Indie Rock from Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Music Report – May 1, 2019

by Jay Boeding on April 30, 2019

Jenny Lewis holds on to the #1 spot on the Album Chart, with Strand of Oaks and Ex Hex switching places from last week. The next top records are Top 10 Album Chart debuts, with The Drums entering the Top 10 at #4 and Wintersleep coming in at #5. Other debuts in the Top 10 are Broken Social Scene and Cage The Elephant.

Craig Finn leads a pack of terrific new albums joining our playlist. All seven records are from artists we are already spinning on the station.

Jenny Lewis pulls in both the top song as well as the top album this week. Tame Impala and Strand of Oaks move up the charts into #2 and #3. Better Oblivion Community Center and Julia Jacklin round out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
2. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
3. Ex Hex – It’s Real
4. The Drums – Brutalism
5. Wintersleep – In The Land Of
6. Ages and Ages – Me You They We
7. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After
8. White Denim – Side Effects
9. POND – Tasmania
10. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Craig Finn – I Need A New War (Partisan)
2. Local Natives – Violet Street (Loma Vista/Concord)
3. Judah and The Lion – Pep Talks (Cletus The Van)
4. Kevin Morby – Oh My God (Dead Oceans)
5. SOAK – Grim Town (Rough Trade)
6. Tacocat – This Mess Is A Place (Sub Pop)
7. Walker Lukens – Adult (Modern Outsider)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – Heads Gonna Roll
2. Tame Impala – Patience
3. Strand of Oaks – Ruby
4. Better Oblivion Community Center – Didn’t Know What I Was In For
5. Julia Jacklin – Head Alone
6. Ages and Ages – Just My Luck
7. Local Natives – When Am I Gonna Lose You
8. Deerhunter – What Happens To People?
9. Telekinesis – A Place in the Sun
10. The National – You Had Your Soul With You

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