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Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
December 8, 2013

1. 15...Magik Markers...Surrender to the Fantasy...Drag City
2. 12...Melt-Banana...Fetch...A-Zap
3. 12...Destroyer...Five Spanish Songs...Merge
4. 12...La Luz...It's Alive...Hardly Art
5. 11...Ultra Bidé...DNA vs. DNA-c...Alternative Tentacles
6. 11...Neo Boys...Sooner or Later...K
7. 11...Mar Seck...Vagabonde - From Super Cap-Vert to Number One: Unreleased Recordings 1969-1980...Teranga Beat
8. 10...Daniel Bachman...Jesus I'm A Sinner...Tompkins Square
9. 10...Mike Donovan...WOT...Drag City
10. 10...Doris Duke...I'm A Loser...Alive Naturalsound
11. 9...Black Skies...Circadian Meditations...self-released
12. 9...The Numbers Band...Jimmy Bell's Still in Town...Exit Stencil Recordings
13. 9...Cem Karaca...Apa lar, Karda lar, Mo ollar, Ferdy Klein Orkestrası...Guerssen
14. 9...Various Artists...Longing for the Past: The 78 RPM Era in Southeast Asia...Dust-to-Digital
15. 9...Wooden Shjips...Back to Land...Thrill Jockey
16. 9...Dave Von Ronk...Down in Washington Square: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection...Smithsonian Folkways
17. 9...Z.Z. Hill...The Brand New Z.Z. Hill...Alive Naturalsound
18. 8...WowolfoL...9 Songs...self-released
19. 8...Mountain Thrower...Mountain Thrower...self-released

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
December 1, 2013

13...Wooden Shjips...Back to Land...Thrill Jockey
10...Mind Spiders...Inhumanistic...Dirtnap
9...Toddlers...Toddlers...self-released
9...Magik Markers...Surrender to the Fantasy...Drag City
9...Natural Snow Buildings...Daughter of Darkness...Ba Da Bing!
9...Destroyer...Five Spanish Songs...Merge
9...Courtney Barnett...The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas...Marathon Artists / House Anxiety
9...Dresses...Sun Shy EP...Sideonedummy
9...Z.Z. Hill...The Brand New Z.Z. Hill...Alive Naturalsound
8...Black Skies...Circadian Meditations...self-released
8...Daniel Bachman...Jesus I'm A Sinner...Tompkins Square
8...Mountain Thrower...Mountain Thrower...self-released
8...La Luz...It's Alive...Hardly Art
8...The Numbers Band...Jimmy Bell's Still in Town...Exit Stencil Recordings
8...The Gories...The Shaw Tapes: Live in Detroit 5/27/88...Third Man
8...Mar Seck...Vagabonde - From Super Cap-Vert to Number One: Unreleased Recordings 1969-1980...Teranga Beat
8...Doris Duke...I'm A Loser...Alive Naturalsound
8...Dave Von Ronk...Down in Washington Square: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection...Smithsonian Folkways
7...The Zoltars...Walking Through the Dark...CQ
7...Pampers...Pampers...In the Red

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
November 17, 2013

1. 15...Mountain Thrower...Mountain Thrower...self-released
2. 15...Wooden Shjips...Back to Land...Thrill Jockey
3. 12...Toddlers...Toddlers...self-released
4. 12...Russian Circles...Memorial...Sargent House
5. 11...Circuit des Yeux...Overdue...Ba Da Bing
6. 11...The Fuzz...The Fuzz...Munster
7. 11...Abelardo Carbono...El Maravilloso Mundo de Abelardo Carbono: Psychedelia, Afroroots & Champeta in 1980s Barranquilla...Vampi Soul
8. 11...La Luz...It's Alive...Hardly Art
9. 11...Rodion G.A....The Lost Tapes...Strut
10. 10...The #1s...Sharon Shouldn't 7"...Sorry State / Alien Snatch!
11. 10...Buffetlibre...Songs for Elaine...Tommy Boy
12. 9...Gross Ghost...Public Housing...Odessa
13. 9...The Necks...Open...Northern-Spy
14. 9...Rhys Chatham...Hamonie du Soir...Northern-Spy
15. 9...William Winant...Five American Percussion Pieces...Poon Village
16. 9...Chris Forsyth...Solar Motel...Paradise of Bachelors
17. 9...Dreamsalon...Thirteen Nights...Captcha
18. 9...Camel Heads...Anoluz...Captcha
19. 9...Midlake...Antiphon...ATO
20. 8...Felix Obelix...The Ringtone Album...Potluck
21. 8...The Victor Dimisich Band...The Victor Dimisich Band...Siltbreeze
22. 8...Kris Davis...Massive Threads...Thirsty Ear

