RXTop20 Mid-Year Countdown 2016 Results

RXTop20 Mid-Year Countdown 2016 Results

August 4, 2016 in Front

Radio Xenu‘s annual Top 20 Mid-Year Countdown is in the books. You won’t find a countdown like this anywhere else! It was held Wednesday, July 13th during the Neeshcast, and truly reflects the vast taste and wide musical spectrum we encompass.

Check out the show to hear the songs in full PLUS a little something about each of the artists!


Below are the results, as voted by listeners of the station.

RXTop20 2016 - #20 - Yuna "Come As You Are" (Nirvana cover)

20. Yuna – “Come As You Are” (Nirvana cover)
RXTop20 2016 - #19 - Halsey "Love Yourself" (Justin Bieber cover)
19. Halsey – “Love Yourself” (Justin Bieber cover)
RXTop20 2016 - #18 - Beach Slang "Noisy Heaven"
18. Beach Slang – “Noisy Heaven”
RXTop20 2016 - #17 - JDVBBS "Miss Cinderella"
17. JDVBBS – “Miss Cinderella”
RXTop20 2016 - #16 - .gif "Juvenile"
16. .gif – “Juvenile”
RXTop20 2016 - #15 - The Neighbourhood "Afraid"
15. The Neighbourhood – “Afraid”
RXTop20 2016 - #14 - I The Mighty "Friends"
14. I The Mighty featuring Max Bemis (of Say Anything) – “Friends”
RXTop20 2016 - #13 - Owel "Every Good Boy Does Fine"
13. Owel – “Every Good Boy Does Fine”
RXTop20 2016 - #12 The Avalanches "Frankie Sinatra"
12. The Avalanches featuring Danny Brown & MF Doom – “Frankie Sinatra”
RXTop20 2016 - #11 Tame Impala "The Less I Know The Better"
11. Tame Impala – “The Less I Know The Better”
RXTop20 2016 - #10 - Nothing "A.C.D. (Abscessive Compulsive Disorder)"
10. Nothing – “A.C.D. (Abcessive Compulsive Disorder)”
RXTop20 2016 - #9 - Gates "Empty Canvas"
9. Gates – “Empty Canvas”
RXTop20 2016 - #8 - Still + Storm "Very Ape" (Nirvana cover)
8. Still + Storm – “Very Ape” (Nirvana cover)
RXTop20 2016 - #7 - Joey Eppard "Stranded in a Treetop"
7. Joey Eppard – “Stranded in a Treetop”
RXTop20 2016 - #6 - Beck "Wow"
6. Beck – “Wow”
RXTop20 2016 - #5 - Weerd Science "Clap If You <3 Someone"
5. Weerd Science – “Clap If You <3 Someone”
RXTop20 2016 - #4 - Upgrade "I Don't Fit In"
4. Upgrade featuring Heather Williams – “I Don’t Fit In”
RXTop20 2016 - #3 Hidden Hospitals "Rose Hips"
3. Hidden Hospitals – “Rose Hips”
RXTop20 2016 - #2 - The Strokes "Oblivius"
2. The Strokes – “Oblivius”
RXTop20 2016 - #1 - Rogues Among Us "The Wolf"
1. Rogues Among Us – “The Wolf”

The results of this year’s Top 20 Mid-Year Countdown inspired a change in format at Radio Xenu. It showed us what you, the listeners, prefer to hear in rotation. We’re your station! RX has shifted from Indie-Rock-Electronic to focus more on Independent Artists, no matter the genre. The Indie Artist Initiative is now in motion on Radio Xenu.

Artists who received votes, but not enough to break into the Top 20:

3, Abandon Kansas, Active Child, Athletics, Aurora, Ayokay, Basement, Bastille, Bear Hands, Bear Vs Shark, Bishop Briggs, The Black Keys, Blink-182, BOYBOY, Brand New, Busted, Cat Power, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Caught A Ghost, Cherub, Christian Fitness, Coheed and Cambria, College, Crosses, Dead Unicorn, The Dear Hunter, Death Cab For Cutie, The Drums, Editors, Emmy Wildwood, Empire of the Sun, Fortunate Youth, Foster The People, Foxing, Frogg Party, Future Islands, Fyfe, Geographer, Glassjaw, Gunship, Harrison Brome, I Kill Giants, K.Flay, Keiynan Lonsdale, The Killers, Kiss Kiss, LCD Soundsystem, Local Natives, m83, Matt Pond PA, Meg Myers, Miike Snow, Miniature Tigers, Minus The Bear, Modest Mouse, The Movielife, The Neighbourhood, Neon Indian, No Devotion, Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, The Palms, Panic! At The Disco, Pinback, Plants and Animals, Portugal. The Man, Purity Ring, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Santigold, Shark Bait, Shwizz, Sir Sly, The Soft White Sixties, Son Lux, St. Vincent, Stellar Young, Straylight Run, The Strumbellas, The Temper Trap, Thrice, Thundercat, Title Fight, Too Many Humans, Toro Y Moi, Turnover, Twenty One Pilots, The Vincent Black Shadow, Weezer, The Wombats, X Ambassadors, Yeasayer, Yuck

Radio Xenu has LIVE DJs on air 4 days a week. Vio-Cast Soundsystem, ThePipShow, Neeshcast, Leimy’s Listening Party, DarkHourzz, The Jiggy Jaguar Experience, The Dingo Shoe.

Interested in joining our on-air family? Always dreamed of hosting your own radio show? We’re looking for some new on-air talent!

Trying to get your own music out there? Now that the Indie Artist Initiative is in motion, we’re accepting submissions from any genre.

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Look out for the #RXTop40 (Radio Xenu’s Top 40 End-of-the-Year Countdown) in December/January!

full, unedited Neeshcast show from July 13, 2016 (including phone calls with Leimy, Pip, Quinn, and JDVBBS immediately after the countdown)

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