Twirl Radio Pop Fest ’19–Sunday, 5-26-2018, 1-6 p.m. at the Blue Note in Woodland, CA!


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2019 Twirlie Award Winners and podcast (Show #860 – February 2, 2019)

Mike and Marty getting ready to give out some Twirlie Awards.

Here is the complete list of 2019 Twirlie Award winners, presented live on Twirl Radio, Saturday, February 2, 2019, in Sacramento, California, at Access Sacramento’s KUBU 96.5 FM. Congratulations to all, and more importantly, a big thank you to all the great independent musicians who make it possible for me to do this radio show.

The award presenters: Martin Anaya and Mike Lidskin. Marty was our Hollywood correspondent, co-hosting live from Hollywood, California, while I broadcasted from the Sacramento studios.

A new feature this year: although the Song of the Year was announced at the Twirlies, the rest of the Top 40 Songs list was revealed and played, in its entirety, on Woody Radio on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. It’s what we in the biz refer to as “the best of both worlds”.

Twirlie Awards show, 2/2/2019:

Twirlie Awards top songs countdown show, 2/5/2019:

Album of the Year
Sunshine Boys, for their album Blue Music

Album of the Year Runner up
Danny Wilkerson, for his album Wilkerson

Song of the Year
Elk City, for their song 25 Lines

Song of the Year Runner up
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop, for their song Alchemy C’mere

Female Vocalist of the Year
Krista Acheson, for her Krista D and Molly Grue projects

Male Vocalist of the Year (tie)
Danny Wilkerson, for his album Wilkerson

Male Vocalist of the Year (tie)
Michael Simmons, for his album First Days Of Summer

EP of the Year
Roger Joseph Manning Jr., for his EP Glamping

Ear Candy
Bill Lloyd, for his album Working The Long Game
The Ear Candy Award is given to an album that is a “go-to” album. You can pick any song, and it sounds great in any set of music, at any time.

Debut Album of the Year
Addison Love, for his album Thoughts On Lunch?

Best Album that’s NOT an Album
Lannie Flowers, for his 10 March To Home monthly single releases in 2018

Best Songwriting
Steve Barton, for his triple album set Tall Tales & Alibis

Best Line in a Song
Rachel Taylor Brown. The album: “Run Tiny Human”. The song: “Maker”. The line: “We’ll take your town, we’ll make it better.” The context: Hipsters moving to your city (in her case, Portland), and gentrifying it.

Best Interview
Lisa Mychols, 6/30/2018

Best Live, in-studio Session
Rick Hromadka of Maple Mars/Ruby Free, 7/14/2018

Best Concert Performance
The Re-Used Electrics, Arlington, TX 7/28/2018

Music Scene of the Year
Big Stir: Big Stir Records, Big Stir Magazine, Big Stir live shows, Big Stir Radar Hour radio show

Record Label of the Year
Spyderpop Records, with releases by Wilkerson, Bill Lloyd, Lannie Flowers, The Re-Used Electrics, Pat Buchanan

Spirit of Twirl Award
Poplord recording radio drops and promos for Twirl Radio

Tip of the Iceberg Award
Given to the Song of the Year Award. I only played and announced the Song of the Year, but there are dozens more songs on my list, which will be named shortly. Thus–I have literally given an award to one of my awards.

The Meta Award
Given to the Tip of the Iceberg Award, for giving an award to one of my awards. Oops–I did it again! As Marty said during the broadcast, I think we broke the fourth wall here.

Best Rock And Roll Moment
1. Getting to do 55 interviews in one year
2. Woody Radio stole/started carrying Twirl Radio
3. BBQ / Tex-Mex / Spyderpop live music fest / Whataburger / Record Shopping / Heat and humidity / Carousing in Texas, late July 2018
4. Meeting the following musicians in person: Lisa Said, Marty Schneider & Stu Shader of Trip Wire, Chuck Lindo & Cheryl Hendrickson of The American Professionals, Matt Langlois of The Welcome Matt, Roger Rocha of Felsen, Trevi Weiser, Ronnie Barnett of The Muffs, John Clifton
5. Twirl Radio Pop Fest ’18, 5/20/2018, Blue Note Brewing Company, Woodland, CA

Wayback Award
Yung Wu, for the re-release of their 1988 album Shore Leave. Yung Wu is a Feelies side-project, led by drummer Dave Weckerman.

