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Brentwood’s Only Alternative in 2017 – 525 bands and 1,291 songs later

It’s that time again when I go through my stats for the year!

In 2017 I played 525 bands and 1,291 songs.

This year the most popular artist played was BRITISH SEA POWER (29 plays), followed by THOUSAND YARD STARE (27 plays) and THE DARLING BUDS (24 plays).

The most popular tracks played were as follows:

1. Darling Buds – Evergreen (8 plays)
=2. British Sea Power – Bad Bohemian (6 plays)
=2. Los Campesinos! – 5 Flucloxacillin (6 plays)
=2. Shed Seven – Room In My House (6 plays)
=5. Cherry Glazerr – Nurse Ratched (5 plays)
=5. Darling Buds – Complicated (5 plays)
=5. Dream Wife – Fire (5 plays)
=5. Honeyblood – Swell Love (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Mother (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Well Done (5 plays)
=5. Jane Weaver – The Architect (5 plays)
=5. New Fast Automatic Daffodils – Big (5 plays)
=5. Radiohead – Lift (5 plays)
=5. Ride – Charm Assault (5 plays)
=5. Salad Undressed – Being Human (5 plays)
=5. Strand Of Oaks – Radio Kids (5 plays)

These are the bands I played:

29 plays: British Sea Power

27 plays: Thousand Yard Stare

24 plays: Darling Buds

21 plays: Salad

20 plays: Sleeper

18 plays: Idles, Radiohead

17 plays: Blur, Shed Seven

13 plays: Honeyblood, Oblong

12 plays: Ride, Senseless Things

11 plays: Charlatans, Dream Wife, Salad Undressed, Taffy

10 plays: Big Moon, Brix and the Extricated, Garbage

9 plays: Cherry Glazerr, Divine Comedy, Jane Weaver, Los Campesinos!, Trusted

8 plays: Desperate Journalist, New Fast Automatic Daffodils, Temples, Wolf Alice

7 plays: Bait, Cabbage, Carter USM, Franz Ferdinand, Lush, Rose Elinor Dougall, Strand Of Oaks

6 plays: Echobelly, Leyline Pass, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, Ocean Flaws, Popguns, Pulp, Sultans of Ping FC, Superglu

5 plays: Blondfire, Elastica, Freak, Garbanotas Bosistas, Heart Throbs, Jesus and Mary Chain, Kenickie, Maximo Park, Melys, Moonlandingz, My Life Story, Pale Honey, Pony, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Public Service Broadcasting, Sound Mirrors, Vant, Wannadies

4 plays: A House, Asylums, Belly, Casper Skulls, Charley Bliss, Circa Waves, Declan McKenna, Estrons, Everything Everything, Faerground Accidents, Family Cat, Gurr, Japanese Breakfast, Juliana Hatfield, Leggy, MX Tyrants, Shins, Sleaford Mods, Slowdive, Sunflower Bean, Super Furry Animals, Thomas Tantrum, Weaves, XTC, Young Knives

3 plays: Adwaith, Afghan Whigs, Amazons, An Emotional Fish, Andy J Gallagher, Audioweb, B-52’s, Beatniks, Bloc Party, Blushing, Breeders, Cardigans, Coldplay, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, Duke Spirit, DWNTWN, Gaffa Tape Sandy, Girlpool, Graham Coxon, Happy Mondays, Kasakela, King Krule, Koria Kitten Riot, L7, Mammút, Margaret Glaspy, Marika Hackman, Marion, Midway Still, Milburn, Mr Happy Chainsaw, Placebo, Pop Will Eat Itself, Post War Glamour Girls, Rews, S*M*A*S*H, Seazoo, Shame, Sleater-Kinney, Slotface, Sparks, Suede, Supergrass, Surfer Blood, Tall Poppies, They Might Be Giants, Trash Can Sinatras, Velvet Tree, Voice Of The Beehive, Waxahatchee

2 plays: , Angelica, Arcade Fire, Are We Static, Art Brut, Bivouac, Black Honey, Blameless, Broken Social Scene, Bush, Catatonia, Charly Bliss, Clara Luzia, Darlia, Darrah, Dawnings, Dead Pretties, Dewey, Dives, Dodgy, Dronningen, Dutch Uncles, False Advertising, Family Gotown, Frank and Walters, Frau Pouch, Froth, Goldfrapp, Here Are The Young Men feat Uncle Peanut and Eddie Argos, Hole, Horse Heads, Horse Party, Inspiral Carpets, Jesus Jones, Kasabian, Kingmaker, La Bete Blooms, Lovely Eggs, Luxembourg Signal, Mac Demarco, Madonnatron, Mantarays, Mega City Four, Morrissey, Mystery Jets, Orders, Otoboke Beaver, Powder, Primitives, Pugwash, Pumarosa, Rah’s, Riff, Scarletts, Shampoo, Sherlocks, Songhoy Blues, Splashh, Spook School, Stone Roses, Superfood, Surge, Teenage Fanclub, Thurston Moore, Trampolene, Trash, Turin Brakes, Vince Petchey, Viva Brother, War On Drugs, Wire, Wombats, Wonder Stuff, You Want Fox, Yungblud

