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 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. Check 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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