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Music Report – May 27, 2020

by Jay Boeding on May 26, 2020

Car Seat Headrest earns the top spot on our Album Chart, jumping up four. Hazel English leads a group of six new records entering the Top 10 Albums Chart, debuting at #2. The Strokes slide into third, with Diet Cig and JR JR also making debuts in the Top 10.

As the summer season kicks off, several new records caught our attention. 2nd Grade stood out along with the return of Jeff Rosenstock, Deerhoof and Moby to our playlist. Jerry Paper makes it’s first appearance on DMPulse.

Disq tops the Song Chart this week, with Daily Routine. AWOLNation moves up one to #2, with Moaning up two spots into third.Andy Shauf, Sorry and Nothing But Thieves all debut this week.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Car Seat Headrest – Making A Door Less Open
2. Hazel English – Wake UP!
3. The Strokes – The New Abnormal
4. Diet Cig – Do You Wonder About Me?
5. JR JR – August And Everything Prior [EP]
6. TOPS – I Feel Alive
7. Disq – Collector
8. Man Man – Dream Hunting In The Valley Of The In-Between
9. Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
10. Perfume Genius – Set My Heart On Fire Immediately

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. 2nd Grade – Hit To Hit (Double Double Whammy)
2. Jeff Rosenstock – NO DREAM (Polyvinyl)
3. Jerry Paper – Abracadabra (Stones Throw)
4. Deerhoof – Future Teenage Cave Artists (Joyful Noise)
5. Moby – All Visible Objects (Mute)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Disq – Daily Routine
2. AWOLNATION – The Best (f/Alice Merton)
3. Moaning – Fall In Love
4. Porridge Radio – Sweet
5. Andy Shauf – Clove Cigarette
6. Sorry – Rosie
7. Pretenders – The Buzz
8. Nothing But Thieves – Is Everybody Going Crazy?
9. Margaret Glaspy – Killing What Keeps Us Alive
10. Circa Waves – Move To San Francisco

 

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Music Report – May 20, 2020

by Jay Boeding on May 19, 2020

The Strokes stays at the #1 spot on our Album Chart. Fiona Apple is the runner-up with her critically-acclaimed new record. Margaret Glaspy, Born Ruffians, Moaning and Anna Burch are all strong records in this group.

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down leads the pack of new albums this week. Hanni El Khatib and I Break Horses are returning artists, with playlist debuts from MAITA, Lady Legs and Arthur.

Pretenders make a huge leap into the top spot on this week’s Top 10 Songs Chart. Margaret Glaspy has her second top 5 song this year with Killing What Keeps Us Alive. AWOLNATION comes in at #3 with a chart debut from Wisconsin’s Disq.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. The Strokes – The New Abnormal
2. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
3. M. Ward – Migration Stories
4. Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
5. Car Seat Headrest – Making A Door Less Open
6. Sorry – 925
7. Moaning – Uneasy Laughter
8. Margaret Glaspy – Devotion
9. TOPS – I Feel Alive
10. Born Ruffians – Juice

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down – Temple (Domino)
2. Hanni El Khatib – FLIGHT (Innovative Leisure)
3. MAITA – Best Wishes (Kill Rock Stars)
4. Lady Legs – Off Days (Communicating Vessels)
5. I Break Horses – Warnings (Bella Union-PIAS)
6. Arthur – Hair Of The Dog (Honeymoon)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Pretenders – The Buzz
2. Margaret Glaspy – Killing What Keeps Us Alive
3. AWOLNATION – The Best (f/Alice Merton)
4. Disq – Daily Routine
5. Moaning    – Fall In Love
6. Porridge Radio – Sweet
7. Circa Waves – Move To San Francisco
8. Porches – Do U Wanna
9. Coin – Youuu
10. Shasta – Ciao Fun

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Music Report – May 13, 2020

by Jay Boeding on May 13, 2020

The Strokes vault into the #1 spot on our Album Chart. Fiona Apple is the runner-up with Fetch The Bolt Cutters. M. Ward holds with Anna Burch making a nice move from #8 to #4. Car Seat Headrest’s new record Making A Door Less Open debuts on the chart in the Top 5.

The band BOAT has appeared on our playlist a few times over the years, and their new album Tread Lightly is receiving some of the best reviews of their career. The Get Right and and Gleemer are new artists making their first appearances on DMPulse.

Circa Waves launch into the top spot on this week’s Top 10 Songs Chart. Porches follows and COIN moves into the Top 5 at #3. Shasta and Born Ruffians move into the upper half of the chart this week too.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. The Strokes – The New Abnormal
2. Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
3. M. Ward – Migration Stories
4. Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
5. Car Seat Headrest – Making A Door Less Open
6. Sorry – 925
7. Moaning – Uneasy Laughter
8. Margaret Glaspy – Devotion
9. TOPS – I Feel Alive
10. Born Ruffians – Juice

New Albums Added to the Playlist
1. BOAT – Tread Lightly (Magic Marker)
2. The Get Right Band – Itchy Soul (Self-Released)
3. Gleemer – Down Through (Other People Records)
4. Tijuana Panthers – Pull The Chute [EP] (Innovative Leisure)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Circa Waves – Sad Happy
2. Porches – Do U Wanna
3. Coin – Youuu
4. Shasta – Ciao Fun
5. Born Ruffians – Wavy Haze
6. Pretenders – The Buzz
7. Shasta – Roaming Hearts
8. Margaret Glaspy – Killing What Keeps Us Alive
9. Sea Wolf – I Went Up, I Went Down
10. Margaret Glaspy – Stay With Me

 

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Music Report – May 6, 2020

by Jay Boeding on May 6, 2020

Moaning hangs on to the top spot on our Album Chart, with Waxahatchee in as runner-up. Sea Wolf, Born Ruffians and Shasta round out the top 5.

