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Music Report – Sept. 18, 2018

by Jay Boeding on September 20, 2018

Death Cab for Cutie continues its run at the top this week. Free Cake For Every Creature and Interpol’s Marauder round out the top three.

New records from Slothrust, Low, and My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel highlight a list of 10 new records added to our playlist this week. DMPulse debuts this week from DREAMS, The Goon Sax, Shortly and Black Belt Eagle Scout. We also welcome new albums from We Were Promised Jetpacks, Ron Gallo and Future Generations this week. Tons of new music coming to the playlist!

Father John Misty tops the singles chart with “Please Don’t Die” off his God’s Favorite Customer record. Moving up two spots to #2 is Santigold, and The Record Company round out the top three most-played songs of the week. Goon, Yuno, Tunng debut on the top 10, going 6-9, with another tune from Rolling Blackouts CF making our chart with “The Hammer”.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today
2. Free Cake For Every Creature – The Bluest Star
3. Interpol – Marauder – Matador
4. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me – Carpark
5. Thin Lips – Chosen Family
6. Dizzy – Baby Teeth
7. White Denim – Performance
8. Hotel Mira – Hotel Mira (EP)
9. Rubblebucket – Sun Machine – Grand Jury
10. Jim James – Uniform Distortion

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1.  SLOTHRUST – The Pact
2.  LOW – Double Negative
3.  CARL BROEMEL – Wished Out
4.  DREAMS – No One Defeats Us
5.  WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS – The More I Sleep The Less I Dream
6.  GOON SAX, THE – We’re Not Talking
7.  RON GALLO – Stardust Birthday Party
8.  BLACK BELT EAGLE SCOUT – Mother Of My Children
9.  FUTURE GENERATIONS – Landscape
10.  SHORTLY – Richmond

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Father John Misty – Please Don’t Die
2. Santigold – Run The Road
3. The Record Company – Life to Fix
4. Snail Mail – Pristine
5. White Denim – It Might Get Dark
6. Courtney Barnett – Charity
7. Goon – Dizzy
8. Yuno – Why For
9. Tunng – Dark Heart
10. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – The Hammer

 

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Music Report – Sept. 11, 2018

by Jay Boeding on September 11, 2018

Death Cab for Cutie stays on top of the album chart this week. Free Cake For Every Creature moves up to #2 and Interpol’s new one Marauder takes third place. The Beths, Thin Lips and Dizzy all move up a spot or two and White Denim debuts this week.

A new album from Mothers tops the list of new albums added to our playlist this week. You may remember the songs “It Hurts Until It Doesn’t” or “Copper Mines” from 2016. Say Hi has a new record coming onto the playlist this week, and Jeff the Brotherhood and Eric Bachmann return with new music. Debuting on the DMPulse playlist this week are albums from Active Bird Community and Beachtape.

Courtney Barnett has yet another song from Tell Me How You Really Feel make the top 10 songs chart. Lots of debuts this week, with Father Joy Misty’s Please Don’t Die in at number two and new tracks from Gorillaz, Santigold and The Record Company rounding out the top five most-played songs of the past week.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today
2. Free Cake For Every Creature – The Bluest Star
3. Interpol – Marauder – Matador
4. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me – Carpark
5. Thin Lips – Chosen Family
6. Dizzy – Baby Teeth
7. White Denim – Performance
8. Hotel Mira – Hotel Mira (EP)
9. Rubblebucket – Sun Machine – Grand Jury
10. Jim James – Uniform Distortion

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Mothers – Render Another Ugly Method
2. Say Hi – Caterpillar Centipede
3. Active Bird Community – Amends
4. Beachtape – Fix It Up / Figure It Out [EP]
5. Jeff the Brotherhood – Magick Songs
6. Eric Bachmann – No Recover

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Courtney Barnett – Charity
2. Father John Misty – Please Don’t Die
3. Gorillaz – Kansas
4. Santigold – Run The Road
5. The Record Company – Life to Fix
6. Jim James – No Secrets
7. Snail Mail – Pristine
8. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Bellarine
9. White Denim – It Might Get Dark
10. Dawes – Crack the Case

 

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Music Report – Sept. 4, 2018

by Jay Boeding on September 4, 2018

Death Cab for Cutie jumps into the top spot on our album chart, after debuting at #10 last week.  Free Cake For Every Creature is rising on the chart with its first record to make our top 10. Lots of debuts this week from 5-10 with records from The Beths, Interpol, Dizzy, Hotel Mira (formerly JPNSGRLS) and Phantastic Ferniture.

