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Jazz Charts – End of June

Today is Lena Horne’s birthday. Happy Birthday Lena! And Rest In Peace. :(     Here is a beautiful photo of her from her glory days.8071cf62cf5d654ea57cdf93c5e7f818

Understandably, she dominated the charts for the past week.

Top Ten:

1 LENA HORNE     Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music
2 LENA HORNE     Lena Horne At The Sands     RCA Victor
3 LENA HORNE     We’ll Be Together Again
4 TROMBONE SHORTY     Say That To Say This     Verve
5 FRESH CUT ORCHESTRA   From The Vine
6 LENA HORNE     Lena And Michael     RCA
7 LENA HORNE     The Men In My Life     Three Cherries
8 MELISSA ALDANA AND CRASH TRIO     Melissa Aldana And Crash Trio     Concord
9 REBIRTH BRASS BAND     Move Your Body     Basin Street
10 BEAT FUNKTION     Olympus     Do Music

Adds

1 STEVIE HOLLAND Life Goes On 150 Music
2 BRIANNA THOMAS You Must Believe In Love Sound On Purpose
3 COURTNEY YASMINEH Red Letter Day Self-Released
4 JOHN ZORN Olympiad: Dither Plays Zorn Tzadik
5 JASON LEE BRUNS AND KEVIN BACHELDER Cherry Avenue Panout

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World Charts- End of June

It’s the end of the first month of summer! Here’s what’s new in world for your summer soundtrack. In our top 3 we have new son from the Buena Vista Social Club, electronic New Delhi duo Midival Punditz, and the latest from Lila Downs. Balas y Chocolate is an album focusing on the themes of death in Mexican culture, and violence in Latin American, especially in the light of recent tragedy befalling 43 students in Mexico, as well as the health concerns of her partner.

1 BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Lost And Found
2 MIDIVAL PUNDITZ Light
3 LILA DOWNS Balas Y Chocolate
4 SHTETL SUPERSTARS A Day In The Life
5 TIEMPO LIBRE Panamericano
6 LOS CREMA PARAISO De Pelicula
7 NNEKA My Fairy Tales
8 AXEL KRYGIER Hombre De Piedra
9 LES RHINOCEROS Les Rhinoceros II
10 VASEN Live Pa Gamla Bion

Here are our new world adds to listen for this summer! We have Dayme Arocena with her new album Nueva Era. Check out a preview below.

1 DAYME AROCENA Nueva Era
2 PEPTALK Islet Home
3 LOGICAL DRIFT Lex Luminati: The Law Of Light
4 SLIGHTLY STOOPID Meanwhile, Back At The Lab

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Hip Hop Charts June 30, 2015

Top 10:

1 THUNDERCAT – The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam (Ninja Tune)
2 MYKA 9 AND FACTOR – Famous Future Time Travel (Urbnet)
3 GYASI ROSS – Isskootsik (Cabin Games)
4 DEATH GRIPS – The Powers That B. (Harvest)
5 FORT KNOX FIVE – Pressurize The Cabin (Fort Knox)
6 PETE ROCK – Petestrumentals 2 (Mello Music Group)
7 BISHOP NEHRU – The Nehruvian [EP] (Mass Appeal)
8 RELIC – 13th Floor (Gamma Delta)
9 A TRIBE CALLED RED – Suplex [EP] (Pirates Blend-Radicalized)
10 ALCHEMIST AND OH NO – Welcome To Los Santos (Mass Appeal)

 

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Hip Hop Charts June 23, 2015

Top 10:

1 ALCHEMIST AND OH NO – Welcome To Los Santos (Mass Appeal)
2 GYASI ROSS – Isskootsik (Cabin Games)
3 ODDISEE – The Good Fight (Mello)
4 MAIN ATTRAKIONZ – “Ain’t No Other Way”  (Vapor)
5 MYKA 9 AND FACTOR – Famous Future Time Travel (Urbnet)
6 A TRIBE CALLED RED – Suplex (Pirates Blend-Radicalized)
7 FORT KNOX FIVE – Pressurize The Cabin (Fort Knox)
8 BISHOP NEHRU – The Nehruvian (Mass Appeal)
9 YOUNG FATHERS – White Men Are Black Men Too (Big Dada)
10 L’ORANGE AND JEREMIAH JAE – The Night Took Us In Like Family (Mello)

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Hip-Hop Charts – June 15, 2015

Top 10:

1 KNXWLEDGE – Hud Dreems (Stones Throw)
2 ODDISEE – The Good Fight (Mello)
3 MYKA 9 AND FACTOR – Famous Future Time Travel (Urbnet)
4 ALCHEMIST AND OH NO – Welcome To Los Santos (Mass Appeal)
5 YOUNG FATHERS – White Men Are Black Men Too (Big Dada)
6 DEATH GRIPS – The Powers That B. (Harvest)
7 MAIN ATTRAKIONZ – “Ain’t No Other Way” [Single] (Vapor)
8 BISHOP NEHRU – The Nehruvian [EP] (Mass Appeal)
9 A TRIBE CALLED RED – Suplex [EP] (Pirates Blend-Radicalized)
10 GYASI ROSS – Isskootsik (Cabin Games)

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RPM Charts – Early June

Top 10:
1. SHAMIR – Ratchet / XL
2. NOSAJ THING – Fated / Innovative Leisure
3. LAPALUX – Lustmore / Brainfeeder
4. HOLLY HERNDON – Platform / 4AD
5. CORDUROI – Oceanarium / Raw Paw
6. HOT SUGAR – God’s Hand / Break World
7. MADEON – Adventure / Columbia
8. HOWLING – Sacred Ground / Counter
9. RONE – Creatures / Infine
10. JAGA JAZZIST – Starfire / Ninja Tune

Top 5 Adds:
1. 813 – Body Race [EP] / Mad Decent – Hyperboloid
2. ETERNAL SUMMERS – Gold And Stone / Kanine
3. NOZINJA – Nozinja Lodge / Warp
4. APOLLO COBRA – The Last / Rocketsnake
5. NAVA LUVU – Transport / Apothecary Compositions

813’s Body Race EP sure is a sugar overload! Hear a cut from it below:

And here’s the single “On The Regular” from Shamir’s album, Ratchet. Explicit lyrics but a great song nonetheless!