#1 Vampire Weekend | The NACC Charts for May 14, 2019

For the first time ever, the #1 selling album in the country is also simultaneously the #1 album on the NACC 200. Vampire Weekend owns the charts this week, leaping 15-1 on the NACC 200, 20-1 on NACC Non-Comm, and rises 2-1 at NACC NEXT. Their fourth album, Father Of The Bride, sold 138,000 equivalent album units (119,000 of which were album sales) making it the best-selling rock debut of 2019. The album is the fourth this year to jump to #1 from outside the NACC 200, which already tops 2018’s total of three. read more…

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Genre DJ of the Month | Michael A. Murphy, WMEB Bangor, Maine

“College radio stations attract students (many of them, perhaps, identifying as misfits) from a wide variety of backgrounds with an equally wide variety of musical tastes. Getting them to a point where they realize they are part of something bigger, where they can bond over their commonalities, rather than get polarized over differences, is a challenge.”

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Industry Interview with Jesse Stensby, Vitriol Radio Promotion

“You can tout the power of playlists and blogs and everything else, but I’ll still put my hand up for the stations out there that are truly engaging their community on a local level and in addition helping to be the filter that makes it possible to bring the rest of the world to the people of their area.”

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