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Charts & Adds: Week of 8/21-8/28

We have some new faces on our top 30 charts for this week as well as some familiar favorites. Check ‘em out along with our new adds!

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Mitski – Be The Cowboy

Last week’s top add is this week’s #1! Be the Cowboy is Mitski’s fifth studio album, and a fantastic addition to her already impressive discography. Whether a full band is playing or it’s just Mitski and her piano, each of the fourteen tracks hits you in a way that only she can.

2.) The Beths – Future Me Hates Me

The Beths are an exciting four-piece band out of New Zealand. Future Me Hates Me is energetic and catchy, and front woman Elizabeth Stokes’ reflective and self-critical lyrics give the band a strong emotional edge.

3.) Basement Revolver – Heavy Eyes

We have another debut album at number three with Heavy Eyes by Canadian dream pop band Basement Revolver. The album is filled with playful melodies that are contrasted with fuzzed out guitar tones and weary, heartfelt lyrics.

4.) Free Cake For Every Creature – The Bluest Star

The Bluest Star is some sweet soft pop from Philadelphia band Free Cake For Every Creature (one of our favorite band names here at KJHK). The album a bit tidier than their previous works but still keeps that DIY charm.

5.) Tanukichan – Sundays

Down from number one the past two weeks is Sundays by Tanukichan. (From last week) “Sundays is a relaxing and reflective blend of shoe-gaze and dream pop that is perfect for any summer setting.”

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Mitski Be The Cowboy Dead Oceans
2 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
3 Basement Revolver Heavy Eyes Sonic Unyon
4 Free Cake For Every Creature The Bluest Star Double Double Whammy
5 Tanukichan Sundays Company
6 Calicoco Float Dadstache
7 Thin Lips Chosen Family Lame-O
8 Still Corners Slow Air Wrecking Light
9 Night Class Dusk To Dawn Self-Released
10 Pllush Stranger to the Pain Father/Daughter
11 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl
12 Death Cab For Cutie Thank You For Today Atlantic
13 Snail Mail Lush Matador
14 The Internet Hive Mind Columbia
15 Foxing Nearer My God Triple Crown
16 Ovlov Tru Exploding In Sound
17 Shy Boys Bell House Polyvinyl
18 Sales Forever & Ever Self-Released
19 Vicktor Taiwo Joy Comes In Spirit Innovative Leisure
20 Employer The Fax Of Life Self-Released
21 Hana Vu How Many Times Have You Driven By Luminelle
22 Astronauts Etc Living In Symbol Company
23 Flasher Constant Image Domino
24 Dizzy Baby Teeth Royal Mountain
25 Ohmme Parts Joyful Noise
26 Whitney Ballen You’re A Shooting Star, I’m A Sinking Ship Father/Daughter
27 Trevor Powers Mulberry Violence Baby Halo
28 Devon Welsh Dream Songs You Are Accepted
29 Dragon Inn 3 Double Line American Laundromat
30 Kevin Krauter Toss Up Bayonet

 

We’re SUPER excited for this week’s adds. We’ve got some highly anticipated projects from big names as well as some stellar debuts from up and coming artists. Here’s our top 3:

 

Top 3 Adds

1.) Blood Orange – Negro Swan

Recommended if you like: Toro y Moi, Little Dragon, Perfume Genius

2.) Wild Nothing – Indigo

Recommended if you like: Beach Fossils, Deerhunter, Washed Out

3.) Steady Holiday – Nobody’s Watching

Recommended if you like: Natalie Prass, Mothers, Hand Habits

 

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
2 Wild Nothing Indigo Captured Tracks
3 Steady Holiday Nobody’s Watching Barsuk
4 Pip Blom Paycheck [EP] Persona Non Grata
5 Saintseneca Pillar Of Na Anti-
6 Billy Moon Punk Songs Old Flame
7 Honne Love Me/Love Me Not Tatemae/Atlantic
8 Rejoicer Energy Dreams Stones Throw
9 Peace To Mateo Some Strange Reason Young Heavy Souls
10 Phono Pony Monkey Paw Self-Released