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Midyear 2011: 88.1 KDHX top album spins

Midyear 2011: 88.1 KDHX top album spins Kat Touschner
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Calculators tapping, paper rolls flying -- KDHX midyear album spins are in. Here's all of the albums and EPs, national and local, that are getting the most airplay on 88.1 KDHX, released so far this year.

Like the spin results at the end of 2010, there are a few expected list-toppers and more than a few surprises. If you'd like to follow along with our ever-changing weekly charts, bookmark or subscribe to our charts page.

Be sure to check out the 88.1 KDHX DJ top 10 favorite albums of midyear 2011 and become a fan of your favorite show to join in on the discussion of all these midyear lists.

Midyear 2011 Top 40 National Spins

Spins Artist Album
94 The Decemberists The King Is Dead
74 PJ Harvey Let England Shake
62 The Blind Eyes With a Bang
60 Hayes Carll KMAG YOYO
57 Yuck Yuck
57 Gregg Allman Low Country Blues
55 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Belong
55 Devotchka 100 Lovers
53 Drive-By Truckers Go-Go Boots
50 Destroyer Kaputt
50 Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears Scandalous
44 Raphael Saadiq Stone Rollin'
44 Ha Ha Tonka Death of a Decade
43 Cut Copy Zonoscope
42 Gang of Four Content
42 Lucinda Williams Blessed
40 Dum Dum Girls He Gets Me High
38 Booker T. Jones The Road From Memphis
37 Dengue Fever Cannibal Courtship
37 Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues
37 R.E.M. Collapse Into Now
36 Apex Manor The Year of Magical Drinking
36 The Head and the Heart The Head and the Heart
36 The Baseball Project Vol. 2 High and Inside
35 TV on the Radio Nine Types of Light
35 Asobi Seksu Fluorescence
35 Wanda Jackson The Party Ain't Over
34 The Raveonettes Raven in the Grave
33 Ringo Death Starr Colour Tripp
33 The Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part 2
32 Rum Drum Ramblers Mean Scene
32 Smith Westerns Dye It Blonde
32 Radiohead King of Limbs
31 Bright Eyes The People's Key
31 Paul Simon So Beautiful or So What
31 Thao & Mirah Thao & Mirah
30 Abigail Washburn City of Refuge
29 David Lowery The Palace Guards
29 Adele 21
29 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Here We Rest


Midyear 2011 Top 19 Local Spins

62 The Blind Eyes With a Bang
32 Rum Drum Ramblers Mean Scene
18 Ian Walsh and Kevin Buckley Keeping It Real
18 Theodore Blood Signs EP
18 Zion Crying For Freedom
17 Cumberland Gap Dreams of Living
17 The Painkillers The Painkillers
17 VA STL LOUD Volume 1
12 Humdrum The Arrangement
9 The Bob Band Greasy Side Down
9 Bunnygrunt Lady, You Just Got Von... 7"
9 Prairie Rehab Philology
9 Grace Basement Broke Up Man 7"
8 Jump Starts Ready, Set, Go
8 The Real Macaws Standing Alone
7 Firedog Wait to Die EP
7 Blood Pony Escapists
6 Pelvic Girdles Sad Hammer
5 Terry Lee Whetstone Red Grass

Methodological note: Data is based on spins from January 1, 2011 to June 24, 2011. Only the top 40 national albums and EPs and top 19 local releases were included. Only 2011 releases (not reissues) were included.

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