Cover Song of the Year
The Test Pressings, for their cover of The Love Boat Theme. This came from the compilation album White Lace And Promises: The Songs Of Paul Williams. Performers: Karen Basset, Robbie Rist, John Borack.

Best Compilation Album
The Fowl Tone Sampler, released by Fowl Tone Records, Fowler, CA. 12 different bands and genres–but all performed by Poplord: Tom Magill, Craig Daniel, Stan Schaffer.

Reason To Live Award
New albums coming in 2019 from The Bobbleheads, The Armoires, Maxi Dunn, Matt Langlois, Edward Rogers, Duncan Faure, Lannie Flowers, Jimmy Catlett, Karen Haglof, The Handcuffs, and more.

Best Album Title
Molly Grue (Krista Acheson), for the EP titled The Happy Ending Cannot Come In The Middle Of The Story

Best Band Name
Little Jimmy Giant, on The Fowl Tone Sampler

Beverage of the Year
Top beverages consumed during production of Twirl Radio.
1. Hot green tea
2. Almond milk latte
3. Water
4. Coffee
5. Iced coffee


Top Albums of 2018:
1. Sunshine Boys – Blue Music
2. Wilkerson – Wilkerson
3. Steve Barton – Tall Tales & Alibis (1, 2, 3)
4. Anton Barbeau – Natural Causes
5. Bill Lloyd – Working The Long Game
6. Blake Jones & The Trike Shop – Make
7. The Cherry Bluestorms – Whirligig!
8. The Imperial Sound – The New AM
9. Victor Sotelo – Homeland Insecurities
10. Elk City – Everybody’s Insecure
11. Fowl Tone Records – 12 Timeless Classics: The Fowl Tone Sampler
12. Gretchen’s Wheel – Black Box Theory
13. Vegas With Randolph – Legs And Luggage
14. Michael Simmons – First Days Of Summer
15. Lisa Mychols – Sugar
16. Byron Isaacs – Disappearing Man
17. Rachel Taylor Brown – Run Tiny Human
18. The Bottle Kids – Let Me In On This Action
19. Chandler Travis Three-O – Backward Crooked From The Sunset
20. Spygenius – Pacéphale
21. Daniel Trigger – Right Turn
22. Skip Heller & Spike Sikes – Sacramento
23. William Duke – Quatro
24. Pugwash – Silverlake
25. Addison Love – Thoughts On Lunch?
26. The Orange Peels – Trespassing
27. Astral Drive – Astral Drive
28. Banjo Bones – Ghostly Musings From The Delta
29. Bay Station – Other Desert Cities
30. Alison Hogan – Songs From The Third Act

Top Songs of 2018:
The full list was revealed and played on Woody Radio on February 5, 2019.
1. Elk City – 25 Lines
2. Blake Jones & The Trike Shop – Alchemy C’mere
3. Anton Barbeau – Magazine Street
4. Rachel Taylor Brown – Up You
5. The Cherry Bluestorms – Purple Heart Magic
6. Wilkerson – How She Lost My Heart
7. Sunshine Boys – Only A Million Miles
8. Lannie Flowers – Day Glow
9. Bill Lloyd – Satellite
10. Melissa Phillips – The Flame
11. Pete’s Copter – Magic Circle
12. Byron Isaacs – Disappearing Man
13. Steve Barton – Before I Get Too Young
14. Pugwash – Everyone Knows That You’re Mine
15. Wade Johnson – You Know It
16. Agony Aunts – FU4 Tryna’ Be Bolth
17. Michael Simmons – No More Girls
18. Addison Love – Wee & Nancy Lee
19. Crooked Flower – Dancing
20. William Duke – Caroline And The Silver Screen
21. Krista D – Penny For Your Thoughts
22. Gretchen’s Wheel – Plans
23. Lisa Mychols – Into Oblivion
24. The Bottle Kids – Let Me In On This Action
25. Piramid Scheme – Bandwagon Jumping Machine
26. Vegas With Randolph – Women In Airports
27. Victor Sotelo – Hey Paul!
28. The Imperial Sound – Yesterday
29. Astral Drive – Summer Of ’76
30. Chandler Travis Three-O – Backward Crooked From The Sunset
31. Alison Hogan – This Time
32. Spygenius – Godfearing
33. Daniel Trigger – Rock N Roll Party
34. The Orange Peels – Running Away
35. Gail George – Blue
36. Hot Nun – Big Fat No
37. Karen Haglof – Palomino Steady Rocking
38. The Crushing Violets – Strange Voices
39. The Outryders – Should Have Known
40. Cootes Paradise – It’s True

