Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
2 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
3 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
4 Prettiest Eyes Volume 3 Castle Face
5 The Comet Is Coming Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
6 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
7 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
8 Crumb Jinx self-released
9 Russian Circles Blood Year Sargent House
10 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone
11 Torche Admission Relapse
12 Charles Owens Trio Three and Thirteen Ropeadope
13 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
14 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
15 Jeromes Dream LP Level Plane
16 Illiterate Light Illiterate Light Atlantic
17 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
18 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
19 Young Guv GUV I Run For Cover
20 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
21 Cross Record Cross Record Ba Da Bing!
22 Season Ammons Steel Hearts Cobalt Blue
23 Angie McMahon Salt Dualtone
24 Dude York Falling Hardly Art
25 B Boys Dudu Captured
26 Ariana and the Rose Constellations Phase 1 – EP Pookiebird Music
27 K.Flay Solutions Night Street / Interscope
28 StarBenders Japanese Rooms – EP Institution
29 Goon Heaven is Humming PTKF
30 Florist Emily Alone Double Double Whammy

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7 August 10th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 9 presents:

AAA

none this week

Hip-Hop

none this week

Loud

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
2 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
3 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
4 KOKOKO! Fongola Transgressive/PIAS
5 PLAID Polymer Warp
6 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
7 BLACK MIDI Schlagenheim Rough Trade/Beggars
8 MAJOR STARS Roots of Confusion Seeds of Joy Drag City
9 DAD FEELS Music Self-Released
10 ELA ORLEANS Movies for Ears: An Introduction to Ela Orleans Night School

World

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7 August 10th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 2 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 The Budos Band V Daptone
3 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal
4 YBN Cordae The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
5 Monday Night Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
6 PUP Morbid Stuff Rise
7 Guster Look Alive Nettwerk
8 Fever Ray I’m Not Done (Still Not Done Mix) – Single Mute
9 Khruangbin Hasta El Cielo (Con Todo El Mundo In Dub) Dead Oceans
10 Lounge Lizzard Eat The Trash self-released
11 Warrington Born Mistake self-released
12 Bigal Harrison Bintage CONTROL Ent.
13 The Purge Rain self-released
14 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
15 Miramar Salida / Urgencia – Single Daptone
16 Petrichor II Custom Made Music
17 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
18 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
19 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
20 Plunky & Oneness Afroclectic N.A.M.E. Brand
21 Spoon Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon Matador
22 Dorian Electra Flamboyant Canyon
23 Honey Radar Ruby Puff Of Dust What’s Yr Rupture?
24 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
25 Prince Originals Rhino/Warner
26 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade
27 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
28 Quantic Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
29 Stef Chura Midnight Saddle Creek
30 The Gotobeds Debt Begins at 30 Sub Pop

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7 August 3rd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 2 presents:

AAA

none this week

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
2 YBN CORDAE The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
3 MONDAY NIGHT Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
4 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage CONTROL Ent.
5 DIAMOND D The Diam Piece 2 Dymond Mine
6 YOUR OLD DROOG It Wasn’t Even Close Self-Released
7 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
8 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
9 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Madlib Invazion
10 ANKHLEJOHN The Big Lordy Shaap

Loud

none this week

RPM

none this week

World

none this week

7 August 3rd, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 26 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
3 Bobby Oroza This Love Big Crown
4 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal
5 Mike Krol Power Chords Merge
6 Olden Yolk Living Theatre Trouble In Mind
7 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
8 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
9 Louisa Branscomb Gonna Love Anyway Compass
10 Hash Redactor Drecksound Goner
11 Minami Deutsch Can’t Get There – Single Höga Nord Rekords
12 Torche Admission Relapse
13 Gauche A People’s History of Gauche Merge
14 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
15 Big Fundamental You Belong Here self-released
16 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
17 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
18 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP Illiterate Light
19 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
20 Silvermoon Leaving – EP self-released
21 Prayer Group Eudean Buzzhowl
22 Goon Heaven is Humming Partisan / Fontana North
23 Dorian Electra Flamboyant Canyon
24 ViVii Vivii Dumont Dumont
25 Joanna Sternberg Then I Try Some More Team Love
26 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
27 Drab Majesty Modern Mirror Dais
28 Magdalena Bay mini mix vol. 1 Luminelle
29 Emma Elisabeth Melancholic Milkshake self-released
30 Bleached Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Dead Oceans

