Genre charts for week ending Sep 21 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AMY RAY Holler Compass
2 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
3 GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS The Waves, The Wake Nettwerk
4 MARIEL BUCKLEY Driving In The Dark Self-Released
5 TUNNG Songs You Make At Night Full Time Hobby
6 BROTHER BROTHERS, THE Some People I Know Compass
7 JOHN PRINE The Tree of Forgiveness Oh Boy
8 MOUNTAIN MAN Magic Ship Nonesuch
9 WILLIE NELSON Last Man Standing Legacy
10 BLAKE MILLER AND THE OLD FASHIONED ACES Quelle Belle Journee Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
2 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
3 KNXWLEDGE Gladwemet [EP] Stone Throw
4 KONCEPT JACK$ON The Tale of the Mutant Root [EP] Mutant Academy
5 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
6 KANYE WEST Ye Good-Def Jam
7 MARLOWE Marlowe Mellow Group
8 NONAME Room 25 Self-Released
9 OSHUN Bittersweet Vol. 1 Self-Released
10 EBENEZER 53 Sundays Virgin EMI / Interscope

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GUERILLA TOSS Twisted Crystal DFA
2 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
3 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
4 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
5 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
6 DESERT ALTAR Desert Altar Self-Released
7 EMPATH Liberating Guilt and Fear Get Better
8 HOT PINK SATAN Spells Self-Released
9 BATO R.O.T. Self-Released
10 THE WALL [REDUX] VARIOUS ARTISTS Magnetic Eye

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUNGLE For Ever XL
2 APHEX TWIN Collapse [EP] Warp
3 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
4 MARY LATTIMORE Hundreds of Days Ghostly International
5 PATOIS COUNSELORS Proper Release Ever/Never
6 RAIN WITHIN, THE Atomic Eyes Negative Gain
7 LORN REMNANT Wednesday Sound
8 BJORK Utopia One Little Indian
9 TOM ROGERSON WITH BRIAN ENO Finding Shore Dead Oceans
10 FUTURE FUNK SQUAD 4 Self-Released

World

7 September 22nd, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 21 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 Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance. Partisan
2 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
3 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
4 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
5 Mirah Understanding Absolute Magnitude
6 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
7 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
8 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti/Epitaph
9 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones
10 Eric Bachmann No Recover Merge
11 Dilly Dally Heaven Partisan
12 Ashes Good Nothings – EP Crystal Pistol
13 Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá De Palenque à Matongé Zephyrus
14 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
15 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
16 Richard Thompson 13 Rivers New West
17 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
18 Unmaker Firmament self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age self-released
21 We Were Promised Jetpacks The More I Sleep the Less I Dream self released
22 Marc Ribot Songs of Resistance 1948-2018 Anti-
23 Jungle For Ever XL
24 Tirzah Devotion Domino
25 Aphex Twin Collapse – EP Warp
26 Advance Base Animal Companionship Run for Cover
27 Aimee Lay The Other Side of You Respectful Lust
28 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines
29 Thalia Zedek Band Fighting Season Thrill Jockey
30 Iron & Wine Weed Garden – EP Sub Pop

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7 September 22nd, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Sep 14 presents:

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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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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 14 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 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
2 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
3 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
4 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
5 Escape-ism The Lost Record Merge
6 Rubblebucket Sun Machine Grand Jury Music
7 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
8 Jupiter & Okwess Kin Sonic Everloving
9 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
10 Neko Case Hell-On Anti/Epitaph
11 The War and Treaty Healing Tide Strong World Entertainment
12 Doctor Nativo Guatemaya Stonetree
13 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
14 Geometric Vision Fire! Fire! Fire Swiss Dark Nights
15 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
16 Tomberlin At Weddings Saddle Creek
17 Marcus Tenney Quartet Moment – EP American Paradox
18 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
19 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
20 Manatree Engines self-released
21 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age Elizabeth Owens
22 Eliza Juno Body In Flames self-released
23 Big Kahuna Og & Fly Anakin Big Fly 2 – EP Mutant Academy
24 Ohbliv Ecstasis by Darktwaine self-released
25 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti-
26 Say Hi Caterpillar Centipede Euphobia
27 Detroit Rebellion See You Next Year Bodan Kuma
28 Jeff the Brotherhood Magick Songs Dine Alone
29 The Holydrug Couple Hyper Super Mega Sacred Bones
30 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines

