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Top 50 for the Week of 12/19/2022


  1. SZASOS (Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA)

  2. EggsA Glitter Year (Prefect/Howlin' Banana)

  3. The Cool GreenhouseSod's Toastie (Melodic)

  4. dreamcastmoeSound Is Like Water (Ghostly International/Spectral Sound )

  5. SmutHow the Light Felt (Bayonet)

  6. Breanna BarbaraNothin' But Time (Fuzz Club)

  7. FousheésoftCORE (RCA)

  8. Peace RegimeSpell Bloody (Chicago Research)

  9. Flex TMGWhisper Swish (Domestic Departure)

  10. Fievel Is GlauqueFlaming Swords (Math Interactive)

  11. Mykki BlancoStay Close To Music (Transgressive/PIAS)

  12. MarloweMarlowe 3 (Mello Music Group)

  13. SwearwordsNo Place in America (self-released)

  14. Bow & SpearWay Vivid (Triple Hammer)

  15. MINISKIRTMiniskirt S/T EP (self-released)

  16. Doleful LionsCaramel Electric (self-released)

  17. SmirkMaterial (Feel It)

  18. Gay MeatBed of Every (Self Aware)

  19. Gaye Su AkyolAnadolu Ejderi (Glitterbeat)

  20. Various ArtistsSaigon Supersound Vol. 3 (Saigon Supersound)

  21. Sarathy KorwarKalak (The Leaf Label)

  22. RöyksoppProfound Mysteries III (Dog Triumph / PIAS )

  23. Ben LaMar GayCertain Reveries (International Anthem)

  24. Dalibor CruzDeviance EP (Chicago Research)

  25. Maku Sica with Hamid Drake, Thymme Jones, Tatsu AokiFormless (Feeding Tube)

  26. Various ArtistsRare Global Pop 1980s (Crammed Archives 2) (Crammed Discs)

  27. Gold PandaThe Work (City Slang)

  28. Holy TongueIII (Amidah)

  29. White LungPremonition (Domino)

  30. Roy MontgomeryCamera Melancholia (Grapefruit)

  31. Dezron DouglasATALAYA (International Anthem)

  32. Adrian QuesadaJaguar Sound (ATO)

  33. NightshiftMade of the Earth (Trouble in Mind)

  34. TomagaExtended Play 1 & 2 (Hands in the Dark)

  35. Mary HalvorsonBelladonna (Nonesuch)

  36. Shake ChainSnake Chain (Upset the Rhythm)

  37. Bret Koontz & Truancy ClubA Sparkle Road Cult (Earth Libraries)

  38. Spaces of DisappearanceVirtue (self-released)

  39. Children Maybe LaterWhat A Flash Kick! (Slothmate Productions)

  40. Dana BuoyExperiments in Plant-Based Music: Vol. 1 (Everlong)

  41. Joseph DecosimoWhile You Were Slumbering (Sleepy Cat)

  42. DrowseWane Into It (The Flenser)

  43. Tyondai BraxtonTelekinesis (New Amsterdam/Nonesuch)

  44. Mount KimbieMK 3.5: Die Cuts | City Planning (Warp)

  45. Aoife Nessa FrancesProtector (Partisan)

  46. Rider/HorseFeed 'Em Salt (Ever/Never)

  47. Nervous EatersMonsters + Angels (Wicked Cool)

  48. Massa NeraDerramar | Querer | Borrar (Zegema Beach)

  49. ElderInnate Passage (Stickman)

  50. Marcus PaquinOur Love (Birthday Cake)

This week's adds

  1. BeastiiB.E.A.S.T.I.I. (What's For Breakfast)

  2. Rattlesnake MilkChicken Fried Snake (Feels So Good)

  3. Moriah BaileyI Tried Words (Keeled Scales)

  4. Brother DerekParade Rest (Space Heater)

  5. Dead MeadowForce Form Free (Blues Funeral)

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Top 50 for the Week of 12/12/2022

