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Music Report – Sept. 4, 2018

by Jay Boeding on September 4, 2018

Death Cab for Cutie jumps into the top spot on our album chart, after debuting at #10 last week.  Free Cake For Every Creature is rising on the chart with its first record to make our top 10. Lots of debuts this week from 5-10 with records from The Beths, Interpol, Dizzy, Hotel Mira (formerly JPNSGRLS) and Phantastic Ferniture.

A new EP from Iron and Wine tops the list of new albums added this week. Father-Son duo Neil & Liam Finn join the playlist as does Colleen Green and Anna Calvi.

Rolling Blackouts CF takes the top spot on our song chart. Dan Mangan continues his success on DMPulse with “Troubled Mind.”  White Denim and Courtney Barnett have debuts on the song chart this week.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today
2. Jim James – Uniform Distortion
3. Free Cake For Every Creature – The Bluest Star
4. Thin Lips – Chosen Family
5. Rubblebucket – Sun Machine – Grand Jury
6. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me – Carpark
7. Interpol – Marauder – Matador
8. Dizzy – Baby Teeth – Royal Mountain
9. Hotel Mira – Hotel Mira (EP) – Light Organ
10. Phantastic Ferniture – Phantastic Ferniture – Polyvinyl

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Iron and Wine – Weed Garden [EP] – Sub Pop
2. Neil & Liam Finn – Lightsleeper – Inertia/PIAS
3. Colleen Green – Casey’s Tape / Harmontown Loops – Infinity Cat
4. Anna Calvi – Hunter – Domino
5. Great Lake Swimmers – The Waves, The Wake – Nettwerk
6. The Molochs – Flowers In The Spring – Innovative Leisure

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Bellarine
2. Dan Mangan – Troubled Mind
3. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Breathe In, Breathe Out
4. Let’s Eat Grandma – It’s Not Just Me
5. White Denim – It Might Get Dark
6. Jim James – No Secrets
7. Courtney Barnett – Charity
8. The Hold Steady – The Stove & The Toaster
9. Boy Pablo – Losing You
10. The Joy Formidable – The Wrong Side

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