genre charts Mar 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PAPERBOYS, THE Molinos (Remastered) Cubbyhole
2 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
3 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
4 ANAIS MITCHELL Anais Mitchell BMG
5 BEDOUINE Waysides Self-Released
6 MARGO CILKER POHORYLLE Fluff & Gravy
7 SHANNON LAY Geist Sub Pop
8 WENDY EISENBERG Bent Ring Dear Life
9 HIGH AND WIDES, THE Blood Self-Released
10 GREAT BEFORETIMES, THE “Calming Down” [Single] Vocal Rest

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
2 PT VELL Aviation “the Departure” Monsta
3 BRADFORD THOMAS Detours Acorn Tapes
4 RAHIEM SUPREME AND OHBLIV Black Keys Wit Melodies Fuzzoscope
5 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
6 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 4 Griselda/EMPIRE
7 IBLSS raja’s sun Break All
8 GENG PTP Slowness as the Vehicle IV Self-Released
9 SKWEEKY WATAFAWLS Pretty Hell Gritty City
10 MAASSAI Personal Year 8 Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
2 SOMALI YACHT CLUB The Space Season Of Mist
3 FULL OF HELL Garden Of Burning Apparitions Relapse
4 DISCHORDIA Triptych Transcending Obscurity
5 DEATHFUCKINGCUNT Decadent Perversity Transcending Obscurity
6 HYPERIA “Prisoner of the Mind” [Single] Self-Released
7 OBSIDIOUS “Iconic” [Single] Season of Mist
8 SCARS ARE SOULLESS Resurrection Insane
9 SHINIGAMI IND Alice in the Borderland Insane
10 FACE THE BEAT: SEASON 7 VARIOUS ARTISTS Side-Line

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ HARRISON Dungeon Sessions [EP] Stones Throw
2 SOFIA LAKIS Formula Front [EP] Self-Released
3 ROSALIA MOTOMAMI Columbia
4 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE “Electricity” [Single] Merge
5 HALLUCI NATION, THE One More Saturday Night Radicalized
6 NEON NATIVEZ Rezilience Red House
7 FUMIYA TANAKA One More Thing (First Part) Sundance
8 THEORETICAL Murky Waters Onyx
9 TARO NOHARA Hyper Nu Age Tekno Growing Bin
10 FURNISS Culture Formation

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
2 BURKINA AZZA Wari Bo Social Joy
3 IMARHAN Aboogi City Slang
4 VIBRO SUCCESS INTERCONTINENTAL ORCHESTRA Drunkard Dig This Way
5 OUMOU SANGARE “Samara” [Single] World Circuit
6 ETRAN DE L’AIR Agadez Sahel Sounds
7 MARCOS Saudade Comets Coming
8 JUCARA MARCAL Delta Estacio Blues QTV
9 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime (Deluxe) Matador/Beggars Group
10 HAMID EL SHAERI Habibi Funk 018: The Slam! Years (1983 – 1988) Habibi Funk

    March 22nd, 2022

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genre charts for Feb 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANAIS MITCHELL Anais Mitchell BMG
2 AOIFE O’DONOVAN Age Of Apathy Yep Roc
3 JOSHUA RAY WALKER See You Next Time State Fair
4 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
5 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
6 SAD DADDY Way Up In The Hills Self-Released
7 OKI Tonkori In The Moonlight (1996-2006) Mais Um
8 ELIZA GILKYSON Songs From The River Wind Howlin’ Dog
9 WILD RIVERS Sidelines Nettwerk
10 EDDIE BERMAN Broken English Nettwerk

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PUSHA T “Diet Coke” [Single] Def Jam
2 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous
3 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
4 LITTLE SIMZ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
5 CLEF MAJORZ Project 24 Hittzville
6 JAKE PALUMBO Plant-Based Libtard SpaceLAB
7 NAPOLEON DA LEGEND AND JUST MUSIC BEATS Modus Operandi Self-Released
8 BANE CAPITAL AND KONCEPT JACKSON Good Product Self-Released
9 FAME AND PDOTC Girls On Road Nu Eleven
10 IVY SOLE Candid Les Fleurs

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
2 ARKAIK The Labyrinth of the Hungry Ghosts Unique Leader
3 CARCASS Torn Arteries Nuclear Blast
4 CRESCENT Carving The Fires Of Akhet Listenable
5 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Errata Relapse
6 ALL The Black Hand Self-Released
7 CAGED BASTARD Strive [EP] Self-Released
8 MYXOPHOBIA VARIOUS ARTIST [EP] Thorn
9 REFLECT “On the Streets / Reflect Stomp” [Single] Self-Released
10 NEEDLESS The Cosmic Cauldron UPRISING!

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ HARRISON Tales From The Old Dominion Stones Throw
2 BSTFRND Healthy Space Satellite Syndicate
3 FKA TWIGS CAPRISONGS Young/Atlantic
4 JON HOPKINS Music for Psychedelic Therapy Domino
5 SIDEWALKS AND SKELETONS Exorcism Self-Released
6 THIS COLD NIGHT Are We Not Immortal Yet?? No Kultur
7 MODERAT “Fast Land” [Single] Monkeytown
8 COURTESY “Night Journeys II” [Single] Kulør
9 JWORDS “Fortunate” [Single] Self-Released
10 CHARLOTTE ADIGERY AND BOLIS PUPUL “Ceci N’est Pas Un Cliche” [Single] Deewee

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANO NOBO QUARTET, THE The Strings Of Sao Domingos [EP] Ostinato
2 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
3 OLIVER NAYOKA Club Series Chapter One Odogwu/Palenque
4 LOS BITCHOS Let The Festivities Begin! City Slang
5 BURKINA AZZA Wari Bo Social Joy
6 BONGA Kintal Da Banda Lusafrica
7 OLIVER NAYOKA Aja Wele-Wele Odogwu/Palenque
8 FRIENDLY FIRE BAND Rastamantic Riddim [EP] Friendly Fire
9 LOS AUTENTICOS “Jurabas Tu” feat. Los Palmeras [Single] PopArt Discos
10 BLACK-AM-I “Jah In My Corner” [Single] Ghetto Youths International

    February 22nd, 2022

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genre charts for Jan 18 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VILLAGE OUT WEST: THE LOST TAPES OF ALAN WEST VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
2 SIERRA FERRELL Long Time Coming Rounder/Concord
3 GRACE CUMMINGS Storm Queen ATO
4 JOHN FRANCIS FLYNN I Would Not Live Always Rough Trade
5 CHRIS COOLE, SAM ALLISON, ADRIAN GROSS, MARK KILIANSKI AND JOHN SHOWMAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Self-Released
6 PINK STONES, THE Introducing… Normaltown
7 MARK SCHATZ AND BRYAN MCDOWELL Grit & Polish Patuxent
8 AARON BURDETT Dream Rich Dirt Poor Self-Released
9 JAMES MCMURTRY The Horses And The Hounds New West
10 HAYES CARLL You Get It All Dualtone

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG AND UNLUCKY BASTARDS Flameboy Advance Mutant Academy
2 DUCTTAPE JESUS DuctTape Jesus Public Welfare
3 AESOP ROCK AND BLOCKHEAD Garbology Rhymesayers
4 HAVIAH MIGHTY Stock Exchange Self-Released
5 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
6 MOOR MOTHER Black Encyclopedia Of The Air Anti-
7 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
8 CARTEL MADRAS The Serpent And The Tiger [EP] Sub Pop
9 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous
10 JAKE PALUMBO Plant-Based Libtard SpaceLAB

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTHRONE Eternal Hails…… Peaceville
2 OBSCURA A Valediction Nuclear Blast
3 MAYHEM Atavistic Black Disorder Kommando [EP] Century
4 MODAL CITIZAN Idolatry [EP] Self-Released
5 SHADOW OF INTENT “Intensified Genocide” [Single] Self-Released
6 PEBBLES PALACE Shockoe Sessions Live! In Your Ear Studio
7 ARMAGEDDON DILDOS Destruction Alfa Matrix
8 FIRST AID 4 SOULS Beyond the Galaxy (Rework Version) Alfa Matrix
9 RECTOR SCANNER Das Mädchen Aus Dem All – EP II [EP] Alfa Matrix
10 MATRIXX: 20 YEARS OF ALFA MATRIX VARIOUS ARTISTS Alfa Matrix

