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Music Report – Oct. 2, 2018

by Jay Boeding on October 2, 2018

Iron and Wine’s EP Weed Garden takes the top album spot this week. Interpol continues its success on DMPulse, landing at the #2 spot. The Beth’s record is in at #3, with top 10 album debuts for Low, We Were Promised Jetpacks and The Goon Sax.

New records from Metric and The Paper Kites lead our list of new records added to our playlist this week. Amber Arcades returns to the playlist with their new album European Heartbreak. We’ve featured a few singles from Boy Pablo, and now have an official EP release. You may recognize Adrianne Lenker as the voice of Big Thief. She has a solo record which got an add this week on DMPulse.

The Beths top the singles chart with “Happy Unhappy”. The first track on Death Cab’s new album is in at #2, and songs from Goon, Free Cake For Every Creature and The Kooks round out the top 5.

Top Ten Albums of the Week

1. Iron and Wine – Weed Garden EP (Sub Pop)
2. Interpol – Marauder (Matador)
3. The Beths – Future Me Hates Me (Carpark)
4. Death Cab For Cutie – Thank You For Today (Atlantic)
5. The Kooks – Let’s Go Sunshine (AWAL)
6. The Goon Sax – We’re Not Talking (Wichita)
7. Slothrust – The Pact (Dangerbird)
8. Low – Double Negative (Sub Pop)
9. We Were Promised Jetpacks – The More I Sleep The Less I Dream (Self-Released)
10. Mass Gothic – I’ve Tortured You Long Enough (Sub Pop)

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Metric – Art Of Doubt (MMI-Crystal Math)
2. The Paper Kites – On the Corner Where You Live (Nettwerk)
3. Amber Arcades – European Heartbreak (Heavenly-PIAS)
4. Boy Pablo – Soy Pablo EP (U OK?-777)
5. Hippo Campus    – Bambi (Grand Jury)
6. The Trews – Civilianaires (Cadence/Universal)
7. Adrianne Lenker – abysskiss (Saddle Creek)

Top Ten Songs of the Week

1. The Beths – Happy Unhappy
2. Death Cab For Cutie – I Dreamt We Spoke Again
3. Goon – Enter Bethel Admissions
4. Free Cake For Every Creature – In Your Car
5. The Kooks – Four Leaf Clover
6. Royal Teeth – Never Gonna Quit
7. Hotel Mira – 3AM Lullaby
8. Thin Lips – A Song For Those That Miss You All The Time
9 . Slothrust – Double Down
10. boygenius – Me and My Dog


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