top 30 new albums for Jun 23 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 Shabaka and the Ancestors We Are Sent Here By History Impulse!
2 Algiers There Is No Year Matador
3 Custard Flux Oxygen self-released
4 Big Thief Love in Mine – Single 4AD
5 Mark Lofgren Black Moon Book self-released
6 Modern Nature Annual Bella Union
7 Various Artists Vida: Season 3 (Music from the Original TV Series) – EP Spacebomb
8 Colin Phils Trust/Fall Post.
9 The Legendary Ingramettes Take a Look in the Book VIRGINIA FOLKLIFE
10 Grey Wulf s e e i n g Vol 1 self-released
11 FM Skyline Liteware 100% Electronica
12 Group Nine Days of a Quiet Sun Feel It
13 Monday Night & Henny L.O. Battle Scar Decorated AllWeNeed
14 Don Bryant You Make Me Feel Fat Possum
15 GUM Out In The World Spinning Top
16 Run The Jewels Run the Jewels 4 Jewel Runners
17 Ohmme Fantasize Your Ghost Joyful Noise
18 Sports Team Deep Down Happy Bright Antenna
19 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Sideways to New Italy Ivy League
20 Little Simz Drop 6 – EP AGE 101
21 Doc Watson & Gaither Carlton Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
22 Jerry Paper Abracadabra Stones Throw
23 Mark Lanegan Straight Songs of Sorrow Heavenly
24 Moses Sumney græ Jagjaguwar
25 Sunwatchers Oh Yeah? Trouble In Mind
26 Ghostpoet I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep Play It Again Sam
27 RJD2 The Fun Ones RJ’s Electrical Connections
28 Melkbelly Pith Wax Nine
29 ADULT. Perception Is/as/of Deception Dais
30 Yves Tumor Heaven To a Tortured Mind Warp

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    June 23rd, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 8 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 Warmduscher Tainted Lunch The Leaf Label
2 Lisa Prank Perfect Love Song Father/Daughter
3 Spray Paint Into the Country 12XU
4 Big Thief Two Hands 4AD
5 Wreckless Eric Transience Southern Domestic
6 Automatic Signal Stones Throw
7 Caroline Polachek Pang Perpetual Novice
8 Kim Gordon No Home Record Matador
9 Olivia Jean Night Owl Third Man
10 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
11 The Allman Betts Band Down to the River BMG
12 Blushing Blushing Wallflower
13 Street Cleaner Annihilation Vigilante Noir
14 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
15 Ritual Howls A Safe Haven From the Sun – Single felte
16 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
17 I Am the Liquor Escape from Planet Smoke self-released
18 Guided By Voices Sweating the Plague GBV Inc
19 Chromatics Closer To Grey Italians Do It Better
20 Sudan Archives Athena Stones Throw
21 Desert Sessions Desert Sessions Vols. 11 & 12 Matador
22 Lankum The Livelong Day Rough Trade
23 Omni Networker Sub Pop
24 Songhoy Blues Meet Me in the City – EP Fat Possum
25 Great Grandpa Four of Arrows Double Double Whammy
26 Anna Meredith Fibs Moshi Moshi
27 Cigarettes After Sex Cry Partisan
28 Little Scream Speed Queen Merge
29 Black Marble Bigger Than Life Sacred Bones
30 Negativland True False Seeland

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    November 9th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending May 24 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 The Felice Brothers Undress Yep Roc
2 Big Thief U.F.O.F. 4AD
3 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP self-released
4 Southern Avenue Keep On Concord
5 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision Inc.
6 Durand Jones & The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans
7 Carlton Jumel Smith 1634 Lexington Avenue (feat. Cold Diamond & Mink) Timmion
8 Balkan Taksim Zalina – Single self-released
9 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
10 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
11 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
12 FRENSHIP Vacation Counter
13 Alex Lahey The Best of Luck Club Dead Oceans
14 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer
15 Model Zero Model Zero Slovenly
16 Johnathan Rice The Long Game Mano Walker
17 POW! Shift Castle Face
18 Pottery No.1 Pod / Inertia
19 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
20 Nots 3 Goner
21 Drahla Useless Coordinates Captured Tracks
22 Ona Full Moon, Heavy Light Hickman Holler
23 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
24 Aldous Harding Designer 4AD
25 The Yawpers Human Question Bloodshot
26 PUP Morbid Stuff Rise
27 Damien Jurado In the Shape of a Storm Loose
28 Patio Essentials Fire Talk
29 Lee Fields & the Expressions It Rains Love Big Crown
30 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop

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    May 25th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 5 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

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    January 6th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 9th presents:

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    September 6th, 2017

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