With Thanksgiving break happening this week, there’ll be plenty of down time to check out some new music. If your aunt Tammy is giving you a hard time about how you made those mashed potatoes, throw on any of these albums to drown out the noise!
Top 5 Charts:
1.) Ian Sweet – Crush Crusher
(From a previous week) 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.
2.) Grapetooth – Grapetooth
Creating something new and unique inspired by 80’s new wave in 2018 is a tall task, but that’s just what the Chicago-based due Grapetooth have done on their self titled debut album. Clay Frankel (of Twin Peaks) and Chris Bailoni pack all sorts of captivating layers and melodies throughout all ten tracks.
3.) JOJI – Ballads 1
(From a previous week) 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.) BOYO – Dance Alone
Dance Alone is the aptly titled 3rd LP from LA artist and producer BOYO. The album’s lyrics explore a number of darker themes. but overall is about remaining self-aware and looking to the future. That being said, these themes are given a dreamy and catchy background that you can still get down to.
5.) Yowler – Black Dog In My Path
Yowler is the solo project of Maryn Jones, also known for her work in Saintseneca and All Dogs. This album shows that Jones’ unique voice is able to compliment heavy, powerful riffs as well as minimal, gentle melodies, and everything in between.
Top 30 Charts
|1||Ian Sweet||Crush Crusher||DDW|
|4||BOYO||Dance Alone||Danger Collective|
|5||Yowler||Black Dog In My Path||DDW|
|6||Broncho||Bad Behavior||Park The Van|
|7||Connan Mockasin||Jassbusters||Mexican Summer|
|9||Kero Kero Bonito||Time N’ Place||Polyvinyl|
|10||Fenne Lily||On Hold||Self-Released|
|11||Kurt Vile||Bottle It In||Matador|
|12||Tasha||Alone At Last||Father/Daughter|
|13||The Greeting Committee||This Is It||Harvest|
|14||Magic Potion||Endless Graffiti||PNKSLM|
|15||Cloud Nothings||Last Burning Building||Carpark|
|16||J Mascis||Elastic Days||Sub Pop|
|17||It Looks Sad.||Sky Lake||Tiny Engines|
|18||Antarctigo Vespucci||Love In The Time Of E-Mail||Polyvinyl|
|22||Alison Sudol||Moon [EP]||Hearth|
|23||Heaters||Suspended Youth||Beyond Beyond Is Beyond|
|24||No Magic||In Cocoon||French Exit|
|25||Oh Pep!||I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You||ATO|
|26||Yves Tumor||Safe In The Hands Of Love||Warp|
|27||Part Time||Spell #6||Burger|
|28||Paddlefish||Spill Me!||High Dive|
|29||Airhead DC||Crush Hi||Danger Collective|
|30||Kikagaku Moyo||Masana Temples||Guruguru Brain|
Be on the lookout for some of these adds on next weeks charts!
Top 3 Adds
1.) Rose Droll – Your Dog
Recommended if you like: Caroline Says, Half Waif, WHY?
2.) The Smashing Pumpkins – Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.
Recommended if you like: Pixies, Silversun Pickups, Hum
3.) Strange Ranger – How It All Went By
Recommended if you like: LVL UP, Everyone Everywhere, Donovan Wolfington
Top 10 Adds
|1||Rose Droll||Your Dog||Father/Daughter|
|2||The Smashing Pumpkins||Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.||Napalm|
|3||Strange Ranger||How It All Went By||Tiny Engines|
|4||Eyedress||Sensitive G||Lex Ltd|
|5||The City Hall||Real Nice & Hurtful||Self-Released|
|6||nêhiyawak||Starlight [EP]||Arts & Crafts|
|7||Marshmallow Coast||Memory Girl||HHBTM|
|8||Our Girl||Stranger Today||Cannibal Hymns|
|9||ford.||(The) Evening||Foreign Family Collective|
|10||Choir Boy||Passive With Desire||Dais|