top 100 new albums for WRIR in 2020 presents:

The chart reflects the diversity of programming on WRIR. In an average week, WRIR DJs play approximately 1,200 unique albums (and EPs and singles).

1 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
2 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
3 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
4 En Attendant Ana Juillet Trouble in Mind
5 Phoebe Bridgers Punisher Dead Oceans
6 Keleketla! Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
7 Addy Eclipse Topshelf
8 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
9 Porridge Radio Every Bad Secretly Canadian
10 Pink Siifu & Fly Anakin FlySiifu’s Lex
11 Chloe x Halle Ungodly Hour Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia
12 Big No Big No self-released
13 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
14 Moses Sumney græ Jagjaguwar
15 Johnny Ciggs Lighters and Lightbulbs Gritty City
16 Algiers There Is No Year Matador
17 Sneeze Self-Titled self-released
18 SAULT UNTITLED (Black Is) Forever Living Originals
19 Run The Jewels RTJ4 Jewel Runners / BMG
20 Melenas Días Raros Trouble in Mind
21 Horse Lords The Common Task Northern Spy
22 Fiona Apple Fetch The Bolt Cutters Epic
23 Waxahatchee Saint Cloud Merge
24 True Body Heavenly Rhythms for the Uninitiated Funeral Party
25 Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death Partisan / Fontana North
26 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
27 Thundercat It Is What It Is Brainfeeder
28 Shabaka and the Ancestors We Are Sent Here By History Impulse!
29 Moaning Uneasy Laughter Sub Pop
30 Megan Thee Stallion Good News 300 Entertainment
31 gnawing Shaky – EP Refresh
32 Coriky Coriky Dischord
33 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
34 Og Illa Richmond Renegade HLGNLIFE / Gritty City
35 Jake Blount Spider Tales Free Dirt
36 Deerhoof Future Teenage Cave Artists Joyful Noise
37 Blu & Exile Miles Fat Beats
38 Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes What Kinda Music Beyond The Groove / Blue Note
39 OOIOO nijimusi Thrill Jockey
40 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
41 Man Man Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between Sub Pop
42 Aesop Rock Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
43 Westside Gunn Pray for Paris Griselda
44 Trapcry Dangerous 1986
45 The Birthday Massacre Diamonds Metropolis
46 Smyth Knight North Chesterfield Kidz At Play
47 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Sideways to New Italy Ivy League / Sub Pop
48 Protomartyr Ultimate Success Today Domino
49 OHMME Fantasize Your Ghost Joyful Noise
50 Julianna Barwick Healing Is a Miracle Ninja Tune
51 Inter Arma Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
52 Eliza Juno Do Tree Lobsters Experience Love Eliza Juno; self-released
53 Deradoorian Find the Sun Anti/Epitaph
54 Big Baby Fizzy Cola – EP self-released
55 Zhé Aqueen The Hypnomonic Album Heye Vibez
56 Yves Tumor Heaven To a Tortured Mind Warp
57 THICK 5 Years Behind Epitaph
58 Spectres Nostalgia Artoffact
59 Six Organs of Admittance Companion Rises Drag City
60 RVG Feral Fire
61 Prof Powderhorn Suites Ineffable
62 Moemaw Naedon Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
63 Homeboy Sandman Don’t Feed the Monster Mello Music Group
64 Hamerkop Remote Drag City
65 Flat Worms Antarctica GOD?
66 Christine and the Queens La vita nuova – EP Because Music
67 Chris Brown Slime & B Chris Brown Entertainment/300 Entertainment/RCA
68 Cable Ties Far Enough Poison City
69 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
70 U.S. Girls Heavy Light 4AD
71 The Magnetic Fields Quickies Nonesuch
72 Tame Impala The Slow Rush Island / Interscope / Fiction / Caroline
73 Sweeping Promises Hunger for a Way Out Feel It
74 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
75 Moses Boyd Dark Matter Exodus
76 Lomelda Hannah Double Double Whammy
77 Kosha Dillz Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
78 Kenny Mason Angelic Hoodrat self-released
79 Jeff Parker Suite for Max Brown International Anthem
80 IDLES Ultra Mono PTKF; Partisan / Liberator Music
81 Holy Fuck Deleter Last Gang
82 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
83 FM Skyline Liteware 100% Electronica; Crystal Pistol
84 Fight Cloud Thoughts Aligned self-released
85 Colin Phils Trust/Fall Post.
86 Busta Rhymes Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God The Conglomerate Entertainment, Inc. / EMPIRE
87 Anjimile Giver Taker Father/Daughter
88 Adrianne Lenker songs 4AD
89 vv III self-released
90 The Beths Jump Rope Gazers Carpark
91 Testament Titans of Creation Nuclear Blast
92 Peel Dream Magazine Agitprop Alterna Slumberland
93 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
94 Lithics Tower of Age Trouble In Mind
95 Kelly Lee Owens Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
96 Isobel Campbell There is No Other… Cooking Vinyl Limited
97 FACS Void Moments Trouble In Mind
98 Evidence Unlearning – Single Rhymesayers
99 Justis Bratt LHPS (Radio Edit) – Single Hollywood Starstruck
100 BlackLiq x Ohbliv The Best – Single No Other Way

