top 30 new albums for May 4 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.

1 Dry Cleaning New Long Leg 4AD
2 JP Harris’ Dreadful Wind and Rain Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man Free Dirt
3 Beth Snapp Something to Prove – Single self-released
4 Downhaul Proof Refresh
5 JuJu Live at 131 Prince Street Strut
6 Lucy Dacus Home Video Matador
7 PJ Sykes Fuzz Cherub
8 Mary Greer Mudiku Black Love Alive Again Black Fire
9 Charles Owens Trio 10 Years La Reserve
10 Sour Widows Crossing Over – EP Exploding In Sound
11 Luminous Kid at the end of the dream The Satchi Six
12 Raf Rundell O.M. Days Heavenly
13 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses Sub Pop
14 Michael Beach Dream Violence Goner
15 Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats UNLOCKED 1.5 Loma Vista
16 Genesis Owusu Smiling with No Teeth House Anxiety / Ourness
17 Cloud Nothings The Shadow I Remember Carpark
18 Brijean Feelings Ghostly International
19 Goat Girl On All Fours Rough Trade
20 Tele Novella Merlynn Belle Kill Rock Stars
21 The Weather Station Ignorance Fat Possum
22 Black Country, New Road For the First Time Ninja Tune
23 Cheekface Emphatically No. New Professor Music
24 Cassandra Jenkins An Overview on Phenomenal Nature Ba Da Bing!
25 Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio I Told You So Colemine
26 Cannibal Corpse Violence Unimagined Metal Blade
27 Rhiannon Giddens They’re Calling Me Home (with Francesco Turrisi) Nonesuch
28 Crypta Echoes of the Soul Napalm
29 Ayuune Sule Putoo Katare Yire Rebel Up
30 Jon Batiste WE ARE Verve

New Music:
A Carousel Moon – Foxy Vol. 1 (Mint 400, 2021)
Axis: Sova – Fractal (God? / Drag City, 2021)
Barter, Ali – Chocolate Cake (Inertia / PIAS, 2021)
Black, Marc – Everybody Wants My Hat (Suma, 2021)
Bowerbirds – becalmyounglovers (Psychic Hotline, 2021)
Brutus VIII – Beyond (self-released, 2021)
Cartalk – Pass Like Pollen (Lame-O, 2021)
Chances – Connection (Quartier Général, 2021)
Cole, Paula – American Quilt (675, 2021)
Colleen – The Tunnel and the Clearing (Thrill Jockey, 2021)
Crumb – Ice Melt (self-released, 2021)
Dark Tea – s/t (Fire Talk, 2021)
Django Mack – Midnight Mission (self-released, 2021)
Eberhardt, Cliff – Knew Things (Tin Pan Ally, 2021)
Ex Olympic – XO (self-released, 2021)
Fashion Invasion – s/t (self-released, 2021)
Funke, Maxine – Séance (A Colourful Storm, 2021)
Gains, Conor – Three (Wax, 2021)
Gel Set – Tone Invasion (2MR, 2021)
Glüme – The Internet (Italians Do It Better, 2021)
Grave Flowers Bongo Band – Strength of Spring (Castle Face, 2021)
Hatfield, Juliana – Blood (American Laundromat, 2021)
Houston, Charlie – I Hate Spring (Arts & Crafts, 2021)
Inland Isle – Time Has Changed Us (self-released, 2021)
Jones, Racquel – IgnoRANT (Magnetic Moon, 2021)
Kevtones, The – Monkey Mind (self-released, 2021)
Kvikksand – Misantropia (Rob Mules, 2021)
Laurence-Anne – Musivision (Bonsound, 2021)
Leider – A Fog Like Liars Loving (Beacon Sound, 2021)
Los Retros – Looking Back (Stones Throw, 2021)
Manchester Orchestra – The Million Masks of God (Loma Vista / Concord, 2021)
Metronomy – The English Riviera 10th Anniversary (Because Music, 2021)
O’Connor, Mark – Markology II (OMAC, 2021)
Purple Elephant – Adolescent Gaze (self-released, 2020)
Richard, Dawn – Second Line (Merge, 2021)
Seven Layer Piano Cakes – The Patriarch (self-released, 2021)
sleepmakeswaves – these are not your dreams (Bird’s Robe, 2020)
Stone, Julia – Sixty Summers (BMG, 2021)
Sweeney, Matt & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Superwolves (Drag City, 2021)
SYML – DIM (Nettwerk, 2021)
TEKE::TEKE – Shirushi (Kill Rock Stars, 2021)
Tor – Oasis Sky (Eleuthera Music, 2021)
Tōth – You and Me and Everything (Northern Spy, 2021)
Tucker, Rosie – Sucker Supreme (Epitaph, 2021)
Various Artists – Made to Measure, Vol. 1 (Remastered) (Crammed Discs, 2021)
Vynehall, Leon – Rare, Forever (Ninja Tune, 2021)
Wainwright, Sloan – Red Maple Tree (self-released, 2021)
Ya Tseen – Indian Yard (Sub Pop, 2021)


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    May 4th, 2021

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