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Music Report – May 15, 2019

by Jay Boeding on May 14, 2019

Broken Social Scene knocks Jenny Lewis off the top of the album chart. Cayucas continues to climb, coming in at #3 with Cage The Elephant in fourth place and Wintersleep holding at #5. The top debut this week is Craig Finn with I Need A New War, edging out other debuts from Vampire Weekend and Local Natives.

Bear Hands leads off a fine group of new albums added to the playlist this week. Some laid back summer tracks from Jon Bryant, Lewis Capaldi and Tamino to check out, plus a new record from The Get Up Kids.

Broken Social Scene captures the top spot on the Top 10 Songs of the Week chart, moving up three from #4. Ex Hex also moves up three but can’t unseat BSS. Two Door Cinema Club and Telekinesis go #3 and #4 with Du Blonde completing the top five. Tame Impala, Ra Ra Riot, Meat Puppets, Julia Jacklin and Beirut all debut on the chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After
2. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
3. Cayucas – Real Life
4. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues
5. Wintersleep – In The Land Of
6. Craig Finn – I Need A New War
7. Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride
8. Local Natives – Violet Street
9. Ex Hex – It’s Real
10. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Bear Hands – Fake Tunes (Spensive Sounds)
2. The Get Up Kids – Problems (Polyvinyl)
3. Tamino – Amir (Arts & Crafts)
4. Maps – Colours. Reflect. Time. Loss. (Mute)
5. SYML – SYML (Nettwerk)
6. Jon Bryant – Cult Classic (Nettwerk)
7. Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent (Capitol)
8. The Dream Syndicate – These Times (Anti-)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Broken Social Scene – Can’t Find My Heart
2. Ex Hex – Tough Enough
3. Two Door Cinema Club – Talk
4. Telekinesis – Cut the Quick
5. Du Blonde – BUDDY
6. Tame Impala – Borderline
7. Ra Ra Riot – Bad To Worse
8. Julia Jacklin – Pressure To Party
9. Meat Puppets – Warranty
10. Beirut – Varieties of Exile

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Music Report – May 8, 2019

by Jay Boeding on May 9, 2019

On The Line from Jenny Lewis stays atop the Top Ten Albums of the Week chart. Broken Social Scene jumps into second place, along with a jump from #10to #3 for Cage The Elephant. The top album debut this week is Real Life from Cayucas.

Vampire Weekend is the top new album this week, with the much-anticipated Father Of The Bride. Foxygen and Big Thief highlight artists returning to the playlist, with first-timers Alaskaalaska, Versing and A Fawn At Dawn landing in the top five.

Jenny Lewis holds on to the top song of the week for the second week in a row. Better Oblivion Community Center moves up from #4 to the runner-up spot on this week’s chart. Julia Jacklin lands in third with the top chart debuts from Broken Social Scene and Ex Hex go #4 and #5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
2. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After
3. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues
4. Cayucas – Real Life (Park The Van)
5. Wintersleep – In The Land Of
6. Ex Hex – It’s Real
7. The Drums – Brutalism
8. Ages and Ages – Me You They We
9. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
10. POND – Tasmania

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride (Spring Snow/Columbia)
2. Foxygen – Seeing Other People (Jagjaguwar)
3. Alaskalaska – The Dots (Marathon Artists)
4. Versing – 10000 (Ten Thousand) (Hardly Art)
5. A Fawn At Dawn – False Memory [EP] (Self-Released)
6. Big Thief – U.F.O.F. (4AD/Beggars Group)
7. AA Bondy – Enderness (Fat Possum)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – Heads Gonna Roll
2. Better Oblivion Community Center – Didn’t Know What I Was In For
3. Julia Jacklin – Head Alone
4. Broken Social Scene – Can’t Find My Heart
5. Ex Hex – Tough Enough
6. Two Door Cinema Club – Talk
7. Telekinesis – Cut the Quick
8. Du Blonde – BUDDY
9. The Head and the Heart – Missed Connection
10. Tame Impala – Patience

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Music Report – May 1, 2019

by Jay Boeding on April 30, 2019

Jenny Lewis holds on to the #1 spot on the Album Chart, with Strand of Oaks and Ex Hex switching places from last week. The next top records are Top 10 Album Chart debuts, with The Drums entering the Top 10 at #4 and Wintersleep coming in at #5. Other debuts in the Top 10 are Broken Social Scene and Cage The Elephant.

