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 Jul 19 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 Jesca Hoop Stonechild Memphis Industries
2 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
3 Prettiest Eyes Volume 3 Castle Face
4 Various Artists Tiny Changes: A Celebration of Frightened Rabbit’s ‘the Midnight Organ Fight’ Canvasback
5 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
6 Joanna Sternberg Then I Try Some More Team Love
7 Snapped Ankles Stunning Luxury The Leaf Label
8 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade
9 Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow Jagjaguwar
10 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
11 Julia Shapiro Perfect Version Hardly Art
12 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
13 Stef Chura Midnight Saddle Creek
14 Jillian Rae I Can’t Be the One You Want Me to Be theDIYteam
15 Westside Gunn Flygod Is an Awesome God Griselda
16 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
17 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
18 Tijuana Panthers Carpet Denim Innovative Leisure
19 Sebadoh Act Surprised Dangerbird
20 Angelica Garcia It Don’t Hinder Me – Single Spacebomb
21 Lucy Dacus Forever Half Mast – Single Matador
22 Minami Deutsch Can’t Get There – Single Höga Nord
23 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
24 Bigal Harrison Bintage CONTROL Ent.
25 Radio B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence AGM / Purple Republic
26 Sea of Storms Saddest Faction Sound Era
27 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
28 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
29 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
30 BUTT Bad Sex self-released

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7 July 20th, 2019

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