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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
February 14, 2010

1.    18...Portastatic...Make It Sound In Tune EP...Merge
2.    15...Mandy More...But That Is Me...Sunbeam
3.    12...Irmin Schmidt & Inner Space...Kamasutra...Crippled Dick Hot Wax
4.    12...Captain Marryat...s/t...Shadoks
5.    12...Vetiver...Tight Knit...Sub Pop
6.    11...Schooner...Duck Kee Sessions...Cytunes.org
7.    10...Various Artists...Funky Fräuleins...Bureau B
8.    10...Various Artists...The Gold Hour Box Set...1928 Recordings
9.    10...Fourtet...There is Love in You...Domino
10.    10...Beach House...Teen Dream...Sub Pop
11.    10...Spoon...Transference...Merge
12.    9...Pierced Arrows...Descending Shadows...Vice
13.    9...Various Artists...The BYG Deal...B-Music/Finders Keepers
14.    9...Various Artists...Gastonia Gallop: Cotton Mill Songs & Hillbilly Blues...Old Hat
15.    9...Felix Obelix...The Tick of the Clock, the Beat in the Chest...Pox World Empire
16.    9...Los Fabulosos Cadillacs...El Arte de la Elegancia...Nacional

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
February 7, 2010

1.    12...Tindersticks...Falling Down a Mountain...Constellation
2.    12...Spoon...Transference...Merge
3.    10...Vetiver...Tight Knit...Sub Pop
4.    10...Fourtet...There is Love in You...Domino
5.    10...Beach House...Teen Dream...Sub Pop
6.    9...Various Artists...Funky Fräuleins...Bureau B
7.    9...Hardal...Hasil? Ne Zaman?...Shadoks
8.    9...Various Artists...Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox...Merge
9.    8...Various Artists...Gastonia Gallop: Cotton Mill Songs & Hillbilly Blues...Old Hat
10.    8...Bird Names...Sings the Browns...Upset the Rhythm
11.    8...Third Eye...Awakening...Shadoks
12.    8...Various Artists...Casual Victim Pile: Austin 2010...Matador
13.    8...Daniel Johnston...Is & Always Was...Eternal Yip Eye
14.    7...Strong Arm Steady...In Search of Stoney Jackson...Blacksmith
15.    7...Organos...The Limbs EP...Pox World Empire
16.    7...Liam Finn & Eliza Jane...Champagne in Seashells...Yep Roc

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 31, 2010

1.    13...Beach House...Teen Dream...Sub Pop
2.    10...Soft Pack...s/t...Kemado
3.    10...Spoon...Transference...Merge
4.    10...Daniel Johnston...Is & Always Was...Eternal Yip Eye
5.    9...Los Fabulosos Cadillacs...El Arte de la Elegancia...Nacional
6.    9...Various Artists...Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox...Merge
7.    9...Love...Love Lost...Sundazed
8.    8...Various Artists...Casual Victim Pile: Austin 2010...Matador
9.    8...Raekwon...Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II...IceH2O/EMI
10.    8...Liam Finn & Eliza Jane...Champagne in Seashells...Yep Roc
11.    7...Abstract Truth...Silver Trees...Shadoks
12.    7...Rural Alberta Advantage...Hometowns...Saddle Creek
13.    7...Third Eye...Awakening...Shadoks
14.    7...City Center...s/t...Type
15.    7...Various Artists...Psychedelic Salvage Company Volumes 1 & 2...Past & Present
16.    7...His & Her Vanities...The Mighty Lunge...Science of Sound
17.    7...Laura Viers...July Flame...Raven Marching Band Records

