Genre charts for week ending Apr 20 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MS JAYLIN BROWN Vulnerable Self-Released
2 SAW BLACK Water Tower [Advance Tracks] Crystal Pistol
3 VOICES OF MISSISSIPPI ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS DOCUMENTED BY WILLIAM FERRIS VARIOUS ARTISTS Dust to Digital
4 BARBARA DANE Hot Jazz, Cool Blues And Hard Hitting Songs Smithsonian Folkways
5 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
6 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder
7 BRENNEN ERNST Had a Big Time Today Patuxent
8 DAVE ALVIN AND JIMMIE DALE GILMORE Downey To Lubbock Yep Roc
9 KACEY MUSGRAVES Golden Hour Universal
10 TRACYANNE & DANNY Tracyanne & Danny Merge

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PRHYME PRhyme 2 PRhyme
2 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
3 KONCEPT JACK$ON Tales from the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
4 MILLZ The NorthFace, Vol. 1 Self-Released
5 PROF Pookie Baby Rhymesayers
6 CUT CHEMIST Die Cut A Stable Sound
7 CHARLOTTE DAY WILSON Stone Woman [EP] Self-Released
8 YOUNG FATHERS Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
9 CHUCK STRANGERS Consumers Park Pro Era
10 CONWAY Blakk Tape Griselda

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HANK WOOD AND THE HAMMERHEADS Hank Wood and the Hammerheads Toxic State
2 GUMMING Human Values Self-Released
3 THE DAMNED Evil Spirits Search and Destroy/Spinefarm
4 DON BROCO Technology SharpTone
5 EMPATH Liberating Guilt and Fear Get Better
6 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
7 TURNSTILE Time & Space Roadrunner
8 BACCHAE Bacchae [EP] Get Better
9 DEATH FROM ABOVE Outrage! Is Now Last Gang/Warner Bros.
10 THE LILLINGTONS Stella Sapiente Fat Wreck Chords

RPM

Not enough new albums were reported played to compile a chart this week.

World

This week will be combined with next for reporting.

7 April 21st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 20 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 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
2 Frankie Cosmos Vessel Sub Pop
3 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
4 Doll Baby Hell Block – EP EggHunt
5 Speedy Ortiz Twerp Verse Carpark
6 PRhyme PRhyme 2 PRhyme 2
7 Dr. Octagon Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation Bulk / Caroline
8 Caroline Rose LONER New West
9 Hank Wood and the Hammerheads Hank Wood and the Hammerheads Toxic State
10 Kyle Craft Full Circle Nightmare Sub Pop
11 Ty Segall Freedom’s Goblin Drag City
12 David Byrne American Utopia Nonesuch
13 The Ex 27 passports Rough Trade
14 St. Vincent Masseduction Loma Vista
15 Imagine Dragons Evolve Interscope
16 Ms. Jaylin Brown Vulnerable self-released
17 The Purge The Bad Ideas We Build Worlds self-released
18 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
19 Koncept Jack$on The Tale of the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
20 Millz The NorthFace, Vol 1. self-released
21 Gumming Human Values self-released
22 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji self-released
23 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar
24 Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog Saddle Creek
25 Brazilian Girls Let’s Make Love Six Degrees
26 Drinks Hippo Lite Drag City
27 The Damned Evil Spirits Search and Destroy / Spinefarm
28 The Aces When My Heart Felt Volcanic Red Bull
29 Prof Pookie Baby Rhymesayers
30 MIEN MIEN Rocket

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7 April 21st, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Apr 13 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Hillbillies in Hell Vol. 5 Light in the Attic
2 BRENNEN ERNST Had a Big Time Today Patuxent
3 FLASHBACK Denver Snow Pinecastle
4 VARIOUS ARTISTS Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris Dust to Digital
5 ANNA AND ELIZABETH The Invisible Comes To Us Smithsonian Folkways
6 THE LOW ANTHEM The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea Joyful Noise
7 MELISSA LAVEAUX Radyo Siwél No Format
8 SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS Years Bloodshot
9 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
10 XYLOURIS WHITE Mother Bella Union/PIAS

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AWON AND PHONIKS The Actual Proof Don’t Sleep
2 KALI UCHIS Isolation Virgin EMI
3 PRHYME PRhyme 2 PRhyme
4 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
5 PRINCESS NOKIA A Girl Cried Red [EP] Rough Trade
6 SABA Care For Me Saba Pivot
7 DESSA Chime Doomtree/INgrooves
8 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
9 TOM MISCH Geography Beyond The Groove
10 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KAMELOT The Shadow Theory Napalm
2 WATAIN Trident Wolf Eclipse Century Media
3 THE BODY “Can Carry No Weight” [Single] Thrill Jockey
4 EMPATH Liberating Guilt and Fear Get Better
5 SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Get Your Fight On! Ingrooves
6 WITCH HAZEL Otherworldly Self-Released
7 WITCHERY I Am Legion Century Media
8 STRVNGERS Amor / Noir Negative Gain Productions
9 HAUJOBB Alive Metropolis
10 QNTAL VIII – Nachtblume Metropolis

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALISON WONDERLAND Awake Astralwerks
2 JOHN MAUS Addendum Ribbon
3 TRACEY THORN Record Merge
4 MOBY Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt Mute
5 EMEL MATHLOUTHI Ensenity Partisan
6 CALLIE RYAN Health Outside Insight
7 HIDE Castration Anxiety Dais
8 NIGHTMARES ON WAX Shape The Future Warp
9 BUSY TWIST, THE Sunny Side [EP] Busy Life
10 CHROMEO “Must’ve Been” [Single] Atlantic

