Charts

KEXP Charts for the Week of Sep. 23-29

Add Date: Oct. 3

NOTE: KEXP's charts include albums that have not been released to the public yet, but have been made available to KEXP for airplay. 


Top 90:  

1. (Various) - Live at KEXP Volume 10 (KEXP)  
2. Danger Mouse & Black Thought – Cheat Codes (BMG)  
3. Sampa the Great – As Above So Below (Loma Vista)  
4. Sudan Archives – Natural Brown Prom Queen (Stones Throw)  
5. Santigold – Spirituals (Little Jerk)  
6. Makaya McCraven – In These Times (International Anthem/Nonesuch/XL)  
7. Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin – Ali (Dead Oceans)  
8. Beyoncé - Renaissance (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia)  
9. Alvvays – Blue Rev (Celsius Girls/Polyvinyl)  
10. The Beths – Expert in a Dying Field (Carpark)  
11. Kenny Beats – Louie (XL)  
12. Blood Orange – Four Songs EP (Domino/RCA)  
13. Hot Chip – Freakout/Release (Domino)  
14. Bomba Estéreo & Manu Chao – Me Duele (Elegancia Tropical)  
15. Ezra Collective – Where I’m Meant to Be (Partisan)  
16. Nation of Language – From the Hill (Play It Again Sam)  
17. Greentea Peng – GREENZONE 108 (EMI/Universal)  
18. The Comet Is Coming – Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam (Impulse!)  
19. Protoje – Third Time’s the Charm (In.Digg.Nation Collective/RCA)  
20. TSHA – Capricorn Sun (Ninja Tune)  
21. Nilüfer Yanya – Rid of Me (ATO)  
22. Livt – Pink and Orange EP (Day One Ent.)  
23. DOMi & JD Beck – NOT TIGHT (Apeshit/Blue Note)  
24. Alex G – God Save the Animals (Domino)  
25. Panda Bear & Sonic Boom – Reset (Domino)  
26. Jamie xx – KILL DEM (Young)  
27. The Black Angels – Wilderness of Mirrors (Partisan)  
28. PVA – BLUSH (Ninja Tune)  
29. Gorillaz – Cracker Island (Parlophone)  
30. WITCH – Waile (Desert Daze Sound/Partisan)  
31. Bonobo – ATK (OUTLIER)  
32. Cassandra Lewis – Always, All Ways (Low Country Sound/Elektra)  
33. New Age Healers – Demolition Stories (self-released)  
34. ODESZA – The Last Goodbye (Foreign Family Collective)  
35. (Various) - After Dark 4 (Italians Do It Better)  
36. Built to Spill – When the Wind Forgets Your Name (Sub Pop)  
37. MorMor – Semblance (Don’t Guess)  
38. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Cool It Down (Secretly Canadian)  
39. Divino Niño - Last Spa on Earth (Winspear)  
40. Suede – Autofiction (BMG)  
41. Kokoroko – Could We Be More (Brownswood Recordings)  
42. Big Joanie – Back Home (Kill Rock Stars)  
43. Editors – EBM (Play It Again Sam)  
44. Kelela – Washed Away (Warp)  
45. Death Cab For Cutie – Asphalt Meadows (Atlantic)  
46. Enumclaw – Save the Baby (Luminelle)  
47. Jockstrap – I Love You Jennifer B (Rough Trade)  
48. Björk - fossura (One Little Independent)  
49. Aidan Noell & Nancy Whang – Sharevari (Nation of Language) 
50. Plains – I Walked With You a Ways (ANTI-)  
51. KAYTRANADA & Anderson .Paak - Twin Flame (RCA)  
52. U.S. Girls – So Typically Now (4AD)  
53. Beth Orton – Weather Alive (Partisan)  
54. Cheekface – Too Much to Ask (New Professor)  
55. Preoccupations – Arrangements (self-released)  
56. Courting – Guitar Music (Play It Again Sam)  
57. (Various) - Dig Me In: A Dig Me Out Covers Album (no label)  
58. Frankie Cosmos – Inner World Peace (Sub Pop)  
59. Broken Bells – Into the Blue (30th Century/AWAL)  
60. Hannah Jadagu – Say It Now (Sub Pop)  
61. Guerilla Toss & Neu! - Zum Herz (Groenland)  
62. Kyle Kidd – Soothsayer (American Dreams)  
63. LYZZA – MOSQUITO (Big Dada)  
64. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – When the Lights Go (Nice Age)  
65. Dungen - En Är För Mycket och Tusen Aldrig Nog (Mexican Summer)  
66. Poppy Ajudha – NO! (self-released)  
67. Special Interest – Endure (Rough Trade)  
68. Phoenix – Alpha Zulu (Glassnote)  
69. Scarves – Delicate Creatures (Good Eye)  
70. The Afghan Whigs – How Do You Burn? (Royal Cream)  
71. Kiwi Jr. - Chopper (Sub Pop)  
72. The Mars Volta – The Mars Volta (Clouds Hill)  
73. Sylvan Esso – No Rules Sandy (Loma Vista)  
74. Moreish Idols – Float EP (Speedy Wunderground)  
75. High Vis – Blending (Dais)  
76. Say She She – Prism (Karma Chief/Colemine)  
77. Wild Pink – ILYSM (Royal Mountain)  
78. Floating Points – Problems (Ninja Tune) 
79. Martha – Please Don’t Take Me Back (Dirtnap)  
80. Homeboy Sandman – Still Champion (Mello Music Group)  
81. Goat – Oh Death (Rocket Recordings)  
82. Adi Oasis – Red to Violet (Unity)  
83. Four Tet – Mango Feedback (Text) 
84. The Go! Team – Get Up Sequences Part Two (Memphis Industries) 
85. NNAMDÏ - Please Have a Seat (Secretly Canadian)  
86. Dry Cleaning – Stumpwork (4AD)  
87. Thee Sacred Souls – Thee Sacred Souls (Daptone)  
88. Charles Stepney – Step on Step (International Anthem)  
89. No Age – People Helping People (Drag City)  
90. Scone Cash Players – Brooklyn to Brooklin (Daptone)        

