05-24-2021

KEXP Charts for the Week of May 14-20

Top 90:  

1. Dawn Richard – Second Line (Merge)  
2. St. Vincent – Daddy's Home (Loma Vista)  
3. Ya Tseen – Indian Yard (Sub Pop)  
4. Japanese Breakfast – Jubilee (Dead Oceans)  
5. Sons of Kemet – Black to the Future (Impulse!) 
6. Durand Jones & The Indications – Private Space (Dead Oceans)  
7. CHAI – WINK (Sub Pop)  
8. Tune-Yards – sketchy (4AD)  
9. Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert (Age 101)  
10. Bomba Estéreo - Aire EP (Sony Latin)  
11. Torres – Thirstier (Merge)  
12. El Michels Affair – Yeti Season (Big Crown)  
13. The Chemical Brothers – The Darkness That You Fear (EMI/Virgin) 
14. Tony Allen – There Is No End (Blue Note)  
15. Mara TK – Bad Meditation (Extra Soul Perception) 
16. Flying Lotus – Yasuke (Warp) 
17. Chong The Nomad & Laureli – No Pulp (Kitsune) 
18. Modest Mouse – The Golden Casket (Epic) 
19. Dry Cleaning – New Long Leg (4AD)  
20. Ambar Lucid – Get Lost in the Music (300 Entertainment)  
21. Sleater-Kinney – Path of Wellness (Mom+Pop)  
22. Noga Erez – KIDS (City Slang)  
23. Jungle – Loving in Stereo (AWAL)  
24. Rochelle Jordan – Play With the Changes (Young Art)  
25. Mad Foxes – Ashamed (El Muchacho)  
26. The True Loves – Sunday Afternoon (Color Red) 
27. Enumclaw – Jimbo Demo (Youth Riot)  
28. serpentwithfeet – DEACON (Secretly Canadian) 
29. Curtis Harding – Hopeful (ANTI-) 
30. Kaidi Tatham – An Insight to All Minds (First Word)  
31. Blue Lab Beats, Kaidi & NK-OK – The Sounds of Afrotronica (Blue Adventure/All Points) 
32. Arlo Parks – Collapsed in Sunbeams (Transgressive) 
33. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Cold As Weiss (Colemine)  
34. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Jimmy's Groove (Colemine)  
35. Damien Jurado – The Monster Who Hated Pennsylvania (Maraqopa) 
36. Iceage – Seek Shelter (Mexican Summer)  
37. Jupiter & Okwess – Na Kozonga (Everloving) 
38. Squid – Bright Green Field (Warp) 
39. Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime (Matador) 
40. Lucy Dacus – Home Video (Matador) 
41. Darkside – Spiral (Matador) 
42. girl in red – if I could make it go quiet (AWAL)  
43. Kylie V – Big Blue (self-released)  
44. Lord Huron – Long Lost (Whispering Pines Studios/Republic) 
45. Cold Cave – Fate in Seven Lessons (Heartworm Press)  
46. Laura Mvula – Pink Noise (Flamingo/Atlantic) 
47. Pond – 9 (Spinning Top)  
48. Wild Powwers – What You Wanted (Nadine)  
49. Gibraltar – Modern Mischief (self-released)  
50. Lana Del Rey – Chemtrails Over the Country Club (Interscope)  
51. (Various) - Bills & Aches & Blues (4AD)  
52. Mustafa – When Smoke Rises (Regent Park)  
53. Wolf Alice – Blue Weekend (RCA)  
54. Tkay Maidza – Syrup (4AD) 
55. Patrick Paige II – If I Fail Are We Still Cool? (Fat Possum)  
56. Kasai Allstars – Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound (Crammed Discs) 
57. Flock of Dimes – Head of Roses (Sub Pop)  
58. Juan Wauters – Real Life Situations (Captured Tracks)  
59. La Femme - Paradigmes (DISQUE POINT/ IDOL)  
60. Beabadoobee – Last Day on Earth (Dirty Hit)  
61. Jorja Smith – Be Right Back EP (FAMM)  
62. Ora The Molecule – Human Safari (Mute)  
63. nasimiYu – P O T I O N S (Figureight)  
64. Working Men’s Club – X (Heavenly) 
65. Crumb – Ice Melt (Crumb)  
66. Benny Sings – Music (Stones Throw) 
67. Jaz Elise – The Golden Hour EP (In.Digg.Nation Collective)  
68. Karate, Guns & Tanning – Concrete Beach (self-released)  
69. MALIA – Unpolished (self-released)  
70. No-No Boy – 1975 (Smithsonian Folkways) 
71. Altin Gün - Yol (ATO)  
72. Dinosaur Jr. - Sweep It Into Space (Jagjaguwar) 
73. The Lounge Society – Silk for the Starving EP (Speedy Wunderground) 
74. Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen – Like I Used To (Jagjaguwar) 
75. Civic – Future Forecast (Flightless) 
76. Zo! & Tall Black Guy – Abstractions (Foreign Exchange Music)  
77. Cha Wa – My People (Single Lock)  
78. Valerie June – The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers (Fantasy)  
79. Tomo Nakayama – On the Way (self-released)  
80. Faye Webster – I Know I’m Funny ha ha (Secretly Canadian)  
81. The Goon Sax – Mirror II (Matador)  
82. BLK JKS – Abantu / Before Humans (We Are Busy Bodies)  
83. Red Ribbon – Planet X (Danger Collective)  
84. oddCouple – Reflections (self-released) 
85. Jessie Ware – What's Your Pleasure? (The Platinum Pleasure Edition) (PMR/Interscope)  
86. pronoun – OMG I MADE IT EP (Wax Bodega)  
87. Mumu Fresh – Work (self-released)   
88. Rodrigo y Gabriela – The Jazz EP (ATO)  
89. TEKE::TEKE – Shirushi (Kill Rock Stars)  
90. Glüme - The Internet (Italians Do It Better)    

