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Limited Edition Shirt for our 365 VIP & 103.3 Team Donors!

The limited edition shirts are in, and you won't want to miss out on them!

The "Bringing out the kid in you!" theme from this year is translated on the shirt in Spanish: "Saca el niño que llevas dentro".  Printed in bright yellow ink on soft, navy shirts, designed by Woolly Press & printed by Asheville Screen Printing.

To join the 365 VIP or 103.3 Team: Make your recurring donation today when you click here!

Win a week at Push Skate Camp!!!

Holy Moly! Our friends at PUSH Skate Shop in Downtown Asheville have donated a week of PUSH Skate Camp this Summer during the Spring Fund Drive! Stop by during the el día de los niños (Day of Kids) celebration on Saturday between 8am-Noon to purchase raffle tickets at $2 each or 3 for $5. Need not be present to win. $95 value!

Win a week at Push Skate Camp!!!

Holy Moly! Our friends at PUSH Skate Shop in Downtown Asheville have donated a week of PUSH Skate Camp this Summer during the Spring Fund Drive! Stop by during the el día de los niños (Day of Kids) celebration on Saturday between 8am-Noon to purchase raffle tickets at $2 each or 3 for $5. Need not be present to win. $95 value!

Asheville FM Charts for the Week Ending April 23, 2016

Asheville FM Top 30
1. Parquet Courts - Human Performance (ROUGH TRADE)
2. Horse Lords - Interventions (NORTHERN SPY)
3. Mayer Hawthorne - Man About Town (VAGRANT)
4. Various Artists - Aloha Got Soul (STRUT)
5. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive (RIBBON)
6. Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie “Prince” Billy - Epic Jammers & Fortunate Little Ditties (DRAG CITY)
7. Various Artists - Sacred Flute Music of New Guinea (IDEOLOGIC ORGAN)
8. Gauche - Get Away With Gauche (SISTER POLYGON)
9. Munehiro Nakita - Psych de Loid (NEW RECORDS)
10. 94 East - The Cookhouse Five (NUMERO GROUP)
11. Kevin Morby - Singing Saw (DEAD OCEANS)
12. Andrew Bird - Are You Serious (LOMA VISTA)
13. Red Square - Rare & Lost 70's Recordings (MENTAL EXPERIENCE)
14. Cluster - 1971-1981 [Box Set] (BUREAU B)
15. Various Artists - Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music (NUMERO GROUP)
16. Rokia Traore - Ne So (NONESUCH)
17. Tim Hecker - Love Streams (4AD)
18. Cave Singers - Banshee (SELF)
19. Prince Rama - Xtreme Now! (CARPARK)
20. Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression (CONCORD/LOMA VISTA)
21. Baris Manco & Kurtalan Ekspres - Sozum Meclisten Disari (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
22. HITS - Sunshine Baby (CRASH SYMBOLS)
23. The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - Passages (LEO)
24. Super db - Super db (GONGO)
25. Damien Jurado - Visions Of Us On The Land (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
26. Ornette Coleman - Beauty is a Rare Thing (ATLANTIC)
27. Yuck - Stranger Things (MAME)
28. Charles Bradley - Changes (DAPTONE)
29. Jaye Bartell - Light Enough (SINDERLYN)
30. Gold Light - Visions (HEARTS AND PLUGS)

Top Adds
Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth (ATLANTIC)
Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds - La Arana Es La Vida (IN THE RED)
Sorority Noise - It Kindly Stopped for Me (TOPSHELF)
Julianna Barwick - Will (DEAD OCEANS)
Al Scorch - Circle Round the Signs (BLOODSHOT)

