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  1. 8.8

    ADM Rating
    You Want It Darker

    Leonard Cohen

    You Want It Darker

    The legendary Canadian singer-songwriter releases his fourteenth studio album

    Added: 19/10/2016

  2. 8.6

    American Band

    Drive-By Truckers

    American Band

    Eleventh studio album from the Georgia rockers and first not to feature not the illustrations Wes Freed on its sleeve

    Added: 28/09/2016

  3. 8.5

    22, A Million

    Bon Iver

    22, A Million

    Third album from the American indie/folk band fronted by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon

    Added: 28/09/2016

  4. 8.4

    Seat at the Table


    Seat at the Table

    Third studio album from the neo soul, r&b singer, featuring collaborations with Lil Wayne, Q-Tip, Kelly Rowland and more

    Added: 03/10/2016

  5. 8.2

    The Midnight Sun

    C Duncan

    The Midnight Sun

    Follow up to the Mercury Prize-nominated debut from the classically trained Glasgow-born indie pop composer and musician

    Added: 09/10/2016

  6. 8.2


    The Dillinger Escape Plan


    Sixth and final album from the New Jersey mathcore band

    Added: 14/10/2016

  7. 8.1

    Atrocity Exhibition

    Danny Brown

    Atrocity Exhibition

    Fourth full-length release from the Detroit experimental hip hop artist featuring guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Earl Sweatshirt

    Added: 01/10/2016

  8. 7.9

    Stage Four

    Touché Amoré

    Stage Four

    Fourth studio album of post-hardcore from LA five-piece whose title refers to vocalist Jeremy Bolm's late mother's cancer

    Added: 20/09/2016

  9. 7.9

    Let Them Eat Chaos

    Kate Tempest

    Let Them Eat Chaos

    Second album of spoken word hip-hop/poetry from the London-born artist produced by Dan Carey

    Added: 06/10/2016

  10. 7.9

    I Had A Dream That You Were Mine

    Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam

    I Had A Dream That You Were Mine

    Debut release from the collaboration between Leithauser, former frontman of The Walkman, and Rostam, former Vampire Weekend member

    Added: 22/09/2016

  11. 7.9

    The Radio Dept.

    Running Out Of Love

    Fourth album from the Swedish dream pop band delayed by a legal battle with their record label

    Added: 18/10/2016

  12. 7.8

    Cymbals Eat Guitars

    Pretty Years

    Fourth album from the Staten Island, NY indie rock band founded by Joseph D'Agostino and Matthew Miller

    Added: 16/09/2016

  13. 7.8

    Jenny Hval

    Blood Bitch

    Sixth studio album from Norwegian singer-songwriter and novelist co-produced by Lasse Marhaug

    Added: 23/09/2016

  14. 7.8


    Some Things Last Longer Than You

    Debut album from the London-based DIY three-piece, produced by MJ of Hookworms

    Added: 29/09/2016

  15. 7.8

    D.D Dumbo

    Utopia Defeated

    Debut album of electronic indie pop from the Australian artist

    Added: 07/10/2016

  16. 7.7

    Swet Shop Boys


    Debut LP from Riz Ahmed (Riz MC) and Himanshu Kumar Suri (Heems)

    Added: 14/10/2016

  17. 7.7

    Beach Slang

    A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

    Second album from the Philadelphia indie rock trio led by James Alex, a member of Weston in the 90s

    Added: 21/09/2016

  18. 7.7


    Yes Lawd!

    Debut studio album from the hip-hop collaboration between Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge

    Added: 19/10/2016

  19. 7.6

    Tanya Tagaq


    Fourth album from the avant-garde Canadian singer

    Added: 25/10/2016

  20. 7.6

    Shovels & Rope

    Little Seeds

    Fourth album from the South Carolina husband and wife alt-country duo Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst

    Added: 12/10/2016

  21. 7.6

    Agnes Obel

    Citizen of Glass

    The Danish singer-songwriter's third album sees her break away from the piano and move towards a variety of new keyboard-based instruments

    Added: 19/10/2016

  22. 7.5

    Weyes Blood

    Front Row Seat To Earth

    Third album of indie folk from singer-songwriter Natalie Mering

    Added: 20/10/2016

  23. 7.5

    Grumbling Fur


    Fourth album from the London psyche-pop duo Daniel O'Sullivan and Alexander Tucker

    Added: 15/09/2016

  24. 7.5

    Julia Jacklin

    Don't Let The Kids Win

    Debut album from the Australian singer-songwriter, recorded in a studio in New Zealand

    Added: 07/10/2016

  25. 7.5

    Billie Marten

    Writing of Blues and Yellows

    Debut album from the North Yorkshire singer-songwriter nominated for the BBC Sound of 2016 award

    Added: 25/09/2016

  26. 7.5

    Wrekmeister Harmonies

    Light Falls

    Fifth release from the musical collective led by musician and composer JR Robinson, now featuring members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor

    Added: 16/09/2016

  27. 7.5

    The Pictish Trail

    Future Echoes

    Seventh album from from Scottish musician and Lost Map boss Johnny Lynch

    Added: 15/09/2016

  28. 7.4

    Kishi Bashi


    Third album from the side project of Jupiter One/Of Montreal's Kaoru Ishibashi, produced with the help of Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor

    Added: 30/09/2016

  29. 7.4

    Psychic Twin

    Strange Diary

    Debut album from electronic avant-pop artist Erin Fein

    Added: 16/09/2016

  30. 7.4

    Nicolas Jaar


    Second album of experimental house from the Chilean-American composer

    Added: 06/10/2016


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