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KEXP Adds music charts for 2012
Week: 12/07/2012 - 12/13/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Big BoiVicious Lies and Dangerous RumorsDef Jam
Buy! Midnight MagicWalking the Midnight Streetsself-released
Buy! Kim BaxterThe Tale of Me and Youself-released
Buy! The WalkaboutsDresden EPself-released


Week: 11/30/2012 - 12/06/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! SinkaneMarsDFA
Buy! Wild YaksMillion YearsErnest Jenning Record Co.
Buy! Dan PennThe Fame RecordingsAce
Buy! How to destroy angels_An Omen EPColumbia
Buy! Andrew CombsWorried Manself-released
Buy! (Various)Ivory Coast Soul 2Hot Casa
Buy! Speck MountainBadwaterCarrot Top
Buy! (Various)Keb Darge & Little Edith's Legendary Wild Rockers 2BBE
Buy! Lee "Scratch" Parry and FriendsDisco Devil: The Jamaica DiscomixesTrojan
Buy! Your YouthBatteryOld Flame
Buy! Punch BrothersAhoy!Nonesuch
Buy! (Various)The Sound Doctor: Black Ark Singles and Dub Plates 1972-1978Pressure Records
Buy! Shoes35 Years: The Definitive Shoes Collection 1977-2012Real Gone Music
Buy! The WeekndTrilogyRepublic
Buy! (Various)London's CallingCulture Clash
Buy! Anna Coogan and Daniele FiaschiThe Nowhere, Rome Sessionsself-released
Buy! METZDirty Shirt/Leave Me OutSub Pop


Week: 11/23/2012 - 11/29/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! StagStagFin
Buy! SolangeTrueTerrible
Buy! The Soft MoonZerosCaptured Tracks
Buy! SoundgardenKing AnimalA&M
Buy! Shugo TokumaruIn Focus?Polyvinyl
Buy! FurImage On The Reverseself-released
Buy! Books On fateMemoryEphemerata
Buy! No Regular PlayEndangered SpeciesWolf + Lamb
Buy! Memory TapesGrace/ConfusionCarpark
Buy! StumbleineSpiderwebbedMonotreme
Buy! KRTSThe Dread Of An Unknown EvilProject:Mooncircle
Buy! (Various)Electric Blues Part 1: Begginings 1939-1954Bear Family`
Buy! Super Hi-FiDub to the BoneElectric Cowbell
Buy! HammockDeparture SongsHammock Music
Buy! The Crystal ArkThe Crystal ArkDFA
Buy! Fort LeanChange Your Nameself-released
Buy! Maribou StateScarlett Groove EPSouthern Fried
Buy! Amos MillerRogers Thriftwayself-released
Buy! Don DiLegoWestern & Atlantic EPVelvet Elk
Buy! Teengirl FantasyTracerTrue Panther Sounds
Buy! WorthSix Foot SoulNIAYH
Buy! Cub ScoutsTold You Soself-released
Buy! Fatima Al QadiriDesert Strike EPFade to Mind
Buy! Steve HauschildtSequiturKranky
Buy! Bongos Ikwue and Double XWulu WuluBik


Week: 11/16/2012 - 11/22/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! West End MotelOnly Time Can TellWarner Bros.
Buy! (Various)Diablos del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960-1985Analog Africa
Buy! Ex-CultEx-CultGoner
Buy! The JD Hobson BandWhere the Sun Don't Shineself-released
Buy! Io EchoIo EchoIAMSOUND
Buy! Chaos ChaosSself-released
Buy! TyvekOn Triple BeamsIn the Red
Buy! The Animals at NightThe Animals at Night EPself-released
Buy! James YoungerJames YoungerLight Organ
Buy! Los CenzontlesRegenerationLos Cenzontles
Buy! Lijadu SistersHorizon Unlimited Knitting Factory


Week: 11/09/2012 - 11/15/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Crystal Castles(III)Fiction/Casablanca/Universal Republic
Buy! StephanieOne Gloveself-released
Buy! The BabiesOur House on the HillWoodsist
Buy! ODESZASummer's Goneself-released
Buy! Pop LeviMedicineCounter
Buy! The EvensThe OddsDischord
Buy! Golden GardensHow Brave the Hunted WolvesNeon Sigh
Buy! DeVotchKaLive with the Colorado SymphonyCicero
Buy! ErrorsNew RelicsRock Action
Buy! Submotion OrchestraFragmentsExceptional
Buy! (Various)Eccentric Soul: Omnibus Vol. 1The Numero Group
Buy! Alfonso LovoLa GigantonaThe Numero Group
Buy! The Hoot HootsFeel the Cosmosself-released
Buy! Truckasauras2012Fourthcity
Buy! Lou RaglandI Travel AloneThe Numero Group
Buy! Hercules and Love AffairDJ-Kicks!K7
Buy! Jesse Boykins III & MeLo-XZulu GuruNinja Tune
Buy! The PurrsRotting on the VineFin
Buy! (Various)Vase Sampler 2012Vase
Buy! Jake BuggTwo FingersMercury
Buy! Free EnergyElectric Fever/Dance All NightFree People
Buy! Blackbird BlackbirdBoracay PlanetLavish Habits
Buy! Cathedral PearlsPlace of Our Residenceself-released


Week: 11/02/2012 - 11/08/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Bomba EstereoElegancia TropicalPolen
Buy! Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d. cityTop Dawg/Aftermath
Buy! Golden VoidGolden VoidThrill Jockey
Buy! Guided By VoicesThe Bears For LunchGuided By Voices Inc.
Buy! EmpresariosEl Sonido MagicoFort Knox
Buy! Sufjan StevensSilver & GoldAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! ClinicFree Reign Domino
Buy! School of Seven BellsPut Your Sad DownVagrant
Buy! Mean CreekYouth CompanionOld Flame
Buy! OC NotesPre Future Post Modern Love Songs aka Alienbootybassself-released
Buy! Slam DunkWelcome to MiamiFile Under: Music
Buy! DomenicoCine PrivePlug Research
Buy! Sidewalk DaveHard On RomanceThe Telegraph Recording Company
Buy! Dirty ProjectorsAbout to Die EPDomino
Buy! Hot SugarMiDi Murder EPScion A/V
Buy! Smokey BrightsNo Sheer Force of WillThrill Jockey
Buy! LindstromSmalhansSmalltown Supersound
Buy! CayucasCayucosSecretly Canadian
Buy! Elison JacksonI Do Believe She Flew Out the Drain PipeThe Telegraph Recording Company


Week: 10/26/2012 - 11/01/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! FlumeFlumeFuture Classic
Buy! RhyeThe FallRepublic
Buy! Neil Young with Crazy HorsePsychedelic PillReprise
Buy! Kid SmplSkylightHush Hush
Buy! Mac DeMarco2Captured Tracks
Buy! (Soundtrack)The Man With the Iron FistsSoul Temple
Buy! Child ActorVictoryFake Four Inc.
Buy! El Perro Del MarPale FireThe Control Group
Buy! Andy StottLuxury ProblemsModern Love
Buy! La LuzDamp Faceself-released
Buy! The ValleyHalloween EPself-released
Buy! SnowgooseHarmony SpringsBa Da Bing
Buy! Gospel ClawsPut Your Sunshine AwayCommon Wall Media
Buy! Main AttrakionzBossalinis & FooliyonesYoung One
Buy! Angel OlsenHalf Way HomeBathetic
Buy! The Glass NotesAs the Building Crumblesself-released
Buy! Sin FangHalf Dreamsgogoyoko
Buy! Jason Isbell and the 400 UnitLive From AlabamaLightning Rod
Buy! Grape SodaForm A SignKindercore
Buy! Cashmere CatMirror Maru EPPelican Fly
Buy! GibraltarStorms EPself-released
Buy! Prince RamaTop Ten Hits of the End of the WorldPaw Tracks
Buy! Gold and SoilGold and SoilNon Projects
Buy! The Quiet OnesVersion Suicidesself-released
Buy! LapaluxSome Other Time EPBrainfeeder
Buy! The InsomniaxLove She Wants EPEarnest Endeavours


