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Arctic Monkeys

When The Sun Goes Down

 

d-koy

Nothing is what it seems

 
 

Computerman

No More Broken Hearts

 

Paper Cuts

Born On A Slippery Slope

 
 

Signal Generator

Output EP

 

Hands & Fingers

Untitled

 
 

Unclejohnny

Untitled

 

Wintermute

Untitled

 
 

Young Professionals

Pleasure Time

 

Frankie Eisenhower

Untitled

 
 

Cardiacs

Concerts Vol I & II

 

Jont

One Long Song EP

 
 

Alkaline Trio

Mercy Me

 

The deBretts

First Come First EP

 
 

That Fucking Tank

Day Of Death by Bono Adrenaline Shot

 

Babyshambles

Down In Albion

 
 

The Futureheads

Area

 

Jim Noir

Tower of Love

 
 

Libero

Defined and Refined

 

Parisman

A Place That Glows

 
 

The Cribs

You're Gonna Lose Us

 

Your Vegas

Flybuzz

 
 

I Am Kloot

Maybe I Should

 

The Darkness

One Way Ticket To Hell And Back

 
 

Chickenhawk

Untitled

 

Performance

Surrender

 
 

The Lodger

Watching / Not So Fast

 
 

Rudolf Rocker

Rabbiting With Richard Dido

 

Harmacy

Untitled

 
 

Brian Eno

How Many Worlds

 

The Xenith Sound

Untitled

 
 

Red.Star.Line

Pure / Rewards For Informers

 

The Darkness

One Way Ticket

 
 

This Et Al

Wardens / Rotary Queen

 

The Bluebirds

The Bluebirds Album

 
 

Manifesto

Approaching The Traps

 

Various Artists

Wrath Supersevens #10

 
 

Volcanoes

Red Door EP

 

Various Artists

Wrath Supersevens #9

 
 

Oversol

Speed

 
 

The Wedding Present

Ringway to Seatac

 

Larrikin Love

Happy As Annie / On Sussex Downs

 
 

Engerica

Roadkill

 

Diefenbach

Set and Drift

 
 

The Kills

No Wow

 

Spitfire Charlie

Soldier

 
 

Alyra

Principles of Geology

 

Fighting With Wire

Machine Parts

 
 

BC Camplight

Hide, Run Away

 

Buck 65

Secret House Against the World

 
 

The Cut

Walking Lonely Streets EP

 

Western Suburbs

The Borough of Western Suburbs

 
 

Franz Ferdinand

You Could Have It So Much Better

 

Mr Charming

Mr Charming EP

 
 

The Baddies

Monkeys in their Money Suits

 

Various Artists

Dream Brother - The Songs of Tim and Jeff Buckley

 
 

My Awesome Compilation

Set to Go

 

Test Icicles

Circle, Square, Triangle

 
 

Stillman

The Weightless EP

 

Nothing (Brighton)

Splints & Oxygen EP

 
 

Mew

And the Glass Handed Kites

 

The Composers

A Way Of Being Free

 
 

The Downfall

Transporter

 

blumone*

We Are ... blumone*

 
 

DanMoFo

Dirty As Gin EP

 

Modeliste

Luddenden Foot EP

 
 

Arctic Monkeys

I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor

 

Ric Neale

Different Than Before

 
 

four day Hombre

1000 Bulbs

 

The Glitterati

Back In Power

 
 

Various Artists

Leeds: 2005

 

Unexploded Shells

EP No 1

 
 

Rhode Island

Happy Birthday EP

 

Bujidao

Faith and Fear

 
 

Loqui

I Can't Believe It's Not Better

 

Imogen Heap

Hide And Seek

 
 

Decoration

Escape Routine

 

The Palms

Untitled

 
 

Milburn

Showroom

 

Bon Jovi

Have A Nice Day

 
 

Scary Kids Scaring Kids

The Only Medicine

 

The Yo-Yo's

Given Up Giving Up

 
 

Pigzipper

Untitled

 

Steve Sanderson

Not For Mass Consumption

 
 

Ludwig

They Came For My Brain

 

Scatter

Untitled

 
 

Various Artists

Vatican Jet / The Smokestacks - split single

 

