This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste.
Yo la Tengo and Tame Impala are still doing well this week; however, new to the mix and top selling at Good Records and CD source is Denton's Toro y Moi. Lance Price, CD Source owner, says this is his best-selling record to date in the store.
A few unexpected albums reached the top at CD Source. "I was surprised by the Helloween reissue, because we previously didn't have that much of a demand for their titles," says Price. "I was also surprised at the longevity of the Skrillex title since it's been out for almost two years."
Mark Church, sales associate at Good Records, was happy to see a classic endure. "John Coltrane on the list for the second time," Church says. "Good taste in music still exists!"
"I'm glad to see Aaron Neville's release doing so well," Price says. "His music and voice are timeless."
Good Records: 1. Foxygen -We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic LP 2. Tame Impala -Lonerism LP 3. Yo La Tengo -Fade LP 4. Local Natives -Hummingbird LP 5. Alt-J -An Awesome Wave CD 6. Various Artists -Diablos Del Ritmo 1960-1985 7. Foxygen -We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic CD 8. Toro Y Moi -Anything In Return LP 9. Toro Y Moi -Anything In Return CD 10. John Coltrane -A Love Supreme LP
CD Source: 1. Toro Y Moi - Anything in Return 2. Adam Ant - Is The BlueBlack Hussar Marrying The Gunner's Daughter 3. Bad Religion - True North 4. Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards 5. Aaron Neville - My True Story 6. 2 Chainz - Based on a T.R.U. Story 7. Phillip Phillips - The World From the Side of the Moon 8. Skrillex - Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites 9. Helloween - Straight Out of Hell (reissue) 10. Imagine Dragons - Night Visions
Bill's Records: 1. Mumford and Sons - Babel 2. Avett Brothers - Carpenter 3. Civil Wars - Martin Hollow 4. Black Keys - El Camino 5. Gary Clark Jr. - Blak & Blu 6. Pistol Annies - Hell on Heels 7. Ben Harper - By My Side 8. Sarah Jaffe - Body Wins 9. Ray Wylie Hubbard - Grifter's Hymnal 10. Chris Knight - Little Victories
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