Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 13 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.

1 Sinkane Dépaysé City Slang
2 Esther Rose You Made It This Far Father/Daughter Records
3 Parsnip When the Tree Bears Fruit Trouble in Mind
4 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal Records
5 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
6 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
7 Dori Freeman Every Single Star Blue Hens Music
8 Black Belt Eagle Scout At the Party with My Brown Friends Saddle Creek
9 Tinariwen Amadjar Anti/Epitaph;Wedge
10 Chris Forsyth All Time Present No Quarter
11 Transylvania Stud White Witch Independent
12 Future Projektor Terma Independent
13 Patrick Bates Salad Days – EP Verses Records
14 Book of Wyrms Remythologizer Twin Earth Records
15 Swordplay Paperwork Audio Recon
16 Petrichor II Custommademusicva
17 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line Benjamin Shepherd
18 Prayer Group Eudean – EP Independent
19 New Lions End Story – EP Independent
20 Ki:Theory Centrifugal – EP Kringer Records
21 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131 Records
22 Hex Machine Cave Painting Minimum Underdrive
23 Butt Bad Sex self-released
24 Enforced At the Walls Independent
25 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb Records LLC
26 Katie Dahl Wildwood Leaky Boat Records
27 Zachary Lucky Midwestern self-released
28 Twin Peaks Lookout Low Pod / Inertia Music / Space 44
29 The Silence Metaphysical Feedback Drag City Records
30 Common Let Love Loma Vista Recordings

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7 September 14th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 The Budos Band V Daptone
3 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal
4 YBN Cordae The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
5 Monday Night Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
6 PUP Morbid Stuff Rise
7 Guster Look Alive Nettwerk
8 Fever Ray I’m Not Done (Still Not Done Mix) – Single Mute
9 Khruangbin Hasta El Cielo (Con Todo El Mundo In Dub) Dead Oceans
10 Lounge Lizzard Eat The Trash self-released
11 Warrington Born Mistake self-released
12 Bigal Harrison Bintage CONTROL Ent.
13 The Purge Rain self-released
14 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
15 Miramar Salida / Urgencia – Single Daptone
16 Petrichor II Custom Made Music
17 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
18 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
19 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
20 Plunky & Oneness Afroclectic N.A.M.E. Brand
21 Spoon Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon Matador
22 Dorian Electra Flamboyant Canyon
23 Honey Radar Ruby Puff Of Dust What’s Yr Rupture?
24 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
25 Prince Originals Rhino/Warner
26 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade
27 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
28 Quantic Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
29 Stef Chura Midnight Saddle Creek
30 The Gotobeds Debt Begins at 30 Sub Pop

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7 August 3rd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 2 presents:

AAA

none this week

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
2 YBN CORDAE The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
3 MONDAY NIGHT Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
4 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage CONTROL Ent.
5 DIAMOND D The Diam Piece 2 Dymond Mine
6 YOUR OLD DROOG It Wasn’t Even Close Self-Released
7 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
8 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
9 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Madlib Invazion
10 ANKHLEJOHN The Big Lordy Shaap

Loud

none this week

RPM

none this week

World

none this week

7 August 3rd, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
3 Bobby Oroza This Love Big Crown
4 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal
5 Mike Krol Power Chords Merge
6 Olden Yolk Living Theatre Trouble In Mind
7 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
8 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
9 Louisa Branscomb Gonna Love Anyway Compass
10 Hash Redactor Drecksound Goner
11 Minami Deutsch Can’t Get There – Single Höga Nord Rekords
12 Torche Admission Relapse
13 Gauche A People’s History of Gauche Merge
14 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
15 Big Fundamental You Belong Here self-released
16 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
17 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
18 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP Illiterate Light
19 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
20 Silvermoon Leaving – EP self-released
21 Prayer Group Eudean Buzzhowl
22 Goon Heaven is Humming Partisan / Fontana North
23 Dorian Electra Flamboyant Canyon
24 ViVii Vivii Dumont Dumont
25 Joanna Sternberg Then I Try Some More Team Love
26 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
27 Drab Majesty Modern Mirror Dais
28 Magdalena Bay mini mix vol. 1 Luminelle
29 Emma Elisabeth Melancholic Milkshake self-released
30 Bleached Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Dead Oceans

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7 July 27th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 26 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOANNA STERNBERG Then I Try Some More Team Love
2 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
3 PICAPICA Together & Apart Rough Trade
4 ROSE CITY BAND Rose City Band Jean Sandwich
5 MARK CLINE BATES King Of The Crows Self-Released
6 CAT CLYDE Hunters Trance Cinematic
7 MUTLU ONARAL GOOD TROUBLE AT VON SKULL MEDIA
8 HILDE LOUISE ASBJORNSEN Red Lips, Knuckles and Bones Ozella
9 JACK BARKSDALE Live From Niles City Self-Released
10 MICHAEL HEARST Songs For Curious Constructions [EP] Urban Geek

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
2 BLU AND EXILE True & Livin’ Dirty Science
3 VIC SPENCER Things Change I Don’t Old Fart Luggage
4 NUGZ Stashbox Chronicles Self-Released
5 DREAMVILLE Revenge of the Dreamers III Dreamville/Interscope
6 NAPS On est fait pour ca 13eme Art
7 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
8 DISCO VIETNAM House Rabbi 4: Hennessy & Apple Juiceal Self-Released
9 DJ KHALED Father of Asahd Epic/We The Best
10 BIG TONE Big Shoes Low Key Source

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OMEN STONES Omen Stones Self-Released
2 PLVGUES Adoration For The Ancients Hex 9
3 AENIMUS Dreamcatcher Nuclear Blast
4 DEAD TO A DYING WORLD Elegy Profound Lore
5 SKOLD Never Is Now Cleopatra
6 RAMMSTEIN Rammstein Caroline
7 BEWITCHER Under The Witching Cross Shadow Kingdom
8 GIF FROM GOD approximation_of_a_human Prosthetic
9 DEMISER Tour Promo MMXIX Self-Released
10 AURA NOIR “Belligerent ‘Til Death” [Single] Sacred Bones

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TYCHO Weather Mom+Pop/Ninja Tune
2 FLYING LOTUS Flamagra Warp
3 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
4 TIM HECKER Anoyo Kranky
5 THOM YORKE Anima XL/Beggars Group
6 FENNESZ Agora Touch
7 HOT CHIP A Bath Full Of Ecstasy Domino
8 HELADO NEGRO This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
9 FEVER RAY “I’m Not Done (Still Not Done)” [Single] Mute
10 FOUR TET “Teenage Birdsong” [Single] Text

World

none this week

7 July 27th, 2019

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