Genre charts for week ending Sep 14 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WAR AND TREATY, THE Healing Tide Thirty Tigers
2 GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS The Waves, The Wake Nettwerk
3 TUNNG Songs You Make At Night Full Time Hobby
4 BEN HOWARD Noonday Dream Republic
5 TANNAHILL WEAVERS, THE Orach Compass
6 TRACY GRAMMER Low Tide Self-Released
7 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder/Concord
8 KATHY MATTEA Pretty Bird Captain Potato
9 SHEMEKIA COPELAND America’s Child Alligator
10 JULIANA DAUGHERTY Light Western Vinyl

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
2 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
3 GINKGOA One Time Self-Released
4 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
5 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released
6 PHONY PPL mō’zā-Ik. 300 Entertainment
7 MAC MILLER Swimming Warner Bros
8 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
9 FLATBUSH ZOMBIES Vacation in Hell Glorious Dead
10 DEATH GRIPS Year of the Snitch Harvest/Third Worlds

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
3 ABORTED Terrorvision Century Media
4 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
5 PIG Risen Metropolis
6 TRASH DEITY Cross and Divide Metropolis
7 A PRIMITIVE EVOLUTION Becoming Metropolis
8 AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD Rotting Forms Glory Kid Limited
9 KNUTZ, THE The Tower afmusic
10 BARBARELLATONES, THE “Surfing In Drag” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TEACH ME EQUALS Fix History Wild Klamath
2 CARPENTER BRUT Leather Teeth Caroline
3 ITAL TEK Bodied Planet Mu
4 PAUL WHITE Rejuvenate R&S
5 JANELLE MONAE “I Like That (Naxxos Remix)” [Single] Bad Boy
6 WINGTIPS “Relativity” [Single] Self-Released
7 GOO MUNDAY Goo Munday [EP] Negative Gain Productions
8 SIWO Stretch Symphonic Distribution
9 LORN REMNANT Wednesday Sound
10 KIDDY SMILE One Trick Pony Neverbeener

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
2 NICKODEMUS A Long Engagement Wonderwheel
3 TANNAHILL WEAVERS, THE Orach Compass
4 DIZZY MANDJEKU AND ALE KUMA De Palenque A Matonge Zephyrus
5 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
6 DIALI CISSOKHO AND KAIRA BA Routes Twelve | Eight
7 BOMBINO Deran Partisan
8 LOS TEXMANIACS Cruzando Borders Smithsonian Folkways
9 MINYESHU Daa Dee Arc
10 DE’ANZA Cosmic Dream Fusion Beats

7 September 15th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 31 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WAR AND TREATY, THE Healing Tide Thirty Tigers
2 BILL AND THE BELLES DreamSongs, Etc. Jalopy
3 BIRDS OF CHICAGO Love In Wartime Signature
4 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
5 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
6 GLENN JONES The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
7 TOBIAS THE OWL A Safe Harbor For Wayward Echoes Megaforce
8 TYLER GRANT AND ROBIN KESSINGER Kanawha County Flatpicking Grand Central
9 COURTNEY HARTMAN AND TAYLOR ASHTON Been On Your Side Free Dirt
10 MIKE FARRIS Silver & Stone Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
2 FLY ANAKIN AND BIG KAHUNA OG Life & Times of BigFly [EP] Mutant Academy
3 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
4 JANELLE MONAE Dirty Computer Bad Boy
5 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
6 BLACK SHEEP Tortured Soul X-Ray
7 BUDDY Harlan & Alondra Lil Cool Company
8 KEV BROWN Homework Redefinition
9 MARLOWE Marlowe Mellow Group
10 HERMIT AND THE RECLUSE Orpheus vs. The Sirens Obol for Charon

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
2 FUNERAL HORSE Psalms For The Mourning Artificial Head
3 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
4 ALICE IN CHAINS The One You Know [Advance Tracks] Columbia
5 COCKSURE “Yellow Dog” [Single] Metropolis
6 ONE-EYED DOLL Holier Nebulost
7 POST HUNK Celebrity Pets Self-Released
8 A PLACE BOTH WONDERFUL AND STRANGE The City Smells Like Cat Spit [EP] Self-Released
9 GUERILLA TOSS “Spider Heard” [Single] DFA
10 SUICIDE COMMANDO Death Will Find You Metropolis

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDREW WK You’re Not Alone RED/Sony
2 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
3 EYE OF TIME, THE Myth II: A Need to Survive Denovali
4 VIVE LA VOID Vive La Void Sacred Bones
5 LOTIC Power Tri Angle
6 ALCOL Grenn Zaboka [EP] Self-Released
7 AMNESIA SCANNER “AS Too Wrong” [Single] PAN
8 CHRISTIAN RICH “Dripping Summers” feat. Little Dragon & Vic Mensa [Single] Self-Released
9 SOLEMN SHAPES “Loss (DR3AMCLINIC Mix)” [Single] Self-Released
10 YVES TUMOR “Licking an Orchid (feat. James K)” [Single] Warp

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
2 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
3 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
4 TWO NILES TO SING A MELODY: THE VIOLINS AND SYNTHS OF SUDAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
5 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
6 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
7 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
8 DACTAH CHANDO “Africa Is My Roots” [Single] Boomrush Productions
9 MALOU BEAUVOIR “Rasenbleman” [Single] Self-Released
10 JAH9 “Field Trip” [Single] VP

7 September 1st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 31 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 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
2 Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
3 The War and Treaty Healing Tide Strong World Entertainment
4 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
5 Boygenius boygenius Matador
6 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
7 Pain in the Yeahs Dopamine Noir self-released
8 Cordovas That Santa Fe Channel ATO
9 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop / Marathon / Milk!
10 Steve Barton Tall Tales and Alibis Sleepless Music
11 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
12 OHMME Parts Joyful Noise
13 Neil & Liam Finn Lightsleeper Inertia / PIAS
14 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City
15 Wax Idols Happy Ending Etruscan Gold
16 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
17 Bill and the Belles Dreamsongs, Etc. Jalopy
18 The Band Of Heathens A Message from the People Revisited self-released
19 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
20 Prabir Trio Small Town Blues – EP self-released
21 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
22 Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna OG Life & Times of BigFly – EP Mutant Academy
23 Manatree Engines self-released
24 Steady Holiday Nobody’s Watching Barsuk
25 Interpol Marauder Matador
26 Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance. Partisan
27 Wild Nothing Indigo Captured Tracks
28 Benjamin Francis Leftwich I Am With You Dirty Hit
29 Honyock El Castillo Friendship Fever
30 Nothing Dance on the Blacktop Relapse

(more…)

7 September 1st, 2018

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