top 30 new albums for Apr 19 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 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
3 Grey Wulf Path of Urda PTP
4 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
5 EXEK Advertise Here Castle Face
6 WIDOWSPEAK The Jacket Captured Tracks
7 Superchunk Wild Loneliness Merge
8 empath Visitor Fat Possum
9 Bitch Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
10 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
11 Geena B. Valentine & Rufus White Mice Blue Flame
12 King Khazm Return of a MAD Fresh Chopped Beats / MADK Productions
13 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti-
14 Aesop Rock & Blockhead Garbology Rhymesayers
15 Hand Habits Fun House Saddle Creek
16 Buffalo Nichols Buffalo Nichols Fat Possum
17 Deerhoof Actually, You Can Joyful Noise
18 Desborde Todo Es una Mierda – EP Yeah You!
19 Epoch About That… Paradise Killer B – Sides self-released
20 Various Artists The Full Spectrum Part 1 Ekou
21 Saxxon Termination EP self-released
22 iblss Raja’s Sun Break All
23 Blue Lab Beats Motherland Journey Blue Adventure
24 Jarle Skavhellen Monochrome Sunset Beech Street
25 Various Artists Lèspri Ka: New Directions in Gwoka Music from Guadeloupe 1981 – 2010 Time Capsule
26 Seba Ingaro Secret Operations
27 cauzndefx & Scuml°rd Buffalo self-released
28 Dash Break the Silence – EP Default
29 Africa Negra Antologia, Vol. 1 Les Disques Bongo Joe
30 Paula Cole American Quilt BMG

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    April 19th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Apr 12 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 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
3 Widow Rings Songs for the Hearse, Vol. 2 – Single Housefire
4 The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
5 Los Bitchos Let the Festivities Begin! City Slang
6 Just Mustard Heart Under Partisan / Liberator Music
7 Mary J. Blige Good Morning Gorgeous 300 Entertainment
8 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
9 Guerilla Toss Famously Alive Sub Pop
10 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
11 Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway Crooked Tree Nonesuch
12 Cliff and Ivy Bloody Ghost – Single House of Extreme Darkness
13 Shawnis and the Shimmers Wasteland Adang
14 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
15 3:33 Moon Maniac – EP self-released
16 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
17 A New Dawn Fades I See the Nightbirds (Deluxe Reissue) Cherub
18 Chris Ratterree Established in 1971 self-released
19 Ant The Symbol Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
20 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Nightclub Daydreaming Carpark
21 Anand Wilder I Don’t Know My Words Last Gang
22 Kilo Kish AMERICAN GURL Kisha Soundscapes + Audio
23 Jamie McLean Band Paradise Found Harmonized
24 Freakons Freakons Fluff and Gravy
25 Widowspeak The Jacket Captured Tracks
26 BODEGA Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
27 Jeremy Ivey Invisible Pictures Anti/Epitaph
28 Whiskey West Freight Train Mama Whiskey West
29 Ceramic Animal Sweet Unknown Easy Eye Sound
30 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis

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    April 12th, 2022

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genre charts for Apr 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PO’ RAMBLIN’ BOYS, THE Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
2 FREAKONS Freakons Fluff And Gravy
3 JEREMY IVEY Invisible Pictures Anti-
4 WHISKEY WEST Freight Train Mama Self-Released
5 CARSON MCHONE Still Life Merge
6 STEVE POLTZ Stardust And Satellites Red House
7 JUDY COLLINS Spellbound Cleopatra
8 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
9 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
10 WILD RIVERS Sidelines Nettwerk

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
2 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
3 ANT THE SYMBOL Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
4 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
5 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
6 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 4 Griselda/EMPIRE
7 SKWEEKY WATAFAWLS Pretty Hell Gritty City
8 PHIFE DAWG Forever Smokin’ Needles/AWAL
9 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
10 COOL KIDS, THE Before Shit Got Weird Sounds Like Fun

