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Charts & Adds: Week of 10/15 – 10/22

Well, folks, we have a great bundle of charts and adds alike for you this week! I must say that the new Hovvdy album is absolutely blowing me away, and I hope it has the same effect on our listeners. The music? Excellent. The album art? Uhhh… don’t know how I feel about the creepy, sentient moon, but who am I to judge? Without further ado, here’s what we’ve been spinning this week.

Top 5 Charts:

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1.) (Sandy) Alex G – House of Sugar

Though House of Sugar may be Alex G’s ninth album, the artist has not lost any momentum — far from it. This highly-anticipated record is perhaps his most cohesive work yet, somehow both starkly relatable and whimsically fantastic.

2.) BROCKHAMPTON – Ginger

BROCKHAMPTON’s Ginger is somehow both raw and mature, a bit more melancholy than many of their previous works. The record is vulnerable, painting a picture of many of the very real issues the band’s members have personally experienced.

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3.) Frankie Cosmos – Close It Quietly

In the fourth Frankie Cosmos record, lead singer Greta Kline explores the joys and perils of being in one’s twenties. Like many other artists who break into the music scene at a young age, the members of Frankie Cosmos have taken to music to make sense of young adulthood.

4.) Angel Olsen – All Mirrors

Compared to the brash, bold attitude Olsen has taken toward many of her previous albums, All Mirrors displays a softer, more hesitant side to the artist. The record contains pieces Olsen created in isolation in Anacortes, Washington, many re-imagined with a stunning 12-piece string arrangement.

5.) Jay Som – Anak Ko

Though Jay Som’s previous album, Everybody Works, is a tough record to top, the artist has continued to gain momentum with Anak Ko. As the indie music scene becomes more and more dominated by powerful, talented women, Jay Som is undoubtedly one of the leading forces. Read our review of the album here!

RankArtistRecordLabel
1(Sandy) Alex GHouse Of SugarDomino
2BROCKHAMPTONGingerQuestion Everything/rca
3Frankie CosmosClose It QuietlySub Pop
4Angel OlsenAll MirrorsJagjaguwar/secretly Group
5Jay SomAnak KoPolyvinyl
6Men I TrustOncle JazzSelf-released
7Steve LacyApollo XXI3qtr/awal
8Molly SarleKaraoke AngelPartisan
9JPEGMAFIAAll My Heroes Are CornballsEqt
10ConesPictures Of PicturesDangerbird
11girl in redbeginningsSelf-released
12Foxes In FictionTrillium KillerOrchid Tapes
13WilcoOde To JoyDbpm
14Camp HowardCanonSelf-released
15SomosPrison On A HillTiny Engines
16AutomaticSignalStones Throw
17Levitation RoomHeadspaceGreenway
18DIIVDeceiverCaptured Tracks
19Peach PyramidBright BlueOscar St
20DevarrowDevarrowPaper Bag
21Surf CurseHeaven Surrounds YouDanger Collective
22Lisa PrankPerfect Love SongFather/daughter
23Long BeardMeans To MeDouble Double Whammy
24Soccer Mommy“Lucy” [Single]Loma Vista/concord
25WalrusCool To WhoOutside
26Chastity BeltChastity BeltHardly Art
27FRANKIIEForget Your HeadPaper Bag
28Young MisterSudden SwoonRefresh
29Big ThiefTwo Hands4ad/beggars Group
30CHAMPSThe Hard InterchangeBmg

Top 3 Adds:

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1.) Hovvdy – Heavy Lifter

Recommended if you like: (Sandy) Alex G, Trace Mountains, Field Medic, Horse Jumper of Love

2.) Rollingchild – Post Party Depression

Recommended if you like: Hamilton Leithauser, Arctic Monkeys, Adrian Younge, Fitz & The Tantrums

3.) Electric Guest – Kin

Recommended if you like: Generationals, Ra Ra Riot, Joywave, Broken Bells

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1HovvdyHeavy LifterDouble Double Whammy
2RollingchildPost Party DepressionIncrowd
3Electric GuestKinAtlantic
4MIMICOHi-actionHand Drawn Dracula
5Dead SoftBig BlueArts & Crafts
6Little ScreamSpeed QueenMerge
7Black MarbleBigger Than LifeSacred Bones
8VagabonVagabonNonesuch
9HumbirdPharmakonSelf-released
10Deer MxThere’s No FutureSelf-released