Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week ending Oct. 7. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar.


LW          TW

1              1              Weezer/Back to the Shack (Everything Will Be Alright in the End; Republic)

2              2              Alt-J/Left Hand Free (This Is All Yours; Infectious)

4              3              Bastille/Flaws (Bad Blood; Virgin Records)

5              4              The Black Keys/Gotta Get Away (Turn Blue; Nonesuch)

6              5              Kongos/I’m Only Joking (Lunatic; Epic)

8              6              Young The Giant/Mind Over Matter (Mind Over Matter; Fueled By Ramen)

11           7              Cage the Elephant/Cigarette Daydreams (Melophobia; RCA)

9              8              Bear Hands/Agora (Distraction; Cantora)

10           9              Fitz and the Tantrums/Fools Gold (More Than Just A Dream; Elektra Records)

19           10           Bleachers/Rollercoaster (Strange Desire; RCA)

12           11           Echosmith/Cool Kids (Talking Dreams; Warner Bros.)

13           12           Magic Man/Out of Mind (Before the Waves; Columbia)

16           13           Fall Out Boy/Centuries (Centuries – Single; Island)

3              14           Hozier/Take Me To Church (Take Me To Church EP; Columbia)

17           15           Death From Above 1979/Trainwreck 1979 (The Physical World; Last Gang)

15           16           Arctic Monkeys/R U Mine? (AM; Domino)

—           17           New Politics/Everywhere I Go (

—           18           Bush/Only Way Out (

7              19           The Griswolds/Beware the Dog (Heart of a Lion EP; Wind-Up Records)

23           20           U2/The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone) (Songs of Innocence; Island)

—           21           Walk the Moon/Shut Up and Dance (

22           22           Ryan Adams/Gimme Something Good (Ryan Adams; Pax AM)

25           23           Sixx A.M./Gotta Get It Right (Modern Vintage; Eleven Seven Music)

24           24           Gas Station Disco/Port and Starboard (Port and Starboard; Solution6 Records)

28           25           Panama Wedding/All of the People (Parallel Play-EP; Glassnote)

14           26           Milky Chance/Stolen Dance (Sadnecessary; Lichtdicht Records)

27           27           Sheppard/Geronimo (Bombs Away; Empire of Song)

29           28           Jukebox the Ghost/The Great Unknown (Jukebox the Ghost; Yep Roc Records)

18           29           The War on Drugs/Red Eyes (Lost in the Dream; Secretly Canadian)

20           30           OK Go/Writing’s on the Wall (Hungry Ghosts; Capitol)



7 October            Weezer/Everything Will Be Alright In The End

7 October            The Madden Brothers/Greetings From California

14 October          U2/Songs of Innocence

14 October          Milky Chance/Sadnecessary



Last Year:             Bastille/Pompeii (Bad Blood; EMI)

5 Years Ago:       Dave Matthews Band/Why I Am (Big Whisky and the GrooGrux King; RCA)

10 Years Ago:     The Scissor Sisters/Take Your Mama (Scissor Sisters; Universal)

15 Years Ago:     Red Hot Chili Peppers/Scar Tissue (Californication; Warner Brothers)

20 Years Ago:     R.E.M./What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? (Monster; Warner Bros.)

25 Years Ago:     The B-52’s/Love Shack (Cosmic Thing; Reprise)