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Charts & Adds: Week of 7/30 – 8/6

August is upon us, which means it’s time for Charts & Adds to return in all its glory! This has been a summer of excellent tunes, and this week’s albums are no exception. Check out what we’re currently spinning here at KJHK.

Top 5 Charts:

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1.) Blood Orange – Angel’s Pulse

Diverging in several senses from previous works, like Negro Swan, Angel’s Pulse is an eclectic “mix-tape” of sorts, featuring a plethora of collaborators. Nonetheless, the album is full of the same poignant lyricism and careful deliberation which characterizes Blood Orange’s past discography.

2.) Horse Jumper of Love – So Divine

So Divine is the Boston trio Horse Jumper of Love’s sophomore album, following their self-titled debut in 2016. Lead singer Dimitri Giannopoulos describes many of the songs on the album as sprouting from “very specific little memories that, for some reason or another, have stuck in [his] mind.”

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3.) Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains

David Berman of Silver Jews returns after a lengthy hiatus during which he spent a great deal of time reading and reflecting. Written following a series of strained personal relationships and the death of his mother, Purple Mountains is a study in grief, resentment, and quiet introspection.

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4.) Mannequin P*ssy – Patience

Achieving critical acclaim as one of the “best punk rock records of the year,” Patience marks the longest and most exploratory record thus far released by Philadelphia-based Mannequin P*ssy. The record explores the double-standards of womanhood, also delving into topics like abuse, self-acceptance, and heartbreak.

5.) Brijean – Walkie Talkie

Brijean Murphy, a percussionist who has worked with groups such as Toro y Moi and U.S. Girls, enters the music scene on her own with Walkie Talkie. The artist plays with genres from bright pop to funk and soul, yielding a dance-worthy record perfect for the summertime.

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1Blood OrangeAngel’s PulseDomino
2Horse Jumper Of LoveSo DivineRun For Cover
3Purple MountainsPurple MountainsDrag City
4Mannequin P*ssyPatienceEpitaph
5BrijeanWalkie TalkieNative Cat
6FloristEmily AloneDouble Double Whammy
7HatchieKeepsakeDouble Double Whammy
8Joanna SternbergThen I Try Some MoreTeam Love
9Summer CannibalsCan’t Tell Me NoTiny Engines
10Sarah Bethe NelsonWeird GlowBurger
11Kyle CraftShowboat HoneySub Pop
12ViviiViviiDumont Dumont
13GaucheA People’s History Of GaucheMerge
14Ada LeaWhat We Say In PrivateSaddle Creek
15Dorian ElectraFlamboyantSelf-released
16SadgirlWaterSuicide Squeeze
17Nathan BajarPlayroomIn Real Life
18Soft Cavalry, TheThe Soft CavalryBella Union/pias
19Manuel The BandRoom For ComplicationSelf-released
20Grand VapidsEat The ShadowSelf-released
21What In Your Heart Can Put You In A TranceWe Got A Lot Of LoveTen Dollar
22GoonHeaven Is HummingPartisan
23SamanaAscensionFat-cat
24Drab MajestyModern MirrorDais
25Bea1991Brand New AdultSelf-released
26Girl FridayFashion Conman [Ep]Hardly Art
27StarbendersJapanese Rooms [Ep]Institution
28Hippo CampusDemos IiGrand Jury
29GenerationalsReader As DetectivePolyvinyl
30Night MovesCan You Really Find MeDomino

Top 3 Adds:

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1.) Clairo – Immunity

Recommended if you like: girl in red, Snail Mail, King Princess, Boy Pablo

2.) Abigail Lapell – Getaway

Recommended if you like: Sharon Van Etten, Florence + The Machine, Molly Tuttle, Joan Shelley

3.) Seeker Lover Keeper – Wild Seeds

Recommended if you like: Weyes Blood, boygenius, Molly Burch, Aldous Harding

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1ClairoImmunityFader
2Abigail LapellGetawayCoax/outside
3Seeker Lover KeeperWild SeedsLiberation
4Floral PrintFloral PrintTiny Engines
5MiyntStay On Your Mind [Ep]B3sci
6The HarmaleighsShe Won’t Make SenseNettwerk
7Slaughter Beach DogSafe And Also No FearLame-o
8Joy AgainPiano [Ep]Honeymoon
9Phil And The Osophers“The Old High Road Again” B/w “Bee Liner” [Single]Factual Fabrications
10Young GuvGuv IRun For Cover