Genre charts for week ending Jul 27 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
2 LOVE CANON Cover Story Organic
3 BLACK LILLIES, THE Stranger To Me [Advance Tracks] Thirty Tigers
4 CAROLINA STORY Lay Your Head Down Americana
5 CEJ Clovis Man Gnosong
6 FOLK SOUL REVIVAL Folk Soul Revival Self-Released
7 I SEE HAWKS IN LA Live And Never Learn Self-Released
8 JEFFREY FOUCAULT Blood Brothers Blue Blade
9 JIMMY LAFAVE Peace Town MMR
10 LORI MCKENNA The Tree Warner Bros.

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SUDAN ARCHIVES Sink [EP] Stones Throw
2 JANELLE MONAE Dirty Computer Bad Boy
3 BIG KAHUNA OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
4 BLUEPRINT Two Headed Monster Weightless
5 CRIMEAPPLE AND BIG GHOST LTD Aguardiente Manteca
6 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
7 JORJA SMITH Lost & Found RCA
8 EVIDENCE Weather Or Not Rhymesayers
9 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
10 SERPENTWITHFEET soil Secretly Canadian

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DESERT ALTAR Desert Altar Self-Released
2 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
3 FRANKIE AND THE WITCH FINGERS “Drip / Tea” [Single] Let’s Pretend
4 GRITTER Nobody Cares Self-Released
5 ZEAL AND ARDOR Stranger Fruit Self-Released
6 WITCH MOUNTAIN Witch Mountain Svart
7 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
8 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
9 ARMED, THE Only Love Throatruiner
10 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Blackwater Holylight Ridingeasy

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
2 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER Age Of Warp
3 ALBUM LEAF, THE The Endless (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Eastern Glow
4 BEN SALISBURY AND GEOFF BARROW Annihilation (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore
5 FUNKI PORCINI The Mulberry Files Self-Released
6 MIDNIGHT MARIONETTES, THE They Only Come Out At Night Self-Released
7 PABLO’S EYE Spring Break Stroom
8 PAUL WHITE Rejuvenate R&S
9 BUG VS EARTH, THE Concrete Desert Ninja Tune
10 LORDS OF ACID Voodoo-U (Special Remastered Band Edition) Metropolis

World

Rank Artist Album Label
n/a NONE THIS WEEK n/a n/a

7 July 28th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 6 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
2 DEATHHOUSE BLUES The Beer Battered Boogies Self-Released
3 MILK CARTON KIDS, THE All The Things That I Did And All The Things That I Didn’t Do Anti-
4 INNOCENCE MISSION, THE Sun On The Square Badman
5 ALANIS OBOMSAWIN Bush Lady Constellation
6 ANA EGGE White Tiger Self-Released
7 NICKI BLUHM To Rise You Gotta Fall Compass
8 SARAH LOUISE Deeper Woods Thrill Jockey
9 EAMON O’LEARY All Souls Reveal
10 TRAMPLED BY TURTLES Life Is Good On The Open Road Banjodad

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JORJA SMITH Lost & Found RCA
2 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
3 KANYE WEST Ye Good-Def Jam
4 KIDS SEE GHOSTS Kids See Ghosts G.O.O.D.
5 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
6 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
7 KONCEPT JACK$ON The Tale of the Mutant Root [EP] Mutant Academy
8 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures Stones Throw
9 NAS Nasir Def Jam
10 SERPENTWITHFEET soil Secretly Canadian

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 INTERRUPTERS, THE Fight The Good Fight Hellcat
2 DUMB Seeing Green Mint
3 BONNACONS OF DOOM Bonnacons of Doom Rocket
4 HATCHET Dying To Exist Combat/EMP
5 MESSTHETICS, THE The Messthetics Discord
6 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
7 JUNO REACTOR The Mutant Theatre Metropolis
8 HANZEL UND GRETYL Satanik Germanik Metropolis
9 SOUND VVITCH “Hide” [Single] Self-Released
10 TOUCHE AMORE “Green” [Single] Epitaph

