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Charts & Adds: Week of 3/26 – 4/2

Happy April radio fans! March brought us plenty of new albums that we’ve been absolutely in love with over here at KJHK, although there’s plenty of new releases to look out for over the coming weeks.

If you want a refresher of some of our favorite tracks of the month, check out our playlist of our most spun tracks for the month of March HERE

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Sasami – Sasami

[From previous week] 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. Ashworth more than proves her capability in leading the charge, crafting her own unique sound and aesthetic with her self-titled debut. The album doesn’t revolve one specific theme or feeling, but offers us a vivid insight to Ashworth’s thought processes & emotions.

 

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.) Karen O & Danger Mouse – Lux Prima

Lux Prima is the collaborative effort between two critically acclaimed and massively accomplished musicians. Despite each artist’s expansive catalog, it was impossible to tell what the two would come up with in the studio. The result is a journey led by Karen O’s impressive and timeless vocal abilities through a dense and luscious soundscape.

 

4.) Nilüfer Yanya – Miss Universe

Nilüfer Yanya, the UK-based songwriter, has made quite an impact with her debut album Miss Universe. Yanya has a unique vocal annotations that take each genre spanning track to a whole new level. Miss Universe is a stunning collection of  beautifully written songs exploring a vivid world of art pop.

 

5.) Stella Donnelly – Beware of the Dogs

“Stella Donnelly is a self-proclaimed shit-stirrer from Perth, Australia ready to say what needs to be said. Beware of the Dogsbrings us 13 powerful tracks about abusive men, sexism, and the power of sticking up for yourself, others, and ultimately, what is right.” Read the  full review written by Miranda Roberts HERE.

 

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Sasami Sasami Domino
2 Hand Habits placeholder Saddle Creek
3 Karen O & Danger Mouse Lux Prima BMG
4 Nilüfer Yanya Miss Universe ATO
5 Stella Donnelly Beware Of The Dogs Dead Oceans
6 CHAI Punk Burger
7 Cartwheel Best Days Self-Released
8 Julia Jacklin Crushing Polyvinyl
9 Shlohmo The End Friends Of Friends
10 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
11 Durand Jones & The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans
12 Nanami Ozone NO Tiny Engines
13 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
14 Mini Dresses Heaven Sent Joy Void
15 Munya Meet Luminelle Recordings
16 Blessed Salt Pirates Blend
17 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
18 American Football American Football (LP3) Polyvinyl
19 Townes Van Zandt Sky Blue Fat Possum
20 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
21 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine
22 Girl In Red we fell in love in october [Sampler] Self-Released
23 Yves Jarvis The Same But By Different Means Anti-
24 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
25 Du Blonde Lung Bread For Daddy Moshi Moshi
26 Sipper Adam Driver Invertebrate
27 Bad Bad Hats Lightning Round Afternoon
28 Justus Proffit L.A.’s Got Me Down Bar/None
29 Angel Du$t Pretty Buff Roadrunner
30 Lomelda M for Empathy DDW

Check out what’s new this week!


Top 3 Adds

1.) Mess – Learning How To Talk

Recommended if you like: Household, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, From Indian Lakes

 

2.) Weyes Blood  – Titanic Rising

Recommended if you like: Cate Le Bon, U.S. Girls, Angel Olsen

 

3.) Show Me The Body –  Dog Whistle

Recommended if you like: Death Grips, Machine Girl, Guerilla Toss

 

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Mess Learning How To Talk Self-Released
2 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
3 Show Me The Body Dog Whistle Loma Vista
4 Jenny Lewis On The Line Warner Bros.
5 Sonny & The Sunsets Hairdressers From Heaven Rocks In Your Head
6 Chris Cohen Chris Cohen Captured Tracks
7 Michelle Blades Visitor Midnight Special
8 Drugdealer Raw Honey Mexican Summer
9 The Cinematic Orchestra To Believe Domino
10 KÁRYYN The Quanta Series Mute