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Music Report – September 18, 2019

by Jay Boeding on September 16, 2019

Sleater-Kinney rules the Album chart, overtaking The Hold Steady, who fall one place to runner-up status. Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster of Water Liars is in 3rd with Jay Som and Ra Ra Riot completing the top five. Frankie Cosmos, Twin Peaks, Bon Iver and Death Cab all make their Top 10 Album Chart debuts with new releases.

The mighty Pixies lead a big group of albums added to our airwaves this week. (Sandy) Alex G and Metronomy return to our playlist with new tunes, along with familiar names Alex Cameron and Belle and Sebastian.

Bishop Briggs tops the Songs Chart, with Two Door Cinema Club as the runner up. Sleater-Kinney with a strong debut on the top 10, with JR JR and Generationals rounding out the top five.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Sleater-Kinney – The Center Won’t Hold
2. The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru The Passion
3. Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster
4. Jay Som – Anak Ko
5. Ra Ra Riot – Superbloom
5. Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster – Take Heart, Take Care
6. Dude York – Falling
7. Frankie Cosmos – Close It Quietly
8. Twin Peaks – Lookout Low
9. Bon Iver – i,i
10. Death Cab for Cutie – The Blue EP

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Pixies – Beneath the Eyrie (BMG)
2. (Sandy) Alex G – House of Sugar (Domino)
3. Metronomy – Metronomy Forever (Because Music)
4. Alex Cameron – Miami Memory (Secretly Canadian)
5. Belle and Sebastian – Days of the Bagnold Summer (Matador)
6. The Rubinoos – From Home (Yep Roc)
7. Steve Lacy – Apollo XXI (3QTR / AWAL)
8. Devendra Banhart – Ma (Nonesuch)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Bishop Briggs – Champion
2. Two Door Cinema Club – Once
3. Sleater-Kinney – Can I Go On
4. JR JR – Dumb Myself Down
5. Generationals – A List of the Virtues
6. Twin Peaks – Dance Through It
7. The New Pornographers – Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile
8. Purple Mountains – All My Happiness Is Gone
9. Clairo – Bags
10. The Black Keys – Walk Across the Water


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