2020: So Far (reviews/ratings)

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The Best of (and the rest of) 2020 Albums… so far (no retrospectives)
No.1 – Stephen J. MALKMUS – Traditional Techniques {*10} March
No.2 – ORB – Abolition Of The Royal Familia {*9} March
No.3 – (AIR’s) NICOLAS GODIN – Concrete And Glass {*9} January
No.4 – Bob DYLAN – Rough And Rowdy Ways {*9} June
No.5 – Fiona APPLE – Fetch The Bolt Cutters {*9} April
No.6 – SPARKS – A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip {*9} May
No.7 – RUN THE JEWELS – RTJ4 {*9} June
No.8 – Laura MARLING – Song For Our Daughter {*8} April
No.9 – Bill FAY – Countless Branches {*8} January
No.10 – BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong {*8} January
No.10 – COURTEENERS – More. Again. Forever {*8} January

(AFGHAN WHIGS’) GREG DULLI – Random Desire {*7} February
ALL TIME LOW – Wake Up, Sunshine {*6} April
Marc ALMOND – Chaos And A Dancing Star {*7} January
Gabrielle APLIN – Dear Happy {*5} January
ASKING ALEXANDRIA – Like A House On Fire {*6} May
BADLY DRAWN BOY – Banana Skin Shoes {*8} May
Sir Richard BISHOP – Oneiric Formulary {*7} April
BLOSSOMS – Foolish Loving Spaces {*6} January
The BOOMTOWN RATS – Citizens Of Boomtown {*6} March
BREAKING BENJAMIN – Aurora {*6} January
Phoebe BRIDGERS – Punisher {*8} June
BUILT TO SPILL – Plays The Songs Of Daniel Johnston {*7} June
Tim BURGESS – I Love The New Sky {*6} May
Anna CALVI – Hunted {*6} March
Gerry CINNAMON – The Bonny {*8} April
CIRCA WAVES – Happy Sad {*8} March
COCOROSIE – Put The Shine On {*7} March
Andrew CRONSHAW – Zithers {*6} March
DANZIG – Sings Elvis {*3} April
DEACON BLUE – City Of Love {*7} March
DEAP LIPS – Deap Lips {*5} March (w/ The FLAMING LIPS)
DESTROYER – Have We Met {*7} January
DION – Blues With Friends {*6} June
The DREAM SYNDICATE – The Universe Inside {*8} April
Steve EARLE & The Dukes – Ghosts Of West Virginia {*8} May
ELBOW –Live At The Ritz: An Acoustic Performance {*6} March
EMINEM – Music To Be Murdered By {*7} January
ENTER SHIKARI – Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible {*7} April
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH – F8 {*8} February
Steve FORBERT – Early Morning Rain {*6} May
FOUR TET – Sixteen Oceans {*7} March
(FUGAZI off-shoot) CORIKY – Coriky {*8} June
Liam GALLAGHER – Acoustic Sessions (mini) {*6} January
Liam GALLAGHER – MTV Unplugged (Live At Hull City Hall) {*7} June
Jack GARRATT – Love, Death & Dancing {*7} June
GREEN DAY – Father Of All Motherfuckers {*5} February
GRIMES – Miss Anthropocene {*8} February
GUIDED BY VOICES – Surrender Your Poppy Field {*7} February
Luke HAINES & PETER BUCK – Beat Poetry For Survivalists {*7} March
Steve HARLEY – Uncovered {*7} February
Paul HEATON & JACQUI ABBOTT – Manchester Calling {*7} March
(ICE-T’s) BODY COUNT – Carnivore {*7} March
INDIGO GIRLS – Look Long {*7} May
Damien JURADO – What’s New, Tomboy? {*7} May
KODALINE – One Day At A Time {*6} June
Mark KOZELEK with BEN BOYE and JIM WHITE – 2 {*5} February
Mark KOZELEK – All The Best, Isaac Hayes {*5} April
Seth LAKEMAN – A Pilgrim’s Tale {*7} February
LAMB OF GOD – Lamb Of God {*7} June
Mark LANEGAN – Straight Songs Of Sorrow {*8} May
Gordon LIGHTFOOT – Solo {*6} March
The LONE BELLOW – Half Moon Light {*6} February
MAGNUM – The Serpent Rings {*8} January
(Iain MATTHEWS’) MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT – The New Mine {*7} March
The MONKEES – The Mike & Micky Show – Live {*7} April
MORRISSEY – I Am Not A Dog On A Chain {*7} March
The MOUNTAIN GOATS – Songs For Pierre Chuvin {*6} April
NEKTAR – The Other Side {*8} January
NIGHTWISH – Human. :II: Nature. {*7} April
NINE INCH NAILS – Ghosts V: Together {*8} March
NINE INCH NAILS – Ghosts: Locusts {*8} March
The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form {*7} May
Agnes OBEL – Myopia {*8} February
OF MONTREAL – UR Fun {*8} January
Ozzy OSBOURNE – Ordinary Man {*8} February
(PARAMORE‘s) HAYLEY WILLIAMS – Petals For Amor {*7} May
PEARL JAM – Gigaton {*7} March
PET SHOP BOYS – Hotspot {*7} January
(RADIOHEAD’s ED O’BRIEN) EOB – EOB {*7} April
REAL ESTATE – The Real Thing {*8} February
Joe SATRIANI – Shapeshifting {*7} April
(SAVAGES‘) JEHNNY BETH – To Love Is To Live {*7} June
(SAXON’s) BIFF BYFORD – School Of Hard Knocks {*7} February
Gil SCOTT-HERON – We’re New Again: a Reimagining by Makaya McCraven {*8} Feb
SEPULTURA – Quadra {*7} February
Ron SEXSMITH – Hermitage {*7} April
SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE – Companion Rises {*7} February
SMOKE FAIRIES – Darkness Brings The Wonders Home {*7} January
SPARTA – Trust The River {*6} April
Sufjan STEVENS & LOWELL BRAMS – Aporia {*7} March
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS – Perdida {*6} February
The STROKES – The New Abnormal {*7} April
(ex-TALK TALK’s) RUSTIN MAN – Clockdust {*7} March
TAME IMPALA – The Slow Rush {*7} February
James TAYLOR – American Standard {*6} February
THESE NEW PURITANS – The Cut (2016-2019) {*7} February
TRIVIUM – What The Dead Men Say {*8} April
TWIN ATLANTIC – Power {*7} January
Ben WATT – Storm Damage {*7} January
Lucinda WILLIAMS – Good Souls Better Angels {*8} April
WIRE – Mind Hive {*8} January
WIRE – 10:20 {*8} June
WISHBONE ASH – Coat Of Arms {*6} February
WOODS – Strange To Explain {*8} May
(James YORKSTON): YORKSTON / THORNE / KHAN Navarasa: Nine Emotions {*7} Jan
Neil YOUNG – Homegrown {*8} June (archival from 1975)

