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!earshot charts - top 200 of 2012


Asterisk (*) denotes Canadian artists. All !earshot charts in this issue reflect actual airplay on campus/community stations during January to December 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| electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues |
Top 200 >>51 to 100 >>101 to 150 >>151 to 200 | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Grimes * Visions Arbutus
2 Japandroids * Celebration Rock Polyvinyl
3 Metric * Synthetica Metric Music International
4 Yukon Blonde * Tiger Talk Dine Alone
5 Purity Ring * Shrines Last Gang
6 Said The Whale * Little Mountain Hidden Pony
7 Plants And Animals * The End of That Secret City
8 Grizzly Bear Shields Warp
9 PS I Love You * Death Dreams Paper Bag
10 Cousins * The Palm At The End Of The Mind Saved By Vinyl
11 John K. Samson * Provincial Anti-
12 Beach House Bloom Sub Pop
13 White Lung * Sorry Deranged
14 The Black Keys El Camino Nonesuch
15 The Ketamines * Spaced Out Mammoth Cave
16 Zeus * Busting Visions Arts & Crafts
17 Cold Specks * I Predict A Graceful Expulsion Arts & Crafts
18 Hot Panda * Go Outside Mint
19 Wintersleep * Hello Hum Capitol
20 Whitehorse * The Fate Of The World Depends On This Kiss Six Shooter
21 Diamond Rings * Free Dimensional Secret City
22 Apollo Ghosts * Landmark You've Changed
23 Hannah Georgas * Hannah Georgas Dine Alone
24 Stars * The North Soft Revolution
25 Mother Mother * The Sticks Last Gang
26 METZ * METZ Sub Pop
27 The Joel Plaskett Emergency * Scrappy Happiness MapleMusic
28 The Shins Port Of Morrow Columbia
29 Rah Rah * The Poet's Dead Hidden Pony
30 Cadence Weapon * Hope In Dirt City Upper Class
31 Patrick Watson * Adventures In Your Own Backyard Secret City
32 Ladyhawk * No Can Do Triple Crown
33 The xx Coexist Young Turks
34 Islands * A Sleep & A Forgetting Anti-
35 Jack White Blunderbuss Columbia
36 Eight And A Half * Eight And A Half Arts & Crafts
37 Parlovr * Kook Soul Dine Alone
38 The Wooden Sky * Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun Black Box
39 Tame Impala Lonerism Modular
40 AC Newman * Shut Down The Streets Last Gang
41 Coeur De Pirate * Blonde Grosse Boite
42 Great Lake Swimmers * New Wild Everywhere Nettwerk
43 Kathleen Edwards * Voyageur Rounder
44 Rae Spoon * I Can't Keep All Of Our Secrets Saved By Radio
45 Passion Pit Gossamer Columbia
46 Fist City * It's 1983 Grow Up Blacktent
47 Yamantaka // Sonic Titan * YT//ST Psychic Handshake
48 Bahamas * Barchords Brushfire
49 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw... Epic
50 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Mature Themes 4AD


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 B.A. Johnston * Hi Dudes Mammoth Cave
52 Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan Domino
53 Bend Sinister * Small Fame File Under: Music (FU:M)
54 Cat Power Sun Matador
55 Godspeed You! Black Emperor * 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! Constellation
56 Trust * TRST Arts & Crafts
57 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles (III) Last Gang
58 Chains of Love * Strange Grey Days Dine Alone
59 Leonard Cohen * Old Ideas Sony
60 Humans * Traps Hybridity
61 Woodpigeon * For Paolo Aporia
62 Ty Segall Band Slaughterhouse In The Red
63 Propagandhi * Failed States Epitaph
64 The Darcys * Aja Interpreted By The Darcys Arts & Crafts
65 Ty Segall Twins Drag City
66 Hot Chip In Our Heads Domino
67 Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls ATO
68 Del Barber * Headwaters Six Shooter
69 Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man EMI
70 Mise En Scene * Desire's Despair Pipe and Hat
71 Sharon Van Etten Tramp Jagjaguwar
72 Divine Fits A Thing Called Divine Fits Merge
73 Dinosaur Jr. I Bet on Sky Jagjaguwar
74 Baby Eagle & The Proud Mothers * Bone Soldiers You've Changed
75 The Sheepdogs * The Sheepdogs Atlantic
76 Julie Doiron * So Many Days Aporia
77 Dusted * Total Dust Polyvinyl
78 Cold Warps * Cold Warps/Endless Bummer Noyes
79 Nu Sensae * Sundowning Suicide Squeeze
80 Moonface * With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery Jagjaguwar
81 Cloud Nothings Attack On Memory CarPark
82 The Vibrating Beds * Sing The Blues Transistor 66
83 Brasstronaut * Mean Sun Unfamiliar
84 Long Weekends * Don't Reach Out Noyes
85 Band Of Skulls Sweet Sour Vagrant
86 Bry Webb * Provider Idee Fixe
87 Jason Collett * The Reckon Arts & Crafts
88 Dr. Dog Be The Void Anti-
89 The Famines * The Complete Collected Singles Mammoth Cave
90 The Men Open Your Heart Sacred Bones
91 Animal Collective Centipede Hz Domino
92 Shout Out Out Out Out * Spanish Moss and Total Loss Normals Welcome
93 Old Man Luedecke * Tender Is The Night True North
94 Wax Mannequin * No Safe Home Zunior
95 Father John Misty Fear Fun Sub Pop
96 The Flaming Lips & Heady Fwends Warner (WEA)
97 Kid Koala * 12 Bit Blues Ninja Tune
98 Dr. John Locked Down Nonesuch
99 Young Rival * Stay Young Sonic Unyon
100 CFCF * Exercises Paper Bag


