top 30 new albums for Sep 13 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 DJ Premier Hip Hop 50: Vol. 1 – EP Mass Appeal
2 Tetsu Umehara Handwritten Small Méasures / Métron
3 Russian Circles Gnosis Sargent House
4 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
5 J.Rocc A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
6 Panic Priest Self Control – Single Negative Gain Productions
7 The Paxton/Spangler Septet Ugoozi East Lawn
8 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
9 Chris Ratteree Established In 1971 self-released
10 Unheard Sirens Inc. A Tribute To Yazoo self released
11 The Harlem Gospel Travelers Look Up! Colemine
12 Oneida Success Joyful Noise
13 Bill Orcutt Music for Four Guitars Palilalia
14 Boris Heavy Rocks (2022) Relapse
15 Kiwi jr Chopper Sub Pop
16 Cheekface Too Much to Ask Cheekface
17 Ben Harper Bloodline Maintenance Chrysalis
18 Elf Power Artificial Countrysides Yep Roc
19 Carole Sylvan Something Goin’ On – EP HMG
20 Moor Mother Jazz Codes Anti-
21 Viagra Boys Cave World YEAR0001
22 Automatic Excess Stones Throw
23 TV Priest My Other People Sub Pop
24 Weird Nightmare Weird Nightmare Sub Pop
25 Tomberlin i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
26 Seratones Love and Algorhythms New West
27 Romero Turn It On! Feel It
28 The Linda Lindas Growing Up Epitaph
29 Mo Troper MTV Lame-O
30 Bitchin Bajas Bajascillators Drag City

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    September 13th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Aug 30 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 Russian Circles Gnosis Sargent House
2 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
3 Soccer Mommy Sometimes, Forever Loma Vista
4 Doechii she / her / black bitch – EP Top Dawg Ent
5 Upupayāma Màs – Single Centripetal Force / Cardinal Fuzz
6 Sol Messiah GOD CMPLX Rhymesayers
7 Naima Bock Giant Palm Sub Pop
8 Lice, Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman Catfish – Single Rhymesayers
9 Erin & the Wildfire Touchy Feely Red Dust Music
10 Ms. Jaylin Brown Take it Easy – EP self-released
11 Dhemo Spinning in Place self-released
12 Lobby Boy Pretty Songs / Pursuits of Personhood Citrus City
13 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
14 Deau Eyes Legacies Tone Tree Music / Subflora
15 Dumb Waiter Gauche Gists Ossein
16 Hot Chip Freakout / Release Domino
17 The Mountain Goats Bleed Out Merge
18 Lera Lynn Something More Than Love Ruby Range
19 Panda Bear & Sonic Boom Reset Domino
20 Sleepyhead New Alchemy self-released
21 Coast Contra Apt. 505 Area51 Music
22 Rich Ruth I Survived, It’s Over Third Man
23 Cahalen Morrison Wealth of Sorrow Fluff and Gravy
24 Friendship Love the Stranger Merge
25 Guided By Voices Tremblers And Goggles By Rank Rockathon
26 Boy Jr. Pay Attention To Meee self-released
27 MUNA MUNA Dead Oceans
28 Katrina Ford Katrina Ford – EP Violin Films
29 Hollie Cook Happy Hour Merge
30 Neighbor Lady For the Birds Park The Van

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    August 30th, 2022

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genre charts for Aug 30 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAIMA BOCK Giant Palm Sub Pop
2 MS JAYLIN BROWN Take It Easy [EP] Self-Released
3 LERA LYNN Something More Than Love Ruby Range/InGrooves
4 CAHALEN MORRISON Wealth Of Sorrow Fluff And Gravy
5 NEIGHBOR LADY For The Birds Park The Van
6 BELLE CURVES, THE Watershed Silo/19th & 7th
7 ANNIE HAMILTON The Future Is Here But It Feels Kinda Like The Past PIAS
8 BANDITOS Right On Egghunt
9 ANNA TIVEL Outsiders Mama Bird
10 SILVANA ESTRADA “Brindo” [Single] Glassnote

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT Cheat Codes BMG
2 DOECHII she / her / black bitch [EP] Top Dawg Ent
3 SOL MESSIAH AND SA-ROC “Roc Steady” [Single] Rhymesayers
4 LICE “Catfish” [Single] Rhymesayers
5 COSTA CONTRA Apt. 505 Area51
6 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
7 KROHME The Ceremony Of Innocense Man Bites Dog
8 JESSE THE TREE Pigeon Man Strange Famous
9 JACK HARLOW Come Home The Kids Miss You Generation Now/Atlantic
10 SKINNY V C’est La Vie Green and Gold Global

