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  1. 8.5

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    Run The Jewels 3

    Run The Jewels

    Run The Jewels 3

    Third studio album from the two hip hop heavyweights Killer Mike and El-P featuring guest appearances from Danny Brown, Joi Gilliam, Trina and Kamasi Washington

    Added: 03/01/2017

     
  2. 8.2

    Godfather

    Wiley

    Godfather

    Eleventh studio album from the grime pioneer featuring Skepta, Devlin, Jme, Ghetts, Chip, P Money, Lethal Bizzle

    Added: 18/01/2017

     
  3. 7.8

    I See You

    The xx

    I See You

    Third album of indie rock / dream pop from the London trio recorded in LA and Iceland and produced by Jamie xx and Rodaidh McDonald

    Added: 06/01/2017

     
  4. 7.7

    Not Even Happiness

    Julie Byrne

    Not Even Happiness

    Second album from the New York-based singer-songwriter

    Added: 11/01/2017

     
  5. 7.7

    A Shadow In Time

    William Basinski

    A Shadow In Time

    Latest release from the New York City-based experimental ambient composer is a musical eulogy for David Bowie

    Added: 18/01/2017

     
  6. 7.7

    STELLULAR

    Rose Elinor Dougall

    STELLULAR

    Second solo album from the English singer-songwriter and Mark Ronson collaborator

    Added: 18/01/2017

     
  7. 7.3

    Stillness in Wonderland

    Little Simz

    Stillness in Wonderland

    Second album from the London-born singer, rapper and actress Simbi Ajikawo

    Added: 01/01/2017

     
  8. 7.3

    Reflection

    Brian Eno

    Reflection

    The latest studio release from the veteran ambient electronic composer is a single piece of music that come with an app that changes the music at different times of the day

    Added: 03/01/2017

     
  9. 7.2

    Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

    Japandroids

    Near To The Wild Heart Of Life

    Third album from Canadian duo Brian King and David Prowse

    Added: 19/01/2017

     
  10. 7.1

    Migration

    Bonobo

    Migration

    Sixth album of down-tempo dance and trip-hop from the Brighton-born multi-instrumentalist and DJ Simon Green

    Added: 13/01/2017

     
  11. 7.1

    Cloud Nothings

    Life Without Sound

    Fifth album from the Dylan Baldi-fronted indie rockers, now featuring touring guitarist Chris Brown as a full-time member

    Added: 18/01/2017

     
  12. 7.0

    Foxygen

    Hang

    Fifth album from California indie duo Jonathan Rado and Sam France

    Added: 09/01/2017

     
  13. 7.0

    Austra

    Future Politics

    Third album of synthpop from Toronto's Katie Stelmanis and Maya Postepski

    Added: 12/01/2017

     
  14. 6.8

    Mick Harvey

    Intoxicated Women

    The fourth and reportedly final album of Serge Gainsbourg translations from the Australian singer-songwriter and Nick Cave collaborator

    Added: 19/01/2017

     
  15. 6.8

    A Winged Victory For The Sullen

    Iris

    Dustin O'Halloran and Adam Wiltzie's third record is a soundtrack for the French thriller of the same name

    Added: 12/01/2017

     
  16. 6.8

    Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White

    Gentlewoman, Ruby Man

    A collection of covers from the London singer-songwriter and Virgia-based producer and founder of Spacebomb Records

    Added: 12/01/2017

     
  17. 6.7

    The Molochs

    America's Velvet Glory

    Second album from Argentinian-born, LA-based Lucas Fitzsimons' garage rock band

    Added: 14/01/2017

     
  18. 6.7

    Nine Inch Nails

    Not the Actual Events

    Five-track EP from Trent Reznor's cult industrial rock band

    Added: 28/12/2016

     
  19. 6.7

    J. Cole

    4 Your Eyez Only

    Fourth full-length album from the North Carolina hip hop artist and Jay-Z protegé

    Added: 16/12/2016

     
  20. 6.7

    Sundara Karma

    Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect

    Debut album from the Reading-based indie rock quartet

    Added: 06/01/2017

     
  21. 6.6

    AFI

    AFI (The Blood Album)

    Tenth studio album from the Californian pop-punk quartet

    Added: 18/01/2017

     
  22. 6.5

    SOHN

    Rennen

    Second album of electro-soul from the Vienna-based, London-born producer Christopher Taylor

    Added: 11/01/2017

     
  23. 6.5

    Kid Cudi

    Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'

    Sixth album from the Cleveland-born rapper with guest appearances from André Benjamin, Travis Scott, Pharrell Williams and Willow Smith

    Added: 21/12/2016

     
  24. 6.5

    Brandon Can’t Dance

    Graveyard Of Good Times

    Eclectic debut studio album from Brandon Ayres who's already made a number of internet releases

    Added: 13/01/2017

     
  25. 6.5

    The Flaming Lips

    Oczy Mlody

    Fifteenth studio album from Wayne Coyne's Grammy-winning psych rockers, recorded with Dave Fridmann (Weezer, Sparklehorse, Mogwai)

    Added: 04/01/2017

     
  26. 6.4

    The Proper Ornaments

    Foxhole

    Second album from James Hoare and Max Oscarnold, the follow up to their 2014 debut 'Wooden Head'

    Added: 19/01/2017

     
  27. 6.4

    Dropkick Murphys

    11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory

    Ninth studio album from the Celtic punk rock band produced by Ted Hutt (Old Crow Medicine Show, Jessie Malin, The Gaslight Anthem)

    Added: 09/01/2017

     
  28. 6.3

    Menace Beach

    Lemon Memory

    Second studio album from the Leeds-based duo Liza Violet and Ryan Needham

    Added: 19/01/2017

     
  29. 5.8

    Vitalic

    Voyager

    Fourth album Dijon electrohouse producer Pascal Arbez

    Added: 11/01/2017

     
  30. 5.8

    Gone Is Gone

    Echolocation

    Debut album from the LA hard rock band formed by members of Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age and At the Drive-In

    Added: 06/01/2017

     

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