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 Nov 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native of the North
2 Lina Symone Need That – Single self-released
3 Boygenius Boygenius – EP Matador
4 Barro Somos self-released
5 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
6 Vaudou Game Otodi Hot Casa
7 Kaleta & Super Yamba Band Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man Yamba
8 Julia Holter Aviary Domino
9 Sports Bar Stranger in My Head Mister Falcon
10 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
11 Unmaker Firmament self-released
12 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
13 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
14 Black Masala Trains and Moonlight Destinies self-released
15 Kelly Pardekooper 50-Weight Leisure Time
16 Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers Bought to Rot Bloodshot
17 Charles Bradley Black Velvet Daptone
18 The Mountain Movers Pink Skies Trouble In Mind
19 The Bottle Rockets Bit Logic Bloodshot
20 Kero Kero Bonito Time ‘n’ Place Polyvinyl
21 Doe Paoro Soft Power Anti/Epitaph
22 Mr Twin Sister Salt Twin Group
23 Farao Pure-O Western Vinyl
24 Oh Pep! I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You… People Speak
25 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
26 Miranda Winters Xobeci, What Grows Here? Carpark / Hostess
27 Abby Jasmine TRAP MOM Cinematic Music Group
28 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer
29 Miya Folick Premonitions Terrible
30 Nova Materia It Comes Crammed Discs

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7 November 24th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Nov 16 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder/Concord
2 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
3 RHETT MILLER The Messenger ATO
4 STEVE FORBERT The Magic Tree Blue Rose
5 BOB DYLAN More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 Columbia
6 MEG BAIRD AND MARY LATTIMORE Ghost Forests Three-Lobed
7 ADDY Rose Eyes [EP] Self-Released
8 BOB REA Southbound Shiny Dime
9 LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE Little Beast Self-Released
10 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
2 ATMOSPHERE Mi Vida Local Rhymesayers
3 ROC MARCIANO RR2: The Bitter Dose Marci Enterprises
4 9TH WONDER PRESENTS: JAMLA IS THE SQUAD II VARIOUS ARTISTS Jamla
5 NAMEBRAND Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
6 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
7 ABBY JASMINE Trap Mom Cinematic
8 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
9 LES LOUANGES La Nuit Est Une Panthère Bon Sound
10 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 DRUGLORD New Day Dying Sludgelord
3 DEAFHEAVEN Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Anti-/Epitaph
4 FUNERAL HORSE Psalms For The Mourning Artificial Head
5 MEWITHOUTYOU [untitled] Run For Cover
6 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
7 ABBEY DEATH Ethos Self-Released
8 GAYLORD The Black Metal Scene Needs to Be Destroyed Blackened Death
9 AZUSA Heavy Yoke Solid State
10 SILVER TALON Becoming a Demon Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEAK >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
2 SRSQ Unreality Dais
3 MARIE DAVIDSON Working Class Woman Make It Rain
4 MATTHEW DEAR Bunny Ghostly
5 YVES TUMOR Safe In The Hands Of Love Warp
6 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
7 SOPHIE Oil Of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides Future Classic
8 CLEBS I’m Here JASS
9 JEAN MICHEL JARRE Equinoxe Infinity Colombia
10 BADBADNOTGOOD AND LITTLE DRAGON “Tried” [Single] Innovative Leisure

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BARRO Somos Self-Released
2 KALETA AND SUPER YAMBA BAND “Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man” [Single] Yamba
3 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
4 SARAZINO Mama Funny Day Cumbancha
5 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
6 MICHI SARMIENTO Y SU COMBO BRAVO Salsa Con Monte Vampisoul
7 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
8 TWO NILES TO SING A MELODY: THE VIOLINS AND SYNTHS OF SUDAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
9 ORLANDO CACHAITO LOPEZ Cachaito World Circuit
10 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works

7 November 17th, 2018

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