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Top 40—WKNC’s Top Albums of the Week 7/26

Each week, the WKNC music directors tally up spins for new releases and submit their top charts to CMJ.

CMJ Loud Rock from WKNC’s Chainsaw Rock

Artist Album Label
#1 ALL SHALL PERISH This Is Where It Ends Nuclear Blast
#2 TOMBS Path Of Totality Relapse
#3 ENDSTILLE Infektion 1813 Season Of Mist
#4 SUICIDE SILENCE The Black Crown Century Media
#5 EXHUMED All Guts, No Glory Relapse
#6 A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH And Hell Will Follow Me SPV
#7 BOOK OF BLACK EARTH The Cold Testament Prosthetic
#8 DRACONIAN A Rose For The Apocalypse Napalm
#9 PESTILENCE Doctrine Mascot
#10 STREAM OF PASSION Darker Days Napalm

CMJ RPM from WKNC’s Afterhours

Artist Album Label
#1 SBTRKT SBTRKT Young Turks-XL
#2 FRIENDLY FIRES Pala XL
#3 WASHED OUT Within And Without Sub Pop
#4 ZOMBY Dedication 4AD
#5 MAGNETIC MAN Magnetic Man Star Time
#6 YACHT Shangri-La DFA
#7 FM BELFAST Don’t Want To Sleep Morr
#8 BORGORE Delicious [EP]
#9 FIORA Blue Muse
#10 THIEVERY CORPORATION Culture Of Fear ESL

CMJ Hip-Hop from WKNC’s Underground

Artist Album Label
#1 AMAD JAMAL Hood Tales
#2 SHANE ELI I Can Do Better
#3 EL DA SENSEI & THE RETURNERS GTO 2: Nu World Asfalt
#4 JAYLIB Champion Sound: Deluxe Stones Throw
#5 SOLE AND THE SKYRIDER BAND Napoleon
#6 KING MEZ King’s Khrysis
#7 CITIZEN AIM As Just Cause Cries Humble Beast
#8 SHABAZZ PALACES Swerve… The Reeping Of All That Is Worthwhile
#9 IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE “No Me Importa” [Single]
#10 SHAD “Telephone” [Single]

CMJ Radio 200 from WKNC’s Daytime Rock

Artist Album Label
#1 Gardens & Villa Gardens & Villa Secretly Canadian
#2 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra Fat Possum
#3 Motopony Motopony tinyOGRE
#4 Seapony Go With Me Hardly Art
#5 Balkans Balkans Double Phantom
#6 Sbtrkt Sbtrkt XL-Young Turks
#7 1, 2, 3 New Heaven Frenchkiss
#8 Bella Ruse Kuhzoo Self-Released
#9 Memory Tapes Player Piano Carpark
#10 Vaccines What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Columbia
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WKNC’s Top 30 indie rock albums – 7/26

Motopony returns to the top three this week, with Unknown Mortal Orchestra holding on to the number two slot for the second week and Gardens & Villa nudging up from number three to number one.

Artist Album Label
#1 Gardens & Villa Gardens & Villa Secretly Canadian
#2 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra Fat Possum
#3 Motopony Motopony tinyOGRE
#4 Seapony Go With Me Hardly Art
#5 Balkans Balkans Double Phantom
#6 Sbtrkt Sbtrkt XL-Young Turks
#7 1, 2, 3 New Heaven Frenchkiss
#8 Bella Ruse Kuhzoo Self-Released
#9 Memory Tapes Player Piano Carpark
#10 Vaccines What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Columbia
#11 Cults In The Name Of Columbia
#12 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside Dirty Radio Partisan
#13 Brilliant Colors Again And Again Slumberland
#14 Tiger Darrow Tiger Darrow You Know Who You Are
#15 Little Dragon Ritual Union Peacefrog
#16 Bodies of Water Twist Again Thousand Tongues
#17 Vetiver The Errant Charm SubPop
#18 Arctic Monkeys Suck It And See Domino
#19 Washed Out Within and Without Sub Pop
#20 When Saints Go Machine Konkylie !K7
#21 Fruit Bats Tripper Sub Pop
#22 Foster the People Torches Columbia
#23 Bon Iver Bon Iver Jagjaguwar
#24 Thee Oh Sees Castlemania In The Red
#25 Friendly Fires Pala XL
#26 San Cisco Golden Revolver Self-Released
#27 FM Belfast Don’t Want To Sleep Moor
#28 Middle East I Want That You Are Always Happy Missing Piece
#29 Black Lips Arabia Mountain Vice
#30 Gruff Rhys Hotel Shampoo Wichita

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WKNC’s Top 10 metal albums – 7/19

Here are the WKNC’s Top 10 loud rock albums reported to CMJ this week. Illustrator and film concept artist Warren Flanagan (known for his work on “X-Men: The Last Stand,” “Watchmen” and the new “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”) is the mastermind behind the amazing art on Symphony X’s Iconoclast.