Asheville FM Jazz Charts
1. Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - Passages (LEO)
2. Ornette Coleman - Beauty is a Rare Thing (ATLANTIC)
3. Red Square - Rare & Lost 70's Recordings (Mental Experience/Galactic Archive)
4. Sekhmet - Te Shij Es Tah (VETO)
5. Josh Berman - A Dance and a Hop (DELMARK)
6. Noertker's Moxie - Simultaneous Windows (EDGETONE)
7. Thomas Heberer/Achim Kaufmann/Ken Filiano - Interstices (NUSCOPE)
8. Thollem/Wimberly/Cline - Radical Empathy (RELATIVE PITCH)
9. Aly Keita/Jan Galega Bronniman/ Lucas Nigglie - Kalo-Yele (INTAKT)
10. David S. Ware/Apogee - Birth of a Being (AUM FIDELITY)

Asheville FM World Charts
1. Ragnar Johnson Assisted by Jessica Mayer - Sacred Flute Music of New Guinea: Madang/Windim Mambu (IDEOLOGIC ORGAN)
2. Munehiro Narita - Psyche de Loid (GUERSSEN)
3. Baris Manco - Sozum Meclisten Disari (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
4. Rokia Traoré - Né So (NONESUCH)
5. Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos - Highlife Jazz & AfroSoul 1963-69 (KNITTING FACTORY)
6. Bazooka - Useless Generation (SLOVENLY)
7. Various Artists - Music of Morocco: Recorded by Paul Bowles, 1959 (DUST TO DIGITAL)
8. Ravi Shankar - Ravi Shankar in Hollywood 1971 (NORTHERN SPY)
9. Edip Akbayram & Dostlar - Nice Yillara Güllüm (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
10. Lakou Mizik - Wa Di Yo (CUMBANCHA)

Asheville FM Experimental Charts
1. Horse Lords - Interventions (NORTHERN SPY)
2. Bitchin Bajas/Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Epic Jammers & Fortunate Little Ditties (DRAG CITY)
3. Tim Hecker - Love Streams (4AD)
4. The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - Passages (LEO)
5. HITS - Sunshine Baby (CRASH SYMBOLS)
6. Ryan Huber/Erik Waterkotte - And Now They Are Gone (INAM)
7. Robert Crouch - A Gradual Accumulation of Ideas Becomes Truth (L-NE)
8. Averginos -While I'm in Mexico (SELF)
9. Christine Duncan, Jean Martin, Jim Lewis, Eric Robertson, Jesse Zubot, and The Element Choir - I'm a Navy (BARNYARD)
10. Erik Griswold - Pain Avoidance Machine (ROOM 40)

Asheville FM RPM Charts
1. Tim Hecker - Love Streams (4AD)
2. Cluster - 1971-1981 [Box Set] (BUREAU B)
3. Prince Rama - Extreme Now (CARPARK)
4. Starwalker - Starwalker (SENA)
5. Deakin - Sleep Cycle (SELF)
6. Gobby - No Mercy Bad Poet (DFA)
7. Bibio - A Mineral Love (WARP)
8. Sequoyah Tiger - TaTaTaTime (MORR)
9. Justin Martin - Hello Clouds (DIRTYBIRD)
10. Throwing Shade - House of Silk (NINJATUNE)

