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Music Report – March 25, 2020

by Jay Boeding on 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 Week. Peter Bjorn and John and Born Ruffians return to the playlist with new music, and Moaning has a terrific new album out called Uneasy Laughter.

Michigander moves up to take the top spot on the Songs Chart, knocking off Phantogram. Hinds debuts on the chart in the Top 5 and new songs debuting on the chart from Cold War Kids, Boniface and Cheerleader.

1. Best Coast – Always Tomorrow
2. Tennis – Swimmer
3. Real Estate – The Main Thing
4. Soccer Mommy – Color Theory
5. Squirrel Flower – I Was Born Swimming
6. Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
7. Wolf Parade – Thin Mind
8. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
9. Grimes – Miss Anthropocene
10. The Districts – You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Sea Wolf – Through A Dark Wood (Dangerbird)
2. Peter Bjorn and John – Endless Dream (INGRID)
3. Moaning – Uneasy Laughter (Sub Pop)
4. Born Ruffians – Juice (Yep Roc)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Michigander – Misery
2. Phantogram – Pedestal
3. Soccer Mommy – Circle The Drain
4. Hinds – Riding Solo
5. Sea Wolf – Forever Nevermore
6. Cold War Kids – Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?
7. Wolf Parade – Out of Control
8. Real Estate – Paper Cup
9. Boniface – Oh My God
10. Cheerleader – Everyone’s Wearing Skin

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Music Report – March 18, 2020

by Jay Boeding on March 17, 2020

Best Coast takes over at #1 on this week’s Album Chart, with Always Tomorrow. Tame Impala slides out of the top seat, down five places. Tennis is in at #2 with the highest chart debut, Real Estate, in at #3. Soccer Mommy and Squirrel Flower make up the remaining top 5 Albums on DMPulse.

Porches record Ricky Music leads a large group of new records added to the playlist. Yumi Zouma is a great album, and lots of new artists to the playlist including standouts SHASTA.

Phantogram has the top song on the station this week, with “Pedestal” coming in at #1. Michigander also has a strong Top 10 Song Chart debut at #3.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Best Coast – Always Tomorrow
2. Tennis – Swimmer
3. Real Estate – The Main Thing
4. Soccer Mommy – Color Theory
5. Squirrel Flower – I Was Born Swimming
6. Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
7. Wolf Parade – Thin Mind
8. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
9. Grimes – Miss Anthropocene
10. The Districts – You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Porches – Ricky Music (Domino)
2. Yumi Zouma – Truth Or Consequences (Polyvinyl)
3. SHASTA – Roaming Hearts (Dowd)
4. Addy – Eclipse (Topshelf)
5. Honey Cutt – Coasting (Kanine)
6. Julia Bardo – Phase (Wichita Recordings)
7. Cuffed Up – Cuffed Up EP (Corduroy Recordings)
8. Esme Patterson – There Will Come Soft Rains (BMG)
9. Dogleg – Melee (Triple Crown)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Phantogram – Pedestal
2. Wolf Parade – Out of Control
3. Michigander – Misery
4. Real Estate – Paper Cup
5. Bombay Bicycle Club – Good Day
6. Petey – California
7. Soccer Mommy – Circle The Drain
8. Best Coast – Everything Has Changed
9. Wolf Parade – Julia Take Your Man Home
10. Thievery Corporation – Lebanese Blonde

 

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Music Report – March 11, 2020

by Jay Boeding on March 9, 2020

Tame Impala hangs on to the #1 spot on the Album Chart again this week. Moving up to #2 is Best Coast, which cracked the Top 5 last week. Wolf Parade hangs at #3 with Bombay Bicycle Club and Tennis rounding out the Top 5.

The Districts return with their new record You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere, out on the Fat Possum label. Overcoats and U.S. Girls are added to the playlist, along with a new solo record from Pavement legend Stephen Malkmus.

Real Estate goes from a Top 10 debut last week to #1 on this week’s Song Chart. Petey is in at number two with “California” and Soccer Mommy, Best Coast and Wolf Parade all make the Top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
2. Best Coast – Always Tomorrow
3. Wolf Parade – Thin Mind
4. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
5. Tennis – Swimmer
6. Grimes – Miss Anthropocene
7. Soccer Mommy – Color Theory
8. Squirrel Flower – I Was Born Swimming
9. Alex Ebert – I vs I
10. Andy Shauf – The Neon Skyline

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. The Districts – You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere (Fat Possum)
2. Overcoats – The Fight (Loma Vista Recordings)
3. U.S. Girls – Heavy Light (4AD)
4. Stephen Malkmus – Traditional Techniques (Matador)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Real Estate – Paper Cup
2. Petey – California
3. Soccer Mommy – Circle The Drain
4. Best Coast – Everything Has Changed
5. Wolf Parade – Julia Take Your Man Home
6. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
7. Thievery Corporation – Lebanese Blonde
8. U.S. Girls – Overtime
9. Illuminati Hotties – ppl plzr
10. M. Ward – Unreal City

 

 

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Music Report – March 4, 2020

by Jay Boeding on March 4, 2020

Tame Impala jumps from #5 into #1 on the Album Chart this week. The top record last week, Everything Else Has Gone Wrong from Bombay Bicycle Club moved down to #2, bumping Wolf Parade to third place. Waax breaks into the Top 5 with Album Chart debut Best Coast.

