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PopMatters's Top 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. Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls

Pere Ubu - Carnival of Souls
September 8, 2014
Experimental Rock
9
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2. Shovels & Rope - Swimmin' Time

Shovels & Rope - Swimmin' Time
August 26, 2014
9
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3. Todd Snider - Cheatham Street Warehouse

Todd Snider - Cheatham Street Warehouse
August 25, 2014
9
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4. Various Artists - XL Recordings: Pay Close Attention

Various Artists - XL Recordings: Pay Close Attention
August 25, 2014
9
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5. Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas - Secret Evil

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas - Secret Evil
August 19, 2014
9
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6. Jerry Douglas, Rob Ickes, Mike Auldridge - Three Bells

Jerry Douglas, Rob Ickes, Mike Auldridge - Three Bells
September 16, 2014
8
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7. Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World
September 9, 2014
Dance Punk
8
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8. Interpol - El Pintor

Interpol - El Pintor
September 9, 2014
Indie Rock
8
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9. Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics - Jaiyede Afro

Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics - Jaiyede Afro
September 8, 2014
8
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10. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams
September 8, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
8
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Spotify
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11. American Hi-Fi - Blood and Lemonade

American Hi-Fi - Blood and Lemonade
September 8, 2014
8
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12. Jennifer Castle - Pink City

Jennifer Castle - Pink City
September 1, 2014
8
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13. Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE

Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE
August 26, 2014
Indie Rock
8
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14. Opeth - Pale Communion

Opeth - Pale Communion
August 26, 2014
8
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15. Cold Specks - Neuroplasticity

Cold Specks - Neuroplasticity
August 26, 2014
Soul
8
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16. M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts [Reissue]

M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts [Reissue]
August 25, 2014
8
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17. M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us [Reissue]

M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us [Reissue]
August 25, 2014
8
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18. Stefano Bollani - Joy in Spite of Everything

Stefano Bollani - Joy in Spite of Everything
August 25, 2014
8
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19. Connections - Into Sixes

Connections - Into Sixes
August 19, 2014
8
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20. Paul Thorn - Too Blessed to Be Stressed

Paul Thorn - Too Blessed to Be Stressed
August 19, 2014
8
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21. Cory Branan - The No-Hit Wonder

Cory Branan - The No-Hit Wonder
August 19, 2014
Singer-Songwriter
8
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22. Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice

Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice
August 19, 2014
Art Pop
8
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23. Darius Jones & Matthew Shipp - Cosmic Lieder: The Darkseid Recital

Darius Jones & Matthew Shipp - Cosmic Lieder: The Darkseid Recital
August 12, 2014
8
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24. FKA Twigs - LP1

FKA Twigs - LP1
August 12, 2014
R&B
8
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25. Brian Setzer Orchestra - Rockabilly Riot! All Original

Brian Setzer Orchestra - Rockabilly Riot! All Original
August 12, 2014
8
Amazon
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NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings PopMatters awarded albums throughout recent.


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