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Music Report – March 13, 2019

by Jay Boeding on March 12, 2019

Beirut hangs on to the top spot on our Album chart, with a big jump from Girlpool from #10 to #2 this week. Perfect Son switches places with Sharon Van Etten and Maggie Rogers stays at #5. Telekinesis is the top debut on the Top 10 Album Chart with “Effluxion” at #6 with other debuts from Ladytron and And The Kids.

The Meat Puppets won my heart back as a youth in 1994, and it is terrific to have them all back together again. They take the top Added Album of the week with “Dusty Notes”. Otherwise, tons of new artists to our playlist this week: Ten Fé, Stella Donnelly, Kiwi Jr and SASAMI round out the top 5.

Vampire Weekend rules the Top 10 Songs chart for the week with “Harmony Hall”. Toro Y Moi jumps four places to #2 and Phosphorescent makes a major move this week going from #9 to #3 with “My Beautiful Boy”. Jenny Lewis and Pinegrove round out the top five. Cage The Elephant, Maggie Rogers and Foals all enter the top 10 charts this week.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Beirut – Gallipoli
2. Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary
3. Perfect Son – Cast
4. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
5. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life
6. Telekinesis – Effluxion
7. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
8. LCD Soundsystem – Electric Lady Sessions
9. Ladytron – Ladytron
10. And The Kids – When This Life Is Over

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Meat Puppets    – Dusty Notes (Megaforce)
2. Ten Fé – Future Perfect, Present Tense (Some Kinda Love/PIAS)
3. Stella Donnelly – Beware of the Dogs (Secretly Canadian)
4. Kiwi Jr – Football Money (Mint Records)
5. SASAMI – SASAMI (Domino)
6. Bad Sounds – Get Better (Insanity-Sony)
7. Nate Leslie – Years We Lost (Righteous Anger)
8. Iron And Wine – Our Endless Numbered Days – Deluxe (Sub Pop)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Vampire Weekend – Harmony Hall
2. Toro Y Moi – Ordinary Pleasure
3. Phosphorescent – My Beautiful Boy
4. Jenny Lewis – Red Bull & Hennessy
5. Pinegrove – Darkness
6. Pedro The Lion – Quietest Friend
7. Kurt Vile – Rollin With The Flow
8. Cage The Elephant – Ready To Let Go
9. Maggie Rogers – Light On
10. Foals – Exits

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Music Report – March 6, 2019

by Jay Boeding on March 5, 2019

Beirut maintains the #1 spot on the top albums chart. Toro Y Moi and Sharon Van Etten each move up one place. Perfect Son and Maggie Rogers slides into the Top 5. Other top 10 debuts this week from LCD Soundsystem and Girlpool.

POND comes in at #1 on the Added Albums chart, with Claypool Lennon Delirium landing in 2nd place. Judah and the Lion, Nyles Lannon and Amanda Palmer go 3-5.

Sharon Van Etten reigns at the top of the song chart this week with “Seventeen”. Ex Hex jumps two spots to #2 with Spud Cannon “Runaway Strays” taking the #3 spot. Vampire Weekend debuts on the song chart at #4, followed by Jenny Lewis to complete the top five songs of the week. The bottom half of the chart is all new, with songs from Toro Y Moi, Pinegrove, Pedro The Lion, Phosphorescent and Kurt Vile.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Beirut – Gallipoli
2. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace
3. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
4. Perfect Son – Cast
5. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life
6. Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock
7. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
8. Pedro the Lion – Phoenix
9. LCD Soundsystem – Electric Lady Sessions
10. Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. POND – Tasmania (Interscope)
2. Claypool Lennon Delirium – South Of Reality (ATO)
3. Judah and the Lion – Over My Head [EP] (Cletus The Van)
4. Nyles Lannon – The Clouds And The Sea (Badman)
5. Amanda Palmer – There Will Be No Intermission (Cooking Vinyl)
6. Baby FuzZ – Plastic Paradise (Self-Released)
7. Fatherson – Sum Of All Your Parts (Easy Life)
8. Yoste – Try To Be Okay (Akira)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Sharon Van Etten – Seventeen
2. Ex Hex – Cosmic Cave
3. Spud Cannon – Runaway Strays
4. Vampire Weekend – Harmony Hall
5. Jenny Lewis – Red Bull & Hennessy
6. Toro Y Moi – Ordinary Pleasure
7. Pinegrove – Darkness
8. Pedro The Lion – Quietest Friend
9. Phosphorescent – My Beautiful Boy
10. Kurt Vile – Rollin With The Flow

 

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Music Report – Feb. 27, 2019

by Jay Boeding on February 26, 2019

Beirut jumps two places to take over the top spot on the Top Albums chart this week, bumping Pedro the Lion. Deerhunter moves up two spots to #2. Toro Y Moi, Sharon Van Etten and last week’s #1 album by Pedro the Lion go #3-#5. Only one album chart debut this week, Bob Mould with his latest album “Sunshine Rock”.

