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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