Again, Views From The 405 has failed to get its act together for a while, and has therefore left itself with so much to cover from the intervening months. Nevertheless, we're back to deliver you our picks of the best albums that were released in August and September of this year - two extremely full months that were high on quality. We've whittled it down to our 5 favourites from both of the months, and we're here to introduce and discuss them for you - in a hopefully edifying manner. We hop from emo to pop to post-punk to hip-hop to experimental and more in a border-dissolving episode.

Listen to all that, with much more in between, below. You can subscribe to the Views From The 405 podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play, and Overcast. You can also listen to the podcast over at Pippa.

Clips used in this episode:

Foxing - 'Bastardizer' (from Nearer My God - Triple Crown Records, 2018)
Tirzah - 'Holding On' (from Devotion - Domino, 2018)
Helena Hauff - 'Hyper-Intelligent Genetically Enriched Cyborg' (from Qualm - NinjaTune, 2018)
Mitski - 'Pink In The Night' (from Be The Cowboy - Dead Oceans, 2018)
IDLES - 'Danny Nedelko' (from Joy As An Act Of Resistance - Partisan Records, 2018)
Tim Hecker - 'In Mother Earth Phase' (from Konoyo - Kranky, 2018)
Noname - 'Don't Forget About Me' (from Room 25 - Self-released, 2018)
Oliver Coates - 'Charlev' (from Shelley's On Zenn-La - RVNG Intl., 2018)
Low - 'Disarray' (from Double Negative - Sub Pop, 2018)
Yves Tumor – ‘Honesty’ (from Safe In The Hands Of Love - Warp, 2018)