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Asheville FM Charts for the Week Ending 12/13/2014

Fumaca Preta

Here it is folks, our final charts of 2014. Check back next week for our DJ's/volunteers top Albums of 2014 lists. Thanks for a great year!

Asheville FM Top 30 Chart

1. Fumaca Preta - S/T (SOUNDWAY RECORDINGS)
2. Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (DEF JAM)
3. Fred Frith/John Butcher - The Natural Order (NORTHERN SPY)
4. Ariel Pink - Pom Pom (4AD)
5. V/A - The Afrosound of Columbia vol. 2 (VAMPISOUL)
6. The Budos Band - Burnt Offering (DAPTONE)
7. Verckys et l'Orchestre Veve - Congolese Funk, Afrobeat and Psychedelic Rhumba 1969-78 (ANALOG AFRICA)
8. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - I’m in Your Mind Fuzz (CASTLE FACE)
9. Jason Roebke Octet - High/Red/Center (DELMARK)
10. Samba Toure - Gandadiko (GLITTERBEAT)
11. Flying Lotus - You’re Dead (WARP)
12. Edip Akbayram & Dostlar - Nedir Ne Degildir? (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
13. Francis Bebey - Psychedelic Sanza 82-84 (BORN BAD)
14. V/A - Glitterbeat Dubs & Versions I (GLITTERBEAT)
15. Elia y Elizabeth - La Onda de Elia y Elizabeth (VAMPISOUL)
16. V/A - Fiesta Que Viva La (STAUBGOLD)
17. Marianne Faithful - Give My Love To London (EASY SOUND RECORDING CO)
18. Acid Baby Jesus - Selected Recordings (SLOVENLY)
19. Quintron and Miss Pussycat - Spellcaster II: Death in Space (PIZZA BURGER RECORDS)
20. Steve Gunn - Way Out Weather (PARADISE BACHELORS)
21. The Liminanas - 7”and Rare Stuff (TROUBLE IN MIND RECORDS)
22. Supersilent - 12 (RUNE GRAMMOFON)
23. Prince Rupert’s Drops - Climbing Light (BEYOND BEYOND IS BEYOND)
24. Run the Jewels - RTJ2 (MASS APPEAL)
25. Erik Truffaz/Murcof - Being Human Being (MUNDO RECORDINGS)
26. Goat - Commune (SUB POP)
27. Aphex Twin - Syro (WARP)
28. Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita (POLYVINYL)
29. The Invisible Hands - Teslam (ABDUCTION)
30. Darius Jones - The Oversoul Manual (AUM FIDELITY)

Asheville FM Top Adds

- V/A - Folk Music of the Sahel vol.1: Niger (SUBLIME FREQUENCIES)
- Brian Eno/Jon Hassell - Fourth World Vol. 1-Possible Musics (GLITTER BEAT)
- Fred Frith/John Butcher - The Natural Order (NORTHERN SPY)

Asheville FM World Chart

1. Fumaça Preta - Self-Titled (SOUNDWAYS)
2. V/A - The Afrosound of Columbia vol. 2 (VAMPISOUL)
3. Amabis - Trabalhos Carnivoros (MAIS UM DISCOS)
4. Verckys et l'Orchestre Veve - Congolese Funk, Afrobeat and Psychedelic Rhumba 1969-78 (ANALOG AFRICA)
5. Samba Toure - Gandadiko (GLITTERBEAT)
6. V/A - Folk Music of the Sahel vol.1: Niger (SUBLIME FREQUENCIES)
7. Francis Bebey - Psychedelic Sanza 82-84 (BORN BAD)
8. Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band - 21st Century Molam (ZUDRANGMA)
9. V/A - Fiesta Que Viva La (STAUBGOLD)
10. V/A - Glitterbeat Dubs & Versions I (GLITTERBEAT)

Asheville FM Jazz Chart

1. Fred Frith/John Butcher - The Natural Order (NORTHERN SPY)
2. Annette Peacock - I Belong To A World That's Destroying Itself (IRONIC)
3. Jason Roebke Octet - High/Red/Center (DELMARK)
4. Darius Jones - The Oversoul Manual (AUM FIDELITY)
5. The Noo Ones - Nieuwe Haring (STROTBROCK)
6. Skein - Skein (LEO)
7. Wooley/Rempis/Niggenkemper/Corsano - From Wolves To Whales (AEROPHONIC)
8. Spontaneous Music Ensemble - Oliv & Familie (EMANEM)
9. bAgg*fish - bAgg*fish (TRYTONE)
10. David Rosenboom/William Winant - Zones of Influence (POGUS PRODUCTIONS)

