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KEXP Adds music charts for 2017
Week: 12/1/2017 - 12/7/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Jupiter & Okwess  Kin Sonic Glitter Beat
Buy! Jeremy Enigk  Ghosts Lewis Hollow
Buy! Nadihah Iqbal Weighing of the Heart Ninja Tune
Buy! Jim James Tribute To 2 ATO
Buy! The Luxembourg Signal Blue Field Shelflife
Buy! Airiel  Molten Young Lovers Shelflife
Buy! Pia Fraus  Field Ceremony Shelflife
Buy! Leila Gobi 2017Clermont Music
Buy! Mdou Moctar  Sousoume Tamachek Sahel Sounds
Buy! VariousViva Puerto Rico!Viva Puerto Rico!
Buy! Shovels & Rope Busted Jukebox Volume 2 New West
Buy! Dirty Sidewalks Bring Down the House Lights No-Count
Buy! Sequoyah Tiger  Parabolabandit Morr Music
Buy! STAHV STAHV Solid 7/Forbidden Place
Buy! Sun Tunnels Old Haunts Volume 1 EP self-released


Week: 11/24/2017 - 11/30/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Bjork Utopia One Little Indian
Buy! Miguel War & Leisure Bystorm/RCA
Buy! Sufjan Stevens The Greatest Gift Asthmatic Kitty
Buy! Honey Dijon The Best of Both Worlds Classic Music Company
Buy! The Spy From Cairo Nothing New Under The Sun Wonderwheel
Buy! Peter Matthew Bauer Mount Qaf Divine Love
Buy! Majid Jordan The Space Between OVO Sound/Warner Bros.
Buy! A View of Earth from the Moon Closer to a Ghost self-released
Buy! DUCKWRTH an XTRA UUGLY Mixtape Republic
Buy! Nai Palm Needle Paw Sony Masterworks
Buy! Cindy Wilson Change Kill Rock Stars
Buy! The Magic Words The Magic Words Damnably
Buy! Clara La San Good Mourning 0CLONES
Buy! Lawrence Rothman The Book of Love Downtown
Buy! Spud Cannon Next Time self-released
Buy! Death of Lovers The Acrobat Dais
Buy! Sabrina Claudio About Time SC Entertainment
Buy! DJ Seinfeld Time Spent Away From U Lobster Theremin
Buy! Spekulation  The Crossover Event self-released
Buy! Trupa Trupa  Jolly New Songs Blue Tapes
Buy! Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme self-released
Buy! Sapphire Slows Time Kaleidoscope
Buy! RYD Now There's Nowhere EP 37 Adventures
Buy! Nicholas Krgovich  In An Open Field Tin Angel
Buy! Various - Pantsula! The Rise of Electronic Dance Music in South Africa 1988-90 Rush Hour Recordings
Buy! Lindstrom It's Alright Between Us As It Is Smalltown Supersound
Buy! J'Von  Yellow Suit EP self-released
Buy! Sassy 009 Do You Mind EP Hard Up
Buy! Making Movies You Are Another Me EP self-released
Buy! GGOOLLDD Teeth EP Roll Call
Buy! John Keek  If + When EP Big Dada
Buy! Mourning [A] BLKstar  BLK Muzak Glue Moon


Week: 11/17/2017 - 11/23/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! CunninLynguists  Rose Azura Njano RBC
Buy! Andrew McKeag Band Andrew McKeag Band self-released
Buy! Otieno Terry The Woods self-released
Buy! Latvian Radio Pick Your Poison, Pick Your Blues Belpid
Buy! Ear Dr.Umz The Metrognome  Boombox Detox self-released
Buy! Via Combusta  First Show Tape EP self-released
Buy! Hater Red Blinders EP Fire
Buy! Vivian Fantasy Deep. Honey. EP Hush Hush


Week: 11/10/2017 - 11/16/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black Anti-
Buy! Charlotte Gainsbourg Rest Because Music
Buy! FKL Out Of Tune Orphan
Buy! Gingerlys  Gingerlys Babe City/Topshelf
Buy! Baths  Romaplasm Anticon
Buy! Quicksand Interiors Epitaph
Buy! Roadkill Ghost Choir False Youth Etcetera Freakout
Buy! Kindling Hush 6131
Buy! Bette Smith  Jetlagger Big Legal Mess
Buy! Gun Outfit Out of Range Paradise of Bachelors
Buy! King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard  Polygondwanaland Flightless
Buy! Posse Horse Blanket self-released
Buy! Karl Blau Out Her Space Bella Union
Buy! OCS Memory Of A Cut Off Head Castle Face
Buy! Godflesh  Post Self Avalanche
Buy! Selene Vigil Tough Dance self-released
Buy! Adia Victoria Baby Blues EP Canvasback/Atlantic
Buy! Gestures Bad Taste EP PNKSLM
Buy! Stereo EmbersAstronaut Handshake Vol. 1self-released


