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Charts & Adds: Week of 10/22 – 10/29

This is not a drill: It’s almost Halloween! I, for one, am getting fully into the spooky spirit. Although, I haven’t totally committed to a costume… (If you’re in the same boat, might I suggest checking out these cute costume ideas for duos that our content staff came up with?) While I’m figuring that out, let’s take a look at this week’s charts and adds!

Top 5 Charts:

1.) 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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2.) girl in red – beginnings

Marie Ulven Ringheim, the young Norwegian artist behind girl in red, is already making waves in the bedroom pop scene at the young age of 20. Combining two previous EPs into one cohesive album, girl in red’s beginnings is an energetic exploration of longing, heartbreak, and the bittersweet process of accepting one’s identity.

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3.) Electric Guest – Kin

Though Billboard has described Kin as an attempt by Electric Guest to “dive headfirst into the mainstream,” this new release does not compromise the group’s well-established sound. Kin is upbeat and groovy, reminiscent of the early 2000’s music scene in the best ways possible.

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4.) Danny Brown – uknowwhatimsayin¿

Even though Danny Brown is nearing 40 and uknowwhatimsayin¿ marks his fifth studio album, the record is anything but routine. This new release is executive produced by Q-Tip, yielding an interesting mixture of old-school charm and innovative weirdness.

5.) Steve Lacy – Apollo XXI

Following a highly-acclaimed series of demos/singles and features with bands the likes of Vampire Weekend, Blood Orange, and Mac Miller, The Internet’s Steve Lacy finally steps into the music scene with debut album Apollo XXI. An interesting mix of bedroom pop and hip-hop, the record is an interesting progression in Lacy’s musical career.

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1BROCKHAMPTONGingerQuestion Everything/rca
2girl in redbeginningsSelf-released
3Electric GuestKinAtlantic
4Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿Warp
5Steve LacyApollo XXI3qtr/awal
6Frankie CosmosClose It QuietlySub Pop
7Men I TrustOncle JazzSelf-released
8Angel OlsenAll MirrorsJagjaguwar/secretly Group
9WilcoOde To JoyDbpm
10(Sandy) Alex GHouse Of SugarDomino
11Peach PyramidBright BlueOscar St
12Camp HowardCanonSelf-released
13Bon Iveri,iJagjaguwar/secretly Group
14DIIVDeceiverCaptured Tracks
15Foxes In FictionTrillium KillerOrchid Tapes
16HovvdyHeavy LifterDouble Double Whammy
17Future CribFriendsSelf-released
18Levitation RoomHeadspaceGreenway
19VagabonVagabonNonesuch
20FEETWhat’s Inside Is More Than Just HamClapped
21Big ThiefTwo Hands4ad/beggars Group
22SOMOSPrison On A HillTiny Engines
23ConesPictures Of PicturesDangerbird
24WildlifeTake The Light With YouCulvert
25Freddie Gibbs and MadlibBandanaKeep Cool/rca/madlib Invazion/esgn
26Young MisterSudden SwoonRefresh
27Jenny HvalThe Practice Of LoveSacred Bones
28The SheltersJupiter SidecarWarner
29Surf CurseHeaven Surrounds YouDanger Collective
30WalrusCool To WhoOutside

Top 3 Adds:

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1.) Geoffroy – 1952

Recommended if you like: Chet Faker, James Blake, Rhye, Bon Iver

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2.) Patrick Watson – Wave

Recommended if you like: Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Bird, Jose Gonzalez

3.) Poppy Jean Crawford – JeanJeanie [EP]

Recommended if you like: Angel Olsen, Chelsea Wolfe, Cate Le Bon

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1Geoffroy1952Bonsound
2Patrick WatsonWaveDomino
3Poppy Jean CrawfordJeanJeanie [EP]30th Century
4LongwaveIf We Ever Live ForeverBodan Kuma
5Alex BloomChaos/ControlMr. Saturn
6Great GrandpaFour Of ArrowsDouble Double Whammy
7Young GuvGUV IIRun For Cover
8OmniNetworkerSub Pop
9Proxima ParadaKind ReminderAntifragile
10Mikal CroninSeekerMerge