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KEXP Adds music charts for 2010
Week: 12/03/2010 - 12/09/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Apex ManorThe Year of Magical DrinkingMerge
Buy! MillionyoungReplicantsRix/Old Flame
Buy! Wild NothingGolden HazeCaptured Tracks
Buy! The Radio Dept.Passive AggressiveLabrador
Buy! (Various)Songs From A Sonic LandReverb
Buy! Ryan AdamsCardinals III/IVPax-Am
Buy! (Various)Angola SoundtrackAnalog Africa
Buy! Legendary OaksLegendary OaksSelf-released
Buy! Radio CitizenHope and DespairUbiquity
Buy! Vusi MahlaselaSay AfricaATO
Buy! silOHsShed Your Summer ShellSelf-released
Buy! Tabi BonneyFre$hiHipHop
Buy! ViolensAmoralFriendly Fire
Buy! MaseratiPyramid of the SunTemporary Residence Ltd.
Buy! ShigetoFull CircleGhostly International/Moodgadget
Buy! Wires Under TensionLight ScienceWestern Vinyl
Buy! LemoloWhale Song/Open AirSelf-released
Buy! (Soundtrack)Tron LegacyWalt Disney
Buy! SunolOhloneSelf-released
Buy! (Various)The Sound of SiamSoundway
Buy! Iron & WineWalking Far From HomeWarner Bros.
Buy! RoyksoppSeniorMB3
Buy! Drew Grow & the Pastors' WivesThe Comfort FeelAmigo/Amiga
Buy! Tumble DryColor of Sky EPSelf-released


Week: 11/26/2010 - 12/02/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Parting GiftsStrychnine DandelionIn the Red
Buy! Charles BradleyNo Time For DreamingDaptone
Buy! Kay Kay and his Weathered UndergroundIntroducing Kay Kay and his Weathered UndergroundBombs Over Bellevue
Buy! Dark PartyLight YearsOld Tacoma
Buy! No JoyGhost BlondeMexican Summer
Buy! TamarynThe WavesMexican Summer
Buy! Wild Wild GeeseSorry, EarthOdessa
Buy! A Sunny Day in GlasgowAutumn, AgainSelf-released
Buy! KotchyTwoDone Right
Buy! Steve Wynn & the Miracle 3Northern AggressionYep Roc
Buy! EmpresariosSabor TropicalFort Knox
Buy! GamesThat We Can PlayHippos in Tanks
Buy! DJ NpharedRed October EPSelf-released
Buy! AC BerkheimerWe Tell Them TonightSubroutine
Buy! Olof ArnaldsInnudir SkinniOne Little Indian
Buy! TristezaPaisajesSanity Muffin
Buy! SleepoverThe Sun EPCircuitree
Buy! HanssenChoke EPInnerflight
Buy! Sun City GirlsFuneral MariachiAbduction
Buy! Zach HillFace TatSargent House
Buy! Simian Mobile DiscoDelicaciesDelicacies/Wichita
Buy! ApparaktDJ Kicks!K7
Buy! Soft CircleShore ObsessedPost Present Medium
Buy! Head Like A KiteDreams Suspend NightRoll Call
Buy! Tony CookBack to RealityStones Throw


Week: 11/12/2010 - 11/18/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Kanye WestMy Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyDef Jam
Buy! GirlsBroken Dreams Club EPTrue Panther Sounds/Matador
Buy! Velella VelellaAtlantis MassifSelf-released
Buy! Eux AutresBroken BowBon Mots
Buy! The Greenhornes****Third Man
Buy! Sub SwaraTriggersLow Motion
Buy! Two Cow GarageSweet Saint MeSuburban Home
Buy! Shit RobotFrom the Cradle to the RaveDFA
Buy! KissesThe Heart of the NightlifeThis Is Music
Buy! Chad ValleyEPCascine
Buy! LCD SoundsystemLondon SessionsDFA
Buy! (Various)Tradi-Mods vs RockersCrammed Discs
Buy! Jim SullivanU.F.O.Light in the Attic
Buy! See Me RiverWhere Did We Go WrongAviation/Don't Stop Believin'
Buy! BlixaboyKliks & PolitiksAstroblaque
Buy! Giant SandBlurry Blue MountainFire
Buy! My Dry Wet MessIrrational AlphabetMagical Properties
Buy! I Can Lick Any SOB In the HouseThe Sounds of DyingSuburban Home
Buy! SportsSportsSelf-released
Buy! (Various)The Reconstruction of Fivesn5MD
Buy! ScubaTriangulation InterpretationsHotflush
Buy! Bruce SpringsteenThe PromiseColumbia
Buy! Thunderball12 Mile High ESL
Buy! (Various)Groove Merchant 20Luv N' Haight
Buy! Rustie Sunburst EPWarp
Buy! Cassandra WilsonSilver PonyBlue Note
Buy! Syd BarrettAn Introduction to Syd BarrettCapitol
Buy! Laura MarlingBlues Run the GameThird Man
Buy! TensnakeIn the HouseDefected
Buy! Les SinsLinaCarpark


Week: 11/05/2010 - 11/11/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Cee Lo GreenThe Lady KillerElektra
Buy! Surf CityKudosFire
Buy! The Fresh & OnlysPlay It StrangeIn the Red
Buy! Phil WilsonGod Bless Jim KennedySlumberland
Buy! HolleradoRecord in a BagRoyal Mountain
Buy! TyvekNothing FitsIn the Red
Buy! THEESatisfactionTransitionsSelf-released
Buy! Ill CosbyCollected Works, Vol. 1n/a
Buy! British Sea PowerZeus EPRough Trade
Buy! El Ten ElevenIt's Still Like A SecretFake Record Label
Buy! Kimnusico Trio EPSelf-released
Buy! StagThese Times Are Made For All Of UsSelf-released
Buy! The Duke SpiritKusama EPShangri-La
Buy! Elder MasonWe Will Still Be Here When You're GoneSelf-released
Buy! Brian EnoSmall Craft on a Milk SeaWarp
Buy! Mystery TwinMystery TwinSensory Projects
Buy! Jed and LuciaSuperhuman HeartUbiquity


Week: 10/22/2010 - 10/28/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! WeekendSportsSlumberland
Buy! Matt and KimSidewalksFADER
Buy! SolventsForgive Yr. BloodBee Resin
Buy! Bryan FerryOlympiaAstralwerks
Buy! Syl JohnsonComplete MythologyThe Numero Group
Buy! Macklemore/Ryan LewisThe Vs. Re-ReleaseSelf-released
Buy! Chico MannAnalog DriftWax Poetics
Buy! Pretty LightsGlowing in the Darkest NightPretty Lights Music
Buy! Jonquil100 SunsDovecote
Buy! Eleven TigersClouds Are MountainsSoul Motive
Buy! Caulfield and His Magical ViolinCaulfield and His Magical ViolinSelf-released
Buy! Joseph GiantJoseph GiantSelf-released
Buy! Lyrics BornAs U WereDecon
Buy! The Good OnesKigali Y' IzahabuDead Oceans
Buy! Stephen Ray Leslie & the Crooked MileStephen Ray Leslie & the Crooked Miledemo
Buy! MesitaMesitaSelf-released
Buy! Sister CrayonBellowManimal Vinyl
Buy! (Various)New York TropicalDutty Artz
Buy! JapandroidsHeavenward Grand Prix 7"Polyvinyl
Buy! DVASSocietyUpper Class
Buy! Jane BirkinDi Doo DahLight in the Attic