  1. EggsA Glitter Year (Prefect/Howlin' Banana)
  2. SmutHow the Light Felt (Bayonet)
  3. The Cool GreenhouseSod's Toastie (Melodic)
  4. Breanna BarbaraNothin' But Time (Fuzz Club)
  5. Dalibor CruzDeviance EP (Chicago Research)
  6. Weyes BloodAnd in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow (Sub Pop)
  7. Big JoanieBack Home (Kill Rock Stars)
  8. Ben LaMar GayCertain Reveries (International Anthem)
  9. MINISKIRTMiniskirt S/T EP (self-released)
  10. dreamcastmoeSound Is Like Water (Ghostly International/Spectral Sound)
  11. Horse LordsComradely Objects (RVNG Intl.)
  12. Doleful LionsCaramel Electric (self-released)
  13. Flex TMGWhisper Swish (Domestic Departure)
  14. Christine and The QueensRedcar les adorables etoiles (Because)
  15. Ariel ZetinaCyclorama (Local Action)
  16. Mykki BlancoStay Close To Music (Transgressive/PIAS)
  17. Non Plus TempsDesire Choir (PPM)
  18. CompilationRare Global Pop 1980s (Crammed Archives 2) (Crammed Discs)
  19. Ezra CollectiveWhere I'm Meant To Be (Partisan)
  20. Fievel Is GlauqueFlaming Swords (Math Interactive)
  21. SmirkMaterial (Feel It)
  22. FousheésoftCORE (RCA)
  23. Gaye Su AkyolAnadolu Ejderi (Glitterbeat)
  24. Children Maybe LaterWhat A Flash Kick! (Slothmate Productions)
  25. White LungPremonition (Domino)
  26. Gold PandaThe Work (City Slang)
  27. AbraxasMonte Carlo (Suicide Squeeze)
  28. Special InterestEndure (Rough Trade)
  29. Peace RegimeSpell Bloody (Chicago Research)
  30. Bret Koontz & Truancy ClubA Sparkle Road Cult (Earth Libraries)
  31. Bow & SpearWay Vivid (Triple Hammer)
  32. Spaces of DisappearanceVirtue (self-released)
  33. Sweet CobraThrees (Hawthorne Street)
  34. James Marlon MagasConfusion Is My Name (Midwich)
  35. Adrian QuesadaJaguar Sound (ATO)
  36. RubblebucketEarth Worship (Grand Jury)
  37. DumbPray 4 Tomorrow (Mint)
  38. PhoenixAlpha Zulu (Loyauté/Glassnote)
  39. Cakes Da KillaSvengali (Young Arts)
  40. DeliveryForever Giving Handshakes (Feel It)
  41. SaultToday & Tomorrow (Forever Living Originals)
  42. BassKaseThe Bassman Cometh (Soundpoint)
  43. Chad Taylor TrioThe Reel (Astral Spirits)
  44. MarloweMarlowe 3 (Mello Music Group)
  45. Nervous EatersMonsters + Angels (Wicked Cool)
  46. ElderInnate Passage (Stickman)
  47. Roy MontgomeryCamera Melancholia (Grapefruit)
  48. Nagisa Ni TeNewocean (Black Editions)
  49. Mary HalvorsonAmaryllis (Nonesuch)
  50. CompilationSaigon Supersound Vol. 3 (Saigon Supersound)

This week's adds

  • BlessedCircuitous (Flemish Eye)
  • Holy TongueIII (Amidah)
  • Maku Sica with Hamid Drake, Thymme Jones and Tatsu AokiFormless (Feeding Tube)
  • Rider/HorseFeed 'Em Salt (Ever/Never)
  • Sarathy KorwarKalak (The Leaf Label)
  • SwearwordsNo Place in America (self-released)
  • SZASOS (Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA)
  • TomagaExtended Play 1 & 2 (Hands in the Dark)

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Top 50 for the Week of 12/5/22