1 play: 14 Iced Bears, AC Acoustics, Airiel, AK/DK, Allo Darlin’, Alvvays, Amber Arcades, Angel Olsen, Apeman Spaceman, Army Of Bones, Ash, Assist, At The Drive In, Auteurs, Average Sex, Bang Bang Machine, Bang Bang Romeo, Barns Courtney, Be Your Own Pet, Being, Bellatrix, Ben Folds Five, Besnard Lakes, Bessie Turner, Beth Orton, Beths, Bettie Serveert, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, Bis, Bjork, Blab Happy, Bleech, Blood Red Shoes, Bluetones, Boo Radleys, Boy Azooga, Bridport Dagger, British India, Brownies, Bruising, Buffalo Tom, Calva Louise, Camera Obscura, Camp Cope, Cannon, Car Seat Headrest, Carousel, Catch, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chatrooms, Chumbawamba, Chumped, Cibo Matto, Colour Of Spring, Communions, Coral, Cornershop, Cousteaux, Creases, Cribs, Cryptic Street, Cud, Curve, D’s Kitchen, Daisy Chainsaw, Dakota, Day Wave, Dayflower, Deadcuts, Decrees, Del Amitri, Dingus Khan, Django Django, Duds, Dyslexic Postcards, DZ Deathrays, Earl Brutus, East Village, Easy, Eat, Ecca Vandal, Editors, El Presidente, Elbow, Elcka, Electric Six, Everglows, Everlasting Yeah, Everyone Is Dirty, Fair Maiden, Fall Of Ego, Farm, Fatima Mansions, Feeder, Fever Dream, Fews, Ffug, Fields, Five Thirty, Flatmates, Fleet Foxes, Foals, Foil, Formation, Four Tet, Futureheads, Gallops, Gary Numan, Gengahr, Glass Animals, Gomez, Goodly Thousands, Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, Graceland, Grandaddy, Grates, Grizzly Bear, Guided By Voices, Gulp, Gwenno, Happyness, Harkin, Harry Styles, Heldinky, Honey Lung, Hoops, Hot Puppies, Hundredth, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Hurtling, I Am Kloot, I, Ludicrous, Ian McNabb, Ida Maria, Indian Queens, Interpol, Interview with the Sherlocks, Jacques, Jagwar Ma, Japandroids, Jenn Vix, Jesca Hoop, Jim Noir, Jitterz, Jocasta, Joy Zipper, Juanita Stein, Julia Jacklin, Julian Cope, Juliana Hatfield Three, Kamikaze Girls, Katalina Kicks, Katalina Kicks feat GT Solo, Kate Pierson, Kellen of Troy, Kent, Kidsmoke, Kill For Eden, Killatrix, KLF, Ladyshark, Last Shadow Puppets, Late Of The Pier, Lawrence and Cow, LCD Soundsystem, Lemon Jelly, Letters To Cleo, Liam Gallagher, Llovers, Long Blondes, Los Blancos, Luby Sparks, Magic Gang, Magic Seas, Make Up, Maker, Manic Street Preachers, Mansun, Manuela, Marmozets, Mayflower, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Menace Beach, Meow Meows, Mexico 70, MGMT, Mint Royale, Mise en Scene, Missio, Mock Turtles, Moderate Rebels, Monarks, Montrose Avenue, Motion, Mount Eerie, Mr Ben and the Bens, Muse, Mutants feat Beki Bondage, Mutants feat Judy Nylon, Wilko Johnson and Wayne Kramer, Nabihah Iqbal, National, Needles For Teeth, New Model Army, New Musik, New Order, New Young Pony Club, Nine Black Alps, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Northside, Oasis, OK Go, Operator Music Band, Orielles, Pale, Palm Honey, Paravelle, Parva, Peaness, Pearl Harts, Pelvis, Peter118, Phalcons, Pharmacy, Pia Fraus, Pigeon Detectives, Pixies, Pizzicato Five, Pretty City, Priests, Protomartyr, Purest, QTY, Queens of the Stone Age, Railway Children, Rainkings, Ralegh Long, Real Estate, RedFaces, Regular Fries, Roadcase Royale, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Royal Blood, Ruts DC, Samurai Seven, San Cisco, Scarlet, Scarlet Fever, Screens, Scumbag Philosopher, Shambolics, Shamen, Shy Beast, Sibyl Vane, Skellums, Skinny Girl Diet, Slow Readers Club, Smashing Pumpkins, Södra Sverige, Sofa Surfers, Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Soup Dragons, Soviet Soviet, Space, Spitfires, Star Tropics, Stare, Starsailor, Stereolab, Steve Hackett, Stevenson Ranch Davidians, Sugarcubes, SuperGlu, Sway, Swedish Death Candy, Swervedrive, TeenCanteen, Terrorvision, Terry Blair and Anouchka, Theaudience, Therapy?, Three Dimensional Tanx, Throwing Muses, Tiger, Tigercub, Ting Tings, Towers Of London, Ulrika Spacek, Ultra Vivid Scene, Unqualified Nurse Band, Urusei Yatsura, Utah Saints, Velvet Hands, Veruca Salt, Ward Thomas, Warm Digits, Warm Digits and Field Music, Watercolours, Waters, We Are Scientists, Wedding Present, Ween, Where Fires Are, Wild Things, Willie J Healey, Wind-Up Birds, World Of Twist, Wylderness, xx, Yassassin, Yonaka, Ysgol Sul, Yuck, Yws Gwynedd
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Brentwood’s Only Alternative in 2017 – 525 bands and 1,291 songs later

It’s that time again when I go through my stats for the year!

