15 January 2020

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2020 New Music Now –  Indie Rock ‘n’ Folk.

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2020 – New Music Now – Archive of Previous Charts

Hinds by ERIK TANNER
Hinds by Erik Tanner
  1. Hinds – Riding Solorunningmanicon
  2. Black Leather Jacket – Village Peoplerunningmanicon
  3. Wolf Parade – Julia Take Your Man Homerunningmanicon
  4. Vampire Weekend (ft Danielle Haim) – We Belong Together
  5. J.S. Ondara – American Dream
  6. Rob Drabkin – Two Left Feet (The Way You Move)
  7. Baron.E – Danser dans le noirrunningmanicon
  8. Karina Vismara – No Se Deja Conquistar
  9. Emmrose – Hopeless Romantics
  10. Ashley Ann McMillen (ft Mary Bragg) – Little Bitty Ring
  11. Andy Shauf – Things I Do
  12. Jack Peñate – Murderrunningmanicon
  13. Bombay Bicycle Club – I Can Hardly Speak
  14. Videoclub – What Are You So Afraid Of
  15. Circa Waves – Jacquelinerunningmanicon
  16. Beatific – Perpetual Contemplation of an Infinite Glory
  17. Mighty Oaks – Forget Tomorrow
  18. Zach Heckendorf – Lust & Wonder
  19. Reuben And The Dark (ft AG) – Hold Your Head High
  20. William Prince – Always Have What We Had
  21. Emily Afton – Lonestar
  22. Sons of The East – Come Away (Unplugged)
  23. Artists for Peace and Justice – Under the Supermoon
  24. CoCo Zandi (ft Wild Child) – Angel
  25. The Mowgli’s – Wasting Time
  26. Cornershop – No Rock: Save in Roll runningmanicon

runningmanicon also on The Workout Mix of New Indie Rock & Folk playlist (as of the publication of this chart)

sun-icon  also appears on the Sweet Summer Mellow Playlist

sun-lightning -icon copy  also appears on The 2020 Top Summer Party Tunes Playlist

Fist-small copy also appears on the Protest! playlist.

1 January 2020

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2020 New Music Now –  Indie Rock ‘n’ Folk.

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2020 – New Music Now – Archive of Previous Charts

Nahko And Medicine for the People (from Facebook)
Nahko And Medicine for the People (from Instagram)
  1. Nahko and Medicine for the People – Slow Down
  2. Trampled by Turtles – Ooh La La
  3. Vampire Weekend (ft Danielle Haim) – Married in a Gold Rush
  4. The Dandy Warhols – Sins are Forgiven
  5. Black Pumas – Old Man
  6. Dylan LeBlanc – Renegade
  7. Joshua Hyslop – Behind the Light
  8. Donovan Woods – While All the While
  9. Jenn Grant (ft Mary Bragg) – The Party
  10. Sudan Archives – Glorious
  11. Sans Chateaux – Messengers
  12. Wild Rivers – Thinking ‘Bout Love
  13. Mighty Oaks – Lost Again
  14. Peter Bjorn and John – Reason to be Reasonable
  15. Hey Hey My My – Plastic Life
  16. Alberta Cross – Something Real to Defend
  17. Big Little Lions – Here We Go Again
  18. Overcoats (Joey Pecoraro remix) – The Fool
  19. Said The Whale – Level Best – For Bedtime
  20. Bombay Bicycle Club – Racing Stripes
  21. Dan Edmonds – Softie
  22. Half Moon Run – Natural Disaster
  23. Sons of The East – You Ain’t Going Nowhere
  24. Jamestown Revival – This Too Shall Pass
  25. Son Little – hey rose
  26. City and Colour – Living in Lightning
  27. SONTALK – I am a War Machine (Acoustic)
  28. Washington – American Spirit
  29. E^ST – FLIGHT PATH

runningmanicon also on The Workout Mix of New Indie Rock & Folk playlist (as of the publication of this chart)

sun-icon  also appears on the Sweet Summer Mellow Playlist

sun-lightning -icon copy  also appears on The 2020 Top Summer Party Tunes Playlist

Fist-small copy also appears on the Protest! playlist.

Top 125 Picks of 2019

2019 Best of Collage Merged 2 copy
Top: The Strumbellas (from Facebook); Taylor Janzen (by Callie Lugosi); Vampire Weekend (by Tom Oxley); Wintersleep (from Facebook). Middle: Khruangbin (by Pooneh Ghan) with Leon Bridges (by Sam Wilson); Tariq (from Creative BC); Sorrey (by Paul Atwood); Twin Shadow (by Milan Zrnic). Bottom: Louise Burns (from The Vancouver Sun); Our Native Daughters (by Daniel Mendoza).

