Genre charts for week ending Aug 31 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WAR AND TREATY, THE Healing Tide Thirty Tigers
2 BILL AND THE BELLES DreamSongs, Etc. Jalopy
3 BIRDS OF CHICAGO Love In Wartime Signature
4 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
5 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
6 GLENN JONES The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
7 TOBIAS THE OWL A Safe Harbor For Wayward Echoes Megaforce
8 TYLER GRANT AND ROBIN KESSINGER Kanawha County Flatpicking Grand Central
9 COURTNEY HARTMAN AND TAYLOR ASHTON Been On Your Side Free Dirt
10 MIKE FARRIS Silver & Stone Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
2 FLY ANAKIN AND BIG KAHUNA OG Life & Times of BigFly [EP] Mutant Academy
3 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
4 JANELLE MONAE Dirty Computer Bad Boy
5 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
6 BLACK SHEEP Tortured Soul X-Ray
7 BUDDY Harlan & Alondra Lil Cool Company
8 KEV BROWN Homework Redefinition
9 MARLOWE Marlowe Mellow Group
10 HERMIT AND THE RECLUSE Orpheus vs. The Sirens Obol for Charon

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
2 FUNERAL HORSE Psalms For The Mourning Artificial Head
3 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
4 ALICE IN CHAINS The One You Know [Advance Tracks] Columbia
5 COCKSURE “Yellow Dog” [Single] Metropolis
6 ONE-EYED DOLL Holier Nebulost
7 POST HUNK Celebrity Pets Self-Released
8 A PLACE BOTH WONDERFUL AND STRANGE The City Smells Like Cat Spit [EP] Self-Released
9 GUERILLA TOSS “Spider Heard” [Single] DFA
10 SUICIDE COMMANDO Death Will Find You Metropolis

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDREW WK You’re Not Alone RED/Sony
2 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
3 EYE OF TIME, THE Myth II: A Need to Survive Denovali
4 VIVE LA VOID Vive La Void Sacred Bones
5 LOTIC Power Tri Angle
6 ALCOL Grenn Zaboka [EP] Self-Released
7 AMNESIA SCANNER “AS Too Wrong” [Single] PAN
8 CHRISTIAN RICH “Dripping Summers” feat. Little Dragon & Vic Mensa [Single] Self-Released
9 SOLEMN SHAPES “Loss (DR3AMCLINIC Mix)” [Single] Self-Released
10 YVES TUMOR “Licking an Orchid (feat. James K)” [Single] Warp

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
2 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
3 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
4 TWO NILES TO SING A MELODY: THE VIOLINS AND SYNTHS OF SUDAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
5 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
6 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
7 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
8 DACTAH CHANDO “Africa Is My Roots” [Single] Boomrush Productions
9 MALOU BEAUVOIR “Rasenbleman” [Single] Self-Released
10 JAH9 “Field Trip” [Single] VP

7 September 1st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 31 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 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
2 Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
3 The War and Treaty Healing Tide Strong World Entertainment
4 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
5 Boygenius boygenius Matador
6 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
7 Pain in the Yeahs Dopamine Noir self-released
8 Cordovas That Santa Fe Channel ATO
9 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop / Marathon / Milk!
10 Steve Barton Tall Tales and Alibis Sleepless Music
11 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
12 OHMME Parts Joyful Noise
13 Neil & Liam Finn Lightsleeper Inertia / PIAS
14 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City
15 Wax Idols Happy Ending Etruscan Gold
16 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
17 Bill and the Belles Dreamsongs, Etc. Jalopy
18 The Band Of Heathens A Message from the People Revisited self-released
19 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
20 Prabir Trio Small Town Blues – EP self-released
21 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
22 Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna OG Life & Times of BigFly – EP Mutant Academy
23 Manatree Engines self-released
24 Steady Holiday Nobody’s Watching Barsuk
25 Interpol Marauder Matador
26 Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance. Partisan
27 Wild Nothing Indigo Captured Tracks
28 Benjamin Francis Leftwich I Am With You Dirty Hit
29 Honyock El Castillo Friendship Fever
30 Nothing Dance on the Blacktop Relapse

