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Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 11-16-17

Metallica’s Master of Puppets re-issue tops the chart, with an REM re-issue at #2. Taylor Swift is selling even where the cool kids shop, as is Greta Van Fleet and Angel Olsen…

Record Store Day Black Friday 2018 Features Some Fine Collectibles

Ten years in, Record Store Day (and its Black Friday post script) seems to get more and more creative, with collectible gems that include new U2 music being released on Jack White’s Third Man label…

NON-COMMvention 2018 Dates Announced

White smoke was seen wafting from the WXPN studios, and that can only mean two things: In this particular case, it’s that the dates for the 18th Annual NON-COMMvention have been announced…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 11-19-17

Manchester Orchestra adds 80+ spins to gran the #1 spot, ahead of Beck and Moon Taxi. Alice Merton is Top 5, and The War on Drugs is Top 10. The National, Morrissey, and St. Vincent adding spins…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 11-9-17

Bob Dylan’s 13th bootleg installment tops the chart, with Beck, Richard Thompson, Sam Smith, Barnett/Vile, Nahko, and Robert Plant in The Top 10. St.Vincent at #11…

Portugal.The Man Breaks Through in a World Full of The Same Sh*t Everywhere

When Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” became the biggest rock crossover song in five years, it made me think about why that doesn’t happen more often, and whether things might be about to change…