Mercury Falls presents:

Perfume Genius - Ugly Season
Tonight, L.J. will be hosting Mercury Falls!
Hell use this opportunity to spin some new stuff from Bryan Ferry (!!), Sharon Van Etten, Beach House, Belle and Sebastian, Cate Le Bon, Midlake, and Frog Eyes.
And, there is a new Perfume Genius album, Ugly Season, coming on June 17th! So, he’ll be celebrating that with a couple tracks.

    Mercury Falls    May 18th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Mar 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 Boris W. Sacred Bones
2 Big Thief Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You 4AD
3 Komrads The Wolf Negative Gain Productions
4 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
5 Modern Studies We Are There Fire
6 Mopes Unwound Strange Famous; Strange Famous
7 Memphis Reigns, Shamon Cassette, and Remshot Tokyo Time Machine RAD SAFARI TAPES
8 Afro-Zen Allstars The Buzz and the Bells AZA Music
9 stayathomedad Sweet HLGNLIFE
10 Hurray for the Riff Raff LIFE ON EARTH Nonesuch
11 Cheer-Accident Here Comes the Sunset SKiN GRAFT
12 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
13 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis
14 Africa Negra Antologia, Vol. 1 Les Disques Bongo Joe
15 The Soundcarriers Wilds Phosphonic
16 Burkina Azza Wari Bo Social Joy
17 The KVB Unity INVADA
18 Xenia Rubinos Una Rosa Anti-
19 Metronomy Small World Because Music.
20 Various Artists Relief – a Benefit for the Jazz Foundation of America’s Musicians’ Emergency Fund Mack Avenue
21 Alfred. One Trick Pony: Adventure Mode (The B – Sides) Topshelf
22 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti/Epitaph
23 Ty Segall Harmonizer Drag City
24 Dark Waters Dreams in Bottle Rockets – EP Deadhorse
25 Small Black Cheap Dreams 100% Electronica
26 Shirin David Bitches brauchen Rap Juicy Money
27 Abby Huston AH HA EggHunt
28 Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert The Flowers That Bloom in Spring Dead Reckoning
29 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
30 Steve Poltz Stardust and Satellites Red House

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    March 8th, 2022

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genre charts for Mar 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
2 STEVE POLTZ Stardust And Satellites Red House
3 CARSON MCHONE Still Life Merge
4 WALLY BARNICK NEW Road SustainableTunes
5 JAKE XERXES FUSSELL Good And Green Again Paradise Of Bachelors
6 IN THE PINES Impossible Daze Soul Step
7 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
8 HEATHER SARONA Head Above Water Self-Released
9 SHOVELS AND ROPE Manticore Dualtone
10 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
2 MEMPHIS REIGNS, SHAMON CASSETTE, AND REMSHOT Tokyo Time Machine Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
4 ALFRED One Trick Pony: Adventure Mode (The B – Sides) Topshelf
5 SHIRIN DAVID Bitches brauchen Rap Juicy Money
6 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
7 SCIENZ OF LIFE Change Ya View Self-Released
8 CHE NOIR Food For Thought DMG
9 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
10 NICHOLAS CRAVEN Craven N 3 Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BORIS W Sacred Bones
2 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
3 ETERNAL EVIL The Warriors Awakening Brings The Unholy Slaughter Redefining Darkness
4 CULT OF LUNA The Long Road North Metal Blade
5 NAPALM DEATH Resentment Is Always Seismic – A Final Throw Of Throes Century Media
6 KARMANJAKA Gates of Muspel Grind To Death
7 VENOM PRISON Erebos Century Media
8 BEHOLDER Arcane Subreptice Von Frost Koffin
9 MIZMOR Wit’s End Gilead
10 URAEUSES Slithering Through Ancient Catacombs Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOUNDCARRIERS, THE Wilds Phosphonic
2 KVB, THE Unity Invada
3 BITCHIN BAJAS Switched On Ra Drag City
4 MYDREAMFEVER Rough And Beautiful Place Self-Released
5 BOY HARSHER The Runner (Original Soundtrack) Nude Club/City Slang
6 DER PLAN Save Your Software Bureau B
7 RAN CAP DUOI Ngu Ngay Ngay Ngay Tan The Subtext
8 FM SKYLINE Illuminations 100% Electronica
9 PAN DAIJING Tissues Self-Released
10 DEBT The Long Count Modern Love