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
2 RAIN WITHIN, THE Atomic Eyes Negative Gain
3 DON MURO Off We Go: More Synth Pop From 1970-1979 Flannelgraph
4 SUBELO CUBA Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba! Brownswood
5 JON HOPKINS Singularity Domino
6 MARY LATTIMORE Hundreds of Days Ghostly International
7 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER Age Of Warp
8 TANGENTS New Bodies Temporary Residence
9 KIEFER Happysad Stones Throw
10 KLAUS SCHULZE Silhouettes SPV

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
2 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
3 MYSTIC BOWIE Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads Red River
4 ABELARDO CARBONO Y SU GRUPO FEAT QUANTIC “La Pina Madura” [Single] Names You Can Trust
5 RED BARAAT Sound The People Rhyme & Reason
6 DIALI CISSOKHO AND KAIRA BA Routes Twelve | Eight
7 EL DUSTY Cumbia City Aftercluv
8 BOMBINO Deran Partisan
9 YENI NOSTALJI Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
10 EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA Genero Genero Nacional

7 July 7th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Jun 15 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
2 SAM LEWIS Loversity Self-Released
3 BONES OF JR JONES, THE Ones To Keep Close Self-Released
4 TILLERS, THE The Tillers Self-Released
5 DAVID DAVIS AND THE WARRIOR RIVER BOYS Didn’t He Ramble: Songs of Charlie Poole Rounder
6 MIPSO Edges Run Antifragile
7 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
8 KACEY MUSGRAVES Golden Hour Universal
9 TWISTED PINE Dreams [Advance Tracks] Signature Sounds
10 SIDELINE Front And Center Mountain Home

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
2 KANYE WEST Ye Good-Def Jam
3 JORJA SMITH Lost & Found RCA
4 GORILLAZ The Now Now [Advance Tracks] Parlophone
5 TUAMIE Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
6 CUT CHEMIST Die Cut A Stable Sound
7 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
8 MILLZ The NorthFace, Vol. 1 Self-Released
9 POTATOHEAD PEOPLE Nick And Astro’s Guide To The Galaxy Bastard Jazz
10 CRIMEAPPLE AND BIG GHOST LTD Aguardiente Manteca

Loud

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 DESERT ALTAR Desert Altar Self-Released
2 BIG BITE Big Bite Painter Man
3 GHOST Prequelle Concord/Loma Vista
4 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
5 ZEAL AND ARDOR Stranger Fruit Self-Released
6 SABATTA Misfit Music Blackfriars Entertainment
7 WAYFARER World’s Blood Profound Lore
8 ANNIHILATOR For The Demented Silver Lining
9 VEMON INC Avé Nuclear Blast
10 ARMED, THE Only Love Throatruiner

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO Murmurations Wichita
2 BRIAN ENO Music For Installations UMC
3 CHROMEO Head Over Heels Big Beat/Atlantic
4 LITTLE BOOTS Burn [EP] On Repeat
5 OOOOO AND ISLAMIQ GRRRLS Faminine Mystique Nihjgt Feelings
6 RAS G AND THE AFRIKAN SPACE PROGRAM Stargate Music Leaving
7 SMERZ Have Fun [EP] XL
8 STUDIO KILLERS “Party Like It’s Your Birthday” [Single] Self-Released
9 FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY Warmech Artoffact
10 LARAAJI Sun Transformations All Saints

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DIALI CISSOKHO AND KAIRA BA Routes Twelve | Eight
2 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
3 YENI NOSTALJI Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
4 LOS TEXMANIACS Cruzando Borders Smithsonian Folkways
5 ALI FARKA TOURE The Source (Remastered) World Circuit
6 CAMARAO The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie (1964-1974) Analog Africa
7 BROWNOUT Fear Of A Brown Planet Fat Beats
8 LA DAME BLANCHE Bajo El Mismo Cielo Nacional
9 LUCIBELA Laco Umbilical Lusafrica
10 SEUN KUTI AND EGYPT 80 Black Times Strut

