top 30 new albums for Jan 25 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 Holiday Ghosts North Street Air FatCat
2 Cate Le Bon Pompeii Mexican Summer
3 Bedouine Waysides Bedouine Music
4 The Umbrellas The Umbrellas Slumberland
5 Marissa Nadler The Path of the Clouds Bella Union
6 Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats The Future Stax
7 Beex The Early Years: 1979-1982 Beach Impediment
8 Roxy Girls Roxy Girls Are in the Drink – EP Moshi Moshi
9 The Exbats Now Where Were We Goner
10 Ducks Ltd. Modern Fiction Carpark
11 La Luz La Luz Hardly Art
12 Mary J. Blige Good Morning Gorgeous – Single 300 Entertainment
13 Black Country, New Road For the first time Ninja Tune
14 Aloa Input Devil’s Diamond Memory Collection Siluh
15 gnawing You Freak Me Out Refresh
16 Tinsley Ellis Devil May Care Alligator
17 Nell & The Flaming Lips Where the Viaduct Looms Bella Union
18 Rod Gator For Louisiana Blue Élan
19 Ana Egge Between Us StorySound
20 Catbells Same As You – EP SQFT
21 Ladyhawke Time Flies BMG
22 Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raise The Roof Rounder
23 girlhouse the second ep Secret Road
24 David James Allen The Architect Garment District
25 Suntitle In a Dream Know Hope
26 Hush Club Fingerprints & Stains Full Send
27 Julia Daigle Un singe sur l’épaule Lisbon Lux
28 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti-
29 Lizzie and the Makers Dear Onda Wahl self-released
30 Dummy Mandatory Enjoyment Trouble In Mind

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    January 25th, 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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Genre charts for week ending Oct 11 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEDOUINE Bird Songs Of A Killjoy Spacebomb
2 SINCERELY, IRIS I’m Not the Same Self-Released
3 KAREN AND HER SORROWS Guaranteed Broken Heart Self-Released
4 MONICA RIZZIO Sunshine Is Free Washashore
5 JUST AROUND THE BEND: SURVIVAL AND REVIVAL IN SOUTHERN BANJO STYLES – MIKE SEEGER’S LAST DOCUMENTARY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
6 MARIEE SIOUX Grief in Exile Night Bloom
7 SAFIA NOLIN xX3m0 $0ng$ 2 $!nG @L0nG 2Xx [EP] Bonsound
8 CRYS MATTHEWS These Old Hands [EP] NewSongs
9 PEARLA Quilting And Other Activities Egghunt
10 LIZZIE NO Vanity Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return Ninja Tune
2 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
3 GISTO Self Made Historical
4 COMMON Let Love Loma Vista/Concord
5 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
6 FLY ANAKIN Holly Water Fat Beats
7 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Keep Cool/RCA/Madlib Invazion/ESGN
8 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
9 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
10 KOOL KEITH Keith Mello

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EXKNIVES Witches and Skindivers Self-Released
2 APPALLING Inverted Realm Self-Released
3 MUNICIPAL WASTE The Last Rager [EP] Nuclear Blast
4 GOST Valedection Century Media
5 DRUGS OF FAITH Decay Selfmadegod
6 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
7 SNOW BURIAL Ostrava Prosthetic
8 KMFDM Paradise Metropolis
9 VARICELLA Even Deader Machine Man
10 BLANK HELLSCAPE Blank Hellscape Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
2 SEVERED SKIES Dimensions DSBP
3 CLIPPING There Existed An Addiction To Blood Sub Pop
4 TR/ST The Destroyer -2 [Advance Tracks] Grouch/House Arrest
5 MR KITTY Ephemeral Negative Gain
6 ROBERT BUSHINSKY The Breakdown Lane Self-Released
7 HYPNOLOVE Plexus Record Makers
8 DANKMUS It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Blurst of Times. Dankcrest Enterprises
9 SON STEP Fossilillies Grind Select
10 ALISON COTTON The Girl I Left Behind Me [EP] Clay Pipe

