The Industry

Arcade Fire, Los Lobos top sellers at local stores

Arcade Fire's latest effort, The Suburbs, continues to dominate the local charts, claiming the top spots at Albums on the Hill, Twist & Shout and Wax Trax for the week ending August 15. Los Lobos' Tin Can Trust, released August 3 on Shout! Factory, performed well, as did Wolf Parade's Expo 86 , M.I.A.'s Maya and Eminem's Recovery. See the full breakdown after the jump.

Top Sellers 8.15.2010

Albums on the Hill

1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2. Various Artists - Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (original motion picture soundtrack) 3. Sundowner - We Chase the Waves 4. Darrell Scott - Crooked Road 5. Los Lobos - Tin Can Trust 6. Modest Mouse - Moon & Antarctica (10th anniversary edition) 7. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More 8. Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky - Red Horse 9. We Landed on the Moon - This One for the Books 10. David Wilcox - Open Hand

Independent Records

1. Eminem - Recovery 2. Bun-B - Trill O.G. 3. Tech N9NE Collabos - Gates Mixed Plate 4. Avenged Sevenfold - Nightmare 5. Rick Ross - Teflon Don 6. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 7. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot 8. Drake - Thank Me Later 9. Five Finger Death Punch - War Is the Answer 10. Messy Marv - Thizz City

Twist & Shout

1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2. Wolf Parade - Expo 86 3. Gov't Mule - Mulennium 4. Woody Guthrie - Greatest Songs 5. Black Crowes - Croweology 6. Los Lobos - Tin Can Trust 7. M.I.A. - Maya 8. The Black Keys - Brothers 9. Crowded House - Intriguer 10. Blitzen Trapper - Destroyer of the Void

Wax Trax

1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2. Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse - Dark Night Of The Soul 3. Best Coast - Crazy For You 4. Warlock Pinchers - Bomb The Franklin Mint 5. Budos Band - III 6. M.I.A. - Maya 7. Wire - Send 8. Pussy Galore - Unauthorised Oven Bait 9. Scissor Sisters - Night Work 10. Various Artists - Local Anesthetic

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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