Week: 10/19/2012 - 10/25/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Rose WindowsThe Sun Dogsself-released
Buy! PawsCokefloat!Fatcat
Buy! Chad ValleyYoung HungerCascine
Buy! P.O.S.We Don't Even Live HereRhymesayers
Buy! The CoupSorry To Bother YouANTI-
Buy! RNDMActsMonkeywrench
Buy! (Various)Light from Los Angelesdublab
Buy! Gary Clark Jr.Blak and BluWarner Bros.
Buy! Kylie AuldistStill LifeTru Thoughts
Buy! (Various)Melting Pot Music: 10 YearsMelting Pot Music
Buy! The CarouselsSweet Northern LightNorthern Star
Buy! Plan BIll ManorsAtlantic/679
Buy! The Hot 8 Brass BandThe Life & Times Of…Tru Thoughts
Buy! San CiscoAwkwardFat Possum
Buy! The Black OperaOvertureMello Music Group
Buy! Dam MantleBrothers FowlNotown
Buy! Egyptian ProjectYa AmarSix Degrees
Buy! (Various)Escape From Chicago Loose Squares
Buy! U.S. GirlsGEMFatcat
Buy! (Various)Wizard Sleeve Beat Emporium Vol. 2Wizard Sleeve
Buy! Of MontrealDaughter of CloudPolyvinyl
Buy! Wolf + LambVersus EPWolf + Lamb
Buy! The Hermit CrabsTime Relentless EPMatinee
Buy! Pale SundayThe Fake Stories About You and MeMatinee
Buy! Different Sleep Infinite EPSvengali
Buy! FuturewifeIt Gets Better EPImmersed Audio
Buy! GravelRoadPedernalesKnick Knack


Week: 10/12/2012 - 10/18/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Titus AndronicusLocal BusinessXL
Buy! Bat For LashesThe Haunted ManCapitol
Buy! TamarynTender New SignsMexican Summer
Buy! Diamond RingsFree DimensionalAstralwerks
Buy! And You Will Know Us By the Trail of DeadLost SongsRichter Scale/Superball Music
Buy! Black Moth Super RainbowCobra JuicyRad Cult
Buy! Hundred WatersHundred WatersOWSLA
Buy! BreakbotBy Your SideEd Banger
Buy! Paul BanksBanksMatador
Buy! The AmazingGentle StreamPartisan
Buy! BRAINSTORMHeat WavesTender Loving Empire
Buy! iamamiwhoamikinCooperative
Buy! King DudeBurning DaylightDAIS
Buy! Lonesome ShackCity ManKnick Knack
Buy! Holiday FriendsChicksself-released
Buy! Luna Is HoneyCoolbreezeself-released
Buy! CalamalkaAll the Way UpHybridity
Buy! Albert SwarmWakeCeremony
Buy! GRMLNExploreCarpark
Buy! Cahalen Morrison & Eli WestOur Lady of the Tall Treesself-released
Buy! BeaconFor Now EPGhostly
Buy! ZodiacZodiac EPVase
Buy! TyphoonCommon SentimentsTender Loving Empire


Week: 10/05/2012 - 10/11/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Macklemore and Ryan LewisThe Heistself-released
Buy! Ty SegallTwinsDrag City
Buy! LVSebenzaHyperdub
Buy! Night Moves Colored EmotionsDomino
Buy! DaphniJIAOLONGMerge
Buy! Andrew BirdHands of GloryMom+Pop
Buy! PeaceThe World Is Too Much With UsSuicide Squeeze
Buy! Rudi ZygadloTragicomediesPlanet Mu
Buy! The Gaslamp KillerBreakthroughBrainfeeder
Buy! Iris DeMentSing the DeltaFlariella
Buy! The HerbaliserThere Were SevenDepartment H
Buy! Ken StringfellowDanzig in the Moonlight Spark & Shine
Buy! Maximo ParkThe National HealthStraight to the Sun
Buy! Very Be CarefulRemember Me From the Party?Downtown Pijao
Buy! Terror DanjahDark CrawlerHyperdub
Buy! LevekLook A Little CloserLefse


Week: 9/28/2012 - 10/04/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Cody ChesnuTTLanding On A Hundredself-released
Buy! Tame ImpalaLonerismModular
Buy! Police TeethPolice TeethLatest Flame
Buy! A.C. NewmanShut Down the StreetsMatador
Buy! Black MarbleA Different ArrangementHardly Art
Buy! Ringo DeathstarrMauveSonic Unyon
Buy! Jason LytleDept. of DisappearanceAnti-
Buy! Ronnie FaussI Am the Man You Know I'm NotNormaltown
Buy! Two FingersStunt RhythmsBig Dada
Buy! Freelance WhalesDiluviaMom+Pop/Frenchkiss
Buy! Wanda JacksonUnfinished BusinessSugar Hill
Buy! Menahan Street BandThe CrossingDunham
Buy! Chastity BeltDudeself-released
Buy! Aimee ManCharmerSuperEgo
Buy! Matt and KimLightningFader
Buy! John CaleShifty Adventures in Nookie WorldDomino
Buy! Kasey Chambers & Shane NicholsonWreck & RuinSugar Hill
Buy! Ray StinnettA Fire SomewhereLight in the Attic
Buy! Land of PinesDead Feathers/Follow the LeaderFin
Buy! Red Jacket MineAmy/Any Major Dude Will Tell YouFin
Buy! Gospel GossipAtlantic BlueOld Blackberry Way/Guilt Ridden Pop
Buy! Rosie FloresWorking Girl's GuitarBloodshot
Buy! A Breakthrough in Field StudiesA Breakthrough in Field Studiesself-released


Week: 9/21/2012 - 9/27/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Flying LotusUntil the Quiet ComesWarp
Buy! The MaldivesMuscle For the WingSpark & Shine
Buy! PinbackInformation RetrievedTemporary Residence Ltd.
Buy! METZMETZSub Pop
Buy! CaspianWaking SeasonTriple Crown
Buy! EfterklangPiramida4AD
Buy! The Soft PackStrappedMexican Summer
Buy! Sic AlpsSic AlpsDrag City
Buy! Melody's Echo ChamberMelody's Echo ChamberFat Possum
Buy! Chris CohenOvergrown PathCaptured Tracks
Buy! MalaMala In CubaBrownswood Recordings
Buy! Reptile YouthReptile YouthHFN
Buy! Tim MaiaWorld Psychedelic Classics 4Luaka Bop
Buy! JackrabbitA Better Placeself-released
Buy! The MoonsFables of HistorySchnitzel
Buy! Moses HightowerOnnur MosebokRecords Records
Buy! Tea CoziesBang Upself-released
Buy! Wires Under TensionReplicantWestern Vinyl
Buy! Edmund WayneEdmund Wayneself-released
Buy! SwansThe SeerYoung God
Buy! Don't Talk to the Cops!What's the 411? Remix, Love Family + Friendsself-released
Buy! FriendzoneCollection 1self-released
Buy! The Demon BeatLess Is Lessself-released
Buy! Shelter PointForever For NowHotflush
Buy! Becoming RealSolar Dreams/Neon DecayNot Even
Buy! Asgeir TraustiDýrð í dauðaþögnself-released
Buy! Lupe FiascoFood & Liqour II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1Atlantic
Buy! Ojba RastaOjba RastaRecords Records
Buy! Dude YorkThe Lakeself-released


Week: 9/14/2012 - 9/20/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! How To Dress WellTotal LossAcephale
Buy! The Mountain GoatsTranscendental YouthMerge
Buy! Moon DuoCirclesSacred Bones
Buy! Brother AliMourning in AmericaRhymesayers
Buy! Unnatural HelpersLand GrabHardly Art
Buy! Holy OtherHeldTri Angle
Buy! Benjamin GibbardFormer LivesBarsuk
Buy! Dum Dum GirlsEnd of DazeSub Pop
Buy! Mark EitzelDon't Be A StrangerMerge
Buy! Rah RahThe Poet's DeadHidden Pony
Buy! Beth OrtonSugaring Season Anti-
Buy! Four TetPinkText
Buy! Sun AirwaySoft FallDead Oceans
Buy! Ryan HemsworthLast WordsWedidit
Buy! Body LanguageGrammar EPLavish Habits
Buy! Kid SmplDope Pac SEHush Hush
Buy! BalmorheaStrangerWestern Vinyl
Buy! CallersReviverPartisan
Buy! Frightened RabbitState Hospital EPCanvasback/Atlantic
Buy! OnuinuMirror GazerBladen County
Buy! Letting Up Despite Great FaultsUntogetherself-released
Buy! DFRNTFadingEchodub
Buy! Birds of ChicagoBirds of Chicagoself-released
Buy! El Ten ElevenTransitionsFake Record Label
Buy! Robert PollardJack Sells the CowGuided By Voices Inc.
Buy! Beats AntiqueContraption Vol. 2self-released
Buy! Finally BoysFeelings EPAM Discs
Buy! DangloAdapt EPDandelion Lotus
Buy! KarantambaNdigalTeranga Beat
Buy! Royal Band de Thies Kadior DembTeranga Beat
Buy! Diamond RingsI'm Just Me/This Is The DayAstralwerks