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
2 MANEATING ORCHID Hive Mind Self-Released
3 THUMOS Nothing Further Beyond [EP] Snow Wolf
4 MEDDDLER Upsurge [EP] Self-Released
5 NORDGEIST Frostwinter Kunsthall Produktionen
6 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Errata Relapse
7 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
8 WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER Das Album AFM
9 ARKAZA “Shadows” [Single] Self-Released
10 VONAMOR VONAMOR Time To Kill

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 KILO KISH American Gurl Kisha/Independent
3 ALICE GLASS PREY//IV Eating Glass
4 ADULT Becoming Undone Dais
5 PICTISH TRAIL Island Family Bella Union
6 BLUE STATES World Contact Day Memphis Industries
7 MAX COOPER Unspoken Words Mesh
8 MICHAEL STEARNS Planetary Unfolding (2022 Remaster) Projekt
9 GOLDEN BUG Piscolabis La belle
10 YASUAKI SHIMIZU Kiren Palto Flats

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
2 LESPRI KA: NEW DIRECTIONS IN GWOKA MUSIC FROM GUADELOUPE 1981-2010 VARIOUS ARTISTS Time Capsule-Seance Centre
3 PAPE NZIENGUI Kadi Yombo Awesome Tapes From Africa
4 LA PAMBELE La Pambele Names You Can Trust
5 LE SUPER DJATA BAND DU MALI En Super Forme, Vol. 1 Numero Group
6 DOGO DU TOGO “Soke Wo (Sol Power All-Stars remix)” [Single] Sol Power Sound
7 ORCHESTRE MASSAKO Orchestre Massako [EP] Analog Africa
8 BIO RITMO “Piraguero/Asia Minor” [Single] Merge
9 VIVIANO TORRES AND ANE SWING Joyas Champetuas De Todos Los Tiempos Palenque
10 OUMOU SANGARE “Samara” [Single] World Circuit

    April 12th, 2022

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genre charts for May 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JP HARRIS’ DREADFUL WIND AND RAIN Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man Free Dirt
2 BETH SNAPP “Something To Prove” [Single] Self-Released
3 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses Sub Pop
4 CASSANDRA JENKINS An Overview On Phenomenal Nature Ba Da Bing
5 RHIANNON GIDDENS AND FRANCESCO TURRISI They’re Calling Me Home Nonesuch
6 AMY SPEACE AND THE ORPHAN BRIGADE There Use To Be Horses Here Windbone
7 MIDLAND The Sonic Ranch Big Machine
8 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
9 ERIC CHURCH Heart UMG
10 JOHN HIATT WITH THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND Leftover Feelings [Advance Tracks] New West

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DENZEL CURRY AND KENNY BEATS Unlocked 1.5 Loma Vista/Concord
2 GENESIS OWUSU Smiling With No Teeth House Anxiety/Ourness
3 DRAKE Scary Hours 2 [EP] Ovo/Republic
4 GUTTA BABY Remain Solid Gutta Baby
5 SENICA DA MISFIT Masterpiece [EP] Self-Released
6 GOOD PEOPLE, THE AND MILKCRATE Frost Writtens [EP] Self-Released
7 ICEROCKS Crossing The Rubicon Self-Released
8 THERAVADA Xenophon 2000 ENT.
9 EVIDENCE Unlearning, Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
10 DOPE DOG AND FRIENDS Tales of da Dope Dog Orlando Voorn Official

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CANNIBAL CORPSE Violence Unimagined Metal Blade
2 CRYPTA Echoes of the Soul Napalm
3 KNOLL Interstice Sludgelord
4 WIZARDTHRONE Hypercube Necrodimensions Self-Released
5 PESTILENCE Exitium Agonia
6 WIDE EYES “Synesthesia” [Single] Self-Released
7 A PROJECTION “Darwin’s Eden” [Single] Metropolis
8 ENFORCED Kill Grid Century Media
9 GENGHIS TRON Dream Weapon Relapse
10 MORK Katerdralen Peaceville

