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Music Report – April 7, 2021

by Jay Boeding on April 7, 2021

Cloud Nothings takes over the top spot on the Album Chart. Grouplove is up two and Ian Sweet is close behind at #3 on the chart. The Antlers debut in the top 10.

Buzz band Dry Cleaning joins legends Dinosaur Jr. and rockers Death From Above 1979 to lead this week’s new albums added to DMPulse’s playlist.

Alice Phoebe Lou climbs into #1 on this week’s Song Chart. Small Sins jumps six to #2 with Valley Maker moving up one. Julien Baker, the top song last week, and Real Estate round out the top 5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. Cloud Nothings – The Shadow I Remember
2. Grouplove – This Is This
3. Ian Sweet – Show Me How You Disappear
4. Fruit Bats – The Pet Parade
5. Julien Baker – Little Oblivions
6. Tigers Jaw – I Won’t Care How You Remember Me
7. Sydney Sprague – Maybe I Will See You At The End Of The World
8. Middle Kids – Today We’re The Greatest
9. The Antlers – Green To Gold
10. Katy Kirby – Cool Dry Place

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Dry Cleaning – New Long Leg (4AD/Beggars Group)
2. Dinosaur Jr – Sweep It Into Space (Jagjaguar)
3. Death From Above 1979 – Is 4 Lovers (Spinefarm)
4. Jeremi Duran – Kid EP (Self-Released)
5. Flock of Dimes – Head Of Roses (Sub Pop)
6. Major Murphy – Access (Winspear)
7. Moontype – Bodies Of Water (Born Yesterday)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Alice Phoebe Lou – Dirty Mouth
2. Small Sins – I Used To Be a Better Man
3. Valley Maker – On a Revelation
4. Julien Baker – Hardline
5. Real Estate – Half a Human
6. TOLEDO – Dog Has It’s Day
7. Katy Kirby – Cool Dry Place
8. Kiwi Jr. – Undecided Voters
9. Cloud Nothings – Nothing Without You
10. Grouplove – Deadline

 

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Music Report – March 31, 2021

by Jay Boeding on March 30, 2021

Julien Baker holds at #1 on the Album Chart with Little Oblivions. Cloud Nothings makes a nice move, up three to #2. Katy Kirby peaked at #2 last week and moves down one. Grouplove moves up three and Ian Sweet cracks the Top 5.

The Antlers and Alice Phoebe Lou lead a group of new albums added to DMPulse’s playlist this week. Real Estate and Citizen also return to our airwaves with new releases.

Julien Baker “Hardline” tops the Songs Chart with Alice Phoebe Lou at runner-up. Katy Kirby, Valley Maker and Kiwi Jr. round out the Top 5 songs on the Songs Chart for the week.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. Julien Baker – Little Oblivions
2. Cloud Nothings – The Shadow I Remember
3. Katy Kirby – Cool Dry Place
4. Grouplove – This Is This
5. Ian Sweet – Show Me How You Disappear
6. Fruit Bats – The Pet Parade
7. Sydney Sprague – Maybe I Will See You At The End Of The World
8. Kiwi Jr. – Cooler Returns
9. Tigers Jaw – I Won’t Care How You Remember Me
10. Middle Kids – Today We’re The Greatest

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. The Antlers – Green To Gold (Anti-)
2. Alice Phoebe Lou – Glow (Self-Released)
3. Real Estate – Half A Human [EP] (Domino)
4. Citizen – Life In Your Glass World (Run For Cover)
5. Ben Howard – Collections From The Whiteout (Republic)
6. Antonioni – Antonioni (Lauren)
7. Skegss  – Rehearsal (Loma Vista)
8. Graybill – High Tide/Low Tide (Self-Released)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Julien Baker – Hardline
2. Alice Phoebe Lou – Dirty Mouth
3. Katy Kirby – Cool Dry Place
4. Valley Maker – On a Revelation
5. Kiwi Jr. – Waiting In Line
6. Citizen – Blue Sunday
7. Dry Cleaning – Strong Feelings
8. Small Sins – I Used To Be a Better Man
9. Real Estate – Half a Human
10. Middle Kids – Cellophane (Brain)

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Music Report – March 24, 2021

by Jay Boeding on March 24, 2021

Julien Baker tosses The Hold Steady out of the top spot on the Album Chart. Katy Kirby is up two into the runner-up spot, with The Hold Steady landing at #3. Kiwi Jr and Cloud Nothings complete the Top 5.

