Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 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 St. Vincent Masseduction Loma Vista
2 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Soul of a Woman Daptone
3 Bad Magic Harsh Surrender Bad Magic
4 Big Thief Capacity Saddle Creek
5 Phoebe Bridgers Stranger in the Alps Dead Oceans
6 Big Baby Sour Patch – EP EggHunt Records
7 3Teeth Shutdown.ɘxe OMF Records
8 Juniore Ouh là là Sony Music
9 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
10 Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black Anti/Epitaph
11 Doll Baby Hell Block – EP EggHunt Records
12 Gumming Gumming self-released
13 HOMESHAKE Fresh Air Sinderlyn
14 Saw Black Azalea Days Crystal Pistol Records
15 Alvvays Antisocialites Polyvinyl
16 Jay-Z 4:44 Roc Nation
17 Night Idea Riverless Citrus City/Gigantic Noise
18 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
19 Antiphons Fine – EP Citrus City/Gigantic Noise
20 HOLY All These Worlds Are Yours PNKSLM
21 Des Demonas Des Demonas In the Red
22 Sufjan Stevens The Greatest Gift Asthmatic Kitty
23 Slothrust Show Me How You Want It to Be Dangerbird Records
24 King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Polygondwanaland ATO
25 Fabolous & Jadakiss Friday on Elm Street Def Jam
26 John Maus Screen Memories Ribbon Music
27 Fever Ray Plunge Mute
28 Spinning Coin Permo Geographic / Domino
29 Luxembourg Signal Blue Field Shelflife
30 Amp Fiddler Amp Dog Knights Mahogani Music

New Albums Added:
Bell’s Roar – We Carry Us (self-released)
Calhoun, Kohli – Take Me Away (self-released)
Cavemen, The – The Cavemen (Dirty Water)
Cook, Kenneka – Moonchild (American Paradox)
Darling West – While I Was Asleep (Jansen Plateproduksjon)
Das, Sankarshan – Our Sweet Lord (Turn on the World)
Dommengang – Love Jail (Thrill Jockey)
Fame-Beats, The – Don’t Tell No Lies b/w Watford Stomp (Daptone)
Fovea – Pencil Me In (Omad)
Goodfight – Florida Room (Baby Blue)
Grace Basement – Mississippi Nights (Avonmore)
High Divers, The – Chicora (True Blue / Beverly Martel)
HOLY – All These Worlds Are Yours (PNKSLM)
Kye, Joe – Migrants (self-released)
Little Mazarn – Little Mazarn (Self Sabotage)
Long Neck – Will This Do? (Tiny Engines)
Mimicking Birds – Layers of Us (Glacial Pace)
Partials – Glossolalia (True Blue / Beverly Martel)
PJ Sparkles – Neon (self-released)
Prids, The – Do I Look Like I’m In Love? (This-a-Way)
Remy – Remy (Carpark)
Rocky and The Chapter – They’re Not Supposed to Care About Us (Sniffling Indie Kids / Mint 400)
Selby, Abigail and Eric Selby – Gypsy Second (Soul Stew)
Spirit Award – Neverending (Union Zero)
True Marks – Still Remember… (self-released)
Various Artists – Dr. Demento Covered in Punk (Demented Punk)
Various Artists – Fabric 96: DVS1 (Fabric)
Wau Y Los Arrrghs!!! – El Mañanero b/w Maldita (Slovenly)

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    January 6th, 2018

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