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Monthly Charts


2017

!earshot top 10 for January 2017

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Evaporators * Ogopogo Punk Mint
2 Monomyth * Happy Pop Family Mint
3 A Tribe Called Red * We Are The Halluci Nation Pirates Blend
4 Tasseomancy * Do Easy Hand Drawn Dracula
5 DIANA * Familiar Touch Culvert
6 Duchess Says * Sciences Nouvelles Bonsound
7 The Pack A.D. * Positive Thinking Cadence Music Group
8 A Tribe Called Quest We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service Epic
9 Austra * Future Politics Pink Fizz
10 New Fries * More Telephone Explosion


2016

!earshot top 10 for December 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 A Tribe Called Red * We Are The Halluci Nation Pirates Blend
2 Duchess Says * Sciences Nouvelles Bonsound
3 Tanya Tagaq * Retribution Six Shooter
4 DIANA * Familiar Touch Culvert
5 Monomyth * Happy Pop Family Mint
6 Tasseomancy * Do Easy Hand Drawn Dracula
7 Phern * Pause Clope/Cool Coma Fixture
8 The Evaporators * Ogopogo Punk Mint
9 Royal Canoe * Something Got Lost Between Here And The Orbit Nevado
10 Preoccupations * Preoccupations Flemish Eye


!earshot top 10 for November 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Tanya Tagaq * Retribution Six Shooter
2 Duchess Says * Sciences Nouvelles Bonsound
3 A Tribe Called Red * We Are The Halluci Nation Pirates Blend
4 Monomyth * Happy Pop Family Mint
5 Preoccupations * Preoccupations Flemish Eye
6 The Pack A.D. * Positive Thinking Cadence Music Group
7 Duotang * New Occupation Stomp
8 Charlotte Day Wilson * CDW Self-Released
9 Royal Canoe * Something Got Lost Between Here And The Orbit Nevado
10 TUNS * Tuns Royal Mountain


!earshot top 10 for October 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 A Tribe Called Red * We Are The Halluci Nation Pirates Blend
2 The Pack A.D. * Positive Thinking Cadence Music Group
3 Royal Canoe * Something Got Lost Between Here And The Orbit Nevado
4 Preoccupations * Preoccupations Flemish Eye
5 Tanya Tagaq * Retribution Six Shooter
6 TUNS * Tuns Royal Mountain
7 Charlotte Day Wilson * CDW Self-Released
8 KROY * Scavenger Dare To Care
9 Crystal Castles * Amnesty (I) Republic
10 Bon Iver 22, A Million Jagjaguwar


!earshot top 10 for September 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Pack A.D. * Positive Thinking Cadence Music Group
2 BADBADNOTGOOD * IV Arts & Crafts
3 Angel Olsen My Woman Jagjaguwar
4 TUNS * Tuns Royal Mountain
5 Preoccupations * Preoccupations Flemish Eye
6 A Tribe Called Red * We Are The Halluci Nation Radicalized Records
7 Charlotte Day Wilson * CDW Self-Released
8 The Submissives * Do You Really Love Me? Fixture
9 Brendan Canning * Home Wrecking Years Arts & Crafts
10 Hot Panda * Bad Pop Self-Released


!earshot top 10 for August 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 BADBADNOTGOOD * IV Arts & Crafts
2 Jay Arner * Jay II Mint
3 Heaven for Real * Kill Your Memory Mint
4 Andy Shauf * The Party Arts & Crafts
5 The Pack A.D. * Positive Thinking Cadence Music Group
6 Hannah Georgas * For Evelyn Dine Alone
7 River Tiber * Indigo Self-Released
8 Weaves * Weaves Buzz
9 PUP * The Dream Is Over Royal Mountain
10 DJ Shadow The Mountain Will Fall Mass Appeal


!earshot top 10 for July 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 BADBADNOTGOOD * IV Arts & Crafts
2 Jay Arner * Jay II Mint
3 Andy Shauf * The Party Arts & Crafts
4 Holy Fuck * Congrats Last Gang
5 Hannah Georgas * For Evelyn Dine Alone
6 PUP * The Dream Is Over Royal Mountain
7 Weaves * Weaves Buzz
8 Jessy Lanza * Oh No Geej Recordings
9 Deerhoof The Magic Polyvinyl
10 Heaven for Real * Kill Your Memory Mint


!earshot top 10 for May 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Andy Shauf * The Party Arts & Crafts
2 Suuns * Hold / Still Secret City
3 Jessy Lanza * Oh No Geej Recordings
4 Holy Fuck * Congrats Last Gang
5 Plants And Animals Waltzed in from the Rumbling Secret City
6 Daniel Romano * Mosey New West
7 Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool XL Recordings
8 PUP * The Dream Is Over Royal Mountain
9 Black Mountain * IV Dine Alone
10 Kaytranada * 99.9% XL Recordings


!earshot top 10 for May 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Black Mountain * IV Dine Alone
2 Suuns * Hold / Still Secret City
3 Operators Blue Wave Last Gang
4 Parquet Courts Human Performance Rough Trade
5 Plants And Animals Waltzed in from the Rumbling Secret City
6 Tim Hecker * Love Streams Paper Bag
7 Wintersleep * The Great Detachment Dine Alone
8 Basia Bulat * Good Advice Secret City
9 Nap Eyes * Thought Rock Fish Scale You've Changed
10 Shotgun Jimmie * Field of Trampolines You've Changed


!earshot top 10 for April 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Black Mountain * IV Dine Alone
2 Wintersleep * The Great Detachment Dine Alone
3 Nap Eyes * Thought Rock Fish Scale You've Changed
4 Basia Bulat * Good Advice Secret City
5 Shotgun Jimmie * Field of Trampolines You've Changed
6 Suuns * Hold / Still Secret City
7 Operators Blue Wave Last Gang
8 Parquet Courts Human Performance Rough Trade
9 Charles Bradley Changes Daptone
10 Rae Spoon * Armour Coax


!earshot top 10 for March 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Basia Bulat * Good Advice Secret City
2 Nap Eyes * Thought Rock Fish Scale You've Changed
3 Wintersleep * The Great Detachment Dine Alone
4 You Say Party * You Say Party Paper Bag
5 Rae Spoon * Armour Coax
6 Savages Adore Life Matador
7 Charles Bradley Changes Daptone
8 Sarah Neufeld * The Ridge Paper Bag
9 Daughter Not To Disappear Glassnote
10 Grimes * Art Angels 4AD


!earshot top 10 for February 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 David Bowie Blackstar Columbia
2 Nap Eyes * Thought Rock Fish Scale You've Changed
3 Basia Bulat * Good Advice Secret City
4 Grimes * Art Angels 4AD
5 Savages Adore Life Matador
6 Ty Segall Emotional Mugger Drag City
7 Moss Lime * Zoo Du Quebec Telephone Explosion
8 The Besnard Lakes * A Coliseum Complex Museum Jagjaguwar
9 Minotaurs * Weird Waves Static Clang
10 Aidan Knight * Each Other Outside Music


!earshot top 10 for January 2016

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Grimes * Art Angels 4AD
2 David Bowie Blackstar Columbia
3 Moss Lime * Zoo Du Quebec Telephone Explosion
4 Deerhunter Fading Frontier 4AD
5 Majical Cloudz * Are You Alone? Arts & Crafts
6 Young Galaxy * Falsework Paper Bag
7 Beliefs * Leaper Hand Drawn Dracula
8 Young Rival * Interior Light Paper Bag
9 We Are The City * Above Club Boompa
10 The Soupcans * Soft Party Telephone Explosion


2015

!earshot top 10 for December 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Grimes * Art Angels 4AD
2 Majical Cloudz * Are You Alone? Arts & Crafts
3 Dilly Dally * Sore Buzz
4 Young Rival * Interior Light Paper Bag
5 Moss Lime * Zoo Du Quebec Telephone Explosion
6 Metric * Pagans in Vegas Universal
7 Ought * Sun Coming Down Constellation
8 Deerhunter Fading Frontier 4AD
9 U.S. Girls * Half Free 4AD
10 TV Freaks * Bad Luck Charms Deranged


!earshot top 10 for November 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Ought * Sun Coming Down Constellation
2 Dilly Dally * Sore Buzz
3 U.S. Girls * Half Free 4AD
4 Metric * Pagans in Vegas Universal
5 Majical Cloudz * Are You Alone? Arts & Crafts
6 Young Rival * Interior Light Paper Bag
7 New Order Music Complete Mute
8 Kurt Vile b'lieve i'm goin down Matador
9 Jerusalem In My Heart * If He Dies, If If If If If If Constellation
10 Esmerine * Other Voices Constellation


!earshot top 10 for October 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Ought * Sun Coming Down Constellation
2 Destroyer * Poison Season Merge
3 U.S. Girls * Half Free 4AD
4 Dilly Dally * Sore Buzz
5 No Aloha * No Problemo Poncho Records
6 Metric * Pagans in Vegas Universal
7 Kurt Vile b'lieve i'm goin down Matador
8 Jerusalem In My Heart * If He Dies, If If If If If If Constellation
9 Lindi Ortega * Faded Gloryville The Grand Tour
10 Mauno * Rough Master Self-Released


!earshot top 10 for September 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Destroyer * Poison Season Merge
2 Lindi Ortega * Faded Gloryville The Grand Tour
3 Mac DeMarco * Another One Captured Tracks
4 Frog Eyes * Pickpocket's Locket Paper Bag
5 Beach House Depression Cherry Sub Pop
6 Teen Daze * Morning World Paper Bag
7 No Aloha * No Problemo Poncho Records
8 Hag Face * R.I.P. Psychic Handshake
9 Mauno * Rough Master Self-Released
10 U.S. Girls * Half Free 4AD


!earshot top 10 for August 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Mac DeMarco * Another One Captured Tracks
2 Yukon Blonde * On Blonde Dine Alone
3 Tame Impala Currents Interscope
4 Destroyer * Poison Season Merge
5 Old Man Luedecke * Domestic Eccentric True North
6 Lindi Ortega * Faded Gloryville The Grand Tour
7 Fist City * Everything is a Mess Transgressive
8 Wilco Star Wars dBpm
9 The Souljazz Orchestra * Resistance Do Right! Music
10 Leon Bridges Coming Home Columbia


!earshot top 10 for July 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Yukon Blonde * On Blonde Dine Alone
2 Braids * Deep In The Iris Flemish Eye
3 Tough Age * I Get The Feeling Central Mint
4 Jamie xx In Colour Young Turks
5 Fountain * Fountain II Self-Released
6 METZ * II Sub Pop
7 The Weather Station * Loyalty Paradise Of Bachelors
8 Seoul * I Became A Shade Last Gang
9 Fist City * Everything is a Mess Transgressive
10 Patrick Watson * Love Songs For Robots Secret City


!earshot top 10 for June 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Braids * Deep In The Iris Flemish Eye
2 METZ * II Sub Pop
3 The Weather Station * Loyalty Paradise Of Bachelors
4 Crosss * Lo Telephone Explosion
5 Yukon Blonde * On Blonde Dine Alone
6 Alabama Shakes Sound & Color ATO
7 Faith Healer * Cosmic Troubles Mint
8 Suuns & Jerusalem in my Heart * Suuns & Jerusalem in my heart Secret City
9 Grounders * Grounders Nevado
10 Patrick Watson * Love Songs For Robots Secret City


