genre charts for Nov 23 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JACKSON AND SELLERS Breaking Point Anti-
2 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
3 BRAD LEFTWICH AND LINDA HIGGINBOTHAM At Home In The Parlour Old Time Tiki Parlour
4 KARINE POLWART AND DAVE MILLIGAN As Still As Your Sleeping Hudson
5 WALTER PARKS AND THE UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY The Unlawful Assembly Self-Released
6 BEN TOWNSEND The King Of Ramps – The Music Of Melvin Wine Questionable
7 JOHN HIATT WITH THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND Leftover Feelings New West
8 TAYLOR MCCALL Black Powder Soul Black Powder Soul/Thirty Tigers
9 GEORGE R GIBSON Last Possum Up The Tree June Appal
10 JANIS IAN “I’m Still Standing” [Single] Rude Girl

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
2 DEF3 AND LATE NIGHT RADIO Weddings And Funerals [EP] Urbnet
3 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
4 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
5 COMMON A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2 Loma Vista/Concord
6 ALXNDRBRWN Glow Kid Strange Famous
7 LEONARD SUMNER Thunderbird Broken Reel
8 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
9 HAVIAH MIGHTY Stock Exchange Self-Released
10 MARCEL P BLACK Everything iLuv Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HAMMERDRONE A Trinity of Rage [EP] Self-Released
2 EXTERMINATION DISMEMBERMENT “Protonemesis” [Single] Unique Leader
3 DEVILS OF LOUDUN, THE “Incarnate” [Single] The Artisan Era
4 TRUE BODY AND DIGITAL HELL True Body and Digital Hell [EP] Funeral Party
5 SJOBLOM Demons Reptile
6 TWIN TRIBES Altars Negative Gain Productions
7 BENJAMIN JAMES STEWART Spaces Projekt:Archive
8 IMJUDAS Ritual Alfa Matrix
9 RECTOR SCANNER Das Mädchen aus dem All: I Alfa Matrix
10 RECTOR SCANNER Das Mädchen aus dem All: II Alfa Matrix

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MARCONI UNION Signals Just
2 BLACK MARBLE Fast Idol Sacred Bones
3 COLLEEN The Tunnel And The Clearing Thrill Jockey
4 IMMERSION Nanocluster Vol. 1 Swim
5 PORTICO QUARTET Terrain Gondwana
6 JAGUAR Madremonte El Palmas
7 TROPICAL GEOMETRY Luck Mountain Same Difference
8 BLAINE L REININGER Wounds and Blessings Les Disques du Crepuscule
9 ALVA NOTO HYbr:ID I NOTON
10 STRANGE RANGER No Light in Heaven Self-Released

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATAKORA MANU Omintiminim/Afro Highlife BBE
2 LOS POPS No, No, No [EP] Munster
3 MAXADO Upon A Smile [EP] Badasonic
4 PROFESSOR WOUASSA “Thiebou Djaga” [Single] Matasuna
5 MUKAMBO PRESENTS GLOBAL AFROBEAT MOVEMENT 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS NYP
6 MONEY CHICHA Chicha Summit Vampisoul
7 BATILA Tatamana Galileo
8 FRANK Y SUS INQUIETOS Frank Y Sus Inquietos El Palmas
9 SONIA AIMY Reconnect Slammin Media
10 KADIALY KOUYATE Aado Naxos World

