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Charts & Adds: Week of 9/18-9/25

It’s officially fall! We’re looking forward to the fun festivities to come, but we’re also excited about all the great new music on the way! The weather’s (hopefully) going to start cooling off, so make some tea, grab a blanket, and cozy up to some of the great tunes we’ve been loving below!

Top 5 Charts:

1.) 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.

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

Mother of My Children is the debut album from Saddle Creek’s Black Belt Eagle Scout, a project created by Katherine Paul (aka KP). “Having this identity—radical indigenous queer feminist—keeps me going. My music and my identity come from the same foundation of being a Native woman.” says Paul. The album is eight powerful songs that explore experiences of loss, frustration, and dreams.

3.) Hypoluxo – Running on a Fence

Hypoluxo, out of Brooklyn, NY, are making waves with their second full length album, Running on a Fence. The album is a seamless collection of shoegaze, dream pop, and post-punk. Front-man Samuel Cogen’s voice is described as  “a little mellow with a baritone croon somewhere between Joy Division’s Ian Curtis and The National’s Matt Berninger.” Definitely recommended for fans of both of those bands.  

4.) Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt

Spiritualized is back with their eighth LP, following up the 2012 release of Sweet Heart, Sweet Light. Spiritualized is known for transcendent and mesmerizing sounds, and this album is no different. And Nothing Hurt has a cinematic quality meticulously crafted by Jason Pierce, aka J. Spaceman.

5.) Shortly – Richmond

Richmond is the debut EP from Detroit artist Alex Maniak. The haunting , yet hopeful 5 tracks are full of powerful harmonies and intense story telling. While Shortly is a solo project, Maniak has plenty of people to bounce ideas of off, including Joe Reinhart of Hop Along, who helped her create songs “the way they sounded in my head.” she says.

 

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Foxing Nearer My God Triple Crown
2 Black Belt Eagle Scout Mother of My Children Saddle Creek
3 Hypoluxo Running on a Fence Broken Circles
4 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
5 Shortly Richmond Triple Crown
6 Wild Nothing Indigo Captured Tracks
7 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines
8 Saintseneca Pillar Of Na Anti-
9 Death Cab For Cutie Thank You For Today Atlantic
10 Idles Joy As An Act Of Resistance. Partisan
11 Mitski Be The Cowboy Dead Oceans
12 Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
13 The Spirit Of The Beehive Hypnic Jerks Tiny Engines
14 Maribou State Kingdoms Of Colour Counter
15 Slothrust The Pact Dangerbird
16 Denzel Curry TA1300 Loma Vista/Concord
17 Shannen Moser I’ll Sing Lame-O
18 Advance Base Animal Companionship Run For Cover
19 Waxahatchee Great Thunder [EP] Merge
20 Nothing Dance on the Blacktop Relapse
21 Aphex Twin Collapse [EP] Warp
22 Pip Blom Singles Persona Non Grata
23 We Were Promised Jetpacks The More I Sleep The Less I Dream Self-Released
24 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
25 Night Class Dusk to Dawn Self-Released
26 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
27 Beach Goons hoodratscumbags GRNDVW
28 Rubblebucket Sun Machine Grand Jury
29 Steady Holiday Nobody’s Watching Barskuk
30 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl

 

We’ve got a great week for adds  with some highly anticipated albums from a variety of genres. Enjoy!

Top 3 Adds

1.) Lala Lala – The Lamb

Recommended if you like: Adult Mom, Palehound, Remember Sports

2.) BROCKHAMPTON – iridescence

Recommended if you like: Tyler, the Creator, Danny Brown, Joji

3.) Joyce Manor – Million Dollars To Kill Me

Recommended if you like: Tigers Jaw, Basement, The Sidekicks

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Lala Lala The Lamb Hardly Art
2 BROCKHAMPTON iridescence Question Everything/RCA
3 Joyce Manor Million Dollars To Kill Me Epitaph
4 Yumi Zouma EP III Cascine
5 Cumulus Comfort World Trans-
6 Emma Ruth Rundle On Dark Horses Sargent House
7 Das Body Das Body [EP] Luminelle
8 Miss World Keeping Up With Miss World PNKSLM
9 Lydmor I Told You I’d Tell Them Our Story HFN
10 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones