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Charts & Adds: Week of 12/4 – 12/11

Here they are! The last official set of charts and adds of 2018. We’ve had some amazing records come through to grace our airwaves, and we hope that some of them have found a place in your own personal rotation as well. Here’s to a great year of music and another one to follow!

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Foxwarren – Foxwarren

“While Foxwarren has an original sound, their makeup is a rock and roll classic: a group of siblings and childhood friends who formed a band in college. The band delivers themes of desire and loneliness through sincere melodies that will have you swaying for days.” Read the full review written by Miranda Roberts HERE

2.) 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.

 

3.) 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.

 

4.) Our Girl – Stranger Today

(From previous week) The three-piece group from Brighton, UK are at number one this week with their debut full-length Stranger Today. Each member’s playing style is complementary to each other’s strengths, making for a moody, dynamic, and satisfying listen.

 

5.) 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

 

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Foxwarren Foxwarren Anti-/Arts & Crafts
2 BOYO Dance Alone Danger Collective
3 Grapetooth Grapetooth Polyvinyl
4 Our Girl Stranger Today Cannibal Hymns
5 Part Time Spell #6 Burger
6 Ian Sweet Crush Crusher Hardly Art
7 Paddlefish Spill Me! High Dive
8 The Greeting Committee This Is It Harvest
9 Various Artists Brainfeeder X Brainfeeder
10 Sunscreen Just A Drop Self-Released
11 No Magic In Cocoon French Exit
12 Nylon Smile Angel Of Doubt Citrus City
13 Strange Ranger How It All Went By [EP] Tiny Engines
14 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
15 Beacon Gravity Pairs Ghostly
16 Bill Ryder-Jones Yawn Domino
17 Okay Embrace Moving/Improving Self-Released
18 Spud Cannon Squeeze Self-Released
19 Joji Ballads 1 88rising
20 The City Hall Real Nice & Hurtful Self-Released
21 Connan Mockasin Jassbusters Mexican Summer
22 Twist Distancing Buzz
23 Ryley Walker The Lillywhite Sessions Deafman Glance
24 J Mascis Elastic Days Sub Pop
25 Rose Droll Your Dog Father/Daughter
26 It Looks Sad Sky Lake Tiny Engines
27 Claire George Bodies Of Water [EP] Cascine
28 The Samps Breakfast Gloriette
29 Eyedress Sensitive G Lex Ltd
30 Antarctigo Vespucci Love In The Time Of E-Mail Polyvinyl

 

Enjoy a some of these new adds as well! If any of these singles are an indication of what’s to come in 2019 then we should be in good shape!


Top 3 Adds

1.) Jeff Tweedy – Warm

Recommended if you like: Wilco, The Jayhawks, Jim James

 

2.)  Bay Faction –  Florida Guilt

Recommended if you like: Porches, Beach Fossils, Japanese Breakfast

 

3.) Good Old War – Part of Us [EP]

Recommended if you like: Manchester Orchestra, Kevin Devine, Lydia

 

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Jeff Tweedy Warm dBpm
2 Bay Faction Florida Guilt IBGYBG
3 Good Old War Part Of Us [EP] Nettwerk
4 Various Artists Fat Possum Family Best Of 2018 Fat Possum
5 Fairmont We Will Burn That Bridge When We Get To It Mint 400
6 Girlpool “Hire” [Single] Anti-
7 Diva Sweetly “Wax in My Candles” [Single] Seal Mountain
8 Combo Chimbita “Testigo” [Single] Anti-
9 Mike Krol “I Wonder” feat. Allison Crutchfield [Single] Merge
10 The Beths “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” [Single] Carpark