    November 23rd, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Oct 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 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
2 Joyner Lucas Your Heart (feat. J. Cole) – Single Twenty Nine
3 Dead Finks The Death and Resurrection of Johnathan Cowboy Urge
4 Fly Anakin Pixote Mutant Academy
5 Matthew E. White K Bay Domino
6 The Felice Brothers From Dreams to Dust Yep Roc
7 Sankofa The Floodgates Making Music with Dope Friends
8 Ships in the Night First Light – Single Cleopatra
9 Bronze Nazareth & Roc Marciano Ekphrasis Fat Beats
10 Juçara Marçal Delta Estácio Blues QTV
11 Bomba Estéreo Deja Sony Music Latin; Sony US Latin
12 Ant The Symbol Ant Hasn’t Heard of You, Either Vintage Youth
13 Gutterwall Seeing it From Zero Ground Zero Etching Tin
14 Karmah Richmond State of Mind – EP self-released
15 NDEFRU & Fan Ran Richmond Gas Gritty City
16 Fuggin Doe Ratchet AF Hitzville
17 LJ & the Sleeze Put Something Sleezy Between Your Legs – EP Eight Ball Record$
18 Junnie Mac Peace, Mercy & Blessings Monsta Inc & Purple Republic
19 Faceship Greatest Hits, Volume 11 Hangar 11
20 Richmond Avant Improv Collective (RAIC) Gestalt Cacophonous Revival
21 Benét Game Over! – EP Bayonet
22 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
23 Big Kahuna OG & Unlucky Bastards Flameboy Advance Mutant Academy
24 Angelica Garcia Echo Eléctrico – EP Spacebomb
25 Profound 79 & Starr Nyce Diamonds in the Sky Gritty City
26 Hotspit CC – EP avery magoruims wonder emporium
27 Talk Me Off Abyss – EP Smartpunk
28 audiobooks Astro Tough Heavenly
29 Hovvdy True Love Grand Jury
30 Carolyn Wonderland Tempting Fate Alligator

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    October 19th, 2021

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genre charts for Oct 19 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FELICE BROTHERS, THE From Dreams To Dust Yep Roc
2 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
3 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
4 SEAN ROWE The Darkness Dressed In Colored Lights Fluff & Gravy
5 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
6 BELA FLECK My Bluegrass Heart BMG
7 FRANK EVANS AND BEN PLOTNICK Madison Archives Self-Released
8 VILLAGE OUT WEST, THE VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
9 INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH BLUEGRASS: SOUTHWESTERN OHIO’S MUSICAL LEGACY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
10 BRAD KOLODNER Chimney Swifts Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
2 JOYNER LUCAS “Your Heart (feat. J. Cole)” [Single] Twenty Nine
3 FLY ANAKIN Pixote Mutant Academy
4 SANKOFA The Floodgates Self-Released
5 ANT THE SYMBOL Ant Hasn’t Heard Of You Either Vintage Youth
6 KARMAH Richmond State of Mind [EP] Self-Released
7 NDEFRU AND FAN RAN Richmond Gas Gritty City
8 FUGGIN DOE Ratchet AF Hitzville
9 JUNNIE MAC Peace, Mercy & Blessings Monsta / Purple Republic
10 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CAPRA In Transmission Metal Blade
2 ARCHSPIRE Bleed The Future Season Of Mist
3 SIGNS OF THE SWARM Absolvere Unique Leader
4 MOKUJIN “Kingdom” [Single] Kame’a
5 HYPOCRISY “Dead World” [Single] Nuclear Blast
6 CONVERGE AND CHELSEA WOLFE “Blood Moon” [Single] Deathwish
7 EXTINCTION AD “Chaos” [Single] Unique Leader
8 PORTRAYAL OF GUILT “Possession” [Single] Run For Cover
9 SHADOW OF INTENT “From Ruin… We Rise” [Single] Self-Released
10 STONEBURNER Apex Predator COP International

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SHIPS IN THE NIGHT “First Light” [Single] Cleopatra
2 GUTTERWALL “Seeing it From Zero Ground Zero” [Single] Etching Tin
3 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
4 BOW EVER DOWN Let It Burn Audio SIC
5 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH AND EMILE MOSSERI I Could Be Your Dog (Prequel) Ghostly International
6 AMON TOBIN How Do You Live Nomark
7 OLIVE FROMM The Spirituality Of Algorithms Self-Released
8 SNEAKER PIMPS Squaring the Circle UNFALL
9 JOON Dream Again Italians Do It Better
10 BONOBO “Rosewood” [Single] Ninja Tune

