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The KEXP Variety music chart for May, 2017
Week: 5/19/2017 - 5/25/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Perfume GeniusNo ShapeMatador
2. Buy! GorillazHumanzWarner Bros.
3. Buy! SlowdiveSlowdiveDead Oceans
4. Buy! Grizzly BearPainted RuinsRCA
5. Buy! Mark Lanegan BandGargoyleHeavenly
6. Buy! Kevin MorbyCity MusicDead Oceans
7. Buy! !!!Shake The ShudderWarp
8. Buy! Kendrick LamarDAMN.Top Dawg Entertainment
9. Buy! Future IslandsThe Far Field4AD
10. Buy! The Mountain GoatsGothsMerge
11. Buy! Sylvan EssoWhat NowLoma Vista
12. Buy! The Black AngelsDeath SongPartisan
13. Buy! Nite JewelReal highGloriette
14. Buy! Zebra HuntIn PhrasesTenorio Cotobade
15. Buy! Father John MistyPure ComedySub Pop
16. Buy! The Afghan WhigsIn SpadesSub Pop
17. Buy! LCD SoundsystemCall The Police/American DreamColumbia
18. Buy! Great GrandpaPlastic CoughDouble Double Whammy
19. Buy! Mac DeMarcoThis Old DogCaptured Tracks
20. Buy! Daddy IssuesDeep DreamInfinity Tracks
21. Buy! WoodsLove Is LoveWoodsist
22. Buy! Beth DittoFake SugarVirgin
23. Buy! PondThe WeatherMarathon Artists
24. Buy! She-DevilsShe-DevilsSecretly Canadian
25. Buy! Nick HakimGreen TwinsATO
26. Buy! FeistPleasureInterscope
27. Buy! GirlpoolPowerplantAnti-
28. Buy! AlgiersThe Underside Of PowerMatador
29. Buy! Beach HouseB-Sides and RaritiesSub Pop
30. Buy! Chastity BeltI Used To Spend So Much Time AloneHardly Art
31. Buy! Shabazz PalacesQuazarz: Born On A Gangster StarSub Pop
32. Buy! Fleet FoxesCrack UpNonesuch
33. Buy! Brother AliAll The Beauty In This Whole LifeRhymesayers
34. Buy! Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee OwensSmalltown Supersound
35. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
36. Buy! Broken Social SceneHug Of ThunderArts & Crafts
37. Buy! RideWeather DiariesWichita
38. Buy! ThunderpussyVelvet Noose/No HeavenHockeyTalkter
39. Buy! Charly BlissGuppyBarsuk
40. Buy! Robyn HitchcockRobyn HitchcockYep Roc
41. Buy! (Sandy) Alex GRocketDomino
42. Buy! The BatsThe Deep SetFlying Nun
43. Buy! EyelidsorJealous Butcher
44. Buy! Diet CigSwear I'm Good At ThisFrenchkiss
45. Buy! The New PornographersWhiteout ConditionsCollected Works/Concord
46. Buy! Little StarLittle StarGood Cheer
47. Buy! Dream MachineThe IllusionCastle Face
48. Buy! GoldfrappSilver EyeMute
49. Buy! Do Make Say ThinkStubborn Persisten IllusionsConstellation
50. Buy! Portugal. The ManFeel It StillAtlantic
51. Buy! Courtney BarnettHow To Boil An EggMilk/Bedroom Suck
52. Buy! Beach FossilsSomersaultBayonet
53. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
54. Buy! The Jesus and Mary ChainDamage and JoyADA/Warner Music
55. Buy! CataldoKeepersself-released
56. Buy! Shabazz PalacesQuazarz vs. The Jealous MachinesSub Pop
57. Buy! My GoodnessScavengersVotiv
58. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
59. Buy! Thurston MooreRock n Roll ConsciousnessCaroline
60. Buy! HappynessWrite InBar/None
61. Buy! Desperate JournalistGrow UpFierce Panda
62. Buy! SneaksIt's A MythMerge
63. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
64. Buy! Joe GoddardElectric LinesDomino
65. Buy! Moon DuoOccult Architecture Vol. 2Sacred Bones
66. Buy! Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2Star StuffCompany
67. Buy! Little DragonSeason HighLoma Vista
68. Buy! The NationalSleep Well Beast4AD
69. Buy! alt-JRelaxerCanvasback
70. Buy! SpoonHot ThoughtsMatador
71. Buy! White ReaperThe World's Best American BandPolyvinyl
72. Buy! At The Drive Inin•ter a•li•aRise
73. Buy! Arto LindsayCuidado MadameNorthern Spy
74. Buy! First HateA Prayer For The UnemployedEscho
75. Buy! Dave DepperEmotional Freedom TechniqueTender Loving Empire
76. Buy! Café TacvbaJei BeibiMelotron
77. Buy! Sarah Shook & The DisarmersSidelongBloodshot
78. Buy! Land Of TalkLife After YouthSaddle Creek
79. Buy! Bonnie 'Prince' BillyBest TroubadorDrag City
80. Buy! ArcaArcaXL
81. Buy! Rat ColumnsCandle PowerUpset The Rhythm
82. Buy! Joey Bada$$All-Amerikkkan Bada$$Pro Era/Cinematic Music Group
83. Buy! MewVisualsPlay It Again Sam
84. Buy! Black LipsSatan's graffiti or God's art?VICE
85. Buy! Drab MajestyThe DemonstrationDais
86. Buy! BlaenavonThat's Your LotCanvasback/Atlantic
87. Buy! PickwickLoveJoysself-released
88. Buy! ODESZALine Of Sight/Late NateForeign Family Collective/Counter
89. Buy! Downtown BoysCost of LivingSub Pop
90. Buy! PhoenixTi AmoGlassnote


Week: 5/5/2017 - 5/11/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Perfume GeniusNo ShapeMatador
2. Buy! Kendrick LamarDAMN.Top Dawg Entertainment
3. Buy! SlowdiveSlowdiveDead Oceans
4. Buy! Mac DeMarcoThis Old DogCaptured Tracks
5. Buy! LCD SoundsystemCall The Police/American DreamColumbia
6. Buy! GorillazHumanzWarner Bros.
7. Buy! PondThe WeatherMarathon Artists
8. Buy! Sylan EssoWhat NowLoma Vista
9. Buy! The Black AngelsDeath SongPartisan
10. Buy! Mark Lanegan BandGargoyleHeavenly
11. Buy! Future IslandsThe Far Field4AD
12. Buy! WoodsLove Is LoveWoodsist
13. Buy! RideWeather DiariesWichita
14. Buy! Shabazz PalacesQuazarz: Born On A Gangster StarSub Pop
15. Buy! FeistPleasureInterscope
16. Buy! Real EstateIn MindDomino
17. Buy! Nite JewelReal HighGloriette
18. Buy! At The Drive InRise
19. Buy! Brother AliAll The Beauty In This Whole LifeRhymesayers
20. Buy! SpoonHot ThoughtsMatador
21. Buy! The BatsThe Deep SetFlying Nun
22. Buy! Grizzly BearThree RingsRCA
23. Buy! Zebra HuntIn PhrasesTenorio Cotobade
24. Buy! Porter RayWatercolorSub Pop
25. Buy! The Jesus and Mary ChainDamage and JoyADA/Warner Music
26. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
27. Buy! The Afghan WhigsIn SpadesSub Pop
28. Buy! PickwickLoveJoysself-released
29. Buy! Chastity BeltI Used To Spend So Much Time AloneHardly Art
30. Buy! Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee OwensSmalltown Supersound
31. Buy! EyelidsorJealous Butcher
32. Buy! Juana MolinaHaloCrammed Discs
33. Buy! Black LipsSatan's graffiti or God's art?VICE
34. Buy! Little DragonSeason HighLoma Vista
35. Buy! AlgiersThe Underside Of PowerMatador
36. Buy! Beth DittoFake SugarNonesuch
37. Buy! Fleet FoxesCrack UpNonesuch
38. Buy! ThunderpussyVelvet Noose/No HeavenHockeyTalkter
39. Buy! Dude YorkSincerelyHardly Art
40. Buy! Father John MistyPure ComedySub Pop
41. Buy! Aimee MannMental IllnessSuperEgo
42. Buy! HappynessWrite InBar/None
43. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
44. Buy! The New PornographersWhiteout ConditionsCollected Works/Concord
45. Buy! Ray DaviesAmericanaLegacy
46. Buy! Diet CigSwear I'm Good At ThisFrenchkiss
47. Buy! Joe GoddardElectric LinesDomino
48. Buy! Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2Star StuffCompany
49. Buy! GoldfrappSilver EyeMute
50. Buy! BlaenavonThat's Your LotCanvasback/Atlantic
51. Buy! WaxahatcheeOut In The StormMerge
52. Buy! Portugal. The ManFeel It StillAtlantic
53. Buy! The NationalSleep Well Beast4AD
54. Buy! alt-JRelaxerCanvasback
55. Buy! The War On DrugsThinking Of A PlaceAtlantic
56. Buy! SangoDe Mim, Pra Voceself-released
57. Buy! ODESZALine Of Sight/Late NightForeign Family Collective/Counter
58. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
59. Buy! Bread & ButterBread & ButterKillroom
60. Buy! Sera CahooneFrom Where I StartedLady Muleskinner
61. Buy! Arto LindsayCuidado MadameNorthern Spy
62. Buy! Thurston MooreRock n Roll ConsciousnessCaroline
63. Buy! Sorority NoiseYou're Not As _____ As You ThinkTriple Crown
64. Buy! Charly BlissGuppyBarsuk
65. Buy! Oumou SangareMogoyaNo Format!
66. Buy! Desperate JournalistGrow UpFierce Panda
67. Buy! San FerminBelongDowntown/Interscope
68. Buy! Alex NappingMise En PlaceFather/Daughter
69. Buy! Lord EchoHarmoniesSoundway
