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Charts & Adds: Week of 4/3 – 4/9

Whether you have a case of spring fever or you just undergo a feverish twitching while waiting for your weekly Charts And Adds, fear no more! It is warm outside and that means it is time for some sweet new tunes; see what our DJ’s have been digging this week!

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.) Karen O & Danger Mouse – Lux Prima
[From previous week] 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.3.) Mess – Learning How To Talk
This Kansas City quartet has its roots in a KU dorm room, where Allison Gliesman started recording music on an iPhone. The group takes real struggles and gives them a real spin that will not only make these topics digestible, but enjoyable. Prepare to get swallowed in the beauty that is pain.
4.) 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.

5.) Nilüfer Yanya – Miss Universe

[From previous week] 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.

Top 30 Charts

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Sasami Sasami Domino
2 Karen O And Danger Mouse Lux Prima BMG
3 Nilufer Yanya Miss Universe ATO
4 Durand Jones And The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans
5 Show Me The Body Dog Whistle Loma Vista
6 Drugdealer Raw Honey Mexican Summer
7 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
8 Hand Habits placeholder Saddle Creek
9 Girl In Red we fell in love in october [Sampler] Self-Released
10 Justus Proffit L.A.’s Got Me Down Bar/None
11 Munya Munya Luminelle
12 CHAI Punk Burger
13 Julia Jacklin Crushing Polyvinyl
14 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
15 Ages And Ages Me You They We Needle And Thread
16 Shlohmo The End Friends Of Friends
17 Stella Donnelly Beware Of The Dogs Dead Oceans
18 Mini Dresses Heaven Sent Joy Void
19 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
20 Angel Dust Pretty Buff Roadrunner
21 Jenny Lewis On The Line Warner Bros.
22 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
23 Michelle Blades Visitor Midnight Special
24 Yves Jarvis The Same But By Different Means Anti-
25 Delicate Steve Till I Burn Up Anti-/Epitaph
26 Du Blonde Lung Bread For Daddy Moshi Moshi
27 Dirt Buyer Dirt Buyer Danger Collective
28 Townes Van Zandt Sky Blue Fat Possum
29 Stephen Malkmus Groove Denied Matador/Beggars Group
30 American Football American Football (LP3) Polyvinyl

Top 3 Adds

1.) Priests – The Seduction of Kansas

Recommended if you like: Sneaks, Preoccupations, Flasher

2.) PUP – Morbid Stuff

Recommended if you like: Jeff Rosenstock, The Menzingers, AJJ

3.) Damien Jurado – In The Shape Of A Storm

Recommended if you like: Sun Kil Moon, Jeff Tweedy, Adrianne Lenker

Top 10 Adds

Rank Artist Record Label
1 Priests The Seduction Of Kansas Sister Polygon
2 PUP Morbid Stuff Little Dipper/Rise
3 Damien Jurado In The Shape Of A Storm Mama Bird
4 Shana Cleveland Night Of The Worm Moon Hardly Art
5 Patio Essentials Fire Talk
6 Lady Lamb Even In The Tremor Ba Da Bing
7 Club Night What Life Tiny Engines
8 Drums, The Brutalism Anti-
9 Little Simz GREY Area AGE 101/AWAL
10 Camp Counselor Scabs [EP] It Takes Time