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Charts & Adds: Week of 9/4-9/11

We’ve had some big streaks broken at KU this weekend, including Mitski’s hold on the number one spot for our most played album of the week. A good shake-up in these charts is always welcome when we’ve got as much good music coming as we do! There’s movement all across the board as well as some big impacting adds from last week so be sure to check out this week’s top 30:

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Wild Nothing – Indigo

Up from number five last week we have the 4th LP from Wild Nothing, Indigo. (From a previous week:) “Indigo is a lush, dreamy collection of 80s-inflected pop. It’s amazing, seriously.”

2.) Saintseneca – Pillar of Na

Making the jump from number 11 last week is Pillar of Na, the latest project from Saintseneca. Zac Little’s ability to create layered, catchy folk-pop tunes is nothing new, but the band is pushed to new territory with this latest release. The band will be performing at the Bottleneck on September 20th.

3.) Mitski – Be The Cowboy

(From previous week:) 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.

 

4.) The Beths – Future Me Hates Me

(From previous week:) 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.

5.) Foxing – Nearer My God

“Never a band to be easily classified into a definitive genre, the group even further distorts these boundaries in Nearer My God. This LP is uncharacteristically upbeat (almost manic) but does not sacrifice the band’s penchant for raw intensity and poignant lyrics.” Read the full review for Nearer My God written by Jaya Chakka HERE. Foxing will be performing at the Bottleneck on September 27th.

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Wild Nothing Indigo Captured Tracks
2 Saintseneca Pillar Of Na Anti-
3 Mitski Be The Cowboy Dead Oceans
4 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
5 Foxing Nearer My God Triple Crown
6 Beach Goons hoodratscumbags GRNDVW
7 Idles Joy As An Act Of Resistance. Partisan
8 White Denim Performance City Slang
9 Whitney Ballen You’re A Shooting Star, I’m A Sinking Ship Father/Daughter
10 Mass Gothic I’ve Tortured You Long Enough Sub Pop
11 Rubblebucket Sun Machine Grand Jury
12 Ginla Codex Terrible
13 Interpol Marauder Matador
14 Night Class Dusk To Dawn Self-Released
15 Death Cab For Cutie Thank You For Today Atlantic
16 Shannen Moser I’ll Sing Lame-O
17 Steady Holiday Nobody’s Watching Barsuk
18 Billy Moon Punk Songs Old Flame
19 Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
20 Basement Revolver Heavy Eyes Sonic Unyon
21 Devotchka The Night Falls Forever Concord
22 Free Cake For Every Creature The Bluest Star Double Double Whammy
23 Shy Boys Bell House Polyvinyl
24 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl
25 Calicoco Float Dadstache
26 Teleman Family Of Aliens Moshi Moshi
27 Thin Lips Chosen Family Lame-O
28 Elisapie The Ballad Of The Runaway Girl Bonsound
29 Conner Youngblood Cheyenne Counter
30 Rejoicer Energy Dreams Stones Throw

As always we’ve got some fresh and exciting tunes going into rotation that we can’t wait to play! Check out some of the highlights below:

Top 3 Adds

1.) Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt

Recommended if you like: My Bloody Valentine, The Velvet Underground, Broadcast

2.) Waxahatchee – Great Thunder

Recommended if you like: Big Thief, Angel Olsen, Julien Baker

3.) Alien Boy – Sleeping Lessons

Recommended if you like: Pity Sex, Tigers Jaw, Joyce Manor

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
2 Waxahatchee Great Thunder [EP] Merge
3 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines
4 Skegss My Own Mess Self-Released
5 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti-
6 Dilly Dally Heaven Partisan
7 The Holydrug Couple Hyper Super Mega Sacred Bones
8 Active Bird Community Amends Barsuk
9 Say Hi Caterpillar Centipede Euphobia
10 Steven A Clark Where Neon Goes To Die Secretly Canadian