Asheville FM Experimental Chart

1. Fred Frith /John Butcher - The Natural Order (NORTHERN SPY)
2. Supersilent - 12 (RUNE GRAMMOFON)
3. Erik Truffaz/Murcof - Being Human Being (MUNDO RECORDINGS)
4. Brian Eno/Jon Hassell - Fourth World Vol. 1-Possible Musics (GLITTER BEAT)
5. David Shea - Rituals (ROOM40)
6 Steve Roden - Flower and Water (DRAGON'S EYE)
7. Zeitkratzer-Zeitkratzer Plays Lou Reed - "Metal Machine Music" (ZEITKRATZER)
8. Vapour Theories - split (CARBON RECS.)
9. Taylor Dupree - Lost & compiled (12K)
10. Inutilli - split 7" (AAGOO)

Ticket Giveaway: 60th Anniversary of White Christmas!

Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures are thrilled to bring White Christmas: The 60th Anniversary to select cinemas nationwide for a historic two-day celebration event on Sunday, December 14 and Monday, December 15.

AshevilleFM is giving away tickets to each of the shows, so treat yourself to some Christmas spirit and go pick them up at Orbit DVD today! More information on tickets is available at Fathom Events.

Ring in the holiday season like never before when Irving Berlin’s beloved White Christmas returns to the big screen for a two-day celebration. Fans of all ages will gather together to experience the full splendor of a successful song-and-dance duo (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) pairing up with a charming sister act (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) to save a struggling Vermont inn. In addition to reliving this holiday classic, audiences will be treated to special backstage stories and an Irving Berlin White Christmas retrospective.

Asheville FM Charts for the Week Ending 12/6/2014

Fumaca Preta

Asheville FM Top 30 Chart

1. Fumaca Preta - S/T (SOUNDWAY RECORDINGS)
2. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - I’m in Your Mind Fuzz (CASTLE FACE)
3. V/A - The Afrosound of Columbia Vol 2 (VAMPISOUL)
4. Prince Rupert’s Drops - Climbing Light (BEYOND BEYOND IS BEYOND)
5. Marianne Faithful - Give My Love To London (EASY SOUND RECORDING CO)
6. The Budos Band - Burnt Offering (DAPTONE)
7. Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita (POLYVINYL)
8. TOW3RS - TL:DR (PHUZZ RECORDS)
9. Verckys et l'Orchestre Veve - Congolese Funk, Afrobeat and Psychedelic Rhumba 1969-78 (ANALOG AFRICA)
10. Rash - The Weight of the World (CARBON)
11. Acid Baby Jesus - Selected Recordings (SLOVENLY)
12. Goat - Commune (SUB POP)
13. David Rosenboom/William Winant - Zones of Influence (POGUS PRODUCTIONS)
14. Run the Jewels - RTJ2 (MASS APPEAL)
15. Ex Hex - Rips (MERGE)
16. Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (DEF JAM)
17. Zola Jesus - Taiga (MUTE)
18. Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers (MODERN LOVE)
19. Edip Akbayram and Dostlar - Nedi Ne Degildir? (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
20. Silk Rhodes - S/T (STONES THROW)
21. The Invisible Hands - Teslam (ABDUCTION)
22. Thurston Moore - The Best Day (MATADOR)
23. Negativland - It's All In Your Head FM (SELF)
24. Francis Bebey - Psychedelic Sanza (BORN BAD RECORDS)
25. Music Blues - Things Haven't Gone Well (THRILL JOCKEY)
26. TV on the Radio - Seeds (HARVEST)
27. The Melvins - Hold It In (IPECAC RECORDINGS)
28. Fugazi - First Demo (DISCHORD)
29. Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens - Cold World (DAPTONE)
30. The Holy Sons - Fact Facer (THRILL JOCKEY)

Asheville FM Top Adds

- Silk Rhodes - S/T (STONES THROW)
- The Invisible Hands - Teslam (ABDUCTION)
-Samba Toure - Gandadiko (GLITTERBEAT)