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7 September 15th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Sep 7 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 TOBIAS THE OWL A Safe Harbor For Wayward Echoes Megaforce
2 CLIFF WESTFALL Baby You Win Self-Released
3 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
4 GLENN JONES The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
5 JOSHUA DAVIS Secondhand Self-Released
6 ROBBIE FULKS AND LINDA GAIL LEWIS Wild! Wild! Wild! Bloodshot
7 SONGS FROM THE ROAD BAND Road to Nowhere Lucks Dumpy Toad
8 ROUGH GUIDE TO BARREL HOUSE BLUES, THE VARIOUS ARTISTS World Msic Network
9 KATHY MATTEA Pretty Bird Captain Potato
10 SHEMEKIA COPELAND America’s Child Alligator

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOGFRIEND Алфавит Self-Released
2 COLE HICKS May Day Anonymous Genius/Purple Republic
3 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
4 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
5 ANKHLEJOHN The Yellow House Shaap
6 ATMOSPHERE “Virgo” [Single] Rhymesayers
7 MESHELL N’DEGEOCELLO Ventriloquism Naive
8 TERMANOLOGY Bad Decisions ST
9 TERAVADA State of the Art 2000 ENT.
10 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SUMAC Love in Shadow Thrill Jockey
2 DEAD NOW Dead Now Brutal Panda
3 DEAFHEAVEN Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Anti-/Epitaph
4 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
5 HOMEWRECKER Hell is Here Now Good Fight
6 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media
7 PIG Risen Metropolis
8 PIG DESTROYER Head Cage Relapse
9 XENTRIFUGE Desensitized Parallels Cleopatra
10 ZEAL AND ARDOR Stranger Fruit Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGEL METRO Dark Days Bright Lights Self-Released
2 WIDOW RINGS All the Angels Have Left [EP] Self-Released
3 FOXTROTT Meditations II [EP] One Little Indian
4 GRUPO CONTROLE DIGITAL A Festa É Nossa Soundway / Phoenix Spink
5 ITAL TEK Bodied Planet Mu
6 RAIN WITHIN, THE Atomic Eyes Negative Gain
7 ROOM 1985 The Bliss Analogue Trash
8 RECONDITE Rainmaker [EP] Afterlife
9 BEAK> “Brean Down” [Single] Temporary Residence Ltd
10 WACONZY “Dance” [Single] Dv8 Media Publishing

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS A Toda Cuba Le Gusta World Circuit
2 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
3 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
4 GRUPO CONTROLE DIGITAL A Festa É Nossa Soundway / Phoenix Spink
5 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
6 BLACK MASALA Trains And Moonlight Destinies Self-Released
7 TWO NILES TO SING A MELODY: THE VIOLINS AND SYNTHS OF SUDAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
8 LEMON BUCKET ORKESTRA If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
9 ORLANDO CACHAITO LOPEZ Cachaito World Circuit
10 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone

7 September 8th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 7 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 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
2 Murder by Death The Other Shore Bloodshot
3 Manatree Engines self-released
4 Oh Sees Smote Reverser Castle Face
5 Ought Room Inside the World Merge
6 Saintseneca Pillar of Na Anti-
7 Orquesta Akokán Orquesta Akokán Daptone
8 Hozier Nina Cried Power – EP Universal-Island
9 Ava Luna Moon 2 Western Vinyl
10 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
11 Amen Dunes Freedom Sacred Bones / Hostess
12 Swearin’ Fall into the Sun Merge
13 Colleen Green Casey’s Tape / Harmontown Loops Infinity Cat
14 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
15 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
16 Angel Metro Dark Days Bright Lights self-released
17 Widow Rings All the Angels Have Left – EP self-released
18 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
19 Fullscreen UltraZone – EP self-released
20 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
21 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
22 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
23 Toward Space Gently With a Chainsaw Cult 45
24 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age self-released
25 Nur Black Appeal of the Void Purge Music
26 The Brutalists The Brutalists Cleopatra
27 Sumac Love in Shadow Thrill Jockey
28 Dead Now Dead Now Brutal Panda
29 Neil & Liam Finn Lightsleeper Inertia / PIAS
30 Beach Goons hoodratscumbags GRNDVW

