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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
February 7, 2016

1.19...Various...Tropical Disco Hustle Volume 2...Cultures of Soul

2.18...Various...Save the Pinhook!...self-released

3.15...Various...France Chebran: French Boogie 1981-1985...Born Bad

4.13...Various...The Brasileiro Treasure Box of Funk and Soul...Cultures of Soul

5.12...DJ Katapila...Trotro...Awesome Tapes from Africa

6.12...Cian Nugent...Night Fiction...Woodsist

7.12...Jean-Pierre Decerf...Space Oddities...Born Bad

8.11...Dressy Bessy...Kingsized...Yep Roc

9.11...Freakwater...Scheherazade...Bloodshot

10.10...Jon Shain & Joe Newberry...Crow the Dawn...Flyin'

11.10...Levantis...Romantic Pyschology 1...Technicolour

12.10...Elbowed-Out...Everybody Get Up...Soul Junction

13.10...The Cactus Blossoms...You're Dreaming...Red House

14.9...Various Artists...Parallelogram...Three Lobed Recordings

15.9...Letherette...Refresh...Ninja Tune

16.9...Dylan LeBlanc...Cautionary Tale...Single Lock/Thirty Tigers

17.8...al riggs...Breakdowner and the Hungry Months...s/r

18.8...Karsh Kale...Up...Six Degrees

19.8...Zipper...Zipper...Permanent

20.7...Rotty...Songs from the Last Time I Died...self-released

21.7...Torae...Entitled...Internal Affairs Entertainment

22.7...William Parker...Raining on the Moon...AUM Fidelity

 

Charts for Week Ending 1/31/2016

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 31, 2016

Top 88.7

1. 18...Various Artists...Parallelogram...Three Lobed Recordings

2. 16...Elbowed-Out...Everybody Get Up...Soul Junction

3. 15...Nancy Middleton...Loaded...s/r

4. 15...Atlantic Thrills...Vices...Almost Ready

5. 14...Naked Naps...The Middle...s/r

6. 13...Dylan LeBlanc...Cautionary Tale...Single Lock/Thirty Tigers

7. 13...The Besnard Lakes...A Coliseum Complex Museum...Jagjaguwar

8. 13...Tortoise...The Catastrophist...Thrill Jockey

9. 13...Karsh Kale...Up...Six Degrees

10. 12...Bruce and Vlady...The Reality...Vampisoul

11. 12...Klaus Johann Grobe...Baby Lass Uns Sein b/w Ich Bin Nicht der Grund...Trouble in Mind

12. 11...al riggs...Breakdowner and the Hungry Months...s/r

13. 11...Willie Thrasher...Spirit Child...Light in the Attic

14. 11...Protoje...Ancient Future...Mr. Bongo

15. 10...The Cactus Blossoms...You're Dreaming...Red House

16. 10...Pearl Gates...Countdown b/w The Ritual...Below System

 

WXDU Charts for Week Ending 1/17/2016

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 17, 2016

Top 88.7

1. 12...Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood, and the Rajasthan Express...Junun...Nonesuch

2. 12...Anthony Child...Electronic Recordings from Maui Jungle Vol. 1...Editions Mego

3. 12...Ty Segall...Ty Rex...Goner

4. 12...Bruce and Vlady...The Reality...Vampisoul

5. 11...Majeure...Union of Worlds...Constellation Tatsu

6. 10...Operation Midnight Climax...Operation Midnight Climax...Peak Oil

7. 10...The Ocean Blue...The Ocean Blue...Shelflife/Korda

8. 9...3 Moons...Astronomy of Dreams...Moon Glyph

9. 9...Boogarins...Manual...Fat Possum/Other Music Recording Co.

10. 9...Gloria Ann Taylor...Love is a Hurtin' Thing...Ubiquity

11. 9...Various Artists...Christians Catch Hell: Gospel Roots, 1976-79...Honest Jon's

12. 8...Protoje...Ancient Future...Mr. Bongo

13. 7...Hodge...Forms of Life...Berceuse Heroique

14. 7...Personable...New Lines...Peak Oil

15. 7...Gate...Saturday Night Fever...MIE Music

16. 7...Love...Reel to Real...High Moon

 

Top 88.7

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 10, 2016

1.11...Hayden Pedigo...Do You Sing? Vol. 1...Scissor Tail Editions

2.10...Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood, and the Rajasthan Express...Junun...Nonesuch

3.10...Boogarins...Manual...Fat Possum/Other Music Recording Co.