Americana: 

1. Valerie June – The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers (Fantasy)  
2. Tony Joe White – Smoke From the Chimney (Easy Eye Sound) 
3. Riley Downing – Start It Over (New West)  
4. Todd Snider – First Agnostic Church of Hope and Wonder (Aimless/Thirty Tigers)  
5. Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi – They're Calling Me Home (Nonesuch)  
6. Esther Rose – How Many Times (Father/Daughter)  
7. Lucero –When You Found Me (Liberty & Lament/Thirty Tigers)  
8. Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird – These 13 (Thirty Tigers)  
9. Willie Nelson – That's Life (Legacy)  
10. Langhorne Slim – Strawberry Mansion (Dualtone) 

Global: 

1. Bomba Estéreo - Aire EP (Sony Latin) 
2. Tony Allen – There Is No End (Blue Note)  
3. Jupiter & Okwess – Na Kozonga (Everloving)  
4. Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime (Matador)  
5. Kasai Allstars – Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound (Crammed Discs)  
6. Jaz Elise – The Golden Hour EP (In.Digg.Nation Collective)  
7. Altin Gün - Yol (ATO)  
8. Rodrigo y Gabriela – Jazz (Rubyworks/ATO)  
9. C. Tangana – El Madrileño (Sony)  
10. Burna Boy – Kilometre (Atlantic)  

Hip Hop: 

1. Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert (Age 101)  
2. Tony Allen – There Is No End (Blue Note)  
3. Tkay Maidza – Syrup (4AD)  
4. Patrick Paige II – If I Fail Are We Still Cool? (Fat Possum) 
5. Mumu Fresh – Work (self-released)  
6. Aesop Rock – Long Legged Larry (Rhymesayers)   
7. C. Tangana – El Madrileño (Sony)  
8. Brockhampton – Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine (Question Everything/RCA)  
9. Genesis Owusu – Smiling With No Teeth (House Anxiety/Ourness) 
10. J.Period - Story to Tell (Truelements/RBC)

RPM/Electronic: 

1. Dawn Richard – Second Line (Merge)  
2. The Chemical Brothers – The Darkness That You Fear (EMI/Virgin) 
3. Flying Lotus – Yasuke (Warp) 
4. Chong The Nomad & Laureli – No Pulp (Kitsune)  
5. Rochelle Jordan – Play With the Changes (Young Art)  
6. Darkside – Spiral (Matador)  
7. Cold Cave – Fate in Seven Lessons (Heartworm Press)  
8. Ora The Molecule – Human Safari (Mute)  
9. Working Men’s Club – X (Heavenly)  
10. Jessie Ware – What's Your Pleasure? (The Platinum Pleasure Edition) (PMR/Interscope)  

R&B/Blues: 

