Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 26 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
3 Bobby Oroza This Love Big Crown
4 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal
5 Mike Krol Power Chords Merge
6 Olden Yolk Living Theatre Trouble In Mind
7 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
8 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
9 Louisa Branscomb Gonna Love Anyway Compass
10 Hash Redactor Drecksound Goner
11 Minami Deutsch Can’t Get There – Single Höga Nord Rekords
12 Torche Admission Relapse
13 Gauche A People’s History of Gauche Merge
14 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
15 Big Fundamental You Belong Here self-released
16 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
17 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
18 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP Illiterate Light
19 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
20 Silvermoon Leaving – EP self-released
21 Prayer Group Eudean Buzzhowl
22 Goon Heaven is Humming Partisan / Fontana North
23 Dorian Electra Flamboyant Canyon
24 ViVii Vivii Dumont Dumont
25 Joanna Sternberg Then I Try Some More Team Love
26 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
27 Drab Majesty Modern Mirror Dais
28 Magdalena Bay mini mix vol. 1 Luminelle
29 Emma Elisabeth Melancholic Milkshake self-released
30 Bleached Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Dead Oceans

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7 July 27th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending June 14 presents:

cover of the album

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 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
2 Vic Spencer Things Change I Don’t Old Fart Luggage
3 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
4 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer
5 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
6 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
7 She Keeps Bees Kinship Ba Da Bing!
8 C Keys & Kazi Keys 2 Kazi Below System
9 Your Old Droog It Wasn’t Even Close Gogul Mogul
10 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
11 The National I Am Easy to Find 4AD
12 Earth Full upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
13 Faye Webster Atlanta Millionaires Club Secretly Canadian
14 Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation Sacred Dreams Rocket
15 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
16 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
17 ohbliv Give Thanks Fat Beats
18 Prayer Group Eudean self-released
19 Copperhead Copperhead self-released
20 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
21 Membranes What Nature Gives… Nature Takes Away Cherry Red
22 Pixx Small Mercies 4AD
23 Bill Callahan Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest Drag City
24 Stef Chura Midnight Saddle Creek
25 Peter Perrett Humanworld Domino
26 Palehound Black Friday Polyvinyl
27 SACRED PAWS Run Around the Sun Merge
28 The Gotobeds Debt Begins at 30 Sub Pop
29 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti/Epitaph
30 Pronoun i’ll show you stronger Rhyme & Reason

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7 June 15th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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7 June 10th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending May 31 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 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
2 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer
3 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti- / Epitaph
4 Holly Herndon PROTO 4AD
5 ohbliv Give Thanks Fat Beats
6 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
7 Black Mountain Destroyer Jagjaguwar
8 Analog Suspects Transmission 001 Charged Up Entertainment LLC
9 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
10 Moniker Private Prophet – EP Good Eye
11 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
12 Luray Dig self-released
13 Lovenloops Bev Lives On – EP self-released
14 Sebadoh Act Surprised Dangerbird
15 Faye Webster Atlanta Millionaires Club Secretly Canadian
16 Rose City Band Rose City Band Jean Sandwich
17 Jackie Cohen Zagg Spacebomb LLC
18 Lydia Ainsworth Phantom Forest Zombie Cat
19 Pottery No.1 Partisan
20 beabadoobee Loveworm – EP Dirty Hit / Hostess
21 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
22 Dressy Bessy Fast Faster Disaster Yep Roc
23 Kelly Hunt Even the Sparrow Rare Bird
24 Haviah Mighty 13th Floor Haviah Mighty
25 Esperanza Spalding 12 Little Spells Concord
26 Fauvely This is What the Living Do – EP Diversion
27 ALASKALASKA The Dots Marathon Artists
28 An Horse Modern Air Lame-O
29 Lauren Crosby I Said Take Me to the Water self-released
30 Barrie Happy to Be Here Winspear

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7 June 1st, 2019

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