Genre charts for week ending Feb 1 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SARAH LOUISE Nighttime Birds And Morning Stars Thrill Jockey
2 DANNY BURNS North Country Pinecastle
3 SUE JEFFERS Owning Class Hero Self-Released
4 TIFFANY WILLIAMS When You Go [EP] Blue Redbird
5 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
6 DANIEL ROMANO Finally Free You’ve Changed/New West
7 LISA/LIZA Momentary Glance Orindal
8 MEL PARSONS Glass Heart Cape Road
9 GAYE ADEGBALOLA The Griot Vizztone
10 MOLLY TUTTLE When You’re Ready Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANALOG SUSPECTS Transmission 001 Self-Released
2 DOOF Tha Bridge Strangler Gritty City
3 FLY ANAKIN AND TUAMIE Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
4 MALIBU KEN Malibu Ken Rhymesayers
5 OHBLIV Soulphonic UKNOWY
6 YUGEN BLAKROK Anima Mysterium I.O.T
7 BIG NO Junkies Lives Matter Self-Released
8 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 3 Griselda
9 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
10 GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW Overload Brainfeeder

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 DEVIANT Loading the Gun 11 PM
3 PETRICHOR II Self-Released
4 NOIDS, THE Is There a Way Out Self-Released
5 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
6 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
7 BUSTDOWN Transilluminati Fake Crab
8 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
9 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
10 CORONER’S REPORT Demo II [EP] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUNGLE For Ever XL
2 BONOBO “Ibrik” [Single] Fabric Worldwide
3 CROATIAN AMOR Isa Posh Isolation
4 KID KOALA Music to Draw To: Io Arts & Crafts
5 JAMES WEST Untitled / Unused (2009​-​2018) Self-Released
6 RIVAL CONSOLES Persona Erased Tapes
7 LUNATIC SOUL Under the Fragmented Kscope
8 STARBIRTHED Starbirthed Flower Room
9 THROW DOWN BONES Two Fuzz Club
10 TONAL COSMOLOGY In the Key of I Flower Room

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ME AND MY FRIENDS Look Up Ear Trumpet
2 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
3 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
4 UMUT ADAN Bahar Riverboat
5 MDOU MOCTAR “Kamane Tarhanin” [Single] Sahel Sounds
6 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
7 TARTIT Amankor / The Exile Riverboat
8 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
9 TE’AMIR Abyssinia Rise [EP] Tru Thoughts
10 DAWDA JOBARTEH I Met Her By The River Sterns Africa

7 February 2nd, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 25 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 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
2 Petrichor II self-released
3 Toro y Moi Outer Peace Carpark
4 Mdou Moctar Ilana (The Creator) Sahel Sounds
5 Sneaks Highway Hypnosis Merge
6 Jozef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil Sacred Bones
7 Piranha Rama S/T Trrrash
8 Unmaker Firmament self-released
9 Michael Chapman True North Paradise of Bachelors
10 Colter Wall Songs of the Plains Young Mary’s
11 Gemini Love This Is Not Science self-released
12 Debrider Gift Horse – EP self-released
13 Large Margin Large Margin Cheap Cuts
14 Danny Burns North Country Pinecastle
15 Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? 4AD
16 Steve Gunn The Unseen In Between Matador
17 Buke and Gase Scholars Brassland
18 Pedro The Lion Phoenix Polyvinyl
19 DAWN new breed Local Action / Our Dawn Ent
20 Malibu Ken Malibu Ken Rhymesayers Entertainment
21 James Blake Assume Form Polydor
22 Daniel Romano Finally Free New West
23 CAVE Allways Drag City
24 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
25 Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples Guruguru Brain
26 Doe Grow into It Big Scary Monsters / Topshelf
27 Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams Merge
28 The Dodos Certainty Waves Polyvinyl
29 Metric Art of Doubt BMG
30 Calvin Johnson A Wonderful Beast K

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7 January 26th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 25 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLTER WALL Songs Of The Plains Thirty Tigers
2 DANNY BURNS North Country Self-Released
3 DANIEL ROMANO Finally Free You’ve Changed
4 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
5 HONEY DEWDROPS Anyone Can See Self-Released
6 AMY MCCARLEY MECO Self-Released
7 BLAKE MILLER AND THE OLD FASHIONED ACES Quelle Belle Journee Self-Released
8 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
9 GRETCHEN PETERS Dancing With The Beast Curb
10 NEYLA PEKARAK Rattlesnake S-Curve

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAWN New Breed Local Action/Our Dawn
2 MALIBU KEN Malibu Ken Rhymesayers
3 JAMES BLAKE Assume Form Polydor
4 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
5 SANJI THE HEDGEHOG Slump Garden Self-Released
6 AYELLE “Obvious” [Single] Self-Released
7 NONAME “Song 31” [Single] Self-Released
8 MADISON MCFERRIN Finding Foundations: Vol II [EP] Self-Released
9 ELI PAPERBOY REED 99 Cent Dreams Yep Roc
10 OHBLIV Soulphonic UKNOWY

