Critic Album Ratings
Overall

The Highest Rated Recent Albums


(Albums from the last 60 days)

BY YEAR:
Recent - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - All Time

1. M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts [Reissue]

M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts [Reissue]
August 25, 2014
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
5 reviews

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2. Aphex Twin - Syro

Aphex Twin - Syro
September 23, 2014
IDM
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
19 reviews

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3. Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge

Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge
September 29, 2014
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on
4 reviews

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4. FKA Twigs - LP1

FKA Twigs - LP1
August 12, 2014
R&B
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on
24 reviews

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5. Perfume Genius - Too Bright

Perfume Genius - Too Bright
September 23, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on
21 reviews

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6. M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us [Reissue]

M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us [Reissue]
August 25, 2014
Dream Pop
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
5 reviews

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7. Shellac - Dude Incredible

Shellac - Dude Incredible
September 16, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
7 reviews

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8. Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden

Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden
August 19, 2014
Doom Metal
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
10 reviews

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9. Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls

Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls
September 8, 2014
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
5 reviews

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10. Nils Lofgren - Face the Music

Nils Lofgren - Face the Music
August 5, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
4 reviews

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11. Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice

Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice
August 19, 2014
Art Pop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
5 reviews

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12. Caribou - Our Love

Caribou - Our Love
October 7, 2014
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
5 reviews

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13. Bahamas - Bahamas is Afie

Bahamas - Bahamas is Afie
August 19, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
4 reviews

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14. Leonard Cohen - Popular Problems

Leonard Cohen - Popular Problems
September 23, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
12 reviews

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15. Call Super - Suzi Ecto

Call Super - Suzi Ecto
September 15, 2014
IDM
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
4 reviews

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16. Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE

Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE
August 26, 2014
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
13 reviews

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17. Earth - Primitive and Deadly

Earth - Primitive and Deadly
September 1, 2014
Psychedelic Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
7 reviews

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18. Prince - Art Official Age

Prince - Art Official Age
September 30, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
6 reviews

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19. Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers

Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers
September 9, 2014
Americana
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
9 reviews

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20. Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas - Secret Evil

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas - Secret Evil
August 19, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
4 reviews

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21. Mr Twin Sister - Mr Twin Sister

Mr Twin Sister - Mr Twin Sister
September 23, 2014
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
5 reviews

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22. Grumbling Fur - Preternaturals

Grumbling Fur - Preternaturals
August 11, 2014
Neo-Psychedelia
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
9 reviews

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23. Ty Segall - Manipulator

Ty Segall - Manipulator
August 26, 2014
Garage Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
18 reviews

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24. Holy Sons - The Fact Facer

Holy Sons - The Fact Facer
September 23, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
4 reviews

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25. Spoon - They Want My Soul

Spoon - They Want My Soul
August 5, 2014
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
21 reviews

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