In 2017 I played 525 bands and 1,291 songs.

This year the most popular artist played was BRITISH SEA POWER (29 plays), followed by THOUSAND YARD STARE (27 plays) and THE DARLING BUDS (24 plays).

The most popular tracks played were as follows:

1. Darling Buds – Evergreen (8 plays)
=2. British Sea Power – Bad Bohemian (6 plays)
=2. Los Campesinos! – 5 Flucloxacillin (6 plays)
=2. Shed Seven – Room In My House (6 plays)
=5. Cherry Glazerr – Nurse Ratched (5 plays)
=5. Darling Buds – Complicated (5 plays)
=5. Dream Wife – Fire (5 plays)
=5. Honeyblood – Swell Love (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Mother (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Well Done (5 plays)
=5. Jane Weaver – The Architect (5 plays)
=5. New Fast Automatic Daffodils – Big (5 plays)
=5. Radiohead – Lift (5 plays)
=5. Ride – Charm Assault (5 plays)
=5. Salad Undressed – Being Human (5 plays)
=5. Strand Of Oaks – Radio Kids (5 plays)

These are the bands I played:

29 plays: British Sea Power

27 plays: Thousand Yard Stare

24 plays: Darling Buds

21 plays: Salad

20 plays: Sleeper

18 plays: Idles, Radiohead

17 plays: Blur, Shed Seven

13 plays: Honeyblood, Oblong

12 plays: Ride, Senseless Things

11 plays: Charlatans, Dream Wife, Salad Undressed, Taffy

10 plays: Big Moon, Brix and the Extricated, Garbage

9 plays: Cherry Glazerr, Divine Comedy, Jane Weaver, Los Campesinos!, Trusted

8 plays: Desperate Journalist, New Fast Automatic Daffodils, Temples, Wolf Alice

7 plays: Bait, Cabbage, Carter USM, Franz Ferdinand, Lush, Rose Elinor Dougall, Strand Of Oaks

6 plays: Echobelly, Leyline Pass, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, Ocean Flaws, Popguns, Pulp, Sultans of Ping FC, Superglu

5 plays: Blondfire, Elastica, Freak, Garbanotas Bosistas, Heart Throbs, Jesus and Mary Chain, Kenickie, Maximo Park, Melys, Moonlandingz, My Life Story, Pale Honey, Pony, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Public Service Broadcasting, Sound Mirrors, Vant, Wannadies

4 plays: A House, Asylums, Belly, Casper Skulls, Charley Bliss, Circa Waves, Declan McKenna, Estrons, Everything Everything, Faerground Accidents, Family Cat, Gurr, Japanese Breakfast, Juliana Hatfield, Leggy, MX Tyrants, Shins, Sleaford Mods, Slowdive, Sunflower Bean, Super Furry Animals, Thomas Tantrum, Weaves, XTC, Young Knives

3 plays: Adwaith, Afghan Whigs, Amazons, An Emotional Fish, Andy J Gallagher, Audioweb, B-52’s, Beatniks, Bloc Party, Blushing, Breeders, Cardigans, Coldplay, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, Duke Spirit, DWNTWN, Gaffa Tape Sandy, Girlpool, Graham Coxon, Happy Mondays, Kasakela, King Krule, Koria Kitten Riot, L7, Mammút, Margaret Glaspy, Marika Hackman, Marion, Midway Still, Milburn, Mr Happy Chainsaw, Placebo, Pop Will Eat Itself, Post War Glamour Girls, Rews, S*M*A*S*H, Seazoo, Shame, Sleater-Kinney, Slotface, Sparks, Suede, Supergrass, Surfer Blood, Tall Poppies, They Might Be Giants, Trash Can Sinatras, Velvet Tree, Voice Of The Beehive, Waxahatchee

2 plays: , Angelica, Arcade Fire, Are We Static, Art Brut, Bivouac, Black Honey, Blameless, Broken Social Scene, Bush, Catatonia, Charly Bliss, Clara Luzia, Darlia, Darrah, Dawnings, Dead Pretties, Dewey, Dives, Dodgy, Dronningen, Dutch Uncles, False Advertising, Family Gotown, Frank and Walters, Frau Pouch, Froth, Goldfrapp, Here Are The Young Men feat Uncle Peanut and Eddie Argos, Hole, Horse Heads, Horse Party, Inspiral Carpets, Jesus Jones, Kasabian, Kingmaker, La Bete Blooms, Lovely Eggs, Luxembourg Signal, Mac Demarco, Madonnatron, Mantarays, Mega City Four, Morrissey, Mystery Jets, Orders, Otoboke Beaver, Powder, Primitives, Pugwash, Pumarosa, Rah’s, Riff, Scarletts, Shampoo, Sherlocks, Songhoy Blues, Splashh, Spook School, Stone Roses, Superfood, Surge, Teenage Fanclub, Thurston Moore, Trampolene, Trash, Turin Brakes, Vince Petchey, Viva Brother, War On Drugs, Wire, Wombats, Wonder Stuff, You Want Fox, Yungblud