Artist Album Label
#1 Exhumed All Guts, No Glory Relapse
#2 Symphony X Iconoclast Nuclear Blast
#3 Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction Inside Out
#4 Sepultura Kairos Nuclear Blast
#5 Suicide Silence The Black Crown Century Media
#6 Decapitated Carnival Is Forever Nuclear Blast
#7 August Burns Red Leveler Solid State
#8 Paper Thin Disaster Feed The Machine MyPixo
#9 Draconian A Rose For The Apocalypse Napalm
#10 Morbid Angel Illud Divinum Insanus Season Of Mist
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WKNC’s Top 30 indie rock albums – 7/19

This week back in 2004, the CMJ New Music Report listed Wilco’s A Ghost is Born as the number one album. This week at WKNC, the top slot belongs to Cults.

Artist Album Label
#1 Cults In The Name Of Columbia
#2 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra Fat Possum
#3 Gardens & Villa Gardens &  Villa Secretly Canadian
#4 Vaccines What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Columbia
#5 Seapony Go With Me Hardly Art
#6 Amor De Dias Street Of The Love Of Days Merge
#7 Memory Tapes Player Piano Carpark
#8 Bodies of Water Twist Again Thousand Tongues
#9 Motopony Motopony tinyOGRE
#10 Balkans Balkans Double Phantom
#11 Elected Bury Me In My Rings Vagrant
#12 1, 2, 3 New Heaven Frenchkiss
#13 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside Dirty Radio Partisan
#14 Bella Ruse Kuhzoo Self-Released
#15 Sbtrkt Sbtrkt XL-Young Turks
#16 The Donkeys Born With Stripes Dead Oceans
#17 Tiger Darrow Tiger Darrow You Know Who You Are
#18 Little Dragon Ritual Union Peacefrog
#19 Friendly Fires Pala XL
#20 Rosebuds Loud Planes Fly Low Merge
#21 Yacht Shangri-La DFA
#22 Bon Iver Bon Iver Jagjaguwar
#23 Handsome Furs Sound Kapital Sub Pop
#24 Foster the People Torches Columbia
#25 FM Belfast Don’t Want To Sleep Moor
#26 Washed Out Within and Without Sub Pop
#27 Arctic Monkeys Suck It And See Domino
#28 Vetiver The Errant Charm SubPop
#29 Liam Finn FOMO Yep Roc
#30 Nodzzz Innings Woodsist
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WKNC’s Top 30 indie rock albums – 7/12

Motopony rises to the top slot this week, followed by Bella Ruse and The Donkeys.

 

 

 

 

Artist Album Label
#1 Motopony Motopony tinyOGRE
#2 Bella Ruse Kuhzoo Self-Released
#3 The Donkeys Born With Stripes Dead Oceans
#4 Vaccines What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Columbia
#5 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside Dirty Radio Partisan
#6 Gardens and Villa Gardens and Villas Secretly Canadian
#7 1, 2, 3 New Heaven Frenchkiss
#8 Amor De Dias Street Of The Love Of Days Merge
#9 Bodies of Water Twist Again Thousand Tongues
#10 Cults In The Name Of Columbia
#11 Seapony Go With Me Hardly Art
#12 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra Fat Possum
#13 Tiger Darrow Tiger Darrow You Know Who You Are
#14 Sbtrkt Sbtrkt XL-Young Turks
#15 Memory Tapes Player Piano Carpark
#16 Balkans Balkans Double Phantom
#17 Elected Bury Me In My Rings Vagrant
#18 Bon Iver Bon Iver Jagjaguwar
#19 Yacht Shangri-La DFA
#20 Rosebuds Loud Planes Fly Low Merge
#21 Kids on a Crime Spree We Love You So Bad Slumberland
#22 Arctic Monkeys Suck It And See Domino
#23 Vetiver The Errant Charm SubPop
#24 Foster the People Torches Columbia
#25 Thurston Moore Demolished Thoughts Matador
#26 John Maus We Must Becomes The Pitiless Censors of Ourselves Ribbon
#27 Washed Out Within and Without Sub Pop
#28 FM Belfast Don’t Want To Sleep Moor
#29 When Saints Go Machine Konkylie !K7
#30 David Bazan Strange Negotiations Barsuk
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WKNC’s Top 30 indie rock albums – 7/5

The Declaration of Independence turned 235 this week, as The Vaccines and Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside climb to the top of WKNC’s indie rock charts. The debut album “New Heaven” by Pittsburgh duo 1, 2, 3 also makes its appearance as number three.