Craig Finn leads a pack of terrific new albums joining our playlist. All seven records are from artists we are already spinning on the station.

Jenny Lewis pulls in both the top song as well as the top album this week. Tame Impala and Strand of Oaks move up the charts into #2 and #3. Better Oblivion Community Center and Julia Jacklin round out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
2. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
3. Ex Hex – It’s Real
4. The Drums – Brutalism
5. Wintersleep – In The Land Of
6. Ages and Ages – Me You They We
7. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After
8. White Denim – Side Effects
9. POND – Tasmania
10. Cage The Elephant – Social Cues

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Craig Finn – I Need A New War (Partisan)
2. Local Natives – Violet Street (Loma Vista/Concord)
3. Judah and The Lion – Pep Talks (Cletus The Van)
4. Kevin Morby – Oh My God (Dead Oceans)
5. SOAK – Grim Town (Rough Trade)
6. Tacocat – This Mess Is A Place (Sub Pop)
7. Walker Lukens – Adult (Modern Outsider)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – Heads Gonna Roll
2. Tame Impala – Patience
3. Strand of Oaks – Ruby
4. Better Oblivion Community Center – Didn’t Know What I Was In For
5. Julia Jacklin – Head Alone
6. Ages and Ages – Just My Luck
7. Local Natives – When Am I Gonna Lose You
8. Deerhunter – What Happens To People?
9. Telekinesis – A Place in the Sun
10. The National – You Had Your Soul With You

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Music Report – April 24, 2019

by Jay Boeding on April 23, 2019

Jenny Lewis tops the album chart with her great new record “On The Line”. Ex Hex loses the top spot, but holds strong at #2 with Strand of Oaks, POND and White Denim going #3-#5. Debuting on the Top 10 Albums Chart are records from Ages and Ages, Du Blonde and Stella Donnelly.

DMPulse has features two singles already from the new album from Cayucas, and now the full record has arrived and tops our New Albums Chart. Said The Whale returns to the playlist with three new artists making their first appearances on the playlist: Daniel Norgren, FOAMMMM and Jesse Mac Cormack.

Circa Waves ascends the Songs Chart landing the top spot this week. Local Natives moves from #7 to #2, Meg Myers and Johnny Marr reach the top 5 as does top chart debut Stella Donnelly. Jenny Lewis lands at #6 with chart debuts from Tame Impala and Strand of Oaks.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
2. Ex Hex – It’s Real
3. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
4. POND – Tasmania
5. White Denim – Side Effects
6. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
7. Ages and Ages – Me You They We
8. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
9. Du Blonde – Lung Bread For Daddy
10. Stella Donnelly – Beware Of The Dogs

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Cayucas – Real Life (Park The Van)
2. Said The Whale – Cascadia (Arts & Crafts)
3. Daniel Norgren – Wooh Dang (Superpuma)
4. FOAMMMM – FOAMMMM (Sheep Chase)
5. Jesse Mac Cormack – Now (Secret City)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Circa Waves – Times Won’t Change Me Now
2. Local Natives – When Am I Gonna Lose You
3. Meg Myers – Running Up That Hill
4. Johnny Marr – Armatopia
5. Stella Donnelly – Tricks
6. Jenny Lewis – Heads Gonna Roll
7. Tame Impala – Patience
8. The National – You Had Your Soul With You
9. Strand of Oaks – Ruby
10. I Don’t Know How But They Found Me – Choke

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Music Report – April 17, 2019

by Jay Boeding on April 16, 2019

Ex Hex moves up to #1 this week. A big jump for Jenny Lewis, as her new album “On The Line” goes from #10 to #2. Julia Jacklin drops two spots to #3, while Andrew Bird slips to #4. White Denim has the highest debut.