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7 September 1st, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 24 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SONGS FROM THE ROAD BAND Road to Nowhere Lucks Dumpy Toad
2 COCO O’CONNOR This Ol’ War Satarah
3 GLENN JONES The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
4 ANNA AND ELIZABETH The Invisible Comes To Us Smithsonian Folkways
5 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
6 MARIEL BUCKLEY Driving In The Dark Self-Released
7 NICKI BLUHM To Rise You Gotta Fall Compass
8 LORRAINE JORDAN AND CAROLINA ROAD True Grass Again Pinecastle
9 TOM MINDTE AND MASON VIA Tom Mindte and Mason Via Patuxent
10 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
2 COLE HICKS May Day Anonymous Genius/Purple Republic
3 MCKINLEY DIXON The Importance of Self Belief Wadada
4 POTATOHEAD PEOPLE Nick And Astro’s Guide To The Galaxy Bastard Jazz
5 SANGO In The Comfort Of Last Gang
6 SERPENTWITHFEET soil Secretly Canadian
7 YOUNG FATHERS Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
8 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released
9 AMINE Onepointfive Republic
10 INTERNET, THE Hive Mind Columbia

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GUERILLA TOSS Twisted Crystal DFA
2 DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE Om Parvat Mystery Metropolis
3 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
4 TURNSTILE Time & Space Roadrunner
5 GHOST Prequelle Concord/Loma Vista
6 JUNGLE ROT Jungle Rot Victory
7 SINISTER PURPOSE Aces Low Vinyl Conflict
8 ARMED, THE Only Love Throatruiner
9 EARTHLESS Black Heaven Nuclear Blast
10 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FOXTROTT Meditations II [EP] One Little Indian
2 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER Age Of Warp
3 TANGENTS New Bodies Temporary Residence
4 BOY HARSHER Lesser Man Nude Club
5 CARPENTER BRUT Leather Teeth Caroline
6 GUSGUS Lies Are More Flexible Oroom
7 MACHINEFABRIEK Engel Self-Released
8 POLO AND PAN Caravelle Hamburger
9 UNKLE UNKLE: LIVE ON THE ROAD KOKO Songs For The Def
10 NOISIA AND TWO FINGERS “Dzjengis” [Single] Division

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
2 CLAU ANIZ Filha de mil Mulheres Minty Fresh
3 BLACK ROOTS “Take It” [Single] Nubian / Khanti
4 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
5 LEMON BUCKET ORKESTRA If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
6 RED BARAAT Sound The People Rhyme & Reason
7 MYSTIC BOWIE Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads Red River
8 YENI NOSTALJI Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
9 EL ECO Two Worlds December
10 BELO “Bousol” [Single] Belo / Handzup / Baoli

7 August 25th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 24 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 Toxic Moxie BRATCORE (VCR cover) – Single self-released
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Oh Sees Smote Reverser Castle Face
4 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
5 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
6 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
7 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
8 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
9 Songs From The Road Band Road to Nowhere Lucks Dumpy Toad
10 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl
11 Preoccupations New Material Jagjaguwar
12 Wimps Garbage People Kill Rock Stars
13 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
14 Calicoco Float Dadstache
15 Noisia & Two Fingers Dzjengis – Single Division
16 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
17 Ohbliv Retrospective Paxico
18 Jason Jenkins Quartet Live @ The Barrel Thief self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Mass Gothic I’ve Tortured You Long Enough Sub Pop
21 Nothing Dance on the Blacktop Relapse
22 Death Cab for Cutie Thank You for Today Atlantic
23 Dizzy Baby Teeth Royal Mountain
24 CoCo O’Connor This Ol’ War Satarah
25 Glenn Jones The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
26 Still Corners Slow Air Wrecking Light
27 Jeremy & the Harlequins Remember This Yep Roc
28 Indigo Girls Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra Rounder
29 Basement Revolver Heavy Eyes Sonic Unyon
30 Hawks and Doves From a White Hotel Jullian

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7 August 25th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 17 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 SEAN ARDOIN Kreole Rock and Soul Self-Released
2 ANA EGGE White Tiger Self-Released
3 ANNIE LOU End Zone Near North
4 CR AND THE DEGENERATES Coming Of Age Sniffling Indie Kids/Mint 400
5 DAWES Passwords HUB
6 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
7 LIZ FRAME AND THE KICKERS Sparrow In a Shoebox OPT
8 MARIEL BUCKLEY Driving In The Dark Self-Released
9 NICKI BLUHM To Rise You Gotta Fall Compass
10 TRACYANNE AND DANNY Tracyanne And Danny Merge

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CALVIN PRESENTS “Dream” [Single] Self-Released
2 SKINNYY HENDRIXX Lucid Reality Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN AND BIG KAHUNA OG Life & Times of BigFly [EP] Mutant Academy
4 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
5 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
6 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
7 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
8 ANT THE SYMBOL The Motions Gritty City
9 PHONTE No News Is Good News Foreign Exchange
10 TRAVIS SCOTT Astroworld Epic

