KCRW Most Played Albums for the Week of 6/8/2015

Jamie XX – “In Colour”
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-love”
Alabama Shakes – “Sound & Color”
Hot Chip – “Why Make Sense”
Tame Impala – “Currents”


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Jamie XX “In Colour”

In Colour is the debut album from Jamie Smith, the English electronic music producer and member of The xx.  See him live Sunday, August 2 at HARD Summer at the Fairplex in Pomona. 

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra
“Multi-love”

Multi-love is the third studio album from this psychedelic rock band.  See them live at The Roxy August 6th.   

 


 

 



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Alabama Shakes
“Sound & Color”

Sound & Color is the second album from this American rock band.  See them live this summer at the Greek Theatre on August 13.


 



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Hot Chip
“Why Make Sense”

Why Make Sense is the sixth album from the British electronic band.  See them live at the Greek Theatre on August 11.



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Tame Impala
“Currents”

Currents, due out July 17, is the third release from the Australian psych rockers.  They’re playing the Hollywood Forever Cemetery August 6 & 7.    


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Shamir
“Ratchet”

Ratchet  is the debut album from the Las Vegas based singer-songwriter.

 


 

 

 

 

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Dawes
“All Your Favorite Bands”

All Your Favorite Bands is the fourth release from the Los Angeles based folk rock band.  See them live at The Greek on October 3.

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Kamasi Washington
“The Epic”

The Epic is the latest studio album from this American saxophonist-composer. See him live at the Catalina Bar & Grill on June 21st.  

 


 

 

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Hiatus Kaiyote
“Choose Your Weapon”

Choose Your Weapon is the second album from the Australian neo soul quartet.    

 


 

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Villagers
“Darling Arithmetic”

Darling Arithmetic is the third studio album from the Irish indie folk band.  See them live at The Regent on 7/7.  



 


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Boxed In
“Boxed In”

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Fink
“Horizontalism”

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Jaga Jazzist
“Starfire”

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Django Django
“Born Under Saturn”

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De Lux
“Generation”

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Hanni El Khatib
“Moonlight”

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Fool’s Gold
“Flying Lessons”

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Toro Y Moi
“What For”

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Cayucas
“Dancing At The Blue Lagoon”

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Novalima
“Planetario”

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Roisin Murphy
“Hairless Toys”

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Best Coast
“California Nights”

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My Morning Jacket
“The Waterfall”

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Lapalux
“Lustmore”

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Van Hunt
“The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets”