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The KEXP Variety music chart for May, 2011
Week: 5/20/2011 - 5/26/2011
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Friendly FiresPalaXL
2. Buy! Beastie BoysHot Sauce Committee Part TwoCapitol
3. Buy! Seapony Go With MeHardly Art
4. Buy! David BazanStrange NegotiationsBarsuk
5. Buy! TV On the RadioNine Types of LightInterscope
6. Buy! My Morning JacketCircuitalATO
7. Buy! Fleet FoxesHelplessness BluesSub Pop
8. Buy! Craft SpellsIdle LaborCaptured Tracks
9. Buy! The Joy FormidableThe Big RoarCanvasback/Atlantic
10. Buy! My GoodnessMy GoodnessSarathan
11. Buy! The KillsBlood PressuresDomino
12. Buy! The AntlersBurst ApartFrenchkiss
13. Buy! tUne-yArDsW H O K I L L4AD
14. Buy! The Pains of Being Pure at HeartBelongSlumberland
15. Buy! Thurston MooreDemolished ThoughtsMatador
16. Buy! AustraFeel It BreakDomino
17. Buy! Dennis CoffeyDennis CoffeyStrut
18. Buy! ElbowBuild A Rocket Boys!Fiction/Downtown
19. Buy! Foster the PeopleTorchesStartime/Columbia
20. Buy! Wild BeastsSmotherDomino
21. Buy! Cute LepersAdventure Time1-2-3-4 Go!
22. Buy! Blue Sky Black DeathNoirFake Four Inc.
23. Buy! Grand HallwayWinter CreaturesSelf-released
24. Buy! Point Juncture, WAHandsome OrdersMt. Fuji
25. Buy! Bill CallahanApocalypseDrag City
26. Buy! Thao & MirahThao & MirahKill Rock Stars
27. Buy! BurialStreet Halo EPHyperdub
28. Buy! The GlobesFuture SelfBarsuk
29. Buy! Raphael SaadiqStone Rollin'Latest Flame
30. Buy! Gang Gang DanceEye Contact4AD
31. Buy! The Sea and CakeThe Moonlight ButterflyThrill Jockey
32. Buy! Holy Ghost!Holy Ghost!DFA
33. Buy! We Are AugustinesWe Are AugustinesSelf-released
34. Buy! John TalabotFamilies EPYoung Turks
35. Buy! Africa Hitech93 Million MilesWarp
36. Buy! John Maus BelieverDomino
37. Buy! Virgin IslandsErnie Chambers v. GodThe Control Group
38. Buy! Kid SmplGhostsuit EPCar Crash Set
39. Buy! StagPaper Crown EPRock & Roll Circus
40. Buy! Panda BearTomboyPaw Tracks
41. Buy! Booker T. JonesThe Road From MemphisAnti-
42. Buy! LowC'monSub Pop
43. Buy! Danger Mouse & Daniele LuppiRomeCapitol
44. Buy! Gold-BearsAre You Falling in Love?Slumberland
45. Buy! Peter Bjorn and JohnGimme SomeStarTime
46. Buy! Gruff RhysHotel ShampooWichita
47. Buy! Jamie WoonNight Air EPPolydor
