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Music Report – February 12, 2020

by Jay Boeding on February 11, 2020

Wolf Parade tops the album chart this week. Thin Mind is a terrific record with several tracks we are enjoying on the station already. Andy Shauf is another strong release and the Bombay Bicycle Club album is great too. Lots of good records out to start 2020!

Alex Ebert and Say Hi lead the New Albums Chart. Sub Pop artist The Homesick makes their playlist debut.

In addition to leading  the Albums Chart, Wolf Parade also leads the Songs Chart with “Against the Day”. Tennis, Grouplove, Porches and Cage the Elephant form the Top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Wolf Parade – Thin Mind
2. Andy Shauf – The Neon Skyline
3. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
4. Pinegrove – Marigold
5. Waax – Big Grief
6. Destroyer – Have We Me
7. Torres – Silver Tongue
8. Of Montreal – UR Fun
9. Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
10. Best Coast – Always Tomorrow

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Alex Ebert – I vs I (Community Music/AWAL)
2. Say Hi – Diamonds & Donuts (Euphobia)
3. Khruangbin and Leon Bridges – Texas Sun [EP] (Dead Oceans/Secretly Group)
4. The Homesick    – The Big Exercise (Sub Pop)
5. Asgeir – Bury The Moon (One Little Indian)
6. Post Animal – Forward Motion Godyssey (Polyvinyl)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Wolf Parade – Against the Day
2. Tennis – Runner
3. Grouplove – Deleter
4. Porches – rangerover
5. Cage The Elephant – Black Madonna
6. Omni – Skeleton Key
7. Soccer Mommy – Lucy
8. Best Coast – For the First Time
9. Sea Wolf – Fear of Failure
10. The Districts – Hey Jo

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Music Report – January 29, 2020

by Jay Boeding on January 27, 2020

Of Montreal jumps from #5 to lead the Album Chart. Tame Impala’s upcoming album The Slow Rush is in second place, with a five spot jump to #3 for Dayglow. Beck and Angel Olsen continue to hang around in the Top 5. Pinegrove debuts on the chart this week.

Several terrific albums debut on the playlist this week, with Bombay Bicycle Club leading the New Albums Added chart. It’s a great album! Wolf Parade’s record is solid as ever and new discs debut from Andy Shauf and Torres.

Tame Impala leads this week’s Top 10 songs, with Modest Mouse, of Montreal and Wolf Parade going 2-4.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

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

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong (Mmm…Records)
2. Wolf Parade – Thin Mind (Sub Pop)
3. Andy Shauf – The Neon Skyline (Anti-)
4. Torres – Silver Tongue (Merge)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Tame Impala – It Might Be Time
2. Modest Mouse – Ice Cream Party
3. of Montreal – Peace To All Freaks
4. Wolf Parade – Against the Day
5. Cold War Kids – Dirt In My Eyes
6. The Growlers – Try Hard Fool
7. Maggie Rogers – Love You For A Long Time
8. The Districts – Hey Jo
9. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
10. Sea Wolf – Fear of Failure

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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

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 [...]

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Fall 2019 – Donor Match Announcement

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 [...]

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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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