Top EPs of 2018:
1. Roger Joseph Manning Jr. – Glamping
2. Melissa Phillips – Both Ways
3. Gail George – It’s Personal
4. Krista D – Look At Me I’m Krista D
5. Karen Haglof – Palomino Steady Rocking
6. Hot Nun – Born To Blaze
7. Piramid Scheme – Get Rich Quick Too
8. Crooked Flower – Into The Light
9. The Jangle Band – The Guy Who Used To Care/Now That’s Over
10. The Re-Used Electrics – For Johnny

Happening today: The 2019 Twirlie Awards!

Mike wearing the legendary tuxedo T-shirt--worn only once a year, at the Twirlie Awards!

Mike wearing the legendary tuxedo T-shirt–worn only once a year, at the Twirlie Awards!

We are in what the entertainment press refers to as “the run up to the Twirlies”! That is, if the entertainment press were to cover this fine independent music awards presentation.

As it turns out, the eleventh annual Twirlie Awards happens today: Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Pacific time, at KUBU 96.5 FM, Sacramento’s voice, and http://www.twirlradio.com. We’ll be broadcasting live from the red carpet. Or at least from a room that has carpet in it.

Hosts Marty Anaya and Mike Lidskin will be presenting such coveted awards as Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Male and Female Vocalists of the Year, and many others. We will be ripping open hermetically-sealed awards envelopes, and revealing the top albums and songs lists, for work released in 2018 and played on Twirl Radio. We’ll have the well-loved red carpet interviews that Marty is known for. You simply cannot afford to miss this epic show. In fact, we will be taking attendance, so you’ll want to listen to every minute of it!

And this year, there’s a new twist. Although we will be giving out the Song of the Year Award on today’s show, we will be revealing–and playing every song from–the entire list on Woody Radio on Tuesday, February 5th, starting at 8:00 p.m. Pacific at www.woodyradio.com. This important group of songs deserves its own show.

In all seriousness, we are glad to honor the great musicians who give Twirl Radio its reason for being. Hope to see you there!

More information: The 2019 Twirlie Awards event on Facebook.

2018 Twirl Radio Interviews

Musically speaking, the year 2018 has been stellar in so many ways. The quantity and quality of the music that came my way has been astounding. I received more music than I do in most typical years, and the quality has been uniformly top notch. We heard from old friends, and got introduced to some new artists.

And for me, the thing that’s really gone hand in hand with this new music has been the chance to chat with some of the artists on my show. So many of them have made themselves available to me this year–and for that, I’m extremely grateful. In some cases, the artists were passing through Sacramento on a Saturday, and were able to stop by my studio in person. In a few other instances, I was given a couple of extra hours for my show, so I was able to squeeze in 2 and 3 interviews in one day.

What’s the final tally look like? In 2018, I conducted 55 interviews. That number becomes even more amazing when you realize that there were a few weeks where I had no interviews, or took the Saturday off from doing my show. 16 of these interviews were done in person, in the Sacramento studio. 2 were prerecorded in person in Fresno, and 4 others were prerecorded via Skype or telephone, due to time zone or availability issues. That means that 49 of these interviews were conducted live, on the radio. 6 of these included a live, in-studio performance. In all, more than 70 individuals have been on the show with me.

