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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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