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!earshot charts - may 2012 - top 200


Asterisk (*) denotes Canadian artists. All !earshot charts in this issue reflect actual airplay on campus/community stations during the month of May 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 Yukon Blonde * Tiger Talk Dine Alone
2 Eight And A Half * Eight And A Half Arts & Crafts
3 Patrick Watson * Adventures In Your Own Backyard Domino
4 Grimes * Visions Arbutus
5 The Shins Port Of Morrow Columbia
6 Great Lake Swimmers * New Wild Everywhere Nettwerk
7 PS I Love You * Death Dreams Paper Bag
8 Chains of Love * Strange Grey Days Dine Alone
9 Zeus * Busting Visions Arts & Crafts
10 The Joel Plaskett Emergency * Scrappy Happiness MapleMusic
11 Jack White Blunderbuss Columbia
12 The Ketamines * Spaced Out Mammoth Cave
13 Dr. John Locked Down Nonesuch
14 Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls ATO
15 Said The Whale * Little Mountain Hidden Pony
16 Apollo Ghosts * Landmark You've Changed
17 Moonface * With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery Jagjaguwar
18 Spiritualized Sweet Heart, Sweet Light Fat Possum
19 Cold Warps * Cold Warps/Endless Bummer Noyes
20 Cousins * The Palm At The End Of The Mind Saved By Vinyl
21 Beach House Bloom Sub Pop
22 CFCF * Exercises Paper Bag
23 Del Barber * Headwaters Six Shooter
24 Brazilian Money * Doug Nasty Gipper Tore
25 Plants And Animals * The End of That Secret City
26 Andre Williams & The Sadies Night and Day Outside
27 Bear In Heaven I Love You, Its Cool Dead Oceans
28 Eamon McGrath * Young Canadians White Whale
29 Amadou And Mariam Folila Because Music
30 M. Ward A Wasteland Companion Merge
31 Half Moon Run * Dark Eyes Indica
32 The Long Distance Runners * Tracks Self-Released
33 Father John Misty Fear Fun Sub Pop
34 La Sera Sees The Light Hardly Art
35 Humans * Traps Hybridity
36 Parlovr * Kook Soul Dine Alone
37 The Vibrating Beds * Sing The Blues Transistor 66
38 Lower Dens Nootropics Ribbon
39 Radio Radio * Havre De Grace Bonsound
40 Bahamas * Barchords Brushfire
41 Boxer The Horse French Residency Self-Released
42 Trust * TRST Arts & Crafts
43 Willis Earl Beal Acoustmatic Sorcery XL Recordings
44 Chromatics Kill For Love Italians Do It Better
45 SitDownTracy * Twenty Something Winters Self-Released
46 Xiu Xiu Always Polyvinyl
47 THEESatisfaction awE naturalE Sub Pop
48 The Wooden Sky * Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun Black Box
49 Best Coast The Only Place Mexican Summer
50 Death Grips The Money Store Epic


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 Lee Fields & The Expressions Faithful Man Truth and Soul
52 Kasabian Velociraptor! Sony
53 Trampled By Turtles Stars and Satellites Six Shooter
54 The Deadly Hearts * The Deadly Hearts Transistor 66
55 Diamond Rugs Diamond Rugs Partisan
56 Lotus Plaza Spooky Action At A Distance Kranky
57 Ty Segall & White Fence Hair Drag City
58 Les Momies De Palerme * Brûlez ce coeur Constellation
59 Miike Snow Happy To You Columbia
60 Real Boys * Real Boys Self-Released
61 The Famines * The Complete Collected Singles Mammoth Cave
62 Bronx Cheerleader * Real Punks Don't Sing About Girls Yummy
63 Clinton St. John * Storied Hearts and the Three Assimiliations Self-Released
64 catl * Soon This Will All Be Gone Self-Released
65 Bloodshot Bill * Out The Door Transistor 66
66 Mon Electric Bijou * Terror At The Gates Self-Released
67 Breton Other People's Problems FatCat
68 Lost In The Trees A Church That Fits Our Needs Anti-
69 The Men Open Your Heart Sacred Bones
70 Tanlines Mixed Emotions True Panther
71 Quakers Quakers Stones Throw
72 Toro Y Moi June 2009 CarPark
73 The Elwins * And I Thank You Self-Released
74 BadBadNotGood * BBNG2 Self-Released
75 Canailles * Manger Du Bois Grosse Boite
76 Black Mountain * Year Zero Jagjaguwar
77 Battles Dross Glop Warp
78 AU Both Lights Hometapes
79 Sugarman 3 What The World Needs Now Daptone
80 The Dandy Warhols This Machine The End
81 Here We Go Magic A Different Ship Secretly Canadian
82 Lioness * The Golden Killer New Romantic
83 John K. Samson * Provincial Anti-
84 B.A. Johnston * Hi Dudes Mammoth Cave
85 The Skydiggers * Northern Shore Latent
86 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself Mom + Pop
87 Esperanza Spalding Radio Music Society Concord
88 Five Alarm Funk * Rock the Sky Self-Released
89 Mac DeMarco * Rock and Roll Night Club Captured Tracks
90 The Courtneys * K.C. Reeves Green Burrito
91 Django Django Django Django Because Music
92 The Pygmies * The Pygmies Self-Released
93 Sharon Van Etten Tramp Jagjaguwar
94 Grinderman Grinderman 2 RMX Anti-
95 Avec Pas D'Casque * Astronomie Grosse Boite
96 The North Lakes * Grand Prix Self-Released
97 The Lonesome Weekends * Songs From a Barstool 13th Ave
98 Sleepy Sun Spine Hits The End
99 Learning * Live in a Living Room Self-Released
100 Geist * Fissures Self-Released