Week: 11/3/2017 - 11/9/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Angel Olsen Phases Jagjaguwar
Buy! Billy Bragg Bridges Not Walls EP Cooking Vinyl
Buy! Yaeji  EP2 Godmode
Buy! CCFX CCFX EP DFA
Buy! Fits All Belief Is Paradise Father/Daughter
Buy! Snapped Ankles Come Play The Trees Leaf
Buy! Escape-ism Introduction to Escape-ism Merge
Buy! Shredders Dangerous Jumps Doomtree
Buy! Boubacar Traore Dounia Tabolo Lusafrica
Buy! Simon Joyner I'm Feeling It Today Shrimper
Buy! thank you Sardine Dream self-released
Buy! Sleigh Bells Kid Kruschev EP Lucky Number
Buy! Lost Horizons Ojala Bella Union
Buy! Savak  Cut-Ups Ernest Jenning Record Co.
Buy! Tennis We Can Die Happy EP Mutually Detrimental/Thirty Tigers
Buy! Familiars Digest Self Plume
Buy! Dawn People The Star Is Your Future DFA
Buy! Allah-Las Covers #1 EP Innovative Leisure


Week: 10/27/2017 - 11/2/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Casper SkullsMercy WorksBuzz
Buy! HobosexualMonolithKitchentable
Buy! LuteWest 1996 Pt. 2 Dreamville/Interscope 
Buy! Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsSoul Of A WomanDaptone
Buy! Dead Leaf EchoBeyond.DesirePlay It APapercupgain Sam
Buy! Ikebe ShakedownThe Way Home Colemine
Buy! U-MenU-MenSub Pop 
Buy! WikiNo Mountains In ManhattanXL
Buy! L'OrangeThe Ordinary Man Mellow Music Group
Buy! VariousBeating Heart: South Africa Vol. 4Beating Heart 
Buy! Children Of Zeus The Story So Far...First Word 
Buy! Bootsy CollinsWorld Wide FunkProvogue
Buy! DaphniJoli Mai Jiaolong
Buy! Blitzen Trapper Wild and RecklessINgrooves
Buy! Sean Nicholas SavageYummycomaArbutus
Buy! DJ PythonDulce Compania Incienso
Buy! Null + Void Cryosleephfn
Buy! RoneMirapolisInFine
Buy! Shannon LayLiving WaterWoodsist/Mare 
Buy! 45th St BrassThe Curtain Showself-released 
Buy! Cut WormsAlien Sunset EPJagjaguwar
Buy! Miss WorldWaist Management EPPNKSLM
Buy! CurlsVante EPUrban Scandal


Week: 7/21/2017 - 7/27/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Lana Del ReyLust For LifeInterscope
Buy! GordiReservoirJagjaguwar
Buy! The True LovesFamous Last Wordsself-released
Buy! StagMidtown Sizzlerself-released
Buy! Arcade FireEverything NowColumbia
Buy! The Dan RyanGuidanceCosmic Dreamer
Buy! Vince MiraEl Radioself-released
Buy! SextileAlbeit LivingFelte
Buy! Art FeynmanBlast Off Through The WickerWestern Vinyl
Buy! Jen CloherJen CloherMilk!
Buy! Naomi PunkYellowCaptured Tracks
Buy! Benjamin GibbardBandwagonesqueCanvasback/Atlantic
Buy! Holy FuckBird Brains EPInnovative Leisure
Buy! Margo PriceWeakness EPThird Man
Buy! Glenn&SethJargon EPself-released


Week: 7/14/2017 - 7/20/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! doNormaalThird Daughterself-released
Buy! CorneliusMellow WavesRostrum
Buy! Sam Coffey & The Iron LungsSam Coffey & The Iron LungsBurger/Dina Alone
Buy! Mura MasaMura MasaAnchor Point/Downtown/Interscope
Buy! Sudan ArchivesSudan Archives EPStones Throw
Buy! LushlossAsking/BearingHush Hush
Buy! Sam O.B.Positive NoiseLuckyMe
Buy! El Michels AffairReturn to the 37th ChamberBig Crown
Buy! decker.Into The RedRoyal Potato Family
Buy! Moses HightowerFjallaloftRecord
Buy! VokFigureRecord
Buy! (Various)Cruise ControlItalians Do It Better
Buy! Baby DaylinerYou Push, I'll Go EPBrassland
Buy! Nine Inch NailsAdd Violence EPThe Null Corporation
Buy! Avey TareEucalyptusDomino
Buy! Octo OctaWhere Are We Going?HNYTRX
Buy! BuddyOcean & Montana EPCool Lil Company, LLC
Buy! Mr.ShnProjectionsself-released
Buy! NearbyGarden Exercise EPNo Genre
Buy! Two Tail & QuiettFountains EPHush Hush


Week: 7/7/2017 - 7/13/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Sheer MagNeed To Feel Your LoveWilsuns RC
Buy! The StevensGoodChapter Music
Buy! DasherSodiumJagjaguwar
Buy! The SuburbsHey Muse!self-released
Buy! Terrace Martin presents The PollyseedsSounds of Crenshaw Vol. 1Ropeadope
Buy! MammutKinder VersionsBella Union
Buy! Kronos QuartetFolk SongsNonesuch
Buy! JesseHard SkyUniform Group
Buy! Richie Dagger's CrimeTenderness EPCTPAK