1 play: 14 Iced Bears, AC Acoustics, Airiel, AK/DK, Allo Darlin’, Alvvays, Amber Arcades, Angel Olsen, Apeman Spaceman, Army Of Bones, Ash, Assist, At The Drive In, Auteurs, Average Sex, Bang Bang Machine, Bang Bang Romeo, Barns Courtney, Be Your Own Pet, Being, Bellatrix, Ben Folds Five, Besnard Lakes, Bessie Turner, Beth Orton, Beths, Bettie Serveert, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, Bis, Bjork, Blab Happy, Bleech, Blood Red Shoes, Bluetones, Boo Radleys, Boy Azooga, Bridport Dagger, British India, Brownies, Bruising, Buffalo Tom, Calva Louise, Camera Obscura, Camp Cope, Cannon, Car Seat Headrest, Carousel, Catch, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chatrooms, Chumbawamba, Chumped, Cibo Matto, Colour Of Spring, Communions, Coral, Cornershop, Cousteaux, Creases, Cribs, Cryptic Street, Cud, Curve, D’s Kitchen, Daisy Chainsaw, Dakota, Day Wave, Dayflower, Deadcuts, Decrees, Del Amitri, Dingus Khan, Django Django, Duds, Dyslexic Postcards, DZ Deathrays, Earl Brutus, East Village, Easy, Eat, Ecca Vandal, Editors, El Presidente, Elbow, Elcka, Electric Six, Everglows, Everlasting Yeah, Everyone Is Dirty, Fair Maiden, Fall Of Ego, Farm, Fatima Mansions, Feeder, Fever Dream, Fews, Ffug, Fields, Five Thirty, Flatmates, Fleet Foxes, Foals, Foil, Formation, Four Tet, Futureheads, Gallops, Gary Numan, Gengahr, Glass Animals, Gomez, Goodly Thousands, Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, Graceland, Grandaddy, Grates, Grizzly Bear, Guided By Voices, Gulp, Gwenno, Happyness, Harkin, Harry Styles, Heldinky, Honey Lung, Hoops, Hot Puppies, Hundredth, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Hurtling, I Am Kloot, I, Ludicrous, Ian McNabb, Ida Maria, Indian Queens, Interpol, Interview with the Sherlocks, Jacques, Jagwar Ma, Japandroids, Jenn Vix, Jesca Hoop, Jim Noir, Jitterz, Jocasta, Joy Zipper, Juanita Stein, Julia Jacklin, Julian Cope, Juliana Hatfield Three, Kamikaze Girls, Katalina Kicks, Katalina Kicks feat GT Solo, Kate Pierson, Kellen of Troy, Kent, Kidsmoke, Kill For Eden, Killatrix, KLF, Ladyshark, Last Shadow Puppets, Late Of The Pier, Lawrence and Cow, LCD Soundsystem, Lemon Jelly, Letters To Cleo, Liam Gallagher, Llovers, Long Blondes, Los Blancos, Luby Sparks, Magic Gang, Magic Seas, Make Up, Maker, Manic Street Preachers, Mansun, Manuela, Marmozets, Mayflower, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Menace Beach, Meow Meows, Mexico 70, MGMT, Mint Royale, Mise en Scene, Missio, Mock Turtles, Moderate Rebels, Monarks, Montrose Avenue, Motion, Mount Eerie, Mr Ben and the Bens, Muse, Mutants feat Beki Bondage, Mutants feat Judy Nylon, Wilko Johnson and Wayne Kramer, Nabihah Iqbal, National, Needles For Teeth, New Model Army, New Musik, New Order, New Young Pony Club, Nine Black Alps, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Northside, Oasis, OK Go, Operator Music Band, Orielles, Pale, Palm Honey, Paravelle, Parva, Peaness, Pearl Harts, Pelvis, Peter118, Phalcons, Pharmacy, Pia Fraus, Pigeon Detectives, Pixies, Pizzicato Five, Pretty City, Priests, Protomartyr, Purest, QTY, Queens of the Stone Age, Railway Children, Rainkings, Ralegh Long, Real Estate, RedFaces, Regular Fries, Roadcase Royale, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Royal Blood, Ruts DC, Samurai Seven, San Cisco, Scarlet, Scarlet Fever, Screens, Scumbag Philosopher, Shambolics, Shamen, Shy Beast, Sibyl Vane, Skellums, Skinny Girl Diet, Slow Readers Club, Smashing Pumpkins, Södra Sverige, Sofa Surfers, Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Soup Dragons, Soviet Soviet, Space, Spitfires, Star Tropics, Stare, Starsailor, Stereolab, Steve Hackett, Stevenson Ranch Davidians, Sugarcubes, SuperGlu, Sway, Swedish Death Candy, Swervedrive, TeenCanteen, Terrorvision, Terry Blair and Anouchka, Theaudience, Therapy?, Three Dimensional Tanx, Throwing Muses, Tiger, Tigercub, Ting Tings, Towers Of London, Ulrika Spacek, Ultra Vivid Scene, Unqualified Nurse Band, Urusei Yatsura, Utah Saints, Velvet Hands, Veruca Salt, Ward Thomas, Warm Digits, Warm Digits and Field Music, Watercolours, Waters, We Are Scientists, Wedding Present, Ween, Where Fires Are, Wild Things, Willie J Healey, Wind-Up Birds, World Of Twist, Wylderness, xx, Yassassin, Yonaka, Ysgol Sul, Yuck, Yws Gwynedd
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Brentwood’s Only Alternative in 2017 – 525 bands and 1,291 songs later

It’s that time again when I go through my stats for the year!

