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  1. 8.3

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    Night Network

    The Cribs

    Night Network

    Album number eight from the indie rock trio was self-produced and recorded at the Foo Fighters' Los Angeles studio and features a guest appearance from Lee Ranaldo

    Added: 13/11/2020

     
  2. 8.3

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    Adrianne Lenker

    songs

    One of two simultaneous releases from the American singer-songwriter and Big Thief lead vocalist recorded in a cabin in the mountains of Western Massachusetts

    Added: 22/10/2020

     
  3. 8.2

    Good News

    Megan Thee Stallion

    Good News

    Debut full-length album the Houston, Texas rapper with guest appearances from SZA, City Girls, Lil Durk and DaBaby

    Added: 20/11/2020

     
  4. 8.2

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    Adrianne Lenker

    instrumentals

    One of two simultaneous releases from the American singer-songwriter and Big Thief lead vocalist recorded in a cabin in the mountains of Western Massachusetts

    Added: 22/10/2020

     
  5. 8.2

    Anime, Trauma And Divorce

    Open Mike Eagle

    Anime, Trauma And Divorce

    Fifth album from the Chicago born rapper and comedian, now based in LA and member of the hip hop collective Project Blowed

    Added: 17/10/2020

     
  6. 8.0

    Letter to You

    Bruce Springsteen

    Letter to You

    Album number twenty from the the veteran singer-songwriter recorded over five days with the E Street Band and producer Ron Aniello

    Added: 19/10/2020

     
  7. 7.9

    May Our Chambers Be Full

    Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou

    May Our Chambers Be Full

    Collaboration between the Louisville, Kentucky-based post rock singer-songwriter and sludge metal band

    Added: 02/11/2020

     
  8. 7.9

    Shadow Of Fear

    Cabaret Voltaire

    Shadow Of Fear

    Album number fifteen and first for twenty six years from Richard H. Kirk now operating as a solo act

    Added: 21/11/2020

     
  9. 7.9

    Optimisme

    Songhoy Blues

    Optimisme

    Third album from the Northern Mali band produced by Matt Sweeney, guitarist with Skunk, Chavez and Zwan

    Added: 20/10/2020

     
  10. 7.7

    Lamentations

    William Basinski

    Lamentations

    Latest release of ambient music from the Houston-born, New York-based composer featuring loops from his own archive

    Added: 15/11/2020

     
  11. 7.7

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    Visions of Bodies Being Burned

    Fourth album from the LA-based experimental hip hop trio consisting of rapper Daveed Diggs and producers William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes

    Added: 22/10/2020

     
  12. 7.7

    Luke Abbott

    Translate

    Third full length album from Norwich-based electronic producer and musician who is also a member of elecronic jazz group Szun Waves

    Added: 25/11/2020

     
  13. 7.7

    Tunng

    Tunng Presents...Dead Club

    Seventh full-length release from the London folktronica pioneers inspired by Max Porter’s novel Grief is The Thing with Feathers

    Added: 09/11/2020

     
  14. 7.7

    Laura Veirs

    My Echo

    Latest album from the Oregon folk singer-songwriter produced by her longtime collaborator and ex-husband Tucker Martine

    Added: 23/10/2020

     
  15. 7.6

    Gorillaz

    Song Machine, Season One: Strange

    Seventh studio album from Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's virtual band is part of the Song Machine project

    Added: 20/10/2020

     
  16. 7.6

    Ela Minus

    Acts of Rebellion

    Debut album from the Colombia-born, Brooklyn-based artist recorded at home on analogue equipment

    Added: 23/10/2020

     
  17. 7.6

    BENEE

    Hey u x

    Debut album from the New Zealand alt pop artist Stella Rose Bennett includes guest appearances from Grimes, Lily Allen, Flo Milli, Gus Dapperton, Mallrat and Bakar

    Added: 13/11/2020

     
  18. 7.5

    Marika Hackman

    Covers

    Fourth album the London-based multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter features covers including Beyoncé, Grimes, Radiohead, Elliott Smith, and Sharon Van Etten

    Added: 16/11/2020

     
  19. 7.5

    This Is The Kit

    Off Off On

    Fifth album from the British folk-rock band fronted by Kate Stables produced by Josh Kaufman (Craig Finn, Josh Ritter))

    Added: 22/10/2020

     
  20. 7.4

    Sam Amidon

    Sam Amidon

    Seventh full-length release from the Vermont-born singer-songwriter is a covers album featuring a guest appearance from his wife Beth Orton

    Added: 29/10/2020

     
  21. 7.4

    Loma

    Don't Shy Away

    Second album from the indie rock trio led by Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg includes a contribution from Brian Eno

    Added: 29/10/2020

     
  22. 7.4

    Jeff Tweedy

    Love Is The King

    Fourth solo album from the Wilco singer produced with Tom Schick and featureing his sons Spencer and Sammy

    Added: 23/10/2020

     
  23. 7.4

    Oneohtrix Point Never

    Magic Oneohtrix Point Never

    Album number ten from the Massachusetts-born experimental electronica producer working with The Weeknd who was also executive producer

    Added: 30/10/2020

     
  24. 7.4

    Nothing

    The Great Dismal

    Fourth album from the Philadelphia shoegaze group led by Grant Yip

    Added: 30/10/2020

     
  25. 7.4

    Chris Stapleton

    Starting Over

    Fourth solo album from the Nashville bluegrass singer-songwriter produced by Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell)

    Added: 16/11/2020

     
  26. 7.3

    Pallbearer

    Forgotten Days

    Fourth full-length album from the Little Rock, Arkansas doom metal band prodcued by Randall Dunn

    Added: 30/10/2020

     
  27. 7.3

    Actress

    Karma & Desire

    Sixth album from the London-based electronic producer and DJ Darren Cunningham

    Added: 23/10/2020

     
  28. 7.3

    The Mountain Goats

    Getting Into Knives

    Album number nineteen from the lo-fi indie folk band led by John Darnielle produced Matt Ross-Spang (Jason Isbell, Margo Price, John Prine)

    Added: 24/10/2020

     
  29. 7.2

    Kylie Minogue

    DISCO

    Album number fifteen from Australian-born pop singer-songwriter influenced by 1970s and 1980s disco along with modern-day club music

    Added: 05/11/2020

     
  30. 7.2

    Babehaven

    Home For Now

    Debut full-length album from the West London duo Nancy Andersen and Jamie Travis

    Added: 24/11/2020

     

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