Every day KDHX spins an enormous variety of music. In a year we play thousands upon thousands of songs of multiple genres. As 2017 draws to a close, we've crunched the numbers to bring you the albums of 2017 that we played the absolute most this year for your viewing pleasure.

 In other Best of 2017 coverage, see all of the Top Local Spins and don't miss the KDHX DJ Top Ten Albums of 2017.


147 Various Artists St. Louis Blues Society 16 In '16 St. Louis Blues Society
87 Alvvays Antisocialites Polyvinyl
78 The New Pornographers Whiteout Conditions Concord
77 Beth Bombara Map & No Direction Lemp Electric
77 Finn's Motel Jupiter Rex self-released
72 Robyn Hitchcock Robyn Hitchcock Yep Roc
69 Chuck Prophet Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins Yep Roc
65 Saint Etienne Home Counties Heavenly
63 Pokey LaFarge Manic Revelations Rounder
62 Diesel Island Diesel Island Euclid
62 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit The Nashville Sound Southeastern
62 Karate Bikini Chimera self-released
60 Big Thief Capacity Saddle Creek
59 Whoa Thunder The Depths of the Deep End - EP Blip Blap!
58 Thundercat Drunk Brainfeeder
57 Ryan Koenig Two Different Worlds Big Muddy
55 Aimee Mann Mental Illness Superego
54 Tristen Sneaker Waves Modern Outsider / Pupsnake
53 The National Sleep Well Beast 4AD
52 Chuck Berry CHUCK Dualtone
50 Blondie Pollinator BMG
49 Slowdive Slowdive Dead Oceans
49 Soul Scratch Pushing Fire Colemine
48 Gene Jackson 1963 Blue Lotus
47 Gloria Attoun GO self-released
47 Grandaddy Last Place 30th Century / Columbia
46 Dan Auerbach Waiting on a Song Nonesuch
46 Deerhoof Mountain Moves Joyful Noise
46 Son Volt Notes of Blue Transmit Sound
46 Tanika Charles Soul Run Record Kicks
45 Alison Krauss Windy City Capitol
45 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Soul of a Woman Daptone
45 Spoon Hot Thoughts Matador
44 Chicano Batman Freedom Is Free ATO
44 The XX I See You (Deluxe) Young Turks
43 The Jesus and Mary Chain Damage and Joy Artificial Plastic
42 Bruiser Queen Heavy High self-released
42 Little Dragon Season High Because Music
42 Other People Other Songs By Other People self-released
42 Rhiannon Giddens Freedom Highway Nonesuch
40 Elbow Little Fictions Concord
40 Stanton Moore With You In Mind Cool Green
40 The Afghan Whigs In Spades Sub Pop
40 The Black Angels Death Song Partisan / Knitting Factory
39 Arcade Fire Everything Now Columbia
39 Benjamin Booker Witness ATO
39 Ha Ha Tonka Heart-Shaped Mountain Bloodshot
39 Tennis Yours Conditionally Mutually Detrimental
39 Valerie June The Order of Time Concord
38 Old Salt Union Old Salt Union Compass
37 Bagheera Shooting Rockets Towards The Sun Skeleton Fur
37 Hurray For The Riff Raff The Navigator ATO
37 Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives Way Out West Superlatone
37 Rodney Crowell Close Ties New West
36 Nikki Lane Highway Queen New West
36 St. Vincent MASSEDUCTION Loma Vista
36 The War On Drugs A Deeper Understanding Atlantic
35 Laura Marling Semper Femina More Alarming
35 The Como Mamas Move Upstairs Daptone
35 Tim O'Brien Where The River Meets The Road Howdy Skies
34 Beck Colors Capitol
34 Destroyer ken Merge
34 The Grooveliner Toby's Basement self-released
34 The Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir Nonesuch
34 The Soulard Blues Band Soul and Blues self-released
33 Adam Hucke's Music For Nerds Madam, I'm Adam self-released
33 Slaid Cleaves Ghost on the Car Radio Candy House
33 Sylvan Esso What Now Loma Vista
33 Waxahatchee Out in the Storm Merge
32 Land of Talk Life After Youth Saddle Creek
32 Middle Kids Middle Kids - EP Domino
32 Oumou Sangare Mogoya No Format
32 SACRED PAWS Strike a Match Rock Action
31 Gregg Allman Southern Blood Rounder
31 LCD Soundsystem American Dream DFA / Columbia
31 Real Estate In Mind Domino
31 Ron Gallo Heavy Meta New West
31 Ted Leo The Hanged Man Superego
30 Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Lotta Sea Lice Matador
30 Luna A Sentimental Education Double Feature
30 Queen Ifrica Climb VP
30 Ride Weather Diaries Wichita
30 Steve Earle & the Dukes So You Wannabe An Outlaw Warner Bros.
30 The Feelies In Between Bar/None
30 The Shins Heartworms Aural Apothecary / Columbia
30 Tinariwen Elwan Wedge / ANTI-
30 Trombone Shorty Parking Lot Symphony Blue Note Records

Data is based on spins from November 1, 2016 to December 10, 2017. Only 2017 albums and EPs with 30 spins or more were included. 



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