70. Buy! Cameron AveryRipe Dreams, Pipe DreamsAnti-
71. Buy! Forro In The DarkSandcastleNacional
72. Buy! The Mountain GoatsGothsMerge
73. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
74. Buy! AustraFuture PoliticsDomino
75. Buy! TemplesVolcanoFat Possum
76. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
77. Buy! White ReaperThe World's Best American BandPolyvinyl
78. Buy! Orchestra BaobabTribute To Ndiouga DiengWorld Circuit
79. Buy! Aye NakoSilver HazeDon Giovanni
80. Buy! Conor OberstSalutationsNonesuch
81. Buy! Warm SodaI Don't Wanna Grow UpCastle Face
82. Buy! BNQTVolume 1Dualtone
83. Buy! Los Angeles Police DepartmentLos Angeles Police DepartmentAnti-
84. Buy! CataldoKeepersself-released
85. Buy! Maiah ManserSecond Skin EPFreakout
86. Buy! Dave DepperEmotional Freedom TechniqueTender Loving Empire
87. Buy! John MorelandBig Bad Luv4AD
88. Buy! The Hot 8 Brass BandOn The SpotTru Thoughts
89. Buy! Sarah Shook & The DisarmersSidelongBloodshot
90. Buy! Moon DuoOccult Architecture Vol. 2Sacred Bones


Week: 4/28/2017 - 5/4/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SlowdiveSlowdiveDead Oceans
2. Buy! GorillazHumanzWarner Bros.
3. Buy! Kendrick LamarDAMN.Top Dawg Entertainment
4. Buy! Mark Lanegan BandGargoyleHeavenly
5. Buy! Future IslandsThe Far Field4AD
6. Buy! The Black Angels Death SongPartisan
7. Buy! Shabazz PalacesQuazarz: Born On A Gangster StarSub Pop
8. Buy! Mac DeMarcoThis Old DogCaptured Tracks
9. Buy! Sylvan EssoWhat NowLoma Vista
10. Buy! FeistPleasureInterscope
11. Buy! The New PornographersWhiteout ConditionsCollected Works/Concord
12. Buy! RideWeather DiariesWichita
13. Buy! The Afghan WhigsIn SpadesSub Pop
14. Buy! Real EstateIn MindDomino
15. Buy! Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee OwensSmalltown Supersound
16. Buy! Thurston MooreRock n Roll ConsciousnessCaroline
17. Buy! SpoonHot ThoughtsMatador
18. Buy! Robyn HitchcockRobyn HitchcockYep Roc
19. Buy! WoodsLove Is LoveWoodsist
20. Buy! BNQTVolume 1Dualtone
21. Buy! Little DragonSeason HighLoma Vista
22. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
23. Buy! Zebra HuntIn PhrasesTenorio Cotobade
24. Buy! Porter RayWatercolorSub Pop
25. Buy! Bread & ButterBread & ButterKillroom
26. Buy! ODESZALine Of Sight/Late NightForeign Family Collective/Counter
27. Buy! The Jesus and Mary ChainDamage and JoyADA/Warner Music
28. Buy! Charly BlissGuppyBarsuk
29. Buy! Laura MarlingSemper FeminaMore Alarming/Kobalt
30. Buy! Hurray For The Riff RaffThe NavigatorATO
31. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
32. Buy! Methyl EthelEverything Is Forgotten4AD
33. Buy! Juana MolinaHaloCrammed Discs
34. Buy! alt-JRelaxerCanvasback
35. Buy! The War On DrugsThinking Of A PlaceAtlantic
36. Buy! GrandaddyLast Place30th Century
37. Buy! Perfume GeniusNo ShapeMatador
38. Buy! Maiah ManserSecond Skin EPFreakout
39. Buy! Chastity BeltI Used To Spend So Much Time AloneHardly Art
40. Buy! LusineSensorimotorGhostly International
41. Buy! White ReaperThe World's Best American BandPolyvinyl
42. Buy! Father John MistyPure ComedySub Pop
43. Buy! HappynessWrite InBar/None
44. Buy! Ray DaviesAmericanaLegacy
