genre charts for Oct 13 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TYLER CHILDERS Long Violent History Hickman Holler
2 ALEX THE ASTRONAUT The Theory Of Absolutely Nothing Nettwerk
3 LONELY ROOMS Until We Have To Fuzzycat
4 GILLIAN WELCH Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 2 Acony
5 COLTER WALL Wester Swing & Waltzes And Other Punchy Songs La Honda
6 INNOCENCE MISSION, THE See You Tomorrow Self-Released
7 STICK IN THE WHEEL Hold Fast From Here
8 BESSIE JONES Get In Union Thomkins Square
9 HAWKTAIL Formations Self-Released
10 BONNIE LIGHT HORSEMAN Bonnie Light Horseman 37d03d

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ACTION BRONSON Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
2 BISHOP NEHRU Nehruvia: My Disregarded Thoughts Nehruvia
3 WESTSIDE GUNN Who Made The Sunshine? Griselda
4 SLAUSON MALONE Vergangenheitsbewältigung Self-Released
5 MEGAN THEE STALLION Suga [EP] 300
6 HENNY LO Sages Mutant Academy
7 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
8 SPORTING LIFE Labplex.Eco Self-Released
9 CONWAY THE MACHINE LULU ALC / EMPIRE
10 LEX AMOR Government Tropicana Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VALKYRIE Fear Relapse
2 SVALBARD When I Die, Will I Get Better? Translation Loss
3 LIK Misanthropic Breed Metal Blade
4 UNLEASH THE ARCHERS Abyss Napalm
5 NUCLEAR POWER TRIO A Clear And Present Rager [EP] Metal Blade
6 A PRETEXT TO HUMAN SUFFERING Rotting Sanctum [EP] RealityFade
7 SPECTRUM OF DELUSION Neoconception The Artisan Era
8 BELPHEGOR Necrodaemon Terrorsathan Nuclear Blast
9 HOBOKNIFE Wig of Flies Self-Released
10 HELL BENEATH “Bells of the Unholy Cathedral” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SUFJAN STEVENS The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty
2 NAKED ROOMMATE Do The Duvet Trouble In Mind
3 HAAI Put Your Head Above The Parakeets [EP] Mute
4 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
5 HANTE FIERCE Remixes & More [EP] Metropolis
6 MYSTIC UNDERGROUND, THE Wrapped In Riddles Stereosonic
7 TETO PRETO Pedra Preta (Remixes) Mamba Rec
8 DAVID WALTERS Manyè (Remixes) [EP] Heavenly Sweetness
9 CONTENTO “Paso Palante” [Single] El Palmas
10 NOVA MATERIA “Strength” [Single] Self-Released

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MUKAMBO PRESENTS GLOBAL AFROBEAT MOVEMENT VARIOUS ARTISTS NYP
2 RICARDO LEMVO AND MAKINA LOCA N’Dona Ponte Mopiato
3 LEYLA MCCALLA “Mesi Bondye” [Single] Smithsonian Folkways
4 HIP HOP HOODIOS “Mexican Miller (The Stephen Miller Song)” [Single] Self-Released
5 CLINT EASTWOOD AND GENERAL SAINT “Stop That Train/Talk About Run” [Single] Greensleeves
6 LOS MOCOSOS All Grown Up Hip Spanic
7 ANDAL SUKABE Music From Saharan WhatsApp 07 [EP] Sahel Sounds
8 NOBLEZZA “Coletera” [Single] Codiscos
9 JUAN PINA CON LA REVELACION Juan Pina Con La Revelacion Vampisoul
10 BUDOS BAND, THE Long In The Tooth Daptone