  1. EggsA Glitter Year (Prefect/Howlin' Banana)
  2. Weyes BloodAnd in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow (Sub Pop)
  3. Special InterestEndure (Rough Trade)
  4. FousheésoftCORE (RCA)
  5. Flex TMGWhisper Swish (Domestic Departure)
  6. Christine and The QueensRedcar les adorables etoiles (Because)
  7. Big JoanieBack Home (Kill Rock Stars)
  8. SmutHow the Light Felt (Bayonet)
  9. Ariel ZetinaCyclorama (Local Action)
  10. Bow & SpearWay Vivid (Triple Hammer)
  11. MINISKIRTMiniskirt S/T EP (self-released)
  12. SaultToday & Tomorrow (Forever Living Originals)
  13. RöyksoppProfound Mysteries III (Dog Triumph / PIAS )
  14. James Marlon MagasConfusion Is My Name (Midwich)
  15. Mykki BlancoStay Close To Music (Transgressive/PIAS)
  16. Ezra CollectiveWhere I'm Meant To Be (Partisan)
  17. PhoenixAlpha Zulu (Loyauté/Glassnote)
  18. Ben LaMar GayCertain Reveries (International Anthem)
  19. SmirkMaterial (Feel It)
  20. MarloweMarlowe 3 (Mello Music Group)
  21. Various ArtistsSaigon Supersound Vol. 3 (Saigon Supersound)
  22. Chad Taylor TrioThe Reel (Astral Spirits)
  23. Horse LordsComradely Objects (RVNG Intl.)
  24. Charlotte Dos SantosMorfo (Because)
  25. AbraxasMonte Carlo (Suicide Squeeze)
  26. Bret Koontz & Truancy ClubA Sparkle Road Cult (Earth Libraries)
  27. Doleful LionsCaramel Electric (self-released)
  28. Sweet CobraThrees (Hawthorne Street)
  29. Non Plus TempsDesire Choir (PPM)
  30. Dana BuoyExperiments in Plant-Based Music: Vol. 1 (Everlong)
  31. Adrian QuesadaJaguar Sound (ATO)
  32. Gold PandaThe Work (City Slang)
  33. Cakes Da KillaSvengali (Young Arts)
  34. Sault11 (Forever Living Originals)
  35. SobsAir Guitar (Topshelf)
  36. Lee FieldsSentimental Fool (Daptone)
  37. Douglas Andrew McCombsVMAK (Thrill Jockey)
  38. HallelujahsEat Meat, Swear an Oath (Black Editions)
  39. NightshiftMade of the Earth (Trouble in Mind)
  40. Mount KimbieMK 3.5: Die Cuts | City Planning (Warp)
  41. RubblebucketEarth Worship (Grand Jury)
  42. Tegan and SaraCrybaby (Mom + Pop)
  43. The Jack MovesCruiserweight (Everloving)
  44. Tin-earCadastral Maps (Gentle Reminder)
  45. DrugdealerHiding In Plain Sight (Mexican Summer)
  46. Dry CleaningStumpwork (4AD)
  47. Spaces of DisappearanceVirtue (self-released)
  48. BassKaseThe Bassman Cometh (Soundpoint)
  49. TenciA Swollen River, A Well Overflowing (Keeled Scales)
  50. RahillSun Songs (Big Dada)

This week's adds

  1. Breanna BarbaraNothin' But Time (Fuzz Club)
  2. Children Maybe LaterWhat A Flash Kick! (Slothmate Productions)
  3. Dalibor CruzDeviance EP (Chicago Research)
  4. dreamcastmoeSound Is Like Water (Ghostly International/Spectral Sound )
  5. ElderInnate Passage (Stickman)
  6. Fievel Is GlauqueFlaming Swords (Math Interactive)
  7. Gay MeatBed of Every (Self Aware)
  8. Gaye Su AkyolAnadolu Ejderi (Glitterbeat)
  9. Mary HalvorsonBelladonna (Nonesuch)
  10. Massa NeraDerramar | Querer | Borrar (Zegema Beach)
  11. Nervous EatersMonsters + Angels (Wicked Cool)
  12. ObeEP (Chicago Research)
  13. Peace RegimeSpell Bloody (Chicago Research)
  14. Roy MontgomeryCamera Melancholia (Grapefruit)
  15. The Cool GreenhouseSod's Toastie (Melodic)
  16. White LungPremonition (Domino)
  17. Various ArtistsRare Global Pop 1980s (Crammed Archives 2) (Crammed Discs)

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Top 50 for the Week of 11/28/2022