Downdime

Seeds of Hopelessness

 
 

This Ain't Vegas

The Night Don Benito Saved My Life

 

Nikoli

Stay Safe Tonight

 
 

HIM

Wings Of A Butterfly

 

The Unseen Guest

Out There

 
 

4 Letter Holiday

Carefree Demo

 

Bam Bam Francs

Bam Bam You're Dead

 
 

Johnny Panic

Automatic Healer

 

Juliette & The Licks

Got Love To Kill

 
 

The Concretes

Lay Our Battle Axe Down

 
 

The Subways

With You

 

2012

Untitled

 
 

Goldie Lookin' Chain

Safe As Fuck

 
 

Finka

The Runner EP

 

Various Artists

Supercity

 
 

iLiKETRAiNS

A ROOK HOUSE FOR BOBBY

 

Glassfactory

Untitled

 
 

Cardboard Cowboy

Shorthand For Love

 

Kram

So This Is What The Soldiers Did

 
 

Echodine

Fragments from the Wilderness

 

Helen Love

Long Hot Summer

 
 

InMe

So You Know

 

The Cinematics

Chase

 
 

Reuben

Very Fast Very Dangerous

 

Narco

Control of the Stereo

 
 

The Voltaires

Anti-Love EP

 

O Fracas

Zeros & Ones / What Jim Hears

 
 

Jim Noir

A Quiet Man EP

 

The Cribs

Martell

 
 

Kanuba

Audio Vandalism

 

Loudmouth Soup

Skydiver / Make Some Hay

 
 

LaRusso

Can't Let It Go / Seven Days

 

Red.Star.Line

s/t

 
 

6 Fingered Man

Offering

 

Flaming Apes Head

Untitled

 
 

Offramp

Untitled

 

The Research

C'mon Chameleon

 
 

The Dharma

Untitled

 

Mach Schau

Demonstration One

 
 

This Et Al

You've Driven For Miles And Not Remembered A Thing

 

In:Audium

Drawing Silence

 
 

Magnet

The Tourniquet

 

Voltage Union

Untitled

 
 

The Dodgems

It's Alright

 

Dead Disco

Untitled

 
 

Harrisons

Wishing Well

 

Dugong

Quick to the City

 
 

Turnbull ACs

Untitled

 

Whiskycats

Untitled

 
 

Beach

Burning Up

 

Mat Tanner

Untitled

 
 

Cash Mattock

21st Century Sleaze

 

Various Artists

Heathen Angel - Volume 2

 
 

No Hope In New Jersey

Steady Diet Of Decline

 

Autolux

Future Perfect

 
 

Move To Cuba

Influence

 
 

My Computer

No CV

 
 

Stateless

Bloodstream EP

 

Due To Debt

Stealing all the awesome

 
 

Various Artists

Stuffy and The Fuses / The Secret Hairdresser - split single

 

Riotmind

Out Of Your Mind

 
 

Houston Calls

A Collection Of Short Stories

 

Portal

Waves And Echoes

 
 

The Rakes

Work, Work, Work (Pub, Club, Sleep)

 

Mew

Apocalypso

 
 

Your Vegas

s/t

 

3dBs Down

Can Of Worms

 
 

Various Artists

Being 747 / The Lodger - split single

 

Zealous

Untitled

 
 

Test Icicles

Boa vs Python

 

Sean Forde

Last Call

 
 

Kid iD

Broken Little Monkey EP

 

Aristocrash

Disco Girl / Cheating

 
 

The Hightones

The Attic Tapes

 

Robin Auld

Diamond for a Day

 
 

Engerica

My Demise

 

Wire Happy

Problems of Everyday Life

 
 

The Mutts

Life in Dirt

 

The Sunshine Underground

Put You in Your Place

 
 

The Cribs

The New Fellas

 

Nine Black Alps

Everything Is

 
 

The Fever

Red Bedroom

 

Finch

Bitemarks and Bloodstains

 
 

The Ga Gas

Crash And Burn

 

Ali Whitton

Kisses/Curses

 
 

Death of Fashion

Lovely And Guilt Free EP

 

Hot Hot Heat

Middle Of Nowhere

 
 

