top 30 new albums for Nov 10 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 Busta Rhymes Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God The Conglomerate Entertainment, Inc. / EMPIRE
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 clipping. Visions of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
4 Shemekia Copeland Uncivil War Alligator
5 Mr. Bungle The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo Ipecac
6 Adrianne Lenker songs 4AD
7 Og Illa Richmond Renegade HLGNLIFE
8 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
9 Smyth Knight North Chesterfield Kidz At Play
10 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
11 Romero Honey – Single Cool Death
12 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
13 Juana Molina ANRMAL (Live in México) Crammed Discs
14 She Trl 2004 – EP Brat Daddy
15 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
16 Inter Arma Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
17 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
18 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
19 Raye Zaragoza Woman in Color Rebel River
20 Susan Pepper The Prettiest Bird Ballad
21 Jim White Misfit’s Jubilee Loose Music
22 Suuns Fiction – EP Secret City
23 ela minus acts of rebellion Domino
24 The Luxembourg Signal The Long Now Shelflife
25 Garmarna Förbundet Season of Mist
26 Felix Hatfield False God Fangbite
27 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
28 Yo La Tengo Sleepless Night – EP Matador
29 The Budos Band Long In The Tooth Daptone
30 Emmy the Great April/月音 Bella Union

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7 November 10th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Oct 27 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 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
2 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
3 Kurt Vile Speed, Sound, Lonely KV – EP Matador
4 Ghouli Nothing – EP DAM
5 Dee-1 and Murs He’s the Christian, I’m the Rapper Mission Vision Music / Murs 316
6 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
7 Eric Slick Wiseacre self-released
8 Hoboknife Wig of Flies self-released
9 Fly Anakin The 8’s (2015-2018) Mutant Academy
10 Gregory Darden Soils self-released
11 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
12 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
13 FM Skyline JPEG Jamz 100% Electronica
14 The Flavor Project Food for Thought Reeverb Entertainment
15 The Ar-Kaics Ar-Kives: Volume 1 Dig!
16 Jeremy Ivey Waiting out the Storm Anti- / Epitaph
17 Eric Anders and Mark O’Bitz This Mortal Farce EP self-released
18 Kevin Morby Sundowner Dead Oceans
19 Tomberlin Projections – EP Saddle Creek
20 Juana Molina ANRMAL (Live in México) Crammed Discs
21 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
22 Low Cut Connie Private Lives Contender
23 Cut Worms Nobody Lives Here Anymore Jagjaguwar
24 Seth Bogart Men on the Verge of Nothing Wacky Wacko
25 The Budos Band Long in the Tooth Daptone
26 Tank and the Bangas Friend Goals Verve Forcast
27 Cej Friend of the Sky Gnosong
28 Ivan & Alyosha Ivan & Alyosha Nettwerk
29 Paris Safe Space Invader Guerrilla Funk
30 Rilo Kiley Rilo Kiley Little

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7 October 27th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Oct 20 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 BlackLiq x Ohbliv The Best – Single No Other Way
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 Westside Gunn Who Made the Sunshine? Griselda
4 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
5 Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca N’Dona Pointe Mopiato
6 Deerhoof Love-Lore Joyful Noise
7 The Budos Band Long in the Tooth Daptone
8 Calvin Presents Here. (feat. Sam Reed) – Single self-released
9 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
10 Landshapes Contact Bella Union
11 Iochroma The Hideous Triumphs of Form and Function self-released
12 Trapcry Stay Up (Longer Deluxe) 1986
13 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
14 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
15 LJ & the Sleeze Keepin’ it Sleezy self-released
16 FM Skyline JPEG Jamz 100% Electronica
17 Deli Rowe Girl on the Beat, Vol. 1 Liberated Soul
18 Outer World Fixed Like A Painting self-released
19 Noah Page ABBA: a thing I made you self-released
20 Red Rum Club The Hollow of Humdrum Modern Sky UK
21 Low Cut Connie Private Lives Contender
22 Optic Sink Optic Sink Goner
23 Cut Worms Nobody Lives Here Anymore Jagjaguwar
24 Kosha Dillz Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
25 Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche I Can Still Hear You StorySound
26 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
27 Sylvan Esso Free Love Loma Vista
28 Hen Ogledd Free Humans Weird World
29 Night Club Die Die Lullaby Gato Blanco
30 Future Islands As Long As You Are 4AD

