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  1. 8.6

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    Hidden History of the Human Race

    Blood Incantation

    Hidden History of the Human Race

    Second album from the Denver, Colorado death metal band

    Added: 28/11/2019

     
  2. 8.5

    MAGDALENE

    FKA Twigs

    MAGDALENE

    Second album of trip hop / alternative R&B from the London-based singer and dancer Tahliah Barnett working with a number of producers including Jack Antonoff, Nicolas Jaar and Oneohtrix Point Never

    Added: 04/11/2019

     
  3. 8.2

    DRIFT Series 1

    Underworld

    DRIFT Series 1

    A six disc set from techno / electronic duo Karl Hyde and Rick Smith is the culmination of a year-long exercise in recording a releasing a song every week

    Added: 07/11/2019

     
  4. 8.1

    Thanks For The Dance

    Leonard Cohen

    Thanks For The Dance

    Posthumous album from the singer-songwriter's final session produced by his son Adam Cohen and features contributions from Beck, Jennifer Warnes, Damien Rice, Bryce Dessner and Leslie Feist

    Added: 19/11/2019

     
  5. 7.9

    Lost Wisdom pt. 2

    Mount Eerie

    Lost Wisdom pt. 2

    Tenth studio album from Phil Elverum is the second collaboration with Canadian singer-songwriter Julie Doiran

    Added: 13/11/2019

     
  6. 7.9

    Your Wilderness Revisited

    William Doyle

    Your Wilderness Revisited

    Latest release from East India Youth but first under his own name, features guest appearances from Brian Eno, Jonathan Meades and Laura Misch

    Added: 04/11/2019

     
  7. 7.9

    Heavy Is the Head

    Stormzy

    Heavy Is the Head

    Second album from the London-born grime MC with guest appearances from Aitch, Burna Boy, Ed Sheeran, Headie One, H.E.R. and Yebba

    Added: 13/12/2019

     
  8. 7.8

    I Made A Place

    Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy

    I Made A Place

    Latest release from the lo-fi alt.folk singer-songwriter Will Oldham

    Added: 13/11/2019

     
  9. 7.7

    Reflections

    Hannah Diamond

    Reflections

    Debut full-length release from the Norwich-born singer and visual artist

    Added: 25/11/2019

     
  10. 7.6

    Fine Line

    Harry Styles

    Fine Line

    Second solo album from the LA-based former One Direction singer working with a number of producers including Jeff Bhasker, Kid Harpoon Tyler Johnson and Greg Kurstin

    Added: 12/12/2019

     
  11. 7.5

    Omar Souleyman

    Shlon

    Latest release from the Syria dabke musician featuring contributions from Hasan Alo, Moussa Al Mardood and Azad Salih

    Added: 26/11/2019

     
  12. 7.4

    The Comet Is Coming

    The Afterlife

    Third album and second of 2019 from the London-based trio who incorporate elements of jazz, electronica, funk and psychedelic rock

    Added: 09/12/2019

     
  13. 7.4

    SebastiAn

    Thirst

    Second full length album from the French electro / house producer and remixer Sebastien Akchote

    Added: 08/11/2019

     
  14. 7.4

    Matt Maltese

    Krystal

    Second album from the Reading singer-songwriter recorded mostly in his bedroom

    Added: 18/11/2019

     
  15. 7.3

    Tindersticks

    No Treasure But Hope

    Album number twelve from the Nottingham-based indie rock / chamber pop outfit

    Added: 15/11/2019

     
  16. 7.3

    Earl Sweatshirt

    Feet Of Clay

    Second EP from LA-based rapper working with producers Thebe Kgositsile, Alchemist and ovrkast

    Added: 05/11/2019

     
  17. 7.1

    The Who

    WHO

    Twelfth album and first for 13 years from the legendary British rock band with album cover art designed by Peter Blake

    Added: 27/11/2019

     
  18. 7.1

    Itasca

    Spring

    Fourth album from the Los Angeles singer-songwriter Kayla Cohen features contributions from members of Gun Outfit and Sun Araw

    Added: 08/11/2019

     
  19. 7.0

    Lee "Scratch" Perry

    Heavy Rain

    Reworked versions, plus two new songs, from the 2019 album Rainford by the Jamaican dub pioneer co-produced by Adrian Sherwood

    Added: 09/12/2019

     
  20. 6.9

    Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders

    Get The Money

    Third album of alt.rock from Foo Fighters drummer includes appearances from Dave Grohl, Roger Taylor, Chrissie Hynde, Heart’s Nancy Wilson and Joe Walsh

    Added: 08/11/2019

     
  21. 6.9

    Beck

    Hyperspace

    Album number fourteen from the art pop singer-songwriter co-produced by Pharrell Williams and featuring contributions from Sky Ferreira, Terrell Hines, Greg Kurstin and Chris Martin

    Added: 20/11/2019

     
  22. 6.9

    Juliana Hatfield

    Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police

    Solo album number eighteen from the former member of indie rock bands Blake Babies, Some Girls and The Lemonheads is a cover album of songs by The Police

    Added: 15/11/2019

     
  23. 6.8

    Gang Starr

    One Of The Best Yet

    First release in 16 years from the rap group includes vocals from Guru, who died in 2010 and guest appearances from J. Cole, Royce da 5'9", Talib Kweli, M.O.P., and Q-Tip

    Added: 05/11/2019

     
  24. 6.8

    Girl Ray

    Girl

    Second album from the Brighton-based indie pop trio

    Added: 10/11/2019

     
  25. 6.8

    Coldplay

    Everyday Life

    Eighth album from the British alternative rock band is a double album and was produced by Rik Simpson (Jay-Z, Portishead, Kasabian)

    Added: 22/11/2019

     
  26. 6.7

    DJ Shadow

    Our Pathetic Age

    Sixth studio album from the hip hop producer, featuring guest appearances from De La Soul, Run the Jewels, Ghostface Killah, Nas, and Raekwon

    Added: 14/11/2019

     
  27. 6.6

    Lil Peep

    Everybody's Everything

    Second posthumous release from the New York rapper features collaborations with Era, Gab3, iLoveMakonnen, Lil Tracy, and Rich the Kid

    Added: 18/11/2019

     
  28. 6.6

    Kele

    2042

    Fourth studio album from the Bloc Party frontman produced by Gethin Pearson

    Added: 08/11/2019

     
  29. 6.6

    Jack Peñate

    After You

    Third album and first in ten years from the London-born indie singer-songwriter co-produced by Alex Epton (David Byrne, Holy Ghost!), Inflo (the Kooks, Tom Odell) and Paul Epworth (Paul McCartney, Beck)

    Added: 29/11/2019

     
  30. 6.3

    William Patrick Corgan

    Cotillions

    Third solo album from The Smashing Pumpkins frontman William (Billy) Corgan is a double and is self-produced

    Added: 06/12/2019

     

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