Week: 10/15/2010 - 10/21/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Sun AirwayNocture of Exploded Crystal ChandelierDead Oceans
Buy! Cloud NothingsTurning OnCarpark
Buy! WarpaintThe FoolRough Trade
Buy! Gold PandaLucky ShinerGhostly
Buy! Daniel G. Harmann & the Trouble StartsRiskBurning Building
Buy! Bob DylanThe Witmark Demos 1962-1964 (The Bootleg Series Vol. 9)Columbia/Legacy
Buy! Small BlackNew ChainJagjaguwar
Buy! The High DialsAnthems for Doomed YouthRainbow Quartz
Buy! Kings of LeonCome Around SundownRCA
Buy! Wild Orchid ChildrenThe Wild Orchid Children Are Alexander SupertrampEqual Vision
Buy! Zola JesusValusiaSacred Bones
Buy! John Wesley ColemanBad Lady Goes to JailGoner
Buy! Avey TareDown TherePaw Tracks
Buy! Wooden WandDeath SetYoung God
Buy! Mark McGuireLiving With Yourself Editions Mego
Buy! Silje NesOpticksFatcat
Buy! Hazelwood MotelLong Way Down EPSelf-released
Buy! WitchIntroductionNormal
Buy! TirogoFloatNormal
Buy! Jimi HendrixWest Coast Seattle BoyExperience Hendrix/Legacy


Week: 10/08/2010 - 10/14/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! How To Dress WellLove RemainsLefse
Buy! PariahSafehouses EP + Detroit Falls/OrpheusR & S
Buy! Cuarto PoderIn Tha HouseNacional
Buy! HousesAll NightLefse
Buy! Belle and SebastianWrite About LoveMatador
Buy! DepedroNubes De PapelNat Geo
Buy! Summer BabesBabe SummerSelf-released
Buy! The Demon's ClawsThe Defrosting Of…In the Red
Buy! James BlakeKlavierwerke EP / CMYK EP / The Bells Sketch EPR & S
Buy! Sharon Van EttenEpicBa Da Bing!
Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthSometimes the Blues is Just A Passing BirdDead Oceans
Buy! Midday VeilEyes All AroundTranslinguistic Other
Buy! The Extra LensUndercardMerge
Buy! Woozy ViperRock & RollSelf-released
Buy! Teengirl Fantasy7AMTrue Panther
Buy! Melaena CadizRattle the WindowsSelf-released
Buy! Les ShelleysLes ShelleysFatcat
Buy! (Various)The Cold Jungle: A Cairo CompilationCairo
Buy! Super XX ManVol. XIII: White BedSelf-released
Buy! PUJOLBlack RabbitThird Man


Week: 10/01/2010 - 10/07/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Das RacistSit Down, ManMad Decent/Greedhead/Mishka
Buy! The Russian FuturistsThe Weight's on the WheelsUpper Class
Buy! Three Mile PilotThe Inevitable Past is the Future ForgottenTemporary Residence Ltd.
Buy! Kelley StoltzTo DreamersSub Pop
Buy! (Various)Radioclit presents: The Sound of Club Secausse Vol. 1Crammed Discs
Buy! Wolf PeopleSteepleJagjaguwar
Buy! Belleruche270 StoriesTru Thoughts
Buy! Antony and the JohnsonsSwanlightsSecretly Canadian
Buy! TruckasaurasQuartersFourthcity
Buy! Ebo TaylorLove and DeathStrut
Buy! Michael Gross and the StatuettesTelepathSonata Cantata
Buy! Allo Darlin'Allo Darlin'Fortuna Pop!
Buy! SuunsZeroes QCSecretly Canadian
Buy! PomegranatesOne of UsAfternoon
Buy! The BlackSun in the Day Moon At NightMoon
Buy! LoversDark LightBadman
Buy! The Avett BrothersLive, Volume 3American
Buy! TrickyMixed RaceDomino
Buy! Cloudland CanyonFin EavesHoly Mountain
Buy! Bird By SnowCommon WealthGnome Life
Buy! SaroosSee Me NotAnticon
Buy! Breathe Owl BreatheMagic CentralHometapes


Week: 9/24/2010 - 9/30/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! SalemKing NightIAMSOUND
Buy! Sufjan StevensThe Age of AdzAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! GlasserRingTrue Panther
Buy! Diamond RingsSpecial AffectionsSecret City
Buy! Mark Ronson & the Business Intl.Record CollectionRCA
Buy! The Little PenguinsShapes and ShadowsSelf-released
Buy! Fistful of MercyAs I Call You DownHOT
Buy! MonaretaFried SpeakersNacional
Buy! Working for a Nuclear Free CityJojo Burger TempestMelodic
Buy! Jon McMillionJon McMillionNuearth Kitchen
Buy! Marnie SternMarnie SternKill Rock Stars
Buy! HighlifeBest BlessThe Social Registry
Buy! Elvis CostelloNational RansomHear Music
Buy! Benoit PioulardLastedKranky
Buy! The Horde and the HaremHarvestSelf-released
Buy! The SwansMy Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the SkyYoung God
Buy! Whitey Morgan and the 78'sWhitey Morgan and the 78'sBloodshot
Buy! BotanyFeeling TodayWestern Vinyl
Buy! PenaPenaSecret Stash
Buy! Beach House10 Mile Stereo + iTunes EPSub Pop


Week: 9/17/2010 - 9/23/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! DeerhunterHalcyon Digest4AD
Buy! The Corin Tucker Band1000 YearsKill Rock Stars
Buy! Spoek MathamboMshini WamBBE
Buy! Neil YoungLe NoiseReprise
Buy! Husky RescueShip of LightCatskills
Buy! (Various)Ninja Tune XXNinja Tune
Buy! Tom ZeEstudando a Bossa: Nordeste PlazaLuaka Bop
Buy! The Fabulous Ginn SistersYou Can't Take A Bad Girl HomeLonesome Day
Buy! John Legend & the RootsWake Up!Good Music/Columbia
Buy! FrikstailersBicho de Luz EPZZK
Buy! ClinicBubblegumDomino
Buy! Toubab KreweTK2Nat Geo
Buy! ShadTSOLBlack Box Recordings
Buy! Flying LotusPattern + Grid WorldWarp
Buy! The Secret SistersThe Secret SistersBeladroit/Universal Republic
Buy! Prince RamaShadow TemplePaw Tracks
Buy! (Various)Selected Label Works 2Permanent Vacation
Buy! Keith CanisiusThis Time It's Our HighDarla
Buy! David VanderveldeSummer Time HitsSecretly Canadian
Buy! (Various)Salsa Explosion: The New York Salsa Revolution 1969-1979Strut
Buy! Spiral Stairs/The Long WintersDreams They Guide Us/Connections in NashvilleMt. Fuji
Buy! RobynBody Talk Pt. 2Konichiwa
Buy! Venice Is SinkingSand & LinesOne Percent Press


Week: 9/10/2010 - 9/16/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Grinderman2Anti-
Buy! The MoondoggiesTidelandsHardly Art
Buy! No AgeEverything In BetweenSub Pop
Buy! Maximum BalloonMaximum BalloonDGC
Buy! Old 97'sThe Grand Theatre Volume OneNew West
Buy! Adam Haworth StephensWe Live on CliffsSaddle Creek
Buy! Whole Sky MonitorTwisted Little PiggiesFirebomb Radio
Buy! Sonny BoyThe Barfly TheorySelf-released
Buy! Wow & FlutterEquilibrio!Mt. Fuji
Buy! NobunnyFirst BloodGoner
Buy! (Various)Shake the Shack Rockabilly Ball #7Shake the Shack
Buy! Mark Ronson & the Business Intl.Record CollectionRCA
Buy! SistersGhost FitsNarnack
Buy! Roots Manuva meets WrongtomDuppy WriterBig Dada
Buy! Owen PallettA Swedish Love Story EPDomino
Buy! ChromeoBusiness CasualBig Beat/Atlantic
Buy! Beats AntiqueBlind ThresholdSelf-released
Buy! Shine 2009Associates EPCascine
Buy! (Various)Total 11Kompakt
Buy! UnderworldBarkingOm
Buy! SkreamOutside the BoxTempa
Buy! DalotLoop Over Latitudesn5MD
Buy! PezznerThe Tracks Are AliveFreerange


