Artist of the Week: Frankie and the Witch Fingers

Premiere DateOct 24, 2020
Categories Indie Music
00:00 Emily
01:15 Surrender Will Butler
04:45 For Props Yves Jarvis
08:27 Mr. Motivator Idles
11:39 Don't You Be Quiet Photo Ops
15:03 Hold My Hand Death Valley Girls
17:40 Emily
18:17 San Francisco Alex the Astronaut
21:39 Rainbow Superfriends Born Ruffians
24:50 I'll Drive Hess
29:52 Old Friend Laura Jane Grace
32:02 Emily
32:57 Simulator Frankie and the Witch Fingers
39:01 Finish

Frankie and the Witch Fingers take the top spot on this week’s BTR Top 10! Their album Monsters Eating People Eating Monsters is out now on Greenway/RAS.

Debuting on the countdown this week are Death Valley Girls, Idles, and Yves Jarvis.

Here’s the full list:

1. FRANKIE AND THE WITCH FINGERS, Monsters Eating People Eating Monsters (Greenway/RAS)
2. LAURA JANE GRACE, Stay Alive (Polyvinyl Records)
3. HESS, Lamplight Hotel (Baby Robot)
4. BORN RUFFIANS, Squeeze (Yep Roc)
5. ALEX THE ASTRONAUT, The Theory of Absolutely Nothing (Nettwerk)
6. DEATH VALLEY GIRLS, Under the Spell of Joy (Suicide Squeeze)
7. PHOTO OPS, Pure at Heart (Western Vinyl)
8. IDLES, Ultra Mono (Partisan)
9. YVES JARVIS, Sunday Rock Song Stock (ANTI-)
10. WILL BUTLER, Generations (Merge)

As a kid, Emily Smith could often be found in her bedroom recording radio shows. She obsessively recorded songs off the radio onto cassettes and mixed them together on a dual player. She was in love with…