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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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 17 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 Mikaela Davis Delivery Rounder / Concord
2 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
3 Calvin Presents Dream – Single self-released
4 The Nude Party The Nude Party New West
5 Hatchie Sugar & Spice – EP Double Double Whammy
6 Red Baraat Sound the People Rhyme & Reason
7 Sean Ardoin Kreole Rock and Soul self-released
8 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
9 Skinnyy Hendrixx Lucid Reality self-released
10 Oneness of Juju African Rhythms Strut
11 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
12 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
13 Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna OG Life & Times of BigFly – EP Mutant Academy
14 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
15 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
16 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
17 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
18 Indigo Girls Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra Rounder
19 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
20 Curse of Lono As I Fell Submarine Cat
21 Free Cake For Every Creature The Bluest Star Double Double Whammy
22 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl
23 FOXTROTT Meditations II – EP One Little Indian
24 Lemon Bucket Orkestra If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
25 Calicoco Float Dadstache
26 Broken Baby Broken Baby – EP Poor Man
27 Lucero Among the Ghosts Liberator Music
28 Dennis Alien Fantasy self-released
29 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
30 Deaf Wish Lithium Zion Sub Pop

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7 August 18th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 10 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 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Beach House 7 Sub Pop
4 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
5 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
6 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
7 Manatree Engines self-released
8 Estrons You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough Gofod
9 The Hare and Hoofe Voyager – EP self-released
10 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
11 Murder by Death The Other Shore Bloodshot
12 Eliza Gilkyson Secularia Red House
13 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
14 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
15 Gabbie Rotts Pink Drink Season self-released
16 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
17 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
18 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
19 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
20 Marcus Tenney Quartet Moment – EP American Paradox
21 Jason Jenkins Quartet Live @ The Barrel Thief self-released
22 Ollen Home Less self-released
23 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
24 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
25 Free Cake For Every Creature The Bluest Star Double Double Whammy
26 Lemon Bucket Orkestra If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
27 Lucero Among the Ghosts Liberator Music
28 Denzel Curry TA13OO Loma Vista
29 Echo Courts Room with a View Refresh
30 Mariel Buckley Driving in the Dark self-released

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7 August 11th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 27 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 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
2 Mourn Sorpresa Familia Captured Tracks
3 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO Records
4 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash Records
5 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
6 Manzara hello my name is … friend Nosy Pants
7 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
8 Charles Lloyd & The Marvels with Lucinda Williams Vanished Gardens Capitol Records
9 Animal Collective Tangerine Reef Domino
10 Sudan Archives Sink – EP Stones Throw
11 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
12 Troy Roberts Nu-Jive Perspective Inner Circle Music
13 Snail Mail Lush Matador
14 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City
15 Let’s Eat Grandma I’m All Ears Transgressive / PIAS
16 The Internet Hive Mind Columbia Records
17 Eddie Palmieri Full Circle Ropeadope
18 Prana Crafter Enter The Stream Sunrise Ocean Bender / Cardinal Fuzz
19 Frankie and the Witch Fingers Drip / Tea – Single Let’s Pretend Records
20 Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer Bad Boy Records
21 Dylan Carlson Conquistador Sargent House
22 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Deluxe Version) Impulse!
23 Pram Across the Meridian Domino
24 Big Kahuna OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
25 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
26 The Hold Steady The Stove & The Toaster / Star 18 – Single Frenchkiss
27 Evil Triplet Have A Nice Trip Evil Triplet
28 Bodega Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
29 Mikaela Davis Delivery Rounder / Concord
30 Hologram Teen Between the Funk and the Fear Polytechnic Youth

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7 July 28th, 2018

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