So here’s the rundown of the interviews, with my sincere thanks and happy holidays to all the artists who were kind enough to spend a little time with me on Twirl Radio in 2018.

Date | Artist
1/6/2018 | Victor Erwin of Spyderpop Records
1/20/2018 | Maxi Dunn
1/20/2018 | Anton Barbeau
1/20/2018 | Blake Jones & The Trike Shop
1/27/2018 | Charlie Crabtree & William Cleere
2/10/2018 | Bill Kopp
2/17/2018 | Amy Annelle
2/24/2018 | Sarah McQuaid
3/3/2018 | Steve Barton of Translator
3/17/2018 | John Borack
3/24/2018 | Ben Vaughn
3/24/2018 | Renee LoBue & Ray Ketchem of Elk City
3/31/2018 | Skip Heller, Spike Sikes, & Birdie Jones
4/7/2018 | Matt Langlois of The Welcome Matt
4/14/2018 | Serena Jost
4/21/2018 | Peter Watts & Ruth Rogers of Spygenius
4/28/2018 | Jim Coleman of This Wilderness
5/12/2018 | Michael Simmons
5/19/2018 | Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
5/19/2018 | Warren Bishop of Blame The Bishop
5/26/2018 | Dave Weckerman of The Feelies & Yung Wu
5/26/2018 | Jesse Ainslie
6/2/2018 | Lannie Flowers
6/2/2018 | Byron Isaacs of The Lumineers & Ollabelle
6/9/2018 | Anton Barbeau & Julia Boorinakis Harper
6/9/2018 | Andrew Griffin of Felsen
6/16/2018 | Dag Juhlin, Freda Love Smith, & Jackie Schimmel of Sunshine Boys
6/16/2018 | Lindsay Murray of Gretchen’s Wheel
6/16/2018 | Krista Acheson of Krista D & Molly Grue
6/23/2018 | Heather Trost of A Hawk and a Hacksaw
6/23/2018 | Trevalene (Trevi) Weiser
6/30/2018 | Lisa Mychols
6/30/2018 | Chandler Travis
7/7/2018 | Christina Bulbenko & Rex Broome of The Armoires & Big Stir
7/14/2018 | Sean O’Brien
7/14/2018 | Rick Hromadka of Maple Mars
8/4/2018 | Robert Poss of Band of Susans
8/4/2018 | Raquel Bell
8/11/2018 | Karen Haglof
8/18/2018 | Deborah Gee & Glen Laughlin of The Cherry Bluestorms
8/25/2018 | Pepe Espada of Banjo Bones
9/1/2018 | Ronnie Barnett of The Muffs
9/8/2018 | Victor Sotelo, Wade Krause, & Chris Estep of Sparklejet
9/15/2018 | Addison Love
9/22/2018 | Danny Wilkerson
9/29/2018 | Kenn Goodman of The Imperial Sound & Pravda Records
10/6/2018 | Christian Havins & Linda Beecroft of Dallas Acid
10/6/2018 | Rich Hope
10/13/2018 | Anton Barbeau & Julia Boorinakis Harper
10/20/2018 | Eric Kern & John Ratts of Vegas With Randolph
10/27/2018 | Rachel Taylor Brown
11/10/2018 | Gidget Marusak & Stephen Schnee of Woody Radio
11/24/2018 | Blaine Campbell
12/8/2018 | Nelson Bragg
12/15/2018 | Melissa Phillips

Twirl Radio Playlist – Show #826 – 5/19/2018: Interviews with Roger Joseph Manning Jr. and Warren Bishop!

Roger Joseph Manning Jr.

On this show, we had the privilege of chatting with both the legendary Roger Joseph Manning Jr., and the local musical stalwart Warren Bishop. We also previewed the Twirl Radio Pop Fest ’18, which was held the following day. There’s a lot to unpack here, so let’s take it one piece at a time.

