The Industry

Black Keys and Ratatat strong sellers at local record stores

The Black Keys' latest effort, Brothers, continues to be strong seller locally, grabbing the top spot at Twist & Shout and claiming the second slot at Albums on the Hill for the week ending June 13.

Jack Johnson's new album, To the Sea, and Ratatat's latest LP4, released last week on XL Recordings, are the only two other titles that crossed over this week, with the former checking in at number one at Albums on the Hill and number six at Twist, while LP4 snagged the third slot at Albums on the Hill and the fourth at Twist & Shout.

See the complete breakdown after the jump.

Top Sellers 6.13.2010

Albums on the Hill

1. Jack Johnson - To the Sea 2. Black Keys - Brothers 3. Ratatat - LP4 4. Mr. Anonymous - Mr. Anonymous 2 5. Sleigh Bells - Treats 6. Whitechapel - New Era of Corruption 7. Janelle Monae - Archandroid 8. Teenage Fanclub - Shadows 9. Against Me - White Crosses 10. Frightened Rabbit - Winter of Mixed Drinks

Independent Records

1. Plies - Goon Affiliated 2. Kutt Calhoun - Raw & Un-Kutt 3. B.o.B - B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray 4. Christina Aguilera - Bionic 5. DJ Clay - Book of the Wicked Chapter 1 6. E-40 - Revenue Retrievin': Day Shift/Night Shift 7. Whitechapel - New Era of Corruption 8. 8Ball & MJG - Ten Toes Down 9. Black Keys - Brothers 10. Usher - Raymond v. Raymond

Twist & Shout

1. Black Keys - Brothers 2. Band of Horses - Infinite Arms 3. LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening 4. Ratatat - LP4 5. Blitzen Trapper - Destroyer of the Void 6. Jack Johnson - To the Sea 7. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals - Grace Potter & the Nocturnals 8. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More 9. National - High Violet 10. Widespread Panic - Dirty Side Down

Wax Trax

1. Warlock Pinchers - Bomb The Franklin Mint 2. Twistable, Tunable Man - Tribute To Shel Silverstein 3. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles 4. Funki Porcini - On 5. Minus the Bear - Omni 6. BLK JKS - Zol! 7. Paul Weller - Wake Up The Nation 8. The National - High Violet 9. Tobacco - Maniac Meat 10. Tokyo Police Club - Champ

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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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