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
November 10, 2013

1. 13...Gross Ghost...Public Housing...Odessa
2. 13...Omar Souleyman...Wenu Wenu...Ribbon Music
3. 13...Rodion G.A....The Lost Tapes...Strut
4. 12...Felix Obelix...The Ringtone Album...Potluck
5. 10...Moonface...Julia with Blue Jeans On...Jagjaguwar
6. 10...Seasick Steve...Hubcap Music...Polydor
7. 9...Polvo...Siberia...Merge
8. 9...Forest Swords...Engravings...Tri Angle
9. 9...Bil Vermette...Katha Visions...Permanent
10. 9...David Murray Infinity Quartet...Be My Monster Love...Motema
11. 9...Cass McCombs...Big Wheel and Others...Domino
12. 8...The Pod...Faded Memory From A Dying Sun...Black Iron
13. 8...Parquet Courts...Tally All the Things That You Broke EP...What's Your Rupture?
14. 8...William Onyeabor...World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor...Luaka Bop
15. 8...Midlake...Antiphon...ATO
16. 7...Bo White...Adornment...self-released
17. 7...The Dirtbombs...Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-blooey!...In the Red
18. 7...Elf Power...Sunlight on the Moon...Orange Twin
19. 7...Obits...Bed & Bugs...Sub Pop
20. 7...Mazzy Star...Seasons of Your Day...Rhymes of an Hour
21. 7...Running...Vaguely Ethnic...Castleface
22. 7...Bonnie Prince Billy...Bonnie Prince Billy...self-released

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
October 27, 2013

1. 12...The Dirtbombs...Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-blooey!...In the Red
2. 12...William Onyeabor...World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor...Luaka Bop
3. 12...Sandra Phillips...Too Many People in One Bed...Alive
4. 11...Tim Hecker...Virgins...Kranky
5. 11...Umberto...From the Grave......Permanent
6. 10...Bo White...Adornment...self-released
7. 10...Vatican Shadow...Remember Your Black Day...Hospital Productions
8. 10...Matthew E. White...Outer Face...Spacebomb / Domino
9. 10...Mazzy Star...Seasons of Your Day...Rhymes of an Hour
10. 9...Heads on Sticks...Phantasm in Tutu...self-released
11. 9...Quasi...Mole City...Kill Rock Stars
12. 9...Bonnie Prince Billy...Bonnie Prince Billy...self-released
13. 9...Darkside...Psychic...Other People / Matador
14. 9...Wolfmoon...Wolfmoon...Alive
15. 8...Audobon Park...Crazy Crazy For Feeling...Potluck
16. 8...Roscoe Mitchell Quartet...Live at "A Space" 1975...Delmark
17. 8...Dino Valente...Dino Valente...Tompkins Square
18. 8...Various Artists...Cajun Honky Tonk: The Khoury Recordings, Vol. 2...Arhoolie
19. 8...Yuck...Glow & Behold...Fat Possum
20. 7...Polvo...Siberia...Merge
21. 7...Ruby Pins...Ruby Pins...M'Lady's

