Top 40

Top 40 for 2.14.13

Thursday, February 14th, 2013 by WLOY Staff

Frightened-RabbitHappy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating with someone special or not, the place to be tonight is at WLOY’s Valentine’s Day Extravaganza, where the real spirit of the day will be in full force. Yes, in the form of heart-shaped pizzas. Otherwise, between eating chocolate and receiving flowers or crying while sappy movies, maybe check out new releases from Frightened Rabbit or Foals? New releases from the aforementioned could make any day better!  (more…)

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Top 40 for 2.7.13

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 by WLOY Staff

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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Top 40 for 1.18.13

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 by WLOY Staff

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 WLOY Staff

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 WLOY Staff

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 WLOY Staff

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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Top 40 for 11.4.12

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 by WLOY Staff

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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Top 40 2.11.11

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 by WLOY Staff

Cold War Kids keep their top spot, but only barely hold off an army of fast-approaching runners-up, Bright Eyes, Decemberists, and everybody’s favorite bearded singer-songwriter, Sam Beam. Smith Westerns debut in the Top 10 this week, fresh off the release of Dye It Blonde; and watch out for Top 40 newcomers Asobi Seksu, whose tertiary album debuts on the chart near the middle, leaving it room to ascend the list.

In other news: Yet another week without The White Stripes’ presence in the industry and music continues to be made, to the surprise of adoring fans still bed-ridden with sadness.

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Top 40 2.4.11

Monday, February 7th, 2011 by WLOY Staff

The Cold War Kids hold on to their number 1 spot on our Top 40, but Bright Eyes’ The People’s Key takes the number 2 spot from the Decemberists. Although not officially released until Febuary 15, WLOY has The People’s Key for your listening pleasure. Iron and Wine, Cage the Elephant hold firm within the top ten as well. Kings of Leon’s mediocre album remains in the top ten, but don’t expect it to stay there for long. Indie favorites like Smith Westerns and Tennis are on the outside looking in, but that’ll change soon.

What to expect in the coming weeks: Mogwai’s new album, conveniently titled, “Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will.” Oh, how existential of them.

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Top 40 1.28.11

Monday, January 31st, 2011 by WLOY Staff

We’re only one month into the new year and already 2011 is off to a great start with some promising tunes. Here’s a look at the Top 40 Albums for the week of January 28th. Currently, Cold War Kids and Decemberists are holding the top two spots; however, keep a lookout for Young Galaxy (left) and the new band Tennis as they coast up the ranks with their breezy beach sound.

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