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The KEXP Variety music chart for May, 2015
Week: 5/22/2015 - 5/28/2015
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Hot ChipWhy Make Sense?Domino
2. Buy! The Helio SequenceThe Helio SequenceSub Pop
3. Buy! Alabama ShakesSound & ColorATO
4. Buy! ShamirRatchetXL
5. Buy! Courtney BarnettSometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just SitMom + Pop
6. Buy! Lord HuronStrange TrailsIAMSOUND
7. Buy! Unknown Mortal OrchestraMulti-LoveJagjaguwar
8. Buy! Mikal CroninMCIIIMerge
9. Buy! Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A ButterflyTDE/Aftermath/Interscope
10. Buy! Built To SpillUntethered MoonWarner Bros.
11. Buy! Django DjangoBorn Under SaturnRibbon
12. Buy! Young FathersWhite Men Are Black Men TooBig Dada
13. Buy! Miami HorrorAll Possible FuturesDine Alone
14. Buy! Best CoastCalifornia NightsHarvest
15. Buy! Other LivesRitualstbd
16. Buy! CrocodilesBoysZoo
17. Buy! Speedy OrtizFoil DeerCarpark
18. Buy! Hop AlongPainted ShutSaddle Creek
19. Buy! (Various)The Alchemist + Oh No Present: Welcome To Los SantosRockstar/Mass Appeal
20. Buy! LoneLadyHinterlandWarp
21. Buy! Thee Oh SeesMutilator Defeated At LastCastle Face
22. Buy! PINSWild NightsBella Union
23. Buy! My Morning JacketThe WaterfallATO
24. Buy! Trails and WaysPathologyBarsuk
25. Buy! Warm SodaSymbolic DreamCastle Face
26. Buy! Talk In TonguesAlone With A FriendFairfax
27. Buy! Saun & StarrLook CloserDaptone
28. Buy! Tame ImpalaCurrentsFire
29. Buy! Rose WindowsRose WindowsSub Pop
30. Buy! Sick Sad WorldFear and LiesHelp Yourself
31. Buy! Allen StoneRadiusCapitol
32. Buy! BlurThe Magic WhipWarner Bros.
33. Buy! Lower DensEscape From Evil Ribbon
34. Buy! Vaadat CharigimSinking As A StoneBurger
35. Buy! East India YouthCulture Of VolumeXL
36. Buy! Flyying ColoursEPX2Shelflife
37. Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthDark Bird Is HomeDead Oceans
38. Buy! American WrestlersAmerican WrestlersFat Possum
39. Buy! Prefuse 73Rivington Nao RioTemporary Residence Ltd.
40. Buy! Made In HeightsWithout My Enemy What Would I Doself-released
41. Buy! NovellaLandSinderlyn
42. Buy! Fauna ShadeBaton Rougeself-released
43. Buy! Du BlondeWelcome Back To MilkMute
44. Buy! CalexicoEdge Of The SunCity Slang/Anti-
45. Buy! Daughn GibsonCarnationSub Pop
46. Buy! NozinjaNozinja LodgeWarp
47. Buy! Samo Sound BoyBegging PleaseBody High
48. Buy! Mew(+/-)Play It Again Sam
49. Buy! Sharon Van EttenI Don't Want To Let You DownJagjaguwar
50. Buy! Jamie xxIn ColourYoung Turks
51. Buy! ChromaticsDear TommyItalians Do It Better
52. Buy! GrimesRealitiself-released
53. Buy! Sufjan StevensCarrie & LowellAsthmatic Kitty
54. Buy! Nightmare FortressThe Wantingself-released
55. Buy! Shana Cleveland & The SandcastlesOh Man, Cover The GroundSuicide Squeeze
56. Buy! Rocky VotolatoHospital HandshakesNo Sleep
57. Buy! TorresSprinterPartisan
58. Buy! Mac McCaughanNon-BelieversMerge