48. Buy! Lykke LiWounded RhymesAtlantic
49. Buy! Zoe Muth and the Lost High RollersStarlight HotelSignature Sounds
50. Buy! Okkervil RiverI Am Very FarJagjaguwar
51. Buy! SMODSMODNacional
52. Buy! Moon DuoMazesSacred Bones
53. Buy! The FeeliesHere BeforeBar/None
54. Buy! EMAPast Life Martyred SaintsCity Slang
55. Buy! Red FangMurder the MountainsRelapse
56. Buy! The Funk ArkFrom the RooftopsESL
57. Buy! Art BrutBrilliant! Tragic!Cooking Vinyl
58. Buy! MobyDestroyedLittle Idiot/Mute
59. Buy! Ocote Soul SoundsTaurusESL
60. Buy! James PantsJames PantsStones Throw
61. Buy! Police TeethAwesomer Than the DevilLatest Flame
62. Buy! SportsSportsCrash Symbols
63. Buy! Ravenna WoodsValley of the Headless MenSelf-released
64. Buy! SuttikeereeNostalgia EPFourthcity
65. Buy! The Cave SingersNo WitchJagjaguwar
66. Buy! Girls NamesDead to MeSlumberland
67. Buy! Crystal StiltsIn Love with OblivionSlumberland
68. Buy! Hooray For EarthTrue LovesDovecote
69. Buy! MazesA Thousand HeysFatcat
70. Buy! Cold CaveCherish the Light YearsMatador
71. Buy! BibioMind BokehWarp
72. Buy! The One AM RadioHeaven Is Attached By A Slender ThreadDangerbird
73. Buy! CeremonyNot Tonight EPCustom Made
74. Buy! Mayer HawthorneImpressions: The Covers EPStones Throw
75. Buy! Let's WrestleNursing HomeMerge
76. Buy! Painted PalmsCanopy EPSecretly Canadian
77. Buy! GenerationalsActor-CasterPark the Van
78. Buy! Ha Ha TonkaDeath of a DecadeBloodshot
79. Buy! AtropolisAtropolisDutty Artz
80. Buy! HelluvastateAdventures in a HelluvastateMembers Only
81. Buy! Curtains For YouAfter Nights Without SleepSpark & Shine
82. Buy! The Head and the HeartThe Head and the HeartSub Pop
83. Buy! Orchestre Poly-RythmoCotonou ClubStrut
84. Buy! David Kilgour and The Heavy EightsLeft By SoftMerge
85. Buy! Rebirth Brass BandRebirth of New OrleansBasin Street
86. Buy! (Various)Fania Records 1964-1980: The Original Sound of New YorkStrut
87. Buy! The Very BestSuper Mom Mixtape Self-released
88. Buy! John Paul KeithThe Man That Time ForgotBig Legal Mass/Fat Possum
89. Buy! BombinoAgadezCumbancha
90. Buy! Vieux Farka ToureThe SecretSix Degrees


Week: 5/13/2011 - 5/19/2011
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Beastie BoysHot Sauce Committee Part TwoCapitol
