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Music Report – July 1, 2020

by Jay Boeding on June 30, 2020

2nd Grade leads this week’s album chart with a terrific record Hit to Hit. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever gets knocked off the top perch into second, with Christian Lee Hutson and Diet Cig each moving up one spot. Woods jumps from #10 into the top five. Debuts on the Albums chart this week from Haim, The Airbourne Toxic Event and Phoebe Bridgers.

A strong group of 10 new records come to the playlist this week. Becca Mancari leads the list with The Greatest Part. Returning artists include Khruangbin, Japandroids, Twin Peaks and Dirty Projectors.

The Pack A.D. launch to the top of the Songs Chart with “It’s Okay”. Diet Cig has two songs on the chart this week, with “Night Terrors” debuting at #2. Other top 5 debuts this week from Becca Mancari and Man Man.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. 2nd Grade – Hit To Hit
2. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways to New Italy
3. Christian Lee Hutson – Beginners
4. Diet Cig – Do You Wonder About Me?
5. Woods – Strange To Explain
6. MAITA – Best Wishes
7. HAIM – Women In Music Pt. III
8. Man Man – Dream Hunting In The Valley Of The In-Between
9. The Airborne Toxic Event – Hollywood Park
10. Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Becca Mancari – The Greatest Part (Captured Tracks)
2. Khruangbin – Mordechai (Dead Oceans)
3. Japandroids – Massey Fucking Hall (Anti-)
4. Twin Peaks – Side A EP (Grand Jury)
5. BOYO – Where Have All My Friends Gone? (Park The Van)
6. Mountain Time – Music For Looking Animals (Spartan)
7. The Vacant Lots – Interzone (Fuzz Club)
8. Dirty Projectors – Flight Tower [EP] (Domino)
9. Fake Shark – House Of Mirrors (Light Organ)
10. Sahara – Pure Glass (Hand Drawn Dracula)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. The Pack A.D. – It’s Okay
2. Diet Cig – Night Terrors
3. Becca Mancari – First Time
4. Man Man – Cloud Nein
5. Tame Impala – Breathe Deeper
6. Hazel English – Shaking
7. The Strokes – Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus
8. Anna Burch – Can’t Sleep
9. Fiona Apple – For Her
10. Diet Cig – Thriving

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