top 30 new albums for May 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 Shilpa Ray Portrait of a Lady Northern Spy
2 Trombone Shorty Lifted Blue Note
3 Secret Shame Hide – Single self-released
4 Congotronics International Where’s the One? Crammed Discs
5 Sunzoom Sunzoom Colorama
6 Psychic Graveyard / USA Nails Split SKiN GRAFT
7 Sadurn Radiator Run For Cover
8 Orions Belte Øyvind Blomstrøm Jansen
9 Orchestre Massako Orchestre Massako – EP Analog Africa
10 Toro y Moi MAHAL Dead Oceans
11 CARRTOONS Homegrown Wichita
12 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
13 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
14 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Endless Rooms Sub Pop
15 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
16 Quelle Chris Deathfame Mello Music Group
17 Angel Olsen Big Time Jagjaguwar
18 The Smile A Light for Attracting Attention XL
19 Belle and Sebastian A Bit of Previous Matador
20 Noah-O Trillipino – Single Charged Up
21 Kendrick Lamar The Heart Part 5 – Single pgLang
22 Gabriels One And Only – Single Atlas Artist
23 imbi Mannish Boy – Single Chester
24 The Great Beforetimes The Great Beforetimes Vocal Rest
25 Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert The Flowers That Bloom in Spring Dead Reckoning
26 Ann Beretta Rise Bully Me Now
27 Raneshounds Misc. Club Edits & Remixes Vol. 1 self-released
28 Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
29 Colpa Mia Honey – EP self-released
30 The Discrepants Beginnings Cacophanous Revival

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    May 17th, 2022

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genre charts for May 17 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
2 GREAT BEFORETIMES, THE The Great Beforetimes Vocal Rest
3 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
4 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
5 STEVE LUNDQUIST My Life In Song Self-Released
6 MIKE STEVENS Breathe In The World, Breathe Out Music Stony Plain
7 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
8 STEVE FORBERT Moving Through America Blue Rose
9 ABBIE GARDNER DobroSinger Gimme Some Ribs
10 RUBY FRIEDMAN ORCHESTRA “Bookwoman’s Daughter” [Single] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
2 QUELLE CHRIS Deathfame Mello
3 NOAH-O “Trillipino” [Single] Charged Up
4 KENDRICK LAMAR “The Heart Part 5” [Single] pgLang/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
5 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
6 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
7 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
8 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 4 Griselda/EMPIRE
9 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DEVIL MASTER Ecstasies Of Never Ending Night Relapse
2 JUNGLE ROT Call To Arms Unique Leader
3 SOULFLY “Superstition” [Single] Nuclear Blast
4 LORD OF HORNS The Forest at Dusk Self-Released
5 HERIOT Profound Morality Church Road
6 ORGANECTOMY Nail Below Nail Self-Released
7 FALLUJAH Empyrean Nuclear Blast
8 CARRION VAEL Abhorrent Obsessions Self-Released
9 LINGUA IGNOTA SINNER GET READY Sargent House
10 SCORPIONS Rock Believer (Deluxe) Universal

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 RANESHOUNDS Misc. Club Edits & Remixes Vol. 1 Self-Released
3 BEN MARC Glass Effect Innovative Leisure
4 FKA TWIGS CAPRISONGS Young/Atlantic
5 BITCH Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
6 KILO KISH American Gurl Kisha/Independent
7 WEMA WEMA !K7
8 COM TRUISE Galactic Melt- 10th Anniversary Ghostly International
9 JACQUES GREENE Fantasy UMG
10 TSTEWART AND MACHINEDRUM Elysian Mercury KX

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MADALISTO BAND Musakayike Bongo Joe
2 CONGOTRONICS INTERNATIONAL Where’s The One? Crammed Discs
3 SELDA BAGCAN Nem Kaldi Turkofon
4 LOS CALVOS Y Que Calvos! El Palmas
5 MINI TRIO “Hare Krishna” b/w “E O Que Ela Quer” [Single] Munster
6 EL COMBO BATANGA “Aji Gua Guo” b/w “El Barrio En La Mirada” [Single] Lovemonk
7 LEYLA MCCALLA Breaking The Thermometer Anti-
8 PAPE NZIENGUI Kadi Yombo Awesome Tapes From Africa
9 LA PAMBELE La Pambele Names You Can Trust
10 SATELLITES Satellites Batov

