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  1. 8.1

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    Use Me

    PVRIS

    Use Me

    Third full-length album from the Massachusetts alt.rock trio led by Lynn Gunn

    Added: 27/08/2020

     
  2. 8.1

    The Universal Want

    Doves

    The Universal Want

    Fifth album and first in eleven years from the Manchester rock trio produced with Dan Austin

    Added: 08/09/2020

     
  3. 8.1

    Inner Song

    Kelly Lee Owens

    Inner Song

    Second album from the Welsh-born, London-based electronic artist includes a collaboration with John Cale

    Added: 26/08/2020

     
  4. 8.1

    Gold Record

    Bill Callahan

    Gold Record

    Seventh album of mellow indie rock and Americana under his own name from the singer-songwriter was originally recorded for 1999’s Knock Knock, Let’s Move To The Country

    Added: 02/09/2020

     
  5. 7.9

    We Are Chaos

    Marilyn Manson

    We Are Chaos

    Eleventh album from the American industrial act produced by Shooter Jennings

    Added: 10/09/2020

     
  6. 7.9

    Re-Animator

    Everything Everything

    Re-Animator

    Fifth album from the Manchester-based indie pop/art rock band produced by John Congleton (St Vincent, Angel Olsen, Future Islands)

    Added: 11/09/2020

     
  7. 7.9

    Motherhood

    No Joy

    Motherhood

    Fourth album from the Montreal shoegaze artist Jasamine White-Gluz produced by Jorge Elbrecht

    Added: 24/08/2020

     
  8. 7.7

    Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was

    Bright Eyes

    Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was

    Tenth studio album and first in almost a decade from the indie rock band led by Conor Oberst features drummer Jon Theodore (Queens of the Stone Age) and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea

    Added: 17/08/2020

     
  9. 7.7

    Whole New Mess

    Angel Olsen

    Whole New Mess

    Fifth full-length studio release from the St Louis-born singer-songwriter recorded in 2018 at The Unknown (Phil Elverum and Nicholas Wilbur‘s converted church studio in the Pacific Northwest)

    Added: 27/08/2020

     
  10. 7.6

    Sun Racket

    Throwing Muses

    Sun Racket

    Album number ten and first in seven years from the Newport, Rhode Island alt.rock trio

    Added: 03/09/2020

     
  11. 7.6

    Nubya Garcia

    Source

    Debut full-length album from the London-based jazz musician was produced by Kwes (Loyle Carner, Kelela, DELS)

    Added: 21/08/2020

     
  12. 7.6

    James Dean Bradfield

    Even In Exile

    Second solo album from the Manic Street Preachers frontman inspired by the life and death of Chilean activist/poet Victor Jara

    Added: 12/08/2020

     
  13. 7.6

    The Magic Gang

    Death of the Party

    Second album from the Brighton-based indie rock quartet recorded in Atlanta and produced by Ben H Allen (Animal Collective, Kaiser Chiefs, Cut Copy)

    Added: 28/08/2020

     
  14. 7.6

    Fenne Lily

    Breach

    Second album from the Bristol-based folk singer-songwriter recorded in Chicago with producer Brian Deck and Steve Albini

    Added: 18/09/2020

     
  15. 7.5

    Tricky

    Fall To Pieces

    Fourteenth studio album from the English trip hop artist written and recorded soon after the sudden death of his daughter Mazy Mina Topley-Bird

    Added: 04/09/2020

     
  16. 7.5

    The Flaming Lips

    American Head

    Album number sixteen from Wayne Coyne's Grammy-winning psych rockers includes a guest appearance from Kacey Musgraves

    Added: 10/09/2020

     
  17. 7.5

    Declan McKenna

    Zeros

    Second album from English singer-songwriter who won the Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition in 2015 produced by Jay Joyce (Eric Church, Little Big Town,Carrie Underwood)

    Added: 04/09/2020

     
  18. 7.5

    Uniform

    Shame

    Fourth full-length album from the New York based thrash metal duo Michael Berdan and Ben Greenberg

    Added: 11/09/2020

     
  19. 7.4

    Marsicans

    Ursa Major

    Debut album from the Leeds indie rock quartet named in The Guardian's 50 Best New Artists for 2020

    Added: 18/08/2020

     
  20. 7.4

    Kathleen Edwards

    Total Freedom

    Fifth album of alt country from the Ottawa, Ontario singer-songwiter co-produced by Jim Bryson and Ian Fitchuk

    Added: 14/08/2020

     
  21. 7.4

    Dream Nails

    Dream Nails

    Second album from the London punk/riot grrrl band produced and mixed by Tarek Musa

    Added: 28/08/2020

     
  22. 7.3

    Sam Prekop

    Comma

    Fifth solo album from the The Sea and Cake band member

    Added: 10/09/2020

     
  23. 7.3

    Bruce Hornsby

    Non-Secure Connection

    Latest album from the the singer-songwriter and pianist with guest appearances from Jamila Woods, James Mercer and Vernon Reid

    Added: 17/08/2020

     
  24. 7.3

    Bully

    SUGAREGG

    Third album of alt grunge rock from the Alicia Bognanno led Nashville-based four-piece produced by John Congleton (The War on Drugs, The Walkmen, St Vincent)

    Added: 19/08/2020

     
  25. 7.3

    The Lemon Twigs

    Songs For The General Public

    Third studio album of psychedelic pop from the Long Island, New York brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario

    Added: 19/08/2020

     
  26. 7.2

    Samia

    The Baby

    Debut album from the New York-based singer-songwriter Samia Finnerty

    Added: 01/09/2020

     
  27. 7.2

    The Killers

    Imploding The Mirage

    Sixth studio album from the Las Vegas pop-rock band produced by Shawn Everett (Alabama Shakes, The War on Drugs, Julian Casablancas) and Foxygen's Jonathan Rado

    Added: 17/08/2020

     
  28. 7.2

    Girl Friday

    Androgynous Mary

    Debut album from the LA-based indie rock quartet

    Added: 25/08/2020

     
  29. 7.1

    Disclosure

    Energy

    Third album of garage and house inspired dance music from the Surrey brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence includes collaborations with Kelis, Aminé, Slowthai and Common

    Added: 27/08/2020

     
  30. 7.1

    Toots & The Maytals

    Got To Be Tough

    Latest full-length studio album from for the reggae group produced by frontman Frederick "Toots" Hibbert

    Added: 28/08/2020

     

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