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HOLLIE COOK Vessel Of Love Merge
2 THORNATO Back It Up [EP] Wonderwheel
3 CESARIA EVORA Carnaval De Mindelo [EP] Lusafrica
4 LOS CHICOS MALOS Los Chicos Malos Vampisoul
5 LEVANTA POEIRA VARIOUS ARTISTS Jazz & Milk
6 DRUNKEN FOREIGNER BAND White Guy Disease Electric Cowbell
7 BALOJI 137 Avenue Kaniama Bella Union
8 BANDERAS “Tema De Banderas” [Single] Matasuna
9 EMEL MATHLOUTHI Ensenity Partisan
10 MELISSA LAVEAUX Radyo Siwél No Format

7 April 14th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending April 13 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 The Sword Used Future Razor & Tie
2 Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog Saddle Creek
3 Blush Face What Do You Want? Trrrash
4 Droopies Responsible People self-released
5 The Wimps Reel Whirl Trrrash
6 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
7 Eels The Deconstruction E Works
8 Frankie Cosmos Vessel Sub Pop
9 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye / Nonesuch
10 Goat Girl Goat Girl Rough Trade
11 Yo La Tengo There’s a Riot Going On Matador
12 Shopping The Official Body Fat Cat
13 Awon & Phoniks The Actual Proof Don’t Sleep
14 Erika Wennerstrom Sweet Unknown Partisan
15 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar
16 PRhyme PRhyme 2 PRhyme 2
17 Dungen & Woods Myths 003 Mexican Summer
18 Juliana Hatfield Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John American Laundromat
19 Kali Uchis Isolation Virgin EMI
20 Hinds I Don’t Run Mom+Pop
21 Mind Over Mirrors Bellowing Sun Paradise of Bachelors
22 Grendel Age of the Disposable Body Metropolis
23 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
24 Radio B Jesus Never Wore a Suit The Association Of Great Minds
25 Michael Millions Hard to Be King Purple Republic Music Group
26 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
27 The Aces When My Heart Felt Volcanic Red Bull
28 Dr. Octagon Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation Bulk / Caroline
29 Tom Misch Geography Beyond the Groove
30 Alison Wonderland Awake EMI

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7 April 14th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Apr 6 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
2 ENTOURAGE Ceremony of Dreams: Studio Sessions & Outtakes, 1972-1977 Tompkins Square
3 ANDREW COLLINS TRIO, THE Tongue Self-Released
4 BRENNEN ERNST Had a Big Time Today Patuxent
5 6 STRING DRAG Top of the World Schoolkids
6 ANNA AND ELIZABETH The Invisible Comes To Us Smithsonian Folkways
7 BLIND WILLIE MCTELL The Rough Guide to Blind Willie McTell World Music Network
8 DARLING WEST While I Was Asleep Jansen
9 SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS Years Bloodshot
10 MARLON WILLIAMS Make Way For Love Dead Oceans

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KALI UCHIS Isolation Virgin EMI
2 YOUNG FATHERS Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
3 CRIMEAPPLE AND BIG GHOST LTD Aguardiente Manteca
4 JERICHO JACKSON Khrysis & Elzhi Are Jericho Jackson Jamla
5 MED AND GUILTY SIMPSON Loyalty [EP] Fat Beats
6 KONCEPT JACK$ON Tales from the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
7 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
8 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
9 PRHYME PRhyme 2 PRhyme
10 BLACK MILK FEVER Mass Appeal

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DØD BEVERTE Polarination Dod Incarnate
2 BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Grimmest Hits Entertainment One
3 EARTHLESS Black Heaven Nuclear Blast
4 EMPATH Liberating Guilt and Fear Get Better
5 GUMMING Human Values Self-Released
6 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
7 RIVER CULT Halcyon Daze Cats on Amps
8 WARM BODIES Warm Bodies Erste Theke Tontraeger
9 FRAYLE The White Witch [EP] Self-Released
10 VARIOUS ARTISTS Dr. Demento Covered In Punk Demented Punk

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TRACEY THORN Record Merge
2 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
3 EMEL Ensenity Partisan
4 KOAN Leap of Faith Blue Tunes
5 SOLAR FIELDS Ourdom Self-Released
6 WAJATTA Casual High Technology Comedy Dynamics
7 MINNESOTA Curio [EP] Wakaan
8 NNOAH The Golden Glow [EP] Self-Released
9 MOSCOMAN “I Ran” [Single] Disco Halal
10 VARIOUS ARTISTS London on Key Waella’s Choice

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Listen All Around: The Golden Age of Central and East African Music Dust To Digital
2 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
3 CAMARAO The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie (1964-1974) Analog Africa
4 BALOJI 137 Avenue Kaniama Bella Union
5 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO Mambo Cosmico Glitterbeat
6 LITTLE AXE London Blues Echo Beach
7 ROBERTO LOPEZ Criollo Electrik Stonetree
8 RAS FRASER JR. Journey To Greatness Rebel Sound
9 EMEL MATHLOUTHI Ensenity Partisan
10 MELISSA LAVEAUX Radyo Siwél No Format

7 April 7th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending April 6 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

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7 April 7th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 30 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

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7 March 31st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 23 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

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7 March 24th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending March 16 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

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7 March 17th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 9 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

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7 March 10th, 2018

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