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 David Byrne & St. Vincent Love This Giant 4AD
102 Rococode * Guns Sex & Glory Head In The Sand
103 Deerhoof Breakup Song Polyvinyl
104 The Luyas * Animator Paper Bag
105 Tom Waits Bad As Me Anti-
106 Frank Ocean channel ORANGE Def Jam
107 Sonic Avenues * Television Youth Dirtnap
108 The Antlers Undersea Anti-
109 Danny Michel & The Benque Players* Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me Six Shooter
110 Snowblink * Inner Classics Arts & Crafts
111 Guided By Voices Let's Go Eat The Factory Self-Released
112 Andre Williams & The Sadies Night and Day Outside
113 Mike O'Neill * Wild Lines Zunior
114 Ph�dre * Ph�dre Daps
115 The Souljazz Orchestra * Solidarity Strut
116 A Tribe Called Red * A Tribe Called Red Self-Released
117 Bear In Heaven I Love You, Its Cool Dead Oceans
118 Honheehonhee * Shouts Self-Released
119 Sleigh Bells Reign Of Terror Mom + Pop
120 Liars WIXIW Mute
121 Memoryhouse * The Slideshow Effect Sub Pop
122 Young Liars * Homesick Future Nettwerk
123 Flying Lotus Until The Quiet Comes Warp
124 Hands & Teeth * Hunting Season Self-Released
125 The Tallest Man On Earth There's No Leaving Now Dead Oceans
126 Tops * Tender Opposites Arbutus
127 King Tuff King Tuff Sub Pop
128 Eamon McGrath * Young Canadians White Whale
129 Slam Dunk * Welcome to Miami File Under: Music (FU:M)
130 Hermetic * Civilized City Self-Released
131 Jenn Grant * The Beautiful Wild Six Shooter
132 Chilly Gonzales * Solo Piano II Arts & Crafts
133 Jets Overhead * Boredom And Joy Warner (WEA)
134 Rose Cousins * We Have Made a Spark Self-Released
135 The Be Good Tanyas * A Collection Nettwerk
136 Duchess Says * In A Fung Day T! Alien8
137 Yeasayer Fragrant World Secretly Canadian
138 Cannon Bros. * Firecracker / Cloudglow Disintegration
139 Tennis Young and Old Fat Possum
140 Cookie Duster * When Flying Was Easy Draper St.
141 Amanda Palmer And The Grand Theft Orchestra Theatre Is Evil Self-Released
142 M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming Mute
143 Patti Smith Banga Columbia
144 Rich Aucoin * We're All Dying To Live Sonic
145 Santigold Master Of My Make-Believe Atlantic
146 Dum Dum Girls End of Daze Sub Pop
147 First Aid Kit The Lion's Roar Wichita
148 Half Moon Run * Dark Eyes Indica
149 Charlotte Gainsbourg Stage Whispers Because Music
150 Boxer The Horse French Residency 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
151 The Zolas * Ancient Mars Light Organ
152 Feist * Metals Arts & Crafts
153 Matt Mays * Coyote Sonic
154 Slim Twig * Sof' Sike Paper Bag
155 Mac DeMarco * Mac Demarco 2 Captured Tracks
156 The Long Distance Runners * Tracks Self-Released
157 Hunx Hairdresser Blues Hardly Art
158 Spiritualized Sweet Heart, Sweet Light Fat Possum
159 Daphni * Jiaolong Merge
160 Bronx Cheerleader * Real Punks Don't Sing About Girls Yummy
161 Alt-J An Awesome Wave Self-Released
162 The White Wires * The White Wires III Dirtnap
163 Carolyn Mark * The Queen of Vancouver Island Mint
164 Chromatics Kill For Love Italians Do It Better
165 Joshua Hyslop * Where The Mountain Meets The Valley Nettwerk
166 The Walkmen Heaven Fat Possum
167 Calexico Algiers Anti-
168 Niki & The Dove Instinct Sub Pop
169 Best Coast The Only Place Mexican Summer
170 Frankie Rose Interstellar Slumberland
171 The Deadly Hearts * The Deadly Hearts Transistor 66
172 Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros Here Vagrant
173 Topanga * Oceans Royal Mountain
174 Marine Dreams * Marine Dreams You've Changed
175 Andrew Bird Break It Yourself Mom + Pop
176 Army Girls * Close to the Bone Blocks Recording Club
177 Neil Young * Americana Warner (WEA)
178 Great Bloomers * Distant Fires Dine Alone
179 The Roots Undun Def Jam
180 Various * Nardwuar The Human Serviette & The Evaporators present... Busy Doing Nothing! Mint
181 Ringo Deathstarr Mauve Sonic Unyon
182 Various * You Can Dig My Grave In The Mammoth Cave: A Sampler Mammoth Cave
183 Lee Fields & The Expressions Faithful Man Truth and Soul
184 Michael Rault * Whirlpool Pirate Blend
185 Jeremy Fisher * Mint Juleps Hidden Pony
186 Elfin Saddle * Devastates Constellation
187 Twin Shadow Confess 4AD
188 Hey Ocean! * Is Nettwerk
189 Calamalka * All the Way Up Hybridity
190 Cold Warps * Slimer b/w Dream Creepin' Fundog
191 Cuff The Duke * Union Paper Bag
192 Atlas Sound Parallax 4AD
193 Los Campesinos! Hello Sadness Arts & Crafts
194 Lower Dens Nootropics Ribbon
195 Saukrates * Season One Frostbyte
196 Various * Everybody Dance Now: Songs From Hamilton Vol. 7 C+C Music Festival
197 BadBadNotGood * BBNG2 Self-Released
198 Dirty Ghosts * Metal Moon Last Gang
199 The Elwins * And I Thank You Self-Released
200 Antibalas Antibalas Daptone


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