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!earshot charts - May 2006 - top 200

Asterisk (*) denotes Canadian artists. All !earshot charts in this issue reflect actual airplay on campus/community stations during the month of May 2006. Charts are weighted according to broadcast range and market size. To view older charts from as far back as 1999, go to our charts archive.


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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Islands * Return To The Sea Equator
2 The Flaming Lips At War With The Mystics Warner
3 Pink Mountaintops * Axis Of Evol JagJaguwar/Scratch
4 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Show Your Bones Interscope
5 The Lovely Feathers * Hind Hind Legs Equator
6 Neko Case Fox Confessor Brings The Flood Mint
7 Run Chico Run * Slow Action Boompa
8 Built To Spill You In Reverse Warner
9 The Stills * Without Feathers Vice
10 The Doers * Whatcha Doin' ? Red Cat
11 Magneta Lane * Dancing With Daggers Paper Bag
12 Calexico Garden Ruin Quarterstick
13 Final Fantasy * He Poos Clouds Blocks Recording Club
14 The Black Angels Passover Light In The Attic
15 Belle And Sebastian The Life Pursuit Matador
16 Sunset Rubdown * Shut Up I Am Dreaming Absolutely Kosher
17 Various * See You On The Moon! Songs For Kids Of All Ages Paper Bag
18 Tokyo Police Club * A Lesson In Crime Paper Bag
19 Mogwai Mr Beast Matador
20 Destroyer * Destroyer's Rubies Merge
21 They Shoot Horses Don't They? * Boo Hoo Hoo Boo Kill Rock Stars
22 Danielson Ships Secretly Canadian
23 Raising The Fawn * The Maginot Line Sonic Unyon
24 Elf Power Back To The Web Rykodisc
25 Ben Harper Both Sides Of The Gun Virgin
26 Moneen * The Red Tree Vagrant
27 Pretty Girls Make Graves √Član Vital Matador
28 Feu Therese * Feu Therese Constellation
29 Howe Gelb 'Sno Angel Like You Thrill Jockey
30 Mates Of State Bring It Back Barsuk
31 Fiery Furnaces Bitter Tea Fat Possum
32 Stereolab Fab Four Suture Too Pure
33 Spank Rock Yoyoyoyo Big Dada
34 Shotgun And Jaybird * There Are Days And Then There Are Days Independent
35 The Concretes In Colour EMI
36 The Diableros * You Can't Break The Strings In Our Olympic Hearts Independent
37 The D'Urbervilles * The D'Urbervilles EP Independent
38 Liars Drum's Not Dead Mute
39 Bellrays Have A Little Faith Cheap Lullaby
40 Coldcut Sound Mirrors Ninja Tune
41 The Stolen Minks * E.P. Independent
42 Starlight Mints Drowaton Barsuk
43 Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not Domino
44 Loose Fur Born Again In The USA Drag City
45 Band Of Horses Everything All The Time Sub Pop
46 Cat Power The Greatest Matador
47 Feist * Open Season Arts & Crafts
48 Gnarls Barkley Selections From St. Elsewhere Downtown/Atlantic
49 Illuminati * Cheap Powers Rectangle
50 The Grass * Mulgrave C & C


