Genre charts for week ending Nov 16 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder/Concord
2 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
3 RHETT MILLER The Messenger ATO
4 STEVE FORBERT The Magic Tree Blue Rose
5 BOB DYLAN More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 Columbia
6 MEG BAIRD AND MARY LATTIMORE Ghost Forests Three-Lobed
7 ADDY Rose Eyes [EP] Self-Released
8 BOB REA Southbound Shiny Dime
9 LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE Little Beast Self-Released
10 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
2 ATMOSPHERE Mi Vida Local Rhymesayers
3 ROC MARCIANO RR2: The Bitter Dose Marci Enterprises
4 9TH WONDER PRESENTS: JAMLA IS THE SQUAD II VARIOUS ARTISTS Jamla
5 NAMEBRAND Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
6 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
7 ABBY JASMINE Trap Mom Cinematic
8 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
9 LES LOUANGES La Nuit Est Une Panthère Bon Sound
10 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 DRUGLORD New Day Dying Sludgelord
3 DEAFHEAVEN Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Anti-/Epitaph
4 FUNERAL HORSE Psalms For The Mourning Artificial Head
5 MEWITHOUTYOU [untitled] Run For Cover
6 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
7 ABBEY DEATH Ethos Self-Released
8 GAYLORD The Black Metal Scene Needs to Be Destroyed Blackened Death
9 AZUSA Heavy Yoke Solid State
10 SILVER TALON Becoming a Demon Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEAK >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
2 SRSQ Unreality Dais
3 MARIE DAVIDSON Working Class Woman Make It Rain
4 MATTHEW DEAR Bunny Ghostly
5 YVES TUMOR Safe In The Hands Of Love Warp
6 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
7 SOPHIE Oil Of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides Future Classic
8 CLEBS I’m Here JASS
9 JEAN MICHEL JARRE Equinoxe Infinity Colombia
10 BADBADNOTGOOD AND LITTLE DRAGON “Tried” [Single] Innovative Leisure

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BARRO Somos Self-Released
2 KALETA AND SUPER YAMBA BAND “Mr. Diva / Hungry Man, Angry Man” [Single] Yamba
3 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
4 SARAZINO Mama Funny Day Cumbancha
5 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
6 MICHI SARMIENTO Y SU COMBO BRAVO Salsa Con Monte Vampisoul
7 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
8 TWO NILES TO SING A MELODY: THE VIOLINS AND SYNTHS OF SUDAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
9 ORLANDO CACHAITO LOPEZ Cachaito World Circuit
10 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works

7 November 17th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 16 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 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? Bad Magic
2 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
3 I’m With Her See You Around New Rounder
4 Anna St. Louis If Only There Was a River Woodsist / Mare
5 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
6 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
7 Boygenius Boygenius – EP Matador
8 Rhett Miller The Messenger ATO / Fontana North
9 Steve Forbert The Magic Tree Blue Rose Music
10 Bad Moves Tell No One Don Giovanni
11 Bob Dylan More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14 Legacy
12 Atmosphere Mi Vida Local Rhymesayers
13 Kamasi Washington Heaven and Earth Young Turks
14 Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore Ghost Forests Three Lobed
15 Swearin’ Fall into the Sun Merge
16 BlackWater HolyLight BlackWater HolyLight RidingEasy
17 Roc Marciano Behold a Dark Horse Marci Enterprises
18 Julia Holter Aviary Domino
19 All Them Witches ATW New West
20 Various artists 9th Wonder Presents: Jamla Is the Squad II Jamla
21 Beak> >>> Invada / Temporary Residence
22 Sports Bar Stranger in My Head Mister Falcon
23 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
24 Druglord New Day Dying Sludgelord
25 Liza Drook self-released
26 Namebrand Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
27 Big Kahuna Og & Fly Anakin Big Fly 2 – EP Mutant Academy
28 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
29 Charles Bradley Black Velvet Daptone
30 SRSQ Unreality Dais

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7 November 17th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Nov 9 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANNA ST LOUIS If Only There Was A River Woodsist
2 MIPSO Edges Run Antifragile
3 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
4 COREY HARRIS Free Water Way Self-Released
5 LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE Little Beast Self-Released
6 SALIM NOURALLAH Somewhere South of Sane Palo Santo
7 ZOE SPEAKS Wings Redbird
8 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
9 ADDY Rose Eyes [EP] Self-Released
10 NATHAN BOWLES Plainly Mistaken Paradise Of Bachelors