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Gnosis Sargent House
2 ANIMALS AS LEADERS Parrhesia Sumerian
3 WORMROT Hiss Earache
4 CROWN MAGNETAR Alone In Death [EP] Unique Leader
5 OCEANO “MASS PRODUCED” [Single] Sumerian
6 PSYCROPTIC Divine Council Prosthetic
7 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
8 BEYOND THE CATACOMBS Interstellar Burial Grind to Death
9 ARONIOUS Irkalla The Artisan Era
10 SOREPTION Jord Unique Leader

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RICH RUTH I Survived, It’s Over Third Man
2 KATRINA FORD Katrina Ford [EP] Violin Films
3 TIME WHARP Spiro World Leaving
4 ROYKSOPP Profound Mysteries Dog Triumph/PIAS
5 MOONCHILD SANELLY Phases Transgressive/PIAS
6 TANGERINE DREAM Raum Eastgate
7 GHOST POWER Ghost Power Duophonic
8 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
9 LORDS OF ACID Beyond Booze Metropolis
10 COMET IS COMING, THE “CODE” [Single] Impulse!/Verve

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VIEUX FARKA TOURE Les Racines World Circuit
2 CELESTINE UKWU No Condition Is Permanent Mississippi
3 LEE SCRATCH PERRY King Scratch: Musical Masterpieces From The Upsetter Ark-ive Trojan
4 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO Paganismo T-Vox
5 SUPER DJATA BAND DE BAMAKO Authentique 80 Numero Group
6 MOVERS, THE The Movers Vol. 1 – 1970-1976 Analog Africa
7 GNAWA MUSIC OF MARRAKESH Night Spirit Masters Zehra
8 CROSSROADS KENYA – EAST AFRICAN BENGA AND RUMBA, 1980-1985 VARIOUS ARTISTS No Wahala Sounds
9 SABABA 5 AND SHIRAN TZFIRA Rali [EP] Batov
10 ROBERTO LOPEZ “Solo Tu Vibra” [Single] Curura

    August 30th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Aug 2 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 Tomberlin i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
2 DJ Premier Hip Hop 50: Vol. 1 – EP Mass Appeal
3 Dumb Waiter Gauche Gists Ossein
4 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
5 Joey Bada$$ 2000 self-released
6 NO BS! Brass Undying self-released
7 Gregory Darden The Soils self-released
8 Plunky Juju Jazz Poetics N.A.M.E. Brand
9 Jake Xerxes Fussell Good and Green Again Paradise of Bachelors
10 Ryan Kent Dying Comes With Age Rare Bird Books
11 Jaywood Slingshot Captured Tracks
12 Elf Power Artificial Countrysides Yep Roc
13 Naima Bock Giant Palm Sub Pop
14 TV Priest My Other People Sub Pop
15 J.Rocc A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
16 Brandon Coleman Interstellar Black Space Brainfeeder
17 Porridge Radio Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To the Sky Secretly Canadian
18 Elephant Gym Dreams Topshelf
19 V.C.R The Chronicles of a Caterpillar: The Egg Leaving
20 Congotronics International Where’s the One? Crammed Discs
21 Ben Marc Glass Effect Innovative Leisure
22 Erasers Constant Connection Fire Talk
23 Linqua Franqa Bellringer Ernest Jenning Record Co.
24 Papercuts Past Life Regression Slumberland
25 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
26 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Nightclub Daydreaming Carpark
27 Beach House Once Twice Melody Sub Pop
28 Cycles Terraform self-released
29 Viewer First Date Smooth N Groove
30 Jimetta Rose The Gift: Around the Way Queen Low Key Source

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    August 2nd, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Nov 3 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 Westside Gunn Who Made the Sunshine? Griselda/Shady/Interscope
2 Koncept Jack$on Thot Rap, Chapter 2 self-released
3 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
4 Black Thought Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able Republic
5 Og Illa Richmond Renegade HLGNLIFE
6 Phoebe Bridgers Punisher Dead Oceans
7 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
8 This Is The Kit Off Off On Rough Trade
9 Anjimile Giver Taker Father/Daughter
10 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
11 Naked Pictures W I D E Cheap Cuts
12 The Barracudas Days of a Quiet Sun Feel It
13 Raye Zaragoza Woman in Color Rebel River
14 Adrianne Lenker songs and instrumentals 4AD
15 Songhoy Blues Optimisme Transgressive
16 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In) Daptone
17 The Mountain Goats Getting Into Knives Merge
18 ela minus acts of rebellion Domino
19 LOMA Don’t Shy Away Sub Pop
20 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
21 Emmy the Great April/月音 Bella Union
22 Kurt Vile Speed, Sound, Lonely KV – EP Matador
23 Paris Safe Space Invader Guerrilla Funk
24 Kosha Dillz Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
25 Jordan Tice Motivational Speakeasy Padiddle
26 Hen Ogledd Free Humans Weird World
27 METZ Atlas Vending Sub Pop
28 Sad13 Haunted Painting Wax Nine
29 Deradoorian Find the Sun Anti/Epitaph
30 Tricky Fall to Pieces False Idols

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    November 3rd, 2020

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