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
3 DEAFHEAVEN Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Anti-/Epitaph
4 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
5 INTERRUPTERS, THE Fight The Good Fight Hellcat
6 FREEDOM HAWK Beast Remains Ripple
7 WOLFHEART Constellation of the Black Light Napalm
8 ZORN Zorn Estranged Communications
9 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media
10 AWAKEN CTHULHU “Rise” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FOXTROTT Meditations II [EP] One Little Indian
2 BEN FROST All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated [EP] Mute
3 FKJ French Kiwi Juice Roche
4 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
5 AMMAR 808 Maghreb United Glitterbeats
6 ATOM TM Beauty >>Forward Self-Released
7 GABOR LAZAR Unfold The Death of Rave
8 ROOM 1985 The Bliss Analogue Trash
9 STEVE ROACH Dreamtime Return [30th Anniversary] Projekt
10 BART DE PAEPE Pagus Wasiae Beyond Beyond is Beyond

World

7 August 18th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 17 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 Mikaela Davis Delivery Rounder / Concord
2 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
3 Calvin Presents Dream – Single self-released
4 The Nude Party The Nude Party New West
5 Hatchie Sugar & Spice – EP Double Double Whammy
6 Red Baraat Sound the People Rhyme & Reason
7 Sean Ardoin Kreole Rock and Soul self-released
8 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
9 Skinnyy Hendrixx Lucid Reality self-released
10 Oneness of Juju African Rhythms Strut
11 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
12 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
13 Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna OG Life & Times of BigFly – EP Mutant Academy
14 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
15 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
16 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
17 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
18 Indigo Girls Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra Rounder
19 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
20 Curse of Lono As I Fell Submarine Cat
21 Free Cake For Every Creature The Bluest Star Double Double Whammy
22 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl
23 FOXTROTT Meditations II – EP One Little Indian
24 Lemon Bucket Orkestra If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
25 Calicoco Float Dadstache
26 Broken Baby Broken Baby – EP Poor Man
27 Lucero Among the Ghosts Liberator Music
28 Dennis Alien Fantasy self-released
29 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
30 Deaf Wish Lithium Zion Sub Pop

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7 August 18th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 10 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
2 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
3 MARIEL BUCKLEY Driving In The Dark Self-Released
4 MARVIN PONTIAC Greatest Hits Northern Spy
5 MILK CARTON KIDS, THE All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn’t Do Anti-
6 ROBBIE FULKS AND LINDA GAIL LEWIS Wild! Wild! Wild! Bloodshot
7 TRACYANNE AND DANNY Tracyanne And Danny Merge
8 JIMMY LAFAVE Peace Town MMR
9 LOVE CANON Cover Story Organic
10 SARAH WHITE High Flyer Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
2 DENZEL CURRY TA1300 Loma Vista/Concord
3 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
4 JAZZ CARTIER Fleurever Universal
5 NORE 5E Mass Appeal
6 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
7 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures Stones Throw
8 TRAVIS SCOTT Astroworld Epic
9 BLACK THOUGHT streams of thought, vol. 1 [EP] Human Re Sources
10 GINKGOA One Time Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GUERILLA TOSS “Meteorological” [Single] DFA
2 TWIN TRIBES Shadows Self-Released
3 BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Automata Part II Sumerian
4 PARK SPARROWS More Peace OVOLR!
5 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Blackwater Holylight Ridingeasy
6 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
7 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
8 BLOOD TUB ORCHESTRA The Seven Curses of the Music Hall Phono Erotic
9 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND Thus Always to Tyrants Aunt Mary / New Dirt
10 HIGH PRIEST Grail Sludge [EP] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AISHA DEVI DNA Feelings Houndstooth
2 CHANCHA VIA CIRCUITO Bienaventuranza Wonderwheel
3 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
4 PATOIS COUNSELORS Proper Release Ever/Never
5 HAIRCUTS FOR MEN 1982 [EP] Self-Released
6 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER The Station [EP] Warp
7 KANT-KINO “Conflicting Signals” [Single] Self-Released
8 SYSTEMA SOLAR “Mi Caribe Remixes, Vol. 1” [Single] Zebralution
9 CHAOS 4 WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE VARIOUS ARTISTS Dream Catalogue
10 NMESH Pharma Orange Milk