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 24, 2010

1.    16...Cadillac Jones...Rhythm Method...South City
2.    12...Daniel Johnston...Is & Always Was...Eternal Yip Eye
3.    12...Various Artists...Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox...Merge
4.    12...Various Artists...Fire In My Bones: Raw Rare & Otherworldly African-American Gospel 1944-2007...Tompkins Square
5.    11...John Coltrane...Side Steps (Sampler)...Concord
6.    10...Various Artists...Psychedelic Salvage Company Volumes 1 & 2...Past & Present
7.    10...Various Artists...Forge Your Own Chains...Now Again
8.    10...Love ...Love Lost...Sundazed
9.    9...Asobe Seksu...Rewolf...Polyvinyl
10.    9...Tin Huey...Before Obscurity: The Bushflow Tapes...Smog Veil
11.    9...Tommy T...Prester John Sessions...Easy Star
12.    9...Dam Funk...Toeachizown...Stones Throw
13.    9...Exene Cervenka...Somewhere Gone...Bloodshot
14.    9...Sun Ra and his Arkestra...Rocket Ship Rock...Norton
15.    8...Betty Davis...Is It Love or Desire...Light in the Attic
16.    7...Viosac...You Are Planning to Enjoy the Apocalypse...s/r

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 17, 2010

1.    16...Various Artists...Fire In My Bones: Raw Rare & Otherworldly African-American Gospel 1944-2007...Tompkins Square
2.    16...Love...Love Lost...Sundazed
3.    14...Jezabels...She's So Hard...Waterfront
4.    14...Various Artists...Forge Your Own Chains...Now Again
5.    13...Retribution Gospel Choir...2...Sub Pop
6.    12...Quiero Club...Nueva America...Nacional
7.    12...Laura Viers...July Flame...Raven Marching Band Records
8.    12...Various Artists...Lost Souls Vol. 2...Psych of the South
9.    11...Betty Davis...Is It Love or Desire...Light in the Attic
10.    10...Mance Lipscomb...Best of Mance Lipscomb...Arhoolie
11.    10...Matias Aguayo...Ay Ay Ay...Kompakt
12.    10...King Khan & BBQ Show...Invisible Girl...In the Red
13.    9...Tommy T...Prester John Sessions...Easy Star
14.    9...His & Her Vanities...The Mighty Lunge...Science of Sound
15.    9...Rumel Fuentes...Corridos of the Chicano Movement...Arhoolie
16.    9...Sun Ra and his Arkestra...Rocket Ship Rock...Norton

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 10, 2010

1.    20...Love ...Love Lost...Sundazed
2.    20...Various Artists...Fire In My Bones: Raw Rare & Otherworldly African-American Gospel 1944-2007...Tompkins Square
3.    18...Various Artists...Forge Your Own Chains...Now Again
4.    15...Dam Funk...Toeachizown...Stones Throw
5.    14...Mance Lipscomb...Best of Mance Lipscomb...Arhoolie
6.    13...Sun Ra and his Arkestra...Rocket Ship Rock...Norton
7.    13...Sounds of Liberation...s/t...Porter
8.    12...Various Artists...Shadow Music of Thailand...Sublime Frequencies
9.    11...Betty Davis...Is It Love or Desire...Light in the Attic
10.    10...Home Blitz...O.ut o.f P.hase...Richie
11.    10...Miguel Zenon...Esta Plena...Marsalis
12.    10...Matias Aguayo...Ay Ay Ay...Kompakt
13.    10...Trayer...One Over Zero...Porter
14.    10...Various Artists...Lost Souls Vol. 2...Psych of the South
15.    10...Nana Grizol...Ruth...Orange Twin
16.    9...Pere Ubu...Long Live Père Ubu!...Hearpen
17.    9...King Khan & BBQ Show...Invisible Girl...In the Red

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
January 3, 2010

1.    12...Betty Davis...Is It Love or Desire...Light in the Attic
2.    10...Real Estate...s/t...Woodsist
3.    9...Various Artists...Lost Souls Vol. 2...Psych of the South
4.    9...Sounds of Liberation...s/t...Porter
5.    9...Michael & the Mumbles...s/t...De Stijl
6.    9...Various Artists...Psychedelic Super Piotr Soundtrack...Past & Present
7.    8...Trayer...One Over Zero...Porter
8.    8...Various Artists...Shadow Music of Thailand...Sublime Frequencies
9.    8...Pere Ubu...Long Live Père Ubu!...Hearpen
10.    8...King Khan & BBQ Show...Invisible Girl...In the Red
11.    8...Annie...Don't Stop...Totally/Smalltown Supersound
12.    8...Various Artists...Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Ghanaian Blues, 1968-81...Soundway
13.    8...Various Artists...Daptone Gold...Daptone
14.    8...Wembley...Keywords for Robots...s/r
15.    7...Diego Bernal...For Corners...Exponential
16.    7...Animal Collective...Fall Be Kind EP...Domino