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ HARRISON Tales From The Old Dominion Stones Throw
2 BSTFRND Healthy Space Satellite Syndicate
3 ODONIS ODONIS Spectrums Felte
4 BONOBO Fragments Ninja Tune
5 ALESSANDRO CORTINI SCURO CHIARO Mute
6 STEVE ROACH Zones, Drones & Atmospheres Self-Released
7 TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB “Satellite / What You Know (Karma Kid & Lau.ra Remixes)” [Single] Glassnote
8 ZOMBIE ZOMBIE “Nusquam et Ubique” [Single] Born Bad
9 EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY Yellow Movementt
10 DER PLAN Save Your Software Bureau B

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NKUMBA SYSTEM Bailao Duro Prado
2 SONS OF KEMET Black To The Future Impulse!
3 ELIA Y ELIZABETH Elia Y Elizabeth Vampisoul
4 EL DRAGON CRIOLLO Pase Lo Que Pase El Palmas
5 DOWDELIN Lanmou Lanmou Underdog
6 OLIVER NAYOKA Aja Wele-Wele Odogwu/Palenque
7 EXTRA MUSICA NOUVEL HORIZON Vision Universal Africa
8 PAT MATSHIKIZA AND KIPPIE MOKETSI Tshona! We Are Busy Bodies
9 TCHISS LOPES Ja Bo Corre D’Mim Arabusta
10 ALOGTE OHO AND HIS SOUNDS OF JOY “Doose Mam” [Single] Philophon

    January 18th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Dec 14 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 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
2 The NRIs Whispers & Noise – Single Red Stapler
3 Colleen The Tunnel and the Clearing Thrill Jockey
4 DJ Harrison Tales from the Old Dominion Stones Throw
5 La Luz La Luz Hardly Art
6 Dead Billionaires Dead Billionaires EP Clay Street
7 Gustaf Audio Drag for Ego Slobs Royal Mountain
8 Deerhoof Actually, You Can Joyful Noise
9 Trey Burnart Hall Songs I Can’t Sing Session #1 – EP Vocal Rest
10 The Wimps Pillow and Blankey self-released
11 MEL MACHETE Mel Machete – EP self-released
12 Cassidy Snider & The Wranglers Losing Lovers – EP Vocal Rest
13 Sharpening Keep It Real For Me self-released
14 Sofia Lakis Formula Front – EP self-released
15 Outer World Chapter 2 Little Black Cloud
16 Various Artists CH040: 20 Years of Cherub Records Cherub
17 SUSTO Time in the Sun New West
18 Dummy Mandatory Enjoyment Trouble In Mind
19 Clinic Fantasy Island Domino
20 My Morning Jacket My Morning Jacket ATO
21 Jackson+Sellers Breaking Point Anti- / Epitaph
22 Bummer Dead Horse Thrill Jockey
23 Ducks Ltd. Modern Fiction Carpark
24 illuminati hotties Let Me Do One More Snack Shack Tracks / Hopeless
25 Amon Tobin How Do You Live Nomark
26 Cheekface Emphatically Mo’ (b-sides) – EP New Professor
27 Moor Mother Black Encyclopedia of the Air Anti- / Epitaph
28 Mini Trees Always In Motion Tugboat
29 Amyl and The Sniffers Comfort To Me ATO
30 The Bots 2 Seater Big Indie

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    December 14th, 2021

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genre charts for Dec 7 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
2 RED SAMMY Vultures Self-Released
3 LEEROY STAGGER Dystopian Weekends Tonic
4 ROBERT PLANT AND ALISON KRAUSS Raise The Roof Rounder/Concord
5 ALEXA ROSE Headwaters Big Legal Mess
6 SHANNON LAY Geist Sub Pop
7 JACKSON BROWNE Downhill From Everywhere Inside
8 DUSTED III Self-Released
9 DAG Pedestrian Life Bedroom Suck
10 LE REN Leftovers Secretly Canadian

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TRUE BODY AND DIGITAL HELL True Body and Digital Hell [EP] Funeral Party
2 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
3 AESOP ROCK AND BLOCKHEAD Garbology Rhymesayers
4 COMMON A Beautiful Revolution PT. 2 Lorna Vista
5 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
6 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous
7 NAPOLEON DA LEGEND AND AMERIGO GAZAWAY The World Changed TeamNDL
8 AWON AND PHONIKS Nothing Less Don’t Sleep
9 ALXNDRBRWN Glow Kid Strange Famous
10 FLY ANAKIN “Sean Price” [Single] Lex