    December 29th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Dec 8 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 Pink Siifu & Fly Anakin FlySiifu’s Lex
2 Statik Selektah The Balancing Act Mass Appeal
3 Cabaret Voltaire Shadow of Fear Mute
4 Iamdoechii Oh the Places You’ll Go Five 5
5 Smyth Knight North Chesterfield Kidz At Play
6 Roc Marciano Mt. Marci Marci Enterprises
7 Juana Molina ANRMAL (Live in México) Crammed Discs
8 Big G Keep on Rockin Stone River
9 The Bush League Here We Are…again self-released
10 The Flavor Project Food for Thought Reeverb Entertainment
11 Trapcry Dangerous 1986
12 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
13 Public Memory Ripped Apparition felte
14 Under the Puddle Picking Up Speed – EP self-released
15 Negativland The World Will Decide Seeland
16 David Nance Staunch Honey Trouble In Mind
17 Aesop Rock Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
18 AC/DC POWER UP Columbia
19 Heather Trost Petrichor Third Man
20 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
21 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
22 Cordovas Destiny Hotel ATO
23 Emma Donovan & The Putbacks Crossover HopeStreet
24 Low Cut Connie Private Lives Contender
25 Throwing Muses Sun Racket Fire
26 Fleet Foxes Shore Anti- / Epitaph
27 WIDOWSPEAK Plum Captured Tracks
28 Jyoti Mama, You Can Bet! EONE
29 Wax Chattels Clot Flying Nun
30 Sylvan Esso Free Love Loma Vista

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    December 8th, 2020

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genre charts for Dec 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HEATHER TROST Petrichor Third Man
2 SUZZY ROCHE AND LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE I Can Still Hear You Storysound
3 ADAM HURT Back To The Earth Ubiquitone
4 RAYE ZARAGOZA Woman In Color Self-Released
5 WOOD AND WIRE No Matter Where It Goes From Here Self-Released
6 SPENCER CULLUM’S COIN COLLECTION Spencer Cullum’s Coin Collection yk
7 ANTJE DUVEKOT AND KEVIN SALEM Picket Ladies Tailors Strikers [EP] Fidelity Underground Network
8 BUDDY AND JULIE MILLER Lockdown Songs New West
9 GRAIN THIEF Gasoline Self-Released
10 STURGILL SIMPSON Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1 High Top Mountain

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN FlySiifu’s Lex
2 STATIK SELEKTAH The Balancing Act Mass Appeal
3 IAMDOECHII Oh The Places You’ll Go [EP] Five 5
4 SMYTH KNIGHT North Chesterfield Self-Released
5 ROC MARCIANO Mt. Marci Marci Enterprises
6 AESOP ROCK Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
7 ATMOSPHERE The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
8 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
9 KOSHA DILLZ Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
10 OPEN MIKE EAGLE Anime, Trauma And Divorce Auto Reverse

