10 Best Albums Right Now!

By Bdog

You just landed on Earth and you want to hear the 10 best albums right now!

TGB 10 Best Albums Right Now is a list of our favorite albums that released within the past year or so. Each album captures a unique sound and perspective on American culture right now. We cover Indie, Rock, Rap, Hip Hop, Electronic, Pop, Country, Folk and more. In short, we love these albums and want you to give them a listen!

DAMN by Kendric Lamar

DAMN by Kendrick Lamar

  Kendrick Lamar is the most exciting and inspired artist in music today.  After 2015’s world conquering, heavily jazz & funk-influenced “To Pimp A Butterfly,” Lamar with “Damn” brings the focus back towards pure rap, but “Damn” is...
I See You by The xx

I See You by The XX

Third album and first since 2012’s “Coexist,” “I See You” is both an improvement on that record and a step forward for this talented London trio.  While maintaining the group’s signature smooth, sultry sound the xx incorporates elements from DJ...
Hot Thoughts by Spoon

Hot Thoughts by Spoon

The always-reliably great Austin indie-rock institution comes up with yet another winner in “Hot Thoughts”.  The title track, “Can I Sit Next To You” and “Do I Have To Talk You Into It” and instant Spoon classics to be quickly added to their...
“In Mind” sounds unmistakably like Real Estate, the group does rock out a bit more than on prior album

In Mind by Real Estate

Fourth full-length by Northern Jersey bred indie jangle pop act is another winner, making a strong if subtle case that Real Estate is one of the best and most consistent rock groups of this decade.  Founding guitarist Matt Mondanile has left the group and...
We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service by Tribe called quest

We Got It from Here… by A Tribe Called Quest

  “We Got It From Here…” is a great comeback record after nearly twenty years since their last album That it exists at all is a true gift to longtime fans but I doubt even the most optimistic of us thought Tribe could make an album this good...
24K Magic by Bruno Mars

24K Magic by Bruno Mars

  Multi-talented singer, songwriter & producer Bruno Mars takes the template from the biggest hit of his career- his collaboration with Mark Ronson “Uptown Funk,” and runs with it on his third and most enjoyable album yet.  “24K Magic”...
22, A Million by Bon Iver

22, A Million by Bon Iver

  “22, A Million” is Bon Iver’s third album and its first in five years; showing a band who refuses to rest on its laurels; changing its sound almost drastically with every album release. “22, A Million” is the group’s weirdest album yet....
This Old Dog by Mac Demar

This Old Dog by Mac DeMarco

Over the past decade, singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco has developed a reputation as a goofy, albeit talented and prolific, millennial slacker slob.  “This Old Dog”, his third full-length album, finds DeMarco maturing as an artist- grappling with his...
what now by sylvan Esso

What now by Sylvan Esso

  Follow up release to the surprise break-out self-titled debut album, Durham, N.C. duo Sylvan Esso’s “What Now” continues their successful brand of minimalistic, catchy electro-pop for the coffee house...

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