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RED BARAAT Sound The People Rhyme & Reason
2 LEMON BUCKET ORKESTRA If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
3 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
4 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
5 MYSTIC BOWIE Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads Red River
6 AFRICAN SCREAM CONTEST 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
7 TWO NILES TO SING A MELODY: THE VIOLINS AND SYNTHS OF SUDAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
8 PAD ANTHONY AND CHESHIRE CAT “Lead The Way / Heart And Soul” [Single] Ram Goat
9 DE’ANZA Cosmic Dream Fusion Beats
10 CHANCHA VIA CIRCUITO Bienaventuranza Wonderwheel

7 August 11th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 10 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 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Beach House 7 Sub Pop
4 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
5 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
6 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
7 Manatree Engines self-released
8 Estrons You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough Gofod
9 The Hare and Hoofe Voyager – EP self-released
10 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
11 Murder by Death The Other Shore Bloodshot
12 Eliza Gilkyson Secularia Red House
13 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
14 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
15 Gabbie Rotts Pink Drink Season self-released
16 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
17 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
18 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
19 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
20 Marcus Tenney Quartet Moment – EP American Paradox
21 Jason Jenkins Quartet Live @ The Barrel Thief self-released
22 Ollen Home Less self-released
23 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
24 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
25 Free Cake For Every Creature The Bluest Star Double Double Whammy
26 Lemon Bucket Orkestra If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
27 Lucero Among the Ghosts Liberator Music
28 Denzel Curry TA13OO Loma Vista
29 Echo Courts Room with a View Refresh
30 Mariel Buckley Driving in the Dark self-released

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7 August 11th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 3 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 WOODY WOODWORTH AND THE PINERS Virginia Self-Released
2 ZOE SPEAKS Wings Redbird
3 OLIVER THE CROW Oliver The Crow Self-Released
4 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
5 JACKIE GREENE The Modern Lives Vol 2 Blue Rose
6 NORMAN COLLINS In The Picture Self-Released
7 BRONA MCVITTIE We Are the Wildlife Company of Corkbots
8 LOREENA MCKENNITT Lost Souls Ume
9 SLOCAN RAMBLERS, THE Queen City Jubilee Self-Released
10 LINDSAY LOU AND THE FLATBELLYS Southland Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLE HICKS May Day ANONYMOUS Genius / Purple Republic
2 DENZEL CURRY TA1300 Loma Vista
3 ASAP ROCKY Testing RCA
4 BUDDY Harlan & Alondra Lil Cool Company
5 DEATH GRIPS Year of the Snitch Harvest/Third Worlds
6 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
7 MARLOWE Marlowe Mellow Group
8 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
9 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures Stones Throw
10 PAN AMSTERDAM The Pocket Watch Def Pressé

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
2 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
3 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
4 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Blackwater Holylight Ridingeasy
5 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
6 FUNERAL HORSE Psalms For The Mourning Artificial Head
7 OCTOPUS Supernatural Alliance Rise Above
8 SCREAMING BEAST Our New Narrative Of Hate Self-Released
9 SMIRKS, THE The Smirks Self-Released
10 BOOK OF WYRMS “Undead Pegasus” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

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World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
2 AFRICAN SCREAM CONTEST 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
3 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
4 RAM 7: August 1791 Willibelle Publishing & Sales
5 DISQUES DEBS INTERNATIONAL VOL 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Strut
6 EDDIE PALMIERI Full Circle Ropeadope
7 ORLANDO CACHAITO LOPEZ Cachaito World Circuit
8 MYSTIC BOWIE Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads Red River
9 EL DUSTY Cumbia City Aftercluv
10 LISTEN ALL AROUND: THE GOLDEN AGE OF CENTRAL AND EAST AFRICAN MUSIC VARIOUS ARTISTS Dust To Digital

7 August 4th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 3 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 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
2 The Internet Hive Mind Columbia
3 Tanukichan Sundays Company
4 Angelique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
5 Bodega Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
6 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
7 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
8 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
9 Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade
10 The Sword Used Future Razor & Tie
11 Speedy Ortiz Twerp Verse Carpark
12 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop / Marathon / Milk!
13 Mourn Sorpresa Familia Captured Tracks
14 Kristin Hersh Possible Dust Clouds Fire
15 The Essex Green Hardly Electronic Merge
16 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
17 The Devil Makes Three Chains Are Broken New West
18 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
19 Woody Woodworth & the Piners Virginia self-released
20 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
21 Cole Hicks May Day ANONYMOUS Genius / Purple Republic
22 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
23 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
24 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
25 Here Lies Man You Will Know Nothing RidingEasy
26 Zoe Speaks Wings RedBird
27 Kevin Gordon Tilt and Shine Crowville Media
28 Denzel Curry TA13OO Loma Vista
29 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
30 Thin Lips Chosen Family Lame-O

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7 August 4th, 2018

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