RSSArchive for 2017

Forecast - Chuck Berry, Spoon, The Record Company, Paul Shaffer

Forecast – Chuck Berry, Spoon, The Record Company, Paul Shaffer

Chuck Berry’s posthumous release, plus tracks from Spoon, The Record Company, and Paul Shaffer and the World’s Most Dangerous Band are under consideration…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart (3-16-17)

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart (3-16-17)

The Shins “Heartworms” debuts at #1, with Elliott Smith, Ed Sheeran, and Valerie June all in The Top 5. Nods to Hurray for the Riff Raff for a Top 10…

Social Media Usage Consolidating; Habits Differ Among Younger Demos

Social Media Usage Consolidating; Habits Differ Among Younger Demos

When most radio stations talk about their must-have social platforms, they would include Twitter in that group. They would be wrong…

Worth Watching - SXSW Snapshot

Worth Watching – SXSW Snapshot

Our friends at WFUV/New York give us a snapshot of SXSW with stripped down performances from The New Pornographers, Sundara Karma, and Alex Lahey…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs (3-19-17)

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs (3-19-17)

The Head and the Heart leads Ed Sheeran and Rag N Bone Man. Lorde is racking up spins at #6, and Portugal. The Man debuts in The Top 22…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs (3-19-17)

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs (3-19-17)

Rag N Bone Man is tops, ahead of Imagine Dragons and Twenty One Pilots. Bastille is Top 10; Cage the Elephant and Lorde climb…

Forecast - Fleet Foxes, The Record Company, Benjamin Booker

Forecast – Fleet Foxes, The Record Company, Benjamin Booker

The return of Fleet Foxes has been long-awaited, and they’re showing momentum. See what else is spinning in Triple A music meetings…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart (3-9-17)

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart (3-9-17)

Ed Sheeran is so red hot that even the cool kids are buying his new set. Temples have a great week at #2; Ryan Adams and Grandaddy are Top 5…

Linkage - SXSW, Paul McGuinness Scolds YouTube, Remembering Tommy LiPuma

Linkage – SXSW, Paul McGuinness Scolds YouTube, Remembering Tommy LiPuma

How good is SXSW for actual Austin artists? Plus, what U2’s former manager really thinks of YouTube, and Tommy LiPuma passes…

Radio's Hold On Music Discovery Slips

Radio’s Hold On Music Discovery Slips

Radio’s stranglehold on the music discovery position has slipped, according to new findings from Edison Research and Triton Digital…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs (3-12-17)

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs (3-12-17)

The Head and the Heart, Rag N Bone Man, and The Shins are 1-2-3. Lorde (pictured) debuts at #12; Lumineers and Imagine Dragons add spins…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs (3-12-17)

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs (3-12-17)

A split decision with Rag N Bone Man at #1 in spins, and Imagine Dragons reaching the biggest audience. Cold War Kids moves up to #9, and Lorde debuts at #15…

Forecast - Fleet Foxes, Sheryl Crow, Portugal. The Man

Forecast – Fleet Foxes, Sheryl Crow, Portugal. The Man

Lotsa options as Fleet Foxes return, along with Sheryl Crow and Lorde. Portugal. The Man (pictured) and Trombone Shorty are garnering interest as well…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart (3-2-17)

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart (3-2-17)

Ryan Adams is #1 at mom & pop retail, ahead of an impressive #2 for Old 97’s. Alison Krauss and Son Volt fill out a strong Top 10 for Americana…

Dan Auerbach Announced for the NON-COMMversation; More Artists Added

Dan Auerbach Announced for the NON-COMMversation; More Artists Added

Musician and producer Dan Auerbach will be the guest in this year’s NON-COMMversation; Robert Cray, Benjamin Booker, and three more artists have been added to the showcase lineup…

Worth Watching - Lorde, New Pornographers, Mellencamp, More

Worth Watching – Lorde, New Pornographers, Mellencamp, More

Problem high schoolers tear the joint up in The New Pornographers clip, Lorde returns, and John Mellencamp is in vintage form…

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