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Music Report – August 7, 2019

by Jay Boeding on August 6, 2019

Thom Yorke dethrones Calexico and Iron and Wine, grabbing the top of the chart this week. An impressive move for Bleached, with a jump seven spots to #2. The Black Keys inch up to fourth place and Generationals cracks the top 5 for the first time with new album Reader As Detective.

The Harmaleighs lead an eclectic group of albums added to the playlist this week. Clairo and Kazyak make their debuts on the station.

Generationals take the top song with “I Turned My Back on the Written Word” with Crystal Cities at #2. Thom Yorke breaks into the Top 5 with “Dawn Chorus”.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Thom Yorke – Anima
2. Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?
3. Calexico and Iron And Wine – Years To Burn
4. The Black Keys – Let’s Rock
5. Generationals – Reader As Detective
6. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
7. Hatchie – Keepsake
8. Kyle Craft – Showboat Honey
9. JR JR – Invocations/Conversations
10. Mannequin Pussy – Patience

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. The Harmaleighs – She Won’t Make Sense (Nettwerk)
2. Clairo – Immunity (Fader)
3. Slaughter Beach, Dog – Safe And Also No Fear (Lame-O)
4. Kazyak – Odyssey (Self-Released)
5. Oh Sees – Face Stabber (Castle Face)
6. Fever Ray – Live At Troxy (Mute)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Generationals – I Turned My Back on the Written Word
2. Crystal Cities – Under The Cold Light Of The Moon
3. Thom Yorke – Dawn Chorus
4. JR JR – Low
5. Spoon – No Bullets Spent
6. Julia Jacklin – Don’t Know How To Keep Loving You
7. Bon Iver – Hey, Ma
8. Palehound – Black Friday
9. Tacocat – New World
10. The National – I Am Easy To Find


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