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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genre charts for Sep 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLTER WALL Wester Swing & Waltzes And Other Punchy Songs La Honda
2 GILLIAN WELCH AND DAVID RAWLINGS All The Good Times Acony
3 ORVILLE PECK Show Pony [EP] Columbia
4 CAROLINA STORY Dandelion Black River
5 TED RUSSELL KAMP Down In The Den PoMo
6 GILLIAN WELCH Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 1 Acony
7 BIRDTHROWER Birdthrower Mad Bunny
8 JOHN POPS DENNIE I’ve Got Something to Say FreeStone
9 SEAN BURNS AND LOST COUNTRY We Got A Lotta Truckin’ To Do Stringbreakin’
10 GREAT PEACOCK Forever Worse Better Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 CONWAY THE MACHINE From King To A GOD Griselda
3 FELT Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
4 ANT THE SYMBOL Air Gritty City
5 KONCEPT JACKSON Thot Rap Chapter 2 Self-Released
6 RAH SCRILLA AND PROFOUND 70 SOUND CHECK [EP] Gritty City
7 JRDARAPPR Highway to Hell Poverty
8 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
9 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter [Advance Tracks] Rhymesayers
10 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MR BUNGLE “Raping Your Mind” [Single] Ipecac
2 FINNTROLL Vredesvavd Century Media
3 CYTOTOXIN Nuklearth Unique Leader
4 ZEAL AND ARDOR Wake of a Nation Self-Released
5 RINGS OF SATURN Ultu Ulla (Instrumental) Nuclear Blast
6 ALTER IDEM Fragments of Consciousness [EP] RealityFade
7 RUINS OF PERCEPTION “Hollowfication (feat. Alan Grnja)” [Single] Self-Released
8 CLAN OF XYMOX Spider on the Wall Trisol
9 DEAD SOULS RISING Isadora Self-Released
10 MARILYN MANSON We Are Chaos Loma Vista

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTWAINE L’enfants Sauvages Self-Released
2 JAGA JAZZIST Pyramid Brainfeeder
3 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH The Mosaic Of Transformation Ghostly
4 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
5 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
6 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
7 GHETTO KUMBE Ghetto Kumbé ZZK
8 SYANIDE RHONDA (RIP) Self-Released
9 MENSA DEATHSQUAD Patient Zero Gran Calavera
10 BOLDY JAMES AND STERLING TOLES Manger on McNichols Sector 7-G

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAHAWA DOUMBIA Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
2 BUDOS BAND, THE Long In The Tooth [Advance Tracks] Daptone
3 PETE RODRIGUEZ I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Asi) Fania/Craft/Concord
4 DZAMBO AGUSEVI ORCHESTRA “Old Bazaar Groove (DJ Branski remix)” [Single] Asphalt Tango
5 ALHOUSSEINI ANIVOLLA AND GIRUM MEZMUR Afropentatonism Piranha
6 SUPERFONICOS “El Adios” [Single] Hi-Fi
7 MESTIZO BEAT Canoga Madness California Soul
8 RAICES JAZZ ORCHESTRA Raices Jazz Orchestra Unity
9 MAFALDA MINNOZZI Sensorial MPI
10 A GUIDE TO THE BIRDSONG OF MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Shika Shika

7 September 22nd, 2020

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 25 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLTER WALL Songs Of The Plains Thirty Tigers
2 DANNY BURNS North Country Self-Released
3 DANIEL ROMANO Finally Free You’ve Changed
4 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
5 HONEY DEWDROPS Anyone Can See Self-Released
6 AMY MCCARLEY MECO Self-Released
7 BLAKE MILLER AND THE OLD FASHIONED ACES Quelle Belle Journee Self-Released
8 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
9 GRETCHEN PETERS Dancing With The Beast Curb
10 NEYLA PEKARAK Rattlesnake S-Curve

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAWN New Breed Local Action/Our Dawn
2 MALIBU KEN Malibu Ken Rhymesayers
3 JAMES BLAKE Assume Form Polydor
4 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
5 SANJI THE HEDGEHOG Slump Garden Self-Released
6 AYELLE “Obvious” [Single] Self-Released
7 NONAME “Song 31” [Single] Self-Released
8 MADISON MCFERRIN Finding Foundations: Vol II [EP] Self-Released
9 ELI PAPERBOY REED 99 Cent Dreams Yep Roc
10 OHBLIV Soulphonic UKNOWY

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Self-Released
2 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
3 FUCKED UP Dose Your Dreams Merge
4 BLOODYWOOD “Endurant” [Single] Self-Released
5 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
6 SERQET “Oleander” [Single] Vinyl Conflict
7 DRAGONLORD Dominion Spinefarm
8 HATE ETERNAL Upon Desolate Sands Season Of Mist
9 NAGLFAR Principium Floga
10 MONSTROSITY The Passage of Existence Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOZEF VAN WISSEM AND JIM JARMUSCH An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil Sacred Bones
2 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery Impulse!
3 KID KOALA Music to Draw To: Io Arts & Crafts
4 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
5 GEORGE CLANTON Slide 100% Electronica
6 JOHANN JOHANNSSON Mandy [OST] INVADA
7 JAKOB SKOTT Instrumentality El Paraiso
8 BOOKA SHADE “I Go, I Go (feat. Kaktus Einarsson)” [Single] Blaufield
9 GESAFFELSTEIN AND THE WEEKEND “Lost in the Fire” [Single] Columbia
10 SHORMEY “Cruise!” [Single] Citrus City

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR “Kamane Tarhanin” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
3 JUANECO Y SU COMBO El Gran Cacique Infopesa
4 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
5 SARAZINO Mama Funny Day Cumbancha
6 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band Of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
7 ATERCIOPELADOS Claroscura Sony Colombia
8 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
9 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
10 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies

7 January 26th, 2019

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