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The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-31-17

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-31-17

A split decision with Beck leading in audience, Alice Merton is tops in spin count. St. Vincent (pictured) is #10 in a week in which virtually all tracks lost spins due to specialty programming…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-31-17

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-31-17

Beck is tops in spins; Portugal. The Man has two tracks in The Top 10. Walk the Moon and Killers adding spins during the holiday week…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 12-21-17

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 12-21-17

Stocking stuffers this year included Chris Stapleton, Eminem, Sharon Jones, U2, and more. St. Vincent and Neil Young also had new music likely to be found under the tree…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-24-17

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-24-17

Beck is #1, ahead of The War on Drugs and spins champ Alice Merton; U2 adds a week-best 50+ spins to move to #9…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-24-17

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-24-17

A split decision as Beck is #1 in spins while Portugal. The Man still reaches the largest audience. Walk the Moon, Alice Merton, The Killers, and Imagine Dragons climb in the off week…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 12-14-17

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 12-14-17

Walker Hayes debuts at #1, U2 is #4, and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings (pictured) is #6. Beck and Jim James are Top 10. See what the cool kids are buying…

Can Lisa Worden Fix Alternative Radio?

Can Lisa Worden Fix Alternative Radio?

No pressure, but the new Alternative Brand Manager at iHeart might be able to take advantage of a big opportunity at Alternative — one that the consultants and corporate guys have been missing…

Dan Auerbach Talks Mark Knopfler, Waiting on a Song, and Easy Eye Sound

Dan Auerbach Talks Mark Knopfler, Waiting on a Song, and Easy Eye Sound

As we head toward NON-COMMvention 2018, here’s a look back at the 2017 NON-COMMversation — WXPN’s Dan Reed talks with Dan Auerbach, who had a great year with “Waiting on a Song”…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-17-17

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-17-17

Manchester Orchestra is #1 in terms of audience; Alice Merton (pictured) is #1 in spins. U2, Imagine Dragons, and Weezer are new to The Top 22…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-17-17

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-17-17

Beck leads in spin count, but it is still Portugal. The Man reaching the largest audience. Alice Merton climbs and The Killers add a week-best 180+ spins to move up to #19….

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 12-7-17

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 12-7-17

U2 debuts at #1 with “Songs of Experience,” with The Stones, Chris Stapleton, Neil Young, and Van Morrison rounding out a classic-leaning Top 5. Bjork and Beck are Top 10…

Editor's Pick - Phoebe Bridgers

Editor’s Pick – Phoebe Bridgers

The LA singer-songwriter with a delicate voice and thousand-pound lyrics gets a light assist from Conor Oberst and John Doe; Her debut may have the best song of the year…

With So Much Clutter, The Need for Curation and Context is Greater Than Ever

With So Much Clutter, The Need for Curation and Context is Greater Than Ever

An infographic created by Cumulus helps visualize just how much competition for attention the digital world has delivered. The radio and the music industries would do well to counter the clutter with context…

NON-COMM 2018 Hotels Reservations Now Being Taken

NON-COMM 2018 Hotels Reservations Now Being Taken

The NON-COMMvention is pleased to announce that the Sheraton Philadelphia University City returns as the official hotel; Also added is a new hotel called The Study. Reservations now being taken…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-10-17

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 12-10-17

A split decision as Manchester Orchestra is #1 in audience; Anderson East lands at #1 in spins. Van William makes a big move, Odesza (pictured) debut in The Top 22…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-10-17

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 12-10-17

Beck is #1 in spins, but Portugal. The Man still has the largest audience. AJR is Top 10, and Bastille adds a week-best 270+ spins to debut at #18…

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