Week: 6/30/2017 - 7/6/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Shabazz PalacesQuazarz: Born On A Gangster StarSub Pop
Buy! Shabazz PalacesQuazarz vs The Jealous MachinesSub Pop
Buy! WaxahatcheeOut in the StormMerge
Buy! Lo TomLo TomBarsuk
Buy! This Is The KitMoonshine FreezeRough Trade
Buy! Clams CasinoInstrumentals 4self-released
Buy! Jane WeaverModern KosmologyFire
Buy! III CamilleHeirloomJakarta
Buy! Faye WebsterFaye WebsterAwful
Buy! Offa RexThe Queen Of HeartsNonesuch
Buy! HAIMSomething To Tell YouColumbia
Buy! TerryRemember TerryUpset The Rhythm
Buy! Kane StrangTwo Hearts and No BrainDead Oceans
Buy! Toro Y MoiBoo BooCarpark
Buy! Au.RaCultivationsFelte
Buy! Ravyn LeNaeMidnight Moonlight EPThree Twenty Three
Buy! J HusCommon SenseBlack Butter
Buy! Zen MotherI Was Made To Be Like HerIlluminasty
Buy! MoonchildVoyagerTru Thoughts
Buy! Chuck JohnsonBalsamsVin Du Select Qualitite
Buy! Alfa MistAntiphonself-released
Buy! Mark McGuireVision Upon Purposeself-released
Buy! (Various)Twin Peaks (Music From The Limited Event Series)Rhino
Buy! DJ ShadowThe Mountain Has Fallen EPMass Appeal
Buy! PopulousAzulejosWonderwheel Recordings
Buy! Hardly BoysDear Diarrheaself-released
Buy! (Various)Cuba! Cuba!Putumayo
Buy! Taylar Elizza BethFresh Cut Flowers EPself-released


Week: 6/23/2017 - 6/29/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Broken Social SceneHug Of ThunderCity Slang/Arts & Crafts
Buy! Agent Blå Agent Blå Kanine
Buy! Great GrandpaPlastic Cough Double Double Whammy
Buy! Pete PerrettHow The West Was WonDomino
Buy! Public Service BroadcastingEvery ValleyPlay It Again Sam
Buy! Jefre Cantu-LedesmaOn The Echoing GreenMexican Summer
Buy! RatboysGNTopshelf
Buy! BaioMan Of The WorldGlassnote
Buy! IkonikaDistractionsHyperdub
Buy! See Through DressesHorse Of The Other WorldTiny Engines
Buy! RancidTrouble MakerEpitaph
Buy! BedouineBedouineSpacebomb
Buy! Washed OutMister MellowStones Throw
Buy! DoldrumsEscself-released
Buy! Abram ShookLove At Low SpeedWestern Vinyl
Buy! Male GazeMiss TakenCastle Face
Buy! The CoathangersParasite EPSuicide Squeeze
Buy! Dumb ThumbsDumb Thumbs EPself-released
Buy! Tape StacksCoastal Cities EPself-released


Week: 6/16/2017 - 6/22/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! AlgiersThe Underside Of PowerMatador
Buy! SZACtrlTDE/RCA
Buy! Vince StaplesBig Fish TheoryDef Jam
Buy! Peaking LightsThe Fifth State of ConsciousnessTwo Flowers
Buy! Lost BalloonsHey SummerDirtnap
Buy! King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardMurder Of The UniverseATO
Buy! Lee Bains III & The Glory FiresYouth DetentionDon Giovanni
Buy! Laurel HaloDustHyperdub
Buy! Japanese BreakfastSoft Sounds From Another PlanetDead Oceans
Buy! All We AreSunny HillDomino
Buy! RadioheadOK Computer OKNOTOKCapitol
Buy! James ElkingtonWintres WomaParadise of Bachelors
Buy! Massa DembeleMezana Douniaizniz
Buy! (Various)Songs of SummerAmazon Music
Buy! Jessica Hernandez and the DeltasTelephoneDead Owl/Instant
Buy! Neu YeuthNeu Yeuth EPFreakout


Week: 6/9/2017 - 6/15/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Fleet FoxesCrack UpNonesuch
Buy! RideWeather DiariesWichita
Buy! Beth DittoFake SugarVirgin
Buy! The DrumsAbysmal ThoughtsAnti-
Buy! Steve Earle & The DukesSo You Wannabe An OutlawWarner Bros.
Buy! BanditosVisionlandBloodshot
Buy! tricot3Topshelf
Buy! Slaid CleavesGhost On The Car RadioCandy House Media
Buy! The DeslondesHurry HomeNew West
Buy! Big BoiBoomiverseEpic
Buy! Portugal. The ManWoodstockAtlantic
Buy! ShitKidFishPNKSLM
Buy! Moby & The Void Pacific ChoirMore Fast Songs About The ApocalypseMute
Buy! Captain, We're SinkingThe King of No ManRun For Cover
Buy! PalmShadow Expert EPCarpark
Buy! Cody ChesnuttMy Love Divine DegreeHandwritten
Buy! Michael NauSome TwistSuicide Squeeze
Buy! Beach HouseB-Side and RaritiesSub Pop
Buy! Lila DownsSalon, Lagrimas y DeseoSony
Buy! Glen CampbellAdiosUniversal
Buy! BD + The Sheeks 1 2 And A 3Float Your Boat


Week: 6/2/2017 - 6/8/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Mark Lanegan BandGargoyleHeavenly
Buy! SlowdiveSlowdiveDead Oceans
Buy! Ray DaviesAmericanaLegacy
Buy! WoodsLove Is LoveWoodsist
Buy! BNQTVolume 1Dualtone
Buy! Warm SodaI Don't Wanna Grow UpCastle Face
Buy! EyelidsorJealous Butcher
Buy! Joe GoddardElectric LinesDomino
Buy! Dave DepperEmotional Freedom TechniqueTender Empire
Buy! Annie HardyRulesFull Psycho/American Primitive
Buy! Miami HorrorThe Shapes EPself-released
Buy! Cameron GravesPlanetary PrinceMack Avenue
Buy! Lillie MaeForever And Then SomeThird Man
Buy! WallUntitledWharf Cat
Buy! Golden PelicansDisciples of BloodGoner
Buy! Katie KateFlood EPself-released
Buy! Sky Cries MaryThieves and Sirens EPself-released
Buy! Whitney MongeStone EPself-released
Buy! Forro In The DarkSandcastleNacional


