Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 6 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 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
2 Jay Som Anak Ko Polyvinyl
3 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
4 Oh, Rose While My Father Sleeps Park The Van
5 Parsnip When the Tree Bears Fruit Trouble In Mind
6 Vanishing Twin The Age of Immunology Fire
7 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
8 Olden Yolk Living Theatre Trouble In Mind
9 Modern Nature How to Live Bella Union
10 Bryony Jarman-Pinto Cage And Aviary Tru Thoughts
11 Tropical Fuck Storm Braindrops FLIGHTLESS
12 Shannon Lay August Sub Pop
13 Sheer Mag A Distant Call self-released
14 Camp Howard Cañón Egghunt
15 FM Skyline Advanced Memory Suite Crystal Pistol
16 FutureProjektor TERMA self-released
17 Stephanie tangerine nightmare self-released
18 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
19 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
20 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
21 Photosynthesizers Apollogy self-released
22 EVA Truthfully self-released
23 Queen of Jeans if You’re not afraid, i’m not afraid Topshelf
24 Boy Scouts Free Company Anti/Epitaph
25 Ezra Furman Twelve Nudes Bella Union
26 Sunny War Shell of a Girl Hen House Studios
27 King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Infest the Rats’ Nest Flightless
28 Rose Dorn Days You Were Leaving Bar/None
29 Bodywash Comforter Luminelle
30 Little Church It’s Not You – EP Diversion

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7 September 7th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 16 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 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
3 The Pendletons You Do You / Life to Me – Single Bastard Jazz
4 Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble Where Future Unfolds International Anthem
5 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
6 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
7 Nick Moss Lucky Guy! Alligator
8 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
9 Baroness Gold & Grey Sony
10 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
11 Florist Emily Alone Double Double Whammy
12 Cross Record Cross Record Ba Da Bing!
13 Palehound Black Friday Polyvinyl
14 Jay Som Anak Ko Polyvinyl
15 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
16 Combo Chimbita Ahomale Anti/Epitaph
17 Ape Hogan Bee Tape self-released
18 Weekend Plans State of Nine Elephant Ear
19 Sleepy Tyrant Playing Creators self-released
20 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
21 Koncept Jack$on Newport 1000s self-released
22 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
23 BUTT BAD SEX self-released
24 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
25 Saw Black Space Heater – EP Crystal Pistol
26 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
27 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
28 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
29 David Shultz Rush Hour Red – Single Brackish Sounds
30 Angelica Garcia It Don’t Hinder Me – Single Spacebomb

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7 August 17th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 9 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 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
2 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
3 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
4 Prettiest Eyes Volume 3 Castle Face
5 The Comet Is Coming Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
6 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
7 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
8 Crumb Jinx self-released
9 Russian Circles Blood Year Sargent House
10 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone
11 Torche Admission Relapse
12 Charles Owens Trio Three and Thirteen Ropeadope
13 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
14 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
15 Jeromes Dream LP Level Plane
16 Illiterate Light Illiterate Light Atlantic
17 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
18 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
19 Young Guv GUV I Run For Cover
20 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
21 Cross Record Cross Record Ba Da Bing!
22 Season Ammons Steel Hearts Cobalt Blue
23 Angie McMahon Salt Dualtone
24 Dude York Falling Hardly Art
25 B Boys Dudu Captured
26 Ariana and the Rose Constellations Phase 1 – EP Pookiebird Music
27 K.Flay Solutions Night Street / Interscope
28 StarBenders Japanese Rooms – EP Institution
29 Goon Heaven is Humming PTKF
30 Florist Emily Alone Double Double Whammy

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7 August 10th, 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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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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Top 30 new albums for week ending Dec 7 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 S/T Trrrash
2 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? Bad Magic
3 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
4 Roy Batty Roy Batty self-released
5 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
6 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
7 Magnus Lush Hell is Real – EP Kyle Vibez
8 V.E & Various Eggs Gold – Single Mending Wall
9 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
10 Sleep The Sciences Third Man
11 Our Girl Stranger Today Cannibal Hymns
12 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer
13 Vaudou Game Otodi Hot Casa
14 Solemn Shapes Loss (DR3AMCLINIC Mix) – Single self-released
15 Los Jets Lección de Twist Munster
16 Fleet Foxes First Collection 2006-2009 Sub Pop
17 Charles Bradley Black Velvet Dunham
18 Bryan Ferry Bitter-Sweet BMG
19 Eric Godsey The Spooky Time Radio Hour self-released
20 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
21 Large Margin Large Margin Cheap Cuts
22 Ashes Good Nothings – EP Crystal Pistol
23 Unmaker Firmament self-released
24 Boygenius Boygenius – EP Matador
25 Angel Corpus Christi TheRealAngelCorpusChristi Mono-Tone
26 Foxwarren Foxwarren Anti/Epitaph
27 Polly Panic Losing Form Polly Panic
28 Tomorrows Tulips Harnessed to Flesh Burger
29 June West June West Broken Circles
30 Chersea In Limbo Fierce Panda Canada

