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!earshot charts - april 2012 - top 200


Asterisk (*) denotes Canadian artists. All !earshot charts in this issue reflect actual airplay on campus/community stations during the month of April 2012. Charts are weighted according to broadcast range and market size. To view older charts from as far back as 1999, go to our charts main page.


top 200 >> 51 to 100 >>101 to 150 >>151 to200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Grimes * Visions Arbutus
2 Yukon Blonde * Tiger Talk Dine Alone
3 Zeus * Busting Visions Arts & Crafts
4 Said The Whale * Little Mountain Hidden Pony
5 The Shins Port Of Morrow Columbia
6 Plants And Animals * The End of That Secret City
7 The Ketamines * Spaced Out Mammoth Cave
8 Cousins * The Palm At The End Of The Mind Saved By Vinyl
9 Great Lake Swimmers * New Wild Everywhere Nettwerk
10 The Men Open Your Heart Sacred Bones
11 Trust * TRST Arts & Crafts
12 Bear In Heaven I Love You, Its Cool Dead Oceans
13 The Wooden Sky * Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun Black Box
14 Bahamas * Barchords Brushfire
15 Eight And A Half * Eight And A Half Arts & Crafts
16 Boxer The Horse French Residency Self-Released
17 Islands * A Sleep & A Forgetting Anti-
18 The Long Distance Runners * Tracks Self-Released
19 The Famines * The Complete Collected Singles Mammoth Cave
20 B.A. Johnston * Hi Dudes Mammoth Cave
21 Sleigh Bells Reign Of Terror Mom + Pop
22 The Joel Plaskett Emergency * Scrappy Happiness MapleMusic
23 Eamon McGrath * Young Canadians White Whale
24 TOPS * Tender Opposites Arbutus
25 Rococode * Guns Sex & Glory Head In The Sand
26 Baby Eagle & The Proud Mothers * Bone Soldiers You've Changed
27 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself Mom + Pop
28 Lee Fields & The Expressions Faithful Man Truth and Soul
29 THEESatisfaction awE naturalE Sub Pop
30 Black Mountain * Year Zero Jagjaguwar
31 John K. Samson * Provincial Anti-
32 The Vibrating Beds * Sing The Blues Transistor 66
33 Sharon Van Etten Tramp Jagjaguwar
34 Rose Cousins * We Have Made a Spark Self-Released
35 Hunx Hairdresser Blues Hardly Art
36 Half Moon Run * Dark Eyes Indica
37 Dr. Dog Be The Void Anti-
38 Various * Nardwuar The Human Serviette & The Evaporators present... Busy Doing Nothing! Mint
39 Cold Warps * Cold Warps/Endless Bummer Noyes
40 Bronx Cheerleader * Real Punks Don't Sing About Girls Yummy
41 Dr. John Locked Down Nonesuch
42 Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls ATO
43 Lee Ranaldo Between The Times & The Tides Matador
44 La Sera Sees The Light Hardly Art
45 Various * Team Mint 20 Mint
46 Now, Now Threads Trans
47 Elfin Saddle * Devastates Constellation
48 Trampled By Turtles Stars and Satellites Six Shooter
49 Xiu Xiu Always Polyvinyl
50 Chromatics Kill For Love Italians Do It Better