Roger Joseph Manning Jr. has had an illustrious career, from being a founding member of Jellyfish, through his work with Beck, and producing many others. He’s also found time for a solo career, and just relased a wonderful four song EP called “Glamping”. We chatted about his unorthodox writing process–which sometimes takes years–and heard a couple tracks off of Glamping. We also discussed his new fan outreach, through PledgeMusic, where you can find all sorts of vinyl reissues, and his newer material as well, and gain some insight into his artistic process. https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/rogermanningjr

Warren Bishop

Warren Bishop has been a mainstay of the Sacramento music scene for many years. He’s been in many bands of his own, from Mojo Filter all the way through his current one, Blame The Bishop. But he also is the sound engineer for the venerable Sacramento music venue Old Ironsides (which opened its doors for the first time, pretty much the day after Prohibition ended, in 1933). And he’s the first to lend a helping hand to other musicians, and promote what they’re doing. In other words, he’s a Sacramento music champion. So we spent an hour together just talking about the live music scene, and playing some of the music that’s influenced him. www.reverbnation.com/blamethebishop

And speaking of Warren, Blame The Bishop was one of five bands on the bill at the Twirl Radio Pop Fest ’18, held on May 20. The Blue Note Brewing Company graciously invited us back, and this time, since the spring weather in the Sacramento area was super nice, the stage was on the inviting patio. So I spent a half hour playing music from the bands on the bill–Trip Wire, The American Professionals, Blame The Bishop, The Bobbleheads, and Desario. It was a nice blend of San Francisco and Sacramento bands, and they all hung out and got to hear each other’s music. They were all well received by the friendly Sunday afternoon crowd. http://www.bluenotebrewingcompany.com/

Oh–and lest we forget–this is a double show. Bill Fuller, who does the show right before Twirl, The Longhair Detectorists Guild, was off, and invited me to expand into his time slot for the day. So big thanks to him for letting me do a big show!

Artist | Track | Album
Freedy Johnston | Trying To Tell You I Don’t Know | Can You Fly
Arrica Rose & The …’s | Whole Lotta Lows | Low As The Moon
Wade Johnson | You Know It | Single release
Elk City | Ride The Slide | Everybody’s Insecure
Right Said Fred | Upon My Heart | Up
Plasticsoul | Therapy | Therapy

Warren Bishop interview
Blame The Bishop | These Are The Days | New And Used
The Telefones | I Knew The Bride | The Telefones
NRBQ | At The Drive In | Grooves In Orbit
The Flat Five | Almond Grove | A World Of Love And Hope
Cockeyed Ghost | Ginna Ling | Daylight Kissing Night
50 Watt Heavy | Ashtrays | 50 Watt Heavy

Twirl Radio Pop Fest segment
The American Professionals | Falling Down | Sympathetic Overdrive
Desario | Formula One | III
The Bobbleheads | Who’s Gonna Love You | Make Yourself Happy
Trip Wire | I’m Not The Enemy | Cold Gas Giants
Blame The Bishop | Happiest Unhappy Girl | New And Used
The Bobbleheads | Bedazzler (Redux) | Make Yourself Happy
Desario | Parking Lot | III

Two Dollar Pistols | Gettin’ Gone | You Ruined Everything
Jody Porter | By Your Side | Pacifier
Maxi Dunn | The Last To Know | Welcome To Soonville
Chris Church | Bell The Cat | Limitations Of Source Tape
Daniel Trigger | Rock N Roll Party | Right Turn
The Babys | Isn’t It Time | Anthology

Roger Joseph Manning Jr. interview
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. | Operator | Glamping
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. | I’m Not Your Cowboy | Glamping

