31st December 2016 – The Best of 2016

Here’s the Pure Indie pick of the best of 2016. Our top 30 tracks for the year as voted for by you our listeners and curated by us.

Thanks for listening in 2016. And here’s to another year of great independent music in 2017.

Mark, Simon, Tom and Rene

Pure Indie Radio

The Top 30

1 Asylums – Necessary appliances
2 Monarks – You were my fire
3 The Amazons – In my mind
4 Virginmarys – Free to do whatever they say
5 The Hunna – We could be
6 Mystery jets – Bombay blue
7 Biffy Clyro – Wolves of winter
8 Dma’s – Too soon
9 Circa waves – Wake up
10 Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes – Snake eyes
11 Schnarff schnarff – Flip the cross
12 New order – Singularity
13 Twin atlantic – No sleep
14 Deaf havana – Trigger
15 Royal blood – Where are you now
16 Feeder – Eskimo
17 Digitalism – Go time
18 Catfish & The Bottlemen – Soundcheck
19 The Academic – Mixtape 2003
20 Band of skulls – Killer
21 Jaws – Right in front of me
22 Black foxxes – Whatever lets you cope
23 Cloud nothings – Modern act
24 April – Open mind
25 Dinosaur jr – Tiny
26 Fronteers – Idol
27 Wolfmother – Gypsy caravan
28 Jagwar ma – O.B.1.
29 White lung – Dead weight
30 Violent soho – Blanket

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281 – 24th December 2016

Don’t forget to vote for the the best of 2016 – get your votes in before December 29th

New Releases

1 Smallpools – Run with the bulls
2 Vagabon – The Embers
3 Nine inch nails – Burning bright (Field on fire)

Best of 2016 Candidate

4 Monarks – You were my fire

Indie Charts

5 Asylums – Alternative occupations
6 Highly suspect – My name is human
7 Slowcoaches – 54
8 Kings of Leon – Find me
9 Circa waves – Wake up
10 Gin Wigmore – Dirty mercy
11 The Amber run – No answers
12 Broken hands – Four

Single of the Week

13 Pretty vicious – Blister

280 – 17th December 2016

Don’t forget to vote for the the best of 2016 – get your votes in before December 29th

New Releases

1 Kings of Leon – Find me
2 Coheed and Cambria – Colors
3 The Jesus & the Mary chain – Amputations
4 The Amber run – No answers
5 Mallory knox – Lucky me

Best of 2016 candidate:

6 The Faint – Young and realistic

Indie Charts

7 Broken hands – Four
8 Pretty vicious – Blister
9 Circa waves – Wake up
10 Strand of oaks – Radio kids
11 At the drive in – Governed by contagions

Single of the Week

12 The Amazons – Little something

279 – 10th December 2016

Don’t forget to vote for the the best of 2016 – get your votes in before December 29th

New Releases

1 Asylums – Alternative occupations
2 Grouplove – Cannonball
3 Cortes – Facing my fear
4 Arcane roots – Curtains
5 Dma’s – Play it out
6 At the drive in – Governed by contagions

Best of 2016 Candidate

7 The Hunna – We could be

MORE New Releases

8 Ryan Adams – Do you still love me?
9 Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes – Wild flowers
10 Broken hands – Four
11 Pretty vicious – Blister
12 The Last shadow puppets – This is your life

Single of the Week

13 Circa waves – Wake up

278 – 3rd December 2016

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Don’t forget to vote of the the best of 2016 – get your votes in before December 29th

New Releases

1 Deaf havana – St. Paul’s
2 Strand of oaks – Radio kids
3 White lies – Hold back your love
4 The Rifles – Groundhog day
5 Moon unit – Jeanny

Best of 2016 Candidate

6 The Amazons – In my mind

Indie Charts

7 Circa waves – Wake up
8 Moss – My decision
9 Mallory knox – Giving it up
10 Gin Wigmore – Dirty mercy

Single of the Week

11 April – Open mind