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Music Report – September 23, 2020

by Jay Boeding on September 23, 2020

Bright Eyes tops the album chart this week with “Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was”. Bully doesn’t slide far, only dropping one place to #2. Cults has the highest chart debut, bringing “Trial” to #3 with Girl Friday and another chart debut from Doves rounding out the Top 5. Delta Spirit, Cut Copy and Flaming Lips all debut on the Album Chart this week too.

Ryan and Pony are two members of The Melismatics, which we’ve featured on DMPulse before, while Will Butler is one of the Butler brothers in Arcade Fire. Into It Over It returns to the playlist, and Deradoorian returns too, but they used to be known at Dirty Projectors.

Cults jumps four spots to take #1, with Dizzy jumping five notches, but falling short to be runner-up. The Beths move up five with Sylvan Esso debuting in the Top 10.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1.  Bright Eyes – Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was
2. Bully – SUGAREGG
3. Cults – Host
4. Girl Friday – Androgynous Mary
5. Doves – The Universal Want
6. Dehd – Flower of Devotion
7. Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…
8. Delta Spirit – What Is There
9. Cut Copy – Freeze, Melt
10. The Flaming Lips – American Head

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Ryan and Pony – Moshi Moshi (Pravda)
2. Will Butler – Generations (Merge)
3. Into It Over It – Figure (Triple Crown)
4. Deradoorian – Find The Sun (Anti-)
5. Gus Dapperton – Orca (AWAL)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Cults – Trials
2. Dizzy – Roman Candles
3. The Beths – I’m Not Getting Excited
4. Sylvan Esso – Ferris Wheel
5. Dream Wife – Hasta La Vista
6. Mondo Cozmo – Come On
7. Water Liars – Darkest Road
8. BOYO – Backseat Driver
9. Pottery – Hot Heater
10. Khruangbin – So We Won’t Forget

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Music Report – September 16, 2020

by Jay Boeding on September 15, 2020

Bully jumps to the top of the Album Chart this week with “Sugaregg”. Last week’s chart-topper Dream Wife falls to #2, and the biggest gainer of the week is Illuminati Hotties moving up six to #3. Dizzy has an impressive move as well, up to #4 with chart debuts from Bright Eyes and Girl Friday.

Lots of familiar names on this week’s New Albums list, as The Flaming Lips return with American Head. New albums arrive from Cults and San Cisco, as well as a new release from Doves, their first release in nine years.

Dream Wife “Hasta La Vista” tops the chart, jumping three notches. Khruangbin moves even more, gaining four spots to #2. Dehd and Illuminati Hotties follow at #3 & #4, with the top chart debut of the week from Cults rounding out the Top 5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1.  Bully – SUGAREGG
2. Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…
3. Illuminati Hotties – FREE I.H
4. Dizzy – The Sun and Her Scorch
5. Dehd – Flower of Devotion
6. Bright Eyes – Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was
7. Girl Friday – Androgynous Mary
8. Washed Out – Purple Noon
9. Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
10. Fast Romantics – Pick It Up

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. The Flaming Lips – American Head (Bella Union)
2. Cults – Host (Sinderlyn)
3. Doves – The Universal Want (Imperial)
4. San Cisco – Between You And Me (Nettwerk)
5. Naked Giants – The Shadow (New West)
6. Everything Everything – RE-ANIMATOR (AWAL)
7. Chuck is a Band – Tender Kid [EP] (Wy Guy)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Dream Wife – Hasta La Vista
2. Khruangbin – Time (You and I)
3. Dehd – No Time
4. Illuminati Hotties – freequent letdown
5. Cults – Trials
6. JR JR – This Side of Paradise
7. Dizzy – Roman Candles
8. The Beths – I’m Not Getting Excited
9. Washed Out – Too Late
10. Yukon Blonde – Get Precious

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Music Report – September 9, 2020

by Jay Boeding on September 8, 2020

Dream Wife makes an impressive gain on the Album Charts, moving up three to take the prize this week. Dehd holds at #2, with last week’s top album from Washed Out slipping down to #3. Our biggest mover this week is Bully, gaining six places on the chart, from #10 to #4 this week. Fast Romantics does nearly as well, gaining four to crack the Top 5.  Dizzy debuts in the Top 10.

