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Charts & Adds: Week of 10/29 – 11/5

Remember, remember the 5th of November… Why? Well, because today brings us a Charts & Adds that’s sure to go down in history (much like Guy Fawkes’ infamous plot to destroy the London House of Parliament in 1605). But enough history… let’s get into some tunes!

Top 5 Charts:

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1.) 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.

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.

3.) Hovvdy – Heavy Lifter

There is something so heart-wrenchingly familiar about the feeling of wanting to escape your hometown, to move far away and never look back, and Hovvdy captures this feeling in an exceedingly unique way in their third full-length album, Heavy Lifter. Read Ji’s review of the album here!

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4.) Black Marble – Bigger Than Life

Like the two albums before it, Black Marble’s Bigger Than Life was created entirely with analog gear. This time, however, artist Chris Stewart used his computer only to record, utilizing live synths for sound. This new Black Marble release is a shimmering study in organized chaos.

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5.) (Sandy) Alex G – House of Sugar

Coming off his last record, Rocket — which was full of folk and Americana cuts, as well as that unmistakable Alex G sound — it felt like he could go absolutely anywhere with his next project, and rightly so. House of Sugar, although one track and about 4 minutes shorter than Rocket, feels like a very refined conglomeration of everything Alex G has released to this point. Read Cole’s review of the album here!

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿Warp
2BROCKHAMPTONGingerQuestion Everything/rca
3HovvdyHeavy LifterDouble Double Whammy
4Black MarbleBigger Than LifeSacred Bones
5(Sandy) Alex GHouse Of SugarDomino
6Steve LacyApollo XXI3qtr/awal
7Angel OlsenAll MirrorsJagjaguwar/secretly Group
8Electric GuestKinAtlantic
9ClairoImmunityFader
10WilcoOde To JoyDbpm
11Freddie Gibbs and MadlibBandanaKeep Cool/rca/madlib Invazion/esgn
12DIIVDeceiverCaptured Tracks
13clipping.There Existed An Addiction To BloodSub Pop
14Foxes In FictionTrillium KillerOrchid Tapes
15Low HumRoom To BreatheLast Gang
16Frankie CosmosClose It QuietlySub Pop
17AutomaticSignalStones Throw
18Bon Iveri,iJagjaguwar/secretly Group
19Peach PyramidBright BlueOscar St
20TwenAwestruckFrenchkiss
21LongwaveIf We Ever Live ForeverBodan Kuma
22Girl In RedBeginningsSelf-released
23White ReaperYou Deserve LoveElektra
24Cigarettes After SexCryPartisan
25The BerriesBerrylandRun For Cover
26Men I TrustOncle JazzSelf-released
27Patrick WatsonWaveDomino
28Geoffroy1952Bonsound
29Hana VuNicole Kidman/Anne HathawayLuminelle
30JPEGMAFIAAll My Heroes Are CornballsEqt

Top 3 Adds:

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1.) Fime – Sprawl [EP]

Recommended if you like: Yuck, Dinosaur Jr, Beach Slang, Yo La Tengo

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2.) wished bone – Sap Season

Recommended if you like: Soccer Mommy, Hovvdy, Snail Mail

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3.) Sasha Sloan – Self Portrait

Recommended if you like: Chelsea Cutler, ODESZA, Clairo, King Princess

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1FimeSprawl [EP]Self-released
2wished boneSap SeasonSelf-released
3Sasha SloanSelf PortraitRCA
4The GrowlersNatural AffairBeach Goth
5No VacationPhasing [EP]Topshelf
6Basement RevolverWax And DigitalSonic Unyon
7TurnoverAltogetherRun For Cover
8Sean HenryA Jump from the High DiveDouble Double Whammy
9Sudan ArchivesAthenaStones Throw
10Guided By VoicesSweating The PlagueGBV Inc.