Week: 9/03/2010 - 9/09/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! JunipFieldsMute
Buy! BilalAirtight's RevengePlug Research
Buy! FencesFencesOnto
Buy! Mavis StaplesYou Are Not AloneAnti-
Buy! El GuinchoPop Negro XL
Buy! Amusement Parks on FireRoad EyesFilter
Buy! Forest SwordsDagger PathsOlde English Spelling Bee
Buy! RevolverMusic For A WhileAstralwerks
Buy! Viper Creek ClubLettersSelf-released
Buy! Dirty ProjectorsBitte Orca (Expanded Edition)Domino
Buy! VirGillespieVibraphone
Buy! Joan SorianoEl Duque de la BachataiASO
Buy! Sebastian BlanckAlibi CoastRare Book Room
Buy! Massy FergusonHard WaterSpark & Shine
Buy! Keaton CollectiveTime & PressureSelf-released
Buy! C'est La MortEmpty Words Fill Lonely SpacesSelf-released
Buy! OrgoneThe Killion VaultsUbiquity
Buy! ClinicI'm AwareDomino


Week: 8/27/2010 - 9/02/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Hundred in the HandsThe Hundred in the HandsWarp
Buy! Abe VigodaCrushPost Present Medium
Buy! Black MountainWilderness HeartJagjaguwar
Buy! AstralForever AfterVibraphone
Buy! Frankie Rose and the OutsFrankie Rose and the OutsSlumberland
Buy! (Various)The Roots of Chicha 2: Psychedelic Cumbias From PeruBarbes
Buy! Gold MotelSummer HouseGood As Gold
Buy! DungenSkit I AlltMexican Summer/Kemado
Buy! The Meligrove BandShimmering LightsLast Gang
Buy! Wildbirds & PeacedrumsRiversThe Control Group
Buy! InterpolInterpol Matador
Buy! Antony and the JohnsonsThank You For Your LoveSecretly Canadian
Buy! WormburnerPlaced By the GideonsDive
Buy! MegafaunHeretoforeHometapes
Buy! The Chapin SistersTwoLake Bottom
Buy! Department of EaglesArchive 2003-2006American Dust
Buy! The BooksThe Way OutTemporary Residence Ltd.
Buy! Land of TalkCloak and CipherSaddle Creek
Buy! Khaira ArbyTimbuktu TarabClermont
Buy! (Various)Levi's Pioneer Sessions 2010 Revival RecordingsLevi's
Buy! Past PrayersPast PrayersSelf-released
Buy! (Various)Ball of Wax Volume 21: Summer 2010Ball of Wax
Buy! Mohammed Alidu and the Bizung FamilyLand of FireBlack Eye Watching


Week: 8/13/2010 - 8/19/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Fitz & the TantrumsPickin' Up the PiecesDangerbird
Buy! Twin ShadowForgetTerrible
Buy! Chocolate Genius IncorporatedSwansongsOne Little Indian
Buy! Les Savy FavRoot For RuinFrenchkiss
Buy! Aloe BlaccGood ThingsStones Throw
Buy! Nathan Wade and the Dark PioneersThe Gospel of RustSelf-released
Buy! Restless PeopleRestless PeopleIAMSOUND
Buy! Matthew DearBlack CityGhostly International
Buy! Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.Horse Power EPQuite Scientific
Buy! The First TimesThe First TimesSelf-released
Buy! Ra Ra RiotThe OrchardBarsuk
Buy! Sunday Evening Whiskey ClubAndesiteSelf-released
Buy! EelsTomorrow MorningE Works
Buy! WomenPublic StrainJagjaguwar
Buy! Candy ClawsHidden Landstwosyllable
Buy! PVTChurch With No MagicWarp
Buy! The Glass NotesDust and HoursRoam
Buy! JammerJahmanjiBig Dada
Buy! Blue Sky Black DeathThird PartyFake Four Inc.


Week: 8/06/2010 - 8/12/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! !!!Strange Weather, Isn't It?Warp
Buy! Magic KidsMemphisTrue Panther
Buy! The WalkmenLisbonFat Possum
Buy! The PosiesBlood/CandyRykodisc
Buy! Isobel Campbell & Mark LaneganHawkVanguard
Buy! The Lonely ForestThe Lonely Forest EPTrans
Buy! Air 2 A BirdCrow HillYoungstown
Buy! ClubfeetGold on GoldPlant Music
Buy! Dylan LeBlancPaupers FieldRough Trade
Buy! Jon Langeford & Skull OrchardOld DevilsBloodshot
Buy! Charlie MusselwhiteThe WellAlligator
Buy! SolDear Friends, Vol. IISelf-released
Buy! The Ghost of a Saber Tooth TigerJardin du LuxembourgChimera
Buy! Luisa MaitaLero-LeroCumbancha
Buy! RelcadCapitol IslandPleasure Boat
Buy! Drew Grow & the Pastors' WivesDrew Grow & the Pastors' WivesAmigo/Amiga
Buy! LodenBuggyMush
Buy! Richard ThompsonDream AtticShout! Factory
Buy! Four TetAngel Echoes + RemixesDomino
Buy! (Various)The Sound of Rhythm & CultureRhythm & Culture
Buy! JJ Grey & MofroGeorgia WarhorseAlligator
Buy! Max RichterInfraFatcat
Buy! The StarlingsBright LightSelf-released
Buy! (Various)Roots of OK JazzCrammed Discs


Week: 7/30/2010 - 8/05/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! (Various)Live at KEXP Volume SixKEXP
Buy! The Young EvilsEnchanted ChapelSelf-released
Buy! ChiefModern RitualsDomino
Buy! Ten KensFor PosterityLast Gang
Buy! ReporterTime IncredibleHolocene
Buy! Pretty LightsSpilling Over Every SidePretty Lights Music
Buy! RevolverRevolver EPAstralwerks
Buy! El-PWeareallgoingtoburninhellmegamixxx3Gold Dust
Buy! RakaaCorwn of ThornsDecon
Buy! ceoWhite MagicSincerely Yours/Modular
Buy! Kelli ScarrPieceSilence Breaks
Buy! The PreservationCosmic American MusicSelf-released
Buy! Cloud CultLight ChasersEarthology
Buy! Hedzoleh SoundzHedzoleh SoundzSoundway
Buy! Sweet TalksThe Kusum BeatSoundway
Buy! The AcornNo GhostBella Union
Buy! Lights Out AsiaIn the Days of Jupitern5MD
Buy! Brite FuturesGlistening Pleasure 2.0Team Swan
Buy! Jenny and JohnnyI'm Having Fun NowWarner Bros.


Week: 7/23/2010 - 7/29/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Arcade FireThe SuburbsMerge
Buy! Best CoastCrazy For YouMexican Summer
Buy! VersusOn the Ones and ThreesMerge
Buy! Lower DensTwin-Hand MovementGnomonsong
Buy! Bottomless PitBlood Under the BridgeComedy Minus One
Buy! (Various)Cumbia Beat Vol. 1Vampisoul
Buy! Tears Run RingsDistanceClairecords
Buy! Cotton JonesTall Hours in the GlowstreamSuicide Squeeze
Buy! (Various)Afro-Beat Airways: West African Shock Waves Ghana & Togo 1972-1978Analog Africa
Buy! Charanjit SinghTen Ragas to a Disco BeatBombay Connection
Buy! Herr JazzHerr JazzMasa
Buy! Smile BrigadeDo You Come Here Often?Tilton House
Buy! MahjonggThe Long Shadow of the Paper TigerK
Buy! The Charity StripePink CorvetteSelf-released
Buy! Armed With LegsArmed With LegsSelf-released
Buy! (Various)Brownswood ElectricBrownswood
Buy! Christopher WillitsTiger Flower Circle SunGhostly
Buy! The Hot ToddiesGet Your Heart OnAsian Man
Buy! EmancipatorSafe in the Steep CliffsEmancipator Music
Buy! The QuitStars Invisible By DaySelf-released