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
October 20, 2013

1. 12...Fuzz...Fuzz...In the Red
2. 12...Wolfmoon...Wolfmoon...Alive
3. 12...Yuck...Glow & Behold...Fat Possum
4. 11...Mazzy Star...Seasons of Your Day...Rhymes of an Hour
5. 10...Audobon Park...Crazy Crazy For Feeling...Potluck
6. 10...TV Ghost...Disconnect...In the Red
7. 10...Umberto...From the Grave......Permanent
8. 10...Wau y los Arrrghs!!!...Todo Roto...Slovenly
9. 9...Polvo...Siberia...Merge
10. 9...Obits...Bed & Bugs...Sub Pop
11. 9...Darkside...Psychic...Other People
12. 9...Robbie Fulks...Gone Away Backward...Bloodshot
13. 8...James Plotkin & Paal Nilssen-Love...Death Rattle...Rune Grammofon
14. 8...Iasos...Celestial Soul Portrait...Numero
15. 8...Saroos...Return...Alien Transistor
16. 8...The Dentists...Some People Are On the Pitch They Think It's All Over It Is Now...Trouble in Mind
17. 8...Shaheed & DJ Supreme...Knowledge...Communicating Vessels
18. 8...Cloud Control...Dream Cave...Infectious Music
19. 7...Vatican Shadow...Remember Your Black Day...Hospital Productions
20. 7...Seefeel...Quique...Modern Classics Recordings / Medical
21. 7...Sandra Phillips...Too Many People in One Bed...Alive
22. 7...Fresh & Onlys...Soothsayer EP...Mexican Summer

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
October 13, 2013

1. 15...Mazzy Star...Seasons of Your Day...Rhymes of an Hour
2. 13...The Dentists...Some People Are On the Pitch They Think It's All Over It Is Now...Trouble in Mind
3. 11...Polvo...Siberia...Merge
4. 10...Obits...Bed & Bugs...Sub Pop
5. 10...Various Artists...The Ecstasy of Gold: 22 Killer Bullets from the Spaghetti West Vol. 2...Semi-Automatic
6. 10...Yuck...Glow & Behold...Fat Possum
7. 10...The Sadies...Internal Sounds...Yep Roc
8. 9...Wau y los Arrrghs!!!...Todo Roto...Slovenly
9. 9...Lonnie Holley...Keep A Recording of It...Dust-to-Digital
10. 9...Zachary Cale...Blue Rider...All Hand Electric
11. 9...Waxahatchee...Cerulean Salt...Don Giovanni
12. 9...Jackson and His Computerband...Glow...Warp
13. 9...Big Star...Nothing Can Hurt Me...Omnivore
14. 8...Thee Tsunamis...A Goodbad is Hard to Find...Magnetic South Recordings
15. 8...Michael Hurley...Armchair Boogie...Light in the Attic
16. 8...Robbie Fulks...Gone Away Backward...Bloodshot
17. 8...Laugh Clown Laugh...Laugh Clown Laugh...Medical / Crispy Nuggets
18. 8...DIANA...Perpetual Surrender...Jagjaguwar
19. 8...Richard Buckner...Surrounded...Merge
20. 8...Various Artists...The Big E - A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons...Warner Music Nashville

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
September 29, 2013

1. 12...Jews and Catholics...Civilized...self-released
2. 11...Schooner...Neighborhood Veins...Potluck
3. 11...Bill Callahan...Dream River...Drag City
4. 11...Michael Hurley...Armchair Boogie...Light in the Attic
5. 10...Stems...STEMS...self-released
6. 10...Various Artists...After Dark Vol. II...Italians Do It Better
7. 10...Michael Chapman...Wrecked Again...Light in the Attic
8. 9...Loamlands...Some Kind of Light...Trekky
9. 9...King Khan and the Shrines...Idle No More...Merge
10. 9...Ty Segall...Sleeper...Drag City
11. 9...Cloud Control...Dream Cave...Infectious Music
12. 8...Peter Lamb & the Wolves...Humble Pie...self-released
13. 8...Lonnie Holley...Keep A Recording of It...Dust-to-Digital
14. 8...Chris Morrissey...North Hero...Sunnyside
15. 8...Moon Hooch...Moon Hooch...Horn Blow
16. 8...Matt Mitchell...Fiction...Pi
17. 8...Crystal Stilts...Nature Noir...Sacred Bones
18. 8...Big Star...Nothing Can Hurt Me...Omnivore
19. 7...Bryan and the Haggards featuring Dr. Eugene Chadbourne...Merles Just Want to Have Fun...Northern-Spy
20. 7...The Blind Shake...Key to A False Door...Castleface
21. 7...Chelsea Wolfe...Pain is Beauty...Sargent House
22. 7...Run the Jewels...Run the Jewels...Fool's Gold

