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  1. 8.8

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    A Crow Looked at Me

    Mount Eerie

    A Crow Looked at Me

    Eighth studio album from Phil Elverum, released eight months after the passing of his wife, Geneviève Castrée

    Added: 21/03/2017

     
  2. 8.4

    The Navigator

    Hurray For The Riff Raff

    The Navigator

    Sixth album from the Americana group led by Brooklyn born, New Orleans-based banjo player Alynda Lee Segarra

    Added: 06/03/2017

     
  3. 8.3

    50 Song Memoir

    The Magnetic Fields

    50 Song Memoir

    The eleventh studio album from Boston's indie-pop maverick Stephen Merritt chronicles the first 50 years of his life with one song for each year

    Added: 03/03/2017

     
  4. 8.2

    Semper Femina

    Laura Marling

    Semper Femina

    Sixth studio album rom the English singer-songwriter, produced by Blake Mills

    Added: 01/03/2017

     
  5. 7.9

    Nightmare Logic

    Power Trip

    Nightmare Logic

    Second album from the heavy metal quintet produced by Arthur Rizk

    Added: 03/03/2017

     
  6. 7.9

    Drunk

    Thundercat

    Drunk

    Third solo album from the LA-based bass player and Flying Lotus collaborator Stephen Bruner featuring guests appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Kenny Loggins, Wiz Khalifa, and Pharrell

    Added: 23/02/2017

     
  7. 7.8

    The Order Of Time

    Valerie June

    The Order Of Time

    Second studio album from the Memphis soul / blues singer-songwriter

    Added: 10/03/2017

     
  8. 7.8

    Infinite Worlds

    Vagabon

    Infinite Worlds

    Debut album of indie rock from the Cameroon-born, New York-raised, multi-instrumentalist Laetitia Tamko

    Added: 01/03/2017

     
  9. 7.8

    Gang Signs & Prayer

    Stormzy

    Gang Signs & Prayer

    Debut studio album from the London-born grime MC who won Best Grime Act at the 2014 and 2015 MOBO Awards

    Added: 24/02/2017

     
  10. 7.8

    Uyai

    Ibibio Sound Machine

    Uyai

    Second album from the London-based collective, fusing soul and electro with West African rhythms

    Added: 05/03/2017

     
  11. 7.7

    The Moonlandingz

    Interplanetary Class Classics

    Debut record from the band made up of members of Sheffield electro-duo Eccentronic Research Council and Fat White Family

    Added: 14/03/2017

     
  12. 7.7

    Rhiannon Giddens

    Freedom Highway

    Second solo album from the Greensboro, North Carolina folk / Americana musician and Carolina Chocolate Drops front woman

    Added: 22/02/2017

     
  13. 7.7

    Kelly Lee Owens

    Kelly Lee Owens

    Debut album from the London electronic artist, protégé of fellow London producer Daniel Avery

    Added: 20/03/2017

     
  14. 7.7

    Blanck Mass

    World Eater

    Third full-length album of drone-heavy electronica from Fuck Buttons' Benjamin John Power

    Added: 02/03/2017

     
  15. 7.7

    Spoon

    Hot Thoughts

    Ninth studio album from the Austin, Texas indie rock band formed in 1993 and first on Matador since their debut

    Added: 14/03/2017

     
  16. 7.6

    Peter Silberman

    Impermanence

    Debut solo release from The Antlers frontman influenced by a period whenhe experienced temporary hearing loss in one ear and severe tinnitus

    Added: 24/02/2017

     
  17. 7.6

    Six Organs of Admittance

    Burning The Threshold

    Latest release from the Comets of Fire guitarist Ben Chasny is his first acoustic-led since 2011’s Asleep on the Floodplain

    Added: 23/02/2017

     
  18. 7.6

    Pallbearer

    Heartless

    Third full-length album from the Little Rock, Arkansas doom metal band

    Added: 24/03/2017

     
  19. 7.6

    Nadia Reid

    Preservation

    Second album from the Auckland, New Zealand indie folk singer-songwriter

    Added: 01/03/2017

     
  20. 7.6

    Drake

    More Life: A Playlist by October Firm

    The latest release from the Toronto, Ontario rapper Aubrey Drake Graham is described by the artist as a playlist

    Added: 21/03/2017

     
  21. 7.5

    Sorority Noise

    You're Not As _____ As You Think

    Third studio album from the Connecticut 4-piece emo band produced by Mike Sapone (Cymbals Eat Guitars, Taking Back Sunday)

    Added: 17/03/2017

     
  22. 7.5

    Lawrence English

    Cruel Optimism

    Latest release by the prolific English-born Brisbane-based ambient electronic musician and sound artist

    Added: 15/02/2017

     
  23. 7.5

    Alasdair Roberts

    Pangs

    Ninth album from the Scottish indie folk singer-songwriter recorded with longtime collaborators Stevie Jones and Alex Neilson

    Added: 27/02/2017

     
  24. 7.5

    Conor Oberst

    Salutations

    Eighth solo album from the indie folk singer-songwriter, a companion piece to 2016’s Ruminations

    Added: 14/03/2017

     
  25. 7.5

    Grandaddy

    Last Place

    Fifth album from the indie rock band led by Jason Lytle who split up in 2006 and reformed for live shows in 2012

    Added: 28/02/2017

     
  26. 7.4

    Dirty Projectors

    Dirty Projectors

    Seventh studio album of experimental indie rock written and recorded by David Longstreth

    Added: 20/02/2017

     
  27. 7.4

    Jay Som

    Everybody Works

    Second album of lo-fi dream pop from the Oakland-based Melina Duterte

    Added: 11/03/2017

     
  28. 7.4

    Los Campesinos!

    Sick Scenes

    Sixth album from the Welsh indie pop band produced by John Goodmanson (Bikini Kill, Death Cab for Cutie, Sleater-Kinney)

    Added: 23/02/2017

     
  29. 7.4

    Sleaford Mods

    English Tapas

    Fourth studio album from the Nottingham electro-punk duo Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn

    Added: 27/02/2017

     
  30. 7.4

    The Feelies

    In Between

    Second album from the New Jersey post-punk outfit since they reformed in 2008

    Added: 24/02/2017

     

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