Week: 7/16/2010 - 7/22/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Bobby Bare Jr.A Storm - A Tree - My Mother's HeadThirty Tigers
Buy! Tom JonesPraise & BlameLost Highway
Buy! The Budos BandIIIDaptone
Buy! J. Roddy Walston and the BusinessJ. Roddy Walston and the BusinessVagrant
Buy! Holy Ghost!Static on the Wire EPDFA
Buy! SepalcureLove Pressure EPHotflush Recordings
Buy! The FoxymoronsBible StoriesSelf-released
Buy! StornowayBeachcomber's Windowsill4AD
Buy! Los LobosTin Can TrustShout! Factory
Buy! Your Skull My ClosetLet's Get AcquaintedMarriage Broker Ltd.
Buy! Mount KimbieCrooks & LoversHotflush Recordings
Buy! El GuinchoPiratas de Sudamerica Young Turks/XL
Buy! Mt St Helens Vietnam BandWhere the Messengers MeetDead Oceans
Buy! Frazey FordObadiahNettwerk
Buy! Dominant LegsYoung at Love and LifeLefse
Buy! J. TillmanSinging AxWestern Vinyl
Buy! (Various)Lefse Records/Waaga RecordsLefse/Waaga
Buy! Shawn LeeSing A SongUbiquity
Buy! Gotham Green & Quickie MartHaze Diaries Vol. 3Self-released
Buy! Paper TigerMade Like UsDoomtree
Buy! Fading CollectionAttakkSelf-released
Buy! DeruSay Goodbye to UselessMush
Buy! Grasscut1 Inch: 1/2 MileNinja Tune


Week: 7/09/2010 - 7/15/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! WavvesKing of the BeachFat Possum
Buy! MenomenaMines Barsuk
Buy! Wild NothingGeminiCaptured Tracks
Buy! Eli "Paperboy" ReedCome and Get It!Capitol
Buy! Guns For RadiosLosses and GainsRockin' Stan
Buy! Beat ConnectionSurf Noir EPSelf-released
Buy! EmeraldsDoes It Look Like I'm HereEditions Mego
Buy! Dirty Projectors & BjorkMount Wittenberg OrcaSelf-released
Buy! Scissor SistersNight WorkDowntown
Buy! Zola JesusStridulum EPSacred Bones
Buy! Dean & Britta13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen TestsDouble Feature
Buy! (Various)Hip Hop En EspanolBoa
Buy! MoresoundsSNAFU EPCar Crash Set
Buy! The Devil WhaleYoung WivesKilby
Buy! (Various)LAMC 2010LAMC
Buy! David Karsten Daniels & Fight the Big BullI Mean to Live Here StillFatcat
Buy! Cochemea GastelumThe Electric Sound of Johnny ArrowMOWO!
Buy! Ben Gilmer & the SidearmsHeart That BurnsSelf-released
Buy! LornNothing ElseBrainfeeder
Buy! Bill FrisellBeautiful DreamersSavoy Jazz
Buy! Endless BoogieFull House HeadNo Quarter
Buy! Panda BearTomboy 7"Paw Tracks
Buy! (Various)Crybaby Studios Comp 2010Crybaby Productions
Buy! FaltyDLAll in the Place EPRush Hour Recordings
Buy! (Various)Proximity OneProximal
Buy! Sugar Sugar SugarCan't Get EnoughSelf-released
Buy! (Various)8 Singles 8 WeeksAdult Swim


Week: 7/02/2010 - 7/08/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Big BoiSir Lucious Left Foot… The Son of Chico DustyDef Jam
Buy! M.I.A.MayaN.E.E.T./XL/Interscope
Buy! SatchelHeartache and HoneySelf-released
Buy! JailThat's How We BurnSub Pop
Buy! BathsCeruleanAnticon
Buy! Nina NastasiaOutlasterFatcat
Buy! Hollywood GossipDear As DiamondsSelf-released
Buy! These United StatesWhat LastsUnited Interests
Buy! (Various)PDX Pop Now! 2010PDX Pop Now!
Buy! Carissa's WeirdThey'll Only Miss You When You Leave: Songs 1996-2003Hardly Art
Buy! Butcher HollerA Tribute to Loretta LynnSignature Sounds
Buy! Calibro 35Ritornano Quelli DiNublu
Buy! BradBest Friends?Monkeywrench
Buy! Robert PollardMoses On A SnailGuided By Voices Inc.
Buy! (Various)Bustin' Out 1982: New Wave to New Beat Volume 2Year Zero
Buy! Gold PandaYou EPGhostly International


Week: 6/25/2010 - 7/01/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The RootsHow I Got OverDef Jam
Buy! The Love LanguageLibrariesMerge
Buy! School of Seven BellsDisconnect From DesireGhostly International
Buy! Perfume GeniusLearningMatador
Buy! NoddyRemora, RemoraSelf-released
Buy! Dan SartainLivesOne Little Indian
Buy! Homeboy SandmanThe Good SunHigh Water Music
Buy! (Various)Palenque Palenque: Champeta Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91Soundway
Buy! Hillbilly CasinoTennessee StompHobolight
Buy! Admiral RadleyI Heart CaliforniaThe Ship
Buy! Koes PlusDheg Dheg Plas & Volume 2Sublime Frequencies
Buy! James PantsNew Tropical EPStones Throw
Buy! (Various)Next Stop Soweto Vol. 3Strut
Buy! DM StithHeavy Ghost AppendicesAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! (Soundtrack)Babylon CentralESL Music
Buy! Faded Paper FiguresNew MediumShorthand
Buy! (Soundtrack)180 South: Conquerors of the UselessBrushfire


Week: 6/18/2010 - 6/24/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Capstan ShaftsRevelation SkirtsRainbow Quartz
Buy! ScubaTriangulationHotflush
Buy! The Head and the HeartThe Head and the HeartSelf-released
Buy! Vieux Farka ToureLiveSix Degrees
Buy! The Goodnight LovingThe Goodnight Loving Supper ClubDirtnap
Buy! Laurie AndersonHomelandNonesuch
Buy! Blue GiantBlue GiantVanguard
Buy! Colin SpringHighballs for the LowbrowSelf-released
Buy! Alex BMomentsElm&Oak
Buy! Rusty WilloughbyCobirds UniteSpark & Shine
Buy! Black HelicopterDon't Fuck with the ApocalypseEcstatic Peace!
Buy! Fat Freddy's DropDr Boondigga & the Big BWThe Drop
Buy! Maps & AtlasesPerch PatchworkBarsuk
Buy! Active ChildCurtis Lane EPFilter US
Buy! Here We Go MagicPigeonsSecretly Canadian
Buy! SplatinumLove For Those Hustlers EPBass Drop Music/Street Ritual
Buy! Procedure ClubDoomed ForeverSlumberland
Buy! VillagersBecoming A JackalDomino
Buy! To Rococo RotSpeculationDomino
Buy! CasiokidsTopp Stemning Pa Lokal BarPolyvinyl
Buy! DevoSomething For EverybodyWarner Bros.
Buy! ReginaPuutarhattrilogiaFriendly Fire


Week: 6/10/2010 - 6/17/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Chemical BrothersFurtherAstralwerks
Buy! OrgoneCali FeverUbiquity
Buy! Tame ImpalaInnerSpeakerModular
Buy! StarkeyEar Drums and Black HolesPlanet Mu
Buy! TrentemollerInto the Great Wide YonderIn My Room
Buy! Arcade FireThe Suburbs (Sampler)Merge
Buy! Sky ParadeIntoxicatedCustom Made
Buy! Tender TrapDansette DansetteSlumberland
Buy! Hot Hot HeatFuture BreedDangerbird
Buy! Alejandro EscovedoStreet Songs of LoveFantasy
Buy! J. ShogrenBird Bones & MuscleJAHA!
Buy! Etran FinatawaTarkat Tajje/Let's Go!Riverboat/World Music Network
Buy! KeleThe BoxerGlassnote
Buy! Justin RutledgeThe Early WidowsSix Shooter
Buy! Black Nite Crash/Sky ParadeLimited Edition Split EPCustom Made
Buy! Robert Randolph & the Family BandWe Walk This RoadWarner Bros.
Buy! ShlohmoCamping EPFoF
Buy! The Pinker TonesModularNacional
Buy! M.I.A.XXXO: The RemixesN.E.E.T./XL/Interscope


