Vampire Weekend soared to #1 in their first week on top, leaping 15-1, before ceding the top spot to Tacocat the next week. But their fourth LP, Father Of The Bride (Spring Snow/Columbia) quickly moved back to #1 and has now spent four non-consecutive weeks on top. In doing so they’ve tied Girlpool and Weyes Blood for the most weeks at #1 this year. They’ll look to take the ‘most weeks at #1 in 2019’ title all for themselves next week, though Cate Le Bon (4-2) and Flying Lotus (who we will profile next) may have something to say about preventing that from happening. read more…
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“College/Community Radio matters because we need youthful energy contributing to what ends up on the airwaves! They’re always hungry for new sounds and often give us fresh insights into the music we’re working on. I’ve gotten tons of recommendations from college MDs that have shaped my own tastes. It’s a critical, symbiotic relationship.”read more
“I host a show on WKNC called The Saw’s Butcher Shop. I am known as The Saw, the Master Butcher. My show is divided into two time-slots: The Bone Cruncher on Friday’s from noon-1pm where I play local North Carolina metal bands, and The House of Horrors on Friday night’s from 6-8pm where I play all genres of metal (metalcore, deathcore, hardcore, death metal, black metal, and djent metal, etc.).”read more
“WCNI’s mix of volunteer community members and college students play music that ranges “from folk to funk…from polka to punk”. We have a very eclectic blend of community members and students, a true island of misfit toys that have a shared passion for music and enjoy bringing that to airwaves on our gloriously analog mixing board.”read more
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