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Music Report – August 14, 2019

by Jay Boeding on August 13, 2019

Purple Mountains climbs five to take the top spot on the Top Ten Albums chart. In the wake of the passing of lyricist and singer David Berman, DMPulse joins the indie music community in highlighting the incredible songs he shared. Thom Yorke moves down one as does Bleached. Generationals trades places with The Black Keys to complete the top five. Tiny Changes – A Tribute to Frightened Rabbit debuts.

WHY? leads our Album Adds, with new records from Infinity Crush, Versus, Marika Hackman and Baggage.

Thom Yorke lands at #1 on the Top 10 Songs of the Week chart with Dawn Chorus. JR JR has another top 5 song with The Regrettes and Hatchie going #3 and #4.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
2. Thom Yorke – Anima
4. Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?
4. Generationals – Reader As Detective
5. The Black Keys – Let’s Rock
6. Calexico and Iron And Wine – Years To Burn
7. Tiny Changes – A Tribute to Frightened Rabbit
8. Hatchie – Keepsake
9. Kyle Craft – Showboat Honey
10. Mannequin Pussy – Patience

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. WHY? – AOKOHIO (Joyful Noise)
2. Infinity Crush – Virtual Heaven (Run for Cover)
3. Versus – Ex Voto (Ernest Jenning)
4. Marika Hackman – Any Human Friend (Sub Pop)
5. Baggage – Life In Misophonia (SmartPunk)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Thom Yorke – Dawn Chorus
2. JR JR – NYC
3. The Regrettes – I Dare You
4. Hatchie – Unwanted Guest
5. Mannequin Pussy – Drunk II
6. Cold War Kids – Complainer
7. Generationals – I Turned My Back on the Written Word
8. Calexico and Iron & Wine – Midnight Sun
9. Spoon – No Bullets Spent
10. Palehound – Black Friday

 

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Music Report – August 7, 2019

by Jay Boeding on August 6, 2019

Thom Yorke dethrones Calexico and Iron and Wine, grabbing the top of the chart this week. An impressive move for Bleached, with a jump seven spots to #2. The Black Keys inch up to fourth place and Generationals cracks the top 5 for the first time with new album Reader As Detective.

The Harmaleighs lead an eclectic group of albums added to the playlist this week. Clairo and Kazyak make their debuts on the station.

Generationals take the top song with “I Turned My Back on the Written Word” with Crystal Cities at #2. Thom Yorke breaks into the Top 5 with “Dawn Chorus”.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Thom Yorke – Anima
2. Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?
3. Calexico and Iron And Wine – Years To Burn
4. The Black Keys – Let’s Rock
5. Generationals – Reader As Detective
6. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
7. Hatchie – Keepsake
8. Kyle Craft – Showboat Honey
9. JR JR – Invocations/Conversations
10. Mannequin Pussy – Patience

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. The Harmaleighs – She Won’t Make Sense (Nettwerk)
2. Clairo – Immunity (Fader)
3. Slaughter Beach, Dog – Safe And Also No Fear (Lame-O)
4. Kazyak – Odyssey (Self-Released)
5. Oh Sees – Face Stabber (Castle Face)
6. Fever Ray – Live At Troxy (Mute)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Generationals – I Turned My Back on the Written Word
2. Crystal Cities – Under The Cold Light Of The Moon
3. Thom Yorke – Dawn Chorus
4. JR JR – Low
5. Spoon – No Bullets Spent
6. Julia Jacklin – Don’t Know How To Keep Loving You
7. Bon Iver – Hey, Ma
8. Palehound – Black Friday
9. Tacocat – New World
10. The National – I Am Easy To Find

 

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Music Report – July 31, 2019

by Jay Boeding on July 30, 2019

Calexico and Iron & Wine continue to maintain the top spot on our album chart. JR JR moves up two places to #2 and Thom Yorke, Hatchie and The Black Keys go #3-#5.

Dude York returns to DMPulse with a new record Falling, which debuts on the Added Albums chart this week. Hibou, The Rocket Summer and Violent Femmes round out our adds.

Bon Iver jumps from #4 to take over the top spot on our Top 10 songs chart. Palehound is up five spots to #2, with Tacocat moving from #10 to #3. Generationals debuts in the fourth place with The National at #5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Calexico and Iron And Wine – Years To Burn
2. JR JR – Invocations/Conversations
3. Thom Yorke – Anima
4. Hatchie – Keepsake
5. The Black Keys – Let’s Rock
6. Mannequin Pussy – Patience
7. Palehound – Black Friday
8. Crumb – Jinx
9. Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough?
10. Generationals – Reader As Detective

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Dude York – Falling (Hardly Art)
2. Hibou – Halve (Barsuk)
3. The Rocket Summer – Sweet Shivers (Aviate)
4. Violent Femmes – Hotel Last Resort (PIAS)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Bon Iver – Hey, Ma
2. Palehound – Aaron
3. Tacocat – New World
4. Generationals – I Turned My Back on the Written Word
5. The National – I Am Easy To Find
6. Crystal Cities – Under The Cold Light Of The Moon
7. The Beaches – Want What You Got
8. Albert Hammond Jr – More to Life
9. Phantogram – Into Happiness
10. The National – Rylan

 

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Music Report – July 24, 2019

by Jay Boeding on July 22, 2019

Calexico and Iron and Wine hold onto the top spot with Years To Burn. The Black Keys and Thom Yorke go #2 and #3, with JR JR and Palehound rounding out the top 5.

