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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
July 5, 2009

1.    15...Various Artists...Destroy That Boy! More Girls with Guitars...Ace
2.    12...Amadou & Miriam...Welcome to Mali...Because/Nonesuch
3.    12...Vieux Farka Toure...Fondo...Six Degrees
4.    11...Francoiz Breut...A l'Auvigiette...Groove Attack
5.    11...Various Artists...Funk Mundial...Man Recordings
6.    10...Duet for Theremin & Lap Steel...s/t...s/r
7.    10...Grizzly Bear...Veckatimest...Warp
8.    10...Various Artists...Acid Dreams - Epitaph...Past & Present
9.    10...Whole World Laughing...Eight Songs for Cy...s/r
10.    9...Arthur Russell...Love is Overtaking Me...Audika
11.    9...Bibio...Ambivalence Avenue ...Warp
12.    9...Sun Ra...Featuring Pharoah Sanders & Black Harold...Jazz
13.    9...Thee Oh Sees...Help...In the Red
14.    8...Jack-O & the Tennessee Tearjerkers...The Disco Outlaws...Goner
15.    8...Portland Cello Project...The Thao & Justin Power Sessions...Kill Rock Stars
16.    8...Sonic Youth...The Eternal...Matador

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
June 28, 2009

1.    13...Various Artists...Panama! 2: Latin Sounds, cumbia tropical & calypso funk on the isthmus, 1967-77...Soundway
2.    10...Dinosaur Jr....Farm...Jagjaguwar
3.    10...Various Artists...Acid Dreams Testament...Past & Present
4.    10...Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso UFO...Lord of the Underground...Alien8
5.    10...Various Artists...The World is Shaking: Cubanismo from the Congo, 1954-55...Honest Jons
6.    9...Intelligence...Fake Surfers...In the Red
7.    9...Suck...Time to Suck...Shadoks
8.    9...Sonic Youth...The Eternal...Matador
9.    9...Various Artists...The Electric Asylum Vol. 2...Past & Present
10.    9...Au Revoir Simone...Still Night, Still Light...Our Secret Record Company
11.    9...Iron and Wine...Around the Well...Sub Pop
12.    8...The Juan MacLean...The Future Will Come...DFA
13.    8...Music Lovers...Masculine Feminine...Le Grand Magistry
14.    8...The Warlocks...The Mirror Explodes...Tee Pee
15.    8...Grizzly Bear...Veckatimest...Warp

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
June 21, 2009

1.    15...Sonic Youth...The Eternal...Matador
2.    14...Thee Oh Sees...Help...In the Red
3.    11...Grizzly Bear...Veckatimest...Warp
4.    10...Camera Obscura...My Maudlin Career...4AD
5.    10...Extra Golden...Thank You Very Quickly...Thrill Jockey
6.    10...Music Lovers...Masculine Feminine...Le Grand Magistry
7.    10...Sir Richard Bishop...The Freak of Araby...Drag City
8.    10...Various Artists...Panama! 2: Latin Sounds, cumbia tropical & calypso funk on the isthmus, 1967-77...Soundway
9.    10...Various Artists...My Favorite Things Vol. 2...Mule Electronic
10.    9...Cave...Psychic Psummer...Important
11.    9...Clues...s/t...Consellation
12.    9...Eilen Jewell...Sea of Tears...Signature Sound
13.    9...Pink Mountaintops...Outside Love...Jagjaguwar
14.    9...The Warlocks...The Mirror Explodes...Tee Pee
15.    8...Au Revoir Simone...Still Night, Still Light...Our Secret Record Company
16.    8...Citified...Absence...Eskimo Kiss
17.    8...Dexateens...Singlewide...Skybucket

