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Charts & Adds: Week of 8/20 – 8/27

Here at KJHK, we’re starting the semester off with a bang! It’s been an absolutely phenomenal week for music, charts and adds alike. Check out what we’ve been spinning below.

Top 5 Charts:

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1.) Clairo – Immunity

Though Clairo had already gained a great deal of acclaim with early songs such as “Pretty Girl,” debut album Immunity marks a clear maturation in the young artist’s sound. She doesn’t shy away from hard topics, relying more heavily on her vocals than ever before to pack the tracks with emotion.

2.) Florist – Emily Alone

As the title suggests, this Florist record shines a spotlight on the group’s lead singer, Emily Sprague. Emily Alone is at many times peaceful, at others absolutely heart-wrenching. The record proves that simplicity can be truly beautiful.

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3.) Blood Orange – Angel’s Pulse

Blood Orange is displaced from the number one spot on the chart after a three week run. Diverging in several senses from previous works, like Negro SwanAngel’s Pulse is an eclectic “mix-tape” of sorts, featuring a plethora of collaborators.

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4.) Ada Lea – what we say in private

After going through a difficult breakup, Alexandria Levy (stage name Ada Lea) based what we say in private on a series of journal entries. Organic and intimate, this record contrasts pain and love, sadness and hope.

5.) Cuco – Para Mí

After surviving a near-fatal car crash, the members of Cuco realized that they had lost most of the files containing the music which would have become their debut album. Para Mí was born as the group metaphorically rose from the ashes, a cathartic, healing project that sounds more cheerful than one might expect.

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1ClairoImmunityFader
2FloristEmily AloneDouble Double Whammy
3Blood OrangeAngel’s PulseDomino
4Ada LeaWhat We Say In PrivateSaddle Creek
5CucoPara MíInterscope
6GenerationalsReader As DetectivePolyvinyl
7Nathan BajarPlayroomIn Real Life
8Dude YorkFallingHardly Art
9Marika HackmanAny Human FriendSub Pop
10Harmaleighs, TheShe Won’t Make SenseNettwerk
11Dorian ElectraFlamboyantSelf-released
12Imperial TeenNow We Are TimelessMerge
13SofteeSlow Melt [EP]Self-released
14Drab MajestyModern MirrorDais
15Night MovesCan You Really Find MeDomino
16Slaughter Beach DogSafe And Also No FearLame-o
17Hippo CampusDemos IIGrand Jury
18Infinity CrushVirtual HeavenJoy Void
19Angie McmahonSaltDualtone
20Body Of LightTime To KillDais
21Slum SociableLifLiberation
22Teen BodyDreamoBroken Circles
23Jonah YanoNervous [EP]Innovative Leisure
24Curse Of Lono4am And Counting (Live At Toe Rag Studios)Submarine Cat
25Penelope IslesUntil The Tide Creeps InBella Union/Pias
26Lina TullgrenFree CellCaptured Tracks
27Bea1991Brand New AdultSelf-released
28GoonHeaven Is HummingPartisan
29RIDEThis Is Not A Safe PlaceWichita
30GaucheA People’s History Of GaucheMerge

Top 3 Adds:

1.) Jay Som – Anak Ko

Recommended if you like: Japanese Breakfast, Sasami, Soccer Mommy, Hatchie

2.) Rose Dorn – Days You Were Leaving

Recommended if you like: Forth Wanderers, Lala Lala, Soccer Mommy, Stef Chura, Florist, Mal Blum

3.) Bodywash – Comforter

Recommended if you like: Memoryhouse, Craft Spells, Japanese Breakfast, Sasami, Jay Som, Porcelain Raft

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1Jay SomAnak KoPolyvinyl
2Rose DornDays You Were LeavingBar/none
3BodywashComforterLuminelle
4Shannon LayAugustSub Pop
5Field MouseMeaningTopshelf
6Bridal PartyToo MuchKingfisher Bluez
7Oh, RoseWhile My Father SleepsPark The Van
8JoyeroRelease The DogsMerge
9Close TalkerHow Do We Stay Here?Slow Weather
10Justin Peter Kinkel-schusterTake Heart, Take CareBig Legal Mess