Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 7 presents:

The weekly chart reflects the diversity of programming on WRIR. In an average week, WRIR DJs play approximately 1,200 albums (and EPs and singles).

To make it on the list, an album must be released in the past year. Local bands and albums played by more than one DJ are given priority in the rankings.

Below the chart is a list of new albums added to the music library once that information has been compiled. Check back later if it’s not there yet.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
2 Murder by Death The Other Shore Bloodshot
3 Manatree Engines self-released
4 Oh Sees Smote Reverser Castle Face
5 Ought Room Inside the World Merge
6 Saintseneca Pillar of Na Anti-
7 Orquesta Akokán Orquesta Akokán Daptone
8 Hozier Nina Cried Power – EP Universal-Island
9 Ava Luna Moon 2 Western Vinyl
10 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
11 Amen Dunes Freedom Sacred Bones / Hostess
12 Swearin’ Fall into the Sun Merge
13 Colleen Green Casey’s Tape / Harmontown Loops Infinity Cat
14 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
15 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
16 Angel Metro Dark Days Bright Lights self-released
17 Widow Rings All the Angels Have Left – EP self-released
18 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
19 Fullscreen UltraZone – EP self-released
20 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
21 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
22 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
23 Toward Space Gently With a Chainsaw Cult 45
24 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age self-released
25 Nur Black Appeal of the Void Purge Music
26 The Brutalists The Brutalists Cleopatra
27 Sumac Love in Shadow Thrill Jockey
28 Dead Now Dead Now Brutal Panda
29 Neil & Liam Finn Lightsleeper Inertia / PIAS
30 Beach Goons hoodratscumbags GRNDVW


New Albums Added:
Active Bird Community – Amends (Barsuk, 2018)
Alien Boy – Sleeping Lessons (Tiny Engines, 2018)
Bachmann, Eric – No Recover (Merge, 2018)
Beat Armada, The – Slept On Vol. 1 (self-released, 2018)
Bijou Noir – We Are Alone Together (GIVE/TAKE, 2018)
Butler, Chris & Ralph Carney – Songs for Unsung Holidays (Smog Veil, 2018)
Callas With Lee Ranaldo, The – Trouble and Desire (Inner Ear / Dirty Water, 2018)
Capital Punishment – Roadkill [reissue] (Captured Tracks, 2018)
Clark, Steven A. – Where Neon Goes to Die (Secretly Canadian, 2018)
Deez, Darwin – 10 Songs That Happened When You Left Me With My Stupid Heart (Lucky Number, 2018)
Delgres – Mo Jodi (Jazz Village, 2018)
Demob Happy – Holy Doom (SO, 2018)
Detroit Rebellion – See You Next Year (Bodan Kuma, 2018)
Dilly Dally – Heaven (Partisan, 2018)
Dirtiest, The – Cento Shot (Slovenly, 2018)
Drift Mouth – Little Patch of Sky (Wild Frontier, 2018)
Ellerman, Lyman – I Wish I Was a Train (Woodshed Resistance, 2018)
Escape-ism – The Lost Record (Merge, 2018)
Gaika – Basic Volume (Warp, 2018)
Handsome Jack – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (Alive Naturalsound, 2018)
Holydrug Couple, The – Hyper Super Mega (Sacred Bones, 2018)
Immersion – Sleepless (SWiM, 2018)
JEFF The Brotherhood – Magick Songs (Dine Alone, 2018)
Jenner, Brandon – Face the World (Ear Fetish, 2018)
Jeremiah, Jonah – Good Day (PIAS, 2018)
Kan Wakan – Phantasmagoria Vol. 1 (Murmur, 2018)
Knife Knights – 1 Time Mirage (Sub Pop, 2018)
Landry, Yvette & The Jukes – Louisiana Lovin’ (self-released, 2018)
Lavender Flu, The – Mow the Glass (In the Red, 2018)
Lay, Aimee – The Other Side of You (Respectful Lust, 2018)
Le Shok – We Are Electrocution (Burger, 2018)
LIP TALK – D A Y S (Northern Spy, 2019)
Maribou State – Kingdoms in Colour (Counter, 2018)
McCartney, Paul – Egypt Station (Capitol, 2018)
Mirah – Understanding (Absolute Magnitude, 2018)
Modern Scribblers, The – The Golden Age of Distraction (self-released, 2017)
Mommyheads, The – Soundtrack to the World’s End (self-released, 2018)
Mothers – Render Another Ugly Method (Anti-, 2018)
Musta Paraati – Black Parade (Cleopatra, 2018)
NHK yx Koyxen – Reflexes (DFA, 2018)
Ol’ Dirty Bathtub – Pack Mule (Bee Hive, 2018)
Paupière – À jamais privé de réponses (Lisbon Lux, 2018)
Power – Turned On (In the Red, 2018)
Psychic Rites – Cult_Memo (Waxploitation, 2018)
Puppy and the Hand Jobs – I Eat Abortions (Slovenly, 2018)
Rad Trads, The – On Tap (Hornblow, 2018)
Radiant Children – Tryin’ (self-released, 2018)
Rose, Maggie – Change the Whole Thing (Starstruck, 2018)
Say Hi – Caterpillar Centipede (Euphobia, 2018)
Skegss – My Own Mess (self-released, 2018)
Spiritualized – And Nothing Hurt (Fat Possum, 2018)
Swamp Dogg – Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune (Joyful Noise, 2018)
Uji – Alborada (ZZK, 2018)
Wainwright III, Loudon – Years in the Making (StorySound Records, 2018)
Whitmore, William Elliott – Kilonova (Bloodshot, 2018)
Wyves – R U OK? (self-released, 2018)
Zedek Band, Thalia – Fighting Season (Thrill Jockey, 2018)

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