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
2 SCHEME TEAM Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
3 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
4 DENZEL CURRY TA1300 Loma Vista/Concord
5 MASTA ACE AND MARCO POLO A Breukelen Story Fat Beats
6 DOGFUCK Violent Headjerk Self-Released
7 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
8 CURREN$Y, FREDDIE GIBBS, AND THE ALCHEMIST Fetti ESGN / Jet Life / ALC / EMPIRE
9 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
10 CALVIN PRESENTS “Dream” [Single] Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 BLACK ACID RITUAL Resin Self-Released
3 VNV NATION Noire Metropolis
4 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Blackwater Holylight Ridingeasy
5 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
6 DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE Om Parvat Mystery Metropolis
7 OCTOPUS Supernatural Alliance Rise Above
8 GRITTER Nobody Cares Self-Released
9 PIG DESTROYER Head Cage Relapse
10 SUPER UNISON Stella Deathwish Inc

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS
2 MARIBOU STATE Kingdoms Of Colour Counter
3 A CERTAIN RATIO acr:set Mute
4 GOST Possessor Blood
5 IAN WILLIAM CRAIG Thresholder 130701
6 JOHN MAUS Addendum Ribbon
7 ORB, THE No Sounds Out Of Bounds Cooking Vinyl
8 RIVAL CONSOLES Persona Erased Tapes
9 RENE HELL AND REWARRP Depression Original Traxx
10 U96 REBOOT UNLTD

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies
2 SUPERFONICOS Suelta [EP] Discos Fonicos
3 DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus PIAS
4 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
5 PEREGOYO Y SU COMBO VACANA Mi Buenaventura Vampisoul
6 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
7 BICICLETAS POR LA PAZ Surfeando Un Cometa Self-Released
8 JR THOMAS AND THE VOLCANOS Rockstone Colemine
9 HOLLIE COOK “Sweet Like Chocolate” [Single] Merge
10 CAZ GARDINER AND THE BADASONICS Caz Gardiner & The Badasonics Badasonic

7 November 10th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 9 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 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
2 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
3 Boygenius boygenius – EP Matador
4 Hollie Cook Sweet Like Chocolate / Dub Like Chocolate – Single Merge
5 Recluse Raccoon Recluse Raccoon Citrus City
6 Balun Prisma Tropical Good Child Music
7 Pale Waves My Mind Makes Noises Dirty Hit / Hostess
8 Anna St. Louis If Only There Was a River Woodsist / Mare
9 Mipso Edges Run Antifragile Music
10 Dom Flemons Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
11 Big Kahuna OG Weapon OX Mutant Academy
12 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
13 Black Acid Ritual Resin self-released
14 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
15 Corey Harris Free Water Way self-released
16 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
17 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
18 Scheme Team Big Bluntz DVD Mutant Academy
19 Sports Bar Stranger in My Head Mister Falcon
20 VNV Nation Noire Metropolis
21 Warm Drag Warm Drag In the Red
22 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
23 The Nude Party The Nude Party New West
24 Hater Siesta Fire
25 Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples Guruguru Brain
26 Swearin’ Fall into the Sun Merge
27 Julia Holter Aviary Domino
28 Lucero Among the Ghosts Liberty & Lament
29 Mr Twin Sister Salt Twin Group
30 Antarctigo Vespucci Love in the Time of E-Mail Polyvinyl

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7 November 10th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Oct 12 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHRIS SMITHER Call Me Lucky Signature Sounds
2 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol
3 HAZEL DICKENS AND ALICE GERRARD Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
4 ZOE SPEAKS Wings Redbird
5 ADRIANNE LENKER abysskiss Saddle Creek
6 MARIACHI REYNA DE LOS ANGELES Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles Smithsonian Folkways
7 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
8 STEVE FORBERT The Magic Tree Blue Rose
9 JOHN HIATT The Eclipse Sessions [Advance Tracks] New West
10 PRICE SISTERS, THE A Heart Never Knows Rebel