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUCARA MARCAL Delta Estacio Blues QTV
2 LOS BITCHOS “Las Panteras” [Single] City Slang
3 QUANTIC AND NIDIA GONGORA “Balada Borracha” [Single] Tru Thoughts
4 HAILU MERGIA AND THE WALIAS BAND Tezeta Awesome Tapes From Africa
5 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
6 BOMBA ESTEREO Deja Sony Latin
7 JOSEPH SPENCE Encore: Unheard Recordings Of Bahamian Guitar And Singing Smithsonian Folkways
8 BACAO RHYTHM AND STEEL BAND Expansions Big Crown
9 TONY ALLEN There Is No End Decca France
10 ATONGO ZIMBA From A To Z Jinn

    October 19th, 2021

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genre charts for Aug 24 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
2 DOT ALLISON Heart-Shaped Scars SA
3 LEE DEWYZE Ghost Stories Mavelle/InGrooves
4 SON VOLT Electro Melodier Transmit Sound/Thirty Tigers
5 MARTIN SEXTON 2020 Vision Kitchen Table
6 TRISTEN Aquatic Flowers Mama Bird
7 TREVOR TCHIR Sun & Moon Self-Released
8 JOSHUA BURNSIDE AND LAURA QUIRKE In the Half-light [EP] Attic Thing
9 AOIFE O’DONOVAN “More Than We Know” [Single] Yep Roc
10 ANA EGGE “Wait a Minute” [Single] StorySound

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? – Side A [EP] Rhymesayers
2 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
3 DEF3 AND LATE NIGHT RADIO Weddings And Funerals [EP] Urbnet
4 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
5 DOGFUCK No. Self-Released
6 NAS King’s Disease II Mass Appeal
7 FROST GAMBLE I Missed My Bus Self-Released
8 POP SMOKE Faith Republic
9 MILLA THYME Everything Has Its Thyme Urbnet
10 MARCEY YATES AND XOBOI Culxr House: Freedom Summer Saddle Creek

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
2 WORMWITCH Wolf Hex Prosthetic
3 WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Primordial Arcana Relapse
4 MORK Katerdralen Peaceville
5 NAZXUL Irkalla Seance
6 DARKTHRONE Eternal Hails…… Peaceville
7 FEAR FACTORY Aggression Continuum Nuclear Blast
8 MANNVEIRA Vitahringur Dark Descent
9 MYRHOLT Sjelebot Self-Released
10 FELLED The Intimate Earth Transcending Obscurity

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HALLUCI NATION, THE One More Saturday Night Radicalized
2 GLUME The Internet Italians Do It Better
3 ALEX SOMERS Siblings 2 Krunk
4 TROPICAL GEOMETRY Luck Mountain Same Difference
5 BOW EVER DOWN Let It Burn Audio SIC
6 DAM FUNK Above The Fray Glydezone
7 HAYATO HIOKI Swallowing Smoke Self-Released
8 JANA RUSH Painful Enlightenment Planet Mu
9 FELINTO Futuro Antigo Perpetuo Bokeh Versions
10 JUNYA TOKUDA Anemic Cinema Remodel

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEN HARPER AND ZIGGY MARLEY “Spin It Faster” [Single] Mad Bunny
2 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
3 JAGUAR Madremonte El Palmas
4 CARWYN ELLIS AND RIO 18 “Ola” [Single] Legere
5 KEVIN FLOREZ AND CAPTAIN PLANET “Borracho Bailando Champeta” [Single] Bastard Jazz
6 KENYA EUGENE “Bun It” [Single] SOA Group
7 FRENTE CUMBIERO Cera Perdida Biche
8 MONOSWEZI Shanu Riverboat
9 TAJ WEEKES Pause Jatta
10 JOSEPH SPENCE Encore: Unheard Recordings Of Bahamian Guitar And Singing Smithsonian Folkways

