Top 30 new albums for week ending May 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 The Felice Brothers Undress Yep Roc
2 Big Thief U.F.O.F. 4AD
3 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP self-released
4 Southern Avenue Keep On Concord
5 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision Inc.
6 Durand Jones & The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans
7 Carlton Jumel Smith 1634 Lexington Avenue (feat. Cold Diamond & Mink) Timmion
8 Balkan Taksim Zalina – Single self-released
9 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
10 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
11 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
12 FRENSHIP Vacation Counter
13 Alex Lahey The Best of Luck Club Dead Oceans
14 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer
15 Model Zero Model Zero Slovenly
16 Johnathan Rice The Long Game Mano Walker
17 POW! Shift Castle Face
18 Pottery No.1 Pod / Inertia
19 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
20 Nots 3 Goner
21 Drahla Useless Coordinates Captured Tracks
22 Ona Full Moon, Heavy Light Hickman Holler
23 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
24 Aldous Harding Designer 4AD
25 The Yawpers Human Question Bloodshot
26 PUP Morbid Stuff Rise
27 Damien Jurado In the Shape of a Storm Loose
28 Patio Essentials Fire Talk
29 Lee Fields & the Expressions It Rains Love Big Crown
30 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop

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7 May 25th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 5 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

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7 January 6th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 9th presents:

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