Top 30 new albums for week ending June 14 presents:

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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 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
2 Vic Spencer Things Change I Don’t Old Fart Luggage
3 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
4 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer
5 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
6 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
7 She Keeps Bees Kinship Ba Da Bing!
8 C Keys & Kazi Keys 2 Kazi Below System
9 Your Old Droog It Wasn’t Even Close Gogul Mogul
10 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
11 The National I Am Easy to Find 4AD
12 Earth Full upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
13 Faye Webster Atlanta Millionaires Club Secretly Canadian
14 Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation Sacred Dreams Rocket
15 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
16 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
17 ohbliv Give Thanks Fat Beats
18 Prayer Group Eudean self-released
19 Copperhead Copperhead self-released
20 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
21 Membranes What Nature Gives… Nature Takes Away Cherry Red
22 Pixx Small Mercies 4AD
23 Bill Callahan Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest Drag City
24 Stef Chura Midnight Saddle Creek
25 Peter Perrett Humanworld Domino
26 Palehound Black Friday Polyvinyl
27 SACRED PAWS Run Around the Sun Merge
28 The Gotobeds Debt Begins at 30 Sub Pop
29 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti/Epitaph
30 Pronoun i’ll show you stronger Rhyme & Reason

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7 June 15th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 7 presents:

cover of the album

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 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
2 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
3 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
4 Drugdealer Raw Honey Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
5 Darkthrone Old Star Peaceville
6 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
7 Reigning Sound Abdication… For Your Love Merge
8 Grace Ives 2nd Dots Per Inch Music
9 Lovenloops Bev Lives On – EP self-released
10 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
11 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
12 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
13 Lobo Marino @Appalachian South Folklife Center – EP Lobo Marino
14 SACRED PAWS Run Around the Sun Merge
15 Willie Nelson Ride Me Back Home Legacy
16 French Vanilla How Am I Not Myself? Danger Collective
17 Earth Full upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
18 Flying Lotus Flamagra Warp
19 Bambi Lee Savage Berlin-Nashville Express Hoof & Antler
20 Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble Where Future Unfolds International Anthem
21 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti/Epitaph
22 Ellis Paul The Storyteller’s Suitcase Rosella
23 Middle Kids New Songs for Old Problems – EP Domino
24 Juan Wauters Introducing Juan Pablo Captured Tracks
25 Nils Lofgren Blue with Lou Cattle Track Road
26 TK & The Holy Know-Nothings Arguably OK Mama Bird
27 Sebadoh act surprised Dangerbird
28 Clinic Wheeltappers and Shunters Domino
29 Operators Radiant Dawn Last Gang
30 Olden Yolk Living Theatre Trouble In Mind

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7 June 8th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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7 May 13th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending May 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 Drahla Useless Coordinates Captured Tracks
2 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
3 Priests The Seduction of Kansas Sister Polygon
4 Norma Tanega Sad About The Times Anthology
5 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
6 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
7 Show Me the Body Dog Whistle Loma Vista
8 Angel Metro Dark Days Bright Lights self-released
9 Hackensaw Boys A Fireproof House of Sunshine – EP Free Dirt
10 Inter Arma Sulphur English Relapse
11 Monday Night Scomaha, Vol. 1 AllWeNeed
12 NDEFRU Foreign Local – EP Blue Ether Sound
13 Yatra Death Ritual Grimoire
14 The Mystery Lights Too Much Tension! Wick
15 Catfish and the Bottlemen The Balance Universal-Island
16 Unwed Sailor Heavy Age Current Taste
17 RGD Million Reasons Serious Machines
18 Craig Finn I Need a New War Partisan
19 L7 Scatter the Rats Blackheart
20 Wand Laughing Matter Drag City
21 The Yawpers Human Question Bloodshot
22 Daniel Norgren Wooh Dang Superpuma
23 Anna Tivel The Question Fluff and Gravy
24 Ivy Mairi Polarity – EP Bruce Trail
25 Emily Reo Only You Can See It Carpark / Hostess
26 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
27 The Budos Band V Daptone
28 Partner Saturday the 14th – EP Father/Daughter
29 Brutus Nest Hassle
30 Little Simz Grey Area AGE 101

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7 May 11th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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7 April 29th, 2019

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