The Rise

New Situation

 

Bird

Slowly, Slowly

 
 

Filthy Sanchez

Untitled

 

The Subways

Young for Eternity

 
 

The Yards

Forget Your Regrets

 
 

Hey Negrita

Devil in My Shoes

 

InMe

7 Weeks

 
 

The Calvo Contract

Untitled

 

Dogs

Selfish Ways

 
 

Metro

Career Opportunities

 

Editors

Blood

 
 

Seed Brothers

A New Tomorrow

 

Autumdivers

s/t

 
 

Vatican Jet

Green Demo

 

The Explosion

Black Tape

 
 

The Clerks

The Dissidents

 

Michael Rossiter

Like a Green Moray on a National Path

 
 

Sage Francis

A Healthy Distrust

 

I Am Kloot

I Believe

 
 

Finch

Say Hello to Sunshine

 

Nova

Nova IV

 
 

Elixir

Drowning

 

The Voyeurs

If I'm Right / World

 
 

Rotating Leslie

No Requests

 
 

The Mars Volta

L'via L'viaquez

 

iLiKETRAiNS

BEFORETHECURTAiNSCLOSE

 
 

Cara Robinson

Keeper Lit

 

Redcarsgofaster

Sanctuary

 
 

Fireapple Red

The First Drop

 

Six By Seven

Artists Cannibals Poets Thieves

 
 

White Rose Movement

Love Is a Number

 

The Subways

Rock & Roll Queen

 
 

The Nervous Shakedown

Untitled

 

16th Round

Matchstick Man

 
 

Various Artists

The Nyquist Theory

 

I am Jack

Stockholm / Subside

 
 

Various Artists

The New Indie (Alive & Amplified For 2005)

 
 

Jeff Klein

The Hustler

 

Days Of Worth

State Of Me

 
 

Virginia Creep

Untitled

 

Undercut

To Die For

 
 

Various Artists

Dangerlust / Hinterland - split single

 

Various Artists

Roger / Boys of Scandanavia - split single

 
 

British Beef

Without Me

 

The Pigeon Detectives

Untitled

 
 

Adult.

Dume

 

Mainline

Turn On

 
 

The Dead 60s

Loaded Gun

 

Schizo Fun Addict

Atom Spark Hotel

 
 

Lou Barlow

Holding Back the Year

 

The Cribs

Mirror Kissers

 
 

Dolores

Please Note

 

Neils Children

Always the Same

 
 

We vs Death

s/t

 

Susskind

The April Shower Demo

 
 

Earl

What Are You Waiting For?

 

Gratitude

Drive Away

 
 

Alkaline Trio

Crimson

 

Alabama 3

Outlaw

 
 

Silver Sun

Disappear Here

 

Hoggboy

400 Boys

 
 

Lindy

Beautifully Undone

 

Reuben

A Kick in the Mouth

 
 

fallaroundhere

136 Miles EP

 

The Conway Story

Ghostwriter

 
 

Beautiful Feet

Suddenly / I See

 

Electric Eel Shock

Beat Me

 
 

The Gold Fever

California / Hear My Voice

 

Farming Incident

Our Glorious Five Year Plan

 
 

Smog

A River Ain't Too Much to Love

 

JJ72

She's Gone

 
 

Shard

Make Me Butterfly

 

The Lights

Neighbours

 
 

Juliette & The Licks

You're Speaking My Language

 

Scout

History & Radio

 
 

Mika Bomb

Osaka

 

The Kills

Love Is a Deserter

 
 

The Black Velvets

Glamstar

 

Seven Hours

Blue

 
 

Yellow Stripe Nine

One Look (It's Love)

 

The Glitterati

Heartbreaker

 
 

That Fucking Tank

Andrew/James

 

Maximo Park

A Certain Trigger

 
 

Hayashi

Rosebud

 

Los Guys

La Noche De San Juan

 
 

Queen Adreena

The Butcher And The Butterfly

 

Kaiser Chiefs

Everyday I Love You Less and Less

 
 

Wrestling Jacob

The Darkened Glass EP

 

Black Mountain College

Bright by the Sea

 
 

The Blood Arm

Say Yes

 

The Lodger

Many Thanks For Your Honest Opinion

 
 

New Order

Krafty

 

Umlaut

Untitled

 
 

The Noisettes

Three Moods of...

