Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 5 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 Karen O + Danger Mouse Lux Prima 30th Century
2 Molly Tuttle When You’re Ready Compass
3 Son Volt Union Transmit Sound
4 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
5 Lambchop This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You) Merge
6 Carrie Newcomer The Point of Arrival Available Light
7 Kevin Deal The Long Road Home Kevin Deal
8 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
9 The Fat White Family Serfs Up! Domino
10 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
11 Marissa Nadler Poison / If We Make It Through the Summer – Single KRO
12 Iron & Wine Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe Edition) Sub Pop
13 Andrew Bird My Finest Work Yet Loma Vista
14 Andy Statman Monroe Bus Shefa
15 Robert Forster Inferno Tapete
16 Namebrand Grace Purple Republic/AGM
17 Teen Good Fruit Carpark
18 Alex Chilton From Memphis to New Orleans Bar/None
19 The Telescopes Exploding Head Syndrome Tapete
20 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
21 Mekons Deserted Glitterbeat
22 Chris Cohen Chris Cohen Captured Tracks
23 Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Secretly Canadian
24 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
25 White Denim Side Effects City Slang
26 Jenny Lewis On the Line Warner Bros.
27 Sara Trunzo Dirigo Attitude self-released
28 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
29 Strand of Oaks Eraserland Dead Oceans
30 Grupo Fantasma American Music: Volume 7 Blue Corn Music

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7 April 6th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Apr 5 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOLLY TUTTLE When You’re Ready Compass
2 CARRIE NEWCOMER The Point Of Arrival Available Light
3 MARISSA NADLER “Poison / If We Make It Through the Summer” [Single] KRO
4 IRON AND WINE Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe) Sub Pop
5 ANDY STATMAN Monroe Bus Shefa
6 SARA TRUNZO Dirigo Attitude Self-Released
7 LULA WILES What Will We Do Smithsonian Folkways
8 STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES Guy New West
9 ADAM CARROLL I walked In Them Shoes Gypsy Shuffler
10 TOM RUSSELL October In The Railroad Earth Proper

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANALOG SUSPECTS Transmission 001 Self-Released
2 DOOF Tha Bridge Strangler Gritty City
3 SYCHO SID Sunset Drive 2 Mutant Academy
4 SEGGA SPICCOLI “Lost In Translation” [Single] Green And Gold
5 JAY ROCK Redemption Top Dawg/Interscope
6 FLY ANAKIN AND TUAMIE Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
7 NICKELUS F AND OHBLIV Brewer’s Sessions Badluck
8 OPIOID ERA, THE The Opioid Era Self-Released
9 KATORI WALKER Stubborn Self-Released
10 HENNY L.O. Evergreen [EP] Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media
3 ASTRAL VOID, THE Mandragora Self-Released
4 SPELL The Full Moon Sessions Bad Omen
5 BAT Axestasy [EP] Hells Headbangers
6 APPALLING Inverted Realm Self-Released
7 INTER ARMA Sulphur English Relapse
8 EARTH Full upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
9 AMON AMARTH Berserker Metalblade
10 NITA STRAUSS Controlled Chaos Sumerian

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KAREN O AND DANGER MOUSE Lux Prima BMG
2 JAYDA G Significant Changes Ninja Tune
3 FLYING HORSES Reverie Bon Sound
4 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
5 BRANKO Nosso Enchufada
6 LADYTRON Ladytron !K7
7 XIU XIU Girl With Basket Of Fruit Polyvinyl
8 OCTO OCTA For Lovers [EP] Technicolour
9 FAINT, THE Egowerk Saddle Creek
10 FM SKYLINE EarthSim Crystal Pistol

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MIRAMAR “Salida/Urgencia” [Single] Daptone
2 COCHEMEA All My Relations Daptone
3 MDOU MOCTAR Ilana: The Creator Sahel Sounds
4 BONGO HOP, THE Satingarona Pt 2 Underdog
5 GLOAMING, THE The Gloaming 3 Real World
6 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Doko Mien Merge
7 AHMED AG KAEDY Alkaline Kidal Sahel Sounds
8 DEXTER STORY Bahir Soundway
9 LOBO MARINO At Appalachian South Folklife Center Self-Released
10 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone

7 April 6th, 2019

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Tuesday Breakfast Blend presents:

It’s the 10 year anniversary of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s album “Fever to Tell” so I’m celebrating with tracks from the Coathangers, Karen O and X Ray Spex!

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94 October 10th, 2017

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