Some great new records this week! Telekinesis tops the Added Albums chart, with the record “Effluxion” debuting on DMPulse this week. Returnee Bad Bad Hats lands at #4, but this week is all about brand new artists to our playlist. Slide, Emilie Kahn and Bellows all are impressive records. Tune in to hear great new tracks!

Alice Merton makes a big move this week up from #6 to take the top song of the week crown. Growlers makes an even bigger move, as it rises seven spots but doesn’t quite make the top of the charts. Sharon Van Etten, Ex Hex and Spud Cannon round out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Beirut – Gallipoli
2. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
3. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace
4. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
5. Pedro the Lion – Phoenix
6. Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock
7. Deer Tick – Mayonnaise
8. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life
9. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
10. Tallies – Tallies

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Telekinesis – Effluxion (Merge)
2. Slide – Into Happiness [EP] (If Music Could Talk / AWAL)
3. Emilie Kahn – Outro (Secret City)
4. Bad Bad Hats – Lightning Round (Afternoon)
5. Bellows – The Rose Gardener (Topshelf)
6. Moving Panoramas – In Two (Modern Outsider)
7. SUSTO – Ever Since I Lost My Mind (Rounder / Concord)
8. Westkust – Westkust (Run For Cover)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Alice Merton – Funny Business
2. The Growlers – Problems III
3. Sharon Van Etten – Seventeen
4. Ex Hex – Cosmic Cave
5. Spud Cannon – Runaway Strays
6. Young the Giant – Superposition
7. Radiohead – Ill Wind
8. Deerhunter – Element
9. Oh Pep! – Hurt Nobody
10. Wintersleep – Surrender

 

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Music Report – Feb. 20, 2019

by Jay Boeding on February 20, 2019

Pedro the Lion takes over the top spot on the Top Albums chart this week, bumping Sharon Van Etten’s record “Remind Me Tomorrow”.
Both albums are great! Beirut moves up two places to #3, and Deerhunter holds on to #4. Toro Y Moi moves up to round out the top five.
Two album chart debuts this week, from Deer Tick and Tallies.

Jessica Pratt tops the Added Albums chart, with the record “Quiet Signs” debuting on DMPulse this week. A promising record from And The Kids comes in second with Homeshake and Ladytron returning to our playlist with new albums this week. Methyl Ehtel rounds out the top five and there are new records from White Lies and Xiu Xiu vying for airtime on DMPulse.

Menage holds the top spot for the second week with “A Beautiful Disaster”. Avett Brothers moves from #5 to the #2 spot with Pedro The Lion following behind at #3. Bad Suns and Jeff Tweedy are in at #4 and #5. Top 10 debuts from #6-#10 this week from Alice Morton, Anna Calvi, First Aid Kit, The Growlers and Foxwarren.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Pedro the Lion – Phoenix
2. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
3. Beirut – Gallipoli
4. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
5. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace
6. Deer Tick – Mayonnaise
7. Tallies – Tallies
8. Spud Cannon – Squeeze
9. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
10. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Jessica Pratt – Quiet Signs (Mexican Summer)
2. And The Kids – When This Life Is Over (Signature Sounds)
3. Homeshake – Helium (Sinderlyn)
4. Ladytron – Ladytron (!K7)
5. Methyl Ethel – Triage (4AD/Beggars Group)
6. White Lies – Five (PIAS)
7. Xiu Xiu – Girl With Basket Of Fruit (Polyvinyl)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Menage – A Beautiful Disaster
2. Avett Brothers – Trouble Letting Go
3. Pedro The Lion – Yellow Bike
4. Bad Suns – Away We Go
5. Jeff Tweedy – Bombs Above
6. Alice Merton – Funny Business
7. Anna Calvi – As a Man
8. First Aid Kit – Ugly
9. The Growlers – Problems III
10. Foxwarren – Everything Apart

 

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Music Report – Feb. 13, 2019

by Jay Boeding on February 12, 2019

Sharon Van Etten knocks Pedro The Lion of the top spot after it spent two weeks at #1 on the Album Chart. Maggie Rogers moves up three to #3 with “Heard It In A Past Life” with Deerhunter in fourth place. Top debut of the week goes to the great new album from Beirut. Toro Y Moi moves up three to #7. Juliana Hatfield also debuts on the top albums charts.