59. Buy! BraidsDeep In The IrisArbutus
60. Buy! TanlinesHighlightsTrue Panther
61. Buy! Boxed InBoxed InNettwerk
62. Buy! CeremonyThe L-Shaped ManMatador
63. Buy! NaoFebruary 15 EPLittle Tokyo
64. Buy! Róisín MurphyHairless ToysPlay It Again Sam
65. Buy! The Chemical BrothersBorn In The EchoesAstralwerks
66. Buy! Briana MarelaAll Around UsJagjaguwar
67. Buy! WarpaintNo Way Out/I'll Start BelievingRough Trade
68. Buy! The SonicsThis Is The SonicsRevox
69. Buy! CraterCrater (assorted singles)self-released
70. Buy! Chastity BeltTime To Go HomeHardly Art
71. Buy! Flavia CoelhoMundo MeuMr Bongo
72. Buy! Joanna GruesomePeanut ButterSlumberland
73. Buy! Fool's GoldFlying LessonsORG Music
74. Buy! OddiseeThe Good FightMello Music Group
75. Buy! Downtown BoysFull CommunismDon Giovanni
76. Buy! BanditosBanditosBloodshot
77. Buy! The Very BestMakes A KingMoshi Moshi
78. Buy! Rhett MillerThe TravelerATO
79. Buy! Palma VioletsDanger In The ClubRough Trade
80. Buy! Barna HowardQuite A Feelin'Mama Bird
81. Buy! Nadine ShahFast FoodApollo/R&S
82. Buy! Eternal SummersGold and StoneKanine
83. Buy! Jacco GardnerHypnophobiaPolyvinyl
84. Buy! The LegendsIt's LoveCascine
85. Buy! Axel KrygierHombre de PiedraCrammed Discs
86. Buy! BarbarossaImagerMemphis Industries
87. Buy! Of Monsters And MenBeneath The SkinRepublic
88. Buy! WestkustLast ForeverRun For Cover
89. Buy! METZIISub Pop
90. Buy! Hiatus KaiyoteChoose Your WeaponFlying Buddha/Sony Music Masterworks


Week: 5/15/2015 - 5/21/2015
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Hot ChipWhy Make Sense?Domino
2. Buy! Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A ButterflyTDE/Aftermath/Interscope
3. Buy! The Helio SequenceThe Helio SequenceSub Pop
4. Buy! Alabama ShakesSound & ColorATO
5. Buy! Built To SpillUntethered MoonWarner Bros.
6. Buy! Courtney BarnettSometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just SitMom + Pop
7. Buy! Lower DensEscape From Evil Ribbon
8. Buy! BlurThe Magic WhipWarner Bros.
9. Buy! CrocodilesBoysZoo
10. Buy! Lord HuronStrange TrailsIAMSOUND
11. Buy! Unknown Mortal OrchestraMulti-LoveJagjaguwar
12. Buy! Django DjangoBorn Under SaturnRibbon
13. Buy! Rose WindowsRose WindowsSub Pop
14. Buy! Mikal CroninMCIIIMerge
15. Buy! Vaadat CharigimSinking As A StoneBurger
16. Buy! Other LivesRitualstbd
17. Buy! CeremonyThe L-Shaped ManMatador
18. Buy! Tame ImpalaCurrentsFire
19. Buy! ShamirRatchetXL
20. Buy! CalexicoEdge Of The SunCity Slang/Anti-
21. Buy! East India YouthCulture Of VolumeXL
22. Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthDark Bird Is HomeDead Oceans
23. Buy! My Morning JacketThe WaterfallATO
24. Buy! TanlinesHighlightsTrue Panther
25. Buy! The SonicsThis Is The SonicsRevox
26. Buy! Chastity BeltTime To Go HomeHardly Art
27. Buy! Sick Sad WorldFear and LiesHelp Yourself
28. Buy! Best CoastCalifornia NightsHarvest
29. Buy! Speedy OrtizFoil DeerCarpark
30. Buy! TorresSprinterPartisan
