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Best New Indie and Alternative – 11/5/14

by Jay Boeding on November 5, 2014

The Decemberists – Make You Better
From the album: What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World

Stars – From The Night
From the album: No One Is Lost

Blake Mills – If I’m Unworthy
From the album: Heigh Ho

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DMPulse – Top 30 – 11/4/14

by Jay Boeding on November 5, 2014

1    RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE    Mended With Gold    Saddle Creek
2    FOXYGEN    And Star Power    Jagjaguwar
3    ZELLA DAY    Zella Day    B3SCI-Pineto
4    GENERATIONALS    Alix    Polyvinyl
5    KING TUFF    Black Moon Spell    SUB POP
6    DRUMS     Encyclopedia    Minor
7    THOM YORKE    Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes    Self-Released
8    ELLIOTT BROOD    Work And Love    paper bag
9    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS    Brill Bruisers    Matador
10    STARS    No One Is Lost    ATO
11    BROODS    Evergreen    Capitol
12    MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND    This Is My Hand    Asthmatic Kitty
13    WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS    Unravelling    Fat Cat
14    MAX JURY    All I Want: The Sonic Factory Sessions [EP]    Marathon
15    COLD WAR KIDS    Hold My Home    Downtown
16    ZOLA JESUS    Taiga    Mute
17    HAERTS    Haerts    Columbia
18    BAHAMAS    Bahamas Is Afie    Brushfire
19    BOTS    Pink Palms    Fader
20    SPOON    They Want My Soul    Loma Vista
21    FIELD REPORT    Marigolden    Partisan
22    CARIBOU    Our Love    Merge
23    WAMPIRE    Bazaar    Polyvinyl
24    GROWLERS    Chinese Fountain    Everloving
25    TENNIS    Ritual In Repeat    Communion
26    THE GROMBLE    The Gromble [EP]    Self-Released
27    BEN HOWARD    I Forget Where We Were    Republic
28    LILY AND MADELEINE    Fumes    Asthmatic Kitty
29    SLEATER-KINNEY    Start Together    SUB POP
30    FRANCISCO THE MAN    Loose Ends    Fat Possum-Small Plates

Top 5 Adds

1    DRGN KING    Baltimore Crush    Bar None
2    AVID DANCER    I Want To See You Dance    Grand Jury
3    AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD    IX    Superball-Richter Scale
4    GRAVEYARD CLUB    Nightingale    Self-Released
5    LAZY KIDS    Tunnel Visions    Self-Released

 

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DMPulse – Top 30 – 10/14/14

by Jay Boeding on October 14, 2014

1    MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND    This Is My Hand    Asthmatic Kitty
2    RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE    Mended With Gold    Saddle Creek
3    KING TUFF    Black Moon Spell    SUB POP
4    ZELLA DAY    Zella Day    B3SCI-Pineto
5    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS    Brill Bruisers    Matador
6    KAREN O    Crush Songs    Cult
7    BAHAMAS    Bahamas Is Afie    Brushfire
8    FOXYGEN    And Star Power    Jagjaguwar
9    DRUMS     Encyclopedia    Minor
10    SPOON    They Want My Soul    Loma Vista
11    INTERPOL    El Pintor    Matador-Soft Limit
12    GROWLERS    Chinese Fountain    Everloving
13    AVI BUFFALO    At Best Cuckold    SUB POP
14    THE GROMBLE    The Gromble [EP]    Self-Released
15    RYAN ADAMS    Ryan Adams    Pax-Am-Blue Note
16    J MASCIS    Tied To A Star    SUB POP
17    DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979    The Physical World    Warner Brothers
18    SONDRE LERCHE    Please    Mona
19    BASS DRUM OF DEATH    Rip This    Innovative Leisure
20    ERICKSONS    Bring Me Home    Self-Released
21    MINUS THE BEAR    Lost Loves    Dangerbird
22    BISHOP ALLEN    Lights Out    Dead Oceans
23    TENNIS    Ritual In Repeat    Communion
24    FIELD REPORT    Marigolden    Partisan
25    GENERATIONALS    Alix    Polyvinyl
26    TY SEGALL    Manipulator    Drag City
27    ZOLA JESUS    Taiga    Mute
28    ALVVAYS    Alvvays    Polyvinyl
29    ALLO DARLIN’    We Come From The Same Place    Slumberland
30    CARIBOU    Our Love    Merge

Top 5 Adds

1    ELLIOTT BROOD    Work And Love    paper bag
2    WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS    Unravelling    Fat Cat
3    JOHNNY MARR    Playland
4    BOTS    Pink Palms    Fader
5    MAX JURY    All I Want: The Sonic Factory Sessions [EP]    Marathon

 