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
June 14, 2009

1.    11...Various Artists...Panama! 2: Latin Sounds, cumbia tropical & calypso funk on the isthmus, 1967-77...Soundway
2.    11...Magik Markers...Balf Quarry...Drag City
3.    10...Sonic Youth...The Eternal...Matador
4.    9...Various Artists...Take Me to the Water...Dust to Digital
5.    9...Music Lovers...Masculine Feminine...Le Grand Magistry
6.    9...Au Revoir Simone...Still Night, Still Light...Our Secret Record Company
7.    9...Eilen Jewell...Sea of Tears...Signature Sound
8.    9...Vaselines...Enter the Vaselines...Sub Pop
9.    9...Eva Ayllon...Kimba Fa...Four Quarters
10.    8...Extra Golden...Thank You Very Quickly...Thrill Jockey
11.    8...Ear Pwr...Super Animal Brothers III...Carpark
12.    8...Pink Mountaintops...Outside Love...Jagjaguwar
13.    8...Cave...Psychic Psummer...Important
14.    8...Steve Earle...Townes...New West
15.    8...Various Artists...Best of Kayden & Merben Records...Funkadelphia
16.    7...Double Dagger...More...Thrill Jockey

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
June 7, 2009

1.    14...Des Ark...WXDU Vol. 2...s/r
2.    12...Various Artists...Bain Music Project...self-released/new raleigh
3.    12...Vaselines...Enter the Vaselines...Sub Pop
4.    11...Cave...Psychic Psummer...Important
5.    11...Omar Souleyman...Dabke 2020...Sublime Frequencies
6.    11...Steve Earle...Townes...New West
7.    10...Various Artists...Mindexpanders Vol. 1...Past & Present
8.    9...Magik Markers...Balf Quarry...Drag City
9.    9...MIDIval PunditZ...Hello Hello...Six Degrees
10.    9...Various Artists...Dr. Boogie presents 26 Deranged Smokin' Cool Cats...Sub Rosa
11.    8...Blood & Sunshine...EP...s/r
12.    8...Eilen Jewell...Sea of Tears...Signature Sound
13.    8...Group Doueh...Treeg Salaam...Sublime Frequencies
14.    8...Led Bib...Sensible Shoes...Cuneiform
15.    8...Super Furry Animals...Dark Days/Light Years...Rough Trade
16.    8...the Fully Celebrated...Drunk on the Blood of the Holy Ones...Aum Fidelity
17.    7...Curious Mystery...Rotting Slowly...K

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
May 31, 2009

1.    12...Various Artists...Dr. Boogie presents 26 Deranged Smokin' Cool Cats...Sub Rosa
2.    11...Vaselines...Enter the Vaselines...Sub Pop
3.    11...Wooden Birds...Magnolia...Barsuk
4.    11...Various Artists...Mindexpanders Vol. 1...Past & Present
5.    10...Bill Callahan...Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle...Drag City
6.    9...U.S. (United Soul)...Music With Funkadelic...Westbound
7.    9...Various Artists...Best of Kayden & Merben Records...Funkadelphia
8.    9...Crystal Stilts...s/t...Woodsist
9.    9...Various Artists...An Outbreak of Twangin': Phantom Guitars Vol. 2...Psychic Circle
10.    9...Veelee...Three Sides...s/r
11.    8...Des Ark...WXDU Vol. 2...s/r
12.    8...Various Artists...Bain Music Project...self-released/new raleigh
13.    8...Nomo...Invisible Cities...Ubiquity
14.    8...Various Artists...Off the Wall Volumes 1& 2...Past & Present
15.    7...Omar Souleyman...Dabke 2020...Sublime Frequencies
16.    7...Super Furry Animals...Dark Days/Light Years...Rough Trade

