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Charts & Adds: Week of 4/9 – 4/16

What’s up radio pals! We’re chuggin’ right along through the month of April, and we’ve been getting some fantastic new music each and every day. Check out what our DJ’s have been spinning the most as well as some of our favorite new adds:

Top 5 Charts:

1.) Sasami – Sasami

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

2.) Weyes Blood –Titanic Rising

Natalie Mering has never been one to shy away from ambitious tasks. Despite being faced with following up her 3rd album as Weyes Blood, 2016’s critically acclaimed Front Row Seat To Earth, she upped the ante even more with a new album Titanic Rising. The album explores deep themes of humanity through a lens that feels almost otherworldly at times.

3.) 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.

4.) Drugdealer – Raw Honey

Drugdealer has a knack for taking familar and soothing sounds of 60s psychedelia and 70s pop rock and turning them into something contemporary and fresh. Michael Collins, Drugdealer’s frontman, has kept himself busy over the years in a variety of fields of art, but this album shows his unique and growing skill set for songwriting and composing.

5.) Mess – Learning How To Talk

[From previous week] 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.

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1SasamiSasamiDomino
2Weyes BloodTitanic RisingSub Pop
3Nilufer YanyaMiss UniverseATO
4Drugdealer Raw HoneyMexican Summer
5MessLearning How to TalkSelf-Released
6MunyaMunyaLuminelle
7Jenny Lewis On The LineWarner Bros.
8Angel Dust Pretty Buff Roadrunner
9Karen O & Danger Mouse Lux Prima BMG
10Mini DressesHeaven SentJoy Void
11PatioEssentialsFire Talk
12The DrumsBrutalismAnti-
13PriestsThe Seduction Of KansasSister Polygon
14PUPMorbid StuffLittle Dipper/Rise
15Michelle BladesVisitorMidnight Special
16Ages & AgesMe You They WeNeedle And Thread
17Shana ClevelandNight Of The Worm MoonHardly Art
18Durand Jones & the IndicationsAmerican Love CallDead Oceans
19Chris CohenChris CohenCaptured Tracks
20Lucy RoseNo Words LeftArts & Crafts
21Damien JuradoIn The Shape Of A StormMama Bird
22Helado NegroThis is How You SmileRVNG Intl.
23Ex HexIt’s RealMerge
24Stella DonnellyBeware Of The DogsDead Oceans
25Show Me The BodyDog WhistleLoma Vista
26Julia JacklinCrushingPolyvinyl
27Shlohmo The EndFriends of Friends
28I Know LeopardLove is a LandmineIvy League/Mushroom
29Hand HabitsplaceholderSaddle Creek
30Sonny And The SunsetsHairdressers From HeavenRocks In Your Head

Top 3 Adds

1.)  Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try the After

Recommended if you like: Feist, Dirty Projectors, New Pornographers

2.) Frankie Cosmos – Haunted Items

Recommended if you like: Lomelda, Florist, Gabby’s World

3.) Emily Reo – Only You Can See It

Recommended if you like: Yohuna, Madeline Kenney, Half Waif

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1Broken Social Scene Let’s Try The After Arts & Crafts
2Frankie CosmosHaunted Items [EP]Sup Pop
3Emily Reo Only You Can See It
Carpark
4BibioRibbonsWarp
5Field MedicFade Into The DawnRun For Cover
6EllisThe Fuzz [EP]Fat Possum
7SaltlickUntil Next TimeCommunity Radio Tapes
8Fontaines DCDogrelPartisan
9FanclubAll The Same [EP]Friendly Reminder
10Diane CoffeeInternet ArmsPolyvinyl