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Music Report – January 22, 2020

by Jay Boeding on 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 as we get further in 2020. WAAX and And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead are also highlights this week.

Maggie Rogers take #1 on the Song Chart this week. Angel Olsen, Corridor and Beck follow, with Caroline Polachek as the only hold over from last week’s top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week
1. Beck – Hyperspace
2. Omni – Networker
3. Big Thief – Two Hands
4. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
5. Of Montreal – UR Fun
6. New Pornographers – In the Morse Code Of Brake Lights
7. Wilco – Ode To Joy
8. Dayglow – Fuzzybrain
9. Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
10. Corridor – Junior

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Pinegrove – Marigold    (Rough Trade/Beggars)
2. WAAX – Big Grief (Self-Released)
3. And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead – X: The Godless Void And Other Stories (Dine Alone)
4. Totemo – Everything Happens Only Once (IMU)
5. Termination Dust – Growing Down (Glacial Pace)
6. The Innocence Mission – See You Tomorrow (Self-Released)
7. Emily King – Sides (ATO)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Maggie Rogers – Love You For A Long Time
2. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
3. Corridor – Domino
4. Beck – Die Waiting
5. Caroline Polachek – So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings
6. Girl in Red – Girls
7. Beck – Everlasting Nothing
8. Destroyer – Crimson Tide
9. Prism Tats – Tenderness
10. Japanese Wallpaper – Imaginary Friends

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Music Report – January 14, 2020

by Jay Boeding on 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 off that album on the station. Other new albums this week from Field Music and Caveboy.

Topping the song chart this week is “Everlasting Nothing” from Beck. Caroline Polachek is in at #2 with Destroyer, Prism Tats and Japanese Wallpaper rounding out the Top 5 Songs of the week.

Top Ten Albums of the Week
1. Beck – Hyperspace
2. Big Thief – Two Hands
3. Wilco – Ode To Joy
4. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
5. New Pornographers – In the Morse Code Of Brake Lights
6. Cigarettes After Sex – Cry
7. Omni – Networker
8. Cold War Kids – New Age Norms – Pt. 1
9. Vetiver – Up On High
10. Dayglow – Fuzzybrain

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Of Montreal – UR Fun (Polyvinyl)
2. Field Music – Making A New World (Memphis Industries)
3. Caveboy – Night In The Park, Kiss In The Dark (Self-Released)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Beck – Everlasting Nothing
2. Caroline Polachek – So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings
3. Destroyer – Crimson Tide
4. Prism Tats – Tenderness
5. Japanese Wallpaper – Imaginary Friends
6. Dead Soft – Trimmer
7. Corridor – Topographe
8. Omni – Sincerely Yours
9. Wye Oak – Fortune
10. Temples – Context

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Support DMPulse – Fall 2019

by Jay Boeding on November 12, 2019

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Support DMPulse – Fall 2019 – Thank You Gifts

by Jay Boeding on November 12, 2019

Donate $100 and receive:
-”Own The Hour”, one hour where you introduce your favorite DMPulse songs!
-2 sponsor days
-1 year access to the DMPulse Music Meeting
-2 album downloads
-Personal thank you on-air and online

Donate $75 and receive:
-2 sponsor days
-1 year access to the DMPulse Music Meeting
-2 album downloads
-Personal thank you on-air and online

Donate $50:
-1 sponsor day
-1 year access to the DMPulse Music Meeting
-1 album download
-Personal thank you on-air and online

Donate $40:
-1 year access to the DMPulse Music Meeting
-1 album download
-Personal thank you on-air and online

Donate $25:
-1 album download
-Personal thank you on-air and online

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Fall 2019 – Donor Match Announcement

by Jay Boeding on November 9, 2019

Listeners are the reason DMPulse is commercial-free and available to all without a subscription. Today, we are pleased to announce a generous donor match during our Support DMPulse – Fall 2019 fundraising campaign.

Jouko from Finland, a generous supporter of DMPulse is matching new and increased donations up to $1,500! Any listener making their first gift to DMPulse will have their gift matched 1:1 by this special gift. In addition to first-time donations, the match also includes increased gifts amounts over donations made in 2018, thus doubling the impact of any increased gifts to the station.

“Listeners have been so generous to DMPulse. Since 2011, we have been entirely supported by donors, and this matching gift brings focus to the importance of new supporters by increasing the impact of new donations to DMPulse. I challenge current supporters to make a special gift in support of the great new music we share every day on DMPulse,” said Jay Boeding, Executive Director of D.M. Pulse Media.

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Album List – Support DMPulse – Fall 2019

November 9, 2019

Big Thief – Two Hands Bon Iver – i,i Brittany Howard – Jaime The New Pornographers – In the Morse Code of Brake Lights Pixies – Beneath the Eyrie Tegan and Sara – Hey, I’m Just Like You Wilco – Ode To Joy

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Music Report – November 6, 2019

November 4, 2019

New Pornographers vaults to #1 on our Album Chart. Sliding down one place is Big Thief and Wilco. Hovvdy has an impressive Top 10 Album debut at #4. Tegan and Sara crack the Top 5. New records from The Growlers, Basement Revolver and Cold War Kids lead a big group of new albums added this [...]

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Music Report – October 30, 2019

October 29, 2019

Big Thief launches to the top of the Album chart, moving most everything down at least one peg. Angel Olsen cracks the top five, moving up two to #4. Temples breaks into the Top 10. Cigarettes After Sex leads a fine group of new albums this week. Returning artists Mikal Cronin and Patrick Watson sandwich [...]

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Music Report – October 23, 2019

October 24, 2019

Tegan and Sara and Angel Olsen debut on the Top Ten Album chart this week. Wilco hangs on to #1. Hovvdy and White Reaper return to our playlist with new records, while first-timers Little Scream, Corridor, Dead Soft and Vagabon join the music library. Phantogram takes the top spot on our song chart with “Mister [...]

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Music Report – October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019

Wilco tops the chart with new record “Ode To Joy”. Pixies slides down to second with Brittany Howard jumping up to #3. New Pornographers returns with a strong debut, entering at #4 this week. Chastity Belt also debuts at #6. Topping our new albums to the playlist is Wilco, Big Thief and Japanese Wallpaper. The [...]

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