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
May 24, 2009

1.    15...Various Artists...Mindexpanders Vol. 1...Past & Present
2.    10...Various Artists...Best of Kayden & Merben Records...Funkadelphia
3.    9...Des Ark...WXDU Vol. 2...s/r
4.    9...Super Furry Animals...Dark Days/Light Years...Rough Trade
5.    9...Warsaw Village Band...Infinity...Barbes
6.    9...Various Artists...An Outbreak of Twangin': Phantom Guitars Vol. 2...Psychic Circle
7.    8...Mighty Gospel Inspirations...In Black and White...s/r
8.    8...Various Artists...Dr. Boogie presents 26 Deranged Smokin' Cool Cats...Sub Rosa
9.    8...Crystal Stilts...s/t...Woodsist
10.    8...Omar Souleyman...Dabke 2020...Sublime Frequencies
11.    8...Various Artists...Bain Music Project...self-released/new raleigh
12.    8...Savath & Savalas...La Llama...Stones Throw
13.    8...Balkan Beat Box...Nu Made (Remixes)...JDUB
14.    8...Los Straitjackets...The Further Adventures of Los Straightjackets...Yep Roc
15.    8...Various Artists...Latin Disco...Fania

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
May 17, 2009

1.    14...Various Artists...Best of Kayden & Merben Records...Funkadelphia
2.    13...Omar Souleyman...Dabke 2020...Sublime Frequencies
3.    13...The Emperors...Karate...Funkadelphia
4.    12...Various Artists...An Outbreak of Twangin': Phantom Guitars Vol. 2...Psychic Circle
5.    12...Lee Fields & the Expressions...My World...Truth & Soul
6.    12...Various Artists...Fly Girls! - B-Boys Beware...Soul Jazz
7.    10...Various Artists...Latin Disco...Fania
8.    10...U.S....Music With Funkadelic...Westbound
9.    9...Camera Obscura...My Maudlin Career...4AD
10.    8...Balkan Beat Box...Nu Made (Remixes)...JDUB
11.    8...Bill Callahan...Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle...Drag City
12.    8...Liverpool...Por Favor Sucesso...Shadoks
13.    8...Los Flippers...Pronto Viviremos Un Mundo Mucho Mejor...Guerssen
14.    8...Los Straightjackets...The Further Adventures of Los Straightjackets...Yep Roc
15.    8...Wau y los Arrrghs!!!...Viven!!!...Slovenly
16.    8...Nomo...Invisible Cities...Ubiquity

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
May 10, 2009

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1.    11...Various Artists...An Outbreak of Twangin': Phantom Guitars Vol. 2...Psychic Circle
2.    11...The Factory...Path Through the Forest...Guerszen
3.    11...Liverpool...Por Favor Sucesso...Shadoks
4.    10...Allen Toussaint...the Bright Mississippi...Nonesuch
5.    9...Various Artists...Compulation Volume 3...Pox World Empire
6.    9...Fischerspooner...Entertainment...FS Studios
7.    9...the Emperors...Karate...Funkadelphia
8.    9...Wau y los Arrrghs!!!...Viven!!!...Slovenly
9.    8...Various Artists...Fly Girls! - B-Boys Beware...Soul Jazz
10.    8...Religious Knives...Live at Big Jar...Archive

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
May 3, 2009

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1.    13...King Kahn & the Shrines...What Is?!...Vice
2.    13...Various Artists...Eccentric Soul: Smart's Palace...Numero
3.    12...Grappling Hook...And Those Who Would Keep Us Safe...Blastco
4.    12...Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles...The Stars Are Out...Sugar Hill
5.    12...Junior Boys...Begone Dull Care...Domino
6.    12...John Doe & the Sadies...Country Club...Yep Roc
7.    11...Liverpool...Por Favor Sucesso...Shadoks
8.    11...Wau y los Arrrghs!!!...Viven!!!...Slovenly
9.    11...Neko Case...Middle Cyclone...Anti-
10.    11...The Handsome Family...Honey Moon...Carrot Top
11.    10...Tim Easton...Porcupine...New West
12.    10...Various Artists...Not Given Lightly: a tribute to the giant golden book of new zealand alternative music scene...Morr Music
13.    9...Adventure...Adventure...Carpark
14.    9...Mojomatics...Don't Pretend That You Know Me...Ghost
15.    9...PJ Harvey & John Parish...A Woman A Man Walked By...Island
16.    9...Black Dice...Repo...Paw Tracks