top 30 new albums for Sep 13 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 DJ Premier Hip Hop 50: Vol. 1 – EP Mass Appeal
2 Tetsu Umehara Handwritten Small Méasures / Métron
3 Russian Circles Gnosis Sargent House
4 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
5 J.Rocc A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
6 Panic Priest Self Control – Single Negative Gain Productions
7 The Paxton/Spangler Septet Ugoozi East Lawn
8 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
9 Chris Ratteree Established In 1971 self-released
10 Unheard Sirens Inc. A Tribute To Yazoo self released
11 The Harlem Gospel Travelers Look Up! Colemine
12 Oneida Success Joyful Noise
13 Bill Orcutt Music for Four Guitars Palilalia
14 Boris Heavy Rocks (2022) Relapse
15 Kiwi jr Chopper Sub Pop
16 Cheekface Too Much to Ask Cheekface
17 Ben Harper Bloodline Maintenance Chrysalis
18 Elf Power Artificial Countrysides Yep Roc
19 Carole Sylvan Something Goin’ On – EP HMG
20 Moor Mother Jazz Codes Anti-
21 Viagra Boys Cave World YEAR0001
22 Automatic Excess Stones Throw
23 TV Priest My Other People Sub Pop
24 Weird Nightmare Weird Nightmare Sub Pop
25 Tomberlin i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
26 Seratones Love and Algorhythms New West
27 Romero Turn It On! Feel It
28 The Linda Lindas Growing Up Epitaph
29 Mo Troper MTV Lame-O
30 Bitchin Bajas Bajascillators Drag City

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    September 13th, 2022

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genre charts for Sep 13 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
2 JOAN SHELLEY The Spur No Quarter
3 OYSTERBAND Read The Sky Running Man
4 MURA 2008-2021 An’archives
5 MS JAYLIN BROWN Take It Easy [EP] Self-Released
6 CHRIS KASPER “Beyond Me” [Single] Tone Tree
7 LOU TURNER Microcosmos SPINSTER
8 DOBROTTO AND YASMIN WILLIAMS “Nova to Ba” [Single] Self-Released
9 STU LARSEN “These Days” [Single] Nettwerk
10 AMY THATCHER “Years and Years” [Single] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DJ PREMIER Hip Hop 50 Vol. 1 [EP] Mass Appeal
2 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT Cheat Codes BMG
3 J ROCC A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
4 MOOR MOTHER Jazz Codes Anti-
5 DOECHII she/her/black bitch [EP] Top Dawg/Capitol
6 JESSE THE TREE Pigeon Man Strange Famous
7 KROHME Line Of Fire The Spitslam
8 MEECHY DARKO Gothic Luxury Loma Vista/Concord
9 TONE CHOP AND FROST GAMBLE For The Crown [EP] Self-Released
10 DJ UNKNOWN DJ Unknown’s Android Repair Service Vol. 2 Urbnet

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Gnosis Sargent House
2 MEGADETH The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! UMe
3 DEFACING GOD The Resurrection Napalm
4 MUNICIPAL WASTE Electrified Brain Nuclear Blast
5 BLACKBRAID Blackbraid I Self-Released
6 VIOLET COLD Səni Uzaq Kainatlarda Axtarıram [EP] La Petite Mort Prod.
7 BLACK ANVIL Regenesis Season of Mist
8 GRIMA Frostbitten Self-Released
9 BLACK MATH HORSEMAN Black Math Horseman [EP] Profound Lore
10 ULTAR “Midnight Walk and Reminiscences of Necromancy” [Single] Gentlepunks Inc.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TETSU UMEHARA Handwritten Small Méasures / Métron
2 UNHEARD SIRENS INC A Tribute To Yazoo Self-Released
3 BITCHIN BAJAS Bajascillators Drag City
4 JULMUD Tuqoos Bilna’es
5 BATU Opal Timedance
6 SEBA Ingaro Secret Operations
7 TEGH AND ADEL POURSAMADI Ima ایما Injazero
8 TWO SHELL Icons [EP] Mainframe
9 VIEWER First Date Smooth N Groove
10 HUDSON MOHAWKE Cry Sugar Warp

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOGO DU TOGO Dogo Du Togo Self-Released
2 SON PALENQUE (KAINE SOUND BAND) Es La Idea Palenque
3 ORCHESTRE SOMO SOMO “Molengo b/w Menga” [Single] LAA
4 TIMPANA “Pajaro” [Single] Sounds & Colours
5 VIEUX FARKA TOURE AND KHRUANGBIN “Tonga Barra” [Single] Dead Oceans
6 LEE SCRATCH PERRY King Scratch: Musical Masterpieces From The Upsetter Ark-ive Trojan
7 VIEUX FARKA TOURE Les Racines World Circuit
8 AFRODELIC Dusunkun Hakili Self-Released
9 DEATH BY DUB Abundance Color Red
10 KOKOROKO Could We Be More Brownswood

    September 13th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Aug 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 Tomberlin i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
2 DJ Premier Hip Hop 50: Vol. 1 – EP Mass Appeal
3 Dumb Waiter Gauche Gists Ossein
4 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
5 Joey Bada$$ 2000 self-released
6 NO BS! Brass Undying self-released
7 Gregory Darden The Soils self-released
8 Plunky Juju Jazz Poetics N.A.M.E. Brand
9 Jake Xerxes Fussell Good and Green Again Paradise of Bachelors
10 Ryan Kent Dying Comes With Age Rare Bird Books
11 Jaywood Slingshot Captured Tracks
12 Elf Power Artificial Countrysides Yep Roc
13 Naima Bock Giant Palm Sub Pop
14 TV Priest My Other People Sub Pop
15 J.Rocc A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
16 Brandon Coleman Interstellar Black Space Brainfeeder
17 Porridge Radio Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To the Sky Secretly Canadian
18 Elephant Gym Dreams Topshelf
19 V.C.R The Chronicles of a Caterpillar: The Egg Leaving
20 Congotronics International Where’s the One? Crammed Discs
21 Ben Marc Glass Effect Innovative Leisure
22 Erasers Constant Connection Fire Talk
23 Linqua Franqa Bellringer Ernest Jenning Record Co.
24 Papercuts Past Life Regression Slumberland
25 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
26 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Nightclub Daydreaming Carpark
27 Beach House Once Twice Melody Sub Pop
28 Cycles Terraform self-released
29 Viewer First Date Smooth N Groove
30 Jimetta Rose The Gift: Around the Way Queen Low Key Source

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    August 2nd, 2022

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genre charts for Aug 2 presents:

AAA

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

Hip-Hop

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

Loud

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

RPM

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

World

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
7 LUCIANA DEMINGONGO AND DESOUZA SANTU MONGONGO ELENGI Let’s Go! Une Plume Une Voix Une Guitare
8 PAHUA AND TERROR/CACTUS Amuleto Nacional
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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