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Charts & Adds: Week of 3/19 – 3/26

The madness that comes with the month of March is nearly over, but we’re loving all of the great tunes that came out this month. This week we have Australian singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin at number one, but you can check out what else we’ve been loving below!

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Julia Jacklin – Crushing

(From previous week). The 10 tracks that make up Julia Jacklin’s 2nd album show her turning the intense feelings of romance and reflection into beautiful songs of self-discovery and vulnerability. While Jacklin’s strengths as a songwriter shine through, she also shows growth in crafting melodies to match her impeccable lyricism.

Julia Jacklin will be performing with Black Belt Eagle Scout at recordBar in Kansas City on 5/11

 

2.) Hand Habits – placeholder

(From previous week) Meg Duffy’s guitar work has garnered major acclaim on collaborations with artists such as The War on Drugs, Mega Bog, William Tyler, among many others. With Duffy’s second album placeholder there’s an undefinable tenderness that echoes with every line sung and every note played.

 

3.) Sasami – Sasami

Sasami Ashworth has been making a name for herself as an exciting, versatile multi-instrumentalist as a member of a number of bands featuring Cherry Glazerr, Froth, and more. With her self-titled debut album, Ashworth more than proves her capability in leading the charge, crafting her own unique sound and aesthetic. The album doesn’t revolve one specific theme or feeling, but offers us a vivid insight to Ashworth’s thought processes & emotions.

 

4.) Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center

(From previous week) Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst certainly have a knack for poignant songwriting in all of their musical endeavors. The two teamed up to create Better Oblivion Community Center, a folk-rock album that plays to both of the musicians’ strengths in crafting songs that capture a unique atmosphere of escapism.

 

5.) Cartwheel – Best Days

(From previous week) Best Days is the debut EP from the Wichita three-piece, Cartwheel. Kristyn Chapman’s emotive lyricism & vocal abilities are pieced together perfectly by mixtures of gentle and fervent instrumentation. The six songs come together naturally to explore a narrative packed with personal and interpersonal reflections.

 

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Julia Jacklin Crushing Polyvinyl
2 Hand Habits placeholder Saddle Creek
3 Sasami Sasami Domino
4 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
5 Cartwheel Best Days Self-Released
6 Durand Jones & The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans
7 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
8 Stella Donnelly Beware Of The Dogs Dead Oceans
9 FEELS Post Earth Wichita
10 Shlohmo The End Friends Of Friends
11 CHAI Punk Burger
12 Karen O And Danger Mouse Lux Prima BMG
13 HOMESHAKE Helium Sinderlyn
14 Primer Novelty Young Heavy Souls
15 OK O’Clock Parental Guidance Self-Released
16 Lomelda M For Empathy DDW
17 girl in red we fell in love in october [Sampler] Self-Released
18 Du Blonde Lung Bread For Daddy Moshi Moshi
19 Chain Wallet No Ritual Jansen
20 Hot Flash Heat Wave Mood Ring Empire
21 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
22 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine
23 Stephen Malkmus Groove Denied Matador/Beggars Group
24 N0v3l Novel [EP] Flemish Eye
25 Westkust Westkust Run For Cover
26 Justus Proffit L.A.’s Got Me Down Bar/None
27 Bad Bad Hats Lightning Round Afternoon
28 Liily I Can Fool Anybody In This Town [EP] Flush
29 Nanami Ozone NO Tiny Engines
30 Anemone Beat My Distance Luminelle

Some perfect albums to match this spring weather have made their way into our system this week!


Top 3 Adds

1.) Nilüfer Yanya – Miss Universe

Recommended if you like: Miya Folick, MorMor, Sharon Van Etten

 

2.) Mini Dresses  – Heaven Sent

Recommended if you like: Current Joys, Jay Som, Elvis Depressedly

 

3.) American Football –  American Football

Recommended if you like: Owen, Cap’n Jazz, Joan of Arc

 

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Nilüfer Yanya Miss Universe ATO
2 Mini Dresses Heaven Sent Joy Void
3 American Football American Football (LP3) Polyvinyl
4 Avey Tare Cows On Hourglass Pond Domino
5 Maverick Sabre When I Wake Up FAMM/Kobalt
6 HVOB Rocco PIAS
7 La Dispute Panorama Epitaph
8 Sipper Adam Driver Invertebrate
9 Munya Delmano [EP] Luminelle
10 Tamaryn Dreaming The Dark DERO Arcade