album of the Week: Oranssi Pazuzu – Mestarin Kynsi

The Finnish band explore new stretches of dark, cosmic psych-metal on their fifth album.

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Album of the Week: Rina Sawayama – SAWAYAMA

The pop artist’s full-length debut finds her emerging fully formed with a mesmerizing set of songs.

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Album of the Week: Yves Tumor – Heaven to a Tortured Mind

The art pop iconoclast changes shape once again, fully embracing their inner rock star.

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Album of the Week: Thundercat – It Is What It Is

The bass virtuoso offers a strong but concise balance of grief with silliness on some of his most enjoyable songs to date.

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Album of the Week: Half Waif – The Caretaker

Nandi Rose’s fourth album finds her delivering her most poetic vision to date.

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Album of the Week: Shabaka and the Ancestors – We Are Sent Here by History

A powerful, emotional spiritual jazz album that reflects the tension of our times.

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Album of the Week: Hilary Woods – Birthmarks

The Irish singer/songwriter’s second album is darker, more harrowing, and powerful.

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Album of the Week: P.E. – Person

The debut from the new collab between members of Pill, Eaters is a trip

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Album of the Week: Moses Sumney – græ: Part One

The first half of Sumney’s two-part album is a gorgeous and deeply affecting piece of art-pop.