top 200 >> 51 to 100 >>101 to 150 >>151 to200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
51 Esperanza Spalding Radio Music Society Concord
52 Oberhofer Time Capsules II Glassnote
53 Topanga * Oceans Royal Mountain
54 Memoryhouse * The Slideshow Effect Sub Pop
55 Avec Pas D'Casque * Astronomie Grosse Boite
56 Various * You Can Dig My Grave In The Mammoth Cave: A Sampler Mammoth Cave
57 Miike Snow Happy To You Columbia
58 Hands & Teeth * Hunting Season Self-Released
59 Moonface * With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery Jagjaguwar
60 M. Ward A Wasteland Companion Merge
61 The Elwins * And I Thank You Self-Released
62 Django Django Django Django Because Music
63 The Hoots * Best Wishes I'm Trying
64 Mac DeMarco * Rock and Roll Night Club Captured Tracks
65 Cowboy Junkies * The Nomad Series Volume 4: The Wilderness Latent
66 Cloud Nothings Attack On Memory CarPark
67 Tennis Young and Old Fat Possum
68 Sonic Avenues * Television Youth Dirtnap
69 Woodpigeon * For Paolo Boompa
70 Red Moon Road * Red Moon Road Self-Released
71 Chains of Love * Strange Grey Days Dine Alone
72 Wintermitts * Oceans Self-Released
73 Breton Other People's Problems FatCat
74 BadBadNotGood * BBNG2 Self-Released
75 Paradise Animals Paradise Animals Self-Released
76 Lioness * The Golden Killer New Romantic
77 Caetano Veloso and David Byrne Live at Carnegie Hall Nonesuch
78 catl * Soon This Will All Be Gone Self-Released
79 Robert Glasper Experiment Black Radio Blue Note
80 Teenage Kicks * Be On My Side Self-Released
81 Real Boys * Real Boys Self-Released
82 AU Both Lights Hometapes
83 Bocce * Future 1.0 Dadmobile
84 Les Momies De Palerme * Brûlez ce coeur Constellation
85 Adam Mowery St. Joseph's Mechanical Penthouse Self-Released
86 Vulgar, you * Fais-moi cuire fais-moi jouir Self-Released
87 Deadly Hearts, The * The Deadly Hearts Self-Released
88 Mares of Thrace * The Pilgrimage Sonic Unyon
89 Dirty Ghosts * Metal Moon Last Gang
90 Patrick Watson * Adventures In Your Own Backyard Domino
91 Black Dice Mr. Impossible Ribbon
92 Young Prisms In Between Kanine
93 Phèdre * Phèdre Daps
94 Kathleen Edwards * Voyageur Rounder
95 Frankie Rose Interstellar Slumberland
96 Kasabian Velociraptor! Sony
97 Lotus Plaza Spooky Action At A Distance Kranky
98 Mirroring Foreign Body Kranky
99 Ariane Moffatt * MA Audiogram
100 Howler America Wake Up Rough Trade


top 200 >> 51 to 100 >>101 to 150 >>151 to200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
101 Yamantaka // Sonic Titan * YT//ST Psychic Handshake
102 Black Mastiff * Pyramids Self-Released
103 Amadou And Mariam Folila Because Music
104 White Hills Frying On The Rock Thrill Jockey
105 Odd Future The OF Tape Vol 2 Odd Future
106 Mark Lanegan Band Blues Funeral 4AD
107 The Magnetic Fields Love At The Bottom Of The Sea Merge
108 The Slakadeliqs * The Other Side Of Tomorrow Self-Released
109 Ceremony Zoo Matador
110 Band Of Skulls Sweet Sour Vagrant
111 Mike O'Neill * Wild Lines Zunior
112 Tindersticks The Something Rain Constellation
113 The Black Keys El Camino Nonesuch
114 Royal Canoe * Extended Play Self-Released
115 Daniel Rossen Silent Hour / Golden Mile Warp
116 Leonard Cohen * Old Ideas Sony
117 Eric Chenaux * Guitar and Voice Constellation
118 Coke Weed Nice Dreams Self-Released
119 Ghost House * The Present Tense Self-Released
120 A Tribe Called Red * A Tribe Called Red Self-Released
121 Mitchmatic * It's Probably Raining Old Ugly
122 Tona * Reform School Self-Released
123 Heavy Times Jacker HoZac
124 Whitehorse * Whitehorse Six Shooter
125 3 Inches Of Blood * Long Live Heavy Metal Century Media
126 Say Anything Anarchy, My Dear Equal Vision
127 Eric Bibb Deeper In The Well Stony Plain
128 Safety Show * O'burro! Self-Released
129 Lisa Leblanc Lisa Leblanc Bonsound
130 Imperial Teen Feel The Sound Merge
131 The Counters * This Doesn't Mean We're Friends Self-Released
132 Bowerbirds The Clearing Dead Oceans
133 Ringo Deathstarr Shadow Sonic Unyon
134 TOPPS * Bobby Fischer (single) Self-Released
135 Learning * Live in a Living Room Self-Released
136 Fun. Some Nights Nettwerk
137 Strange Boys Live Music Rough Trade
138 Tanlines Mixed Emotions True Panther
139 First Aid Kit The Lion's Roar Wichita
140 Ocean City Defender * The Golden Hour Self-Released
141 The Ramblin' Ambassadors * Ramble On Mint
142 Honheehonhee * Shouts Self-Released
143 Georgia Anne Muldrow Seeds E1 Music (eOne)
144 Army Girls * Close to the Bone Blocks Recording Club
145 Chris-A-Riffic * Bible Beats Self-Released
146 Young Liars * Homesick Future Nettwerk
147 The Mars Volta Noctourniquet Warner (WEA)
148 Mozart's Sister * Dear Fear Self-Released
149 Steve Gates * A Bee In Her Mouth Black Guillemot
150 Carolina Chocolate Drops Leaving Eden Nonesuch


