Top 30 new albums for week ending Oct 18 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 Drahla Useless Coordinates Captured Tracks
2 Kim Gordon No Home Record Matador
3 Olivia Jean Night Owl Third Man
4 The Hecks My Star Trouble In Mind
5 Toxic Moxie Falkonia self-released
6 The Wimps Plasma self-released
7 Slump Flashbacks from Black Dust Country Feel It
8 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
9 Camp Howard Cañón Egghunt
10 Downhaul Before You Fall Asleep Refresh
11 Enforced At the Walls WAR
12 Plunky & Oneness Afroclectic N.A.M.E. Brand
13 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP Atlantic
14 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
15 Rebekah Rafferty and The Wakes Aging Up – EP self-released
16 Danny Brown uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
17 Big Thief Two Hands 4AD
18 Bob Bradshaw Queen of the West Fluke
19 Erthlings Indigo – EP Future Classic
20 Tegan and Sara Hey, I’m Just Like You Sire
21 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Ghosteen Ghosteen Ltd
22 Kacy & Clayton Carrying On New West
23 Rituals of Mine SLEEPER HOLD Carpark
24 Sofia Talvik Paws of a Bear Makaki Music
25 Alexa Rose Medicine for Living Big Legal Mess
26 Sui Zhen Losing, Linda Dot Dash
27 Kate Teague Kate Teague Muscle Beach
28 Brittany Howard Jaime ATO / Fontana North
29 Fix Fix – EP KIllroom
30 Snoh Aalegra -Ugh, those feels again Artium / AWAL

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7 October 19th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending May 10 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Drahla Useless Coordinates Captured Tracks
2 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
3 Priests The Seduction of Kansas Sister Polygon
4 Norma Tanega Sad About The Times Anthology
5 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
6 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
7 Show Me the Body Dog Whistle Loma Vista
8 Angel Metro Dark Days Bright Lights self-released
9 Hackensaw Boys A Fireproof House of Sunshine – EP Free Dirt
10 Inter Arma Sulphur English Relapse
11 Monday Night Scomaha, Vol. 1 AllWeNeed
12 NDEFRU Foreign Local – EP Blue Ether Sound
13 Yatra Death Ritual Grimoire
14 The Mystery Lights Too Much Tension! Wick
15 Catfish and the Bottlemen The Balance Universal-Island
16 Unwed Sailor Heavy Age Current Taste
17 RGD Million Reasons Serious Machines
18 Craig Finn I Need a New War Partisan
19 L7 Scatter the Rats Blackheart
20 Wand Laughing Matter Drag City
21 The Yawpers Human Question Bloodshot
22 Daniel Norgren Wooh Dang Superpuma
23 Anna Tivel The Question Fluff and Gravy
24 Ivy Mairi Polarity – EP Bruce Trail
25 Emily Reo Only You Can See It Carpark / Hostess
26 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
27 The Budos Band V Daptone
28 Partner Saturday the 14th – EP Father/Daughter
29 Brutus Nest Hassle
30 Little Simz Grey Area AGE 101

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7 May 11th, 2019

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