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  1. 8.4

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    We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service

    A Tribe Called Quest

    We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service

    Sixth and final album (and first since 1998) from the Queens, NY hip-hop pioneers featuring guest appearances from André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Jack White, Elton John, Kanye West and Anderson Paak

    Added: 15/11/2016

     
  2. 8.0

    Black America Again

    Common

    Black America Again

    Eleventh studio album from the Grammy-winning hip hop artist and actor produced by Karriem Riggins

    Added: 06/11/2016

     
  3. 8.0

    FLOTUS

    Lambchop

    FLOTUS

    Twelfth studio album from the Nashville-based alt country outfit, an abbreviation for For Love Often Turns Us Still

    Added: 31/10/2016

     
  4. 7.8

    The Weight of These Wings

    Miranda Lambert

    The Weight of These Wings

    Sixth studio album from the Texan Grammy Award-winning country artist

    Added: 06/12/2016

     
  5. 7.8

    Blue & Lonesome

    The Rolling Stones

    Blue & Lonesome

    The latest release from the rock veterans is an album of blues covers played live including a guest appearance from Eric Clapton

    Added: 01/12/2016

     
  6. 7.6

    Redemption

    Dawn

    Redemption

    Third album from the New Orleans R&B singer-songwriter and the final part of a trilogy that includes 2013's Goldenheart and 2015's Blackheart

    Added: 23/11/2016

     
  7. 7.6

    Love Songs: Part Two

    Romare

    Love Songs: Part Two

    Second album of sample-based electronica from Archie Fairhurst, moving from jazz and blues to disco and psychedelic based samples

    Added: 09/11/2016

     
  8. 7.5

    Big Baby D.R.A.M.

    D.R.A.M.

    Big Baby D.R.A.M.

    Debut studio album from the Virginia-born rapper featuring guest appearances from Young Thug, Erykah Badu and Lil Yachty,

    Added: 04/11/2016

     
  9. 7.5

    Strands

    Steve Hauschildt

    Strands

    Fourth solo LP from the ex-Emeralds electronic musician

    Added: 31/10/2016

     
  10. 7.5

    Slugger

    Sad13

    Slugger

    Solo project from the Speedy Ortiz singer and guitarist Sadie Dupuis

    Added: 14/11/2016

     
  11. 7.5

    Honeyblood

    Babes Never Die

    Second album of punky indie rock from the Scottish duo Stina Tweeddale and Cat Myers

    Added: 01/11/2016

     
  12. 7.4

    Jim James

    Eternally Even

    The My Morning Jacket frontman's second solo album of psychedelic indie rock

    Added: 04/11/2016

     
  13. 7.4

    Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions

    Until the Hunter

    Third album from Hope Sandoval (Mazzy Star) and Colm Ó Cíosóig (My Bloody Valentine), featuring a guest appearance from Kurt Vile

    Added: 04/11/2016

     
  14. 7.4

    Childish Gambino

    "Awaken, My Love!"

    Third full-length album from actor, comedian, scriptwriter and rapper Donald Glover produced by Ludwig Göransson

    Added: 02/12/2016

     
  15. 7.4

    Loscil

    Monument Builders

    Latest album from ambient techno / electronic artist Scott Morgan

    Added: 14/11/2016

     
  16. 7.3

    Syd Arthur

    Apricity

    Fourth studio album from the jazzy Canterbury psych rock band

    Added: 03/11/2016

     
  17. 7.3

    Alicia Keys

    Here

    Sixth album from the Grammy-winning urban soul singer working with husband Swizz Beats and Mark Batson

    Added: 07/11/2016

     
  18. 7.2

    Kristin Hersh

    Wyatt at the Coyote Palace

    Tenth solo album from the Atlanta singer, songwriter and author, published alongside a book containing stories and photographs

    Added: 07/11/2016

     
  19. 7.2

    Esben And The Witch

    Older Terrors

    Fourth album from the English indie rock trio recorded in Berlin, their new base

    Added: 06/11/2016

     
  20. 7.2

    Martha Wainwright

    Goodnight City

    Latest album from the Canadian singer-songwriter, with guest contributions from novelist Merrill Garbus, Glen Hansard and Beth Orton

    Added: 11/11/2016

     
  21. 7.2

    Dungen

    Häxan

    Ninth album of psychedelic prog rock from the Stockholm-based quartet

    Added: 23/11/2016

     
  22. 7.1

    Tasseomancy

    Do Easy

    Fourth album of indie folk from Toronto-based band led by twins Sari and Romy Lightman who are also members of Austra

    Added: 17/11/2016

     
  23. 7.1

    Mica Levi & Oliver Coates

    Remain Calm

    A collaboration between the Surrey experimental artist and Lonon-based cellist/producer, who worked together on the Under the Skin soundtrack

    Added: 01/12/2016

     
  24. 6.9

    Rumer

    This Girl's In Love

    Fourth album of soulful pop from Pakistani-born British singer–songwriter Sarah Joyce featuring her take on tracks from Burt Bacharach and Hal David

    Added: 24/11/2016

     
  25. 6.9

    Justice

    Woman

    Third album from the French electro-pop duo Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay

    Added: 17/11/2016

     
  26. 6.9

    Michael Mayer

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    Latest release from the Kompakt co-founder, remixer, DJ, and producer

    Added: 04/11/2016

     
  27. 6.8

    Metallica

    Hardwired...To Self-Destruct

    Tenth studio record from the metal stalwarts, a double album

    Added: 17/11/2016

     
  28. 6.8

    John Legend

    Darkness And Light

    Fifth studio album of soulful r&b from the singer-songwriter, featuring guest spots from Chance the Rapper, Brittany Howard, and Miguel

    Added: 05/12/2016

     
  29. 6.8

    Bayonne

    Primitives

    Debut record from Austin-based Roger Sellers, previously released under his own name

    Added: 02/11/2016

     
  30. 6.8

    Sleigh Bells

    Jessica Rabbit

    Fourth album from the Brooklyn noise pop duo Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek Miller released on their own label

    Added: 08/11/2016

     

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