Week: 5/26/2017 - 6/5/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Songhoy BluesResistanceFat Possum
Buy! alt-JRelaxerCanvasback/Atlantic
Buy! Jason Isbell and the 400 UnitThe Nashville SoundSoutheastern/Thirty Tigers
Buy! Dan AuerbachWaiting On A SongEasy Eye Sound
Buy! Big ThiefCapacitySaddle Creek
Buy! Cigarettes After SexCigarettes After SexPartisan
Buy! Amber CoffmanCity Of No ReplyColumbia
Buy! Trevor SensorAndy Warhol's DreamJagjaguwar
Buy! TopsSugar At The GateArbutus
Buy! CelebrationWounded HealerBella Union
Buy! Little CubStill LifeDomino
Buy! Aldous HardingParty4AD
Buy! Guerilla TossGT UltraDFA
Buy! The Seccret SistersYou Don't Own Me AnymoreNew West
Buy! VVV x Holly78SM95Hush Hush


Week: 5/19/2017 - 5/25/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Chastity BeltI Used To Spend So Much Time AloneHardly Art
Buy! PickwickLoveJoysSmall Press
Buy! Beach FossilsSomersaultBayonet
Buy! TomtenCremation SongsPlume
Buy! Noga ErezOff The RadarCity Slang
Buy! My GoodnessScavengersFreakout/Votiv
Buy! Adult MomSoft SpotsTiny Engines
Buy! Forest SwordsCompassionNinja Tune
Buy! Paul WellerA Kind RevolutionWarner Bros.
Buy! WavvesYou're WelcomeGhost Ramp
Buy! GospelbeacHAnother Summer of LoveAlive Naturalsound
Buy! High SunnHopeless Romantic EPPNKSLM
Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
Buy! HoopSuper GenuineJigsaw
Buy! Nina MirandaFreedom of MovementSix Degrees
Buy! Sam AmidonThe Following MountainNonesuch


Week: 5/5/2017 - 5/11/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Mountain GoatsGothsMerge
Buy! GirlpoolPowerplantAnti-
Buy! Nick HakimGreen TwinsATO
Buy! She-DevilsShe-DevilsSecretly Canadian
Buy! First HateA Prayer For The UnemployedEscho
Buy! Justin Townes EarleKids In The StreetNew West
Buy! Little StarLittle StarGood Cheer
Buy! Snail MailHabit EPSister Polygon
Buy! Joey Bada$$All-Amerikkkan Bada$$Pro Era/Cinematic Music Group
Buy! ClarkDeath PeakWarp
Buy! LushlifeMy Idols Are Dead And My Enemies Are In Powerself-released
Buy! Joan ShelleyJoan ShelleyNo Quarter
Buy! Low Cut ConnieDirty Pictures (Part 1)Contender
Buy! Rat ColumnsCandle PowerUpset The Rhythm
Buy! Mr. MitchDevoutPlanet Mu
Buy! Cende#1 Hit SingleDouble Double Whammy
Buy! Pokey LaFargeManic RevelationsRounder
Buy! Christian ScottRuler RebelStretch Music/Ropeadope
Buy! StormzyGang Signs & Prayer#Merky
Buy! JonwayneRap Album TwoAuthors Recording Co./The Order Label
Buy! Water From Your EyesLong Days, No DreamsSooper
Buy! DJ JayhoodKingLocal Action
Buy! Krs.Soca & Blues Vol. 1Film Noir Sound
Buy! Super Magic HatsWishProgressive Form
Buy! Todd RundgrenWhite KnightCleopatra
Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
Buy! L.A. TakedownIIRibbon
Buy! ElusiveFusion SwingAlpha Pup
Buy! somesurprisesserious dreamsEiderdown
Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
Buy! Sam GellaitryEscapism III EPXL
Buy! YaejiYaeji EPGodmode
Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North
Buy! RIchenelLa DiferenciaMusic From Memory


Week: 4/28/2017 - 5/4/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Perfume GeniusNo ShapeMatador
Buy! At The Drive Inin•ter a•li•aRise
Buy! Brother AliAll The Beauty In This Whole LifeRhymesayers
Buy! PondThe WeatherMarathon Artists
Buy! Arto LindsayCuidado MadameNorthern Spy
Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
Buy! The BatsThe Deep SetFlying Nun
Buy! Nite JewelReal HighGloriette
Buy! CayetanaNew Kind Of NormalPlum
Buy! Alex NappingMise En PlaceFather/Daughter
Buy! John MorelandBig Bad Luv4AD
Buy! Moon DuoOccult Architecture Vol. 2Sacred Bones
Buy! Bonnie 'Prince' BillyBest TroubadorDrag City
Buy! SangoDe Mim, Pra Voceself-released
Buy! Walter MartinMy Kinda MusicIle Flottante
Buy! BlondiePollinatorBMG
Buy! SoleyEndless SummerMorr Music
Buy! WilsenI Go Missing In My SleepSecret City
Buy! Man ForeverPlay What They WantThrill Jockey
Buy! White HillsStop Mute DefeatThrill Jockey
Buy! Acid TongueGet Free/CarelessFreakout


