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Charts & Adds: Week of 1/21 – 1/28

Well, folks, the music is starting to roll in… big time! We can already tell that 2020 is going to be a phenomenal year for tunes. Check out our latest C&A, and see if you agree!

Top 5 Charts:

1.) of Montreal – UR FUN

The next chapter of of Montreal lead Kevin Barnes’ musical autobiography, UR FUN, describes the “staying in love” portion of his romance with Christina Schneider. At times cheesy, but always full of heart, UR FUN layers emotionally complex lyrics over upbeat melodies.

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2.) Big Thief – Two Hands

Released within the same year as their album U.F.O.F., Big Thief’s passionate record Two Hands quickly made waves in the music scene, and its popularity is hardly waning. The album was named “best new music” by Pitchfork when it released, and the song “Not” even made former president Barack Obama’s playlist of 2019.

3.) Will Samson – Paralanguage

After his father’s sudden passing, artist Will Samson created Paralanguage as an outlet to process his grief. Paralanguage is both a celebration of life and an auditory memorial to Samson’s father.

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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 release is executive produced by Q-Tip, yielding an interesting mixture of old-school charm and innovative weirdness.

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5.) Boy Scouts – Free Company

Though not, precisely, a breakup album, Free Company has been described as a record encompassing the “aftermath of love.” Without being overwhelmingly dark, Boy Scouts weaves together a collection of songs appropriately encompassing the bleak, melancholic nature of heartbreak.

Top 30 Charts

RankArtistRecordLabel
1of MontrealUR FUNPolyvinyl
2Big ThiefTwo Hands4AD/Beggars Group
3Will SamsonParalanguageSelf-released
4Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿Warp
5Boy ScoutsFree CompanyAnti-
6Avey TareConference Of Birds/Birds In Disguise [EP]Domino
7OceanographyCollier CanyonSelf-released
8Maggie Rogers“Love You For A Long Time” [Single]Capitol
9PalaceLife AfterAvenue A/Fiction
10Fern MayoWeek Of CharmSelf-released
11Alex Ebert“Stronger” [Single]Community/AWAL
12SomosPrison On A HillTiny Engines
13Men I TrustOncle JazzSelf-released
14Thundercat“Black Qualls” [Single]Brainfeeder
15Freddie Gibbs And MadlibBandanaKeep Cool/RCA/Madlib Invazion/ESGN
16Little MonarchGrains [EP]Super Bloom
17Ian GeorgeKingdom Of My YouthSelf-released
18Ratboys“Alien In A Sleep Mask” [Single]Topshelf
19BROCKHAMPTONGingerQuestion Everything/RCA
20Angel OlsenAll MirrorsJagjaguwar/Secretly Group
21WilcoOde To JoyDBPM
22AcidheadDistractionsVeriditas
23Soccer MommyColor Theory [Advance Tracks]Loma Vista
24dj poolboiForever Yours [EP]Self-released
25Jay SomAnak KoPolyvinyl
26SASSY 009Kill Sassy 009Luft
27Squirrel Flower“Headlights” [Single]Polyvinyl
28Emily YacinaRemember The SilverSelf-released
29Wished BoneSap SeasonSelf-released
30Alexandra SaviorThe Archer30th Century

Top 3 Adds:

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1.) The Barren Spinsters – Ten Steps to Cynical Thinking

Recommended if you like: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Marcus King Band

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2.) Marinara – I Feel Like Dog

Recommended if you like: Active Bird Community, LVL UP, Future Teens, Sipper, Surf Curse

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3.) glass beach – the first glass beach album

Recommended if you like: American Pleasure Club, The Brave Little Abacus, 100 Gecs

Top 10 Adds

RankArtistRecordLabel
1The Barren SpinstersTen Steps to Cynical ThinkingAudioary
2MarinaraI Feel Like DogSelf-released
3glass beachthe first glass beach albumRun For Cover
4TORRESSilver TongueMerge
5Kate DavisTrophySolitaire
6The Turning Original Motion Picture SoundtrackVarious ArtistsKro/Sony
7BambaraStrayWharf Cat
8Anna AshL.A. FlameSelf-released
9Contra PartyOver Your ShoulderSelf-released
10CheerleaderAlmost ForeverBright Antenna