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  1. 8.4

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    Dirty Computer

    Janelle Monáe

    Dirty Computer

    Third album of funk, R&B and pop soul from the Atlanta artist and actress includes contributions Brian Wilson, Grimes, Pharrell Williams and Prince shortly before his death

    Added: 27/04/2018

     
  2. 8.4

    Wide Awake!

    Parquet Courts

    Wide Awake!

    Sixth full-length album from the Brooklyn-based garage rock / post-punk produced by Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse)

    Added: 16/05/2018

     
  3. 8.2

    Care For Me

    Saba

    Care For Me

    Second album from the Chicago rapper and record producer featuring Chance the Rapper, Kaina, and theMIND

    Added: 16/04/2018

     
  4. 8.0

    The Prodigal Son

    Ry Cooder

    The Prodigal Son

    Sixteenth studio album from the LA americana/roots musician

    Added: 10/05/2018

     
  5. 8.0

    Sparrow

    Ashley Monroe

    Sparrow

    Fourth studio album of neo-traditional country from the Knoxville-born singer-songwriter

    Added: 20/04/2018

     
  6. 8.0

    Knock Knock

    DJ Koze

    Knock Knock

    Latest release from the Hamburg techno producer Stefan Kozalla includes guest appearances from Wagner, Róisín Murphy and Speech (Arrested Development)

    Added: 03/05/2018

     
  7. 8.0

    Beyondless

    Iceage

    Beyondless

    Fourth album from the Danish post-punk quartet includes a guest appearance from Sky Ferreira

    Added: 02/05/2018

     
  8. 8.0

    Sparkle Hard

    Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks

    Sparkle Hard

    Album number seven from the Oregon indie rock quartet led by the former Pavement frontman

    Added: 16/05/2018

     
  9. 8.0

    Singularity

    Jon Hopkins

    Singularity

    Fifth studio album of ambient techno from the English composer, follow up to 2013's Mercury-nominated Immunity

    Added: 01/05/2018

     
  10. 7.9

    Last Man Standing

    Willie Nelson

    Last Man Standing

    Studio album number sixty-seven from the country stalwart, produced and co-written by Buddy Cannon

    Added: 25/04/2018

     
  11. 7.8

    Junglepussy

    Jp3

    Third album from the NYC rapper Shayna McHayle

    Added: 18/05/2018

     
  12. 7.8

    Courtney Barnett

    Tell Me How You Really Feel

    Second album from the Melbourne indie rock singer-songwriter working again with producer Burke Reid

    Added: 15/05/2018

     
  13. 7.8

    Beach House

    7

    Seventh studio album from the Baltimore dream pop duo produced by Spacemen 3's Peter Kember

    Added: 09/05/2018

     
  14. 7.7

    Frank Turner

    Be More Kind

    Seventh album of alt.folk/pop from the English singer-songwriter produced by Austin Jenkins and Joshua Block (White Denim) and Charlie Hugall (Florence And The Machine)

    Added: 04/05/2018

     
  15. 7.6

    Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert

    Here Lies The Body

    Collaboration between the Arab Strap man and the Glaswegian singer-songwriter along with guest vocalist Siobhan Wilson

    Added: 09/05/2018

     
  16. 7.6

    Half Waif

    Lavender

    Third solo album of dreamy synth-pop from Nandi Rose Plunkett, former member of indie rock outfit Pinegrove

    Added: 25/04/2018

     
  17. 7.6

    Gas

    Rausch

    Sixth studio album of ambient techno from German electronic composer Wolfgang Voigt

    Added: 18/05/2018

     
  18. 7.6

    Grouper

    Grid Of Points

    Album number eleven of ambient soundscape songs from California-born artist Liz Harris

    Added: 25/04/2018

     
  19. 7.5

    Dylan Carlson

    Conquistador

    First solo album under his own name from the drone rock innovator and frontman of Earth

    Added: 01/05/2018

     
  20. 7.5

    Brian Eno

    Music For Installations

    Six-disc collection from the veteran ambient electronic composer of music made for art exhibitions and co-produced with Nick Robertson

    Added: 04/05/2018

     
  21. 7.5

    Damien Jurado

    The Horizon Just Laughed

    Fourteenth studio album from the Seattle singer-songwriter

    Added: 03/05/2018

     
  22. 7.4

    Pinkshinyultrablast

    Miserable Miracles

    Third album from the St Petersburg shoegaze group

    Added: 11/05/2018

     
  23. 7.4

    Jean Grae & Quelle Chris

    Everything's Fine

    Debut collaboration between US rappers Jean Grae and Quelle Chris with guest appearances from Your Old Droog, Denmark Vessey, Hannibal Buress, Nick Offerman, Michael Che and John Hodgman

    Added: 27/04/2018

     
  24. 7.4

    Frog Eyes

    Violet Psalms

    Final studio album from the Canadian indie rock outfit led by Carey Mercer

    Added: 21/05/2018

     
  25. 7.4

    The Body

    I Have Fought Against It But I Can't Any Longer

    Album number seven of sludge metal from the Rhode Island-based duo Chip King and Lee Buford

    Added: 11/05/2018

     
  26. 7.4

    Forth Wanderers

    Forth Wanderers

    The second full-length release and first for Sub Pop for the indie rock five-piece produced by Cameron Konner

    Added: 27/04/2018

     
  27. 7.3

    Daniel Blumberg

    Minus

    Debut full-length solo album from the former member of Yuck and Cajun Dance Party is a collection of intimate piano-led tunes

    Added: 07/05/2018

     
  28. 7.3

    Speedy Ortiz

    Twerp Verse

    Third album from the Massachusetts indie rock quartet led by Sadie Dupuis

    Added: 25/04/2018

     
  29. 7.2

    Bernice

    Puff: In The Air Without A Shape

    Second LP from the Toronto experimental R&B/pop collective fronted by Robin Dann, a follow up to last year's Puff EP

    Added: 26/05/2018

     
  30. 7.2

    Arctic Monkeys

    Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino

    Album number six from the indie rock quartet produced by regular collaborator James Ford and band Alex Turner

    Added: 05/05/2018

     

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