    October 13th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Oct 6 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 IDLES Ultra Mono Partisan / Liberator Music
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 Sufjan Stevens The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty
4 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
5 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
6 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
7 SUUNS FICTION – EP Joyful Noise / Secret City
8 Cabbage Amanita Pantherina Brassica
9 Naked Pictures W I D E self-released
10 Fly Anakin The 8’s (2015-2018) Mutant Academy
11 ShotClock Side A – EP self-released
12 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
13 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
14 Ruth Good Haunt – EP Citrus City
15 Outer World Fixed Like A Painting self-released
16 Talk Me Off Cursed Smartpunk
17 Radio B. All Art Ain’t Pretty The Association Of Great Minds
18 Red Sammy That Raging Heart Red Sammy
19 Ric Robertson Strange World – EP Free Dirt
20 Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon Noon Megaplum / ATO
21 The Mommyheads New Kings of Pop Fanfar!
22 Telco My Name Is Not Kaiser – EP telco
23 Alex Rasmussen Make It Real – EP Lovely Ruckus
24 Lomelda Hannah Double Double Whammy
25 Josiah Johnson Every Feeling on a Loop Anti- / Epitaph
26 Marques Martin Brave & Afraid Operator
27 Hey, King! Be Still – EP Anti- / Epitaph
28 The Wilderness Until Tomorrow self-released
29 Jabee This World Is So Fragile and Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union Media
30 The Milwaukees The Calling Mint 400

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    October 6th, 2020

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genre charts for Oct 6 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BILL CALLAHAN Gold Record Drag City
2 OPIN Media & Memory WarHen
3 DAN BERN Ivan’s Barbershop Kababa
4 KRISTEN GRAINGER AND TRUE NORTH Ghost Tattoo Self-Released
5 DANA GAVANSKI Yesterday Is Gone Flemish Eye
6 LORI MCKENNA The Balladeer Thirty Tigers
7 RUSTON KELLY Shape & Destroy Rounder
8 TYLER CHILDERS Long Violent History Hickman Holler
9 OTIS GIBBS Hoosier National Self-Released
10 THIS FRONTIER NEEDS HEROES Go With The Flow Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ACTION BRONSON Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
2 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
3 FLY ANAKIN The 8’s (2015-2018) Mutant Academy
4 RADIO B All Art Ain’t Pretty The Association Of Great Minds
5 MARQUES MARTIN Brave And Afraid Operator
6 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
7 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
8 PUBLIC ENEMY What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down? Def Jam
9 POP SMOKE Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon Republic
10 ELZHI Seven Times Down Eight Times Up Fat Beats

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAPALM DEATH Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism Century Media
2 OCEAN, THE Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic Metal Blade
3 DEEDS OF FLESH Nucleus Unique Leader
4 PALLBEARER “Forgotten Days” [Single] Nuclear Blast
5 NAGLFAR Cerecloth Century Media
6 ZAKK SABBATH Vertigo Magenetic Eye
7 MORS PRINCIPIUM EST. Seven AFM
8 ARMORED SAINT Punching The Sky [Advance Tracks] Metal Blade
9 SIX FEET UNDER “Amputator” [Single] Metal Blade
10 CULT OF LILITH Mara Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SUFJAN STEVENS The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty
2 JAGA JAZZIST Pyramid Brainfeeder
3 MARY LATTIMORE Silver Ladders Ghostly International
4 LOUIE VEGA AND THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS “Let It Go on” [Single] Cuttin’ Headz
5 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
6 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
7 BONOBO AND TOTALLY ENORMOUS EXTINCT DINOSAURS “Heartbreak” [Single] Outlier
8 DUKES OF CHUTNEY Hazel Beats In Space
9 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
10 WILLIAM CASHION Postcard Music Ideas For Housecrafts

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RICARDO LEMVO AND MAKINA LOCA N’Dona Ponte Mopiato
2 CLINT EASTWOOD AND GENERAL SAINT “Stop That Train/Talk About Run” [Single] Greensleeves
3 CONTENTO “Paso Palante” [Single] El Palmas
4 GOOD ONES, THE “Soccer (Summer 1988)” [Single] Anti-
5 CAMPOS Shake Up The World: Live In The Studio, Volume 1 Peace & Rhythm
6 JUANA MOLINA “Eras (ANRMAL)” [Single] Crammed
7 ROUGH GUIDE TO URBAN MALI, THE VARIOUS ARTISTS World M Network
8 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
9 BLACK MARKET BRASS Undying Thirst Colemine
10 OK JAZZ Pas Un Pas Sans … The Boleros Of OK Jazz Planet Ilunga

