Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 29 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 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone
2 Molly Tuttle When You’re Ready Compass
3 Son Volt Union Transmit Sound
4 Mountain Man Sings John Denver – Single Nonesuch
5 Reed Foehl Lucky Enough Green Mountain
6 Mdou Moctar Ilana (The Creator) Sahel Sounds
7 Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Secretly Canadian
8 Frank Migliorelli and The Dirt Nappers The Things You Left Behind Rave On
9 Apparat LP5 Mute
10 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
11 The Currys This Side of the Glass The Currys
12 Carrie Newcomer The Point of Arrival Available Light
13 Sam Cassidy Running Blind self-released
14 Andy Statman Monroe Bus Shefa
15 These New Puritans Inside the Rose Infectious Music
16 Michael Braunfeld Driver Blind Justice Music
17 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
18 Scott Thorn Broken Horses – EP Max Beep
19 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
20 Dido Still on My Mind BMG
21 SASAMI SASAMI Domino
22 Joshua Davis Live at the Robin Joshua Davis
23 Meat Puppets Dusty Notes Megaforce
24 Victor Krummenacher Blue Pacific Veritas
25 Jetty Bones – – EP Take This To Heart
26 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
27 Amanda Palmer There Will Be No Intermission 8ft.
28 Teen Good Fruit Carpark
29 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine
30 Hand Habits placeholder Saddle Creek

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7 March 30th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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Tune in for tickets to see Mountain Man at the Richmond Music Hall!

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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7 March 25th, 2019

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Genre charts for two weeks ending Oct 26 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
2 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
3 AMY RAY Holler Compass
4 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
5 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
6 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
7 SALIM NOURALLAH Somewhere South of Sane Palo Santo
8 TILLERS, THE The Tillers Self-Released
9 EPILOGUE: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN DUFFEY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
10 VOICES OF MISSISSIPPI ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS DOCUMENTED BY WILLIAM FERRIS VARIOUS ARTISTS Dust to Digital

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
2 NAMEBRAND Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
3 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
4 SCHEME TEAM Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
5 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
6 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
7 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
8 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
9 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
10 SKUZZII Veronica’s Apartment Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
3 DRUGLORD New Day Dying Sludgelord
4 LISTLESS Listless [EP] Self-Released
5 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
6 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
7 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
8 AWAKEN CTHULHU “Rise” [Single] Self-Released
9 UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS Wasteland Rise Above
10 WOLFHEART Constellation Of The Black Light Napalm

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHANCHA VIA CIRCUITO Bienaventuranza Wonderwheel
2 LEONIE PERNET Crave InFine
3 MATTHEW DEAR Bunny Ghostly
4 OURI We Share Our Blood Ghostly/Make It Rain
5 ARP Zebra Mexican Summer
6 ESSAIE PAS New Path DFA
7 JON HASSEL Listening To Pictures NDEYA
8 RAMZI Phobiza “Amor Fati”: Vol. 3 FATi
9 THOMAS FEHLMANN Los Lagos Kompakt
10 THOM YORKE Suspiria XL

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDRE SAMPAIO Alagbe Sony Brasil
2 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
3 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Self-Released
4 DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD The Butcher’s Share Oriente Musik
5 KALETA AND SUPER YAMBA BAND “Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man” [Single] Yamba
6 NEWPOLI Mediterraneo Self-Released
7 AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS A Toda Cuba Le Gusta World Circuit
8 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
9 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
10 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP

7 October 27th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for two weeks ending Oct 26 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 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
2 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
3 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
4 Unmaker Firmament self-released
5 Mountain Man Magic Ship Nonesuch
6 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
7 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
8 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
9 Big Kahuna OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
10 Sports Bar Stranger In My Head self-released
11 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
12 Namebrand Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
13 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
14 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
15 Mylo Shift & Georgie Isaacs Partners in Grime – EP self-released
16 Druglord New Day Dying Sludgelord
17 Listless Listless – EP self-released
18 Horse Culture Follow – EP Furious Hooves
19 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
20 Big Kahuna Og & Fly Anakin Big Fly 2 – EP Mutant Academy
21 Scheme Team Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
22 Oneness of Juju African Rhythms Strut
23 The Dodos Certainty Waves Polyvinyl
24 Hater Siesta Fire
25 Molly Burch First Flower Captured Tracks
26 Adrianne Lenker abysskiss Saddle Creek
27 Lala Lala The Lamb Sub Pop
28 Joyce Manor Million Dollars to Kill Me Epitaph
29 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
30 Shannon Shaw Shannon in Nashville Easy Eye Sound

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7 October 27th, 2018

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