In 2017 I played 525 bands and 1,291 songs.

This year the most popular artist played was BRITISH SEA POWER (29 plays), followed by THOUSAND YARD STARE (27 plays) and THE DARLING BUDS (24 plays).

The most popular tracks played were as follows:

1. Darling Buds – Evergreen (8 plays)
=2. British Sea Power – Bad Bohemian (6 plays)
=2. Los Campesinos! – 5 Flucloxacillin (6 plays)
=2. Shed Seven – Room In My House (6 plays)
=5. Cherry Glazerr – Nurse Ratched (5 plays)
=5. Darling Buds – Complicated (5 plays)
=5. Dream Wife – Fire (5 plays)
=5. Honeyblood – Swell Love (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Mother (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Well Done (5 plays)
=5. Jane Weaver – The Architect (5 plays)
=5. New Fast Automatic Daffodils – Big (5 plays)
=5. Radiohead – Lift (5 plays)
=5. Ride – Charm Assault (5 plays)
=5. Salad Undressed – Being Human (5 plays)
=5. Strand Of Oaks – Radio Kids (5 plays)

These are the bands I played:

29 plays: British Sea Power

27 plays: Thousand Yard Stare

24 plays: Darling Buds

21 plays: Salad

20 plays: Sleeper

18 plays: Idles, Radiohead

17 plays: Blur, Shed Seven

13 plays: Honeyblood, Oblong

12 plays: Ride, Senseless Things

11 plays: Charlatans, Dream Wife, Salad Undressed, Taffy

10 plays: Big Moon, Brix and the Extricated, Garbage

9 plays: Cherry Glazerr, Divine Comedy, Jane Weaver, Los Campesinos!, Trusted

8 plays: Desperate Journalist, New Fast Automatic Daffodils, Temples, Wolf Alice

7 plays: Bait, Cabbage, Carter USM, Franz Ferdinand, Lush, Rose Elinor Dougall, Strand Of Oaks

6 plays: Echobelly, Leyline Pass, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, Ocean Flaws, Popguns, Pulp, Sultans of Ping FC, Superglu

5 plays: Blondfire, Elastica, Freak, Garbanotas Bosistas, Heart Throbs, Jesus and Mary Chain, Kenickie, Maximo Park, Melys, Moonlandingz, My Life Story, Pale Honey, Pony, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Public Service Broadcasting, Sound Mirrors, Vant, Wannadies

4 plays: A House, Asylums, Belly, Casper Skulls, Charley Bliss, Circa Waves, Declan McKenna, Estrons, Everything Everything, Faerground Accidents, Family Cat, Gurr, Japanese Breakfast, Juliana Hatfield, Leggy, MX Tyrants, Shins, Sleaford Mods, Slowdive, Sunflower Bean, Super Furry Animals, Thomas Tantrum, Weaves, XTC, Young Knives

3 plays: Adwaith, Afghan Whigs, Amazons, An Emotional Fish, Andy J Gallagher, Audioweb, B-52’s, Beatniks, Bloc Party, Blushing, Breeders, Cardigans, Coldplay, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, Duke Spirit, DWNTWN, Gaffa Tape Sandy, Girlpool, Graham Coxon, Happy Mondays, Kasakela, King Krule, Koria Kitten Riot, L7, Mammút, Margaret Glaspy, Marika Hackman, Marion, Midway Still, Milburn, Mr Happy Chainsaw, Placebo, Pop Will Eat Itself, Post War Glamour Girls, Rews, S*M*A*S*H, Seazoo, Shame, Sleater-Kinney, Slotface, Sparks, Suede, Supergrass, Surfer Blood, Tall Poppies, They Might Be Giants, Trash Can Sinatras, Velvet Tree, Voice Of The Beehive, Waxahatchee

2 plays: , Angelica, Arcade Fire, Are We Static, Art Brut, Bivouac, Black Honey, Blameless, Broken Social Scene, Bush, Catatonia, Charly Bliss, Clara Luzia, Darlia, Darrah, Dawnings, Dead Pretties, Dewey, Dives, Dodgy, Dronningen, Dutch Uncles, False Advertising, Family Gotown, Frank and Walters, Frau Pouch, Froth, Goldfrapp, Here Are The Young Men feat Uncle Peanut and Eddie Argos, Hole, Horse Heads, Horse Party, Inspiral Carpets, Jesus Jones, Kasabian, Kingmaker, La Bete Blooms, Lovely Eggs, Luxembourg Signal, Mac Demarco, Madonnatron, Mantarays, Mega City Four, Morrissey, Mystery Jets, Orders, Otoboke Beaver, Powder, Primitives, Pugwash, Pumarosa, Rah’s, Riff, Scarletts, Shampoo, Sherlocks, Songhoy Blues, Splashh, Spook School, Stone Roses, Superfood, Surge, Teenage Fanclub, Thurston Moore, Trampolene, Trash, Turin Brakes, Vince Petchey, Viva Brother, War On Drugs, Wire, Wombats, Wonder Stuff, You Want Fox, Yungblud

