#1 The Black Keys | The NACC Charts for July 23, 2019

The Black Keys hold down the top spot on the NACC 200 for a second week with their ninth LP Let’s Rock (Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch). Dan Auerbach, half of the Akron, OH duo, has produced a number of albums that have landed on the NACC 200 recently for artists such as Yola, La Luz, and Night Beats. But it’s the band’s own album that gives the Grammy-winning producer his first #1 on the NACC 200. A logjam is forming behind The Black Keys. Hatchie (2-2), Calexico and Iron & Wine (3-3), The Raconteurs (5-4), and Hot Chip (6-5) would all love to grab some chart-topping glory of their own. Will any of them oust The Black Keys from #1 next week? Watch this space!

Three albums climb into the Top 10 of the NACC 200 this week (though one of them was in the Top 10 the week before). The one-and-only Prince rises 11-8 with his posthumous demos album, Originals. And Stef Chura rises back into the Top 10 (up 12-10) with an album that earlier peaked at #7. The biggest climb of the three comes from Crumb, a quartet of musicians that met while attending Tufts University in 2016. After releasing EPs in 2016 & 2017, the band has just released its debut LP, Jinx, and it’s a rare self-released NACC Top 10 album, rising 13-9 this week.

Last week’s most-added album from Dev Hynes (who records as Blood Orange) is this week’s biggest climber. His fifth LP, Angel’s Pulse, skyrockets 172-11 on the NACC 200 this week, the fourth biggest climb of 2019. The Domino release features Toro Y Moi and Tinashe, among others.

This week’s highest debut comes from Purple Mountains, a project that formed just this year. It’s fronted by Chicago musician David Berman, who was a member of Silver Jews, a band formed with Pavement’s Steven Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich in 1989. Berman was the only constant member of the band before they disbanded in 2009 and Purple Mountains brings his first new music in over a decade.

New Orleans duo Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer, who record as Generationals, formed in 2008. Their new album, Reader As Detective, is their fifth LP and first since 2014. It’s also their third release on Polyvinyl Records and it happens to be the most-added album this week. The album also debuts at #85 this week on the NACC 200.

Spoon‘s “No Bullets Spent” lands a third straight week atop the NACC Singles Chart and rises 43-24 on the NACC 200. Wilco returns with new music this week and scores ‘most-added single’ honors with “Love Is Everywhere (Beware),” the first single from their forthcoming Ode To Joy LP, out October 4.

You can find the Top 5 of the NACC Adds Chart and all of this week’s #1 genre releases and most-added genre records below. There are new #1s this week at Hip Hop, Jazz, and Heavy, as well as returns to #1 at Latin and Chill.

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1) GENERATIONALS Reader As Detective [Polyvinyl] //60//
2) GOON Heaven Is Humming [Partisan] //58//
3) ADA LEA What We Say In Private [Saddle Creek] //56//
4) IMPERIAL TEEN Now We Are Timeless [Merge] //55//
5) FLORIST Emily Alone [Double Double Whammy] //42//

#1 On NACC Genre Charts :

GENRE: ARTIST Title [Label]

NON-COMM: BLACK KEYS Let’s Rock [Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch]
NACC NEXT: BLACK KEYS Let’s Rock [Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch]
HEAVY: TORCHE Admission [Relapse]
ELECTRONIC: QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations [Tru Thoughts]
HIP HOP: DENZEL CURRY Zuu [Loma Vista/Concord]
FOLK: RISING APPALACHIA Leylines [Self-Released]
WORLD: STEEL PULSE Mass Manipulation [Rootfire Coopoerative/Wiseman Doctrine]
CHILL: ELEON Flight Lounge [Heart Dance]
BLUES: KEB’ MO’ Oklahoma [Concord]
LATIN: MAKING MOVIES Ameri-kana [3/2]

Most-Added @ NACC Genre :

GENRE: ARTIST Title [Label]

ELECTRONIC: MANU DIA Surface (EP) [Young Art]
FOLK (tie): EILEN JEWEL Gypsy (Advance Tracks) [Signature Sounds]
SUZIE BROWN Under The Surface [Freshie]
HEAVY: THY ART IS MURDER Human Target [Nuclear Blast]
HIP HOP: COMMON Let Love [Loma Vista/Concord]
JAZZ: VOCTAVE Somewhere There’s Music [JameyRay]
WORLD: IYA TERRA “Wash Away” (Single) [Self-Released]

NACC Singles :

GENRE: ARTIST Title [Label]

#1 SINGLE: SPOON “No Bullets Spent” [Matador]
#1 ADDED SINGLE: WILCO “Love Is Everywhere (Beware)” [dBpm]

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