top 30 new albums for Sep 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 Doechii she / her / black bitch – EP Top Dawg / Capitol
2 Afro-Zen Allstars The Buzz and the Bells Aza Music
3 Oneida Success Joyful Noise
4 Kamikaze Palm Tree Mint Chip Drag City
5 Vieux Farka Touré Les Racines World Circuit
6 Deau Eyes Legacies Tone Tree Music / Subflora
7 Sessa Estrela Acesa Mexican Summer
8 Cormega Essential – Single self-released
9 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
10 The Great Beforetimes The Great Beforetimes Vocal Rest
11 Russell Lacy Russell Lacy self-released
12 Rikki Rakki Quarantine Sessions – EP self-released
13 Beex Beex / ​L’Amour split Zero Degree
14 Cahalen Morrison Wealth of Sorrow Fluff and Gravy
15 The Interrupters In the Wild Epitaph / Hellcat
16 Danny McGaw Set Me Free Santa Barbara
17 Zenizen P.O.C. (Proof of Concept) Topshelf
18 The Western Express Lunatics, Lovers & Poets self-released
19 Friendship Love the Stranger Merge
20 Marc Von Em Goodbye, Cloudy Sky self-released
21 Ex-Vöid Bigger Than Before Don Giovanni
22 New Potato Caboose It Ain’t a Thing self-released
23 The Sadies Colder Streams Yep Roc
24 Bill Scorzari The Crosswinds of Kansas self-released
25 Stimulator Jones Round Spiritual Ring Stones Throw
26 Medicine Singers Medicine Singers Joyful Noise
27 Viagra Boys Cave World YEAR0001
28 Automatic Excess Stones Throw
29 Angel Olsen Big Time Jagjaguwar
30 Cola Deep in View Fire Talk

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    September 6th, 2022

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genre charts for Mar 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
2 STEVE POLTZ Stardust And Satellites Red House
3 CARSON MCHONE Still Life Merge
4 WALLY BARNICK NEW Road SustainableTunes
5 JAKE XERXES FUSSELL Good And Green Again Paradise Of Bachelors
6 IN THE PINES Impossible Daze Soul Step
7 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
8 HEATHER SARONA Head Above Water Self-Released
9 SHOVELS AND ROPE Manticore Dualtone
10 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
2 MEMPHIS REIGNS, SHAMON CASSETTE, AND REMSHOT Tokyo Time Machine Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
4 ALFRED One Trick Pony: Adventure Mode (The B – Sides) Topshelf
5 SHIRIN DAVID Bitches brauchen Rap Juicy Money
6 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
7 SCIENZ OF LIFE Change Ya View Self-Released
8 CHE NOIR Food For Thought DMG
9 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
10 NICHOLAS CRAVEN Craven N 3 Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BORIS W Sacred Bones
2 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
3 ETERNAL EVIL The Warriors Awakening Brings The Unholy Slaughter Redefining Darkness
4 CULT OF LUNA The Long Road North Metal Blade
5 NAPALM DEATH Resentment Is Always Seismic – A Final Throw Of Throes Century Media
6 KARMANJAKA Gates of Muspel Grind To Death
7 VENOM PRISON Erebos Century Media
8 BEHOLDER Arcane Subreptice Von Frost Koffin
9 MIZMOR Wit’s End Gilead
10 URAEUSES Slithering Through Ancient Catacombs Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOUNDCARRIERS, THE Wilds Phosphonic
2 KVB, THE Unity Invada
3 BITCHIN BAJAS Switched On Ra Drag City
4 MYDREAMFEVER Rough And Beautiful Place Self-Released
5 BOY HARSHER The Runner (Original Soundtrack) Nude Club/City Slang
6 DER PLAN Save Your Software Bureau B
7 RAN CAP DUOI Ngu Ngay Ngay Ngay Tan The Subtext
8 FM SKYLINE Illuminations 100% Electronica
9 PAN DAIJING Tissues Self-Released
10 DEBT The Long Count Modern Love

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRO-ZEN ALLSTARS The Buzz And The Bells AZA
2 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
3 JEMBAA GROOVE “Mokole” [Single] Agogo
4 LUCIA DE CARVALHO Pwanga – Light Zamora
5 LESPRI KA: NEW DIRECTIONS IN GWOKA MUSIC FROM GUADELOUPE 1981-2010 VARIOUS ARTISTS Time Capsule-Seance Centre
6 LEYLA MCCALLA “Fort Dimanche” [Single] Anti-
7 ESSIEBONS SPECIAL 1973 – 1984 GHANA MUSIC POWER HOUSE VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
8 KOKOROKO “Something’s Going On” [Single] Brownswood
9 BEAUTIFUL NUBIA AND THE ROOTS RENAISSANCE BAND Huruhara EniObanke
10 ELIA Y ELIZABETH Elia Y Elizabeth Vampisoul