 

DanMoFo

Room 101

 
 

Captain Wilberforce

Mindfilming

 

Kiosk

One Day I'm Going To Go STRATOSPHERIC On You And, Chances Are, You'll Thank Me For It

 
 

The Prototypes

A Twist Of Fate

 

Dead At 27

Scatter the Shrapnel

 
 

Substate

Untitled

 

Naked Flames

Animal Love

 
 

Luxury Car

The Heart of The Matter

 

The Scaramanga Six

Horrible Face

 
 

Milburn

Lipstick Lickin'

 

The Printed Sound

The Announcement / Lips

 
 

Galitza

The Flame of Flames

 
 

Nex

Secrets & Lies

 

The Boy Tate

Flagrante Delicto

 
 

Luke Hirst

The Bedroom Budget Demos

 

Lewis Denby

Next Year

 
 

Motley Crue

If I Die Tomorrow

 

Bodyrockers

I Like the Way

 
 

Millencolin

Ray

 

Kanuba

Untitled

 
 

Gold Blade

Rebel Songs

 

This Days Fury

Untitled

 
 

Reuben

Blamethrower

 
 

Thai Bride

Non Contact Sports

 

British Sea Power

Open Season

 
 

Carma

Don't Make Me Do It

 

Riotmind

Untitled

 
 

Maximo Park

Graffiti

 

Million Dead

Harmony No Harmony

 
 

The Fret

Mr Beat

 

The Caves

Polymorphic Light Eruption

 
 

She's Not Dead

Together We Are Strangers

 

Emmet

Emmet 3.0

 
 

A Silver Mt. Zion

Horses in the Sky

 

10,000 Things

s/t

 
 

AKp

The Blast Apex

 

Countermine

Letters

 
 

The Adventures of Loki

Feminine Side

 

Piskie Sits

50's Greaser Uniform

 
 

Emanuel

Soundtrack to a Headrush

 

Seraphic

Feisty, Innocent

 
 

Pure Reason Revolution

The Bright Ambassadors of Morning

 

The Cribs

Hey Scenesters!

 
 

Crack In The Sun

Jim'll Fax It EP

 

Cherryfalls

Winter/Winter

 
 

Kaylium

Untitled

 

Four Tet

Smile Around The Face

 
 

Palo Alto

Every Way To Fall

 

Baxter Trappe

Take My Hand And Love

 
 

Ten Seconds Of Chaos

On Second Thoughts

 

The Sweet Chap

Superman 3 / Girl With A Curl

 
 

I Am Kloot

Gods and Monsters

 

Hood

The Negatives....

 
 

La Haine

Untitled

 

Five O'Clock Heroes

Run To Her

 
 

The Yards

s/t

 

Modey Lemon

Sleepwalkers

 
 

Days Of Worth

The Western Mechanism

 

Queens of the Stone Age

Lullabies to Paralyze

 
 

Jim Noir

My Patch

 

Nun

Nun Of The Above

 
 

Towers Of London

On a Noose

 

Garron Frith

Untitled

 
 

Detwiije

Would You Rather Be Followed By Forty Ducks for the Rest of Your Life

 

The Subways

Oh Yeah

 
 

The Mars Volta

The Widow

 

Do Me Bad Things

Whats Hideous

 
 

Various Artists

ˇForward, Russia! / This Et Al - split single

 

Ocean Colour Scene

A Hyperactive Workout For The Flying Squad

 
 

Mama Scuba

El Shake

 

Lowlife UK

Barstool Preaching

 
 

9 Volt Shot

The Upper Class EP

 

Edward Molby

The Butcher of Castile

 
 

Tom Napper & Tom Bliss

The Kelping

 

Jupiter and Teardrop

Bring Me Down EP

 
 

Ali Whitton

Miracle

 

Vatican Jet

Red Demo

 
 

Dirty Vinyls

Untitled

 

The Tailors

A New Hairdo

 
 

The KBC

Trippin

 

Cardboard Cowboy

The Boxroom Tapes Volume 2

 
 

The Wonder Stuff

Bile Chant

 

Million Dead

Living the Dream

 
 

Pollen

Soldier On

 
 

The March Hares

Untitled

 

Sparkwood

Jalopy Pop

 
 

Various Artists

My Awesome Compilation / Fall Out Boy - Spilt Single

 

Planet Of Women

Waking Up the Neighbourhood

 
 

Black Nielson

Love Song To Chan Marshall

 

Stuffy and The Fuses

Where's The Captain?