Soccer Mommy leads a big group of new albums added to the playlist. Mt Joy, Caribou, Lanterns on the Lake and Coin are all returning artists.

Best Coast takes over the #1 song place on the Songs Chart. Haim is at #2 and Surf Curse holds #3 over from last week. Real Estate, Petey and Soccer Mommy all debut on the songs chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
2. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
3. Wolf Parade – Thin Mind
4. Waax – Big Grief
5. Best Coast – Always Tomorrow
6. Tennis – Swimmer
7. Alex Ebert – I vs I
8. Grimes – Miss Anthropocene
9. Andy Shauf – The Neon Skyline
10. Destroyer – Have We Met

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Soccer Mommy – Color Theory (Loma Vista/Concord)
2. Mt Joy – Strangers (Dualtone)
3. Caribou – Suddenly (Merge)
4. Kevin Krauter – Full Hand (Bayonet)
5. Lanterns On The Lake – Spook The Herd (Bella Union/PIAS)
6. Coin – Dreamland (AWAL)
7. Ratboys – Printer’s Devil (Topshelf)
8. Spendtime Palace – Room With A View [EP] (Park The Van)
9. Sour Widows – Sour Widows (Self-Released)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Best Coast – Everything Has Changed
2. HAIM – Now I’m In It
3. Surf Curse – Disco
4. Tennis – Need Your Love
5. of Montreal – You’ve Had Me Everywhere
6. Real Estate – Paper Cup
7. Petey – California
8. Soccer Mommy – Circle The Drain
9. Nathaniel Rateliff – And It’s Still Alright
10. Caroline Rose – Feel The Way I Want

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Music Report – February 26, 2020

by Jay Boeding on February 25, 2020

Bombay Bicycle Club tops the Album Chart with their latest, followed by Wolf Parade and new Top 5 entry, Nada Surf. Destroyer and Tame Impala go #4 and #5.

Best Coast leads off an impressive group of new albums, with new records from Grimes and Nathaniel Rateliff leading the way this week.

Speaking of Nathaniel Rateliff, he has the top song of the week. Best Coast is in at number two with Surf Curse, Alex Ebert and Caroline Rose making up the Top 5 on the Songs Chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
2. Wolf Parade – Thin Mind
3. Nada Surf – Never Not Together
4. Destroyer – Have We Met
5. Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
6. Waax – Big Grief
7. Slotface – Sorry For The Late Reply
8. Tennis – Swimmer
9. Of Montreal – UR FUN
10. Andy Shauf – The Neon Skyline

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Best Coast – Always Tomorrow    (Concord)
2. Grimes – Miss Anthropocene (4AD/Beggars Group)
3. Nathaniel Rateliff – And It’s Still Alright (Stax/Concord)
4. King Krule – Man Alive! (Matador/Beggars)
5. Purr – Like New (Anti-)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Nathaniel Rateliff – And It’s Still Alright
2. Best Coast – Everything Has Changed
3. Surf Curse – Disco
4. Alex Ebert – Her Love
5. Caroline Rose – Feel The Way I Want
6. HAIM – Now I’m In It
7. Tennis – Need Your Love
8. of Montreal – You’ve Had Me Everywhere
9. Destroyer – It Just Doesn’t Happen
10. Beck – Dark Places

 

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Music Report – February 12, 2020

February 11, 2020

Wolf Parade tops the album chart this week. Thin Mind is a terrific record with several tracks we are enjoying on the station already. Andy Shauf is another strong release and the Bombay Bicycle Club album is great too. Lots of good records out to start 2020! Alex Ebert and Say Hi lead the New [...]

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Music Report – January 29, 2020

January 27, 2020

Of Montreal jumps from #5 to lead the Album Chart. Tame Impala’s upcoming album The Slow Rush is in second place, with a five spot jump to #3 for Dayglow. Beck and Angel Olsen continue to hang around in the Top 5. Pinegrove debuts on the chart this week. Several terrific albums debut on the [...]

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Music Report – January 22, 2020

January 21, 2020

Beck remains at the top of the Album Chart, while Omni makes a big move from #7 to the runner-up spot. Big Thief and Angel Olsen stay put with Of Montreal debuting at #5. Pinegrove leads a good group of new albums added to the playlist this week. New releases are starting to pick up [...]

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Music Report – January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020

Beck tops the first Album Chart of 2020. His Hyperspace holds off Big Thief and Wilco to lead the most played albums this week. New albums start trickling in to DMPulse this time of year. With a smaller group than usual this week, Of Montreal returns with UR Fun. You are already hearing several cuts [...]

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