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Music Report – August 28, 2019

by Jay Boeding on August 27, 2019

Tiny Changes – A Tribute to Frightened Rabbit is our top album this week. It’s a fantastic collection of covers from artists like Craig Finn, Ben Gibbard and Manchester Orchestra. Generationals slips to #2 and Purple Mountains, Thom Yorke go three and four with Imperial Teen cracking the top 5.

Lead singer and songwriter from The Water Liars, Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster returns with a solo record Take Heart, Take Care. New music from Ra Ra Riot, Jay Som, Field Mouse and Ezra Fuhrman round out the Top 5.

The Black Keys jump from #5 last week to capture the top of the Song Chart this week. Bleached climbs to the second spot with top tracks from our top album of the week, Tiny Changes, with covers of Frightened Rabbit from Ben Gibbard and Manchester Orchestra.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Tiny Changes – A Tribute to Frightened Rabbit
2. Generationals – Reader As Detective
3. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
4. Thom Yorke – Anima
5. Imperial Teen – Now We Are Timeless
6. Kyle Craft – Showboat Honey
7. Goon – Heaven Is Humming
8. Dude York – Falling
9. Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?
10. The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru The Passion


New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster – Take Heart, Take Care (Big Legal Mess)
2. Ra Ra Riot – Superbloom (Rob The Rich/Caroline)
3. Jay Som – Anak Ko (Polyvinyl)
4. Field Mouse – Meaning (Topshelf)
5. Ezra Furman – Twelve Nudes (Bella Union)
6. CRX – Peek (MDDN)
7. Ceremony – In The Spirit World Now (Relapse)
8. Shannon Lay – August    (Sub Pop)


Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. The Black Keys – Walk Across the Water
2. Bleached – Daydream
3. Ben Gibbard – Keep Yourself Warm
4. Wilco – Love Is Everywhere (Beware)
5. Manchester Orchestra – My Backwards Walk
6. Thom Yorke – Dawn Chorus
7. The Regrettes – I Dare You
8. Belle and Sebastian – Sister Buddha
9. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues
10. Villagers – Summer’s Song


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