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Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 1-11-18

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 1-11-18

Chris Stapleton is #1 at Indie Retail, followed by U2 (pictured). Greta Van Fleet are Top 5; The War on Drugs and Neil Young are Top 10. The Beatles and Fleetwood Mac top the Vinyl Chart…

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #3 - #1

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #3 – #1

Our annual countdown of the people, organizations, ideas, and stories that had impact in 2017 continues with numbers 3 through 1…

NON-COMMvention 2018 Registration Now Open

NON-COMMvention 2018 Registration Now Open

Hotels are taking reservations, and now registration is open with Early Bird rates. Get your act together and rack up some savings by taking advantage of the $60 radio rate – then head over to Kayak and start hunting down a cheap airfare…

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #8 - #4

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #8 – #4

Our annual countdown of the people, organizations, ideas, and stories that had impact in 2017 continues with numbers 8 through 4…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 1-14-18

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 1-14-18

The War on Drugs takes over at #1, with Alice Merton winning the spins battle. Only 9 of the Top 22 had spin increases, so there’s lots of opportunity  for the likes of Nathaniel Rateliff (pictured), and others with new songs…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Songs for the Week Ending 1-14-18

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Songs for the Week Ending 1-14-18

Beck is tops in spins; Portugal. The Man still reaches the largest audience. Alice Merton adds a week best 240+ spins to hold at #4. Foster the People and Weezer climb…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 1-4-18

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart 1-4-18

Kendrick Lamar wins the week, in front of The Beatles and Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings. St. Vincent (pictured), U2 and Beck are all selling where the cool kids shop…

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart - Year End 2017

Indie Music Store CD Sales Chart and Vinyl Sales Chart – Year End 2017

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. was the #1 seller at indie retail this year, followed by The Beatles and Run The Jewels. Jason Isbell (pictured) and Gorillaz round out The Top 5…

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017 - #12 - #9

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017 – #12 – #9

Our annual countdown of the people, organizations, ideas, and stories that had impact in 2017 continues with numbers 12 through 9…

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #17-#13

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #17-#13

Our annual countdown of the people, organizations, ideas, and stories that had impact in 2017 continues with numbers 17 through 13…

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 1-8-18

The Top 22 Triple A Radio Songs 1-8-18

Beck leads both the Triple A and Alternative charts to kick off 2018. On the Triple A side, a virtually unchanged chart as spins return to normal levels after holiday programming…

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 1-8-18

The Top 22 Alternative Rock Radio Songs 1-8-18

Beck leads in spins, but Thirty Seconds to Mars is reaching the most people. Otherwise, not much change in the first chart of 2018 as programmers are set to re-assess playlists this week…

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #22-#18

The Top 22 Players and Stories in Triple A and Adult Rock 2017: #22-#18

Our annual countdown of the people, organizations, ideas, and stories that had impact in 2017 begins with number 22 to 18…

NPR's All Things Considered Examines Triple A Radio

NPR’s All Things Considered Examines Triple A Radio

NPR’s All Things Considered dedicated five minutes to the Triple A Radio scene yesterday, identifying the format’s musical diversity as well as hit-making potential. If you missed it, listen to the story here…

New York Times Schools Radio on How To Do Music Journalism on Video

New York Times Schools Radio on How To Do Music Journalism on Video

The New York Times continues to push into multimedia. Some of it has been truly groundbreaking; all of it solid. Another strong example came over the holidays in the form of a story that walks us through the creation of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”…

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