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Charts June 12 - 18

June 19, 2015
Well it got ridiculously hot this week. Here's what we've been playing to cool down:

Jazz - Again, a week full of Daves... But a new #1!

1    VINCENT HERRING    Night And Day    (Smoke Sessions)
2    DAVID SANBORN    Time And The River    (OKeh)
3    DAVE STRYKER    Messin' With Mister T    (Self-Released)
4    CHRIS CORTEZ    Top Secret!    (Blue Bamboo)
5    KEVIN EUBANKS AND STANLEY JORDAN    Duets    (Mack Avenue)
6    DAVID CHESKY    Jazz In The New Harmonic    (Chesky)
8    DAWAN MUHAMMAD    Consider The Source    (Lifeforce Jazz)
9    ROBERT KENNEDY TRIO    Big Shoes    (Self-Released)
10    TODD MARCUS JAZZ ORCHESTRA    Blue For Tahrir    (Hipnotic)

World - A new #1 here, and there are a few new names peeking up!

1    MORGAN HERITAGE    Strictly Roots    (Cool To Be Conscious)
2    ALEX CUBA    Healer    (Caracol)
3    XAVIER RUDD AND THE UNITED NATIONS    Nanna    (Self-Released)
4    JESSE COOK    One World    (Coach House)
5    BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB    Lost And Found    (World Circuit)
6    NNEKA     My Fairy Tales    (Bushqueen)
7    TIEMPO LIBRE    Panamericano    (Universal)
8    QUITAPENAS    Quitapenas    (White Iris)
9    SKINTS    FM    (Easy Star)
10    MBONGWANA STAR    From Kinshasa    (World Circuit)

College - HUGE movement for Courtney Barnett!

1    COURTNEY BARNETT    Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit    (Mom And Pop)
2    HEARTLESS BASTARDS    Restless Ones    (Partisan)
3    CHRISTOPHER PAUL STELLING    Labor Against Waste    (Anti-)
4    DJANGO DJANGO    Born Under Saturn    (Ribbon)
5    KAIL BAXLEY    A Light That Never Dies    (Forty Below)
6    DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE    Kintsugi    (Atlantic)
7    LORD HURON    Strange Trails    (Iamsound)
8    KELLER WILLIAMS    Vape    (Self-Released)
9    FOOL'S GOLD    Flying Lessons    (ORG Music)
10    DAWES    All Your Favorite Bands    (HUB)

Roots - A compeletely new top 5 - including our Radio Room guest from last night...

1    SONNY LANDRETH    Bound by the Blues    (Provogue)
2    BILLY SHADDOX    I Melt, I Howl    (Self-Released)
3    THE TEXAS HORNS    Blues Gotta Holda Me    (Vizztone)
4    THE NIGHTHAWKS    Back Porch Party    (Eller Records)
5    THE JOSH GARRETT BAND    Honey For My Queen    (Self-Released)
6    WILLIE NELSON & MERLE HAGGARD    Django and Jimmie    (Legacy)
7    TROUT STEAK REVIVAL    Brighter Every Day    (Self-Released)
8    AMY HART     Live at the Mayne Stage    (Painted Rocks / Vizztone)
9    EILEN JEWELL    Sundown Over Ghostown    (Signature Sounds)
10    STEEL WHEELS    Leave Some Things Behind     (Big Bang Records)

Keep it tuned to KAFM for more new music throughout the summer - there's a lot coming up!
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