45. Buy! EyelidsorJealous Butcher
46. Buy! The ShinsHeartwormsColumbia
47. Buy! PhoenixTi AmoGlassnote
48. Buy! The Mountain GoatsGothsMerge
49. Buy! Big Spider's BackBeverly CentaurHush Hush
50. Buy! CataldoKeepersself-released
51. Buy! Black LipsSatan's graffiti or God's art?VICE
52. Buy! Drab MajestyThe DemonstrationDais
53. Buy! Lord EchoHarmoniesSoundway
54. Buy! MewVisualsPlay It Again Sam
55. Buy! AlgiersThe Underside Of PowerMatador
56. Buy! Broken Social SceneHalfway HomeArts & Crafts
57. Buy! Downtown BoysSomos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)Sub Pop
58. Buy! Fleet FoxesCrack UpNonesuch
59. Buy! Beth DittoFake SugarVirgin
60. Buy! (Various)Our First 100 DaysSecretly Group
61. Buy! PondThe WeatherMarathon Artists
62. Buy! First HateA Prayer For The UnemployedEscho
63. Buy! Moon DuoOccult Architecture Vol. 2Sacred Bones
64. Buy! Forro In The DarkSandcastleNacional
65. Buy! AustraFuture PoliticsDomino
66. Buy! Diet CigSwear I'm Good At ThisFrenchkiss
67. Buy! Los Angeles Police DepartmentLos Angeles Police DepartmentAnti-
68. Buy! Oumou SangareMogoyaNo Format!
69. Buy! The Cairo GangUntouchableGod?/Drag City
70. Buy! HoopsRoutinesFat Possum
71. Buy! The New YearSnowUndertow
72. Buy! EmelEnsenPartisan
73. Buy! Coco HamesCoco HamesMerge
74. Buy! The Seven UpsDrinking WaterNorthside
75. Buy! Cold BeatChaos By InvitationCrime On The Moon
76. Buy! PJ HarveyA Dog Called Money/I'll Be WaitingIsland
77. Buy! WaxahatcheeOut In the StormMerge
78. Buy! Rolling Blackouts C.F.The French Press EPSub Pop
79. Buy! Sera CahooneFrom Where I StartedLady Muleskinner
80. Buy! OndatropicaBaile BucaneroSoundway
81. Buy! Desperate JournalistGrow UpFierce Panda
82. Buy! Orchestra BaobabTribute To Ndiouga DiengWorld Circuit
83. Buy! Warm SodaI Don't Wanna Grow UpCastle Face
84. Buy! Conor OberstSalutationsNonesuch
85. Buy! Dave DepperEmotional Freedom TechniqueTender Loving Empire
86. Buy! Vieux Farka ToureSambaSix Degrees
87. Buy! WireSilver/LeadPinkflag
88. Buy! ActressAZDNinja Tune
89. Buy! LAKEForever Or NeverTapete
90. Buy! Janka Nabay & The Bubu GangBuild MusicLuaka Bop


Week: 4/21/2017 - 4/27/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Kendrick LamarDAMN.Top Dawg Entertainment
2. Buy! SlowdiveSlowdiveDead Oceans
3. Buy! The Jesus and Mary ChainDamage and JoyADA/Warner Music
4. Buy! SpoonHot ThoughtsMatador
5. Buy! Mark Lanegan BandGargoyleHeavenly
6. Buy! The Black AngelsDeath SongPartisan
7. Buy! alt-RelaxerCanvasback
8. Buy! GrandaddyLast Place30th Century
9. Buy! WoodsLove Is LoveWoodsist
10. Buy! Bread & ButterBread & ButterKillroom
11. Buy! Shabazz PalacesQuazarz: Born On A Gangster StarSub Pop
12. Buy! Future IslandsThe Far Field4AD
13. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
14. Buy! Real EstateIn MindDomino
15. Buy! Chastity BeltI Used To Spend So Much Time AloneHardly Art
16. Buy! Perfume GeniusNo ShapeMatador
17. Buy! TemplesVolcanoFat Possum
18. Buy! Charly BlissGuppyBarsuk
19. Buy! Laura MarlingSemper FeminaMore Alarming/Kobalt
20. Buy! The New PornographersWhiteout ConditionsCollected Works/Concord
21. Buy! Porter RayWatercolorSub Pop
22. Buy! White ReaperThe World's Best American BandPolyvinyl