    May 17th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for May 3 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 jeanines Don’t Wait for a Sign Slumberland
2 Sault Air Forever Living Originals
3 Sean King We’ll Cry About This Later self-released
4 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
5 Plunky Juju Jazz Poetics N.A.M.E. Brand
6 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
7 Black Plastic Black Plastic Strawberry Moon
8 Congotronics International Where’s the One? Crammed Discs
9 CARRTOONS Homegrown Wichita
10 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
11 Linqua Franqa Bellringer Ernest Jenning
12 Hackensaw Boys Hackensaw Boys SUNS WORK
13 Defcee & BoatHouse For All Debts Public and Private Closed Sessions
14 My Idea CRY MFER Hardly Art
15 Mal Blum Ain’t It Nice – EP self-released
16 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
17 Jon Spencer & the HITmakers Spencer Gets It Lit! Bronzerat
18 Papercuts Past Life Regression Slumberland
19 Oceanator Nothing’s Ever Fine Big Scary Monsters
20 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
21 No Frills Downward Dog Big Soap
22 Guerilla Toss Famously Alive Sub Pop
23 The Mysterines Reeling Fiction
24 WIDOWSPEAK The Jacket Captured Tracks
25 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
26 Ceramic Animal Sweet Unknown Easy Eye Sound
27 Nilüfer Yanya PAINLESS ATO
28 OMBIIGIZI Sewn Back Together Arts & Crafts
29 Softcult Year of the Snake Easy Life
30 Mitski Laurel Hell Dead Oceans

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    May 3rd, 2022

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genre charts for May 3 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
2 HACKENSAW BOYS Hackensaw Boys Suns Work
3 MAL BLUM Ain’t It Nice [EP] Self-Released
4 LITTLE ROY LIZZIE SHOW, THE Welcome To The Show Mountain Home
5 ACCIDENTALS, THE Time Out (Session #2) Self-Released
6 AMANDA ANNE PLATT AND THE HONEYCUTTERS The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea Organic
7 CACTUS BLOSSOMS, THE One Day Walkie Talkie
8 RIVER WHYLESS Monoflora Soundly
9 JARLE SKAVHELLEN Monochrome Sunset Beech Street
10 JOHN CRAIGIE Mermaid Salt Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SEAN KING We’ll Cry About This Later Self-Released
2 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
3 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
4 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
5 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
6 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
7 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
8 VINCE STAPLES Ramona Park Broke My Heart Blacksmith/Motown
9 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLACK ANGEL The Black Rose Solid
2 BATTLELORE “Firekeeper” [Single] Napalm
3 DECAPITATED Cancer Culture Nuclear Blast
4 ABSENT IN BODY Plague God Relapse
5 HALO EFFECT, THE Days Of The Lost Nuclear Blast
6 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
7 ORATORY “Capitulation Genuflect” [Single] Self-Released
8 STEVE VAI Inviolate Favored Nations
9 HAVUKRUUNU Kuu Erkylän Yllä Naturmacht Productions
10 (((S))) Mama, Do You Think It’s Going To Rain All Day? Aenaos

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BROADCAST Maida Vale Sessions Warp
2 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
3 EIKE HOSENFELD Coctemalan Salon Mondial
4 DELE SOSIMI “Lord Have Mercy (feat. Tamar Osborn)” [Single] Wah Wah 45s
5 MYSTERY SKULLS “Be With You” [Single] Self-Released
6 DUCAT “Andromeda” [Single] Self-Released
7 DJ OJI AKA THE ORIGINAL MAN “That Viral Whistle Song” [Single] Poji
8 NIGHT TEMPO “Astral Fantasy” [Single] Future 1980
9 ZED BIAS “The Music (Shur – I – Kan Remixes)” [Single] Foliage
10 GEOFFREY C “This Is Hot (Yes Indeedy)” [Single] unquantize

