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The KEXP Variety music chart for May, 2010
Week: 5/21/2010 - 5/27/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! LCD SoundsystemThis Is HappeningDFA/Virgin
2. Buy! The Black KeysBrothers Nonesuch
3. Buy! CaribouSwimMerge
4. Buy! The NationalHigh Violet4AD
5. Buy! Broken Social SceneForgiveness Rock RecordArts & Crafts
6. Buy! Janelle MonaeThe ArchAndroidBad Boy/Wondaland
7. Buy! Head Like A KiteDreams Suspend NightSelf-released
8. Buy! Damien JuradoSaint BartlettSecretly Canadian
9. Buy! Victor ShadeVictor ShadeSelf-released
10. Buy! Sleigh BellsTreatsMom + Pop/N.E.E.T.
11. Buy! CeremonyRocket FireKiller Pimp
12. Buy! Crystal CastlesCrystal Castles (II)Fiction
13. Buy! See Me RiverThe One That Got A WakeAviation/Don't Stop Believin'
14. Buy! Holy FuckLatinXL
15. Buy! Band of HorsesInfinite ArmsColumbia
16. Buy! The LightsFailed GravesWantage
17. Buy! The New PornographersTogetherMatador
18. Buy! TobaccoManiac MeatAnticon
19. Buy! The Hold SteadyHeaven Is WheneverVagrant
20. Buy! Bettye LaVetteInterpretations: The British Rock SongbookAnti-
21. Buy! The Dead WeatherSea of CowardsThird Man/Warner Bros.
22. Buy! Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsI Learned the Hard WayDaptone
23. Buy! The Radio Dept.Clinging To A SchemeLabrador
24. Buy! Jamie LidellCompassWarp
25. Buy! SI'm Not As Good At It As YouOwn
26. Buy! Club 8The People's RecordLabrador
27. Buy! The Secret HistoryThe World That Never WasLe Grand Magistery
28. Buy! FoalsTotal Life ForeverSub Pop
29. Buy! DeloreanSubizaTrue Panther
30. Buy! Avi BuffaloAvi BuffaloSub Pop
31. Buy! Lindstrom & ChristabelleReal Life Is No CoolSmalltown Supersound
32. Buy! The Redwood PlanRacing Toward the HeartbreakFish the Cat
33. Buy! Pearly Gate MusicPearly Gate MusicBarsuk
34. Buy! JonsiGoXL
35. Buy! Male BondingNothing HurtsSub Pop
36. Buy! WoodsAt Echo LakeWoodsist
37. Buy! The FallYour Future Our ClutterDomino
38. Buy! Nada SurfIf I Had A Hi-FiMardev
39. Buy! The Joy FormidableA Balloon Called MoaningBlack Bell
40. Buy! Born AnchorsColorize the GreySelf-released
41. Buy! Dark Time SunshineVesselFake Four Inc.
42. Buy! The PurrsTearing Down the Paisley GardenSelf-released
43. Buy! Voyager OneGeography EPTokyoidaho
44. Buy! Erykah BaduNew Amerykah Part 2: Return of the AnkhUniversal Motown
45. Buy! PhosphorescentHere's To Taking It EasyDead Oceans