31. Buy! Flyying ColoursEPX2Shelflife
32. Buy! Saun & StarrLook CloserDaptone
33. Buy! Young FathersWhite Men Are Black Men TooBig Dada
34. Buy! The Chemical BrothersBorn In The EchoesAstralwerks
35. Buy! Du BlondeWelcome Back To MilkMute
36. Buy! Hop AlongPainted ShutSaddle Creek
37. Buy! Thee Oh SeesMutilator Defeated At LastCastle Face
38. Buy! Joanna GruesomePeanut ButterSlumberland
39. Buy! (Various)The Alchemist + Oh No Present: Welcome To Los SantosRockstar/Mass Appeal
40. Buy! BanditosBanditosBloodshot
41. Buy! Jamie xxIn ColourYoung Turks
42. Buy! Of Monsters And MenBeneath The SkinRepublic
43. Buy! Modest MouseStrangers to OurselvesEpic
44. Buy! Fool's GoldFlying LessonsORG Music
45. Buy! The Mountain GoatsBeat The ChampMerge
46. Buy! Warm SodaSymbolic DreamCastle Face
47. Buy! The Soft MoonDeeperCaptured Tracks
48. Buy! American WrestlersAmerican WrestlersFat Possum
49. Buy! The Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionFreedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015Mom + Pop
50. Buy! Nightmare FortressThe Wantingself-released
51. Buy! Death Cab For CutieKintsugiAtlantic
52. Buy! Surf City Jekyll IslandFire
53. Buy! Mac McCaughanNon-BelieversMerge
54. Buy! HappynessWeird Little BirthdayBar/None
55. Buy! Toro Y MoiWhat For?Carpark
56. Buy! WireWirePinkflag
57. Buy! Mbongwana StarFrom KinshasaWorld Circuit
58. Buy! Rhett MillerThe TravelerATO
59. Buy! Palma VioletsDanger In The ClubRough Trade
60. Buy! Hiatus KaiyoteChoose Your WeaponFlying Buddha/Sony Music Masterworks
61. Buy! NovellaLandSinderlyn
62. Buy! Jacco GardnerHypnophobiaPolyvinyl
63. Buy! SolventsModern Dystopiaself-released
64. Buy! La LuzWeirdo ShineHardly Art
65. Buy! THEESatisfactionEarthEESub Pop
66. Buy! Zebra HuntCity SighsTenorio Cotobade
67. Buy! WaxahatcheeIvy TrippMerge
68. Buy! BraidsDeep In The IrisArbutus
69. Buy! OddiseeThe Good FightMello Music Group
70. Buy! Boxed InBoxed InNettwerk
71. Buy! Mew(+/-)Play It Again Sam
72. Buy! The Very BestMakes A KingMoshi Moshi
73. Buy! Michael RaultLiving DaylightBurger
74. Buy! Prefuse 73Rivington Nao RioTemporary Residence Ltd.
75. Buy! Stealing SheepNot RealHeavenly
76. Buy! Miami HorrorAll Possible FuturesDine Alone
77. Buy! Surfer Blood1000 PalmsJoyful Noise
78. Buy! Holly HerndonPlatform4AD
79. Buy! Laura MarlingShort MovieRibbon
80. Buy! Santi MostaffaIntratableRegalia
81. Buy! Nadine ShahFast FoodApollo/R&S
82. Buy! Fauna ShadeBaton Rougeself-released
83. Buy! NudityAstronomiconIron Lung
84. Buy! Rocky VotolatoHospital HandshakesNo Sleep
85. Buy! DaggerhandsAcross AmericaIn Advance
86. Buy! Timbre BaronsTimbre Barons EPself-released
87. Buy! MarriagesSalomeSargent House
88. Buy! Ben Khan1000 EPDirty Hit
89. Buy! Peach Kelli PopIIIBurger
90. Buy! Barna HowardQuite A Feelin'Mama Bird


Week: 5/08/2015 - 5/14/2015
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! The Helio SequenceThe Helio SequenceSub Pop
