Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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7 August 26th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 23 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 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
2 Cass McCombs Tip of the Sphere Anti/Epitaph
3 Lightning Bolt Sonic Citadel Thrill Jockey
4 Che Apalache Rearrange My Heart Free Dirt
5 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
6 Ana Egge Is It the Kiss StorySound
7 Baroness Gold & Grey Abraxan Hymns
8 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
9 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
10 Voarm Voarm self-released
11 Brother Rutherford Tunneling self-released
12 J. Clyde Morris Tunnel Vision self-released
13 Patrick Bates Salad Days – EP Verses
14 Moniker Private Prophet – EP Good Eye
15 Koncept Jack$on Newport 1000s self-released
16 Karen Jonas Lucky, Revisited Yellow Brick Road
17 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
18 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
19 NDEFRU Foreign Local – EP Blue Ether Sound
20 I Am the Liquor Escape from Planet Smoke self-released
21 Dharma Bombs Enjoy the View self-released
22 Enforced At the Walls War
23 Nine Line All You’ve Ever Known – EP self-released
24 Garrett T. Capps All Right, All Night Shotgun House
25 Infinity Crush Virtual Heaven Joy Void
26 Maria Usbeck Envejeciendo Cascine
27 Marika Hackman Any Human Friend Sub Pop
28 Russian Circles Blood Year Sargent House
29 Softee Slow Melt – EP self-released
30 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face

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7 August 24th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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7 August 19th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

Listen for free tickets to see Mr Twin Sister at the Richmond Music Hall on Thursday.

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7 May 6th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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7 April 29th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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7 April 15th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 12 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 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
2 Book of Wyrms Remythologizer Twin Earth
3 Courtney Barnett Everybody Here Hates You – Single Mom+Pop
4 Eric Reed Everybody Gets the Blues Smoke Sessions
5 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
6 Dexter Story Bahir Soundway
7 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
8 Inter Arma Sulphur English Relapse
9 Appalling Inverted Realm Redefining Darkness
10 Ash Wednesday Futlility self-released
11 Lobo Marino @ Appalachian South Folklife Center Lobo Marino
12 Scott Slay The Rail Bonfire
13 Partner Saturday the 14th – EP Father/Daughter
14 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
15 Jim and Lynna Woolsey Long Ago Bonfire
16 Laura Stevenson The Big Freeze Don Giovanni
17 Sonny & The Sunsets Hairdressers From Heaven Rocks In Your Head
18 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
19 Nilüfer Yanya Miss Universe ATO
20 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
21 Shlohmo The End Friends Of Friends
22 CHAI Punk Burger
23 X Wild Gift (2019 Remaster) Fat Possum
24 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
25 Kiwi jr. Football Money Mint
26 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
27 Yves Jarvis The Same But By Different Means Anti-
28 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine / Fontana North
29 Matmos Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
30 Flight of the Conchords Live in London Sub Pop

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7 April 13th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 5 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 Karen O + Danger Mouse Lux Prima 30th Century
2 Molly Tuttle When You’re Ready Compass
3 Son Volt Union Transmit Sound
4 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
5 Lambchop This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You) Merge
6 Carrie Newcomer The Point of Arrival Available Light
7 Kevin Deal The Long Road Home Kevin Deal
8 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
9 The Fat White Family Serfs Up! Domino
10 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
11 Marissa Nadler Poison / If We Make It Through the Summer – Single KRO
12 Iron & Wine Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe Edition) Sub Pop
13 Andrew Bird My Finest Work Yet Loma Vista
14 Andy Statman Monroe Bus Shefa
15 Robert Forster Inferno Tapete
16 Namebrand Grace Purple Republic/AGM
17 Teen Good Fruit Carpark
18 Alex Chilton From Memphis to New Orleans Bar/None
19 The Telescopes Exploding Head Syndrome Tapete
20 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
21 Mekons Deserted Glitterbeat
22 Chris Cohen Chris Cohen Captured Tracks
23 Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Secretly Canadian
24 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
25 White Denim Side Effects City Slang
26 Jenny Lewis On the Line Warner Bros.
27 Sara Trunzo Dirigo Attitude self-released
28 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
29 Strand of Oaks Eraserland Dead Oceans
30 Grupo Fantasma American Music: Volume 7 Blue Corn Music

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7 April 6th, 2019

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