    October 6th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Sep 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 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
2 Chloe x Halle Ungodly Hour Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia
3 Nubya Garcia SOURCE Concord Jazz
4 Osees Protean Threat Castle Face
5 Tyler Childers Long Violent History Hickman Holler
6 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
7 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
8 Sweeping Promises Hunger for a Way Out Feel It
9 Usher Bad Habits – Single Brand Usher
10 Evidence Unlearning – Single Rhymesayers
11 Eric Slick Wiseacre Slick
12 Lance Bangs Whammy – EP Citrus City
13 Dumb Waiter Tsk JUJU
14 She TRL 2004 – EP self-released
15 Trapcry Stay Up (Longer Deluxe) 1986
16 Flung Shaky But My Hair Is Grown Citrus City / Topshelf
17 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
18 Strike Anywhere Nightmares of the West Pure Noise
19 Loud Night Mindnumbing Pleasure Vinyl Conflict
20 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
21 The Flavor Project Food for Thought Reeverb Entertainment
22 Tim Heidecker Fear of Death Spacebomb
23 Sleepless Void Fear self-released
24 Various Artists Stay Home Drunk Dial
25 Venal Flesh Die In Summer self-released
26 Haircut Cake – EP self-released
27 Newscaster 3.612574 self-released
28 Jyoti Mama, You Can Bet! eOne Music / SomeOthaShip Connect
29 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
30 Marques Martin Brave & Afraid Operator

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    September 29th, 2020

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genre charts for Sep 29 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TYLER CHILDERS Long Violent History Hickman Holler
2 ORVILLE PECK Show Pony [EP] Columbia
3 BILL CALLAHAN Gold Record Drag City
4 KATHLEEN EDWARDS Total Freedom Dualtone/eOne
5 DAIQURI QUEENS The Daiquri Queens Self-Released
6 BILLY SIMARD Secret ki-keek
7 SHIRLEY COLLINS Heart’s Ease Domino
8 JEREMY IVEY Waiting out the Storm Anti/Epitaph
9 JIMMY BRYANT Country in the Fifties Amanita
10 BURL IVES Anthology: The Definitive Collection Mastertape

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EVIDENCE “Unlearning” [Single] Rhymesayers
2 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
3 SHABAZZ PALACES The Don Of Diamond Dreams Sub Pop
4 NAEEM Startisha 37d03d
5 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
6 ACTION BRONSON Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
7 BLU AND EXILE Miles Dirty Science
8 SNEAKS Happy Birthday Merge
9 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
10 MARQUES MARTIN Brave And Afraid Operator

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ZAKK SABBATH Vertigo Magenetic Eye
2 NAPALM DEATH Throes Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism Century Media
3 MORS PRINCIPIUM EST. Seven AFM
4 ARMORED SAINT Punching The Sky [Advance Tracks] Metal Blade
5 SIX FEET UNDER Nightmares of the Decomposed Metal Blade
6 CULT OF LILITH Mara Metal Blade
7 VICIOUS RUMORS Celebration Decay SPV
8 ZEAL AND ARDOR Wake of a Nation [EP] Self-Released
9 DARK TRANQUILITY Moment Century Media
10 SHADOW IN THE DARKNESS Erstwhile Befell Sliptrick

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 YVES TUMOR Heaven To A Tortured Mind Warp
2 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
3 YELLE L’ere Du Verseau Recreation Center
4 PROFLIGATE Too Numb To Know Wharf Cat
5 MARY LATTIMORE Silver Ladders Ghostly International
6 LUCRETIA DALT No Era Sólida RVNG Intl.
7 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
8 ANDRAS Joyful Beats In Space
9 SESHEN, THE CYAN Tru Thoughts
10 BLACK MARBLE I Must Be Living Twice [EP] Sacred Bones