 

Bonus 2019 blog (when times were good!)
This is the selections of one person: MCS. I hope they can guide you into enjoying the most modern and innovative music today.
MCS’s Festive 40
1. The Crowded Cell – PJ HARVEY
2. The Hanging Man – SWANS
3. 7empest – TOOL
4. Culling Voices – TOOL
5. Token – PANDA BEAR
6. See My Girls – TINDERSTICKS
7. Big – FONTAINES D.C.
8. Not Quite The Same – TEMPLES
9. Dolphins – PANDA BEAR
10. Memorial Day – SHARON VAN ETTEN
11. Bad Guys – BILLIE EILISH
12. Crown – STORMZY
13. Cranked – PANDA BEAR
14. The Night Of Santiago – LEONARD COHEN
15. Holy Horses – TEMPLES
16. Fear Inoculum – TOOL
17. How Many Times – The FLAMING LIPS
18. The Universe Sent Me – The CHEMICAL BROTHERS
19. Comeback Kid – SHARON VAN ETTEN
20. The Howl – TEMPLES
21. Anti-Gravity – THESE NEW PURITANS
22. Inner Monologue – PANDA BEAR
23. Where The Trees Are On Fire – THESE NEW PURITANS
24. Arabesque – COLDPLAY
25. Orphans – COLDPLAY
26. Light Years – The NATIONAL
27. Champion Of The World – COLDPLAY
28. Wiley Flow – STORMZY
29. Ten Good Reasons For Modern Drugs – The TWILIGHT SAD
30. The Arbor – The TWILIGHT SAD
31. Big Black Cloud – JOE JACKSON
32. The Surprise Knock – The NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
33. Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile – The NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
33. Colossus Of Rhodes – The NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
34. Exits – FOALS
35. Stay – SHARON VAN ETTEN
36. Vossi Pop – STORMZY
37. Own It – STORMZY feat. ED SHEERAN & BURNA BOY
38. Jogging – RICHARD DAWSON
39. Civil Servant – RICHARD DAWSON
40. For The Sun – MARISSA NADLER

