Top 30 new albums for week ending Feb 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 Unmaker Firmament self-released
2 The Dandy Warhols Why You so Crazy Dine Alone
3 Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow Jagjaguwar
4 The Twilight Sad It Won/T Be Like This All the Time Rock Action
5 Victor Haskins Showing Up self-released
6 Mike Krol Power Chords Merge
7 Sarah Louise Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars Thrill Jockey
8 Attic Lights Love In the Time of Shark Attacks Elefant
9 The Exbats E Is for Exbats Burger
10 Boy Harsher Careful Nude Club
11 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Saddlecreek
12 Durand Jones & The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans / Hostess
13 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
14 Cha Wa Spyboy Upt Music
15 Big Sam’s Funky Nation Songs in the Key of Funk, Vol. 1 self-released
16 Vaudou Game Otodi Hot Casa
17 Boygenius boygenius – EP Matador
18 Analog Suspects Transmission 001 self-released
19 Doof Tha Bridge Strangler Gritty City
20 Deviant Loading the Gun 11 PM
21 Petrichor II self-released
22 Fly Anakin & Tuamie Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
23 Large Margin Large Margin Cheap Cuts
24 Continuation First Songs self-released
25 Midlife Pilot Ready To Be That Way – EP Golden Garden
26 Eerie Wanda Pet Town Joyful Noise
27 Writhing Squares Out of the Ether Trouble In Mind
28 RAT BOY Internationally Unknown Hellcat / Parlophone
29 Sneaks Highway Hypnosis Merge
30 Swervedriver Future Ruins Dangerbird

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7 February 2nd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Feb 1 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 SARAH LOUISE Nighttime Birds And Morning Stars Thrill Jockey
2 DANNY BURNS North Country Pinecastle
3 SUE JEFFERS Owning Class Hero Self-Released
4 TIFFANY WILLIAMS When You Go [EP] Blue Redbird
5 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
6 DANIEL ROMANO Finally Free You’ve Changed/New West
7 LISA/LIZA Momentary Glance Orindal
8 MEL PARSONS Glass Heart Cape Road
9 GAYE ADEGBALOLA The Griot Vizztone
10 MOLLY TUTTLE When You’re Ready Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANALOG SUSPECTS Transmission 001 Self-Released
2 DOOF Tha Bridge Strangler Gritty City
3 FLY ANAKIN AND TUAMIE Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
4 MALIBU KEN Malibu Ken Rhymesayers
5 OHBLIV Soulphonic UKNOWY
6 YUGEN BLAKROK Anima Mysterium I.O.T
7 BIG NO Junkies Lives Matter Self-Released
8 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 3 Griselda
9 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
10 GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW Overload Brainfeeder

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 DEVIANT Loading the Gun 11 PM
3 PETRICHOR II Self-Released
4 NOIDS, THE Is There a Way Out Self-Released
5 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
6 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
7 BUSTDOWN Transilluminati Fake Crab
8 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
9 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
10 CORONER’S REPORT Demo II [EP] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUNGLE For Ever XL
2 BONOBO “Ibrik” [Single] Fabric Worldwide
3 CROATIAN AMOR Isa Posh Isolation
4 KID KOALA Music to Draw To: Io Arts & Crafts
5 JAMES WEST Untitled / Unused (2009​-​2018) Self-Released
6 RIVAL CONSOLES Persona Erased Tapes
7 LUNATIC SOUL Under the Fragmented Kscope
8 STARBIRTHED Starbirthed Flower Room
9 THROW DOWN BONES Two Fuzz Club
10 TONAL COSMOLOGY In the Key of I Flower Room

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ME AND MY FRIENDS Look Up Ear Trumpet
2 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
3 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
4 UMUT ADAN Bahar Riverboat
5 MDOU MOCTAR “Kamane Tarhanin” [Single] Sahel Sounds
6 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
7 TARTIT Amankor / The Exile Riverboat
8 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
9 TE’AMIR Abyssinia Rise [EP] Tru Thoughts
10 DAWDA JOBARTEH I Met Her By The River Sterns Africa

7 February 2nd, 2019

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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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7 January 12th, 2019

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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

7 January 12th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
2 DAVID BENEDICT The Golden Angle Shelton
3 EPILOGUE: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN DUFFEY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
4 AMY RAY Holler Compass
5 HAZEL DICKENS AND ALICE GERRARD Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
6 WOOKS, THE Glory Bound Self-Released
7 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
8 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder/Concord
9 KIM RICHEY Edgeland Yep Roc
10 MARTHA SPENCER Martha Spencer Free Dirt