2. Buy! The KillsBlood PressuresDomino
3. Buy! David BazanStrange NegotiationsBarsuk
4. Buy! Fleet FoxesHelplessness BluesSub Pop
5. Buy! Dennis CoffeyDennis CoffeyStrut
6. Buy! Lykke LiWounded RhymesAtlantic
7. Buy! Craft SpellsIdle LaborCaptured Tracks
8. Buy! tUne-yArDsW H O K I L L4AD
9. Buy! The Pains of Being Pure at HeartBelongSlumberland
10. Buy! TV On the RadioNine Types of LightInterscope
11. Buy! My Morning JacketCircuitalATO
12. Buy! Cute LepersAdventure Time1-2-3-4 Go!
13. Buy! My GoodnessMy GoodnessSarathan
14. Buy! Point Juncture, WAHandsome OrdersMt. Fuji
15. Buy! CapsulaIn the Land of Silver SoulsBCore
16. Buy! The Joy FormidableThe Big RoarCanvasback/Atlantic
17. Buy! Gang Gang DanceEye Contact4AD
18. Buy! AustraFeel It BreakDomino
19. Buy! Raphael SaadiqStone Rollin'Columbia
20. Buy! The AntlersBurst ApartFrenchkiss
21. Buy! Booker T. JonesThe Road From MemphisAnti-
22. Buy! Okkervil RiverI Am Very FarJagjaguwar
23. Buy! Holy Ghost!Holy Ghost!DFA
24. Buy! BibioMind BokehWarp
25. Buy! The GlobesFuture SelfBarsuk
26. Buy! ElbowBuild A Rocket Boys!Fiction/Downtown
27. Buy! Wild BeastsSmotherDomino
28. Buy! Virgin IslandsErnie Chambers v. GodThe Control Group
29. Buy! Police TeethAwesomer Than the DevilLatest Flame
30. Buy! LowC'monSub Pop
31. Buy! Crystal StiltsIn Love with OblivionSlumberland
32. Buy! The Very BestSuper Mom Mixtape Self-released
33. Buy! Blue Sky Black DeathNoirFake Four Inc.
34. Buy! SportsSportsCrash Symbols
35. Buy! Panda BearTomboyPaw Tracks
36. Buy! EMAPast Life Martyred SaintsCity Slang
37. Buy! Peter Bjorn and JohnGimme SomeStarTime
38. Buy! Femi KutiAfrica for AfricaKnitting Factory
39. Buy! Ravenna WoodsValley of the Headless MenSelf-released
40. Buy! StagPaper Crown EPRock & Roll Circus
41. Buy! The Cave SingersNo WitchJagjaguwar
42. Buy! Gold-BearsAre You Falling in Love?Slumberland
43. Buy! Danger Mouse & Daniele LuppiRomeCapitol
44. Buy! Cold CaveCherish the Light YearsMatador
45. Buy! Painted PalmsCanopy EPSecretly Canadian
46. Buy! MobyDestroyedLittle Idiot/Mute
47. Buy! James BlakeJames BlakeAtlas/A&M
48. Buy! HelluvastateAdventures in a HelluvastateMembers Only/Cloud Nice
49. Buy! Curtains For YouAfter Nights Without SleepSpark & Shine
50. Buy! Bill CallahanApocalypseDrag City
51. Buy! Moon DuoMazesSacred Bones
52. Buy! Girls NamesDead to MeSlumberland
53. Buy! MazesA Thousand HeysFatcat
54. Buy! The New DivisionThe Rookie EPSelf-released
55. Buy! Plan BThe Defamation of Strickland Banks679/Atlantic
56. Buy! CeremonyNot Tonight EPCustom Made
57. Buy! Explosions in the SkyTake Care, Take Care, Take CareTemporary Residence Ltd.
58. Buy! Chad VanGaalenDipaer IslandSub Pop
59. Buy! Africa Hitech93 Million MilesWarp
60. Buy! The RaveonettesRaven in the GraveVice
61. Buy! Zoe Muth and the Lost High RollersStarlight HotelSignature Sounds
62. Buy! Kid SmplGhostsuit EPCar Crash Set
63. Buy! Thao & MirahThao & MirahKill Rock Stars
64. Buy! Hooray For EarthTrue LovesDovecote
65. Buy! The FeeliesHere BeforeBar/None
66. Buy! Man ManLife FantasticAnti-
67. Buy! The Sea and CakeThe Moonlight ButterflyThrill Jockey
68. Buy! (Various)Daptone Singles Spring/Summer 2011Daptone
69. Buy! Kraak & SmaakElectric HustleJalapeno
70. Buy! The Good Sin x 10.4 RogLateSelf-released
71. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyFly Moon RoyaltySportn' Life
