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  1. 8.5

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    Have You In My Wilderness

    Julia Holter

    Have You In My Wilderness

    Fourth album from the Californian singer-songwriter and experimental sound artist

    Added: 21/09/2015

  2. 8.1

    Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

    John Grant

    Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

    Third solo album from the Reykjavik-based former Czars frontman featuring guest voclaists Tracey Thorn and Amanda Palmer

    Added: 01/10/2015

  3. 8.0

    Holding Hands With Jamie

    Girl Band

    Holding Hands With Jamie

    Full-length debut album from the Dublin noise rock quartet

    Added: 23/09/2015

  4. 7.9

    The Agent Intellect


    The Agent Intellect

    Third studio album from the Detroit post-punk quartet

    Added: 07/10/2015

  5. 7.8

    New Bermuda


    New Bermuda

    Third album of shoegazing black metal from the San Fransisco outfit, the follow-up to 2013's Sunbather

    Added: 30/09/2015

  6. 7.8

    The Book Of Souls

    Iron Maiden

    The Book Of Souls

    Album number sixteen from the UK heavy metal stalwarts, their first ever double album

    Added: 04/09/2015

  7. 7.8




    A new psych folk collaboration between Toy and Natasha Khan (Bat for Lashes) produced by Dan Carey

    Added: 24/09/2015

  8. 7.8

    Fading Frontier


    Fading Frontier

    The indie rock/ambient rock quartet from Atlanta release their seventh studio album, and first since the near-death of frontman Bradford Cox

    Added: 12/10/2015

  9. 7.7

    Songs To Play

    Robert Forster

    Songs To Play

    Sixth solo album from the Brisbane-born indie rock singer-songrwiter and former Go-Betweens frontman

    Added: 21/09/2015

  10. 7.7

    b'lieve i'm goin down

    Kurt Vile

    b'lieve i'm goin down

    Sixth studio release from the Philadelphia lo-fi indie rocker, follow up to 2013's It's a Big World Out There (And I Am Scared)

    Added: 18/09/2015

  11. 7.7

    Petite Noir

    La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful

    Debut album of Afrobeat / synth-pop from Brussels-born, Cape Town-based Yannick Ilunga

    Added: 11/09/2015

  12. 7.6

    Richard Hawley

    Hollow Meadows

    Eighth album of alternative indie pop from the Sheffield-born guitarist and vocalist

    Added: 11/09/2015

  13. 7.6


    Ones and Sixes

    Eleventh studio album of slowcore indie rock and dream pop from the Minnesota trio, recorded at Justin Vernon's studio and features contributions from Wilco's Glenn Kotche

    Added: 07/09/2015

  14. 7.6

    New Order

    Music Complete

    Album number ten from the veteran electronic rock band is the first without Peter Hook and sees the return of Gillian Gilbert

    Added: 21/09/2015

  15. 7.5


    Why Choose

    Second album from the London-based DIY post-punk trio

    Added: 06/10/2015

  16. 7.5

    Empress Of


    Debut album of electronic dream pop from NY-based Honduran/American singer songwriter Lorely Rodriguez

    Added: 10/09/2015

  17. 7.5


    Sun Coming Down

    Second album from the Montreal indie/post-punk four-piece

    Added: 15/09/2015

  18. 7.5


    Allas Sak

    Album number eight from the Stockholm-based psych / prog rockers

    Added: 25/09/2015

  19. 7.4

    Dilly Dally


    Debut full-length album from the Toronto-based alt-rock four-piece

    Added: 09/10/2015

  20. 7.4

    U.S. Girls

    Half Free

    Fifth solo album of dark baroque pop and first for 4AD from Toronto-born Meghan Remy

    Added: 24/09/2015

  21. 7.4

    Swim Deep


    Second album from the Birmingham psych-pop five-piece

    Added: 02/10/2015

  22. 7.4

    Dave Rawlings Machine

    Nashville Obsolete

    The second album from Rawlings' group, recorded to analogue tape in Nashville, TN

    Added: 17/09/2015

  23. 7.4

    Keith Richards

    Crosseyed Heart

    The third solo album from the Stones guitarist backed by his X-Pensive Winos, featuring Waddy Wachtel and Steve Jordan

    Added: 15/09/2015

  24. 7.4


    Every Open Eye

    Second self-produced album from the Glasgow-based synthpop trio

    Added: 22/09/2015

  25. 7.3

    Lana Del Rey


    Fourth studio album from the singer-songwriter, including a cover of Nina Simone's "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"

    Added: 18/09/2015

  26. 7.3

    Blank Realm

    Illegals In Heaven

    Fourth album from the Australian noise rock outfit, their first album ever recorded in a studio

    Added: 04/09/2015

  27. 7.3



    Sixth studio album from the Toronto-born electroclash, dance-punk artist, featuring guest vocals by Kim Gordon and Feist

    Added: 23/09/2015

  28. 7.3



    EP from the R&B / grime Washington-born, Los Angeles-based artist

    Added: 08/10/2015

  29. 7.3

    King Midas Sound and Fennesz

    Edition 1

    Third album of ambient dubstep from Kevin Martin (aka The Bug) in collaboration with Austrian guitarist Christian Fennesz

    Added: 23/09/2015

  30. 7.3

    Autre Ne Veut

    Age Of Transparency

    Third album of R&B and electronica from Brooklyn-based singer and producer Arthur Ashin

    Added: 02/10/2015


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