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Charts & Adds 9/11-9/18

We’ve mostly got familiar faces in our top 5 albums for this week, although we have a big debut coming from Alien Boy placing them at the very top! Check out what else we’ve been loving & spinning below:

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Alien Boy – Sleeping Lessons

“I really like that. I feel like I always gravitate towards a kind of like whiny, very reverbed-out, sort of washy vocals. There’s a coolness to that song. I feel like I’m back in a movie driving somewhere cool” – Charli XCX on “Somewhere Without Me”

2.) Wild Nothing – Indigo

“Wild Nothing’s fifth album, Indigo, brings more of the same to its listeners. Fans familiar with their earlier work should find solace in the familiar emotion that frontman Jack Tatum brings to the table.” Read the full review for Indigo written by Savannah Adams HERE

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.) 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.

5.) 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.

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines
2 Wild Nothing Indigo Captured Tracks
3 Mitski Be The Cowboy Dead Oceans
4 Foxing Nearer My God Triple Crown
5 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
6 Saintseneca Pillar Of Na Anti-
7 Death Cab For Cutie Thank You For Today Atlantic
8 Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
9 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
10 Beach Goons hoodratscumbags GRNDVW
11 Maribou State Kingdoms Of Colour Counter
12 Ginla Codex Terrible
13 White Denim Performance City Slang
14 Rubblebucket Sun Machine Grand Jury
15 Whitney Ballen You’re A Shooting Star, I’m A Sinking Ship Father/Daughter
16 Steady Holiday Nobody’s Watching Barsuk
17 Nothing Dance On The Blacktop Relapse
18 Night Class Dusk To Dawn Self-Released
19 Calicoco Float Dadstache
20 Billy Moon Punk Songs Old Flame
21 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
22 Idles Joy As An Act Of Resistance. Partisan
23 Interpol Marauder Matador
24 Skegss My Own Mess Self-Released
25 Waxahatchee Great Thunder [EP] Merge
26 Devotchka The Night Falls Forever Concord
27 Shannen Moser I’ll Sing Lame-O
28 Say Hi Caterpillar Centipede Euphobia
29 The Holy Drug Couple Hyper Super Mega Sacred Bones
30 Pip Blom Singles Persona Non Grata

 

We have some absolutely fantastic new adds for you to sink your teeth into as well. Seriously, they’re all sick.


Top 3 Adds

1.) Black Belt Eagle Scout – Mother of  My Children

Recommended if you like: Lucy Dacus, Mothers, Haley Hendrickx

2.) Spirit of the Beehive – Hypnic Jerks

Recommended if you like: LVL UP, Strange Ranger, (Sandy) Alex G

3.) Shortly – Richmond

Recommended if you like: Julien Baker, S, Kississippi

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Black Belt Eagle Scout Mother of My Children Saddle Creek
2 Spirit Of The Beehive Hypnic Jerks Tiny Engines
3 Shortly Richmond Triple Crown
4 Aphex Twin Collapse [EP] Warp
5 The Goon Sax We’re Not Talking Wichita
6 Slothrust The Pact Dangerbird
7 Hypoluxo Running On A Fence Broken Circles
8 Advance Base Animal Companionship Run For Cover
9 Sunny War With The Sun Self-Released
10 Low Double Negative Sub Pop