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7 September 8th, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 31 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 WAR AND TREATY, THE Healing Tide Thirty Tigers
2 BILL AND THE BELLES DreamSongs, Etc. Jalopy
3 BIRDS OF CHICAGO Love In Wartime Signature
4 CONNER YOUNGBLOOD Cheyenne Counter
5 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
6 GLENN JONES The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
7 TOBIAS THE OWL A Safe Harbor For Wayward Echoes Megaforce
8 TYLER GRANT AND ROBIN KESSINGER Kanawha County Flatpicking Grand Central
9 COURTNEY HARTMAN AND TAYLOR ASHTON Been On Your Side Free Dirt
10 MIKE FARRIS Silver & Stone Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
2 FLY ANAKIN AND BIG KAHUNA OG Life & Times of BigFly [EP] Mutant Academy
3 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
4 JANELLE MONAE Dirty Computer Bad Boy
5 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
6 BLACK SHEEP Tortured Soul X-Ray
7 BUDDY Harlan & Alondra Lil Cool Company
8 KEV BROWN Homework Redefinition
9 MARLOWE Marlowe Mellow Group
10 HERMIT AND THE RECLUSE Orpheus vs. The Sirens Obol for Charon

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
2 FUNERAL HORSE Psalms For The Mourning Artificial Head
3 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
4 ALICE IN CHAINS The One You Know [Advance Tracks] Columbia
5 COCKSURE “Yellow Dog” [Single] Metropolis
6 ONE-EYED DOLL Holier Nebulost
7 POST HUNK Celebrity Pets Self-Released
8 A PLACE BOTH WONDERFUL AND STRANGE The City Smells Like Cat Spit [EP] Self-Released
9 GUERILLA TOSS “Spider Heard” [Single] DFA
10 SUICIDE COMMANDO Death Will Find You Metropolis

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANDREW WK You’re Not Alone RED/Sony
2 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS
3 EYE OF TIME, THE Myth II: A Need to Survive Denovali
4 VIVE LA VOID Vive La Void Sacred Bones
5 LOTIC Power Tri Angle
6 ALCOL Grenn Zaboka [EP] Self-Released
7 AMNESIA SCANNER “AS Too Wrong” [Single] PAN
8 CHRISTIAN RICH “Dripping Summers” feat. Little Dragon & Vic Mensa [Single] Self-Released
9 SOLEMN SHAPES “Loss (DR3AMCLINIC Mix)” [Single] Self-Released
10 YVES TUMOR “Licking an Orchid (feat. James K)” [Single] Warp

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
2 ALBA GRIOT ENSEMBLE The Darkness Between The Leaves Riverboat
3 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
4 TWO NILES TO SING A MELODY: THE VIOLINS AND SYNTHS OF SUDAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
5 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
6 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
7 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
8 DACTAH CHANDO “Africa Is My Roots” [Single] Boomrush Productions
9 MALOU BEAUVOIR “Rasenbleman” [Single] Self-Released
10 JAH9 “Field Trip” [Single] VP

7 September 1st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 31 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 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
2 Blood Orange Negro Swan Domino
3 The War and Treaty Healing Tide Strong World Entertainment
4 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
5 Boygenius boygenius Matador
6 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
7 Pain in the Yeahs Dopamine Noir self-released
8 Cordovas That Santa Fe Channel ATO
9 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop / Marathon / Milk!
10 Steve Barton Tall Tales and Alibis Sleepless Music
11 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
12 OHMME Parts Joyful Noise
13 Neil & Liam Finn Lightsleeper Inertia / PIAS
14 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City
15 Wax Idols Happy Ending Etruscan Gold
16 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
17 Bill and the Belles Dreamsongs, Etc. Jalopy
18 The Band Of Heathens A Message from the People Revisited self-released
19 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
20 Prabir Trio Small Town Blues – EP self-released
21 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
22 Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna OG Life & Times of BigFly – EP Mutant Academy
23 Manatree Engines self-released
24 Steady Holiday Nobody’s Watching Barsuk
25 Interpol Marauder Matador
26 Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance. Partisan
27 Wild Nothing Indigo Captured Tracks
28 Benjamin Francis Leftwich I Am With You Dirty Hit
29 Honyock El Castillo Friendship Fever
30 Nothing Dance on the Blacktop Relapse