Week: 6/03/2010 - 6/10/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The DrumsThe DrumsDowntown
Buy! Wolf ParadeExpo 86Sub Pop
Buy! KeepawayBaby StyleLefse
Buy! Lindsay FullerThe Last Light I SeeSelf-released
Buy! JunipRope & Summit EPMute
Buy! Fred EaglesmithCha Cha ChaLonesome Day
Buy! (Various)Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows: Songs of John PrineOh Boy
Buy! Steve MasonBoys OutsideDomino
Buy! Peter CaseWig!Yep Roc
Buy! (Various)Be YourselfGrass Roots
Buy! Marsmobil(Why Don't You Take) The Other Side?Compost
Buy! HealthDisco2: You Will Love Each OtherLovepump United
Buy! (Soundtrack)EclipseSummit Ent/Chop Shop/Atlantic
Buy! Stripmall ArchitectureFeathersongs for Factory GirlsSelf-released
Buy! The NonTadaimaSelf-released


Week: 5/28/2010 - 6/03/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! State of the ArtistSeattlecalifragilisticextrahelladopenessMembers Only
Buy! SuckersWild SmileFrenchkiss
Buy! Math and Physics ClubI Shouldn't Look As Good As I DoMatinee
Buy! RatatatLP4XL
Buy! The Gaslight AnthemAmerican SlangSide One Dummy
Buy! Tokyo Police ClubChampMom + Pop
Buy! Danger Mouse and SparklehorseDark Night of the SoulCapitol
Buy! Trus'meIn the RedFat City/Prime Numbers
Buy! Blitzen TrapperDestroyer of the VoidSub Pop
Buy! The MoondoggiesYou'll Find No Answers HereHardly Art
Buy! IkonikaContact, Love, Want, HaveHyperdub
Buy! The DrumsThe DrumsDowntown
Buy! Teenage FanclubShadowsMerge
Buy! The Pernice BrothersGoodbye, KillerAshmont
Buy! ShinyribsWell After AwhileNine Mile
Buy! Light PollutionApparitionsCarpark
Buy! SolventSubject to ShiftGhostly International
Buy! The PridsChronosynclasticVelvet Blue
Buy! (Various)Twistable Turntable Man: A Musical Tribute to the Songs of Shel SilversteinSugar Hill
Buy! Jeremy JaySplashK
Buy! (Various)Made in Iceland 3Icelandic Music Export
Buy! Bill KirchenWord to the WiseProper
Buy! ChiefNight & DayDomino
Buy! Kurt VileSquare Shells EPMatador


Week: 5/21/2010 - 5/27/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! FoalsTotal Life ForeverSub Pop
Buy! StarsThe Five GhostsVagrant
Buy! Mash HallThey La SoulSelf-released
Buy! Crash City SaintsGlow in the Dark MusicQuince
Buy! Deer TickThe Black Dirt SessionsPartisan
Buy! Ariel Pink's Haunted GraffitiBefore Today4AD
Buy! Karen ElsonThe Ghost Who WalksThird Man/XL
Buy! Yuni In TaxcoEPSelf-released
Buy! The PhysicsThree Piece EPSelf-released
Buy! B.DolanFallen House Sunken CityStrange Famous
Buy! James ApolloTil Your Feet BleedNo Alternative
Buy! The Hundred in the HandsThis Desert EPWarp
Buy! FM BelfastHow to Make FriendsKimi/World Champion
Buy! Ty SegallMeltedGoner
Buy! Olafur Arnalds…And They Have Escaped the Weight of DarknessErased Tapes
Buy! No KidsJudy at the Grove EPTomlab
Buy! The Glitch MobDrink the SeaGlitch Mob Unlimited/Glass Air
Buy! (Various)Five Years of dirtybirddirtybird
Buy! Hooray for EarthMomo EPDovecote
Buy! The SampsEPMexican Summer
Buy! Funki PorciniOn Ninja Tune
Buy! Elite GymnasticsReal Friends EPPsychedelic Surf Club
Buy! TwilightStill Loving YouLuv n' Haight


Week: 5/14/2010 - 5/20/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Janelle MonaeThe ArchAndroidBad Boy/Wondaland
Buy! Damien JuradoSaint BartlettSecretly Canadian
Buy! Bettye LaVetteInterpretations: The British Rock SongbookAnti-
Buy! The Depreciation GuildSpirit YouthKanine
Buy! Born AnchorsColorize the GreySelf-released
Buy! ExploneDreamers/LoversSelf-released
Buy! Band of HorsesInfinite ArmsColumbia
Buy! Stereo TotalBaby Ouh!Kill Rock Stars
Buy! Rachid TahaBonjourKnitting Factory
Buy! Sleepy SunFeverATP
Buy! Chico TrujilloChico de OroBarbes
Buy! The Pains of Being Pure At HeartSay No To LoveSlumberland
Buy! Blk JksZol!Secretly Canadian
Buy! Mates of StateCrushes: The Covers MixtapeSelf-released


Week: 5/07/2010 - 5/13/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Sleigh BellsTreatsMom + Pop/N.E.E.T.
Buy! LCD SoundsystemThis Is HappeningDFA/Virgin
Buy! The Black KeysBrothersNonesuch
Buy! CeremonyRocket FireKiller Pimp
Buy! See Me RiverThe One That Got A WakeAviation/Don't Stop Believin'
Buy! Jack WilsonJack WilsonSelf-released
Buy! The Poison Control CenterSad Sour FutureAfternoon
Buy! UnbunnyMoon FoodA Hidden Agenda
Buy! Grupo FantasmaEl ExistentialNat Geo
Buy! The PurrsTearing Down Paisley GardenSelf-released
Buy! NevereverAngelic SwellsSlumberland
Buy! The Joy FormidableA Balloon Called MoaningBlack Bell
Buy! Dusty 45sFortunate ManSelf-released
Buy! Anibal Velasquez Y Su ConjuntoMambo LocoAnalog Africa
Buy! Take Only MountainAlpha Pup
Buy! CocoRosieGrey OceansSub Pop
Buy! The FutureheadsThe ChaosDovecote


Week: 4/30/2010 - 5/06/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The NationalHigh Violet4AD
Buy! Holy FuckLatinXL
Buy! The Redwood PlanRacing Toward the HeartbreakFish the Cat
Buy! Club 8The People's RecordLabrador
Buy! Jamie LidellCompassWarp
Buy! WoodsAt Echo LakeWoodsist
Buy! TobaccoManiac MeatAnticon
Buy! ShipsCompulsory ListeningSelf-released
Buy! The Dead WeatherSea of CowardsThird Man/Warner Bros.
Buy! Safe FrancisLi(f)eAnti-
Buy! JahcooziBarefoot WandererBpitch Control
Buy! (Varios)Absolute BelterB-Music
Buy! Solex vs. Cristina Martinez + Jon SpencerAmsterdam Throwdown, King Street Showdown!Bronzerat
Buy! DeclaimeFonkOthaship Connect
Buy! Macklemore x Ryan LewisThe Vs. EPSelf-released
Buy! The Satellite 4Call Your GirlSoul Union
Buy! Kris KristoffersonPlease Don't Tell Me How the Story EndsLight in the Attic
Buy! Great WavesAt the Bottom of the WellSelf-released
Buy! RobynBody Talk Pt. 1Konichiwa/Cherry Tree/Interscope
Buy! Lazer CrystalMCMLXXXThrill Jockey
Buy! TrentemøllerSycamore FeelingIn My Room