Week: 4/21/2017 - 4/27/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! FeistPleasureInterscope
Buy! Mac DeMarcoThis Old DogCaptured Tracks
Buy! GorillazHumanzWarner Bros.
Buy! Zebra HuntIn PhrasesTenorio Cotobade
Buy! Thurston MooreRock n Roll ConsciousnessCaroline
Buy! Sylvan EssoWhat NowLoma Vista
Buy! The Afghan WhigsIn SpadesSub Pop
Buy! Robyn HitchcockRobyn HitchcockYep Roc
Buy! Los Angeles Police DepartmentLos Angeles Police DepartmentAnti-
Buy! CataldoKeepersself-released
Buy! Sarah Shook & The DisarmersSidelongBloodshot
Buy! Black LipsSatan's graffiti or God's art?VICE
Buy! Maiah ManserSecond Skin EPFreakout
Buy! The New YearSnowUndertow
Buy! MewVisualsPlay It Again Sam
Buy! Lord EchoHarmoniesSoundway
Buy! Willie NelsonGod's Problem ChildLegacy
Buy! Big Spider's BackBeverly CentaurHush Hush
Buy! (Various)Mavis Staples I'll Take You There: An All-Star Concert Celebration Blackbird
Buy! FotoformFotoformDismal Nitch
Buy! Peyote UglyPeyote Ugly EPself-released


Week: 4/14/2017 - 4/20/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Mark Lanegan BandGargoyleHeavenly
Buy! SlowdiveSlowdiveDead Oceans
Buy! Ray DaviesAmericanaLegacy
Buy! WoodsLove Is LoveWoodsist
Buy! BNQTVolume 1Dualtone
Buy! Warm SodaI Don't Wanna Grow UpCastle Face
Buy! EyelidsorJealous Butcher
Buy! Joe GoddardElectric LinesDomino
Buy! Dave DepperEmotional Freedom TechniqueTender Empire
Buy! Annie HardyRulesFull Psycho/American Primitive
Buy! Miami HorrorThe Shapes EPself-released
Buy! Cameron GravesPlanetary PrinceMack Avenue
Buy! Lillie MaeForever And Then SomeThird Man
Buy! WallUntitledWharf Cat
Buy! Golden PelicansDisciples of BloodGoner
Buy! Katie KateFlood EPself-released
Buy! Sky Cries MaryThieves and Sirens EPself-released
Buy! Whitney MongeStone EPself-released
Buy! Forro In The DarkSandcastleNacional


Week: 4/7/2017 - 4/13/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Kendrick LamarDAMN.Top Dawg Entertainment
Buy! Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee OwensSmalltown Supersound
Buy! Charly BlissGuppyBarsuk
Buy! Oumou SangareMogoyaNo Format!
Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
Buy! Orchestra BaobabTribute To Ndiouga DiengWorld Circuit
Buy! ArcaArcaXL
Buy! HoopsRoutinesFat Possum
Buy! (Various)Resistance Radio: The Man In The High Castle30th Century
Buy! CFMDichotomy DesaturatedIn The Red
Buy! Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live…And MoreThank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live…And MoreSo Probable/Concord
Buy! ActressAZDNinja Tune
Buy! BlaenavonThat's Your LotCanvasback/Atlantic
Buy! ChemtrailsHeadless Pin Up Girl EPPNKSLM
Buy! BodTrue Cinnamon EPSwoon
Buy! Little DragonSeason HighLoma Vista
Buy! Julia HolterIn The Same RoomDomino
Buy! QuitapenasYa Veran/La BestiaNames You Can Trust


Week: 3/31/2017 - 4/6/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! White ReaperThe World's Best American BandPolyvinyl
Buy! Future IslandsThe Far Field4AD
Buy! Desperate JournalistGrow UpFierce Panda
Buy! San FerminBelongDowntown/Interscope
Buy! The Black AngelsDeath SongPartisan
Buy! HappynessWrite InBar/None
Buy! Feral OhmsFeral OhmsSilver Current
Buy! The Cairo GangUntouchableGod?/Drag City
Buy! Ecstastic VisionRaw Rock FuryRelapse
Buy! The Seven UpsDrinking WaterNorthside
Buy! Milk MusicMystic 100'sDom America
Buy! Cold BeatChaos By InvitationCrime On The Moon
Buy! Juana MolinaHaloCrammed Discs
Buy! Bob DylanTriplicateColumbia
Buy! Fujiya & MiyagiFujiya & MiyagiImpossible Objects Of Desire
Buy! Sundays & CybeleChaos & SystemsBeyond Beyond Is Beyond
Buy! Cold War KidsLA DivineCapitol


Week: 3/24/2017 - 3/30/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Father John MistyPure ComedySub Pop
Buy! The New PornographersWhitout ConditionsCollected Works/Concord
Buy! Diet CigSwear I'm Good At ThisFrenchkiss
Buy! Aye NakoSilver HazeDon Giovanni
Buy! Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2Star StuffCompany
Buy! The Hot 8 Brass BandOn The SpotTru Thoughts
Buy! WireSilver/LeadPinkflag
Buy! LAKEForever Or NeverTapete
Buy! Trementina810Burger
Buy! Loose ToothBig DayFather/Daughter
Buy! Gold ConnectionsGold Connections EPFat Possum
Buy! TuxedoTuxedo IIStones Throw
Buy! ANOHNIParadise EPSecretly Canadian
Buy! Kelli SchaeferNo IndentityAmigo/Amiga
Buy! ÌFÉIIII + IIIIself-released
Buy! GeoticAbysmaGhostly


