Charts and Hot Wax – May 20, 2024

| & filed under Top 30.

Had to consult the staff clairvoyant for this week’s charts

Librarian’s Picks

Spell Blanket – Collected Demos 2006 – 2009 [Warp]
UK        Rock/Pop
Simply arranged musical ideas of a hypnotic and atmospheric rock style

Dan Rincon
Spotlight City [Castle Face]
Los Angeles, CA        Electronic/Ambient
Pleasant and sonically interesting electronic ambient soundscapes from a member of Osees.

Jessica Pratt
Here In The Pitch [Mexican Summer]
Los Angeles, CA        Rock/Pop
Get that island feeling with influcences like spectral ’60s pop, Hollywood psychedelia and bossa nova

LA Priest
La Fusion [Domino]
UK        Rock/Pop
Nice little weird pop

This Is Reasonable [Circus Company]
Los Angeles, CA        Electronic
Chill electronic soundscapes

City Lights [Self-Released]
New York, NY        Soul/R&B
Really like the echoing production

John Carpenter
Lost Themes IV: Noir [Sacred Bones]
Los Angeles, CA        Electronic
Another collection of new electronic music from the great director


Local Adds

Amy Van Keeken
Wave At Me EP [Self-Released]

CJSR CHARTS – May 20, 2024

* indicates a Canadian artist.
Artists in red are local!
Chart ranking reflects airplay during the week ending 05-20-2024.

Top 30



1    The Brenan Brothers*    Valley of Silence    Death Defying

2    iskwe*    nina    Littlebit

3    Kaunsel*    Pixel Geomety    Honey Farm

4    The Way Back Whens*    Live At The Yardbird Suite    Chronograph

5    Einsturzende Neubauten    Rampen: APM (alien pop music)    Potomak

6    Stem Champ*    In The Hotel Light    Self-Released

7    Apollo Ghosts*    Amethyst    You’ve Changed

8    Disaster Pony*    Disaster Pony    Lovetown Record

9    Teens in Trouble    What’s Mine    Asian Man

10    Fake Dad    Yerba Mala    Father Figure

11    Diamond Day*    Connect the Dots    Self-Released

12    METZ*    Up On Gravity Hill    Dine Alone

13    Family Man*    ICONOCLAST    Indica

14    Shabason, Krgovich, Sage*    Shabason, Krgovich, Sage    Idée Fixe

15    Scott Marshall*    The Solitude Suite    Self-Released

16    Daniel Romano’s Outfit*    Too Hot to Sleep    You’ve Changed

17    Minor Moon    The Light Up Waltz    Rumination Records

18    Spike Wilner Trio    Contrafactus    Cellar

19    Jacob Audrey Taves*    The Remaining Functionality of Abandoned States    Honey Farm

20    Saint Idiot*    Thin Places    Self-Released

21    Tim Isberg*    Prairier Fire    Self-Released

22    DillyGREEN*    Ikigai    Self-Released

23    Dinah*    Dinah!    Self-Released

24    Teenage Art Scene & Talia Fay*    Get Off The Road    Self-Released

25    Funeral Lakes*    North American Martyrs    Self-Released

26    Unleash The Archers*    Phantoma    Napalm

27    Hot Mud*    Rehab Rock    Self-Released

28    Gulfer*    Third Wind    Topshelf

29    Applied Communications    Applied Communications Has a Midlife Crisis    Self-Released

30    Odetta Hartman    Swansongs    Transgressive





1    iskwe*    nina    Littlebit

2    Kaunsel*    Pixel Geomety    Honey Farm

3    Renonce*    Nuisance Sonore    Self-Released

4    Buildings and Food*    Echo the Field    Self-Released

5    John Buffalo    John Buffalo    State Fair Records

6    Flung    All Heartbeat    Get Better Records

7    Eamon McGrath & Jacob Audrey Taves*    Lust Never Sleeps, Vol. 4    Cassettes

8    Soft Operator*    Cluster B EP    A Person Disguised As People

9    Ohama*    13 Electronic Cover Songs    Self-Released

10    Nabihah Iqbal    Nabihah Iqbal – Dreamer (Remixes)    Ninja Tune


Hip Hop



1    DillyGREEN*    Ikigai    Self-Released

2    Gumbo    Stir The Pot    A Tiny Universe

3    RiTchie    Triple Digits [112]    AWAL

4    Shabazz Palaces    Exotic Birds Of Prey    Sub Pop

5    Munir Griffin    Mu Beats, Vol.3    Self-Released

6    Arlo Maverick*    Blue Collar    Self-Released

7    Danny Miles*    Beautiful Music    Urbnet

8    Chuck Strangers    A Forsaken Lover?s Plea    Lex

9    Cakes Da Killa    Black Sheep    Young Art

10    R.A.P. Ferreira & Fumitake Tamura    The First Fist to Make Contact When We Dap    Ruby Yacht





1    Reyna Tropical    Malegría    Psychic Hotline

2    Farah Kaddour    Bada    Asadun Alay Records

3    The Scott Stobbe Collection    In Transition    Self-Released

4    Kiran Ahluwalia*    Comfort Food    Self-Released

5    Amaro Freitas    Y’Y    Psychic Hotline

6    NATHALIE JOACHIM    Ki Moun Ou Ye    Nonesuch

7    Empanadas Ilegales*    Creepy Mambo: Rooftop Sessions    We Are Time

8    Orkestar Kriminal*    Originali    CPL

9    Nadah El Shazly    The Damned Don’t Cry    Asadun Alay Records

10    Danae Olano*    Children’s Corner    Lulaworld Records





1    The Brenan Brothers*    Valley of Silence    Death Defying

2    The Way Back Whens*    Live At The Yardbird Suite    Chronograph

3    Disaster Pony*    Disaster Pony    Lovetown Record

4    Scott Marshall*    The Solitude Suite    Self-Released

5    Spike Wilner Trio    Contrafactus    Cellar

6    Mei Semones    Kabutomushi    Bayonet

7    Bob Mover Walter Davis Jr.    The Salerno Concert    Reel To Real

8    Uncultured_Air*    Tide Pools    Self-Released

9    Last Ark Out*    Lift    Self-Released

10    Amaro Freitas    Y’Y    Psychic Hotline





1    Family Man*    ICONOCLAST    Indica

2    Unleash The Archers*    Phantoma    Napalm

3    The No Goes*    The No Goes EP    Self-Released

4    Kittie*    Fire    Sumerian

5    Mannequin Pussy    I Got Heaven    Epitaph

6    NO MAN    Glitter and Spit    Iodine

7    Trash Fiasco    Exist As Instructed    Self-Released

8    Kharma    A World Of Our Own    Flatspot

9    Pissed Jeans    Half Divorced    Sub Pop

10    Powerwasher    Everyone Laughs    Strange Views Records





1    Tim Isberg*    Prairier Fire    Self-Released

2    The Denim Daddies*    Northern Goods    Self-Released

3    The Deep Dark Woods*    Broadside Ballads Vol. III    Victory Pool

4    The Dead South*    Chains & Stakes    Six Shooter Records

5    Hurray for the Riff Raff    The Past Is Still Alive    Nonesuch

6    Mia Dyson    Tender Heart    Self-Released

7    Waxahatchee    Tigers Blood    Anti-

8    Hour    Ease the Work    Dear Life

9    Charlie Parr    Little Sun    Smithsonian Folkways

10    Western Death Ballads*    Terrible Horrible Beautiful Things    Self-Released



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