Genre charts for week ending Sep 14 presents:

AAA

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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Genre charts for week ending Jul 20 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 OLIVER THE CROW OLIVER THE CROW Self-Released
2 RODNEY CROWELL Acoustic Classics RC1
3 ALANIS OBOMSAWIN Bush Lady Constellation
4 CR AND THE DEGENERATES Coming Of Age Sniffling Indie Kids/Mint 400
5 JACKSON EMMER Jukebox Lost Homey
6 SALT HOUSE Undersong Self-Released
7 MILK CARTON KIDS, THE All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn’t Do Anti-
8 TRAMPLED BY TURTLES Life Is Good On The Open Road Banjodad
9 RAY DAVIES Our Country Americana Act II Legacy
10 CAROLINA STORY Lay Your Head Down Americana

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
2 DRAKE Scorpion Republic
3 MAD SKILLZ Im the DJ….And the Rapper Big Kidz Ent
4 SABA Care For Me Saba Pivot
5 FREDDIE GIBBS Freddie Empire
6 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
7 JORJA SMITH Lost & Found RCA
8 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
9 REJJIE SNOW Dear Annie 300
10 ROC MARCIANO RR2: The Bitter Dose Marci Enterprises

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DESERT ALTAR Desert Altar Self-Released
2 GUMMING Human Values Self-Released
3 SINISTER PURPOSE Aces Low Vinyl Conflict
4 SMIRKS, THE The Smirks Self-Released
5 DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE Om Parvat Mystery Metropolis
6 ZEAL AND ARDOR Stranger Fruit Self-Released
7 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Blackwater Holylight Ridingeasy
8 SISTA BOSSEN Tio låtar om privilegierat lidande Crunchy Frog
9 KOMRADS Resistor Self-Released
10 MOCK IDENTITY Paradise Scam Likely

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
2 FM SKYLINE EarthSim Crystal Pistol
3 BEAK> >>> [Advance Tracks] Ivanda
4 CHANCHA VIA CIRCUITO Bienaventuranza Wonderwheel
5 ECHO COLLECTIVE Plays Amnesiac 7K!
6 MOBY Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt Mute
7 SUBELO CUBA Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba! Brownswood
8 тпсб Sekundenschlaf Blackest Ever Black
9 NMESH Pharma Orange Milk
10 LINDSTROM It’s Alright Between Us as It Is Smalltown Supersound

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
2 BOMBINO Deran Partisan
3 ABU OBAIDA HASSAN Abu Obaida Hassan & His Tambour: The Shaigiya Sound of Sudan Ostinato
4 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
5 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
6 AFRICAN SCREAM CONTEST 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
7 SIDI TOURE Toubalbero Thrill Jockey
8 KING KONG Repatriation Irie Ites
9 REGGAE SAX RIDDIM VARIOUS ARTISTS Reggae Vibes
10 MYSTERY OF THE BULGARIAN VOICES, THE BooCheeMish Prophecy

7 July 21st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 20 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 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
2 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
3 Hoax Hunters Dormant – EP Cherub
4 Fly Anakin & Ohbliv Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
5 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop
6 Mazzy Star Still – EP Rhymes of an Hour
7 Tower of Power Soul Side of Town Artistry Music
8 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
9 Drake Scorpion Young Money Entertainment / Cash Money / Republic
10 Angelique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
11 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
12 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
13 Oliver The Crow Oliver The Crow OTC
14 Snail Mail Lush Matador
15 Teyana Taylor K.T.S.E. GOOD Music
16 77:78 Jellies Heavenly
17 Mad Skillz Im the DJ….And the Rapper Big Kidz Ent
18 Peach Kelli Pop Gentle Leader Mint
19 Wimps Garbage People Kill Rock Stars
20 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
21 Saba Care for Me Saba Pivot
22 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album Verve
23 The Jayhawks Back Roads and Abandoned Motels Legacy
24 Rodney Crowell Acoustic Classics RC1
25 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
26 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
27 Manatree Engines self-released
28 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
29 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City
30 Prana Crafter Enter The Stream Sunrise Ocean Bender / Cardinal Fuzz

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7 July 21st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 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

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7 January 27th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 17 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 November 18th, 2017

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 10 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 November 11th, 2017

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