    August 24th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Aug 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 Atmosphere Word? Rhymesayers
2 Prince Welcome 2 America Legacy
3 Cochemea Vol. 2: Baca Sewa Daptone
4 The Umbrellas The Umbrellas Slumberland
5 Lingua Ignota Sinner Get Ready Sargent House
6 Ledisi Ledisi Sings Nina BMG
7 Nas King’s Disease II Def Jam
8 Tyler, the Creator CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
9 gnawing You Freak Me Out Refresh
10 LJ & the Sleeze Put Something Sleezy Between Your Legs – EP Eight Ball Record$
11 Book of Wyrms Occult New Age Desert
12 ohbliv LewseJoints9 self-released
13 Elizabeth Owens Knock Knock Grimalkin
14 Benét Game Over! – EP Bayonet
15 Dead Billionaires Dead Billionaires EP Clay Street
16 Gusher Bleed Out Gusher1312
17 Gutterwall Birds Aren’t Real Etching Tin
18 koleżanka place is Bar/None
19 The Halluci Nation One More Saturday Night Radicalized
20 Brittany Howard Jaime Reimagined ATO / Fontana North
21 Peyton PSA Stones Throw
22 Evidence Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
23 Molly Lewis The Forgotten Edge – EP Jagjaguwar
24 Toussaint Morrison Social Science Club Urban Home Companion
25 Hiatus Kaiyote Mood Valiant Brainfeeder
26 Lanterna Hidden Drives Badman
27 Amythyst Kiah Wary + Strange Rounder
28 Lightning Bug A Color of the Sky Fat Possum
29 Bachelor Doomin’ Sun Polyvinyl
30 Gruff Rhys Seeking New Gods Rough Trade

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    August 17th, 2021

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genre charts for Aug 17 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ELIZABETH OWENS Knock Knock Grimalkin
2 CASSANDRA JENKINS An Overview On Phenomenal Nature Ba Da Bing
3 BRETT RATLIFF Whitesburg June Appal
4 RODNEY CROWELL Triage RC1/Thirty Tigers
5 KATHERINE PRIDDY The Eternal Rocks Beneath Navigator
6 TREVOR TCHIR Sun & Moon Self-Released
7 BRETT DENNEN See The World Mick
8 DAG Pedestrian Life Bedroom Suck
9 M G BOULTER Clifftown Hudson
10 DAVE HAUSE “Sandy Sheets” [Single] Soundly

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? – Side A [EP] Rhymesayers
2 NAS King’s Disease II Mass Appeal
3 TYLER THE CREATOR CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
4 OHBLIV LewseJoints9 Self-Released
5 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
6 TOUSSAINT MORRISON Social Science Club Urban Home Companion
7 DEF3 AND LATE NIGHT RADIO Weddings And Funerals [EP] Urbnet
8 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
9 SUPAMAN Illuminatives Good Medicine
10 FROST GAMBLE I Missed My Bus Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ABORTED ManiaCult Century Media
2 MAYHEM Atavistic Black Disorder Kommando [EP] Century
3 SHADOW OF INTENT “Intensified Genocide” [Single] Self-Released
4 ARCHSPIRE “Golden Mouth of Ruin” [Single] Season of Mist
5 BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE “Knives” [Single] Spinefarm
6 WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER “20 km/h” [Single] AFM
7 FIRST FRAGMENT “La Veuve et Le Martyr” [Single] Unique Leader
8 INTERNAL BLEEDING “Overthrow Creation” [Single] Unique Leader
9 EVERY HOUR KILLS “Intransigent” [Single] Perfect Filth
10 INFERI “Simian Hive” [Single] The Artisan Era

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GUTTERWALL After The Fall Etching Tin
2 HALLUCI NATION, THE One More Saturday Night Radicalized
3 JINJE Open Unity [EP] Mesh
4 OSH Northern Lights [EP] Moon Rack
5 AARON DILLOWAY AND LUCRECIA DALT Lucy & Aaron Hanson
6 JUNGLE Loving In Stereo Caiola/AWAL
7 BOW EVER DOWN Let It Burn Audio SIC
8 DOLPHIN MIDWIVES Body of Water Beacon Sound
9 HIRO KONE “Nomad (feat. Travis)” [Single] Dais
10 SUZI ANALOGUE “Womanifesto​/​Quieres” [Single] Never Normal

