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 Jun 1 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MYSTERY OF THE BULGARIAN VOICES, THE BooCheeMish Prophecy
2 DEAD TONGUES, THE Unsung Passage Psychic Hotline
3 TENNISCOATS Music Exists Disc 4 Alien Transistor
4 ANNIE LOU End Zone Near North
5 UNDER THE OAK Big Sky Winding Way
6 GRETCHEN PETERS Disappearing Act Scarlett Letter
7 SARAH LOUISE Deeper Woods Thrill Jockey
8 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
9 WILLIE NELSON Last Man Standing Legacy
10 XYLOURIS WHITE Mother Bella Union/PIAS

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SUDAN ARCHIVES Sink [EP] Stones Throw
2 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
3 DRAKE “Duppy Freestyle” [Single] OVO Sound
4 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released
5 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
6 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
7 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
8 ASAP ROCKY Testing RCA
9 JORJA SMITH Lost & Found [Advance Tracks] FAMM
10 PHONTE No News Is Good News Foreign Exchange

Loud

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

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHNNY JEWEL Themes For Television Italians Do It Better
2 JON HOPKINS Singularity Domino
3 AISHA DEVI DNA Feelings Houndstooth
4 BRIAN ENO Music For Installations UMC
5 MARY LATTIMORE Hundreds of Days Ghostly International
6 NICKODEMUS A Long Engagement Wonderwheel
7 THIEVERY CORPORATION Treasures From the Temple ESL
8 MOUSE ON MARS Dimensional People Thrill Jockey
9 ALEXIS TAYLOR Beautiful Thing Domino
10 MODESELEKTOR Modeselektion Vol. 04 [EP] Monkeytown x Ninja Tune

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VARIOUS ARTISTS African Scream Contest 2 (Analog Africa No. 26) Analog Africa
2 BOMBINO Deran Partisan
3 LES POULES A COLIN Morose Self-Released
4 NICOLA CONTE AND SPIRITUAL GALAXY Let Your Light Shine On MPS
5 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
6 SIDI TOURE Toubalbero Thrill Jockey
7 IMARHAN Temet City Slang
8 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO Mambo Cosmico Glitterbeat
9 AFRO B Afrowave 2 [EP] Marathon
10 MYSTERY OF THE BULGARIAN VOICES, THE BooCheeMish Prophecy

7 June 2nd, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 1 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 Sudan Archives Sink – EP Stones Throw
2 Pusha T Daytona Def Jam
3 Liars 1/1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Mute
4 Various artists African Scream Contest 2 (Analog Africa No. 26) Analog Africa
5 Drake Duppy Freestyle – Single OVO Sound
6 Eternal Summers Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying… Nevado
7 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
8 Michael Millions Hard to Be King Purple Republic
9 Orquesta Akokán Orquesta Akokán Daptone
10 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
11 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
12 Yo La Tengo There’s a Riot Going On Matador
13 Frankie Cosmos Vessel Sub Pop
14 Fly Anakin & Ohbliv Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
15 Piranha Rama Beach Body Trrrash
16 Hoax Hunters Dormant – EP Cherub
17 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
18 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
19 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
20 Radio B Jesus Never Wore a Suit The Association Of Great Minds
21 The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices BooCheeMish Prophecy
22 Johnny Jewel Themes For Television Italians Do It Better
23 The Dead Tongues Unsung Passage Psychic Hotline
24 Tenniscoats Music Exists Disc 4 Alien Transistor
25 The Sidekicks Happiness Hours Epitaph
26 Annie Lou End Zone Near North Music
27 Bombino Deran Partisan
28 Illuminati Hotties Kiss Yr Frenemies Tiny Engines
29 Jon Hopkins Singularity Domino
30 Wooden Shjips V Thrill Jockey

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7 June 2nd, 2018

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