Week: 9/07/2012 - 9/13/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The xxCoexistYoung Turks
Buy! Corin Tucker BandKill My BluesKill Rock Stars
Buy! Sera CahooneDeer Creek CanyonSub Pop
Buy! WoodsBend BeyondWoodsist
Buy! Jens LekmanI Know What Love Isn'tSecretly Canadian
Buy! NoddyYes On 74self-released
Buy! The Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionMeat and BoneBoombox/Mom + Pop
Buy! Legendary OaksThese Narrow Bars of Lightself-released
Buy! The Souljazz OrchestraSolidarityStrut
Buy! Lavender DiamondIncorruptible HeartParacadute
Buy! Taken By TreesOther WorldsSecretly Canadian
Buy! Weird DreamsChoreographyTough Love
Buy! Band Of HorsesMirage RockColumbia
Buy! Kris Orlowski & Andrew JoslynPieces We Areself-released
Buy! First Aid KitiTunes SessionWichita
Buy! You May Die in the DesertInternational WatersMic-in-a-Room
Buy! So Many WizardsWarm Nothingself-released
Buy! Holly Golightly and the BrokeoffsSunday Run Me OverTransdreamer
Buy! Tilly and the WallHeavy MoodTeam Love
Buy! AstroAstroNacional
Buy! The Lost BrothersThe Passing of the NightReadymade
Buy! Larry Graham & Graham Central StationRaise UpMoosicus
Buy! Murder By DeathBitter Drink, Bitter MoonBloodshot
Buy! Ravenna WoodsThe Jackals samplerself-released
Buy! HannaleeCucurbitaself-released
Buy! The Mad CapsThe Mad CapsDevil's Tower
Buy! Willy MoonRailroad Track/Bang BangThird Man
Buy! Cuckoo ChaosSuper Skeleton/ShanghaiedWhite Iris


Week: 8/31/2012 - 9/06/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! (Various)Live at KEXP Volume EightKEXP
Buy! Beat ConnectionThe Palace GardenMoshi Moshi
Buy! YeasayerFragrant WorldSecretly Canadian
Buy! Nude BeachIIOther Music
Buy! Spider BagsShake My HeadOdessa
Buy! Staff Benda BililiBouger Le Monde!Crammed Discs
Buy! TNGHTTNGHT EPWarp/LuckyMe
Buy! PoolsidePacific Standard TimeDay & Night
Buy! Universe PeopleBad Frenchself-released
Buy! Poor MoonPoor MoonSub Pop
Buy! Eat Lights Become LightsHeavy ElectricsRocket Girl
Buy! Hope for a goldensummerLife Inside the BodyMazarine
Buy! Benjamin SchoosChina Man vs. China GirlFreaksville
Buy! The Bo-Keys featuring Percy WigginsHandwriting on the WallElectraphonic


Week: 8/17/2012 - 8/23/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Bob MouldSilver AgeMute
Buy! The PhysicsTomorrow Peopleself-released
Buy! Lord HuronLonesome DreamsIAMSOUND
Buy! Wild NothingNocturneCaptured Tracks
Buy! Dinosaur Jr.I Bet On SkyJagjaguwar
Buy! Richard HawleyStanding At the Sky's EdgeMute
Buy! Matthew DearBeamsGhostly International
Buy! (Soundtrack)LawlessSony Music
Buy! Ariel Pink's Haunted GraffitiMature Themes4AD
Buy! The HeavyThe Glorious DeadCounter/Ninja Tune
Buy! CryptsCryptsSargent House
Buy! JJ DOOMKey to the KuffsLex
Buy! David Wax MuseumKnock Knock Get Upself-released
Buy! Thee Oh SeesPutrifiers IIIn the Red
Buy! Ry CooderElection SpecialNonesuch
Buy! Black Pistol FireBig Beat '59self-released
Buy! MenomenaMomsBarsuk
Buy! Rick HolstromCruel SunriseM.C.
Buy! TokyoidahoTokyoidahoNeon Sigh
Buy! Dylan LeBlancCast the Same Old ShadowRough Trade
Buy! Young Fresh FellowsTiempo De LujoYep Roc
Buy! Minus the BearInfinity OverheadDangerbird
Buy! ExploneTelescope & Satelliteself-released
Buy! Lee HazelwoodA House Safe for TigersLight in the Attic
Buy! HoundmouthHoundmouth EPRough Trade
Buy! Fox and The LawScarlet Feverself-released
Buy! Taj MahalThe Hidden Treasures of Taj Mahal 1969-1973Columbia/Legacy
Buy! NoWhat's Your Name/Eleven ElevenWhite Iris


Week: 8/10/2012 - 8/16/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Kingdom CrumbsKingdom CrumbsCloud Nice
Buy! Divine FitsA Thing Called Divine FitsMerge
Buy! OndatrópicaOndatrópicaSoundway
Buy! Allah-LasAllah-LasInnovative Leisure
Buy! The Sea and CakeRunnerThrill Jockey
Buy! Dan DeaconAmericaDomino
Buy! GroundislavaFeel MeFriends of Friends
Buy! FirewaterInternational OrangeBloodshot
Buy! OrbitalWonkyACP Recordings
Buy! The Cactus ChannelHapticsHope Street
Buy! John MausA Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased MaterialRibbon Music
Buy! (Various)Country Funk 1969-1975Light in the Attic
Buy! USFUniversal EPself-released
Buy! JusMoni x WD4DQueen Feel EPCare Package
Buy! Bloc PartyFour Frenchkiss
Buy! StarsThe NorthATO
Buy! JazzanovaFunkhaus Studio SessionsSonar Kollektiv
Buy! Prism TatsPrism Tatsself-released
Buy! (Various)Black Acre presents RebuildsBlack Acre
Buy! Corb LundCabin FeverNew West
Buy! Wymond MilesUnder the Pale MoonSacred Bones
Buy! ShadMelancholy and the Infinite Shadnessself-released
Buy! The-DrumSense Net EPMishka
Buy! CanTago Mago (40th Anniversary Edition)Spoon/Mute
Buy! The FlatlandersThe Odessa TapesNew West
Buy! GullsRunning TimesBoomarm Nation
Buy! ShortcirclesRemember Me EPPlug Research
Buy! LornAsk the DustNinja Tune
Buy! HotelsCinemascope IIself-released
Buy! Vox ModABSTRACTself-released
Buy! The Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionBag of Bones/Black MoldBoombox/Mom+Pop


Week: 8/03/2012 - 8/10/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! (Various)Live at KEXP Volume EightKEXP
Buy! Beat ConnectionThe Palace GardenMoshi Moshi
Buy! YeasayerFragrant WorldSecretly Canadian
Buy! Nude BeachIIOther Music
Buy! Spider BagsShake My HeadOdessa
Buy! Staff Benda BililiBouger Le Monde!Crammed Discs
Buy! TNGHTTNGHT EPWarp/LuckyMe
Buy! PoolsidePacific Standard TimeDay & Night
Buy! Universe PeopleBad Frenchself-released
Buy! Poor MoonPoor MoonSub Pop
Buy! Eat Lights Become LightsHeavy ElectricsRocket Girl
Buy! Hope for a goldensummerLife Inside the BodyMazarine
Buy! Benjamin SchoosChina Man vs. China GirlFreaksville
Buy! The Bo-Keys featuring Percy WigginsHandwriting on the WallElectraphonic


