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Charts & Adds: Week of 10/30 – 11/6

November has come Lawrence! This week we’ve got a lot of new albums in our top 5, lead by Baby Jey (no relation). Plenty of good records have made their way into our top 30 for this week, check them out below!

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Baby Jey – Someday Cowboy

(From a previous week) Baby Jey, not to be confused with our own mascot Baby Jay, are a group from Edmonton making dynamic folk-pop. There’s a wide variety of instrumentation on Someday Cowboy that creates a vivid landscape for feelings of nostalgia and reflection.

2.) Ian Sweet – Crush Crusher

Ian Sweet has always been an outlet both creatively and emotionally for Jilian Medford. On her debut LP, she turns these dense and compassionate feelings into a beautiful arrangement of songs that span a unique range of sounds and genres.

3.) JOJI – Ballads 1

The singer and producer from Osaka, Joji, showcases his wide variety of talents on his debut album Ballads 1. The album’s down-tempo and melancholic themes blend elements of trap, folk, electronic, and R&B.

4.) Kurt Vile – Bottle It In

Recorded in studios across the country over the course of two years, Kurt Vile returns in 2018 with Bottle It In. The album shows that an artist with as much experience and talent as Vile can still find room to evolve and grow. Kurt Vile will be performing at The Truman in Kansas City on February 27th, 2019.

5.) BRONCHO – Bad Behavior

“This album takes classic garage rock and gives it a hazy DIY feel. The strong melodies throughout the album will make you come back to this listen after listen.” Read the full review written by Miranda Roberts HERE. BRONCHO will be performing at The Riot Room in Kansas City on November 17, 2018.

 

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Baby Jey Someday Cowboy Maintenance
2 Ian Sweet Crush Crusher Hardly Art
3 JOJI Ballads 1 88rising
4 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
5 BRONCHO Bad Behavior Park The Van
6 BROCKHAMPTON iridescence Question Everything/RCA
7 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
8 Kero Kero Bonito Time N’ Place Polyvinyl
9 Yowler Black Dog In My Path DDW
10 Thrifty’s Automatic Thought Self-Released
11 The Greeting Committee This Is It Harvest
12 It Looks Sad. Sky Lake Tiny Engines
13 Swearin’ Fall Into The Sun Merge
14 Cloud Nothings Last Burning Building Carpark
15 Tokyo Police Club TPC Dine Alone
16 Connan Mockasin Jassbusters Mexican Summer
17 Yves Tumor Safe In The Hands Of Love Warp
18 Boygenius Boygenius [EP] Matador
19 No Magic In Cocoon French Exit
20 Airhead DC Crush Hi Danger Collective
21 Lala Lala The Lamb Hardly Art
22 Basement Beside Myself Fueled By Ramen
23 Body Type Body Type [EP] Partisan
24 Madeline Kenney Perfect Shapes Carpark
25 Young Jesus The Whole Thing Is Just There Saddle Creek
26 Doe Grow Into It Topshelf
27 Oh Pep! I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You ATO
28 Erika Spring Scars [EP] Cascine
29 Hippo Campus Bambi Grand Jury
30 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer

 

Be on the lookout for some of these adds on next weeks charts!

 

Top 3 Adds

1.) St. Vincent – MassEducation

Recommended if you like: Feist, tUnE-yArDs, Sleater-Kinney

2.) Twist – Distancing

Recommended if you like: Melody’s Echo Chamber, Snail Mail, Alvvays

3.) Beacon – Gravity Pairs

Recommended if you like: Teen Daze, How To Dress Well, Lapalux

 

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 St. Vincent MassEducation Loma Vista
2 Twist Distancing Buzz
3 Beacon Gravity Pairs Ghostly
4 Alison Sudol Moon [EP] Hearth
5 Heaters Suspended Youth Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
6 Magic Potion Endless Graffiti PNKSLM
7 Vera Sola Shades Spectraphonic
8 J Mascis Elastic Days Sub Pop
9 Rufus Du Sol Solace Reprise
10 Paddlefish Spill Me! High Dive