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Music Report – Feb. 20, 2019

by Jay Boeding on February 20, 2019

Pedro the Lion takes over the top spot on the Top Albums chart this week, bumping Sharon Van Etten’s record “Remind Me Tomorrow”.
Both albums are great! Beirut moves up two places to #3, and Deerhunter holds on to #4. Toro Y Moi moves up to round out the top five.
Two album chart debuts this week, from Deer Tick and Tallies.

Jessica Pratt tops the Added Albums chart, with the record “Quiet Signs” debuting on DMPulse this week. A promising record from And The Kids comes in second with Homeshake and Ladytron returning to our playlist with new albums this week. Methyl Ehtel rounds out the top five and there are new records from White Lies and Xiu Xiu vying for airtime on DMPulse.

Menage holds the top spot for the second week with “A Beautiful Disaster”. Avett Brothers moves from #5 to the #2 spot with Pedro The Lion following behind at #3. Bad Suns and Jeff Tweedy are in at #4 and #5. Top 10 debuts from #6-#10 this week from Alice Morton, Anna Calvi, First Aid Kit, The Growlers and Foxwarren.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Pedro the Lion – Phoenix
2. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
3. Beirut – Gallipoli
4. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
5. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace
6. Deer Tick – Mayonnaise
7. Tallies – Tallies
8. Spud Cannon – Squeeze
9. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
10. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Jessica Pratt – Quiet Signs (Mexican Summer)
2. And The Kids – When This Life Is Over (Signature Sounds)
3. Homeshake – Helium (Sinderlyn)
4. Ladytron – Ladytron (!K7)
5. Methyl Ethel – Triage (4AD/Beggars Group)
6. White Lies – Five (PIAS)
7. Xiu Xiu – Girl With Basket Of Fruit (Polyvinyl)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Menage – A Beautiful Disaster
2. Avett Brothers – Trouble Letting Go
3. Pedro The Lion – Yellow Bike
4. Bad Suns – Away We Go
5. Jeff Tweedy – Bombs Above
6. Alice Merton – Funny Business
7. Anna Calvi – As a Man
8. First Aid Kit – Ugly
9. The Growlers – Problems III
10. Foxwarren – Everything Apart

 

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Music Report – Feb. 13, 2019

by Jay Boeding on February 12, 2019

Sharon Van Etten knocks Pedro The Lion of the top spot after it spent two weeks at #1 on the Album Chart. Maggie Rogers moves up three to #3 with “Heard It In A Past Life” with Deerhunter in fourth place. Top debut of the week goes to the great new album from Beirut. Toro Y Moi moves up three to #7. Juliana Hatfield also debuts on the top albums charts.

LCD Soundsystem leads the way on the Added Albums chart, with the record “Electric Lady Sessions” debuting on DMPulse this week. Cass McCombs returns to the airwaves with a new album “Tip Of The Sphere” and alternative legend Bob Mould is added to the playlist. Impressive new albums from Ocie Elliott and Perfect Son round out the top 5. Talos caught our ear this week as did Wicca Phase Springs Eternal.

Menage jumps to the top spot from #6 this week with “A Beautiful Disaster”. Mitski moves down a spot to #2 with “Washing Machine Heart”. Broken Bells, Foxwarren and a top 10 debut from Avett Brothers round out the top five. Pedro the Lion debuts at #6 with “Yellow Bike” this week. Other debuts to the top 10 are from Foxwarren, Jeff Tweedy, Grapetooth and illuminati hotties.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
2. Pedro the Lion – Phoenix
3. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life
4. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
5. Beirut – Gallipoli
6. Spud Cannon – Squeeze
7. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace
8. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
9. Juliana Hatfield – Weird
10. Foxwarren – Foxwarren

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. LCD Soundsystem – Electric Lady Sessions (Columbia)
2. Cass McCombs – Tip Of The Sphere (Anti-)
3. Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock (Merge)
4. Ocie Elliott – We Fall In (Nettwerk)
5. Perfect Son – Cast (Sub Pop)
6. Talos – Far Out Dust (BMG)
7. Wicca Phase Springs Eternal – Suffer On (Run For Cover)
8. Mercury Rev – Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited (Partisan)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Menage – A Beautiful Disaster
2. Mitski – Washing Machine Heart
3. Broken Bells – Shelter
4. Foxwarren – To Be
5. Avett Brothers – Trouble Letting Go
6. Pedro The Lion – Yellow Bike
7. Grapetooth – Blood
8. Bad Suns – Away We Go
9. illuminati hotties – Paying Off The Happiness
10. Jeff Tweedy – Bombs Above

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Music Report – Feb. 5, 2019

by Jay Boeding on February 4, 2019

Pedro the Lion holds at #1 on our album chart this week. Sharon Van Etten moves up from #8 to #2, and Deerhunter makes a strong move into the #3 slot. Maggie Rogers, Roving Reporter and Toro Y Moi debut in the top 10.