The Pengwins | Go Away (Nervous Mix) | Single release
HUGElarge | Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White | HUGElarge
Gretchen’s Wheel | The Maze | Black Box Theory
Sparklejet | The World Before Longitude | Single release
Krista D | Black Eyed Susan | Look At Me I’m Krista D
Jason Berk | (One Eye On) Rockville | Coming Home
The Beatles | Good Morning Good Morning (Take 8) | Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th Anniversary Edition
Duncan Faure | Where Is The Music | Pronounced “Four-Uh”
Sunshine Boys | Only A Million Miles | Blue Music
Blake Jones & The Trike Shop | Take A Look At The Stars | MAKE
Lloyd Cole | Tell Your Sister | Don’t Get Weird On Me Babe
Tawny Thiele | Happy Together | The Fowl Tone Sampler
Pugwash | Easier Done Than Said | Silverlake
Lannie Flowers | Lost In A Daydream | Single release
Elton John | Grow Some Funk Of Your Own | Rock Of The Westies

Twirl Radio Pop Fest ’18–Sunday, 5-20-2018, 1-6 p.m. at the Blue Note in Woodland, CA!


2018 Twirlie Award Winners and podcast (Show #812 – February 3, 2018)

Mike and Marty getting ready to give out some Twirlie Awards.

Here is the complete list of 2018 Twirlie Award winners, presented live on Twirl Radio, Saturday, February 3, 2018, in Sacramento, California, at Access Sacramento’s KUBU 96.5 FM. Congratulations to all, and more importantly, a big thank you to all the great independent musicians who make it possible for me to do this radio show.

The award presenters: Martin Anaya and Mike Lidskin.

Album of the Year (tie)
The Welcome Matt, for their album More Empire Days

Album of the Year (tie)
Felsen, for their album Blood Orange Moon

Album of the Year Runner up (tie)
Jody Porter, for his album Pacifier

Album of the Year Runner up (tie)
Chris Church, for his album Limitations Of Source Tape

Song of the Year
Ruby Free, for their song Owe To The Man

Song of the Year Runner up
Banjo Bones, for their song Cowboy Dreams

Female Vocalist of the Year
Rose Reiter, for her EP Leonty

Male Vocalist of the Year
Adam Marsland, for his album Bulé

EP of the Year
Cirrone, for their EP Kings For A Night

Ear Candy
Celsi, Bragg & Maitland, for their album The Road To Glasgow
The Ear Candy Award is given to an album that is a “go-to” album. You can pick any song, and it sounds great in any set of music, at any time.

Debut Album of the Year
Fun Of The Pier, for their album 14:42

Best Seasonal Music
The Bobbleheads, for their song Groovy Time Of Year

Best Songwriting
Karla Kane, for her album King’s Daughters Home For Incurables

Best String Instrument Solo
Giorgi Khokhobashvili, of Banjo Bones, for his violin solo on Cowboy Dreams

Best Line in a Song
Lisa Said. The song: “Some Dudes”. The line: Well, all of them! Lots of references to classic rock songs, while being a sort of response to the Rolling Stones’ “Some Girls”.

Best Interview
Sam Phillips, 1/14/2017

Best Live Session
Skip Heller and Spike Sikes, 5/20/2017

Best Concert Performance
The Bobbleheads, Woodland, CA, 7/30/2016

Best Rock And Roll Moment
1. BBQ/Tex-Mex/Power Pop/Swimming/Drinking/Shooting/Baseball Watching/Carousing Summit, Arlington, TX, 7/2017.
2. The live show “Twirl Radio Pop Fest ’17”, Woodland, CA 8/20/2017.
3. Starting up a second radio show at Woody Radio, 11/2017.
4. Joining the SoundwavesTV network, 3/2017.
5. Being given an electric bass guitar by my wife, Amber, for Christmas, 2017.

Best Co-hosted show
DJ Gidget from Woody Radio, 12/16/2017

Radio Comeback Award
Raffa Chavez, La Raza Soul Kitchen (the show that follows Twirl). Raffa returned to Sacramento’s Voice, KUBU 96.5 FM, after a 15 year absence.

Wayback Award (aka “How’d I miss this one the first time?”)
Natalie Cortez & The Ultraviolets, for their 1999 album “Stupid Fresh Or Stupid Bad”, which I didn’t discover until 2017.

