genre charts for Aug 2 presents:


Rank Artist Album Label
1 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
2 JAKE XERXES FUSSELL Good And Green Again Paradise Of Bachelors
3 NAIMA BOCK Giant Palm Sub Pop
4 BROTHERS COMATOSE, THE Turning Up The Ground Self-Released
5 JOAN SHELLEY The Spur No Quarter
6 BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN Golden Rolling Holy 37d03d
7 LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III “Town & Country” [Single] StorySound
8 STEVE EARLE Jerry Jeff New West
9 BIG LITTLE LIONS Happy Accident Fallen Tree
10 EVAN J CARTWRIGHT bit by bit Idée Fixe


Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ PREMIER Hip Hop 50 Vol. 1 [EP] Mass Appeal
2 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT “Aquamarine” feat. Michael Kiwanuka [Single] BMG
3 JOEY BADASS 2000 (Two Thousand) Pro Era/Cinematic/Columbia
4 J ROCC A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
5 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
6 JIMETTA ROSE The Gift – Around The Way Queen Street Corner
7 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
8 NAMIR BLADE Metropolis Self-Released
9 KROHME Line Of Fire The Spitslam
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams


Rank Artist Album Label
1 CULT OF LUNA The Long Road North Metal Blade
2 KNOLL Metempiric Self-Released
3 HELMS ALEE Keep This Be The Way Sargent House
4 RUSSIAN CIRCLES “Betrayal” [Single] Sargent House
5 HIEROPHANT “Death Siege” [Single] Season of Mist / Underground Activists
6 TOMBS Ex Oblivion [EP] Season of Mist
7 WOLFNAUT III Fuzzpanzer
8 OZZY OSBOURNE “Degradation Rules” feat. Tony Iommi [Single] Epic
9 CYCLES Terraform Self-Released
10 WAILIN STORMS The Silver Snake Unfolds Seeing Red


Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEN MARC Glass Effect Innovative Leisure
2 ERASERS Constant Connection Fire Talk
3 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
4 VIEWER First Date Smooth N Groove
5 SEBA Ingaro Secret Operations
6 CATERINA BARBIERI Spirit Exit light-years
7 MODERAT MORE D4TA Monkeytown
8 KELLY LEE OWENS LP 8 Smalltown Supersound
9 DAVID WALTERS Bow Down [EP] Heavenly Sweetness
10 KUBLER-ROSS Kubler-Ross Suction


Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUMBIAMUFFIN Cumbiamuffin Peace & Rhythm
2 SHAOLIN AFRONAUTS, THE “Broken Flowers” b/w “Sun Spiral” [Single] Freestyle
3 LUCHO BERMUDEZ The Costal Invasion: Cumbia, Porro, Gaita And Mapalé From Colombia’s Caribbean Coast (1946-1961) Radio Martiko
4 JOAO SELVA Se Acabou [EP] Underdog
5 PEDRO LIMA Recordar E Vivir: Antogolia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
6 EZRA COLLECTIVE “Victory Dance” [Single] Partisan
9 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
10 S.E. ROGIE Dead Men Don’t Smoke Marijuana Real World

    August 2nd, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Feb 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 The Notwist Vertigo Days Morr Music
2 Shame Drunk Tank Pink Dead Oceans
3 Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca N’dona Ponte Mopiato Music
4 Cult of Luna The Raging River Red Creek
5 Willie Nelson That’s Life Legacy
6 Big Kahuna OG & Monday Night Shark Report SCHEME TEAM
7 Yung Ongoing Dispute PNKSLM
8 Goat Girl On All Fours Rough Trade
9 Julien Baker Little Oblivions Matador
10 Kiwi jr. Cooler Returns Fontana North
11 Anansy Cisse Anoura Riverboat
12 Raye Zaragoza Woman in Color Rebel River
13 Prop Vintage Luggage HLGNLIFE
14 Tamikrest Tamotait Glitterbeat
15 Star Feminine Band Star Feminine Band Born Bad
16 Here Lies Man Ritual Divination RidingEasy
17 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
18 The Budos Band Long In The Tooth Daptone
19 Afel Bocoum Lindé World Circuit
20 Kelly Lee Owens Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
21 Japanese Television III – EP Tip Top
22 Ruth Good Haunt – EP Citrus City
23 Lande Hekt Going to Hell Get Better
24 Shormey God Bless Bob Ross: A Collection of Low Fidelity Recordings self-released
25 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
26 Pink Siifu & Fly Anakin FlySiifu’s Lex
27 Deradoorian Find the Sun Anti/Epitaph
28 Old Man of the Woods Dissolve – EP self-released
29 Beautify Junkyards Cosmorama Ghost Box
30 Zonke Family At the Studio Lokalophon


    February 2nd, 2021

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