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Top 40 for 2.7.13

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 by Eric Loose

220px-Toro_y_moiHave you ever heard of Toro y Moi? If not, you should definitely check out his new album Anything in Return. That goes doubly if you enjoy soulful indie or chill chillwave. There’s one guy behind the project, and this is his fourth album. Toro y Moi is pictured to the left, in some goofy glasses. (more…)



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Pantha Du Prince and The Bell Laboratory – Elements of Light

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 by Eric Loose

The release is a collaboration between producer Hendrik Weber (a.k.a. Pantha Du Prince) and various percussionists, including a member of Jaga Jazzist, based out of Oslo, but its cohesive nature leads me to imagine while listening that it’s a product of a single band that’s known each other for decades. Weber’s technique was (more…)



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Top 40 for 1.31.13

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 by Eric Loose


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It’s a new week here at WLOY and we have a ton of additions to our Top 40. Look to Mother Mother or The Bronx for some refreshing rock music, or Unknown Mortal Orchestra which marries soul with psychedelica. A few of our mainstays are still near the top, but look out for new additions next week from the likes of Shugo Tokumaru, Frightened Rabbit, and Low, to name a few! Pictured to the left is the mastermind behind Panthu du Prince, one of our newcomers Hendrik Weber.  (more…)



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Top 40 for 1.18.13

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 by Eric Loose

PeterPeterHere at WLOY we hope everyone had the best of winter breaks. With that said, we welcome you back, with some new music to boot. One of the most prominent additions to the Top 40 comes from Peter Peter, an artist from Quebec whose second album, Une Version Amelioree… lands in our top 10. Also be sure to check out A$AP Rocky’s latest, which joins our top contenders as well. (more…)



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Top 40 for 12.1.12

Friday, December 7th, 2012 by Eric Loose

WLOY wishes everyone at Loyola well on their finals, and hopes that during their studying they might happen to listen to some of these records. Below are the Top 40, compiled by our station’s Music Directors, for your listening enjoyment! Take note of newcomer to the list Mogwai, who is also pictured to the left. (more…)



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Top 40 for 11.25.12

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 by Eric Loose

There’s a few new, exciting additions to our Top 40 Albums this week! The Deftones’ Koi No Yokan has been making an impression on many listeners, and Mogwai’s album A Wrenched Virile Lore (put together by all-around music genius Tim Hecker) makes its debut in our top 10. Perhaps no jump is as significant as Andy Stott though, whose Luxury Problems earns a second spot place on the list this week. (more…)



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Top 40 for 11.18.12

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 by Eric Loose

It’s almost Thanksgiving! And because I won’t be here to update you on WLOY’s Top 40 next week, it’s necessary for this article to give thanks for the music we’ve been digging this week. At the top of our list is Kendrick Lamar, who recently released Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, which is certainly worth giving thanks for.  (more…)



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New Releases 3 November 2012

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 by Billy Dries

This week we’ve got some great new music. Gary Clark Jr. released his debut album, and Bat For Lashes, Ty Segall, and A Fine Frenzy are all back with amazing new releases. Also making the chart are Dinosaur Eyelids, and Sky Ferreira, a couple of up and coming artists that have no shortage of tallent. Check back weekly for even more new release

Artist Album Recommended Tracks RIYL
1 Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man 1,3,6  The Beta Band, The Dismemberment Plan
2  Sky Ferreira Ghost EP 4,2,1  Alanis Morisette, Cat Power, Aimee Mann
3  Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu 1,3,4,8  Jack White, Trombone Shorty
4  Dinosaur Eyelids  Conflagration 5,2,3  The Black Crowes, The Presidents of the United States of America
5  Ty Segall  Twins  1,5,3  The White Stripes, Pavement
6 A Fine Frenzy  Pines 2,8,4 Fiest, Cat Power, Ellie Goulding


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Top 40 for 11.4.12

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 by Eric Loose

Check out this week’s Top 40 albums, courtesy of WLOY! Whether it’s the top spot belonging to Flying Lotus or listen to something farther down the list like the brand new Kendrick Lamar album, there’s bound to be a few albums on the list for you to fall in love with while you’re drying off from Sandy and hunkering down for another Nor’easter. Enjoy!  (more…)



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New Releases 9.29.12

Monday, October 8th, 2012 by Billy Dries

This week we’ve got some great new music. The much anticipated sophomore album from Mumford and Sons is now in studio as well as the new Two Door Cinema Club and Freelance Whales. Other new releases include a brief sampler from Sub Pop Records and some great tunes off of the new Citizens! and Ex Norwegian albums. Check back next week for even more new releases!

Artist Album Recommended Tracks RIYL
1  Mumford and Sons  Babel 1,4,6  Banjo
2  Two Door Cinema Club  Beacon 2,5,8  Neon Indian, Dirty Projectors
3  Citizens! Here We Are 1,2,5  Miniature Tigers, Washed Out
4  Ex Norwegian  House Music 7,4,2  Best Coast, The Babies
5  Various Artists  Sub Pop Sampler  1,2,3,4  King Tuff, Total Control
6  Freelance Whales  Diluvia  3,7,5  Mumford and Sons, Modest Mouse

 



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