LCD Soundsystem leads the way on the Added Albums chart, with the record “Electric Lady Sessions” debuting on DMPulse this week. Cass McCombs returns to the airwaves with a new album “Tip Of The Sphere” and alternative legend Bob Mould is added to the playlist. Impressive new albums from Ocie Elliott and Perfect Son round out the top 5. Talos caught our ear this week as did Wicca Phase Springs Eternal.

Menage jumps to the top spot from #6 this week with “A Beautiful Disaster”. Mitski moves down a spot to #2 with “Washing Machine Heart”. Broken Bells, Foxwarren and a top 10 debut from Avett Brothers round out the top five. Pedro the Lion debuts at #6 with “Yellow Bike” this week. Other debuts to the top 10 are from Foxwarren, Jeff Tweedy, Grapetooth and illuminati hotties.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
2. Pedro the Lion – Phoenix
3. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life
4. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
5. Beirut – Gallipoli
6. Spud Cannon – Squeeze
7. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace
8. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
9. Juliana Hatfield – Weird
10. Foxwarren – Foxwarren

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. LCD Soundsystem – Electric Lady Sessions (Columbia)
2. Cass McCombs – Tip Of The Sphere (Anti-)
3. Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock (Merge)
4. Ocie Elliott – We Fall In (Nettwerk)
5. Perfect Son – Cast (Sub Pop)
6. Talos – Far Out Dust (BMG)
7. Wicca Phase Springs Eternal – Suffer On (Run For Cover)
8. Mercury Rev – Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited (Partisan)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Menage – A Beautiful Disaster
2. Mitski – Washing Machine Heart
3. Broken Bells – Shelter
4. Foxwarren – To Be
5. Avett Brothers – Trouble Letting Go
6. Pedro The Lion – Yellow Bike
7. Grapetooth – Blood
8. Bad Suns – Away We Go
9. illuminati hotties – Paying Off The Happiness
10. Jeff Tweedy – Bombs Above

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Music Report – Feb. 5, 2019

February 4, 2019

Pedro the Lion holds at #1 on our album chart this week. Sharon Van Etten moves up from #8 to #2, and Deerhunter makes a strong move into the #3 slot. Maggie Rogers, Roving Reporter and Toro Y Moi debut in the top 10. Beirut takes the top spot on the Added Albums chart, with [...]

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Music Report – Jan. 30, 2019

January 29, 2019

Pedro the Lion jumps from #5 to #1 on our album chart this week. Foxwarren moves out of the top spot to #2, with Kurt Vile moving into the top three. The top debut of the week goes to Deerhunter with Sharon Van Etten’s new record making its first appearance on the top 10 album [...]

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Music Report – Jan. 23, 2019

January 22, 2019

Foxwarren leads the list of Top 10 albums again this week. Indie legend J Mascis takes the second notch with his record Elastic Days. Grapetooth moves up a spot with Mother right behind and Pedro the Lion debuting at number five. Also making their top 10 album debut this week is Young The Giant. Deerhunter [...]

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Music Report – Jan. 16, 2019

January 16, 2019

Foxwarren leads the list of Top 10 albums for our first report of 2019. Jeff Tweedy is right behind at number two, with Kurt Vile’s “Bottle It In” at #3. J Mascis and Grapetooth round out the top 5, with Mother Mother and Spud Cannon making their top 10 album debuts. The long-awaited return of [...]

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The Top 50 Songs of 2018 Countdown Schedule

December 28, 2018

Tune in to hear the top songs of 2018. Airing at these times through Jan. 1: Friday, Dec. 28 – 1pm CST (18:00 GMT) Friday, Dec. 28 – 7pm CST (1:00 GMT) Saturday, Dec. 29 – 3am CST (9:00 GMT) Saturday, Dec. 29 – 9am CST (15:00 GMT) Saturday, Dec. 29 – 1pm CST (19:00 [...]

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