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, THE Aban Stonetree
2 BUDOS BAND, THE The Budos Band V Daptone
3 Y LA BAMBA Entre Los Dos [EP] Tender Loving Empire
4 NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN AND PARTY Live At WOMAD 1985 Real World
5 HOPE MASIKE The Exorcism Of A Spinster WMN
6 ZENOBIA Zenobia [EP] Crammed
7 ALMA AFROBEAT ENSEMBLE Monkey See, Monkey Do Slow Walk
8 BLASSICS, THE Togetherings Odd Funk
9 LUKA PRODUCTIONS Falaw Sahel Sounds
10 RACHID TAHA Je Suis Africaine Believe

    October 12th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

Stay tuned to win tickets to see Bedouine at the Richmond Music Hall!

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.

Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, JoLEEENE….

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    October 7th, 2019

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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    August 12th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 12 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Bedouine Bird Songs of a Killjoy Spacebomb
2 Calexico and Iron & Wine Years to Burn Sub Pop
3 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti/Epitaph
4 Jesca Hoop STONECHILD Memphis Industries
5 Book of Wyrms Spirit Drifter – Single Twin Earth
6 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
7 Mo’ Horizons Music Sun Love Agogo
8 French Vanilla How Am I Not Myself? Danger Collective
9 Pile Green and Gray Exploding In Sound
10 Lucy Dacus Forever Half Mast – Single Matador
11 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
12 ExKnives Witches and Skindivers self-released
13 Brother Rutherford Tunneling self-released
14 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
15 Houdan The Mystic Star Charts self-released
16 The Purge Rain self-released
17 Cut the Architect’s Hand No Quarter for Cowards and Traitors self-released
18 Hewolf Lilith self-released
19 I Am The Liquor Escape From Planet Smoke self-released
20 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
21 Hex Machine Cave Painting Minimum Underdrive
22 Bat Axestasy – EP Hells Headbangers
23 Jade Jackson Wilderness Anti- / Epitaph
24 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
25 Necking Cut Your Teeth Mint
26 METZ Automat Sub Pop
27 Hatchie Keepsake Heavenly
28 Quantic Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
29 Hackensaw Boys A Fireproof House of Sunshine – EP Free Dirt
30 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade

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    July 13th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEDOUINE Bird Songs Of A Killjoy Spacebomb
2 JESCA HOOP STONECHILD Memphis Industries
3 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
4 HACKENSAW BOYS A Fireproof House Of Sunshine [EP] Free Dirt
5 TIM O’BRIEN BAND Tim O’Brien Band Howdy Skies
6 REBECCA LOEBE Give Up Your Ghosts Blue Corn
7 ALDOUS HARDING Designer 4AD/Beggars
8 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
9 LEWIS AND SPENCE Big Bully Self-Released
10 OLD SALT UNION Where the Dogs Don’t Bite Compass

Hip-Hop

None this week.

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOOK OF WYRMS “Spirit Drifter” [Single] Twin Earth
2 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND No Quarter for Cowards and Traitors Self-Released
3 I AM THE LIQUOR Escape From Planet Smoke Self-Released
4 BAT Axestasy [EP] Hells Headbangers
5 ENFORCER Zenith Nuclear Blast
6 GRIEFLOSS Griefloss Self-Released
7 EARTH Full Upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
8 BIG BRAVE A Gaze Among Them Southern Lord
9 SARCOFAGO Crust [EP] Greyhaze
10 PETRICHOR II Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
2 PLAID Polymer Warp
3 LEISURE “Feeling Free” [Single] Self-Released
4 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
5 BLANCK MASS Animated Violence Mild Sacred Bones
6 TIPPER Forward Escape Tippermusic
7 JULIE COKER A Life in the Limelight: Lagos Disco & Itsekiri Highlife, 1976 – 1981 Kalita
8 JB DUNCKEL Mirages Prototyp
9 MAGIC SWORD Legend [EP] Self-Released
10 ELDER ISLAND Kape Fear [EP] Self-Released

World

none this week

    July 13th, 2019

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