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  1. 8.4

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    U.F.O.F.

    Big Thief

    U.F.O.F.

    Third album from the indie rock quartet fronted by singer-songwriter Adrianne Lenker and produced by Andrew Sarlo

    Added: 02/05/2019

     
  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. 8.2

    Life Metal

    Sunn O)))

    Life Metal

    Eighth album and first in four years from the Seattle drone metal merchants led by Stephen O'Malley and Greg Anderson

    Added: 23/04/2019

     
  4. 8.2

    Designer

    Aldous Harding

    Designer

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

    Added: 25/04/2019

     
  5. 8.1

    There Is No Other

    Rhiannon Giddens

    There Is No Other

    Third album from the folk / Americana musician and Carolina Chocolate Drops front woman recorded over five days in Dublin with Italian multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi

    Added: 06/05/2019

     
  6. 8.0

    Blood

    Kelsey Lu

    Blood

    Debut album from the North Carolina-born cellist and singer-songwriter working with producers Skrillex, Jamie xx and Rodaidh McDonald

    Added: 20/04/2019

     
  7. 7.9

    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

     
  8. 7.9

    Cuz I Love You

    Lizzo

    Cuz I Love You

    Third album and major label debut from the Minneapolis alternative hip-hop artist Melissa Jefferson

    Added: 18/04/2019

     
  9. 7.9

    Nothing Great About Britain

    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

     
  10. 7.8

    I Am Easy To Find

    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

     
  11. 7.8

    Ezra Collective

    You Can't Steal My Joy

    Debut full-length release from the five-piece British jazz collective featuring guest appearances from Loyle Carner, KOKOROKO and Jorja Smith

    Added: 26/04/2019

     
  12. 7.8

    Craig Finn

    I Need A New War

    Fourth solo album from The Hold Steady frontman

    Added: 25/04/2019

     
  13. 7.7

    Inter Arma

    Sulphur English

    Fourth album from the Richmond, Virginia metal band

    Added: 15/04/2019

     
  14. 7.7

    Kevin Morby

    Oh My God

    Fifth album of indie rock from the former Woods bassist and The Babies frontman

    Added: 24/04/2019

     
  15. 7.7

    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

     
  16. 7.6

    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

     
  17. 7.5

    Anderson .Paak

    Ventura

    Fourth full-length studio release from the Southern Californian R&B artist featuring guest appearances from André 3000, Brandy, Nate Dogg, Sonyae Elise, Lalah Hathaway, Smokey Robinson, and Jazmine Sullivan

    Added: 12/04/2019

     
  18. 7.5

    Vampire Weekend

    Father Of The Bride

    Fourth album of indie pop / rock from the New York band and first since the departure of multi-instrumentalist Rostam Batmanglij

    Added: 30/04/2019

     
  19. 7.5

    Rammstein

    Rammstein

    First studio release in 10 years from the German metal sextet

    Added: 17/05/2019

     
  20. 7.5

    Glen Hansard

    This Wild Willing

    Fourth solo album from the Irish singer-songwriter and Frames frontman

    Added: 15/04/2019

     
  21. 7.4

    Damien Jurado

    In The Shape Of A Storm

    Fifteenth studio album from the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter

    Added: 12/04/2019

     
  22. 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

     
  23. 7.4

    The Mountain Goats

    In League With Dragons

    Album number seventeen from the lo-fi indie folk band led by John Darnielle and produced by Owen Pallett

    Added: 26/04/2019

     
  24. 7.4

    Drugdealer

    Raw Honey

    Second album of pop / psych rock from Michael Collins includes guest vocals from vocals Natalie Mering (Weyes Blood)

    Added: 17/04/2019

     
  25. 7.4

    Carly Rae Jepsen

    Dedicated

    Fourth studio album from the Canadian dance pop artist and former Canadian Idol contestant

    Added: 16/05/2019

     
  26. 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

     
  27. 7.3

    Tim Hecker

    Anoyo

    Tenth album from Montreal based electronic musician and sound artist recorded at the same time as 2018's Konoyo

    Added: 09/05/2019

     
  28. 7.3

    SOAK

    Grim Town

    Second album from Derry singer-songwriter Bridie Monds-Watson produced by Ant Whiting (John Newman, Rizzle Kicks, MIA)

    Added: 25/04/2019

     
  29. 7.3

    The Cranberries

    In the End

    Eighth and final album from the Irish alternative rock group following the death of singer Dolores O'Riordan in January 2018, produced by Stephen Street

    Added: 24/04/2019

     
  30. 7.3

    Fat White Family

    Serfs Up!

    Third album of lo-fi rock from the South London band led by Lias and Nathan Saoudi

    Added: 15/04/2019

     

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