1 play: 14 Iced Bears, AC Acoustics, Airiel, AK/DK, Allo Darlin’, Alvvays, Amber Arcades, Angel Olsen, Apeman Spaceman, Army Of Bones, Ash, Assist, At The Drive In, Auteurs, Average Sex, Bang Bang Machine, Bang Bang Romeo, Barns Courtney, Be Your Own Pet, Being, Bellatrix, Ben Folds Five, Besnard Lakes, Bessie Turner, Beth Orton, Beths, Bettie Serveert, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, Bis, Bjork, Blab Happy, Bleech, Blood Red Shoes, Bluetones, Boo Radleys, Boy Azooga, Bridport Dagger, British India, Brownies, Bruising, Buffalo Tom, Calva Louise, Camera Obscura, Camp Cope, Cannon, Car Seat Headrest, Carousel, Catch, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chatrooms, Chumbawamba, Chumped, Cibo Matto, Colour Of Spring, Communions, Coral, Cornershop, Cousteaux, Creases, Cribs, Cryptic Street, Cud, Curve, D’s Kitchen, Daisy Chainsaw, Dakota, Day Wave, Dayflower, Deadcuts, Decrees, Del Amitri, Dingus Khan, Django Django, Duds, Dyslexic Postcards, DZ Deathrays, Earl Brutus, East Village, Easy, Eat, Ecca Vandal, Editors, El Presidente, Elbow, Elcka, Electric Six, Everglows, Everlasting Yeah, Everyone Is Dirty, Fair Maiden, Fall Of Ego, Farm, Fatima Mansions, Feeder, Fever Dream, Fews, Ffug, Fields, Five Thirty, Flatmates, Fleet Foxes, Foals, Foil, Formation, Four Tet, Futureheads, Gallops, Gary Numan, Gengahr, Glass Animals, Gomez, Goodly Thousands, Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, Graceland, Grandaddy, Grates, Grizzly Bear, Guided By Voices, Gulp, Gwenno, Happyness, Harkin, Harry Styles, Heldinky, Honey Lung, Hoops, Hot Puppies, Hundredth, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Hurtling, I Am Kloot, I, Ludicrous, Ian McNabb, Ida Maria, Indian Queens, Interpol, Interview with the Sherlocks, Jacques, Jagwar Ma, Japandroids, Jenn Vix, Jesca Hoop, Jim Noir, Jitterz, Jocasta, Joy Zipper, Juanita Stein, Julia Jacklin, Julian Cope, Juliana Hatfield Three, Kamikaze Girls, Katalina Kicks, Katalina Kicks feat GT Solo, Kate Pierson, Kellen of Troy, Kent, Kidsmoke, Kill For Eden, Killatrix, KLF, Ladyshark, Last Shadow Puppets, Late Of The Pier, Lawrence and Cow, LCD Soundsystem, Lemon Jelly, Letters To Cleo, Liam Gallagher, Llovers, Long Blondes, Los Blancos, Luby Sparks, Magic Gang, Magic Seas, Make Up, Maker, Manic Street Preachers, Mansun, Manuela, Marmozets, Mayflower, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Menace Beach, Meow Meows, Mexico 70, MGMT, Mint Royale, Mise en Scene, Missio, Mock Turtles, Moderate Rebels, Monarks, Montrose Avenue, Motion, Mount Eerie, Mr Ben and the Bens, Muse, Mutants feat Beki Bondage, Mutants feat Judy Nylon, Wilko Johnson and Wayne Kramer, Nabihah Iqbal, National, Needles For Teeth, New Model Army, New Musik, New Order, New Young Pony Club, Nine Black Alps, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Northside, Oasis, OK Go, Operator Music Band, Orielles, Pale, Palm Honey, Paravelle, Parva, Peaness, Pearl Harts, Pelvis, Peter118, Phalcons, Pharmacy, Pia Fraus, Pigeon Detectives, Pixies, Pizzicato Five, Pretty City, Priests, Protomartyr, Purest, QTY, Queens of the Stone Age, Railway Children, Rainkings, Ralegh Long, Real Estate, RedFaces, Regular Fries, Roadcase Royale, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Royal Blood, Ruts DC, Samurai Seven, San Cisco, Scarlet, Scarlet Fever, Screens, Scumbag Philosopher, Shambolics, Shamen, Shy Beast, Sibyl Vane, Skellums, Skinny Girl Diet, Slow Readers Club, Smashing Pumpkins, Södra Sverige, Sofa Surfers, Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Soup Dragons, Soviet Soviet, Space, Spitfires, Star Tropics, Stare, Starsailor, Stereolab, Steve Hackett, Stevenson Ranch Davidians, Sugarcubes, SuperGlu, Sway, Swedish Death Candy, Swervedrive, TeenCanteen, Terrorvision, Terry Blair and Anouchka, Theaudience, Therapy?, Three Dimensional Tanx, Throwing Muses, Tiger, Tigercub, Ting Tings, Towers Of London, Ulrika Spacek, Ultra Vivid Scene, Unqualified Nurse Band, Urusei Yatsura, Utah Saints, Velvet Hands, Veruca Salt, Ward Thomas, Warm Digits, Warm Digits and Field Music, Watercolours, Waters, We Are Scientists, Wedding Present, Ween, Where Fires Are, Wild Things, Willie J Healey, Wind-Up Birds, World Of Twist, Wylderness, xx, Yassassin, Yonaka, Ysgol Sul, Yuck, Yws Gwynedd
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Brentwood’s Only Alternative in 2017 – 525 bands and 1,291 songs later

It’s that time again when I go through my stats for the year!