Asheville FM World Chart

1. Fumaca Preta - Self-Titled (SOUNDWAYS)
2. V/A - The Afrosound of Columbia vol. 2 (VAMPISOUL)
3. Amabis - Trabalhos Carnivoros (MAIS UM DISCOS)
4. Touré-Raichel Collective - The Paris Session (CUMBANCHA)
5. BelO - Natif Natal (BELOMUSIC)
6. V/A - 1970s Algerian Proto-Rai Underground (SUBLIME FREQUENCIES)
7. William Onyeabor - Boxed Set 1 (LUAKA BOP)
8. Verckys et l'Orchestre Veve - Congolese Funk, Afrobeat and Psychedelic Rhumba 1969-78 (ANALOG AFRICA)
9. Samba Toure - Gandadiko (GLITTERBEAT)
10. V/A - Folk Music of the Sahel vol.1: Niger (SUBLIME FREQUENCIES)

Asheville FM Jazz Chart

1. David Rosenboom/William Winant - Zones of Influence (POGUS PRODUCTIONS)
2. Spontaneous Music Ensemble - Oliv & Familie (EMANEM)
3. bAgg*fish - bAgg*fish (TRYTONE)
4. Dave Rempis/Darren Johnston/Larry Ochs - Spectral (AEROPHONIC)
5. Darius Jones/Matthew Shipp - Cosmic Lieder, The Darkseid Recital (AUM FIDELITY)
6. Jason Roebke Octet - High/Red/Center (DELMARK)
7. Annette Peacock - I Belong To A World That's Destroying Itself (IRONIC)
8. Rank Ensemble - Papilio Noblei (LEO)
9. Digital Primitives - Lipsomuch/Soul Searchin' (HOPSCOTCH)
10. James Blackshaw - Fantomas: Le Faux Magistrat (TOMPKINS SQUARE)

Asheville FM Experimental Chart

1. David Rosenboom/William Winant - Zone of Influence (POGUS)
2. Rash - The Weight of The World (CARBON)
3. Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers (MODERN LOVE)
4. KK Null - Cryptozoon X (AAGOO)
5. Erik Truffaz/Murcof - Being Human Being (MUNDO RECORDINGS)
6. Supersilent - 12 (RUNE GRAMMOFOM)
7. Baudouin de Jaer - Crocus (SUB ROSA)
8. Frank Breitschneider +Steve Roden - Suite Nuit (L-NE)
9. Steve Roden - Flower And Water (DRAGON'S EYE)
10. Tujiko Noriko - My Ghost Comes Back (EDITIONS MEGO)

Annual Membership Meeting: 3pm at West End Bakery 12/14/2014

The annual meeting for the Friends of Community Radio takes place next Sunday, December 14th at 3pm. The meeting is open to the public and takes place at West End Bakery - 757 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC, 28806.

The meeting will include a year-end mix-tape exchange!

For more information, email info@ashevillefm.org

Shop West Asheville

The West Asheville Business Association's Shop West Asheville is December 6th & 13th! Information on the special sales, events, window decoration contest, and more is available at ShopWestAsheville.com

AshevilleFM volunteers will be wrapping gifts at Urban Orchard's Wrap Party on Saturday, the 13th!

Asheville FM Charts for the Week Ending 11/29/2014

Fumaca Preta

Asheville FM Top 30 Chart

1. Fumaca Preta - S/T (SOUNDWAY RECORDINGS)
2. The Budos Band - Burnt Offering (DAPTONE)
3. Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita (POLYVINYL)
4. Elia y Elizabeth - La Onda de Elia y Elizabeth (VAMPISOUL)
5. Quintron & Miss Pussycat - Spellcaster II: Death in Space (PIZZA BURGLAR RECORDS)
6. Goat - Commune (SUB POP)
7. Floating Action - body questions (NEW WEST)
8. Prince Rupert’s Drops - Climbing Light (BEYOND BEYOND IS BEYOND)
9. Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers (MODERN LOVE)
10. Flying Lotus - You’re Dead (WARP)
11. V/A - Fiesta, Que Viva La (STAUBGOLD)
12. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - I’m in Your Mind Fuzz (CASTLE FACE)
13. Sondre Lerche - Please (MONA)
14. TV on the Radio - Seeds (HARVEST)
15. Karen O - Crush Songs (CULT)
16. Avec Le Soleil Sortant De Sa Bouche - Zuberdust (CONSTELLATION)
17. V/A - Glitterbeat: Dubs and Versions I (GLITTERBEAT)
18. Thurston Moore - The Best Day (MATADOR)
19. Run the Jewels - RTJ2 (MASS APPEAL)
20. Marianne Faithful - Give My Love To London (EASY SOUND RECORDING CO)
21. Acid Baby Jesus - Selected Recordings (SLOVENLY)
22. Annette Peacock - I Belong To A World That's Destroying Itself (IRONIC)
23. Bonnie “Prince” Billy - A Singer’s Grave a Sea of Tongue (DRAG CITY)
24. V/A - Local Customs: Cavern Sounds (NUMERO GROUP)
25. Helado Negro - Double Youth (ASTHMATIC KITTY)
26. Francis Bebey - Psychedelic Sanza (BORN BAD RECORDS)
27. Dean Blunt - Black Metal (ROUGH TRADE)
28. Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens - Cold World (DAPTONE)
29. Touré-Raichel Collective - The Paris Session (CUMBANCHA)
30. The Mousieurs - S/T (SLOVENLY)