Asheville FM Charts for the Week Ending April 16, 2016

Asheville FM Top 30
1. Black Mountain - IV (JAGJAGUWAR)
2. Cluster - 1971-1981 [Box Set] (BUREAU B)
3. Jaye Bartell - Light Enough (SINDERLYN)
4. Parquet Courts - Human Performance (ROUGH TRADE)
5. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive (RIBBON)
6. Floating Action - Hold Your Fire (SOLID GOLD)
7. Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression (CONCORD/LOMA VISTA)
8. Gobby - No Mercy Bad Poet (DFA RECORDS)
9. Bob Mould - Patch The Sky (MERGE)
10. Gauche - Get Away With Gauche (SISTER POLYGON)
11. Horse Lords - Interventions (NORTHERN SPY)
12. Mary Lattimore - At The Dam (GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL)
13. Rokia Traore - Ne So (NONESUCH)
14. Red Square - Rare & Lost 70's Recordings (MENTAL EXPERIENCE/GALACTIC ARCHIVE)
15. Edip Akbayram & Dostlar - Nice Yillara Gulum (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
16. B.D. Lenz - Manifesto (B.D. LENZ/JADE BUDDHA RECORDS)
17. Baris Manco & Kurtalan Ekspres - Sozum Meclisten Disari (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
18. Jocelyn & Chris Arndt - Edges (BRIDGEROAD ENTERTAINMENT)
19. Anna Homler & Steve Moshier - Breadwoman and Other Tales (RVNG INTL)
20. Eric Bachmann - Eric Bachmann (MERGE)
21. Charles Bradley - Changes (DAPTONE)
22. Underworld - Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future (ASTRALWERKS)
23. Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie “Prince” Billy - Epic Jammers & Fortunate Little Ditties (DRAG CITY)
24. Gold Light - Visions (HEARTS AND PLUGS)
25. Damien Jurado - Visions Of Us On The Land (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
26. Andrew Bird - Are You Serious (LOMA VISTA)
27. Bonnie Prince Billy - Pond Scum (DRAG CITY)
28. Erik Griswold - Pain Avoidance Machine (ROOM 40)
29. New Madrid - Magnetkingmagnetqueen (NORMALTOWN)
30. Starwalker - Starwalker (PROTOTYP)

Top Adds
John Carpenter - Themes II (SACRED BONES)
330 - Ain't No Tellin' (CONSUMER VOICE 360)
Ragnar Johnson Assisted by Jessica Mayer - Sacred Flute Music of New Guinea: Madang/Windim Mambu (IDEOLOGIC ORGAN)
Frightened Rabbit - Painting of a Panic Attack (CANVASBACK)
Mr. Lif - Don't Look Down (MELLO MUSIC GROUP)

Asheville FM Jazz Charts
1. Red Square - Rare & Lost 70's Recordings (Mental Experience/Galactic Archive)
2. Josh Berman Trio - A Dance And A Hop (DELMARK)
3. Thomas Heberer/Achim Kaufmann/Ken Filiano - Interstices (NUSCOPE)
4. David S. Ware/Apogee - Birth of a Being (AUM FIDELITY)
5. Aly Keita/Jan Galega Bronniman/ Lucas Nigglie - Kalo-Yele (INTAKT)
6. Thollem/Wimberly/Cline - Radical Empathy (RELATIVE PITCH)
7. Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - Passages (LEO)
8. Sekhmet - Te Shij Es Tah (VETO)
9. Noertker's Moxie - Simultaneous Windows (EDGETONE)
10. Anthony Braxton/Derek Bailey - First Duo Concert: London 1974 (EMANEM)

Asheville FM World Charts
1. Rokia Traoré - Né So (NONESUCH)
2. Edip Akbayram & Dostlar - Nice Yillara Güllüm (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
3. Baris Manco - Sozum Meclisten Disari (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
4. Lakou Mizik - Wa Di Yo (CUMBANCHA)
5. Sidestepper - Supernatural Love (REAL WORLD)
6. Baaba Maal - The Traveller (+180)
7. Sokratis Sinopoulis - Eight Winds (ECM)
8. Christian Perez - Anima Mundi (SELF-RELEASED)
9. Rafael Cortijo - Cortijo: The Ansonia Years (MUNSTER)
10. Shye Ben Tzur - Junun (NONESUCH)

Asheville FM Experimental Charts
1. Anna Homler & Steve Moshier - Breadwoman & Other Tales (RVNG INTL)
2. Mary Lattimore - At the Dam (GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL)
3. Ryan Huber/Erik Waterkotte - ...and then they were gone (INAM)
4. Robert Crouch - A Gradual Accumulation of Ideas Becomes Truth (L-NE)
5. HITS - Sunshine Baby (CRASH SYMBOLS)
6. The Beth Custer Ensemble - For the Grace of Any Man (BC RECORDS)
7. Zach Cooper - The Sentence (STYLES UPON STYLES)
8. Bitchin' Bajas and Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties (DRAG CITY)
9. Brain Harnetty - Rawhead and Bloodybones (DUST-TO-DIGITAL)
10. Erik Griswold - Pain, Avoidance Machine (ROOM 40)