Cover Song of the Year
Lannie Flowers, for his cover of the James Bond Theme

Best Compilation Album
Songs. Bond Songs: The Music of 007, curated by Andrew Curry

Reason To Live Award
Debut albums coming in 2018 by Sunshine Boys, Piramid Scheme, Cootes Paradise. New albums coming in 2018 by Anton Barbeau, The Bottle Kids, Maxi Dunn, Blake Jones & the Trike Shop, Cult Of Wedge.

Best Dressed
Delbert Raines, The Pengwins

Best Album Title
Sad Scientist, by Gretchen’s Wheel

Most Innovative Album Packaging
The American Professionals. Their album, Sympathetic Overdrive, was released on a custom USB memory stick.

Best Band Name
Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands

Beverage of the Year
Top beverages consumed during production of Twirl Radio.
1. Almond Milk Latte
2. Decaf Almond Milk Latte
3. Cafe Americano
4. Coffee
5. Decaf Coffee


Top Albums of 2017:
1. (tie) The Welcome Matt – More Empire Days
1. (tie) Felsen – Blood Orange Moon
2. (tie) Jody Porter – Pacifier
2. (tie) Chris Church – Limitations Of Source Tape
3. Plasticsoul – Therapy
4. R. Stevie Moore & Jason Falkner – Make It Be
5. Gene Loves Jezebel – Dance Underwater
6. Matt North – Above Ground Fools
7. Richard X. Heyman – Incognito
8. Heiskell – Emotional Terrorism
9. Banjo Bones – Cowboy Dreams
10. Karla Kane – King’s Daughters Home For Incurables
11. The Bye Bye Blackbirds – Take Out The Poison
12. Ruby Free – Shades
13. Gail George – Bloom
14. Celsi, Bragg & Maitland – The Road To Glasgow
15. Gretchen’s Wheel – Sad Scientist
16. Adam Marsland – Bulé
17. Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Waving Kissyhead Vol. 2 & 1
18. The Feelies – In Between
19. Desario – III
20. Walker Brigade – Therapy Animal
21. honeychain – Crushed
22. Richard Turgeon – In Between The Spaces
23. Eric Peter Schwartz – Highway 45
24. The American Professionals – Sympathetic Overdrive
25. Fun Of The Pier – 14:42
26. Edward Rogers – TV Generation
27. My Little Hum – Remembering Houses
28. Rich McCulley – Out Along The Edges
29. Sitcom Neighbor – Shag
30. Mod Hippie – Big Wow

Top Songs of 2017:
1. Ruby Free – Owe To The Man
2. Banjo Bones – Cowboy Dreams
3. R. Stevie Moore & Jason Falkner – I Am The Best For You
4. Gail George – A Wonderful Life
5. Lannie Flowers – Everything A Man Could Want
6. Felsen – Poor In A Wealthy City
7. Richard X. Heyman – Incognito
8. Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands – Mistakes
9. The Welcome Matt – My Town
10. The American Professionals – WMPMS
11. Heiskell – Still Life With Broken Heart
12. Plasticsoul – Therapy
13. Karla Kane – King’s Daughters Home For Incurables
14. Walker Brigade – DIsEASE
15. Chris Church – Fall Into Me
16. Lisa Said – Some Dudes
17. Jody Porter – By Your Side
18. Fun Of The Pier – Cavern Song
19. Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Going Back To Work Tomorrow
20. Gene Loves Jezebel – Summertime
21. Matt North – A Good Day In Nashville
22. Gretchen’s Wheel – The Price
23. Anton Barbeau – Milk Churn In The Morning (Antronica 2 version)
24. Richard Turgeon – I’m 30
25. Eric Peter Schwartz – Last Ditch Man
26. Irene Peña – Must’ve Been Good
27. Edward Rogers – She’s The One
28. Mike Collins & Kyle Vincent – Sign Me Up
29. The Bookends – A Girl Like Me
30. Trip Wire – Long Days Gone

Top EPs of 2017
1. Cirrone – Kings For A Night
2. Sean O’Brien and His Dirty Hands – Mistakes
3. The Pengwins – Go Away
4. Lisa Said – Estranged
5. Hannah Judson – I Wanna Know
6. Leonty (Rose Reiter) – Leonty

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