Week: 3/17/2017 - 3/23/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Jesus and Mary ChainDamage and JoyADA/Warner Music
Buy! Mount EerieA Crow Looked At MeP.W. Elverum & Sun
Buy! Aimee MannMental IllnessSuperEgo
Buy! SneaksIt's A MythMerge
Buy! Drab MajestyThe DemonstrationDais
Buy! Vieux Farka ToureSambaSix Degrees
Buy! Clap! Clap!A Thousand SkiesBlack Acre
Buy! TalabomanThe Night LandR&S
Buy! SvemirkoVanilijaself-released
Buy! The ButtertonesGravediggingInnovative Leisure
Buy! GoldfrappSilver EyeMute
Buy! Mind RaysNerve EndingsPNKSLM
Buy! Coco HamesCoco HamesMerge
Buy! Andrew CombsCanyons of My MindNew West
Buy! Boss HogBrood XIn The Red
Buy! Laetitia Sadier Source EnsembleFind Me Finding YouDrag City
Buy! Chris McClenneyPortrait In Twoself-released
Buy! Tanika CharlesSoul RunRecord Kicks
Buy! Jake Xerxes FussellWhat In The Natural WorldParadise of Bachelors
Buy! Bardo PondUnder The PinesFire
Buy! Steve LacySteve Lacy's Demo EPThree Quarter
Buy! ElkhornThe Black RiverDebacle
Buy! Anna WiseThe Feminine: Act IIself-released
Buy! cavegreenVita Lucidaself-released
Buy! Ivy SoleEast EPself-released
Buy! Ronald Bruner Jr.TriumphWorld Galaxy/Alpha Pup
Buy! You'll Never Get To HeavenImagesYellow K
Buy! KieferKickinitaloneLeaving
Buy! Samurai DelHodgePodgeself-released
Buy! XinobiOn The Quiet Discotexas
Buy! (Various)Self Center Records: Compilation Volume 1Self Center
Buy! (Various)Promise Once MoreSoulection
Buy! (Various)Top Billin Music: Best of MMXVITop Billin Music
Buy! Gary Clark Jr.Live/North America 2016Warner Bros./HWUL
Buy! FreekazoidzI Saw You Dancing EPSecret Angels
Buy! ActionesseMignon EPself-released
Buy! SimicDiscussion Of Interests EPsecondnature


Week: 3/10/2017 - 3/16/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Magnetic Fields50 Song MemoirNonesuch
Buy! SpoonHot ThoughtsMatador
Buy! Real EstateIn MindDomino
Buy! Sorority NoiseYou're Not As _____ As You ThinkTriple Crown
Buy! Conor OberstSalutationsNonesuch
Buy! Sleaford ModsEnglish TapasRough Trade
Buy! HiccupImaginary EnemiesFather/Daughter
Buy! Spiral StairsDoris & The DaggersNine Mile
Buy! Six Organs Of AdmittanceBurning The ThresholdDrag City
Buy! Kasey ChambersDragonflyEssence
Buy! Janka Nabay & The Bubu GangBuild MusicLuaka Bop
Buy! Guided By VoicesAugust By CakeGuided By Voices Inc.
Buy! A7PHAA7PHAAnticon
Buy! Cameron AveryRipe Dreams, Pipe DreamsAnti-
Buy! Mozart's SisterField Of LoveArbutus
Buy! The ObsessivesThe ObsessivesLame-O
Buy! Damaged BugBunker FunkCastle Face
Buy! BadmixdayA Quiet Mind AwaitsHush Hush
Buy! Little CubToo Much Love EPDomino
Buy! The Variety HourMotivacancy EPSwoon


Week: 3/3/2017 - 3/9/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Porter RayWatercolorSub Pop
Buy! Sera CahooneFrom Where I StartedLady Muleskinner
Buy! Bread & ButterBread & ButterKillroom
Buy! Laura MarlingSemper FeminaMore Alarming/Kobalt
Buy! Hurray For The Riff RaffThe NavigatorATO
Buy! The ShinsHeartwormsColumbia
Buy! OndatropicaBaile BucaneroSoundway
Buy! Methyl EthelEverything Is Forgotten4AD
Buy! Group Doueh & CheveuDakhla Sahara SessionBorn Bad
Buy! EmelEnsenPartisan
Buy! Jacques GreeneFeel InfiniteLuckyMe
Buy! The TripwiresFat City Let's Go!House Frolic/FOLC
Buy! Killer WorkoutA Matter Of Style EPself-released
Buy! Blanck MassWorld EaterSacred Bones
Buy! ADULT.Detroit House GuestsMute
Buy! HaterYou TriedPNKSLM
Buy! PontiakDialectic of IgnoranceThrill Jockey
Buy! ArbouretumSong Of The RoseThrill Jockey
Buy! Holly MacveGolden EagleBella Union
Buy! Sarah Bethe NelsonOh, EvolutionBurger
Buy! JackrabbitDead Man's Songself-released
Buy! ShitKidEP 2PNKSLM