Week: 7/20/2012 - 7/26/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Passion PitGossamerColumbia
Buy! HologramsHologramsCaptured Tracks
Buy! Two GallantsThe Bloom and the BlightATO
Buy! AntlersUnderseaAnti-
Buy! FoxygenTake the Kids Off BroadwayJagjaguwar
Buy! Junk CultureWild QuietIllegal Art
Buy! (Various)Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwod MacHear Music
Buy! The Gaslight AnthemHandwrittenMercury
Buy! Dead Can DanceAnastasisPIAS
Buy! Young Guv & The ScuzzA Love Too StrongSouthpaw
Buy! Western HauntsThe Ambassadorself-released
Buy! Antony and the JohnsonsCut the WorldSecretly Canadian
Buy! Yuni In TaxcoPrizesself-released
Buy! Mandingo AmbassadorsTougnaEngine
Buy! Tango in the AtticSellotapeDomicile Crocodile
Buy! Admiral FallowTree Bursts In SnowNettwerk
Buy! Micachu and the ShapesNeverRough Trade
Buy! Cate Le BonCyrk IIThe Control Group
Buy! Dan DeaconTrue Thrush EPDomino
Buy! SundressCalifornia Dames/Pilot WingsWhite Iris
Buy! Western MedicineIn Transitself-released


Week: 7/13/2012 - 7/19/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Macklemore & Ryan LewisSame LoveSub Pop
Buy! Purity RingShrines4AD
Buy! Hounds of the Wild HuntEl Magoself-released
Buy! NasLife Is GoodDef Jam
Buy! Song Sparrow ResearchSong Sparrow Researchself-released
Buy! Para OnePassionMarble/Because
Buy! Eternal SummersCorrect BehaviorKanine
Buy! Milo GreeneMilo GreeneChop Shop/Atlantic
Buy! Janka Nabay & The Bubu GangEn Yay SahLuaka Bop
Buy! Fort UnionFort Unionself-released
Buy! VanillaSoft Focusself-released
Buy! Shannon McArdleFear the Dream of AxesBar/None
Buy! DustedTotal DustPolyvinyl
Buy! Big Wheel Stunt ShowWonderful Life self-released
Buy! Rusty WilloughbyAdult Soft Recordself-released
Buy! Los FulanosSi Esto Se Acaba Que Siga El BoogalooLovemonk
Buy! The InvisibleRispahNinja Tune
Buy! Lawrence ArabiaThe SparrowBella Union
Buy! (Various)Svengali Vol. 2Svengali
Buy! Indianssingles samplerTWIMM
Buy! (Various)Our Nest, Vol. 1Earnest Endeavours
Buy! Donnie & Joe EmersonDreamin' WildLight in the Attic
Buy! (Various)6BIT Compilation Vol. 16BIT
Buy! SlimeIncreases IIGet Me!
Buy! (Various)Young Adults 001Young Adults
Buy! SubmerseTearsProject: Mooncircle


Week: 7/06/2012 - 7/12/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Frank OceanChannel OrangeDef Jam
Buy! Fang IslandMajorSargent House
Buy! Aesop RockSkelethonRhymesayers
Buy! Milk MaidMostly NoFatCat
Buy! Arnaldo Antunes, Edgard Scandurra & Toumani DiabateA Curva Da CinturaMais Um Discos
Buy! BearhugBill, Dance, ShinerSpunk
Buy! Sun Kil Moon Among the LeavesCaldo Verde
Buy! The Very BestMTMTMKMoshi Moshi
Buy! TilburyExorciseRecord
Buy! Zoe Muth and the Lost High RollersOld GoldSignature Sounds
Buy! The Torn ACLsReal RisksCreeperSpeak
Buy! Shonen KnifePop TuneGood Charamel
Buy! Los StraitjacketsJet SetYep Roc


Week: 6/29/2012 - 7/05/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Dirty ProjectorsSwing Lo MagellanDomino
Buy! Twin ShadowConfess4AD
Buy! DIIVOshinCaptured Tracks
Buy! The Henry Clay PeopleTwenty-Five For the Rest Of Our Livestbd
Buy! JEFF the BrotherhoodHypnotic NightsWarner Bros.
Buy! Mission of BurmaUnsoundFire
Buy! Deep TimeDeep TimeHardly Art
Buy! SpaceneedlesOlive Towersself-released
Buy! Foreign FriendsMeasurements EPself-released
Buy! Muddy Waters & The Rolling StonesLive at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981Eagle Rock
Buy! Woody GuthrieWoody at 100Smithsonian Folkways
Buy! Karen Dalton1966Delmore
Buy! BlurThe Puritan/Under the WestwayEMI
Buy! Wild NothingShadow/Feel You NowCaptured Tracks
Buy! Line & CircleRoman Ruins/CarelessnessWhite Iris
Buy! Paul BanksJulian Plenti livesMatador


Week: 6/22/2012 - 6/28/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Ty Segall BandSlaughterhouseIn The Red
Buy! Dark Time SunshineANXFake Four Inc.
Buy! The Flaming LipsThe Flaming Lips and Heady FwendsWarner Bros.
Buy! Black Nite CrashDrawn Out DaysNeon Sigh
Buy! Debo BandDebo BandNext Ambiance/Sub Pop
Buy! Eleni MandellI Can See the FutureYep Roc
Buy! Ape SchoolJunior ViolenceHometapes
Buy! Sonny and the SunsetsLongtime CompanionPolyvinyl
Buy! Echo LakeWild PeaceSlumberland
Buy! Tom HouseWinding Down the RoadMud
Buy! Michael VermillionTen Stories HighSound vs Silence
Buy! Old Crow Medicine ShowTake Me BackATO
Buy! Erika SpringErika SpringCascine
Buy! PosseSome Dongsself-released


Week: 6/15/2012 - 6/21/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Fiona AppleThe Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoClean Slate/Epic
Buy! Supreme CutsWhispers in the DarkDovecote
Buy! LemoloThe Kaleidoscopeself-released
Buy! A Place To Bury StrangersWorshipDead Oceans
Buy! Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursTroubleCasablanca
Buy! Lost LanderDRRTGlad I Did
Buy! White ArrowsDry Land Is Not A MythVotiv
Buy! Still Flyin'On A Bedroom WallErnest Jenning Record Co.
Buy! Delicate StevePositive ForceLuaka Bop
Buy! Brothers From AnotherTaco Tuesday EPself-released
Buy! Cooly GPlayin MeHyperdub
Buy! SuperchunkThis SummerMerge
Buy! Cat PowerSunMatador
Buy! DoseoneG Is For DeepAnticon
Buy! FawsBlue Notes EPself-released
Buy! The Archives The ArchivesESL Music
Buy! CanThe Lost TapesMute
Buy! HuskyForever SoSub Pop
Buy! CocoRosieWe Are On Fire/Tearz For AnimalsTouch and Go
Buy! (Various)Plant Music: Love MePlant Music
Buy! LOL BoysChanges EPFriends of Friends
Buy! Cadence WeaponHope In Dirt CityUpper Class
Buy! OnraDeep in the Night EPFool's Gold
Buy! Legendary Oaks2self-released


Week: 6/08/2012 - 6/14/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Alt-JAn Awesome WaveInfectious
Buy! Shovels & RopesO' Be JoyfulDualtone
Buy! The BamboosMedicine ManTru Thoughts
Buy! Orca TeamRestraintHHBTM
Buy! Peaking LightsLuciferMexican Summer
Buy! Future of the LeftThe Plot Against Common SenseXtra Mile
Buy! Magic TrickRuler of the NightHardly Art
Buy! The Young EvilsForeign Spellsself-released
Buy! Ba CissokoNimissaCristal
Buy! The BlakesArt of Lossesself-released
Buy! Gold MotelGold MotelGood As Gold/Thirty Tigers
Buy! BellerucheRollerchainTru Thoughts
Buy! Beachwood SparksThe Tarnished GoldSub Pop
Buy! Neneh Cherry & The ThingThe Cherry ThingSmalltown Supersound
Buy! Ivan & AlyoshaAll The Times We HadMissing Piece
Buy! Daydream VacationDare Seize the Fireself-released
Buy! Mt. St. Helens Vietnam BandPrehistory EPself-released
Buy! FawnCoastlinesQuite Scientific
Buy! MetricSyntheticaMom + Pop
Buy! The Late ShowPortable PopTrashy Creatures
Buy! Calibro 35Any Resemblance To Real Persons or Actual Facts Is Purely CoincidentalNublu
Buy! Living ThingsFake It, Baby, Fake ItBrotherly
Buy! Beware of DarknessHowlBright Antenna


