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Charts & Adds: Week of 11/20 – 11/27

While KU was snowed in yesterday, we kept things movin’ & groovin’ on air over here at 90.7 KJHK. Check out what’s been getting the most love from our DJ’s with this week’s top 30 down below:

 

Top 5 Charts:

1.) BOYO – Dance Alone

(From previous week) 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.

 

2.) Grapetooth – Grapetooth

(From previous week) 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.) Part Time – Spell #6

“Part Time’s sound from the beginning has been on the complete end of the spectrum of modern pop/alternative music. Where other bands opt for gnashing guitar chords and earsplitting drums, Part Time operates within the lo-fi, mellow sphere” Read the full review written by Sasha Arteaga HERE

 

4.) Kero Kero Bonito – Time N’ Place

(From a previous week) No one was sure what to expect from the sophomore full length from the unpredictable London trio, Kero Kero Bonito. Time N’ Place is an imaginative mix of sounds that not only blends genres but completely turns them upside down.

 

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.

 

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 BOYO Dance Alone Danger Collective
2 Grapetooth Grapetooth Polyvinyl
3 Part Time Spell #6 Burger
4 Kero Kero Bonito Time N’ Place Polyvinyl
5 BRONCHO Bad Behavior Park The Van
6 Connan Mockasin Jassbusters Mexican Summer
7 Our Girl Stranger Today Cannibal Hymns
8 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
9 It Looks Sad. Sky Lake Tiny Engines
10 Joji Ballads 1 88rising
11 J Mascis Elastic Days Sub Pop
12 Ian Sweet Crush Crusher Hardly Art
13 Bill Ryder-Jones Yawn Domino
14 Magic Potion Endless Graffiti PNKSLM
15 Boygenius Boygenius [EP] Matador
16 Cloud Nothings Last Building Burning Carpark
17 Strange Ranger How It All Went By [EP] Tiny Engines
18 Fenne Lily On Hold Self-Released
19 Tokyo Police Club TPC Dine Alone
20 Yves Tumor Safe In The Hands Of Love Warp
21 The Greeting Committee This Is It Harvest
22 Yowler Black Dog In My Path DDW
23 Beacon Gravity Pairs Ghostly
24 No Magic In Cocoon French Exit
25 Papercuts Parallel Universe Blues Slumberland
26 Antarctigo Vespucci Love In The Time Of E-Mail Polyvinyl
27 Twist Distancing Buzz
28 Nylon Smile Angel Of Doubt Citrus City
29 Tasha Alone At Last Father/Daughter
30 Julia Holter Aviary Domino

We’ve got all sorts of brand new stuff going on air this week. Check out some of these new releases!

Top 3 Adds

1.) Various Artists – Something Merry: EMO-TION

Recommended if you like: Carly Rae Jepsen, Future Teens, Wild Pink

 

2.) Okay Embrace – Moving / Improving

Recommended if you like: Conner Oberst, Los Campesinos, Tigers Jaw

 

3.)  The Samps – Breakfast

Recommended if you like: Washed Out, Toro y Moi, The Avalanches

 

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Various Artists Something Merry: EMO​-​TION Self-Released
2 Okay Embrace Moving/Improving Self-Released
3 The Samps Breakfast Gloriette
4 Daughters You Won’t Get What You Want Ipecac
5 Spud Cannon Squeeze Self-Released
6 Tomorrow’s Tulips Harnessed To Flesh Burger
7 Ryley Walker The Lillywhite Sessions Deafman Glance
8 The Ting Tings The Black Light Finca
9 Launder “Powder” [Single] House Arrest
10 American Pleasure Club Oranges b/w Daniels [EP] Run For Cover