Another year in the books. Except… this was the greatest year in decades for new shoegaze and dream pop releases. We spun, you voted. We tallied up monthly charts, weekly social feedback, total on-air spins, and this chart (and show) is the result. Given the voluminous chart data we had, somebody thought it would be a great idea to run a Top 60 show, to celebrate our six years on the air. No good deed goes unpunished, and here we are. You can now listen, chart-browse, and even shop (that’s what the links are for) at your leisure, not having to wait for the show to air again. It’s all here. Dive in, and take a swim in the best sounds 2017 had to offer.

Counting down, sixty to one.

60. Walking Misery – Here
59. Fever Blush – Remember
58. Black Nite Crash – Smile
57. Secret Shine – Falling Again
56. Cloakroom – Seedless Star
55. Figmennt – With Me
54. Venn – Surreal
53. The Prids – Summer Cult
52. Danxia – Washed Out
51. Shallow – Out of Focus
50. Pencey Sloe – Bright Water
49. For Tracy Hyde – Underwater Girl
48. Wrip – Glow
47. Infinity Girl – But I’m Slow
46. Blushing – Weak
45. Wozniak – Perihelion
44. Wild Meadows – Feel The Noise
43. Softsurf – Dawn of the Sun
42. Kindling – Destroy Yrself
41. Crash City Saints – Annabella
40. Pia Fraus – Autumn Winds
39. No Honeymoon – We’re Doing Fine
38. Life on Venus – Around the Sun
37. Fawns of Love – That’s What We Do
36. Blacanova – Zoe
35. Yumi Zouma – Depths (Pt 1)
34. DIV I DED – Open the Door
33. Did You Die – Vulnerable
32. Devilish Dear – Time to Live a Little
31. No Sun – Drown In You
30. Wavetemple – Surface 喣 // demo I
29. The Breaks – Honey
28. ·········(Dots) – サテライト
27. Knifeplay – Breathe
26. Deafcult – Lemonade Beauty
25. Blankenberge – Disappear
24. Alvvays – In Undertow
23. Bellavista – Never This Night
22. Brief Candles – Alarm Fatigue
21. Peppermint Showers – Dominoes
20. Frankie Rose – Red Museum
19. Silver Liz – San Junipero
18. Amusement Parks on Fire – Our Goal to Realize
17. The Bilinda Butchers – Lotus Eaters
16. Doorbells – Distance
15. Seasurfer (feat. Krissy Vanderwoude) – Blind Me
14. Day Wave & Hazel English – PDA
13. Gingerlys – Turtledoves
12. No Vacation – Mind Fields
11. The Big Pink – How Far We’ve Come (feat. Io Echo)
10. Miniatures – Honey
09. Tennis System – Lackluster
08. Visiting Diplomats – Let Go
07. The Morelings – LYT
06. Whimsical – Had I Known
05. Airiel – The Painkillers
04. The Daysleepers – Creation
03. Hatchie – Try
02. Panda Riot – Gold Lines
01. Slowdive – Star Roving

If this year is anything like last, we should see a deluge of both new artists and seasoned veterans, each with something impressive to say, mixing colors and textures like their art depended on it. We couldn’t be more excited by the possibilities. Stay tuned!

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