Radio Boise Top 40 Albums of 2020

At a station where each DJ forms and shapes their own free-form show, Radio Boise never dictates what anyone plays. So when we see a lot of plays in certain areas, it indicates where an album has touched many DJs and has gotten a good number of spins over the year.

Below, you’ll find the top 40 albums that graced the airwaves of Radio Boise.
What do you think? Things you’ve enjoyed? Surprises?

1 Khruangbin – Mordechai (Dead Oceans)

2 Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud (Merge Records)

3 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways To New Italy(Ivy League Records)

4 Hazel English – Wake Up! (Polyvinyl)

5 Dirty Projectors – 5 EPs (Domino)

6 Monophonics – It’s Only Us (Colemine)

7 Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher (Dead Oceans)

8 Caribou – Suddenly (City Slang)

9 Future Islands – As Long As You Are (4AD/Beggars)

10 Sault – Untitled (Rise) (Forever Living Originals)

11 Yumi Zouma – Truth Or Consequences (Polyvinyl)

12 Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters (Epic)

13 Death Valley Girls – Under The Spell of Joy (Suicide Squeeze)

14 Car Seat Headrest – Making A Door Less Open (Matador/Beggars)

15 Best Coast – Always Tomorrow (Concord)

16 Haim – Women In Music Pt. III (Columbia)

17 Hinds – The Prettiest Curse (Mom+Pop)

18 Sylvan Esso – Free Love (Loma Vista)

19 The Beths – Jump Rope Gazers (Carpark)

20 Tame Impala – The Slow Rush (Interscope)

21 Fleet Foxes – Shore (Anti-)

22 Washed Out – Purple Noon (Sub Pop)

23 Thundercat – It Is What It Is (Brainfeeder)

24 Run The Jewels – RTJ4 (Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG)

25 Charlie Sutton – Primitive Songs For Modern Times (Junkerdash Records)

26 Chicano Batman – Invisible People (ATO)

27 Little Dragon – New Me, Same Us (Ninja Tune)

28 Joe Wong – Nite Creatures (Decca)

29 Yves Tumor – Heaven To A Tortured Mind (Warp)

30 Caroline Rose – Superstar (New West)

31 Algiers – There Is No Year (Matador/Beggars)

32 Disclosure – Energy (Island/Universal)

33 Shabaka & The Ancestors – We Are Sent Here By History (Impulse!)

34 Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Fo Sho/Inner City Blues (Colemine)

35 Soccer Mommy – Color Theory (Loma Vista)

36 Kevin Morby – Sundowner (Dead Oceans)

37 Ghost Funk Orchestra – An Ode to Escapism (Karma Chief)

38 Nubya Garcia – Source (Concord Jazz)

39 Deep Sea Diver – Impossible Weight (High Beam/ATO)

40 Jessie Ware – What’s Your Pleasure (Virgin EMI)

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