15 January 2018

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Birds of Chicago by Natalie Ginele Miller
Birds of Chicago by Natalie Ginele Miller
  1. Birds of Chicago – American Flowers
  2. The Oh Hellos – Constellations
  3. Franz Ferdinand – Feel the Love Go 
  4. Born Ruffians – Miss You runningmanicon
  5. The Fratellis – Stand up Tragedy runningmanicon
  6. Ralph – Tease
  7. Valerie June – With You (A Sweet Little Love Song Demo)
  8. Worry Dolls – Endless Road
  9. First Aid Kit – Ruins
  10. Vance Joy – We’re Going Home
  11. Django Django – In Your Beat runningmanicon
  12. The Wombats – Turn
  13. MGMT – Hand It Over
  14. Tuns – When You’re Ready
  15. Handsome Ghost – Harvest Moon
  16. The Harmaleighs – Every Single Night
  17. Gabrielle Papillon – Then It Snowed
  18. Black Gold Buffalo – Pearls Deep
  19. Hazel English – Make It Better
  20. Meadowlark – May I Have this Dance
  21. The Vaccines – I Can’t Quit runningmanicon
  22. The Waterboys – Mister Charisma
  23. Blitzen Trapper – Rebel
  24. Joan As Police Woman – Tell Me
  25. The Barr Brothers – You Would Have to Lose Your Mind
  26. Pokey LaFarge – Silent Movie
  27. Josiah and the Bonnevilles – Swing
  28. Steep Canyon Rangers – Going Midwest
  29. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Sail On!
  30. Frank Turner – I am Disappeared 

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1 January 2018

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Jerry Cans (aka Pai Gaalaqautikkut) by Andrew Zwicker
The Jerry Cans (aka Pai Gaalaqautikkut) by Andrew Zwicker
  1. The Jerry Cans (Pai Gaalaqautikkut) – Clouds runningmanicon
  2. Dan Auerbach – Cellophane Angel
  3. The Decemberists – Ben Franklin’s Song
  4. Major Love – Tear It Down runningmanicon
  5. Jeremy Fisher – This is the Good Life
  6. Mary Gauthier – The War after the War
  7. The Wailin’ Jennys – Wildflowers
  8. Good Lovelies – Take Me, Take Me
  9. Belle Adair – Neptune City
  10. Luke Sital-Singh – Thirteen
  11. The Wet Secrets – Tidal Wave of Hate (Baby Let’s Surf) runningmanicon
  12. JD McPherson – HUNTING FOR SUGAR
  13. Joshua Burnside – Blood Drive
  14. Sufjan Stevens – Tonya Harding (In D major)
  15. The Weather Station – You and I (On the Other Side of the World) sun-icon
  16. Julie Fowlis (ft Mary Chapin Carpenter) – A Phiuthrag ’s a Phiuthar sun-icon
  17. Riit – Imiqtaq
  18. Alela Diane – Émigré
  19. First Aid Kit – Fireworks
  20. Grace Turner – Angry
  21. Jade Bird – Cathedral
  22. Ruby Boots – Don’t Talk about It
  23. Donovan Woods – The Worst Way
  24. Little Miss Higgins – Put the Needle On
  25. Nocturnes – Free Falling
  26. Belle & Sebastian – I’ll Be Your Pilot
  27. Sevdaliza – Amandine Insensible
  28. Girlpool – It Gets More Blue
  29. San Fermin – Asleep on the Train
  30. Neil Young (ft Promise of the Real) – Almost Always
  31. Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton – Wildflower Blues
  32. Langhorne Slim – Zombie
  33. Sunflower Bean – I was a Fool
  34. Jim Cuddy – While I was Waiting
  35. The Lumineers (ft Andrew Bird) – Subterranean Homesick Blues

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15 December 2017 (Year-End Review)

2017 Top 150+ Indie Rock & Folk Songs

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Top Row: Michael Kiwanuka (from us.michaelkiwanuka.com), Said the Whale (by Taby Cheng), Arcade Fire (from NPR.org); Middle Row: Alvvays (by Arden Way), JB the First Lady (by Amanda Siebert), Dan Auerbach (by Jason Goodrich), Valerie June (by Danny Clinch), Louis Burns (from vice.com); Bottom Row: Portugal. The Man (by Hayley Young), Buffy Sainte Marie & Tanya Taqaq (from rpm.fm), The Wilderness of Manitoba (from MySpace)