  1. Flex TMGWhisper Swish (Domestic Departure)
  2. Christine and The QueensRedcar les adorables etoiles (Because)
  3. MarloweMarlowe 3 (Mello Music Group)
  4. Ariel ZetinaCyclorama (Local Action)
  5. Ben LaMar GayCertain Reveries (International Anthem)
  6. Special InterestEndure (Rough Trade)
  7. Big JoanieBack Home (Kill Rock Stars)
  8. Junior BoysWaiting Game (City Slang)
  9. Shemekia CopelandDone Come Too Far (Alligator)
  10. Dry CleaningStumpwork (4AD)
  11. SaultToday & Tomorrow (Forever Living Originals)
  12. PhoenixAlpha Zulu (Loyauté/Glassnote)
  13. Doleful LionsCaramel Electric (self-released)
  14. Mykki BlancoStay Close To Music (Transgressive/PIAS)
  15. Weyes BloodAnd in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow (Sub Pop)
  16. Nick HakimCOMETA (ATO)
  17. Lee FieldsSentimental Fool (Daptone)
  18. BARBAЯAis it just a dream (self-released)
  19. FURYFURY REVOLUTION (self-released)
  20. CompilationSaigon Supersound Vol. 3 (Saigon Supersound)
  21. RöyksoppProfound Mysteries III (Dog Triumph / PIAS)
  22. GoatOh Death (Rocket)
  23. The Reds, Pinks and PurplesThey Only Wanted Your Soul (Slumberland)
  24. BassKaseThe Bassman Cometh (Soundpoint)
  25. James Marlon MagasConfusion Is My Name (Midwich)
  26. Ezra CollectiveWhere I'm Meant To Be (Partisan)
  27. Dawn Richard and Spencer ZahnPigments (Merge)
  28. Gold PandaThe Work (City Slang)
  29. The OrchidsDreaming Kind (Skep Wax)
  30. Tegan and SaraCrybaby (Mom + Pop)
  31. SobsAir Guitar (Topshelf)
  32. DrugdealerHiding In Plain Sight (Mexican Summer)
  33. Jon BrionMeaningless (Jealous Butcher)
  34. Frankie CosmosInner World Peace (Sub Pop)
  35. MINISKIRTMiniskirt S/T EP (self-released)
  36. Spaces of DisappearanceVirtue (self-released)
  37. Nice MotorSuperior Street Sessions (self-released)
  38. Sweet CobraThrees (Hawthorne Street)
  39. Horse LordsComradely Objects (RVNG Intl.)
  40. Non Plus TempsDesire Choir (PPM)
  41. Charlotte Dos SantosMorfo (Because)
  42. NightshiftMade of the Earth (Trouble in Mind)
  43. Mount KimbieMK 3.5: Die Cuts | City Planning (Warp)
  44. Duval TimothyMeeting With A Judas Tree (Carrying Colour)
  45. RubblebucketEarth Worship (Grand Jury)
  46. DarkthroneAstral Fortress (Peaceville)
  47. CompilationDaniel Vangarde: The Vaults of Zagora Records Mastermind (1971-1984) (Because)
  48. Cakes Da KillaSvengali (Young Arts)
  49. Carla dal FornoCome Around (Kallista)
  50. Sault11 (Forever Living Originals)

This week's adds

  • Adrian QuesadaJaguar Sound (ATO)
  • Bow & SpearWay Vivid (Triple Hammer Records)
  • Bret Koontz & Truancy ClubA Sparkle Road Club (Earth Libraries)
  • Dana BuoyExperiments in Plant-Based Music: Vol. I (Everloving)
  • Dezron DouglasATALAYA (International Anthem)
  • EggSA Glitter Year (Prefect/Howlin' Banana)
  • FousheésoftCORE (RCA)
  • Garrett Saracho, Adrian Younge, & Ali Shaheed MuhammadGarrett Saracho JID015 (Jazz Is Dead)
  • Joseph DecosimoWhile You Were Slumbering (Sleepy Cat)
  • Marcus PaquinOur Love (Birthday Cake)
  • Mary Halvorson Amaryllis (Nonesuch)
  • Nagisa Ni TeNewocean (Black Editions)
  • Shake ChainSnake Chain (Upset the Rhythm)
  • SmirkMaterial (Feel It)
  • SmutHow the Light Felt (Bayonet)

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Top 50 for the Week of 11/21/2022