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  1. The Strumbellas – Running Scared (Desert Song)

  2. Taylor Janzen – Dennis Quaid
  3. Vampire Weekend – Harmony Hall
  4. Wintersleep – Never Let You Go
  5. Khruangbin (ft Leon Bridges) – Texas Sun
  6. Tariq – First Draft
  7. Sorrey – Talking to Them
  8. Twin Shadow – Broken Horses
  9. Louise Burns – Just Walk Away
  10. Our Native Daughters  – Quasheba, Quasheba
  11. The Small Glories – Oh My Love
  12. Jim Bryson – Better on Drugs
  13. Jenn Grant – Keep a Light On
  14. Valerie June – Cosmic Dancer
  15. Wintersleep – Into the Shape of Your Heart
  16. Maggie Rogers – Burning
  17. Milk & Bone (ft Alex Lustig) – Peaches
  18. Post Malone – Circles
  19. Gary Clark Jr. – Gotta Get into Something
  20. Reuben and The Dark – Hold Me Like a Fire
  21. Josh Ritter – Blazing Highway Home
  22. Garrett Kato – Distant Land
  23. Justin Rutledge – Passages
  24. John Mayer – I Guess I Just Feel Like
  25. Canyon City – The Boys of Summer
  26. Lanikai – Wild Indigo
  27. Bad Flamingo – Howlin at the Moon
  28. Sturgill Simpson – Mercury in Retrograde
  29. Leeroy Stagger – Strange Attractor
  30. Liam Gallagher – Now That I’ve Found You
  31. Vampire Weekend – This Life
  32. Tariq – Walking Dead
  33. Lucette – Angel
  34. Lily & Madeleine – Can’t Help the Way I Feel
  35. Deidre & the Dark – Bad Day
  36. Florence + The Machine – Moderation
  37. Metric – Risk
  38. The Black Keys – Lo/Hi
  39. Jason Camp and The Posers – Gotta Get Back to Haida Gwaii (Ambitious Paddle)
  40. Matt Mays – Let There Be Love (acoustic)
  41. Wild the Coyote – The Scarecrow
  42. Harlequin Gold – Want You More
  43. The Black Fever – Marketing
  44. Sudan Archives – Limitless
  45. Arlo Parks – Sophie
  46. Louise Burns – Cheers
  47. Caveboy – Silk for Gold
  48. Jake Bugg – Kiss Like the Sun
  49. Sans Chateaux – Above a Shoe Store Furled the Sails
  50. Big Little Lions – The Outside
  51. The Strumbellas – The Party
  52. Lindi Ortega – Gracias a la Vida
  53. Maneli Jamal – Toward Dusk
  54. Noah Cyrus (ft Leon Bridges) – July
  55. New Wales – Winnipeg
  56. The Sunset Kids – Volcano
  57. Half Moon Run – Flesh and Blood
  58. Harlequin Gold – I Was Your GirlK.
  59. K.Flay – This Baby Don’t Cry
  60. Elisapie – Arnaq
  61. Jain – Gloria
  62. Tom Odell – Summer Day
  63. Murray A. Lightburn – Changed My Ways
  64. Tariq – Coquihalla
  65. Lee Harvey Osmond – Forty Light Years
  66. Hawksley Workman – Battlefords
  67. Todd Hunter Band – Take It Slow
  68. Lady Clementine’s Fantastic Party – East Coast
  69. Fruit Bats – Humbug Mountain Song
  70. The Brazen Youth – Contemplation, Twilight
  71. Wintersleep – Beneficiary
  72. Boy & Bear – Hold Your Nerve
  73. Cage the Elephant – Ready to Let Go
  74. girl in red – bad idea!
  75. Aquakultre – I Doubt It
  76. A Tribe Called Red (ft El Dusty, Black Bear) – Tanokumbia
  77. Elisapie – The Ballad of the Runaway Girl
  78. Louise Burns – Cry
  79. Deidre & the Dark – Bad Day
  80. Rose Cousins (ft Christof van der Ven) – I Would Die 4 U
  81. Lanikai – Where Do You Go
  82. X Ambassadors – BOOM
  83. girl in red – we fell in love in october
  84. Broken Social Scene – All I Want
  85. Joy Williams – When Does a Heart Move On
  86. Cage the Elephant – House of Glass
  87. Wintersleep – Forest Fire
  88. Madison Violet – Second Hand Fiction
  89. Twin Shadow – Truly
  90. Black Pumas – Fire
  91. Matt Andersen – Been My Last
  92. Ocie Elliott – Mingle in Pine
  93. Jon Batiste – Don’t Stop
  94. Les Trois Accords – Ouvre tes yeux Simon!
  95. Mo Kenney – Ahead of Myself
  96. Sons of The East – It Must Be Luck
  97. Anderson .Paak (ft Smokey Robinson) – Make It Better
  98. Better Oblivion Community Center (Phoebe Bridgers, Conor Oberst) – Little Trouble
  99. Riit – qaumajuapik
  100. Partner – Les ailes d’un ange
  101. Palehound – Killer
  102. Shovels & Rope – Mississippi Nuthin’
  103. Jon and Roy – Headstrong
  104. ABAKOS – Run
  105. Caamp – Wolf Song
  106. City and Colour – Astronaut
  107. Tanika Charles – Tell Me Something
  108. Milo Greene – Worth the Wait – Acoustic
  109. Navet Confit (ft Carl-Éric Hudon) – nous sommes tous de jeunes professionnels maintenant
  110. City and Colour – Strangers
  111. The Black Keys – Walk Across the Water
  112. K.Flay – Not In California
  113. Gary Clark Jr. – When I’m Gone
  114. The Stanfields – Rules Have All the Fun
  115. Leon Bridges – That Was Yesterday
  116. Tegan and Sara – I’ll Be Back Someday
  117. The Regrettes – Has It Hit You?
  118. Lily Kershaw (ft Jon Bryant) – The Sea
  119. Sorrey – Flash
  120. The Blue Stones – Shakin’ Off the Rust
  121. Hey Major – Flying Freak Flags
  122. Michael Kiwanuka – Hero
  123. Norah Jones (with Mavis Staples) – I’ll Be Gone
  124. Sorrey – Full Bloom
  125. Aldous Harding – The Barrel