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Rank Artist Title Label
51 The Streets Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living Vice
52 The Creeping Nobodies * Sound Of Joy Blocks Recording Club
53 Windows '78 * The Window Seat Submerged
54 Medeski Martin & Wood Note Bleu: Best Of The Blue Note Years 1998-2005 Blue Note
55 Various * Aaargh Annual: Year One Aaargh
56 Wizardzz Hidden City Of Taurmond Load
57 Morrissey Ringleader Of The Tormentors Attack
58 Anti-Flag For Blood And Empire RCA
59 Mr. Pine * The Gift Of Wolves Whiskey Lad
60 Malajube * Trompe L'Oeil Dare To Care
61 The Buzzcocks Flat Pack Philosophy True North
62 Twilight Hotel * Bethune Independent
63 Loscil * Plume Kranky
64 Ghislain Poirier * Rebondir Rebondir
65 Femme Generation * Brothers And Sisters, Alone We Explode Permafrost
66 The Airfields * Laneways Humblebee
67 The Dagons Reverse Blow The Fuse
68 Young And Sexy * Panic When You Find It Mint
69 Black Ox Orkestar * Nisht Azoy Constellation
70 Frog Eyes * A Picture Of Uncalculated Proportions Absolutely Kosher
71 Mecca Normal * The Observer Kill Rock Stars
72 Shoplifting Body Stories Kill Rock Stars
73 Ten Year Drought * Memoranda Independent
74 Parts And Labor Stay Afraid Jagjaguwar
75 Tiga * Sexor Turbo
76 Jenny Lewis With The Watson Twins Rabbit Fur Coat Team Love
77 Murs And 9th Wonder Murray's Revenge Record Collection
78 The Vines Vision Valley Capitol
79 Think About Life * Think About Life Alien 8
80 Birdy Nam Nam Birdy Nam Nam Uncivilized World
81 Boris Pink Southern Lord
82 Isobel Campbell And Mark Lanegan Ballad Of The Broken Seas V2
83 NOFX Wolves In Wolves Clothing Fat Wreck Chords
84 Takagi Masakatsu Journal For People CarPark
85 Hawksley Workman * Treeful Of Starling Universal
86 Mono You Are There Temporary Residence
87 Wilderness Vessel States Jagjaguwar
88 Cadence Weapon * Breaking Kayfabe Upper Class
89 Prince 3121 Universal
90 Drive-By Truckers A Blessing And A Curse New West
91 Barracuda Sunrise * Barracuda Sunrise Independent
92 Delta 5 Singles And Sessions 1979-1981 Kill Rock Stars
93 Boy Least Likely To The Best Party Ever Too Young To Die
94 Cocteau Twins Lullabies To Violaine 4AD
95 Beirut Gulag Orkestar Ba Da Bing!
96 No Neck Blues Band With Embryo Embryonck Staubgold
97 Athavale * Athavale Independent
98 Billy And The Lost Boys * Yet Why Not Say What Happened? Lost
99 NOFX Never Trust A Hippy Fat Wreck Chords
100 The Martyr Index * It's Called Rock And Roll Meter


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Rank Artist Title Label
101 Various The DFA Remixes: Chapter One Astralwerks
102 William Parker Long Hidden: The Olmec Series AUM Fidelity
103 Responsibles * Class Action Suit Double Hell
104 The Gossip Standing In The Way Of Control Kill Rock Stars
105 The Field Register Tire And Caster Ships At Night
106 Be Your Own Pet Summer Sensations Ecstatic Peace
107 Glissandro 70 * Glissandro 70 Constellation
108 Major Stars Synoptikon Important
109 Blondie Greatest Hits: Sound & Vision Capital
110 I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness Fear Is On Our Side Secretly Canadian
111 Cities Cities Yep Roc
112 The Sounds Dying To Say This To You New Line
113 Lambchop The Decline Of Country...Part 2 Merge
114 Champion * Chill 'Em All Saboteur Musique
115 Rainer Maria Catastrophe Keeps Us Together Grunion
116 The Coup Pick A Bigger Weapon Epitaph
117 The Silver Hearts * Dear Stranger Banbury Park
118 Neil Young * Living With War Reprise
119 The Exclusives DJ Kicks !K7
120 Old Man Luedecke * Hinterland Black Hen
121 Metric * Live It Out Last Gang
122 The D'Urbervilles * The D'Urbervilles Independent
123 From Fiction * Bloodwork Last Gang
124 Sote Dastgaah Dielectric
125 Shapes And Sizes * Shapes And Sizes Independent
126 Moonstarr * Remixes Public Transit
127 Five Alarm Funk * Five Alarm Funk Pacific
128 Sinewave * Unity Gain Vinyl Republik
129 The Editors The Back Room Fader
130 Brian Eno And David Byrne My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts Nonesuch
131 Jeff Healey And The Jazz Wizards It's Tight Like That Stony Plain
132 Various Invaders Kemado
133 Matthew Sweet And Susanna Hoffs Under The Covers: Volume 1 Shout Factory
134 The Creeping Nobodies * 1/2 Saboteur Bloodworks
135 Grandaddy Just Like The Fambly Cat V2
136 Tom Verlaine Songs And Other Things Thrill Jockey
137 Aphex Twin Chosen Lords Rephlex
138 The Flints * There Used To Be A Time Independent
139 Saint Dirt Elementary School * Fall (In Love) By April Rat-Drifting
140 Beth Orton Comfort Of Strangers EMI
141 Casiotone For The Painfully Alone Etiquette Tomlab
142 Various Eccentric Soul: Deep City Label Numbers Group
143 Various Bay Area Funk 2: Funk & Soul From San Francisco, Oakland And The Bay Luv N' Haight
144 Gomez How We Operate ATO
145 Margot And The Nuclear So And So's The Dust Of Retreat Standard
146 When We Dead Awaken * Night Of The Long Knives Exit Music
147 Junior X Plead My Cause Herbs House
148 The Buttless Chaps * Where Night Holds Light Mint
149 White Noise Ensemble * J'ai Vu Le Long Des Routes Desolees Des Carcasses De Chameaux Blanchir Independent
150 Our Mercury * From Below Smallman


