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!earshot charts - december 2008 - top 200

Asterisk (*) denotes Canadian artists. All !earshot charts in this issue reflect actual airplay on campus/community stations during the month of December 2008. Charts are weighted according to broadcast range and market size. To view older charts from as far back as 1999, go to our charts archive.


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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
11 Land Of Talk * Some Are Lakes Saddle Creek
12 Sebastien Grainger * Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains Outside
13 Jenny Omnichord * Charlotte Or Otis Label Fantastic
14 Deerhunter Microcastle Kranky
15 School Of Seven Bells Alpinisms Ghostly International
16 Final Fantasy * Spectrum, 14th Century Blocks Recording Club
17 Isobel Campbell And Mark Lanegan Sunday At Devil Dirt Fontana
18 Brian Eno And David Byrne Everything That Happens Will Happen Today Todo Mundo
19 Thievery Corporation Radio Retaliation Eighteenth Street Lounge Music
20 Deerhoof Offend Maggie Kill Rock Stars
21 The Maynards * Date & Destroy Independent
22 DD/MM/YYYY * 777 Independent
23 Love Is All A Hundred Things Keep Me Up At Night Whats Your Rupture
24 Vivian Girls Vivian Girls In The Red
25 Jill Barber * Chances Outside
26 T. Dekker/Great Lake Swimmers * Song Sung Blue EP Weewerk
27 The Pack A.D. * Funeral Mixtape Mint
28 Rae Spoon * Superior You Are Inferior Washboard
29 Various * Weewerk Is 6! Weewerk
30 Los Campesinos! We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed Arts & Crafts
31 Library Voices * Hunting Ghosts (And Other Collected Shorts) Young Soul
32 Bloc Party Intimacy Atlantic
33 Gang Gang Dance Saint Dymphna The Social Registry
34 Elliott Brood * Mountain Meadows Six Shooter
35 Marnie Stern This Is It... Kill Rock Stars
36 Arkells * Jackson Square Dine Alone
37 Belle And Sebastian The BBC Sessions Matador
38 Mavis Staples Live At The Hideout Anti
39 Various * Nothing On But Your Radio: Live Sessions From CJSW 90.9 Independent
40 Fucked Up * The Chemistry Of Common Life Matador
41 Michael Rault * Crash! Bang! Boom! Chickadee
42 FemBots * Calling Out Weewerk
43 I'm From Barcelona Who Killed Harry Houdini? EMI
44 Mount Eerie Lost Wisdom P.W. Elverum & Sun
45 Stars * Sad Robot Arts & Crafts
46 Jenny Lewis Acid Tongue Warner
47 Okkervil River The Stand Ins Jagjaguwar
48 The Stolen Minks * High Kicks New Romance For Kids
49 Jay Crocker * Below The Ocean Over Artunit
50 Crystal Stilts Alight Of Night Slumberland