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TESTAMENT Titans Of Creation Nuclear Blast
2 PIG DESTROYER The Octagonal Stairway [EP] Relapse
3 MRS PISS Self-Surgery Sargent House
4 FEMINAZGUL No Dawn for Men Self-Released
5 SUMAC May You Be Held Thrill Jockey
6 CABARET VOLTAIRE Shadow Of Fear Mute
7 BIRTHDAY MASSACRE, THE Diamonds Metropolis
8 SUICIDE COMMANDO Mindstrip Redux Metropolis
9 AARKTICA AND BLACK TAPE FOR A BLUE GIRL Eating Rose Petals Projekt
10 LUDOVICO TECHNIQUE “Live as Myself” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PUBLIC MEMORY Ripped Apparition Felte
2 C DIAB White Whale Injazero
3 SPESH Salt Dimension Self-Released
4 RIVAL CONSOLES Articulation Erased Tapes
5 GRIMES Miss Anthropocene 4AD/Beggars Group
6 DUKES OF CHUTNEY Hazel Beats In Space
7 PYE CORNER AUDIO Black Mill Tapes Vol. 5: The Lost Tapes Lapsus
8 FAUCET Bitter Insane Melting Self-Released
9 ORB, THE Abolition Of The Royal Familia Cooking Vinyl
10 FAT FREDDY’S DROP LOCK-IN The Drop

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RICARDO LEMVO AND MAKINA LOCA N’Dona Ponte Mopiato
2 DANDANA Free The System Rebel Up
3 LOS SAICOS 69 “El Mercenario/Un Poquito De Pena” [Single] Munster
4 SONGHOY BLUES Optimisme Fat Possum
5 ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS Kampala Fire [EP] Switchstance
6 GINA CHAVEZ La Que Manda [EP] Self-Released
7 PROTOJE In Search Of Lost Time In.Digg.Nation Collective/Six Course/RCA
8 SETENTA Materia Negra Latin Big Note
9 MARCOS VALLE, ADRIAN YOUNGE AND ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD Marcos Valle JID 003 Jazz Is Dead
10 LADAMA Oye Mujer Six Degrees

    December 8th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Dec 1 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 Pink Siifu & Fly Anakin FlySiifu’s Lex
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 Shame Water In the Well – Single Dead Oceans
4 clipping. Visions of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
5 Billy Bacci Band Paint on It MB
6 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
7 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
8 Melodic Kayobi – EP The Enrich Brand
9 Trapcry Dangerous 1986
10 Kokoroko Baba Ayoola – Single Brownswood
11 Eric Slick Wiseacre self-released
12 Naked Pictures W I D E Cheap Cuts
13 She TRL 2004 – EP Brat Daddy
14 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
15 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
16 Tim Barry Live 2018 Chunksaah
17 Haircut Cake – EP 11 PM
18 The Cribs Night Network Sonic Blew
19 Anna McClellan I Saw First Light Father/Daughter
20 David Nance Staunch Honey Trouble In Mind
21 Aesop Rock Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
22 Various Artists Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983-1987 Captured Tracks
23 Various Artists Closer to Heaven: a Tribute to Ed Ackerson Susstones
24 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
25 MOURN Self Worth Captured Tracks
26 Jeremy Ivey Waiting out the Storm Anti/Epitaph
27 Fleet Foxes Shore Anti/Epitaph
28 OSEES Protean Threat Castle Face
29 The Mountain Goats Getting Into Knives Merge
30 Mipso Mipso Rounder

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    December 1st, 2020

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genre charts for Dec 1 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TIM BARRY Live 2018 Chunksaah
2 JEREMY IVEY Waiting Out The Storm Anti-
3 MIPSO Mipso Rounder/Concord
4 SUSAN PEPPER Prettiest Bird Self-Released
5 BRIGID MAE POWER Head Above The Water Fire
6 SPENCER BURTON Coyote Still
7 DARRELL SCOTT “A Satisfied Mind” [Single] Soundly
8 STURGILL SIMPSON Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1 High Top Mountain
9 BECKY BULLER Distance And Time Dark Shadow
10 LARKIN POE Self Made Man Tricki Woo

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN FlySiifu’s Lex
2 MELODIC Kayobi [EP] The Enrich Brand
3 AESOP ROCK Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
4 ATMOSPHERE The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
5 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
6 KOSHA DILLZ Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
7 MARQUES MARTIN Brave And Afraid Operator
8 OPEN MIKE EAGLE Anime, Trauma And Divorce Auto Reverse
9 BEN FM Private Audio Self-Released
10 MEGAN THEE STALLION Good News 1501 Certified

