#1 Weyes Blood | The NACC Charts for April 16, 2019

A frantic game of musical chairs is taking place at the top of the NACC 200 with our fifth #1 in as many weeks. For those who thought Karen O & Danger Mouse and Andrew Bird would battle it out for #1 again this week, you are half right. For most of the reporting period, Andrew Bird looked like he’d get back to #1 after surrendering the top spot last week. But coming out of left field was Natalie Mering aka Weyes Blood, soaring 8-1 and reaching #1 in three short weeks on the chart with her Sub Pop debut, Titanic Rising. We’ve now had nine NACC 200 #1s this year vs. six at this time last year. read more…

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Genre DJ of the Month | Toni Pennacchia, WZBC Newton

“About 10 years ago, DJ Madame B wanted to expand into the Boston area and knew how important WZBC was in Boston music scene. I also saw a need for a global music show and genre director there and the leadership was open to this along with airing Spoiler Alert Radio as a features show.”

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April MD of the Month | Sean Carolan, Altrok Radio

“On average, I find women are making more interesting music these days than men, full stop. Altrok Radio’s playlist reflects that; “I’ve already added enough women” is not a rule I have. However, “I only have ten adds” *is* a rule I have. So it’s kinda competitive.”

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