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  1. 8.3

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    Purple Mountains

    Purple Mountains

    Purple Mountains

    Ten years after the end of Silver Jews, David Berman returns with a new project featuring Jeremy Earl of Woods

    Added: 10/07/2019

     
  2. 8.2

    When I Have Fears

    The Murder Capital

    When I Have Fears

    Debut full-length album from the Irish post-punk band produced by Flood (U2, White Lies, Warpaint)

    Added: 14/08/2019

     
  3. 8.2

    The Long Goodbye

    Pere Ubu

    The Long Goodbye

    Latest release from the Cleveland, Ohio experimental rock band formed in 1975 and fronted by founding member David Thomas is inspired by Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel

    Added: 16/07/2019

     
  4. 8.1

    Any Human Friend

    Marika Hackman

    Any Human Friend

    Third album from the London-based multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter produced by Hackman and David Wrench (Bear in Heaven, Alessi's Ark)

    Added: 08/08/2019

     
  5. 8.0

    i, i

    Bon Iver

    i, i

    Fourth album from the American indie/folk band fronted by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon featuring contributions from James Blake, Aaron Dessner, Bruce Hornsby and more

    Added: 08/08/2019

     
  6. 7.9

    We Are Not Your Kind

    Slipknot

    We Are Not Your Kind

    Sixth album from the American heavy metal band and first not to feature percussionist Chris Fehn, produced by Greg Fidelman (Metallica, Slayer)

    Added: 08/08/2019

     
  7. 7.9

    Emily Alone

    Florist

    Emily Alone

    Third album from the Brooklyn indie-folk band led by Emily Sprague

    Added: 29/07/2019

     
  8. 7.8

    forevher

    Shura

    forevher

    Second album from Manchester-born '80s-inspired synthpop musician Alexandra Denton

    Added: 14/08/2019

     
  9. 7.8

    Animated Violence Mild

    Blanck Mass

    Animated Violence Mild

    Fourth full-length album of drone-heavy electronica from Fuck Buttons’ Benjamin John Power

    Added: 14/08/2019

     
  10. 7.7

    Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened Rabbit's 'The Midnight Organ Fight'

    Various

    Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened Rabbit's 'The Midnight Organ Fight'

    Covers album celebrating the band's 2008 LP, recorded before Scott Hutchson's death in May 2018, includes Biffy Clyro, Craig Finn, Chvrches and The Twilight Sad

    Added: 12/07/2019

     
  11. 7.7

    Sleater-Kinney

    The Center Won't Hold

    Ninth album from the Olympia, Washington all-girl punk trio produced by St. Vincent

    Added: 14/08/2019

     
  12. 7.7

    Haiku Salut

    The General

    Fourth album from the Derbyshire instrumental trio Gemma Barkerwood, Sophie Barkerwood and Louise Croft originally commissioned for a live screening of Buster Keaton’s 1926 classic comedy

    Added: 02/08/2019

     
  13. 7.6

    Ty Segall

    First Taste

    Album number twelve from the Laguna Beach, California multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter

    Added: 31/07/2019

     
  14. 7.6

    Ada Lea

    What We Say In Private

    The debut full-length release from the Montreal singer-songwriter Alexandra Levy

    Added: 16/07/2019

     
  15. 7.5

    Africa Express

    EGOLI

    Fourth album from the collective that includes Damon Albarn, Gruff Rhys and Moonchild Sanelly was recorded over a week in Johannesburg

    Added: 11/07/2019

     
  16. 7.5

    Russian Circles

    Blood Year

    Seventh album of instrumental post-rock and metal from the Chicago trio produced by Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou

    Added: 06/08/2019

     
  17. 7.5

    Drab Majesty

    Modern Mirror

    Third album from the LA-based dreampop duo Andrew Clinco and Alex Nicolaou

    Added: 18/07/2019

     
  18. 7.5

    Oh Sees

    Face Stabber

    Twenty-second album of psyched-out garage rock from the San Francisco band and third under the abbreviated moniker

    Added: 17/08/2019

     
  19. 7.4

    Strange Ranger

    Remembering The Rockets

    Third full-length album from the Philadelphia-based indie-rock band formerly known as Sioux Falls

    Added: 02/08/2019

     
  20. 7.4

    B Boys

    Dudu

    Second album from the Brooklyn post-punk trio produced by Gabe Wax (Crumb, Soccer Mommy, Beirut)

    Added: 26/07/2019

     
  21. 7.4

    Jefre Cantu-Ledesma

    Tracing Back The Radiance

    Latest release from the experimental ambient musician and multi-instrumentalist

    Added: 21/07/2019

     
  22. 7.4

    Clark

    Kiri Variations

    Latest album from English electronic musician Chris Clark

    Added: 29/07/2019

     
  23. 7.3

    Fionn Regan

    Cala

    Sixth studio album from the Irish folk singer-songwriter recorded in his hometown of Bray

    Added: 12/08/2019

     
  24. 7.2

    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

    Infest The Rats' Nest

    Album number fifteen from the prolific psych-rock Melbourne six-piece explores thrash metal

    Added: 19/08/2019

     
  25. 7.2

    Torche

    Admission

    Fifth album from the Miami sludge-rock band and the first with new new bassist Eric Hernandez of Wrong

    Added: 12/07/2019

     
  26. 7.2

    Nérija

    Blume

    Debut full-length album from the London jazz collective produced by Kwes (Loyle Carner, Solange, DELS)

    Added: 06/08/2019

     
  27. 7.1

    The Hold Steady

    Thrashing Thru The Passion

    Album number seven, and first in five years, from the Brooklyn-based indie rock five-piece led by raconteur Craig Finn

    Added: 12/08/2019

     
  28. 7.1

    IDER

    Emotional Education

    Debut album from the London electronic pop duo Megan Markwick and Lily Somerville

    Added: 19/07/2019

     
  29. 7.1

    Angie McMahaon

    Salt

    Debut full-length album from the Melbourne-based singer-songwriter

    Added: 26/07/2019

     
  30. 7.0

    Clairo

    Immunity

    Debut full-length album from the Atlanta, Georgia-born singer-songwriter Claire Cottrill was produced by former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij

    Added: 02/08/2019

     

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