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Charts May 15 - 21
May 22, 2015

The charts were CRAZY this week - so much new music! But, we can only have a top 10 in each genre, so here they are:

Jazz - Dave Stryker keeps it up once again this week, and a few new names are popping up!



1    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
2    CORY WEEDS    Condition Blue, The Music Of Jackie Mclean    (Cellar Live)
3    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
4    CAROL SABOYA/ANTONIO ADOLFO/HENDRIK MEURKENS    Copa Village    (AAM)
5    REGGIE QUINERLY    Invictus    (Independent)
6    DAVID CHESKY    Jazz In The New Harmonic    (Chesky)
7    MARCUS MILLER    Afrodeezia    (Blue Note)
8    CURTIS NOWOSAD    Dialectics    (Cellar Live)
9    DAWAN MUHAMMAD    Consider The Source    (Lifeforce Jazz)
10    GREG RUBY AND RHYTHM RUNNERS    Washington Hall Stomp    (Greg Ruby)

World - Xavier Rudd is back up, up, up! In fact, this [more...]

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Lord Huron - Fool For Love
May 20, 2015

We're so excited for Lord Huron's newest release! The proof? The album Strange Trails has been on our College Charts since the album's release a few weeks ago, and even came in at 10 last week.

Their late night TV debut was on Tuesday night on Conan. Missed it? Here's the performance in full:

 

Keep it tuned to 88.1 to hear more Lord Huron!
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New Releases - May 20
May 20, 2015

Here's what we've been listening to this rainy week!

Gold Heart Places I've Been (Mountain Fever) - Bluegrass



Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra Blues for Tehir (Hipnotic) - Jazz



Total Babes Hey Day (Witchita) - Alternative


 
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Charts May 8-14
May 15, 2015

It's cooled down a bit this week, but we've got plenty of new music to keep the Spring feeling goin'! Here's our charts for this week:

Jazz: Dave Stryker keeps it up again this week!



1    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
2    KEVIN EUBANKS AND STANLEY JORDAN    Duets    (Mack Avenue)
3    ROBERT KENNEDY TRIO    Big Shoes    (Self-Released)
4    CORY WEEDS    Condition Blue, The Music Of Jackie Mclean    (Cellar Live)
5    OATMEAL JAZZ COMBO    Whole Wheat Oats    (Self-Released)
6    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
7    VINCENT HERRING    Night And Day    (Smoke Sessions)
8    DAVID CHESKY    Jazz In The New Harmonic    (Chesky)
9    GLEN ACKERMAN    Glenious Alien Landscape    (Blue Bamboo)
10    GREG RUBY AND RHYTHM RUNNERS    Washington Hall Stomp    (Greg Ruby)

World - Alex Cuba moves back up these charts, and a few new names crawl [more...]
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Charts May 1 - 7
May 8, 2015

The first week of May has a ton of new names! Check it out!

Jazz - The week of Dave?



1    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
2    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
3    KEVIN EUBANKS AND STANLEY JORDAN    Duets    (Mack Avenue)
4    VINCENT HERRING    Night And Day    (Self-Released)
5    DAVID CHESKY    Jazz In The New Harmonic    (Chesky)
6    2CELLOS    Celloverse    (Self-Released)
7    ELIANE ELIAS    Made In Brazil    (Concord)
8    DAWAN MUHAMMAD AND BILLY HIGGINS SEXTET    Smoke Signal    (Lifeforce Jazz)
9    OATMEAL JAZZ COMBO    Whole Wheat Oats    (Self-Released)
10    CAROL SABOYA/ANTONIO ADOLFO/HENDRIK MEURKENS    Copa Village    (AAM)

World - Quite a few new names on this chart this week - and a new number 1!



1    XAVIER RUDD AND THE UNITED NATIONS    Nanna    (Self-Released)
2    NIYAZ   [more...]
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New Releases - May 4
May 4, 2015

There's almost too much new music here at the station! Well, actually, there's no such thing as too much new music, so here's just a bit of what we're listening to:

Rose Windows Rose Windows (Sub Pop) - Alternative



David Chesky and Jazz In the New Harmonic Primal Scream (Chesky Records) - Jazz



Los Crema Paraiso De Pelicula! (CuTuPra Productions) - World



We have a lot of other new adds in everything this week, so keep it tuned to 88.1 to hear more!
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Charts for April 24 - 30
May 1, 2015

The last week of April brought us a ton of new music on our charts, including new number ones in each genre!

Jazz - There are a few new names showing up, including our new #5, and David Sanborn moves up from #4 last week...



1    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
2    OATMEAL JAZZ COMBO    Whole Wheat Oats    (Self-Released)
3    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
4    KEVIN EUBANKS AND STANLEY JORDAN    Duets    (Mack Avenue)
5    KARL LATHAM, RYAN CARNIAUX, AND MARK EGAN    Constellations    (Self-Released)
6    JAMES FARM    City Folk    (Nonesuch)
7    2CELLOS    Celloverse    (Self-Released)
8    JAMIE CULLUM    Interlude    (Blue Note)
9    DANA LANDRY QUARTET    Standard Elevation    (Artist Alliance)
10    ROBERT KENNEDY TRIO    Big Shoes    (Self-Released)

World - There's a lot of movement here, and a new #1!

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