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  1. 8.7

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    No Cities To Love

    Sleater-Kinney

    No Cities To Love

    Eighth album and first in 10 years from the Olympia, Washington all-girl punk trio

    Added: 12/01/2015

     
  2. 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

     
  3. 8.1

    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

     
  4. 8.0

    Viet Cong

    Viet Cong

    Viet Cong

    Debut album form the Canadian indie rock quartet featuring ex-Women members Matt Flegel and Mike Wallace

    Added: 14/01/2015

     
  5. 7.9

    Matador

    Gaz Coombes

    Matador

    Second self-produced solo album from the former Supergrass frontman

    Added: 22/01/2015

     
  6. 7.9

    Panda Bear Meets Grim Reaper

    Panda Bear

    Panda Bear Meets Grim Reaper

    Fifth solo album from Animal Collective founding member Noah Lennox

    Added: 07/01/2015

     
  7. 7.9

    Apex Predator – Easy Meat

    Napalm Death

    Apex Predator – Easy Meat

    Fifteenth studio album from the Kettering grindcore / death metal quartet

    Added: 27/01/2015

     
  8. 7.8

    On Your Own Love Again

    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

     
  9. 7.7

    Ghost Culture

    Ghost Culture

    Ghost Culture

    Debut album of DIY electonica from the London-based producer

    Added: 07/01/2015

     
  10. 7.6

    Shackles Gift

    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

     
  11. 7.6

    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

     
  12. 7.6

    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

     
  13. 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

     
  14. 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

     
  15. 7.3

    Punch Brothers

    The Phosphorescent Blues

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

    Added: 27/01/2015

     
  16. 7.3

    The Decemberists

    What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

    Seventh LP from Colin Meloy's Portland indie folk quintet

    Added: 13/01/2015

     
  17. 7.3

    Rae Sremmurd

    Sremmlife

    Debut album from the Tupleo, Mississippi hip-hop duo produced by Mike WiLL Made-It and featuring Nicki Minaj and Young Thug

    Added: 15/01/2015

     
  18. 7.3

    BC Camplight

    How to Die in the North

    Third album from US-born, Manchester-based songwriter and past War on Drugs live member Brian Christinzio

    Added: 15/01/2015

     
  19. 7.3

    Diagrams

    Chromatics

    Second album of folktronica, indie pop and psychedelic electronica from former Tunng singer and producer Sam Genders

    Added: 15/01/2015

     
  20. 7.2

    Belle And Sebastian

    Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance

    Ninth LP from the renowned Glaswegian indie pop group led by Stuart Murdoch and produced by Ben H Allen (Animal Collective, Bombay Bicycle Club, Deerhunter)

    Added: 12/01/2015

     
  21. 7.2

    Ty Segall

    Mr. Face

    EP from the prolific lo-fi San Francisco garage rocker

    Added: 14/01/2015

     
  22. 7.1

    Justin Townes Earle

    Absent Fathers

    Album number seven from the Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter and companion piece to 2014's Single Mothers

    Added: 09/01/2015

     
  23. 7.0

    Death Grips

    Fashion Week

    Surprise instrumental release from the Scramento, California extreme noise-rap trio who announced their demise in 2014

    Added: 16/01/2015

     
  24. 6.9

    Mark Ronson

    Uptown Special

    Fourth studio album of R&B and funk from the much sought after producer and musician

    Added: 14/01/2015

     
  25. 6.9

    Los Campesinos!

    A Los Campesinos! Christmas

    Seasonal EP from the Cardiff indie pop band comprises five originals and a cover of Mud's 'Lonely This Christmas'

    Added: 18/12/2014

     
  26. 6.9

    Aqualung

    10 Futures

    Album number six from the songwriter, musician and producer Matt Hales featuring a range of guest vocalists

    Added: 26/01/2015

     
  27. 6.9

    Twerps

    Range Anxiety

    Second album from the Melbourne lo-fi garage indie pop quartet and first on Merge Records

    Added: 28/01/2015

     
  28. 6.9

    Disappears

    Irreal

    Fifth album of krautrock and shoegaze from the Chicago quartet led by Brian Case (ex-90 Day Men)and produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, The Walkmen, Modest Mouse)

    Added: 21/01/2015

     
  29. 6.9

    Dan Mangan + Blacksmith

    Club Meds

    Fourth album from the Vancouver-based indie folk singer-songwriter and first incorporating his long-term backing band in the title

    Added: 07/01/2015

     
  30. 6.9

    Joey Bada$$

    B4.Da.$$

    Debut studio album from the Brooklyn rapper and co-founder of the hip-hop collective Pro Era

    Added: 19/01/2015

     

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