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.┬áCheck 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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Genre charts for week ending May 31 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANNA TIVEL The Question Fluff & Gravy
2 SARAH EIDE Dreams On Hold Self-Released
3 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot And Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
4 JAKE XERXES FUSSELL Out of Sight Paradise of Bachelors
5 TIM O’BRIEN BAND Tim O’Brien Band Howdy Skies
6 ARCADIAN WILD, THE Finch In the Pantry Antifragile
7 WATERBOYS, THE Where the Action Is Traffic
8 AUSTIN PLAINE Stratford Blaster
9 MARIEE SIOUX Grief in Exile Night Bloom
10 TOW’RS Tow’rs on Audiotree Live [EP] Audiotree

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OHBLIV Give Thanks Fat Beats
2 ANALOG SUSPECTS Transmission 001 Self-Released
3 HAVIAH MIGHTY 13th Floor Self-Released
4 LITTLE SIMZ GREY Area AGE 101/AWAL
5 KONCEPT JACKSON Thot RAP, Chapter 1 Self-Released
6 YOUNG FLEXICO The New Flexico Album Flextopia/Green and Gold Global
7 YOUR OLD DROOG It Wasn’t Even Close Self-Released
8 FLY ANAKIN AND TUAMIE Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
9 OPIOID ERA, THE The Opioid Era Self-Released
10 DIAMOND D The Diam Piece 2 Dymond Mine

Loud

none this week

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
2 LYDIA AINSWORTH Phantom Forest Self-Released
3 ALASKALASKA The Dots Marathon Artists
4 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
5 CHEMICAL BROTHERS, THE No Geography Virgin
6 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
7 TRENTEMOLLER “Sleeper” [Single] In My Room
8 MODESELEKTOR Who Else Monkeytown
9 BLAINE TODD Every Road is a Good Road Debacle
10 SIMULATION Death’s Head Speaks Hausu Mountain

World

none this week

7 June 1st, 2019

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