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7 July 27th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 26 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOANNA STERNBERG Then I Try Some More Team Love
2 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
3 PICAPICA Together & Apart Rough Trade
4 ROSE CITY BAND Rose City Band Jean Sandwich
5 MARK CLINE BATES King Of The Crows Self-Released
6 CAT CLYDE Hunters Trance Cinematic
7 MUTLU ONARAL GOOD TROUBLE AT VON SKULL MEDIA
8 HILDE LOUISE ASBJORNSEN Red Lips, Knuckles and Bones Ozella
9 JACK BARKSDALE Live From Niles City Self-Released
10 MICHAEL HEARST Songs For Curious Constructions [EP] Urban Geek

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
2 BLU AND EXILE True & Livin’ Dirty Science
3 VIC SPENCER Things Change I Don’t Old Fart Luggage
4 NUGZ Stashbox Chronicles Self-Released
5 DREAMVILLE Revenge of the Dreamers III Dreamville/Interscope
6 NAPS On est fait pour ca 13eme Art
7 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
8 DISCO VIETNAM House Rabbi 4: Hennessy & Apple Juiceal Self-Released
9 DJ KHALED Father of Asahd Epic/We The Best
10 BIG TONE Big Shoes Low Key Source

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OMEN STONES Omen Stones Self-Released
2 PLVGUES Adoration For The Ancients Hex 9
3 AENIMUS Dreamcatcher Nuclear Blast
4 DEAD TO A DYING WORLD Elegy Profound Lore
5 SKOLD Never Is Now Cleopatra
6 RAMMSTEIN Rammstein Caroline
7 BEWITCHER Under The Witching Cross Shadow Kingdom
8 GIF FROM GOD approximation_of_a_human Prosthetic
9 DEMISER Tour Promo MMXIX Self-Released
10 AURA NOIR “Belligerent ‘Til Death” [Single] Sacred Bones

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TYCHO Weather Mom+Pop/Ninja Tune
2 FLYING LOTUS Flamagra Warp
3 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
4 TIM HECKER Anoyo Kranky
5 THOM YORKE Anima XL/Beggars Group
6 FENNESZ Agora Touch
7 HOT CHIP A Bath Full Of Ecstasy Domino
8 HELADO NEGRO This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
9 FEVER RAY “I’m Not Done (Still Not Done)” [Single] Mute
10 FOUR TET “Teenage Birdsong” [Single] Text

World

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7 July 27th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 19 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 Jesca Hoop Stonechild Memphis Industries
2 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
3 Prettiest Eyes Volume 3 Castle Face
4 Various Artists Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened Rabbit’s ‘the Midnight Organ Fight’ Canvasback
5 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
6 Joanna Sternberg Then I Try Some More Team Love
7 Snapped Ankles Stunning Luxury The Leaf Label
8 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade
9 Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow Jagjaguwar
10 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
11 Julia Shapiro Perfect Version Hardly Art
12 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
13 Stef Chura Midnight Saddle Creek
14 Jillian Rae I Can’t Be the One You Want Me to Be theDIYteam
15 Westside Gunn Flygod Is an Awesome God Griselda
16 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
17 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
18 Tijuana Panthers Carpet Denim Innovative Leisure
19 Sebadoh Act Surprised Dangerbird
20 Angelica Garcia It Don’t Hinder Me – Single Spacebomb
21 Lucy Dacus Forever Half Mast – Single Matador
22 Minami Deutsch Can’t Get There – Single Höga Nord
23 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
24 Bigal Harrison Bintage CONTROL Ent.
25 Radio B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence AGM / Purple Republic
26 Sea of Storms Saddest Faction Sound Era
27 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
28 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
29 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
30 BUTT Bad Sex self-released

