PopMatters' 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2020

PopMatters' 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2020

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10.

Beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers
October 16, 2020
Critic Score
79
23 reviews

9.

Hypoluxo - Hypoluxo
November 20, 2020
Critic Score
75
2 reviews

8.

Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
June 18, 2020
Critic Score
88
40 reviews

At 25, Phoebe Bridgers is, by all metrics, an artist at the beginning of her career, though Punisher sounds more like the work of a time-tested veteran perfecting a style she's been honing for years.

7.

HAIM - Women in Music Pt. III
June 26, 2020
Critic Score
84
33 reviews
Our flaws are what make us more experienced, relatable individuals, so by learning to embrace the power in their weakest points, HAIM have created their best work to date.

6.

Bartees Strange - Live Forever
October 2, 2020
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

5.

Nothing - The Great Dismal
October 30, 2020
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

After a big lineup change, Philadelphia metal-gazers Nothing play to their strengths on their fourth album, The Great Dismal.

3.

Porridge Radio - Every Bad
March 13, 2020
Critic Score
84
19 reviews

With Every Bad, Porridge Radio seduce us with the vulnerability and existential confusion of Dana Margolin's deathly beautiful lyricism interweaved with alluring pop melodies.

2.

Tame Impala - The Slow Rush
February 14, 2020
Critic Score
78
40 reviews

The Slow Rush is another masterpiece for Tame Impala, cover-to-cover. You know it's the band the instant the music begins, and yet the album feels both new and necessary.

1.

Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
April 17, 2020
Critic Score
94
31 reviews

Bolt Cutters would be praised for its rawness and its bloodletting were it not for the fact that it is also charming, so considered, and so unapologetic for being the rattling, risqué record that it is.

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