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 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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