genre charts for Jan 11 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
2 LAURA LOVE Uppity Octoroon Biography
3 ANA EGGE Between Us Story Sound
4 ROBERT PLANT AND ALISON KRAUSS Raise The Roof Rounder/Concord
5 CHATEAU CHATEAU Wonderful Offer Kill Rock Stars
6 BRANDI CARLILE In These Silent Days Elektra
7 TOM JONES Surrounded By Time S-Curve
8 ALLISON RUSSELL Outside Child Fantasy/Concord
9 LOOSE CATTLE Heavy Lifting Low Heat
10 CASTALIA Blue Moon [EP] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
2 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
3 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
4 LITTLE SIMZ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
5 DJ 2-TONE JONES Contraband From India Self-Released
6 VINCE STAPLES Vince Staples Blacksmith/Motown
7 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous
8 GENESIS OWUSU Smiling With No Teeth House Anxiety/Ourness
9 JOHNNY CIGGS Paradise Gritty City
10 JPEGMAFIA LP! EQT

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANTICHRIST SIEGE MACHINE Purifying Blade Profound Lore
2 ENFORCED Kill Grid Century Media
3 INFERI Vile Genesis The Artisan Era
4 CARCASS Torn Arteries Nuclear Blast
5 RIVERS OF NIHIL The Work Metal Blade
6 KHEMMIS Deceiver Nuclear Blast
7 GREEN LUNG Black Harvest Svart
8 USTALOST Before the Glinting Spell Unvests Gilead Media
9 WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Primordial Arcana Relapse
10 FIRST FRAGMENT Glorie Eternelle Unique Leader

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BITCHIN BAJAS Switched On Ra Drag City
2 NALA SINEPHRO Space 1.8 Warp
3 FM SKYLINE Illuminations 100% Electronica
4 GHOST PISS Blushing [EP] Styles Upon Styles
5 MANDY, INDIANA …EP Fire Talk
6 DJ HARRISON Tales From The Old Dominion Stones Throw
7 COLLEEN The Tunnel And The Clearing Thrill Jockey
8 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH AND EMILE MOSSERI I Could Be Your Dog (Prequel) Ghostly International
9 RP BOO Established! Planet Mu
10 FATIMA AL QADIRI Medieval Femme Hyperdub

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EDO FUNK EXPLOSION VOL 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
2 AFRO-ZEN ALLSTARS The Buzz And The Bells AZA
3 PHUONG TAM Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul 1964-1966 Sublime Frequencies
4 FRANK Y SUS INQUIETOS Frank Y Sus Inquietos El Palmas
5 DERYA YILDIRIM AND GRUP SIMSEK Dost 1 Light In The Attic
6 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
7 YOUSSOU N’DOUR Mbalax Universal Africa
8 ESSIEBONS SPECIAL 1973 – 1984 GHANA MUSIC POWER HOUSE VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
9 BACAO RHYTHM AND STEEL BAND Expansions Big Crown
10 MUKAMBO PRESENTS GLOBAL AFROBEAT MOVEMENT 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS NYP

    January 11th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Dec 7 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 Angélica Garcia Echo Eléctrico – EP Spacebomb
2 Pip Blom Welcome Break Heavenly
3 Jon Batiste WE ARE Verve
4 Downhaul Proof Refresh
5 Durand Jones & The Indications Private Space Dead Oceans
6 Newgrounds Death Rugby Pictures of Your Pets Sun Eater
7 Ships in the Night Latent Powers Cleopatra
8 Richard Dawson & Circle Henki Weird World
9 IDLES CRAWLER Partisan
10 Charli XCX CRASH Asylum
11 Bloc Party Alpha Games Infectious Music
12 Adele 30 Columbia
13 True Body True Body & Digital Hell – EP Funeral Party
14 DJ Harrison Tales from the Old Dominion Stones Throw
15 Cassidy Snider & The Wranglers Losing Lovers – EP Vocal Rest
16 Matthew E. White K Bay Domino
17 Dark Waters Dreams in Bottle Rockets – EP Deadhorse
18 Hotspit CC – EP avery magoruims wonder emporium
19 Mikrowaves 20 Up 20 Down Break Em Off
20 PinkPantheress to hell with it Parlophone
21 Latvian Radio Phooey! Belpid
22 Dummy Mandatory Enjoyment Trouble In Mind
23 FUR When You Walk Away 777 MUSIC
24 Red Sammy Vultures Red Sammy
25 Tonstartssbandht Petunia Mexican Summer
26 Trace Mountains HOUSE OF CONFUSION Lame-o
27 Gilligan Moss Gilligan Moss Foreign Family Collective
28 Leeroy Stagger Dystopian Weekends Tonic
29 Deerhoof Actually, You Can Joyful Noise
30 Humbird Still Life Green Thumb

