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  1. 8.2

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    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

     
  2. 8.1

    Pageant

    PWR BTTM

    Pageant

    Second album from the pop-punk New York duo Liv Bruce and Ben Hopkins

    Added: 10/05/2017

     
  3. 8.1

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    Ryuichi Sakamoto

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    Eighteenth solo album from the Tokyo-based composer and pianist, his first since his recovery from throat cancer

    Added: 28/04/2017

     
  4. 8.1

    No Shape

    Perfume Genius

    No Shape

    Fourth album from Seattle-based indie pop solo artist Mike Hadreas produced by Blake Mills (Laura Marling, Jesca Hoop, Fiona Apple)

    Added: 01/05/2017

     
  5. 8.1

    Slowdive

    Slowdive

    Slowdive

    Fourth album and first since 1995 from the dream pop / shoegaze band who reformed in 2014

    Added: 03/05/2017

     
  6. 8.0

    Guppy

    Charly Bliss

    Guppy

    Debut full-length album from the Brooklyn power pop four-piece

    Added: 26/04/2017

     
  7. 8.0

    After Laughter

    Paramore

    After Laughter

    Fifth album from the Tennessee pop punk / emo band produced by guitarist Taylor York and previous collaborator Justin Meldal-Johnsen

    Added: 12/05/2017

     
  8. 7.9

    Halo

    Juana Molina

    Halo

    Seventh album of electronic folk-pop from the Argentinian singer-songwriter and actress

    Added: 10/05/2017

     
  9. 7.9

    All This I Do For Glory

    Colin Stetson

    All This I Do For Glory

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

    Added: 28/04/2017

     
  10. 7.8

    Narkopop

    Gas

    Narkopop

    Fifth album and first since 2000 from the ambient electronic Cologne-based musician Wolfgang Voigt

    Added: 21/04/2017

     
  11. 7.8

    Joan Shelley

    Joan Shelley

    Fourth album from the Kentucky folk singer produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy

    Added: 05/05/2017

     
  12. 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

     
  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

    Justin Townes Earle

    Kids In The Street

    Album number eight from the Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter

    Added: 25/05/2017

     
  15. 7.7

    The Afghan Whigs

    In Spades

    Eighth studio album from the Ohio alt.rock band and second since they reformed in 2011

    Added: 05/05/2017

     
  16. 7.7

    Aldous Harding

    Party

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

    Added: 21/05/2017

     
  17. 7.7

    Paul Weller

    A Kind Revolution

    Album number thirteen from the former Jam and Style Council front man includes guest appearances from PP Arnold, Madeleine Bell, Boy George and Robert Wyatt

    Added: 10/05/2017

     
  18. 7.7

    Mac DeMarco

    This Old Dog

    Third full-length self-produced album from the Canadian multi-instrumentalist and multi-media artist

    Added: 02/05/2017

     
  19. 7.7

    Carl Craig

    Versus

    A classical orchestra covers a selection of tracks by the renowned Detroit producer

    Added: 09/05/2017

     
  20. 7.7

    (Sandy) Alex G

    Rocket

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

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  21. 7.6

    Pond

    The Weather

    Seventh album from the Australian psych-rock band produced Tame Impala's Kevin Parker

    Added: 03/05/2017

     
  22. 7.6

    Feist

    Pleasure

    Fifth studio album from the Canadian indie-pop singer-songwriter

    Added: 24/04/2017

     
  23. 7.5

    Chris Stapleton

    From A Room Vol. One

    Second solo album from the Nashville bluegrass singer-songwriter, produced by Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell)

    Added: 05/05/2017

     
  24. 7.5

    Forest Swords

    Compassion

    Second album from Liverpool experimental electronic artist Matthew Barnes

    Added: 04/05/2017

     
  25. 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

     
  26. 7.5

    Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy

    Best Troubador

    Latest offering from lo-fi alt.folk singer-songwriter Will Oldham is a tribute album to country legend Merle Haggard

    Added: 05/05/2017

     
  27. 7.5

    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

     
  28. 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

     
  29. 7.5

    White Reaper

    The World's Best American Band

    Second album from the Louisville, Kentucky garage rock quartet

    Added: 19/04/2017

     
  30. 7.5

    Ho99o9

    United States Of Horror

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

    Added: 17/05/2017

     

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