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LA DAME BLANCHE Ella Nacional
2 COLOR DE TROPICO VARIOUS ARTISTS El Palmas
3 DANDANA Free The System Rebel Up
4 NATION BEAT The Royal Chase Self-Released
5 LOS SAICOS 69 “El Mercenario/Un Poquito De Pena” [Single] Munster
6 NAHAWA DOUMBIA Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
7 GRESHKA “To Prune A Triffid” [Single] 4000
8 BEBEL GILBERTO Agora PIAS
9 LA MISA NEGRA “Pistol” feat. Shae Fiol & Mireya Ramos [Single] NAM
10 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time

    September 29th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Sep 22 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 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 Toots & The Maytals Got To Be Tough BMG
3 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
4 Colter Wall Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs La Honda
5 Marilyn Manson We Are Chaos Loma Vista
6 Mr. Bungle The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo Ipecac
7 Exploding Flowers Stumbling Blocks Smash It Up!
8 La Femme Paradigme – Single disque pointu
9 Nahawa Doumbia Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
10 Sweeping Promises Hunger for a Way Out Feel It
11 Conway the Machine From King To A GOD Griselda
12 Felt Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
13 Gillian Welch & David Rawlings; SLO County Stumblers All The Good Times Acony
14 Ant The Symbol Air Gritty City
15 Koncept Jack$on Thot Rap Chapter 2 self-released
16 Rah Scrilla & Profound 79 Sound Check – EP Gritty City
17 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
18 DarkTwaine_ L’enfants Sauvages self released
19 Jrdarappr Highway to Hell Poverty
20 Addy Eclipse Topshelf
21 Jabee This World Is So Fragile and Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union Media
22 Orville Peck Show Pony – EP Columbia
23 Juni Ata Saudade Flying On Fire
24 Jaga Jazzist Pyramid Brainfeeder
25 Los Retros Everlasting – EP Stones Throw
26 Carolina Story Dandelion Black River Americana
27 Laurence-Anne Accident – EP Bonsound
28 Eyedress Let’s Skip to the Wedding Lex Records
29 Jason Molina Eight Gates Secretly Canadian
30 Girl Friday Androgynous Mary Hardly Art

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    September 22nd, 2020

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genre charts for Sep 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLTER WALL Wester Swing & Waltzes And Other Punchy Songs La Honda
2 GILLIAN WELCH AND DAVID RAWLINGS All The Good Times Acony
3 ORVILLE PECK Show Pony [EP] Columbia
4 CAROLINA STORY Dandelion Black River
5 TED RUSSELL KAMP Down In The Den PoMo
6 GILLIAN WELCH Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 1 Acony
7 BIRDTHROWER Birdthrower Mad Bunny
8 JOHN POPS DENNIE I’ve Got Something to Say FreeStone
9 SEAN BURNS AND LOST COUNTRY We Got A Lotta Truckin’ To Do Stringbreakin’
10 GREAT PEACOCK Forever Worse Better Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 CONWAY THE MACHINE From King To A GOD Griselda
3 FELT Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
4 ANT THE SYMBOL Air Gritty City
5 KONCEPT JACKSON Thot Rap Chapter 2 Self-Released
6 RAH SCRILLA AND PROFOUND 70 SOUND CHECK [EP] Gritty City
7 JRDARAPPR Highway to Hell Poverty
8 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
9 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter [Advance Tracks] Rhymesayers
10 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MR BUNGLE “Raping Your Mind” [Single] Ipecac
2 FINNTROLL Vredesvavd Century Media
3 CYTOTOXIN Nuklearth Unique Leader
4 ZEAL AND ARDOR Wake of a Nation Self-Released
5 RINGS OF SATURN Ultu Ulla (Instrumental) Nuclear Blast
6 ALTER IDEM Fragments of Consciousness [EP] RealityFade
7 RUINS OF PERCEPTION “Hollowfication (feat. Alan Grnja)” [Single] Self-Released
8 CLAN OF XYMOX Spider on the Wall Trisol
9 DEAD SOULS RISING Isadora Self-Released
10 MARILYN MANSON We Are Chaos Loma Vista

