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 23 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 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native of the North
2 Lina Symone Need That – Single self-released
3 Boygenius Boygenius – EP Matador
4 Barro Somos self-released
5 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
6 Vaudou Game Otodi Hot Casa
7 Kaleta & Super Yamba Band Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man Yamba
8 Julia Holter Aviary Domino
9 Sports Bar Stranger in My Head Mister Falcon
10 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
11 Unmaker Firmament self-released
12 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
13 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
14 Black Masala Trains and Moonlight Destinies self-released
15 Kelly Pardekooper 50-Weight Leisure Time
16 Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers Bought to Rot Bloodshot
17 Charles Bradley Black Velvet Daptone
18 The Mountain Movers Pink Skies Trouble In Mind
19 The Bottle Rockets Bit Logic Bloodshot
20 Kero Kero Bonito Time ‘n’ Place Polyvinyl
21 Doe Paoro Soft Power Anti/Epitaph
22 Mr Twin Sister Salt Twin Group
23 Farao Pure-O Western Vinyl
24 Oh Pep! I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You… People Speak
25 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
26 Miranda Winters Xobeci, What Grows Here? Carpark / Hostess
27 Abby Jasmine TRAP MOM Cinematic Music Group
28 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer
29 Miya Folick Premonitions Terrible
30 Nova Materia It Comes Crammed Discs

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7 November 24th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 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 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
2 Murder by Death The Other Shore Bloodshot
3 Manatree Engines self-released
4 Oh Sees Smote Reverser Castle Face
5 Ought Room Inside the World Merge
6 Saintseneca Pillar of Na Anti-
7 Orquesta Akokán Orquesta Akokán Daptone
8 Hozier Nina Cried Power – EP Universal-Island
9 Ava Luna Moon 2 Western Vinyl
10 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
11 Amen Dunes Freedom Sacred Bones / Hostess
12 Swearin’ Fall into the Sun Merge
13 Colleen Green Casey’s Tape / Harmontown Loops Infinity Cat
14 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
15 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
16 Angel Metro Dark Days Bright Lights self-released
17 Widow Rings All the Angels Have Left – EP self-released
18 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
19 Fullscreen UltraZone – EP self-released
20 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
21 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
22 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
23 Toward Space Gently With a Chainsaw Cult 45
24 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age self-released
25 Nur Black Appeal of the Void Purge Music
26 The Brutalists The Brutalists Cleopatra
27 Sumac Love in Shadow Thrill Jockey
28 Dead Now Dead Now Brutal Panda
29 Neil & Liam Finn Lightsleeper Inertia / PIAS
30 Beach Goons hoodratscumbags GRNDVW

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7 September 8th, 2018

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