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!earshot charts - top 200 of 2008

Asterisk (*) denotes Canadian artists. All !earshot charts in this issue reflect actual airplay on campus/community stations from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008. 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 Black Mountain * In The Future JagJaguwar/Scratch
2 Chad VanGaalen * Soft Airplane Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
3 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles Last Gang
4 The Constantines * Kensington Heights Arts & Crafts
5 Wolf Parade * At Mount Zoomer Sub Pop
6 Plants And Animals * Parc Avenue Secret City
7 Women * Women Flemish Eye
8 Elliott Brood * Mountain Meadows Six Shooter
9 Jason Collett * Here's To Being Here Arts & Crafts
10 Islands * Arm's Way Anti
11 Tokyo Police Club * Elephant Shell Saddle Creek
12 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend XL
13 Mother Mother * O My Heart Last Gang
14 Woodhands * Heart Attack Paper Bag
15 Destroyer * Trouble In Dreams Merge
16 Hayden * In Field & Town Hardwood
17 Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes Sub Pop
18 Cat Power Jukebox Matador
19 Born Ruffians * Red, Yellow And Blue Warp
20 The Black Keys Attack & Release Nonesuch
21 Cadence Weapon * Afterparty Babies Upper Class
22 Brendan Canning * Something For All Of Us Arts & Crafts
23 King Khan And The Shrines The Supreme Genius Of King Khan And The Shrines Vice
24 Human Highway * Moody Motorcycle Secret City
25 The D'Urbervilles * We Are The Hunters Out Of This Spark
26 TV On The Radio Dear Science Touch And Go
27 The Stills * Oceans Will Rise Arts & Crafts
28 The Pack A.D. * Funeral Mixtape Mint
29 Hot Chip Made In The Dark Astralwerks
30 Magnetic Fields Distortion Nonesuch
31 Hilotrons * Happymatic Kelp
32 Flight Of The Conchords Flight Of The Conchords Sub Pop
33 Beck Modern Guilt DGC
34 Luke Doucet And The White Falcon* Blood's Too Rich Six Shooter
35 Sloan * Parallel Play Murder
36 Ladyhawk * Shots Jagjaguwar
37 Teenage Head With Marky Ramone* Teenage Head With Marky Ramone Sonic Unyon
38 Duchess Says * Anthologies Des 3 Perchoirs Alien8
39 Portishead Third Island
40 The Wet Secrets * Rock Fantasy Rodeo Peanut
41 Buck 65 * Situation Warner
42 The Raveonettes Lust Lust Lust Vice
43 Vancougar * Canadian Tuxedo Mint
44 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! Anti-
45 Old Man Luedecke * Proof Of Love Black Hen Music
46 Hey Rosetta! * Into Your Lungs Sonic
47 FemBots * Calling Out Weewerk
48 The Tom Fun Orchestra * You Will Land With A Thud Company House
49 Holy Fuck * LP Young Turks
50 The Evaporators * Gassy Jack And Other Tales Mint