15 December 2019

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Khruangbin by Pooneh Ghan and Leon Bridges by Sam Wilson
Khruangbin by Pooneh Ghan and Leon Bridges by Sam Wilson

1. Khruangbin (ft Leon Bridges) – Texas Sun sun-icon
2. Lindi Ortega – Gracias a la Vidasun-icon
3. Maneli Jamal – Toward Dusksun-icon
4. The Strumbellas – The Partysun-icon
5. Basia Bulat – Your Girl
6. Sarah Harmer – New Low runningmanicon
7. Best Coast – For the First Time
8. Nahko And Medicine for the People – Lifeguard
9. William Prince – The Spark
10. KAYTRANADA (ft Charlotte Day Wilson) – What You Need
11. Alex Ebert – Stronger
12. Parekh & Singh – Drum Machine
13. Jenn Grant – Raven (Acoustic)
14. Megan Bonnell – Breakup
15. Caveboy – Landslide
16. Metric (ft Sergio Acosta, Rodrigo Guardiola, Sanchez Dub, Capri) – Common Lives
17. Alanis Morissette – Reasons I Drink
18. Beach Bunny – Ms. California
19. Dylan LeBlanc – Unanswered Questionssun-icon
20. Susto – If I Was
21. Sarah Jane Scouten – Crossing the Bar
22. The Staves – Nothing’s Gonna Happen
23. Morningsiders – To Seattle
24. The Flaming Lips & Deap Vally (aka Deap Lips) – Hope Hell High
25. King Charles – Deeper Love
26. Jane’s Party – Satellite
27. Peter Bjorn and John – Idiosyncrasy
28. Tame Impala – Posthumous Forgiveness

runningmanicon also on The Workout Mix of New Indie Rock & Folk playlist (as of the publication of this chart)

sun-icon  also appears on the Sweet Summer Mellow Playlist

sun-lightning -icon copy  also appears on The 2019 Top Summer Party Tunes Playlist

Fist-small copy also appears on the Protest! playlist.

1 December 2019

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Sans Chateaux by Meredith Thorina Juliana
Sans Chateaux by Meredith Thorina Juliana
  1. Sans Chateaux – Above a Shoe Store Furled the Sails
  2. Big Little Lions – The Outside
  3. Noah Cyrus (ft Leon Bridges) – July
  4. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else has Gone Wrong
  5. New Wales – Winnipeg
  6. Regina Spektor – One Little Soldier
  7. Valerie June – Little Wing
  8. Louise Burns – Sky (Every Album Needs a Ballad)
  9. Norah Jones (with Tarriona “Tank” Ball) – Playing Along
  10. Jason Camp and The Posers – Gotta Get Back to Haida Gwaii (Ambitious Paddle) runningmanicon
  11. Sera Cahoone (ft Tomo Nakayama) – Crows
  12. The Shins – Waimanalo (Fug Yep)
  13. Michael Franti & Spearhead – This World is so Fucked up (But I Ain’t Ever Giving up on It)
  14. Maggie Rogers – Love You for a Long Time
  15. Aspen Jacobsen – Don’t Go
  16. Daisy the Great – I’m Fine
  17. Courtney Love – Mother
  18. Arlo Parks – Paperbacks
  19. The Ballroom Thieves (ft Darlingside) – Unlovely
  20. The Handsome Family – Capitol City
  21. The Franklin Electric – Trouble
  22. Caamp – By and Bysun-icon
  23. Bear’s Den – Only Son of the Falling Snow sun-icon
  24. Dustbowl Revival – Mirror sun-icon
  25. pâle regard – Appel d’air sun-icon
  26. The Gerry Hatricks – Together We’ll Land
  27. Brunettes Shoot Blondes – Houston
  28. Joshua Hyslop – Something More sun-icon
  29. Matt the Electrician – Thank You sun-icon
  30. The End of America – He was a friend of mine sun-icon
  31. Blanco White – Papillon
  32. Devendra Banhart – Is this Nice?
  33. Fruit Bats – The Bottom of It
  34. Coast Modern – Puppy Llama runningmanicon

