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  1. 8.8

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    Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

    Little Simz

    Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

    Fourth album of soulful hip-hop from London-rapper Simbiatu Ajikawo produced by Inflo (Sault)

    Added: 01/09/2021

     
  2. 8.5

    Glow On

    Turnstile

    Glow On

    Third full-length album from the Baltimore hardcore band was produced by Mike Elizondo

    Added: 26/08/2021

     
  3. 8.2

    Fire

    The Bug

    Fire

    Fifth album of dancehall/grime/hip hop from the London-based Kevin Martin

    Added: 27/08/2021

     
  4. 8.2

    Conquering

    Employed to Serve

    Conquering

    Fourth album from the Woking metal band led by Justine Jones and Sammy Urwin produced by Lewis Johns

    Added: 21/09/2021

     
  5. 8.2

    Any Shape Of You

    Indigo De Souza

    Any Shape Of You

    Second album from the North Carolina-based indie rock musician

    Added: 24/08/2021

     
  6. 8.1

    Comfort To Me

    Amyl And The Sniffers

    Comfort To Me

    Second album from the Melbourne-based pub rock quartet

    Added: 08/09/2021

     
  7. 8.0

    From Dreams To Dust

    The Felice Brothers

    From Dreams To Dust

    The latest album from the New York folk rock band recorded in a church

    Added: 17/09/2021

     
  8. 8.0

    Hey What

    Low

    Hey What

    Thirteenth studio album from the indie rock duo from Duluth, Minnesota produced by BJ Burton (Bon Iver, Twin Shadow, Empress Of)

    Added: 08/09/2021

     
  9. 8.0

    Torn Arteries

    Carcass

    Torn Arteries

    Seventh album and first in eight years from the extreme metal Liverpool band who reformed in 2007

    Added: 20/09/2021

     
  10. 8.0

    Fever Dreams

    Villagers

    Fever Dreams

    Fifth album from the Mercury Prize-nominated Irish indie folk band led by singer-songwriter Conor O’Brien

    Added: 18/08/2021

     
  11. 7.9

    Iron Maiden

    Senjutsu

    Album number seventeen from the UK heavy metal stalwarts and first for six years produced by Kevin Shirley (Journey, Rush)

    Added: 02/09/2021

     
  12. 7.9

    Steve Gunn

    Other You

    Latest release from the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and former member of Kurt Vile's backing band The Violators

    Added: 27/08/2021

     
  13. 7.8

    Saint Etienne

    I’ve Been Trying To Tell You

    Tenth studio album from the London alternative dance trio formed in 1990

    Added: 10/09/2021

     
  14. 7.8

    Lil Nas X

    Montero

    Debut album from the Georgia-born rapper featuring collaborations with Jack Harlow, Doja Cat, Elton John, Megan Thee Stallion, and Miley Cyrus

    Added: 17/09/2021

     
  15. 7.8

    The Bronx

    Bronx VI

    Sixth album from the LA hardcore punks who have also released three albums of mariachi music under the moniker of Mariachi El Bronx

    Added: 03/09/2021

     
  16. 7.8

    Sufjan Stevens & Angelo De Augustine

    A Beginner's Mind

    First collaboration between the Detroit-born indie folk singer-songwriter and the Californian musician

    Added: 23/09/2021

     
  17. 7.8

    Chvrches

    Screen Violence

    Fourth album from the Glasgow synthpop trio includes a contribution from The Cure's Robert Smith

    Added: 24/08/2021

     
  18. 7.7

    Moor Mother

    Black Encyclopedia Of The Air

    Fifth full-length release from the Philadelphia poet, musician and activist Camae Ayewa

    Added: 16/09/2021

     
  19. 7.7

    Nao

    And Then Life Was Beautiful

    Third studio album from the British R&B artist Neo Joshua

    Added: 24/09/2021

     
  20. 7.7

    Haiku Salut

    The Hill, The Light, The Ghost

    Fifth album from the Derbyshire electronica instrumental trio Gemma Barkerwood, Sophie Barkerwood and Louise Croft

    Added: 14/09/2021

     
  21. 7.7

    Deafheaven

    Infinite Granite

    Fifth album from the San Francisco post-black metal outfit and first that's influenced more by shoegaze and alt rock with clean vocals

    Added: 17/08/2021

     
  22. 7.6

    Jordan Rakei

    What We Call Life

    Fourth full-length album from the London-based, New Zealand-born artist

    Added: 24/09/2021

     
  23. 7.6

    Halsey

    If I Cant Have Love, I Want Power

    Fourth studio album from the New Jersey pop artist Ashley Nicolette Frangipane produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

    Added: 27/08/2021

     
  24. 7.6

    Kacey Musgraves

    star-crossed

    Eigth studio album from the Texas country singer produced by Daniel Tashian and Ian Fitchuk

    Added: 08/09/2021

     
  25. 7.5

    Injury Reserve

    By the Time I Get to Phoenix

    Second full-length album from the Arizona-based alternative rap trio

    Added: 21/09/2021

     
  26. 7.5

    Martha Wainwright

    Love Will Be Reborn

    Sixth album from the Canadian singer-songwriter produced by Pierre Marchand

    Added: 20/08/2021

     
  27. 7.5

    Angel Olsen

    Aisles

    Five track EP from the St Louis-born singer-songwriter featuring covers of songs by Alphaville, Laura Branigan, Billy Idol, Men Without Hats and OMD

    Added: 22/08/2021

     
  28. 7.4

    Sleigh Bells

    Texis

    Fifth full-length album from the Brooklyn noise pop duo Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek Miller

    Added: 09/09/2021

     
  29. 7.3

    James McMurtry

    The Horses and the Hounds

    Album number ten from the Austin-based folk rock musician recorded in Santa Monica with producer Ross Hogarth

    Added: 25/08/2021

     
  30. 7.3

    José González

    Local Valley

    Fourth album from the Swedish indie folk singer-songwriter was self-produced

    Added: 18/09/2021

     

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