!earshot top 10 for May 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Braids * Deep In The Iris Flemish Eye
2 METZ * II Sub Pop
3 Alabama Shakes Sound & Color MapleMusic
4 Faith Healer * Cosmic Troubles Mint
5 Suuns & Jerusalem in my Heart * Suuns & Jerusalem in my heart Secret City
6 Great Lake Swimmers * A Forest of Arms Nettwerk
7 Godspeed You! Black Emperor * Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress Constellation
8 Purity Ring * Another Eternity Last Gang
9 Joel Plaskett * The Park Avenue Sobriety Test Pheromone Recordings
10 The Weather Station * Loyalty Paradise Of Bachelors


!earshot top 10 for April 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Purity Ring * Another Eternity Last Gang
2 Joel Plaskett * The Park Avenue Sobriety Test Pheromone Recordings
3 Suuns & Jerusalem in my Heart * Suuns & Jerusalem in my heart Secret City
4 Faith Healer * Cosmic Troubles Mint
5 Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit Mom + Pop
6 Whitehorse * Leave No Bridge Unburned Six Shooter
7 Humans * Noontide Hybridity Music
8 Great Lake Swimmers * A Forest of Arms Nettwerk
9 B.A. Johnston * Shit Sucks Mammoth Cave
10 Modest Mouse Strangers To Ourselves Epic


!earshot top 10 for March 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Purity Ring * Another Eternity Last Gang
2 Viet Cong * Viet Cong Flemish Eye
3 B.A. Johnston * Shit Sucks Mammoth Cave
4 Whitehorse * Leave No Bridge Unburned Six Shooter
5 BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Lex
6 Humans * Noontide Hybridity Music
7 Freak Heat Waves * Bonnie's State of Mind Hockey Dad
8 Joel Plaskett * The Park Avenue Sobriety Test Pheromone Recordings
9 Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear Sub Pop
10 Moon * Moon Bruised Tongue


!earshot top 10 for February 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Viet Cong * Viet Cong Flemish Eye
2 Whitehorse * Leave No Bridge Unburned Six Shooter
3 Belle And Sebastian Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance Matador
4 Siskiyou * Nervous Constellation
5 Sleater-Kinney No Cities To Love Sub Pop
6 Dan Mangan + Blacksmith* Club Meds Arts & Crafts
7 Freak Heat Waves * Bonnie's State of Mind Hockey Dad
8 Samantha Savage Smith * Fine Lines Pipe & Hat
9 Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper Domino
10 The Decemberists What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World Capitol


!earshot top 10 for January 2015

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Viet Cong * Viet Cong Flemish Eye
2 Ariel Pink pom pom 4AD
3 Caribou * Our Love Merge
4 Ryan Hemsworth * Alone for the First Time Last Gang
5 TV On The Radio Seeds Harvest
6 Moss Lime * July First Fixture
7 Various * Native North America: Aboriginal Folk, Rock & Country 1966-1985 (Vol.1) Light In The Attic
8 Amelia Curran * They Promised You Mercy Six Shooter
9 Hey Rosetta! * Second Sight Sonic
10 Death From Above 1979 * The Physical World Last Gang


2014

!earshot top 10 for December 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Caribou * Our Love Merge
2 Ryan Hemsworth * Alone for the First Time Last Gang
3 Ariel Pink pom pom 4AD
4 Death From Above 1979 * The Physical World Last Gang
5 Hey Rosetta! * Second Sight Sonic
6 TV On The Radio Seeds Harvest
7 Electric Youth * Innerworld Last Gang
8 Amelia Curran * They Promised You Mercy Six Shooter
9 Elliott BROOD * Work and Love Paper Bag
10 Flying Lotus You're Dead! Warp


!earshot top 10 for November 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Caribou * Our Love Merge
2 Death From Above 1979 * The Physical World Last Gang
3 Flying Lotus You're Dead! Warp
4 The New Pornographers * Brill Bruisers Last Gang
5 Electric Youth * Innerworld Last Gang
6 Sloan * Commonwealth Yep Roc
7 Foxygen ...And Star Power Jagjaguwar
8 The Barr Brothers * Sleeping Operator Secret City
9 Elliott BROOD * Work and Love Paper Bag
10 Elephant Stone * Three Poisons Hidden Pony


!earshot top 10 for October 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Caribou * Our Love Merge
2 Death From Above 1979 * The Physical World Last Gang
3 The New Pornographers * Brill Bruisers Last Gang
4 Rich Aucoin * Ephemeral Bonsound
5 Flying Lotus You're Dead! Warp
6 Sloan * Commonwealth Yep Roc
7 King Tuff Black Moon Spell Sub Pop
8 Tops * Picture You Staring Arbutus
9 Ty Segall Manipulator Drag City
10 Foxygen ...And Star Power Jagjaguwar


!earshot top 10 for September 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The New Pornographers * Brill Bruisers Last Gang
2 Death From Above 1979 * The Physical World Last Gang
3 Jennifer Castle * Pink City Idee Fixe
4 Ty Segall Manipulator Drag City
5 Rich Aucoin * Ephemeral Bonsound
6 Monomyth * Saturnalia Regalia Mint
7 PS I Love You * For Those Who Stay Paper Bag
8 Alvvays * Alvvays Royal Mountain
9 Bahamas * Bahamas Is Afie Brushfire
10 Elephant Stone * Three Poisons Hidden Pony


!earshot top 10 for August 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Monomyth * Saturnalia Regalia Mint
2 Alvvays * Alvvays Polyvinyl
3 PS I Love You * For Those Who Stay Paper Bag
4 Spoon They Want My Soul Republic
5 The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer * A Real Fine Mess Tonic
6 Mozart's Sister * Being Asthmatic Kitty Records
7 Jenny Lewis The Voyager Warner (WEA)
8 FKA twigs LP1 Young Turks
9 The New Pornographers * Brill Bruisers Last Gang
10 Chad VanGaalen * Shrink Dust Flemish Eye


!earshot top 10 for July 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Shrink Dust Flemish Eye
2 Monomyth * Saturnalia Regalia Mint
3 Owen Pallett * In Conflict Secret City
4 Cousins * The Halls Of Wickwire Hand Drawn Dracula
5 Bry Webb * Free Will Idee Fixe
6 BadBadNotGood * III Pirates Blend
7 White Lung * Deep Fantasy Domino
8 The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer * A Real Fine Mess Tonic
9 Fucked Up * Glass Boys Arts & Crafts
10 Jack White Lazaretto Third Man Records


!earshot top 10 for June 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Shrink Dust Flemish Eye
2 BadBadNotGood * III Pirates Blend
3 Cousins * The Halls Of Wickwire Hand Drawn Dracula
4 Owen Pallett * In Conflict Secret City
5 Bry Webb * Free Will Idee Fixe
6 Pink Mountaintops * Get Back Outside Music
7 Mac DeMarco * Salad Days Captured Tracks
8 tUnE-yArDs Nikki Nack 4AD
9 Fucked Up * Glass Boys Arts & Crafts
10 The Black Keys Turn Blue Nonesuch


!earshot top 10 for May 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Shrink Dust Flemish Eye
2 Mac DeMarco * Salad Days Captured Tracks
3 Pink Mountaintops * Get Back Outside Music
4 Timber Timbre * Hot Dreams Arts & Crafts
5 BadBadNotGood * III Pirates Blend
6 Tokyo Police Club * Forcefield Dine Alone
7 Ought * More Than Any Other Day Constellation
8 Cloud Nothings Here And Nowhere Else Carpark
9 Odonis Odonis * Hard Boiled Soft Boiled Buzz
10 Chromeo * White Women Last Gang


!earshot top 10 for April 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Mac DeMarco * Salad Days Captured Tracks
2 Timber Timbre * Hot Dreams Arts & Crafts
3 Tokyo Police Club * Forcefield Dine Alone
4 Kevin Drew * Darlings Arts & Crafts
5 Cloud Nothings Here And Nowhere Else Carpark
6 The War On Drugs Lost In The Dream Secretly Canadian
7 Kandle * In Flames Dare To Care
8 The Souljazz Orchestra * Inner Fire Strut
9 Chad VanGaalen * Shrink Dust Flemish Eye
10 Future Islands Singles 4AD


!earshot top 10 for March 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Pack A.D. * Do Not Engage Nettwerk
2 Trust * Joyland Arts & Crafts
3 The Souljazz Orchestra * Inner Fire Strut
4 Beck Morning Phase Capitol
5 Broken Bells After the Disco Columbia
6 Kevin Drew * Darlings Arts & Crafts
7 Real Estate Atlas Domino
8 Coeur De Pirate * Trauma Dare To Care
9 Kandle * In Flames Dare To Care
10 Mac DeMarco * Salad Days Captured Tracks


!earshot top 10 for February 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Pack A.D. * Do Not Engage Nettwerk
2 Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want Daptone
3 Coeur De Pirate * Trauma Dare To Care
4 Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra * Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything Constellation
5 Dog Day * Fade Out Fundog
6 Dum Dum Girls Too True Sub Pop
7 Blackie And The Rodeo Kings * South File Under: Music (FU:M)
8 Mode Moderne * Occult Delight Light Organ
9 Mogwai Rave Tapes Sub Pop
10 Arcade Fire * Reflektor Merge


!earshot top 10 for January 2014

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Dog Day * Fade Out Fundog
2 The Arcade Fire * Reflektor Merge
3 Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want Daptone
4 Yamantaka // Sonic Titan * Uzu Paper Bag
5 Rebekah Higgs * Sha La La Self-Released
6 Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe Domino
7 Freelove Fenner * Do Not Affect A Breezy Manner Fixture
8 Tough Age * Tough Age Mint
9 Neil Young * Live At The Cellar Door Reprise
10 The Pack A.D. * Do Not Engage Nettwerk


2013

!earshot top 10 for December 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Dog Day * Fade Out Fundog
2 The Arcade Fire * Reflektor Merge
3 Shad * Flying Colours Black Box
4 Yamantaka // Sonic Titan * Uzu Paper Bag
5 Freelove Fenner * Do Not Affect A Breezy Manner Fixture
6 Tim Hecker * Virgins Paper Bag
7 Tough Age * Tough Age Mint
8 Ryan Hemsworth * Guilt Trips Last Gang
9 Sebastien Grainger * Yours To Discover Last Gang
10 The Sadies * Internal Sounds Outside Music


!earshot top 10 for November 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Arcade Fire * Reflektor Merge
2 Shad * Flying Colours Black Box
3 Yamantaka // Sonic Titan * Uzu Paper Bag
4 Said The Whale * Hawaiii Hidden Pony
5 Tim Hecker * Virgins Paper Bag
6 The Sadies * Internal Sounds Outside Music
7 Tough Age * Tough Age Mint
8 Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight... Anti-
9 Basia Bulat * Tall Tall Shadow Secret City
10 Solids * Blame Confusion Dine Alone


!earshot top 10 for October 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Sadies * Internal Sounds Outside Music
2 Said The Whale * Hawaiii Hidden Pony
3 Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight... Anti-
4 Braids * Flourish//Perish Flemish Eye
5 Basia Bulat * Tall Tall Shadow Secret City
6 Royal Canoe * Today We're Believers Nevado
7 The Darcys * Warring Arts & Crafts
8 B.A. Johnston * Mission Accomplished Mammoth Cave
9 The Pack A.D. * Some Sssongs Nettwerk
10 The Albertans * Dangerous Anything Ernest Jenning Recording Co.