Week: 2/24/2017 - 3/2/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! GrandaddyLast Place30th Century
Buy! Temples VolcanoFat Possum
Buy! Jay SomEverybody WorksPolyvinyl
Buy! David BazanCareUndertow
Buy! Ha Ha TonkaHeart-Shaped MountainBloodshot
Buy! Craig FinnWe All Want The Same ThingsPartisan
Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
Buy! The FeeliesIn BetweenBar/None
Buy! William MathenyStrange ConstellationsMisra
Buy! Rolling Blackouts C.F.The French Press EPSub Pop
Buy! TennisYours ConditionallyMutually Detrimental/Thirty Tigers
Buy! Red BaraatBhangra PiratesRhyme & Reason
Buy! Del PaxtonAll Day, Every Day, All NightTopshelf
Buy! Wild PinkWild PinkTiny Engines
Buy! Minus The BearVoidsSuicide Squeeze
Buy! GibraltarLet's Get BeautifulFactory Belt
Buy! LusineSensorimotorGhostly International
Buy! Jenn GrantParadiseBa Da Bing
Buy! FrothOutside (briefly)Wichita
Buy! BleachedCan You Deal? EPDead Oceans


Week: 2/17/2017 - 2/23/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Dirty ProjectorsDirty ProjectorsDomino
Buy! Los Campesinos!Sick ScenesWichita
Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
Buy! Old 97'sGraveyard WhistlingATO
Buy! VagabonInfinite WorldsFather/Daughter
Buy! OddiseeThe IcebergMello Music Group
Buy! Shelby EarlThe Man Who Made Himself A NameSavage Man/Nine Mile
Buy! TamikrestKidalGlitterbeat
Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order Of TimeConcord
Buy! Pissed JeansWhy Love NowSub Pop
Buy! Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch
Buy! BrokebackIllinois River Valley BluesThrill Jockey
Buy! EntranceBook Of ChangesThrill Jockey
Buy! Half Waifform/a EPCascine


Week: 2/10/2017 - 2/16/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The MaldivesMad Livesself-released
Buy! Jens LekmanLife Will See You NowSecretly Canadian
Buy! The CourtneysThe Courtneys IIFlying Nun
Buy! Ibibio Sound MachineUyaiMerge
Buy! King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardFlying Microtonal BananaATO
Buy! FufanuSportsOne Little Indian
Buy! Ryan AdamsPrisonerPaxAmericana/Blue Note
Buy! The OrwellsTerrible Human BeingsCanvasback/Atlantic
Buy! Lydia RamseyBanditaself-released
Buy! Scott H. BiramThe Bad TestamentBloodshot
Buy! NE-HIOffersGrand Jury
Buy! Wesley StaceWesley Stace's John Wesley HardingYep Roc
Buy! Xiu XiuForgetPolyvinyl
Buy! Dutch UnclesBig BalloonMemphis Industries
Buy! LuresThere's No PressureJigsaw
Buy! Clap Your Hands Say YeahThe Touristself-released
Buy! Maggie RogersNow That The Light Is Fading EPCapitol
Buy! (Various)Synthesize The SoulOstinato
Buy! PVTNew SpiritFelte
Buy! NovellerA Pink Sunset For No OneFire
Buy! Idle BloomLittle DeathsFraternity as Vanity
Buy! NovellaChange Of StateSinderlyn
Buy! Haley HeynderickxThe Bug Collector EPself-released
Buy! Fern's GospelThe Cannonballself-released


Week: 2/3/2017 - 2/9/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
Buy! MeatbodiesAliceIn The Red
Buy! TinariwenElwanAnti-
Buy! SydFinColumbia
Buy! Rose Elinor DougallStellularVermilion
Buy! Teen DazeThemes For Dying EarthFlora
Buy! All Them WitchesSleeping Through The WarNew West
Buy! LowlyHebaBella Union
Buy! Tim DarcySaturday NightJagjaguwar
Buy! Hanni El KhatibSavage TimesInnovative Leisure
Buy! Molly BurchPlease Be MineCaptured Tracks
Buy! Little SimzStillness In WonderlandAge 101 Music
Buy! Beach SlangHere I Made This For You: Beach Slang Mixtape Vol. 2Polyvinyl
Buy! (Various)The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Vol. 4Freestyle
Buy! Chico Mann & Captain PlanetNight VisionsBastard Jazz
Buy! Thievery CorporationThe Temple Of I & IINgrooves
Buy! CommunionsBlueFat Possum
Buy! Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsBacklashINgrooves
Buy! ShinyribsI Got Your Medicineself-released
Buy! DominicGoodnight, Doggies.Lame-O
Buy! Hudson MohawkeDed Sec: Watch Dogs 2Warp
Buy! Tears Run RingsIn SurgesDisaster Club
Buy! (Various)Nigeria Soul Fever: Afro Funk, Disco & BoogieSoul Jazz
Buy! Kero Kero BonitoBonito GenerationDouble Denim
Buy! BrakebillHiding Placesself-released
Buy! Jesca HoopMemories Are NowSub Pop
Buy! POW!Crack An EggCastle Face
Buy! ScarvesMall Goths self-released
Buy! Kid Koala featuring Emiliana TorriniMusic To Draw To: SatelliteArts & Crafts
Buy! CrumbCrumb EPself-released


Week: 1/27/2017 - 2/2/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Strand Of OaksHard LoveDead Oceans
Buy! Jungle FireJambuNacional
Buy! Son VoltNotes of BlueTransmit Sound/Thirty Tigers
Buy! The SadiesNorthern PassagesYep Roc
Buy! Liber TeranThe Best OfRegalia
Buy! Hand HabitsWildly Idle (Humble Before The Void)Woodsist
Buy! Louise BurnsYoung MopesLight Organ
Buy! J GRGRYGold Teeth + Glass Eyesself-released
Buy! Dry LandDry Landself-released
Buy! Eastern SouvenirsGreen Valleysself-released
Buy! Mick HarveyIntoxicated WomenMute
Buy! HomeshakeFresh AirSinderlyn
Buy! Mr. Elevator & The Brain HotelWhen The Morning Greets YouRad Cat
Buy! Something In The TreesDown With Birdsself-released


