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Music News and Interviews

Giveaways of The Week: September 22nd – 28th!

9/22: Pokey Lafarge @ Cat’s Cradle

9/22: Celestial Shore @ The Pinhook

9/23: Gardens & Villa @ Cat’s Cradle – Backroom

9/23: Dreamboat @ The Pinhook

9/24: TT the Artist @ The Pinhook

9/24: Joyce Manor @ Cat’s Cradle

9/25: Mike Krol @ Cat’s Cradle – Backroom

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Weekly Charts

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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Weekly Charts

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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Weekly Charts

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