Charts & Adds 8/20/2008

Hey everyone, so I’ve been super-busy throughout August, but me and Munsey finally got it together with charts & adds for this week. Here’s the most popular music at KXUA:

1 GNARLS BARKLEY The Odd Couple Downtown
2 LYRICS BORN Everywhere At Once Anti
3 BECK Modern Guilt Interscope
4 VANCOUGAR Canadian Tuxedo Mint
5 FUTUREHEADS This Is Not The World Nul
6 SILVER JEWS Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea Drag City
7 ORCHESTRA BAOBAB Made In Dakar Nonesuch
8 SIGUR ROS Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust XL
9 LACKTHEREOF Your Anchor Barsuk
10 JOE STRUMMER The Future Is Unwritten Sony
11 DR. DOG Fate Park The Van
12 N.E.R.D. Seeing Sounds Star Trak-Interscope
13 HOLD STEADY Stay Positive Vagrant
14 JALEEL SHAW Optimism Changu
15 SAM PHILLIPS Don’t Do Anything Nonesuch
16 WOLF PARADE At Mount Zoomer SUB POP
17 BONNIE PRINCE BILLY Lie Down In The Light Drag City
18 WITHERED Folie Circulaire Prosthetic
19 MADE OUT OF BABIES The Ruiner The End
20 LEVIATHAN Massive Conspiracy Against All Life Tumult
21 DEADBIRD Twilight Ritual At A Loss
22 PAUL WELLER 22 Dreams Yep Roc
23 VARIOUS ARTISTS PDX Pop Now! 2008 Self-Released
24 T. BONE BURNETT Tooth Of Crime Nonesuch
25 BOOKA SHADE The Sun And The Neon Light Get Physical
26 SATURDAY KNIGHTS Mingle Light In The Attic Records
27 AWESOME COLOR Electric Aborigines Ecstatic Peace
28 MARC RIBOT’S CERAMIC DOG Party Intellectuals Pi
29 JACKSON CONTI Sujinho Mochilla
30 MELVINS Nude With Boots Ipecac

Lot of good music in rotation right now, so be sure to make your shifts to help out these artists. And not to nitpick, but Melvins should be way higher than #30 – try to work them in a little more if you can! Anyway, here are the adds for this week:

Heavy

Brazilian Girls – New York City
New York’s premier international party band, RIYL Nouvelle Vague, Wax Poetic, Tipsy, Stereolab

Matt Ulery’s ‘Loom’ – Music Box Ballerina
Intense interplay of complex rhythms from a World Jazz Act, RIYL Zach Brock, Jon Deitemyer, Grazyna Auguscik

Pornopop – And the Slow Songs About the Dead Calm in Your Arms
Don’t let the name fool you, these Sigur Ros tour mates combine a swirling sound of punk, noise rock, shoegaze, and electronica, RIYL Portishead, Cat Power, Cowboy Junkies

Sonny J – Disastro
An eclectic album that can go from sounding like a Quentin Tarantino movie score to a Cut Chemist track, RIYL Cut Chemist, Fatboy Slim, Ruckus Roboticus

Various Artists – Electronica Sampler
Electro singles from several artists, to end off the summer. Features music from Chemical Brothers, MGMT, the Faint.

Medium Rotation

S.M.V. – Thunder
Three electric bases playing simultaneously, and it’s actually good. Amazing! RIYL Jaco Pastorius, Return to Forever, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones

sBACH – sBACH
Spencer Seim combines ideas from both his bands, the Advantage and Hella. RIYL Hella, Don Caballero, Slint

Mit – CODA
Those Germans know how to make electronic music. RIYL Kraftwerk, Neu!, Gary Numan

Light Rotation

The Abbasi Brothers – Something Like Nostalgia
Ambient electronic, except it doesn’t all sound the same! RIYL Ulrich Schnauss, Boards of Canada, Brian Eno

Telepathique – Last Time On Earth
Brazilian House music is getting better, and this band tries to capitalize. RIYL Bonde do Role, CSS, Ladytron

Human Highway – Moody Motorcycle
Nick Thornburn of Unicorns/Islands and Jim Guthrie make the kind of music you might expect them to make. RIYL Beach Boys, Islands

Calexico – Carried to Dust
As usual, Joey Burns is at his best when he’s writing the indie rock-meets-mariachi film score to a Sergio Leone film. RIYL Ennio Morricone, Iron & Wine

OK, that’s it for now. Check for New Music Show podcasts soon. Anyway, that’s all we got this week, Munsey & I will talk at you all next week.

Some Dude & Munsey

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