46. Buy! Laura MarlingI Speak Because I CanVirgin
47. Buy! Stereo TotalBaby Ouh!Kill Rock Stars
48. Buy! The Pains of Being Pure at HeartSay No To LoveSlumberland
49. Buy! Rachid TahaBonjourKnitting Factory
50. Buy! Solex vs. Cristina Martinez + Jon SpencerAmsterdam Throwdown, King Street Showdown!Bronzerat
51. Buy! Unnatural HelpersCracked Love & Other DrugsHardly Art
52. Buy! ExploneDreamers/LoversSelf-released
53. Buy! The Satellite 4Call Your GirlSoul Union
54. Buy! Ana Tijoux1977Nacional
55. Buy! The Depreciation GuildSpirit YouthKanine
56. Buy! Future IslandsIn Evening AirThrill Jockey
57. Buy! HarlemHippiesMatador
58. Buy! Kings Go ForthThe Outsiders Are BackLuaka Bop
59. Buy! CornershopJudy Sucks A Lemon for BreakfastAmple Play
60. Buy! Flying LotusCosmogrammaWarp
61. Buy! Drive-By TruckersThe Big To-DoATO
62. Buy! CocoRosieGrey OceansSub Pop
63. Buy! The Morning BendersBig Echo Rough Trade
64. Buy! Jack WilsonJack WilsonSelf-released
65. Buy! OC NotesDap ConfuserSelf-released
66. Buy! ShipsCompulstory ListeningSelf-released
67. Buy! Vitamin DBorn Day EPSelf-released
68. Buy! Shabazz PalacesShabazz Palaces/Of LightSelf-released
69. Buy! The Poison Control CenterSad Sour FutureAfternoon
70. Buy! DisappearsLuxKranky
71. Buy! Sam AmidonI See the SignBedroom Community
72. Buy! Tony AllenSecret AgentWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
73. Buy! Wooden ShjipsVol. 2Sick Thirst
74. Buy! The SadiesDarker CirclesYep Roc
75. Buy! Chico TrujilloChico de OroBarbes
76. Buy! The LodgerFlashbacksSlumberland
77. Buy! (Various)Casual Nostalgia FestSub Pop
78. Buy! Small BlackSmall Black EPJagjaguwar
79. Buy! (Various)Horizon Line/Ghostly By NightGhostly International
80. Buy! The MynabirdsWhat We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the FloodSaddle Creek
81. Buy! Free EnergyStuck on NothingDFA/Astralwerks
82. Buy! Local NativesGorilla ManorFrenchkiss
83. Buy! YeasayerOdd BloodSecretly Canadian
84. Buy! SpoonTransferenceMerge
85. Buy! Beach HouseTeen DreamSub Pop
86. Buy! Vampire WeekendContraXL
87. Buy! Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubBeat the Devil's TattooVagrant
88. Buy! The Henry Clay PeopleSomewhere on the Golden Coasttbd
89. Buy! UnbunnyMoon FoodA Hidden Agenda
90. Buy! Macklemore x Ryan LewisThe Vs. EPSelf-released


Week: 5/14/2010 - 5/20/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! LCD SoundsystemThis Is HappeningDFA/Virgin
