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  1. 7.1

    Ladytron

    Ladytron

    Sixth album and first in seven years from the Liverpudlian electronic pop quartet once described by Brian Eno as "the best of English pop music"

    Added: 13/02/2019

     
  2. 7.1

    Cherry Glazerr

    Stuffed and Ready

    Third studio album from the LA indie garage rock trio led by Clementine Creevy and produced by Carlos de la Garza

    Added: 01/02/2019

     
  3. 7.1

    Beirut

    Gallipoli

    Fifth studio album from the indie folk group led by Zach Condon, named after the Italian town where the title track was written

    Added: 29/01/2019

     
  4. 7.1

    YAK

    Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness

    Second album of psychedelic alt-rock from the English trio from Wolverhampton

    Added: 11/02/2019

     
  5. 7.1

    Mike Krol

    Power Chords

    Fourth album of garage rock/pop from the LA-based multi-instrumentalist

    Added: 25/01/2019

     
  6. 7.1

    Cosey Fanni Tutti

    Tutti

    First full-length release in 37 years for the British avant-garde artist and former member of Throbbing Gristle and Carter Tutti

    Added: 13/02/2019

     
  7. 7.0

    Malibu Ken

    Malibu Ken

    Tobacco (Black Moth Super Rainbow) and Aesop Rock's debut studio album as an official duo

    Added: 31/01/2019

     
  8. 7.0

    Girlpool

    What Chaos Is Imaginary

    Third studio album of indie folk punk from LA-based duo Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad

    Added: 30/01/2019

     
  9. 7.0

    Tiny Ruins

    Olympic Girls

    Third album from indie folk trio from Auckland, New Zealand fronted by singer-songwriter Hollie Fullbrook

    Added: 05/02/2019

     
  10. 7.0

    Sneaks

    Highway Hypnosis

    DC-based Eva Moolchan mixes post-punk and hip-hop on her third album

    Added: 24/01/2019

     
  11. 7.0

    Maggie Rogers

    Heard It In A Past Life

    First full-length major label release from the Maryland-born singer-songwriter

    Added: 15/01/2019

     
  12. 6.9

    Pavo Pavo

    Mystery Hour

    Second album from the classically-trained Brooklyn-based indie pop quintet

    Added: 28/01/2019

     
  13. 6.9

    Toro Y Moi

    Outer Peace

    Sixth release from the South Carolina-born onetime chillwave pioneer Chaz Bundick

    Added: 16/01/2019

     
  14. 6.9

    Swervedriver

    Future Ruins

    Album number six, and second since their reunion, from the Oxford-based shoegaze stalwarts

    Added: 24/01/2019

     
  15. 6.9

    Bring Me The Horizon

    Amo

    Sixth album of alt-rock/metal from the Sheffield-based five-piece

    Added: 24/01/2019

     
  16. 6.9

    The Specials

    Encore

    First full-length studio album for 18 years for the reformed Coventry ska-punk including the return of singer Terry Hall

    Added: 01/02/2019

     
  17. 6.9

    Tim Presley’s White Fence

    I Have to Feed Larry's Hawk

    Seventh album under the White Fence moniker from the California singer songwriter

    Added: 25/01/2019

     
  18. 6.8

    Du Blonde

    Lung Bread for Daddy

    Second album of alt-pop under the Du Blonde moniker from animator and video director Beth Jeans Houghton

    Added: 19/02/2019

     
  19. 6.8

    Xiu Xiu

    Girl With Basket Of Fruit

    Album number eleven from the San Jose-based experimental quartet, co-produced by band member Angela Seo and Deerhoof's Greg Saunier

    Added: 06/02/2019

     
  20. 6.7

    HEALTH

    Vol. 4 :: Slaves of Fear

    Fourth studio album of experimental noise pop from the LA-based trio

    Added: 07/02/2019

     
  21. 6.7

    Nina Nesbitt

    The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change

    Second album from the Swedish-Scottish pop star produced by Lostboy, Jordan Riley and Fraser T. Smith

    Added: 05/02/2019

     
  22. 6.7

    Juliana Hatfield

    Weird

    Seventeenth studio album by American alt-rock singer-songwriter. Hatfield is joined on this self-produced album by Freda Love Smith (Blake Babies, Sunshine Boys) and Todd Philips (Lemonheads, The Juliana Hatfield Three)

    Added: 29/01/2019

     
  23. 6.6

    Panda Bear

    Buoys

    Sixth solo album from Animal Collective founding member Noah Lennox co-produced and co-mixed with Rusty Santos (Animal Collective, Born Ruffians, Grizzly Bear)

    Added: 06/02/2019

     
  24. 6.6

    Methyl Ethel

    Triage

    Third album of soulful pop quartet from the Perth, Australia led by Jake Webb

    Added: 14/02/2019

     
  25. 6.6

    Rat Boy

    Internationally Unknown

    Second album of pop-punk from the Essex-born Jordan Cardy produced by Rancid's Tim Armstrong

    Added: 25/01/2019

     
  26. 6.4

    RY X

    Unfurl

    Second studio album from the Australian-born singer-songwriter

    Added: 13/02/2019

     
  27. 6.3

    Chaka Khan

    Hello Happiness

    Twelfth studio album from the funk and soul legend, her first since 2007

    Added: 15/02/2019

     
  28. 6.1

    Tallies

    Tallies

    Debut album from the Canadian indie pop quartet founded by Sarah Cogan and Dylan Frankland

    Added: 14/01/2019

     
  29. 6.1

    Future

    Future Hndrxx Presents: The Wizrd

    Album number seven from Atlanta rapper Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn

    Added: 24/01/2019

     
  30. 5.9

    Homeshake

    Helium

    Fourth album of lo-fi indie R&B from the Montreal-based singer-songwriter Peter Sagar

    Added: 15/02/2019

     

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