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Rank Artist Title Label
51 No Age Nouns Sub Pop
52 Los Campesinos! Hold On Now, Youngster Arts & Crafts
53 Forest City Lovers * Haunting Moon Sinking Out Of This Spark
54 The Stolen Minks * High Kicks New Romance For Kids
55 The Burning Hell * Happy Birthday Weewerk
56 Various Juno Rhino
57 Katie Stelmanis * Join Us Blocks Recording Club
58 Land Of Talk * Some Are Lakes Saddle Creek
59 The Superfantastics * Choose Your Destination Independent
60 Okkervil River The Stand Ins Jagjaguwar
61 Simply Saucer * Half Human, Half Live Sonic Unyon
62 Sigur Ros Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust XL
63 Man Man Rabbit Habits Anti
64 M83 Saturdays=Youth Mute
65 Ratatat LP3 XL
66 Jane Vain And The Dark Matter* Love Is Where The Smoke Is Rectangle
67 The Whitsundays * The Whitsundays Friendly Fire
68 Final Fantasy * Spectrum, 14th Century Blocks Recording Club
69 The Hold Steady Stay Positive Vagrant
70 The Gruesomes * Tyrants Of Teen Trash Ricochet Sound
71 Kate Maki * On High Owom
72 Matt Mays And El Torpedo* Terminal Romance Sonic
73 The Awkward Stage * Slimming Mirrors, Flattering Lights Mint
74 Azeda Booth * In Flesh Tones Absolutely Kosher
75 Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir * Ten Thousand Shoutin' Abner Pim
76 Hexes And Ohs * Bedroom Madness Noise Factory
77 The Organ * Thieves Mint
78 Creature * No Sleep At All Bonsound
79 Deerhoof Offend Maggie Kill Rock Stars
80 The Bicycles * Oh No It's Love Fuzzy Logic
81 The Telepathic Butterflies * Breakfast In Suburbia Rainbow Quartz
82 Novillero * A Little Tradition Mint
83 Ron Sexsmith * Exit Strategy Of The Soul Ronboy
84 The Pack A.D. * Tintype Mint
85 Sylvie * Trees And Shade Are Our Only Fences Smallman
86 Of Montreal Skeletal Lamping Polyvinyl
87 Cuff The Duke * Sidelines Of The City Hardwood
88 The Kills Midnight Boom Domino
89 She And Him Volume One Merge
90 Michael Rault * Crash! Bang! Boom! Chickadee
91 Stereolab Chemical Chords 4AD
92 Run Chico Run * Rocket Surgery Reluctant
93 Corb Lund * Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier! Stony Plain
94 Laura Barrett * Earth Sciences Paper Bag
95 Cut Copy In Ghost Colours Modular
96 Bonnie Prince Billy Lie Down In The Light Drag City
97 Sam Shalabi * Eid Alien 8
98 Be Your Own Pet Get Awkward Ecstatic Peace
99 Ghost Bees * Tasseomancy Youth Club
100 Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra And Tra La-La Band* 13 Blues For Thirteen Moons Constellation


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Rank Artist Title Label
101 The Ramblin' Ambassadors * Vista Cruiser Country Squire Mint
102 The Hives Black And White Album Interscope
103 Snailhouse * Lies On The Prize Unfamiliar
104 Spiritualized Songs In A & E Fontana
105 Fred Eaglesmith * Tinderbox Independent
106 B.A. Johnston * Stairway To Hamilton Just Friends
107 Clinic Do It! Domino
108 The Dears * Missiles Dangerbird
109 The Creepshow * Run For Your Life Stomp
110 Sebastien Grainger * Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains Outside
111 Ghostkeeper * …And The Children Of The Great Northern Muskeg Saved By Radio
112 The Breeders Mountain Battles 4AD
113 Beach House Devotion CarPark
114 Calexico Carried To Dust Quarterstick
115 The Notwist The Devil, You & Me Domino
116 You Say Party! We Say Die! * Remik's Cube Paper Bag
117 Eric Chenaux * Sloppy Ground Constellation
118 Young And Sexy * The Arc Mint
119 Silver Jews Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea Drag City
120 Grand Theft Bus * Made Upwards Forward Music Group
121 Sleepless Nights * Turn Into Vapour Forward Music Group
122 Daft Punk Alive 2007 Virgin
123 Rae Spoon * Superior You Are Inferior Washboard
124 The Walkmen You & Me Gigantic
125 Sarah Slean * The Baroness WEA
126 Various * Do You Want To Talk All Night? A Tribute To Snailhouse Sappy
127 The Green Hour Band * The Green Hour Band Kingdom
128 Foals Antidotes Sub Pop
129 Dubmatix * Renegade Rocker 7 Arts
130 My Morning Jacket Evil Urges ATO
131 The Sadies * New Seasons Outside
132 C'Mon * Bottled Lightning Of An All Time High Independent
133 Fuad And The Feztones * Beeramid Ricochet Sound
134 Mahogany Frog * DO5 Independent
135 Pete Samples * The Jumper Cables Independent
136 Death Cab For Cutie Narrow Stairs Barsuk
137 The Mountain Goats Heretic Pride 4AD
138 Horrorpops Kiss Kiss Kill Kill Hellcat
139 CSS Donkey Sub Pop
140 Dirtbombs We Have You Surrounded In The Red
141 Said The Whale * Howe Sounds/Taking Abalonia Upper Management
142 Xiu Xiu Women As Lovers Kill Rock Stars
143 The Barmitzvah Brothers * Let's Express Our Motives Weewerk
144 Marnie Stern This Is It... Kill Rock Stars
145 Bonnie Prince Billy Ask Forgiveness Drag City
146 Adam & The Amethysts * Amethyst Amulet Pome
147 No Kids * Come Into My House Tomlab
148 Blitzen Trapper Furr Sub Pop
149 Giant Sand proVISIONS Yep Roc
150 Goldfrapp Seventh Tree Mute


