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  1. 8.2

    ADM Rating
    Foundations Of Burden

    Pallbearer

    Foundations Of Burden

    Second full-length album from the Little Rock, Arkansas doom metal band produced by Billy Anderson (Swans, Impaled, and Sleep)

    Added: 19/08/2014

     
  2. 8.0

    Carnival Of Souls

    Pere Ubu

    Carnival Of Souls

    The latest release from the Cleveland, Ohio experimental rock band formed in 1975 and fronted by founding member David Thomas

    Added: 09/09/2014

     
  3. 7.9

    Manipulator

    Ty Segall

    Manipulator

    Seventh solo record from the prolific lo-fi San Francisco garage rocker

    Added: 24/08/2014

     
  4. 7.8

    Angels and Devils

    The Bug

    Angels and Devils

    London-based Kevin Martin releases his fourth album under The Bug moniker, a dancehall/grime/hip hop project

    Added: 18/08/2014

     
  5. 7.7

    lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar

    Robert Plant

    lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar

    Tenth solo album from the former Led Zeppelin frontman and first with his backing band The Sensational Space Shifters

    Added: 04/09/2014

     
  6. 7.6

    Lateness of Dancers

    Hiss Golden Messenger

    Lateness of Dancers

    The fifth record from MC Taylor's North Carolinian indie folk ensemble includes contributions from William Tyler and members of Megafaun

    Added: 07/09/2014

     
  7. 7.6

    Lose

    Cymbals Eat Guitars

    Lose

    Third album from the New York indie rock quartet is a tribute to a late friend of frontman Joseph D’Agostino

    Added: 25/08/2014

     
  8. 7.6

    Primitive And Deadly

    Earth

    Primitive And Deadly

    Eighth studio album from the Seattle-based experimental doom drone band and features Mark Lanegan

    Added: 08/09/2014

     
  9. 7.6

    When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day

    Mirel Wagner

    When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day

    Second album from the Ethiopian-born Finnish singer-songwriter produced by techno producer Vladislav Delay

    Added: 11/08/2014

     
  10. 7.6

    Brill Bruisers

    The New Pornographers

    Brill Bruisers

    Sixth studio album from Canadian indie rock mainstays

    Added: 20/08/2014

     
  11. 7.5

    Opeth

    Pale Communion

    Album number eleven from the Stockholm heavy metal quintet produced by frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by Steven Wilson

    Added: 29/08/2014

     
  12. 7.4

    Death From Above 1979

    The Physical World

    Ten years after their debut, the reformed legendary Toronto dance punk duo release their second album

    Added: 04/09/2014

     
  13. 7.4

    Interpol

    El Pintor

    Self-produced fifth album from the New York indie rock band and engineered by Alan Moulder (Foo Fighters, My Bloody Valentine, The Smashing Pumpkins)

    Added: 03/09/2014

     
  14. 7.4

    Vessel

    Punish, Honey

    Second album from Bristol-based electronic artist Seb Gainsborough blends elements of techno and house

    Added: 11/09/2014

     
  15. 7.4

    Loudon Wainwright III

    Haven't Got The Blues (Yet)

    Twenty-third studio album from the Grammy award winning folk and blues stalwart produced by regular collaborator David Mansfield

    Added: 01/09/2014

     
  16. 7.4

    Dan Michaelson And The Coastguards

    Distance

    Fourth album from the English singer-songwriter and former Absentee member

    Added: 29/08/2014

     
  17. 7.3

    Moiré

    Shelter

    London-based producer releases his debut LP of intimate electronica

    Added: 19/08/2014

     
  18. 7.3

    The Juan MacLean

    In A Dream

    Third album from the American electronic musician and producer featuring the former LCD Soundsystem singer Nancy Whang

    Added: 16/09/2014

     
  19. 7.3

    J Mascis

    Tied To A Star

    The third solo album from the Dinosaur Jr alt.rock mainman is another stripped back affair

    Added: 22/08/2014

     
  20. 7.3

    Moonface

    City Wrecker

    Canadian singer-songwriter and former Wolf Parade man Spencer Krug returns with an ep recorded in Finland

    Added: 16/09/2014

     
  21. 7.3

    Benjamin Booker

    Benjamin Booker

    Debut album of raw blues / rock from New Orleans-based singer-songwriter produced by Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Hurray for the Riff Raff)

    Added: 13/08/2014

     
  22. 7.3

    Pulled Apart By Horses

    Blood

    Album no.3 from the heavy alt-rockers from Leeds

    Added: 27/08/2014

     
  23. 7.2

    Land Observations

    The Grand Tour

    Second solo album of experimental instrumental guitar music from the former Appliance member James Brooks

    Added: 26/08/2014

     
  24. 7.2

    The Wytches

    Annabel Dream Reader

    Debut album from the Brighton-based indie rock trio produced by frontman Kristian Bell and former Coral guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones

    Added: 26/08/2014

     
  25. 7.2

    James Yorkston

    The Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society

    Latest release from the Fife folk singer-songwriter produced by Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor and featuring KT Tunstall and The Pictish Trail's Johnny Lynch

    Added: 13/08/2014

     
  26. 7.2

    Avi Buffalo

    At Best Cuckold

    Second album of guitar-based indie pop from the Californian band led by songwriter/guitarist Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg

    Added: 08/09/2014

     
  27. 7.2

    Justin Townes Earle

    Single Mothers

    Album number six from the Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter and son of Steve Earle

    Added: 08/09/2014

     
  28. 7.2

    Shovels & Rope

    Swimmin' Time

    Third album from the South Carolina husband and wife alt-country duo Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst

    Added: 29/08/2014

     
  29. 7.1

    Sinkane

    Mean Love

    Third album from Sudanese-born, New York-based Ahmad Gallub merges Afro-funk, soul and krautrock

    Added: 29/08/2014

     
  30. 7.1

    Ryan Adams

    Ryan Adams

    Album number fourteen from the rock / alt.country singer-songwriter recorded at his own PAX AM home studio

    Added: 04/09/2014

     

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