KCRW’s Top 30 tracks: May 3 - 9

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Hiatus Kaiyote tops our May 3 - 9 chart. Photo by Tré Koch

It's true, we play a lot of music on KCRW. Like, hundreds and hundreds of songs each week. It can be a lot to keep up with. Whether you're looking to play catch-up, or just want to revisit those drive time bops, we've got you covered with the return of Top 30 weekly chart.  

Each Tuesday, we'll be publishing the previous week's most popular songs from across KCRW and updating them just for you on our Top 30 Spotify playlist to help you stay in the know. 

This week's edition is loaded with sunkissed, dance floor-ready jams from the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote, Bomba Estéreo, The Chemical Brothers, Flight Facilities, and a whole lot more to get you warmed up for summer. 

Check out the full rundown and our Top 30 Spotify playlist below. 

KCRW’S TOP 30: MAY 3-9

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  1. HIATUS KAIYOTE – MOOD VALIANT (BRAINFEEDER)
  2. BOMBA ESTEREO – AIRE (SONY MUSIC LATIN)
  3. THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS – THE DARKNESS THAT YOU FEAR [SINGLE] (REPUBLIC)
  4. FLIGHT FACILITIES – LIGHTS UP FEAT. CHANNEL TRES [SINGLE] (FUTURE CLASSIC / GLASSNOTE)
  5. COCO O. – IT’S A PROCESS (COCO O. PRODUCTIONS)
  6. FLYING LOTUS – YASUKE (WARP)
  7. CRUMB – ICE MELT (CRUMB)
  8. THE MARIAS – CINEMA (CERO RECORDS)
  9. LOS RETROS – LOOKING BACK (STONES THROW)
  10. THE BLACK KEYS – DELTA KREAM (NONESUCH)
  11. RODRIGO AMARANTE – DRAMA (POLYVINYL)
  12. LORD HURON – LONG LOST (REPUBLIC)
  13. GENESIS OWUSU – SMILING WITH NO TEETH (HOUSE ANXIETY / OURNESS)
  14. ELOHIM – STRUT FEAT. BIG FREEDIA (ELOHIM)
  15. JUNGLE – LOVING IN STEREO (CAIOLA)
  16. BALKAN TAKSIM – DISKO TELEGRAF (BUDA MUSIQUE)
  17. EREZ – MODERN DREAM [SINGLE] (SELF RELEASED)
  18. KUCKA – WRESTLING (SOOTHSAYER / LUCKYME)
  19. ST. VINCENT – DADDY’S HOME (LOMA VISTA / CONCORD)
  20. MOBY – REPRISE (LITTLE IDIOT)
  21. SOPHIA KENNEDY – MONSTERS (CITY SLANG)
  22. GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW – VWETO III (FORSEEN ENTERTAINMENT)
  23. YOLA – STAND FOR MYSELF (EASY EYE SOUND / CONCORD)
  24. CUCO – FOREVERMORE [SINGLE] (INTERSCOPE)
  25. LUMP – ANIMAL (PARTISAN RECORDS)
  26. ANIKA – FINGER PIES [SINGLE] (SACRED BONES / INVADA)
  27. CHAI – WINK (SUB POP)
  28. THE LAZY EYES – EP2 (THE LAZY EYES)
  29. ODETTE – HERALD (UNIVERSAL MUSIC AUSTRALIA)
  30. SWEATSON KLANK – JEWELS FROM THE SUN (FRIENDS OF FRIENDS)