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  1. 7.5

    Willie Nelson

    God's Problem Child

    The latest album from the Texas country legend features Alison Krauss and one of the last ever recordings of Leon Russell

    Added: 27/04/2017

     
  2. 7.5

    Mark Lanegan Band

    Gargoyle

    Latest release from the former Screaming Trees frontman working with collaborators Rob Marshall and Alain Johannes

    Added: 25/04/2017

     
  3. 7.4

    Thurston Moore

    Rock N Roll Consciousness

    Fifth solo album from the Sonic Youth frontman features SY drummer Steve Shelly and My Bloody Valentine’s Deb Googe

    Added: 27/04/2017

     
  4. 7.4

    Girlpool

    Powerplant

    Second album from the LA lo-fi teenage punk rock duo Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad

    Added: 10/05/2017

     
  5. 7.4

    Little Cub

    Still Life

    Debut album of '80s-style synth pop from the South-London trio

    Added: 29/04/2017

     
  6. 7.4

    Robyn Hitchcock

    Robyn Hitchcock

    Twenty-second studio record from the English singer-songwriter and former Soft Boys frontman

    Added: 17/04/2017

     
  7. 7.4

    Angaleena Presley

    Wrangled

    Second studio album from the country music singer-songwriter, a member of the trio Pistol Annies

    Added: 19/04/2017

     
  8. 7.4

    Sylvan Esso

    What Now

    Second studio album of indie electropop from North Carolina duo Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn

    Added: 20/04/2017

     
  9. 7.3

    Nick Hakim

    Green Twins

    Debut full-length album from the Brooklyn-based R&B singer-songwriter and Berklee College graduate

    Added: 21/05/2017

     
  10. 7.3

    Pumarosa

    The Witch

    Debut album from the London indie rock band produced by Dan Carey (Bat For Lashes, Katie Tempest, Django Django)

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  11. 7.3

    Gorillaz

    Humanz

    Fifth studio album from Damon Albarn's virtual band, featuring a range of high-profile guest vocalists

    Added: 24/04/2017

     
  12. 7.3

    Land Of Talk

    Life After Youth

    Third album of anthemic indie rock from the Montreal trio led by Elizabeth Powell

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  13. 7.3

    Nite Jewel

    Real High

    Fourth album of 80s influenced synth pop / R&B from LA-based Ramona Gonzalez

    Added: 10/05/2017

     
  14. 7.3

    Penguin Cafe

    The Imperfect Sea

    Third album from Arthur Jeffes' chamber jazz project, originally conceived as a continuation of his father's Penguin Cafe Orchestra

    Added: 11/05/2017

     
  15. 7.2

    The Unthanks

    Diversions, Vol. 4: The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake

    Album number nine from the Northumberland folk group features songs and poems written by Nick Drake's mother

    Added: 26/05/2017

     
  16. 7.2

    The Black Angels

    Death Song

    Fifth album of psychedelic garage rock from the Austin, Texas five-piece

    Added: 19/04/2017

     
  17. 7.2

    Pokey LaFarge

    Manic Revelations

    Seventh studio record from the Missouri folk/roots singer-songwriter

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  18. 7.2

    Coldcut X on-U Sound

    Outside the Echo Chamber

    Electronic duo and label owners Coldcut team up with legendary producer Adrian Sherwood

    Added: 22/05/2017

     
  19. 7.2

    Black Lips

    Satan's Graffiti Or God's Art?

    Eighth studio record from the Atlanta garage rockers fronted by Cole Alexander

    Added: 04/05/2017

     
  20. 7.2

    The New Year

    Snow

    Fourth studio album and first in nine years from Bubba and Matt Kadane

    Added: 28/04/2017

     
  21. 7.2

    Fazerdaze

    Morningside

    Self-produced debut album of indie pop from Auckland-based Amelia Murray

    Added: 11/05/2017

     
  22. 7.2

    Wavves

    You're Welcome

    Sixth studio album from the San Diego surf-rock four-piece led by Nathan Williams

    Added: 16/05/2017

     
  23. 7.1

    BNQT

    Volume 1

    Collaboration between members of Band Of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Travis, Midlake and Grandaddy

    Added: 21/04/2017

     
  24. 7.1

    Splashh

    Waiting A Lifetime

    Second album of alternative indie rock from the Australian/Italian/New Zealand outfit formed in London

    Added: 20/04/2017

     
  25. 7.1

    Hoops

    Routines

    Debut record from from the Indiana guitar pop four-piece

    Added: 11/05/2017

     
  26. 7.1

    Fionn Regan

    The Meetings Of The Waters

    Fifth studio album from the Irish folk singer-songwriter

    Added: 18/04/2017

     
  27. 7.0

    Ron Sexsmith

    The Last Rider

    Fifteenth studio album of melancholic pop / folk from Canadian singer-songwriter produced with Don Kerr

    Added: 21/04/2017

     
  28. 7.0

    Ray Davies

    Americana

    First solo album for nine years from The Kinks frontman with a second volume due later in 2017

    Added: 19/04/2017

     
  29. 6.9

    Sam Amidon

    The Following Mountain

    Sixth album of guitar-based indie folk from the Vermont-born singer-songwriter, husband of Beth Orton

    Added: 26/05/2017

     
  30. 6.9

    John Mellencamp

    Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

    Album number twenty three from the rock roots singer-songwriter and guitarist features Carlene Carter

    Added: 01/05/2017

     

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