2. Buy! Sleigh BellsTreatsMom + Pop/N.E.E.T.
3. Buy! The Black KeysBrothersNonesuch
4. Buy! CaribouSwimMerge
5. Buy! Head Like A KiteDreams Suspend NightSelf-released
6. Buy! The NationalHigh Violet4AD
7. Buy! See Me RiverThe One That Got A WakeAviation/Don't Stop Believin'
8. Buy! Broken Social SceneForgiveness Rock RecordArts & Crafts
9. Buy! Holy FuckLatinXL
10. Buy! Crystal CastlesCrystal Castles (II)Fiction
11. Buy! Victor ShadeVictor ShadeSelf-released
12. Buy! The New PornographersTogetherMatador
13. Buy! Club 8The People's RecordLabrador
14. Buy! The Dead WeatherSea of CowardsThird Man/Warner Bros.
15. Buy! JonsiGoXL
16. Buy! GorillazPlastic BeachVirgin
17. Buy! Jamie LidellCompassWarp
18. Buy! WoodsAt Echo LakeWoodsist
19. Buy! Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsI Learned the Hard WayDaptone
20. Buy! CeremonyRocket FireKiller Pimp
21. Buy! TobaccoManiac MeatAnticon
22. Buy! Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsRise & ShineCumbancha
23. Buy! Band of HorsesInfinite ArmsColumbia
24. Buy! The Redwood PlanRacing Toward the HeartbreakFish the Cat
25. Buy! The Hold SteadyHeaven Is WheneverVagrant
26. Buy! Male BondingNothing HurtsSub Pop
27. Buy! DeloreanSubizaTrue Panther
28. Buy! Future IslandsIn Evening AirThrill Jockey
29. Buy! The Poison Control CenterSad Sour FutureAfternoon
30. Buy! Avi BuffaloAvi BuffaloSub Pop
31. Buy! Sage FrancisLi(f)eAnti-
32. Buy! Flying LotusCosmogrammaWarp
33. Buy! Unnatural HelpersCracked Love & Other DrugsHardly Art
34. Buy! ShipsCompulstory ListeningSelf-released
35. Buy! UnbunnyMoon FoodA Hidden Agenda
36. Buy! The Secret HistoryThe World That Never WasLe Grand Magistery
37. Buy! The MynabirdsWhat We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the FloodSaddle Creek
38. Buy! The Radio Dept.Clinging To A SchemeLabrador
39. Buy! Small BlackSmall Black EPJagjaguwar
40. Buy! The Joy FormidableA Balloon Called MoaningBlack Bell
41. Buy! The FallYour Future Our ClutterDomino
42. Buy! Dark Time SunshineVesselFake Four Inc.
43. Buy! The PurrsTearing Down the Paisley GardenSelf-released
44. Buy! Absolute MonarchsAbsolute MonarchsSelf-released
45. Buy! Ana Tijoux1977Nacional
46. Buy! Kings Go ForthThe Outsiders Are BackLuaka Bop
47. Buy! The LodgerFlashbacksSlumberland
48. Buy! Dr. DogShame, ShameAnti-
49. Buy! Local NativesGorilla ManorFrenchkiss
50. Buy! Jack WilsonJack WilsonSelf-released
51. Buy! Pearly Gate MusicPearly Gate MusicBarsuk
52. Buy! THEESatisfactionLoves the Sa-Ra Creative PartnersSelf-released
53. Buy! Voyager OneGeography EPTokyoidaho
54. Buy! Shabazz PalacesShabazz Palaces/Of LightSelf-released
55. Buy! PhosphorescentHere's To Taking It EasyDead Oceans
56. Buy! Laura MarlingI Speak Because I CanVirgin
57. Buy! HarlemHippiesMatador
58. Buy! Lindstrom & ChristabelleReal Life Is No CoolSmalltown Supersound
59. Buy! Balkan Beat BoxBlue Eyed Black BoyNational Geographic
60. Buy! Wooden ShjipsVol. 2Sick Thirst
61. Buy! Grupo FantasmaEl ExistentialNational Geographic
62. Buy! (Various)Casual Nostalgia FestSub Pop
63. Buy! Tony AllenSecret AgentWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
64. Buy! Booka ShadeMore!Kammermeirer & Merziger
65. Buy! Nada SurfIf I Had A Hi-FiMardev
66. Buy! TakeOnly MountainAlpha Pup
67. Buy! Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubBeat the Devil's TattooVagrant
68. Buy! YeasayerOdd BloodSecretly Canadian
69. Buy! Beach HouseTeen DreamSub Pop
70. Buy! Gabriel MintzVolume OneSelf-released
71. Buy! OC NotesDap ConfuserSelf-released
72. Buy! Macklemore x Ryan LewisThe Vs. EPSelf-released
73. Buy! The LightsFailed GravesWantage
74. Buy! Dusty 45sFortunate ManSelf-released
75. Buy! Erykah BaduNew Amerykah Part 2: Return of the AnkhUniversal Motown
76. Buy! DisappearsLuxKranky
77. Buy! Sam AmidonI See the SignBedroom Community
78. Buy! NevereverAngelic SwellsSlumberland
79. Buy! Solex vs. Cristina Martinez + Jon SpencerAmsterdam Throwdown, King Street Showdown!Bronzerat
80. Buy! Lali PunaOur InventionsMorr
81. Buy! Mulatu AstatkeMulatu Steps AheadStrut
82. Buy! The Morning BendersBig Echo Rough Trade
83. Buy! CocoRosieGrey OceansSub Pop
84. Buy! Frightened RabbitThe Winter of Mixed DrinksFatcat
85. Buy! SpoonTransferenceMerge
86. Buy! Gil Scott-HeronI'm New HereXL
87. Buy! Broken BellsBroken BellsColumbia
88. Buy! Vampire WeekendContraXL
89. Buy! SI'm Not As Good At It As YouOwn
90. Buy! J.PinderCode Red EPSelf-released


Week: 5/07/2010 - 5/13/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! CaribouSwimMerge