Week: 6/01/2012 - 6/07/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Bobby WomackThe Bravest Man in the UniverseXL
Buy! Hot Chip In Our HeadsDomino
Buy! Niki and the DoveInstinctSub Pop
Buy! Patti SmithBangaColumbia
Buy! Clams CasinoInstrumental Mixtape 2self-released
Buy! Guided By VoicesClass Clown Spots A UFOGuided By Voices Inc.
Buy! Erik BloodTouch Screensself-released
Buy! Dana BuoySummer BodiesLefse
Buy! Giant Giant SandTucsonFire
Buy! The IntelligenceEverybody's Got It Easy But MeIn the Red
Buy! Jherek BischoffComposed Brassland
Buy! I Self DevineThe Sound of Low Class AmerikaRhymesayers
Buy! Dude YorkEscape From Dude YorkThe Sounds of Sweet Nothing
Buy! Spirit Family ReunionNo Separationself-released
Buy! The White WiresIIIDirtnap
Buy! Dent MayDo ThingsPaw Tracks
Buy! (Various)Sembeh Ma Fa Fe: Revisits VolumeStronghold Sounds
Buy! Cookie DusterCookie DusterSQE
Buy! MMOTHSMMOTHSSQE
Buy! Masha QrellaAnalogiesMorr Music
Buy! RYATTotemBrainfeeder
Buy! (Various)Oh Michael, Look What You've Done: Friends Play Michael ChapmanTompkins Square
Buy! The YoungDub EggMatador
Buy! SonnymoonSonnymoon Plug Research
Buy! (Various)CryBaby Studios: Comp 2012CryBaby Productions
Buy! The Hundred In The HandsRed NightWarp
Buy! Lazer KittyRuinsself-released
Buy! Patrick WatsonAdventures In Your Own BackyardSecret City/Domino
Buy! DntelAimlessness Pampa
Buy! Human WomanHuman WomanHFN Music
Buy! Books On TapeMemory/Carnival LightsEphemerata
Buy! GroundislavaTV Dreams EPFriends of Friends


Week: 5/25/2012 - 5/31/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! JapandroidsCelebration RockPolyvinyl
Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthThere's No Leaving NowDead Oceans
Buy! LiarsWIXIWMute
Buy! SoulsaversThe Light The Dead SeeMute
Buy! These United StatesThese United StatesUnited Interests
Buy! Regina SpektorWhat We Saw From the Cheap SeatsSire
Buy! FriendsManifest!Fat Possum
Buy! Broken WaterTempestHardly Art
Buy! JaillTrapsSub Pop
Buy! Bill BairdCareerself-released
Buy! Neil YoungAmericanaReprise
Buy! The Beach BoysThat's Why God Made the RadioCapitol
Buy! Sam Russell with the HarborratsThe Water Balloonself-released
Buy! Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic ZerosHereVagrant
Buy! CuruminArrochaSix Degrees
Buy! PomegranatesHeavenModern Outsider
Buy! BeckI Just Started Hating Some People Today/Blue RandyThird Man


Week: 5/18/2012 - 5/24/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! 2:54 2:54Fat Possum
Buy! LemonadeDiverTrue Panther Sounds
Buy! El-PCancer 4 CureFat Possum
Buy! Kelly HoganI Like To Keep Myself In PainAnti-
Buy! Public Image Ltd.This Is PiLself-released
Buy! Sigur RosValtariXL
Buy! Langhorne Slim & The LawThe Way We MoveRamseur
Buy! CrocodilesEndless FlowersFrenchkiss
Buy! Port St. WillowHolidayself-released
Buy! J. PinderCarelessFin
Buy! Marissa NadlerThe SisterBox of Cedar
Buy! PUJOLUnited States of BeingSaddle Creek
Buy! NouellaChantsThe Control Group
Buy! (Various)Future Sounds of Buenos AiresZZK/Waxploitation
Buy! KonKomaKonKomaSoundway
Buy! Joy Wants EternityThe Fog Is Risingself-released
Buy! NickodemusMoon PeopleESL
Buy! Lights Out AsiaHy-Brasiln5MD
Buy! SolYours Trulyself-released
Buy! KimbraVowsWarner Bros.
Buy! The MynabirdsGeneralsSaddle Creek
Buy! SquarepusherUfabulumWarp
Buy! Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley BandOne Of My KindTeam Love
Buy! Portable SunsetsMercyMagical Properties
Buy! Joey Ramone"…ya know?"BMG
Buy! ChantsNight After EPDutty Artz
Buy! Bam SpaceyLand EPCeremony
Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDimensions EPSportn' Life
Buy! Caged AnimalsThis Summer EPLucky Number
Buy! Daega Sound/Kid SmplNo Northwest Cycle 2 EP #3Car Crash Set


Week: 5/11/2012 - 5/17/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The WalkmenHeavenFat Possum
Buy! Fresh EspressoBossalonaOut For Stardom
Buy! Killer MikeR.A.P. MusicWilliams Street
Buy! ExitmusicPassageSecretly Canadian
Buy! King TuffKing TuffSub Pop
Buy! Ryan ShawReal LoveDynatone
Buy! JakwobThe Prizeself-released
Buy! Rhett MillerThe DreamerMaximum Sunshine/The Orchard
Buy! BlooperGo Awayself-released
Buy! The FunkeesDancing TimeSoundway
Buy! Shannon StephensPull It TogetherAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! ParlovrKook SoulDine Alone
Buy! Grass WidowInternal LogicHLR
Buy! Orchestre Super Borgou De ParakouThe Bariba SoundAnalog Africa
Buy! White FenceFamily Perfume Vols. 1 & 2Woodsist
Buy! CornershopUrban TurbanAmple Play
Buy! 214Plastic Spokes EPFortfied Audio
Buy! GossipA Joyful NoiseColumbia
Buy! Here We Go MagicA Different ShipSecretly Canadian
Buy! Deniz Kurtel & the Marcy All-StarsThe Way We LiveWolf + Lamb
Buy! TrentemollerMy Dreams EPIn My Room


Week: 5/04/2012 - 5/10/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Cold SpecksI Predict A Graceful ExpulsionMute
Buy! Royal HeadacheRoyal HeadacheWhat's Your Rupture?
Buy! TV GirlThe Wild, The Innocent, The TV ShuffleGreedhead
Buy! K-HolesDismaniaHardly Art
Buy! Maga BoQuilombo Do FuturoPost World Industries
Buy! Ty Segall & White FenceHairDrag City
Buy! AmiraliIn TimeCrosstown Rebels
Buy! Danny the StreetProm Is Kingself-released
Buy! ActressR.I.P.Honest Jon's
Buy! Ten Cent Fuck FlicksEight Songs About Drugs and SexDrug Front
Buy! LoneGalaxy GardenR & S
Buy! The District AttorneysSlowburnerself-released
Buy! FixersPop Meat/Your CorruptorDolphin Love
Buy! The CribsIn the Belly of the Brazen BullWichita
Buy! SlugabedTime TeamNinja Tune
Buy! Amanda NairAmanda NairLabrador
Buy! FIDLARDon't Try EPMom+Pop
Buy! The Spy From CairoArabadubWonderwheel
Buy! (Various)Ball of Wax Volume 28: Spring 2012Ball of Wax
Buy! Simian Mobile DiscoUnpatternsWichita
Buy! Turing MachineWhat Is The Meaning Of WhatTemporary Residence Ltd.
Buy! JBMStray AshesWestern Vinyl
Buy! HumansTrapsHybridity
Buy! Girl UnitClub Rez EPNight Slugs
Buy! RL GrimeGrapes EPWedidit
Buy! Ayron Jones & The WayBaptized in Muddy Watersself-released
Buy! The Jesus RehabDrunken Hillbilly Fight Barself-released
Buy! Animal CollectiveHoneycomb/GothamDomino
Buy! SlowdanceBoyfriend/AirportsWhite Iris


