Sonic Diet

Top of the Charts From the Week of February 24 – March 2, 2013


Every week, WMSE reports its weekly charts to CMJ (the College Music Journal); and because WMSE has a free-form format, our DJs can spin whatever they choose on each of their weekly three-hour programs. Here are the top five most-spun albums for the past week out of those free-form programs in the respective genres of: alternative/radio 200 (rock, pop, hip hop), adds (new stuff!), rpm (electronic), new world, jazz and blues (reported, monthly). Seek out more info on each top five artist via the hyperlinks and view the complete list of weekly charts, here.

Radio 200

1., Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, We No Who U R single, Bad Seed Ltd.
2., Unknown Mortal Orchestra, II, Jagjaguwar
3., Bad Religion, True North, Epitaph
4., Foxygen, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace and Magic, Jagjaguwar
5., Atoms For Peace, Amok, XL


1., Youth Lagoon, Wondrous Bughouse, Fat Possum
2., Water Liars, Wyoming, Fat Possum
3., Suuns, Images du Futur, Secretly Canadian
4., Helado Negro, Invisible Life, Asthmatic Kitty
5., Chelsea Light Moving, Chelsea Light Moving, Matador


1., Bjork, Bastards, One Little Indian
2., Javelin, Hi Beams, Luaka Bop
3., Crystal Castles, III, Universal
4., Sally Shapiro, Somewhere Else, Paper Bag
5., Jamie Lidell, Jamie Lidell, Warp

New World

1., Fatoumata Diawara, Fatou, Nonesuch
2., Shugo Tokumaru, In Focus?, Polyvinyl
3., Empresarios, El Sonido Magico, Fort Knox
4., Dom la Nena, Ela, Six Degrees
5., Celtic Thunder, Mythology, self-released


1., Anat Cohen, Claroscuro, Anzic
2., UoU, Take the 7 Train, Tippin’
3., Asuka Kakitani Jazz Orchestra, Bloom, Nineteen-Eight
4., Inbar Fridman, Time Quartet Project, Origin
5., Chris Potter, The Sirens, ECM

Blues (updated monthly)

1.; Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!, Stax
2.; The Slide Brothers, Robert Randolph Presents the Slide Brothers, Concord
3.; Jesse Dee, On My Mind In My Heart, Alligator
4.; Julian Fauth, Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right, Electro-Fi
5.; The James Hunter Six, Minute By Minute, Fantasy

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