Genre charts for Feb 18 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 INNOCENCE MISSION, THE See You Tomorrow Self-Released
2 DRIVE BY TRUCKERS The Unraveling ATO
3 JOHN SURGE AND THE HAYMAKERS Your Wonderful Life Self-Released
4 TEDDY THOMPSON Heartbreaker Please Self-Released
5 LANKUM The Livelong Day Rough Trade/Beggars
6 ELIZA MEYER Hello Stranger Self-Released
7 BONNIE PRINCE BILLY I Made A Place Drag City
8 FRANK AND ALLIE LEE Treat A Stranger Right Bake Tone
9 MISS TESS The Moon Is An Ashtray Tone Tree
10 MATT WATROBA The Far Si: The Si Kahn Funny Song Sing-Along Song Book Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
2 FLY ANAKIN At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
3 ATMOSPHERE Whenever Rhymesayers
4 DJ SHADOW Our Pathetic Age Mass Appeal
5 LEONARD SIMPSON DUO LSD Jakarta
6 HUS KINGPIN End Of A Decade Self-Released
7 THEOPHILIUS LONDON Bebey my bebey/independently popular.
8 VON PEA City For Sale HiPNOTT
9 LIL BABY “Woah” [Single] Qulaity Control
10 THA GOD FAHIM Lost Kingz Nature Sounds

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GOST Valedection Century Media
2 HU, THE The Gereg Eleven Seven
3 PSYCHOTIC WALTZ The God-Shaped Void InsideOut
4 ODIOUS MORTEM Synesthesia WillowTip
5 GOD DETHRONED Illuminati Metal Blade
6 ARKA’N Za Keli AbsolutKemitCore
7 NILE Vile Nilotic Rites Nuclear Blast
8 OVERKILL The Wings Of War Nuclear Blast
9 CLOAK The Burning Dawn Season of Mist
10 TESTAMENT Titans of Creation Nuclear Blast

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SQUAREPUSHER Be Up A Hello Warp
2 HOLY FUCK Deleter Holy EF
3 NATURE VOIX Self-Released
4 SESHEN, THE Take It All Away Tru Thoughts
5 PAULASTRETCH Shellbody Self-Released
6 MONOLITHE NOIR Moira kowtow
7 SOFIA LAKIS Diesel Hybrid Self-Released
8 SHINEDOE Feelings [EP] Rekids
9 MISS FD Keep Going Quantum Release
10 ALAN FITZPATRICK AND PATRICE RUSHEN “Haven’t You Heard” [Single] Parlophone/Warner Bros.

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAVID WALTERS Soleil Kreyol Heavenly Sweetness
2 ANTIBALAS Fu Chronicles Daptone
3 LOS SHAINS El Ritmo De Los Shains Munster
4 LEVE LEVE: SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE SOUNDS (70S – 80S) VARIOUS ARTISTS Bongo Joe
5 ALEFA MADAGASCAR: SALEGY, SOUKOUS AND SOUL FROM THE RED ISLAND 1974-1984 VARIOUS ARTISTS Strut
6 MARCOS VALLE Cinzento Deck
7 DALLAS “Love From A Distance” [Single] Rain Tree
8 ETRAN DE L’AIR Music From Saharan WhatsApp 01 [EP] Sahel Sounds
9 NIKANOR Bajo El Sol Rebel Up
10 EL WALI Tiris Sahel Sounds

7 February 18th, 2020

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What the Fontaine?! presents:

Paul Cauthen - Room 41

Let’s start talking about the music of 2019! I’m going to touch on some of the highlights of my musical year!

 

149 December 20th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Nov 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AGS CONNOLLY Wrong Again Alive
2 TOO LATE TO PRAY: DEFIANT CHICAGO ROOTS VARIOUS ARTISTS Bloodshot
3 KINKY FRIEDMAN Resurrection Echo Hill
4 KAREN AND THE SORROWS Guaranteed Broken Heart Ocean Born Mary
5 JONAH TOLCHIN Fires For The Cold Yep Roc
6 CLARA ENGEL Where A City Once Drowned Self-Released
7 ANNIE AND ROD CAPPS When They Fall Maynard
8 DALLAS MOORE Tryin’ To Be A Blessing Sol
9 JAKE LA BOTZ They’re Coming For Me Hi Style/Free Dirt
10 SON OF TOWN HALL The Adventures Of Son Of Town Hall Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
2 GISTO Self Made Historical
3 FLY ANAKIN Holly Water Fat Beats
4 SYCHO SID We’re All Our Own Demons Urban Waves
5 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
6 BLACK LIQUID AND BANDOLERO The New Juice Crew Presents KnowTheLedge Self-Released
7 MALLY The Journey To A Smile Self-Released
8 KOOL KEITH Keith Mello
9 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
10 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MONOLORD No Comfort Relapse
2 NILE Vile Nilotic Rites Nuclear Blast
3 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
4 USA NAILS Life Cinema HEX
5 TOOL Fear Inoculum RCA
6 MORTIFERUM Disgorged From Psychotic Depths Profound Lore
7 HOWLING GIANT The Space Between Worlds Blues Funeral
8 NEGATIVLAND True False Seeland
9 KREBS The Uncanny Parallel Machine Man
10 BLACK LINE Layers Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHROMATICS Closer To Grey Italians Do It Better
2 BLACK MARBLE Bigger Than Life Sacred Bones
3 RHI The Pale Queen Tru Thoughts
4 DAN DEACON “Sat By A Tree” [Single] Domino
5 AMON TOBIN Long Stories Nomark
6 PYE CORNER AUDIO Hollow Earth Ghost Box
7 KREIDLER Flood Bureau B
8 FIX FIX Killroom
9 SUSUMU YOKOTA Cloud Hidden Lo
10 MEXICO CITY BLONDES Blush Burger