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Rank Artist Title Label
51 Department Of Eagles In Ear Park 4AD
52 The Waking Eyes * Holding Onto Whatever It Is Coalition
53 Her Space Holiday XOXO Panda, And The New Kid Revival Mush
54 Kings Of Leon Only By The Night RCA
55 Tigerrr Beat * Don't Bother Me While I'm Doing Magic Independent
56 Wintermitts * Heirloom Independent
57 Novillero * A Little Tradition Mint
58 Mr. Pine * Rewilding Whiskey Lad
59 Artist Of The Year * vELOUR bRIGADE Cheezy Soundz
60 Waking Eyes * Holding On To Whatever It Is WEA
61 The Stills * Oceans Will Rise Arts & Crafts
62 Winter Gloves * About A Girl Paper Bag
63 The Magnificent 7's * Dirty Roads Transistor 66
64 Various * Paper Bag Records Winter Sampler Paper Bag
65 Ruby Coast * Projectable Collections Independent
66 The Craft Economy * Is On Your Side Independent
67 Kaiser Chiefs Off With Their Heads Universal
68 caUSE co-MOTION! It's Time! Slumberland
69 Brian Borcherdt * Coyotes Hand-Drawn Dracula
70 Hexes And Ohs * Bedroom Madness Noise Factory
71 Hank III Damn Right Rebel Proud Sidewalk
72 Women * Women Flemish Eye
73 Hey Rosetta! * Into Your Lungs Sonic
74 Amadou & Mariam Welcome To Mali Because Music
75 Lioness * Lioness New Romantic
76 The Sea And Cake Car Alarm Thrill Jockey
77 The Decemberists Always The Bridesmaid: A Singles Series Capitol
78 Thor * Keep The Dogs Away Scratch
79 These Arms Are Snakes Tail Swallower And Dove Suicide Squeeze
80 Aidan Baker And Tim Hecker* Fantasma Parastasie Alien8
81 Past Lives Strange Symmetry Suicide Squeeze
82 Vatican Chainsaw Massacre * Hazy Skies Over Martha's Vineyard Goodfellow
83 Reefer Reefer Alphapup
84 A Block Of Yellow Do I Do Around Sounds
85 The Matadors * Sweet Revenge Yeah Right!
86 Various * Everybody Dance Now: Songs From Hamilton Vol 3 Independent
87 Menahan Street Band Make The Road By Walking Dunham
88 Bad Flirt * Virgin Talk Kartel
89 Lowfish * Frozen And Broken Noise Factory
90 Blitzen Trapper Furr Sub Pop
91 Green Go * Ghosts Of The Future Independent
92 Aids Wolf * Cities Of Glass Skingraft
93 Hush Arbors Hush Arbors Ecstatic Peace!
94 Religious Knives The Door Ecstatic Peace!
95 Bend Sinister * Stories Of Brothers, Tales Of Lovers Distort
96 Squarepusher Just A Souvenir Warp
97 Santogold Santogold Downtown
98 Jolie Holland The Living And The Dead Anti
99 The Peptides * Stereo Stereo Independent
100 Various * Just West Of Something Big CFRU 93.3 FM


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Rank Artist Title Label
101 Jay Reatard Matador Singles '08 Matador
102 Ian Tyson * Yellowhead To Yellowstone Stony Plain
103 Adam Mowery * Port City Burning Independent
104 The Danks * Samples Independent
105 The One Night Band * Hit And Run Stomp
106 Snow Patrol A Hundred Million Suns Universal
107 Woodhands * Heart Attack Paper Bag
108 Stone River * Valley Of The Butterflies Independent
109 Raygun Cowboys * Raygun Cowboys Stumble
110 Woodland Telegraph * Signs Revival Hymns Northern Folklore
111 Mogwai The Hawk Is Howling Matador
112 Ookpikk * Total Home Job Full-Length Version So Called
113 Kieran Hebden And Steve Reid NYC Domino
114 Lucinda Williams Little Honey Lost Highway
115 Flight Of The Conchords Flight Of The Conchords Sub Pop
116 Max Tundra Parallax Error Beheads You Domino
117 Laura Barrett * Victory Garden Paper Bag
118 Danny Lockwood * A Few Of My Favourite Grooves Independent
119 Don Vail * Don Vail LP Independent
120 The Creepshow * Run For Your Life Stomp
121 Hospital Grade * Secrets & Sawdust Independent
122 Grails Doomsdayer's Holiday Temporary Residence
123 Kate Rogers Band* Beauregard Independent
124 The Organizers * This Old Town's Filled With Sin Independent
125 Mardeen * Read Less Minds Independent
126 The Buttless Chaps * Cartography Mint
127 Parlovr * Parlovr Independent
128 Theset * Never Odd Or Even Independent
129 Q-Tip The Renaissance Universal
130 Hospital Bombers Footnotes Excelsior
131 Parts And Labor Recievers Jagjaguwar
132 Human Highway * Moody Motorcycle Secret City
133 Saint Alvia * Between The Lines Stomp
134 The Fratellis Here We Stand Interscope
135 The Postmarks By-The-Numbers Unfiltered
136 The Clash Live At Shea Stadium Epic
137 The Soiree * Minor Details Independent
138 M. Mucci * Under The Tulip Tree Tall House
139 Dylan Thomas And The Vancouver Vipers* Fortune Teller Miracle Fish Sakamano
140 Balacade * Sundown Morning Old Life
141 Spiral Beach * Bonus! Independent
142 Relief Maps * Graveyard Smash Independent
143 Eagles Of Death Metal Heart On Downtown
144 Fujiya And Miyagi Lightbulbs Deaf Dumb & Blind
145 Larkin Grimm Parplar Young God
146 Nail Salon * Rad City (7-Eleven) Independent
147 Noah And The Whale Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down Cherry Tree
148 The Mississippi Kings * Long Time Comin' Independent
149 Building Castles Out Of Matchsticks * Secret Land Trace
150 Sebastien Grainger * American Names Outside