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CALEXICO El Mirador Anti-
2 ORCHESTRE MASSAKO Orchestre Massako [EP] Analog Africa
3 SATURNO 2000 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
4 BOMBA ESTEREO Live In Dublin Nacional
5 JASON TAMBA Don’t Give Up Playing For Change
6 KABAKA INTERNATIONAL GUITAR BAND Led By G. Kabaka Opara Palenque
7 GOOD ONES, THE Rwanda… You See Ghosts, I See Sky Six Degrees
8 ORCHESTRE LES VOLCANS DU BENIN Vol. 1 Albarika Store
9 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
10 LOS CALVOS Y Que Calvos! El Palmas

    May 3rd, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Apr 26 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 Trees Speak Vertigo of Flaws: Emancipation of the Dissonance and Temperaments in Irrational Waveforms Soul Jazz
2 The Reds, Pinks and Purples Summer at Land’s End Slumberland
3 King Jammy King Jammy Destroys The Virus With Dub VP
4 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
5 The Royal Arctic Institute From Catnap to Coma – EP Already Dead
6 Prayer Group Michael Dose Reptilian
7 Rasta Country Hold On self-released
8 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Omnium Gatherum self-released
9 CARRTOONS Homegrown Wichita
10 Hackensaw Boys Hackensaw Boys SUNS WORK
11 Defcee & BoatHouse For All Debts Public and Private Closed Sessions
12 Spiritualized Everything Was Beautiful Fat Possum
13 Kurt Vile (watch my moves) Verve Forecast
14 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
15 Father John Misty Chloë and the Next 20th Century Sub Pop
16 El Valerie Tender Ardor Mint 400
17 Tanika Charles Papillon de Nuit: The Night Butterfly Unique Applause
18 Oceanator Nothing’s Ever Fine Big Scary Monsters
19 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
20 Camp Cope Running with the Hurricane Run For Cover
21 Folly Group Human and Kind – EP Technicolour
22 Ho99o9 SKIN DTA
23 Whiskey West Freight Train Mama self-released
24 Bodega Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
25 Joywave Cleanse Cultco Music
26 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
27 Bitch Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
28 Reptaliens Multiverse Captured Tracks
29 Yin Yin The Age of Aquarius Glitterbeat
30 River Whyless Monoflora Soundly

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    April 26th, 2022

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genre charts for Apr 26 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
2 HACKENSAW BOYS Hackensaw Boys Suns Work
3 FATHER JOHN MISTY Chloe And The Next 20th Century Sub Pop
4 WHISKEY WEST Freight Train Mama Self-Released
5 RIVER WHYLESS Monoflora Soundly
6 JASON ERIE Tiny Fires Wirebird/Erie St.
7 ACCIDENTALS, THE Time Out (Session #2) Self-Released
8 ALLEGRA KRIEGER Precious Thing Northern Spy
9 JOHN CRAIGIE Mermaid Salt Self-Released
10 STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES “Gettin’ By” [Single] New West

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
2 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
3 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
4 LORD JESSIAH Time Waits For No One Black Day In July
5 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
6 BANE CAPITAL AND KONCEPT JACKSON Good Product Self-Released
7 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
8 GIFTED HANDS “Why Not Start” [Single] Self-Released
9 MOUSE P “What’s My Name” [Single] Self-Released
10 DK AND GHETTOSOCKS FEATURING SKYZOO AND ROME STREETZ “What It Seems” [Single] BBoy Tech Report

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ABSENT IN BODY Plague God Relapse
2 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
3 DECAPITATED Cancer Culture Nuclear Blast
4 BLACK ANGEL The Black Rose Solid
5 HALO EFFECT, THE Days Of The Lost Nuclear Blast
6 ZENITH PASSAGE, THE “Synaptic Deprivation” [Single] Unique Leader
7 ORATORY “Capitulation Genuflect” [Single] Self-Released
8 STEVE VAI Inviolate Favored Nations
9 HAVUKRUUNU Kuu Erkylän Yllä Naturmacht Productions
10 (((S))) Mama, Do You Think It’s Going To Rain All Day? Aenaos

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TREES SPEAK Vertigo of Flaws: Emancipation of the Dissonance and Temperaments in Irrational Waveforms Soul Jazz
2 JOHN CARROLL KIRBY Dance Ancestral Stones Throw
3 IMJUDAS Yrjudas Alfa Matrix
4 JORDAN LOVE In My Heart Safari
5 RONNIE MARTIN From The Womb Of The Morning, The Dew of Your Youth Will Be Yours Velvet Blue
6 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
7 DEATH LOVES VERONICA Corruption for the Insidious Self-Released
8 VIDEODRONES After the Fall El Paraiso
9 SILVER WALKS Tear Me Down [EP] Dist0rtion Productions
10 DON SWING A Feeling [EP] Real Tone