23. Buy! Father John MistyPure ComedySub Pop
24. Buy! BNQTVolume 1Dualtone
25. Buy! EyelidsorJealous Butcher
26. Buy! RideWeather DiariesWichita
27. Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order Of TimeConcord
28. Buy! Sera CahooneFrom Where I StartedLady Muleskinner
29. Buy! Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee OwensSmalltown Supersound
30. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
31. Buy! Jay SomEverybody WorksPolyvinyl
32. Buy! Methyl EthelEverything Is Forgotten4AD
33. Buy! Little DragonSeason HighLoma Vista
34. Buy! GorillazHumanzVirgin
35. Buy! PondThe WeatherMarathon Artists
36. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
37. Buy! The xxI See YouYoung Turks
38. Buy! Dave DepperEmotional Freedom TechniqueTender Loving Empire
39. Buy! OddiseeThe IcebergMello Music Group
40. Buy! The ShinsHeartwormsColumbia
41. Buy! Joe GoddardElectric LinesDomino
42. Buy! The Seven UpsDrinking WaterNorthside
43. Buy! GoldfrappSilver EyeMute
44. Buy! Beth DittoFake SugarVirgin
45. Buy! Sylvan EssoWhat NowLoma Vista
46. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
47. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
48. Buy! LusineSensorimotorGhostly International
49. Buy! Whitney MongeStone EPself-released
50. Buy! Sky Cries MaryThieves and Sirens EPself-released
51. Buy! Hurray For the Riff RaffThe Navigator ATO
52. Buy! Craig FinnWe All Want The Same ThingsPartisan
53. Buy! Warm SodaI Don't Wanna Grow UpCastle Face
54. Buy! HappynessWrite InBar/None
55. Buy! Aimee MannMental IllnessSuperEgo
56. Buy! San FerminBelongDowntown/Interscope
57. Buy! Rolling Blackouts C.F.The French Press EPSub Pop
58. Buy! HoopsRoutinesFat Possum
59. Buy! Brother AliAll The Beauty In This Whole LifeRhymesayers
60. Buy! WaxahatcheeOut In The StormMerge
61. Buy! FeistPleasureInterscope
62. Buy! The War On DrugsThinking Of A PlaceAtlantic
63. Buy! Portugal. The ManFeel It StillAtlantic
64. Buy! The Afghan WhigsIn SpadesSub Pop
65. Buy! PickwickLoveJoysself-released
66. Buy! Dude YorkSincerelyHardly Art
67. Buy! Orchestra BaobabTribute To Ndiouga DiengWorld Circuit
68. Buy! Diet CigSwear I'm Good At ThisFrenchkiss
69. Buy! Ray DaviesAmericanaLegacy
70. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
71. Buy! Coco HamesCoco HamesMerge
72. Buy! ArcaArcaXL
73. Buy! Cameron GravesPlanetary PrinceMack Avenue
74. Buy! WireSilver/LeadPinkflag
75. Buy! Trementina810Burger
76. Buy! FrothOutside (briefly)Wichita
77. Buy! Broken Social SceneHalfway HomeArts & Crafts
78. Buy! (Various)Our First 100 DaysSecretly Group
79. Buy! David BazanCareUndertow
80. Buy! The Magnetic Fields50 Song MemoirNonesuch
81. Buy! Ha Ha TonkaHeart-Shaped MountainBloodshot
82. Buy! Oumou SangareMogoyaNo Format!
83. Buy! Aye NakoSilver HazeDon Giovanni
84. Buy! Sorority NoiseYou're Not As ____ As You ThinkTriple Crown
85. Buy! OndatropicaBaile BucaneroSoundway
86. Buy! Desperate JournalistGrow UpFierce Panda
87. Buy! Conor OberstSalutationsNonesuch
88. Buy! HiccupImaginary EnemiesFather/Daughter
89. Buy! CFMDichotomy DesaturatedIn The Red
90. Buy! Spiral StairsDoris & The DaggersNine Mile