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.┬áCheck 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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