!earshot top 10 for September 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Braids * Flourish//Perish Flemish Eye
2 Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight... Anti-
3 Royal Canoe * Today We're Believers Nevado
4 Ty Segall Sleeper Drag City
5 The Pack A.D. * Some Sssongs Nettwerk
6 DIANA * Perpetual Surrender Paper Bag
7 Austra * Olympia Paper Bag
8 B.A. Johnston * Mission Accomplished Mammoth Cave
9 Dinosaur Bones * Shaky Dream Dine Alone
10 Islands * Ski Mask Manque


!earshot top 10 for August 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Austra * Olympia Paper Bag
2 DIANA * Perpetual Surrender Paper Bag
3 Dinosaur Bones * Shaky Dream Dine Alone
4 Jay Arner * Jay Arner Mint
5 The Danks * Gank Hidden Pony
6 Imaginary Cities * Fall Of Romance Hidden Pony
7 Braids * Flourish//Perish Flemish Eye
8 The Ketamines * You Can't Serve Two Masters Mammoth Cave
9 Monomyth * King, Does This Not Please You? Self-Released
10 Fur Trade * Don't Get Heavy Last Gang


!earshot top 10 for July 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Austra * Olympia Paper Bag
2 The Ketamines * You Can't Serve Two Masters Mammoth Cave
3 Imaginary Cities * Fall Of Romance Hidden Pony
4 Boards Of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest Warp
5 Daft Punk Random Access Memories Columbia
6 Lightning Dust * Fantasy Jagjaguwar
7 A Tribe Called Red * Nation II Nation Tribal Spirit
8 Jay Arner * Jay Arner Mint
9 Dead Ghosts * Can't Get No Burger
10 Young Galaxy * Ultramarine Paper Bag


!earshot top 10 for June 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Daft Punk Random Access Memories Columbia
2 Young Galaxy * Ultramarine Paper Bag
3 Gold & Youth * Beyond Wilderness Arts & Crafts
4 A Tribe Called Red * Nation II Nation Tribal Spirit
5 The Ketamines * You Can't Serve Two Masters Mammoth Cave
6 Hooded Fang * Gravez Daps
7 No Joy * Wait To Pleasure Mexican Summer
8 Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City XL Recordings
9 The National Trouble Will Find Me 4AD
10 The Besnard Lakes * Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO Outside Music


!earshot top 10 for May 2013

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Young Galaxy * Ultramarine Paper Bag
2 The Besnard Lakes * Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO Outside Music
3 Born Ruffians * Birthmarks Paper Bag
4 A Tribe Called Red * Nation II Nation Tribal Spirit
5 No Joy * Wait To Pleasure Mexican Summer
6 Kurt Vile Wakin On A Pretty Daze Matador
7 Suuns * Images Du Futur Secret City
8 Shotgun Jimmie * Everything Everything You've Changed
9 Phoenix Bankrupt! Glassnote
10 Colin Stetson * New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light Constellation


!earshot top 10 for April 2013

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Suuns * Images Du Futur Secret City
2 The Besnard Lakes * Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO Outside Music
3 Shotgun Jimmie * Everything Everything You've Changed
4 The Bicycles * Stop Thinking So Much Aporia
5 Charles Bradley Victim of Love Daptone
6 We Are Wolves * La Mort Pop Club Dare To Care
7 Born Ruffians * Birthmarks Paper Bag
8 The Burning Hell * People Headless Owl
9 Devendra Banhart Mala Nonesuch
10 Woodpigeon * Thumbtacks And Glue Boompa


!earshot top 10 for March 2013

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Suuns * Images Du Futur Secret City
2 Hayden * Us Alone Arts & Crafts
3 The Bicycles * Stop Thinking So Much Aporia
4 We Are Wolves * La Mort Pop Club Dare To Care
5 Shotgun Jimmie * Everything Everything You've Changed
6 Yo La Tengo Fade Matador
7 Foals Holy Fire Transgressive
8 Woodpigeon * Thumbtacks And Glue Boompa
9 Tegan And Sara * Heartthrob Warner (WEA)
10 Elephant Stone * Elephant Stone Hidden Pony


!earshot top 10 for February 2013

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Yo La Tengo Fade Matador
2 Hayden * Us Alone Arts & Crafts
3 Unknown Mortal Orchestra II Jagjaguwar
4 LeE HARVeY OsMOND * The Folk Sinner Latent
5 Tegan And Sara * Heartthrob Warner (WEA)
6 Julie Doiron * So Many Days Aporia
7 Foxygen We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic Jagjaguwar
8 My Bloody Valentine mbv Self-Released
9 Daniel Romano * Come Cry With Me Normaltown
10 Thao & The Get Down Stay Down We The Common Ribbon


!earshot top 10 for January 2013

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles (III) Last Gang
2 Julie Doiron * So Many Days Aporia
3 METZ * METZ Sub Pop
4 Diamond Rings * Free Dimensional Secret City
5 Young Rival * Stay Young Sonic Unyon
6 Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man EMI
7 Godspeed You! Black Emperor * 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! Constellation
8 Slam Dunk * Welcome to Miami File Under: Music (FU:M)
9 Tame Impala Lonerism Modular
10 Mac DeMarco * Mac Demarco 2 Captured Tracks


2012

!earshot top 10 for December 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Diamond Rings * Free Dimensional Secret City
2 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles (III) Last Gang
3 Julie Doiron * So Many Days Aporia
4 METZ * METZ Sub Pop
5 Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man EMI
6 Ladyhawk * No Can Do Triple Crown
7 Godspeed You! Black Emperor * 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! Constellation
8 Tame Impala Lonerism Modular
9 Young Rival * Stay Young Sonic Unyon
10 AC Newman * Shut Down The Streets Last Gang


!earshot top 10 for November 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 METZ * METZ Sub Pop
2 Diamond Rings * Free Dimensional Secret City
3 Rah Rah * The Poet's Dead Hidden Pony
4 AC Newman * Shut Down The Streets Last Gang
5 Ladyhawk * No Can Do Triple Crown
6 Tame Impala Lonerism Modular
7 Ty Segall Twins Drag City
8 The xx Coexist Young Turks
9 Stars * The North Soft Revolution
10 Grizzly Bear Shields Warp


!earshot top 10 for October 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Grizzly Bear Shields Warp
2 Stars * The North Soft Revolution
3 Mother Mother * The Sticks Last Gang
4 The xx Coexist Young Turks
5 Hannah Georgas * Hannah Georgas Dine Alone
6 Whitehorse * The Fate Of The World Depends On This Kiss Six Shooter
7 Rah Rah * The Poet's Dead Hidden Pony
8 Cat Power Sun Matador
9 Jason Collett * The Reckon Arts & Crafts
10 David Byrne & St. Vincent Love This Giant 4AD


!earshot top 10 for September 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Purity Ring * Shrines Last Gang
2 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Mature Themes 4AD
3 Passion Pit Gossamer Columbia
4 Metric * Synthetica Metric Music International
5 Japandroids * Celebration Rock Polyvinyl
6 Whitehorse * The Fate Of The World Depends On This Kiss Six Shooter
7 Nu Sensae * Sundowning Suicide Squeeze
8 Hot Panda * Go Outside Mint
9 Fist City * It's 1983 Grow Up Blacktent
10 White Lung * Sorry Deranged


!earshot top 10 for August 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Purity Ring * Shrines Last Gang
2 Metric * Synthetica Metric Music International
3 Hot Panda * Go Outside Mint
4 Japandroids * Celebration Rock Polyvinyl
5 Passion Pit Gossamer Columbia
6 Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan Domino
7 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw... Epic
8 Fist City * It's 1983 Grow Up Blacktent
9 Wintersleep * Hello Hum Capitol
10 Shout Out Out Out Out * Spanish Moss and Total Loss Normals Welcome


!earshot top 10 for July 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Japandroids * Celebration Rock Polyvinyl
2 Metric * Synthetica Metric Music International
3 White Lung * Sorry Deranged
4 Cadence Weapon * Hope In Dirt City Upper Class
5 Wintersleep * Hello Hum Capitol
6 Beach House Bloom Sub Pop
7 Ty Segall Band Slaughterhouse In The Red
8 Cold Specks * I Predict A Graceful Expulsion Arts & Crafts
9 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw... Epic
10 Hot Chip In Our Heads Domino


!earshot top 10 for June 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Beach House Bloom Sub Pop
2 PS I Love You * Death Dreams Paper Bag
3 Cold Specks * I Predict A Graceful Expulsion Arts & Crafts
4 Japandroids * Celebration Rock Polyvinyl
5 Parlovr * Kook Soul Dine Alone
6 White Lung * Sorry Deranged
7 Wintersleep * Hello Hum Capitol
8 Jack White Blunderbuss Columbia
9 Apollo Ghosts * Landmark You've Changed
10 The Joel Plaskett Emergency * Scrappy Happiness MapleMusic


!earshot top 10 for May 2012

top 200 | 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


!earshot top 10 for April 2012

top 200 | 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


!earshot top 10 for March 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Grimes * Visions Arbutus
2 Plants And Animals * The End of That Secret City
3 Islands * A Sleep & A Forgetting Anti-
4 John K. Samson * Provincial Anti-
5 Said The Whale * Little Mountain Hidden Pony
6 The Wooden Sky * Every Child A Daughter, Every Moon A Sun Black Box
7 Cousins * The Palm At The End Of The Mind Saved By Vinyl
8 Leonard Cohen * Old Ideas Sony
9 B.A. Johnston * Hi Dudes Mammoth Cave
10 Sharon Van Etten Tramp Jagjaguwar


!earshot top 10 for February 2012

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Black Keys El Camino Nonesuch
2 John K. Samson * Provincial Anti-
3 Kathleen Edwards * Voyageur Rounder
4 Rae Spoon * I Can't Keep All Of Our Secrets Saved By Radio
5 The Darcys * Aja Interpreted By The Darcys Arts & Crafts
6 Cloud Nothings Attack On Memory CarPark
7 Long Weekends * Don't Reach Out Noyes
8 Coeur De Pirate * Blonde Grosse Boite
9 Guided By Voices Let's Go Eat The Factory Self-Released
10 Woodpigeon * For Paolo Boompa


!earshot top 10 for January 2012

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Black Keys El Camino Nonesuch
2 Coeur De Pirate * Blonde Grosse Boite
3 Tom Waits Bad As Me Anti-
4 Yamantaka // Sonic Titan * YT//ST Psychic Handshake
5 Atlas Sound Parallax 4AD
6 Rae Spoon * I Can't Keep All Your Secrets Saved By Radio
7 M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming Mute
8 Bry Webb * Provider Id�e Fixe
9 Rich Aucoin * We're All Dying To Live Sonic
10 Honheehonhee * Shouts Self-Released

2011

!earshot top 10 for December 2011

top 200| electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Tom Waits Bad As Me Anti-
2 Feist * Metals Arts & Crafts
3 Atlas Sound Parallax 4AD
4 M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming Mute
5 Coeur De Pirate * Blonde Grosse Boite
6 Marine Dreams * Marine Dreams You've Changed
7 Duchess Says * In A Fung Day T! Alien8
8 Ohbijou * Metal Meets Last Gang
9 Bry Webb * Provider Id�e Fixe
10 Los Campesinos! Hello Sadness Arts & Crafts