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LOS SHAINS El Ritmo De Los Shains Munster
2 KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA 100 Fevers Peace & Rhythm
3 KEITH AND TEX Greatest Hits 1966-1970 Rebel Sound
4 LONDON AFROBEAT COLLECTIVE Humans Self-Released
5 POUR ME A GROG VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
6 LAKOU MIZIK HaitiaNola Cumbancha
7 RACHID TAHA Je Suis Africaine Believe
8 HOPE MASIKE The Exorcism Of A Spinster WMN
9 OUMAR KONATE I Love You Inna Clermont
10 CONJUNTO GUANTANAMO “El Son Convidando” [Single] Nganga

7 November 9th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 1 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Common Holly When I say to you Black Lightning Barsuk / Solitaire
3 Mirtaw Vandals MXC
4 Danny Brown uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
5 Alexa Rose Medicine for Living Big Legal Mess
6 Fly Anakin;Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna Og Holly Water Fat Beats
7 Karen & the Sorrows Guaranteed Broken Heart Ocean Born Mary Music
8 Easalio Fly July’s Prize / Purple Republic
9 Floating Points Crush Ninja Tune
10 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
11 Stephanie tangerine nightmare self-released
12 The Wimps Plasma self-released
13 Toxic Moxie Falkonia self-released
14 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
15 NDEFRU Foreign Local – EP Blue Ether Sound
16 The Comet Is Coming The Afterlife Impulse!
17 Anna Meredith Fibs Black Prince Fury
18 Automatic Signal Stones Throw
19 Hovvdy Heavy Lifter Double Double Whammy
20 Miriam Clancy Astronomy Desert Road
21 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
22 Starcrawler Devour You Rough Trade
23 Dominic Sen Visitor Roll Call
24 Sylvia Black Twilight Animals self-released
25 Kim Gordon No Home Record Matador
26 Begonia Fear Rex Baby
27 Camp Howard Cañón Camp Howard
28 Marika Hackman Any Human Friend (Acoustic EP) Sub Pop
29 Rhi The Pale Queen Tru Thoughts
30 Boris LOVE & EVOL Third Man

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7 November 2nd, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Oct 25 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 Danny Brown uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
2 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
3 Jumpstarted Plowhards Round One Recess
4 Wilco Ode to Joy dBpm
5 The Hecks My Star Trouble In Mind
6 Majjin Boo Go Between EggHunt
7 Mark Sultan Filthy Rat – EP Slovenly
8 Sensual World Feeling Wild Stupid Bag
9 Toxic Moxie Falkonia self-released
10 Frankie Cosmos Close It Quietly Sub Pop
11 Camp Howard Cañón self-released
12 Lana Del Rey Season of the Witch – Single Polydor
13 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
14 Czardust The Ra(w) Material Fat Beats
15 NDEFRU Foreign Local – EP Blue Ether Sound
16 Lovenloops Bev Lives On – EP self-released
17 Caroline Polachek PANG Perpetual Novice
18 Vagabon Vagabon Nonesuch
19 Hovvdy Heavy Lifter Double Double Whammy
20 Big Thief Two Hands 4AD
21 Kim Gordon No Home Record Matador
22 Acid Arab Jdid Crammed Discs
23 Kacy & Clayton Carrying On New West
24 Lizanne Knott Bones and Gravity Good Dog Jake Music
25 Alexa Rose Medicine for Living Big Legal Mess
26 Sui Zhen Losing, Linda Dot Dash
27 Temples Hot Motion ATO
28 Snoh Aalegra -Ugh, those feels again Artium
29 Jonah Tolchin Fires for the Cold Yep Roc
30 Chastity Belt Chastity Belt Hardly Art