2019 so far… Album releases & * ratings (see further on for fresh posts); thanks for pic by Casper Johansson

Click on group/artist in green and this will take you to their biography; the associated review paragraph is situated towards the end.
Note that I will try my best to review fresh albums ASAP; probably within a week and few days after the UK/US chart positions (Friday nights UK; and Tuesday afternoons US)
Remember to look through the other 2000 acts by clicking on the Q link and inserting the correct artist/group name. See below list of fresh portfolios.
Top 20:-
1. TOOL – Fear Inoculum {*9}
2. The FLAMING LIPS – King’s Mouth: Music And Songs {*9}
3. Sharon VAN ETTEN – Remind Me Tomorrow {*9}
4. The NEW PORNOGRAPHERS – In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights {*9}
5. FONTAINES D.C. – Dogrel {*8}
6. PANDA BEAR – Buoys {*8}
7. The NATIONAL – I Am Easy To Find {*8}
8. GUIDED BY VOICES – Zeppelin Over China {*8}
9. GUIDED BY VOICES – Warp And Woof {*8}
10. Billie EILISH – When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? {*8}
11. FOALS – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 1 {*8}
12. Richard DAWSON – 2020 {*8}
13. THESE NEW PURITANS – Inside The Rose {*8}
14. TEMPLES – Hot Motion {*8}
15. The TWILIGHT SAD – It Won/t Be Like This All The Time {*8}
16. SLIPKNOT – We Are Not Your Kind {*8}
17. Joe JACKSON – Fool {*8}
18. HAWKWIND – All Aboard The Skylark {*8}
19. WHITE LIES – Five {*8}
20. TINDERSTICKS – No Treasure But Hope {*8}