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DYSPHORIA Primal Entropy Self-Released
2 DEEDS OF FLESH Nucleus Unique Leader
3 SPECTRUM OF DELUSION Neoconception The Artisan Era
4 DOWNFALL OF MANKIND The Path of Human Existence [EP] Raising Legends
5 CARNAL ABHORRENCE The Crowned Apocalypse Self-Released
6 SIDEREAN Sidereal Evolution Edged Circle Productions
7 NECROTTED Operation: Mental Castration Self-Released
8 ABIOTIC Ikagai Syndrome Audio
9 OCEANS ATE ALASKA “Metamorph” [Single] Fearless
10 THY ART IS MURDER “Killing Season” [Single] Nuclear Blast

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CLIPPING Visions Of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
2 OPIN Media & Memory WarHen
3 GULL Relative Stranger Self-Released
4 GASLAMP KILLER Heart Math NAYMLIS
5 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
6 GREEN HOUSE Six Songs From Invisible Gardens [EP] Leaving
7 WULFFLUW XCIV Ngoma Injection Hakuna Kulala
8 PRINCE ASHTON SIZZLE Land of Make Believe KingJam/EMG
9 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
10 ROBERT HAIGH Black Sarabande Unseen Worlds

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RICARDO LEMVO AND MAKINA LOCA N’Dona Ponte Mopiato
2 DANDANA Free The System Rebel Up
3 LOS SAICOS 69 “El Mercenario/Un Poquito De Pena” [Single] Munster
4 SONGHOY BLUES Optimisme Fat Possum
5 ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS Kampala Fire [EP] Switchstance
6 GINA CHAVEZ La Que Manda [EP] Self-Released
7 PROTOJE In Search Of Lost Time In.Digg.Nation Collective/Six Course/RCA
8 SETENTA Materia Negra Latin Big Note
9 MARCOS VALLE, ADRIAN YOUNGE AND ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD Marcos Valle JID 003 Jazz Is Dead
10 LADAMA Oye Mujer Six Degrees

    December 1st, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Nov 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.

1 Various Artists Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983-1987 Captured Tracks
2 Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids Shaman! Strut
3 Pig Pain is God Metropolis
4 This Is The Kit Off Off On Rough Trade
5 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
6 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
7 Pink Siifu & Fly Anakin FlySiifu’s Lex
8 Kiwi jr. Cooler Returns Sub Pop
9 Grey Wulf Seeing, Vol. 1 self-released
10 Billy Bacci Band Paint on It MB
11 Armwood No Filter Through the Vortex – EP Baws Entertainment
12 Coy Pond Living In Hindsight self-released
13 Tim Barry Live 2018 Chunksaah
14 Trapcry Dangerous 1986
15 Aesop Rock Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
16 Tiña Positive Mental Health Music Speedy Wunderground
17 Molchat Doma Monument Sacred Bones
18 Camila Fuchs Kids Talk Sun felte
19 Late Night Special Halfway to Somewhere Full Time Pilot
20 Peter Lawlor A Pillow in the Sky self-released
21 Yukon Blonde Vindicator Dine Alone
22 Strung Like a Horse Whoa! Transoceanic
23 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
24 iDKHOW RAZZMATAZZ Fearless
25 clipping. Visions of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
26 Susan Pepper The Prettiest Bird Ballad
27 Adrianne Lenker songs and instrumentals 4AD
28 Songhoy Blues Optimisme Fat Possum
29 The Mountain Goats Getting Into Knives Merge
30 ela minus acts of rebellion Domino

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    November 24th, 2020

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genre charts for Nov 24 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 THIS IS THE KIT Off Off On Rough Trade/Beggars
2 TIM BARRY Live 2018 Chunksaah
3 PETER LAWLOR A Pillow In The Sky Self-Released
4 STRUNG LIKE A HORSE WHOA! Transoceanic
5 SUSAN PEPPER Prettiest Bird Self-Released
6 DOC AND MERLE WATSON Songs Doc Didn’t Sing Fli
7 DZAMBO AGUSEVI ORCHESTRA Brasses For The Masses Asphalt Tango
8 JUSTIN FARREN Pretty Free Self-Released
9 KRISTI FLAGG Brave New View Self-Released
10 HOLY RIVER Courage Earth Folk Collective