 

 

 

 

Artist Album Label
#1 Vaccines What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Columbia
#2 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside Dirty Radio Partisan
#3 1, 2, 3 New Heaven Frenchkiss
#4 Gardens and Villa Gardens and Villas Secretly Canadian
#5 Seapony Go With Me Hardly Art
#6 Balkans Balkans Double Phantom
#7 Motopony Motopony tinyOGRE
#8 Tiger Darrow Tiger Darrow You Know Who You Are
#9 Cults In The Name Of Columbia
#10 Bella Ruse Kuhzoo Self-Released
#11 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra Fat Possum
#12 Amor De Dias Street Of The Love Of Days Merge
#13 Donkeys Born With Stripes Dead Oceans
#14 Kids on a Crime Spree We Love You So Bad Slumberland
#15 Rosebuds Loud Planes Fly Low Merge
#16 Dan Sartain Legacy of Hospitality One Little Indian
#17 Bon Iver Bon Iver Jagjaguwar
#18 Foster the People Torches Columbia
#19 Sbtrkt Sbtrkt XL-Young Turks
#20 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. It’s A Corporate World Quite Scientific
#21 Vetiver The Errant Charm SubPop
#22 Man Man Life Fantastic Anti
#23 My Morning Jacket Circuital ATO
#24 Bodies of Water Twist Again Thousand Tongues
#25 Battles Gloss Drop Warp
#26 Woods Sun and Shade Woodsist
#27 Nodzzz Innings Woodsist
#28 David Bazan Strange Negotiations Barsuk
#29 I’m From Barcelona Forever Today Mute
#30 Arctic Monkeys Suck It And See Domino
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WKNC’s Chainsaw Metal Weekly Top Ten Albums 6/14

Here are the chainsaw top ten this week, as compiled by Chainsaw Music Director, Cory Slep.

Rank

Artist

Recording

Label

1

SEPTICFLESH

The Great Mass

Season Of Mist

2

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT

Deconstruction

Inside Out

3

AMON AMARTH

Surtur Rising

Metal Blade

4

BELPHEGOR

Blood Magick Necromance

Nuclear Blast

5

KAMPFAR

Mare

Napalm

6

TOMBS

Path Of Totality

Relapse

7

ARCH ENEMY

Khaos Legions

Century Media

8

BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE

Celestial Completion

Solid State

9

IKILLYA

Recon

Lekberg

10

MORBID ANGEL

Illud Divinum Insanus

Seasons of Mist

 

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WKNC’s Top 30 indie rock albums – 6/14

Enjoy these albums, compiled by The DJ Ones.  [editors note: Those Darlins’ album art is quite interesting!]

 

Artist Album Label
#1 Those Darlings Screws Get Loose Oh Wow Dang
#2 Seapony Go With Me Hardly Art
#3 Amor De Dias Street Of The Love Of Days Merge
#4 Donkeys Born With Stripes Dead Oceans
#5 Kids on a Crime Spree We Love You So Bad Slumberland
#6 Vaccines What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Columbia
#7 Cults In The Name Of Columbia
#8 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside Dirty Radio Partisan
#9 Thao and Mirah Thao And Mirah Kill Rock Stars
#10 Tiger Darrow Tiger Darrow You Know Who You Are
#11 Arctic Monkeys Suck It And See Domino
#12 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. It’s A Corporate World Quite Scientific
#13 Gardens and Villa Secretly Canadian Secretly Canadian
#14 Girls Names Dead To Me Slumberland
#15 tUnE-YarDs WhoKill 4D
#16 Rosebuds Loud Planes Fly Low Merge
#17 Liam Finn FOMO Yep Rock
#18 My Morning Jacket Circuital ATO
#19 Friendly Fires Pala XL
#20 Hooray For Earth True Loves Dovecote
#21 Death Cab For Cutie Codes And Keys Columbia
#22 Foster the People Torches Columbia
#23 Balkans Balkans Double Phantom
#24 Vetiver The Errant Charm SubPop
#25 Black Lips Arabia Mountain Vice
#26 Thurston Moore Demolished Thoughts Matador
#27 David Bazan Strange Negotiations Barsuk
#28 Danger Mouse and Danielle Luppi Rome EMI
#29 David Fonseca Between Waves Castle Of The Amazing Cats
#30 Matt Pond PA Spring Fools Altitude

 

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WKNC RPM charts 6/7

Here are the top ten albums in Afterhours.

 

 

Rank Artist Recording Label
1 Friendly Fires Pala XL
2 Austra Feel It Break Domino
3 Toro y Moi Underneath the Pine CarPark Records
4 Gold Panda Companion Ghostly International
5 Bibio Mind Bokeh Warp Records
6 Borgore Delicious EP White Label Nation
7 Moby Destoyed Mute
8 Blue Sky Black Death Noir Fake Four Inc.
9 Daft Punk TRON: Legacy RECONFIGURED White Label Nation
10 Gorillaz The Fall Virgin
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6/7 Chainsaw Metal Weekly Top Ten Albums

Here are the chainsaw top ten this week, as compiled by Chainsaw Music Director, Cory Slep.

 

 

Rank Artist Recording Label
1 ANVIL Juggernaut Of Justice The End
2 SEPTICFLESH The Great Mass Season Of Mist
3 HAEMORRHAGE Hospital Carnage Relapse
4 AUTOPSY Macabre Eternal Peaceville
5 AMON AMARTH Surtur Rising Metal Blade
6 TYR The Lay Of Thrym Napalm
7 ANAAL NATHRAKH Passion Candlelight
8 ABYSMAL DAWN Leveling The Plane Of Existence Relapse
9 HATE ETERNAL Phoenix Amongst The Ashes Metal Blade
10 BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE Celestial Completion Solid State