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The Top 22 Players In Triple A and Adult Rock 2016 (#13 - #9)

The Top 22 Players In Triple A and Adult Rock 2016 (#13 – #9)

Our annual countdown of the people, organizations, ideas, and stories that had impact in 2016 continues with #13 through #9…

Worth Watching: Radio Sets from Leon Bridges, X Ambassadors, Langhorne Slim

Worth Watching: Radio Sets from Leon Bridges, X Ambassadors, Langhorne Slim

Taking a trip around Triple A for a few strong radio performances, including a Tiny Desk Concert from one of the year’s best: Leon Bridges…

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn Wants to Raise $1 Billion for Public Radio in Five Years [Video]

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn Wants to Raise $1 Billion for Public Radio in Five Years [Video]

NPR CEO Jarl Mohn, in speaking at the 15th Annual NON-COMMvention, stated his goal of raising $1 Billion for Public Radio by the time he leaves. This, and why he thinks pubradio has advantages over commercial radio…

Worth Watching - Pubradio Edition: Death Cab, Decemberists, Marling, Carlile

Worth Watching – Pubradio Edition: Death Cab, Decemberists, Marling, Carlile

Some great new video performances as Death Cab For Cutie perform a Tiny Desk Concert; Laura Marling and Brandi Carlile hit WFUV, and The Decemberists visit The Current…

Worth Watching: SXSW Radio Roundup Part 2

Worth Watching: SXSW Radio Roundup Part 2

Apparently, some people did more than just post selfies from “South By” — some actually worked. We share some of that work from WFUV, WXPN, KUTX, and more…

Oakland Roots Artist Wins NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest

Oakland Roots Artist Wins NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest

Oakland, California’s Fantastic Negrito has been named the winner of NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest. Hear why, and check out a few runners up…

Tiny Desk Contest Could Be An A&R Bonanza

Tiny Desk Contest Could Be An A&R Bonanza

With just two days to go before the winner is announced, we recommend spending an hour with NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest – which is showcasing some really fantastic unknowns…

15th Annual NON-COMMvention Registration Opens; Official Hotel Announced

15th Annual NON-COMMvention Registration Opens; Official Hotel Announced

It’s go-time, people. Registration for the 15th Annual NON-COMMvention is now open, with radio personnel able to attend for as little as $60. The Official Hotel is taking reservations too…

Artist Spotlight: Strand of Oaks [Exclusive Video]

Artist Spotlight: Strand of Oaks [Exclusive Video]

Tim Showalter has been releasing music since at least 2009, but his latest appears to be the breakthrough. Count Tim’s friends in high places and watch exclusive video from the NON-COMMvention…

Hozier Has a Monster Week Thanks to NON-COMM Radio [Exclusive Video]

Hozier Has a Monster Week Thanks to NON-COMM Radio [Exclusive Video]

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier made a very strong showing at the 14th Annual NON-COMMvention Thursday, and then got a huge sales bump from NPR’s ATC on Friday…

NON-COMMvention Sneak Peak: Thursday [Video]

NON-COMMvention Sneak Peak: Thursday [Video]

With the NON-COMMvention kicking off in just a week, let’s check out music and videos from some newer names like The Both, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Those Darlins, Benjamin Booker, and Shovels & Rope…

The Top 22 AAA Radio Songs: 5-4-14

The Top 22 AAA Radio Songs: 5-4-14

The Black Keys hold at #1 and Kongos crash The Top 5 on an otherwise relatively static chart. Sam Smith has a big week to debut at #16 in The Top 22…

NON-COMMvention Sneak Peak: Wednesday [Video]

NON-COMMvention Sneak Peak: Wednesday [Video]

Lots of new names on the NON-COMMvention slate this year — here’s a look and listen to some of Wednesday’s performers: HAIM, Asgeir, Grizfolk, and No Sinner…

Webby Awards Honor Best Music, Media, and More on the Web

Webby Awards Honor Best Music, Media, and More on the Web

The winners of the 18th Webby Awards have been announced, handing out kudos to Arcade Fire, Jay Z, and Pitchfork, among many others. Find some time to peruse the music related winners and nominees…

The Top 22 AAA Radio Songs: 4-27-14

The Top 22 AAA Radio Songs: 4-27-14

The Black Keys reign supreme, Phillip Phillips moves into The Top 10; and two new white guy soul acts as Sam Smith and St. Paul and the Broken Bones (pictured) enter The Top 22…

NON-COMMvention Sessions Announced

NON-COMMvention Sessions Announced

Issues facing AAA NON-COMM stations range from how to take the mission to digital to how to handle heritage artists while targeting younger demos. Check the topics covered in this year’s meetings…

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