2. Buy! Crystal CastlesCrystal Castles (II)Fiction
3. Buy! Holy FuckLatinXL
4. Buy! Head Like A KiteDreams Suspend NightSelf-released
5. Buy! LCD SoundsystemThis Is HappeningDFA/Virgin
6. Buy! The NationalHigh Violet4AD
7. Buy! Club 8The People's RecordLabrador
8. Buy! The Redwood PlanRacing Toward the HeartbreakFish the Cat
9. Buy! WoodsAt Echo LakeWoodsist
10. Buy! TobaccoManiac MeatAnticon
11. Buy! Broken Social SceneForgiveness Rock RecordArts & Crafts
12. Buy! GorillazPlastic BeachVirgin
13. Buy! Jamie LidellCompassWarp
14. Buy! Victor ShadeVictor ShadeSelf-released
15. Buy! The New PornographersTogetherMatador
16. Buy! Sleigh BellsTreatsMom + Pop/N.E.E.T.
17. Buy! The Radio Dept.Clinging To A SchemeLabrador
18. Buy! Pearly Gate MusicPearly Gate MusicBarsuk
19. Buy! The Hold SteadyHeaven Is WheneverVagrant
20. Buy! Drive-By TruckersThe Big To-DoATO
21. Buy! The Secret HistoryThe World That Never WasLe Grand Magistery
22. Buy! JonsiGoXL
23. Buy! Sage FrancisLi(f)eAnti-
24. Buy! The FallYour Future Our ClutterDomino
25. Buy! Unnatural HelpersCracked Love & Other DrugsHardly Art
26. Buy! Mackelmore x Ryan LewisThe Vs. EPSelf-released
27. Buy! Erykah BaduNew Amerykah Part 2: Return of the AnkhUniversal Motown
28. Buy! Male BondingNothing HurtsSub Pop
29. Buy! Lindstrom & ChristabelleReal Life Is No CoolSmalltown Supersound
30. Buy! Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsI Learned the Hard WayDaptone
31. Buy! The White StripesUnder Great White Northern LightsThird Man/Warner Bros.
32. Buy! Avi BuffaloAvi BuffaloSub Pop
33. Buy! Solex vs. Cristina Martinez + Jon SpencerAmsterdam Throwdown, King Street Showdown!Bronzerat
34. Buy! The LightsFailed GravesWantage
35. Buy! The Black KeysBrothersNonesuch
36. Buy! Love Is AllTwo Thousand and Ten InjuriesPolyvinyl
37. Buy! Dum Dum GirlsI Will BeSub Pop
38. Buy! Laura MarlingI Speak Because I CanVirgin
39. Buy! DeloreanSubizaTrue Panther
40. Buy! Kings Go ForthThe Outsiders Are BackLuaka Bop
41. Buy! The Dead WeatherSea of CowardsThird Man/Warner Bros.
42. Buy! Flying LotusCosmogrammaWarp
43. Buy! Happy BirthdayHappy BirthdaySub Pop
44. Buy! Dark Time SunshineVesselFake Four Inc.
45. Buy! Gabriel MintzVolume OneSelf-released
46. Buy! PhosphorescentHere's To Taking It EasyDead Oceans
47. Buy! Free EnergyStuck On NothingDFA/Astralwerks
48. Buy! The MynabirdsWhat We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the FloodSaddle Creek
49. Buy! Future IslandsIn Evening AirThrill Jockey
50. Buy! Nada SurfIf I Had A Hi-FiMardev
51. Buy! Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubBeat the Devil's TattooVagrant
52. Buy! JahcooziBarefoot WandererBpitch Control
53. Buy! Frightened RabbitThe Winter of Mixed DrinksFatcat
54. Buy! The Morning BendersBig Echo Rough Trade
55. Buy! Broken BellsBroken BellsColumbia
56. Buy! Shout Out LoudsWorkMerge
57. Buy! BonoboBlack SandsNinja Tune
58. Buy! ShipsCompulstory ListeningSelf-released
59. Buy! The Satellite 4Call Your GirlSoul Union
60. Buy! Absolute MonarchsAbsolute MonarchsSelf-released
61. Buy! Sleepy Eyes of DeathToward a Damaged HorizonSleep Capsule