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Rank Artist Title Label
151 Navy * The New Blue Tik Tok
152 The Appleseed Cast Peregrine Militia Group
153 The Strokes First Impressions Of Earth RCA
154 Placebo Meds EMI
155 The Barmitzvah Brothers * The Century Of Invention Permafrost
156 Shearwater Palo Santo Misra
157 Glen Kotche Mobile Nonesuch
158 Om Conference Of The Birds Holy Mountain
159 Sergio Mendes Timeless Concord
160 The Old Soul * The Old Soul Hand Of God
161 Various * Prince George Covers: Vol. 1 Aardskarf
162 Tell The Divers A Knife Is Always A Good Plan B Burnt Oak
163 The Rogers Sisters The Inivisible Deck Too Pure
164 Aki Tsuyuko Hokane Thrill Jockey
165 Rae Spoon * White Hearse Comes Rolling Washboard
166 Rose Melberg Cast Away The Clouds Double Agent
167 Various * 30 Years Of Stony Plain Stony Plain
168 Mason Proper There Is A Moth In Your Chest Mang Chung
169 Bebop Cowboys Western Swing Orchestra * Canadian Dance Hall BBC
170 Wolfmother Wolfmother Modular
171 Stephen Fearing * Yellow Jacket High Romance
172 Beans Only Thirsty Ear
173 DD/MM/YYYY * The Blue Screen Of Death We Are Busy Bodies
174 Dry Socket * Dry Socket Independent
175 Hayseed Dixie Hot Piece Of Grass True North
176 Jolie Holland Springtime Can Kill You Anti
177 The Boygirls * But Aren't We All? Cardboard Box
178 Nomo Newtones Ubiquity
179 Flin Flon Dixie Teenbeat
180 The New Amsterdams Story Like A Scar Vagrant
181 Mudhoney Under A Billion Suns Sub Pop
182 Various Rackaz VP
183 The Consumer Goods * Pop! Goes The Pigdog Grumpy Cloud
184 Faun Fables The Transit Rider Drag City
185 Man Man Six Demon Bag Ace Fu
186 I Am Robot And Proud * The Electricity In Your House Wants To Sing Darla
187 Paper Moon * Broken Hearts Break Faster Every Day Endearing
188 The Threat * Red Dawn Slanty Shanty
189 Eagles Of Death Metal Death By Sexy Ant Acid Audio
190 Yellowwood * Yellowwood Independent
191 Aloha Some Echoes Polyvinyl
192 Birds Of Wales * Birds Of Wales Independent
193 Various * 30 Years Stony Plain Stony Plain
194 Kimya Dawson Remember That I Love You K
195 Kingsway + Mooncussers * U.F.O.L.P. Transiberian
196 Various * Die Like An Animal Dies Divorce
197 Various Hefty 10 Digest / Prefuse 73 Mixtape Hefty
198 Steve Bell * My Dinner With Bruce Signpost
199 My Dad Vs. Yours * After Winter Must Come Spring Independent
200 Various Big Apple Rappin' Soul Jazz




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