20.= The WHO – Who {*8}

20. = STORMZY – Heavy Is The Head {*8}

A-Z artists (the others…)
AIRBOURNE – Boneshaker {*6}
(ALABAMA SHAKES‘) Brittany HOWARD – Jaime {*8}
The ALARM – Sigma {*6}
ALTER BRIDGE – Walk The Sky {*7}
Jon ANDERSON – 1000 Hands: Chapter One {*7}
The AVETT BROTHERS – Closer Than Together {*6}
Devendra BANHART – Ma {*8}
BASTILLE – Doom Days {*7}
BAT FOR LASHES – Lost Girls {*8}
BECK – Hyperspace {*8}
BEIRUT – Gallipoli {*7}
BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – Days Of The Bagnold Summer (soundtrack) {*7}
BIFFY CLYRO – Balance, Not Symmetry (soundtrack) {*8}
Andrew BIRD – My Finest Work Yet {*7}
The BLACK KEYS – Let’s Rock {*7}
BLACK OAK ARKANSAS – Underdog Heroes {*7}
BLACK STAR RIDERS – Another State Of Grace {*6}
BLACK STONE CHERRY – Back To Blues, Vol.2 {*7}
James BLAKE – Assume Form {*7}
BLINK-182 – Nine {*5}
BLOC PARTY – Silent Alarm Live (live) {*6}
(BLOC PARTY‘s) KELE – 2042 {*7}
James BLUNT – Once Upon A Mind {*6}
BON IVER – i,i {*8}
Joe BONAMASSA – Live At The Sydney Opera House {*6}
BRING ME THE HORIZON – Amo {*7}
Ian BROWN – Ripples {*6}
David BYRNE – American Utopia On Broadway {*8}
CAGE THE ELEPHANT – Social Cues {*7}
CALEXICO AND IRON & WINE – Years To Burn {*7}
Lewis CAPALDI – Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent {*8}
Eliza CARTHY – Restitute {*7}
Nick CAVE And The Bad Seeds – Ghosteen {*8}
Michael CHAPMAN – True North {*7}
CIRCA WAVES – What’s It Like Over There? {*7}
CITY AND COLOUR – A Pill For Loneliness {*6}
Gary CLARK Jr. – This Land {*8}
Leonard COHEN – Thanks For The Dance {*8}
Lloyd COLE – Guesswork {*7}
COLDPLAY – Everyday Life {*8}
Edwyn COLLINS – Badlea {*8}
(Alice COOPER off-cut) HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES – Rise {*6}
Alice COOPER – Breadcrumbs {*6}
The CRANBERRIES – In The End {*7}
(CREED’s) Scott STAPP – The Space Between The Shadows {*6}
Sheryl CROW – Threads {*7}
Cherie CURRIE & Brie Darling – The Motivator {*5}
Roger DALTREY – The Who’s Tommy Orchestral {*6}
The DARKNESS – Easter Is Cancelled {*7}
Miles DAVIS – Rubberband {*6}
DEERHUNTER – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? {*7}
Lana DEL REY – Norman Fucking Rockwell! {*8}
The DIVINE COMEDY – Office Politics {*7}
Peter DOHERTY & The Puta Madres – Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres {*7}
The DREAM SYNDICATE – These Times {*8}
DREAM THEATER – Distance Over Time {*8}
(EAGLES OF DEATH METAL affiliated) DESERT SESSIONS – Vol.11 & 12 {*7}
Steve EARLE & The Jukes – Guy {*7}
808 STATE – Transmission Suite {*7}
ELBOW – Giants Of All Sizes {*8}
Jeff Lynne’s ELO (aka ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA) – From Out Of Nowhere {*6}
(EVERCLEAR‘s) Art ALEXAKIS – Sun Songs {*7}
FKA twigs – Magdalene {*8}
FAT WHITE FAMILY – Serf’s Up! {*7}
FEEDER – Talulah {*6}
Sam FENDER – Hypersonic Missiles {*8}
FOALS – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 2 {*8}
FOCUS – Focus 11 {*7}
Peter FRAMPTON Band – All Blues {*6}
Jon FRATELLI – Bright Night Flowers {*7}
Liam GALLAGHER – Why Me? Why Not. {*7}
GANG OF FOUR – Happy Now {*6}
Howe GELB – Gathered {*6}
Thea GILMORE – Small World Turning {*7}
GONG – The Universe Also Collapses {*7}
GOO GOO DOLLS – Miracle Pill {*6}
(GRANDADDY‘s) Jason LYTLE – Arthur King Presents Jason Lytle: Nylon And Juno {*6}