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7 October 20th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Oct 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 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
2 Naked Pictures W I D E Cheap Cuts
3 Dumb Waiter Tsk JUJU
4 She Trl 2004 – EP Brat Daddy
5 Alex the Astronaut The Theory of Absolutely Nothing Minkowski
6 Throwing Muses Sun Racket Fire
7 League of Space Pirates Space Pirates – Single self-released
8 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
9 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
10 Tyler Childers Long Violent History Hickman Holler/RCA
11 Keep Keep – EP Citrus City
12 Dehd Flower of Devotion Fire Talk
13 Wax Chattels Clot Flying Nun
14 Lefthnd Ad Mausoleum American Paradox
15 Spacebomb House Band X: Kernel Eternal Spacebomb
16 Eric Slick Wiseacre Slick
17 Lonely Rooms Until We Have To Fuzzycat
18 ShotClock Side A – EP Say-10
19 Alex Jonestown Massacre Run-On Death Sentence Hail Peyton
20 Armwood No Filter Through The Vortex self-released
21 Loud Night Mindnumbing Pleasure Vinyl Conflict
22 Hewolf Into the Darkness… – EP self-released
23 Ruth Good Haunt – EP Citrus City
24 Outer World Fixed Like A Painting self-released
25 Valkyrie Fear Relapse
26 Sufjan Stevens The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty
27 Fleet Foxes Shore Anti- / Epitaph
28 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
29 Anjimile Giver Taker Father/Daughter
30 Gillian Welch Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 2 Acony

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7 October 13th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Oct 6 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 IDLES Ultra Mono Partisan / Liberator Music
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 Sufjan Stevens The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty
4 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
5 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
6 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
7 SUUNS FICTION – EP Joyful Noise / Secret City
8 Cabbage Amanita Pantherina Brassica
9 Naked Pictures W I D E self-released
10 Fly Anakin The 8’s (2015-2018) Mutant Academy
11 ShotClock Side A – EP self-released
12 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
13 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
14 Ruth Good Haunt – EP Citrus City
15 Outer World Fixed Like A Painting self-released
16 Talk Me Off Cursed Smartpunk
17 Radio B. All Art Ain’t Pretty The Association Of Great Minds
18 Red Sammy That Raging Heart Red Sammy
19 Ric Robertson Strange World – EP Free Dirt
20 Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon Noon Megaplum / ATO
21 The Mommyheads New Kings of Pop Fanfar!
22 Telco My Name Is Not Kaiser – EP telco
23 Alex Rasmussen Make It Real – EP Lovely Ruckus
24 Lomelda Hannah Double Double Whammy
25 Josiah Johnson Every Feeling on a Loop Anti- / Epitaph
26 Marques Martin Brave & Afraid Operator
27 Hey, King! Be Still – EP Anti- / Epitaph
28 The Wilderness Until Tomorrow self-released
29 Jabee This World Is So Fragile and Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union Media
30 The Milwaukees The Calling Mint 400

