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  1. 8.5

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    Have You In My Wilderness

    Julia Holter

    Have You In My Wilderness

    Fourth album from the Californian singer-songwriter and experimental sound artist

    Added: 21/09/2015

  2. 7.9

    New Bermuda


    New Bermuda

    Third album of shoegazing black metal from the San Fransisco outfit, the follow-up to 2013's Sunbather

    Added: 30/09/2015

  3. 7.9

    Holding Hands With Jamie

    Girl Band

    Holding Hands With Jamie

    Full-length debut album from the Dublin noise rock quartet

    Added: 23/09/2015

  4. 7.8

    The Book Of Souls

    Iron Maiden

    The Book Of Souls

    Album number sixteen from the UK heavy metal stalwarts, their first ever double album

    Added: 04/09/2015

  5. 7.7

    b'lieve i'm goin down

    Kurt Vile

    b'lieve i'm goin down

    Sixth studio release from the Philadelphia lo-fi indie rocker, follow up to 2013's It's a Big World Out There (And I Am Scared)

    Added: 18/09/2015

  6. 7.7

    Songs To Play

    Robert Forster

    Songs To Play

    Sixth solo album from the Brisbane-born indie rock singer-songrwiter and former Go-Betweens frontman

    Added: 21/09/2015

  7. 7.7

    La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful

    Petite Noir

    La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful

    Debut album of Afrobeat / synth-pop from Brussels-born, Cape Town-based Yannick Ilunga

    Added: 11/09/2015

  8. 7.6

    Hollow Meadows

    Richard Hawley

    Hollow Meadows

    Eighth album of alternative indie pop from the Sheffield-born guitarist and vocalist

    Added: 11/09/2015

  9. 7.6

    Ones and Sixes


    Ones and Sixes

    Eleventh studio album of slowcore indie rock and dream pop from the Minnesota trio, recorded at Justin Vernon's studio and features contributions from Wilco's Glenn Kotche

    Added: 07/09/2015

  10. 7.6




    A new psych folk collaboration between Toy and Natasha Khan (Bat for Lashes) produced by Dan Carey

    Added: 24/09/2015

  11. 7.6

    New Order

    Music Complete

    Album number ten from the veteran electronic rock band is the first without Peter Hook and sees the return of Gillian Gilbert

    Added: 21/09/2015

  12. 7.5


    Why Choose

    Second album from the London-based DIY post-punk trio

    Added: 06/10/2015

  13. 7.5

    Empress Of


    Debut album of electronic dream pop from NY-based Honduran/American singer songwriter Lorely Rodriguez

    Added: 10/09/2015

  14. 7.5


    Sun Coming Down

    Second album from the Montreal indie/post-punk four-piece

    Added: 15/09/2015

  15. 7.4

    King Midas Sound and Fennesz

    Edition 1

    Third album of ambient dubstep from Kevin Martin (aka The Bug) in collaboration with Austrian guitarist Christian Fennesz

    Added: 23/09/2015

  16. 7.4

    Autre Ne Veut

    Age Of Transparency

    Third album of R&B and electronica from Brooklyn-based singer and producer Arthur Ashin

    Added: 02/10/2015

  17. 7.4

    Keith Richards

    Crosseyed Heart

    The third solo album from the Stones guitarist backed by his X-Pensive Winos, featuring Waddy Wachtel and Steve Jordan

    Added: 15/09/2015

  18. 7.4

    Swim Deep


    Second album from the Birmingham psych-pop five-piece

    Added: 02/10/2015

  19. 7.4

    Dave Rawlings Machine

    Nashville Obsolete

    The second album from Rawlings' group, recorded to analogue tape in Nashville, TN

    Added: 17/09/2015

  20. 7.4


    Allas Sak

    Album number eight from the Stockholm-based psych / prog rockers

    Added: 25/09/2015

  21. 7.3


    Every Open Eye

    Second self-produced album from the Glasgow-based synthpop trio

    Added: 22/09/2015

  22. 7.3

    U.S. Girls

    Half Free

    Fifth solo album of dark baroque pop and first for 4AD from Toronto-born Meghan Remy

    Added: 24/09/2015

  23. 7.3

    Lana Del Rey


    Fourth studio album from the singer-songwriter, including a cover of Nina Simone's "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"

    Added: 18/09/2015

  24. 7.3

    Blank Realm

    Illegals In Heaven

    Fourth album from the Australian noise rock outfit, their first album ever recorded in a studio

    Added: 04/09/2015

  25. 7.3

    Frog Eyes

    Pickpocket's Locket

    Sixth studio album of Canadian-based indie rock from the four-piece led by Carey Mercer

    Added: 29/08/2015

  26. 7.3



    Sixth studio album from the Toronto-born electroclash, dance-punk artist, featuring guest vocals by Kim Gordon and Feist

    Added: 23/09/2015

  27. 7.2


    Ad Infinitum

    Fourth album of hook-laden indie pop from Seattle singer-songwriter Michael Lerner

    Added: 18/09/2015

  28. 7.2

    Craig Finn

    Faith In The Future

    Second solo album of indie rock/country from The Hold Steady frontman

    Added: 09/09/2015

  29. 7.2

    Little Simz

    A Curious Tale Of Trials + Persons

    Debut album from the London-born singing/rapping/acting 21 year old

    Added: 30/09/2015

  30. 7.2

    Bring Me The Horizon

    That's The Spirit

    Fifth album from the Sheffield quintet sees a shift from their metal core roots to an alt pop rock sound

    Added: 11/09/2015


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