Beirut takes the top spot on the Added Albums chart, with the record “Gallipoli” debuting this week. Deer Tick and Grandchildren go #2 and #3, with Cherry Glazerr and Girlpool’s “What Chaos Is Imaginary” making up the top 5.

Mitski jumps from #3 to top the Songs chart with “Washing Machine Heart”. Broken Bells makes a big move this week, jumping five spots to #2. Foxwarren “To Be” is in at #3 with Death Cab For Cutie and The Greeting Committee round out the top five. Menage enters another track into the top 10, debuting “A Beautiful Disaster” this week. Other debuts to the top 10 are from The Molochs, Deerhunter and She Wants Revenge.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Pedro the Lion – Phoenix
2. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
3. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
4. Foxwarren – Foxwarren
5. Spud Cannon – Squeeze
6. Maggie Rogers – Heard It In A Past Life
7. Roving Reporter – Joie De Vivre
8. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
9. Kurt Vile – Bottle It In
10. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Beirut – Gallipoli (4AD/Beggars Group)
2. Deer Tick – Mayonnaise (Partisan)
3. Grandchildren – Grandchildren (Ernest Jenning)
4. Cherry Glazerr – Stuffed & Ready (Secretly Canadian)
5. Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary (Anti-)
6. Swervedriver – Future Ruins (Dangerbird)
7. The Bright Light Social Hour – Jude Vol. 1 (Modern Outsider)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Mitski – Washing Machine Heart
2. Broken Bells – Shelter
3. Foxwarren – To Be
4. Death Cab For Cutie – Summer Years
5. The Greeting Committee – Don’t Go
6. Menage – A Beautiful Disaster
7. The Molochs – I Wanna Say To You
8. Deerhunter – Death In Midsummer
9. She Wants Revenge – Big Love
10. Jeff Tweedy – I Know What It’s Like

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Music Report – Jan. 30, 2019

by Jay Boeding on January 29, 2019

Pedro the Lion jumps from #5 to #1 on our album chart this week. Foxwarren moves out of the top spot to #2, with Kurt Vile moving into the top three. The top debut of the week goes to Deerhunter with Sharon Van Etten’s new record making its first appearance on the top 10 album chart.

Pavo Pavo tops the Added Albums chart, with the record “Mystery Hour” debuting this week. Three records from artists with long careers in alternative music fill out spots 2-4, with Swervedriver, Guster and Buzzcocks all having new music come to DMPulse’s playlist.

Spiritualized tops the charts with “I’m Your Man” after spending two weeks stuck at #2. Menage moves down one place with “They Never Call” and Mitski comes in at #3 this week. She Wants Revenge debuts in the top 10 with “Big Love” while Broken Bells, Jeff Tweedy and Death Cab for Cutie get into our top 10 song chart.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Pedro The Lion – Phoenix
2. Foxwarren – Foxwarren
3. Kurt Vile – Bottle It In
4. Young The Giant – Mirror Master
5. J Mascis – Elastic Days
6. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
7. Grapetooth – Grapetooth
8. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
9. Spud Cannon – Squeeze
10. Mother Mother – Dance And Cry

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Pavo Pavo – Mystery Hour (Bella Union)
2. Swervedriver – Future Ruins (Dangerbird)
3. Guster – Look Alive (Ocho Mule/Nettwerk)
4. Buzzcocks – Another Music In A Different Kitchen/Love Bites     (Domino)
5. Dude York Happy In The Meantime [EP] (Hardly Art)
6. Happy Nothing – Happy Nothing EP – (Self-Released)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Spiritualized – I’m Your Man
2. Menage – They Never Call
3. Mitski – Washing Machine Heart
4. The Beths – You Wouldnt Like Me
5. She Wants Revenge – Big Love
6. Menage – Where Is My Mind?
7. Broken Bells – Shelter
8. Cloud Nothings – Another Way Of Life
9. Jeff Tweedy – I Know What It’s Like
10. Death Cab For Cutie – Summer Years

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Music Report – Jan. 23, 2019

by Jay Boeding on January 22, 2019

Foxwarren leads the list of Top 10 albums again this week. Indie legend J Mascis takes the second notch with his record Elastic Days. Grapetooth moves up a spot with Mother right behind and Pedro the Lion debuting at number five. Also making their top 10 album debut this week is Young The Giant.