Asheville FM Top Adds

- Francis Bebey - Psychedelic Sanza (BORN BAD RECORDS)
- Elia y Elizabeth - La Onda de Elia y Elizabeth (VAMPISOUL)
- V/A - The Afrosound of Columbia Vol 2 (VAMPISOUL)

Asheville FM World Chart

1. Fumaca Preta - Self-Titled (SOUNDWAYS)
2. Amabis - Trabalhos Carnivoros (MAIS UM DISCOS)
3. Touré-Raichel Collective - The Paris Session (CUMBANCHA)
4. V/A - Glitterbeat: Dubs & Versions I (GLITTERBEAT)
5. Elia y Elizabeth - La Onda de Elia y Elizabeth (VAMPISOUL)
6. Touré-Raichel Collective - The Paris Session (CUMBANCHA)
7. Cem Karaca - Nem Kaldi? (PHARAWAY SOUNDS)
8. BelO - Natif Natal (BELOMUSIC)
9. V/A - The Afrosound of Columbia vol. 2 (VAMPISOUL)
10. V/A - Fiesta, Que Viva La (STAUBGOLD)

Asheville FM Jazz Chart

1. Annette Peacock - I Belong To A World That's Destroying Itself (IRONIC)
2. Rank Ensemble - Papilio Noblei (LEO)
3. Jason Roebke Octet - High/Red/Center (DELMARK)
4. Spontaneous Music Ensemble - Oliv & Familie (EMANEM)
5. David Rosenboom/William Winant - Zones of Influence (POGUS PRODUCTIONS)
6. Various Artists - Creative Music Studio, Archive Selections Vol. 1 (INNOVA)
7. Digital Primitives - Lipsomuch/Soul Searchin' (HOPSCOTCH)
8. Dave Rempis/Darren Johnston/Larry Ochs - Spectral (AEROPHONIC)
9. bAgg*fish - bAgg*fish (TRYTONE)
10. Darius Jones - The Oversoul Manual (AUM FIDELITY)

Asheville FM Experimental Chart

1. Avec Le Soleil Sortant De Sa Bouche - Zuberdust! (CONSTELLATIOIN)
2. Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers (MODERN LOVE)
3. KK Null - Cryptozoon X (AAGOO)
4. Whitehouse performed by Zeitkratzer - Whitehouse (ZEITKRATZER)
5. Supersilent - 12 (RUNE GRAMMOFON)
6. Jon Hassel/Brian Eno - Possible Musics, Fourth World Vol. 1 (GLITTER BEAT)
7. Steve Roden - Flower and Water (DRAGON'S EYE)
8. Philip Corner - Sagie Slowly (UNSEEN WORLDS)
9. David Shea - Rituals (ROOM40)
10. Lawrence English/Stephen Vitiolo - Fable (ROOM40)

FREE: Bolshoi Ballet's The Nutcracker at Carolina Cinemas Asheville

...if you're one of the lucky ones to pick up tickets first!

Our friends at Fathom Events sent 5 pairs of tickets for the live screening of The Bolshoi Theater's rendition of The Nutcracker!

The event takes place at 12:55pm on Sunday, December 21st, at Carolina Cinemas in Asheville. To get tickets, stop by Orbit DVD and say that you heard about it from AshevilleFM!