72. Buy! Jason Isbell and the 400 UnitHere We RestLightning Rod
73. Buy! Orchestre Poly-RythmoCotonou ClubStrut
74. Buy! Gruff RhysHotel ShampooWichita
75. Buy! Red FangMurder the MountainsRelapse
76. Buy! The Bo-KeysGot To Get Back!Electraphonic
77. Buy! Susana BacaAfrodiasporaLuaka Bop
78. Buy! Title TracksIn BlankErnest Jennings Record Co.
79. Buy! Rebirth Brass BandRebirth of New OrleansBasin Street
80. Buy! Dag For DagBooCeremony
81. Buy! BombinoAgadezCumbancha
82. Buy! David Kilgour and The Heavy EightsLeft By SoftMerge
83. Buy! Jamie WoonNight Air EPPolydor
84. Buy! Ebo TaylorLife Stories Strut
85. Buy! Young Montana? LimerenceAlpha Pup
86. Buy! Love InksE.S.P.City Slang
87. Buy! The One AM RadioHeaven Is Attached By A Slender ThreadDangerbird
88. Buy! Bass Drum of DeathGB CityFat Possum
89. Buy! DodosNo ColorFrenchkiss
90. Buy! Buffalo TomSkinsScrawny


Week: 5/06/2011 - 5/12/2011
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Fleet FoxesHelplessness BluesSub Pop