62. Buy! The Henry Clay PeopleSomewhere on the Golden Coasttbd
63. Buy! ClorofilaCorridos UrbanosNacional
64. Buy! Sam AmidonI See the SignBedroom Community
65. Buy! HarlemHippiesMatador
66. Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthThe Wild HuntDead Oceans
67. Buy! DisappearsLuxKranky
68. Buy! Balkan Beat BoxBlue Eyed Black BoyNational Geographic
69. Buy! Pretty LightsMaking Up A Changing MindSelf-released
70. Buy! (Various)Casual Nostalgia FestSub Pop
71. Buy! Let's WrestleIn the Court of Wrestling Let'sMerge
72. Buy! Tony AllenSecret AgentWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
73. Buy! The LodgerFlashbacksSlumberland
74. Buy! Small BlackSmall Black EPJagjaguwar
75. Buy! AnnualsSweet SisterBanter
76. Buy! Local NativesGorilla ManorFrenchkiss
77. Buy! YeasayerOdd BloodSecretly Canadian
78. Buy! PhantogramEyelid MoviesBarsuk
79. Buy! SI'm Not As Good At It As YouOwn
80. Buy! OC NotesDap ConfuserSelf-released
81. Buy! Shake Some Action!Fire and IceSatellite 451
82. Buy! Shabazz PalacesShabazz Palaces/Of LightSelf-released
83. Buy! Titus AndronicusThe MonitorXL
84. Buy! Ana Tijoux1977Nacional
85. Buy! (Various)Gilles Peterson presents Havana CulturaBrownswood
86. Buy! Jason & the ScorchersHalyCourageous Chicken
87. Buy! Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsRise & ShineCumbancha
88. Buy! Dr. DogShame, ShameAnti-
89. Buy! Seasick SteveMan From Another TimeRykodisc/Atlantic
90. Buy! (Various)Absolute BelterB-Music


Week: 4/30/2010 - 5/06/2010
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! CaribouSwimMerge
2. Buy! Crystal CastlesCrystal Castles (II)Fiction
3. Buy! Broken Social SceneForgiveness Rock RecordArts & Crafts
4. Buy! Head Like A KiteDreams Suspend NightSelf-released
5. Buy! The New PornographersTogetherMatador
6. Buy! GorillazPlastic BeachVirgin
7. Buy! Victor ShadeVictor ShadeSelf-released
8. Buy! The Hold SteadyHeaven Is WheneverVagrant
9. Buy! The LightsFailed GravesWantage
10. Buy! Frightened RabbitThe Winter of Mixed DrinksFatcat
11. Buy! Laura MarlingI Speak Because I CanVirgin
12. Buy! Ana Tijoux1977Nacional
13. Buy! Broken BellsBroken BellsColumbia
14. Buy! The Secret HistoryThe World That Never WasLe Grand Magistery
15. Buy! Dum Dum GirlsI Will BeSub Pop
16. Buy! The NationalHigh Violet4AD
17. Buy! PhosphorescentHere's To Taking It EasyDead Oceans
18. Buy! Lindstrom & ChristabelleReal Life Is No CoolSmalltown Supersound
19. Buy! DisappearsLuxKranky
20. Buy! Flying LotusCosmogrammaWarp
21. Buy! Pearly Gate MusicPearly Gate MusicBarsuk
22. Buy! Unnatural HelpersCracked Love & Other DrugsHardly Art
23. Buy! Sleepy Eyes of DeathToward a Damaged HorizonSleep Capsule
24. Buy! Drive-By TruckersThe Big To-DoATO
25. Buy! JonsiGoXL
26. Buy! The MynabirdsWhat We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the FloodSaddle Creek
27. Buy! Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsI Learned the Hard WayDaptone
28. Buy! The Tallest Man On EarthThe Wild HuntDead Oceans
29. Buy! ClorofilaCorridos UrbanosNacional