2017 Top 150+ Indie Rock & Folk Songs

  1. Michael Kiwanuka – Cold Little Heart
  2. Said the Whale – I Will Follow You runningmanicon
  3. Arcade Fire – Everything Now runningmanicon
  4. JB the First Lady – O.O.T.G. Fist-small copyrunningmanicon
  5. Alvvays – In Undertow sun-icon
  6. Dan Auerbach – Shine on Me sun-icon
  7. Valerie June – Got Soul sun-icon
  8. Louise Burns – Strange Weather sun-icon
  9. Portugal. The Man – Feel It Still runningmanicon
  10. Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq – You Got to Run Fist-small copyrunningmanicon
  11. The Wilderness of Manitoba – Cindy Runs runningmanicon
  12. Shred Kelly – Archipelago runningmanicon
  13. Serena Ryder – Ice Age runningmanicon
  14. Alvvays – Lollipop (Ode to Jim) runningmanicon
  15. The Weather Station – Thirty sun-icon
  16. Madison Violet – Ohio sun-icon
  17. The Wilderness of Manitoba – Across the Dark sun-icon
  18. Alabama Shakes – Killer Diller Blues
  19. Elliott Brood – ‘Til the Sun Comes Up Again runningmanicon
  20. Beth Ditto – In and Out runningmanicon
  21. Hurray for The Riff Raff – Living in the City runningmanicon
  22. Sam Roberts Band – Rogue Empire runningmanicon
  23. Milo Greene – Afraid of Everything runningmanicon
  24. The War on Drugs – Pain sun-iconrunningmanicon
  25. Dan Auerbach – Waiting on a Song sun-iconrunningmanicon
  26. JD McPherson – LUCKY PENNY runningmanicon
  27. Whitehorse – Pink Kimono runningmanicon
  28. Fast Romantics – Everybody’s Trying to Steal Your Heart
  29. Cage the Elephant – Sweetie Little Jean (Unpeeled) runningmanicon
  30. Arcade Fire – Put Your Money on Me runningmanicon
  31. Matt Mays – Ola Volo runningmanicon
  32. Bleachers – I Miss Those Days runningmanicon
  33. Begonia – I Don’t Wanna (Love U)
  34. Kate Tempest – Don’t Fall In runningmanicon
  35. Be Charlotte – One Drop runningmanicon
  36. Future Islands – Ran runningmanicon
  37. Blondie – Fun runningmanicon
  38. Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton – Fatal Gift
  39. Terra Lightfoot – You Get High sun-icon
  40. Arcade Fire (ft Mavis Staples) – I Give You Power runningmanicon
  41. Alice Merton – No Roots
  42. BNQT – Unlikely Force sun-icon
  43. Alvvays – Dreams Tonite sun-icon
  44. Julie Fowlis – Dh’èirich Mi Moch Madainn Cheòthar sun-icon
  45. Louise Burns – Storms
  46. St. Vincent – Masseduction
  47. Lindi Ortega – Til the Goin’ Gets Gonesun-icon
  48. K.Flay – Blood in the Cut runningmanicon
  49. The War on Drugs – Thinking of a Place sun-icon
  50. Alvvays – Plimsoll Punks runningmanicon
  51. First Aid Kit – You are the Problem Here Fist-small copy
  52. Jake Bugg – How Soon the Dawn sun-icon
  53. Kele Okereke – Streets Been Talkin’
  54. Beach House – Chariot sun-icon
  55. The xx – I Dare You
  56. Vance Joy – Lay It on Me
  57. Saint Etienne – Dive runningmanicon
  58. Elliott Brood – Dig a Little Hole runningmanicon
  59. pronoun – a million other things
  60. Imagine Dragons (ft K.Flay) – Thunder runningmanicon
  61. Fast Romantics – American Love
  62. Greta Van Fleet – Highway Tune runningmanicon
  63. The Glorious Sons – Everything is Alright runningmanicon
  64. Saskwatch – December Nights runningmanicon
  65. Gasoline Lollipops – Love is Free runningmanicon
  66. Fast Romantics – Why We Fight runningmanicon
  67. The War on Drugs – In Chains sun-icon
  68. Skip Marley – Lions
  69. Jon and Roy – Runner
  70. St. Vincent – Los Ageless
  71. Cults – Offering
  72. Twin Bandit – Everything Under the Sun sun-icon
  73. Escondido – Darkness sun-icon
  74. Iron & Wine – Call It Dreaming sun-icon
  75. Josh Ritter – Thunderbolt’s Goodnight sun-icon
