Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 11 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 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
2 Unmaker Firmament self-released
3 The Daktaris Soul Explosion Daptone
4 Daughters You Won’t Get What You Want Ipecac / PIAS / Hostess
5 Jeff Tweedy WARM dBpm
6 John Prine The Tree of Forgiveness Oh Boy
7 Shopping The Official Body FatCat
8 The Nude Party The Nude Party New West
9 Viagra Boys Street Worms YEAR0001
10 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
11 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones
12 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
13 Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour MCA Nashville
14 Father John Misty God’s Favorite Customer Sub Pop
15 Ty Segall Freedom’s Goblin Drag City
16 Bodega Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
17 Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore Downey to Lubbock Yep Roc
18 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
19 The Jayhawks Back Roads and Abandoned Motels Legacy
20 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
21 Recluse Raccoon Recluse Raccoon Citrus City
22 Nightcreature On the Loose – EP Alfalfa Dreams
23 Jonathan Vassar Little Ease – EP self-released
24 Big Kahuna OG Kahuna Cartagena Scheme Team
25 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
26 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
27 Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers & Lucy Dacus Boygenius – EP Matador
28 Yung Sums Black Friday self-released
29 The C.I.A. The C.I.A. In the Red
30 Tallies Tallies Kanine

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 11 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHN PRINE The Tree of Forgiveness Oh Boy
2 KACEY MUSGRAVES Golden Hour Universal
3 DAVE ALVIN AND JIMMIE DALE GILMORE Downey To Lubbock Yep Roc
4 ADDY Rose Eyes [EP] Self-Released
5 JONATHAN VASSAR Little Ease [EP] Self-Released
6 JONATHAN BYRD AND THE PICKUP COWBOYS Pickup Cowboys Waterbug
7 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
8 LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE Little Beast Self-Released
9 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
10 MIKE FARRIS Silver & Stone Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG Kahuna Cartagena Scheme Team
2 YUNG SUMS Black Friday Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
4 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
5 BAD SEED X NOTTZ, THE No Way In Hell Crisis Center Collective
6 CUT CHEMIST Die Cut A Stable Sound
7 HECTOR GUERRA Desde el Infierno TheMusicJoint
8 JID Dicaprio 2 Dreamville/Interscope
9 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
10 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 3 Griselda

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
3 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
4 CIA, THE The C.I.A. In the Red
5 YATRA Death Ritual Grimoire
6 CURSIVE Vitriola 15 Passenger
7 MEWITHOUTYOU [untitled] Run For Cover
8 DEAFHEAVEN Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Anti-/Epitaph
9 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
10 NITA STRAUSS Controlled Chaos Sumerian

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEAK >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
2 MARIE DAVIDSON So Right [EP] Ninja Tune
3 GUI BORATTO Pentagram Kompakt
4 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
5 AISHA DEVI DNA Feelings Houndstooth
6 AMNESIA SCANNER Another Life PAN
7 GRUPO CONTROLE DIGITAL A Festa É Nossa Soundway/Phoenix Spink
8 GUDRUN GUT Moment Monika Enterprise
9 I YA TOYAH Code Blue Self-Released
10 RAIN WITHIN, THE Atomic Eyes Negative Gain

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
2 STEP FORWARD YOUTH VARIOUS ARTISTS Greensleeves
3 TARTIT Amankor / The Exile Riverboat
4 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
5 JUANECO Y SU COMBO El Gran Cacique Infopesa
6 ALBOROSIE MEETS ROOTS RADICS Dub For The Radicals Greensleeves
7 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE “Tell Me (Doko Mien)” [Single] Merge
8 STEEL PULSE “Stop You Coming And Come” [Single] Rootfire Cooperative
9 STRICTLY THE BEST VOL. 58 VARIOUS ARTISTS VP
10 MAURICE LOUCA Elephantine Northern Spy

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