Week: 4/27/2012 - 5/03/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! SantigoldMaster Of My Make Believe Downtown/Atlantic
Buy! PS I Love YouDeath Dreams Paper Bag
Buy! ViolensTrue Slumberland
Buy! MonophonicsIn Your Brain Ubiquity
Buy! Brian Jonestown MassacreAufheben 'a'
Buy! Silversun PickupsNeck of the Woods Dangerbird
Buy! Alcoholic Faith MissionAsk Me This Old Flame
Buy! BlockheadInterludes After Midnight Ninja Tune
Buy! TwerpsTwerps Underwater Peoples
Buy! The BatsFree All The Monsters Flying Nun
Buy! QuakersQuakers Stones Throw
Buy! Blasted Canyons2nd Place Castle Face
Buy! Guantanamo BaywatchChest Crawl Dirtnap
Buy! Advance BaseA Shut-In's Prayer Caldo Verde
Buy! Norah JonesLittle Broken Hearts Blue Note
Buy! (Various)Kitsune AmericaKitsune
Buy! FelixOh Holy Molar Kranky
Buy! GravenhurstThe Ghost In Daylight Warp
Buy! Off!Off! Vice
Buy! Addison GrooveTransistor Rhythms Fifty Weapons
Buy! Jaakko Laitinen & Vaara RahaYom Rovaniemella Helmi Levyt
Buy! Cheap TimeWallpaper Music In The Red
Buy! WAZUWAZU self-released
Buy! The Far Away EyesThere's No Such Thing Unsmashable
Buy! 88:88Heady EP self-released
Buy! Tom EddyThe Bread Maker's Blues self-released
Buy! The PornadoesNow Serving self-released
Buy! KysonPatience Moodgadget
Buy! ArcaStretch 1 UNO


Week: 4/20/2012 - 4/26/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Beach HouseBloom Sub Pop
Buy! Allo Darlin'Europe Slumberland
Buy! Best CoastThe Only Place Mexican Summer
Buy! Death GripsThe Money Store Epic
Buy! Lower DensNootropics Ribbon Music/Domino
Buy! Daughn GibsonAll Hell White Denim
Buy! ReptarBody Faucet Vagrant
Buy! The Sugarman 3What The World Needs Now Daptone
Buy! Ramona FallsProphet Barsuk
Buy! Evans The DeathEvans The Death Slumberland
Buy! LightshipsElectric Cables Geographic/Domino
Buy! Cheap FreaksBury Them All Big Neck
Buy! The Bombay RoyaleYou Me Bullets Love Hopestreet
Buy! Craft SpellsGallery EP Captured Tracks
Buy! Hiss Golden MessengerPoor Moon Tompkins Square
Buy! OrcasOrcas Morr
Buy! Whitney BallenWhite Feathers, White Linens self-released
Buy! Alejandro EscovedoBig Station Fantasy
Buy! Tomas BarfodSalton Sea Friends of Friends
Buy! Shadows on StarsShadows on Stars self-released
Buy! DeadkillDeadkill Good To Die
Buy! St. VincentRadio EP 4AD
Buy! BattlesGloss Drop Warp
Buy! The WanderingGo On Now, You Can't Stay Here Songs of the South
Buy! FontomiEP self-released
Buy! Justin MartinGhettos & Gardens dirtybird
Buy! Hawthorne HeadhuntersMyriad of Now Plug Research
Buy! James & EvanderBummer Pop Velvet Blue Music
Buy! Giraffage & XXYYXXEven Though EP Kitsune
Buy! SquarepusherUfabulum Warp
Buy! Evil EyesEPself-released
Buy! BradUnited We StandRazor & Tie
Buy! Woods/Amps For ChristWoods/Amps For ChristShrimper
Buy! Smile BrigadeBriana/Lovey Doveyself-released
Buy! Bo DiddleyThe Black GladiatorFuture Days/Light in the Attic


Week: 4/13/2012 - 4/19/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Jack WhiteBlunderbussThird Man/Columbia
Buy! New BuildYesterday Was Lived and LostLanark
Buy! Chicha LibreCanibalismoBarbes
Buy! Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsRadio SaloneCumbancha
Buy! The Chemical BrothersDon't ThinkAstralwerks
Buy! Jon DeRosaA Wolf In Preacher's ClothesMother West
Buy! Shabazz PalacesLive at KEXPSub Pop
Buy! Diamond RugsDiamond RugsPartisan
Buy! Mister LiesHidden Neighbors EPself-released
Buy! Kingdom CrumbsKingdom CrumbsCloud Nice
Buy! Cold SpecksWinter Solstice EPMute
Buy! KwesMeantimeWarp
Buy! Nick WaterhouseTime's All GoneInnovative Leisure
Buy! Cock and SwanStashLost Tribe Sound
Buy! DreamsFlyte EP6BIT
Buy! RxGibbsFutures EPCascine
Buy! SuckersCandy SaladFrenchkiss
Buy! (Various)Plug Research: Spring Forward ThinkingPlug Research
Buy! Hurray For The Riff RaffLook Out MamaBorn To Win
Buy! Light AsylumLight AsylumMexican Summer
Buy! Part TimeWhat Would You Say?Mexican Summer
Buy! King of PrussiaTransmissions from the Grand Strandself-released
Buy! Dog ShredderBrass TacticsGood to Die
Buy! Witch GardensR-I-Pself-released
Buy! AsonatLove In Times of Repetitionn5MD
Buy! Magic BulletsMuch Ado AboutMon Amie
Buy! (Various)Stash RitualMexican Summer
Buy! Slavic Soul Party!New York Underground TapesBarbes
Buy! (Various)Generation Y NotAbsent Fever
Buy! Pressed AndImbue UpMush
Buy! Evil EyesEPself-released
Buy! BradUnited We StandRazor & Tie
Buy! Woods/Amps For ChristWoods/Amps For ChristShrimper
Buy! Smile BrigadeBriana/Lovey Doveyself-released
Buy! Bo DiddleyThe Black GladiatorFuture Days/Light in the Attic


Week: 4/06/2012 - 4/12/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! SpiritualizedSweet Heart, Sweet LightFat Possum
Buy! XXYYXXXXYYXXRelief in Abstract
Buy! Amadou & MiriamFolilaNonesuch
Buy! Screaming FemalesUglyDon Giovanni
Buy! The Dandy WarholsThis MachineThe End
Buy! Outer MindsOuter MindsSouthpaw
Buy! JD McPhersonSigns & SignifiersRounder
Buy! Toro y MoiJune 2009Carpark
Buy! Waco Brothers & Paul BurchGreat Chicago FireBloodshot
Buy! BatidaBatidaSoundway
Buy! Gemma RayIsland FireBronze Rat
Buy! Joan SorianoLa Familia SorianoiASO
Buy! Robert PollardMouseman CloudGuided By Voices, Inc.
Buy! Julia HolterEkstasisRVNG Intl.
Buy! The LionsA SamplerStones Throw
Buy! Ebo TaylorAppia Kwa BridgeStrut
Buy! Roaming Herds of BuffaloRoaming Herds of Buffaloself-released
Buy! Emily WellsMamaPartisan
Buy! Doe PaoroSlow To LoveAnorak
Buy! Pure Bathing CulturePure Bathing Culture EPFather/Daughter
Buy! AbjoSanfokaSoulection
Buy! Lee HazlewoodThe LHI YearsLight in the Attic
Buy! RobMake It Fast, Make It SlowSoundway


Week: 3/30/2012 - 4/05/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! ChromaticsKill For LoveItalians Do It Better
Buy! Alabama ShakesBoys and GirlsATO
Buy! Lotus PlazaSpooky Action At A DistanceKranky
Buy! Dr. JohnLocked DownNonesuch
Buy! Absolute Monarchs1Good to Die
Buy! Maps & AtlasesBeware and Be GratefulBarsuk
Buy! MoonfaceWith Siinai: Heartbreaking BraveryJagjaguwar
Buy! BrownoutOozyNat Geo
Buy! NeighborsJohn In BabelandLost Sound Tapes
Buy! The White BuffaloOnce Upon A Time In The WestUnison
Buy! ZammutoZammutoTemporary Residence Ltd.
Buy! DevinRomancingFrenchkiss
Buy! Father John MistyFear FunSub Pop
Buy! TacocatTake Me To Your DealerHardly Art
Buy! The Satellite 4Street Foodself-released
Buy! River GiantRiver Giantself-released
Buy! ZambriHouse of BaasaKanine
Buy! Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo BarbaroLook Around the CornerTru Thoughts
Buy! Black MountainYear ZeroJagjaguwar
Buy! Country LipsTouchedself-released
Buy! Willis Earl BealAcousmatic SorceryXL
Buy! HotelsCinemascope 1self-released
Buy! TomtenTa Ta DanaFlat Field
Buy! Fletcher C. JohnsonMessin' Up My Mind/Lost My HeadWhite Iris


