Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 6 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 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
2 Jorja Smith Lost & Found RCA
3 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
4 The Purge The Bad Ideas We Build Worlds Purge Music
5 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
6 Angelica Garcia Karma the Knife – Single self-released
7 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
8 Kanye West ye GOOD Music / Def Jam
9 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
10 Snail Mail Lush Matador
11 Kids See Ghosts Kids See Ghosts GOOD Music / Def Jam
12 Neko Case Hell-On Anti/Epitaph
13 The Essex Green Hardly Electronic Merge
14 The Interrupters Fight the Good Fight Hellcat/Epitaph
15 Pusha T DAYTONA Def Jam
16 Marisa Anderson Cloud Corner Thrill Jockey
17 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album Impulse
18 Nur Black Appeal of the Void Purge Music
19 Deathhouse Blues The Beer Battered Boogies self released
20 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
21 The Cemetery Boys Small Town Witch Nitemare self-released
22 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
23 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
24 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
25 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
26 Jim James Uniform Distortion ATO
27 The Milk Carton Kids All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do Anti-
28 Weller Weller Tiny Engines
29 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
30 The Rock*A*Teens Sixth House Merge

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7 July 7th, 2018

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Metal Box presents:

Tonight on Metal Box I will be playing music from the soundtrack of H.P.LOVECRAFT’S THE UNNAMABLE!!! Plus showcasing new albums from MORBID ANGEL, THE PURGE, FAD NAUSEAM, CRADLE OF FILTH, GRENDEL and PETER TURNS PIRATE…plus 80’S HEAVY METAL…GET READY TO SCREAM for your LIFE!!!

214 April 20th, 2018

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