Americana: 

1. Cassandra Lewis – Always, All Ways (Low Country Sound/Elektra)  
2. Plains – I Walked With You a Ways (ANTI-) 
3. Jake Blount – The New Faith (Smithsonian Folkways)  
4. Nikki Lane – Denim & Diamonds (New West)  
5. Early James – Strange Time to Be Alive (Easy Eye Sound)  
6. Calexico – Runner (ANTI-) 
7. Valerie June – Under Cover EP (Fantasy)  
8. Amanda Shires – Take It Like a Man (ATO)  
9. Lee Bains + The Glory Fires – Old-Time Folks (Don Giovanni)  
10. Paisley Fields – Limp Wrist (Don Giovanni) 

Global: 

1. Vieux Farka Toure & Khruangbin – Ali (Dead Oceans)  
2. Bomba Estéreo & Manu Chao – Me Duele (Elegancia Tropical) 
3. Protoje – Third Time’s the Charm (In.Digg.Nation Collective/RCA)  
4. WITCH – Waile (Desert Daze Sound/Partisan)  
5. Kokoroko – Could We Be More (Brownswood)  
6. Burna Boy – Love, Damini (Atlantic)  
7. Meridian Brothers - Meridian Brothers & El Grupo Renacimiento (Ansonia)  
8. Tinariwen – Kel Tinariwen (Wedge) 
9. Bruno Berle - No Reino Dos Afetos (Far Out Recordings)  
10. Caramelo Haze - NOESTASAQUÍ (Nacional) 

Hip Hop: 

1. Danger Mouse & Black Thought – Cheat Codes (BMG)  
2. Sampa the Great – As Above So Below (Loma Vista)  
3. Kenny Beats – Louie (XL)  
4. Homeboy Sandman – Still Champion (Mello Music Group) 
5. Butcher Brown – Butcher Brown Presents Triple Trey (Concord Jazz)  
6. DAM & Brother Ali – Overdose (Cooking Vinyl)  
7. Open Mike Eagle – Component with the Auto Reverse (Auto Reverse)  
8. Grynch – Born in ‘86 (self-released)  
9. Lizzo – Special (Nice Life/Atlantic)  
10. Bryson The Alien – The Great Adventures Of... (PNKSLM)  