1. Dawn Richard – Second Line (Merge)  
2. Durand Jones & The Indications – Private Space (Dead Oceans) 
3. El Michels Affair – Yeti Season (Big Crown)  
4. Mara TK – Bad Meditation (Extra Soul Perception) 
5. Ambar Lucid – Get Lost in the Music (300 Entertainment) 
6. Jungle – Loving in Stereo (AWAL)  
7. Rochelle Jordan – Play With the Changes (Young Art)  
8. The True Loves – Sunday Afternoon (Color Red)  
9. Curtis Harding – Hopeful (ANTI-)  
10. Arlo Parks – Collapsed in Sunbeams (Transgressive)  

Jazz: 

1. Sons of Kemet – Black to the Future (Impulse) 
2. Kaidi Tatham – An Insight to All Minds (First Word)  
3. Blue Lab Beats, Kaidi & NK-OK – The Sounds of Afrotronica (Blue Adventure/All Points)  
4. Rodrigo y Gabriela – Jazz (Rubyworks/ATO)  
5. Alfa Mist – Bring Backs (ANTI-) 
6. Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & the London Symphony Orchestra – Promises (Luaka Bop) 
7. Garage A Trois – Calm Down Cologne (The Royal Potato Family)  
8. Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble – Now (International Anthem) 
9. Gary Bartz, Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge – JID006 (Jazz Is Dead) 
10. Dr. Lonnie Smith – Breathe (Blue Note) 

Northwest: 

1. Chong The Nomad & Laureli – No Pulp (Kitsune)  
2. Modest Mouse – The Golden Casket (Epic) 
3. The True Loves – Sunday Afternoon (Color Red)  
4. Enumclaw – Jimbo Demo (Youth Riot)  
5. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Cold As Weiss (Colemine)  
6. Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Jimmy's Groove (Colemine) 
7. Damien Jurado – The Monster Who Hated Pennsylvania (Maraqopa) 
8. Wild Powwers – What You Wanted (Nadine) 
9. Gibraltar – Modern Mischief (self-released) 
10. Tomo Nakayama – On the Way (self-released) 

Adds: 

Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime (Matador) 
Sons of Kemet – Black to the Future (Impulse!) 
BLK JKS – Abantu / Before Humans (We Are Busy Bodies)  
Lord Huron – Long Lost (Whispering Pines Studios/Republic) 
Erika de Casier – Sensational (4AD)  
Robert Finley – Sharecropper's Son (Easy Eye Sound/Concord) 
Jorja Smith – Be Right Back EP (FAMM) 
Gruff Rhys – Seeking New Gods (Rough Trade)  
Reigning Sound – A Little More Time With Reigning Sound (Merge) 
Georgia Anne Muldrow – VWETO III (Foreseen/Epistrophik Peach Sound)  
The Black Keys – Delta Kream (Nonesuch) 
L’Impératrice - Tako Tsubo (microqlima) 
Fred again.. - Actual Life (April 14 – December 17 2020) (Atlantic)  
Claire George – The Land Beyond the Light (Cascine)  
KUČKA - Wrestling (LuckyMe)  
Allison Russell – Outside Child (Fantasy)  
Paul Jacobs – Pink Dogs on the Green Grass (Blow The Fuse) 
Lula Wiles – Shame and Sedition (Smithsonian Folkways)  
Blue Lab Beats – We Will Rise EP (Blue Note) 
Ducks Ltd. - Get Bleak EP (Carpark) 
Lydia Ainsworth – Sparkles & Debris (Zombie Cat) 
Holiday Ghosts – North Street Air (FatCat) 
Rodrigo y Gabriela – The Jazz EP (ATO) 
Arooj Aftab - Vulture Prince (New Amsterdam) 
Lambchop – Showtunes (Merge)  
FACS – Present Tense (Trouble In Mind)  
Morcheeba – Blackest Blue (Kartel Music Group, 5/14/21)  
299 – The 299 Game (PNKSLM)  
fuvk - twentytwenty (Z Tapes)  
Lucy – The Music Industry is Poisonous (Dots Per Inch) 
Soul Clap - WTF (World Transformation Force) (Fool's Gold)  
Orions Belte - Villa Amorini (Jansen) 
Mannequin Pussy – Perfect EP (Epitaph)  
Nap Eyes – When I Come Around EP (Jagjaguwar) 
Coral Grief – Coral Grief EP (self-released) 

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