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
September 22, 2013

1. 13...Drug Yacht...Way Up Firm and High...self-released
2. 12...Ty Segall...Sleeper...Drag City
3. 10...Schooner...Neighborhood Veins...Potluck
4. 10...Various Artists...After Dark Vol. II...Italians Do It Better
5. 10...Run the Jewels...Run the Jewels...Fool's Gold
6. 10...King Khan and the Shrines...Idle No More...Merge
7. 9...Horseback...A Plague of Knowing...Relapse
8. 9...Promised Land Sound...Promised Land Sound...Paradise of Bachelors
9. 9...Bobby Whitlock...Bobby Whitlock...Future Days
10. 9...Deer Tick...Negativity...Partisan
11. 8...The Urinals...Negative Capability...In the Red
12. 8...Coachwhips...Hands on the Controls...Castleface
13. 8...Chelsea Wolfe...Pain is Beauty...Sargent House
14. 8...Michael Chapman...Wrecked Again...Light in the Attic
15. 8...Ken Camden...Space Mirror...Kranky
16. 8...Forest Fire...Screens...FatCat
17. 8...Ken Camden...Space Mirror...Kranky
18. 8...Dent May...Warm Blanket...Paw Tracks
19. 8...Kissaway Trail...Breach...Yep Roc
20. 8...Xenia Rubinos...Magic Trix...Jaba Jaba Music
21. 7...Peter Lamb & the Wolves...Humble Pie...self-released
22. 7...The Mallard...Finding Meaning in Deference...Castleface
23. 7...Mountains...Mountains Mountains Mountains...Thrill Jockey

 

Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
September 15, 2013

1. 9...Art Hodes...I Remember Bessie...Delmark
2. 8...Sylvan Esso...Hey Mami 12"...Trekky
3. 8...Superchunk...I Hate Music...Merge
4. 8...Mandolin Orange...This Side of Jordan...Yep Roc
5. 7...Horseback...A Plague of Knowing...Relapse
6. 7...The Love Language...Ruby Red...Merge
7. 7...High Speed & The Afflicted Man...Get Stoned Ezy...Guerssen
8. 7...Zola Jesus...Versions...Sacred Bones
9. 7...Ty Segall...Sleeper...Drag City
10. 7...The Honey Ltd....The Complete LHI Recordings...Light in the Attic
11. 6...Drug Yacht...Way Up Firm and High...self-released
12. 6...Eros and the Eschaton...Home Address for Civil War...Bar/None
13. 6...Nohome...Nohome...Trost
14. 6...The Haxan Cloak...Excavation...Tri Angle
15. 6...Marcos Valle...Marcos Valle...Light in the Attic
16. 6...The Swallow Quintet...Into the Woodwork...ECM / XtraWatt
17. 6...Moderat...II...Monkeytown
18. 6...Jonathan Rado...Law & Order...Woodsist
19. 6...Washed Out...Paracosm...Sub Pop
20. 6...Dent May...Warm Blanket...Paw Tracks
21. 6...Kermit Ruffins...We Partyin' Tradition Style...Basin Street
22. 6...Deer Tick...Negativity...Partisan
23. 6...Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys...What A Dream It's Been...Cow Island Music