The Industry

Neil Young, Deerhunter, Blonde Redhead, Ice Cube top sellers at local stores

Le Noise, Neil Young's collaboration with producer Daniel Lanois, released last week on Reprise, claimed the top spot at Twist & Shout, checked in at number three at Albums on the Hill and rounded out the top ten at Wax Trax for the week ending October 3. Deerhunter's Halcyon Digest, meanwhile, released last week on 4AD, debuted at number one at Albums on the Hill and sold well at both Twist & Shout and Wax Trax. Finally, Blonde Redhead's latest effort, Penny Sparkle, was the top seller at Wax Trax, while Ice Cube's new disc, I Am the West, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records. See the full breakdown after the jump.

Top Sellers 10.03.2010

ALBUMS ON THE HILL

1. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 2. Michael Franti & Spearhead - The Sound of Sunshine 3. Neil Young - Le Noise 4. Bad Religion - The Dissent of Man 5. The Books - The Way Out 6. Robert Plant - Band of Joy 7. The Posies - Blood/Candy 8. Munly & the Lupercalians - Petr & the Wulf 9. Cut Chemist - Sound of the Police 10. Black Mountain - Wilderness Heart

INDEPENDENT RECORDS

1. Ice Cube - I Am the West 2. Lil Boosie - Incarcerated 3. Gucci Mane - Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted 4. Eminem - Recovery 5. Linkin Park - Thousand Suns 6. Trey Songz - Passion, Pain & Pleasure 7. Tech N9ne Collabos - Gates Mixed Plate 8. Twiztid - Heartbroken & Homicidal 9. Bun-B - Trill O.G. 10. Cee-Lo - Fuck You!

TWIST & SHOUT

1. Neil Young - Le Noise 2. Eric Clapton - Clapton 3. Michael Franti & Spearhead - Sound of Sunshine 4. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 5. Santana - Guitar Heaven 6. John Legend & the Roots - Wake Up 7. Arcade Fire - Suburbs 8. Ray LaMontagne - God Willing & the Creek Don't Rise 9. Black Angels - Phosphene Dream 10. Robert Plant - Band of Joy

WAX TRAX

1. Blonde Redhead - Penny Sparkle 2. Grinderman - Grinderman 2 3. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me 4. Abe Vigoda - Crush 5. Le Divorce - Pull Yourself Together 6. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 7. Torche - Songs for Singles 8. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 9. Neil Young - Le Noise 10. Git Some - Loose Control

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