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  1. 8.5

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    Room 25

    Noname

    Room 25

    Debut self-released full-length album from the LA-Based, Chicago-born rapper / poet Fatimah Warner

    Added: 20/09/2018

     
  2. 8.5

    Joy as an Act of Resistance

    Idles

    Joy as an Act of Resistance

    Second album of indie post-punk from the Bristol quintet

    Added: 27/08/2018

     
  3. 8.3

    Chris

    Christine and the Queens

    Chris

    Second album of electropop from Nantes-born artist Héloïse Letissier featuring a guest appearance from Dâm-Funk

    Added: 18/09/2018

     
  4. 8.3

    Be The Cowboy

    Mitski

    Be The Cowboy

    Fifth album from the New York-based Japanese/American singer songwriter produced by Patrick Hyland

    Added: 14/08/2018

     
  5. 8.2

    Bloom

    Troye Sivan

    Bloom

    Second album from the South African-born Australian-raised singer-songwriter and actor includes a guest appearance from Ariana Grande

    Added: 30/08/2018

     
  6. 8.1

    Double Negative

    Low

    Double Negative

    Twelfth studio album from the dreamy indie pop trio from Duluth, Minnesota

    Added: 11/09/2018

     
  7. 8.0

    New Hymn To Freedom

    Szun Waves

    New Hymn To Freedom

    Second collaboration between electronic producer Luke Abbott, Portico Quartet saxophonist Jack Wyllie and Triosk/PVT percussionist Laurence Pike

    Added: 03/09/2018

     
  8. 8.0

    Negro Swan

    Blood Orange

    Negro Swan

    Fourth album as Blood Orange from Dev Hynes the multi-faceted singer-songwriter and producer behind Lightspeed Champion and Test Icicles

    Added: 23/08/2018

     
  9. 7.9

    Safe In The Hands Of Love

    Yves Tumor

    Safe In The Hands Of Love

    Third album from the Tennessee-born, Turin-based experimental electronic producer

    Added: 10/09/2018

     
  10. 7.9

    And Nothing Hurt

    Spiritualized

    And Nothing Hurt

    Eighth album and first in six years from Jason Pierce's space rock band

    Added: 06/09/2018

     
  11. 7.9

    Kathryn Joseph

    From When I Wake The Want Is

    Second album from the Inverness-born singer-songwriter and pianist who's debut won the 2015 Scottish Album of the Year Award

    Added: 12/08/2018

     
  12. 7.9

    BEAK>

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    Second studio album from the experimental Bristol trio including members of Portishead and Massive Attack

    Added: 20/09/2018

     
  13. 7.8

    Suede

    The Blue Hour

    Eighth album from the English alt. rock group produced by Alan Moulder (Ride, My Bloody Valentine, Swervedriver)

    Added: 20/09/2018

     
  14. 7.8

    Aphex Twin

    Collapse

    Latest EP of experimental techno from Richard D. James, twelfth under the Aphex Twin moniker

    Added: 13/09/2018

     
  15. 7.8

    Anna Calvi

    Hunter

    Third album from the London indie rock singer and guitarist co-produced by Nick Launay (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)

    Added: 28/08/2018

     
  16. 7.7

    Gazelle Twin

    Pastoral

    Third album of avant-garde electronica from Brighton-based Elizabeth Walling

    Added: 18/09/2018

     
  17. 7.7

    Tunng

    Songs You Make At Night

    Sixth full-length release from the London folktronica pioneers feature the original line-up

    Added: 23/08/2018

     
  18. 7.7

    Haiku Salut

    There Is No Elsewhere

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

    Added: 14/09/2018

     
  19. 7.6

    The Goon Sax

    We're Not Talking

    Second album from Brisbane three-piece produced by Architecture In Helsinki's James Cecil and Cameron Bird

    Added: 14/09/2018

     
  20. 7.6

    Our Girl

    Stranger Today

    Debut full-length album from the London/Brighton trio led by The Big Moon’s Soph Nathan and produced by Bill Ryder-Jones

    Added: 17/08/2018

     
  21. 7.6

    Eric Bachmann

    No Recover

    Fourth solo album from the Athens, Georgia-based indie veteran and former lead singer of Crooked Fingers and Archers of Loaf

    Added: 10/09/2018

     
  22. 7.6

    BC Camplight

    Deportation Blues

    The Manchester-based US singer-songwriter's fourth album was written in the wake of his deportation and subsequent return to the UK

    Added: 28/08/2018

     
  23. 7.5

    Richard Thompson

    13 Rivers

    Seventeenth solo album from the veteran folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist is self-produced and recorded on analogue equipment

    Added: 17/09/2018

     
  24. 7.5

    Oliver Coates

    Shelley’s on Zenn-La

    Third full-length solo album from the London-based cellist/producer with guest appearances from Chrysanthemum Bear, Malibu and Kathryn Williams

    Added: 10/09/2018

     
  25. 7.5

    Muncie Girls

    Fixed Ideals

    Second album from the Exeter indie/punk trio fronted by Lande Hekt

    Added: 31/08/2018

     
  26. 7.5

    Ariana Grande

    Sweetener

    Fourth album from the American pop star featuring guest appearances from Pharrell Williams, Nicki Minaj and Missy Elliott

    Added: 17/08/2018

     
  27. 7.5

    Sauna Youth

    Deaths

    Third album from the London-based art punk quartet recorded by John Hannon over three days

    Added: 07/09/2018

     
  28. 7.4

    Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood

    With Animals

    Second studio collaboration between the former Screaming Trees frontman and the London-based multi-instrumentalist

    Added: 21/08/2018

     
  29. 7.4

    Ital Tek

    Bodied

    Album number six from the British electronic producer Alan Myson

    Added: 10/09/2018

     
  30. 7.4

    Dilly Dally

    Heaven

    Second full-length album from the Toronto-based alt-rock four-piece produced Rob Schnapf (Joyce Manor, Ducktails, Tokyo Police Club)

    Added: 14/09/2018

     

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