Generationals return to our playlist with a new record Reader As Detective. Imperial Teen and Goon also have new music on the playlist this week.

Palehound and Tacocat both have two songs on the Top 10 songs chart. Hatchie, Phantogram, Bon Iver and The National make up the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Calexico and Iron And Wine – Years To Burn
2. The Black Keys – Let’s Rock
3. Thom Yorke – Anima
4. JR JR – Invocations/Conversations
5. Palehound – Black Friday
6. Hatchie – Keepsake
7. Mannequin Pussy – Patience
8. Crumb – Jinx
9. The Raconteurs – Help Us Stranger
10. The National – I Am Easy To Find

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Generationals – Reader As Detective (Polyvinyl)
2. Imperial Teen – Now We Are Timeless (Merge)
3. Goon – Heaven Is Humming (Partisan)
4. Hunny – Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. (Epitaph)
5. Khruangbin – Hasta El Cielo (Dead Oceans)
6. New Order – ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So It Goes.. (Mute)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Palehound – Worthy
2. Hatchie – Obsessed
3. Phantogram – Into Happiness
4. Bon Iver – Hey, Ma
5. The National – Rylan
6. Tacocat – Grains of Salt
7. Palehound – Aaron
8. Jay Som – Superbike
9. Ages and Ages – Needle and Thread
10. Tacocat – New World

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Music Report – July 10, 2019

by Jay Boeding on July 9, 2019

Calexico and Iron and Wine tops the Album chart with Years To Burn. The National and Vampire Weekend stand strong in the top 5, going #2 and #3. The Raconteurs crack the top 5 along with Hot Chip.

Thom Yorke drops a surprise new record, which tops the list of new albums added to DMPulse’s playlist this week. The Black Keys return with Let’s Rock.

The National tops the song charts with “Rylan” while Vampire Weekend adds another top 10 song to their impressive collection off Father Of The Bride. The Harmleighs, Black Keys and Flaming Lips go 3-5 in this week’s chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week
1. Calexico and Iron And Wine – Years To Burn
2. The National – I Am Easy To Find
3. Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride
4. The Raconteurs – Help Us Stranger
5. Hot Chip – A Bath Full Of Ecstasy
6. Yeasayer – Erotic Reruns
7. Bear Hands – Fake Tunes
8. Cate Le Bon – Reward
9. Fruit Bats – Gold Past Life
10. Hatchie – Keepsake

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Thom Yorke – Anima (XL/Beggars Group)
2. The Black Keys – Let’s Rock (Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch)
3. Night Moves – Can You Really Find Me (Domino)
4. Jesca Hoop – Stonechild (Memphis Industries)
5. Metz – Automat (Sub Pop)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. The National – Rylan
2. Vampire Weekend – Big Blue
3. The Harmaleighs – Sorry, I’m Busy
4. The Black Keys – Go
5. The Flaming Lips – Giant Baby
6. The Raconteurs – Help Me Stranger
7. Cate Le Bon – Daylight Matters
8. Palehound – Worthy
9. Alex Lahey – I Don’t Get Invited To Parties Anymore
10. Middle Kids – Salt Eyes

 

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Music Report – June 19, 2019

June 18, 2019

The National maintains the top spot on our album chart with their “I Am Easy To Find” release. Vampire Weekend stays at #2 and Cate Le Bon holds in third. Middle Kids rises two places to #4 with Broken Social Scene down one place. JR JR debuts in the Top 10. Calexico and Iron and [...]

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Music Report – June 12, 2019

June 11, 2019

The National takes over the #1 spot on our Top Ten Albums of the Week chart, knocking off Vampire Weekend. Cate Le Bon was just outside last week’s top ten, and storms into the chart at #3. Broken Social Scene and Tacocat are in at four and five, with The Get Up Kids debuting on [...]

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Music Report – June 5, 2019

June 5, 2019

Vampire Weekend maintains #1 on the Top Ten Albums chart, with The National moving up to second place and strong showings from Tacocat and Alex Lahey. Middle Kids cracks the top 10. JR JR leads this week’s New Albums chart. Kishi Bashi returns to the playlist with “Omoiyari”. The rest of the group are all [...]

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Music Report – May 29, 2019

May 28, 2019

As mentioned last week, Vampire Weekend was going to be difficult to hold out of the top spot, and this week it climbed over Cayucas to switch places as the #1 Album of the Week on DMPulse. Cage the Elephant, Broken Social Scene stay put at #3 and #4, with Craig Finn cracking the top [...]

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Music Report – May 22, 2019

May 21, 2019

Cayucas tops the charts with Real Life! Even more impressive is holding off a surging Vampire Weekend record, which goes from #7 to #2. It will be challenging to keep Vampire Weekend out of the top spot next week. A bit forgotten with all the great albums coming out is a strong album from Cage [...]

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