!earshot top 10 for November 2011

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Feist * Metals Arts & Crafts
2 Ohbijou * Metal Meets Last Gang
3 Dan Mangan * Oh Fortune Arts & Crafts
4 Tom Waits Bad As Me Anti-
5 Wilco The Whole Love dBpm
6 The Pack A.D. * Unpersons Mint
7 M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming Mute
8 Sandro Perri * Impossible Spaces Constellation
9 Bruce Peninsula * Open Flames Hand Drawn Dracula
10 Rich Aucoin * We're All Dying To Live Sonic


!earshot top 10 for October 2011

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Pack A.D. * Unpersons Mint
2 St. Vincent Strange Mercy 4AD
3 Dan Mangan * Oh Fortune Arts & Crafts
4 Elliott BROOD * Days Into Years Paper Bag
5 Girls Father, Son, Holy Ghost True Panther
6 Wilco The Whole Love dBpm
7 Ohbijou * Metal Meets Last Gang
8 Dog Day * Deformer Fun Dog
9 Feist * Metals Arts & Crafts
10 Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks Mirror Traffic Matador

!earshot top 10 for September 2011

top 200 electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Pack A.D. * Unpersons Mint
2 Dog Day * Deformer Fun Dog
3 Library Voices * Summer Of Lust Nevado
4 Deep Dark Woods * The Place I Left Behind Six Shooter
5 Bon Iver Bon Iver Jagjaguwar
6 Hooded Fang * Tosta Mista Daps Records
7 Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks Mirror Traffic Matador
8 Whitehorse * Whitehorse Six Shooter
9 Handsome Furs * Sound Kapital Sub Pop
10 Elliott BROOD * Days Into Years Paper Bag

!earshot top 10 for August 2011

top 200 electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Handsome Furs * Sound Kapital Sub Pop
2 Chad VanGaalen * Diaper Island Flemish Eye
3 Bon Iver Bon Iver Jagjaguwar
4 Battles Gloss Drop Warp
5 Hooded Fang * Tosta Mista Daps Records
6 Fucked Up * David Comes to Life Matador
7 Various * National Parks Project Last Gang
8 Washed Out Within And Without Sub Pop
9 Deep Dark Woods * The Place I Left Behind Six Shooter
10 Black Lips Arabia Mountain Vice

!earshot top 10 for July 2011

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Diaper Island Flemish Eye
2 Austra * Feel It Break Paper Bag
3 Fucked Up * David Comes to Life Matador
4 Black Lips Arabia Mountain Vice
5 Joel Plaskett * EMERGENCYs, false alarms, shipwrecks, castaways, fragile creatures, special features... New Scotland
6 Miracle Fortress * Was I The Wave? Secret City
7 Handsome Furs * Sound Kapital Sub Pop
8 Bon Iver Bon Iver Jagjaguwar
9 Timber Timbre * Creep On Creepin' On Arts & Crafts
10 Sloan * The Double Cross Outside

!earshot top 10 for June 2011

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Diaper Island Flemish Eye
2 Austra * Feel It Break Paper Bag
3 Miracle Fortress * Was I The Wave? Secret City
4 Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues Sub Pop
5 Sloan * The Double Cross Outside
6 Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Capitol
7 Timber Timbre * Creep On Creepin' On Arts & Crafts
8 Fucked Up * David Comes to Life Matador
9 Thurston Moore Demolished Thoughts Matador
10 Black Lips Arabia Mountain Vice

!earshot top 10 for May 2011

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Timber Timbre * Creep On Creepin' On Arts & Crafts
2 TV On The Radio Nine Types Of Light Interscope
3 Mother Mother * Eureka Last Gang
4 Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues Sub Pop
5 tUnE-yArDs w h o k i l l 4AD
6 Panda Bear Tomboy Paw Tracks
7 Miracle Fortress * Was I The Wave? Secret City
8 Chad VanGaalen * Diaper Island Flemish Eye
9 The Kills Blood Pressures Domino
10 Little Scream * The Golden Record Outside

!earshot top 10 for April 2011

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Mother Mother * Eureka Last Gang
2 Timber Timbre * Creep On Creepin' On Arts & Crafts
3 PJ Harvey Let England Shake Island
4 Lykke Li Wounded Rhymes Atlantic
5 The Rural Alberta Advantage * Departing Paper Bag
6 Shotgun Jimmie * Transistor Sister You've Changed
7 Hey Rosetta! * Seeds Sonic
8 Braids * Native Speaker Flemish Eye
9 Radiohead The King of Limbs Self-Released
10 Dum Dum Girls He Gets Me High Sub Pop

!earshot top 10 for March 2011

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Mother Mother * Eureka Last Gang
2 Braids * Native Speaker Flemish Eye
3 The Rural Alberta Advantage * Departing Paper Bag
4 Destroyer * Kaputt Merge
5 PJ Harvey Let England Shake Island
6 Hey Rosetta! * Seeds Sonic
7 The Decemberists The King is Dead Capitol
8 Shotgun Jimmie * Transistor Sister You've Changed
9 Young Galaxy * Shapeshifting Paper Bag
10 Radiohead The King of Limbs Self-Released

!earshot top 10 for February 2011

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Braids * Native Speaker Flemish Eye
2 The Decemberists The King is Dead Capitol
3 Destroyer * Kaputt Merge
4 Imaginary Cities * Temporary Resident Hidden Pony
5 Iron And Wine Kiss Each Other Clean Warner
6 Jenn Grant * Honeymoon Punch Six Shooter
7 The Rural Alberta Advantage * Departing Paper Bag
8 Deerhoof Deerhoof vs. Evil Polyvinyl
9 Deerhunter Halcyon Digest 4AD
10 Wanda Jackson The Party Ain't Over Third Man

!earshot top 10 for January 2011

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz Asthmatic Kitty
2 Imaginary Cities * Temporary Resident Hidden Pony
3 Diamond Rings * Special Affections Secret City
4 Deerhunter Halcyon Digest 4AD
5 The Russian Futurists * The Weight's on the Wheels Upper Class
6 The Arcade Fire * The Suburbs Merge
7 Suuns * Zeroes QC Secretly Canadian
8 Belle And Sebastian Write About Love Matador
9 Women * Public Strain Flemish Eye
10 Daft Punk Tron: Legacy Disney

2010

!earshot top 10 for December 2010

top 200 electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz Asthmatic Kitty
2 Black Mountain * Wilderness Heart Outside
3 Diamond Rings * Special Affections Secret City
4 Deerhunter Halcyon Digest 4AD
5 Women * Public Strain Flemish Eye
6 The Arcade Fire * The Suburbs Merge
7 Olenka & The Autumn Lovers * And Now We Sing Open House Arts Collective
8 The Russian Futurists * The Weight's on the Wheels Upper Class
9 Belle And Sebastian Write About Love Matador
10 Suuns * Zeroes QC Secretly Canadian

!earshot top 10 for November 2010

top 200 electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Women * Public Strain Flemish Eye
2 Diamond Rings * Special Affections Secret City
3 Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz Asthmatic Kitty
4 Deerhunter Halcyon Digest 4AD
5 Black Mountain * Wilderness Heart Outside
6 Neil Young Le Noise Reprise
7 Suuns * Zeroes QC Secretly Canadian
8 The Arcade Fire * The Suburbs Merge
9 Belle And Sebastian Write About Love Matador
10 The Black Angels Phosphene Dream Blue Horizon


!earshot top 10 for October 2010

top 200 electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Arcade Fire * The Suburbs Merge
2 Women * Public Strain Flemish Eye
3 Black Mountain * Wilderness Heart Outside
4 Of Montreal False Priest Polyvinyl
5 B.A. Johnston * Thank You For Being A Friend Just Friends
6 Grinderman Grinderman 2 Anti-
7 Land Of Talk * Cloak & Cipher Saddle Creek
8 Chromeo * Business Casual Last Gang
9 Owen Pallett * A Swedish Love Story EP For Great Justice
10 The Black Angels Posphene Dream Blue Horizon

!earshot top 10 for September 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Arcade Fire * The Suburbs Merge
2 Land Of Talk * Cloak & Cipher Saddle Creek
3 Tokyo Police Club * Champ Dine Alone
4 Wolf Parade * Expo 86 Sub Pop
5 Rae Spoon * Love Is A Hunter Saved By Radio
6 !!! Strange Weather, Isn't It? Warp
7 Best Coast Crazy For You Mexican Summer
8 Les Savy Fav Root For Ruin Frenchkiss
9 Ra Ra Riot The Orchard Arts & Crafts
10 The Black Keys Brothers Nonesuch

!earshot top 10 for August 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Wolf Parade * Expo 86 Sub Pop
2 Tokyo Police Club * Champ Dine Alone
3 The Arcade Fire * The Suburbs Merge
4 Broken Social Scene * Forgiveness Rock Record Arts & Crafts
5 The Black Keys Brothers Nonesuch
6 Stars * The Five Ghosts Soft Revolution
7 The New Pornographers * Together Last Gang
8 The Sadies * Darker Circles Yep Roc
9 The Roots How I Got Over Def Jam
10 Sarah Harmer Oh Little Fire Universal

!earshot top 10 for July 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Tokyo Police Club * Champ Dine Alone
2 Broken Social Scene * Forgiveness Rock Record Arts & Crafts
3 The Black Keys Brothers Nonesuch
4 Wolf Parade * Expo 86 Sub Pop
5 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles (II) Last Gang
6 Born Ruffians * Say It Paper Bag
7 The New Pornographers * Together Last Gang
8 Shad * TSOL Black Box
9 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Before Today 4AD
10 The Sadies * Darker Circles Yep Roc

!earshot top 10 for June 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Broken Social Scene * Forgiveness Rock Record Arts & Crafts
2 The New Pornographers * Together Last Gang
3 The Black Keys Brothers Nonesuch
4 Caribou * Swim Merge
5 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles (II) Last Gang
6 LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening DFA
7 The Sadies * Darker Circles Yep Roc
8 Wintersleep * New Interiors Labwork Music
9 Holy Fuck * Latin XL Recordings
10 The National High Violet 4AD

!earshot top 10 for May 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Plants And Animals * La La Land Secret City
2 Caribou * Swim Merge
3 The Pack A.D. * We Kill Computers Mint
4 Mark Sultan * $ Last Gang
5 Besnard Lakes * Are The Roaring Night Outside
6 Frog Eyes * Paul's Tomb: A Triumph Dead Oceans
7 The New Pornographers * Together Last Gang
8 Young Rival * Young Rival Sonic Unyon
9 Dum Dum Girls I Will Be Sub Pop
10 Gorillaz Plastic Beach Virgin

!earshot top 10 for April 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Besnard Lakes * Are The Roaring Night Outside
2 Plants And Animals * La La Land Secret City
3 Jason Collett * Rat a Tat Tat Arts & Crafts
4 Ghostkeeper * Ghostkeeper Flemish Eye
5 Zeus * Say Us Arts & Crafts
6 Gorillaz Plastic Beach Virgin
7 Dum Dum Girls I Will Be Sub Pop
8 Young Rival * Young Rival Sonic Unyon
9 Joanna Newsom Have One On Me Drag City
10 Mark Sultan * $ Last Gang


!earshot top 10 for March 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Owen Pallett * Heartland For Great Justice
2 Basia Bulat * Heart Of My Own Secret City
3 Vampire Weekend Contra XL Recordings
4 Jason Collett * Rat a Tat Tat Arts & Crafts
5 Yeasayer Odd Blood Secretly Canadian
6 Los Campesinos! Romance Is Boring Arts & Crafts
7 The Pinecones * Sage Just Friends
8 Zeus * Say Us Arts & Crafts
9 Yukon Blonde * Yukon Blonde Bumstead
10 Hot Chip One Life Stand Astralwerks

