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Music Bureau Recommends - October 29th
October 29, 2014

We're always getting new music in the station - here's what some of the members of the Music Bureau recommend for you this week!

Peggy (Show: Tied to the Tracks) Luna Blanca - Pirates Bay (Self Release) - World



"2012 Best World Album is back with their unique brand of Latin (Flamenco) music. There's enough sizzle & spice to take you on a tropical journey that will have you alternately shakin' your booty and then kickin' back with your favorite beverage on a deserted island. Pretty amazing music! "

Joanie (Show: Morning Muse) Immigration Union - Anyway (Musebox) - Alternative



 Melbourne, Australia-based band's third release features Brent DeBoer from Dandy Warhols and Courtney Barnett.

H-Man (Shows: Enjoy the Ride, The Divided Sky) Popa Chubby - I'm [more...]

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OK Go, "I Won't Let You Down"
October 28, 2014

The boys of OK Go have done it again. The alternative rockers have a new album out, Hungry Ghosts, on BMG records. Their first single, "I Won't Let You Down" has another visually stunning music video to go with it:



Tune in to KAFM to hear "I Won't Let You Down" and more, from Hungry Ghosts!  
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New Releases - October 27
October 27, 2014

Some of the newest Adds here at KAFM - tune in to hear these and more!

Olivia Jean - Bathtub Love Killings (Third Man Records) - Alternative Rock


Lucinda Williams - Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (Highway 20 Records) - Americana


Emma Donovan and the Putbacks - Dawn (Hope Street) - Soul
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Charts for October 18-24
October 24, 2014

A few new Top Spots for this week! Check it out...

Jazz - A brand new Number One, but a few recognizable names stay in the top ten...



1. Stanley Clarke Band - Up (Mack Avenue)
2. Singer and the Songwriter - What A Difference A Melody Makes (Self)
3. Bobby Hutcherson - Enjoy the View (BlueNote)
4. Chick Corea Trio - Trilogy (Concord)
5. Al Jarreau - My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke (Concord)
6. Rebirth Brass Band - Move Your Body (Basin Street)
7. Lenny Pickett with Umo Jazz Orchestra - The Prescription (Random Act)
8. Dave Douglas and Uri Caine - Present Joys (Greenleaf)
9. Freda Payne - Come Back to Me Love (Artistry)
10. Cory Weeds - As of Now (Cellar Live)

World - Saor Patrol keeps that top spot, and a few names [more...]
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Charts for October 11-17
October 17, 2014

Just the top 5 this week, folks! We'll be back to the top 10 next time!

Jazz - A new number one, and a debut at number two!



1. Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco - Enjoy the View (Blue Note)
2. Chick Corea Trio - Trilogy (Concord)
3. Al Jarreau - My Old Friend - Celebrating George Duke (Concord)
4. Rebirth Brass Band - Move Your Body (Basin Street)
5. Singer and the Songwriter - What a Difference a Melody Makes (Mason Jar)

World - Saor Patrol takes that top spot this week!



1. Saor Patrol - Open Air Asylum (ARC)
2. Salsa de la Bahia - Vol. 2, Hoy y Ayer (Patois)
3. Silva - Ocean View (Six Degrees)
4. Melaza - Melaza (Chulo)
5. Geoffrey [more...]
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