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  1. 8.6

    ADM Rating
    Lemonade

    Beyonce

    Lemonade

    Sixth solo album from the R'n'B / pop superstar released initially online through Tidal, includes guest vocals from James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jack White

    Added: 25/04/2016

     
  2. 8.3

    A Sailor's Guide To Earth

    Sturgill Simpson

    A Sailor's Guide To Earth

    Third album and first for a major label from the Jackson, Kentucky-born country singer-songwriter

    Added: 13/04/2016

     
  3. 8.1

    Singing Saw

    Kevin Morby

    Singing Saw

    Third solo album of indie rock from the former Woods bassist and The Babies frontman

    Added: 14/04/2016

     
  4. 8.0

    Presents Sorrow - A Reimagining Of Gorecki's 3rd Symphony

    Colin Stetson

    Presents Sorrow - A Reimagining Of Gorecki's 3rd Symphony

    Latest release from the innovative Canadian sax player and touring member of Arcade Fire and Bon Iver

    Added: 08/04/2016

     
  5. 7.9

    Love Streams

    Tim Hecker

    Love Streams

    The Montreal-based electronic musician's eighth album recorded in Reykjavík with contributions from the Icelandic Choir Ensemble

    Added: 04/04/2016

     
  6. 7.9

    Mirror

    Gnod

    Mirror

    Second release from the Manchester-based drone & psychedelic noise collective

    Added: 11/04/2016

     
  7. 7.9

    Human Performance

    Parquet Courts

    Human Performance

    Fifth full-length album from the Brooklyn garage rock / post-punk band led by Austin Brown and Andrew Savage

    Added: 01/04/2016

     
  8. 7.8

    Nonagon Infinity

    King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

    Nonagon Infinity

    Album number eight from the prolific psych-rock Melbourne six-piece which plays as one continuous loop

    Added: 28/04/2016

     
  9. 7.7

    Silent Earthling

    Three Trapped Tigers

    Silent Earthling

    Second album from the London experimental instrumental rock trio

    Added: 01/04/2016

     
  10. 7.7

    Ears

    Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

    Ears

    Third album from the Washington state-born artist, composed almost entirely on the Buchla modular synthesiser

    Added: 13/04/2016

     
  11. 7.7

    Ash Koosha

    I AKA I

    Second album from the London-based Iranian electronic multi-instrumentalist composer, record producer and film director

    Added: 15/04/2016

     
  12. 7.7

    Bob Mould

    Patch The Sky

    Twelfth solo album from the man behind alt.rock bands Hüsker Dü and Sugar

    Added: 22/03/2016

     
  13. 7.7

    Eric Bachmann

    Eric Bachmann

    Third solo album from the Athens, Georgia-based indie veteran and former lead singer of Crooked Fingers and Archers of Loaf

    Added: 30/03/2016

     
  14. 7.6

    The Goon Sax

    Up To Anything

    Debut album from Brisbane three-piece Louis Forster, Riley Jones and James Harrison

    Added: 01/04/2016

     
  15. 7.6

    Deftones

    Gore

    Eighth studio album from the Sacramento alt. metal band, produced by Matt Hyde (Slayer, Children of Bodom, Monster Magnet)

    Added: 08/04/2016

     
  16. 7.6

    Future Of The Left

    The Peace And Truce Of Future Of The Left

    Fifth studio album from Andy Falkous's Welsh hardcore alt.rock band funded via PledgeMusic

    Added: 06/04/2016

     
  17. 7.6

    Charles Bradley

    Changes

    Third album from the James Brown impersonator-turned R&B/soul singer in his own right, featuring a cover of the titular Black Sabbath tune

    Added: 31/03/2016

     
  18. 7.6

    Andrew Bird

    Are You Serious

    Album number eight from the Chicago-born multi-instrumentalist featuring collaborations with Fiona Apple and Blake Mills

    Added: 28/03/2016

     
  19. 7.5

    RM Hubbert

    Telling The Trees

    Fifth album of flamenco-tinged acoustic folk from the Glasgow, Scotland based singer-songwriter, each song a collaboration with a different artist

    Added: 29/04/2016

     
  20. 7.5

    Andy Stott

    Too Many Voices

    Album number five from the Manchester-based dub and techno producer

    Added: 25/04/2016

     
  21. 7.5

    Explosions In The Sky

    The Wilderness

    Seventh studio album from the Austin, Texas post rock quartet

    Added: 28/03/2016

     
  22. 7.4

    Teleman

    Brilliant Sanity

    Second album from the London indie pop quartet produced by Dan Carey (Bat For Lashes, Nick Mulvey, Django Django)

    Added: 08/04/2016

     
  23. 7.4

    Tacocat

    Lost Time

    Third studio album from the Seattle-based pop punk quartet

    Added: 01/04/2016

     
  24. 7.4

    Teen Suicide

    It's the Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir the Honeypot

    Second album from the lo-fi indie/emo project of Sam Ray, which the band have indicated might be their last before a name change

    Added: 06/04/2016

     
  25. 7.4

    Susanna

    Triangle

    Eleventh solo album from the Norwegian singer-songwriter

    Added: 26/04/2016

     
  26. 7.4

    PJ Harvey

    The Hope Six Demolition Project

    Ninth album from the alt.rock singer-songwriter and her first since the Mercury Prize-winning 2011 release Let England Shake

    Added: 11/04/2016

     
  27. 7.3

    The Range

    Potential

    Second album from the Brooklyn-based electronic producer James Hinton featuring samples of artists he’s discovered on YouTube

    Added: 23/03/2016

     
  28. 7.3

    Mogwai

    Atomic

    The Scottish post rock band release their soundtrack to last summer's documentary "Atomic: Living In Dread" by Mark Cousins

    Added: 28/03/2016

     
  29. 7.3

    Moderat

    III

    Third studio album of minimal techno/electronica from the collaboration between Apparat (Sascha Ring) and Modeselektor (Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary)

    Added: 01/04/2016

     
  30. 7.3

    Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop

    Love Letter For Fire

    Collaboration between the Iron & Wine man and the Californian singer-songwriter

    Added: 14/04/2016

     

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