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRO-ZEN ALLSTARS The Buzz And The Bells AZA
2 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
3 JEMBAA GROOVE “Mokole” [Single] Agogo
4 LUCIA DE CARVALHO Pwanga – Light Zamora
5 LESPRI KA: NEW DIRECTIONS IN GWOKA MUSIC FROM GUADELOUPE 1981-2010 VARIOUS ARTISTS Time Capsule-Seance Centre
6 LEYLA MCCALLA “Fort Dimanche” [Single] Anti-
7 ESSIEBONS SPECIAL 1973 – 1984 GHANA MUSIC POWER HOUSE VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
8 KOKOROKO “Something’s Going On” [Single] Brownswood
9 BEAUTIFUL NUBIA AND THE ROOTS RENAISSANCE BAND Huruhara EniObanke
10 ELIA Y ELIZABETH Elia Y Elizabeth Vampisoul

    March 8th, 2022

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Genre charts for week ending Nov 1 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COMMON HOLLY When I Say To You Black Lightning Barsuk/Solitaire
2 ALEXA ROSE Medicine For Living Big Legal Mess
3 KAREN AND THE SORROWS Guaranteed Broken Heart Ocean Born Mary
4 MILK CARTON KIDS, THE The Only Ones [EP] Thirty Tigers
5 OAKLAND HOMELESS HEART COLLECTIVE Homeless Oakland Heart Electric Cowbell
6 LASSES, THE Undone Self-Released
7 LANDON ELLIOTT Domino American Paradox
8 DARRIN BRADBURY Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs Anti-
9 MOLLY SARLE Karaoke Angel Partisan
10 ROSIER ROSIER [EP] Famgroup

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
2 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
3 FLY ANAKIN Holly Water Fat Beats
4 EASALIO Fly July’s Prize/Purple Republic
5 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
6 ALCHEMIST Yacht Rock 2 Self-Released
7 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
8 3WAYSLIM MVP 3-Way
9 FLEE LORD Loyalty & Trust GGBR
10 DABABY Baby On Baby Interscope

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BORIS Love And Evol Third Man
2 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
3 PELICAN Nighttime Stories Southern Lord
4 ALLEGAEON Apoptosis Metal Blade
5 CLOAK The Burning Dawn Season of Mist
6 WINDHAND Live Elsewhere Relapse
7 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
8 EQUIPOISE Waking Divinity Artisan Era
9 RUSSIAN WHITE, THE The Haunted Beach Lost Glacier
10 PRODUCT KF Songs of the Groves Chicago Research

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOATING POINTS Crush Ninja Tune
2 RHI The Pale Queen Tru Thoughts
3 SUI ZHEN Losing, Linda Cascine
4 BOY HARSHER Country Girl Uncut Ascetic House
5 FATAMORGANA Terra Alta La Vida Es Un Mus Discos
6 ANDRZEJ KORZYNSKI Plastic Dance 2 Finders Keepers
7 HOUSE OF IBIZA 2019 VARIOUS ARTISTS Street King
8 LAMB Backspace Unwind Cooking Vinyl
9 THROBBING GRISTLE A Souvenir of Camber Sands Mute
10 AFROSCHNITZEL Cagliari Azure [EP] Nite Grooves

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EARLY CONGO MUSIC 1946-1962: FIRST RUMBA TO THE REAL RUMBA VARIOUS ARTISTS El Sur
2 POUR ME A GROG VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
3 AFROINS, LOS A Gozar Salsomanos Vampisoul
4 GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, THE Aban Stonetree
5 CANALON DE TIMBIQUI De Mar Y Rio Llorona
6 ADNAN OTHMAN Bershukor: A Retrospective Of Hits By A Malaysian Pop Yeh Yeh Legend Sublime Frequencies
7 LOCOBEACH Psychedelic Disco Cumbia Dorsal Fin/Peace & Rhythm
8 KEITH AND TEX Greatest Hits 1966-1970 Rebel Sound
9 FARAFI Calico Soul Piranha
10 ADOLFO ECHEVERRIA Y SU ORQUESTA Sabroso Bacalao Vampisoul

    November 2nd, 2019

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