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BRIJEAN Feelings Ghostly International
2 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
3 INSECT MACHINE, THE Prototype [EP] Self-Released
4 I YA TOYAH Out Of Order [EP] Self-Released
5 MODESELEKTOR Mean Friend [EP] Monkeytown
6 ENDLESS WAVES: THE DAWN OF ELECTRONIC NOISE AND AMBIENT MUSIC, VOL. 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Dash Dot Noise
7 JIMMY IMAGE Soul Food Plastik People Digital
8 ALEX SOMERS Siblings 2 Krunk
9 DER PLAN Save Your Software Bureau B
10 CODY CURRIE Moves [EP] Toy Tonics

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CANZONIERE GRECANICO SALENTINO Meridiana Ponderosa
2 ALTIN GUN Yol ATO
3 GRESCHKA Inebriation 4000
4 JUPITER AND OKWESS Na Kozonga Everloving
5 JAAKKO LAITINEN AND VAARA RAHA Suomi Disco Playground
6 JAGUAR “Siguele El Paso” [Single] El Palmas
7 AYUNNE SULE Putoo Katare Yire Rebel Up
8 LOS MUTABLES “Pasos En La Luna/Suspenso En El Espacio” [Single] Munster
9 JOAO SELVA Navegar Underdog
10 DIANA BURCO “Negra Del Sur” [Single] Somos Mas

    May 4th, 2021

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Genre charts for week ending Jun 7 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LOBO MARINO At Appalachian South Folklife Center Self-Released
2 SARAH LOUISE Nighttime Birds And Morning Stars Thrill Jockey
3 MOUNTAIN GOATS, THE In League With Dragons Merge
4 LAUREN CROSBY I Said Take Me To The Water Self-Released
5 JESCA HOOP STONECHILD [Advance Tracks] Memphis Industries
6 JOHN SMITH Hummingbird Thirty Tigers
7 CAAMP By and By Mom + Pop
8 RESONANT ROGUES, THE Autumn Of The World Self-Released
9 JAKE XERXES FUSSELL Out of Sight Paradise of Bachelors
10 WAR AND TREATY, THE Healing Tide Thirty Tigers

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DENZEL CURRY Zuu Loma Vista/Concord
2 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB “Flat Tummy Tea” [Single] Keep Cool/RCA
3 HAVIAH MIGHTY 13th Floor Self-Released
4 DYMINS “The DM’s” [Single] Brownstarr Entertainment
5 NF “The Search” [Single] NF Real
6 REJENERATION “Puppets” [Single] Self-Released
7 RAE SREMMURD SR3MM Interscope
8 GIFTED GAB “Eye on em” [Single] Self-Released
9 GORGEOUS GEORGE “Bagg” [Single] Nu Money
10 JAMILA WOODS LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTHRONE Old Star Peaceville
2 EARTH Full Upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
3 MARTYRDÖD Hexhammaren Southern Lord
4 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
5 LIGHTNING BOLT Hypermagic Mountain Thrill Jockey
6 AENIMUS Dreamcatcher Nuclear Blast
7 PELICAN Nighttime Stories Southern Lord
8 MALEVOLENT CREATION The 13th Beast Nuclear Blast
9 EPECTASE Astres I, Voidhanger
10 OATHBREAKER “Ease Me” [Single] Oathbreaker

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLYING LOTUS Flamagra Warp
2 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
3 LYDIA AINSWORTH Phantom Forest Self-Released
4 EVE MARET No More Running Banana Tapes
5 WEVAL The Weight Kompact
6 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
7 TENGGER Spiritual 2 Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
8 PLAID Polymer [Advance Tracks] Warp
9 JAMBINAI ONDA Bella Union
10 LAUGHING EYE Laughing Eye Höga Nord

World

none this week

    June 8th, 2019

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