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ROC MARCIANO Behold a Dark Horse Marci Enterprises
2 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN AND BIG KAHUNA OG Life & Times of BigFly [EP] Mutant Academy
4 NAMEBRAND Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
5 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
6 SUDAN ARCHIVES Sink [EP] Stones Throw
7 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
8 ARMAND HAMMER Parrafin Backwoodz Studioz
9 ANT THE SYMBOL The Motions Gritty City
10 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 FUCKED UP Dose Your Dreams Merge
3 EGO LIKENESS Songs From A Dead City Metropolis
4 GRUESOME Twisted Prayers Relapse
5 EMBRA Abjection Self-Released
6 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
7 SOULFLY Ritual Nuclear Blast
8 PIG DESTROYER Head Cage Relapse
9 WITCHKISS The Austere Curtains of Our Eyes Argonauta
10 ONE EYED DOLL Holier Nebulost

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEAK> >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
2 LEONIE PERNET Crave InFine
3 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
4 YVES TUMOR Safe In The Hands Of Love Warp
5 PATOIS COUNSELORS Proper Release Ever/Never
6 A CERTAIN RATIO acr:set Mute
7 ANA DA SILVA AND PHEW Island shouting out loud!
8 MOON HOOCH Light It Up Hornblow
9 LAUREL HALO Raw Silk Uncut Wood Latency
10 CAPITOL K Goatherder Faith & Industry

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SUPERFONICOS Suelta [EP] Discos Fonicos
2 VISHTEN Horizons Productions Takashoun
3 PEREGOYO Y SU COMBO VACANA Mi Buenaventura Vampisoul
4 MICHI SARMIENTO Y SU COMBO BRAVO Salsa Con Monte Vampisoul
5 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
6 DIALI CISSOKHO AND KAIRA BA Routes Twelve | Eight
7 GAYE SU AKYOL Istikrarli Hayal Hakikattir Glitterbeat
8 ANDRE SAMPAIO Alagbe Sony Brasil
9 RAM RAM 7: August 1791 Willibelle Publishing & Sales
10 DOCTEUR NICO Dieu De La Guitare Planet Ilunga

7 October 13th, 2018

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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 17 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SEAN ARDOIN Kreole Rock and Soul Self-Released
2 ANA EGGE White Tiger Self-Released
3 ANNIE LOU End Zone Near North
4 CR AND THE DEGENERATES Coming Of Age Sniffling Indie Kids/Mint 400
5 DAWES Passwords HUB
6 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
7 LIZ FRAME AND THE KICKERS Sparrow In a Shoebox OPT
8 MARIEL BUCKLEY Driving In The Dark Self-Released
9 NICKI BLUHM To Rise You Gotta Fall Compass
10 TRACYANNE AND DANNY Tracyanne And Danny Merge

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CALVIN PRESENTS “Dream” [Single] Self-Released
2 SKINNYY HENDRIXX Lucid Reality Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN AND BIG KAHUNA OG Life & Times of BigFly [EP] Mutant Academy
4 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
5 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
6 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
7 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
8 ANT THE SYMBOL The Motions Gritty City
9 PHONTE No News Is Good News Foreign Exchange
10 TRAVIS SCOTT Astroworld Epic

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
3 DEAFHEAVEN Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Anti-/Epitaph
4 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
5 INTERRUPTERS, THE Fight The Good Fight Hellcat
6 FREEDOM HAWK Beast Remains Ripple
7 WOLFHEART Constellation of the Black Light Napalm
8 ZORN Zorn Estranged Communications
9 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media
10 AWAKEN CTHULHU “Rise” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FOXTROTT Meditations II [EP] One Little Indian
2 BEN FROST All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated [EP] Mute
3 FKJ French Kiwi Juice Roche
4 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
5 AMMAR 808 Maghreb United Glitterbeats
6 ATOM TM Beauty >>Forward Self-Released
7 GABOR LAZAR Unfold The Death of Rave
8 ROOM 1985 The Bliss Analogue Trash
9 STEVE ROACH Dreamtime Return [30th Anniversary] Projekt
10 BART DE PAEPE Pagus Wasiae Beyond Beyond is Beyond

World

7 August 18th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 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

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7 March 24th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Feb 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

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7 February 24th, 2018

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