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  1. 8.8

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    Melodrama

    Lorde

    Melodrama

    Second album of indie electronic pop from New Zealand-born Ella Yelich-O'Connor produced by Jack Antonoff

    Added: 16/06/2017

     
  2. 8.3

    Peasant

    Richard Dawson

    Peasant

    Fourth album of narrative folk rock from the Newcastle singer-songwriter

    Added: 06/06/2017

     
  3. 8.2

    The Underside Of Power

    Algiers

    The Underside Of Power

    Second album from the Atlanta, Georgia experimental post-rock trio

    Added: 21/06/2017

     
  4. 8.2

    Black Origami

    Jlin

    Black Origami

    Second album from the Indiana-based electronic musician, producer and DJ featuring William Basinski and Holly Herndon

    Added: 19/05/2017

     
  5. 8.1

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    SZA

    Ctrl

    Debut album of r&b pop from the Solána Imani Rowe, with guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, James Fauntleroy, and Isaiah Rashad

    Added: 15/06/2017

     
  6. 8.0

    Capacity

    Big Thief

    Capacity

    Second album from the indie rock quartet fronted by singer-songwriter Adrianne Lenker

    Added: 07/06/2017

     
  7. 7.9

    I'm Not Your Man

    Marika Hackman

    I'm Not Your Man

    Second album from the London-based multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter features Big Moon as her backing band

    Added: 02/06/2017

     
  8. 7.9

    The Nashville Sound

    Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit

    The Nashville Sound

    Sixth full-length solo album and third credited with the 400 Unit from the former Drive-By Trucker man and produced by Dave Cobb

    Added: 13/06/2017

     
  9. 7.9

    Resistance

    Songhoy Blues

    Resistance

    Second album from the Northern Mali band including appearances from Iggy Pop and Elf Kid

    Added: 15/06/2017

     
  10. 7.9

    Off The Radar

    Noga Erez

    Off The Radar

    Debut album from the Israeli producer and electronic musician in collaboration with creative partner Ori Rousso

    Added: 05/06/2017

     
  11. 7.8

    Jane Weaver

    Modern Kosmology

    Sixth full-length album of dream pop from the Liverpool-born singer-songwriter and former member of Kill Laura and Misty Dixon

    Added: 19/05/2017

     
  12. 7.8

    Fleet Foxes

    Crack-Up

    Third album from the Seattle indie folk group, their first after a five year hiatus

    Added: 08/06/2017

     
  13. 7.8

    Do Make Say Think

    Stubborn Persistent Illusions

    Seventh record from the Toronto post-rock collective

    Added: 19/05/2017

     
  14. 7.7

    Aldous Harding

    Party

    Second album from the New Zealand-born gothic folk singer-songwriter

    Added: 21/05/2017

     
  15. 7.7

    (Sandy) Alex G

    Rocket

    Eighth album from the Philadelphia lo-fi indie rock musician Alex Giannascoli

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  16. 7.7

    Saint Etienne

    Home Counties

    Ninth studio album from the London alternative dance trio formed in 1990

    Added: 31/05/2017

     
  17. 7.6

    The Mountain Goats

    Goths

    Album number sixteen from the lo-fi indie folk band led by John Darnielle was recorded without guitars

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  18. 7.6

    Beach Fossils

    Somersault

    Third album of lo-fi, summery, reverb-soaked indie pop from the Brooklyn band led by Dustin Payseur

    Added: 01/06/2017

     
  19. 7.6

    Kevin Morby

    City Music

    Fourth album of indie rock from the former Woods bassist and The Babies frontman recorded with his live band

    Added: 15/06/2017

     
  20. 7.5

    Amber Coffman

    City of No Reply

    First solo record from the now LA-based singer and former Dirty Projectors member, produced by former bandmate Dave Longstreth

    Added: 02/06/2017

     
  21. 7.5

    Diagrams

    Dorothy

    Third album of folktronica, indie pop and psychedelic electronica from former Tunng singer and producer Sam Genders

    Added: 17/05/2017

     
  22. 7.5

    J Hus

    Common Sense

    Debut full-length album from the London rapper featuring production from long-time collaborator JAE5 and guest appearances from Mo Stack, MIST, Tiggs da Author and Burna Boy

    Added: 15/05/2017

     
  23. 7.5

    Ho99o9

    United States Of Horror

    Debut LP from the LA-based hip hop/hardcore duo theOGM and Eaddy

    Added: 17/05/2017

     
  24. 7.5

    Cigarettes After Sex

    Cigarettes After Sex

    Debut studio album of ambient dream pop from the quartet hailing from El Paso, Texas

    Added: 09/06/2017

     
  25. 7.4

    Juliana Hatfield

    Pussycat

    Solo album number fourteen from the former member of indie rock bands Blake Babies, Some Girls and The Lemonheads

    Added: 05/06/2017

     
  26. 7.4

    Coldcut X on-U Sound

    Outside the Echo Chamber

    Electronic duo and label owners Coldcut team up with legendary producer Adrian Sherwood

    Added: 22/05/2017

     
  27. 7.4

    Steve Earle & The Dukes

    So You Wannabe an Outlaw

    Sixteenth studio album from the alt.country singer songwriter is a homage to Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson

    Added: 16/06/2017

     
  28. 7.4

    Pumarosa

    The Witch

    Debut album from the London indie rock band produced by Dan Carey (Bat For Lashes, Katie Tempest, Django Django)

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  29. 7.3

    The Unthanks

    Diversions, Vol. 4: The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake

    Album number nine from the Northumberland folk group features songs and poems written by Nick Drake's mother

    Added: 26/05/2017

     
  30. 7.3

    Nick Hakim

    Green Twins

    Debut full-length album from the Brooklyn-based R&B singer-songwriter and Berklee College graduate

    Added: 21/05/2017

     

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