Deerhunter tops the Added Albums chart, with the record “Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?” debuting this week. Sharon Van Etten’s new album will be big for DMPulse, which lands at #2. Toro Y Moi, Juliana Hatfield, Mike Krol, The Dandy Warhols are all familiar names with new records added to the playlist this week. Twin Cities artist Lena Elizabeth makes her debut on DMPulse with the new record “Get It Right”.

Menage takes the top song spot with “They Never Call” again this week. For the second week in a row, Spiritualized comes in at number two. Deerhunter moves up a spot to take #3. The Beths crack the top 10 and land at #4 with “You Wouldn’t Like Me” followed by #5 illuminati hotties.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Foxwarren – Foxwarren
2. J Mascis – Elastic Days
3. Grapetooth – Grapetooth
4. Mother Mother – Dance And Cry
5. Pedro The Lion – Phoenix
6. Spud Cannon – Squeeze
7. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
8. Kurt Vile – Bottle It In
9. Ty Segall – Fudge Sandwich
10. Young The Giant – Mirror Master

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? (4AD)
2. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow (Jagjaguwar)
3. TENDER – Fear Of Falling Asleep (Partisan)
4. Toro Y Moi – Outer Peace (Carpark)
5. Juliana Hatfield – Weird (American Laundromat)
6. Lena Elizabeth – Get It Right (Self-Released)
7. Mike Krol – Power Chords (Merge)
8. The Dandy Warhols – Why You So Crazy (Dine Alone)
9. Green River – Deluxe Reissues (Sub Pop)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Menage – They Never Call
2. Spiritualized – I’m Your Man
3. Deerhunter – Death In Midsummer
4. The Beths – You Wouldnt Like Me
5. illuminati hotties – Cuff
6. Cayucas – Winter of ’98
7. Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock
8. Cloud Nothings – Another Way Of Life
9. Dan Mangan – Cold In The Summer
10. Menage – Where Is My Mind?

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Music Report – Jan. 16, 2019

January 16, 2019

Foxwarren leads the list of Top 10 albums for our first report of 2019. Jeff Tweedy is right behind at number two, with Kurt Vile’s “Bottle It In” at #3. J Mascis and Grapetooth round out the top 5, with Mother Mother and Spud Cannon making their top 10 album debuts. The long-awaited return of [...]

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The Top 50 Songs of 2018 Countdown Schedule

December 28, 2018

Tune in to hear the top songs of 2018. Airing at these times through Jan. 1: Friday, Dec. 28 – 1pm CST (18:00 GMT) Friday, Dec. 28 – 7pm CST (1:00 GMT) Saturday, Dec. 29 – 3am CST (9:00 GMT) Saturday, Dec. 29 – 9am CST (15:00 GMT) Saturday, Dec. 29 – 1pm CST (19:00 [...]

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Top 50 Songs of 2018 Countdown

December 26, 2018

The Top 50 Songs of 2018 Countdown – Here is the schedule over the next few days: Dec. 26 – 12 pm Dec. 26 – 6 pm Dec. 27 – 12 am Dec. 27 – 9 am Dec. 28 – 1 pm Dec. 28 = 7 pm All times are Central Standard Time (GMT – [...]

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Campaign Update – $500 To Go!

December 14, 2018

We have about $500 left to go! Make a gift today and ensure we are rockin’ into 2019!

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Campaign Update – Less Than $675 To Go!

December 11, 2018

Tuesday, Dec. 11 Update! $3,840 raised. Thank you to these great DMPulse supporters, including first time donors Paul B., Tom B., Matteo M. and Michael G.! Peter P. – Quebec, Canada Paul B. – Ontario, Canada Pat R. – Missouri, USA Joe K. – Germany Leon H. – New Jersey, USA Tom B. Katrina B. [...]

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