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOMI Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba Salon Africana
2 CONGOTRONICS INTERNATIONAL Where’s The One? Crammed Discs
3 LEYLA MCCALLA “Dodinin” [Single] Anti-
4 GILI YALO Einsof Universal Israel
5 RUDY MILLS Greatest Hits Rebel Sound
6 SATELLITES Satellites Batov
7 JAAKKO LAITINEN AND VAARA RAHA “Lapikatsa Lattiaan Sinkku” [Single] Playground
8 LOS BITCHOS Let The Festivities Begin! City Slang
9 SURE FIRE SOUL ENSEMBLE Step Down Colemine
10 NOORI AND HIS DORPA BAND “Al Amal” [Single] Ostinato

    April 26th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Apr 19 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 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
3 Grey Wulf Path of Urda PTP
4 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
5 EXEK Advertise Here Castle Face
6 WIDOWSPEAK The Jacket Captured Tracks
7 Superchunk Wild Loneliness Merge
8 empath Visitor Fat Possum
9 Bitch Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
10 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
11 Geena B. Valentine & Rufus White Mice Blue Flame
12 King Khazm Return of a MAD Fresh Chopped Beats / MADK Productions
13 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti-
14 Aesop Rock & Blockhead Garbology Rhymesayers
15 Hand Habits Fun House Saddle Creek
16 Buffalo Nichols Buffalo Nichols Fat Possum
17 Deerhoof Actually, You Can Joyful Noise
18 Desborde Todo Es una Mierda – EP Yeah You!
19 Epoch About That… Paradise Killer B – Sides self-released
20 Various Artists The Full Spectrum Part 1 Ekou
21 Saxxon Termination EP self-released
22 iblss Raja’s Sun Break All
23 Blue Lab Beats Motherland Journey Blue Adventure
24 Jarle Skavhellen Monochrome Sunset Beech Street
25 Various Artists Lèspri Ka: New Directions in Gwoka Music from Guadeloupe 1981 – 2010 Time Capsule
26 Seba Ingaro Secret Operations
27 cauzndefx & Scuml°rd Buffalo self-released
28 Dash Break the Silence – EP Default
29 Africa Negra Antologia, Vol. 1 Les Disques Bongo Joe
30 Paula Cole American Quilt BMG

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    April 19th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Apr 12 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 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
3 Widow Rings Songs for the Hearse, Vol. 2 – Single Housefire
4 The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
5 Los Bitchos Let the Festivities Begin! City Slang
6 Just Mustard Heart Under Partisan / Liberator Music
7 Mary J. Blige Good Morning Gorgeous 300 Entertainment
8 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
9 Guerilla Toss Famously Alive Sub Pop
10 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
11 Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway Crooked Tree Nonesuch
12 Cliff and Ivy Bloody Ghost – Single House of Extreme Darkness
13 Shawnis and the Shimmers Wasteland Adang
14 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
15 3:33 Moon Maniac – EP self-released
16 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
17 A New Dawn Fades I See the Nightbirds (Deluxe Reissue) Cherub
18 Chris Ratterree Established in 1971 self-released
19 Ant The Symbol Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
20 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Nightclub Daydreaming Carpark
21 Anand Wilder I Don’t Know My Words Last Gang
22 Kilo Kish AMERICAN GURL Kisha Soundscapes + Audio
23 Jamie McLean Band Paradise Found Harmonized
24 Freakons Freakons Fluff and Gravy
25 Widowspeak The Jacket Captured Tracks
26 BODEGA Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
27 Jeremy Ivey Invisible Pictures Anti/Epitaph
28 Whiskey West Freight Train Mama Whiskey West
29 Ceramic Animal Sweet Unknown Easy Eye Sound
30 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis

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    April 12th, 2022

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genre charts for Apr 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PO’ RAMBLIN’ BOYS, THE Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
2 FREAKONS Freakons Fluff And Gravy
3 JEREMY IVEY Invisible Pictures Anti-
4 WHISKEY WEST Freight Train Mama Self-Released
5 CARSON MCHONE Still Life Merge
6 STEVE POLTZ Stardust And Satellites Red House
7 JUDY COLLINS Spellbound Cleopatra
8 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
9 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
10 WILD RIVERS Sidelines Nettwerk

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
2 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
3 ANT THE SYMBOL Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
4 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
5 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
6 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 4 Griselda/EMPIRE
7 SKWEEKY WATAFAWLS Pretty Hell Gritty City
8 PHIFE DAWG Forever Smokin’ Needles/AWAL
9 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
10 COOL KIDS, THE Before Shit Got Weird Sounds Like Fun

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
2 MANEATING ORCHID Hive Mind Self-Released
3 THUMOS Nothing Further Beyond [EP] Snow Wolf
4 MEDDDLER Upsurge [EP] Self-Released
5 NORDGEIST Frostwinter Kunsthall Produktionen
6 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Errata Relapse
7 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
8 WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER Das Album AFM
9 ARKAZA “Shadows” [Single] Self-Released
10 VONAMOR VONAMOR Time To Kill

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 KILO KISH American Gurl Kisha/Independent
3 ALICE GLASS PREY//IV Eating Glass
4 ADULT Becoming Undone Dais
5 PICTISH TRAIL Island Family Bella Union
6 BLUE STATES World Contact Day Memphis Industries
7 MAX COOPER Unspoken Words Mesh
8 MICHAEL STEARNS Planetary Unfolding (2022 Remaster) Projekt
9 GOLDEN BUG Piscolabis La belle
10 YASUAKI SHIMIZU Kiren Palto Flats

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
2 LESPRI KA: NEW DIRECTIONS IN GWOKA MUSIC FROM GUADELOUPE 1981-2010 VARIOUS ARTISTS Time Capsule-Seance Centre
3 PAPE NZIENGUI Kadi Yombo Awesome Tapes From Africa
4 LA PAMBELE La Pambele Names You Can Trust
5 LE SUPER DJATA BAND DU MALI En Super Forme, Vol. 1 Numero Group
6 DOGO DU TOGO “Soke Wo (Sol Power All-Stars remix)” [Single] Sol Power Sound
7 ORCHESTRE MASSAKO Orchestre Massako [EP] Analog Africa
8 BIO RITMO “Piraguero/Asia Minor” [Single] Merge
9 VIVIANO TORRES AND ANE SWING Joyas Champetuas De Todos Los Tiempos Palenque
10 OUMOU SANGARE “Samara” [Single] World Circuit

    April 12th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Mar 29 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 Jenny Hval Classic Objects 4AD
2 Fantastic Negrito White Jesus Black Problems Storefront
3 Pom Poko This Is Our House – EP Bella Union
4 Bane Capital & Koncept Jack$on Good Product self-released
5 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
6 Burkina Azza Wari Bo Social Joy
7 Animal Collective Time Skiffs Domino
8 Mickey Factz, Blu & Nottz The Narrative – EP Soulspazm // SCHMTCS
9 Mr. Fang and the Dark Tones Mr. Fang! self released
10 Goat Headsoup Rocket Recordings
11 Tatiana Hargreaves & Allison de Groot Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
12 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
13 Tennishu Three Sides American Paradox
14 Cassidy Snider & The Wranglers Losing Lovers – EP Vocal Rest
15 Abby Huston AH HA EggHunt
16 BODEGA Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
17 Cloud Cult Metamorphosis Earthology
18 Tears for Fears The Tipping Point Concord
19 Kimberly Morgan York Found Yourself a Lady self-released
20 Various Artists Covers of Covers American Laundromat
21 ADULT. Becoming Undone Dais
22 Cate Le Bon Pompeii Mexican Summer
23 Mitski Laurel Hell Dead Oceans
24 Wally Barnick New Road self-released
25 Yard Act The Overload Zen F.C.
26 DJ Harrison Tales from the Old Dominion Stones Throw
27 Robbin Kapsalis and Vintage #18 Soul Shaker Bird Song
28 illuminati hotties Let Me Do One More Snack Shack Tracks / Hopeless
29 La Luz La Luz Hardly Art
30 La Femme Paradigmes : suppléments Disque Pointu

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    March 29th, 2022

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