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  1. 8.6

    ADM Rating
    Gold & Grey

    Baroness

    Gold & Grey

    Fifth album of sludge / progressive metal from the Savannah, Georgia quartet produced by Dave Fridmann (Interpol, Mogwai, The Flaming Lips)

    Added: 12/06/2019

     
  2. 8.3

    Legacy! Legacy!

    Jamila Woods

    Legacy! Legacy!

    Second album from the Chicago R&B / soul singer, songwriter and poet

    Added: 10/05/2019

     
  3. 8.1

    Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest

    Bill Callahan

    Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest

    Sixth album of lo-fi, alt.country from the Maryland-born singer-songwriter formerly known as Smog

    Added: 13/06/2019

     
  4. 8.1

    Reward

    Cate Le Bon

    Reward

    Fifth album from the Welsh folk/rock singer-songwriter features contributions from Huw Evans, Stephen Black and Warpaint's Stella Mozgawa

    Added: 22/05/2019

     
  5. 8.0

    PROTO

    Holly Herndon

    PROTO

    Third album of experimental electronica / techno from the Tennessee-born, California-based producer and composer working with an AI program named "Spawn" created by Herndon and Mat Dryhurst

    Added: 08/05/2019

     
  6. 7.9

    Igor

    Tyler, The Creator

    Igor

    Sixth album from the Los Angeles-based Odd Future rapper featuring guest appearances from Kanye West, Playboi Carti, Pharrell Williams, Lil Uzi Vert, Charlie Wilson, Jessy Wilson, Solange, Santigold and ASAP Rocky

    Added: 20/05/2019

     
  7. 7.9

    Diviner

    Hayden Thorpe

    Diviner

    First solo album from the former Wild Beasts frontman and multi-instrumentalist

    Added: 24/05/2019

     
  8. 7.8

    Western Stars

    Bruce Springsteen

    Western Stars

    Nineteenth solo album and first in fourteen years from the veteran singer-songwriter, produced by Ron Aniello

    Added: 07/06/2019

     
  9. 7.8

    Amyl & The Sniffers

    Amyl & The Sniffers

    Amyl & The Sniffers

    Debut full-length album from the Australian garage punk band produced by Ross Orton (Arctic Monkeys, MIA, The Fall)

    Added: 23/05/2019

     
  10. 7.8

    Young Enough

    Charly Bliss

    Young Enough

    Second full-length album from the Brooklyn power pop four-piece produced by Joe Chiccarelli (Morrissey, The Wonder Years, My Morning Jacket)

    Added: 13/05/2019

     
  11. 7.8

    Flying Lotus

    Flamagra

    Sixth album of experimental hip hop / electronica from LA-based producer and musician featuring Anderson Paak, George Clinton, Little Dragon, Shabazz Palaces, Thundercat, Toro y Moi and Solange

    Added: 22/05/2019

     
  12. 7.7

    Mavis Staples

    We Get By

    Album number seventeen from the veteran gospel and soul legend produced by Ben Harper

    Added: 23/05/2019

     
  13. 7.7

    The National

    I Am Easy To Find

    Album number eight from the Ohio indie rock band recorded in Aaron Dessner's home studio features guest appearances from Sharon Van Etten, Gail Ann Dorsey, Lisa Hannigan, Kate Stables, Mina Tindle and the Brooklyn Youth Choir

    Added: 08/05/2019

     
  14. 7.7

    slowthai

    Nothing Great About Britain

    Debut album from the English rapper Tyron Frampton includes guest appearances Jaykae and Skepta as well as production credits from Mura Masa and punk rock band Slaves

    Added: 17/05/2019

     
  15. 7.7

    Injury Reserve

    Injury Reserve

    Debut full-length album from the Arizona-based alternative rap trio

    Added: 23/05/2019

     
  16. 7.6

    Palehound

    Black Friday

    Third album from the Boston-based alt-rock trio led by Ellen Kempner

    Added: 11/06/2019

     
  17. 7.6

    Plaid

    Polymer

    Tenth full-length studio album from the London-based electronic techno duo Andy Turner and Ed Handley

    Added: 07/06/2019

     
  18. 7.6

    Denzel Curry

    ZUU

    Fourth album from the South Florida rapper working with a number of producers including Charlie Heat FNZ Ronny J Rugah Rahj and Tay Keith

    Added: 04/06/2019

     
  19. 7.6

    Kate Tempest

    The Book Of Traps And Lessons

    Third album of spoken word hip-hop/poetry from the London-born artist produced by Rick Rubin

    Added: 13/06/2019

     
  20. 7.6

    Faye Webster

    Atlanta Millionaires Club

    Second full-length album from the Atlanta-based indie folk singer-songwriter co-produced with Drew Vandenberg

    Added: 23/05/2019

     
  21. 7.6

    Skepta

    Ignorance Is Bliss

    Fifth album from the London grime artist, and follow up to the Mercury Prize-winning Konnichiwa

    Added: 31/05/2019

     
  22. 7.5

    Stef Chura

    Midnight

    Second album from the Detroit indie rock singer-songwriter working with Car Seat Headrest's Will Toledo

    Added: 10/06/2019

     
  23. 7.5

    Rammstein

    Rammstein

    First studio release in 10 years from the German metal sextet

    Added: 17/05/2019

     
  24. 7.5

    Peter Perrett

    Humanworld

    Second solo album from the English singer-songwriter and former The Only Ones frontman produced by his son Jamie Parrett

    Added: 10/06/2019

     
  25. 7.5

    Pip Blom

    Boat

    Debut full-length album from the Dutch indie rock quartet produced by Dave McCracken (The Stone Roses, dEUS, The Rifles)

    Added: 03/06/2019

     
  26. 7.4

    Kedr Livanskiy

    Your Need

    Second album from the Russian musician, DJ and producer Yana Kedrina co-producer with Flaty

    Added: 09/05/2019

     
  27. 7.4

    The Divine Comedy

    Office Politics

    Twelfth studio album and first double from the Northern Irish orchestral pop band fronted by Neil Hannon

    Added: 06/06/2019

     
  28. 7.4

    Sacred Paws

    Run Around The Sun

    Second release from the Glasgow-based indie pop duo Rachel Aggs and Eilidh Rodgers who's debut Strike A Match won the 2017 Scottish Album of the Year Award

    Added: 30/05/2019

     
  29. 7.4

    Lee "Scratch" Perry

    Rainford

    Latest album from the Jamaican dub pioneer produced by Adrian Sherwood

    Added: 31/05/2019

     
  30. 7.4

    Bad Religion

    Age Of Unreason

    Seventeenth album and first in six years from the LA punk veterans produced by Carlos de la Garza

    Added: 07/05/2019

     

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