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  1. 8.4

    ADM Rating
    Gold & Grey

    Baroness

    Gold & Grey

    Fifth album of sludge / progressive metal from the Savannah, Georgia quartet produced by Dave Fridmann (Interpol, Mogwai, The Flaming Lips)

    Added: 12/06/2019

     
  2. 8.2

    Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest

    Bill Callahan

    Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest

    Sixth album of lo-fi, alt.country from the Maryland-born singer-songwriter formerly known as Smog

    Added: 13/06/2019

     
  3. 8.2

    The Long Goodbye

    Pere Ubu

    The Long Goodbye

    Latest release from the Cleveland, Ohio experimental rock band formed in 1975 and fronted by founding member David Thomas is inspired by Raymond Chandler's 1953 novel

    Added: 16/07/2019

     
  4. 8.2

    Purple Mountains

    Purple Mountains

    Purple Mountains

    Ten years after the end of Silver Jews, David Berman returns with a new project featuring Jeremy Earl of Woods

    Added: 10/07/2019

     
  5. 8.0

    Bird Songs of a Killjoy

    Bedouine

    Bird Songs of a Killjoy

    Second album from Los Angeles-based folk singer-songwriter Azniv Korkejian

    Added: 21/06/2019

     
  6. 8.0

    ANIMA

    Thom Yorke

    ANIMA

    Third solo album from the Radiohead frontman produced by longtime collaborator Nigel Godrich

    Added: 28/06/2019

     
  7. 8.0

    What We Say In Private

    Ada Lea

    What We Say In Private

    The debut full-length release from the Montreal singer-songwriter Alexandra Levy

    Added: 16/07/2019

     
  8. 8.0

    Bandana

    Freddie Gibbs and Madlib

    Bandana

    Second album from the Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs and Oxnard DJ and producer Madlib

    Added: 27/06/2019

     
  9. 8.0

    Western Stars

    Bruce Springsteen

    Western Stars

    Nineteenth solo album and first in fourteen years from the veteran singer-songwriter, produced by Ron Aniello

    Added: 07/06/2019

     
  10. 7.9

    Stonechild

    Jesca Hoop

    Stonechild

    Fifth full-length album from the California-based jazz-folk singer-songwriter produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey, Eels, Sparklehorse)

    Added: 04/07/2019

     
  11. 7.9

    Black Midi

    Schlagenheim

    Debut full-length album from the experimental rock band produced by Dan Carey (Kate Tempest, Steve Mason)

    Added: 20/06/2019

     
  12. 7.9

    Various

    Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened Rabbit's 'The Midnight Organ Fight'

    Covers album celebrating the band's 2008 LP, recorded before Scott Hutchson's death in May 2018, includes Biffy Clyro, Craig Finn, Chvrches and The Twilight Sad

    Added: 12/07/2019

     
  13. 7.9

    Hot Chip

    A Bath Full of Ecstasy

    Seventh album from the indie dance synthpop outfit and their third for Domino

    Added: 18/06/2019

     
  14. 7.8

    75 Dollar Bill

    I Was Real

    Third album from the experimental Brooklyn-based duo of Che Chen and Rick Brown

    Added: 07/07/2019

     
  15. 7.7

    Hatchie

    Keepsake

    Debut full-length release from the Brisbane, Australia dream pop artist Harriette Pilbeam

    Added: 20/06/2019

     
  16. 7.7

    Kate Tempest

    The Book Of Traps And Lessons

    Third album of spoken word hip-hop/poetry from the London-born artist produced by Rick Rubin

    Added: 13/06/2019

     
  17. 7.6

    Mega Bog

    Dolphine

    Fifth full-length album from singer-songwriter Erin Birgy featuring contributions from members of Big Thief, Hand Habits and Iji

    Added: 04/07/2019

     
  18. 7.6

    Mannequin Pussy

    Patience

    Third album and first for Epitaph for the Philadelphia punk band

    Added: 02/07/2019

     
  19. 7.5

    Stef Chura

    Midnight

    Second album from the Detroit indie rock singer-songwriter working with Car Seat Headrest's Will Toledo

    Added: 10/06/2019

     
  20. 7.5

    Peter Perrett

    Humanworld

    Second solo album from the English singer-songwriter and former The Only Ones frontman produced by his son Jamie Parrett

    Added: 10/06/2019

     
  21. 7.5

    Africa Express

    EGOLI

    Fourth album from the collective that includes Damon Albarn, Gruff Rhys and Moonchild Sanelly was recorded over a week in Johannesburg

    Added: 11/07/2019

     
  22. 7.5

    The Raconteurs

    Help Us Stranger

    Third album and first in 11 years from the Detroit rock band led by Brendan Benson and Jack White

    Added: 18/06/2019

     
  23. 7.5

    Mark Ronson

    Late Night Feelings

    Fifth studio album from the much sought after producer and musician features Miley Cirus, Lykke Li, Angel Olsen and more

    Added: 21/06/2019

     
  24. 7.5

    Palehound

    Black Friday

    Third album from the Boston-based alt-rock trio led by Ellen Kempner

    Added: 11/06/2019

     
  25. 7.5

    Jane Weaver

    Loops in the Secret Society

    Reworkings of previously released tracks plus new recordings from the Liverpool-born singer-songwriter and former member of Kill Laura and Misty DixonA

    Added: 01/07/2019

     
  26. 7.5

    Crumb

    Jinx

    Debut full-length album from the Brooklyn-based psych-rock quartet

    Added: 24/06/2019

     
  27. 7.4

    Plaid

    Polymer

    Tenth full-length studio album from the London-based electronic techno duo Andy Turner and Ed Handley

    Added: 07/06/2019

     
  28. 7.4

    The Divine Comedy

    Office Politics

    Twelfth studio album and first double from the Northern Irish orchestral pop band fronted by Neil Hannon

    Added: 06/06/2019

     
  29. 7.4

    Sarah Davachi

    Pale Bloom

    Latest release from the Canadian electronic sound artist features a three-part piano-based suite

    Added: 16/06/2019

     
  30. 7.3

    Trash Kit

    Horizon

    Third album of lo-fi garage rock and post-punk from the London trio Rachel Aggs, Rachel Horwood and Gill Partington

    Added: 04/07/2019

     

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