David GRAY – Gold In A Brass Age {*7}
GUIDED BY VOICES – Sweating The Plague {*7}
Steve HACKETT – At The Edge Of Light {*8}
Sammy HAGAR & The Circle – Space Between {*6}
Peter HAMMILL – Not Yet Not Now (live) {*6}
PJ HARVEY – All About Eve (soundtrack) {*6}
Richard HAWLEY – Further {*8}
Peter HOOK – New Order’s Technique & Republic {*6}
Jesca HOOP – Stonechild {*7}
HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH – Imperfect Circle {*6}
HOT CHIP – A Bath Full Of Ecstasy {*7}
HOZIER – Wasteland, Baby! {*7}
IDLEWILD – Interview Music {*7}
(JANE’S ADDICTION’s) Perry FARRELL – Kind Heaven {*6}
JIMMY EAT WORLD – Surviving {*7}
Rickie Lee JONES – Kicks {*6}
Damien JURADO – In The Shape Of The Storm {*7}
KAISER CHIEFS – Duck {*6}
KEANE – Cause And Effect {*6}
Dermot KENNEDY – Without Fear {*7}
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – Atonement {*7}
KORN – The Nothing {*8}
(Mark KOZELEK’s) SUN KIL MOON – I Also Want To Die In New Orleans {*6}
Mark KOZELEK with PETRA HADEN – Joey Always Smiled {*4}
L7 – Scatter The Rats {*6}
LACUNA COIL – Black Anima {*6}
LAMBCHOP – This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You) {*6}
Mark LANEGAN Band – Somebody’s Knocking {*8}
Jamie LAWSON – The Years In Between {*6}
Cate LE BON – Reward {*8}
The LEMONHEADS – Varshons II {*6}
LIGHTNING DUST – Spectre {*7}
Nils LOFGREN – Blue With Lou {*7}
The LONG RYDERS – Psychedelic Country Soul {*7}
The LUMINEERS – III {*7}
MADONNA – Madame X {*7}
Stephen MALKMUS – Groove Denied {*7}
MARINA – Love + Fear {*7}
Steve MASON – About The Light {*7}
John MAYALL – Nobody Told Me {*7}
MEAT PUPPETS – Dusty Notes {*7}
MERCURY REV – Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweet Revisited {*6}
Keb’ MO’ – Oklahoma {*7}
MOBY – Long Ambients 2 {*5}
Aidan MOFFAT & RM HUBBERT – What The Night Bestows Us (live) {*6}
Eddie MONEY – Brand New Day {*5}
The MONOCHROME SET – Fabula Mendax {*8}
James MORRISON – You’re Stronger Than You Know {*7}
Van MORRISON – Three Chords & The Truth {*7}
MORRISSEY – California Son {*7}
Bob MOULD – Sunshine Rock {*7}
The MOUNTAIN GOATS – In League With Dragons {*7}
Marissa NADLER – Droneflower {*7}
NEW MODEL ARMY – From Here {*8}
NEW ORDER – ∑ (No,12k,Lg,17Mif) So It Goes… (live) {*7}
Willie NELSON – Ride Me Back Home {*6}
OF MONSTERS AND MEN – Fever Dream {*7}
(Will OLDHAM‘s) BONNIE PRINCE BILLY, BRYCE DESSNER, EIGHTH BACKBIRD – When We Are Inhuman {*6}
(Will OLDHAM‘s) BONNIE PRINCE BILLY – I Made A Place {*7}
Angel OLSEN – All Mirrors {*8}
(The ONLY ONES’) Peter PERRETT – Humanworld {*7}
OPETH – In Cauda Venenum {*7}
PAPA ROACH – Who Do You Trust? {*6}
Alan PARSONS – The Secret {*6}
PASSENGER – Sometimes It’s Something, Sometimes It’s Nothing At All {*6}
PERE UBU – The Long Goodbye {*7}
P!NK – Hurts 2B Human {*6}
PIXIES – Beneath The Eyrie {*8}
Iggy POP – Free {*7}
(PORTISHEAD’s) Beth GIBBONS – Henryk Gorecki: Symphony No.3… {*7}
Jessica PRATT – Quiet Signs {*7}
(PRETENDERS‘) Chrissie HYNDE – Valve Bone Woe {*6}
QUEENSRYCHE – The Verdict {*8}
RAMMSTEIN – Rammstein {*8}
(RAMMSTEIN‘s) LINDEMANN – F & M {*7}
Gruff RHYS – Pang! {*7}
RIDE – This Is Not A Safe Place {*8}
Freya RIDINGS – Freya Ridings {*7}
RIVAL SONS – Feral Roots {*8}
Alasdair ROBERTS – The Fiery Margin {*7}