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
2 GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW Overload Brainfeeder
3 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
4 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Outtakes Stonesthrow
5 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
6 KONCEPT JACKSON The Tale of the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
7 LOMEPAL Jeannine Pineale Prod / Grand Musique Management
8 TUAMIE Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
9 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
10 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 ALIEN SEX FIEND Possessed Cherry Red
3 LAURA JANE GRACE AND THE DEVOURING MOTHERS Bought To Rot Bloodshot
4 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
5 VNV NATION Noire Metropolis
6 MONSTROSITY The Passage of Existence Conquest
7 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
8 POWERWOLF The Sacrament Of Sin [EP] Napalm
9 PETRICHOR “Charon’s Obol” [Single] Self-Released
10 RISING REVOLUTION “Power Forever” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MARIE DAVIDSON So Right [EP] Ninja Tune
2 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS
3 BEAK >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
4 AISHA DEVI DNA Feelings Houndstooth
5 ARP Zebra Mexican Summer
6 MACHINEFABRIEK Engel Self-Released
7 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
8 POLO AND PAN Caravelle Hamburger
9 RIVAL CONSOLES Persona Erased Tapes
10 EYE OF TIME, THE Myth II: A Need to Survive Denovali

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BARRO Somos Self-Released
2 MICHI SARMIENTO Y SU COMBO BRAVO Salsa Con Monte Vampisoul
3 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
4 CAMARAO The Imaginary Soundtrack To A Brazilian Western Movie, 1964-1974 Analog Africa
5 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
6 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
7 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies
8 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band Of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
9 STEP FORWARD YOUTH VARIOUS ARTISTS Greensleeves
10 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS

7 January 5th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Nov 23 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ADDY Rose Eyes [EP] Self-Released
2 HAZEL DICKENS AND ALICE GERRARD Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
3 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
4 SILO ROAD Signal Hill Self-Released
5 WILL COURTNEY Crazy Love Super Secret
6 YVETTE LANDRY Louisiana Lovin’ Soko
7 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
8 DOC WATSON Live at Club 47 Yep Roc
9 MARY GAUTHIER Rifles And Rosary Beads Thirty Tigers
10 RHETT MILLER The Messenger ATO

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
2 ABBY JASMINE Trap Mom Cinematic
3 DEM ATLAS Bad Actress Rhymesayers
4 TASHA Alone At Last Father/Daughter
5 BIG G Lonely Tears Stone River
6 BIG KAHUNA OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
7 ACTION BRONSON White Bronco Empire
8 AVANTDALE BOWLING CLUB Avantdale Bowling Club Years Gone By
9 BUN B Return Of The Trill DreamVille
10 CHOKER Honeybloom Jet Fuzz

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
3 LAURA JANE GRACE AND THE DEVOURING MOTHERS Bought To Rot Bloodshot
4 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
5 GUMMING Human Values Self-Released
6 MONSTER MAGNET Mindfucker Napalm
7 RESPIRE Memorial (An Accompaniment) Self-Released
8 WAY OUT Arc of Descent [EP] Atomic Action!
9 KEYS AND THE CREATOR, THE The Gate Opens Self-Released
10 HALO IN REVERSE I Am Become Death Destroyer of Worlds Alfa Matrix

RPM

Not enough new albums were played to generate a chart.

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
2 AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS A Toda Cuba Le Gusta World Circuit
3 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
4 STEP FORWARD YOUTH VARIOUS ARTISTS Greensleeves
5 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies
6 DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD The Butcher’s Share Oriente Musik
7 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
8 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
9 LEMON BUCKET ORKESTRA If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
10 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works

7 November 24th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Nov 2 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
2 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
3 OH PEP I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You ATO
4 AMY RAY Holler Compass
5 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
6 HAZEL DICKENS AND ALICE GERRARD Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
7 LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE Little Beast Self-Released
8 MARIACHI REYNA DE LOS ANGELES Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles Smithsonian Folkways
9 MIKE FARRIS Silver & Stone Compass
10 EPILOGUE: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN DUFFEY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways

Hip-Hop

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

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
3 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
4 SICK OF IT ALL Wake the Sleeping Dragon Fat Wreck Chords
5 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
6 ARKONA Khram Napalm
7 YASHIRA Shrine Good Fight
8 PIG DESTROYER Head Cage Relapse
9 AUTHOR AND PUNISHER Beastland Relapse
10 SERQET “Oleander” [Single] Vinyl Conflict

RPM

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

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDRE SAMPAIO Alagbe Sony Brasil
2 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
3 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Self-Released
4 DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD The Butcher’s Share Oriente Musik
5 KALETA AND SUPER YAMBA BAND “Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man” [Single] Yamba
6 NEWPOLI Mediterraneo Self-Released
7 AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS A Toda Cuba Le Gusta World Circuit
8 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
9 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
10 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP

7 November 3rd, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for the week ending Nov 2 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 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Unmaker Firmament self-released
4 The Bevis Frond We’re Your Friends, Man Fire
5 Mirah Understanding Absolute Magnitude
6 Jóhann Jóhannsson Mandy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore
7 Mountain Man Magic Ship Nonesuch
8 Lucinda Slim & the Lawmen Lucinda Slim & the Lawmen Haggis
9 Death Valley Girls Darkness Rains Suicide Squeeze
10 Various artists Bad Reputation (Music from the Original Motion Picture) Blackheart
11 Adrianne Lenker abysskiss Saddle Creek
12 Museum District I Like It EP self-released
13 Midlife Pilot Ready To Be That Way – EP self-released
14 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
15 Oneness of Juju African Rhythms Strut
16 Pill Soft Hell Mexican Summer
17 Antarctigo Vespucci Love in the Time of E-Mail Polyvinyl
18 Oh Pep! I Wasn’t Only Thinking About You… ATO
19 Boygenius boygenius – EP Matador
20 Julia Holter Aviary Domino
21 Yoko Ono WARZONE Chimera
22 Warm Drag Warm Drag In the Red
23 Bicicletas Por La Paz Surfeando Un Cometa self-released
24 Cloud Nothings Last Building Burning Carpark
25 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
26 Surfbort Friendship Music Cult / Fat Possum
27 Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre Double Feature
28 Mountain Movers Pink Skies Trouble in Mind
29 Connan Mockasin Jassbusters Mexican Summer
30 The Bottle Rockets Bit Logic Bloodshot

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7 November 3rd, 2018

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Genre charts for two weeks ending Oct 26 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
2 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
3 AMY RAY Holler Compass
4 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
5 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
6 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
7 SALIM NOURALLAH Somewhere South of Sane Palo Santo
8 TILLERS, THE The Tillers Self-Released
9 EPILOGUE: A TRIBUTE TO JOHN DUFFEY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
10 VOICES OF MISSISSIPPI ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS DOCUMENTED BY WILLIAM FERRIS VARIOUS ARTISTS Dust to Digital

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
2 NAMEBRAND Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
3 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
4 SCHEME TEAM Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
5 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
6 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
7 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
8 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
9 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
10 SKUZZII Veronica’s Apartment Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
3 DRUGLORD New Day Dying Sludgelord
4 LISTLESS Listless [EP] Self-Released
5 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
6 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
7 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
8 AWAKEN CTHULHU “Rise” [Single] Self-Released
9 UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS Wasteland Rise Above
10 WOLFHEART Constellation Of The Black Light Napalm

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHANCHA VIA CIRCUITO Bienaventuranza Wonderwheel
2 LEONIE PERNET Crave InFine
3 MATTHEW DEAR Bunny Ghostly
4 OURI We Share Our Blood Ghostly/Make It Rain
5 ARP Zebra Mexican Summer
6 ESSAIE PAS New Path DFA
7 JON HASSEL Listening To Pictures NDEYA
8 RAMZI Phobiza “Amor Fati”: Vol. 3 FATi
9 THOMAS FEHLMANN Los Lagos Kompakt
10 THOM YORKE Suspiria XL

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDRE SAMPAIO Alagbe Sony Brasil
2 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
3 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Self-Released
4 DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD The Butcher’s Share Oriente Musik
5 KALETA AND SUPER YAMBA BAND “Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man” [Single] Yamba
6 NEWPOLI Mediterraneo Self-Released
7 AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS A Toda Cuba Le Gusta World Circuit
8 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
9 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
10 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP

7 October 27th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for two weeks ending Oct 26 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 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
2 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
3 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
4 Unmaker Firmament self-released
5 Mountain Man Magic Ship Nonesuch
6 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
7 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
8 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
9 Big Kahuna OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
10 Sports Bar Stranger In My Head self-released
11 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
12 Namebrand Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
13 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
14 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
15 Mylo Shift & Georgie Isaacs Partners in Grime – EP self-released
16 Druglord New Day Dying Sludgelord
17 Listless Listless – EP self-released
18 Horse Culture Follow – EP Furious Hooves
19 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
20 Big Kahuna Og & Fly Anakin Big Fly 2 – EP Mutant Academy
21 Scheme Team Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
22 Oneness of Juju African Rhythms Strut
23 The Dodos Certainty Waves Polyvinyl
24 Hater Siesta Fire
25 Molly Burch First Flower Captured Tracks
26 Adrianne Lenker abysskiss Saddle Creek
27 Lala Lala The Lamb Sub Pop
28 Joyce Manor Million Dollars to Kill Me Epitaph
29 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
30 Shannon Shaw Shannon in Nashville Easy Eye Sound

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7 October 27th, 2018

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