!earshot top 10 for february 2010

top 200 electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Owen Pallett * Heartland For Great Justice
2 Beach House Teen Dream Sub Pop
3 Vampire Weekend Contra XL Recordings
4 Woodhands * Remorsecapade Paper Bag
5 Woodpigeon * Die Stadt Muzikanten Boompa
6 Basia Bulat * Heart Of My Own Secret City
7 Spoon Transference Merge
8 Tegan And Sara * Sainthood Sire
9 Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra * Kollaps Tradixionales Constellation
10 You Say Party! We Say Die! * XXXX Paper Bag

!earshot top 10 for january 2010

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Tegan And Sara * Sainthood Sire
2 Tom Waits Glitter And Doom Live Anti-
3 You Say Party! We Say Die! * XXXX Paper Bag
4 The Flaming Lips Embryonic Warner
5 The Parkas * You Should Have Killed Us When You Had The Chance Saved By Radio
6 The xx XX Young Turks
7 Animal Collective Fall Be Kind Domino
8 Devendra Banhart What Will We Be Warner
9 CFCF * Continent Paper Bag
10 Said The Whale * Islands Disappear Hidden Pony

2009

!earshot top 10 for december 2009

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Tegan And Sara * Sainthood Sire
2 The Flaming Lips Embryonic Warner
3 You Say Party! We Say Die! * XXXX Paper Bag
4 The King Khan & BBQ Show * Invisible Girl In The Red
5 We Are Wolves * Invisible Violence Dare To Care
6 The xx XX Young Turks
7 Tom Waits Glitter And Doom Live Anti-
8 Do Make Say Think * Other Truths Constellation
9 Ox * Burnout Weewerk
10 Islands * Vapours Anti-

!earshot top 10 for november 2009

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 You Say Party! We Say Die! * XXXX Paper Bag
2 Islands * Vapours Anti-
3 Do Make Say Think * Other Truths Constellation
4 The Flaming Lips Embryonic Warner
5 We Are Wolves * Invisible Violence Dare To Care
6 Said The Whale * Islands Disappear Hidden Pony
7 Two Hours Traffic * Territory Bumstead
8 The Raveonettes In And Out Of Control Vice
9 Spiral Beach * The Only Really Thing Sparks
10 Cuff The Duke * Way Down Here Universal

!earshot top 10 for october 2009

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Two Hours Traffic * Territory Bumstead
2 The Hidden Cameras * Origin: Orphan Arts & Crafts
3 Ohbijou * Beacons Last Gang
4 You Say Party! We Say Die! * XXXX Paper Bag
5 Arctic Monkeys Humbug Domino
6 Why? Eskimo Snow Anticon
7 Vivian Girls Everything Goes Wrong In The Red
8 Jay Reatard Watch Me Fall Matador
9 Islands * Vapours Anti-
10 Lightning Dust * Infinite Light Jagjaguwar

!earshot top 10 for september 2009

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Black Mold * Snow Blindness Is Crystal Antz Flemish Eye
2 Ohbijou * Beacons Last Gang
3 Lightning Dust * Infinite Light Jagjaguwar
4 The Rural Alberta Advantage * Hometowns Self-Released
5 Various * Friends In Bellwoods 2 Out Of This Spark
6 The Dead Weather Horehound Third Man
7 Jay Reatard Watch Me Fall Matador
8 YACHT See Mystery Lights DFA
9 Pissed Jeans King Of Jeans Sub Pop
10 Wax Mannequin * Saxon Zunior

!earshot top 10 for august 2009

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Ohbijou * Beacons Last Gang
2 Wilco Wilco (The Album) Nonesuch
3 Sunset Rubdown * Dragonslayer Jagjaguwar
4 The Rural Alberta Advantage * Hometowns Self-Released
5 Sonic Youth The Eternal Matador
6 Grizzly Bear Veckatimest Warp
7 Reverie Sound Revue * Reverie Sound Revue Boompa
8 Dinosaur Jr. Farm Jagjaguwar
9 The Dead Weather Horehound Third Man
10 The Lovely Feathers * Fantasy Of The Lot Sparks

!earshot top 10 for July 2009

top 200 >> electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Sonic Youth The Eternal Matador
2 Grizzly Bear Veckatimest Warp
3 Dirty Projectors Bitte Orca Domino
4 Dinosaur Jr. Farm Jagjaguwar
5 Sunset Rubdown * Dragonslayer Jagjaguwar
6 Pink Mountaintops * Outside Love Jagjaguwar
7 Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Glassnote
8 The Lovely Feathers * Fantasy Of The Lot Sparks
9 Eels Hombre Lobo - 12 Songs of Desire Vagrant
10 Think About Life * Family Alien8

!earshot top 10 for June 2009

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Metric * Fantasies Last Gang
2 Pink Mountaintops * Outside Love Jagjaguwar
3 Grizzly Bear Veckatimest Warp
4 Joel Plaskett * Three MapleMusic
5 Think About Life * Family Alien8
6 Apostle Of Hustle * Eats Darkness Arts & Crafts
7 Clues * Clues Constellation
8 Dog Day * Concentration Outside
9 Patrick Watson * Wooden Arms Secret City
10 The Ghost Is Dancing * Battles On Sonic Unyon

!earshot top 10 for May 2009

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Metric * Fantasies Last Gang
2 Pink Mountaintops * Outside Love Jagjaguwar
3 Joel Plaskett * Three MapleMusic
4 Julie Doiron * I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day Endearing
5 Junior Boys * Begone Dull Care Domino
6 Immaculate Machine * High on Jackson Hill Mint
7 Mstrkrft * Fist Of God Last Gang
8 Great Lake Swimmers * Lost Channels Nettwerk
9 Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz! Universal / Dress Up
10 Shout Out Out Out Out * Reintegration Time Normals Welcome

!earshot top 10 for April 2009

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Julie Doiron * I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day Endearing
2 Neko Case Middle Cyclone Anti-
3 Great Lake Swimmers * Lost Channels Nettwerk
4 Propagandhi * Supporting Caste Smallman
5 Bell Orchestre * As Seen Through Windows Arts & Crafts
6 DD/MM/YYYY * Black Square We Are Busy Bodies
7 The Black Lips 200 Million Thousand Vice
8 Handsome Furs * Face Control Sub Pop
9 Junior Boys * Begone Dull Care Domino
10 Shout Out Out Out Out * Reintegration Time Normals Welcome

!earshot top 10 for March 2009

top 200 |electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page

Rank Artist Title Label
1 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion Domino
2 A.C. Newman * Get Guilty Last Gang/Matador
3 Malajube * Labyrinthes Dare To Care
4 Julie Doiron * I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day Endearing
5 Hot Panda * Volcano...Bloody Volcano Mint
6 Jenn Grant * Echoes Six Shooter
7 The Hylozoists * L'Ile De Sept Villes Outside
8 Faunts * Feel.Love.Thinking.Of. Friendly Fire
9 The Bicycles * Oh No It's Love Fuzzy Logic
10 Bell Orchestre * As Seen Through Windows Arts & Crafts

!earshot top 10 for February 2009

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion Domino
2 The Bicycles * Oh No It's Love Fuzzy Logic
3 Los Campesinos! We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed Arts & Crafts
4 B.A. Johnston * Stairway To Hamilton Just Friends
5 Bruce Peninsula * A Mountain Is A Mouth Bruce Trail
6 Timber Timbre * Timber Timbre Out Of This Spark
7 The Hylozoists * L'Ile De Sept Villes Outside
8 Antony And The Johnsons The Crying Light Secretly Canadian
9 Ruby Jean And The Thoughtful Bees* Ruby Jean And The Thoughtful Bees Youth Club
10 Hot Panda * Volcano...Bloody Volcano Mint

!earshot top 10 for January 2009

top 200 | electronic | hip hop | international | jazz | loud | folk/roots/blues | main charts page
Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Bicycles * Oh No It's Love Fuzzy Logic
2 B.A. Johnston * Stairway To Hamilton Just Friends
3 Brian Eno And David Byrne Everything That Happens Will Happen Today Todo Mundo
4 Various * Nothing On But Your Radio: Live Sessions From CJSW 90.9 CJSW
5 The Souljazz Orchestra * Manifesto Do Right! Music
6 Chad VanGaalen * Soft Airplane Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
7 Timber Timbre * Timber Timbre Out Of This Spark
8 Los Campesinos! We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed Arts & Crafts
9 Bloc Party Intimacy Atlantic
10 The Organ * Thieves Mint

2008

!earshot top 10 for December 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Mother Mother * O My Heart Last Gang
2 The Bicycles * Oh No It's Love Fuzzy Logic
3 TV On The Radio Dear Science Touch And Go
4 Chad VanGaalen * Soft Airplane Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
5 Sylvie * Trees And Shade Are Our Only Fences Smallman
6 B.A. Johnston * Stairway To Hamilton Just Friends
7 The Dears * Missiles Dangerbird
8 The Organ * Thieves Mint
9 Of Montreal Skeletal Lamping Polyvinyl
10 The Souljazz Orchestra * Manifesto Do Right! Music

!earshot top 10 for November 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Mother Mother * O My Heart Last Gang
2 Chad VanGaalen * Soft Airplane Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
3 TV On The Radio Dear Science Touch And Go
4 Deerhoof Offend Maggie Kill Rock Stars
5 Land Of Talk * Some Are Lakes Saddle Creek
6 Of Montreal Skeletal Lamping Polyvinyl
7 Jay Reatard Matador Singles '08 Matador
8 Michael Rault * Crash! Bang! Boom! Chickadee
9 Sebastien Grainger * Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains Outside
10 The Organ * Thieves Mint

!earshot top 10 for September 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Soft Airplane Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
2 The Stolen Minks * High Kicks New Romance For Kids
3 Mother Mother * O My Heart Last Gang
4 The Stills * Oceans Will Rise Arts & Crafts
5 FemBots * Calling Out Weewerk
6 The Pack A.D. * Funeral Mixtape Mint
7 Elliott Brood * Mountain Meadows Six Shooter
8 Okkervil River The Stand Ins Jagjaguwar
9 Hexes And Ohs * Bedroom Madness Noise Factory
10 Final Fantasy * Spectrum, 14th Century Blocks Recording Club

!earshot top 10 for September 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Soft Airplane Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
2 Human Highway * Moody Motorcycle Secret City
3 Elliott Brood * Mountain Meadows Six Shooter
4 The Pack A.D. * Funeral Mixtape Mint
5 Wolf Parade * At Mount Zoomer Sub Pop
6 Women * Women Flemish Eye
7 Beck Modern Guilt DGC
8 Brendan Canning * Something For All Of Us Arts & Crafts
9 The Stills * Oceans Will Rise Arts & Crafts
10 King Khan And The Shrines The Supreme Genius Of King Khan And The Shrines Vice

!earshot top 10 for August 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Wolf Parade * At Mount Zoomer Sub Pop
2 King Khan And The Shrines The Supreme Genius Of King Khan And The Shrines Vice
3 Elliott Brood * Mountain Meadows Six Shooter
4 Brendan Canning * Something For All Of Us Arts & Crafts
5 Women * Women Flemish Eye
6 Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes Sub Pop
7 Beck Modern Guilt DGC
8 Vancougar * Canadian Tuxedo Mint
9 Sloan * Parallel Play Murder
10 Matt Mays And El Torpedo* Terminal Romance Sonic