4.9...Various Artists...Christians Catch Hell: Gospel Roots, 1976-79...Honest Jon's

5.9...Mike Reed's People Places & Things...A New Kind of Dance...482 Music

6.9...Ty Segall...Ty Rex...Goner

7.8...AL Riggs and the Inconveniences...Husbands...s/r

8.8...Nadia Reid...Listen to Formation, Look for the Signs...Spunk/Scissor Tail Editions

9.8...Anna von Hausswolff...The Miraculous...City Slang/Other Music Recording Co.

10.8...Various Artists...Excavated Shellac: Reeds...Dust to Digital

11.8...3 Moons...Astronomy of Dreams...Moon Glyph

12.8...Bill Abel...Celestial Train...s/r

13.7...Operation Midnight Climax...Operation Midnight Climax...Peak Oil

14.7...Soldiers of Fortune...Early Risers...Mexican Summer

15.7...Judy Dyble...Anthology: Part One...Earth

16.7...Majeure...Union of Worlds...Constellation Tatsu

17.7...Brennen Leigh...Brennen Leigh Sings Lefty Frizzell...s/r

18.7...Scott Fagan...South Atlantic Blues...Saint Cecilia Knows/Lil' Fish

19.7...Pole...Wald...Pole Records

 

WXDU Charts for Week Ending 1/3/2015

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 3, 2016

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1. 9...The Ocean Blue...The Ocean Blue...Shelflife/Korda

2. 9...Roscoe Holcomb...San Diego State Folk Festival 1972...Tompkins Square

3. 8...Various Artists...Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line...Dust to Digital

4. 7...Secret Boyfriend...Haunt Stress/Burned Version/Forget to Breathe...self-released

5. 7...Six Organs of Admittance...Hexadic II...Drag City

6. 6...Al Riggs and the Inconveniences...Husbands...s/r

7. 6...Majeure...Union of Worlds...Constellation Tatsu

8. 6...Ryan Huber...Tacht...Inam

9. 6...Cass McCombs...A Folk Set Apart...Domino

10. 6...Jeff Zagers...Still/Alive...Wharf Cat

11. 6...Lame Drivers...Chosen Era...Jigsaw

12. 6...Love...Reel to Real...High Moon

13. 6...Tropic of Cancer...Stop Suffering...Blackest Ever Black

14. 5...Kooley High...Heights EP...M.E.C.C.A.

15. 5...Operation Midnight Climax...Operation Midnight Climax...Peak Oil

 

Top 88.7

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
December 13, 2015

1.14...Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings...It's a Holiday Party...Daptone

2.14...U.S. Girls...Half Free...4AD

3.12...Secret Boyfriend...Haunt Stress/Burned Version/Forget to Breathe...self-released

4.12...Gloria Ann Taylor...Love is a Hurtin' Thing...Ubiquity

5.12...The New Mastersounds...Made for Pleasure...Royal Potato Family

6.11...Paradise 100...Northern Seoul...100% Silk

7.10...Various...Senegal 70: Sonic Gems and Previously Unreleased Recordings from the '70s...Analog Africa

8.10...Floating Points...Elaenia...Luaka Bop/Pluto

9.10...555...Arcosanta...Moon Glyph

10.10...Alex G...Beach Music...Domino

11.9...Kooley High...Heights EP...M.E.C.C.A.

12.9...The Souljazz Orchestra...Resistance...Strut

13.9...Jeff Zagers...Still/Alive...Wharf Cat

14.9...Kishi Bashi...String Quartet Live...Joyful Noise

15.9...Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators...Happiness in Every Style...Timmion

16.8...Otis Brown...I've Got Another b/w Southside Chicago...Numero Group

17.8...James Ferraro...Skid Row...Break World

18.8...Atlantic Thrills...Atlantic Thrills...Almost Ready

19.8...The Oscillation...Beyond the Mirror: Rare and Unreleased Tracks...All Time Low Productions

20.8...Shadow in the Cracks...Shadow in the Cracks...Goner

 

WXDU Charts for Week Ending 12/6/2015

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
December 6, 2015

Top 88.7

1. 13...King Gizzard and Lizard Wizard...Paper Mache Dream Balloon...ATO

2. 13...Liz Vice...There's a Light...Ramseur

3. 13...Paradise 100...Northern Seoul...100% Silk

4. 13...The Lonesome Billies...It's Good to Be Lonesome...s/r

5. 13...The Souljazz Orchestra...Resistance...Strut

6. 13...U.S. Girls...Half Free...4AD

7. 13...Various...Loose the Funk: Rare Soul from Sound Stage 7 Records...Airline

8. 12...Otis Brown...I've Got Another b/w Southside Chicago...Numero Group

9. 11...Spooner Oldham...Pot Luck...Light in the Attic

10. 9...555...Arcosanta...Moon Glyph

11. 9...Atlantic Thrills...Atlantic Thrills...Almost Ready

12. 9...Carlos Timón...Solar Rape...Pueblo

13. 9...GNOER...Tethers Down...sé/r

14. 9...Gospel Machine...Your Holy Ghost...self-released

15. 9...Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators...Happiness in Every Style...Timmion