  76. Rag’n’Bone Man – Skin
  77. Tash Sultana – Murder to the Mind
  78. Valerie June – Shakedown
  79. Django Django – Tic Tac Toe runningmanicon
  80. Kim Churchill – Second Hand Car
  81. The Red Aerostat – No Way Back Home runningmanicon
  82. Graeme James – Wish You Well
  83. Andrea Davidson – Sweat You Out runningmanicon
  84. Amy Shark – Adore
  85. Hey Ocean! – Amsterdam
  86. Beck – Up All Night
  87. Wolf Alice – Beautifully Unconventional
  88. Said The Whale (ft Willa) – Nothing Makes Me Happy
  89. The War on Drugs – Up All Night sun-icon
  90. Spoon – I Ain’t the One sun-icon
  91. Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – The Morning Stars
  92. Hurray for The Riff Raff – Hungry Ghost
  93. Sharon Van Etten – The End of the World sun-icon
  94. The Shins – Name for You
  95. Allan Rayman – 13
  96. BROS – Sometimes You Got to Be Sad
  97. George Ezra – Don’t Matter Now
  98. Sarah Slean – Sarah
  99. Jeangu Macrooy – Fire Raging runningmanicon
  100. Sampha – (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano
  101. Bobby Bazini – Leonard Cohen
  102. Port Cities – On the Nights You Stay Home
  103. The Infamous Stringdusters – Gravity
  104. The Deep Dark Woods – Drifting on a Summer’s Night sun-icon
  105. Japandroids – North East South West
  106. Kristin Kontrol – Baby Are You In? runningmanicon
  107. Lights – Savage runningmanicon
  108. Foster the People – I Love My Friends
  109. Passion Pit – I’m Perfect
  110. Terra Lightfoot – Paradise
  111. Whitehorse – Nighthawks
  112. The New Customs – Stretched Upon Your Grave
  113. Rhiannon Giddens – Hey Bébé
  114. The Shins – So Now What
  115. St. Tropez – I Wanna Live in St. Tropez runningmanicon
  116. Future Islands (ft Debbie Harry) – Shadows runningmanicon
  117. St. Vincent – Smoking Section
  118. Nothing But Thieves – Sorry
  119. Wolf Alice – Don’t Delete the Kisses
  120. Deb Talan – Growing Up
  121. Mac Demarco – Baby You’re Out
  122. Mise En Scene – Light in The Night
  123. Blondie – Long Time runningmanicon
  124. Goldfrapp – Systemagic runningmanicon
  125. K.Flay – High Enough runningmanicon
  126. Oh Wonder – Ultralife
  127. Jenn Grant – Paradise
  128. Sc Mira – Mexico 
  129. Declan McKenna – Humongous
  130. The Rural Alberta Advantage – Brother
  131. courtship. – Sunroof
  132. Serena Ryder – Electric Love runningmanicon
  133. Blondie – Already Naked runningmanicon
  134. Grouplove – Spinning
  135. Cold War Kids – Love is Mystical
  136. St. Vincent – Pills
  137. Mother Mother – The Drugs
  138. alt-J – 3WW sun-icon
  139. Samantha Crain – Oh Dear Louis
  140. Fleet Foxes – Third of May / Ōdaigahara sun-icon
  141. Mac Demarco – My Old Man
  142. Stars – California, I Love that Name sun-icon
  143. Methyl Ethel – L’heure des Sorcières
  144. Rag’n’Bone Man – Bitter End
  145. Milky Chance – Ego
  146. Temples – Strange or Be Forgotten
  147. Louise Burns – Who’s the Madman
  148. Valerie June – Two Hearts
  149. Tinariwen – Assàwt
  150. July Talk – Picturing Love
  151. Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
  152. Yukon Blonde – Crazy
  153. Goldfrapp – Anymore
  154. Joy Williams – Ordinary World
  155. July Talk (ft Tanya Tagaq) – Beck + Call
  156. Amelia Curran – Gravity
  157. Walk Off the Earth – Fire in My Soul runningmanicon
  158. Japandroids – No Known Drink or Drug runningmanicon
  159. Current Swell – It Ain’t Right
  160. Milky Chance – Blossom
  161. Broken Social Scene – Halfway Home
  162. Hearing Trees – Today’s Sun
  163. Louise Burns – Hysteria
  164. Future Islands – Cave
  165. Bohdi (ft Cactus?) – Amazing, Pt. 1
  166. Kevin Morby – 1234 runningmanicon