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7 October 26th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Oct 25 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KACY AND CLAYTON Carrying On New West
2 LIZANNE KNOTT Bones And Gravity Good Dog Jake
3 ALEXA ROSE Medicine For Living Big Legal Mess
4 JONAH TOLCHIN Fires For The Cold Yep Roc
5 EDDIE BERMAN Frontiers Nettwerk
6 CRYS MATTHEWS These Old Hands [EP] NewSongs
7 LIBBY KOCH Redemption 10 Berkalin
8 HIGHWOMEN, THE The Highwomen Elektra
9 HARD DRIVE Random Access Mash Self-Released
10 HELENE CRONIN Old Ghosts & Lost Causes Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
2 CZARDUST The Ra(w) Material Fat Beats
3 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
4 LOVENLOOPS Bev Lives On [EP] Self-Released
5 SNOH AALEGRA -Ugh, Those Feels Again Artium/AWAL
6 BIG KAHUNA OG Holly Water Fat BeatS
7 EKITI SOUND Abeg No Vex Crammed
8 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
9 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return Ninja Tune
10 CHANCE THE RAPPER The Big Day Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CYNIC Traced in Air – Remixed Season Of Mist
2 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
3 VOLBEAT Rewind, Replay, Rebound Vertigo Berlin
4 EQUIPOISE Waking Divinity Artisan Era
5 WELL, THE Death And Consolation RidingEasy
6 ALLEGAEON Apoptosis Metal Blade
7 TORCHE Admission Relapse
8 INFERI The End of an Era (Rebirth) The Artisan Era
9 KAMLATH Stronger Than Frost BadMoodMan
10 MELK “Smashed Mouse” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ACID ARAB Jdid Crammed
2 SUI ZHEN Losing, Linda Cascine
3 FLYING LOTUS Flamagra Warp
4 AMON TOBIN Long Stories Nomark
5 CHROMATICS Closer To Grey Italians Do It Better
6 BOY HARSHER Careful Nude Club
7 100 GECS 1000 Gecs Dog House
8 MORIS BLACK The Irregularity of Being Negative Gain
9 KANGDING RAY Azores [EP] Figure
10 DANKMUS It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Blurst of Times. Dankcrest Enterprises

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ORIENTALES DE PARAMONGA, LOS Fiesta En Oriente Infopesa
2 BUDOS BAND, THE The Budos Band V Daptone
3 Y LA BAMBA Entre Los Dos [EP] Tender Loving Empire
4 BONGO HOP, THE Satingarona Pt. 2 Underdog
5 POUR ME A GROG VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
6 LAKOU MIZIK HaitiaNola Cumbancha
7 AFROINS, LOS A Gozar Salsomanos Vampisoul
8 HOPE MASIKE The Exorcism Of A Spinster WMN
9 RACHID TAHA Je Suis Africaine Believe
10 LONDON AFROBEAT COLLECTIVE Humans Self-Released

7 October 26th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Oct 18 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KACY AND CLAYTON Carrying On New West
2 ALEXA ROSE Medicine For Living Big Legal Mess
3 OUR NATIVE DAUGHTERS Songs Of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways
4 SAFIA NOLIN xX3m0 $0ng$ 2 $!nG @L0nG 2Xx [EP] Bonsound
5 CRYS MATTHEWS These Old Hands [EP] NewSongs
6 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
7 STACI GRIESBACH My Patsy Cline Songbook Self-Released
8 DALE WATSON Call Me Lucky Compass
9 SINNER FRIENDS Are Very Pleased To Meet You Self-Released
10 DELLA MAE The Butcher Shoppe [EP] Rounder/Concord

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
2 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return Ninja Tune
3 GISTO Self Made Historical
4 COMMON Let Love Loma Vista/Concord
5 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
6 ANT THE SYMBOL The Motions Gritty City
7 RAH SCRILLA Pyrex Don Gritty City
8 SYCHO SID Madd Hats, Vol. 1 Mutant Academy
9 TUAMIE But You Don’t Hear Me Though Mutant Academy
10 WESTSIDE GUNN Fourth Rope Griselda

Loud

None this week.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SUI ZHEN Losing, Linda Cascine
2 FIX FIX Killroom
3 THOM YORKE Anima XL/Beggars Group
4 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
5 LAGARTIJEANDO Jallalla Wonderwheel
6 FLOATING POINTS Crush [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
7 CHROMATICS Closer To Grey Italians Do It Better
8 DE AMBASSADE Duistre Kamers Knekelhuis
9 DANKMUS It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Blurst of Times. Dankcrest Enterprises
10 MOONCHILD Little Ghost Tru Thoughts

World

None this week.

7 October 19th, 2019

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