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Music Report – Oct. 16, 2018

by Jay Boeding on October 16, 2018

Metric leads the list of Top 10 albums this week. Lala Lala is right behind at number two, with a strong showing from their record The Lamb. Phosphorescent is in at #3 with debuts in the top 10 this week from Joy Formidable and Howard.

New artists to our playlist highlight the album adds. New records from Valley Maker and Arlie lead our list of new records added. With so many new artists, check out our New Music playlist on Spotify to get a taste. Search for “dmpulsemedia” and follow us on Spotify!

Cayucas top the singles chart with “Jessica WJ”. “Wake Me Up” from Geographer is in at #2, and songs from Anna Calvi, The Wombats and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever round out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Metric – Art Of Doubt
2. Lala Lala – The Lamb
3. Phosphorescent – PHOSPHORESCENT – C’est La Vie
4. We Were Promised Jetpacks – The More I Sleep The Less I Dream
5. Low – Double Negative
6. Villagers – The Art Of Pretending To Swim
7. Iron and Wine – Weed Garden [EP]
8. Boy Pablo – Soy Pablo [EP]
9. Joy Formidable – Aaarth
10. Howard – Together Alone

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Valley Maker – Rhododendron (Frenchkiss)
2. Arlie – Wait (Atlantic)
3. Boy Bjorn – Mistaken Animals (Communion)
4. The Dodos – Certainty Waves (Polyvinyl)
5. Yowler – Black Dog In My Path (DDW)
6. Broncho – Bad Behavior (Park The Van)
7. Body Type – Body Type EP (Partisan)
8. John Grant – Love It Magic (Partisan)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Cayucas – Jessica WJ
2. Geographer – Wake You Up
3. Anna Calvi – Don’t Beat the Girl out of My Boy
4. The Wombats – Bee-Sting
5. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – An Air Conditioned Man
6. Tunng – ABOP
7. Kurt Vile – Loading Zones
8. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me
9. Mass Gothic    J.Z.O.K.
10. Free Cake For Every Creature – Around You

 

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Music Report – Oct. 2, 2018

by Jay Boeding on October 2, 2018

Iron and Wine’s EP Weed Garden takes the top album spot this week. Interpol continues its success on DMPulse, landing at the #2 spot. The Beth’s record is in at #3, with top 10 album debuts for Low, We Were Promised Jetpacks and The Goon Sax.

New records from Metric and The Paper Kites lead our list of new records added to our playlist this week. Amber Arcades returns to the playlist with their new album European Heartbreak. We’ve featured a few singles from Boy Pablo, and now have an official EP release. You may recognize Adrianne Lenker as the voice of Big Thief. She has a solo record which got an add this week on DMPulse.

The Beths top the singles chart with “Happy Unhappy”. The first track on Death Cab’s new album is in at #2, and songs from Goon, Free Cake For Every Creature and The Kooks round out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Iron and Wine – Weed Garden EP (Sub Pop)
2. Interpol – Marauder (Matador)
3. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me (Carpark)
4. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today (Atlantic)
5. The Kooks – Let’s Go Sunshine (AWAL)
6. The Goon Sax – We’re Not Talking (Wichita)
7. Slothrust – The Pact (Dangerbird)
8. Low – Double Negative (Sub Pop)
9. We Were Promised Jetpacks – The More I Sleep The Less I Dream (Self-Released)
10. Mass Gothic – I’ve Tortured You Long Enough (Sub Pop)

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Metric – Art Of Doubt (MMI-Crystal Math)
2. The Paper Kites – On the Corner Where You Live (Nettwerk)
3. Amber Arcades – European Heartbreak (Heavenly-PIAS)
4. Boy Pablo – Soy Pablo EP (U OK?-777)
5. Hippo Campus    – Bambi (Grand Jury)
6. The Trews – Civilianaires (Cadence/Universal)
7. Adrianne Lenker – abysskiss (Saddle Creek)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. The Beths – Happy Unhappy
2. Death Cab For Cutie – I Dreamt We Spoke Again
3. Goon – Enter Bethel Admissions
4. Free Cake For Every Creature – In Your Car
5. The Kooks – Four Leaf Clover
6. Royal Teeth – Never Gonna Quit
7. Hotel Mira – 3AM Lullaby
8. Thin Lips – A Song For Those That Miss You All The Time
9 . Slothrust – Double Down
10. boygenius – Me and My Dog

 

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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

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 [...]

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Music Report – July 10, 2018

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 [...]

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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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