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7 September 1st, 2018

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 24 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SONGS FROM THE ROAD BAND Road to Nowhere Lucks Dumpy Toad
2 COCO O’CONNOR This Ol’ War Satarah
3 GLENN JONES The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
4 ANNA AND ELIZABETH The Invisible Comes To Us Smithsonian Folkways
5 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
6 MARIEL BUCKLEY Driving In The Dark Self-Released
7 NICKI BLUHM To Rise You Gotta Fall Compass
8 LORRAINE JORDAN AND CAROLINA ROAD True Grass Again Pinecastle
9 TOM MINDTE AND MASON VIA Tom Mindte and Mason Via Patuxent
10 SAW BLACK Water Tower Crystal Pistol

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
2 COLE HICKS May Day Anonymous Genius/Purple Republic
3 MCKINLEY DIXON The Importance of Self Belief Wadada
4 POTATOHEAD PEOPLE Nick And Astro’s Guide To The Galaxy Bastard Jazz
5 SANGO In The Comfort Of Last Gang
6 SERPENTWITHFEET soil Secretly Canadian
7 YOUNG FATHERS Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
8 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released
9 AMINE Onepointfive Republic
10 INTERNET, THE Hive Mind Columbia

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GUERILLA TOSS Twisted Crystal DFA
2 DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE Om Parvat Mystery Metropolis
3 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
4 TURNSTILE Time & Space Roadrunner
5 GHOST Prequelle Concord/Loma Vista
6 JUNGLE ROT Jungle Rot Victory
7 SINISTER PURPOSE Aces Low Vinyl Conflict
8 ARMED, THE Only Love Throatruiner
9 EARTHLESS Black Heaven Nuclear Blast
10 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FOXTROTT Meditations II [EP] One Little Indian
2 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER Age Of Warp
3 TANGENTS New Bodies Temporary Residence
4 BOY HARSHER Lesser Man Nude Club
5 CARPENTER BRUT Leather Teeth Caroline
6 GUSGUS Lies Are More Flexible Oroom
7 MACHINEFABRIEK Engel Self-Released
8 POLO AND PAN Caravelle Hamburger
9 UNKLE UNKLE: LIVE ON THE ROAD KOKO Songs For The Def
10 NOISIA AND TWO FINGERS “Dzjengis” [Single] Division

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
2 CLAU ANIZ Filha de mil Mulheres Minty Fresh
3 BLACK ROOTS “Take It” [Single] Nubian / Khanti
4 JOHNNY CLARKE Creation Rebel VP
5 LEMON BUCKET ORKESTRA If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
6 RED BARAAT Sound The People Rhyme & Reason
7 MYSTIC BOWIE Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads Red River
8 YENI NOSTALJI Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
9 EL ECO Two Worlds December
10 BELO “Bousol” [Single] Belo / Handzup / Baoli

7 August 25th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 24 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 Toxic Moxie BRATCORE (VCR cover) – Single self-released
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Oh Sees Smote Reverser Castle Face
4 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
5 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
6 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
7 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
8 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
9 Songs From The Road Band Road to Nowhere Lucks Dumpy Toad
10 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl
11 Preoccupations New Material Jagjaguwar
12 Wimps Garbage People Kill Rock Stars
13 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
14 Calicoco Float Dadstache
15 Noisia & Two Fingers Dzjengis – Single Division
16 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
17 Ohbliv Retrospective Paxico
18 Jason Jenkins Quartet Live @ The Barrel Thief self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Mass Gothic I’ve Tortured You Long Enough Sub Pop
21 Nothing Dance on the Blacktop Relapse
22 Death Cab for Cutie Thank You for Today Atlantic
23 Dizzy Baby Teeth Royal Mountain
24 CoCo O’Connor This Ol’ War Satarah
25 Glenn Jones The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
26 Still Corners Slow Air Wrecking Light
27 Jeremy & the Harlequins Remember This Yep Roc
28 Indigo Girls Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra Rounder
29 Basement Revolver Heavy Eyes Sonic Unyon
30 Hawks and Doves From a White Hotel Jullian

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7 August 25th, 2018

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