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    December 7th, 2021

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genre charts for Dec 7 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
2 RED SAMMY Vultures Self-Released
3 LEEROY STAGGER Dystopian Weekends Tonic
4 ROBERT PLANT AND ALISON KRAUSS Raise The Roof Rounder/Concord
5 ALEXA ROSE Headwaters Big Legal Mess
6 SHANNON LAY Geist Sub Pop
7 JACKSON BROWNE Downhill From Everywhere Inside
8 DUSTED III Self-Released
9 DAG Pedestrian Life Bedroom Suck
10 LE REN Leftovers Secretly Canadian

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TRUE BODY AND DIGITAL HELL True Body and Digital Hell [EP] Funeral Party
2 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
3 AESOP ROCK AND BLOCKHEAD Garbology Rhymesayers
4 COMMON A Beautiful Revolution PT. 2 Lorna Vista
5 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
6 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous
7 NAPOLEON DA LEGEND AND AMERIGO GAZAWAY The World Changed TeamNDL
8 AWON AND PHONIKS Nothing Less Don’t Sleep
9 ALXNDRBRWN Glow Kid Strange Famous
10 FLY ANAKIN “Sean Price” [Single] Lex

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
2 GOJIRA Fortitude Roadrunner
3 DEATH ANGEL The Bastard Tracks Nuclear Blast
4 NITA STRAUSS “Dead Inside” [Single] Sumerian
5 ANDY JAMES “The Falcon God” [Single] AJR
6 LEE MCKINNEY “Stormage” [Single] Sumerian
7 ANIMALS AS LEADERS “The Problem of Other Minds” [Single] Sumerian
8 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Silence/Motion RidingEasy
9 BORIS “Drowning by Numbers” [Single] Sacred Bones
10 CARRION “Revenant” [Single] Brutal Resonance

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ HARRISON Tales from the Old Dominion Stones Throw
2 GILLIGAN MOSS Gilligan Moss Foreign Family Collective
3 JAGUAR Madremonte El Palmas
4 ARCA kiCK iiii XL
5 KAYTRANADA Intimidated [EP] RCA
6 PYE CORNER AUDIO Entangled Routes Ghost Box
7 CONTENTO En Lancha Pal Futuro El Palmas
8 ADELAIDEAN, THE Inner Real Life Projekt
9 KVB, THE “Unite” [Single] Invada
10 NEGGY GEMMY “California” [Single] 100% Electronica

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QUANTIC AND NIDIA GONGORA Almas Conectadas Tru Thoughts
2 MUKAMBO PRESENTS GLOBAL AFROBEAT MOVEMENT 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS NYP
3 PHUONG TAM Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul 1964-1966 Sublime Frequencies
4 LOS BITCHOS “Las Panteras” [Single] City Slang
5 ELIA Y ELIZABETH Elia Y Elizabeth Vampisoul
6 CONTENTO En Lancha Pal Futuro El Palmas
7 JUCARA MARCAL Delta Estacio Blues QTV
8 SHAGGY AND RAYVON “Drive Me Insane” [Single] Mr. Doo
9 META AND THE CORNERSTONES Dia Metarize
10 THEON CROSS Intra-I New Soil/Marathon

    December 7th, 2021

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genre charts for Nov 30 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
2 SHANNON LAY Geist Sub Pop
3 NIGHTTIME Turning Wheel [EP] Self-Released
4 MATTHEW FOWLER The Grief We Gave Our Mother Signature Sounds
5 NORA BROWN Sidetrack My Engine [EP] Jalopy
6 PETE YORN Sings The Classics Shelly
7 CHARLEY CROCKETT Music City USA Son Of Davy/Thirty Tigers
8 CAROLINE MARIE BROOKS Everything At The Same Time Outside
9 MELISSA CARPER Daddy’s Country Gold Self-Released
10 IRON AND WINE Archive Series Volume No. 5: Tallahassee Recordings Sub Pop

