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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. Shovels & Rope - Swimmin' Time

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

Todd Snider - Cheatham Street Warehouse
August 25, 2014
9
Amazon
Rdio



3. Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas - Secret Evil

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas - Secret Evil
August 19, 2014
9
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4. Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls

Judas Priest - Redeemer of Souls
July 8, 2014
Heavy Metal
9
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5. Beth Orton - Central Reservation: Revisited

Beth Orton - Central Reservation: Revisited
July 8, 2014
9
Amazon
Rdio



6. Cymbals Eat Guitars - LOSE

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

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

Cold Specks - Neuroplasticity
August 26, 2014
Soul
8
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Amazon
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9. Paul Thorn - Too Blessed to Be Stressed

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

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

Jenny Hval & Susanna - Meshes of Voice
August 19, 2014
Art Pop
8
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Amazon
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12. Connections - Into Sixes

Connections - Into Sixes
August 19, 2014
8
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Amazon
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13. FKA Twigs - LP1

FKA Twigs - LP1
August 12, 2014
R&B
8
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Amazon
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14. Prawn - Kingfisher

Prawn - Kingfisher
August 11, 2014
Emo
8
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Amazon
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15. The Rosebuds - Sand + Silence

The Rosebuds - Sand + Silence
August 5, 2014
Indie Pop
8
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



16. Spider Bags - Frozen Letter

Spider Bags - Frozen Letter
August 5, 2014
8
iTunes
Amazon
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17. No Lands - Negative Space

No Lands - Negative Space
July 29, 2014
8
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18. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye
July 29, 2014
8
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19. Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens - Cold World

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens - Cold World
July 28, 2014
Soul
8
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20. Dave Douglas & Uri Caine - Present Joys

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine - Present Joys
July 24, 2014
8
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Amazon
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21. Reigning Sound - Shattered

Reigning Sound - Shattered
July 15, 2014
8
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22. Jungle - Jungle

Jungle - Jungle
July 15, 2014
Nu-Disco
8
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23. The Clean - Anthology [Reissue]

The Clean - Anthology [Reissue]
July 15, 2014
8
Amazon
Rdio



24. John Hiatt - Terms of My Surrender

John Hiatt - Terms of My Surrender
July 14, 2014
8
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25. Carly-Jo - Carly-Jo

Carly-Jo - Carly-Jo
July 8, 2014
8
Amazon
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings PopMatters awarded albums throughout recent.


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