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 The Hoots * Best Wishes I'm Trying
102 Black Mastiff * Pyramids Self-Released
103 JD Era * No Handouts IceH20
104 Saukrates * Season One Frostbyte
105 Young Empires * Wake All My Youth Pirate Blend
106 Whitney Peterson * With A Heart Intending Forward Self-Released
107 Santigold Master Of My Make-Believe Atlantic
108 Topanga * Oceans Royal Mountain
109 A Tribe Called Red * A Tribe Called Red Self-Released
110 Deadly Hearts, The * The Deadly Hearts Self-Released
111 Teenage Kicks * Be On My Side Self-Released
112 Dinosaur Feathers Whistle Tips Ernest Jenning
113 Dry The River Shallow Bed RCA
114 Meredith Shaw * Place Called Happy Self-Released
115 Emily Wells Mama Partisan
116 Royal Canoe * Extended Play Self-Released
117 Coeur De Pirate * Blonde Grosse Boite
118 Twin Library * The Abandoned Reel Self-Released
119 The Ramblin' Ambassadors * Ramble On Mint
120 Mares of Thrace * The Pilgrimage Sonic Unyon
121 Le Vent Du Nord * Tromper Le Temps Borealis
122 Weed * Gun Control Cruising USA
123 Baby Eagle & The Proud Mothers * Bone Soldiers You've Changed
124 Dirty Ghosts * Metal Moon Last Gang
125 Jenny Berkel * Here On A Wire Self-Released
126 Islands * A Sleep & A Forgetting Anti-
127 Cold Specks * I Predict A Graceful Expulsion Arts & Crafts
128 Gemma Ray Island Fire Bronze Rat
129 Light Asylum Light Asylum Mexican Summer
130 Rob Make It Fast Make It Slow Soundway
131 Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Barbaro Look Around The Corner Tru Thoughts
132 The City Streets * Sawdust & Rum Clamour
133 Matthew Barber * Songs For The Haunted Hillbilly Outside
134 Kalle Mattson * Lives in Between Parliament Of Trees
135 Mark Lanegan Band Blues Funeral 4AD
136 Mike O'Neill * Wild Lines Zunior
137 Wintermitts * Oceans Self-Released
138 Memoryhouse * The Slideshow Effect Sub Pop
139 Grouper A I A Kranky
140 Mary Halvorson Quintet Bending Bridges Firehouse 12
141 Yamantaka // Sonic Titan * YT//ST Psychic Handshake
142 Black Dice Mr. Impossible Ribbon
143 Double Fuzz * Double Fuzz Self-Released
144 Lonely Vulcans * Vulcan Cesspool Transistor 66
145 The Ballantynes * The Message/The Railtown Abbey La-Ti-Da
146 Allo Darlin' Europe Slumberland
147 Various * Northern Faction 5 Balanced
148 Cheap Time Wallpaper Music In The Red
149 Woodpigeon * For Paolo Boompa
150 Perfeck Strangers * Series Premiere Urbnet


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 Red Moon Road * Red Moon Road Self-Released
152 Tona * Reform School Self-Released
153 Sonic Avenues * Television Youth Dirtnap
154 Tiger High Myth is This Self-Released
155 Long Weekends * Don't Reach Out Noyes
156 Tennis Young and Old Fat Possum
157 Elfin Saddle * Devastates Constellation
158 Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal SKRIMSL
159 Maps & Atlases Beware And Be Grateful Barsuk
160 TOPS * Tender Opposites Arbutus
161 Soulstack * Big Red Self-Released
162 Arkells * Michigan Left Universal
163 Various * 2012 Ramshackle Day Parade
164 Paradise Animals Paradise Animals Self-Released
165 Lambs Become Lions * Cicada Self-Released
166 The Holy Terrors * Patience Self-Released
167 Camouflage Nights * Camouflage Nights Sonic Unyon
168 Oberhofer Time Capsules II Glassnote
169 Lefty McRighty * Nashville Roadkille Self-Released
170 Ghost House * The Present Tense Self-Released
171 Elvis Was A Blonde * Elvis Was A Blonde Self-Released
172 The Mars Volta Noctourniquet Warner (WEA)
173 The Counters * This Doesn't Mean We're Friends Self-Released
174 Hunx Hairdresser Blues Hardly Art
175 Picture The Ocean * Picture The Ocean Self-Released
176 Lisa Leblanc Lisa Leblanc Bonsound
177 Vijay Iyer Trio Accelerando Act
178 JW Jones * Seventh Hour Solid Blues
179 Violens True Slumberland
180 Off! OFF! Vice
181 Justin Townes Earle Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now Bloodshot
182 Mind Spiders Meltdown Dirtnap
183 Carolina Chocolate Drops Leaving Eden Nonesuch
184 Old Time Machine * Old Time Machine File Under: Music (FU:M)
185 Petunia & The Vipers * Petunia & The Vipers Self-Released
186 Elizabeth Shepherd * Rewind Pinwheel
187 The Real McKenzies * Westwinds Stomp
188 Gift Of Gab Next Logical Progression Quannum Projects
189 Greg Arcade * Creature Of The Night! Self-Released
190 Daughn Gibson All Hell White Denim
191 Screaming Females Ugly Don Giovanni
192 Choir of Young Believers Rhine Gold Ghostly International
193 Lal * Lal Urbnet
194 Linda McRae * Rough Edges & Ragged Hearts 42 RPM
195 Snoqualmie * Snoqualmie Self-Released
196 Vulgar, you * Fais-moi cuire fais-moi jouir Self-Released
197 Band Of Skulls Sweet Sour Vagrant
198 Grown-Ups * Spare Time Mammoth Cave
199 Feedtime The Aberrant Years Sub Pop
200 Young Liars * Homesick Future Nettwerk


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