BESTSELLERS AT LOCAL INDEPENDENT RECORD STORES for the week of October 7

1. Visqueen Sunset on Dateland (Blue Disguise)

2. Smoosh She Like Electric (Pattern 25)

3. Modest Mouse Good News for People Who Love Bad News (Epic)

4. The Postal Service Give Up (Sub Pop)

5. The Presidents of the United States of America Love Everybody (Pusa Inc)

6. These Arms Are Snakes Oxeneers or the Lion Sleeps When Its Antelope Go Home (Jade Tree)

7. Mountain Con Dusty Zeros Dirty Ones (Big Record Company)

8. The Shins Oh, Inverted World (Sub Pop)

9. Various Artists Wheedle's Groove (Light in the Attic)

10. Death Cab For Cutie Transatlanticism (Barsuk)

11. IQU Sun Q (Sonic Boom)

12. The Shins Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)

13. Super Deluxe Lolita EP (self-released)

14. Vells Fight from Echo Falls (Imputer)

15. A.C. Newman The Slow Wonder (Matador)

16. Supersuckers Live at the Magic Bag Ferndale, MI (Mid-Fi)

17. Bill Frisell Unspeakable (Nonesuch)

18. Pearl Jam Live at Benaroya Hall (Ten Club)

19. S Puking and Crying (Suicide Squeeze)

20. Argo Jet Packs for Everyone (Ana-them)

Compiled from figures at Easy Street Records (West Seattle and Queen Anne), Silver Platters (Northgate, Southcenter, and Bellevue) and Sonic Boom (Capitol Hill, Ballard, and Fremont).

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