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7 December 8th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Piranha Rama S/T Trrrash
2 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
3 Ghost Prequelle Concord Loma Vista
4 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
5 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
6 Unmaker Firmament self-released
7 Yung Sums Black Friday self-released
8 Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade
9 FONTAINES D.C. Too Real – Single Partisan
10 Benny Tana Talk 3 Griselda / Black Soprano Family
11 Baba Commandant & The Mandingo Band Sira Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies
12 Anderson .Paak Oxnard Aftermath / 12 Tone Music
13 Vaudou Game Otodi Hot Casa
14 The Thin Cherries On Moose Island The Thin Cherries
15 Blancmange Not a Priority – Single Blanc Check
16 Miss World Keeping Up With Miss World PNKSLM
17 Gloria Hey Gyp EP Ample Play
18 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
19 Richard Thompson 13 Rivers New West
20 Nightcreature On the Loose EP Alfalfa Dreams
21 Large Margin Large Margin Cheap Cuts
22 Toward Space Gently With a Chainsaw Sound of Music
23 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
24 The Cemetery Boys Death Warmed Over – EP Spinnup
25 boygenius boygenius – EP Matador
26 David Benedict The Golden Angle self-released
27 Jon Spencer Spencer Sings the Hits! In the Red
28 Ty Segall Fudge Sandwich In the Red
29 Charles Bradley Black Velvet Dunham
30 Nylon Smile Angel of Doubt – EP Citrus City

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7 December 1st, 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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Top 30 new albums for week ending Oct 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 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
2 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
3 Sleepwalkers Wake Up – Single Spacebomb
4 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
5 Namebrand Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
6 BADBADNOTGOOD & Little Dragon Tried – Single BADBADNOTGOOD Ltd.
7 Lala Lala The Lamb Sub Pop
8 Zark Company Paperbacks self-released
9 Marissa Nadler For My Crimes Sacred Bones
10 Molly Burch First Flower Captured Tracks
11 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
12 Tirzah Devotion Domino
13 Lyla Foy Bigger Brighter self-released
14 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers An American Treasure Reprise
15 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
16 Recluse Racoon Recluse Racoon Citrus City
17 Midlife Pilot Ready To Be That Way – EP self-released
18 Unmaker Firmament self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
21 Mudhoney Digital Garbage Sub Pop
22 Marbled Eye Leisure Digital Regress
23 José James Lean on Me Blue Note
24 Amber Arcades European Heartbreak Heavenly
25 Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams Merge
26 Adrianne Lenker abysskiss Saddle Creek
27 Emma Ruth Rundle On Dark Horses Sargent House
28 Christine and the Queens Chris Because Music
29 Miss World Keeping Up With Miss World PNKSLM
30 The Marcus King Band Carolina Confessions Fantasy

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7 October 6th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 14 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 Piranha Rama Trrrash
2 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
3 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
4 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
5 Escape-ism The Lost Record Merge
6 Rubblebucket Sun Machine Grand Jury Music
7 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
8 Jupiter & Okwess Kin Sonic Everloving
9 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
10 Neko Case Hell-On Anti/Epitaph
11 The War and Treaty Healing Tide Strong World Entertainment
12 Doctor Nativo Guatemaya Stonetree
13 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
14 Geometric Vision Fire! Fire! Fire Swiss Dark Nights
15 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
16 Tomberlin At Weddings Saddle Creek
17 Marcus Tenney Quartet Moment – EP American Paradox
18 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
19 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
20 Manatree Engines self-released
21 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age Elizabeth Owens
22 Eliza Juno Body In Flames self-released
23 Big Kahuna Og & Fly Anakin Big Fly 2 – EP Mutant Academy
24 Ohbliv Ecstasis by Darktwaine self-released
25 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti-
26 Say Hi Caterpillar Centipede Euphobia
27 Detroit Rebellion See You Next Year Bodan Kuma
28 Jeff the Brotherhood Magick Songs Dine Alone
29 The Holydrug Couple Hyper Super Mega Sacred Bones
30 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines

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7 September 15th, 2018

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