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Music Report – August 28, 2018

by Jay Boeding on August 28, 2018

Snail Mail reaches the top spot on our most-played albums chart after hanging around in the top ten for several weeks. Death Cab For Cutie has a new record which debuts in the top 10.

New albums added this week from Mass Gothic and Wild Nothing top the list. We have been playing tracks from Wild Nothing for a few weeks, and new songs from Mass Gothic are in rotation now.

Top songs goes to Metric this week, with “Dark Saturday”. The Yuno track has been a strong one too from the debut EP Moodie. Wild Nothing, St. Vincent and Rolling Blackouts CF finish out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Snail Mail – Lush
2. Yuno – Moodie EP
3. Jim James – Uniform Distortion
4. Free Cake For Every Creature – The Bluest Star
5. Dirty Projectors – Lamp Lit Prose
6. Thin Lips – Chosen Family
7. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
8. The Hold Steady – The Stove & The Toaster [EP]
9. Gorillaz – The Now Now
10. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Mass Gothic – I’ve Tortured You Long Enough (Sub Pop)
2. Wild Nothing – Indigo (Captured Tracks)
3. Saintseneca – Pillar Of Na (Anti-)
4. Brick and Mortar – Meta Meta Etc (Self-Released)
5. Gringo Star – Back To The City (Nevado)
6. Devotchka – The Night Falls Forever (Concord)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Metric – Dark Saturday
2. Yuno    – No Going Back
3. Wild Nothing    – Letting Go
4. St. Vincent – Fast Slow Disco
5. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Bellarine
6. Valley Queen    – Chasing The Muse
7. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Breathe In, Breathe Out
8. Petal – Tight Rope
9. Dan Mangan – Troubled Mind
10. Protomartyr    – You Win Again


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