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Well folks, it's been a long hot month of September here in Texas to end summer. Thankfully fall is here for most states, though it will take awhile for cooler weather to hit the Lone Star State. The month of September has brought in tons of new singles, records and artists heading on tour. Here's a list of some top jams throughout this month. Get our your denim jackets, wind breakers and Halloween decorations while awaiting for the next chart to hit in October. Here's to pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin carvings and binge-watching Halloweentown. Peace N' Love!
Top 15 Indie Songs of October 2017
We may not be done with yet, however the abundance of quality emanating from the indie and alternative scene throughout the year renders a best of the year so far roundup a necessity. Indeed, has been a year of high profile returns, with the immensely popular Gorillaz and Queens of the Stone Age re-establishing themselves as major figures in the mainstream canon. Longtime alternative favourites Future Islands and The National have also returned, looking to enhance their already significant reputation. Further down the ladder, a whole host of emerging acts have taken their first or next step in their fledgling careers, many of whom will feature in the top ten.
Note : This playlist follows a loose chronological structure reflecting when these songs were released during —which I like to think provides a more accurate snapshot of the year as it was lived, as opposed to a ranked list based on totally unquantifiable criteria. The cruel irony of being a music critic in is that the very thing that makes the gig easier—i. The truth is, the two cornerstones of the job description—a being an authority in your field and b staying current—are becoming mutually exclusive ideals, as your listening queue perpetually extends like an unchecked email account. Spending quality time with a given record means missing out on another 50 probably-amazing albums that came out this week. Sorry, Liars! And this is to say nothing of the stylistic variation that field covers.