Week: 3/23/2012 - 3/29/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! M. Ward A Wasteland CompanionMerge
Buy! FRCxBNEThere Goes The Neighborhoodself-released
Buy! Kishi Bashi151aJoyful Noise
Buy! WayfindersWayfindersself-released
Buy! BretonOther People's ProblemsFatCat
Buy! GravelroadPsychedeltaKnick Knack
Buy! The Wedding PresentValentinaScopitones
Buy! Trampled By TurtlesStars and SatellitesBanjodad/Thirty Tigers
Buy! (Various)West In Dust 2012West In Dust
Buy! Peter Broderickhttp://itstartshear.comHush
Buy! (Various)Svengali Vol. 1Svengali
Buy! FreshkillsRaise Up The SheetsThe End
Buy! Ravens & ChimesHoliday LifeBetter Looking
Buy! Fort RomeauKingdoms100% Silk
Buy! feedtimeThe Aberrant YearsSub Pop
Buy! AnenonInner HueNon Projects
Buy! 10 Ft. Ganja Plant10 Deadly Shots Vol. IIROIR
Buy! Elephant & CastleTransitionsPlug Research
Buy! Clark IradelphicWarp
Buy! Lower DensBrains/PropagationDomino
Buy! White ArrowsFireworks of the SeaVotiv


Week: 3/16/2012 - 3/22/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! YppahEighty OneNinja Tune
Buy! Choir of Young BelieversRhine GoldGhostly International
Buy! Paul WellerSonik KicksYep Roc
Buy! La SeraSees The LightHardly Art
Buy! Miike SnowHappy To YouDowntown/Universal Republic
Buy! BattlemeBattlemeTrashy Moped
Buy! Georgia Anne MuldrowSeedsSomeOhtaShip
Buy! Keaton CollectiveTerceraself-released
Buy! Hush Arbors & ArbouretumAureolaThrill Jockey
Buy! Sidi ToureKoimaThrill Jockey
Buy! Rocket Juice & The MoonRocket Juice & The MoonHonest Jon's
Buy! MirrorringForeign BodyKranky
Buy! Arctic MonkeysR U Mine?Domino
Buy! Learning TeamDaypack EPself-released
Buy! A Gun That Shootes KnivesWish You Were Here XOXOself-released


Week: 3/09/2012 - 3/15/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The ShinsPort of MorrowColumbia
Buy! THEESatisfactionawE naturalESub Pop
Buy! Lee RanaldoBetween The Times And The TidesMatador
Buy! ScubaPersonalityHotflush
Buy! CuCaravana Sereia BloomSix Degrees
Buy! The LumineersThe LumineersDualtone
Buy! TanlinesMixed EmotionsTrue Panther Sounds
Buy! Rocky VotolatoTelevision of Saintsself-released
Buy! TrustTRSTArts & Crafts
Buy! Blood Orange ParadiseBlood Orange Paradiseself-released
Buy! Labyrinth EarApparitions EPself-released
Buy! DaughterThe Wild Youth EPGlassnote
Buy! La Chiva GantivaPelaoCrammed Discs
Buy! Young PrismsIn BetweenKanine
Buy! Mouse On MarsParastrophicsMonkeytown
Buy! Caetano Veloso & David ByrneLive at Carnegie HallNonesuch
Buy! White HillsFrying On This RockThrill Jockey
Buy! TenseiConstellation EPPlug Research
Buy! YarnAlmost Homeself-released
Buy! Brother AliThe Bite Marked Heart EPRhymesayers


Week: 2/17/2012 - 2/23/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! The Magnetic FieldsLove at the Bottom of the SeaMerge
Buy! Sleigh BellsReign of TerrorMom + Pop
Buy! Pond Beard, Wives, DenimModular
Buy! White RabbitsMilk Famoustbd
Buy! ErrorsHave Some Faith In MagicRock Action
Buy! Jamie WoonMirrorwritingPolydor/Verve Forecast
Buy! The Megaphonic ThriftThe Megaphonic ThriftSonic Unyon
Buy! Natasha KmetoThe AcheDropping Gems
Buy! LuceroWomen & WorkATO
Buy! The BlakesArt of Lossesself-released
Buy! ZZ WardEleven Rosesself-released
Buy! The Funk ArkHigh NoonESL
Buy! Oliver TankDreams + Dreams RemixedYes Please
Buy! Lilacs & ChampagneLilacs & ChampagneMexican Summer
Buy! Crushed StarsIn The Bright RainSimulcra
Buy! Speech DebelleFreedom of SpeechBig Dada
Buy! NUMBJACGrief EPCar Crash Set
Buy! Eux AutresSun Is SunkBons Mots
Buy! HunxHairdresser BluesHardly Art
Buy! Los RakasRaka Loveself-released
Buy! Sol Yours Trulyself-released
Buy! GangreneVodka & AvahuascaDecon
Buy! SubcodaWide AwakeSatellite 451
Buy! Radiation CityCool NightmareTender Loving Empire
Buy! BretonThe Blanket Rule EPFatCat
Buy! ShortcirclesEPPlug Research
Buy! BurialKindred EPHyperdub
Buy! GreylagThe Only Way To Kill YouNinth Street Opus
Buy! BonoboBlack Sands RemixedNinja Tune
Buy! Gold FieldsEPAstralwerks
Buy! Ringo DeathstarrShadow EPSonic Unyon
Buy! GuardsDo It Again/Feels Like ThatWhite Iris
Buy! Mo KoloursEP2: Banana WineOne-Handed Music
Buy! Callers & Delicate SteveFurther Out and Perfect PairsWestern Vinyl


Week: 2/10/2012 - 2/16/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! GrimesVisions4AD
Buy! Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves of DestinyYours Truly, Cellophane NoseMute
Buy! LushlifePlateau VisionWestern Vinyl
Buy! Perfume GeniusPut Your Back N 2 ItMatador
Buy! Terry MaltsKilling TimeSlumberland
Buy! Mati ZundelAmazonico GravitanteZZK/Waxploitation
Buy! My Best FiendIn Ghostlike FadingWarp
Buy! The 2 BearsBe StrongDFA
Buy! St. Paul de VenceSt. Paul de Venceself-released
Buy! Eighteen Individual EyesUnnovae Nightsself-released
Buy! Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker and Yim YamesNew MultitudesRounder
Buy! BowerbirdsThe ClearingDead Oceans
Buy! Sweet SecretsColor Force9lb Recordings
Buy! Punch BrothersWho's Feeling Young Now?Nonesuch
Buy! (Various)Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob DylanAmnesty International
Buy! Loga Ramin TorkianMehraabSix Degrees
Buy! Field MusicPlumbMemphis Industries
Buy! Prinzhorn Dance SchoolClay ClassDFA
Buy! Wild BelleKeep YouSandhill Sound
Buy! Pepe DeluxeQueen Of The WaveAsthmatic Kitty
Buy! The Horde and The HaremA Long Midwinterself-released
Buy! K.S. ChithraK.S. ChithraB-Music


Week: 2/03/2012 - 2/09/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! John TalabotfINPermanent Vacation
Buy! GalacticCarnivale ElectricosAnti-
Buy! The Twilight SadNon One Can Ever KnowFatcat
Buy! MemoryhouseThe Slideshow EffectSub Pop
Buy! Yellow OstrichStrange LandBarsuk
Buy! Thaddeus DavidMavenMembers Only
Buy! Plants and AnimalsThe End of ThatSecret City
Buy! Black BananasRad Times Xpress IVDrag City
Buy! Ana TijouxLa BalaNacional
Buy! Lux We Are Not The Sameself-released
Buy! WileyEvolve Or Be ExtinctBig Dada
Buy! Chuch ProphetTemple BeautifulYep Roc
Buy! Little BarrieKing of the WavesTummy Touch
Buy! Young MagicMeltCarpark
Buy! Bhi BhimanBhimanself-released
Buy! LapaluxWhen You're Gone EPBrainfeeder
Buy! Tommy WomackNow What!Cedar Creek
Buy! Detective AgencyDaggers EPself-released
Buy! Au PalaisTender Mercy EPThe Sounds of Sweet Nothing
Buy! KimbraSettle Down EPWarner Bros.
Buy! The Toure-Raichel CollectiveThe Tel Aviv SessionCumbancha
Buy! IslandsA Sleep & A ForgettingAnti-
Buy! ShigetoLineageGhostly
Buy! LambchopMr. MMerge
Buy! XPOSUREDigital PerceptionEgyptian Maracas
Buy! Balkan Beat BoxGiveNat Geo Music
Buy! Evian ChristKings and ThemTri Angle
Buy! DJ FoodThe Search EngineNinja Tune
Buy! PlugBack on TimeNinja Tune
Buy! Charlotte GainsbourgStage WhisperElektra
Buy! RA ScionBeg Borrow Stealself-released
Buy! (Various)Re:GenerationHyundai/The Recording Academy/Greenlight/ATO
Buy! The RiffbrokersThe Green Key Will Let You InUnsmashable