    March 8th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Feb 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 Yard Act The Overload Zen F.C.
2 Afro-Zen Allstars The Buzz And The Bells AZA Music
3 Reptaliens Multiverse Captured Tracks
4 James Reams Like a Flowing River & Soundtrack Album Mountain Redbird Music
5 Sugaray Rayford In Too Deep Forty Below
6 FKA twigs CAPRISONGS Young
7 Joseph Decosimo The Aluminum Wonder self-released
8 The Exbats Now Where Were We Goner
9 MEL MACHETE Mel Machete – EP self-released
10 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
11 hichambenhallam three days of sorrow: new year’s eve self-released
12 The Wimps Pillow and Blankey self-released
13 Benét Game Over! – EP Bayonet
14 Hotspit CC – EP avery magoruims wonder emporium
15 Boris W. Sacred Bones
16 Elvis Costello & The Imposters The Boy Named If EMI
17 Sis Gnani – EP Native Cat
18 Liz Miller A Little Life Best East West
19 Norman Blake Day by Day Plectrafone
20 Aesop Rock & Blockhead Garbology Rhymesayers
21 Pip Blom Welcome Break Heavenly
22 Kills Birds Married KRO
23 The Dodos Grizzly Peak Polyvinyl
24 makthaverskan För Allting Run For Cover
25 Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats The Future Stax
26 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti-
27 PinkPantheress to hell with it Parlophone UK
28 Naomi Alligator Concession Stand Girl – EP Carpark
29 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
30 Audiobooks Astro Tough Heavenly

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    February 1st, 2022

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genre charts for Jan 25 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEDOUINE Waysides Self-Released
2 ROD GATOR For Louisiana Blue Elan
3 ANA EGGE Between Us Story Sound
4 CATBELLS Same As You [EP] SQFT
5 ROBERT PLANT AND ALISON KRAUSS Raise The Roof Rounder/Concord
6 DAVID JAMES ALLEN The Architect Garment District
7 JAKE XERXES FUSSELL Good And Green Again Paradise Of Bachelors
8 JANET BATCH You Be The Wolf Jim Steve
9 MARGO CILKER POHORYLLE Fluff & Gravy
10 TEKLA WATERFIELD New Skies Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
2 DJ 2-TONE JONES Contraband From India Self-Released
3 SHABAAM SAHDEEQ AND NICK WIZ Cabin Fever Self-Released
4 BANE CAPITAL AND KONCEPT JACKSON Good Product Self-Released
5 GUNNA DS4EVER Young Stoner Life/300 Ent
6 HUBBS Winston Zeddemoore Self-Released
7 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous
8 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
9 KHI INFINITE Take What You Need Artist Partner Group
10 EARL SWEATSHIRT SICK! Tan Cressida/Warner

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTHRONE Eternal Hails…… Peaceville
2 OBSCURA A Valediction Nuclear Blast
3 MAYHEM Atavistic Black Disorder Kommando [EP] Century
4 MODAL CITIZAN Idolatry [EP] Self-Released
5 SHADOW OF INTENT “Intensified Genocide” [Single] Self-Released
6 PEBBLES PALACE Shockoe Sessions Live! In Your Ear Studio
7 ARMAGEDDON DILDOS Destruction Alfa Matrix
8 FIRST AID 4 SOULS Beyond the Galaxy (Rework Version) Alfa Matrix
9 RECTOR SCANNER Das Mädchen Aus Dem All – EP II [EP] Alfa Matrix
10 MATRIXX: 20 YEARS OF ALFA MATRIX VARIOUS ARTISTS Alfa Matrix

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KEDR LIVANSKIY Liminal Soul 2MR
2 E.VAX E.VAX Because
3 FLOATING POINTS, PHAROAH SANDERS AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Promises Luaka Bop
4 EL DRAGON CRIOLLO Pase Lo Que Pase El Palmas
5 LEONIE PERNET Le Cirque de Consolation CRYBABY/InFiné
6 DEAD COOL “Until Death” [Single] Self-Released
7 JON HOPKINS Music for Psychedelic Therapy Domino
8 BYRON THE AQUARIUS “Why Do You Love Me?” [Single] SupportSystem
9 LADYTRON “Tower of Glass (Danz CM Remix)” [Single] Self-Released
10 PEGGY GOU “Nabi” [Single] Gudu

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRO-ZEN ALLSTARS The Buzz And The Bells AZA
2 JARVIS COCKER Chansons D’ennui Top-Top ABKCO
3 ALGO SALVAJE VOL. 3 VARIOUS ARTISTS Munster
4 BACAO RHYTHM AND STEEL BAND Expansions Big Crown
5 YOHANN LE FERRAND Yeko [EP] Self-Released
6 LPT Se Quema El Mundo Self-Released
7 LOS BITCHOS “Good To Go!” [Single] City Slang
8 LOS POPS No, No, No [EP] Munster
9 ADRIAN QUESADA Look At My Soul: The Latin Shade Of Texas Soul Nacional
10 LOS CHAPILLACS Lo Bueno, Lo Malo, Lo Feo Y Los Alarcosos Chapillacs Vampisoul