A small but mighty list of Album Adds over the holiday weekend, with Samia leading the way. New records from The Happy Fits and Throwing Muses are also adds this week.

JR JR tops the Song chart with “This Side of Paradise”. Washed Out moves up four spots to #2, with Yukon Blonde following the same path up four into the 3rd spot. Our #1 Album of the Week artist Dream Wife debuts a song on the Song Chart at #4, while The Beths – Don’t Go Away drops out of first place to #5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…
2. Dehd – Flower of Devotion
3. Washed Out – Purple Noon
4. Bully – SUGAREGG
5. Fast Romantics – Pick It Up
6. Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
7. The Naked and Famous – Recover
8. Water Liars – Roll On
9. Illuminati Hotties – FREE I.H.: This Is Not The One You’ve Been Waiting For
10. Dizzy – The Sun and Her Scorch

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Samia – The Baby (Grand Jury)
2. The Happy Fits – What Could Be Better (Self-Released)
3. Throwing Muses – Sun Racket (Fire)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. JR JR – This Side of Paradise
2. Washed Out – Too Late
3. Yukon Blonde – Get Precious
4. Dream Wife – Hasta La Vista
5. The Beths – Don’t Go Away
6. Khruangbin – Time (You and I)
7. Dehd – No Time
8. Illuminati Hotties – freequent letdown
9. Graveyard Club – Valens
10. Bully – Where To Start

 

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Music Report – September 2, 2020

by Jay Boeding on September 1, 2020

Washed Out moves into the #1 place on the Top 10 Albums of the Week Chart for DMPulse. Last week’s #1 from Dehd moves down one, as does Fontaines D.C. Dream Wife moves up one and The Naked and Famous take #5. Fast Romantics and Bully debut on the Top 10.

Anther big list of new records added this week! Black Beach Boys lead the way with returning artists The Front Bottoms, Delta Spirt and The Avett Brothers. New artists to check out include Corey Flood, Half Gringa and Private World.

The Beths launch up to top the Songs Chart, going up three from #4 last week. Bully takes the runner-up spot with “Where To Start”. JR JR debuts at #3 on this week’s chart, with Fast Romantics rising three and Future Islands moving down to round out the Top 5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. Washed Out – Purple Noon
2. Dehd – Flower of Devotion
3. Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
4. Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…
5. The Naked and Famous – Recover
6. Water Liars – Roll On
7. The Beths – Jump Rope Gazers
8. Illuminati Hotties – FREE I.H.: This Is Not The One You’ve Been Waiting For
9. Fast Romantics – Pick It Up
10. Bully – SUGAREGG

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Blacks Beach Boys – Blacks Beach Boys (DOWD)
2. The Front Bottoms – In Sickness And In Flames (Fueled By Ramen)
3. Delta Spirit – What Is There (New West)
4. Corey Flood – Hanging Garden (Fire Talk)
5. Half Gringa – Force To Reckon (Self-Released)
6. Private World – Adelph (Dais)
7. Widowspeak – Plum (Captured Tracks)
8. The Avett Brothers – The Third Gleam     Loma Vista

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. The Beths – Don’t Go Away
2. Bully – Where To Start
3. JR JR – This Side of Paradise
4. Fast Romantics – Hallelujah, What’s It To Ya?
5. Future Islands – For Sure
6. Washed Out – Too Late
7. Yukon Blonde – Get Precious
8. Sammy Brue – Crash Test Kid
9. Water Liars – California’s Gonna Die
10. Nothing But Thieves – Real Love Song

 

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Music Report – August 26, 2020

by Jay Boeding on August 26, 2020

Chicago band DEHD makes an impressive push into the #1 spot on this week’s album chart. Fontaines D.C. moves up three and Washed Out moves up four. Water Liars slides from last week’s top rung into #4 with Dream Wife down to #5. The highest Top Album Chart debut of the week belongs to Illuminati Hotties.