Asheville FM RPM Charts
1. Cluster - 1971-1981 [Box Set] (BUREAU B)
2. Gobby - No Mercy Bad Poet (DFA)
3. Mary Lattimore - At the Dam (GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL)
4. Ash Koosha - I AKA I (NINJA TUNE)
5. Underworld - Barbara, Barbara We Face a Shining Future (ASTRALWERKS)
6. Starwalker - Starwalker (PROTOTYP)
7. Animal Collective - Painting With (DOMINO)
8. Tortoise - The Catastrophist (THRILL JOCKEY)
9. Prince Rama - Extreme Now (CARPARK)
10. Fatima Al Qadiri - Brute (HYPERDUB)

Buchi

Thank you to our friends at Buchi as they "Embody the Elements" while supporting community radio on 103.3 AshevilleFM!

Interested in joining the amazing local businesses that are announced as underwriters on 103.3 AshevilleFM? Email Ben: underwriting@ashevillefm.org

New Underwriter: East Asheville Tailgate Market

Thank you to our friends at the East Asheville Tailgate Market for supporting community radio on 103.3 AshevilleFM!

Interested in joining the amazing local businesses that are announced as underwriters on 103.3 AshevilleFM? Email Ben: underwriting@ashevillefm.org

Featured Show of the Week: The Blots, Drag Sounds, Mad Doctors 4/17 @ Tiger Mountain!

Yes! Garage Rock at it's finest! The Blots are high energy punk rawk; an undeniably refreshing band and totally fun live. Drag Sounds conjure a real cool old school hip shakin' rocknroll vibe and Mad Doctors provide the fuzzy doom surf. This show will most certainly be pleasing to the ears, hips and feet. Catch it! For more in town entertainment, check out our AFM Show/Event Calendar HERE!

Asheville FM Charts for the Week Ending April 9, 2016

Asheville FM Top 30
1. Black Mountain - IV (JAGJAGUWAR)
2. Charles Bradley - Changes (DAPTONE)
3. Floating Action - Hold Your Fire (SOLID GOLD)
4. Daughter - Not to Disappear (4AD/GLASSNOTE)
5. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down - A Man Alive (RIBBON)
6. Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression (CONCORD/LOMA VISTA)
7. Rokia Traore - Ne So (NONESUCH)
8. The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - Passages (LEO)
9. Ben Craven - Last Chance to Hear (SELF)
10. Rafael Cortijo - Cortijo: The Ansonia Years, 1969-1971 (MUNSTER)
11. Ash Koosha - /AKA/ (NINJA TUNE)
12. Underworld - Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future (ASTRALWERKS)
13. Lakou Mizik - Wa Di You (KUMBANCHA)
14. Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie “Prince” Billy - Epic Jammers & Fortunate Little Ditties (DRAG CITY)
15. Gold Light - Visions (HEARTS AND PLUGS)
16. Heron Oblivion - Heron Oblivion (SUB POP)
17. Causa Sui - Return To Sky (EL PARAISO)
18. Our Solar System - In Time (BEYOND BEYOND IS BEYOND)
19. Various Artists - Wayfaring Stranger: Cosmic American Music (NUMERO GROUP)
20. Mary Lattimore - At The Dam (GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL)
21. Edip Akbayram & Dostlar - Nice Yillara Gulum (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
22. Damien Jurado - Visions Of Us On The Land (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
23. Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing (BAYONET)
24. Holy Wave - Freaks of Nurture (REVERBERATION APPRECIATION SOCIETY)
25. Nap Eyes - Thought Rock Fish Scale (PARADISE OF BACHELORS)
26. Redrick Sultan - Fly as a Kite (INKY RECORDS)
27. Andrew Bird - Are You Serious (LOMA VISTA)
28. Bonnie Prince Billy - Pond Scum (DRAG CITY)
29. Cian Nugent - Night Fiction (WOODSIST)
30. The Flesh Eaters - Forever Came Today (SUPERIOR VIADUCT)

