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Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart: 5-24-15

After 18-odd years, Faith No More (pictured) returns with a #1 album at Indie Retail. Other notables include twenty one pilots, The Helio Sequence, Brandon Flowers, Butch Walker, and Built to Spill…

Editor’s Pick: Joy Williams Drops Another New Song

With the release of her solo album still a month away, Joy Williams releases a stunning ballad. Take a listen, and watch the video for her first single “Woman(Oh Mama)”…

Labels and Stations Behaving Badly: Wolf Alice in Minneapolis

When competitive stations fight over a developing act, it’s usually a good thing for the artist and label. We’re not so sure in the recent case of Wolf Alice in Minneapolis…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs: 5-24-15

A split decision at Triple A as Of Monsters and Men land at #1 in spin count, but it’s actually James Bay that now reached the most audience (#3 spins). Elle King is Top 10 and Decemberists’ Wrong Year is Top 22…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart: 5-17-15

Incubus (pictured) debuts at #1 at Mom and Pop retail. Alabama Shakes have both of their albums in The Top 22; Good week for My Morning Jacket, Tallest Man on Earth, Father John Misty, and more…

22 Things You Can Do Instead of Arguing With Record Reps

A lesson from a recovering record label abuser: Beating up reps over concert co-promotes is a waste of time and valuable resources. Here’s what you should do instead…