Our writers' discussion podcast is back in its new monthly, bite-size edition looking back on the stand out albums from the previous month. In this episode, we pick out 10 noteworthy albums released in the month of February for discussion and appraisal. From future pop statements to secretly dropped house albums to hip-hop compilations, February certainly had a lot going for it. You'll have to listen to the episode to find out what we picked as our ultimate top 3 for the month.

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Clips used in this episode:

Ought - 'Disgraced In America' (from Room Inside The World - Merge, 2018)
U.S. Girls - 'Rosebud' (from In A Poem Unlimited - 4AD, 2018)
Screaming Females - 'I'll Make You Sorry' (from All At Once - Don Giovanni, 2018)
Rae Morris - 'Wait For The Rain' (from Someone Out There - Atlantic, 2018)
Black Milk - '2 Would Try (feat. Dwele)' (from FEVER - Mass Appeal, 2018)
Ezra Furman - 'God Lifts' (from Transangelic Exodus - Bella Union, 2018)
Kendrick Lamar, Vince Staples & Yugen Blakrok - 'Opps' (from Black Panther: The Album - Interscope, 2018)
Car Seat Headrest - 'Beach Life-in-Death' (from Twin Fantasy - Matador, 2018)
Hookworms - 'Static Resistance' (from Microshift - Domino, 2018)
A.A.L (Against All Logic) - 'Cityfade' (from 2012 - 2017 - Other People, 2018)