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
2 GOJIRA Fortitude Roadrunner
3 DEATH ANGEL The Bastard Tracks Nuclear Blast
4 NITA STRAUSS “Dead Inside” [Single] Sumerian
5 ANDY JAMES “The Falcon God” [Single] AJR
6 LEE MCKINNEY “Stormage” [Single] Sumerian
7 ANIMALS AS LEADERS “The Problem of Other Minds” [Single] Sumerian
8 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Silence/Motion RidingEasy
9 BORIS “Drowning by Numbers” [Single] Sacred Bones
10 CARRION “Revenant” [Single] Brutal Resonance

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ HARRISON Tales from the Old Dominion Stones Throw
2 GILLIGAN MOSS Gilligan Moss Foreign Family Collective
3 JAGUAR Madremonte El Palmas
4 ARCA kiCK iiii XL
5 KAYTRANADA Intimidated [EP] RCA
6 PYE CORNER AUDIO Entangled Routes Ghost Box
7 CONTENTO En Lancha Pal Futuro El Palmas
8 ADELAIDEAN, THE Inner Real Life Projekt
9 KVB, THE “Unite” [Single] Invada
10 NEGGY GEMMY “California” [Single] 100% Electronica

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QUANTIC AND NIDIA GONGORA Almas Conectadas Tru Thoughts
2 MUKAMBO PRESENTS GLOBAL AFROBEAT MOVEMENT 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS NYP
3 PHUONG TAM Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul 1964-1966 Sublime Frequencies
4 LOS BITCHOS “Las Panteras” [Single] City Slang
5 ELIA Y ELIZABETH Elia Y Elizabeth Vampisoul
6 CONTENTO En Lancha Pal Futuro El Palmas
7 JUCARA MARCAL Delta Estacio Blues QTV
8 SHAGGY AND RAYVON “Drive Me Insane” [Single] Mr. Doo
9 META AND THE CORNERSTONES Dia Metarize
10 THEON CROSS Intra-I New Soil/Marathon

    December 7th, 2021

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genre charts for Aug 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GILLIAN WELCH Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 1 [Advance Tracks] Acony
2 JAKE BLOUNT Spider Tales Free Dirt
3 DOC WATSON AND GAITHER CARLTON Doc Watson And Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
4 DAN BERN Quarantine Me Kababa
5 LOGAN LEDGER Logan Ledger Rounder/Concord
6 TEDDY THOMPSON Heartbreaker Please Self-Released
7 NATHANIEL RATELIFF And It’s Still Alright Stax/Concord
8 DANA GAVANSKI Yesterday Is Gone Flemish Eye
9 AARON JONAH LEWIS Mozart Of The Banjo Tiki Parlour
10 ELIZA MEYER Hello Stranger Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ HARRISON Vault Series 10 : Covered Self-Released
2 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
3 LITTLE SIMZ Drop 6 [EP] AGE 101/AWAL
4 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
5 RONNIE LUXE Rabbit Hole [EP] Self-Released
6 THUNDERCAT It Is What It Is Brainfeeder
7 RJD2 The Fun Ones RJ’s Electrical Connections
8 KENNY MASON Angelic Hoodrat Self-Released
9 DA BABY Baby On Baby Universal
10 YOUNG RJ AND MEGA RAN 2HANDSUP Ne’Astra

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 INTER ARMA Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
2 BLACK CROWN INITIATE Violent Portraits Of Doomed Escape [Advance Tracks] Century Media
3 PIG DESTROYER The Octagonal Stairway Relapse
4 ENSIFERUM Thalassic Metal Blade
5 BORIS No Self-Released
6 ORANSSI PAZUZU Mestarin Kynsi Nuclear Blast
7 VARG Zeichen Napalm
8 ENSLAVED Utgard Nuclear Blast
9 SEEDS IN BARREN FIELDS Sånger som rämnar Self-Released
10 FEMINAZGUL No Dawn for Men Birds Before the Storm

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
2 FAUCET Bitter Insane Melting Self-Released
3 BIBIO Sleep On The Wing Warp
4 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH The Mosaic Of Transformation Ghostly
5 RONE Room With A View Infine
6 GREEN HOUSE Six Songs From Invisible Gardens [EP] Leaving
7 ROB BYRD Outerworld Del Chapel
8 VINCENZO RAMAGLIA La Parole Playground
9 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
10 SOFT PINK TRUTH, THE Am I Free To Go? Self-Released

    August 4th, 2020

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