Album of the Week

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

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Faye Webster – I Know I’m Funny haha

The Atlanta singer/songwriter delivers a warmly intimate set of songs that feel like summer.

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Spellling – The Turning Wheel

Tia Cabral’s third album is a lush and cinematic new frontier.

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Six Organs of Admittance – The Veiled Sea

Ben Chasny delivers an album of rock and folk extremes, both meditative and manic.

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Japanese Breakfast – Jubilee

Michelle Zauner’s third album finds her embracing joy with a vibrant sound to match.

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Loraine James – Reflection

The UK producer’s sophomore album feels genuinely futuristic and disorienting in truly innovative ways.

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The video for  “John L,” off black midi’s volatile second album Cavalcade, attempts to visually…

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Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime

The Tuareg guitarist/songwriter delivers an album that radiates warmth even as it soars to psychedelic heights.

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Sons of Kemet – Black to the Future

A work of Afro-Caribbean jazz Afrofuturism that suggests an ebb and flow, an expansion and contraction of the London band’s universe.

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Manchester Orchestra – The Million Masks of God

Andy Hull and company return with an album split between dualities of grief and life, maximalism and intimacy.

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Big|Brave – Vital

An excoriating effort from the Montreal trio that finds them applying a broader palette as well as a more personal perspective.

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Andy Stott – Never the Right Time

The Manchester producer’s latest is his most insular and atmospheric, a stunning exploration of ambience.

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The Armed – ULTRAPOP

A stunning fusion of metal and hardcore’s ferocity with huge pop hooks.

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Wode – Burn in Many Mirrors

The UK black metal outfit deliver their best album after a slightly longer break, finding a sense of fun in overbearing darkness.

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Armand Hammer – Haram

The hip-hop duo’s new full-length collaboration with The Alchemist feels like a shock to the system.

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A revelation of sincerity and a big-hearted embrace of love.

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Pino Palladino & Blake Mills – Notes With Attachments

The veteran session bassist and indie producer/multi-instrumentalist pursue a path of groove-laden inspiration.

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Sunburned Hand of the Man – Pick A Day to Die

One of the most accessible and still boundless pieces in the group’s massive catalog.

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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis – Carnage

A haunting, cinematic work that ponders life, death and wanderlust from indoors.

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Wild Pink – A Billion Little Lights

The New York band’s third album is their most lush, as well as their most grown up.

Julien Baker – Little Oblivions

The Nashville singer/songwriter offers reflections of uncertainty on a more expansive scale on her third album.