Artist of the Week: Laura Jane Grace

Premiere DateOct 17, 2020
Categories Indie Music
00:00 Emily (Flocking to the Nearest Machine by RJD2)
01:28 Get Stoned Fionn
04:19 Rented Rooms Hess
08:30 Dumb Luck Optic Sink
12:37 Close My Eyes Will Butler
17:04 Mask of Yesterday Deradoorian
21:00 Emily (Flocking to the Nearest Machine by RJD2)
21:52 Noodle Soup Born Ruffians
25:10 Baby No More Anjimile
27:52 Cavehead Frankie and The Witch Fingers
32:27 I Think You're Great Alex The Astronaut
36:14 Emily
37:44 Mountain Song Laura Jane Grace
40:45 Finish

Laura Jane Grace takes the top spot on this week’s BTR Top 10! Her surprise album “Stay Alive” is out now on Polyvinyl Records. Get yourself a vinyl or some merch! You need this quarantine album in your collection.

Debuting on the countdown this week are Born Ruffians, Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Will Butler, Optic Sink, Hess and Fionn.

Here’s the full list:

1. LAURA JANE GRACE, Stay Alive (Polyvinyl Records)
2. ALEX THE ASTRONAUT, The Theory of Absolutely Nothing (Nettwerk)
3. FRANKIE AND THE WITCH FINGERS, Monsters Eating People Eating Monsters (Greenway/RAS)
4. ANJIMILE, Giver Taker (Father/Daughter)
5. BORN RUFFIANS, Squeeze (Yep Roc)
6. DERADOORIAN, Find the Sun (ANTI-)
7. WILL BUTLER, Generations (Merge)
8. OPTIC SINK, Optic Sink (Goner)
9. HESS, Lamplight Hotel (Baby Robot)
10. FIONN, Everyone’s A Critic (604)

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