Top Adds
Trapper Schoepp - Rangers & Valentines (XTRA MILE)
The Heligoats - Back to the Lake (GREYDAY)
DJ Sun - Qingxi (SOULAR PRODUCTIONS)
Woods - City Sun Eater in the River of Light (WOODSIST)
Great American Canyon Band - Only You Remain (SIX DEGREES)

Asheville FM Jazz Charts
1. Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - Passages (LEO)
2. David S. Ware/Apogee - Birth of a Being (AUM FIDELITY)
Aly Keita/Jan Galega Bronniman/Lucas Niggli - Kalo-Yele (INTAKT)
3. Thomas Heberer/Achim Kaufmann/Ken Filiano - Interstices (NUSCOPE)
4. Thollem/Wimberly/Cline - Radical Empathy (RELATIVE PITCH)
5. Josh Berman Trio - A Dance And A Hop (DELMARK)
6. Sekhmet - Te Shij Es Tah (VETO)
7. Noertker's Moxie - Simultaneous Windows (EDGETONE)
8. Aly Keita/Jan Galega Bronniman/ Lucas Nigglie - Kalo-Yele (INTAKT)
9. Anthony Braxton/Derek Bailey - First Duo Concert: London 1974 (EMANEM)
10. Ornette Coleman - To Whom Who Keeps A Record (SUPERIOR VIADUCT)

Asheville FM World Charts
1. Rafael Cortijo – Cortijo: The Ansonia Years (MUNSTER)
2. Rokia Traoré – Né So (NONESUCH)
3. Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo (CUMBANCHA)
4. Edip Akbayram & Dostlar – Nice Yillara Güllüm (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
5. Baris Manco - Sozum Meclisten Disari (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
6. Sidestepper – Supernatural Love (REAL WORLD)
7. Shye Ben Tzur – Junun (NONESUCH)
8. Baaba Maal – The Traveller (+180)
9. Sokratis Sinopoulis - Eight Winds (ECM)
10. Eva Salina - Eva Salina Sings Saban Bajramovic (SELF-RELEASED)

Asheville FM Experimental Charts
1. The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra - Passages (LEO)
2. Bitchin Bajas and Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties (DRAG CITY)
3. Mary Lattimore - At the Dam (GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL)
4. Zach Cooper - The Sentence (STYLES UPON STYLES)
5. Weasel Walter Large Ensemble - Igneity (After the Fall of Civilization (s/r)
6. Erik Griswold - Pain Avoidance Machine (ROOM 40)
7. Anna Homler/Steve Moshier - Breadwoman & Other Tales (RVNG INTL)
8. HITS - Sunshine Baby (CRASH SYMBOLS)
9. Robert Crouch - A Gradual Accumulation of Ideas Becomes Truth (L-NE)
10. Coypu - Floating (MIE)

Asheville FM RPM Charts
1. Ash Koosha - I AKA I (NINJA TUNE)
2. Underworld - Barbara, Barabara we face a shining future (ASTRALWERKS)
3. Mary Lattimore - At the Dam (GHOSTLY INT'L)
4. Starwalker - Starwalker (PROTOTYP RECORDS)
5. Fatima Al Qadiri - Brute (HYPERDUB)
6. Floating Points - Elainia (LUAKA BOP)
7. Gobby - No Mercy Bad Poet (DFA)
8. Kedr Levanskyi - January Sun (2MR)
9. Liima - ii (4AD)
10. Princess Century - Rendezvous (PAPER BAG RECORDS)

AshevilleFM Show and Event Calendar

When contemplating what to do-when to do-where to do, be sure to check out our AshevilleFM Show/Event Calendar...HERE! Let us help you find the goodies. Look, there are a bunch of good shows happening this month! If you would like to have a show or event added to our calendar, feel free to shoot an email to: calendar@ashevillefm.org

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