Lots of familiar artists have new music for us this week! Car Seat Headrest returns with a new record, while JR JR shares an EP called August And Everything Prior. Diet Cig and Man Man have new adds this week too.

Shasta moves into the top spot on the Song Chart this week, and has another song in the Top 10 with Caio Fun. Porches debuts in the Top 10 and COIN enters the chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Moaning – Uneasy Laughter
2. Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud
3. Sea Wolf – Through A Dark Wood
4. Born Ruffians – Juice
5. Shasta – Roaming Hearts EP
6. M. Ward – Migration Stories
7. Margaret Glaspy – Devotion
8. Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
9. San Cisco – Flaws EP
10. Real Estate – The Main Thing

New Albums Added to the Playlist
1. Car Seat Headrest – Making A Door Less Open (Matador/Beggars)
2. JR JR – August And Everything Prior [EP] (Love Is EZ)
3. Diet Cig – Do You Wonder About Me? (Frenchkiss)
4. Man Man – Dream Hunting In The Valley Of The In-Between (Sub Pop)
5. Austra – HiRUDiN (Domino)
6. Pinewood – All Things With Symmetry [EP] (Self-Released)
7. mxmtoon – Dawn [EP] (AWAL)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Shasta – Roaming Hearts
2. Margaret Glaspy – Stay With Me
3. Porches – Do U Wanna
4. Circa Waves – Sad Happy
5. Squirrel Flower – Headlights
6. Coin – Youuu
7. Shasta – Ciao Fun
8. Born Ruffians – I Fall in Love Every Night
9. Dizzy – Sunflower
10. Dirty Projectors – Overlord

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Music Report – April 29, 2020

by Jay Boeding on April 28, 2020

Moaning vaults into the top perch on this week’s Album chart with their Uneasy Laughter record. Waxahatchee and Sea Wolf follow behind, with Born Ruffians, Margaret Glaspy and Anna Burch debuting on the Top Ten Albums chart.

AWOLNATION tops the new albums added to DMPulse chart. Hazel English is getting a lot of buzz and Other Lives and Brendan Benson return with new tunes.

Margaret Glaspy “Stay With Me” tops the charts with a big move into the leading spot. Shasta has a huge move as well, moving up six spots into #2. Born Ruffians falls from the top of the charts to #3 this week. Dizzy has the highest debut of the week with “Sunflower”.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Moaning – Uneasy Laughter
2. Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud
3. Sea Wolf – Through A Dark Wood
4. Born Ruffians – Juice
5. Shasta – Roaming Hearts EP
6. M. Ward – Migration Stories
7. Margaret Glaspy – Devotion
8. Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
9. San Cisco – Flaws EP
10. Real Estate – The Main Thing

New Albums Added to the Playlist
1. AWOLNATION – Angel Miners & The Lightning Riders (Better Noise
2. Hazel English – Wake UP! (Polyvinyl
3. Other Lives – For Their Love (ATO
4. Day Wave – Crush EP (PIAS
5. Brendan Benson – Dear Life (Third Man
6. BC Camplight – Shortly After Takeoff (Bella Union/PIAS

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Margaret Glaspy – Stay With Me
2. Shasta – Roaming Hearts
3. Born Ruffians – I Fall in Love Every Night
4. Dizzy – Sunflower
5. Dirty Projectors – Overlord
6. Eliza and the Delusionals – Just Exist
7. Squirrel Flower – Headlights
8. Archers of Loaf – Raleigh Days
9. Squirrel Flower – Red Shoulder
10. Say Hi – Grey As A Ghost

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Music Report – April 22, 2020

April 21, 2020

Shasta tops the Album chart with their Roaming Hearts EP. They overtake Porches, who falls to #2, with the top 5 from last week all getting bumped on spot. M. Ward and San Cisco debut on the Top Ten Albums chart. Fiona Apple’s new record is catching lots of buzz, and it leads our New [...]

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Music Report – April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020

Porches and The Districts switch places this week, with Porches landing on top. Sea Wolf continues its climb, up two to #3. climb to #1 this week with their record You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere. Porches climbs one spot as well into second place, with Best Coast, Real Estate and Sea Wolf running #3-#5. [...]

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Music Report – April 8, 2020

April 8, 2020

The Districts follow their big jump from last week with a climb into #1 on the Albums Chart this week. Porches has a great record out, and they are runner-up this week with Best Coast, Real Estate and recent add Sea Wolf making up the Top 5. Some familiar names on the Added Albums List [...]

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Music Report – April 1, 2020

March 31, 2020

Soccer Mommy vaults into #1 on the Albums Chart this week, with Color Theory. The Districts make the biggest move, jumping 8 spots into #2. Porches has the top chart debut, landing at #3. Also debuting, Shasta with their Roaming Hearts EP. We loved Margaret Glaspy’s debut record, and her next offering leads off our [...]

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Music Report – March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020

Not much change in the Album Chart this week, with Best Coast holding on at #1. Tennis and Real Estate remain strong records on DMPulse with Squirrel Flower being the new kid on the block. Sea Wolf leads our New Album Adds list, with their record Through A Dark Wood. Top Ten Albums of the [...]

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