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTWAINE L’enfants Sauvages Self-Released
2 JAGA JAZZIST Pyramid Brainfeeder
3 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH The Mosaic Of Transformation Ghostly
4 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
5 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
6 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
7 GHETTO KUMBE Ghetto Kumbé ZZK
8 SYANIDE RHONDA (RIP) Self-Released
9 MENSA DEATHSQUAD Patient Zero Gran Calavera
10 BOLDY JAMES AND STERLING TOLES Manger on McNichols Sector 7-G

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAHAWA DOUMBIA Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
2 BUDOS BAND, THE Long In The Tooth [Advance Tracks] Daptone
3 PETE RODRIGUEZ I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Asi) Fania/Craft/Concord
4 DZAMBO AGUSEVI ORCHESTRA “Old Bazaar Groove (DJ Branski remix)” [Single] Asphalt Tango
5 ALHOUSSEINI ANIVOLLA AND GIRUM MEZMUR Afropentatonism Piranha
6 SUPERFONICOS “El Adios” [Single] Hi-Fi
7 MESTIZO BEAT Canoga Madness California Soul
8 RAICES JAZZ ORCHESTRA Raices Jazz Orchestra Unity
9 MAFALDA MINNOZZI Sensorial MPI
10 A GUIDE TO THE BIRDSONG OF MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Shika Shika

    September 22nd, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Sep 15 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 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 Don Bryant You Make Me Feel Fat Possum
3 Koncept Jack$on Thot Rap, Chapter 2 self-released
4 Nubya Garcia SOURCE Concord Jazz
5 The Psychedelic Furs Made Of Rain Cooking Vinyl
6 Lomelda Hannah Double Double Whammy
7 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
8 Dumb Waiter Tsk JUJU
9 Iochroma The Hideous Triumphs Of Form And Function self-released
10 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
11 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
12 Fly Anakin At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
13 JUJU African Rhythms 1970-1982 Strut
14 Thanya Iyer Kind Topshelf
15 Fantastic Negrito Have You Lost Your Mind yet? Cooking Vinyl
16 Bryony Jarman-Pinto Fish Factory Sessions – EP Tru Thoughts
17 Blu & Exile Miles Fat Beats
18 Sargeant X Comrade Magic Radio Black Buffalo
19 Jake Blount Spider Tales Free Dirt
20 Phoebe Bridgers Punisher Dead Oceans
21 Ángela Muñoz Introspection Linear Labs
22 Moemaw Naedon Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
23 Doc Watson & Gaither Carlton Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
24 Christian Lee Hutson Beginners Anti- / Epitaph
25 Chicano Batman Invisible People ATO / Fontana North
26 lindsay ASMR Love Letters – EP Wildefolk
27 Thundercat It Is What It Is Brainfeeder
28 Tame Impala The Slow Rush Interscope
29 Shadow Show Silhouettes RAS / Greenway
30 Vusi Mahlasela Shebeen Queen ATO

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    September 15th, 2020

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genre charts for Sep 15 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JAKE BLOUNT Spider Tales Free Dirt
2 DOC WATSON AND GAITHER CARLTON Doc Watson And Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
3 LINDSAY ASMR Love Letters [EP] Self-Released
4 ROSE CITY BAND Summerlong Thrill Jockey
5 SWAMP DOGG Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
6 DANA GAVANSKI Yesterday Is Gone Flemish Eye
7 MA POLAINE’S GREAT DECLINE City of Love OMH
8 JOANNE SHENANDOAH “Your Legacy” [Single] Self-Released
9 GANGSTAGRASS No Time For Enemies Antifragile
10 WILDMANS, THE The Wildmans Travianna

