Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 9 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 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
2 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
3 Boygenius boygenius – EP Matador
4 Hollie Cook Sweet Like Chocolate / Dub Like Chocolate – Single Merge
5 Recluse Raccoon Recluse Raccoon Citrus City
6 Balun Prisma Tropical Good Child Music
7 Pale Waves My Mind Makes Noises Dirty Hit / Hostess
8 Anna St. Louis If Only There Was a River Woodsist / Mare
9 Mipso Edges Run Antifragile Music
10 Dom Flemons Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
11 Big Kahuna OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
12 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
13 Black Acid Ritual Resin self-released
14 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
15 Corey Harris Free Water Way self-released
16 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
17 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
18 Scheme Team Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
19 Sports Bar Stranger in My Head Mister Falcon
20 VNV Nation Noire Metropolis
21 Warm Drag Warm Drag In the Red
22 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
23 The Nude Party The Nude Party New West
24 Hater Siesta Fire
25 Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples Guruguru Brain
26 Swearin’ Fall into the Sun Merge
27 Julia Holter Aviary Domino
28 Lucero Among the Ghosts Liberty & Lament
29 Mr Twin Sister Salt Twin Group
30 Antarctigo Vespucci Love in the Time of E-Mail Polyvinyl

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7 November 10th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Apr 13 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Hillbillies in Hell Vol. 5 Light in the Attic
2 BRENNEN ERNST Had a Big Time Today Patuxent
3 FLASHBACK Denver Snow Pinecastle
4 VARIOUS ARTISTS Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris Dust to Digital
5 ANNA AND ELIZABETH The Invisible Comes To Us Smithsonian Folkways
6 THE LOW ANTHEM The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea Joyful Noise
7 MELISSA LAVEAUX Radyo Siwél No Format
8 SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS Years Bloodshot
9 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
10 XYLOURIS WHITE Mother Bella Union/PIAS

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AWON AND PHONIKS The Actual Proof Don’t Sleep
2 KALI UCHIS Isolation Virgin EMI
3 PRHYME PRhyme 2 PRhyme
4 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
5 PRINCESS NOKIA A Girl Cried Red [EP] Rough Trade
6 SABA Care For Me Saba Pivot
7 DESSA Chime Doomtree/INgrooves
8 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
9 TOM MISCH Geography Beyond The Groove
10 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KAMELOT The Shadow Theory Napalm
2 WATAIN Trident Wolf Eclipse Century Media
3 THE BODY “Can Carry No Weight” [Single] Thrill Jockey
4 EMPATH Liberating Guilt and Fear Get Better
5 SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Get Your Fight On! Ingrooves
6 WITCH HAZEL Otherworldly Self-Released
7 WITCHERY I Am Legion Century Media
8 STRVNGERS Amor / Noir Negative Gain Productions
9 HAUJOBB Alive Metropolis
10 QNTAL VIII – Nachtblume Metropolis

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALISON WONDERLAND Awake Astralwerks
2 JOHN MAUS Addendum Ribbon
3 TRACEY THORN Record Merge
4 MOBY Everything Was Beautiful And Nothing Hurt Mute
5 EMEL MATHLOUTHI Ensenity Partisan
6 CALLIE RYAN Health Outside Insight
7 HIDE Castration Anxiety Dais
8 NIGHTMARES ON WAX Shape The Future Warp
9 BUSY TWIST, THE Sunny Side [EP] Busy Life
10 CHROMEO “Must’ve Been” [Single] Atlantic

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HOLLIE COOK Vessel Of Love Merge
2 THORNATO Back It Up [EP] Wonderwheel
3 CESARIA EVORA Carnaval De Mindelo [EP] Lusafrica
4 LOS CHICOS MALOS Los Chicos Malos Vampisoul
5 LEVANTA POEIRA VARIOUS ARTISTS Jazz & Milk
6 DRUNKEN FOREIGNER BAND White Guy Disease Electric Cowbell
7 BALOJI 137 Avenue Kaniama Bella Union
8 BANDERAS “Tema De Banderas” [Single] Matasuna
9 EMEL MATHLOUTHI Ensenity Partisan
10 MELISSA LAVEAUX Radyo Siwél No Format

7 April 14th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Feb 2 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 February 3rd, 2018

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