2. Buy! TV On the RadioNine Types of LightInterscope
3. Buy! The KillsBlood PressuresDomino
4. Buy! Beastie BoysHot Sauce Committee Part TwoCapitol
5. Buy! Craft SpellsIdle LaborCaptured Tracks
6. Buy! Dennis CoffeyDennis CoffeyStrut
7. Buy! tUne-yArDsW H O K I L L4AD
8. Buy! Booker T. JonesThe Road From MemphisAnti-
9. Buy! My GoodnessMy GoodnessSarathan
10. Buy! David BazanStrange NegotiationsBarsuk
11. Buy! Point Juncture, WAHandsome OrdersMt. Fuji
12. Buy! Gang Gang DanceEye Contact4AD
13. Buy! Cute LepersAdventure Time1-2-3-4 Go!
14. Buy! The Joy FormidableThe Big RoarCanvasback/Atlantic
15. Buy! Bill CallahanApocalypseDrag City
16. Buy! The Pains of Being Pure at HeartBelongSlumberland
17. Buy! Lykke LiWounded RhymesAtlantic
18. Buy! ElbowBuild A Rocket Boys!Fiction/Downtown
19. Buy! Blue Sky Black DeathNoirFake Four Inc.
20. Buy! Panda BearTomboyPaw Tracks
21. Buy! My Morning JacketCircuitalATO
22. Buy! CapsulaIn the Land of Silver SoulsBCore
23. Buy! The AntlersBurst ApartFrenchkiss
24. Buy! Moon DuoMazesSacred Bones
25. Buy! AustraFeel It BreakDomino
26. Buy! SportsSportsCrash Symbols
27. Buy! Okkervil RiverI Am Very FarJagjaguwar
28. Buy! Crystal StiltsIn Love with OblivionSlumberland
29. Buy! Holy Ghost!Holy Ghost!DFA
30. Buy! The Sea and CakeThe Moonlight ButterflyThrill Jockey
31. Buy! Painted PalmsCanopy EPSecretly Canadian
32. Buy! Danger Mouse & Daniele LuppiRomeCapitol
33. Buy! Hooray For EarthTrue LovesDovecote
34. Buy! Cold CaveCherish the Light YearsMatador
35. Buy! MazesA Thousand HeysFatcat
36. Buy! James PantsJames PantsStones Throw
37. Buy! The Lonely ForestArrowsTrans/Atlantic
38. Buy! Peter Bjorn and JohnGimme SomeStarTime
39. Buy! LowC'monSub Pop
40. Buy! (Various)Daptone Singles Spring/Summer 2011Daptone
41. Buy! DodosNo ColorFrenchkiss
42. Buy! Gruff RhysHotel ShampooWichita
43. Buy! Buffalo TomSkinsScrawny
44. Buy! Raphael SaadiqStone Rollin'Columbia
45. Buy! The FeeliesHere BeforeBar/None
46. Buy! BibioMind BokehWarp
47. Buy! Thao & MirahThao & MirahKill Rock Stars
48. Buy! The New DivisionThe Rookie EPSelf-released
49. Buy! Susana BacaAfrodiasporaLuaka Bop
50. Buy! The RaveonettesRaven in the GraveVice
51. Buy! RadioheadThe King of Limbstbd
52. Buy! Virgin IslandsErnie Chambers v. GodThe Control Group
53. Buy! StagPaper Crown EPRock & Roll Circus
54. Buy! Jason Isbell and the 400 UnitHere We RestLightning Rod
55. Buy! Plan BThe Defamation of Strickland Banks679/Atlantic
56. Buy! Times New VikingDancer Equired!Merge
57. Buy! HelluvastateAdventures in a HelluvastateMembers Only/Cloud Nice
58. Buy! BOATDress Like Your IdolsMagic Marker
59. Buy! Curtains For YouAfter Nights Without SleepSpark & Shine
60. Buy! The Cave SingersNo WitchJagjaguwar
61. Buy! Orchestre Poly-RythmoCotonou ClubStrut
62. Buy! Girls NamesDead to MeSlumberland
63. Buy! R.E.M.Collapse Into NowWarner Bros.
64. Buy! Loga Ramin TorkianMehraabTerrestrial Lane
65. Buy! Red FangMurder the MountainsRelapse
66. Buy! Man ManLife FantasticAnti-
67. Buy! Rebirth Brass BandRebirth of New OrleansBasin Street
68. Buy! The One AM RadioHeaven Is Attached By A Slender ThreadDangerbird
69. Buy! Explosions in the SkyTake Care, Take Care, Take CareTemporary Residence Ltd.
70. Buy! Pantha du PrinceXI Versions of Black NoiseRough Trade
71. Buy! Adele21XL/Columbia
72. Buy! Police TeethAwesomer Than the DevilLatest Flame
73. Buy! The GlobesFuture SelfBarsuk
74. Buy! CoulterGrip FastCoulter Club
75. Buy! WhalebonesWhalebonesSelf-released
76. Buy! Title TracksIn BlankErnest Jennings Record Co.
77. Buy! EMAPast Life Martyred SaintsCity Slang
78. Buy! BombinoAgadezCumbancha
79. Buy! The DonkeysBorn With StripesDead Oceans
80. Buy! Garage a TroisAlways Be Happy, But Stay EvilRoyal Potato Family
81. Buy! Dag For DagBooCeremony
82. Buy! Beach FossilsWhat A Pleasure Captured Tracks
83. Buy! Vivian GirlsShare the JoyPolyvinyl
84. Buy! David Kilgour and The Heavy EightsLeft By SoftMerge
85. Buy! The ElectedBury Me In My RingsVagrant
86. Buy! GorillazThe FallVirgin
87. Buy! Federico AubeleBerlin 13ESL
88. Buy! Steve EarleI'll Never Get Out Of This World AliveNew West
89. Buy! Kraak & SmaakElectric HustleJalapeno
90. Buy! Love InksE.S.P.City Slang


Week: 4/29/2011 - 5/05/2011
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Fleet FoxesHelplessness BluesSub Pop
