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  1. 8.3

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    Reaching For Indigo

    Circuit des Yeux

    Reaching For Indigo

    Fifth album from vocalist, composer, and producer Haley Fohr under the moniker she's been using since she was 18

    Added: 23/10/2017

     
  2. 8.2

    A Pocket Of Wind Resistance

    Karine Polwart With Pippa Murphy

    A Pocket Of Wind Resistance

    The latest release from the Scottish folk singer-songwriter, with composer Pippa Murphy, is a re-creation of an Edinburgh International Festival stage show from 2016

    Added: 23/11/2017

     
  3. 8.2

    Plunge

    Fever Ray

    Plunge

    Second studio album from Swedish electronic pop musician Karin Dreijer of The Knife, her first release in eight years

    Added: 30/10/2017

     
  4. 8.1

    Soul Of A Woman

    Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings

    Soul Of A Woman

    Posthumous release of retro soul and funk from Sharon Jones (who passed away in 2016) completed by her band and collaborators

    Added: 15/11/2017

     
  5. 8.1

    Carry Fire

    Robert Plant

    Carry Fire

    Album number eleven from the 69 year old singer-songwriter, his second studio album with Sensational Space Shifters as his backing band

    Added: 13/10/2017

     
  6. 8.0

    Turn Out the Lights

    Julien Baker

    Turn Out the Lights

    Second album of indie dream pop from the 22 year old singer-songwriter from Memphis

    Added: 24/10/2017

     
  7. 8.0

    The Dusk In Us

    Converge

    The Dusk In Us

    Ninth studio album from the Massachusetts-based metalcore four-piece

    Added: 02/11/2017

     
  8. 7.9

    All American Made

    Margo Price

    All American Made

    Second studio album from the Nashville based singer-songwriter, released on Jack White's Third Man label

    Added: 19/10/2017

     
  9. 7.7

    The Animal Spirits

    James Holden & The Animal Spirits

    The Animal Spirits

    Third full-length release from the Exeter, Devon-born electronica DJ and producer

    Added: 05/11/2017

     
  10. 7.7

    Between The Earth And Sky

    Lankum

    Between The Earth And Sky

    Second album from the Irish folk quartet and first for Rough Trade

    Added: 30/10/2017

     
  11. 7.7

    A. Savage

    Thawing Dawn

    Debut solo album from the Parquet Courts frontman, released on his own label

    Added: 27/10/2017

     
  12. 7.6

    Golden Teacher

    No Luscious Life

    Debut album from the Glaswegian electronic six-piece

    Added: 14/11/2017

     
  13. 7.5

    Mavis Staples

    If All I Was Was Black

    Album number sixteen from the veteran gospel and soul legend, written and produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy

    Added: 16/11/2017

     
  14. 7.5

    John Maus

    Screen Memories

    Fourth album from the experimental pop musician from LA, his first album of new material in six years

    Added: 26/10/2017

     
  15. 7.5

    Bibio

    Phantom Brickworks

    Eighth studio album from English folktronica musician Stephen Wilkinson

    Added: 03/11/2017

     
  16. 7.4

    Melkbelly

    Nothing Valley

    Debut LP from the noisey Chicago indie rock four piece

    Added: 13/10/2017

     
  17. 7.4

    Destroyer

    ken

    Album number eleven from the Canadian indie rock band fronted by New Pornographers member Dan Bejar

    Added: 20/10/2017

     
  18. 7.4

    Angel Olsen

    Phases

    A collection of obscurities and rarities from the Missouri-born indie/folk singer-songwriter

    Added: 08/11/2017

     
  19. 7.4

    Colleen

    A Flame My Love, A Frequency

    Seventh studio album from Cécile Schott, the experimental, ambient composer from Montargis, France

    Added: 27/10/2017

     
  20. 7.4

    21 Savage / Offset / Metro Boomin

    Without Warning

    Collaborative mixtape from rappers 21 Savage, Offset and producer Metro Boomin, with guest appearances by Travis Scott and Quavo

    Added: 09/11/2017

     
  21. 7.4

    John Carpenter

    Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998

    Third album from the director/composer, a collection of his most seminal film themes newly recorded by the director with his son, Cody Carpenter, and his godson, Daniel Davies

    Added: 22/10/2017

     
  22. 7.4

    Charlotte Gainsbourg

    Rest

    Fifth studio album of indie pop from the London-born actor, her first since 2011 double album Stage Whisper

    Added: 14/11/2017

     
  23. 7.3

    Gun Outfit

    Out of Range

    Fifth album of alt-country/folk from the LA-based duo Dylan Sharp and Carrie Keith

    Added: 13/11/2017

     
  24. 7.3

    And So I Watch You From Afar

    The Endless Shimmering

    Fifth LP from the Belfast instrumental rockers

    Added: 27/10/2017

     
  25. 7.2

    Big K.R.I.T.

    4eva Is a Mighty Long Time

    Album no. 3 from the Mississippi rapper, with guests including TI, CeeLo Green and Robert Glasper

    Added: 22/11/2017

     
  26. 7.2

    Quicksand

    Interiors

    Third studio album from the post-hardcore four-piece, and first album since 1995

    Added: 09/11/2017

     
  27. 7.2

    Kllo

    Backwater

    Debut album of dark electronica from Australian cousins Chloe Kaul and Simon Lam

    Added: 20/10/2017

     
  28. 7.2

    Baxter Dury

    Prince of Tears

    Fifth album of electro-tinged pop from the son of Ian Dury includes a contribution from Sleaford Mods’ Jason Williamson

    Added: 30/10/2017

     
  29. 7.2

    Peter Oren

    Anthropocene

    Second album from the Indiana-born singer-songwriter, produced by former Wilco drummer Ken Coomer

    Added: 09/11/2017

     
  30. 7.1

    Baths

    Romaplasm

    Album number four from the LA-based chilled electronic artist Will Wiesenfeld

    Added: 17/11/2017

     

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