A new EP from Iron and Wine tops the list of new albums added this week. Father-Son duo Neil & Liam Finn join the playlist as does Colleen Green and Anna Calvi.

Rolling Blackouts CF takes the top spot on our song chart. Dan Mangan continues his success on DMPulse with “Troubled Mind.”  White Denim and Courtney Barnett have debuts on the song chart this week.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today
2. Jim James – Uniform Distortion
3. Free Cake For Every Creature – The Bluest Star
4. Thin Lips – Chosen Family
5. Rubblebucket – Sun Machine – Grand Jury
6. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me – Carpark
7. Interpol – Marauder – Matador
8. Dizzy – Baby Teeth – Royal Mountain
9. Hotel Mira – Hotel Mira (EP) – Light Organ
10. Phantastic Ferniture – Phantastic Ferniture – Polyvinyl

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Iron and Wine – Weed Garden [EP] – Sub Pop
2. Neil & Liam Finn – Lightsleeper – Inertia/PIAS
3. Colleen Green – Casey’s Tape / Harmontown Loops – Infinity Cat
4. Anna Calvi – Hunter – Domino
5. Great Lake Swimmers – The Waves, The Wake – Nettwerk
6. The Molochs – Flowers In The Spring – Innovative Leisure

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Bellarine
2. Dan Mangan – Troubled Mind
3. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Breathe In, Breathe Out
4. Let’s Eat Grandma – It’s Not Just Me
5. White Denim – It Might Get Dark
6. Jim James – No Secrets
7. Courtney Barnett – Charity
8. The Hold Steady – The Stove & The Toaster
9. Boy Pablo – Losing You
10. The Joy Formidable – The Wrong Side

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Music Report – August 28, 2018

by Jay Boeding on August 28, 2018

Snail Mail reaches the top spot on our most-played albums chart after hanging around in the top ten for several weeks. Death Cab For Cutie has a new record which debuts in the top 10.

New albums added this week from Mass Gothic and Wild Nothing top the list. We have been playing tracks from Wild Nothing for a few weeks, and new songs from Mass Gothic are in rotation now.

Top songs goes to Metric this week, with “Dark Saturday”. The Yuno track has been a strong one too from the debut EP Moodie. Wild Nothing, St. Vincent and Rolling Blackouts CF finish out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Snail Mail – Lush
2. Yuno – Moodie EP
3. Jim James – Uniform Distortion
4. Free Cake For Every Creature – The Bluest Star
5. Dirty Projectors – Lamp Lit Prose
6. Thin Lips – Chosen Family
7. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
8. The Hold Steady – The Stove & The Toaster [EP]
9. Gorillaz – The Now Now
10. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Mass Gothic – I’ve Tortured You Long Enough (Sub Pop)
2. Wild Nothing – Indigo (Captured Tracks)
3. Saintseneca – Pillar Of Na (Anti-)
4. Brick and Mortar – Meta Meta Etc (Self-Released)
5. Gringo Star – Back To The City (Nevado)
6. Devotchka – The Night Falls Forever (Concord)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Metric – Dark Saturday
2. Yuno    – No Going Back
3. Wild Nothing    – Letting Go
4. St. Vincent – Fast Slow Disco
5. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Bellarine
6. Valley Queen    – Chasing The Muse
7. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Breathe In, Breathe Out
8. Petal – Tight Rope
9. Dan Mangan – Troubled Mind
10. Protomartyr    – You Win Again

 

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Music Report – July 10, 2018

by Jay Boeding on July 10, 2018

Rolling Blackouts Coast Fever takes the top spot on our most-played albums chart. Some terrific songs on that record! You should definitely check it out, as I think it will make many “Best of 2018″ lists later this year. Soft Kill and Snail Mail are making their debuts in the top 10.

