Treble 100

Mastodon Blood Mountain

Treble 100: No. 72, Mastodon – Blood Mountain

When Mastodon perfected the art of the narrative album

King Crimson Red

Treble 100: No. 73, King Crimson – Red

The triumphant climax of the prog-rock legends’ powerful early run

Joy Division Unknown Pleasures

Treble 100: No. 74, Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures

How a group of Manchester punks created a foundational goth ur-text

R.E.M. Automatic for the People

Treble 100: No. 75, R.E.M. – Automatic for the People

A high school friend a year ahead of me first shared with me R.E.M.’s Green…

Paul Simon Graceland Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 76, Paul Simon – Graceland

On his landmark 1986 album, Simon worked with South African musicians and created a landmark album

PJ Harvey Rid of Me

Treble 100: No. 77, PJ Harvey – Rid of Me

Harvey’s second album was the sound of a band at full strength, and on the verge of collapse.

sophie the oil of every pearl's uninsides treble 100

Treble 100: No. 78, SOPHIE – Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides

On her sole full-length, the PC Music producer presented her most cohesive and liberatory statement.

Outkast stankonia

Treble 100: No. 80, OutKast – Stankonia

A look back at the iconic genre-breaking hip-hop album on its 20th anniversary.

Squeeze East Side Story

Treble 100: No. 81, Squeeze – East Side Story

An underrated yet masterful moment in ’80s new wave pop

Jorge Ben Africa Brasil

Treble 100: No. 82, Jorge Ben – Africa Brasil

A transformational album of samba-rock, funk and Afro-Brazilian consciousness from the legendary singer/songwriter

Peter Gabriel So

Treble 100: No. 83, Peter Gabriel – So

When the former Genesis frontman achieved perfection

Treble 100: No. 84, Talk Talk – Spirit of Eden

After beginning life as a new wave band, the UK art-rock outfit completely rethought how their music worked.

J Dilla Donuts

Treble 100: No. 86, J Dilla – Donuts

Revisiting the final masterpiece from the visionary beatmaker

Broadcast haha Sound

Treble 100: No. 87, Broadcast – Haha Sound

Third album by Birmingham trio reveals dreamier sound.

Taylor Swift Red Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 88, Taylor Swift – Red

The album that forever changed the course of the singer/songwriter’s career.

Baroness Blue Record

Treble 100: No. 89, Baroness – Blue Record

Finding the last great rock record requires a dive into this Georgia metal band’s sophomore album.

Carly Rae Jepsen E•MO•TION Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 90, Carly Rae Jepsen –E•MO•TION

A career reinvention that sounds a lot like love

Thou Summit

Treble 100: No. 91, Thou – Summit

An emotional album from an unconventional band, devoid of metal’s cliches.

arctic monkeys whatever people say i am

Treble 100: No. 92, Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

It is the late ’90s in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,…

James Taylor JT

Treble 100: No. 93, James Taylor – JT

A soft and subtle comfort album with huge emotional contrasts