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Music Report – April 17, 2019

by Jay Boeding on April 16, 2019

Ex Hex moves up to #1 this week. A big jump for Jenny Lewis, as her new album “On The Line” goes from #10 to #2. Julia Jacklin drops two spots to #3, while Andrew Bird slips to #4. White Denim has the highest debut.

Broken Social Scene has a new record out Let’s Try The After, which tops the Added Albums chart. Several artists return to our playlist, as we have new music from Circa Waves, Frankie Cosmos, Shovels and Rope and Diane Coffee.

The Black Keys maintains the top spot on our Top 10 Songs of the Week chart. Rolling Blackouts CF jumps to the second spot with Chain Wallet gaining the most, going up seven places to number three. The National and Geographer go #4 and #5. Circa Waves is the top debut, with other debuts from Local Natives, Meg Myers, Johnny Marr and I Don’t Know How But They Found Me.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Ex Hex – It’s Real
2. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
3. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
4. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
5. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
6. White Denim – Side Effects
7. Meat Puppets – Dusty Notes
8. Claypool Lennon Delirium – South Of Reality
9. POND – Tasmania
10. Telekinesis – Effluxion

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After (Arts & Crafts)
2. Circa Waves – What’s It Like Over There? (PIAS)
3. Frankie Cosmos – Haunted Items [EP] (Sub Pop)
4. Shovels and Rope – By Blood (Dualtone/eOne)
5. Fanclub – All The Same [EP] (Friendly Reminder)
6. Field Medic – Fade Into The Dawn (Run For Cover)
7. Diane Coffee – Internet Arms (Polyvinyl)
8. Bibio – Ribbons (Warp)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. The Black Keys – Lo/Hi
2. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – In the Capital
3. Chain Wallet – What Everybody Else Could Find
4. The National – You Had Your Soul With You
5. Geographer – Love is Wasted in the Dark
6. Circa Waves – Times Won’t Change Me Now
7. Local Natives – When Am I Gonna Lose You
8. Meg Myers – Running Up That Hill
9. Johnny Marr – Armatopia
10. I Don’t Know How But They Found Me – Choke

 

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Music Report – April 10, 2019

by Jay Boeding on April 9, 2019

Julia Jacklin takes the top spot on our album chart this week, with “Crushing”. Ex Hex makes the biggest moves of the week, jumping up to #2 from #10. Andrew Bird follows at #3 and Telekinesis is in the fourth spot. Debuts on the Top 10 Chart from POND, Strand of Oaks and Jenny Lewis this week.

Wintersleep leads a nice group of new records to the playlist. The Drums and Lady Lamb are returning to DMPulse with new albums, while there are a half dozen new artists to check out.

The Black Keys move up four places to capture the top song of the week on our chart. The National lands at #2 and Charly Bliss, Ocie Elliott and White Denim go #3,#4 and #5. Six through 10 are all debuts, with Geographer and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever making their returns to the top 10, while Slide and Chain Wallet land their first songs in our Top 10 song chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

Music Report – April 10, 2019

1. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
2. Ex Hex – It’s Real
3. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
4. Telekinesis – Effluxion
5. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
6. Meat Puppets – Dusty Notes
7. POND – Tasmania
8. Claypool Lennon Delirium – South Of Reality
9. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
10. Jenny Lewis – On The Line

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Wintersleep – In The Land Of (Dine Alone)
2. The Drums – Brutalism (Anti-)
3. Slow Caves – Falling (Old Flame)
4. The Murlocs – Manic Candid Episode (Flightless/ATO)
5. Lady Lamb – Even In The Tremor (Ba Da Bing)
6. C Duncan – Health (Fat-Cat)
7. Shana Cleveland – Night Of The Worm Moon (Hardly Art)
8. Isaac Gracie – Isaac Gracie (Extended Edition) (Universal)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. The Black Keys – Lo/Hi
2. The National – You Had Your Soul With You
3. Charly Bliss – Capacity
4. Ocie Elliott – Mingle In Pine
5. White Denim – Shanalala
6. Geographer – Love is Wasted in the Dark
7. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – In the Capital
8. The Dip – Sure Don’t Miss You
9. Slide – Floating
10. Chain Wallet – What Everybody Else Could Find

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Music Report – April 3, 2019

by Jay Boeding on April 2, 2019

Andrew Bird moves up one spot to take the #1 spot on our Album Chart. Better Oblivion Community Center trades places with it and slips to #2. Claypool Lennon Delirium moves up into third place, with Julia Jacklin and Telekinesis completing the top five albums of the week. Debuts in the top ten this week from Meat Puppets and Ex Hex.

Jenny Lewis leads the new albums making their first appearance on DMPulse this week. Other albums of note are from Ages and Ages, Bad Suns and several artists making their first appearances on our playlist. Lots of new music this week so check them out!