2. Buy! Alabama ShakesSound & ColorATO
3. Buy! BlurThe Magic WhipWarner Bros.
4. Buy! Django DjangoBorn Under SaturnRibbon
5. Buy! Built To SpillUntethered MoonWarner Bros.
6. Buy! Rose WindowsRose WindowsSub Pop
7. Buy! East India YouthCulture Of VolumeXL
8. Buy! CrocodilesBoysZoo
9. Buy! Chastity BeltTime To Go HomeHardly Art
10. Buy! Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A ButterflyTDE/Aftermath/Interscope
11. Buy! Courtney BarnettSometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just SitMom + Pop
12. Buy! (Various)The Alchemist + Oh No Present: Welcome To Los SantosRockstar/Mass Appeal
13. Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthDark Bird Is HomeDead Oceans
14. Buy! My Morning JacketThe WaterfallATO
15. Buy! Toro Y MoiWhat For?Carpark
16. Buy! The Chemical BrothersBorn In The EchoesAstralwerks
17. Buy! Lower DensEscape From Evil Ribbon
18. Buy! BraidsDeep In The IrisArbutus
19. Buy! Sufjan StevensCarrie & LowellAsthmatic Kitty
20. Buy! Mikal CroninMCIIIMerge
21. Buy! Lord HuronStrange TrailsIAMSOUND
22. Buy! Other LivesRitualstbd
23. Buy! Palma VioletsDanger In The ClubRough Trade
24. Buy! Tame ImpalaCurrentsFire
25. Buy! Best CoastCalifornia NightsHarvest
26. Buy! Young FathersWhite Men Are Black Men TooBig Dada
27. Buy! Jamie xxIn ColourYoung Turks
28. Buy! Laura MarlingShort MovieRibbon
29. Buy! Surf City Jekyll IslandFire
30. Buy! The SonicsThis Is The SonicsRevox
31. Buy! Nightmare FortressThe Wantingself-released
32. Buy! Sick Sad WorldFear and LiesHelp Yourself
33. Buy! CalexicoEdge Of The SunCity Slang/Anti-
34. Buy! Speedy OrtizFoil DeerCarpark
35. Buy! METZIISub Pop
36. Buy! The Soft MoonDeeperCaptured Tracks
37. Buy! Mew(+/-)Play It Again Sam
38. Buy! NovellaLandSinderlyn
39. Buy! Rhett MillerThe TravelerATO
40. Buy! Miami HorrorAll Possible FuturesDine Alone
41. Buy! Unknown Mortal OrchestraMulti-LoveJagjaguwar
42. Buy! The Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionFreedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015Mom + Pop
43. Buy! ChromaticsDear TommyItalians Do It Better
44. Buy! RatatatCream On ChromeXL
45. Buy! PinkshinyultrablastEverything Else MattersShelflife
46. Buy! Death Cab For CutieKintsugiAtlantic
47. Buy! Rocky VotolatoHospital HandshakesNo Sleep
48. Buy! Amos MillerSuperSquareself-released
49. Buy! Du BlondeWelcome Back To MilkMute
50. Buy! Hop AlongPainted ShutSaddle Creek
51. Buy! WaxahatcheeIvy TrippMerge
52. Buy! Lila DownsBalas y ChocolateSony
53. Buy! WeedRunning BackLefse
54. Buy! Icky BlossomsMaskSaddle Creek
55. Buy! LapaluxLustmoreBrainfeeder
56. Buy! Nosaj ThingFatedInnovative Leisure
57. Buy! WarpaintNo Way Out/I'll Start BelievingRough Trade
58. Buy! Fauna ShadeBaton Rougeself-released
59. Buy! TorresSprinterPartisan
60. Buy! MarriagesSalomeSargent House
