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  1. 8.4

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    Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

    Deafheaven

    Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

    Fourth album of shoegazing black metal from the San Fransisco outfit working with regular producer Jack Shirley (Jeff Rosenstock, Loma Prieta, Bosse-de-Nage, Punch)

    Added: 09/07/2018

     
  2. 8.3

    Heaven & Earth

    Kamasi Washington

    Heaven & Earth

    Latest release from the Los Angeles jazz saxophonist with contributions from Tony Austin, Ronald Bruner, Jr., Brandon Coleman, Cameron Graves, Terrace Martin and Thundercat

    Added: 19/06/2018

     
  3. 8.3

    Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides

    Sophie

    Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides

    Debut studio album of experimental art pop from LA-based, Scottish-born Sophie Xeon, its title a reverse mondegreen of "I love every person's insides"

    Added: 15/06/2018

     
  4. 8.1

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    serpentwithfeet

    soil

    Debut album of soulful r&b from the Baltimore born Josiah Wise

    Added: 10/06/2018

     
  5. 8.1

    Kids See Ghosts

    Kids See Ghosts

    Kids See Ghosts

    Debut album from the hip hop supergroup Kanye West and Kid Cudi

    Added: 11/06/2018

     
  6. 8.0

    I'm All Ears

    Let's Eat Grandma

    I'm All Ears

    Second album from Norwich-based experimental pop duo Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth co-produced by Faris Badwan (The Horrors) and SOPHIE

    Added: 26/06/2018

     
  7. 7.9

    Bad Contestant

    Matt Maltese

    Bad Contestant

    Debut album from the 21 year old Reading singer-songwriter

    Added: 08/06/2018

     
  8. 7.9

    Palo Santo

    Years & Years

    Palo Santo

    Second album from the London-based electronica trio Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen

    Added: 05/07/2018

     
  9. 7.8

    Ecstatic Arrow

    Virginia Wing

    Ecstatic Arrow

    Fourth album from the Mancunian experimental pop group, recorded at a friend's house in Switzerland

    Added: 06/06/2018

     
  10. 7.8

    Listening To Pictures (Pentimento Volume One)

    Jon Hassell

    Listening To Pictures (Pentimento Volume One)

    First new release in nine years from the American ambient jazz trumpeter

    Added: 12/06/2018

     
  11. 7.8

    Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

    Hope Downs

    Debut full-length from the indie rock quintet from Melbourne, Australia

    Added: 14/06/2018

     
  12. 7.8

    Angelique Kidjo

    Remain In Light

    The New York-based Beninese singer-songwriter covers the entire Talking Heads' 1980 album produced by Jef Bhasker (Rihanna, Kanye West, Harry Styles, Bruno Mars, Drake, Jay-Z)

    Added: 12/06/2018

     
  13. 7.8

    Snail Mail

    Lush

    Debut album of lo-fi indie rock from the Maryland-based trio led by Lindsey Jordan

    Added: 06/06/2018

     
  14. 7.7

    Leon Vynehall

    Nothing Is Still

    Debut full-length album from the English deep house producer and DJ, a three part project (along with a novella and short film) about his grandparents emigration to New York in the 1960s

    Added: 14/06/2018

     
  15. 7.7

    Yob

    Our Raw Heart

    Eighth album from the Oregon doom metal band, written in the midst of a severe health scare for frontman Mike Scheidt

    Added: 08/06/2018

     
  16. 7.7

    Cowboy Junkies

    Cowboy Junkies

    First album for six years from the Toronto alternative blues and country quartet led by Michael Timmins

    Added: 13/07/2018

     
  17. 7.7

    Boy Azooga

    1, 2, Kung Fu!

    Debut album of indie garage rock from the Welsh quartet, led by singer/guitarist Davey Newington

    Added: 12/06/2018

     
  18. 7.6

    Protomartyr

    Consolation E.P.

    The Detroit post-punk group's latest EP features Kelley Deal of the Breeders

    Added: 18/06/2018

     
  19. 7.6

    Miss Red

    K.O.

    Debut full-length studio release from the Israeli dancehall MC was produced by Kevin “The Bug” Martin

    Added: 15/07/2018

     
  20. 7.6

    Lotic

    Power

    Debut full-length album from the Houston-born Berlin-based electronic producer J'Kerian Morgan

    Added: 11/07/2018

     
  21. 7.6

    Kadhja Bonet

    Childqueen

    Self-produced second album of R&B / soul / jazz from the Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist

    Added: 07/06/2018

     
  22. 7.5

    Flasher

    Constant Image

    Debut full-length release from the Washington, DC post-punk band produced by Nicolas Vernhes (Animal Collective, Deerhunter, The Fiery Furnaces, Dirty Projectors, The War on Drugs)

    Added: 11/06/2018

     
  23. 7.5

    Jorja Smith

    Lost & Found

    Debut album of pop R&B from the 20 year old singer-songwriter with contributions from Dizzee Rascal, Amanda Ghost and Tom Misch

    Added: 08/06/2018

     
  24. 7.5

    Melody’s Echo Chamber

    Bon Voyage

    Second studio album from French indie dream pop singer-songwriter Melody Prochet

    Added: 11/06/2018

     
  25. 7.5

    Johnny Marr

    Call the Comet

    The self-produced third solo album from the former Smiths guitarist

    Added: 15/06/2018

     
  26. 7.4

    Ghost

    Prequelle

    Fourth full-length studio album from the Swedish metal band was produced by Tom Dalgety

    Added: 07/06/2018

     
  27. 7.4

    Dirty Projectors

    Lamp Lit Prose

    Eighth studio album of experimental indie rock from David Longstreth's Brooklyn-based outfit

    Added: 09/07/2018

     
  28. 7.4

    Chastity

    Death Lust

    The debut full-length album from the Canadian alt.rock/punk band led by Brandon Williams

    Added: 13/07/2018

     
  29. 7.4

    Jim James

    Uniform Distortion

    Third solo album of psychedelic indie rock from the My Morning Jacket frontman

    Added: 26/06/2018

     
  30. 7.3

    Death Grips

    Year Of The Snitch

    Sixth studio album from the California-based experimental hip-hop trio

    Added: 01/07/2018

     

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