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN FlySiifu’s Lex
3 AESOP ROCK Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
4 ATMOSPHERE The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
5 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
6 KOSHA DILLZ Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
7 MARQUES MARTIN Brave And Afraid Operator
8 OPEN MIKE EAGLE Anime, Trauma And Divorce Auto Reverse
9 WESTSIDE GUNN Pray for Paris Griselda
10 BENNY THE BUTCHER Burden Of Proof Griselda/EMPIRE

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FATES WARNING Long Day Good Night Metal Blade
2 MACABRE Carnival Of Killers Nuclear Blast
3 INSIDIOUS DISEASE After Death Nuclear Blast
4 VANATH The Art of Decay Self-Released
5 PILLORY Scourge upon Humanity Unique Leader
6 INTERVALS Circadian Sheet Happens
7 OZZY OSBOURNE Blizzard of Ozz (40th Anniversary Expanded Edition) Epic/Legacy
8 ASTRAL BLACK “Twilight” [Single] Astral Unltd
9 WEDNESDAY 13 “Devil Inside” [Single] Nuclear Blast
10 PIG Pain is God Metropolis

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GREY WULF Seeing, Vol. 1 Self-Released
2 CAMILA FUCHS Kids Talk Sun Felte
3 CLIPPING Visions Of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
4 ELA MINUS Acts Of Rebellion Domino
5 WORKING MEN’S CLUB Working Men’s Club Heavenly/PIAS
6 BIBIO Sleep On The Wing Warp
7 ROISIN MURPHY Róisín Machine Skint/BMG
8 KELLY LEE OWENS Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
9 BRONSON BRONSON Foreign Family Collective/Ninja Tune
10 SUFJAN STEVENS The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MAWULI DECKER “Lololi-Lomko” [Single] Matasuna
2 KOKOROKO “Baba Ayoola” [Single] Brownswood
3 BOUNALY Music From Saharan WhatsApp 10 [EP] Sahel Sound
4 ABELARDO CARBOBO Y SU CONJUNTO Guana Tangula Vampisoul
5 BOSQ Y Su Descarga Internacional Bacalao
6 MODOU TOURE Touki ARC
7 MONKEY MARC Vital Sound Digikillaz/DubShot
8 LEYLA MCCALLA Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute To Langston Hughes Smithsonian Folkways
9 JUANA MOLINA ANRMAL (Live In Mexico) Crammed
10 SONGHOY BLUES Optimisme Fat Possum

    November 24th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Nov 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.

1 Bosq Y Su Descarga Internacional Bacalao
2 Vel The Wonder Trophy Wife self-released
3 Songhoy Blues Optimisme Fat Possum
4 Carcass Despicable – EP Nuclear Blast
5 Trey Songz Back Home Atlantic
6 Common A Beautiful Revolution (Pt 1) Loma Vista
7 Radio B Whole Foods (Deluxe Re-Release) The Association Of Great Minds
8 Ben FM Private Audio self-released
9 Trapcry Dangerous 1986
10 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
11 Nothing The Great Dismal Relapse
12 Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou May Our Chambers Be Full Sacred Bones
13 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
14 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
15 Raye Zaragoza Woman in Color Rebel River
16 clipping. Visions of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
17 Adrianne Lenker songs 4AD
18 Matt Berninger Serpentine Prison Concord
19 This Is the Kit Off Off On Rough Trade
20 SUUNS FICTION – EP Secret City
21 Tomberlin Projections – EP Saddle Creek
22 Juana Molina ANRMAL (Live in México) Crammed Discs
23 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
24 Cut Worms Nobody Lives Here Anymore Jagjaguwar
25 Peach Kelli Pop Lucky Star – EP LAUREN
26 Tank and the Bangas Friend Goals – EP Verve
27 The Goodbye Party Beautiful Motors Double Double Whammy
28 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
29 Yves Jarvis Sundry Rock Song Stock Anti-
30 METZ Atlas Vending Sub Pop