Week: 4/23/2010 - 4/29/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The New PornographersTogetherMatador
Buy! Crystal CastlesCrystal Castles (II)Fiction
Buy! Male BondingNothing HurtsSub Pop
Buy! Pearly Gate MusicPearly Gate MusicBarsuk
Buy! SI'm Not As Good At It As YouOwn
Buy! Lindstrom & ChristabelleReal Life Is No CoolSmalltown Supersound
Buy! Flying LotusCosmogrammaWarp
Buy! The SadiesDarker CirclesYep Roc
Buy! TyphoonHunder & ThirstTender Loving Empire
Buy! Small BlackSmall Black EPJagjaguwar
Buy! Hank IIIRebel WithinSidewalk
Buy! ClogsThe Creatures in the Garden of Lady WaltonBrassland
Buy! Vitamin DBorn Day EPSelf-released
Buy! WD4DPost-Hyphy-Romanticrunk EPSelf-released
Buy! The JayhawksThe Jayhawks (aka The Bunkhouse Album)Lost Highway
Buy! AnnualsSweet SisterBanter


Week: 4/16/2010 - 4/22/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Hold SteadyHeaven Is WheneverVagrant
Buy! PhosphorescentHere's To Taking It EasyDead Oceans
Buy! The FallYour Future Our ClutterDomino
Buy! (Various)Horizon Line/Ghostly By Night Ghostly International
Buy! J.PinderCode Red EPSelf-released
Buy! (Various)Nigeria Special: Vol. 2 Modern Highlife, Afro Souns & Nigerian Blues 1970-6Soundway
Buy! Michael FakeschExchangeMusik Aus Strom
Buy! Lali PunaOur InventionsMorr
Buy! TwinkranesSpektrum Theatre SnakesB-Music
Buy! The LodgerFlashbacksSlumberland
Buy! Sugar & GoldGet Wet!Antenna Farm
Buy! Nada SurfIf I Had A Hi-FiMardev
Buy! Sin RopasHoly BrokenShrug
Buy! YarnCome On InUnited For Opportunity
Buy! Tracey ThornLove and Its OppositeMerge
Buy! Booka ShadeMore!Kammermeirer & Merziger
Buy! Drew Grow & the Pastors' WivesDo You Feel It/Bon Voyage HymnAmigo/Amiga
Buy! The UnthanksHere's to the Tender ComingRough Trade


Week: 4/09/2010 - 4/15/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Broken Social SceneForgiveness Rock RecordArts & Crafts
Buy! Head Like A KiteDreams Suspend NightSelf-released
Buy! The Henry Clay PeopleSomewhere on the Golden Coasttbd
Buy! Dark Time SunshineVesselFake Four Inc.
Buy! The Radio Dept.Clinging to a SchemeLabrador
Buy! OC NotesDap ConfuserSelf-released
Buy! What What NowFingers & ToesSelf-released
Buy! Shake Some Action!Fire and IceSatellite 451
Buy! Two Door Cinema ClubTourist HistoryGlassnote
Buy! Mux MoolSkulltasteGhostly International
Buy! Tony AllenSecret AgentWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
Buy! Secret CitiesPink GraffitiWestern Vinyl
Buy! Blunt MechanicWorld RecordBarsuk
Buy! Gotan ProjectTango 3.0XL
Buy! The AmazingWait For A Light To ComeSubliminal Sounds
Buy! UNKLEWhere Did the Night FallSurrender All
Buy! Trombone ShortyBackatownVerve Forecast
Buy! Free the RobotsCtrl Alt DeleteAlpha Pup
Buy! PickwickHacienda Motel/When Rosa SpeaksSelf-released
Buy! The Method ActorsThis Is Still ItAcute


Week: 4/02/2010 - 4/08/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! CaribouSwimMerge
Buy! Laura MarlingI Speak Because I CanVirgin
Buy! Ana Tijoux1977Nacional
Buy! Future IslandsIn Evening AirThrill Jockey
Buy! Kings Go ForthThe Outsiders Are BackLuaka Bop
Buy! Erykah BaduNew Amerykah Part 2: Return of the AnkhUniversal Motown
Buy! DeloreanSubizaFool House
Buy! Avi BuffaloAvi BuffaloSub Pop
Buy! (Various)Casual Nostalgia FestSub Pop
Buy! DisappearsLuxKranky
Buy! (Various)Gilles Peterson presents Havana CulturaBrownswood
Buy! Unnatural HelpersCracked Love & Other DrugsHardly Art
Buy! SolventsMadonicaSelf-released
Buy! Jason & the ScorchersHalcyon TimesCourageous Chicken
Buy! Roky Erickson with Okkervil RiverTrue Love Cast Out All EvilAnti-
Buy! Horse FeathersThistled SpringKill Rock Stars
Buy! Stanton MooreGroove AlchemyTelarc
Buy! Black FrancisNonstoperotikCooking Vinyl
Buy! MGMTCongratulationsColumbia
Buy! David Byrne & Fatboy SlimHere Lies LoveNonesuch
Buy! The GlobesSinter SongsManito
Buy! Foxes in FictionSwung From the BranchesOrchid Tapes


Week: 3/26/2010 - 4/01/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Victor ShadeVictor ShadeSelf-released
Buy! The Secret HistoryThe World That Never WasLe Grand Magistery
Buy! HarlemHippiesMatador
Buy! CornershopJudy Sucks A Lemon For BreakfastAmple Play
Buy! Sam AmidonI See the SignBedroom Community
Buy! Balkan Beat BoxBlue Eyed Black BoyNational Geographic
Buy! Pretty LightsMaking Up A Changing MindSelf-released
Buy! Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsI Learned the Hard WayDaptone
Buy! Black TambourineBlack TambourineSlumberland
Buy! Wooden ShjipsVol. 2Sick Thirst
Buy! Mary GauthierThe FoundlingRazor & Tie
Buy! The Besnard LakesThe Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring NightJagjaguwar
Buy! RafterAnimal FeelingsAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! Mark Sultan$Last Gang
Buy! Very Be CarefulEscape RoomBarbes
Buy! Rose's Pawn ShopDancing on the GallowsSelf-released
Buy! Caetano Velosozii e zieNonesuch
Buy! Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & the Cairo GangThe Wonder Show of the WorldDrag City
Buy! Matt Pond PAThe Dark LeavesAltitude
Buy! THEESatisfactionLoves the Sa-Ra Creative PartnersSelf-released
Buy! Mulatu AstatkeMulatu Steps AheadStrut
Buy! YawnEPSelf-released
Buy! Kasper BjørkeStanding On Top of UtopiaHFN
Buy! (Various)Mexican Summer CompilationMexican Summer
Buy! DeceptikonMythology of the MetropolisDaly City
Buy! Trans AmThingThrill Jockey
Buy! Black PrairieFeast of the Hunters' MoonSugar Hill
Buy! (Various)Elevator Music Vol. 1Fabric


Week: 3/19/2010 - 3/25/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! JónsiGoXL
Buy! Let's WrestleIn the Court of the Wrestling Let'sMerge
Buy! ClorofilaCorridos UrbanosNacional
Buy! Gabriel MintzVolume OneSelf-released
Buy! HoquiamHoquiamSt. Ives
Buy! Dr. DogShame, ShameAnti-
Buy! Absolute MonarchsAbsolute MonarchsSelf-released
Buy! Voyager OneGeography EPTokyoidaho
Buy! Mi AmiSteal Your FaceThrill Jockey
Buy! Salmon ThrasherWhat GivesSelf-released
Buy! Ralph WhiteThe Mongrel's HoardMonofonous Press
Buy! The Small ChangeEvery Line In My HeadUnsmashable
Buy! GoldfrappHead FirstMute
Buy! Arctic MonkeysMy PropellerDomino