top 200 >> 51 to 100 >>101 to 150 >>151 to200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
151 Damien Jurado Maraqopa Secretly Canadian
152 Coeur De Pirate * Blonde Grosse Boite
153 Teenanger * Frights Self-Released
154 Michael Kiwanuka Home Again Polydor
155 Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Barbaro Look Around The Corner Tru Thoughts
156 Paper Beat Scissors * Paper Beat Scissors Forward Music Group
157 Battles Dross Glop Warp
158 Lost In The Trees A Church That Fits Our Needs Anti-
159 Dinosaur Feathers Whistle Tips Ernest Jenning
160 Spiritualized Sweet Heart, Sweet Light Fat Possum
161 Sit Down Tracy * Twenty Something Winters Self-Released
162 Beach Velvet * Beach Velvet Self-Released
163 Foxy Shazam * The Church Of Rock & Roll EMI
164 Brazilian Money * Doug Nasty Gipper Tore
165 The Bokononists * The Dangerously Empty Lives Of Teenage Girls Self-Released
166 Mike Goudreau and The Boppin' Blues Band* 20 Years Of Bop And Blues Self-Released
167 Mariachi Ghost * Machete Self-Released
168 Maica Mia * Sparcity Blues Self-Released
169 Lucero Women and Work ATO
170 Ken Aldcroft and William Parker* One Sunday Trio
171 Dale Murray * Dream Mountain Dream Come Undone
172 Fanfarlo Rooms Filled With Light Atlantic
173 Rome Romeo Make Up Her Mind Machette
174 Bend Sinister * On My Mind File Under: Music (FU:M)
175 High On Fire De Vermis Mysteriis E1 Music (eOne)
176 Mon Electric Bijou * Terror At The Gates Self-Released
177 Greg Arcade * Creature Of The Night! Self-Released
178 School Of Seven Bells Ghostory Vagrant
179 Fred Leaving My Empire Sparks
180 Emily Wells Mama Partisan
181 Long Weekends * Don't Reach Out Noyes
182 Various * Bloodstains Across the Prairies Mammoth Cave
183 Radio Radio * Havre De Grace Bonsound
184 Charlotte Gainsbourg Stage Whispers Because Music
185 Matt Foy * Colony Collapse Disorder Self-Released
186 Various This May Be My Last Time Singing Raw African-American Gospel On 45RPM 1957-1982 Tompkins Square
187 The Funk Ark High Noon ESL/Eighteenth Street Lounge
188 Young Empires * Wake All My Youth Pirate Blend
189 Lal * Lal Urbnet
190 Punch Brothers Who's Feeling Young Now? Nonesuch
191 A. David MacKinnon * The Past Is A Foreign Country Self-Released
192 Fungi Girls Some Easy Magic HoZac
193 Octoberman * Waiting In The Well Saved By Vinyl
194 Perfeck Strangers * Series Premiere Urbnet
195 Domaine Alary I Feel Love Self-Released
196 Lana Del Rey Born To Die Stranger
197 Bleating Hearts * Bleating Hearts Self-Released
198 Rambling Dan Frechette * Nothing To Lose But The Blues Self-Released
199 Each Other * Traces To Nowhere b/w Sit Still Crikey
200 Delta Spirit Delta Spirit Rounder


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