WAMH’s weekly charts


For those looking for music recommendations or interested in seeing what’s most popular here at WAMH right now, we’ve decided to post our charts. Here’s a top 15 for you and in the future, if you want to hear what WAMH’s been playing in the past week, tune in on Sunday nights, 8-10 PM.

1. Grimes – Visions

Warped electropop from Canada’s own Claire Boucher

2. The Roots - undun

Sufjan Stevens inspired concept album from the veteran hip hop crew.

3. Schoolboy Q – Habits & Contradictions

Hard, weird rap from Kendrick Lamar’s Black Hippy buddy, featuring samples of Genesis, Portishead, and the Lissie cover of Kid Cudi’s “Pursuit of Happiness”

4. The Weeknd – Echoes of Silence

The last mixtape in The Weeknd’s stellar, attention grabbing muted R&B trilogy.

5. Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror

Less violent but just as poppy second offering from the pioneering sludge-pop duo

6. M.I.A. – “Bad Girls”

Killer new single (far better than anything off Maya) returns M.I.A. to her swagger pop roots.

7. Rick Ross – Rich Forever

Jam-packed free mixtape from the current king of coke rap.

8. Damien Jurado – Maraqopa

Newest from the veteran indie songwriter.

9. Wale – Ambition

Popular DC rap stud.

10. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory

Steve Albini produced early album of 2012 contender rocks hard, harkening back to Cap’N Jazz.

11. Perfume Genius – Put Your Back In 2 It

Up and coming songwriter tells intimate tales behind a hushed but evocative voice. Listen with headphones by yourself.

12. Archers of Loaf – Vee Vee

Classic 90s indie rock jocks get a reissue of their top notch second album.

13. Black Keys – El Camino

Riding a wave of fame, Black Keys put out another strong blues rook joint.

14. A$AP Rocky – Livelovea$ap

The new king of swag rap, A$AP Rocky has the gift of flow and an ear for woozy production.

15. Liberteer – Better to Die on Your Feet than Live on Your Knees

Politics come to the forefront as grindcore collides with the sounds of American military marches.

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