!earshot top 10 for July 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Wolf Parade * At Mount Zoomer Sub Pop
2 Women * Women Flemish Eye
3 Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes Sub Pop
4 Tokyo Police Club * Elephant Shell Saddle Creek
5 Islands * Arm's Way Anti
6 Sloan * Parallel Play Murder
7 Bonnie Prince Billy Lie Down In The Light Drag City
8 The Wet Secrets * Rock Fantasy Rodeo Peanut
9 The Constantines * Kensington Heights Arts & Crafts
10 Vancougar * Canadian Tuxedo Mint

!earshot top 10 for June 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Islands * Arm's Way Anti
2 The Constantines * Kensington Heights Arts & Crafts
3 Portishead Third Island
4 Tokyo Police Club * Elephant Shell Saddle Creek
5 Teenage Head With Marky Ramone* Teenage Head With Marky Ramone Sonic Unyon
6 The Black Keys Attack & Release Nonesuch
7 No Age Nouns Sub Pop
8 The Wet Secrets * Rock Fantasy Rodeo Peanut
9 Flight Of The Conchords Flight Of The Conchords Sub Pop
10 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles Last Gang

!earshot top 10 for May 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Constantines * Kensington Heights Arts & Crafts
2 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles Last Gang
3 The Black Keys Attack & Release Nonesuch
4 Tokyo Police Club * Elephant Shell Saddle Creek
5 Plants And Animals * Parc Avenue Secret City
6 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! Anti-
7 Hilotrons * Happymatic Kelp
8 Duchess Says * Anthologies Des 3 Perchoirs Alien8
9 Los Campesinos! Hold On Now, Youngster Arts & Crafts
10 Destroyer * Trouble In Dreams Merge

!earshot top 10 for April 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Crystal Castles * Crystal Castles Last Gang
2 Plants And Animals * Parc Avenue Secret City
3 Black Mountain * In The Future JagJaguwar/Scratch
4 Destroyer * Trouble In Dreams Merge
5 Born Ruffians * Red, Yellow And Blue Warp
6 Ladyhawk * Shots Jagjaguwar
7 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend XL
8 Forest City Lovers * Haunting Moon Sinking Out Of This Spark
9 Cadence Weapon * Afterparty Babies Upper Class
10 Jason Collett * Here's To Being Here Arts & Crafts

!earshot top 10 for March 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Black Mountain * In The Future JagJaguwar/Scratch
2 Plants And Animals * Parc Avenue Secret City
3 Hayden * In Field & Town Hardwood
4 Jason Collett * Here's To Being Here Arts & Crafts
5 Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend XL
6 Cat Power Jukebox Matador
7 Cadence Weapon * Afterparty Babies Upper Class
8 Hot Chip Made In The Dark Astralwerks
9 Magnetic Fields Distortion Nonesuch
10 Various Juno Rhino

!earshot top 10 for February 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Black Mountain * In The Future JagJaguwar/Scratch
2 Jason Collett * Here's To Being Here Arts & Crafts
3 Cat Power Jukebox Matador
4 Luke Doucet And The White Falcon* Blood's Too Rich Six Shooter
5 The Evaporators * Gassy Jack And Other Tales Mint
6 Magnetic Fields Distortion Nonesuch
7 Katie Stelmanis * Join Us Blocks Recording Club
8 Buck 65 * Situation Warner
9 Holy Fuck * LP Young Turks
10 The Whitsundays * The Whitsundays Friendly Fire

!earshot top 10 for January 2008

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Buck 65 * Situation Warner
2 The Evaporators * Gassy Jack And Other Tales Mint
3 Holy Fuck * LP Young Turks
4 Corb Lund * Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier! Stony Plain
5 The Barmitzvah Brothers * Let's Express Our Motives Weewerk
6 The Sadies * New Seasons Outside
7 Bonnie Prince Billy Ask Forgiveness Drag City
8 Elbow Beach Surf Club * Billy Club Burnt Oak
9 Various * CBC Radio 3 Sessions: Volume 3 MapleMusic
10 Cuff The Duke * Sidelines Of The City Hardwood

2007

!earshot top 10 for December 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Buck 65 * Situation Strange Famous
2 Holy Fuck * LP Young Turks
3 The Evaporators * Gassy Jack And Other Tales Mint
4 The Sadies * New Seasons Outside
5 Sunset Rubdown * Random Spirit Lover Jagjaguwar
6 Stars * In Our Bedroom After The War Arts & Crafts
7 The Barmitzvah Brothers * Let's Express Our Motives Weewerk
8 Kevin Drew * Spirit If... Arts & Crafts
9 Cuff The Duke * Sidelines Of The City Hardwood
10 Corb Lund * Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier! Stony Plain

!earshot top 10 for November 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Sunset Rubdown* Random Spirit Lover Jagjaguwar
2 The Weakerthans * Reunion Tour Anti-
3 The Sadies * New Seasons Outside
4 Stars * In Our Bedroom After The War Arts & Crafts
5 The Most Serene Republic * Population Arts & Crafts
6 The New Pornographers * Challengers Last Gang
7 Caribou * Andorra Merge
8 Wintersleep * Welcome To The Night Sky Labwork Music
9 Kevin Drew * Spirit If... Arts & Crafts
10 The Acorn * Glory Hope Mountain Paper Bag

!earshot top 10 for October 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The New Pornographers * Challengers Last Gang
2 The Weakerthans * Reunion Tour Anti-
3 Caribou * Andorra Merge
4 Stars * In Our Bedroom After The War Arts & Crafts
5 M.I.A. Kala XL
6 Animal Collective Strawberry Jam Domino
7 We Are Wolves * Total Magique Dare To Care
8 The Sadies * New Seasons Outside
9 The Go! Team Proof Of Youth Sub Pop
10 DD/MM/YYYY * Are They Masks? We Are Busybodies

!earshot top 10 for September 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Caribou * Andorra Merge
2 Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Merge
3 Okkervil River The Stage Names Jagjaguwar
4 Tegan And Sara * The Con Sire
5 The Russian Futurists * Me, Myself And Rye Upper Class
6 New Pornographers * Challengers Last Gang/Matador
7 The Doers * Gaiety Reluctant
8 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Is Is Interscope
9 Metric * Grow Up & Blow Away Last Gang
10 Emily Haines And The Soft Skeleton* What Is Free To A Good Home? Last Gang

!earshot top 10 for August 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 They Shoot Horses Don't They? * Pick Up Sticks Kill Rock Stars
2 Metric * Grow Up & Blow Away Last Gang
3 Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Merge
4 Interpol Our Love To Admire Capitol
5 Immaculate Machine * Fables Mint
6 Caribou * Melody Day Merge
7 Lightning Dust * Lightning Dust Jagjaguwar
8 The Russian Futurists * Me, Myself And Rye Upper Class
9 Tegan And Sara * The Con Sire
10 Two Hours Traffic * Little Jabs Bumstead

!earshot top 10 for July 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Metric * Grow Up & Blow Away Last Gang
2 Immaculate Machine * Fables Mint
3 Feist * The Reminder Arts & Crafts
4 Joel Plaskett Emergency* Ashtray Rock MapleMusic
5 Lightning Dust * Lightning Dust Jagjaguwar
6 They Shoot Horses Don't They? * Pick Up Sticks Kill Rock Stars
7 Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Merge
8 Wilco Sky Blue Sky Nonesuch
9 Stars * Do You Trust Your Friends? Arts & Crafts
10 Battles Mirrored Warp

!earshot top 10 for June 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Feist * The Reminder Arts & Crafts
2 Frog Eyes * Tears Of The Valedictorian Scratch
3 Joel Plaskett Emergency* Ashtray Rock MapleMusic
4 Blonde Redhead 23 4AD
5 Wilco Sky Blue Sky Nonesuch
6 Bjork Volta Atlantic
7 You Say Party! We Say Die! * Lose All Time Paper Bag
8 Dog Day * Night Group Black Mountain Music
9 Miracle Fortress * Five Roses Secret City
10 The National Boxer Beggars Banquet

!earshot top 10 for May 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 You Say Party! We Say Die! * Lose All Time Paper Bag
2 The Arcade Fire * Neon Bible Merge
3 Joel Plaskett Emergency* Ashtray Rock MapleMusic
4 LCD Soundsystem Sound Of Silver DFA/EMI
5 Blonde Redhead 23 4AD
6 The Wooden Stars * People Are Different Sonic Unyon
7 A Northern Chorus * The Millions Too Many Sonic Unyon
8 Frog Eyes * Tears Of The Valedictorian Scratch
9 Do Make Say Think * You, You're A History In Rust Constellation
10 Lesbians On Ecstasy * We Know You Know Alien8

!earshot top 10 for April 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Arcade Fire * Neon Bible Merge
2 You Say Party! We Say Die! * Lose All Time Paper Bag
3 Do Make Say Think * You, You're A History In Rust Constellation
4 Apostle Of Hustle * National Anthem Of Nowhere Arts & Crafts
5 LCD Soundsystem Sound Of Silver DFA/EMI
6 Julie Doiron * Woke Myself Up Endearing
7 Besnard Lakes * Are The Dark Horse Jagjaguwar
8 Great Lake Swimmers * Ongiara Nettwerk
9 Peter, Bjorn And John Writer's Block Almost Gold
10 Bloc Party A Weekend In The City Vice

!earshot top 10 for March 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Do Make Say Think * You, You're A History In Rust Constellation
2 Julie Doiron * Woke Myself Up Endearing
3 Apostle Of Hustle * National Anthem Of Nowhere Arts & Crafts
4 Of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? Polyvinyl
5 Deerhoof Friend Opportunity Kill Rock Stars
6 The Arcade Fire * Neon Bible Merge
7 The Good, The Bad And The Queen The Good, The Bad And The Queen Virgin
8 Mother Mother * Touch Up Last Gang
9 Great Lake Swimmers * Ongiara Nettwerk
10 Peter, Bjorn And John Writer's Block Almost Gold

!earshot top 10 for February 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Julie Doiron * Woke Myself Up Endearing
2 Of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? Polyvinyl
3 Deerhoof Friend Opportunity Kill Rock Stars
4 Swan Lake * Beast Moans Scratch
5 The Shins Wincing The Night Away Sub Pop
6 Neko Case Live From Austin TX New West
7 Clinic Visitations Domino
8 Tom Waits Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards Anti
9 Apostle Of Hustle * National Anthem Of Nowhere Arts & Crafts
10 Menomena Friend And Foe Barsuk

!earshot top 10 for January 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Swan Lake * Beast Moans Scratch
2 Tom Waits Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards Anti
3 Sonic Youth Destroyed Room: B-Sides And Rarities Geffen
4 Shotgun And Jaybird * Trying To Get Somewhere Sappy
5 The Winks * Birthday Party Ache
6 Joanna Newsom Ys Drag City
7 The Blow Paper Television K
8 The Acorn * Tin Fist Independent
9 The Decemberists The Crane Wife Capitol
10 Woodpigeon * Songbook Rectangle