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOBET GNAHORE Couleur Cumbancha
2 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
3 JAHRUKUS “Ashes To Ashes” [Single] Soul Messin’
4 MERIDIAN BROTHERS AND CONJUNTO MEDIA LUNA Paz En La Tierra Bongo Joe
5 DAG TENERE Iswat [EP] Nomada
6 LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD At Pioneer Works Sahel Sounds
7 ZANZIBAR VOLUME 10 VARIOUS ARTISTS Buda Musique
8 OKUTE Okuté Chulo
9 DERYA YILDIRIM AND GRUP SIMSEK Dost 1 Light In The Attic
10 MOH ALILECHE Humanity Is Falling Apart Flag Of Freedom Productions

    August 17th, 2021

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Genre charts for Feb 11 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN Bonny Light Horseman 37d03d
2 DAVID DONDERO The Filter Bubble Blues Self-Released
3 BART BUDWIG Another Burn On The Astroturf Fluff & Gravy
4 LONGRIVER Of Seasons Hullabaloo
5 ELIZA MEYER Hello Stranger Self-Released
6 ALEXA ROSE Medicine For Living Big Legal Mess
7 OUR NATIVE DAUGHTERS Songs Of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways
8 DAVID ALLRED The Cell Erased Tapes
9 JOANNE SHENANDOAH “Your Legacy” [Single] Self-Released
10 ANNETTE WASILIK Love & Fire Azalea City

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE Whenever Rhymesayers
2 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
3 BROTHER ALI Secrets & Escapes Rhymesayers
4 RYAN CARAVEO Butterfly Boy Paradise Forever
5 DENZEL CURRY Zuu Loma Vista/Concord
6 MUSTARD Perfect Ten Ten Summers
7 JUSTIS BRATT Justified [EP] Hollywood Starstruck
8 RAPSODY Eve Jamla/Roc Nation
9 SA-ROC “Hand Of God” [Single] Rhymesayers
10 AESOP ROCK “Rogue Wave” [Single] Rhymesayers

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 REBEL MESSIAH Rebel Messiah [EP] Self-Released
2 HUMUNGUS Balls Killer Metal
3 SEPULTURA Quadra Nuclear Blast
4 INTER ARMA Sulphur English Relapse
5 OMEN STONE Omen Stones Self-Released
6 YATRA Death Ritual Grimoire
7 FUTUREPROJEKTOR Terma Self-Released
8 TERROR CELL “Modern Failures” [Single] Self-Released
9 SKOLD Never Is Now Cleopatra
10 HIDE hell is here dais

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAN DEACON Mystic Familiar Domino
2 CARIBOU Suddenly [Advance Tracks] Merge
3 DANIEL AVERY AND ALESSANDRO “Illusion Of Time” [Single] Phantasy Sound/Mute
4 DOUBLE MIXTE Romance Noir [EP] Italians Do It Better
5 K-X-P IV Svart
6 FM SKYLINE Advanced Memory Suite Crystal Pistol
7 AUSTRA “Risk It” [Single] Domino
8 HEAVEN “Truth Or Dare” [Single] Italians Do It Better
9 TOTAL SOLIDARITY VARIOUS ARTISTS Oramics
10 TIOMBE LOCKHART The Aquarius Years Lockhart Dynasty

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KALETA AND SUPER YAMBA BAND Medaho Ubiquity
2 GEOFF BERNER Grand Hotel Cosmopolis COAX
3 DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV #fakenews Menart
4 WUTA MAYI La Face Cachee Sterns
5 KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA 100 Fevers Peace & Rhythm
6 LOCOBEACH Psychedelic Disco Cumbia Dorsal Fin/Peace & Rhythm
7 LONDON AFROBEAT COLLECTIVE Humans Self-Released
8 LOS AFROINS A Gozar Salsomanos Vampisoul
9 OTAVA YO Do You Love ARC
10 YORKSTON/THORNE/KHAN Navarasa : Nine Emotions Domino

    February 11th, 2020

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