This week, we added perhaps the highest number of new albums to the playlist in some time. Ten new albums or EPs! Some recognizable names on the New Albums chart, with new music from Jim James, legendary band The Alarm, and Gorillaz. Iowa’s own Field Division lands at #2 after playing a great set at the 80-35 Music Festival in Des Moines this past weekend. Yuno, courtship and Didirri are also worth seeking out.

Amy Shark’s “I Say Hi” tops the song chart, with Camp Cope and Gorillaz making up our top 3 most-played songs of the week.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
2. Neko Case – Hell-On
3. Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
4. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
5. Now, Now – Saved
6. Hatchie – Suger & Spice [EP]
7. Johnny Marr  – Call The Comet
8. Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel And Casino
9. Soft Kill – Savior
10. Snail Mail – Lush

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Jim James – Uniform Distortion (ATO)
2. Field Division – Dark Matter Dreams (Bella Union / PIAS)
3. Yuno – Moodie (Sub Pop)
4. courtship. – Denial in Paradise (courtship.)
5. Didirri – Measurements EP (Unified)
6. The Alarm – Equals (Twenty First Century)
7. The Record Company – All Of This Life (Concord)
8. Tanukichan – Sundays (Company)
9. The Milk Carton Kids – All the Things…(Anti-)
10. Gorillaz – The Now Now (Parlophone / Warner Bros)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Amy Shark – I Said Hi
2. Camp Cope – How to Socialise & Make Friends
3. Gorillaz – Humility
4. King Tuff – Psycho Star
5. La Luz – Cicada
6. Father John Misty – Mr. Tillman
7. Houndmouth – This Party
8. Maps & Atlases – Ringing Bell
9. The Decemberists – Once In My Life
10. The Decemberists – Sucker’s Prayer

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Music Report – June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018

Father John Misty is the leading album of the week, with God’s Favorite Customer. Highest debut on our album chart belongs to Johnny Marr with his new record Call The Comet. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever makes it’s official top add this week, but we jumped on this record early! It’s already Top 5 as we [...]

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New Music Meeting – 6/6/18

June 6, 2018

Attention DMPulse Music Team members: there’s a new music meeting in your email inbox today! Check out songs from Lykke Li, Rubblebucket, and this one from Beach House. Not a music team member? Donate $40 or more and we say “thanks” by making you a member of our elite team of music lovers who help [...]

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DMPulse – Top 30 Album Chart – 6/5/18

June 6, 2018

Our top 30 album chart submitted to North American College & Community Chart (NACC) 1 ARCTIC MONKEYS Tranquility Base Hotel And Casino Domino 2 LA LUZ Floating Features Hardly Art 3 SPEEDY ORTIZ Twerp Verse Carpark 4 DR DOG Critical Equation We Buy Gold/Thirty Tigers 5 COURTNEY BARNETT Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom [...]

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DMPulse – Top 30 Album Chart – 5/29/18

May 29, 2018

Our top 30 album chart submitted to North American College & Community Chart (NACC) 1 LA LUZ Floating Features Hardly Art 2 SPEEDY ORTIZ Twerp Verse Carpark 3 DR DOG Critical Equation We Buy Gold/Thirty Tigers 4 ARCTIC MONKEYS Tranquility Base Hotel And Casino Domino 5 MASTERSYSTEM Dance Music Physical Education 6 DECEMBERISTS, THE I’ll [...]

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DMPulse – Top 30 Album Chart – 5/15/18

May 15, 2018

Our top 30 album chart submitted to North American College & Community Chart (NACC) 1 DR DOG Critical Equation We Buy Gold/Thirty Tigers 2 UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA Sex & Food Jagjaguwar 3 EELS The Deconstruction E-Works/PIAS 4 SPEEDY ORTIZ Twerp Verse Carpark 5 LORD HURON Vide Noir Republic 6 MASTERSYSTEM Dance Music Physical Education 7 [...]

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