chart recap

Thee Oh Sees

In Chart Recap we take a look at what’s happening on the CMJ charts each week. Check out the CMJ Radio 200 top 20 for the week. CMJ NMR Subscribers can login to view the complete charts.

Alabama Shakes continue on at No. 1 on the Radio 200 charts for a third week with Sound And Color. Best Coast‘s California Nights pushed up to No. 2, but there is still a significant gap between them and Alabama Shakes. My Morning Jacket‘s The Waterfall sat in No. 3 again, but their slowing momentum isn’t a good sign for their chances of reaching No. 1. Blur‘s The Magic Whip climbed to No. 4 as Speedy Ortiz and Mikal Cronin fell to No. 5 and No. 6 respectively. After sitting in No. 8 for a couple of weeks Built To Spill‘s Untethered Moon surprisingly moved up the charts rather than down landing at No. 7. Metz II broke into the top 10, landing at No. 8.

Why Make Sense? from Hot Chip was the top mover this week, climbing up to No. 14 from No. 169. Shamir’s Ratchet was the top debut starting off on the chart at No. 42. College radio faves Thee Oh Sees‘s Mutilator Defeated At Last came in as the most added with well over twice the number of stations adding them as any of the other contenders this week.

After scoring himself the title of top mover on Radio 200 last week, Nosaj Thing‘s Fated topped the RPM charts this time around. But Hot Chip made their debut on RPM at No. 4 this week and will be trying their hand at No. 1 next week. Cassandra Wilson topped the Jazz charts with her release Coming Forth By Day. Alchemist And Oh No held on to No. 1 Hip Hop for a second week, Kamelot remained at the top of Loud Rock, Alabama Shakes are still going strong on Triple A and Buena Vista Social Club wrapped up a sixth week in No. 1 on New World.