In 2017 I played 525 bands and 1,291 songs.

This year the most popular artist played was BRITISH SEA POWER (29 plays), followed by THOUSAND YARD STARE (27 plays) and THE DARLING BUDS (24 plays).

The most popular tracks played were as follows:

1. Darling Buds – Evergreen (8 plays)
=2. British Sea Power – Bad Bohemian (6 plays)
=2. Los Campesinos! – 5 Flucloxacillin (6 plays)
=2. Shed Seven – Room In My House (6 plays)
=5. Cherry Glazerr – Nurse Ratched (5 plays)
=5. Darling Buds – Complicated (5 plays)
=5. Dream Wife – Fire (5 plays)
=5. Honeyblood – Swell Love (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Mother (5 plays)
=5. Idles – Well Done (5 plays)
=5. Jane Weaver – The Architect (5 plays)
=5. New Fast Automatic Daffodils – Big (5 plays)
=5. Radiohead – Lift (5 plays)
=5. Ride – Charm Assault (5 plays)
=5. Salad Undressed – Being Human (5 plays)
=5. Strand Of Oaks – Radio Kids (5 plays)

These are the bands I played:

29 plays: British Sea Power

27 plays: Thousand Yard Stare

24 plays: Darling Buds

21 plays: Salad

20 plays: Sleeper

18 plays: Idles, Radiohead

17 plays: Blur, Shed Seven

13 plays: Honeyblood, Oblong

12 plays: Ride, Senseless Things

11 plays: Charlatans, Dream Wife, Salad Undressed, Taffy

10 plays: Big Moon, Brix and the Extricated, Garbage

9 plays: Cherry Glazerr, Divine Comedy, Jane Weaver, Los Campesinos!, Trusted

8 plays: Desperate Journalist, New Fast Automatic Daffodils, Temples, Wolf Alice

7 plays: Bait, Cabbage, Carter USM, Franz Ferdinand, Lush, Rose Elinor Dougall, Strand Of Oaks

6 plays: Echobelly, Leyline Pass, Ned’s Atomic Dustbin, Ocean Flaws, Popguns, Pulp, Sultans of Ping FC, Superglu

5 plays: Blondfire, Elastica, Freak, Garbanotas Bosistas, Heart Throbs, Jesus and Mary Chain, Kenickie, Maximo Park, Melys, Moonlandingz, My Life Story, Pale Honey, Pony, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Public Service Broadcasting, Sound Mirrors, Vant, Wannadies

4 plays: A House, Asylums, Belly, Casper Skulls, Charley Bliss, Circa Waves, Declan McKenna, Estrons, Everything Everything, Faerground Accidents, Family Cat, Gurr, Japanese Breakfast, Juliana Hatfield, Leggy, MX Tyrants, Shins, Sleaford Mods, Slowdive, Sunflower Bean, Super Furry Animals, Thomas Tantrum, Weaves, XTC, Young Knives

3 plays: Adwaith, Afghan Whigs, Amazons, An Emotional Fish, Andy J Gallagher, Audioweb, B-52’s, Beatniks, Bloc Party, Blushing, Breeders, Cardigans, Coldplay, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, Duke Spirit, DWNTWN, Gaffa Tape Sandy, Girlpool, Graham Coxon, Happy Mondays, Kasakela, King Krule, Koria Kitten Riot, L7, Mammút, Margaret Glaspy, Marika Hackman, Marion, Midway Still, Milburn, Mr Happy Chainsaw, Placebo, Pop Will Eat Itself, Post War Glamour Girls, Rews, S*M*A*S*H, Seazoo, Shame, Sleater-Kinney, Slotface, Sparks, Suede, Supergrass, Surfer Blood, Tall Poppies, They Might Be Giants, Trash Can Sinatras, Velvet Tree, Voice Of The Beehive, Waxahatchee

2 plays: , Angelica, Arcade Fire, Are We Static, Art Brut, Bivouac, Black Honey, Blameless, Broken Social Scene, Bush, Catatonia, Charly Bliss, Clara Luzia, Darlia, Darrah, Dawnings, Dead Pretties, Dewey, Dives, Dodgy, Dronningen, Dutch Uncles, False Advertising, Family Gotown, Frank and Walters, Frau Pouch, Froth, Goldfrapp, Here Are The Young Men feat Uncle Peanut and Eddie Argos, Hole, Horse Heads, Horse Party, Inspiral Carpets, Jesus Jones, Kasabian, Kingmaker, La Bete Blooms, Lovely Eggs, Luxembourg Signal, Mac Demarco, Madonnatron, Mantarays, Mega City Four, Morrissey, Mystery Jets, Orders, Otoboke Beaver, Powder, Primitives, Pugwash, Pumarosa, Rah’s, Riff, Scarletts, Shampoo, Sherlocks, Songhoy Blues, Splashh, Spook School, Stone Roses, Superfood, Surge, Teenage Fanclub, Thurston Moore, Trampolene, Trash, Turin Brakes, Vince Petchey, Viva Brother, War On Drugs, Wire, Wombats, Wonder Stuff, You Want Fox, Yungblud