30. Buy! The FallYour Future Our ClutterDomino
31. Buy! The Morning BendersBig Echo Rough Trade
32. Buy! BonoboBlack SandsNina
33. Buy! Ted Leo and the PharmacistsThe Brutalist BricksMatador
34. Buy! Love Is AllTwo Thousand and Ten InjuriesPolyvinyl
35. Buy! Future IslandsIn Evening AirThrill Jockey
36. Buy! Erykah BaduNew Amerykah Part 2: Return of the AnkhUniversal Motown
37. Buy! The Radio Dept.Clinging To A SchemeLabrador
38. Buy! HarlemHippiesMatador
39. Buy! Male BondingNothing HurtsSub Pop
40. Buy! Black Rebel Motorcycle ClubBeat the Devil's TattooVagrant
41. Buy! (Various)Casual Nostalgia FestSub Pop
42. Buy! The Besnard LakesThe Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring NightJagjaguwar
43. Buy! UNKLEWhere Did the Night FallSurrender All
44. Buy! JavelinNo MasLuaka Bop
45. Buy! S I'm Not As Good At It As YouOwn
46. Buy! Avi BuffaloAvi BuffaloSub Pop
47. Buy! Pretty LightsMaking Up A Changing MindSelf-released
48. Buy! Balkan Beat BoxBlue Eyed Black BoyNational Geographic
49. Buy! (Various)Horizon Line/Ghostly By NightGhostly International
50. Buy! OC NotesDap ConfuserSelf-released
51. Buy! Dark Time SunshineVesselFake Four Inc.
52. Buy! Voyager OneGeography EPTokyoidaho
53. Buy! Titus AndronicusThe MonitorXL
54. Buy! Seasick SteveMan From Another TimeRykodisc/Atlantic
55. Buy! The Henry Clay PeopleSomewhere on the Golden Coasttbd
56. Buy! Kings Go ForthThe Outsiders Are BackLuaka Bop
57. Buy! CornershopJudy Sucks A Lemon for BreakfastAmple Play
58. Buy! DeloreanSubizaTrue Panther
59. Buy! TwinkranesSpektrum Theatre SnakesB-Music
60. Buy! Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsRise & ShineCumbancha
61. Buy! Wooden ShjipsVol. 2Sick Thirst
62. Buy! Tony AllenSecret AgentWorld Circuit/Nonesuch
63. Buy! MGMTCongratulationsColumbia
64. Buy! PhantogramEyelid MoviesBarsuk
65. Buy! YeasayerOdd BloodSecretly Canadian
66. Buy! Beach HouseTeen DreamSub Pop
67. Buy! J.PinderCode Red EPSelf-released
68. Buy! Shake Some Action!Fire and IceSatellite 451
69. Buy! Vitamin DBorn Day EPSelf-released
70. Buy! Sam AmidonI See the SignBedroom Community
71. Buy! The White StripesUnder Great White Northern LightsThird Man/Warner Bros.
72. Buy! Roky Erickson with Okkervil RiverTrue Love Cast Out All EvilAnti-
73. Buy! The SadiesDarker CirclesYep Roc
74. Buy! TyphoonHunger & ThirstTender Loving Empire
75. Buy! Jason & the ScorchersHalcyon TimesCourageous Chicken
76. Buy! Small BlackSmall Black EPJagjaguwar
77. Buy! The LodgerFlashbacksSlumberland
78. Buy! Black FrancisNonstoperotikCooking Vinyl
79. Buy! Nada SurfIf I Had A Hi-FiMardev
80. Buy! Archie Bronson OutfitCoconutDomino
81. Buy! Gotan ProjectTango 3.0XL
82. Buy! AnnualsSweet SisterBanter
83. Buy! Fang IslandFang IslandSargent House
84. Buy! The Soft PackThe Soft PackKemado
85. Buy! Painted HillsPainted HillsBird Song
86. Buy! Gil Scott-HeronI'm New HereXL
87. Buy! Shout Out LoudsWorkMerge
88. Buy! Gabriel MintzVolume OneSelf-released
89. Buy! FoscilResidentialJournal of Popular Noise
90. Buy! The GlobesSinter SongsManito



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