  1. Ariel ZetinaCyclorama (Local Action)
  2. Christine and The QueensRedcar les adorables etoiles (Because)
  3. Big JoanieBack Home (Kill Rock Stars)
  4. Weyes BloodAnd in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow (Sub Pop)
  5. Junior BoysWaiting Game (City Slang)
  6. Non Plus TempsDesire Choir (PPM)
  7. Special InterestEndure (Rough Trade)
  8. Dry CleaningStumpwork (4AD)
  9. SaultToday & Tomorrow (Forever Living Originals)
  10. Cakes Da KillaSvengali (Young Arts)
  11. Horse LordsComradely Objects (RVNG Intl.)
  12. The Soft Pink TruthIs It Going To Get Any Deeper Than This? (Thrill Jockey)
  13. Various ArtistsDaniel Vangarde: The Vaults of Zagora Records Mastermind (1971-1984) (Because)
  14. PhoenixAlpha Zulu (Loyauté/Glassnote)
  15. FazerdazeBreak! (Section1)
  16. BassKaseThe Bassman Cometh (Soundpoint)
  17. James Marlon MagasConfusion Is My Name (Midwich)
  18. Sweet CobraThrees (Hawthorne Street)
  19. WinterWhat Kind Of Blue Are You? (Bar/None)
  20. RubblebucketEarth Worship (Grand Jury)
  21. GoatOh Death (Rocket)
  22. Hans PucketNo Drama (Carpark)
  23. Black Cross HotelHex (Self-released)
  24. Chad Taylor TrioThe Reel (Astral Spirits)
  25. Ezra CollectiveWhere I'm Meant To Be (Partisan)
  26. Charlotte Dos SantosMorfo (Because)
  27. Dawn Richard and Spencer ZahnPigments (Merge)
  28. Sault11 (Forever Living Originals)
  29. TenciA Swollen River, A Well Overflowing (Keeled Scales)
  30. FURYFURY REVOLUTION (self-released)
  31. Nick HakimCOMETA (ATO)
  32. Carla dal FornoCome Around (Kallista)
  33. Tegan and SaraCrybaby (Mom + Pop)
  34. DrugdealerHiding In Plain Sight (Mexican Summer)
  35. The Reds, Pinks and PurplesThey Only Wanted Your Soul (Slumberland)
  36. Jon BrionMeaningless (Jealous Butcher)
  37. PlainsI Walked With You A Ways (ANTI-)
  38. Shemekia CopelandDone Come Too Far (Alligator)
  39. Sick DayLove is a State of Mind (self-released)
  40. BARBAЯAis it just a dream (self-released)
  41. Nice MotorSuperior Street Sessions (self-released)
  42. Baba Commandant and the Mandingo BandSonbonbela (Sublime Frequencies)
  43. FenellaThe Metallic Index (Fire)
  44. DumbPray 4 Tomorrow (Mint)
  45. CLASSEpoca de Los Vaqueros (Feel It)
  46. JordanaI'm Doing Well, Thanks For Asking (Grand Jury)
  47. Ghost OrchardRainbow Music (Winspear)
  48. Dream UnendingSong of Salvation (20 Buck Spin)
  49. Lee FieldsSentimental Fool (Daptone)
  50. Arctic MonkeysThe Car (Domino)

This week's adds

  • Ben LaMar GayCertain Reveries (International Anthem)
  • Doleful LionsCaramel Electric (self-released)
  • Flex TMGWhisper Swish (Domestic Departure)
  • MarloweMarlowe 3 (Mello Music Group)
  • MiniskirtMiniskirt S/T EP (self-released)
  • Mount Kimbie [Disc 1 / Disc 2]MK 3.5: Die Cuts | City Planning (Warp)
  • Mykki BlancoStay Close to Music (Transgressive/PIAS)
  • NightshiftMade of the Earth (Trouble in Mind)
  • RöyksoppProfound Mysteries III (Dog Triumph / PIAS)
  • Spaces of DisappearanceVirtue (self-released)
  • Tyondai BraxtonTelekenesis (New Amsterdam / Nonesuch)
  • Various ArtistsSaigon Supersound Vol. 3 (Saigon Supersound)

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