Week: 3/12/2010 - 3/18/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The White StripesUnder Great White Northern LightsThird Man/Warner Bros.
Buy! Love Is AllTwo Thousand and Ten InjuriesPolyvinyl
Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthThe Wild HuntDead Oceans
Buy! The MynabirdsWhat We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the FloodSaddle Creek
Buy! Sleepy Eyes of DeathToward A Damaged HorizonSleep Capsule
Buy! Double DaggerMasksThrill Jockey
Buy! Cock & SwanUnrecognizeDandelion Gold
Buy! Monster MovieEveryone Is A GhostGraveface
Buy! SplatinumDer Schplatz!Daly City
Buy! FoscilResidentialJournal of Popular Noise
Buy! Holly Golightly & the BrokeoffsMedicine CountyTransdreamer
Buy! SeabearWe Built A FireMorr
Buy! The Knife with Mt. Sims and Planningtorock Tomorrow, In A YearMute
Buy! She & HimVolume TwoMerge
Buy! Jonas ReinhardtPowers of AuditionKranky
Buy! CrookersTons of FriendsSouthern Fried
Buy! jj N°3Secretly Canadian
Buy! Little BootsHandsElektra


Week: 3/05/2010 - 3/11/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! GorillazPlastic BeachVirgin
Buy! Dum Dum GirlsI Will BeSub Pop
Buy! The LightsFailed GravesWantage
Buy! Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubBeat the Devil's TattooVagrant
Buy! Seasick SteveMan From Another TimeRykodisc/Atlantic
Buy! Broken BellsBroken BellsColumbia
Buy! Free EnergyStuck On NothingDFA/Astralwerks
Buy! Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsRise & ShineCumbancha
Buy! Jason CollettRat A Tat TatArts & Crafts
Buy! Trampled By TurtlesPalominoBanjodad/Thirty Tigers
Buy! Slow ClubYeah SoMoshi Moshi
Buy! Archie Bronson OutfitCoconutDomino
Buy! Serena Maneesh#2: Abyss in B Minor4AD
Buy! BonoboBlack SandsNinja Tune
Buy! (Various)Nigeria Afrobeat SpecialSoundway
Buy! Bright Eyes/Neva DinovaOne Jug of Wine, Two VesselsSaddle Creek
Buy! Eddy Current Suppression RingRush to RelaxGoner
Buy! TunngAnd Then We Saw LandThrill Jockey
Buy! The NotekillersWe're Here to HelpNaction
Buy! OkapiLove HimIllegal Art
Buy! Jimi HendrixValleys of NeptuneExperience Hendrix/Legacy
Buy! AmanazAfricaQDK Media


Week: 2/26/2010 - 3/04/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Frightened RabbitThe Winter of Mixed DrinksFatcat
Buy! Drive-By TruckersThe Big To-DoATO
Buy! QuadronQuadronPlug Research
Buy! Strange BoysBe BraveIn the Red
Buy! TanlinesSettings EPTrue Panther
Buy! Fang IslandFang IslandSargent House
Buy! LiarsSisterworldMute
Buy! GonjasufiA Sufi and a KillerWarp
Buy! Happy BirthdayHappy BirthdaySub Pop
Buy! (Various)Afro-Rock Volume 1Strut
Buy! Lou BondLou BondLight in the Attic
Buy! MillionYoungBe So True EPArcade Sound Ltd.
Buy! (Soundtrack)No One Knows About Persian CatsMilan
Buy! Johnny DowdWake Up the SnakesMunich
Buy! Letting Up Despite Great FaultsLetting Up Despite Great FaultsSelf-released
Buy! BeanOneShort CircuitSelf-released
Buy! Transient SongsCave SyndromesIndian Casino
Buy! Nightmare AirNightmare AirSelf-released
Buy! The GrazeGive/SellJ Shirt
Buy! What What NowWhat What NowSelf-released
Buy! MemoryhouseThe Years EPArcade Sound Ltd.
Buy! Jack RoseLuck in the ValleyThrill Jockey
Buy! The SplintersKickDouble Negative
Buy! Another Electronic MusicianStates of Spacen5MD
Buy! John HiattThe Open RoadNew West
Buy! Shelby LynneTears, Lies, and AlibisEverso
Buy! Future IslandsTin ManThrill Jockey
Buy! LemonadePure Moods EPTrue Panther


Week: 2/19/2010 - 2/25/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Ted Leo and the PharmacistsThe Brutalist BricksMatador
Buy! Titus AndronicusThe MonitorXL
Buy! The Morning BendersBig EchoRough Trade
Buy! These New PuritansHiddenDomino
Buy! JavelinNo MasLuaka Bop
Buy! SambassadeurEuropeanLabrador
Buy! Joanna NewsomHave One On MeDrag City
Buy! High PlacesHigh Places vs. MankindThrill Jockey
Buy! Cary Ann HearstAre You Ready To DieFilter US
Buy! Baltic CousinsBaltic Cousinsdemo
Buy! The Terror Pigeon Dance RevoltI love you! I love you! I love you and I'm in love with you!Luaka Bop
Buy! Robert PollardWe All Got Out of the ArmyGuided By Voices Inc.
Buy! Elder MasonWe Will Still Be Here When You're GoneSelf-released
Buy! Gospel GossipDriftGuilt Ridden Pop
Buy! World AtlasWorld AtlasMagic Marker
Buy! (Various)PomegranatesB-Music
Buy! Parenthetical GirlsPrivilege Pt. 1: On Death & EndearmentsSlender Means Society
Buy! WitchLazy Bones!!QDK Media


Week: 2/12/2010 - 2/18/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Dinosaur FeathersFantasy MemorialSelf-released
Buy! Choc Quib TownOroNacional
Buy! The Ruby SunsFight SoftlySub Pop
Buy! Jaguar LoveHologram JamsFat Possum
Buy! Golden TriangleDouble JointerHardly Art
Buy! Ali Farka Toure and Toumani DiabateAli and ToumaniWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
Buy! Holly MirandaThe Magician's Private LibraryXL
Buy! Charlie HunterGentlemen, I Neglected To Inform You You Will Not Be Getting PaidSpire Artists
Buy! Carolina Chocolate DropsGenuine Negro JigNonesuch
Buy! RaziaZebu NationCumbancha
Buy! The Holmes BrothersFeed My SoulAlligator
Buy! A Sunny Day in GlasgowNitetime RainbowsMis Ojos Discos
Buy! (Various)Minimal Wave TapesStones Throw


Week: 2/05/2010 - 2/11/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! (Various)Stroke: Songs for Chris KnoxMerge
Buy! Lightspeed ChampionLife is Sweet! Nice to Meet You.Domino
Buy! Hurricane LanternsHymns for the MisguidedSelf-released
Buy! Freeway & Jake OneThe Stimulus PackageRhymesayers
Buy! Massive AttackHeligolandVirgin
Buy! Pepper RabbitShakes + ClicksDag Shaq
Buy! Washed OutLife of Leisure EPMexican Summer
Buy! Rocky VotolatoTrue DevotionBarsuk
Buy! Miles KuroskyThe Desert of Shallow EffectsMajordomo
Buy! David StarfireBollywood BassSix Degrees
Buy! Moon DuoEscapeWoodsist
Buy! The Go FindEverybody Knows It's Gonna Happen Only Not TonightMorr
Buy! Art MuseumsRough FrameWoodsist
Buy! Jaga JazzistOne Armed BandiNinja Tune
Buy! The Souljazz OrchestraRising SunStrut
Buy! Golden AgesTraditionDeerhaus Collective
Buy! Overnight LowsCity of Rotten EyesGoner
Buy! (Various)PreservationPreservation Hall
Buy! White HillsWhite HillsThrill Jockey
Buy! Quakers on ProbationEvery Living ThingSelf-released
Buy! Ravenna WoodsDemons and LakesSelf-released
Buy! entWelcome Strangern5MD
Buy! Midnight MassesRapture Ready, I Gazed at the BodyTeam Lo
Buy! Good Luck Dark StarYou'll Need ItShangri-La
Buy! Field MusicMeasureMemphis Industries
Buy! Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin MooreDear CompanionSub Pop
Buy! The White StripesUnder Great White Northern LightsThird Man/Warner Bros
Buy! (Various)Cumulus Music Festival 2010none
Buy! Strong Arm SteadyIn Search of Stoney JacksonStones Throw
Buy! NnekaConcrete JungleYo Mama/Decon/Epic
Buy! JookaboxDead Zone BoysAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! Bei Bei & Shawn LeeInto the WindUbiquity
Buy! (Various)Bob Blank: Blank Tapes NYC 1975-1985Strut