16. 9...Thomas Leer...Private Plane...Dark Entries

 

Top 88.7

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
November 29, 2015

1.10...Various Artists...Cumbias Chichadelicas: Peruvian Psychedelic Chicha...Pharaway Sounds

2.9...U.S. Girls...Half Free...4AD

3.9...Various...Loose the Funk: Rare Soul from Sound Stage 7 Records...Airline

4.9...Ghost Against Ghost...still love EP...Our Silent Canvas

5.8...Liz Vice...There's a Light...Ramseur

6.8...Kode9...Nothing...Hyperdub

7.8...Otis Brown...I've Got Another b/w Southside Chicago...Numero Group

8.7...Rafael Anton Irisarri...A Fragile Geography...Room40

9.7...Esmerine...Lost Voices...Constellation

10.7...Peaches...Rub...I U She

11.6...Sarah Shook and the Disarmers...Sidelong...s/r

12.6...Pinkish Black...Bottom of the Morning...Relapse

13.6...Pigeons...The Bower...MIE Music

14.6...Spray Paint...Dopers...Monofonus Press

15.6...The Lonesome Billies...It's Good to Be Lonesome...s/r

16.6...The Van Buren Wheels...The Van Buren Wheels...Slovenly/Black Gladiator

17.6...The Souljazz Orchestra...Resistance...Strut

18.6...Atlantic Thrills...Atlantic Thrills...Almost Ready

19.6...Bert Jansch...Moonshine...Earth

20.5...The Wigg Report...Everyday Revolution...s/r

21.5...Various Artists...Garden City Blues: Detroit's Jumping Scene 1948-1960...JSP Records

22.5...Lakker...Tundra Remixed...R&S

 

WXDU Charts for Week Ending 11/22/2015

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
November 22, 2015

Top 88.7

1. 17...The Souljazz Orchestra...Resistance...Strut

2. 15...Various...Loose the Funk: Rare Soul from Sound Stage 7 Records...Airline

3. 12...Otis Brown...I've Got Another b/w Southside Chicago...Numero Group

4. 11...Grupo Fantasma...Problemas...Blue Corn Music

5. 11...Joanna Newsom...Divers...Drag City

6. 11...King Gizzard and Lizard Wizard...Paper Mache Dream Balloon...ATO

7. 11...Various Artists...Cumbias Chichadélicas: Peruvian Psychedelic Chicha...Pharaway Sounds

8. 10...Spray Paint...Dopers...Monofonus Press

9. 10...The Shifting Sands...Cosmic Radio Station...Fishrider

10. 10...Various Artists...The P&P Records Soul/Disco Anthology...Harmless

11. 10...Various Artists...Garden City Blues: Detroit's Jumping Scene 1948-1960...JSP Records

12. 9...CeDell Davis...Last Man Standing/When Lightnin' Struck the Pine...Sunyata

13. 9...Courtney Barnett...Boxing Day Blues Revisited...Third Man

14. 9...Esmerine...Lost Voices...Constellation

 

Top 88.7

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
November 15, 2015

1.18...Various...Loose the Funk: Rare Soul from Sound Stage 7 Records...Airline

2.15...Gospel Machine...Your Holy Ghost...self-released

3.14...Deerhunter...Fading Frontier...4AD

4.13...South Carolina Broadcasters...Tell Me Truly...JB & B

5.13...Various Artists...Cumbias Chichadélicas: Peruvian Psychedelic Chicha...Pharaway Sounds

6.13...Various Artists...The P&P Records Soul/Disco Anthology...Harmless

7.13...Joanna Newsom...Divers...Drag City

8.12...Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators...Happiness in Every Style...Timmion

9.11...The Wigg Report...Everyday Revolution...s/r

10.11...Made of Oak...Penumbra...Partisan

11.11...Sarah Shook and the Disarmers...Sidelong...s/r

12.11...Grupo Fantasma...Problemas...Blue Corn Music

13.11...Express Rising...Fixed Rope...Numero Group

14.11...Bob Moses...Days Gone By...Domino