Week: 1/27/2012 - 2/02/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Damien JuradoMaraqopa Secretly Canadian
Buy! Mark LaneganBlues Funeral4AD
Buy! PolicaGive You The GhostTotally Gross National Product
Buy! Sonic AvenuesTelevision YouthDirtnap
Buy! Frankie RoseInterstellarSlumberland
Buy! Deep Sea DiverHistory Speaksself-released
Buy! Jesse RuinjsDream AnalysisCaptured Tracks
Buy! AirLe Voyage Dans La LuneAstralwerks
Buy! PontiakEcho OnoThrill Jockey
Buy! Dr. DogBe The VoidAnti-
Buy! Francois & the Atlas MountainsE Volo LoveDomino
Buy! Adam ArcuragiLike a fire that consumes all before itThirty Tigers
Buy! Drunken PrayerInto the MissionfieldFluff & Gravy
Buy! Wendy ReneAfter Laughter Comes TearsLight in the Attic
Buy! Lana Del ReyBorn To DieInterscope
Buy! Wild NothingNowhere/WaitCaptured Tracks
Buy! Beach FossilsShallow/LessonsCaptured Tracks
Buy! (Various)Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974Light in the Attic
Buy! Michael ChapmanRainmakerLight in the Attic
Buy! The Missionary PositionConsequencesThe Boredom Killing Business
Buy! The Crying ShameEP Oneself-released
Buy! Red Jacket MineListen Up (If The World Is Going To HellFin


Week: 1/20/2012 - 1/26/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! ShearwaterAnimal JoySub Pop
Buy! ChairliftSomethingColumbia/Young Turks
Buy! TennisYoung & OldFat Possum
Buy! PossePosseself-released
Buy! Barry AdamsonI Will Set You FreeCentral Control
Buy! Trailer Trash TracysEsterDomino
Buy! Fred Eaglesmith6 VoltsAML
Buy! Comet GainHowl of the Lonely CrowdWhat's Your Rupture?
Buy! Leonard CohenOld IdeasColumbia
Buy! A Place To Bury StrangersOnwards To The WallDead Oceans
Buy! Sharon Van EttenTrampJagjaguwar
Buy! Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A.Area 52ATO
Buy! GonjasufiMU.ZZ.LEWarp
Buy! Keep Shelly In AthensCampus Martius EPPlanet Mu
Buy! Matthew DearHeadcage EPGhostly International
Buy! BearsGreater LakesMisra
Buy! RadioheadTKOL RMX 1234567Ticker Tape Ltd./TBD/XL
Buy! The Black BellesThe Black BellesThird Man
Buy! Todd TerjeIt's the Arps EPSmalltown Supersound/Olsen
Buy! ArrangeFive Years With the SunJukboxr
Buy! Rob CrowHe Thinks He's PeopleTemporary Residence Limited
Buy! (Various)Istanbul 70: Psych, Disco, Folk ClassicsNublu
Buy! ShlohmoVacation EPFriends of Friends
Buy! Of MontrealParalytic StalksPolyvinyl
Buy! Shawn Lee's Incredible Tabla BandTabla RockUbiquity
Buy! Zoos of BerlinPallister Chant EPTime No Place
Buy! Sonnymoon2012 EPPlug Research


Week: 1/13/2012 - 1/19/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Cloud NothingsAttack On MemoryCarpark
Buy! Imperial TeenFeel The SoundMerge
Buy! HospitalityHospitalityMerge
Buy! Big DealLights OutMute
Buy! Craig FinnClear Heart Full EyesVagrant
Buy! Gabriel TeodrosColored People's Time MachineFresh Chopped Beats
Buy! Jim WhiteWhere It Hits YouYep Roc
Buy! Adrian Younge presents Venice DawnSomething About AprilWax Poetics
Buy! Elliott BroodDays Into YearsPaper Bag
Buy! The Big PinkFigure This 4AD
Buy! Howlin RainThe Russion WildsAmerican
Buy! (Various)Coastal SightingsCairo
Buy! UnionAnalogtronicsFat Beats
Buy! The New LawThe Fifty Year Stormself-released
Buy! BusdriverBeaus$ErosFake Four Inc.
Buy! Keyboard KidThe Mind Is So Complex When You're #Basedself-released
Buy! Ryan StivelySoft Kingdomself-released
Buy! Robert Glasper ExperimentBlack RadioBlue Note
Buy! Water BordersHarbored MantrasTri Angle
Buy! John & TomGonna Lay Down My Old GuitarThird Man
Buy! Becky & JohnI'll Be There If You Ever WantThird Man


Week: 1/06/2012 - 1/12/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Porcelain RaftStrange WeekendSecretly Canadian
Buy! First Aid KitThe Lion's RoarWichita
Buy! CommonThe Dreamer/The BelieverThink Common/Warner Bros.
Buy! HowlerAmerica Give UpRough Trade
Buy! CardinalHymnsFire
Buy! Laura GibsonLa GrandeBarsuk
Buy! John K. SamsonProvincialEpitaph
Buy! Lana Del ReyEPInterscope
Buy! The Asteroids Galaxy TourOut of FrequencyBMG
Buy! Cate Le BonCyrkThe Control Group
Buy! Steven Bernstein's Milennial Territory OrchestraMTO Plays SlyThe Royal Potato Family
Buy! The Torn ACLsMake A Break, Make A MoveCreeperSpeak
Buy! NevereverShake-a-BabySlumberland
Buy! SpekulationSpekulationself-released
Buy! The PharmacyDig Your GraveKind Turkey
Buy! Jessie BaylinLittle SparkBlonde Rat
Buy! BrokawInteriorsGood To Die
Buy! Joe Louis WalkerHellfireAlligator
Buy! AirParade/Seven StarsAstralwerks


Week: 12/30/2011 - 1/05/2012
Rank Artist Album Label
Buy! Nada SurfThe Stars Are Indifferent To AstronomyBarsuk
Buy! The WeekndEchoes of Silenceself-released
Buy! NovalimaKarimbaESL Music
Buy! The MenOpen Your HeartSacred Bones
Buy! Guided By VoicesLet's Go Eat The FactoryGuided By Voices Inc.
Buy! eleventhfloorrecordseleventhfloorrecordsn5MD
Buy! Hanni El KhatibWill the Guns Come OutInnovative Leisure
Buy! TindersticksThe Something RainConstellation
Buy! The Jet AgeDomestic DisturbancesSonic Boomerang
Buy! SapientEaters Volume One: Tusksself-released
Buy! Herman DuneeTell Me Something I Don't KnowStrange Moosic
Buy! Tim Love LeeFully Bearded: 15 Years of Tummy Touch Records in DubTummy Touch
Buy! KithkinTakers & Leaversself-released
Buy! (Various)Gem Drops TwoDropping Gems
Buy! The Little WilliesFor the Good TimesMilking Bull
Buy! JonsiWe Bought A ZooColumbia
Buy! Warm GhostNarrowsPartisan
Buy! Orkestar ZirkoniumToo Hot For Sleepself-released
Buy! Ernest GonzalesNatural TraitsFriends of Friends
Buy! Pandr EyezEyes On You EPCascine
Buy! AdanowskyAmadorEverloving
Buy! Sinjin HawkeThe Lights EPPelican Fly
Buy! IG68A Loom and Not MeNueva Forma
Buy! CountrycideThe Rise and the Fallself-released
Buy! Don't Talk To The CopsLet's Quitself-released
Buy! Little CutsPlastic DisasterDirtnap
Buy! Graintable/Kimnusico TrioNo Northwest Cycle 2 EP #2Car Crash Set
Buy! Charles BradleyHeartaches and PainDaptone



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