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DMPulse – Top 30 – 10/8/14

by Jay Boeding on October 9, 2014

1    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS    Brill Bruisers    Matador
2    MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND    This Is My Hand    Asthmatic Kitty
3    BAHAMAS    Bahamas Is Afie    Brushfire
4    INTERPOL    El Pintor    Matador-Soft Limit
5    KAREN O    Crush Songs    Cult
6    AVI BUFFALO    At Best Cuckold    SUB POP
7    GROWLERS    Chinese Fountain    Everloving
8    J MASCIS    Tied To A Star    SUB POP
9    RYAN ADAMS    Ryan Adams    Pax-Am-Blue Note
10    RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE    Mended With Gold    Saddle Creek
11    SPOON    They Want My Soul    Loma Vista
12    DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979    The Physical World    Warner Brothers
13    KING TUFF    Black Moon Spell    SUB POP
14    FOXYGEN    And Star Power    Jagjaguwar
15    DRUMS     Encyclopedia    Minor
16    ISRAEL NASH    Rain Plans    Thirty Tigers-Loose
17    SONDRE LERCHE    Please    Mona
18    BISHOP ALLEN    Lights Out    Dead Oceans
19    GENERATIONALS    Alix    Polyvinyl
20    ALVVAYS    Alvvays    Polyvinyl
21    ALT-J    This Is All Yours    Canvasback-Atlantic
22    ZELLA DAY    Zella Day    B3SCI-Pineto
23    ERICKSONS    Bring Me Home    Self-Released
24    JENNY LEWIS    Voyager    warner
25    TY SEGALL    Manipulator    Drag City
26    RAVEONETTES    Pe’ahi    Beat Dies
27    BASS DRUM OF DEATH    Rip This    Innovative Leisure
28    FIELD REPORT    Marigolden    Partisan
29    MINUS THE BEAR    Lost Loves    Dangerbird
30    THE GROMBLE    The Gromble [EP]    Self-Released

Top 5 Adds

1    WAMPIRE    Bazaar    Polyvinyl
2    CARIBOU    Our Love    Merge
3    ALLO DARLIN’    We Come From The Same Place    Slumberland
4    ZOLA JESUS    Taiga    Mute
5    BROODS    Evergreen    Capitol

 

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Best New Indie and Alternative – 9/30/14

by Jay Boeding on September 29, 2014

New Pornographers – Champions of Red Wine
From the album: Brill Bruisers

Wildcat! Wildcat! – Hero
From the album: No Moon At All

King Tuff – Eyes of the Muse
From the album: Black Moon Spell

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DMPulse – Top 30 – 9/30/14

September 29, 2014

1    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS    Brill Bruisers    Matador 2    J MASCIS    Tied To A Star    SUB POP 3    BAHAMAS    Bahamas Is Afie    Brushfire 4    KAREN O    Crush Songs    Cult 5    AVI BUFFALO    At Best Cuckold    SUB POP 6    INTERPOL    El Pintor    Matador-Soft Limit 7    MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND    This Is My Hand    Asthmatic Kitty 8    SPOON    They Want [...]

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Best New Indie and Alternative – 9/26/14

September 26, 2014

Alt J – Every Other Freckle From the album: This Is All Yours My Brightest Diamond – Pressure From the album: This Is My Hand Cymbals Eat Guitars – Jackson From the album: Lose  

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DMPulse – Top 30 – 9/23/14

September 23, 2014

1    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS    Brill Bruisers    Matador 2    BAHAMAS    Bahamas Is Afie    Brushfire 3    J MASCIS    Tied To A Star    SUB POP 4    KAREN O    Crush Songs    Cult 5    COLD SPECKS    Neuroplasticity    Mute 6    AVI BUFFALO    At Best Cuckold    SUB POP 7    SPOON    They Want My Soul    Loma Vista 8    ALVVAYS    Alvvays    Polyvinyl 9    INTERPOL    El [...]

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Best New Indie and Alternative – 9/17/14

September 17, 2014

Avi Buffalo – So What From the album: Avi Buffalo – So What Death From Above 1979 – Trainwreck 1979 From the album: The Physical World The Raveonettes – Z-Boys From the album: Pe’ahi

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DMPulse – Top 30 – 9/16/14

September 17, 2014

1    BAHAMAS    Bahamas Is Afie    Brushfire 2    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS    Brill Bruisers    Matador 3    COLD SPECKS    Neuroplasticity    Mute 4    J MASCIS    Tied To A Star    SUB POP 5    ALVVAYS    Alvvays    Polyvinyl 6    SPOON    They Want My Soul    Loma Vista 7    RAVEONETTES    Pe’ahi    Beat Dies 8    AVI BUFFALO    At Best Cuckold    SUB POP 9    BISHOP ALLEN    Lights [...]

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