Lots of new records added this week, with returning artists Bright Eyes, Dan Croll, Bully, No Joy, Dent May and Cut Copy in the group! Exciting new releases from Hannah Georgas and All We Are make their debuts on DMPulse.

Future Islands vaults into the top spot on this week’s Song Chart, with For Sure going from #3 to numero uno. Water Liars continues to bring songs high into the charts, with California’s Gonna Die jumping five to the runner-up spot. Nothing But Thieves has the highest chart debut, at #3. The Beths Don’t Go Away debuts at #4, and Nana Grizol cracks the top 5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. Dehd – Flower of Devotion
2. Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
3. Washed Out – Purple Noon
4. Water Liars – Roll On
5. Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…
6. The Naked and Famous – Recover
7. The Beths – Jump Rope Gazers
8. Illuminati Hotties – FREE I.H.: This Is Not The One You’ve Been Waiting For
9. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways To New Italy
10. Ohmme – Fantasize Your Ghost

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Bright Eyes – Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was (Dead Oceans/Secretly Group)
2. Dan Croll – Grand Plan (Communion)
3. BULLY – SUGAREGG (Sub Pop)
4. No Joy – Motherhood (Hand Drawn Dracula/Joyful Noise)
5. All We Are – Providence (Domino.)
6. Dent May – Late Checkout (Carpark)
7. Hannah Georgas – All That Emotion (Brassland/Arts & Crafts)
8. Cut Copy – Freeze, Melt (Cutters)
9The Wilderness – Until Tomorrow (Self-Released)
10. Will Johnson – El Capitan (Keeled Scales)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Future Islands – For Sure
2. Water Liars – California’s Gonna Die
3. Nothing But Thieves – Real Love Song
4. The Beths – Don’t Go Away
5. Nana Grizol  – We Carry The Feeling
6. Bully – Where To Start
7. Fast Romantics – Hallelujah, What’s It To Ya?
8. Francis of Delirium – Quit Fucking Around
9. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Cars In Space
10. Cayucas – Yeah Yeah Yeah

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Music Report – August 19, 2020

August 18, 2020

Water Liars continues atop the Album Chart for the second week. No chance at #2 and #3 with The Beths and Dream Wife holding. DEHD cracks the Top 5, moving up two to #4. Fontaines D.C. makes its chart debut with new record “A Hero’s Death”. Two albums get added to the playlist this week, [...]

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Music Report – August 12, 2020

August 11, 2020

Water Liars tops the album chart with Roll On. Last week’s leader The Beths drops to #2. Top debut on the chart goes to Dream Wife at #3 with PINS and Becca Mancari completing the Top Five.DEHD and The Naked and Famous enter the top 10 this week. Fast Romantics heads the group of new [...]

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Music Report – August 5, 2020

August 4, 2020

The Beths keep the top rung as the #1 album this week with Jump Rope Gazers. Becca Mancari continues to ascent the chart, moving up one after a big move last week. Water Liars debuts on the chart at #3 and looks like a strong challenger. HAIM drops down to #4 with Sports Team making [...]

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Music Report – July 29, 2020

July 29, 2020

The Beths give us a new #1 album this week with Jump Rope Gazers. HAIM climbs one spot to #2, while Becca Mancari jumps five spots to #3 on the chart. PINS enters the Top 10. Dizzy leads a big list of new albums added to our airwaves this week. Exploding Flowers, Liza Anne and [...]

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Music Report – July 22, 2020

July 21, 2020

After reaching the top spot a few weeks back, 2nd Grade returns to #1 on this week’s Album Chart. Christian Lee Hutson drops down to #2 and HAIM has a nice move up four places into #3. Phoebe Bridgers holds at #4, with The Beths having the highest debut in at #5. PINS and Sports [...]

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