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Self-Released
2 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
3 FUCKED UP Dose Your Dreams Merge
4 BLOODYWOOD “Endurant” [Single] Self-Released
5 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
6 SERQET “Oleander” [Single] Vinyl Conflict
7 DRAGONLORD Dominion Spinefarm
8 HATE ETERNAL Upon Desolate Sands Season Of Mist
9 NAGLFAR Principium Floga
10 MONSTROSITY The Passage of Existence Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOZEF VAN WISSEM AND JIM JARMUSCH An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil Sacred Bones
2 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery Impulse!
3 KID KOALA Music to Draw To: Io Arts & Crafts
4 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
5 GEORGE CLANTON Slide 100% Electronica
6 JOHANN JOHANNSSON Mandy [OST] INVADA
7 JAKOB SKOTT Instrumentality El Paraiso
8 BOOKA SHADE “I Go, I Go (feat. Kaktus Einarsson)” [Single] Blaufield
9 GESAFFELSTEIN AND THE WEEKEND “Lost in the Fire” [Single] Columbia
10 SHORMEY “Cruise!” [Single] Citrus City

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR “Kamane Tarhanin” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
3 JUANECO Y SU COMBO El Gran Cacique Infopesa
4 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
5 SARAZINO Mama Funny Day Cumbancha
6 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band Of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
7 ATERCIOPELADOS Claroscura Sony Colombia
8 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
9 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
10 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies

7 January 26th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 18 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 Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Miri Out Here
2 Angel Metro Dark Days Bright Lights self-released
3 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
4 Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? 4AD
5 Adia Victoria Silences Canvasback/ATL
6 Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow Jagjaguwar
7 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
8 Big Joanie Sistahs Cargo
9 Anderson .Paak Oxnard Aftermath / 12 Tone Music
10 St. Vincent MassEducation Loma Vista
11 Dom Flemons Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
12 Stephanie tangerine nightmare self-released
13 Debrider Gift Horse self-released
14 Grime Lords Wimbledon Dons Boiler Room
15 Planningtorock Powerhouse DFA
16 Mattiel Customer Copy – EP Burger
17 Jeff Tweedy WARM dBpm
18 Jon Spencer Spencer Sings the Hits! In the Red
19 Georgia Anne Muldrow Overload Brainfeeder
20 Dead Can Dance Dionysus PIAS
21 SRSQ Unreality Dais
22 The Putbacks The Putbacks HopeStreet
23 J Mascis Elastic Days Sub Pop
24 Cary Morin When I Rise Cary Morin
25 Yoko Ono Warzone Chimera Music
26 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer
27 Elvis Costello & The Imposters Look Now Concord
28 Dean Wareham & Cheval Sombre Dean Wareham vs. Cheval Sombre Double Feature
29 Liz Brasher Painted Image Fat Possum
30 Conway The Machine Eif 2: Eat What U Kill Grizelda

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7 January 19th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 18 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
2 CARY MORIN When I Rise Self-Released
3 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
4 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
5 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
6 HAZEL DICKENS AND ALICE GERRARD Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
7 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
8 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
9 TEILHARD FROST As the Crow Flies Sepiaphone
10 TWAIN New Miami Sound Keeled Scales

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDERSON PAAK Oxnard Aftermath/12 Tone
2 GRIME LORDS Wimbledon Dons Boiler Room
3 GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW Overload Brainfeeder
4 CONWAY THE MACHINE Eif 2: Eat What U Kill Grizelda
5 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 3 Griselda
6 INTERNET, THE Hive Mind Columbia
7 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
8 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
9 SANGO In The Comfort Of Last Gang
10 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGEL METRO Dark Days Bright Lights Self-Released
2 BIG JOANIE Sistahs Cargo
3 PRESSOR Weird Things [EP] Addicted Label
4 CONSTANT MONGREL Living In Excellence La Vide Es Un Mus Discos
5 ORANGE GOBLIN The Wolf Bites Back Candlelight/Spinefarm
6 LUST FOR NOTHING Lust For Nothing [EP] Self-Released
7 DAWN OF ASHES The Crypt Injection II (Non Serviam) Metropolis
8 WAXEN Terror Decree + Bonus Moribund
9 PARIUS The Eldritch Realm Self-Released
10 MONSTROSITY The Passage of Existence Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE “Tell Me (Doko Mien)” [Single] Merge
2 STEPHANIE tangerine nightmare Self-Released
3 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS
4 SRSQ Unreality Dais
5 MATTHEW DEAR Bunny Ghostly
6 GASPING, THE Cultural Artifact Self-Released
7 NUMINA The Chroma Plateau Spotted Peccary
8 AUTECHRE NTS Sessions 1-4 Warp
9 I YA TOYAH Code Blue Self-Released
10 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER Age Of Warp