 

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1 December 2017

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JB the First Lady
JB the First Lady (by Amanda Siebert)
  1. JB the First Lady – O.O.T.G. runningmanicon
  2. Mister and Mississippi – The Repetition of Being Alone
  3. Lucius – Until We Get There (Acoustic) sun-icon
  4. Terra Lightfoot – You Get High
  5. Portugal. The Man – Live in the Moment
  6. Hurray for The Riff Raff – Pa’lante
  7. Nation of Two – Half a World Away
  8. Angus & Julia Stone – Nothing Else
  9. Twin Bandit – I Try
  10. St. Vincent – Smoking Section
  11. Benjamin Gibbard – The Concept
  12. King Krule – Dum Surfer runningmanicon
  13. Elliott Smith – I Figured You Out
  14. Gabrielle Shonk – Free
  15. Shook Twins – Shake
  16. Morningsiders – Somewhere in Between
  17. Eilen Jewell – It’s Your Voodoo Working
  18. Júníus Meyvant – Gold Laces
  19. Hey Ocean! – Sleepwalker
  20. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – It’s a Beautiful World
  21. alt-J (Mr Jukes Remix) – Pleader
  22. Paupière – Défunte lune de miel
  23. Pinkshinyultrablast – In the Hanging Gardens
  24. Empire of the Sun – On Our Way Home
  25. The Dream System 8 – Shine a Little Light
  26. Pretty Lights – Rainbows & Waterfalls
  27. Roadkill Ghost Choir – Cassette Memory
  28. Jen Cloher – Regional Echo
  29. Glen Hansard – Time Will Be the Healer
  30. Wilco – Myrna Lee
  31. Jason Collett – If She Don’t Love Me Now
  32. Fionn – Skeleton
  33. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Fear is Like a Forest
  34. Bahamas – No Wrong
  35. Frazey Ford – When We Get By
  36. The Rural Alberta Advantage – Alright
  37. Kevin Morby – Crybaby

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15 November 2017

 

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The Wilderness of Manitoba (from Facebook)
  1. The Wilderness of Manitoba – Cindy Runs
  2. Madison Violet – Ohio
  3. Feist – Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye
  4. Fakear (ft Jain) – Kenya
  5. St. Vincent – Masseduction
  6. Samantha Crain – Oh Dear Louis
  7. Vance Joy – Like Gold
  8. Lainee (ft Toui Manikhouth) – Sunrise, California
  9. Julie Fowlis – Dh’èirich Mi Moch Madainn Cheòthar
  10. Weaves – Walkaway
  11. Jeangu Macrooy – Fire Raging runningmanicon
  12. JD McPherson – LUCKY PENNY runningmanicon
  13. The Virginmarys – Sitting Ducks runningmanicon
  14. Benjamin Booker – Overtime
  15. The Funk Hunters (ft Leo Napier) – Hands Up (Raise Your Fist)
  16. MercyMe – Happy Dance runningmanicon
  17. Good Lovelies – I See Gold
  18. Sarah Jane Scouten & The Paperboys – Long May You Run
  19. BANNERS – Empires on Fire
  20. The xx – Naive
  21. Luwten – Go Honey
  22. The Man – So Young
  23. Sara Hartman – Dance with a Ghost
  24. Andrew Bird – Lazuli Bunting
  25. Sir Sly – &Run
  26. Joan As Police Woman – Warning Bell
  27. Anderson East – King for a Day
  28. Emeli Sandé (ft Giggs) – Higher
  29. Gord Downie – Love over Money