Robbie ROBERTSON – Sinematic {*7}
RUNRIG – The Last Dance (Farewell Concert) {*7}
Kate RUSBY – Philosophers, Poets & Kings {*7}
SANTANA – Africa Speaks {*7}
Jack SAVORETTI – Singing To Strangers {*6}
SAVOY BROWN – City Night {*7}
SAXON – The Eagles Has Landed 40 Live {*7}
Leo SAYER – Selfie {*4}
The SCRIPT – Sunsets & Full Moons {*4}
SEBADOH – Act Surprised {*7}
Ed SHEERAN – No.6 Collaborations Project {*6}
The SHERLOCKS – Under Your Sky {*6}
SIMPLE MINDS – Live In The City Of Angels {*8}
SIMPLY RED – Blue Eyed Soul {*5}
Sturgill SIMPSON – Sound & Fury {*7}
(SILVER JEWS off-shoot) PURPLE MOUNTAINS – Purple Mountains {*8}
SLEAFORD MODS – Eton Alive {*7}
SLEATER-KINNEY – The Center Won’t Hold {*7}
SLEEPER – The Modern Age {*7}
SLEEPING WITH SIRENS – How It Feels To Be Lost {*6}
(SLOWDIVE off-shoot) The SOFT CAVALRY – The Soft Cavalry {*7}
(SMOG’s) Bill CALLAHAN – Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest {*8}
SNOOP DOGG – I Wanna Thank Me {*7}
SNOW PATROL – Reworked {*5}
SOAK – Grim Town {*7}
SOFT CELL – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye (live) {*8}
SON VOLT – Union {*7}
(SONIC YOUTH‘s) KIM GORDON – No Home Record {*7}
SOUNDGARDEN – Live From The Artists Den (live) {*7}
The SPECIALS – Encore {*8}
Bruce SPRINGSTEEN – Western Stars {*7}
Bruce SPRINGSTEEN – Western Stars: Songs From The Film {*6}
Ringo STARR – Why’s My Name {*6}
(STARSAILOR’s) James WALSH – Tiger On The Bridge {*7}
STATUS QUO – Backbone {*6}
STEELEYE SPAN – Est’d 1969 {*7}
STEREOPHONICS – Kind {*7}
Rod STEWART with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – You’re In My Heart {*4}
STING – My Songs {*5}
(The STROKES‘ offshoot) CRX – Peek {*6}
SUM 41 – Order In Decline {*8}
SWANS – LEAVING MEANING. {*7}
SWERVEDRIVER – Future Ruins {*7}
(TALK TALK’s) RUSTIN MAN – Drift Code {*8}
The TALLEST MAN ON EARTH – I Love You. It’s A Fever Dream {*8}
THIRD EYE BLIND – Screamer {*5}
THUNDER – Please Remain Seated {*7}
Robin TROWER – Coming Closer To The Day {*7}
Frank TURNER – No Man’s Land {*7}
Nik TURNER – The Final Frontier {*7}
Jeff TWEEDY – Warmer {*6}
TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB – False Alarm {*7}
UB40 – For The Many {*6}
U.K. SUBS – Subversions II {*6}
UNDERWORLD – Drift (episodes 1-5)… {*8}
The UNTHANKS – Lines: Parts One, Two & Three {*7}
VAMPIRE WEEKEND – Father Of The Bride {*8}
VANGELIS – Nocturne: The Piano Album {*6}
VIOLENT FEMMES – Hotel Last Resort {*7}
Tom WALKER – What A Time To Be Alive {*7}
The WATERBOYS – Where The Action Is {*7}
Jane WEAVER – Loops In The Secret Society {*7}
The WEDDING PRESENT – Live 2017 (Part 2) (live) {*6}
WEEZER – Weezer “Teal Album” {*4}
WEEZER – Weezer “Black Album” {*7}
Paul WELLER – Other Aspects: Live At The Royal Festival Hall {*7}
Kanye WEST – Jesus Is King {*5}
(Jack WHITE’s) The RACONTEURS – Help Us Stranger {*8}
WHITE DENIM – Side Effects {*7}
WHITESNAKE – Flesh & Blood {*7}
WILCO – Ode To Joy {*7}
Robbie WILLIAMS – The Christmas Present {*6}
Ronnie WOOD with his Wild Five – Mad Lad: A Tribute To Chuck Berry {*6}
(YEAH YEAH YEAH’s) Karen O – Lux Prima {*8}
YES – 50 Live (live) {*7}
Thom YORKE – Anima {*7}
James YORKSTON – The Route To The Harmonium {*8}
Jesse Colin YOUNG – Dreamers {*7}
Neil YOUNG & Crazy Horse – Colorado {*7}