    January 25th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Jan 18 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 Mega Bog Life, And Another Paradise of Bachelors
2 Afro-Zen Allstars The Buzz and the Bells AZA
3 Spiritualized Everything Was Beautiful Bella Union
4 Hayes Carll You Get It All Dualtone
5 Various Artists The Village Out West: The Lost Tapes of Alan Oakes Smithsonian Folkways
6 DJ Harrison Tales from the Old Dominion Stones Throw
7 Sweeping Promises Pain Without a Touch – Single Feel It
8 Scruffie scruffie. self-released
9 BSTFRND Healthy Space Satellite Syndicate
10 Big Kahuna OG & Unlucky Bastards Flameboy Advance Mutant Academy
11 DuctTape Jesus DuctTape Jesus Public Welfare
12 Geena B. Valentine & Rufus White Mice Blue Flame
13 Richard Dawson & Circle Henki Domino
14 Aesop Rock & Blockhead Garbology Rhymesayers
15 Pip Blom Welcome Break Heavenly
16 Haviah Mighty Stock Exchange Mighty Gang Inc.
17 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti- / Epitaph
18 Borboleta Until That Time – EP EveryDejaVu
19 Margo Cilker Pohorylle Fluff and Gravy
20 Dummy Mandatory Enjoyment Trouble In Mind
21 Tonstartssbandht Petunia Mexican Summer
22 Trace Mountains HOUSE OF CONFUSION Lame-O
23 Xenia Rubinos Una Rosa Anti- / Epitaph
24 Aquaserge The Possibility of a New Work for Aquaserge Crammed Discs
25 Odonis Odonis Spectrums felte
26 Surfbort Keep On Truckin’ Inner Freak
27 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
28 Georgia State Line In Colour Cheatin’ Hearts
29 Moor Mother Black Encyclopedia of the Air Anti- / Epitaph
30 Cat Power Covers Domino

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    January 18th, 2022

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Top 30 for week ending Jan 27 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Priests Nothing Feels Natural Sister Polygon
2 Afro-Zen Allstars Greatest Hits self-released
3 Cherry Glazerr Apocalipstick Secretly Canadian
4 Antiphons Groan Citrus City/Gigantic Noise
5 Camp Howard Camp Howard Crystal Pistol / Citrus City / BadGrrrl
6 Systema Solar Rumbo a Tierra Nacional
7 The Regrettes Feel Your Feelings Fool! Warner Bros.
8 Ultimate Painting Dusk Trouble in Mind
9 Danny & the Darleans Bug Out In the Red
10 Positive No Reinvent the Space [single] Negative Fun
11 Young Scum Zona Citrus City
12 The Wimps The Wimps Bad Grrrl
13 White Laces No Floor EggHunt
14 Pete Curry Night Logic Crystal Pistol
15 Get in the Car Get in the Car self-released
16 All Our Exes Live In Texas When We Fall self-released
17 Allison Crutchfield Tourist In This Town Merge
18 Hard Proof Stinger Modern Outsider
19 Tash Sultana Notion Lonely Lands
20 Alice Jemima No Diggity b/w Electric Sunday Best / PIAS
21 Kid Koala Music to Draw to: Satellite Arts & Crafts
22 Otis Gibbs Mount Renraw Wanamaker
23 Cloud Nothings Life Without Sound Carpark
24 Maria Taylor In the Next Life Flower Moon
25 Nouvelle Vague I Could Be Happy Kwaidan / !K7
26 Izo FitzRoy Here I Come b/w Hope You Can Wait Jalapeno
27 Proper Ornaments Foxhole Slumberland
28 Dr. Dog Abandoned Mansion self-released
29 Norman Blake Brushwood: Songs and Stories Plectrafone
30 Ty Segall Ty Segall Drag City

    January 28th, 2017

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Top 30 for week ending Jan 13 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Book of Wyrms Sci-Fi/Fantasy Twin Earth
2 Pete Curry Night Logic Crystal Pistol
3 Afro-Zen Allstars Greatest Hits self-released
4 Systema Solar Rumbo a Tierra Nacional
5 Jungle Fire Jambu Nacional
6 Antiphons Groan Gigantic Noise / Citrus City
7 Dazeases C R U M B S self-released
8 Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions Until the Hunter Tendril Tales
9 Angel Olsen My Woman Jagjaguwar
10 Andrés Landero Yo Amanecí VampiSoul
11 McKinley Dixon Who Taught You To Hate Yourself? self-released
12 Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Struggle Sounds Sony Masterworks
13 Big Thief Masterpiece Saddle Creek
14 Vaudou Game Kidayu Hot Casa
15 Young Scum Zona Citrus City
16 Naked Pictures Wade The Water self-released
17 The Wimps The Wimps Bad Grrrl
18 White Laces No Floor EggHunt
19 Get in the Car Get in the Car self-released
20 Kadhja Bonet The Visitor Fat Possum
21 Various Artists The Railtown Sessions Light Organ
22 Laurel Park Counter
23 JEEN Modern Life self-released
24 NOIA Habits Cascine
25 DIANA Familiar Touch Culvert
26 Snowapple Tracks Zip
27 Martha Wainwright Goodnight City PIAS
28 Sløtface Empire Records Propeller
29 Jay Som Turn Into Polyvinyl
30 Whyte Horses Pop or Not CRC

    January 14th, 2017

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