7 June 16th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 15 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 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
2 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
3 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
4 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
5 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
6 Kanye West ye GOOD Music / Def Jam
7 Wooden Shjips V. Thrill Jockey
8 Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino Domino
9 Allan Harris The Genius of Eddie Jefferson (feat. Eric Reed, George DeLancey, Willie Jones III, Ralph Moore) Resilience Music Alliance
10 Angelique Kidjo Remain In Light Kravenworks
11 Simian Mobile Disco Murmurations Wichita
12 Sam Lewis Loversity self-released
13 Jorja Smith Lost & Found FAMM Limited
14 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
15 Sound VVitch Hide – Single self-released
16 The Pendletons Funk Forever – EP Bastard Jazz
17 Eternal Summers Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying… Nevado
18 Tia Fuller Diamond Cut Mack Avenue
19 Melody’s Echo Chamber Bon Voyage Fat Possum
20 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
21 Tuamie Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
22 Scott Clark ToNow Clean Feed
23 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
24 John Morand Scott’s Addiction Sound of Music
25 I Am the Liquor Feed on My Sorrow – EP self-released
26 Love Roses What Doesn’t Thrill You self-released
27 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
28 Lunger Hell is coming with us. – EP self-released
29 Anthony Curtis Lyrebird Field of Sound
30 DJ Williams Live From Over Where Projekt

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7 June 16th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending May 18 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
2 DAVIS KATHRINER Losing Habits Amano
3 DALTON DASH Ass, Cash, Dash or Grass Self-Released
4 VARIOUS ARTISTS Johnny Cash: Forever Words Legacy
5 ANNIE LOU End Zone Near North
6 BONES OF JR JONES, THE Ones To Keep Close Self-Released
7 TRACYANNE AND DANNY Tracyanne And Danny Merge
8 SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS Years Bloodshot
9 SUPER SATURATED SUGAR STRINGS, THE All Their Many Miles Self-Released
10 ANA EGGE White Tiger Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
2 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
3 MILLZ The NorthFace, Vol. 1 Self-Released
4 NIÑA DIOZ Reyna Nacional
5 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
6 COLE HICKS May Day ANONYMOUS Genius / Purple Republic
7 JANELLE MONAE Dirty Computer Bad Boy
8 MESHELL N’DEGEOCELLO Ventriloquism Naive
9 BLACK MILK FEVER Mass Appeal
10 CONWAY Blakk Tape Griselda

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There were not enough new albums played this week to generate a chart.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Tales from the Far East OKVLT
2 FM SKYLINE EarthSim Crystal Pistol
3 NICKODEMUS A Long Engagement Wonderwheel
4 DEDEKIND CUT Tahoe Kranky
5 BEN FROST All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated [EP] Mute
6 E RUSCHA V Who Are You RVNG Intl.
7 BLANCK MASS World Eater Sacred Bones
8 RAS G AND THE AFRIKAN SPACE PROGRAM Stargate Music Leaving
9 FUNKI PORCINI The Mulberry Files Self-Released
10 FOREST SWORDS Compassion Ninja Tune

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 YENI NOSTALJI Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
2 LOS TEXMANIACS Cruzando Borders Smithsonian Folkways
3 NICKODEMUS A Long Engagement Wonderwheel
4 VARIOUS ARTISTS African Scream Contest 2 Analog Africa
5 VARIOUS ARTISTS Listen All Around: The Golden Age of Central and East African Music Dust To Digital
6 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
7 THORNATO Back It Up [EP] Wonderwheel
8 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO Mambo Cosmico Glitterbeat
9 CAMARAO The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie (1964-1974) Analog Africa
10 EMPRESARIOS Cambumbeo [EP] Empresarios Musica

7 May 19th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Dec 8 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

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7 December 9th, 2017

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7 July 22nd, 2017

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7 February 18th, 2017

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