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Charts & Adds: Week of 8/27 – 9/3

The staff members at KJHK hope you had an excellent Labor Day weekend. Things are picking up here at the station, and we have no shortage of new tunes. Check out what’s spinning this week!

Top 5 Charts:

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1.) Clairo – Immunity

Clairo tops the charts for a second week. Debut album Immunity marks a clear maturation in this 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.

3.) 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.

4.) Slaughter Beach, Dog – Safe and Also No Fear

Joined by former bandmate Ian Farmer (Modern Baseball), Jake Ewald releases his third album under the name Slaughter Beach, Dog. Safe and Also No Fear is a folk-rock-y expansion of the fictional town Ewald has created (and populated with characters) over the years.

5.) Angie McMahon – Salt

Angie McMahon makes a stunning break into the music scene in Salt, demonstrating her ability to merge powerful, emotive lyrics with instrumental backing that ranges from low-key to power-packed. The record is as vulnerable as it is intense.

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1ClairoImmunityFader
2FloristEmily AloneDouble Double Whammy
3CucoPara MíInterscope
4Slaughter Beach, DogSafe And Also No FearLame-o
5Angie McMahonSaltDualtone
6Strange RangerRemembering The RocketsTiny Engines
7Floral PrintFloral PrintTiny Engines
8SofteeSlow Melt [Ep]Self-released
9MiyntStay On Your Mind [Ep]B3sci
10Seeker Lover KeeperWild SeedsLiberation
11Joy AgainPiano [Ep]Honeymoon
12Ada LeaWhat We Say In PrivateSaddle Creek
13Dude YorkFallingHardly Art
14Body Of LightTime To KillDais
15Joey CapeLet Me Know When You Give UpFat Wreck Chords
16MinihorseLiving Room ArtPark The Van
17Jay SomAnak KoPolyvinyl
18Black Belt Eagle ScoutAt The Party With My Brown FriendsSaddle Creek
19Crag MaskBendSelf-released
20Abigail LapellGetawayCoax/outside
21Marika HackmanAny Human FriendSub Pop
22Infinity CrushVirtual HeavenJoy Void
23Harmaleighs, TheShe Won’t Make SenseNettwerk
24Lunch DuchessCrying For FunHeavy Meadow
25Lunch LadyAngelDanger Collective/upset The Rhythm
26ShikosweBack In The Tall GrassSelf-released
27B BoysDuduCaptured Tracks
28Pet FangsUltra DeluxeSelf-released
29Rose DornDays You Were LeavingBar/none
30BodywashComforterLuminelle

Top 5 Adds:

1.) Boy Scouts – Free Company

Recommended if you like: Florist, Lomelda, Hand Habits, Cat Power, The Carpenters

2.) Queen of Jeans – If you’re not afraid, I’m not afraid

Recommended if you like: Mitski, Julien Baker, Hop Along, Field Mouse, Petal

3.) Dylan Moon – Only the Blues

Recommended if you like: Sufjan Stevens, Nick Drake, Angelo De Augustine, Hosono House

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1Boy ScoutsFree CompanyAnti-
2Queen Of JeansIf you’re not afraid, I’m not afraidTopshelf
3Dylan MoonOnly The BluesRvng Intl.
4LongriverOf SeasonsHullabaloo
5Frankie CosmosClose It QuietlySub Pop
6Chk Chk Chk (!!!)WallopWarp
7WhitneyForever Turned AroundSecretly Canadian
8Blue VervainWoundsMint 400
9Babe Rainbow, TheToday30th Century
10Pinegrove“Moment” [Single]Rough Trade