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  1. 8.4

    ADM Rating
    Heaven & Earth

    Kamasi Washington

    Heaven & Earth

    Latest release from the Los Angeles jazz saxophonist with contributions from Tony Austin, Ronald Bruner, Jr., Brandon Coleman, Cameron Graves, Terrace Martin and Thundercat

    Added: 19/06/2018

     
  2. 8.3

    Wide Awake!

    Parquet Courts

    Wide Awake!

    Sixth full-length album from the Brooklyn-based garage rock / post-punk produced by Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse)

    Added: 16/05/2018

     
  3. 8.2

    Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides

    Sophie

    Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides

    Debut studio album of experimental art pop from LA-based, Scottish-born Sophie Xeon, its title a reverse mondegreen of "I love every person's insides"

    Added: 15/06/2018

     
  4. 8.2

    Daytona

    Pusha T

    Daytona

    Third solo album from the former member of the rap duo The Clipse produced by Kanye West

    Added: 25/05/2018

     
  5. 8.1

    Kids See Ghosts

    Kids See Ghosts

    Kids See Ghosts

    Debut album from the hip hop supergroup Kanye West and Kid Cudi

    Added: 11/06/2018

     
  6. 8.0

    soil

    serpentwithfeet

    soil

    Debut album of soulful r&b from the Baltimore born Josiah Wise

    Added: 10/06/2018

     
  7. 7.9

    Sparkle Hard

    Stephen Malkmus And The Jicks

    Sparkle Hard

    Album number seven from the Oregon indie rock quartet led by the former Pavement frontman

    Added: 16/05/2018

     
  8. 7.9

    Hell-On

    Neko Case

    Hell-On

    First solo release for five years from the singer-songwriter and New Pornographers member working with Bjorn Yttling of Peter Bjorn & John

    Added: 30/05/2018

     
  9. 7.9

    Bad Contestant

    Matt Maltese

    Bad Contestant

    Debut album from the 21 year old Reading singer-songwriter

    Added: 08/06/2018

     
  10. 7.8

    Ecstatic Arrow

    Virginia Wing

    Ecstatic Arrow

    Fourth album from the Mancunian experimental pop group, recorded at a friend's house in Switzerland

    Added: 06/06/2018

     
  11. 7.8

    Jon Hassell

    Listening To Pictures (Pentimento Volume One)

    First new release in nine years from the American ambient jazz trumpeter

    Added: 12/06/2018

     
  12. 7.8

    Natalie Prass

    The Future And The Past

    Second album from the Richmond, Virginia singer-songwriter produced by Matthew E. White

    Added: 29/05/2018

     
  13. 7.8

    Angelique Kidjo

    Remain In Light

    The New York-based Beninese singer-songwriter covers the entire Talking Heads' 1980 album produced by Jef Bhasker (Rihanna, Kanye West, Harry Styles, Bruno Mars, Drake, Jay-Z)

    Added: 12/06/2018

     
  14. 7.8

    Junglepussy

    Jp3

    Third album from the NYC rapper Shayna McHayle

    Added: 18/05/2018

     
  15. 7.8

    Oneohtrix Point Never

    Age Of

    Album number nine from the Massachusetts-born experimental electronica producer Daniel Lopatin featuring James Blake, who produced and mixed the album, ANOHNI, Prurient, Kelsey Lu and Eli Keszler

    Added: 29/05/2018

     
  16. 7.8

    Snail Mail

    Lush

    Debut album of lo-fi indie rock from the Maryland-based trio led by Lindsey Jordan

    Added: 06/06/2018

     
  17. 7.8

    Leon Vynehall

    Nothing Is Still

    Debut full-length album from the English deep house producer and DJ, a three part project (along with a novella and short film) about his grandparents emigration to New York in the 1960s

    Added: 14/06/2018

     
  18. 7.8

    Gruff Rhys

    Babelsberg

    Fifth solo album from the Super Furry Animals frontman, featuring the 72-piece National Orchestra of Wales

    Added: 03/06/2018

     
  19. 7.8

    Father John Misty

    God's Favorite Customer

    Fourth album from J Tillman under the Father John Misty pseudonym featuring contributions from Jonathan Wilson, The Haxan Cloak and Weyes Blood

    Added: 25/05/2018

     
  20. 7.7

    Courtney Barnett

    Tell Me How You Really Feel

    Second album from the Melbourne indie rock singer-songwriter working again with producer Burke Reid

    Added: 15/05/2018

     
  21. 7.7

    Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

    Hope Downs

    Debut full-length from the indie rock quintet from Melbourne, Australia

    Added: 14/06/2018

     
  22. 7.7

    Yob

    Our Raw Heart

    Eighth album from the Oregon doom metal band, written in the midst of a severe health scare for frontman Mike Scheidt

    Added: 08/06/2018

     
  23. 7.7

    Boy Azooga

    1, 2, Kung Fu!

    Debut album of indie garage rock from the Welsh quartet, led by singer/guitarist Davey Newington

    Added: 12/06/2018

     
  24. 7.7

    Tracyanne & Danny

    Tracyanne & Danny

    Debut collaboration between Camera Obscura's Tracyanne Campbell and Crybaby's Danny Coughlan produced by Edwyn Collins

    Added: 28/05/2018

     
  25. 7.6

    Ben Howard

    Noonday Dream

    Third album from the Devon-based folk / pop singer-songwriter

    Added: 01/06/2018

     
  26. 7.6

    LUMP

    LUMP

    Debut full-length album for the collaboration between Laura Marling and Tunng's Mike Lindsay

    Added: 01/06/2018

     
  27. 7.6

    Gas

    Rausch

    Sixth studio album of ambient techno from German electronic composer Wolfgang Voigt

    Added: 18/05/2018

     
  28. 7.6

    Kadhja Bonet

    Childqueen

    Self-produced second album of R&B / soul / jazz from the Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist

    Added: 07/06/2018

     
  29. 7.5

    Johnny Marr

    Call the Comet

    The self-produced third solo album from the former Smiths guitarist

    Added: 15/06/2018

     
  30. 7.5

    Flasher

    Constant Image

    Debut full-length release from the Washington, DC post-punk band produced by Nicolas Vernhes (Animal Collective, Deerhunter, The Fiery Furnaces, Dirty Projectors, The War on Drugs)

    Added: 11/06/2018

     

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