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1 November 2017

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Django Django by Tom Oldham
  1. Django Django – Tic Tac Toe runningmanicon
  2. Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending 
  3. Buffy Sainte-Marie (ft Tanya Tagaq) – You Got to Run (Spirit of the Wind)
  4. Serena Ryder – Ice Age
  5. Dear Rouge – Boys & Blondes runningmanicon
  6. Andrea Davidson – Sweat You Out runningmanicon
  7. The Shins – Cherry Hearts (RAC Mix)
  8. MGMT – Little Dark Age
  9. Benjamin Booker – Believe
  10. Fantastic Negrito – In the Pines (Oakland)
  11. City and Colour – Hop a Plane
  12. Hamilton Leithauser (ft Angel Olsen) – Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)
  13. Grandaddy – Evermore runningmanicon
  14. St. Vincent – Pills runningmanicon
  15. Mo Kenney – If You’re Not Dead
  16. The Ballroom Thieves – Only Lonely
  17. Gavin James – Hearts on Fire
  18. Diane Coffee – Get By
  19. Matt Mays – Trust Life runningmanicon
  20. Ha Ha Tonka – Land Beyond
  21. Slow Leaves – Enough About Me
  22. The Franklin Electric – Someone Just Like You
  23. Stars – California, I Love That Name sun-icon
  24. Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton – Planets
  25. Tash Sultana – Mystik
  26. Frank Turner – There She Is
  27. Birds of Bellwoods – Let You Go
  28. Calexico – End of the World with You
  29. Baloji – L’Hiver Indien runningmanicon
  30. Manchester Orchestra – The Moth
  31. The Careful Ones – Wild Horses
  32. Matthew and The Atlas – A Long Year
  33. Gabrielle Papillon – Deep in the Earth
  34. Sleigh Bells – And Saints
  35. Moon Taxi – Two High
  36. Deer Tick – Card House
  37. The Band of Heathens – All I’m Asking
  38. Becca Mancari – Arizona Fire

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15 October 2017

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Whitehorse (from www.whitehorsemusic.ca)
  1. Whitehorse – Pink Kimono runningmanicon
  2. Son Little – O Me O My
  3. Graeme James – Wish You Well runningmanicon
  4. WALK THE MOON – Headphones runningmanicon
  5. Blitzen Trapper – Wild and Reckless
  6. The Rural Alberta Advantage – Toughen Up
  7. The Barr Brothers – Kompromat
  8. Portugal. The Man – (ft Richie Havens & Son Little) Number One
  9. Mavis Staples – If All I Was was Black
  10. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Matter of Time
  11. ZZ Ward (ft Fantastic Negrito) – Cannonball
  12. Jade Jackson – Motorcycle
  13. Terra Lightfoot – Two Hearts
  14. Alex Lahey – I Love You Like a Brotherrunningmanicon
  15. The Weather Station – Kept It All to Myself
  16. The Deep Dark Woods – Deep Flooding Waters
  17. Liam Gallagher – Paper Crown
  18. Twin Bandit – So Long
  19. RIVVRS – Don’t Give Up on Me
  20. Elliott Brood – T.S Armstrong
  21. The Brothers Comatose – Cedarwood Pines
  22. Boy & Bear – Back to Black (triple j Like A Version)
  23. Kodaline – Ready to Change
  24. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Holy Mountainrunningmanicon
  25. The Boxer Rebellion – What the Fuck
  26. The Glorious Sons – Josierunningmanicon
  27. Tegan and Sara (ft Ryan Adams) – Back in Your Head
  28. Cold Specks – Ancient Habits
  29. Sharon Van Etten – I Wish I Knew
  30. Hot Flash Heat Wave – Shotgun
  31. Tennis – I Miss That Feeling
  32. Haley Heynderickx – Oom Sha La La
  33. Generationals – Catahoula Man
  34. Josh Ritter – Dreams
  35. St. Vincent – Slow Disco
  36. Andrea Davidson – Thank You Fuck You
  37. Emily Warren – Poking Holes

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