2006

!earshot top 10 for December 2007

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Tom Waits Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards Anti
2 Shotgun And Jaybird * Trying To Get Somewhere Sappy
3 Joanna Newsom Ys Drag City
4 Swan Lake * Beast Moans Scratch
5 Beck The Information Interscope
6 The Decemberists The Crane Wife Capitol
7 The Blow Paper Television K
8 Les Georges Leningrad * Sangue Puro Dare To Care
9 Immaculate Machine * Les Uns Mais Pas Les Autres Mint
10 The Stolen Minks * Family Boycott New Romance For Kids

!earshot top 10 for 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Pink Mountaintops * Axis Of Evol JagJaguwar/Scratch
2 Neko Case Fox Confessor Brings The Flood Mint
3 Islands * Return To The Sea Equator
4 Chad VanGaalen * Skelliconnection Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
5 Cat Power The Greatest Matador
6 The Bicycles * The Good The Bad And The Cuddly Fuzzy Logic
7 The Hidden Cameras * Awoo Evil Evil
8 Tokyo Police Club * A Lesson In Crime Paper Bag
9 Yo La Tengo I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass Matador
10 Destroyer * Destroyer's Rubies Merge

!earshot top 10 for November 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Beck The Information Interscope
2 The Decemberists The Crane Wife Capitol
3 Les Georges Leningrad * Sangue Puro Dare To Care
4 Shotgun And Jaybird * Trying To Get Somewhere Sappy
5 The Dears * Gang Of Losers Maple Music
6 Emily Haines And The Soft Skeleton* Knives Don't Have Your Back Last Gang
7 B.A. Johnston * Call Me When Old And Fat Is The New Young And Sexy Just Friends
8 Various * CBC Radio 3 Sessions Mint
9 Ox * American Lo Fi Weewerk
10 The Hidden Cameras * Awoo Evil Evil

!earshot top 10 for October 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Chad VanGaalen * Skelliconnection Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
2 The Dears * Gang Of Losers Maple Music
3 The Hidden Cameras * Awoo Evil Evil
4 Yo La Tengo I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass Matador
5 TV On The Radio Return To Cookie Mountain Interscope
6 Junior Boys * So This Is Goodbye Domino
7 Emily Haines And The Soft Skeleton* Knives Don't Have Your Back Last Gang
8 Les Georges Leningrad * Sangue Puro Dare To Care
9 Golden Dogs * Big Eye Little Eye True North
10 Shout Out Out Out Out! * Not Saying Just Saying Nrmls Wlcm

!earshot top 10 for September 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Yo La Tengo I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass Matador
2 Chad VanGaalen * Skelliconnection Flemish Eye/Sub Pop
3 The Sadies * In Concert: Volume 1 Outside
4 The Bicycles * The Good The Bad And The Cuddly Fuzzy Logic
5 Shout Out Out Out Out! * Not Saying Just Saying Nrmls Wlcm
6 The Hidden Cameras * Awoo Evil Evil
7 Mstrkrft * The Looks Last Gang
8 Sufjan Stevens The Avalanche Asthmatic Kitty
9 The Mountain Goats Get Lonely 4AD
10 M. Ward Post-War Merge

!earshot top 10 for August 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Sonic Youth Rather Ripped Geffen
2 Mstrkrft * The Looks Last Gang
3 The Bicycles * The Good The Bad And The Cuddly Fuzzy Logic
4 Thom Yorke The Eraser XL
5 Peaches * Impeach My Bush XL
6 Oneida Happy New Year Outside
7 Vancougar * Losin' It! Scratch
8 Hylozoists * La Fin Du Monde Boompa
9 Camera Obscura Let's Get Out Of This Country Merge
10 CSS Cansei De Ser Sexy Sub Pop

!earshot top 10 for July 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Sonic Youth Rather Ripped Geffen
2 Tokyo Police Club * A Lesson In Crime Paper Bag
3 Ladyhawk * Ladyhawk Jagjaguwar/Storyboard
4 Camera Obscura Let's Get Out Of This Country Merge
5 Hylozoists * La Fin Du Monde Boompa
6 Vancougar * Losin' It! Scratch
7 Feist * Open Season Arts & Crafts
8 Various * Jamaica To Toronto : Soul, Funk And Reggae 1967-1974 Light In The Attic
9 The Lovely Feathers * Hind Hind Legs Equator
10 Pony Up! * Make Love To The Judges With Your Eyes Dim Mak

!earshot top 10 for June 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Feist * Open Season Arts & Crafts
2 Tokyo Police Club * A Lesson In Crime Paper Bag
3 Islands * Return To The Sea Equator
4 Sunset Rubdown * Shut Up I Am Dreaming Absolutely Kosher
5 Fiery Furnaces Bitter Tea Fat Possum
6 Final Fantasy * He Poos Clouds Blocks Recording Club
7 The Lovely Feathers * Hind Hind Legs Equator
8 The Flaming Lips At War With The Mystics Warner
9 The Doers * Whatcha Doin' ? Red Cat
10 Pink Mountaintops * Axis Of Evol JagJaguwar/Scratch

!earshot top 10 for May 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Islands * Return To The Sea Equator
2 The Flaming Lips At War With The Mystics Warner
3 Pink Mountaintops * Axis Of Evol JagJaguwar/Scratch
4 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Show Your Bones Interscope
5 The Lovely Feathers * Hind Hind Legs Equator
6 Neko Case Fox Confessor Brings The Flood Mint
7 Run Chico Run * Slow Action Boompa
8 Built To Spill You In Reverse Warner
9 The Stills * Without Feathers Vice
10 The Doers * Whatcha Doin' ? Red Cat

!earshot top 10 for April 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Neko Case Fox Confessor Brings The Flood Mint
2 Pink Mountaintops * Axis Of Evol JagJaguwar/Scratch
3 Belle And Sebastian The Life Pursuit Matador
4 Magneta Lane * Dancing With Daggers Paper Bag
5 Destroyer * Destroyer's Rubies Merge
6 Calexico Garden Ruin Quarterstick
7 They Shoot Horses Don't They? * Boo Hoo Hoo Boo Kill Rock Stars
8 Cat Power The Greatest Matador
9 Mogwai Mr Beast Matador
10 Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not Domino

!earshot top 10 for March 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Cat Power The Greatest Matador
2 Young And Sexy * Panic When You Find It Mint
3 Destroyer * Destroyer's Rubies Merge
4 The Buttless Chaps * Where Night Holds Light Mint
5 Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not Domino
6 They Shoot Horses Don't They? * Boo Hoo Hoo Boo Kill Rock Stars
7 Belle And Sebastian The Life Pursuit Matador
8 Sinewave * Unity Gain Vinyl Republik
9 The Barmitzvah Brothers * The Century Of Invention Permafrost
10 The Gossip Standing In The Way Of Control Kill Rock Stars

!earshot top 10 for February 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Cat Power The Greatest Matador
2 Robert Pollard From A Compound Eye Merge
3 Bell Orchestre * Recording A Tape The Colour Of The Light Rough Trade
4 Arab Strap The Last Romance Transdreamer
5 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Independent
6 Test Icicles For Screening Purposes Only Domino
7 The Barmitzvah Brothers * The Century Of Invention Permafrost
8 The Hummers * Modern Entrance Sisyphus
9 Aids Wolf * The Lovvers LP Lovepump United
10 Wolf Parade * Apologies To The Queen Mary Sub Pop

!earshot top 10 for January 2006

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Caribou * Marino Audio Domino
2 P:ano * Ghost Pirates Without Heads Mint
3 Wolf Parade * Apologies To The Queen Mary Sub Pop
4 Holy Fuck * Holy Fuck Dependent Music
5 Broken Social Scene * Broken Social Scene + EP Arts & Crafts
6 Animal Collective Feels Fat Cat
7 Boards Of Canada The Campfire Headphase Warp
8 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Independent
9 Bell Orchestre * Recording A Tape The Colour Of The Light Rough Trade
10 Death From Above 1979 * Romance Bloody Romance: Remixes Last Gang

!earshot top 10 for December 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Broken Social Scene * Broken Social Scene + EP Arts & Crafts
2 Metric * Live It Out Last Gang
3 Death From Above 1979 * Romance Bloody Romance: Remixes Last Gang
4 Wolf Parade * Apologies To The Queen Mary Sub Pop
5 Controller.Controller * X-Amounts Paper Bag
6 Animal Collective Feels Fat Cat
7 The Constantines * Tournament Of Hearts Three Gut
8 Sun Kil Moon Tiny Cities Caldo Verde
9 Elliott Brood * Ambassador Six Shooter
10 Boards Of Canada The Campfire Headphase Warp

2005

!earshot top 10 for November 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Broken Social Scene * Broken Social Scene + EP Arts & Crafts
2 Wolf Parade * Apologies To The Queen Mary Sub Pop
3 The Constantines * Tournament Of Hearts Three Gut
4 Metric * Live It Out Last Gang
5 Deadly Snakes * Porcella Paper Bag
6 Controller.Controller * X-Amounts Paper Bag
7 Deerhoof The Runners Four 5RC
8 New Pornographers * Twin Cinema Mint
9 Danger Doom The Mouse And The Mask Epitaph
10 Tangiers * The Family Myth Baudelaire

!earshot top 10 for October 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 New Pornographers * Twin Cinema Mint
2 Wolf Parade * Apologies To The Queen Mary Sub Pop
3 Deadly Snakes * Porcella Paper Bag
4 FemBots * The City Paper Bag
5 Cuff The Duke * Cuff The Duke Hardwood
6 Iron And Wine/Calexico In The Reins Overcoat
7 You Say Party! We Say Die! * Hit The Floor! Sound Document
8 The Constantines * Tournament Of Hearts Three Gut
9 Immaculate Machine * Ones And Zeroes Mint
10 Corb Lund Band* Hair In My Eyes Like A Highland Steer Stony Plain

!earshot top 10 for September 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 New Pornographers * Twin Cinema Mint
2 Sufjan Stevens Illinois Asthmatic Kitty
3 Wolf Parade * Wolf Parade Sub Pop
4 The Most Serene Republic * Underwater Cinematography Arts & Crafts
5 The Free Design Now Sound Redesigned Light In The Attic
6 You Say Party! We Say Die! * Hit The Floor! Sound Document
7 Cuff The Duke * Cuff The Duke Hardwood
8 Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir * Fighting And Onions Shoutin' Abner Pim
9 Buck 65 * Secret House Against The World Warner
10 Les Angles Morts * What's Real? Blue Skies Turn Black

!earshot top 10 for August 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Wolf Parade * Wolf Parade Sub Pop
2 Sufjan Stevens Illinois Asthmatic Kitty
3 Kinski Alpine Static Sub Pop
4 The High Dials * War Of The Wakening Phantoms Rainbow Quartz
5 Carolyn Mark * Just Married: An Album Of Duets Mint
6 The Most Serene Republic * Underwater Cinematography Sunday League
7 Buck 65 * Secret House Against The World Warner
8 Xiu Xiu La Foret 5RC
9 Jason Collett * Idols Of Exile Arts & Crafts
10 The Burdocks * What We Do Is Secret Black Mountain

!earshot top 10 for July 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Four Tet Everything Ecstatic Domino
2 Caribou * The Milk Of Human Kindness Domino
3 The High Dials * War Of The Wakening Phantoms Rainbow Quartz
4 Sleater-Kinney The Woods Sub Pop
5 Various * 90.9 With A Bullet: 20 Years Of Calgary Music On CJSW Saved By Radio
6 Teenage Fanclub Man-Made Merge
7 Carolyn Mark * Just Married: An Album Of Duets Mint
8 Hexes And Ohs * Goodbye Friend, Welcome Lover Noise Factory
9 The Russian Futurists * Our Thickness Upper Class
10 Gorillaz Demon Days EMI