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OG ILLA “Dribble Down In VA” [Single] HLGNLIFE
2 SOLUH Electrik Medicine Satellite Syndicate
3 HAVIAH MIGHTY Stock Exchange Self-Released
4 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
5 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
6 AESOP ROCK AND BLOCKHEAD Garbology Rhymesayers
7 KIPP STONE Faygo Baby [EP] Closed Sessions
8 TYLER THE CREATOR CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
9 MOOR MOTHER Black Encyclopedia Of The Air Anti-
10 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Parabellum MLG
2 DEATH ANGEL The Enigma Years (1987-1990) Warner / X5
3 SOMALI YACHT CLUB The Sun Season of Mist
4 MEDDDLER Upsurge [EP] Self-Released
5 SJOBLOM Demons Reptile
6 TWIN TRIBES Altars Negative Gain Productions
7 EXTERMINATION DISMEMBERMENT “Protonemesis” [Single] Unique Leader
8 DEVILS OF LOUDUN, THE “Incarnate” [Single] The Artisan Era
9 HAMMERDRONE A Trinity of Rage [EP] Self-Released
10 TRUE BODY AND DIGITAL HELL True Body and Digital Hell [EP] Funeral Party

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 R4ND4ZZO 4NDY Our Dear Boy
2 MANDY, INDIANA …EP Fire Talk
3 NUBYA GARCIA Source ⧺ We Move Concord
4 LORAINE JAMES Reflection Hyperdub
5 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH AND EMILE MOSSERI I Could Be Your Dog (Prequel) Ghostly International
6 DEAN BLUNT Black Metal 2 Rough Trade
7 BLUE STATES “Warning Signs” [Single] Memphis Industries
8 DJ HARRISON “Cosmos (feat. Pink Siifu)” [Single] Stones Throw
9 SPACECRAFT Tranquillity Valley View
10 KEITH SECOLA Portals Don Giovanni

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ETRAN DE L’AIR “Adounia” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 DELI TELI Tsifteteli Club Rebel Up-Catapulte
3 ORQUESTA AKOKAN 16 Rayos Daptone
4 CONTENTO En Lancha Pal Futuro El Palmas
5 SARAH AROESTE Hanuka! Self-Released
6 JUSTIN ADAMS AND MAURO DURANTE Still Moving Ponderosa
7 TRUDII HARRISON True Story CKM Infinity Studio
8 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE “Electricity” [Single] Merge
9 JAGUAR Madremonte El Palmas
10 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa

    November 30th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Feb 9 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 Madlib Sound Ancestors Fat Beats
2 Saccades Flowing Fades Fuzz Club
3 Andy Bell The View from Halfway Down Sonic Cathedral
4 Doug Carn, Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Doug Carn JID005 Jazz Is Dead
5 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
6 Troy All We Got Is This – Single (feat. Mick Jenkins) – Single POVERTY
7 Jonathan Facka The Tarmac Broadcast
8 Big Kahuna OG & Monday Night Shark Report SCHEME TEAM
9 Various Artists Range Lights: A Relief Map Family & Friends Compilation self-released
10 Opin Media and Memory Remixed WarHen
11 naomiisaac letters from richmond self-released
12 Terminal Bliss Brute Err/ata Relapse
13 Naked Pictures W I D E Cheap Cuts
14 Monday Night S. Block Carter AllWeNeed
15 Billy Bacci Band Paint on It MB
16 Ohbliv LewseJoints Number 8(a) self-released
17 Deli Rowe Girl on the Beat, Vol. 1 Liberated Soul Music Group
18 EarRelevant Emoceans self-released
19 Divide And Dissolve Gas Lit Invada UK
20 Arlo Parks Collapsed In Sunbeams Transgressive
21 Tamar Aphek All Bets Are Off Kill Rock Stars
22 Tobe Nwigwe Cincoriginals self-released
23 The Body I’ve Seen All I Need to See Thrill Jockey
24 Bill Jr. Jr. Homebody self-released
25 Cub Scout Bowling Pins Heaven Beats Iowa – EP GBV Inc
26 Kiwi Jr. Cooler Returns Kiwi Jr. / Fontana North
27 Tom Mullen Into the Twilight Skepticsongs
28 Sleaford Mods Spare Ribs Rough Trade
29 Georgie Jessup My Work Here Ain’t Yet Done self-released
30 Roland Roberts All About the Timing self-released

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    February 9th, 2021

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    December 23rd, 2019

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    February 25th, 2017

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    February 18th, 2017

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