KZUU Top 30: 3/4/11

This week’s number one artist didn’t have to travel too far to steal the top slot away. Gathered Ghosts, AKA Yarn Owl/Craft Spells member and former KZUU Music Director Javier Suarez took #1 this week by a large margin, partly due to the awesome house show he played last Friday, and party due to how absolutely fantastic his music his. If you don’t believe me, Jav took out Cut Copy, Cloud Nothings and James Blake without even releasing an album. His Sampler basically includes some demos and in-progress songs. If that doesn’t speak to the quality of songwriting, I don’t know what does.

In other charting news, Cut Copy stayed strong, coming in at #2. Toro y Moi and Yuck came in #6 and #7, respectively. Ghost Animal, a Portland band (and friends of KZUU) spent their first week in the charts at #14. James Blake‘s self-titled debut lost a little steam, coming in at #16. All in all, a great week guys. Keep an eye out for even more new music on Monday!

-Adam

KZUU Top 30: 3/4/11

1. Gathered Ghosts – Sampler

2. Cut Copy – Zonoscope

3. The Cave Singers – No Witch

4. Cloud Nothings – Cloud Nothings

5. Deerhoof – Deerhoof vs. Evil

6. Toro y Moi – Underneath the Pine

7. Yuck – Yuck

8. Smith Westerns – Dye It Blonde

9. Telekinesis – 12 Desperate Straight Lines

10. Millionyoung – Replicants

11. Minks – By the Hedge

12. Tapes n’ Tapes – Outside

13. Bright Eyes – The People’s Key

14. Ghost Animal – Youth

15. Goldenboy – Sleepwalker

16. James Blake – James Blake

17. La Sera – La Sera

18. Loch Lomond – Little Me Will Start A Storm

19. Mariage Blanc – Mariage Blanc

20. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake

21. Belle and Sebastian – Write About Love

22. The Dears – Degeneration Society

23. Destroyer – Kaputt

24. Jessica Lea Mayfield – Tell Me

25. Tennis – Cape Dory

26. Warm Ghost – Uncut Diamond EP

27. DOM – Sun Bronzed Greek Gods

28. Ducktails – Ducktails III: Arcade Dynamics

29. East River Pipe – We Live In Rented Rooms

30. Esben & the Witch – Violent Cries

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