2. Buy! tUne-yArDsW H O K I L L4AD
3. Buy! ElbowBuild A Rocket Boys!Fiction/Downtown
4. Buy! Point Juncture, WAHandsome OrdersMt. Fuji
5. Buy! The KillsBlood PressuresDomino
6. Buy! TV On the RadioNine Types of LightInterscope
7. Buy! Blue Sky Black DeathNoirFake Four Inc.
8. Buy! The Joy FormidableThe Big RoarCanvasback/Atlantic
9. Buy! Lykke LiWounded RhymesAtlantic
10. Buy! Craft SpellsIdle LaborCaptured Tracks
11. Buy! Dennis CoffeyDennis CoffeyStrut
12. Buy! Beastie BoysHot Sauce Committee Part TwoCapitol
13. Buy! My GoodnessMy GoodnessSarathan
14. Buy! The Pains of Being Pure at HeartBelongSlumberland
15. Buy! Holy Ghost!Holy Ghost!DFA
16. Buy! BibioMind BokehWarp
17. Buy! Okkervil RiverI Am Very FarJagjaguwar
18. Buy! LowC'monSub Pop
19. Buy! Cute LepersAdventure Time1-2-3-4 Go!
20. Buy! SportsSportsCrash Symbols
21. Buy! Bill CallahanApocalypseDrag City
22. Buy! Moon DuoMazesSacred Bones
23. Buy! (Various)Daptone Singles Spring/Summer 2011Daptone
24. Buy! Panda BearTomboyPaw Tracks
25. Buy! Cold CaveCherish the Light YearsMatador
26. Buy! Plan BThe Defamation of Strickland Banks679/Atlantic
27. Buy! DodosNo ColorFrenchkiss
28. Buy! CapsulaIn the Land of Silver SoulsBCore
29. Buy! BOATDress Like Your IdolsMagic Marker
30. Buy! Crystal StiltsIn Love with OblivionSlumberland
31. Buy! The FeeliesHere BeforeBar/None
32. Buy! Gruff RhysHotel ShampooWichita
33. Buy! Thao & MirahThao & MirahKill Rock Stars
34. Buy! J MascisSeveral Shades of WhySub Pop
35. Buy! The Sea and CakeThe Moonlight ButterflyThrill Jockey
36. Buy! Virgin IslandsErnie Chambers v. GodThe Control Group
37. Buy! The Lonely ForestArrowsTrans/Atlantic
38. Buy! Jason Isbell and the 400 UnitHere We RestLightning Rod
39. Buy! Buffalo TomSkinsScrawny
40. Buy! The New DivisionThe Rookie EPSelf-released
41. Buy! Red FangMurder the MountainsRelapse
42. Buy! James PantsJames PantsStones Throw
43. Buy! Explosions in the SkyTake Care, Take Care, Take CareTemporary Residence Ltd.
44. Buy! The RaveonettesRaven in the GraveVice
45. Buy! Wye OakCivilianMerge
46. Buy! The GlobesFuture SelfBarsuk
47. Buy! Charles Leo Gebhardt IVBegin Againggnzla
48. Buy! Curtains For YouAfter Nights Without SleepSpark & Shine
49. Buy! Parts & LaborConstant FutureJagjaguwar
50. Buy! The Mountain GoatsAll Eternals DeckMerge
51. Buy! Girls NamesDead to MeSlumberland
52. Buy! Hooray For EarthTrue LovesDovecote
53. Buy! Black Joe Lewis & the HoneybearsScandalousLost Highway
54. Buy! MazesA Thousand HeysFatcat
55. Buy! Peter Bjorn and JohnGimme SomeStarTime
56. Buy! R.E.M.Collapse Into NowWarner Bros.
57. Buy! Femi KutiAfrica for AfricaKnitting Factory
58. Buy! The DonkeysBorn With StripesDead Oceans
59. Buy! AntietamTenth LifeCarrot Top
60. Buy! Beach FossilsWhat A Pleasure Captured Tracks
61. Buy! Eleventh Dream DayRiot NowThrill Jockey
62. Buy! Kurt VileSmoke Ring For My HaloMatador
63. Buy! YuckYuckFat Possum
64. Buy! HelvetiaOn the LamThe Static Cult
65. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyFly Moon RoyaltySportn' Life
66. Buy! NoddyDramaSelf-released
67. Buy! The Cave SingersNo WitchJagjaguwar
68. Buy! Orchestre Poly-RythmoCotonou ClubStrut
69. Buy! Title TracksIn BlankErnest Jennings Record Co.
70. Buy! Rebirth Brass BandRebirth of New OrleansBasin Street
71. Buy! Love InksE.S.P.City Slang
72. Buy! Kraak & SmaakElectric HustleJalapeno
73. Buy! The One AM RadioHeaven Is Attached By A Slender ThreadDangerbird
74. Buy! EgyptrixxBible EyesNight Slugs
75. Buy! Chad VanGaalenDiaper IslandSub Pop
76. Buy! Pantha du PrinceXI Versions of Black NoiseRough Trade
77. Buy! Adele21XL/Columbia
78. Buy! RadioheadThe King of Limbstbd
79. Buy! Jessica Lea MayfieldTell MeNonesuch
80. Buy! Police TeethAwesomer Than the DevilLatest Flame
81. Buy! HelluvastateAdventures in a HelluvastateMembers Only/Cloud Nice
82. Buy! Zoe Muth and the Lost High RollersStarlight HotelSignature Sounds
83. Buy! Hi-Life SoundsystemDeath of the PartyMembers Only
84. Buy! (Various)No NorthwestCar Crash Set
85. Buy! Six Organs of AdmittanceAsleep on the FloodplainDrag City
86. Buy! Ha Ha TonkaDeath of a DecadeBloodshot
87. Buy! Vivian GirlsShare the JoyPolyvinyl
88. Buy! EMAPast Life Martyred SaintsCity Slang
89. Buy! Those DarlinsScrews Get LooseOh Wow Dang
90. Buy! David Kilgour and The Heavy EightsLeft By SoftMerge



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