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Charts & Adds: Week of 11/5 – 11/12

Oh, the weather outside is frightful… but our charts are so delightful! Curl up with this week’s edition of C&A to beat the winter chill.

Top 5 Charts:

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1.) (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!

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2.) 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.

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.) Wilco – Ode to Joy

For a band that is already on its 11th studio album, Wilco nonetheless does not fail to impress. Ode to Joy is a departure from many previous Wilco works; the album is more spacious and focuses more heavily on finding the joy in life, rather than simply facing its obstacles.

5.) 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.

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1(Sandy) Alex GHouse Of SugarDomino
2Electric GuestKinAtlantic
3HovvdyHeavy LifterDouble Double Whammy
4WilcoOde To JoyDbpm
5BROCKHAMPTONGingerQuestion Everything/RCA
6Angel OlsenAll MirrorsJagjaguwar/Secretly Group
7Geoffroy1952Bonsound
8Big ThiefTwo Hands4AD/beggars Group
9Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿Warp
10Freddie Gibbs and MadlibBandanaKeep Cool/RCA/madlib Invazion/esgn
11LongwaveIf We Ever Live ForeverBodan Kuma
12JPEGMAFIAAll My Heroes Are CornballsEqt
13The SheltersJupiter SidecarWarner
14Rex Orange CountyPonyRCA
15Men I TrustOncle JazzSelf-released
16Future CribFriendsSelf-released
17Hana VuNicole Kidman/Anne HathawayLuminelle
18AutomaticSignalStones Throw
19Great GrandpaFour Of ArrowsDouble Double Whammy
20ClairoImmunityFader
21Young GuvGUV IIRun For Cover
22Bon Iveri,iJagjaguwar/Secretly Group
23Alex BloomChaos/ControlMr. Saturn
24Chastity BeltChastity BeltHardly Art
25Peach PyramidBright BlueOscar St
26Jay SomAnak KoPolyvinyl
27CorridorJuniorBonsound/Sub Pop
28VagabonVagabonNonesuch
29Foxes In FictionTrillium KillerOrchid Tapes
30Patrick WatsonWaveDomino

Top 3 Adds:

1.) Erin Anne – Tough Love

Recommended if you like: Best Coast, Mitski, Sky Ferreira, Phoebe Bridgers

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2.) Macseal – Super Enthusiast

Recommended if you like: Oso Oso, Slaughter Beach Dog, Remo Drive, American Football

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3.) SONOFDOV – Towers

Recommended if you like: Fruit Bats, Bon Iver, Vetiver, Andy Shauf, Deer Tick

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1Erin AnneTough LoveCarpark
2MacsealSuper Enthusiast6131
3SONOFDOVTowersMint 400
4B. HamiltonNothing And NowhereSelf-released
5FRANA Private PictureFire Talk
6Matt MalteseKrystal7476
7PendantThrough A CoilTiny Engines
8Charly BlissSupermoon [EP]Barsuk
9SebastiAnThirstEd Banger/Because
10FKA TwigsMagdaleneYoung Turks/Beggars