Asheville FM Charts for the Week Ending 11/22/2014

Fumaca Preta

Asheville FM Top 30 Chart

1. Fumaca Preta - S/T (SOUNDWAY RECORDINGS)
2. Goat - Commune (SUB POP)
3. Lawrence English - Wilderness Of Mirrors (ROOM40)
4. Deerhoof - La Isla Bonita (POLYVINYL)
5. Thurston Moore - The Best Day (MATADOR)
6. Quintron & Miss Pussycat - Spellcaster II: Death in Space (PIZZA BURGLAR RECORDS)
7. Emma Donovan and the Putbacks - Dawn (HOPESTREET)
8. Melvins - Hold It In (IPECAC RECORDS)
9. Steve Gunn - Way Out Weather (PARADISE BACHELORS)
10. Marianne Faithful - Give My Love To London (EASY SOUND RECORDING CO)
11. Prince Rupert’s Drops - Climbing Light (BEYOND BEYOND IS BEYOND)
12. Ultimate Painting - S/T (TROUBLE IN MIND RECORDS)
13. Negativland - It's All In Your Head FM (SEELAND)
14. Run the Jewels - RTJ2 (MASS APPEAL)
15. Hookworms - The Hum (WEIRD WORLD)
16. The Liminanas - I've Got Trouble in Mind (TROUBLE IN MIND RECORDS)
17. Half Japanese - Overjoyed (JOYFUL NOISE)
18. Annette Peacock - I Belong To A World That's Destroying Itself (IRONIC)
19. Flying Lotus - You’re Dead (WARP)
20. Jaap Blonk - Songs of Little Sleep (KONTRANS)
21. Acid Baby Jesus - Selected Recordings (SLOVENLY)
22. Touré-Raichel Collective - The Paris Session (CUMBANCHA)
23. The Montgomery Express - The Montgomery Movement (NUMERO GROUP)
24. The Budos Band - Burnt Offering (DAPTONE)
25. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - I’m in Your Mind Fuzz (CASTLE FACE)
26. Amabis - Trabalhos Carnivoros (MAIS UM DISCOS)
27. The Mousieurs - S/T (SLOVENLY)
28. Bonnie “Prince” Billy - A Singer’s Grave a Sea of Tongue (DRAG CITY)
29. Gino and the Goons - Shake It (BLACK GLADIATOR/SLOVENLY)
30. V/A - Fiesta, Que Viva La (STAUBGOLD)

Asheville FM Top Adds

- V/A - Fiesta, Que Viva La (STAUBGOLD)
- Dean Blunt - Black Metal (ROUGH TRADE)
- Quintron & Miss Pussycat - Spellcaster II: Death in Space (PIZZA BURGLAR RECORDS)
- Ultimate Painting - S/T (TROUBLE IN MIND RECORDS)

Asheville FM World Chart

1. Fumaca Preta - Self-Titled (SOUNDWAYS)
2. Touré-Raichel Collective - The Paris Session (CUMBANCHA)
3. Amabis - Trabalhos Carnivoros (MAIS UM DISCOS)
4. V/A - Fiesta, Que Viva La (STAUBGOLD)
5. V/A - The Afrosound of Columbia vol. 2 (VAMPISOUL)
6. Verckys et l'Orchestre Veve - Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rhumba 1969-1978 (ANALOG AFRICA)
7. Elia y Elizabeth - La Onda de Elia y Elizabeth (VAMPISOUL)
8. V/A - Glitterbeat: Dubs & Versions I (GLITTERBEAT)
9. Mestre Cupijo e Seu Ritmo - Siriá (ANALOG AFRICA)
10. Teslam - Invisible Hands (ABDUCTION)

Asheville FM Experimental Chart

1. Lawrence English - Wilderness Of Mirrors (ROOM40)
2. Negativland - It's All In Your Head FM (SEELAND)
3. Jaap Blonk - Songs of Little Sleep (KONTRANS)
4. Annette Peacock - I Belong to a World That's Destroying Itself (IRONIC)
5. Steve Roden - Flower and Water (DRAGON'S EYE)
6. Frank Breischneider + Steve Roden - Suite Nuit (L-NE)
7. Gate - Gate/Tom Carter (CARBON)
8. David Rosenboom+Willaim Winant - Zones of Influence (POGUS)
9. Baudouin De Jaer - Crocus (SUB ROSA)
10. Akira Kosemura - Embers (SCHOLE)

Our Jazz Director is on Vacation

Back on the air!

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Desoto Turns 5!

Our friends at Desoto Lounge are celebrating 5 years on Haywood Road! They have been underwriting community radio on AshevilleFM for years, and have a party planned that we'd like to share the invitation for:

5 Years of Desoto Lounge!
Music Starts at 9PM - Couples Skate and Merrick Foundation
Free!

Congrats on the milestone, Desoto!

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