Middle Kids leads an eclectic group of new albums added to DMPulse’s playlist this week. Becca Mancari debuted on the station last year and Ron Gallo has been on the playlist before.

Teenage Fanclub tops the Songs Chart with I’m More Inclined, moving up three. Last week’s top song from Kiwi Jr. falls one spot. Buck Meek is third with Slaughter Beach, Dog and Quarter-Life Crisis rounding out the Top 5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. Julien Baker – Little Oblivions
2. Katy Kirby – Cool Dry Place
3. The Hold Steady – Open Door Policy
4. Kiwi Jr. – Cooler Returns
5. Cloud Nothings – The Shadow I Remember
6. Ian Sweet – Show Me How You Disappear
7. Grouplove – This Is This
8. Fruit Bats – The Pet Parade
9. Goat Girl – On All Fours
10. Small Sins – Volume II

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Middle Kids – Today We’re The Greatest (Domino)
2. Lo Talker – A Comedy Of Errors (Arts & Crafts)
3. Aaron Lee Tasjan – Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! (New West)
4. Ocie Elliot – In That Room (Nettwerk)
5. Becca Mancari – Juniata [EP] (Captured Tracks)
6. Ron Gallo – PEACEMEAL (New West)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Teenage Fanclub – I’m More Inclined
2. Kiwi Jr. – Cooler Returns
3. Buck Meek – Pareidolia
4. Slaughter Beach, Dog – Are You There
5. Quarter-Life Crisis – Waterfall
6. Julia Stone – We All Have
7. Goat Girl – Badibaba
8. Fruit Bats – The Balcony
9. Anna McClellan – Desperate
10. Death From Above 1979 – One + One

 

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Music Report – March 17, 2021

by Jay Boeding on March 17, 2021

Holding the top rung of the album chart again this week, The Hold Steady is #1 with Open Door Policy. Julien Baker leaps from #10 last week into the #2 spot on the chart, with Small Sins remaining at #3. Katy Kirby and Kiwi Jr. go #4 & #5.

Many familiar names return to our playlist with new releases. Grouplove surprised with a new album This Is This. The Paper Kites and Born Ruffians have graced our airwaves for years!

Toronto’s Kiwi Jr. is the top song of the week with “Cooler Returns”. Alaska Reid drops to second, with Katy Kirby holding at #3. Legends Teenage Fanclub debut in the Top 10 at #4 with Buck Meek down one to #5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. The Hold Steady – Open Door Policy
2. Julien Baker – Little Oblivions
3. Small Sins – Volume II
4. Katy Kirby – Cool Dry Place
5. Kiwi Jr. – Cooler Returns
6. Goat Girl – On All Fours
7. Valley Maker – When the Day Leaves
8. Claud – Super Monster
9. TOLEDO – Jockeys of Love
10. Cloud Nothings – The Shadow I Remember

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Grouplove – This Is This (Atlantic)
2. The Paper Kites – Roses (Nettwerk)
3. Born Ruffians – Pulp EP (Yep Roc)
4. Corvair – Corvair (Paper Walls)
5. Postdata – Twin Flames (Paper Bag)
6. Valerie June – The Moon And Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers (Fantasy/Concord)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Kiwi Jr. – Cooler Returns
2. Alaska Reid – Big Bunny
3. Katy Kirby – Juniper
4. Teenage Fanclub – I’m More Inclined
5. Buck Meek – Pareidolia
6. Still Corners – White Sands
7. Slaughter Beach, Dog – Are You There
8. Goat Girl – Sad Cowboy
9. Quarter-Life Crisis – Waterfall
10. Julia Stone – We All Have

 

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Music Report – March 10, 2021

by Jay Boeding on March 9, 2021

The Hold Steady tops the Album Chart this week, with Open Door Policy. Kiwi Jr continues its chart success at #2, with Small Sins, Goat Girl and Katy Kirby making up the Top 5.

