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  1. 8.4

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    Summertime '06

    Vince Staples

    Summertime '06

    Debut solo album from the Long Beach, California rapper and member of Hip hop trio Cutthroat Boyz

    Added: 29/06/2015

     
  2. 8.2

    Something More Than Free

    Jason Isbell

    Something More Than Free

    Fifth album of country rock from the Alabama-born ex Drive-By Truckers member

    Added: 08/07/2015

     
  3. 8.0

    The Most Lamentable Tragedy

    Titus Andronicus

    The Most Lamentable Tragedy

    The fourth album from Patrick Stickles' New Jersey punk band is a 29 song rock opera about manic depression

    Added: 23/07/2015

     
  4. 7.9

    Currents

    Tame Impala

    Currents

    Third album from the Australian psych-rock outfit, produced by frontman Kevin Parker

    Added: 12/07/2015

     
  5. 7.8

    Perpetual Motion People

    Ezra Furman

    Perpetual Motion People

    Third album from the Chicago indie rock musician and songwriter

    Added: 02/07/2015

     
  6. 7.8

    Star Wars

    Wilco

    Star Wars

    Studio album number nine from the Chicago-based alt.rock six-piece self-released as a free download

    Added: 21/07/2015

     
  7. 7.8

    Y Dydd Olaf

    Gwenno

    Y Dydd Olaf

    First solo release from the Cardiff-born electropop musician and former member of The Pipettes

    Added: 24/07/2015

     
  8. 7.6

    Wildheart

    Miguel

    Wildheart

    Third album from the California R&B singer-songwriter and producer

    Added: 29/06/2015

     
  9. 7.6

    Year Of The Hare

    Fucked Up

    Year Of The Hare

    The latest in a series of Chinese Zodiac-themed EPs from the Toronto hardcore punk six-piece

    Added: 20/07/2015

     
  10. 7.6

    The Blade

    Ashley Monroe

    The Blade

    Third album from the Tennessee country singer and member of Jack White's Third Man House Band, produced by Vince Gill and Justin Niebank

    Added: 24/07/2015

     
  11. 7.6

    Flying Saucer Attack

    Instrumentals 2015

    First album in 15 years from the Bristol experimental shoegaze artist David Pearce

    Added: 14/07/2015

     
  12. 7.5

    Thundercat

    The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam

    Mini-album from the LA-based bass player Stephen Bruner who's worked recently with Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar and Kamasi Washington

    Added: 29/06/2015

     
  13. 7.5

    Locrian

    Infinite Dissolution

    Latest release from the Chicago-based experimental drone rock band

    Added: 24/07/2015

     
  14. 7.5

    Between The Buried And Me

    Coma Ecliptic

    Seventh full-length album from the North Carolina progressive metal band

    Added: 08/07/2015

     
  15. 7.5

    The Maccabees

    Marks To Prove It

    Fourth album from the indie rock 5-piece recorded in their own London studio

    Added: 24/07/2015

     
  16. 7.5

    C Duncan

    Architect

    Debut album from the classically trained Glasgow-born indie pop composer and musician

    Added: 24/07/2015

     
  17. 7.4

    LA Priest

    Inji

    Debut solo album from former Late of the Pier frontman Sam Dust

    Added: 26/06/2015

     
  18. 7.4

    Outfit

    Slowness

    Second album from the Liverpool / London / New Your art rock five-piece

    Added: 02/07/2015

     
  19. 7.4

    Sleaford Mods

    Key Markets

    Album number eight from the Nottingham electro-punk duo

    Added: 06/07/2015

     
  20. 7.4

    Rickie Lee Jones

    The Other Side Of Desire

    The first album of original material in 6 years from the veteran R&B singer, crowdfunded and inspired by her new home in New Orleans

    Added: 29/06/2015

     
  21. 7.4

    Rachel Sermanni

    Tied To The Moon

    Second album from the Scottish indie/folk singer-songwriter

    Added: 15/07/2015

     
  22. 7.4

    Membranes

    Dark Matter / Dark Energy

    First album since their 2009 reunion from the Blackpool post punk band formed in 1977

    Added: 06/07/2015

     
  23. 7.4

    Grimm Grimm

    Hazy Eyes Maybe

    Debut solo album of psych-folk from the London-based former Screaming Tea Party frontman Koichi Yamanoha

    Added: 04/07/2015

     
  24. 7.3

    RP Boo

    Fingers, Bank Pads & Shoe Prints

    Second album from Kavain Space, one of the pioneers of the Chicago footwork dance sound

    Added: 02/07/2015

     
  25. 7.3

    White Reaper

    White Reaper Does It Again

    Full-length debut from the Louisville, Kentucky garage rock quartet

    Added: 16/07/2015

     
  26. 7.3

    Wavves x Cloud Nothings

    No Life For Me

    Collaboration between the two low-fi indie rock bands recorded in the Wavves' Nathan Williams house

    Added: 07/07/2015

     
  27. 7.2

    Novella

    Land

    Debut LP of psychedelic shoegaze from London based quintet, following a 3 year absence after releasing their self-titled EP

    Added: 29/06/2015

     
  28. 7.2

    Veruca Salt

    Ghost Notes

    Fifth studio album from the Chicago alt.rock band formed in 1993 and first with the original line-up since 1997's Eight Arms to Hold You

    Added: 08/07/2015

     
  29. 7.2

    Future

    Ds2

    Third album from Atlanta, Georgia hip hop artist Nayvadius Cash

    Added: 22/07/2015

     
  30. 7.2

    Nils Frahm

    Music for the Motion Picture Victoria

    Soundtrack composed by Nils Frahm for a one-take film directed by Sebastian Schipper

    Added: 25/06/2015

     

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