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
December 13, 2009

1.    14...King Khan & BBQ Show...Invisible Girl...In the Red
2.    12...Various Artists...Speaking My Mind: New Rubble Vol. 2...Past & Present
3.    12...Vitalic...Flashmob...Pias
4.    12...CFCF...Continent...Paper Bag
5.    12...Pants Yell!...Received Pronounciation...Slumberland
6.    12...Budos Band...s/t EP...Daptone
7.    11...Real Estate...s/t...Woodsist
8.    11...Slavic Soul Party!...Taektron...Barbès
9.    11...Annie...Don't Stop...Totally/Smalltown Supersound
10.    11...Various Artists...Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Ghanaian Blues, 1968-81...Soundway
11.    10...Jookabox...Dead Zone Boys...Asthmatic Kitty
12.    10...MV & EE...Barn Nova...Ecstatic Peace
13.    10...Various Artists...Daptone Gold...Daptone
14.    9...Chuck Prophet...¡Let Freedom Ring!...Yep Roc
15.    9...Espers...III...Drag City
16.    9...Pens...Hey Friend! What You Doing?...De Stijl
17.    8...Jackson Conti...Sujinho...Mochilla

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
December 6, 2009

1.    16...Various Artists...Daptone Gold...Daptone
2.    12...Slavic Soul Party!...Taektron...Barbès
3.    12...Annie...Don't Stop...Totally/Smalltown Supersound
4.    11...Various Artists...Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Ghanaian Blues, 1968-81...Soundway
5.    11...Pants Yell!...Received Pronounciation...Slumberland
6.    10...CFCF...Continent...Paper Bag
7.    10...Cold Cave...Love Comes Close...Matador
8.    10...Pens...Hey Friend! What You Doing?...De Stijl
9.    10...Budos Band...s/t EP...Daptone
10.    9...Gus Gus...24/7...Kompakt
11.    9...Cave Singers...Welcome Joy...Matador
12.    9...Various Artists...Everybody Jive to the London Rock...Psychic Circle
13.    9...Wu-Tang Clan...Enter the Dubstep...Frank Radio
14.    9...Johnny Paycheck...Nowhere to Run: the Little Darlin' Years 1966-1970...Omni
15.    8...Very Best...Warm Heart of Africa...Green Owl
16.    8...Moebius/Plank/Neumeier...Zero Set...Bureau B

 

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WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: 
November 29, 2009

1.    12...Pens...Hey Friend! What You Doing?...De Stijl
2.    11...Dynamite Brothers...Again...s/r
3.    10...Gods Gift...Pathology...Hyped 2 Death
4.    10...Soft Company...EP...s/r
5.    10...Various Artists...Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Ghanaian Blues, 1968-81...Soundway
6.    10...Various Artists...Daptone Gold...Daptone
7.    9...Disco Doom...Dream Electric...Cargo
8.    9...Johnny Paycheck...Nowhere to Run: the Little Darlin' Years 1966-1970...Omni
9.    9...Mulatu Astatke...New York - Addis - London: the Story of Ethio Jazz, 1965-75...Strut
10.    9...OOIOO...Armonico Hewa...Thrill Jockey
11.    9...Pants Yell!...Received Pronounciation...Slumberland
12.    8...Budos Band...s/t EP...Daptone
13.    8...Cold Cave...Love Comes Close...Matador
14.    8...Househearts...Live at Comfest '83...Old 3C
15.    8...On Fillmore...Extended Vacation...Dead Oceans
16.    8...Polynya...Crop Rotation...Childhood Pet
17.    8...Roman Candle...Oh Tall Tree in the Ear...Carnival Recordings