Broken Social Scene has a new record out Let’s Try The After, which tops the Added Albums chart. Several artists return to our playlist, as we have new music from Circa Waves, Frankie Cosmos, Shovels and Rope and Diane Coffee.

The Black Keys maintains the top spot on our Top 10 Songs of the Week chart. Rolling Blackouts CF jumps to the second spot with Chain Wallet gaining the most, going up seven places to number three. The National and Geographer go #4 and #5. Circa Waves is the top debut, with other debuts from Local Natives, Meg Myers, Johnny Marr and I Don’t Know How But They Found Me.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Ex Hex – It’s Real
2. Jenny Lewis – On The Line
3. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
4. Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
5. Strand of Oaks – Eraserland
6. White Denim – Side Effects
7. Meat Puppets – Dusty Notes
8. Claypool Lennon Delirium – South Of Reality
9. POND – Tasmania
10. Telekinesis – Effluxion

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After (Arts & Crafts)
2. Circa Waves – What’s It Like Over There? (PIAS)
3. Frankie Cosmos – Haunted Items [EP] (Sub Pop)
4. Shovels and Rope – By Blood (Dualtone/eOne)
5. Fanclub – All The Same [EP] (Friendly Reminder)
6. Field Medic – Fade Into The Dawn (Run For Cover)
7. Diane Coffee – Internet Arms (Polyvinyl)
8. Bibio – Ribbons (Warp)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. The Black Keys – Lo/Hi
2. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – In the Capital
3. Chain Wallet – What Everybody Else Could Find
4. The National – You Had Your Soul With You
5. Geographer – Love is Wasted in the Dark
6. Circa Waves – Times Won’t Change Me Now
7. Local Natives – When Am I Gonna Lose You
8. Meg Myers – Running Up That Hill
9. Johnny Marr – Armatopia
10. I Don’t Know How But They Found Me – Choke

 

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Music Report – April 10, 2019

April 9, 2019

Julia Jacklin takes the top spot on our album chart this week, with “Crushing”. Ex Hex makes the biggest moves of the week, jumping up to #2 from #10. Andrew Bird follows at #3 and Telekinesis is in the fourth spot. Debuts on the Top 10 Chart from POND, Strand of Oaks and Jenny Lewis [...]

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Music Report – April 3, 2019

April 2, 2019

Andrew Bird moves up one spot to take the #1 spot on our Album Chart. Better Oblivion Community Center trades places with it and slips to #2. Claypool Lennon Delirium moves up into third place, with Julia Jacklin and Telekinesis completing the top five albums of the week. Debuts in the top ten this week [...]

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Music Report – March 27, 2019

March 27, 2019

Better Oblivion Community Center charges up the Album chart to take #1 this week. Andrew Bird also makes a big move, rising to #2. Girlpool, Homeshake and Claypool Lennon Delirium make up the top ten, with Julia Jacklin debuting on the top 10 album chart this week. New albums added from Ex Hex and Strand [...]

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Music Report – March 20, 2019

March 19, 2019

Girlpool jumps up to capture the top spot on our Album Chart after moving up to #2 from #10 the week prior. Another mover on the chart is the new album from Telekinesis climbing up four to #2. Beirut slides to #3 with a strong move from And The Kids into #4. Our top debut [...]

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Music Report – March 13, 2019

March 12, 2019

Beirut hangs on to the top spot on our Album chart, with a big jump from Girlpool from #10 to #2 this week. Perfect Son switches places with Sharon Van Etten and Maggie Rogers stays at #5. Telekinesis is the top debut on the Top 10 Album Chart with “Effluxion” at #6 with other debuts [...]

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