runningmanicon also on The Workout Mix of New Indie Rock & Folk playlist (as of the publication of this chart)

sun-icon  also appears on the Sweet Summer Mellow Playlist

sun-lightning -icon copy  also appears on The 2019 Top Summer Party Tunes Playlist

Fist-small copy also appears on the Protest! playlist.

15 November 2019

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Matt Mays from FAcebook
Matt Mays (from Facebook)
  1. Matt Mays – Let There Be Love (acoustic) runningmanicon
  2. Jake Bugg – Kiss Like the Sun
  3. Louise Burns – Cry
  4. Arlo Parks – Sophie
  5. Michael Kiwanuka – Solid Ground
  6. Winston Surfshirt – Since I Saw You There
  7. Fat Freddy’s Drop – Special Edition
  8. Neon Indian – Toyota Man
  9. Bonnie Prince” Billy” – Squid Eye
  10. The Divine Comedy – Queuejumper runningmanicon
  11. of Montreal – Peace to All Freaks runningmanicon
  12. Half Moon Run – Jello on My Mind
  13. Milky Chance – Oh Mama
  14. Neon Trees – Used to Like
  15. Beck – Everlasting Nothing
  16. Kito (with Empress Of) – Wild Girl
  17. Patrick Watson – The Wave
  18. Caveboy – Silk for Gold runningmanicon
  19. Alexis Neon – Understand You
  20. Soda Blonde – The New Lovers Dance
  21. Tennis – Runner
  22. Skip Marley (with H.E.R.) – Slow Down
  23. Rufus Wainwright – Trouble in Paradise
  24. AWOLNATION – The Best runningmanicon
  25. Twenty One Pilots – The Hype

runningmanicon also on The Workout Mix of New Indie Rock & Folk playlist (as of the publication of this chart)

sun-icon  also appears on the Sweet Summer Mellow Playlist

sun-lightning -icon copy  also appears on The 2019 Top Summer Party Tunes Playlist

Fist-small copy also appears on the Protest! playlist.

1 November 2019

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1_SudanArchivesHeader by Kristyna Archer
Sudan Archives (by Kristyna Archer)
  1. Sudan Archives – Limitless sun-icon
  2. Louise Burns – Cheers
  3. The Muffs – A Lovely Day Boo Hoo
  4. The Sunset Kids – Volcano runningmanicon
  5. Michael Kiwanuka – Piano Joint (This Kind of Love)
  6. J.B. Boone – The World Shrinker runningmanicon
  7. Run River North – Monsters runningmanicon
  8. The Dead South – Diamond Ring runningmanicon
  9. Jenn Grant – Boys of Summer sun-icon
  10. Mumford & Sons – Blind Leading the Blind
  11. Patrick Watson – Here Comes the River
  12. Caribou – Home
  13. The Milk Carton Kids – I Meant Every Word I Said sun-icon
  14. Coldplay – Orphans
  15. Half Moon Run – Favourite Boy
  16. The Franklin Electric – Anything for Love
  17. Holy Ghost! – Anxious runningmanicon
  18. Reuben and The Dark – dancersun-icon
  19. Harrison Storm – You & Isun-icon
  20. Vancouver Sleep Clinic – Yosemitesun-icon
  21. Port Cities – Sorry
  22. The East Pointers – Elmira
  23. Caroline Polachek – So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings
  24. Anna of the North – My Love
  25. Broken Bells – Good Luck
  26. Andrew Combs – Stars of Longing
  27. Hawksley Workman – Around Here
  28. Amason – Marry Me Just for Fun
  29. BANNERS (ft Young Bombs) – Where the Shadow Ends

runningmanicon also on The Workout Mix of New Indie Rock & Folk playlist (as of the publication of this chart)

sun-icon  also appears on the Sweet Summer Mellow Playlist

sun-lightning -icon copy  also appears on The 2019 Top Summer Party Tunes Playlist

Fist-small copy also appears on the Protest! playlist.