Week: 1/29/2010 - 2/04/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! (Various)Stroke: Songs for Chris KnoxMerge
Buy! Lightspeed ChampionLife is Sweet! Nice to Meet You.Domino
Buy! Hurricane LanternsHymns for the MisguidedSelf-released
Buy! Freeway & Jake OneThe Stimulus PackageRhymesayers
Buy! Massive AttackHeligolandVirgin
Buy! Pepper RabbitShakes + ClicksDag Shaq
Buy! Washed OutLife of Leisure EPMexican Summer
Buy! Rocky VotolatoTrue DevotionBarsuk
Buy! Miles KuroskyThe Desert of Shallow EffectsMajordomo
Buy! David StarfireBollywood BassSix Degrees
Buy! Moon DuoEscapeWoodsist
Buy! The Go FindEverybody Knows It's Gonna Happen Only Not TonightMorr
Buy! Art MuseumsRough FrameWoodsist
Buy! Jaga JazzistOne Armed BandiNinja Tune
Buy! The Souljazz OrchestraRising SunStrut
Buy! Golden AgesTraditionDeerhaus Collective
Buy! Overnight LowsCity of Rotten EyesGoner
Buy! (Various)PreservationPreservation Hall
Buy! White HillsWhite HillsThrill Jockey
Buy! Quakers on ProbationEvery Living ThingSelf-released
Buy! Ravenna WoodsDemons and LakesSelf-released
Buy! entWelcome Strangern5MD
Buy! Midnight MassesRapture Ready, I Gazed at the BodyTeam Lo
Buy! Good Luck Dark StarYou'll Need ItShangri-La
Buy! Field MusicMeasureMemphis Industries
Buy! Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin MooreDear CompanionSub Pop
Buy! The White StripesUnder Great White Northern LightsThird Man/Warner Bros
Buy! (Various)Cumulus Music Festival 2010none
Buy! Strong Arm SteadyIn Search of Stoney JacksonStones Throw
Buy! NnekaConcrete JungleYo Mama/Decon/Epic
Buy! JookaboxDead Zone BoysAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! Bei Bei & Shawn LeeInto the WindUbiquity
Buy! (Various)Bob Blank: Blank Tapes NYC 1975-1985Strut


Week: 1/22/2010 - 1/28/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Hot ChipOne Life StandAstralwerks
Buy! Past LivesTapestry of WebsSuicide Squeeze
Buy! Charlotte GainsbourgIRMElektra
Buy! Pantha du PrinceBlack NoiseRough Trade
Buy! Glass RockTall Firs Meet Soft LocationEcstatic Peace!
Buy! The Spy From CairoSecretly FamousWonderwheel
Buy! Toro Y MoiCausers of ThisCarpark
Buy! CitayDream Get TogetherDead Oceans
Buy! ReporterTime Incredibledemo
Buy! Freedy JohnstonRain on the CityBar/None
Buy! GigiMaintenantTomlab
Buy! PhantogramEyelid MoviesBarsuk
Buy! Corinne Bailey RaeThe SeaCapitol
Buy! MalachaiUgly Side of LoveDomino
Buy! Youssou N'DourI Bring What I LoveNonesuch
Buy! RJD2The ColossusRJ's Electrical Connections
Buy! Alpha Yaya DialloImmeJericho Beach
Buy! Patty GriffinDowntown ChurchCredential
Buy! The Album LeafA Chorus of StorytellersSub Pop


Week: 1/15/2010 - 1/21/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! YeasayerOdd BloodSecretly Canadian
Buy! Four TetThere Is Love In YouDomino
Buy! Gil Scott-HeronI'm New HereXL
Buy! Fucked UpCouple TracksMatador
Buy! (Various)Casual Victim PileMatador
Buy! Galacticya-ka-mayAnti-
Buy! Pierced ArrowsDescending ShadowsVice
Buy! Clem SnideThe Meat of Life429 (Four-Two-Nine)
Buy! MidlakeThe Courage of OthersBella Union
Buy! (Various)Sweetheart 2010Starbucks
Buy! BlockheadThe Music SceneNinja Tune
Buy! DessaA Badly Broken ChordDoomtree
Buy! Pit er PatThe Flexible EntertainerThrill Jockey
Buy! Eastern GripThe Flailure EPSelf-released
Buy! Oh No OnoEggsFriendly Fire
Buy! Post HarborThey Can't Hurt You If You Don't Believe In ThemBurning Building
Buy! Underworld vs. The MisteronsAthens!K7
Buy! (Various)ZEVolution: Ze-Records Re-EditedStrut
Buy! LiarsSisterworldMute
Buy! Slow SixTomorrow Becomes YouWestern Vinyl
Buy! Findlay BrownLove Will Find YouVerve Forecas


Week: 1/08/2010 - 1/14/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Beach HouseTeen DreamSub Pop
Buy! Magnetic FieldsRealismNonesuch
Buy! Owen PallettHeartlandDomino
Buy! The Soft PackThe Soft PackKemado
Buy! Chris JossMonomaniacs Volume 1ESL
Buy! SpoonTransferenceMerge
Buy! Jeff the BrotherhoodHeavy DaysInfinity Cat
Buy! Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni BaI Speak FulaNext Ambiance/Sub Pop
Buy! World's Greatest GhostsNo MagicLucky Madison
Buy! TindersticksFalling Down A MountainConstellation
Buy! Mulatu Astatke/The HeliocentricsInspiration InformationStrut
Buy! Richmond FontaineWe Used to Think the Freeway Sounded Like A RiverArena Rock
Buy! ThemselvesCrownsDownAnticon
Buy! ShlohmoThe Shlomoshun DeluxeFoF Music
Buy! Wild Yaks10 Ships/Don't Die YetErnest Jenning Record Co.
Buy! Olof ArnaldsVio og VioOne Little Indian
Buy! Nick Curran and the LowlifesReform School GirlEclecto Groove
Buy! Jes RaymondEven the TreesSelf-released
Buy! (Various)Bearded Ladies Volume OneFinders Keepers/B-Music
Buy! The Dynamics with Jimmy Hanna1960-1965Seafair-Bolo


Week: 1/01/2010 - 1/07/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Vampire WeekendContraXL
Buy! Retribution Gospel Choir2 (Two)Sub Pop
Buy! King Midas SoundWaiting For YouHyperdub
Buy! EelsEnd TimesVagrant
Buy! silOHsSilos L.P.Self-released
Buy! EditorsIn This Light and On This EveningFader
Buy! (Various)Steppas' Delight 2Soul Jazz
Buy! Eighteen Individual EyesSlightly Frightened, Mostly HappyScissor City Sound
Buy! Terri TarantulaTerri TarantulaSkok
Buy! You Say Party! We Say Die!XXXXPaper Bag
Buy! (Various)Gozalo! Bugalu Tropical Vol. 3Vampisoul
Buy! Mr. ChopFor Pete's SakeNow-Again
Buy! (Various)Cazumbi: African Sixties Garage Vol. 2No Smoke
Buy! Paris SpleenLike LoveSelf-released
Buy! Gavin GussMercury MineObsolte Media
Buy! (Various)Ball of Wax Vol. 18Ball of Wax
Buy! The New LawHigh NoonSelf-released



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