61. Buy! OddiseeThe Good FightMello Music Group
62. Buy! Mac McCaughanNon-BelieversMerge
63. Buy! Warm SodaSymbolic DreamCastle Face
64. Buy! HappynessWeird Little BirthdayBar/None
65. Buy! Boxed InBoxed InNettwerk
66. Buy! Nadine ShahFast FoodApollo/R&S
67. Buy! Passion PitKindredColumbia
68. Buy! Low Cut ConnieHi HoneyContender
69. Buy! Ben Khan1000 EPDirty Hit
70. Buy! The Very BestMakes A KingMoshi Moshi
71. Buy! Clare MaguireDon't Mess Me Around EPRepublic
72. Buy! BearhugSo GoneSpunk
73. Buy! The Holydrug CoupleMoonlustSacred Bones
74. Buy! Modest MouseStrangers to OurselvesEpic
75. Buy! Hot ChipWhy Make Sense?Domino
76. Buy! The Go! TeamThe Scene BetweenMemphis Industries
77. Buy! DoldrumsThe Air Conditioned NightmareSub Pop
78. Buy! GrimesRealitiself-released
79. Buy! Ivan & AlyoshaIt's All Just PretendDualtone
80. Buy! ColleenCaptain Of NoneThrill Jockey
81. Buy! Sleater-KinneyNo Cities To LoveSub Pop
82. Buy! Father John MistyI Love You, HoneybearSub Pop
83. Buy! WestkustLast ForeverRun For Cover
84. Buy! Axel KrygierHombre de PiedraCrammed Discs
85. Buy! The Mountain GoatsBeat The ChampMerge
86. Buy! WireWirePinkflag
87. Buy! American WrestlersAmerican WrestlersFat Possum
88. Buy! NudityAstronomiconIron Lung
89. Buy! Blood DrugsBlood DrugsGood to Die
90. Buy! Hiatus KaiyoteChoose Your WeaponFlying Buddha/Sony Music Masterworks


Week: 5/01/2015 - 5/07/2015
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Built To SpillUntethered MoonWarner Bros.
2. Buy! BlurThe Magic WhipWarner Bros.
3. Buy! My Morning JacketThe WaterfallATO/Capital
4. Buy! Courtney BarnettSometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just SitMom + Pop
5. Buy! Django DjangoBorn Under SaturnRibbon
6. Buy! East India YouthCulture Of VolumeXL
7. Buy! Alabama ShakesSound & ColorATO
8. Buy! Best CoastCalifornia NightsHarvest
9. Buy! Sufjan StevensCarrie & LowellAsthmatic Kitty
10. Buy! Chastity BeltTime To Go HomeHardly Art
11. Buy! Kendrick LamarTo Pimp A ButterflyTDE/Aftermath/Interscope
12. Buy! Lord HuronStrange TrailsIAMSOUND
13. Buy! Modest MouseStrangers to OurselvesEpic
14. Buy! Lower DensEscape From Evil Ribbon
15. Buy! HoundmouthLittle Neon LimelightRough Trade
16. Buy! Other LivesRitualstbd
17. Buy! BraidsDeep In The IrisArbutus
18. Buy! Palma VioletsDanger In The ClubRough Trade
19. Buy! Young FathersWhite Men Are Black Men TooBig Dada
20. Buy! PinkshinyultrablastEverything Else MattersShelflife
21. Buy! The Chemical BrothersBorn In The EchoesAstralwerks
22. Buy! The SonicsThis Is The SonicsRevox
23. Buy! Rose WindowsRose WindowsSub Pop
24. Buy! Speedy OrtizFoil DeerCarpark
25. Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthDark Bird Is HomeDead Oceans
26. Buy! CalexicoEdge Of The SunCity Slang/Anti-
27. Buy! Mikal CroninMCIIIMerge
28. Buy! Nadine ShahFast FoodApollo/R&S