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    November 17th, 2020

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genre charts for Nov 17 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RAYE ZARAGOZA Woman In Color Self-Released
2 THIS IS THE KIT Off Off On Rough Trade/Beggars
3 HEATHER TROST Petrichor Third Man
4 JANA HERZEN AND CHARNETT MOFFETT Round The World Motema
5 STURGILL SIMPSON Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1 High Top Mountain
6 SCROGGINS AND ROSE Curios Self-Released
7 MALIN PETTERSEN Wildhorse Die With Your Boots On
8 CUJO MOON Bridges [EP] Self-Released
9 SARAH VIVIANA VALDEZ Aqui Esta La Salud Para El Pajaro En El Monte Self-Released
10 JOE TROOP “Purdy Little Rainbows / A Plea to Fully Fund the Postal Service” [Single] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VEL THE WONDER Trophy Wife Self-Released
2 COMMON A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 1 Loma Vista
3 RADIO B Whole Foods (Deluxe Re-Release) The Association Of Great Minds
4 BEN FM Private Audio Self-Released
5 ATMOSPHERE The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
6 OPEN MIKE EAGLE Anime, Trauma And Divorce Auto Reverse
7 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
8 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
9 AESOP ROCK Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
10 ACTION BRONSON Only For Dolphins Loma Vista

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CARCASS Despicable [EP] Nuclear Blast
2 EMMA RUTH RUNDLE AND THOU May Our Chambers Be Full Sacred Bones
3 MORS PRINCIPIUM EST. Seven AFM
4 DARK TRANQUILLITY Moment Century Media
5 ACCUSER Accuser Metal Blade
6 SOILWORK A Whisp of the Atlantic Nuclear Blast
7 ISENGARD Varjevndogn Peaceville
8 JONATHAN FRASER Heaven Is at a Distance Self-Released
9 NEANDER Eremit Through Love
10 VALDRIN Effigy of Nightmares Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CLIPPING Visions Of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
2 GASLAMP KILLER Heart Math NAYMLIS
3 STATS Powys 1999 [Advance Tracks] Memphis
4 DUKES OF CHUTNEY Hazel Beats In Space
5 PEAT BOGS Rings to Grow Into Self-Released
6 PRINCE ASHTON SIZZLE Land of Make Believe KingJam/EMG
7 HYPERDRONE ENSEMBLE Gets Polyamrous Wolves & Vibrancy
8 RAPHAEL TOINE Ce Ta Ou / Sud Africa Révolution Glossy Mistakes
9 PYE CORNER AUDIO Black Mill Tapes Vol. 5: The Lost Tapes Lapsus
10 TCHESTER HOLMES .​.​.​the T is silent Self-Released

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BROOKLYN RAGA MASSIVE In D Self-Released
2 GYPTIAN “Warm & Easy” [Single] VP
3 ALFREDO LINARES Lo Que Tengo Vampisoul
4 BOSQ Y Su Descarga Internacional Bacalao
5 VUSI MAHLASELA Shebeen Queen ATO
6 LOS MOCOSOS All Grown Up Hip Spanic
7 MISTA SAVONA PRESENTS HAVANA MEETS KINGSTON “Beat Con Flow (feat Cimafunk)” [Single] Cumbancha-Baco
8 SONGHOY BLUES Optimisme Fat Possum
9 JUANA MOLINA ANRMAL (Live In Mexico) Crammed
10 LUCAS NWANANGA AND HIS BAND Back To Soweto Umsakazo

    November 17th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Nov 10 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 Busta Rhymes Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God The Conglomerate Entertainment, Inc. / EMPIRE
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 clipping. Visions of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
4 Shemekia Copeland Uncivil War Alligator
5 Mr. Bungle The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo Ipecac
6 Adrianne Lenker songs 4AD
7 Og Illa Richmond Renegade HLGNLIFE
8 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
9 Smyth Knight North Chesterfield Kidz At Play
10 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
11 Romero Honey – Single Cool Death
12 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
13 Juana Molina ANRMAL (Live in México) Crammed Discs
14 She Trl 2004 – EP Brat Daddy
15 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
16 Inter Arma Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
17 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
18 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
19 Raye Zaragoza Woman in Color Rebel River
20 Susan Pepper The Prettiest Bird Ballad
21 Jim White Misfit’s Jubilee Loose Music
22 Suuns Fiction – EP Secret City
23 ela minus acts of rebellion Domino
24 The Luxembourg Signal The Long Now Shelflife
25 Garmarna Förbundet Season of Mist
26 Felix Hatfield False God Fangbite
27 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
28 Yo La Tengo Sleepless Night – EP Matador
29 The Budos Band Long In The Tooth Daptone
30 Emmy the Great April/月音 Bella Union

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    November 10th, 2020

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