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Spoon top seller at local record stores, while Vampire Weekend holds steady

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While Vampire Weekend's Contra captured the top spot at a lot of local record stores the previous week, Spoon's seventh album, Transference, released last week on the Merge imprint, topped the charts for the week ending January 24. The album grabbed top spots at Albums on the Hill, Independent Records, Twist & Shout and came in third at Wax Trax. Contra, meanwhile, remained a strong seller and grabbed the second and third slots at some stores. See the full breakdown after the jump.

Albums on the Hill

1.   Spoon - Transference
2.   Thievery Corporation - Radio Retaliation
3.   Vampire Weekend - Contra
4.   Editors - In This Light and On This Evening
5.   Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
6.   Motion City Soundtrack - My Dinosaur Life
7.   Lhasa - Lhasa
8.   Eels - End Times
9.   Lymbyc System - Shutter Release
10. Dave Rawlings Machine - A Friend of a Friend

Independent Records

1.   Spoon - Transference
2.   Young Money - We Are Young Money
3.   Mary J. Blige - Stronger With Each Tear
4.   Gucci Mane - State vs. Radric Davis
5.   Snoop Dogg - Malice N Wonderland
6.   Tech N9NE - K.O.D.
7.   Lady Gaga - Fame Monster
8.   R. Kelly - Untitled
9.   Messy Marv & T Nutty - Tha 2nd & 3rd Letter
10. Birdman - Priceless

Twist & Shout

1.   Spoon - Transference
2.   Vampire Weekend - Contra
3.   Various Artists - Crazy soundtrack
4.   Various Artists - KKHI 101.9
5.   Matt Morris - When Everything Breaks
6.   Cold Ward Kids - Behave Yourself
7.   Rodrigo y Gabriela - 11:11
8.   Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures
9.   Rosanne Cash - List
10. XX - XX

Wax Trax

1.   Eels - End Times
2.   Nick Cave & Warren Ellis - The Road soundtrack
3.   Spoon - Transference
4.   Various Artists - Daptone Gold
5.   Vampire Weekend - Contra
6.   Blockhead - The Music Scene
7.   Blakroc - Blakroc
8.   RJD2 - RJD2
9.   Boris - At Last- Feedbacker
10. Various Artists - Local Anesthetic    

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