RPM/Electronic: 

1. Hot Chip – Freakout/Release (Domino)  
2. TSHA – Capricorn Sun (Ninja Tune)  
3. Jamie xx – KILL DEM (Young)  
4. Bonobo – ATK (OUTLIER)  
5. ODESZA – The Last Goodbye (Foreign Family Collective)  
6. (Various) - After Dark 4 (Italians Do It Better)  
7. Aidan Noell & Nancy Whang – Sharevari (Nation of Language)  
8. LYZZA – MOSQUITO (Big Dada)  
9. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – When the Lights Go (Nice Age)  
10. Special Interest – Endure (Rough Trade) 

R&B/Blues: 

1. Sudan Archives – Natural Brown Prom Queen (Stones Throw)  
2. Santigold – Spirituals (Little Jerk)  
3. Beyoncé - Renaissance (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia)  
4. Greentea Peng – GREENZONE 108 (EMI/Universal)  
5. Livt – Pink and Orange EP (Day One Ent.) 
6. Kelela – Washed Away (Warp)  
7. KAYTRANADA & Anderson .Paak - Twin Flame (RCA) 
8. Kyle Kidd – Soothsayer (American Dreams)  
9. Poppy Ajudha – NO! (self-released) 
10. Adi Oasis – Red to Violet (Unity) 

Jazz: 

1. Makaya McCraven – In These Times (International Anthem/Nonesuch/XL)  
2. Ezra Collective – Where I’m Meant to Be (Partisan)  
3. The Comet Is Coming – Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam (Impulse!)  
4. DOMi & JD Beck – Smile (Apeshit/Blue Note)  
5. Charles Stepney – Step on Step (International Anthem)  
6. Henry Franklin, Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Henry Franklin JID014 (Jazz Is Dead) 
7. (Various) - Blue Note Re:imagined II (Blue Note)  
8. Kaidi Tatham – Don’t Rush the Process (First Word)  
9. Moor Mother – Jazz Codes (ANTI-)  
10. Theo Croker – Love Quantum (Star People Nation/Sony) 

Northwest: 

1. Livt – Pink and Orange EP (Day One Ent.)  
2. Cassandra Lewis – Always, All Ways (Low Country Sound/Elektra)  
3. New Age Healers – Setting Sun (self-released)  
4. ODESZA – The Last Goodbye (Foreign Family Collective)  
5. Death Cab For Cutie – Asphalt Meadows (Atlantic)  
6. Enumclaw – Save the Baby (Luminelle)  
7. Scarves – Delicate Creatures (Good Eye)  
8. Grynch – Born in ‘86 (self-released) 
9. Cataldo – Dumber EP (Reunion Tour)  
10. Song Sparrow Research – Don't Look Now (self-released)  

Adds: 

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Cool It Down (Secretly Canadian) 
Titus Andronicus – The Will to Live (Merge) 
Sol Messiah – GOD CMPLX (Rhymesayers)  
High Vis – Blending (Dais) 
Shygirl – Nymph (Because Music) 
(Various) - Blue Note Re:Imagined II (Blue Note)  
Danielle Ponder – Some Of Us Are Brave (Future Classic) 
Lambchop – The Bible (Merge)  
2nd Grade – Easy Listening (Double Double Whammy) 
Perera Elsewhere – Home (Friends of Friends) 
The Big Pink – The Love That’s Our (Melody Music Project)  
Mamalarky – Pocket Fantasy (Fire Talk) 
Pretty Sick – Makes Me Sick, Makes Me Smile (Dirty Hit)  
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – When the Lights Go (Nice Age)  
Lorine Chia – Drill & Blues (Sweet Noise) 
The Green Pajamas – Forever For a Little While (Green Monkey)  
Editors – EBM (Play It Again Sam)  
Milly – Eternal Ring (Dangerbird)  
Kingsley Ibeneche – Udo (Dirty Deity) 
Pixies – Doggerel (BMG) 
Lydia Ramsey – Like a Dream (self-released) 
Yahritza y su Esencia – Obsessed (Deluxe) (Lumbre/Columbia) 
Julia, Julia – Derealization (Suicide Squeeze) 
Melody’s Echo Chamber – Unfold EP (Fat Possum)