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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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