1 play: 14 Iced Bears, AC Acoustics, Airiel, AK/DK, Allo Darlin’, Alvvays, Amber Arcades, Angel Olsen, Apeman Spaceman, Army Of Bones, Ash, Assist, At The Drive In, Auteurs, Average Sex, Bang Bang Machine, Bang Bang Romeo, Barns Courtney, Be Your Own Pet, Being, Bellatrix, Ben Folds Five, Besnard Lakes, Bessie Turner, Beth Orton, Beths, Bettie Serveert, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, Bis, Bjork, Blab Happy, Bleech, Blood Red Shoes, Bluetones, Boo Radleys, Boy Azooga, Bridport Dagger, British India, Brownies, Bruising, Buffalo Tom, Calva Louise, Camera Obscura, Camp Cope, Cannon, Car Seat Headrest, Carousel, Catch, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chatrooms, Chumbawamba, Chumped, Cibo Matto, Colour Of Spring, Communions, Coral, Cornershop, Cousteaux, Creases, Cribs, Cryptic Street, Cud, Curve, D’s Kitchen, Daisy Chainsaw, Dakota, Day Wave, Dayflower, Deadcuts, Decrees, Del Amitri, Dingus Khan, Django Django, Duds, Dyslexic Postcards, DZ Deathrays, Earl Brutus, East Village, Easy, Eat, Ecca Vandal, Editors, El Presidente, Elbow, Elcka, Electric Six, Everglows, Everlasting Yeah, Everyone Is Dirty, Fair Maiden, Fall Of Ego, Farm, Fatima Mansions, Feeder, Fever Dream, Fews, Ffug, Fields, Five Thirty, Flatmates, Fleet Foxes, Foals, Foil, Formation, Four Tet, Futureheads, Gallops, Gary Numan, Gengahr, Glass Animals, Gomez, Goodly Thousands, Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, Graceland, Grandaddy, Grates, Grizzly Bear, Guided By Voices, Gulp, Gwenno, Happyness, Harkin, Harry Styles, Heldinky, Honey Lung, Hoops, Hot Puppies, Hundredth, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Hurtling, I Am Kloot, I, Ludicrous, Ian McNabb, Ida Maria, Indian Queens, Interpol, Interview with the Sherlocks, Jacques, Jagwar Ma, Japandroids, Jenn Vix, Jesca Hoop, Jim Noir, Jitterz, Jocasta, Joy Zipper, Juanita Stein, Julia Jacklin, Julian Cope, Juliana Hatfield Three, Kamikaze Girls, Katalina Kicks, Katalina Kicks feat GT Solo, Kate Pierson, Kellen of Troy, Kent, Kidsmoke, Kill For Eden, Killatrix, KLF, Ladyshark, Last Shadow Puppets, Late Of The Pier, Lawrence and Cow, LCD Soundsystem, Lemon Jelly, Letters To Cleo, Liam Gallagher, Llovers, Long Blondes, Los Blancos, Luby Sparks, Magic Gang, Magic Seas, Make Up, Maker, Manic Street Preachers, Mansun, Manuela, Marmozets, Mayflower, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Menace Beach, Meow Meows, Mexico 70, MGMT, Mint Royale, Mise en Scene, Missio, Mock Turtles, Moderate Rebels, Monarks, Montrose Avenue, Motion, Mount Eerie, Mr Ben and the Bens, Muse, Mutants feat Beki Bondage, Mutants feat Judy Nylon, Wilko Johnson and Wayne Kramer, Nabihah Iqbal, National, Needles For Teeth, New Model Army, New Musik, New Order, New Young Pony Club, Nine Black Alps, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Northside, Oasis, OK Go, Operator Music Band, Orielles, Pale, Palm Honey, Paravelle, Parva, Peaness, Pearl Harts, Pelvis, Peter118, Phalcons, Pharmacy, Pia Fraus, Pigeon Detectives, Pixies, Pizzicato Five, Pretty City, Priests, Protomartyr, Purest, QTY, Queens of the Stone Age, Railway Children, Rainkings, Ralegh Long, Real Estate, RedFaces, Regular Fries, Roadcase Royale, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Royal Blood, Ruts DC, Samurai Seven, San Cisco, Scarlet, Scarlet Fever, Screens, Scumbag Philosopher, Shambolics, Shamen, Shy Beast, Sibyl Vane, Skellums, Skinny Girl Diet, Slow Readers Club, Smashing Pumpkins, Södra Sverige, Sofa Surfers, Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Soup Dragons, Soviet Soviet, Space, Spitfires, Star Tropics, Stare, Starsailor, Stereolab, Steve Hackett, Stevenson Ranch Davidians, Sugarcubes, SuperGlu, Sway, Swedish Death Candy, Swervedrive, TeenCanteen, Terrorvision, Terry Blair and Anouchka, Theaudience, Therapy?, Three Dimensional Tanx, Throwing Muses, Tiger, Tigercub, Ting Tings, Towers Of London, Ulrika Spacek, Ultra Vivid Scene, Unqualified Nurse Band, Urusei Yatsura, Utah Saints, Velvet Hands, Veruca Salt, Ward Thomas, Warm Digits, Warm Digits and Field Music, Watercolours, Waters, We Are Scientists, Wedding Present, Ween, Where Fires Are, Wild Things, Willie J Healey, Wind-Up Birds, World Of Twist, Wylderness, xx, Yassassin, Yonaka, Ysgol Sul, Yuck, Yws Gwynedd
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