 
 

Wheatus

Suck Fony

 

The Glitterati

You Got Nothing on Me

 
 

The Good

Send in the Cavalry

 

Insert Coin

The World Is Yours EP

 
 

Agent Blue

Children's Children

 

Clayhill

Moon I Hide

 
 

Novello

Surface

 

The Forgotten Cowboy

Untitled

 
 

Various Artists

Dance To The Radio: Leeds

 

Shame About Haley

Untitled

 
 

Lucky Royale

Untitled

 

Farrah

Me Too

 
 

The Mars Volta

Frances the Mute

 

Simple Plan

Still Not Getting Any

 
 

The Cubes

Digital Girl

 

Kaiser Chiefs

Employment

 
 

Fuji Heavy

Untitled

 

Three Children Of Fortune

Scarlet Fever

 
 

Noise á Noise

Looking Ahead EP

 

The Retrose

Yesterday's News

 
 

Electric Six

Senor Smoke

 

The Conway Story

Lunatic Perfume

 
 

Whole Sky Monitor

Just Let Me Talk To her

 

Shatner

Energise

 
 

Jimmy Chamberlin Complex

Life Begins Again

 

Nathan Burton

It's Hard To Sell Your Home

 
 

Johnny Poindexter

Two of Three EP

 

The Hair

Haircuts

 
 

Melodyme

Cracked Record

 
 

Spitfire Charlie

What did we do last night?

 

Exit 52

Dandelion EP

 
 

Nathan Maxwell

Undone

 

The Wedding Present

Take Fountain

 
 

Charlotte Hatherley

Bastardo

 

The Butterfly

Untitled

 
 

Worm

Hate

 
 

Head Automatica

Beating Heart Baby

 

Koala (NY)

Do not be afraid

 
 

Various Artists

Gnarly Dude 2

 

Nerve Engine

Underneath The Sprawl

 
 

0800 Ragu

Social Skills

 

Bloc Party

Silent Alarm

 
 

Smother

Use

 

The Xenith Sound

Untitled

 
 

Holly Taymar

Less Than Nothing

 

Vicious Cabaret

Twilight Of The Idols EP

 
 

The Big Blue

Something To Hold On To

 

The Cutters

Untitled

 
 

The Printed Sound

A Tale Of Two Cities

 

The Most Terrifying Thing

80s Love Affair

 
 

Superboss

Things Will Get Better

 

The Lies

s/t

 
 

Mountaineers

Motions Of Interplanetary Dust

 

The Invention

Lights Out

 
 

The Chemical Brothers

Push the Button

 

Xi

Low

 
 

The Kills

The Good Ones

 

The Pretty Machine

Untitled

 
 

Hell Is For Heroes

Models For The Programme

 

Duncan McFarlane Band

Woodshed Boys

 
 

Avoca

Untitled

 

Fulc

Embrace.Destroy

 
 

The Kinison

You'll Never Guess Who Died

 
 

John Merrick's Remains

Digging Up The Remains

 

Beautiful Feet

Headstrong

 
 

The Lost 45s UK

Ivy / The Man That Time Forgot

 

Blind Jackson

s/t

 
 

The Bilderberg Group

This City!

 

Edward Molby

Wild Ideas

 
 

The Kenst

s/t

 

Ethan Daniel Davidson

Free the Ethan Daniel Davidson Five

 
 

3milehigh

Cardboard World

 

Nonpareil

Changing Tides

 
 

Nutronstars

Melody Rules Everything (Handclaps and Fuzz)

 

Mama Scuba

You're Long Time Dead So What's the Hurry

 
 

Puscha

Show Me What Love Is

 

Jim Noir

Eanie Meany

 
 

Say Anything

...Is A Real Boy