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7 July 20th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 19 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JESCA HOOP STONECHILD Memphis Industries
2 SI KAHN AND THE LOOPING BROTHERS It’s A Dog’s Life Strictly Country
3 BEN WINSHIP Acorns Snake River
4 JOHNATHAN RICE The Long Game Mano Walker
5 CHRIS AND ADAM CARROLL Good Farmer Self-Released
6 HOUSE AND LAND Across The Field Thrill Jockey
7 MAT CALLAHAN AND YVONNE MOORE Working-Class Heroes: A History of Struggle in Song Free Dirt
8 SMALL GLORIES, THE Assiniboine & The Red Red House
9 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
10 LOUISA BRANSCOMB Gonna Love Anyway Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
2 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
3 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence AGM / Purple Republic
4 BLU AND EXILE True & Livin’ Dirty Science
5 GOOD PEOPLE, THE The Summer [EP] Below System
6 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
7 DONWILL One Word No Space HiPNOTT
8 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Madlib Invazion
9 NUGZ Stashbox Chronicles Self-Released
10 DJ KHALED Father of Asahd Epic/We The Best

Loud

None this week.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
2 BLACK MIDI Schlagenheim Rough Trade/Beggars
3 TENGGER Spiritual 2 Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
4 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
5 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
6 LAUGHING EYE Laughing Eye Höga Nord
7 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
8 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
9 OCEAN FLOOR Vernalis Eiderdown
10 FLOATING POINTS “LesAlpx” b/w “Coorabell” [Single] Ninja Tune

World

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7 July 20th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 12 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 Bedouine Bird Songs of a Killjoy Spacebomb
2 Calexico and Iron & Wine Years to Burn Sub Pop
3 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti/Epitaph
4 Jesca Hoop STONECHILD Memphis Industries
5 Book of Wyrms Spirit Drifter – Single Twin Earth
6 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
7 Mo’ Horizons Music Sun Love Agogo
8 French Vanilla How Am I Not Myself? Danger Collective
9 Pile Green and Gray Exploding In Sound
10 Lucy Dacus Forever Half Mast – Single Matador
11 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
12 ExKnives Witches and Skindivers self-released
13 Brother Rutherford Tunneling self-released
14 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
15 Houdan The Mystic Star Charts self-released
16 The Purge Rain self-released
17 Cut the Architect’s Hand No Quarter for Cowards and Traitors self-released
18 Hewolf Lilith self-released
19 I Am The Liquor Escape From Planet Smoke self-released
20 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
21 Hex Machine Cave Painting Minimum Underdrive
22 Bat Axestasy – EP Hells Headbangers
23 Jade Jackson Wilderness Anti- / Epitaph
24 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
25 Necking Cut Your Teeth Mint
26 METZ Automat Sub Pop
27 Hatchie Keepsake Heavenly
28 Quantic Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
29 Hackensaw Boys A Fireproof House of Sunshine – EP Free Dirt
30 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade

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7 July 13th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEDOUINE Bird Songs Of A Killjoy Spacebomb
2 JESCA HOOP STONECHILD Memphis Industries
3 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
4 HACKENSAW BOYS A Fireproof House Of Sunshine [EP] Free Dirt
5 TIM O’BRIEN BAND Tim O’Brien Band Howdy Skies
6 REBECCA LOEBE Give Up Your Ghosts Blue Corn
7 ALDOUS HARDING Designer 4AD/Beggars
8 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
9 LEWIS AND SPENCE Big Bully Self-Released
10 OLD SALT UNION Where the Dogs Don’t Bite Compass

Hip-Hop

None this week.

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOOK OF WYRMS “Spirit Drifter” [Single] Twin Earth
2 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND No Quarter for Cowards and Traitors Self-Released
3 I AM THE LIQUOR Escape From Planet Smoke Self-Released
4 BAT Axestasy [EP] Hells Headbangers
5 ENFORCER Zenith Nuclear Blast
6 GRIEFLOSS Griefloss Self-Released
7 EARTH Full Upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
8 BIG BRAVE A Gaze Among Them Southern Lord
9 SARCOFAGO Crust [EP] Greyhaze
10 PETRICHOR II Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
2 PLAID Polymer Warp
3 LEISURE “Feeling Free” [Single] Self-Released
4 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
5 BLANCK MASS Animated Violence Mild Sacred Bones
6 TIPPER Forward Escape Tippermusic
7 JULIE COKER A Life in the Limelight: Lagos Disco & Itsekiri Highlife, 1976 – 1981 Kalita
8 JB DUNCKEL Mirages Prototyp
9 MAGIC SWORD Legend [EP] Self-Released
10 ELDER ISLAND Kape Fear [EP] Self-Released

World

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7 July 13th, 2019

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