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri Out Here
2 MDOU MOCTAR “Kamane Tarhanin” [Single] Sahel Sounds
3 TARTIT Amankor / The Exile Riverboat
4 JUANECO Y SU COMBO El Gran Cacique Infopesa
5 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
6 BARRO Somos Self-Released
7 DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD The Butcher’s Share Oriente Musik
8 SUPERFONICOS Suelta [EP] Discos Fonicos
9 COMPLETE CUBAN JAM SESSIONS, THE VARIOUS ARTISTS Craft/Concord
10 IVAN “MAMAO” CONTI Poison Fruit Far Out Recordings

7 January 19th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 11 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 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
2 Unmaker Firmament self-released
3 The Daktaris Soul Explosion Daptone
4 Daughters You Won’t Get What You Want Ipecac / PIAS / Hostess
5 Jeff Tweedy WARM dBpm
6 John Prine The Tree of Forgiveness Oh Boy
7 Shopping The Official Body FatCat
8 The Nude Party The Nude Party New West
9 Viagra Boys Street Worms YEAR0001
10 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
11 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones
12 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
13 Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour MCA Nashville
14 Father John Misty God’s Favorite Customer Sub Pop
15 Ty Segall Freedom’s Goblin Drag City
16 Bodega Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
17 Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore Downey to Lubbock Yep Roc
18 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
19 The Jayhawks Back Roads and Abandoned Motels Legacy
20 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
21 Recluse Raccoon Recluse Raccoon Citrus City
22 Nightcreature On the Loose – EP Alfalfa Dreams
23 Jonathan Vassar Little Ease – EP self-released
24 Big Kahuna OG Kahuna Cartagena Scheme Team
25 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
26 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
27 Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers & Lucy Dacus Boygenius – EP Matador
28 Yung Sums Black Friday self-released
29 The C.I.A. The C.I.A. In the Red
30 Tallies Tallies Kanine

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7 January 12th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 11 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHN PRINE The Tree of Forgiveness Oh Boy
2 KACEY MUSGRAVES Golden Hour Universal
3 DAVE ALVIN AND JIMMIE DALE GILMORE Downey To Lubbock Yep Roc
4 ADDY Rose Eyes [EP] Self-Released
5 JONATHAN VASSAR Little Ease [EP] Self-Released
6 JONATHAN BYRD AND THE PICKUP COWBOYS Pickup Cowboys Waterbug
7 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
8 LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE Little Beast Self-Released
9 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
10 MIKE FARRIS Silver & Stone Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG Kahuna Cartagena Scheme Team
2 YUNG SUMS Black Friday Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
4 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
5 BAD SEED X NOTTZ, THE No Way In Hell Crisis Center Collective
6 CUT CHEMIST Die Cut A Stable Sound
7 HECTOR GUERRA Desde el Infierno TheMusicJoint
8 JID Dicaprio 2 Dreamville/Interscope
9 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
10 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 3 Griselda

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
3 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
4 CIA, THE The C.I.A. In the Red
5 YATRA Death Ritual Grimoire
6 CURSIVE Vitriola 15 Passenger
7 MEWITHOUTYOU [untitled] Run For Cover
8 DEAFHEAVEN Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Anti-/Epitaph
9 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
10 NITA STRAUSS Controlled Chaos Sumerian

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEAK >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
2 MARIE DAVIDSON So Right [EP] Ninja Tune
3 GUI BORATTO Pentagram Kompakt
4 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
5 AISHA DEVI DNA Feelings Houndstooth
6 AMNESIA SCANNER Another Life PAN
7 GRUPO CONTROLE DIGITAL A Festa É Nossa Soundway/Phoenix Spink
8 GUDRUN GUT Moment Monika Enterprise
9 I YA TOYAH Code Blue Self-Released
10 RAIN WITHIN, THE Atomic Eyes Negative Gain

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
2 STEP FORWARD YOUTH VARIOUS ARTISTS Greensleeves
3 TARTIT Amankor / The Exile Riverboat
4 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
5 JUANECO Y SU COMBO El Gran Cacique Infopesa
6 ALBOROSIE MEETS ROOTS RADICS Dub For The Radicals Greensleeves
7 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE “Tell Me (Doko Mien)” [Single] Merge
8 STEEL PULSE “Stop You Coming And Come” [Single] Rootfire Cooperative
9 STRICTLY THE BEST VOL. 58 VARIOUS ARTISTS VP
10 MAURICE LOUCA Elephantine Northern Spy

