Genre charts for week ending Nov 9 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
2 MIPSO Edges Run Antifragile
3 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
4 COREY HARRIS Free Water Way Self-Released
5 LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE Little Beast Self-Released
6 SALIM NOURALLAH Somewhere South of Sane Palo Santo
7 ZOE SPEAKS Wings Redbird
8 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
9 ADDY Rose Eyes [EP] Self-Released
10 NATHAN BOWLES Plainly Mistaken Paradise Of Bachelors

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
2 SCHEME TEAM Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
3 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
4 DENZEL CURRY TA1300 Loma Vista/Concord
5 MASTA ACE AND MARCO POLO A Breukelen Story Fat Beats
6 DOGFUCK Violent Headjerk Self-Released
7 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
8 CURREN$Y, FREDDIE GIBBS, AND THE ALCHEMIST Fetti ESGN / Jet Life / ALC / EMPIRE
9 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
10 CALVIN PRESENTS “Dream” [Single] Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 BLACK ACID RITUAL Resin Self-Released
3 VNV NATION Noire Metropolis
4 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Blackwater Holylight Ridingeasy
5 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
6 DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE Om Parvat Mystery Metropolis
7 OCTOPUS Supernatural Alliance Rise Above
8 GRITTER Nobody Cares Self-Released
9 PIG DESTROYER Head Cage Relapse
10 SUPER UNISON Stella Deathwish Inc

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS
2 MARIBOU STATE Kingdoms Of Colour Counter
3 A CERTAIN RATIO acr:set Mute
4 GOST Possessor Blood
5 IAN WILLIAM CRAIG Thresholder 130701
6 JOHN MAUS Addendum Ribbon
7 ORB, THE No Sounds Out Of Bounds Cooking Vinyl
8 RIVAL CONSOLES Persona Erased Tapes
9 RENE HELL AND REWARRP Depression Original Traxx
10 U96 REBOOT UNLTD

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies
2 SUPERFONICOS Suelta [EP] Discos Fonicos
3 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS
4 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
5 PEREGOYO Y SU COMBO VACANA Mi Buenaventura Vampisoul
6 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
7 BICICLETAS POR LA PAZ Surfeando Un Cometa Self-Released
8 JR THOMAS AND THE VOLCANOS Rockstone Colemine
9 HOLLIE COOK “Sweet Like Chocolate” [Single] Merge
10 CAZ GARDINER AND THE BADASONICS Caz Gardiner & The Badasonics Badasonic

7 November 10th, 2018

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Genre charts for two weeks ending Oct 26 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
2 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
3 AMY RAY Holler Compass
4 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
5 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
6 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
7 SALIM NOURALLAH Somewhere South of Sane Palo Santo
8 TILLERS, THE The Tillers Self-Released
9 EPILOGUE: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN DUFFEY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
10 VOICES OF MISSISSIPPI ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS DOCUMENTED BY WILLIAM FERRIS VARIOUS ARTISTS Dust to Digital

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
2 NAMEBRAND Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
3 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
4 SCHEME TEAM Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
5 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
6 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
7 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
8 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
9 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
10 SKUZZII Veronica’s Apartment Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
3 DRUGLORD New Day Dying Sludgelord
4 LISTLESS Listless [EP] Self-Released
5 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
6 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
7 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
8 AWAKEN CTHULHU “Rise” [Single] Self-Released
9 UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS Wasteland Rise Above
10 WOLFHEART Constellation Of The Black Light Napalm

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHANCHA VIA CIRCUITO Bienaventuranza Wonderwheel
2 LEONIE PERNET Crave InFine
3 MATTHEW DEAR Bunny Ghostly
4 OURI We Share Our Blood Ghostly/Make It Rain
5 ARP Zebra Mexican Summer
6 ESSAIE PAS New Path DFA
7 JON HASSEL Listening To Pictures NDEYA
8 RAMZI Phobiza “Amor Fati”: Vol. 3 FATi
9 THOMAS FEHLMANN Los Lagos Kompakt
10 THOM YORKE Suspiria XL