Making the biggest move of the week, Better Oblivion Community Center jumps from #8 to #1 on the Top 10 Songs of the Week chart. Jeff Tweedy launches up the charts too, but is held off from the top spot. Wintersleep cracks the top 5 with “Beneficiary” while The Black Keys and The National all debut on the charts in the top 5. Six through 10 also all crack the top songs chart for the first time.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
2. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
3. Claypool Lennon Delirium – South Of Reality
4. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
5. Telekinesis – Effluxion
6. And The Kids – When This Life Is Over
7. Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary
8. Homeshake – Helium
9. Meat Puppets    – Dusty Notes
10. Ex Hex – It’s Real

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Jenny Lewis – On The Line (Warner Bros)
2. Ages and Ages – Me You They We (Self-Released)
3. Bad Suns – Mystic Truth (Epitaph)
4. Sego    – Sego Sucks (Roll Call)
5. SONTALK – Stay Wild (Sony)
6. Roman Lewis – Heartbreak (for now) [EP] (Bright Antenna)
7. Wallows – Nothing Happens (Atlantic)
8. Chris Cohen – Chris Cohen (Captured Tracks)
9. Tyler Ramsey – For The Morning (Fantasy)
10. John June Year – Modern Motives (Self-Released)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Better Oblivion Community Center – Dylan Thomas
2. Jeff Tweedy – Having Been Is No Way to Be
3. Wintersleep – Beneficiary
4. The Black Keys – Lo/Hi
5. The National – You Had Your Soul With You
6. Grapetooth – Trouble
7. White Denim – Shanalala
8. The Ting Tings – Estranged
9. Charly Bliss – Capacity
10. Ocie Elliott – Mingle In Pine

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Music Report – March 27, 2019

by Jay Boeding on March 27, 2019

Better Oblivion Community Center charges up the Album chart to take #1 this week. Andrew Bird also makes a big move, rising to #2. Girlpool, Homeshake and Claypool Lennon Delirium make up the top ten, with Julia Jacklin debuting on the top 10 album chart this week.

New albums added from Ex Hex and Strand of Oaks this week. Ex Hex broke through on DMPulse with their last outing, and we are already spinning “Cosmic Cave”and “Tough Enough” from the new record. Son Volt and Orville Peck give a decidedly alt-country flavor to this week’s new records.

Andrew Bird jumps to the top of the song chart this week, with the first release from his new record “Sisyphus”. Girlpool also makes a good move up from #6 to #2. Jeff Tweedy has the first of two songs in at #3 with “Don’t Forget”. Beirut and Kurt Vile round out the top five. Songs from Better Oblivion Community Center and Wintersleep make their top 10 debuts.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
2. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
3. Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary
4. Homeshake – Helium
5. Claypool Lennon Delirium – South Of Reality
6. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
7. And The Kids – When This Life Is Over
8. Telekinesis – Effluxion
9. Beirut – Gallipoli
10. Perfect Son – Cast

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Ex Hex – It’s Real (Merge)
2. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland (Dead Oceans)
3. Son Volt – Union (Transmit Sound/Thirty Tigers)
4. Orville Peck – Pony (Sub Pop)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Andrew Bird – Sisyphus
2. Girlpool – Pretty
3. Jeff Tweedy – Don’t Forget
4. Beirut – Landslide
5. Kurt Vile – One Trick Ponies
6. illuminati hotties – Shape Of My Hands
7. Craig Finn – Blankets
8. Better Oblivion Community Center – Dylan Thomas
9. Jeff Tweedy – Having Been Is No Way to Be
10. Wintersleep – Beneficiary

 

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Music Report – March 20, 2019

by Jay Boeding on March 19, 2019

Girlpool jumps up to capture the top spot on our Album Chart after moving up to #2 from #10 the week prior. Another mover on the chart is the new album from Telekinesis climbing up four to #2. Beirut slides to #3 with a strong move from And The Kids into #4. Our top debut on the album chart is from Better Oblivion Community Center landing in the top 5. I’ll refrain from making a “Helium” pun about Homeshake’s album debuting at #6. Andrew Bird debuts at #8.

Karen O and Danger Mouse land the top new album added to the playlist this week. Other artists coming on to DMPulse this week include Du Blonde, These New Puritans, Nanami Ozone and EB The Younger. A new record from Pavement’s Stephen Malkmus also debuts.

Huge turnover on the Top 10 songs of the week, as only three of last week’s top 10 return, making seven debuts on the chart! Foals moves from #10 to take the top spot, with Maggie Rogers making a big jump up the charts too. Cage The Elephant takes #3 with Beirut “Landslide” and Andrew Bird “Sisyphus” going #4 & #5. New songs debuting in the lower half of the top 10 from Girlpool, Kurt Vile, illuminati hotties, Jeff Tweedy and Craig Finn.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary
2. Telekinesis – Effluxion
3. Beirut – Gallipoli
4. And The Kids – When This Life Is Over
5. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
6. Homeshake – Helium
7. Perfect Son – Cast
8. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
9. Ladytron – Ladytron
10. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Karen O and Danger Mouse – Lux Prima (BMG)
2. Du Blonde – Lung Bread For Daddy (Moshi Moshi)
3. These New Puritans – Inside The Rose (BMG)
4. Nanami Ozone – No (Tiny Engines)
5. EB The Younger – To Each His Own (Bella Union)
6. Stephen Malkmus – Groove Denied (Matador)
7. The Murlocs – Manic Candid Episode (Flightless/ATO)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Foals – Exits
2. Maggie Rogers – Light On
3. Cage The Elephant – Ready To Let Go
4. Beirut – Landslide
5. Andrew Bird – Sisyphus
6. Girlpool – Pretty
7. Kurt Vile – One Trick Ponies
8. illuminati hotties – Shape Of My Hands
9. Jeff Tweedy – Don’t Forget
10. Craig Finn – Blankets

 

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Music Report – March 13, 2019

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 [...]

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Music Report – March 6, 2019

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 [...]

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Music Report – Feb. 27, 2019

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 [...]

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Music Report – Feb. 20, 2019

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 [...]

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Music Report – Feb. 13, 2019

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 [...]

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