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Weekly Charts

WKNC 88.1 Daytime Charts 11/7

TOP ADDS

1 AUTOBAHN – The Moral Crossing – Felte
2 EERA – Reflection Of Youth – Big Dada
3 JOHN MAUS – Screen Memories – Ribbon
4 SPINNING COIN – Permo – Domino
5 HOOPS – Tapes #1-3 – Fat Possum
6 ORA COGAN – Crickets – Hand Drawn Dracula

TOP 30 

1 YUMI ZOUMA – Willowbank – Cascine
2 LUNG – Bottom of the Barrel – Self-Released
3 MO KENNEY – The Details – Pheromone
4 JULIEN BAKER – Turn Out the Lights – Matador
5 BULLY – Losing – Sub Pop
6 PROTOMARTYR – Relatives In Descent – Domino
7 FLAT WORMS – Flat Worms – Castle Face
8 COURTNEY BARNETT AND KURT VILE – Lotta Sea Lice – Matador
9 WEAVES – Wide Open – Kanine
10 CURTIS HARDING – Face Your Fear – Anti-
11 MELKBELLY – Nothing Valley – Wax Nine
12 MINI DRESSES – Mini Dresses – Joy Void
13 PHOEBE BRIDGERS – Stranger in the Alps – Dead Oceans
14 MOTHERFOLK – Fold – Self-Released
15 VISSIA – Place Holder – Hurry Hard
16 THE PACK A.D. – Dollhouse – Cadence
17 ROSTAM – Half-Light – Nonesuch
18 LA LOUMA – Let The World Be Flooded Out – Bitchwave
19 CIRCUIT DES YEUX – Reaching for Indigo – Drag City
20 CULTS – Offering – Sinderlyn
21 BURNING PALMS – False Prophet – Little Cloud
22 ROZ AND THE RICE CAKES – Devotion – Team Love
23 SISTERS – Wait Don’t Wait – Tender Loving Empire
24 CARMEN VILLAIN – Infinite Avenue – Smalltown Supersound
25 MAKTHAVERSKAN – III – Run For Cover
26 MOSES SUMNEY – Aromanticism – Jagjaguwar
27 SADGIRL – Volume Three Point Five – Hard Feelings
28 SOUND OF CERES – The Twin – Joyful Noise
29 TRACY BRYANTA – Place for Nothing and Everything in Its Place – Burger
30 GRACE SINGS SLUDGE – Life With Dick – Empty Cellar

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Weekly Charts

WKNC 88.1 FM Daytime Charts 10/31

TOP 30

1 – YUMI ZOUMA – Willowbank – Cascine
2 – MO KENNEY – The Details – Pheromone
3 – BURNING PALMS – False Prophet – Little Cloud
4 – LUNG – Bottom of the Barrel – Self-Released
5 – JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD – Sorry Is Gone – ATO
6 – BULLY – Losing – Sub Pop
7 – WEAVES – Wide Open – Kanine
8 – ALEX LAHEY – I Love You Like A Brother – Dead Oceans
9 – KING KRULE – The Ooz – True Panther/XL
10 – SISTERS – Wait Don’t Wait – Tender Loving Empire
11 – ROSTAM – Half-Light – Nonesuch
12 – PROTOMARTYR – Relatives In Descent – Domino
13 – MELKBELLY – Nothing Valley – Wax Nine
14 – FLORIST – If Blue Could Be Happiness – Double Double Whammy
15 – DESTROYER – Ken – Merge
16 – SOUND OF CERES – The Twin – Joyful Noise
17 – JAMILA WOODS – HEAVN – Jagjaguwar
18 – CARMEN VILLAIN – Infinite Avenue – Smalltown Supersound
19 – PHOEBE BRIDGERS – Stranger in the Alps – Dead Oceans
20 – ALVVAYS – Antisocialites – Polyvinyl
21 – ZOLA JESUS – Okovi – Sacred Bones
22 – CHURCH GIRLS – Hidalgo – Self-Released
23 – THE WORLD IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE AND I AM NO LONGER AFRAID TO DIE – Always Foreign – Epitaph
24 – EVERYONE IS DIRTY – My Neon’s Dead – OIM
25 – THE WEATHER STATION – The Weather Station – Paradise Of Bachelors
26 – MINI DRESSES – Mini Dresses – Joy Void
27 – METZ – Strange Peace – Sub Pop
28 – CHELSEA WOLFE – Hiss Spun – Sargent House
29 – CHERRY – Dumbness – Lame-O
30 – MAKTHAVERSKAN – III – Run For Cover

TOP ADDS

1 – CURTIS HARDING – Face Your Fear – Anti-
2 – LA LOUMA – Let The World Be Flooded Out – Bitchwave
3 – THE PACK A.D. – Dollhouse – Cadence
4 – POPE – True Talent Champion – Community
5 – JULIEN BAKER – Turn Out the Lights – Matador

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Artist Spotlight: Julien Baker

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Being queer, Christian, and southern in a time where North Carolina’s controversial and discriminatory legislation has the musical community in a bind over the state, Julien Baker serves as a role model to fellow musicians and the queer community. Having grown up in Memphis, Tennessee with Christianity Baker has accepted her identity and continues to call the south her home. In an interview with Pitchfork she expressed her beliefs that the south has redeeming qualities and that those who are accepting and diverse have the responsibility to fight to fix the reputation of an oppressive hateful south.

Baker’s debut “Sprained Ankle” which came out last year has her nationally recognized. Through the album indy-folk singer songwriter digs into the deepest stretches of emotion with raw heart clenching songs of despair, faith, heart break, and hope. The title track “sprained ankle” takes listeners through her struggles of depression as she confesses “Wish I could write songs about anything other than death.” As her gorgeous vocals and picked guitars collides into soft strings and harmonizing vocals. Baker confronts her Christian faith in the track “Rejoyce” one of the most powerful tracks on the album. Beautiful acoustic guitar picks up as Julian raises her vocals proclaiming, “I think there’s a god and he hears either way when I rejoice and complain,” you can feel her connection to her faith and can’t help but feel uplifted at the same time in despair. The album closes with “go home” where haunting piano, distant strings, and Julian’s powerful clean vocals tell a tale of moving beyond heartbreak as she belches “ I’m tired of washing my hands God, I wanna go home.” The album will suck you in and take you on a ride of emotion, definitely one for sitting down, listening through and taking in with every inch of your soul. The album was recorded at Space bomb studio in Richmond, VA the same place Natalie Prass’s self-titled album and can be listened to here. 

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