Week: 1/20/2017 - 1/26/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
Buy! Moon DuoOccult Architecture Vol. 1Sacred Bones
Buy! Sacred PawsStrike A MatchRock Action
Buy! Gabriel Garzon-MontanoJardinStones Throw
Buy! Julie ByrneNot Even HappinessBa Da Bing!
Buy! Sleater-KinneyLive In ParisSub Pop
Buy! Loyle CarnerYesterday's GoneAMF
Buy! Surfer BloodSnowdoniaJoyful Noise
Buy! Active Bird CommunityStick Aroundself-released
Buy! Chuck ProphetBobby Fuller Died For Your SinsYep Roc
Buy! Fred ThomasChangerPolyvinyl
Buy! Mega BogHappy TogetherNicey Music
Buy! ElbowLittle FictionsConcord
Buy! P.O.S.Chill, dummyDoomtree
Buy! Uranium ClubAll Of Them NaturalsFashionable Idiots
Buy! Brandon Can't DanceGraveyard of Good TimesLucky Number
Buy! Andrew JoslynAwake at the Bottom of the Oceanself-released
Buy! Shy GirlsSaltself-released
Buy! FiguresFiguresself-released
Buy! Procelain RaftMicroclimateVolcanic Field
Buy! Western HauntsProblem PopBIG BLDG
Buy! Sallie FordSoul SickVanguard/Concord
Buy! PegadethPegadeth EPself-released
Buy! SundriesDo You Feel Safe EPself-released


Week: 1/13/2017 - 1/19/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! AustraFuture PoliticsDomino
Buy! Ty SegallTy SegallDrag City
Buy! Allison CrutchfieldTourist In This TownMerge
Buy! Dude YorkSincerely Hardly Art
Buy! Cloud NothingsLife Without SoundCarpark
Buy! JapandroidsNear to the Wild Heart of LifeAnti-
Buy! PriestsNothing Feels NaturalSister Polygon
Buy! Jay PrinceSmile Goodself-released
Buy! Bash & PopAnything Could HappenFat Possum
Buy! The Proper OrnamentsFoxholeSlumberland
Buy! Once & Future BandOnce & Future BandCastle Face
Buy! HeatOvernightTopshelf
Buy! Sinai VesselBrokenleggedTiny Engines
Buy! Nikki LaneHighway QueenNew West
Buy! WoodsLive At Third Man RecordsThird Man
Buy! Panoptica OrchestraBajos TiemposLove/Recs
Buy! Delicate SteveThis Is SteveAnti-
Buy! Tobin SproutThe Universe and MeBurger
Buy! EnemiesValuablesTopshelf
Buy! ChavezCockfighters EPMatador


Week: 1/6/2017 - 1/12/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The xxI See YouYoung Turks
Buy! BonoboMigrationNinja Tune
Buy! The Flaming LipsOczy MlodyWarner Bros.
Buy! The RegrettesFell Your Feelings Fool!Warner Bros.
Buy! Michael Chapman50Paradise of Bachelors
Buy! SohnRennen4AD
Buy! Cherry GlazerrApocalipstickSecretly Canadian
Buy! Mark EitzelHey Mr FerrymanMerge
Buy! Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. WhiteGentlewoman, Ruby ManGlassnote
Buy! Menace BeachLemon MemoryMemphis Industries
Buy! The Magnetic Fields50 Song MemoirNonesuch
Buy! The MolochsAmerica's Velvet GloryInnovative Leisure
Buy! John Wesley Coleman IIIMicrowave DreamsSuper Secret
Buy! Lincoln BarrTrembling Framesself-released
Buy! Tim CohenLuck ManSinderlyn
Buy! Weirdo MachineEP1self-released


Week: 12/30/2016 - 1/5/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Run The JewelsRTJ3self-released
Buy! FoxygenHangJagjaguwar
Buy! RomareLove Songs: Part TwoNinja Tune
Buy! Hard ProofStingerModern Outsider
Buy! Systema SolarRumbo A TierraNacional
Buy! Honus HonusUse Your DelusionNew Neighborhood
Buy! CrowsCold Comfort EPTelharmonium
Buy! (Various)Mixtape #6: The Dreamy OneWondercore Island
Buy! Blitz The AmbassadorDiasporadicalJakarta
Buy! (Various)Sofie's SOS TapeStones Throw
Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
Buy! Tift MerrittStitch Of The WorldYep Roc
Buy! Julia Massey and The Five Finger DiscountHeartTonesself-released
Buy! (Various)Night Slugs Allstars Volume 3Night Slugs
Buy! Vesuvio SoloDon't Leave Me In The DarkBanko Gotti
Buy! Yves TumorSerpent MusicPAN
Buy! Emma Lee ToyodaSewn Me AnewMake Fart
Buy! The Gods ThemselvesBe My Animalself-released
Buy! FaltyDLHeaven Is For QuittersBlueberry
Buy! Tori BukleCardio NovaHush Hush
Buy! ADRThroatPAN
Buy! Jimetta RoseLight BearerTemporary Whatever
Buy! MUTUALAfter Finitude EPHush Hush
Buy! Mirror FerrariThe Pyramid EPself-released