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  1. 8.5

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    I Love You, Honeybear

    Father John Misty

    I Love You, Honeybear

    Second studio album under this moniker from the Baltimore-born singer-songwriter, guitarist and former Fleet Foxes drummer J.Tillman

    Added: 05/02/2015

     
  2. 8.3

    Vulnicura

    Björk

    Vulnicura

    An earlier than intended release for the ninth studio album from the Icelandic singer and musician produced with Arca and the Haxan Cloak

    Added: 23/01/2015

     
  3. 8.3

    Natalie Prass

    Natalie Prass

    Natalie Prass

    Debut album from the Nashville-based singer-songwriter released on Matthew E. White's label and production house

    Added: 26/01/2015

     
  4. 8.2

    Apex Predator – Easy Meat

    Napalm Death

    Apex Predator – Easy Meat

    Fifteenth studio album from the Kettering grindcore / death metal quartet

    Added: 27/01/2015

     
  5. 7.9

    Shadows in the Night

    Bob Dylan

    Shadows in the Night

    Album number thirty six from the legendary singer-songwriter is a handpicked selection of covers of standards made famous by Frank Sinatra

    Added: 01/02/2015

     
  6. 7.9

    Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's In C Mali

    Africa Express

    Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's In C Mali

    50th-year commemoration of Terry Riley’s minimalist landmark In C with an ensemble of West African musicians including special guests Damon Albarn, Brian Eno and Nick Zinner

    Added: 06/02/2015

     
  7. 7.9

    Reality Show

    Jazmine Sullivan

    Reality Show

    Third studio album from the Philadelphia R&B / soul singer

    Added: 29/01/2015

     
  8. 7.8

    Matador

    Gaz Coombes

    Matador

    Second self-produced solo album from the former Supergrass frontman

    Added: 22/01/2015

     
  9. 7.8

    Mount The Air

    The Unthanks

    Mount The Air

    Album number eight from the Northumberland folk group featuring self-penned songs and arrangements of traditional material

    Added: 06/02/2015

     
  10. 7.7

    Gandadiko

    Samba Toure

    Gandadiko

    The Malian blues guitarist's fourth album takes inspiration from Bo Diddley and French art-pop

    Added: 12/02/2015

     
  11. 7.7

    Zun Zun Egui

    Shackles Gift

    Second album of exotic experimental music from the Bristol five-piece whose founding members are Mauritian and Japanese

    Added: 26/01/2015

     
  12. 7.6

    Jessica Pratt

    On Your Own Love Again

    Second album from the San Francisco freak-folk artist recorded entirely in analogue to a four-track

    Added: 26/01/2015

     
  13. 7.6

    Gretchen Peters

    Blackbirds

    The country singer's latest album features appearances from Jerry Douglas, Jason Isbell, Jimmy LaFave, Will Kimbrough, Kim Richey and Suzy Bogguss

    Added: 17/02/2015

     
  14. 7.5

    Romare

    Projections

    Debut from London-based electronic music producer Archie Fairhurst featuring samples of African-American songs, speeches, interviews and field recordings

    Added: 25/02/2015

     
  15. 7.5

    THEESatisfaction

    EarthEE

    Second album from the Seattle-based rap duo Stasia "Stas" Irons and Catherine "Cat" Harris-White

    Added: 20/02/2015

     
  16. 7.5

    The Charlatans

    Modern Nature

    Twelfth studio album from the indie rock quartet and first since the death of drummer Jon Brookes in the summer of 2013

    Added: 23/01/2015

     
  17. 7.5

    Mount Eerie

    Sauna

    Latest release from the Washington-based songwriter and producer Phil Elverum has themes of “Vikings and zen and real life”

    Added: 03/02/2015

     
  18. 7.5

    The Phantom Band

    Fears Trending

    Fourth album from the Glasgow-based indie rock six-piece recorded during the same sessions as Strange Friend

    Added: 23/01/2015

     
  19. 7.4

    Dan Deacon

    Gliss Riffer

    Tenth album from the Baltimore-based electronica producer

    Added: 19/02/2015

     
  20. 7.4

    Spectres

    Dying

    Debut full-length from Bristol-based noise rock quartet

    Added: 23/02/2015

     
  21. 7.4

    Drake

    If You're Reading This It's Too Late

    The surprise mixtape from the Canadian rapper exactly six years from his breakout release So Far Gone

    Added: 17/02/2015

     
  22. 7.4

    Punch Brothers

    The Phosphorescent Blues

    Fourth album from the Brooklyn-based progressive bluegrass five-piece

    Added: 27/01/2015

     
  23. 7.4

    Rae Morris

    Unguarded

    Debut album from the Blackpool-born pop singer-songwriter co-produced by the Ariel Rechtshaid (Kylie Minogue, Sky Ferreira, Charli XCX)

    Added: 26/01/2015

     
  24. 7.4

    Ibeyi

    Ibeyi

    Debut LP from French/Cuban twins Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz, daughters of Buena Vista Social Club percussionist Anga Díaz

    Added: 13/02/2015

     
  25. 7.4

    Badbadnotgood & Ghostface Killah

    Sour Soul

    Collaboration between Canadian jazz instrumental hip hop trio BadBadNotGood and the Wu-Tang Clan member

    Added: 16/02/2015

     
  26. 7.4

    Pinkshinyultrablast

    Everything Else Matters

    Debut album of shoegaze / dream pop from St Petersburg five-piece

    Added: 27/01/2015

     
  27. 7.3

    Moon Duo

    Shadow Of The Sun

    Fourth album of ambient psychedelic rock from Wooden Shjips guitarist Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada

    Added: 26/02/2015

     
  28. 7.3

    Steve Gunn And The Black Twig Pickers

    Seasonal Hire

    Collaboration between the Brooklyn-based guitarist and singer-songwriter and the Virginia Appalachian-folk trio

    Added: 26/02/2015

     
  29. 7.3

    Sonny & The Sunsets

    Talent Night At The Ashram

    A series of psychedelic-sounding songs originally conceived as short films from the mercurial singer songwriter

    Added: 18/02/2015

     
  30. 7.3

    Pond

    Man It Feels Like Space Again

    Sixth album from the Australian psych-rock band produced Tame Impala's Kevin Parker

    Added: 26/01/2015

     

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