Ian Sweet tops our Added Albums chart. Fruit Bats returns to DMPulse with Me Rex being a standout this week.

Alaska Reid’s Big Bunny is the number one song of the week. Former chart-topper Kiwi Jr is at #2, with Katy Kirby following at #3 with Juniper. Buck Meek and Goat Girl go #4 & #5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. The Hold Steady – Open Door Policy
2. Kiwi Jr. – Cooler Returns
3. Small Sins – Volume II
4. Goat Girl – On All Fours
5. Katy Kirby – Cool Dry Place
6. Valley Maker – When the Day Leaves
7. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – New Fragility
8. Hand Habits – dirt EP
9. TOLEDO – Jockeys of Love
10. Julien Baker – Little Oblivions

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Ian Sweet – Show Me How You Disappear (Polyvinyl)
2. Fruit Bats – The Pet Parade (Merge)
3. Me Rex – Stegosaurus EP (Big Scary Monsters)
4. Tigers Jaw – I Won’t Care How You Remember Me (Hopeless)
5. Adult Mom – Driver (Epitaph)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Alaska Reid – Big Bunny
2. Kiwi Jr. – Cooler Returns
3. Katy Kirby – Juniper
4. Buck Meek – Pareidolia
5. Goat Girl – Sad Cowboy
6. Quarter-Life Crisis – Waterfall
7. Julia Stone – We All Have
8. Wilson’s Prom – Small Disaster
9. Nilüfer Yanya – Same Damn Luck
10. Anna McClellan – Desperate

 

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Music Report – Feb. 24, 2021

February 24, 2021

Toronto’s Kiwi Jr tops the Album chart, climbing from #5 to the top spot. Goat Girl makes a big move from #7 to #2. Slaughter Beach Dog, along with last week’s #1 Buck Meek and Still Corners make up the rest of the top five. The Hold Steady is the top debut album on this [...]

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Music Report – Feb. 17, 2021

February 16, 2021

Buck Meek tops the Album chart, climbing from #3 to #1. Oberon Rose moves down to #2, with Still Corners moving up one to #3 and Slaughter Beach Dogand Kiwi Jr coming in #4 & #5. The new record “Heavy Male Insecurity” by Death By Unga Bunga tops the New Albums Chart this week. Small [...]

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Music Report – Feb. 10, 2021

February 10, 2021

Oberon Rose rises to the top of the heap this week, up three to #1 on the Album Chart. Slaughter Beach Dog follows close behind but cannot take the top rung, landing at #2, holding off Buck Meek. Still Corners has the biggest gain this week with their album “The Last Exit” up six spots [...]

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Music Report – Feb. 3, 2021

February 6, 2021

Top 10 Albums of the Week 1. The High Water Marks – Ecstasy Rhymes 2. Wilson’s Prom – Wilson’s Prom EP 3. The Kills – Little Bastards 4. Oberon Rose – Holographic Blues 5. Slaughter Beach Dog – At The Moonbase 6. Buck Meek – Two Saviors 7. Shame – Drunk Tank Pink 8. Sir [...]

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Music Report – Jan 20, 2021

January 23, 2021

Sir Chloe tops the charts, switching places with The Cribs. Jenny O holds at #3 with The High Water Marks and Mamalarky cracking the Top 5 for the first time. Top 10 Albums of the Week 1. Sir Chloe – Party Favors EP 2. The Cribs – Night Network 3. Jenny O – New Truth [...]

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