!earshot top 10 for June 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Caribou * The Milk Of Human Kindness Domino
2 Sleater-Kinney The Woods Sub Pop
3 The Russian Futurists * Our Thickness Upper Class
4 Spoon Gimme Fiction Merge
5 P:ano * Brigadoon Mint
6 Hexes And Ohs * Goodbye Friend, Welcome Lover Noise Factory
7 Hot Hot Heat * Elevator Sire
8 Oneida The Wedding Three Gut
9 Novillero * Aim For The Holes In Their Lives Mint
10 Belle And Sebastian Push Barman To Open Old Wounds Matador

!earshot top 10 for May 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Spoon Gimme Fiction Merge
2 P:ano * Brigadoon Mint
3 Hot Hot Heat * Elevator Sire
4 Caribou * The Milk Of Human Kindness Domino
5 Bloc Party Silent Alarm Dim Mak
6 Joel Plaskett * La De Da Maple Music
7 Of Montreal The Sunlandic Twins Polyvinyl
8 Beck Guero Geffen Records
9 Greg MacPherson * Night Flares G7 Welcoming Committee
10 Cadeaux * Physical City Sound Document

!earshot top 10 for April 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Joel Plaskett * La De Da Maple Music
2 The Decemberists Picaresque Kill Rock Stars
3 Great Lake Swimmers * Bodies And Minds Weewerk
4 The Kills No Wow Rough Trade
5 Wintersleep * Wintersleep Dependent Music
6 Kathleen Edwards * Back To Me Maple Music
7 Geoff Berner * Whiskey Rabbi Black Hen
8 Black Mountain * Black Mountain Scratch
9 Final Fantasy * Has A Good Home BlocksBlocksBlocks
10 Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra La-La Band* Horses In The Sky Constellation

!earshot top 10 for March 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Black Mountain * Black Mountain Scratch
2 Iron And Wine Woman King Sub Pop
3 Elevator * August Bluefog
4 LCD Soundsystem LCD Soundsystem DFA
5 Joel Plaskett * La De Da Maple Music
6 Final Fantasy * Has A Good Home BlocksBlocksBlocks
7 B.A. Johnston * My Heart Is A Blinking Nintendo Just Friends
8 Low The Great Destroyer Sub Pop
9 Montag * Alone, Not Alone Gooom
10 M. Ward Transistor Radio Merge

!earshot top 10 for March 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Black Mountain * Black Mountain Scratch
2 Stars * Set Yourself On Fire Arts & Crafts
3 Fiery Furnaces EP Rough Trade
4 Elevator * August Bluefog
5 Low The Great Destroyer Sub Pop
6 Bright Eyes I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning Saddle Creek
7 Kate Maki * The Sun Will Find Us Independent
8 M83 Before The Dawn Heals Us Mute
9 Canned Hamm * Erotic Thriller Pro-Am Entertainment Int.
10 Destroyer * Notorious Lightning And Other Works Merge

!earshot top 10 for February 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Stars * Set Yourself On Fire Arts & Crafts
2 Neko Case The Tigers Have Spoken Mint
3 Death From Above 1979 * You're A Woman I'm A Machine Last Gang
4 ...As The Poets Affirm * The Jaws That Bite, The Claws That Catch Independent
5 The Arcade Fire * Funeral Merge
6 The Go! Team Thunder Lightning Strike Memphis Industries
7 Various DFA Compilation #2 DFA
8 Various * CBC Radio 3 Sessions: Vol. 1 CBC
9 Les Georges Leningrad * Sur Les Traces De Black Eskimo Alien8
10 The Futureheads The Futureheads 679

!earshot top 10 for January 2005

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Stars * Set Yourself On Fire Arts & Crafts
2 Neko Case The Tigers Have Spoken Mint
3 Tom Waits Real Gone Anti
4 The Arcade Fire * Funeral Merge
5 Death From Above 1979 * You're A Woman I'm A Machine Last Gang
6 The Futureheads The Futureheads 679
7 Elliott Smith From A Basement On The Hill Anti
8 Various * CBC Radio 3 Sessions: Vol. 1 CBC
9 William Shatner * Has Been Shout Factory
10 Le Tigre This Island Strummer

2004

!earshot top 10 for December 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Tom Waits Real Gone Anti
2 Death From Above 1979 * You're A Woman I'm A Machine Last Gang
3 Interpol Antics Matador
4 The Arcade Fire Funeral Merge
5 William Shatner * Has Been Shout Factory
6 The Hidden Cameras * Mississauga Goddam Evil Evil
7 Elliott Smith From A Basement On The Hill Anti
8 Brian Wilson Smile Nonesuch
9 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Abattoir Blues / The Lyre Of Orpheus Mute
10 Le Tigre This Island Strummer

!earshot top 10 for November 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Arcade Fire Funeral Merge
2 Death From Above 1979 * You're A Woman I'm A Machine Last Gang
3 Interpol Antics Matador
4 The Sadies * Favourite Colours Outside
5 Julie Doiron * Goodnight Nobody Endearing
6 The Black Keys Rubber Factory Fat Possum
7 Tom Waits Real Gone Anti
8 William Shatner * Has Been Shout Factory
9 The Hidden Cameras * Mississauga Goddam Evil Evil
10 Frog Eyes * The Folded Palm Absolutely Kosher

!earshot top 10 for October 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Sadies * Favourite Colours Outside
2 Julie Doiron * Goodnight Nobody Endearing
3 The Hidden Cameras * Mississauga Goddam Evil Evil
4 The High Dials * Fields In Glass Rainbow Quartz
5 Fly Pan Am * N'Ecoutez Pas Constellation
6 The Black Keys Rubber Factory Fat Possum
7 Atomic 7 * En Hillbilly Caliente Mint
8 The Arcade Fire Funeral Merge
9 The Hives Tyrannosaurus Hives Polydor
10 Various Future Soundtrack For America Moveon.org

!earshot top 10 for September 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Wilco A Ghost Is Born Nonesuch
2 The Organ * Grab That Gun Mint
3 Atomic 7 * En Hillbilly Caliente Mint
4 Pink Mountaintops * Pink Mountaintops Scratch
5 A.C. Newman * The Slow Wonder Blue Curtain
6 Sonic Youth Sonic Nurse DGC
7 Belle And Sebastian Books Rough Trade
8 Royal City * Little Heart's Ease Three Gut
9 The Fall The Real New Fall LP Narnack
10 Hayden * Elk-Lake Serenade Hardwood

!earshot top 10 for August 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Organ * Grab That Gun Mint
2 Royal City * Little Heart's Ease Three Gut
3 Tangiers * Never Bring You Pleasure Sonic Unyon
4 Wilco A Ghost Is Born Nonesuch
5 Hayden * Elk-Lake Serenade Hardwood
6 A.C. Newman * The Slow Wonder Blue Curtain
7 Sonic Youth Sonic Nurse DGC
8 Modest Mouse Good News For People Who Love Bad News Sony
9 Sixtoo * Chewing On Glass & Other Miracle Cures NinjaTune
10 Magnetic Fields I Nonesuch

!earshot top 10 for July 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Organ * Grab That Gun Mint
2 Hayden * Elk-Lake Serenade Hardwood
3 Magnetic Fields I Nonesuch
4 Carolyn Mark & The New Best Friends* The Pros And Cons Of Collaboration Mint
5 Modest Mouse Good News For People Who Love Bad News Sony
6 Mission Of Burma OnOffOn Matador
7 Loretta Lynn Van Lear Rose Interscope
8 The Unicorns * The Unicorns: 2014 Suicide Squeeze
9 Of Montreal Satanic Panic In The Attic Polyvinyl
10 Tangiers * Never Bring You Pleasure Sonic Unyon

!earshot top 10 for June 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Broken Social Scene * Bee Hives Arts & Crafts
2 Destroyer * Your Blues Merge
3 Controller.Controller * History Paper Bag
4 Sarah Harmer * All Of Our Names Zoe
5 Blonde Redhead Misery Is A Butterfly 4AD
6 Of Montreal Satanic Panic In The Attic Polyvinyl
7 Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand Domino
8 The Walkmen Bows And Arrows Record Collection
9 The Sourkeys * The Sourkeys Independent
10 The Von Bondies Pawn Shoppe Heart Sire

!earshot top 10 for May 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Destroyer * Your Blues Merge
2 The Evaporators * Ripple Rock Mint
3 Air Talkie Walkie Virgin
4 Controller.Controller * History Paper Bag
5 Deerhoof Milk Man 5RC
6 Jill Barber * Oh Heart Independent
7 The Sourkeys * The Sourkeys Independent
8 The Heavy Blinkers * The Night And I Are Still So Young Endearing
9 Stereolab Margerine Eclipse Elektra
10 Beef Terminal * The Isolationist Noise Factory

!earshot top 10 for april 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Evaporators * Ripple Rock Mint
2 Air Talkie Walkie Virgin
3 Stereolab Margerine Eclipse Elektra
4 Various * Zombie Night In Canada Stumble
5 Beef Terminal The Isolationist Noise Factory
6 Jim Guthrie * Now More Than Ever Three Gut
7 The Unintended * The Unintended Blue Fog
8 The Stills * Logic Will Break Your Heart Vice
9 Joel Plaskett Emergency* Truthfully Truthfully Maple Music
10 Sweatshop Union * Natural Progression BattleAxe

!earshot top 10 for march 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Evaporators * Ripple Rock Mint
2 The Unintended * The Unintended Blue Fog
3 The Shins Chutes Too Narrow Sub Pop
4 Jim Guthrie * Now More Than Ever Three Gut
5 Oneida Secret Wars Three Gut
6 Shalabi Effect * Pink Abyss Alien8
7 Various Zed: Live Off The Floor CBC
8 Stereolab Margerine Eclipse Elektra
9 Kid Koala * Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs NinjaTune
10 The Unicorns * Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? Alien8

!earshot top 10 for february 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 The Unicorns * Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? Alien8
2 Joel Plaskett Emergency* Truthfully Truthfully Maple Music
3 The Shins Chutes Too Narrow Sub Pop
4 Two-Minute Miracles * Volume III: The Silence Of Animals Teenage USA
5 Jim Guthrie * Now More Than Ever Three Gut
6 Kid Koala * Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs NinjaTune
7 Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Streetcore Hellcat/Epitaph
8 The Strokes Room On Fire RCA
9 Young And Sexy * Life Through One Speaker Mint
10 The Gay * You Know The Rules Mint

!earshot top 10 for january 2004

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Rank Artist Title Label
1 Joel Plaskett Emergency* Truthfully Truthfully Maple Music
2 The Unicorns * Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? Alien8
3 Kid Koala * Some Of My Best Friends Are DJs NinjaTune
4 The Shins Chutes Too Narrow Sub Pop
5 Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Streetcore Hellcat/Epitaph
6 The Strokes Room On Fire RCA
7 Death Cab For Cutie Transatlanticism Barsuk
8 Two-Minute Miracles * Volume III: The Silence Of Animals Teenage USA
9 Jim Guthrie * Now More Than Ever Three Gut
10 Young And Sexy * Life Through One Speaker Mint
* indicates Canadian Artist. Ranking based on airplay at reporting stations during the month of December 2003.

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