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Rank Artist Title Label
151 Amelia Curran * War Bridges Six Shooter
152 Valery Gore * Avalanche To The Wandering Bear Do Right
153 Birdapres * Toothpaste Marathon Of Dope
154 Various * Royally Sparked Sparks Music
155 Dropping Out * Demo Independent
156 The White Wires * Girly Girly Girly Going Gaga
157 Chandra Transportation Cantor
158 Trickbag * Tricknology Independent
159 Wet Nose Hero * Congratulations Ha Ha Ha Burnt Oak
160 The Olympic Symphonium * More In Sorrow Than In Anger Forward Music Group
161 The City Streets * Concentrated Living Independent
162 Honey & The Money * The Elephant In The Room EMI Canada
163 Anathallo Canopy Glow Anticon
164 The Walkmen You & Me Gigantic
165 The Hoa Hoa's * Sonic Bloom Optical Sound
166 You Say Party! We Say Die! * Remik's Cube Paper Bag
167 Bison BC * Quiet Earth Metal Blade
168 Beast * Beast Pheromone
169 High Places High Places Thrill Jockey
170 The Hold Steady Stay Positive Vagrant
171 The Public Library * The Dark Birds Independent
172 Cold War Kids Loyalty To Loyalty Downtown
173 Cat Power Dark End Of The Street Matador
174 Antony And The Johnsons Another World Secretly Canadian
175 Tom Gabel Heart Burns Sire
176 Juana Molina Un dia Domino
177 Shout Out Out Out Out/San Serac * In The End It's Your Friends/Friends Normals Welcome
178 Husband And Knife * An End Divorce
179 The Manhattan Love Suicides Burnt Out Landscapes Magic Marker
180 Bette & Wallet * Voici... Bette & Wallet Saspooray
181 Brutal Knights * Living By Yourself + Bonus Deranged
182 DB Buxton Revue* No Refund Independent
183 Campbell Apartment, The Insomniac's Almanac Blacktop
184 Language Arts * Small Run Independent
185 Black Lungs * Send Flowers Dine Alone
186 Trevor Caswell Folksinger Blues TCM
187 XX Teens Welcome To Goon Island Mute
188 Moka Only * Carrots And Eggs Urbnet
189 Longwave Secrets Are Sinister Original Signal
190 The Human Statues * The Human Statues Independent
191 Giant Sand proVISIONS Yep Roc
192 The High Dials * Moon Country Independent
193 Lou Reed Berlin: Live At St. Ann's Warehouse Matador
194 Pretty And Nice Get Young Hardly Art
195 Lara Yule Singh * The Great Divine Independent
196 Saul Williams The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of Niggy Tardust Fader
197 El Guincho Alegranza Young Turks
198 The Cure 4:13 Dream Geffen
199 Compadres Buddy Where You Been? Independent
200 Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes Sub Pop


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