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  1. 8.1

    ADM Rating
    Need to Feel Your Love

    Sheer Mag

    Need to Feel Your Love

    Full-length debut from the Philadelphia rock five-piece

    Added: 10/07/2017

     
  2. 8.0

    Painted Ruins

    Grizzly Bear

    Painted Ruins

    Fifth LP from the Brooklyn indie four-piece, produced by bassist Chris Taylor

    Added: 02/08/2017

     
  3. 7.9

    Out In The Storm

    Waxahatchee

    Out In The Storm

    The fourth full-length from the New York City-via-Alabama indie singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield produced by John Agnello (The Hold Steady, Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth)

    Added: 10/07/2017

     
  4. 7.8

    Flower Boy

    Tyler, The Creator

    Flower Boy

    Fourth LP from the Odd Future rapper, featuring guests including Frank Ocean, ASAP Rocky, Anna of the North and Lil Wayne

    Added: 21/07/2017

     
  5. 7.8

    Goodnight Rhonda Lee

    Nicole Atkins

    Goodnight Rhonda Lee

    Fourth album from the Neptune, New Jersey singer-songwriter produced by Niles City Sound (Leon Bridges)

    Added: 21/07/2017

     
  6. 7.8

    Soft Sounds From Another Planet

    Japanese Breakfast

    Soft Sounds From Another Planet

    Second solo album of lo-fi pop from Philadelphia musician Michelle Zauner who is a member of Little Big League

    Added: 14/07/2017

     
  7. 7.7

    FABRICLIVE 93

    Daphni

    FABRICLIVE 93

    A 75-minute mix of new music from Caribou's Dan Snaith, his second LP under the Daphni name

    Added: 20/07/2017

     
  8. 7.7

    The Queen Of Hearts

    Offa Rex

    The Queen Of Hearts

    Collaboration between The Decemberists and English folk-rock artist Olivia Chaney

    Added: 10/07/2017

     
  9. 7.6

    Acoustic Classics II

    Richard Thompson

    Acoustic Classics II

    A second collection of acoustic reworkings from the English folk singer

    Added: 15/08/2017

     
  10. 7.6

    Dark Matter

    Randy Newman

    Dark Matter

    Eleventh studio album and first since 2008 from legendary singer-songwriter

    Added: 04/08/2017

     
  11. 7.6

    Manchester Orchestra

    A Black Mile To The Surface

    Fifth album from the Atlanta alt.rock band produced by John Congleton (Future Islands, Explosions In the Sky) and Catherine Marks (The Killers, Foals)

    Added: 27/07/2017

     
  12. 7.6

    Downtown Boys

    Cost Of Living

    Third album from the Providence, Rhode Island punk rock band produced by Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto

    Added: 11/08/2017

     
  13. 7.5

    Kesha

    Rainbow

    Third album from the Nashville, Tennessee pop singer features Dolly Parton, The Dap-Kings Horns, Eagles Of Death Metal

    Added: 10/08/2017

     
  14. 7.5

    Chris Robinson Brotherhood

    Barefoot In The Head

    Fifth studio album of blues / rock from Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson's project

    Added: 26/07/2017

     
  15. 7.5

    Everything Everything

    A Fever Dream

    Fourth LP from the Manchester-based indie pop and art rock band

    Added: 02/08/2017

     
  16. 7.4

    Shabazz Palaces

    Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star

    One of two simultaneous release from the Seattle experimental hip-hop collective led by Ishmael Butler aka 'Palaceer Lazaro' and multi-instrumentalist Tendai 'Baba' Maraire

    Added: 10/07/2017

     
  17. 7.4

    Dead Cross

    Dead Cross

    Debut full-length release from the Southern Californian hardcore punk supergroup

    Added: 03/08/2017

     
  18. 7.4

    David Rawlings

    Poor David's Almanack

    Third solo album from the singer-songwriter and guitarist includes longtime musical partner Gillian Welch who co-wrote five of the songs

    Added: 11/08/2017

     
  19. 7.4

    Oneohtrix Point Never

    Good Time OST

    Album number nine from the Massachusetts-born experimental electronica producer Daniel Lopatin and first film score under this name

    Added: 11/08/2017

     
  20. 7.3

    Shabazz Palaces

    Quazarz Vs The Jealous Machines

    One of two simultaneous release from the Seattle experimental hip-hop collective led by Ishmael Butler aka 'Palaceer Lazaro' and multi-instrumentalist Tendai 'Baba' Maraire

    Added: 10/07/2017

     
  21. 7.3

    Mura Masa

    Mura Masa

    Debut LP from Guernsey producer and DJ Alex Crossan

    Added: 14/07/2017

     
  22. 7.3

    Girl Ray

    Earl Grey

    Debut album from the Brighton-based indie pop trio

    Added: 01/08/2017

     
  23. 7.3

    Boris

    Dear

    Latest release from the prolific Japanese experimental noise rock trio marks the 25th anniversary of their formation

    Added: 13/07/2017

     
  24. 7.3

    Declan McKenna

    What Do You Think About The Car?

    Debut album from English singer, songwriter who won the Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition in 2015 produced by James Ford (Arctic Monkeys, Klaxons)

    Added: 21/07/2017

     
  25. 7.2

    Childhood

    Universal High

    Second album of soul-inspired indie pop from the London-based quartet recorded in Atlanta, Gerogia

    Added: 20/07/2017

     
  26. 7.2

    Golden Retriever

    Rotations

    Third album from the Portland experimental duo and first with a chamber ensemble

    Added: 11/08/2017

     
  27. 7.2

    Lana Del Rey

    Lust for Life

    Fourth record from the American singer-songwriter, featuring A$AP Rocky, Stevie Nicks, Sean Lennon, and Playboi Carti

    Added: 21/07/2017

     
  28. 7.2

    Jen Cloher

    Jen Cloher

    Album number four from the Australian singer-songwriter and label owner featuring her partner Courtney Barnett

    Added: 14/08/2017

     
  29. 7.2

    Katie Von Schleicher

    Shitty Hits

    Self-produced debut album from the Brookly-based artist recorded on a tape machine in her childhood Maryland home

    Added: 03/08/2017

     
  30. 7.1

    Frankie Rose

    Cage Tropical

    Solo album number four from the ex-drummer of garage rock heavyweights Crystal Stilts, Dum Dum Girls and the Vivian Girls

    Added: 10/08/2017

     

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