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Rank Artist Title Label
151 Sam Roberts * Love At The End Of The World Secret City
152 Jay Reatard Matador Singles '08 Matador
153 Lesbo Vrouven * Encore La Mort P572
154 The Feminists * Can't Scream Loud Enough Independent
155 Fucked Up * The Chemistry Of Common Life Matador
156 The Violet Archers * Sunshine At Night Zunior
157 The Souljazz Orchestra * Manifesto Do Right! Music
158 Fujiya And Miyagi Lightbulbs Deaf Dumb & Blind
159 The Jolts * Haute/Voltage Independent
160 Mardeen * Read Less Minds Independent
161 Laura Barrett * Victory Garden Paper Bag
162 Statues * Terminal Bedroom Deranged
163 The City Streets * Concentrated Living Independent
164 Deerhunter Microcastle Kranky
165 The Paper Cranes * Halcyon Days Unfamiliar
166 Black Kids Partie Traumatic Columbia
167 Elbow Beach Surf Club * Billy Club Burnt Oak
168 Culture Reject * Culture Reject White Whale
169 Various * Everybody Dance Now: Songs From Hamilton Vol 3 Independent
170 Jenny Omnichord * Charlotte Or Otis Label Fantastic
171 Various * The Aaargh! Annual: Vol 3 Aaargh!
172 Various * CBC Radio 3 Sessions: Volume 3 MapleMusic
173 Young Rivals * Young Rivals Independent
174 Tigerrr Beat * Don't Bother Me While I'm Doing Magic Independent
175 Why? Alopecia Anticon
176 Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight Fat Cat
177 The NQ Arbuckle * X OK Six Shooter
178 Hawksley Workman * Between The Beautifuls Universal
179 Bob Wiseman * The Legend Blocks
180 Winter Gloves * About A Girl Paper Bag
181 Pattern Is Movement All Together Hometapes
182 Sebastien Grainger * American Names Outside
183 Billy Bragg Mr. Love & Justice Anti-
184 Thievery Corporation Radio Retaliation Eighteenth Street Lounge Music
185 Tapes 'N Tapes Walk It Off XL
186 Evangelista Hello Voyager Constellation
187 R.E.M. Accelerate Warner
188 The Weakerthans * Reunion Tour Anti-
189 British Sea Power Do You Like Rock Music? Rough Trade
190 Shotgun Jimmie * The Onlys Delorean
191 Kathleen Edwards * Asking For Flowers Zoe
192 Gunsmoke * From Somewhere Inside My Brain
193 Twilight Hotel * Highway Prayer Independent
194 Matmos Supreme Balloon Matador
195 Final Fantasy * Play To Please Blocks Recording Club
196 Boris Smile Southern Lord
197 Jenny Lewis Acid Tongue Warner
198 Gang Gang Dance Saint Dymphna The Social Registry
199 Mongrels * Oshawa Weird Beard
200 Kings Of Leon Only By The Night RCA


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