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7 October 6th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Sep 29 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 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
2 Chloe x Halle Ungodly Hour Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia
3 Nubya Garcia SOURCE Concord Jazz
4 Osees Protean Threat Castle Face
5 Tyler Childers Long Violent History Hickman Holler
6 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
7 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
8 Sweeping Promises Hunger for a Way Out Feel It
9 Usher Bad Habits – Single Brand Usher
10 Evidence Unlearning – Single Rhymesayers
11 Eric Slick Wiseacre Slick
12 Lance Bangs Whammy – EP Citrus City
13 Dumb Waiter Tsk JUJU
14 She TRL 2004 – EP self-released
15 Trapcry Stay Up (Longer Deluxe) 1986
16 Flung Shaky But My Hair Is Grown Citrus City / Topshelf
17 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
18 Strike Anywhere Nightmares of the West Pure Noise
19 Loud Night Mindnumbing Pleasure Vinyl Conflict
20 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
21 The Flavor Project Food for Thought Reeverb Entertainment
22 Tim Heidecker Fear of Death Spacebomb
23 Sleepless Void Fear self-released
24 Various Artists Stay Home Drunk Dial
25 Venal Flesh Die In Summer self-released
26 Haircut Cake – EP self-released
27 Newscaster 3.612574 self-released
28 Jyoti Mama, You Can Bet! eOne Music / SomeOthaShip Connect
29 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
30 Marques Martin Brave & Afraid Operator

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7 September 29th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Sep 22 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 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 Toots & The Maytals Got To Be Tough BMG
3 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
4 Colter Wall Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs La Honda
5 Marilyn Manson We Are Chaos Loma Vista
6 Mr. Bungle The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo Ipecac
7 Exploding Flowers Stumbling Blocks Smash It Up!
8 La Femme Paradigme – Single disque pointu
9 Nahawa Doumbia Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
10 Sweeping Promises Hunger for a Way Out Feel It
11 Conway the Machine From King To A GOD Griselda
12 Felt Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
13 Gillian Welch & David Rawlings; SLO County Stumblers All The Good Times Acony
14 Ant The Symbol Air Gritty City
15 Koncept Jack$on Thot Rap Chapter 2 self-released
16 Rah Scrilla & Profound 79 Sound Check – EP Gritty City
17 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
18 DarkTwaine_ L’enfants Sauvages self released
19 Jrdarappr Highway to Hell Poverty
20 Addy Eclipse Topshelf
21 Jabee This World Is So Fragile and Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union Media
22 Orville Peck Show Pony – EP Columbia
23 Juni Ata Saudade Flying On Fire
24 Jaga Jazzist Pyramid Brainfeeder
25 Los Retros Everlasting – EP Stones Throw
26 Carolina Story Dandelion Black River Americana
27 Laurence-Anne Accident – EP Bonsound
28 Eyedress Let’s Skip to the Wedding Lex Records
29 Jason Molina Eight Gates Secretly Canadian
30 Girl Friday Androgynous Mary Hardly Art

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7 September 22nd, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for Apr 7 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 Waxahatchee Saint Cloud Merge
2 The James Hunter Six Nick of Time Daptone
3 Butcher Brown Tidal Wave – Single Concord Jazz
4 Horse Lords The Common Task Northern Spy
5 The Warlocks The Chain Cleopatra
6 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
7 KeiyaA Forever, Ya Girl self-released
8 Cable Ties Far Enough Merge / Poison City
9 Smoke Fairies Darkness Brings The Wonders Home Year Seven
10 Bean Weatherford Refried self-released
11 Dumb Waiter Tsk JUJU
12 Big Baby Fizzy Cola – EP Big Baby
13 Addy Eclipse Topshelf
14 Dead Psychic Dead Psychic – EP self-released
15 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
16 FACS Void Moments Trouble In Mind
17 The Suicide Machines Revolution Spring Fat Wreck Chords
18 Born Ruffians Juice Yep Roc
19 Peter Bjorn and John Endless Dream INGRID
20 Anna Karney Better EP self-released
21 Porridge Radio Every Bad Secretly Canadian
22 Worriers You or Someone You Know 6131
23 Stephen Malkmus Traditional Techniques Matador
24 Benyaro Searching for Fortune (Original Score) Benyaro
25 Pears Pears Fat Wreck Chords
26 Pablo Dylan Notes from Columbia self-released
27 Haleek Maul Errol Lex
28 Wasted Shirt Fungus II Famous Class
29 Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats UNLOCKED Loma Vista
30 Elephant Stone Hollow Elephants On Parade

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7 April 7th, 2020

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