Weekly Charts

Top 30—WKNC’s Top Albums of the Week 12/9/11

1. Icebird – The Abandoned Lullaby (RJ’s Electrical Connections)

2. Jeff the Brotherhood – "Whatever I Want" [Single] (Third Man)

3. Cass McCombs – Humor Risk (Domino)

4. Jane Jane Pollock – Jane Jane Pollock (Flea Ridden Kitten)

5. Korallreven – An Album By Korallreven (Acephale)

6. Wise Blood – These Wings [EP] (Dovecote)

7. Wooden Wand – Briarwood (Fire)

8. St. Vincent – Strange Mercy (4AD)

9. Tom Waits – Bad As Me (Anti)

10. Future Islands – On The Water (Thrill Jockey)

11. M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming (Mute)

12. Real Estate – Days (Domino)

13. Wilco – The Whole Love (Anti)

14. Atlas Sound – Parallax (4AD)

15. Donora – Boyfriends, Girlfriends (Rostrum)

16. Megafaun –Megafaun (Hometapes)

17. Phantogram – Nightlife (Barsuk)

18. Dirty Projectors and Bjork – Mount Wittenberg Orca (Domino)

19. Dessa – Castor, The Twin (Doomtree)

20. Beets – Let The Poison Out (Hardly Art)

21. Spank Rock – Everything Is Boring And Everyone Is A Fucking Liar (Bad Blood)

22. Russian Circles – Empros (Sargent House)

23. Joker – The Vision (4AD)

24. Holiday Shores – New Masses For Squaw Peak (Twosyllable)

25. Orchestra of Spheres – Nonagonic Now (Fire)

26. Touché Amoré – Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me (Deathwish)

27. Neon Indian – Era Extrana (Mom And Pop)

28. Friends – College Sampler (Lucky Number)

29. Sparkadia – The Great Impression (Ok! Good)

30. Canyons – Keep Your Dreams (Modular)

Music News and Interviews

Telekinesis, Surfer Blood and More Record Nirvana Tribute Album

In commemoration of the 20-year anniversary of Nirvana’s famous album Nevermind, artists including Telekinesis, Surfer Blood, and Jeff the Brotherhood have each recorded an individual song off of the classic album. Starting Tuesday, July 19 Newermind will be available for free download on SPIN magazine’s Facebook page.

The track listing is

1. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Meat Puppets
2. “In Bloom” by Butch Walker
3. “Come As You Are” by Midnight Juggernauts
4. “Breed” by Titus Andronicus
5. “Lithium” by The Vaselines
6. “Polly” by Amanda Palmer
7. “Territorial Pissings"  by Surfer Blood
8. "Drain You” by Foxy Shazam
9. “Lounge Act” Jessica Lea Mayfield
10. “Stay Away” by Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band
11. “On A Plain” by Telekinesis
12. “Something In The Way” by Jeff the Brotherhood
13. “Endless, Nameless” by EMA