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Music Report – October 14, 2020

by Jay Boeding on October 13, 2020

The Flaming Lips bumps Cults from the top spot on this week’s album chart! Fleet Foxes looks to be a force as it powers up six to second place, as Cults lands at #3 and Bob Mould debuts in the Top 10 at #4.

Future Islands leads another group of familiar and new artists to the DMPulse playlist. Slow Pulp and Drew Citron and newcomers, while we also have new releases from legends like Travis and Yo La Tengo.

Bright Eyes leaps to #1 on the Song Chart, going up six to take the top rung. Dawes moves down to #2, with another big mover, The Darcys cracking the top 5 at #3. Dream Wife and Bully both make chart debuts in the Top 5.

Top 10 Albums of the Week

1. The Flaming Lips – American Head
2. Fleet Foxes – Shore
3. Cults – Host
4. Bob Mould – Blue Hearts
5. Bright Eyes – Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was
6. San Cisco – Between You And Me
7. Cayucas – Blue Summer
8. Sylvan Esso – Free Love
9. Dawes – Good Luck With Whatever
10. Everything Everything – Re-Animator

New Albums Added to the Playlist

1. Future Islands – As Long As You Are (4AD/Beggars Group)
2. Slow Pulp – Moveys (Winspear)
3. Drew Citron – Free Now (Park The Van)
4. Travis – 10 Songs (BMG)
5. Yo La Tengo – Sleepless Nights [EP] (Matador/Beggars)
6. The Goodbye Party – Beautiful Motors (Double Double Whammy)
7. Woodlock – Collateral (Nettwerk)

Top 10 Songs of the Week

1. Bright Eyes – Mariana Trench
2. Dawes – Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?
3. The Darcys – Look Me In The Eyes
4. Dream Wife – Old Flame
5. Bully – Every Tradition
6. Young Jesus – (un)knowing
7. Mountain Time – Rosemary, Etc.
8. The Cribs – Running Into You
9. Girl Friday – This Is Not The Indie Rock I Signed Up For
10. Sylvan Esso – Ferris Wheel

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