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Music Charts for January 31st - February 6th
February 7, 2014

Each week, we go through all of our new musicand count how many plays each album gets... Here's what's hot this week at KAFM!
 
Jazz – We had a very Jazz-heavy week... And a LOT of new names, to boot - including our new #1.

  1. Sue Maskaleris - "Bring Nothing But Your Heart" (Jazilian)
  2. Pete Mills - "Sweet Shadow" (Cellar Live)
  3. Gregory Porter - "Liquid Spirit" (Blue Note)
  4. Chaise Lounge - "Dot Dot Dot" (Modern Songbook)
  5. Chris Parker Trio - "The Christ Parker Trio" (GPR)
World – Another very reggae week for our World Charts! Except our top 2 spots!

  1. Juana Molina - "Wed 21" (Crammed Discs)
  2. Bombay Dub Orchestra - "Tales of the Grand Bazaar" (Six Degrees)
  3. Alborosie - "Sound the System" (VP)
  4. P-Nuckle – “The System” (Self-released)
  5. Katchafire - "Best So Far" (VP) 
College –  The Avetts can't stop/won't stop. Anyone [more...]
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Music Charts for January!
February 6, 2014

The Avetts are taking over the station! And we aren't stopping them!

Each month, I get to go on air and bring you our top five in each genre, for that entire month. Here's what we've been absolutely loving in January at KAFM!
 
Jazz – This month, Ahmad Jamal takes the top spot again, with his release, “Saturday Morning,” while Trombone Shorty climbs back up from number five to number three. Claudette makes her way up to the second spot – her first appearance for her newest release.
  1. Ahmad Jamal – “Saturday Morning”
  2. Claudette – “Infernal Piano Plot…Hatched!”
  3. Trombone Shorty – “Say That To Say This”
  4. Dave Bennett – “Don’t Be That Way”
  5. Chaise Lounge – “Dot Dot Dot”
 
World – Another very reggae month for our World Charts! Must be the cold weather… Or the amazing music these guys are putting out lately. Bombay Dub [more...]
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The Music Bureau Recommends...
February 2, 2014

Lance Recommends:
Temple Sun Structures (Fat Possum Records)

"What was old is new again, perhaps better. Stellar debut release by British quartet takes 60's psychedelia and makes it their own. Cited by Noel Gallagher of Oasis as the best new band in Britain. I have to enthusiastically agree."

 
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