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New Adds - June 30
June 30, 2014

Here are a few new albums we've added to the New Music Board - tune in to hear these titles!
deadmau5 - while (1<2) (Astralwerks) Electronica

Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy (ATO) Americana

The Nighthawks - 444 (EllerSoul) Blues



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Bad Brad & the Fat Cats (1)
Bang on the Ear (1)
Beck (1)
Belle Brigade (1)
Billie Joe (1)
Black Keys (1)
Blue Lunch (1)
Bob Marley (1)
Bob Marley and the Wailers (1)
Bombay Royale (1)
Bossacucanova (1)
Carmen Grillo (1)
Catherine Russell (1)
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charts (1)
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David "Fathead" Newman (3)
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music video (1)
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Palo! (1)
Pete Mills (2)
Phil Wood (1)
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Portugal The Man (1)
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Charts for June 21-27
June 27, 2014

The last charts in June have a lot of new names!

Jazz - A few new names and a new number one!

1. Mike Allen Quartet - Panorama (Featuring Hugh Fraser) (Cellar Live)
2. Catherine Russell - Bring It Back (Jazz Village)
3. Elias Haslanger - Live at the Gallery (Cherrywood Records)
4. Cory Weeds - As of Now (Cellar Live)
5. Lisa Hilton - Kaleidoscope (Ruby Slippers)
6. Fat Babies - 18th and Racine (Delmark)
7. Motet - The Motet (Motet)
8. Meshell Ndegeocello - Comet, Come to Me (Naive)
9. Jim Holman Trio - Blue Skies (Delmark)
10. Roosevelt Dime - Full Head of Steam (Self)

World - Ziggy Marley drops down, and we have a new number one!

1. Palo! - Live (Rolling Pin)
2. [more...]
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OK GO, "The Writing's on the Wall"
June 24, 2014

Alternative rockers, OK GO, have released their first single off their upcoming album, Hungry Ghosts, due October 14th, along with another music video that possibly tops their previous visual spectacles...

Tune in to KAFM for more OK GO and more new music!  
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Charts for June 14-20
June 20, 2014

Some new names up on the charts this week! Take a look!

Jazz - New names, new number 1:

1. Elias Haslanger - Live at the Gallery (Cellar Live)
2. Steve Kaldestad - Straight Up (Cellar Live)
3. Motet. - Motet (Motet)
4. Tim Warfield - Inspire Me! (Herb Harris)
5. Roosevelt Dime - Full Head of Steam (Self)
6. Cory Weeds - As of Now (Cellar Live)
7. Chris Greene Quartet - Music Appreciation (Single Malt)
8. Dave Douglas - Time Travel (Greenleaf)
9. Matija Dedic - Sentiana (Blue Bamboo)
10. Stacey Kent - The Changing Lights (Warner)

World - A new number 1, and a few new names as well!

1. Karol Conka - Batuk Freak (Mr. Bongo)
2. Ziggy Marley - Fly Rasta (Tuff Gong)
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Throwback Thursday - Bob Marley and the Wailers
June 19, 2014

Last June, we were excited about the new release from Tuff Gong Records, the Legends Remixed album, featuring the music of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

The album stayed on top of two of our charts - World and College - for almost the entirety of it's stay on the new rack (just about four months), and continued spinning well after it was added to our library. H-Man of Enjoy the Ride and the Divided Sky had this to say on the record:

Redo of landmark album remixed by sons Ziggy and Stephen Marley, Jason Bentley, The Thievery Corporation and Nickodemus among others. Much care was given not to destroy Marley's gem, but to bring it into the contemporary music scene so a new generation can enjoy.

Now, a year later, Ziggy Marley's latest release, Fly Rasta, also out on Tuff Gong, [more...]
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Charts for June 7-13
June 13, 2014

Newest charts are in for this week!

Jazz - Catherine Russell falls, while Roosevelt Dime goes up, up, up!

1. Roosevelt Dime - Full Head of Steam (Self)
2. Motet - Motet (Motet)
3. Catherine Russell - Bring it Back (Jazz Village)
4. Mike Ferro - Django By Ferro (Self)
5. Badbadnotgood - III (Innovative Leisure)
6. Triology - Triology (Cellar Live)
7. Mike Allen Quartet - Panorama (Cellar Live)
8. David "Fathead" Newman - Cellar Groove (Cellar Live)
9. Fat Babies - 18th and Racine (Delmark)
10. Lalama Brothers - Erie Avenue (LaLama)

World - Well, look whose back on top..

1. Ziggy Marley - Fly Rasta (Tuff Gong)
2. Palo! - Live (Rolling Pin)
3. Thievery Corporation - Saudade (ESL)
4. Hawaiian Style Band - Hanau [more...]
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Throwback Thursday - Portugal. The Man
June 12, 2014

A year ago this week we added the critically acclaimed release from alternative rockers, Portugal. The Man, Evil Friends.

The album climbed our charts here at KAFM, and stayed in the top ten for several weeks. Lance, of Radio Rapture, had this to say about the album:

Quintet, formed in Wasilla AK and now residing in Portland OR., carry on with their 8th studio release and first with producer Danger Mouse. Big, dramatic, fast paced, grim and gloomy. Nice blend of synths and acoustic with falsetto vocals from front man JB Gourley. DM and P. TM - a match made in ----?

Portugal. The Man will be touring later this year, and will be at Red Rocks on August 21st!
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Nikki Lane, "Right Time"
June 10, 2014

We've got the newest video from KAFM chart topper, Nikki Lane! From the April release, All or Nothing, on New West Records.
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Charts for May 31st - June 6
June 6, 2014

Some interesting charts this week...

Jazz - Basically the same as last week, all good Jazz!

1. Catherine Russell - Bring It Back (Jazz Village)
2. Mike Allen Quartet - Panorama (with Hugh Fraser) (Cellar Live)
3. Mike Ferro - Django By Ferro (Self)
4. Roosevelt Dime - Full Head of Steam (Self)
5. Badbadnotgood - III (Innovative Leisure)
6. Triology - Triology (Cellar Live)
7. Lalama Brothers - Erie Avenue (Lalama)
8. Harvey Mason - Chameleon (Concord)
9. Motet - The Motet (Motet)
10. David "Fathead" Newman - Cellar Groove (Cellar Live)

World - Completely different from last week, or even the last few weeks...

1. Rodrigo y Gabriela - 9 Dead Alive (ATO)
2. Pacifika - Amor Planeta (Six Degrees)
3. La Misa Negra - Misa [more...]
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