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  1. 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

     
  2. 7.3

    The Heliocentrics

    A World Of Masks

    Fourth album from London psychedelic collective led by drummer Malcolm Catto and bassist Jake Ferguson

    Added: 29/05/2017

     
  3. 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

     
  4. 7.3

    Chastity Belt

    I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone

    Third album from the Walla Walla, Washington indie rock four piece led by Julia Shapiro

    Added: 01/06/2017

     
  5. 7.2

    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

     
  6. 7.2

    Palehound

    A Place I'll Always Go

    Second album from the Boston-based alt-rock trio led by Ellen Kempner

    Added: 23/06/2017

     
  7. 7.2

    Denai Moore

    We Used to Bloom

    Second LP from the British-Jamaican soul/R&B singer

    Added: 20/06/2017

     
  8. 7.2

    2 Chainz

    Pretty Girls Like Trap Music

    Fourth studio album from the Georgia-based rapper, with Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Farrell amongst numerous guest appearances

    Added: 28/06/2017

     
  9. 7.2

    The Drums

    Abysmal Thoughts

    Fourth album from the Brooklyn indie pop outfit now operating as a one-man band with frontman Jonny Pierce the only remaining member

    Added: 16/06/2017

     
  10. 7.1

    Roger Waters

    Is This The Life We Really Want?

    Fifth studio album from the Pink Floyd co-founder and first for 25 years produced by Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Beck, U2, R.E.M.)

    Added: 30/05/2017

     
  11. 7.1

    Beth Ditto

    Fake Sugar

    Debut solo album from the former Gossip lead singer produced by Jennifer Decilveo

    Added: 13/06/2017

     
  12. 7.1

    Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister

    Planetarium

    Collaboration between Stevens, Muhly, Dessner and McAlister is a song-cycle about the solar system

    Added: 08/06/2017

     
  13. 7.1

    Justin Townes Earle

    Kids In The Street

    Album number eight from the Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter

    Added: 25/05/2017

     
  14. 7.1

    Chuck Berry

    Chuck

    18th studio album and first since 1979 from the rock n roll legend, recorded just before his death

    Added: 09/06/2017

     
  15. 7.1

    TOPS

    Sugar at the Gate

    Third LP from the Montreal indie trio Jane Penny, David Carriere, and Riley Fleck

    Added: 02/06/2017

     
  16. 7.1

    Pokey LaFarge

    Manic Revelations

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

    Added: 18/05/2017

     
  17. 7.1

    Pixx

    The Age of Anxiety

    Debut full-length release of synth pop from Londoner Hannah Rodgers

    Added: 02/06/2017

     
  18. 7.0

    Umfang

    Symbolic Use Of Light

    First full-length release from the Kansas-born, New York-based techno DJ Emma Olson

    Added: 20/06/2017

     
  19. 7.0

    Ride

    Weather Diaries

    Fifth studio album by Oxford alt.rock / shoegaze quartet and first release since 1996's Tarantula, produced by Erol Alkan

    Added: 13/06/2017

     
  20. 6.9

    Jeff Tweedy

    Together At Last

    First in a series of solo acoustic albums from the Wilco frontan featuring songs from his back catalogue

    Added: 21/06/2017

     
  21. 6.9

    Dan Auerbach

    Waiting On A Song

    Second solo album of vintage pop from the Black Keys guitarist, singer and producer

    Added: 31/05/2017

     
  22. 6.9

    Benjamin Booker

    Witness

    Second album from the Virginia Beach singer-songwriter, featuring a guest appearance from Mavis Staples

    Added: 02/06/2017

     
  23. 6.9

    Dua Lipa

    Dua Lipa

    Debut album from the British-Albanian pop singer-songwriter featuring Miguel and Chris Martin

    Added: 05/06/2017

     
  24. 6.8

    Portugal. The Man.

    Woodstock

    Eighth LP from the Alaskan group, produced by John Hill and the Beastie Boys' Mike D

    Added: 16/06/2017

     
  25. 6.8

    Ulrika Spacek

    Modern English Decoration

    Second album from the Reading indie rock five-piece

    Added: 05/06/2017

     
  26. 6.8

    The Charlatans

    Different Days

    Thirteenth studio album from the indie rock band includes guest appearances from Johnny Marr, Paul Weller and New Order's Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert

    Added: 23/05/2017

     
  27. 6.8

    Glen Campbell

    Adios

    64th and final studio album from the legendary country singer-songwriter, recorded after an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis

    Added: 09/06/2017

     
  28. 6.8

    Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie

    Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie

    A new album co-written by the two Fleetwood Mac members also featuring Mick Fleetwood and John McVie on bass and drums

    Added: 09/06/2017

     
  29. 6.8

    King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

    Murder Of The Universe

    Album number ten from the prolific psych-rock Melbourne six-piece and the second of five they plan to release in 2017

    Added: 21/06/2017

     
  30. 6.7

    Michael Nau

    Some Twist

    Second solo album from the Maryland indie folk artist who was a member of Cotton Jones and Page France

    Added: 19/06/2017

     

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