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDRE SAMPAIO Alagbe Sony Brasil
2 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
3 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Self-Released
4 DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD The Butcher’s Share Oriente Musik
5 KALETA AND SUPER YAMBA BAND “Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man” [Single] Yamba
6 NEWPOLI Mediterraneo Self-Released
7 AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS A Toda Cuba Le Gusta World Circuit
8 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
9 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
10 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP

7 October 27th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Sep 14 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 WAR AND TREATY, THE Healing Tide Thirty Tigers
2 GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS The Waves, The Wake Nettwerk
3 TUNNG Songs You Make At Night Full Time Hobby
4 BEN HOWARD Noonday Dream Republic
5 TANNAHILL WEAVERS, THE Orach Compass
6 TRACY GRAMMER Low Tide Self-Released
7 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder/Concord
8 KATHY MATTEA Pretty Bird Captain Potato
9 SHEMEKIA COPELAND America’s Child Alligator
10 JULIANA DAUGHERTY Light Western Vinyl

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
2 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
3 GINKGOA One Time Self-Released
4 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
5 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released
6 PHONY PPL mō’zā-Ik. 300 Entertainment
7 MAC MILLER Swimming Warner Bros
8 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
9 FLATBUSH ZOMBIES Vacation in Hell Glorious Dead
10 DEATH GRIPS Year of the Snitch Harvest/Third Worlds

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
3 ABORTED Terrorvision Century Media
4 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
5 PIG Risen Metropolis
6 TRASH DEITY Cross and Divide Metropolis
7 A PRIMITIVE EVOLUTION Becoming Metropolis
8 AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD Rotting Forms Glory Kid Limited
9 KNUTZ, THE The Tower afmusic
10 BARBARELLATONES, THE “Surfing In Drag” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TEACH ME EQUALS Fix History Wild Klamath
2 CARPENTER BRUT Leather Teeth Caroline
3 ITAL TEK Bodied Planet Mu
4 PAUL WHITE Rejuvenate R&S
5 JANELLE MONAE “I Like That (Naxxos Remix)” [Single] Bad Boy
6 WINGTIPS “Relativity” [Single] Self-Released
7 GOO MUNDAY Goo Munday [EP] Negative Gain Productions
8 SIWO Stretch Symphonic Distribution
9 LORN REMNANT Wednesday Sound
10 KIDDY SMILE One Trick Pony Neverbeener

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
2 NICKODEMUS A Long Engagement Wonderwheel
3 TANNAHILL WEAVERS, THE Orach Compass
4 DIZZY MANDJEKU AND ALE KUMA De Palenque A Matonge Zephyrus
5 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
6 DIALI CISSOKHO AND KAIRA BA Routes Twelve | Eight
7 BOMBINO Deran Partisan
8 LOS TEXMANIACS Cruzando Borders Smithsonian Folkways
9 MINYESHU Daa Dee Arc
10 DE’ANZA Cosmic Dream Fusion Beats

7 September 15th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 29 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 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
2 Snail Mail Lush Matador
3 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
4 Big Kahuna OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
5 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
6 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
7 Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade
8 Ana Egge White Tiger StorySound
9 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
10 Arat Kilo, Mamani Keita & Mike Ladd Visions of Selam Accords Croisés
11 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Indie Rock
12 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Sparkle Hard Matador
13 Serpentwithfeet soil Secretly Canadian
14 Sudan Archives Sink – EP Stones Throw
15 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar
16 Lithics Mating Surfaces Kill Rock Stars
17 MGMT Little Dark Age Columbia
18 Neko Case Hell-On Anti/Epitaph
19 Peach Kelli Pop Gentle Leader Mint
20 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
21 Kadhja Bonet Childqueen Fat Possum
22 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
23 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
24 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
25 Red Baraat Sound The People Rhyme & Reason
26 The Rock*A*Teens Sixth House Merge
27 Dawes Passwords HUB
28 Let’s Eat Grandma I’m All Ears Transgressive / PIAS
29 Kamasi Washington Heaven and Earth Young Turks
30 MOURN Sorpresa Familia Captured Tracks

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7 June 30th, 2018

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