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  1. 9.0

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    Damn.

    Kendrick Lamar

    Damn.

    Fourth full-length album from the Compton rapper featuring guest appearances from Rihanna, Bono, and Zacari

    Added: 16/04/2017

     
  2. 8.8

    A Crow Looked at Me

    Mount Eerie

    A Crow Looked at Me

    Eighth studio album from Phil Elverum, released eight months after the passing of his wife, Geneviève Castrée

    Added: 21/03/2017

     
  3. 8.2

    Arca

    Arca

    Arca

    Third album from London-based Venezuelan electronic producer Alejandro Ghersi who's worked with FKA Twigs, Bjork and Kanye West

    Added: 05/04/2017

     
  4. 8.0

    Guppy

    Charly Bliss

    Guppy

    Debut full-length album from the Brooklyn power pop four-piece

    Added: 26/04/2017

     
  5. 8.0

    Pure Comedy

    Father John Misty

    Pure Comedy

    Third album from J Tillman under the Father John Misty pseudonym, co-produced by Jonathan Wilson

    Added: 03/04/2017

     
  6. 7.9

    Heartless

    Pallbearer

    Heartless

    Third full-length album from the Little Rock, Arkansas doom metal band

    Added: 24/03/2017

     
  7. 7.9

    Close Ties

    Rodney Crowell

    Close Ties

    Seventeenth studio album from the 66 year old country singer-songwriter

    Added: 30/03/2017

     
  8. 7.8

    Narkopop

    Gas

    Narkopop

    Fifth album and first since 2000 from the ambient electronic Cologne-based musician Wolfgang Voigt

    Added: 21/04/2017

     
  9. 7.8

    Grow Up

    Desperate Journalist

    Grow Up

    Second album from the London post-punk fourpiece fronted by Jo Bevan

    Added: 30/03/2017

     
  10. 7.8

    Mental Illness

    Aimee Mann

    Mental Illness

    Ninth album from the Richmond, Virgina rock singer-songwriter

    Added: 28/03/2017

     
  11. 7.7

    The Big Moon

    Love In The 4th Dimension

    Debut full-length from the London indie rock quartet led by Juliette Jackson

    Added: 07/04/2017

     
  12. 7.7

    Andrew Combs

    Canyons Of My Mind

    Third album of Americana from the Dallas-born singer-songwriter

    Added: 07/04/2017

     
  13. 7.7

    British Sea Power

    Let The Dancers Inherit The Party

    Latest album from the Brighton-based indie rock sextet

    Added: 30/03/2017

     
  14. 7.7

    Orchestra Baobab

    Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng

    First new album in 10 years from the Afro-Cuban Senegalese band is a tribute to singer Ndiouga Dieng who died in November 2016

    Added: 02/04/2017

     
  15. 7.7

    Hauschka

    What If

    Eighth album of avante-garde electronic music / contemporary classical from Dusseldorf-based pianist Volker Bertelmann

    Added: 04/04/2017

     
  16. 7.6

    Kelly Lee Owens

    Kelly Lee Owens

    Debut album from the London electronic artist, protégé of fellow London producer Daniel Avery

    Added: 20/03/2017

     
  17. 7.6

    Bob Dylan

    Triplicate

    Thirty-eighth studio album from the Nobel Prize winner, another in a series of releases of American classics covers, and his first ever triple-album

    Added: 30/03/2017

     
  18. 7.6

    Saltland

    A Common Truth

    Second full-length album from Quebec-based cellist, vocalist, and composer Rebecca Foon's solo project featuring contributions from Warren Ellis

    Added: 07/04/2017

     
  19. 7.6

    Diet Cig

    Swear I'm Good At This

    Debut full-length release from the New York pop-punk duo Alex Luciano and Noah Bowman

    Added: 05/04/2017

     
  20. 7.5

    Happyness

    Write In

    Second album of alt-rock from the London trio

    Added: 07/04/2017

     
  21. 7.5

    The New Pornographers

    Whiteout Conditions

    Seventh studio album from the Vancouver-based indie rock outfit, their first album without featuring singer-songwriter Dan Bejar

    Added: 03/04/2017

     
  22. 7.5

    Part Chimp

    IV

    First album since 2009 from the London-based alt.rock / noise-rock four piece

    Added: 14/04/2017

     
  23. 7.5

    Pharmakon

    Contact

    Fourth album from experimental/industrial noise artist Margaret Chardiet

    Added: 30/03/2017

     
  24. 7.5

    Julia Holter

    In The Same Room

    The LA-based art pop/experimental singer songwriter's fifth features reworkings of her tracks, recorded over two days in RAK studios in London

    Added: 30/03/2017

     
  25. 7.5

    Imelda May

    Life Love Flesh Blood

    Fifth studio record from the Irish singer-songwriter, produced by T Bone Burnett and featuring guest appearances from Jools Holland and Jeff Beck

    Added: 05/04/2017

     
  26. 7.5

    Actress

    AZD

    Fifth album from the London-based electronic producer and DJ Darren Cunningham

    Added: 12/04/2017

     
  27. 7.5

    Tei Shi

    Crawl Space

    Debut album from the Argentine-born, Brooklyn-based indie pop singer-songwriter and producer Valerie Teicher

    Added: 01/04/2017

     
  28. 7.5

    Drake

    More Life: A Playlist by October Firm

    The latest release from the Toronto, Ontario rapper Aubrey Drake Graham is described by the artist as a playlist

    Added: 21/03/2017

     
  29. 7.5

    Mark Lanegan Band

    Gargoyle

    Latest release from the former Screaming Trees frontman working with collaborators Rob Marshall and Alain Johannes

    Added: 25/04/2017

     
  30. 7.5

    The Bug vs Earth

    Concrete Desert

    Collaboration between Dylan Carlson of drone metal band Earth and UK producer the Bug aka Kevin Martin

    Added: 24/03/2017

     

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