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLY ANAKIN At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
2 BLU AND EXILE Miles Dirty Science
3 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
4 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
5 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter [Advance Tracks] Rhymesayers
6 PROFESSIONALS, THE The Professionals Madlib Invasion
7 STOVE GOD COOKS Reasonable Drought Self-Released
8 FELT Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
9 SADISTIK Elysium Clockwork Grey
10 BIG SEAN Detroit 2 Def Jam

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IOCRHOMA Kolopsia Self-Released
2 FINNTROLL Vredesvavd Century Media
3 ENSLAVED Utgard Nuclear Blast
4 SKELETAL REMAINS The Entombment Of Chaos Century Media
5 INCANTATION Sect Of Vile Divinities Relapse
6 BENEDICTION Scriptures Century Media
7 STILLBIRTH Revive The Throne Unique Leader
8 WOR Prisoners Bungalo
9 CARCASS Despicable [EP] Nuclear Blast
10 ARMORED SAINT “End Of The Attention Span” [Single] Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOFT PINK TRUTH, THE Shall We Go On Sinning So That Grace May Increase? Thrill Jockey
2 KELLY LEE OWENS Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
3 NAKED ROOMMATE Do The Duvet Trouble In Mind
4 POWERMAN 5000 The Noble Rot Cleopatra
5 FOUR TET Sixteen Oceans Text
6 DUKES OF CHUTNEY Hazel Beats In Space
7 PHEW Vertigo KO Disciples
8 RE-STONED, THE Thunders of the Deep Clostridium
9 BELBURY POLY The Gone Away Ghost Box
10 TREES SPEAK Ohms Soul Jazz

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAHAWA DOUMBIA Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
2 TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS Got To Be Tough Trojan Jamaica/BMG
3 MODOU TOURE Touki ARC
4 PETE RODRIGUEZ I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Asi) Fania/Craft/Concord
5 ALHOUSSEINI ANIVOLLA AND GIRUM MEZMUR Afropentatonism Piranha
6 JUAN PINA CON LA REVELACION Juan Pina Con La Revelacion Vampisoul
7 JAAKKO LAITINEN AND VAARA RAHA Borek Playground
8 SUPERFONICOS “El Adios” [Single] Hi-Fi
9 TAMIKREST Tamotait Glitterbeat
10 MATEUS ALELUIA Olorum Selo Sesc

    September 15th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Sep 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 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 Tough Age Which Way Am I? Mint
3 Cherry Pickles The Juice That’s Worth the Squeeze PNKSLM
4 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
5 Crack Cloud Pain Olympics Meat Machine
6 RVG Feral Fire
7 Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death Partisan / Fontana North
8 ohbliv LewseJoints Number 10 (b) self-released
9 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
10 Keep Keep – EP Citrus City
11 Inter Arma Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
12 Richmond Avant Improv Collective (RAIC) Chance Operations Blight
13 Fly Anakin At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
14 Eyedress Let’s Skip to the Wedding Lex
15 Ganser Just Look At That Sky felte
16 Fantastic Negrito Have You Lost Your Mind yet? Blackball Universe / Cooking Vinyl
17 Sneaks Happy Birthday Merge
18 Laurence-Anne Accident – EP Bonsound
19 Protomartyr Ultimate Success Today Domino
20 Blu & Exile Miles Fat Beats
21 Zombi 2020 Relapse
22 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Sideways to New Italy Ivy League
23 Run The Jewels RTJ4 BMG
24 No Age Goons Be Gone Drag City
25 OHMME Fantasize Your Ghost Joyful Noise
26 Little Simz Drop 6 – EP AGE 101
27 Moemaw Naedon Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
28 Nation of Language Introduction, Presence self-released
29 Deante’ Hitchcock BETTER RCA
30 lindsay ASMR Love Letters Wildefolk

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    September 8th, 2020

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