Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 12 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 Bedouine Bird Songs of a Killjoy Spacebomb
2 Calexico and Iron & Wine Years to Burn Sub Pop
3 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti/Epitaph
4 Jesca Hoop STONECHILD Memphis Industries
5 Book of Wyrms Spirit Drifter – Single Twin Earth
6 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
7 Mo’ Horizons Music Sun Love Agogo
8 French Vanilla How Am I Not Myself? Danger Collective
9 Pile Green and Gray Exploding In Sound
10 Lucy Dacus Forever Half Mast – Single Matador
11 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
12 ExKnives Witches and Skindivers self-released
13 Brother Rutherford Tunneling self-released
14 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
15 Houdan The Mystic Star Charts self-released
16 The Purge Rain self-released
17 Cut the Architect’s Hand No Quarter for Cowards and Traitors self-released
18 Hewolf Lilith self-released
19 I Am The Liquor Escape From Planet Smoke self-released
20 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
21 Hex Machine Cave Painting Minimum Underdrive
22 Bat Axestasy – EP Hells Headbangers
23 Jade Jackson Wilderness Anti- / Epitaph
24 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
25 Necking Cut Your Teeth Mint
26 METZ Automat Sub Pop
27 Hatchie Keepsake Heavenly
28 Quantic Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
29 Hackensaw Boys A Fireproof House of Sunshine – EP Free Dirt
30 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade

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7 July 13th, 2019

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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. Check 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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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 30 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 March 31st, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

With the exception of Christmas (which is pretty easy), I’m not really one for making seasonally themed shows. I hope you are using today’s MLK holiday to do something good in the world. As for me, I’ll be doing some good by playing a bunch of tunes you should have heard by now, but probably haven’t.

Get updates and previews by liking this show on Facebook. Listen to the show again in the archive player for the next two weeks.

7 January 15th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 12 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 13th, 2018

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