7 January 12th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 4 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 Steve Gunn The Unseen In Between Matador
3 Faux Ferocious Pretty Groovy Burger
4 Sunwatchers Illegal Moves Trouble in Mind
5 Femi Kuti One People One World Knitting Factory
6 Alpheus Light of Day Liquidator
7 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
8 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
9 Dom Flemons Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
10 Gulp All Good Wishes E.L.K.
11 Debrider Gift Horse self-released
12 Unmaker Firmament self-released
13 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
14 Boygenius Boygenius – EP Matador
15 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
16 Aerica Lauren Summer Forever self-released
17 Eiko Ishibashi The Dream My Bones Dream Drag City
18 Marie Davidson So Right – EP Ninja Tune
19 Exdreams Physical Contact exdreams
20 Chemtrails Cuckoo Split – EP PNKSLM
21 Zoe Boekbinder Shadow Zoe Boekbinder
22 Polly Panic Losing Form Polly Panic
23 My Brightest Diamond A Million and One Rhyme & Reason
24 Black Masala Trains And Moonlight Destinies self-released
25 David Benedict The Golden Angle self-released
26 Alien Sex Fiend Possessed Cherry Red
27 The Sha La Das Love in the Wind Daptone
28 June West June West Broken Circles
29 Chersea In Limbo Fierce Panda Canada
30 Gretta Ray hERE aND nOW self-released

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7 January 5th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
2 DAVID BENEDICT The Golden Angle Shelton
3 EPILOGUE: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN DUFFEY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
4 AMY RAY Holler Compass
5 HAZEL DICKENS AND ALICE GERRARD Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
6 WOOKS, THE Glory Bound Self-Released
7 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
8 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder/Concord
9 KIM RICHEY Edgeland Yep Roc
10 MARTHA SPENCER Martha Spencer Free Dirt

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
2 GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW Overload Brainfeeder
3 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
4 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Outtakes Stonesthrow
5 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
6 KONCEPT JACKSON The Tale of the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
7 LOMEPAL Jeannine Pineale Prod / Grand Musique Management
8 TUAMIE Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
9 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
10 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 ALIEN SEX FIEND Possessed Cherry Red
3 LAURA JANE GRACE AND THE DEVOURING MOTHERS Bought To Rot Bloodshot
4 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
5 VNV NATION Noire Metropolis
6 MONSTROSITY The Passage of Existence Conquest
7 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
8 POWERWOLF The Sacrament Of Sin [EP] Napalm
9 PETRICHOR “Charon’s Obol” [Single] Self-Released
10 RISING REVOLUTION “Power Forever” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MARIE DAVIDSON So Right [EP] Ninja Tune
2 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS
3 BEAK >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
4 AISHA DEVI DNA Feelings Houndstooth
5 ARP Zebra Mexican Summer
6 MACHINEFABRIEK Engel Self-Released
7 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
8 POLO AND PAN Caravelle Hamburger
9 RIVAL CONSOLES Persona Erased Tapes
10 EYE OF TIME, THE Myth II: A Need to Survive Denovali

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BARRO Somos Self-Released
2 MICHI SARMIENTO Y SU COMBO BRAVO Salsa Con Monte Vampisoul
3 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
4 CAMARAO The Imaginary Soundtrack To A Brazilian Western Movie, 1964-1974 Analog Africa
5 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
6 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
7 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies
8 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band Of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
9 STEP FORWARD YOUTH VARIOUS ARTISTS Greensleeves
10 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS

7 January 5th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Dec 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 Piranha Rama S/T Trrrash
2 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? Bad Magic
3 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
4 Roy Batty Roy Batty self-released
5 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
6 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
7 Magnus Lush Hell is Real – EP Kyle Vibez
8 V.E & Various Eggs Gold – Single Mending Wall
9 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
10 Sleep The Sciences Third Man
11 Our Girl Stranger Today Cannibal Hymns
12 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer
13 Vaudou Game Otodi Hot Casa
14 Solemn Shapes Loss (DR3AMCLINIC Mix) – Single self-released
15 Los Jets Lección de Twist Munster
16 Fleet Foxes First Collection 2006-2009 Sub Pop
17 Charles Bradley Black Velvet Dunham
18 Bryan Ferry Bitter-Sweet BMG
19 Eric Godsey The Spooky Time Radio Hour self-released
20 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
21 Large Margin Large Margin Cheap Cuts
22 Ashes Good Nothings – EP Crystal Pistol
23 Unmaker Firmament self-released
24 Boygenius Boygenius – EP Matador
25 Angel Corpus Christi TheRealAngelCorpusChristi Mono-Tone
26 Foxwarren Foxwarren Anti/Epitaph
27 Polly Panic Losing Form Polly Panic
28 Tomorrows Tulips Harnessed to Flesh Burger
29 June West June West Broken Circles
30 Chersea In Limbo Fierce Panda Canada

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7 December 8th, 2018

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