29. Buy! Toro Y MoiWhat For?Carpark
30. Buy! The Helio SequenceThe Helio SequenceSub Pop
31. Buy! Surfer Blood1000 PalmsJoyful Noise
32. Buy! Death Cab For CutieKintsugiAtlantic
33. Buy! Hop AlongPainted ShutSaddle Creek
34. Buy! Boxed InBoxed InNettwerk
35. Buy! Jacco GardnerHypnophobiaPolyvinyl
36. Buy! Hot ChipWhy Make Sense?Domino
37. Buy! Nightmare FortressThe Wantingself-released
38. Buy! THEESatisfactionEarthEESub Pop
39. Buy! Surf City Jekyll IslandFire
40. Buy! Laura MarlingShort MovieRibbon
41. Buy! Warm SodaSymbolic DreamCastle Face
42. Buy! The Soft MoonDeeperCaptured Tracks
43. Buy! WaxahatcheeIvy TrippMerge
44. Buy! Nic HesslerSoft ConnectionsCaptured Tracks
45. Buy! Saun & StarrLook CloserDaptone
46. Buy! Nosaj ThingFatedInnovative Leisure
47. Buy! Tame ImpalaCurrentsFire
48. Buy! ChromaticsDear TommyItalians Do It Better
49. Buy! Timbre BaronsTimbre Barons EPself-released
50. Buy! Santi MostaffaIntratableRegalia
51. Buy! TorresSprinterPartisan
52. Buy! OddiseeThe Good FightMello Music Group
53. Buy! Mew(+/-)Play It Again Sam
54. Buy! American WrestlersAmerican WrestlersFat Possum
55. Buy! HappynessWeird Little BirthdayBar/None
56. Buy! Dick DiverMelbourne, FloridaTrouble In Mind
57. Buy! WireWirePinkflag
58. Buy! Low Cut ConnieHi HoneyContender
59. Buy! Hiatus KaiyoteChoose Your WeaponFlying Buddha/Sony Music Masterworks
60. Buy! JEFF The BrotherhoodWasted On The DreamInfinity Cat
61. Buy! The TamborinesSea of MurmerBeat-Mo
62. Buy! Jamie xxIn ColourYoung Turks
63. Buy! Of Monsters And MenBeneath The SkinRepublic
64. Buy! METZIISub Pop
65. Buy! Passion PitKindredColumbia
66. Buy! Mac McCaughanNon-BelieversMerge
67. Buy! The Mountain GoatsBeat The ChampMerge
68. Buy! LapaluxLustmoreBrainfeeder
69. Buy! The Go! TeamThe Scene BetweenMemphis Industries
70. Buy! WeedRunning BackLefse
71. Buy! Miami HorrorAll Possible FuturesDine Alone
72. Buy! The Very BestMakes A KingMoshi Moshi
73. Buy! George FitzGeraldFading LoveDouble Six/Domino
74. Buy! Paul de JongIFTemporary Residence Ltd.
75. Buy! ColleenCaptain Of NoneThrill Jockey
76. Buy! The FireworksSwitch Me OnShelflife
77. Buy! Tobias Jesso Jr.GoonTrue Panther
78. Buy! MarriagesSalomeSargent House
79. Buy! Blood DrugsBlood DrugsGood to Die
80. Buy! The DipThe Dipself-released
81. Buy! BanditosBanditosBloodshot
82. Buy! The Weather StationLoyaltyParadise Of Bachelors
83. Buy! Michael RaultLiving DaylightBurger
84. Buy! Tal NationalZoy ZoyFatCat
85. Buy! Stealing SheepNot RealHeavenly
86. Buy! The StavesIf I WasNonesuch
87. Buy! Desperate JournalistDesperate JournalistFierce Panda
88. Buy! The Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionFreedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015Mom + Pop
89. Buy! Grace Love & The True LovesFire/Say What You Gotta SayWe Coast
90. Buy! Zebra HuntCity SighsTenorio Cotobade