Top 30 new albums for the week ending Nov 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Unmaker Firmament self-released
4 The Bevis Frond We’re Your Friends, Man Fire
5 Mirah Understanding Absolute Magnitude
6 Jóhann Jóhannsson Mandy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore
7 Mountain Man Magic Ship Nonesuch
8 Lucinda Slim & the Lawmen Lucinda Slim & the Lawmen Haggis
9 Death Valley Girls Darkness Rains Suicide Squeeze
10 Various artists Bad Reputation (Music from the Original Motion Picture) Blackheart
11 Adrianne Lenker abysskiss Saddle Creek
12 Museum District I Like It EP self-released
13 Midlife Pilot Ready To Be That Way – EP self-released
14 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
15 Oneness of Juju African Rhythms Strut
16 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer
17 Antarctigo Vespucci Love in the Time of E-Mail Polyvinyl
18 Oh Pep! I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You… ATO
19 Boygenius boygenius – EP Matador
20 Julia Holter Aviary Domino
21 Yoko Ono WARZONE Chimera
22 Warm Drag Warm Drag In the Red
23 Bicicletas Por La Paz Surfeando Un Cometa self-released
24 Cloud Nothings Last Building Burning Carpark
25 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
26 Surfbort Friendship Music Cult / Fat Possum
27 Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre Double Feature
28 Mountain Movers Pink Skies Trouble in Mind
29 Connan Mockasin Jassbusters Mexican Summer
30 The Bottle Rockets Bit Logic Bloodshot

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7 November 3rd, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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7 October 1st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 21 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 Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance. Partisan
2 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
3 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
4 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
5 Mirah Understanding Absolute Magnitude
6 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
7 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
8 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti/Epitaph
9 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones
10 Eric Bachmann No Recover Merge
11 Dilly Dally Heaven Partisan
12 Ashes Good Nothings – EP Crystal Pistol
13 Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá De Palenque à Matongé Zephyrus
14 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
15 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
16 Richard Thompson 13 Rivers New West
17 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
18 Unmaker Firmament self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age self-released
21 We Were Promised Jetpacks The More I Sleep the Less I Dream self released
22 Marc Ribot Songs of Resistance 1948-2018 Anti-
23 Jungle For Ever XL
24 Tirzah Devotion Domino
25 Aphex Twin Collapse – EP Warp
26 Advance Base Animal Companionship Run for Cover
27 Aimee Lay The Other Side of You Respectful Lust
28 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines
29 Thalia Zedek Band Fighting Season Thrill Jockey
30 Iron & Wine Weed Garden – EP Sub Pop

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7 September 22nd, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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7 September 17th, 2018

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