top 30 new albums for Jan 17 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 The Black Angels Wilderness of Mirrors Partisan
2 Staples Jr. Singers When Do We Get Paid Luaka Bop
3 Ditz The Great Regression Alcopop!
4 Doechii she / her / black bitch – EP Top Dawg / Capitol
5 Beyoncé RENAISSANCE Parkwood / Columbia
6 Piranha Rama Omniscient Cloud Cover Brokers Tip
7 Dot Dash Madman in the Rain Beautiful Music
8 Spooky Cool Existential Pie self-released
9 Vibro Success Intercontinental Orchestra Drunkard Dig This Way
10 Shemekia Copeland Done Come Too Far Alligator
11 Alvvays Blue Rev Polyvinyl
12 Thunderchief Dekk Meg self-released
13 Winter What Kind of Blue Are You? Bar/None
14 Rodney Stith The Soul Chronicles of Rodney Stith Shockoe
15 Strange Cut Strange As It Seems Bear Fight
16 B4NK M4CHIN3 Leisure, Recreation and Stability – EP self-released
17 Flashlight Tag Don’t Blink self-released
18 Byzantine Black Sea Codex – EP Metal Blade
19 Rozi Plain Prize Memphis Industries
20 Fixtures Hollywood Dog Bobo Integral
21 SZA SOS Top Dawg / RCA
22 The Comet Is Coming Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam Impulse!
23 Seun Kuti & Black Thought African Dreams – EP SKE80
24 Big Joanie Back Home Daydream Library
25 Lee Fields Sentimental Fool Daptone
26 Arctic Monkeys The Car Domino
27 Julianna Riolino All Blue You’ve Changed
28 The Orielles Tableau Heavenly
29 Wild Pink ILYSM Royal Mountain
30 Lucrecia Dalt ¡Ay! RVNG Intl.


New Music:
Allergies, The – Reconcile (Jalapeno, 2023)
ANIMA! – Not at This Time (self-released, 2023)
Anti-Flag – Lies They Tell Our Children (Spinefarm, 2023)
Avataria – Let Go (Voidvast, 2023)
Bicycle Inn – Baldr the Beautiful is Dead, is Dead. (Thumbs Up, 2022)
Burnt Pines, The – Don’t Look Down (Adraela, 2023)
Carter, Jason – Lowdown Hoedown (Fiddleman, 2022)
Circa Waves – Never Going Under (Lower Third / PIAS, 2023)
Clamb – Glittering Watermelon Oracle (Live at the Midway Cafe, July 19, 2021) (Mint 400, 2023)
Clancy, Miriam – Black Heart (self-released, 2023)
Crooks & Nannies – No Fun (Grand Jury, 2023)
Darksoft – Beigeification (Look Up, 2023)
Davis, Sherie – My Heart Returns to Me (self-released, 2021)
Duckwrth – Chrome Bull (SuperGood / The Blind Youth, 2022)
Dwyer, Danny – Losers (Nettwerk, 2022)
Fetner, Ron – Down a Gravel Road (BayWater, 2023)
Fixtures – Hollywood Dog (Bobo Integral / Naturally, 2023)
Foubert, Casey – EP 1 (Zat-Samuelson, 2022)
Frazer, Aaron – Live From Easy Eye Sound (Dead Oceans, 2023)
Germein – Good For a Girl (MGM, 2022)
Gleich, Gerry – It’s About Time (self-released, 2022)
Hey Thanks! – Start/Living (Iodine, 2022)
Induce – Beautiful Distortion (Paradise City, 2023)
Little Simz – NO THANK YOU (Forever Living Originals / AWAL, 2022)
LOUD HOUND – It’s Okay to Be Lonely Part I (Pendant Music, 2022)
Louw, Steve – Thunder and Rain (self-released, 2022)
Marks, Linda – Everyday Legends (self-released, 2022)
Marlody – I’m Not Sure at All (Skep Wax, 2023)
Mayfly – Hideaway Vol. I (Duprince, 2023)
Middlefield, Mary – Thank You Alexander (Irascible, 2023)
Nomates, Billy – CACTI (Invada, 2023)
Oberon Rose – Purple, Blue & Crimson (ThouART, 2023)
Oh Bummer! – Losing Sunlight (If This Then, 2022)
Orchestra GOLD – Medicine (self-released, 2023)
Pelicans, The – London Crawling (Mint 400, 2022)
Plain, Rozi – Prize (Memphis Industries, 2023)
Potts, George – Ends & Odds (self-released, 2022)
Price, Gable & Friends – The Consequence of Being Alive (Capitol CMG, 2022)
Rocket Coma – vs. The End of the World (self-released, 2022)
Ruta Beggars, The – Ever-Changing (MLN, 2022)
Stone, Carleton – Papercut (turtlemusik, 2022)
Strawberry Fuzz – Strongs Dr. (Candyshop, 2023)
SZA – SOS (RCA, 2022)
Tea, Sara – Songs for Discarded Souls (Magic Guts Collective, 2023)
Thin Ears – Your Mind Walked Away (Silent Stereo, 2022)
Tivel, Anna – Outsiders (Mama Bird, 2022)
Tubs, The – Dead Meat (Trouble in Mind, 2023)
Tuomo & Markus – Game Changing (Grandpop, 2023)
UNI & The Urchins – SIMULATOR (Chimera, 2023)
Varmia – Prolog (M-Theory, 2023)
Vincent, Ernie – Original Dap King (Cornelius Chapel, 2023)
Ward, Lauren Ruth – Mindseye (Vero, 2022)

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    January 17th, 2023

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