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Rock Charts – First of April!

Top 10:

images1. TACOCAT – NVM
2. ST. VINCENT – St. Vincent
3. BLACK LIPS – Underneath The Rainbow
4. ANGEL OLSEN – Burn Your Fire For No Witness
5. NATURAL CHILD – Dancin’ With Wolves
6. AVA LUNA – Electric Balloon
7. COATHANGERS – Suck My Shirt
8. BECK – Morning Phase
9. CHERRY GLAZERR- Haxel Princess
10. REAL ESTATE – Atlas

 

Top 5 Adds:

images1. MAC DEMARCO – Salad Days
2. CLOUD NOTHINGS – Here And Nowhere Else
3. WHITE HINTERLAND – Baby
4. SEPTEMBER GIRLS – Cursing The Sea
5. ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI – Now And 4eva

 

 

 

 

Here’s some Mac DeMarco for ya!

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Loud Rock Charts 4-1

Greetings metal community.  Here are the charts and adds for this last week of march.  Sorry for the slightly delayed notification, I have been sleeping off a mean bangover from seeing Exmortus last night.

ADDS
1    RONNIE JAMES DIO    This Is Your Life    Rhino
2    STEEL PANTHER    All You Can Eat    Kobalt-Open E
3    PILGRIM    II: Void Worship    Metal Blade
4    HATRIOT    Dawn Of The New Centurion    Massacre
5    CREMATORY    Antiserum

CHARTS
1    ANIMALS AS LEADERS    The Joy Of Motion    Sumerian
2    ASSASSINS    War Of Aggression    Entertainment One
3    BEHEMOTH    The Satanist    Metal Blade
4    CYNIC    Kindly Bent To Free Us    Season Of Mist
5    SOCKS    The Socks    Small Stone
6    EARTH CRISIS    Salvation Of Innocents    Candlelight
7    BODYFARM    The Coming Scourge    Cyclone Empire
8    COMEBACK KID    Die Knowing    Victory
9    DEMON HUNTER    Extremist    Solid State
10    FLOTSAM AND JETSAM    No Place For Disgrace – 2014    Metal Blade

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RPM Charts – April 1st

This is no joke! Top 10:

1. CONRAD CLIFTON – Picture In Picture / Self-Released
2. TENSNAKE – Glow / Astralwerks
3. THOMAS WHITE – Ariose [EP] / Paradisiaca
4. WAVE RACER – Streamers / Future Classic
5. GIGANTA – Force / Werkdiscs-Ninja Tune
6. LEE BANNON – Alternate/Endings / Ninja Tune
7. TYCHO – Awake / Ghostly International
8. ACTRESS – Ghettoville / Werkdiscs-Ninja Tune
9. PATTEN – Estoile Naiant / Warp
10. MACHINEDRUM – Fenris District [EP] / Ninja Tune

Top 5 Adds:

1. KI:THEORY – Kitty Hawk Deluxe / Kringer
2. MR. SCRUFF – “Render Me” [Single] / Ninja Tune
3. KELIS – Rumble And Breach Remix / Ninja Tune
4. SWEAT IT OUT –  Sweat It Out! Sampler / Sweat It Out
5. THIEVERY CORPORATION – Saudade / ESL

Breach’s remix of Kelis’s new single, “Rumble” just might scratch that itch you’ve been having for some bangin’ new house:

And I still can’t get enough of Conrad Clifton’s debut, “Picture In Picture”! Another great cut from the album:

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Latest World Music

imageHow’s your spring break? If the pollen count and your allergies are keeping you inside, you can still sit back and travel the globe like a jet setter with new releases discovered by the KZSC World Music Department. Tops this week are the funky-jazzy Canadian group Souljazz Orchestra, traditional/original Nubian musicians Alsarah & The Nubatones, and Las Cafeteras’ self released album full of Afro-Mexican rhythms. Forget the pollen count; here’s the Top Ten Count of new World Music CDs:

1 SOULJAZZ ORCHESTRA Inner Fire
2 ALSARAH AND THE NUBATONES Silt
3 LAS CAFETERAS It’s Time
4 TINARIWEN Emmaar
5 JAMAZE Around The World
6 BEATS ANTIQUE A Thousand Faces, Act I
7 BOSSACUCANOVA Our Kind Of Bossa
8 VAADAT CHARIGIM The World Is Well Lost
9 RODRIGO Y GABRIELA  9Dead Alive
10 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Eve

And if you’re looking for a strong dose of cumbia, check out this Oakland based group: LA MISA NEGRA “Misa de Medianoche”

Conrad Clifton - Picture In Picture

RPM Charts – March 25th

Top 10:

1 TENSNAKE – Glow / Astralwerks
2 CONRAD CLIFTON – Picture In Picture / Self-Released
3 WAVE RACER – Streamers / Future Classic
4 ACTRESS – Ghettoville / Werkdiscs-Ninja Tune
5 PATTEN – Estoile Naiant / Warp
6 MACHINEDRUM – Fenris District [EP] / Ninja Tune
7 CASHMERE CAT – Wedding Bells [EP] / LuckyMe
8 DAVIDGE – Slo Light / The End 
9 SAINT TIIMBRE – Power / Little Friend
10 CHRIS MALINCHAK – So Good To Me [EP] / Self-Released

Top 5 Adds:

1 CONRAD CLIFTON – Picture In Picture / Self-Released
2 TYCHO – Awake / Ghostly
3 GIGANTA – Force / Werkdiscs-Ninja Tune
4 JACK BEATS – Beatbox [EP] / OWSLA
5 PANTHER GOD – Golden Changes / Outside

Below is one of my favorite tracks from NY producer Conrad Clifton’s trapped-out debut LP. Check out the album in it’s entirety on his Soundcloud as well, you will not be disappointed!

And here’s some new techno courtesy of Giganta and Werkdiscs:

Don’t forget to keep it tuned to 88.1FM! Happy listening!

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Rock Charts – 25th of March

Top 10:

imgres1. NATURAL CHILD – Dancin’ With Wolves
2. ST. VINCENT – St. Vincent
3. AVA LUNA – Electric Balloon
4. BLACK LIPS – Underneath The Rainbow
5. JESUS SONS – Jesus Sons
6. TACOCAT – NVM
7. PERFECT PUSSY – Say Yes To Love
8. WAR ON DRUGS – Lost In The Dream
9. WARM SODA – Young Reckless Hearts
10. NOTHING – Guilty Of Everything

 

Top 5 Adds:

images1. TYCHO – Awake
2. PURE X – Angel
3. S. CAREY – Range Of Light
4. OWLS – Two
5. BURNT ONES – Gift

 

 

 

 

I am loving the new Ava Luna album. It’s soooo groovy. It’s like Prince, the Talking Heads, and the Dirty Projectors all thrown into one amazing album. Here’s one of my favorite tracks called Crown. It’s got a great neo-soul kind of vibe.