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Midyear 2014: KDHX top album spins

Midyear 2014: KDHX top album spins pixabay.com/en/users/BRRT
Written by Nick Acquisto

As we hit the midpoint of another year, here are KDHX's top spins so far. These albums are time-tested 2014 releases that have excited our DJs over and over again.

To find out which new albums and EPs are hot on the KDHX airwaves across all of the many genres we play, visit the KDHX charts page, updated weekly with new releases. And don't miss the big list of our DJs' personal top 10 picks for the first half of the year.

Midyear 2014 Top National and Local Spins

* Denotes local artist

Spins Artist Album Label
69 Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want Daptone
67 Beck Morning Phase Capitol
58 Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire For No Witness Jagjaguwar
51 Magnolia Summer* The Hill or the Climb Undertow
49 Quilt Held in Splendor Mexican Summer
49 Rodney Crowell Tarpaper Sky New West
47 T&A (Tom Hall and Alice Spencer)* The Kitchen Record Self-released
46 Hospitality Trouble Merge
43 St. Vincent St. Vincent Loma Vista/Repub
43 Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks Wig Out at Jagbags Matador
40 Dum Dum Girls Too True Sub Pop
40 The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream Secretly Canadian
38 Real Estate Atlas Domino
36 The Baseball Project 3rd Yep Roc
35 The Both The Both Superego
35 Various Artists Looking Into You: A Tribute to Jackson Browne Music Road
35 St. Paul and the Broken Bones Half the City Thirty Tigers
34 Hurray for the Riff Raff Small Town Heroes ATO
34 Temples Sun Structures Fat Possum
33 Broken Bells After the Disco Columbia
33 Lydia Loveless Somewhere Else Bloodshot
33 Nick Waterhouse Holly Innovative Leisure
32 Rosanne Cash The River & the Thread Blue Note
31 Aquitaine* American Pulverizer, Pt. 2 Self-released


Methodological note: Data is based on spins from January 1, 2014 to June 28, 2014. Only national and local albums and EPs with 30 or more spins were included. Only 2014 releases (not reissues) were included.

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