Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 8 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 Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? 4AD
2 Lula Wiles What Will We Do Smithsonian Folkways
3 Mary Bragg Violets as Camouflage Mary Bragg / Tone Tree Music
4 Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Merge
5 Our Native Daughters Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways
6 Melissa Ruth Meteor Melissa Ruth
7 Ladytron Ladytron !K7
8 Mdou Moctar Kamane Tarhanin – single Sahel Sounds
9 Saw Black Blocking out the Windows – Single Crystal Pistol
10 Tellico Woven Waters Organic
11 Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade
12 Clare Means Sidewalk Astronomy self-released
13 Royal Trux White Stuff Fat Possum
14 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
15 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine
16 Faux Ferocious Pretty Groovy Burger
17 Matmos Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
18 Hand Habits Placeholder Saddle Creek
19 Branko Nosso Enchufada
20 Pom Poko Birthday Bella Union
21 Charlotte Adigéry Zandoli – EP DEEWEE / PIAS
22 Feels Post Earth Wichita
23 Emilie Kahn Outro Secret City
24 Bad Bad Hats Lightning Round Afternoon
25 Sunwatchers Illegal Moves Trouble In Mind
26 Fever High Avec You EP Fever High
27 Jessica Pratt Quiet Signs Mexican Summer
28 Chasms The Mirage felte
29 Constance Hauman High Tides Isotopia
30 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone

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7 March 9th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 1 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 Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Merge
2 The Stroppies Whoosh Tough Love
3 Yola Walk Through Fire Easy Eye Sound
4 The Lemonheads Varshons 2 Fire / Hostess
5 Cass McCombs Tip of the Sphere Anti/Epitaph
6 Various Artists The Ballad of Buster Scruggs [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Milan
7 Box of Moxie Submission Admission self-released
8 Drenge Strange Creatures Infectious Music / BMG / Hostess
9 Jason Ringenberg Stand Tall Courageous Chicken Entertainment
10 Steve Poltz Shine On Red House
11 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
12 Ifriqiyya Electrique Laylet El Booree Glitterbeat
13 Palehound Killer – Single Polyvinyl
14 Benjamin Shepherd Friday Fantasy – Single self-released
15 Sleaford Mods Eton Alive Extreme Eating
16 Lobo Marino At Appalachian South Folklife Center self-released
17 Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
18 Fokn Bois Afrobeats Lol FOKN Inc.
19 Klangwelt The Incident Spheric Music
20 Silo Road Signal Hill Silo Road
21 Ladytron Ladytron !K7
22 Bellows The Rose Gardener self released
23 SUSTO Ever Since I Lost My Mind Rounder
24 Joey McGee El Camino Real Mosaic Sun Music
25 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
26 Jess Klein Back to My Green Blue Rose / Heckmann
27 Feels Post Earth Wichita
28 Guided By Voices Zeppelin Over China GBV Inc.
29 Herzog Me vs. You Exit Stencil
30 Piroshka Brickbat Bella Union

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7 March 2nd, 2019

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Top 30 for Feb 1-7 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Lucy Dacus I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore [single] Egghunt
2 Manzara the hills are aLIVE AT SOUND OF MUSIC self-released
3 Bob Mould Voices in My Head [single] Merge
4 Sidestepper Supernatural Love Real World Records
5 Hinds Leave Me Alone Mom + Pop
6 Bomba Estéreo Amanecer Sony Music Latin
7 Saintseneca Such Things Anti-
8 Promised Land Sound For Use And Delight Paradise of Bachelors
9 Ane Brun When I’m Free Balloon Ranger
10 Camille Trust Wake Your Body Up [single] self-released
11 Tindersticks The Waiting Room City Slang
12 Dumbo Gets Mad Thank You Neil Ghost / Bad Panda
13 Cage the Elephant Tell Me I’m Pretty RCA
14 E1SBAR Televisual Polar Vortex
15 Freakwater Scheherazade Bloodshot
16 Eleanor Friedberger New View Frenchkiss
17 Chairlift Moth Columbia
18 Future Elevators Machine Maker [single] Communicating Vessels
19 John Cale M:Fans Domino
20 Dressy Bessy Kingsized Yep Roc
21 Iggy Pop Gardenia [single] Loma Vista / Concord
22 Dawn Landes & Piers Faccini Desert Songs Six Degrees
23 Mothers Copper Mines [single] Grand Jury
24 Husky Rescue The Long Lost Friend [Special Edition] Catskills
25 Emily Yacina Soft Stuff self-released
26 Lil BUB Science & Magic: A Soundtrack to the Universe Joyful Noise
27 Lilith Ai Riot Lo
28 jennylee right on! Rough Trade
29 Au Pair One Armed Candy Bear Sham / Thirty Tigers
30 Klaus Johann Grobe Baby lass uns sein b/w Ich bin nicht der Grund Trouble in Mind

7 February 8th, 2016

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