December stop press…

Sufjan STEVENS – The Decalogue {*5}

The FLAMING LIPS – The Soft Bulletin: Live At Red Rocks {*8}

IDLES – A Beautiful Thing: Idles Live At Le Bataclan {*7}

MARILLION – With Friends From The Orchestra {*8}

NIGHTWISH – Decades: Live In Buenos Aires {*7}

Gary NUMAN – When The Sky Came Down: Live at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester {*7}

Rick WAKEMAN – Christmas Portraits {*2}

Stop Press: new portfolios from July 2019 onwards:-
A.R. & MACHINES
ABACUS
ACHE
AGITATION FREE
AHORA MAZDA
ALQUIN
AME SON
AREA
Brian AUGER
BADLY DRAWN BOY
BANGLES
BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS
Mike BLOOMFIELD
The BLUES PROJECT
Jacques BREL
BRINSLEY SCHWARZ
Sandy BULL
Paul BUTTERFIELD
Lewis CAPALDI
CAST
CHICKEN SHACK
Gerry CINNAMON
CIRCA WAVES
Gary CLARK Jr.
COLOSSEUM
Betty DAVIS
DOVES
The DREAM SYNDICATE
808 STATE
Billie EILISH
The ELECTRIC FLAG
EVERLAST
FKA twigs
Georgie FAME
Sam FENDER
FEVER TREE
The FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS
FOGHAT
FONTAINES D.C.
The FREE DESIGN
Serge GAINSBOURG
The GO-GO’S
GOMEZ
GRANDADDY
GREEN ON RED
GREENSLADE
Tom GRENNAN
GRIZZLY BEAR
Buddy GUY
HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH
HOUSE OF PAIN
ICE CUBE
ICE-T
IDLES
Joe JACKSON
JAMIROQUAI
JAY-Z
Dermot KENNEDY
KLAXONS
KOOL & THE GANG
Al KOOPER
Kris KRISTOFFERSON
L7
LACUNA COIL
LIGHTNING DUST
LIVE
The LONG RYDERS
Nick LOWE
John MILES
MINISTRY
MOBY
MOBY GRAPE
Eddie MONEY
James MORRISON
MUD
MUNGO JERRY
Willie NELSON
The NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
OPETH
Gilbert O’SULLIVAN
P!NK
PINK FAIRIES
POCO
Alan PRICE
Maddy PRIOR
RAG’N’BONE MAN
The RAIN PARADE
The RAPTURE
Chris REA
Freya RIDINGS
Minnie RIPERTON
RIVAL SONS
RUFUS / RUFUS featuring CHAKA KHAN
SAVOY BROWN
Leo SAYER
The SCRIPT
The SHERLOCKS
SILVER JEWS
SLINT
SLOWDIVE
SPARKLEHORSE
SPIN DOCTORS
STORMZY
SUM 41
TEMPLES
David THOMAS
TRAIN
TRICKY
The TWILIGHT SAD
TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB
Melvin VAN PEEBLES
Rufus WAINWRIGHT
Tom WALKER
WAR
Jane WEAVER
Sonny Boy WILLIAMSON (II)
Bill WITHERS
Link WRAY
YOUNG FATHERS
Warren ZEVON
The ZUTONS
note: to access all press Q on bar and type in artist’s name; try other artists also (there are around 2,000 available).

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