genre charts for May 17 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
2 GREAT BEFORETIMES, THE The Great Beforetimes Vocal Rest
3 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
4 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
5 STEVE LUNDQUIST My Life In Song Self-Released
6 MIKE STEVENS Breathe In The World, Breathe Out Music Stony Plain
7 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
8 STEVE FORBERT Moving Through America Blue Rose
9 ABBIE GARDNER DobroSinger Gimme Some Ribs
10 RUBY FRIEDMAN ORCHESTRA “Bookwoman’s Daughter” [Single] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
2 QUELLE CHRIS Deathfame Mello
3 NOAH-O “Trillipino” [Single] Charged Up
4 KENDRICK LAMAR “The Heart Part 5” [Single] pgLang/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
5 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
6 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
7 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
8 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 4 Griselda/EMPIRE
9 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DEVIL MASTER Ecstasies Of Never Ending Night Relapse
2 JUNGLE ROT Call To Arms Unique Leader
3 SOULFLY “Superstition” [Single] Nuclear Blast
4 LORD OF HORNS The Forest at Dusk Self-Released
5 HERIOT Profound Morality Church Road
6 ORGANECTOMY Nail Below Nail Self-Released
7 FALLUJAH Empyrean Nuclear Blast
8 CARRION VAEL Abhorrent Obsessions Self-Released
9 LINGUA IGNOTA SINNER GET READY Sargent House
10 SCORPIONS Rock Believer (Deluxe) Universal

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 RANESHOUNDS Misc. Club Edits & Remixes Vol. 1 Self-Released
3 BEN MARC Glass Effect Innovative Leisure
4 FKA TWIGS CAPRISONGS Young/Atlantic
5 BITCH Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
6 KILO KISH American Gurl Kisha/Independent
7 WEMA WEMA !K7
8 COM TRUISE Galactic Melt- 10th Anniversary Ghostly International
9 JACQUES GREENE Fantasy UMG
10 TSTEWART AND MACHINEDRUM Elysian Mercury KX

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MADALISTO BAND Musakayike Bongo Joe
2 CONGOTRONICS INTERNATIONAL Where’s The One? Crammed Discs
3 SELDA BAGCAN Nem Kaldi Turkofon
4 LOS CALVOS Y Que Calvos! El Palmas
5 MINI TRIO “Hare Krishna” b/w “E O Que Ela Quer” [Single] Munster
6 EL COMBO BATANGA “Aji Gua Guo” b/w “El Barrio En La Mirada” [Single] Lovemonk
7 LEYLA MCCALLA Breaking The Thermometer Anti-
8 PAPE NZIENGUI Kadi Yombo Awesome Tapes From Africa
9 LA PAMBELE La Pambele Names You Can Trust
10 SATELLITES Satellites Batov

    May 17th, 2022

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genre charts for May 3 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
2 HACKENSAW BOYS Hackensaw Boys Suns Work
3 MAL BLUM Ain’t It Nice [EP] Self-Released
4 LITTLE ROY LIZZIE SHOW, THE Welcome To The Show Mountain Home
5 ACCIDENTALS, THE Time Out (Session #2) Self-Released
6 AMANDA ANNE PLATT AND THE HONEYCUTTERS The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea Organic
7 CACTUS BLOSSOMS, THE One Day Walkie Talkie
8 RIVER WHYLESS Monoflora Soundly
9 JARLE SKAVHELLEN Monochrome Sunset Beech Street
10 JOHN CRAIGIE Mermaid Salt Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SEAN KING We’ll Cry About This Later Self-Released
2 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
3 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
4 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
5 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
6 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
7 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
8 VINCE STAPLES Ramona Park Broke My Heart Blacksmith/Motown
9 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLACK ANGEL The Black Rose Solid
2 BATTLELORE “Firekeeper” [Single] Napalm
3 DECAPITATED Cancer Culture Nuclear Blast
4 ABSENT IN BODY Plague God Relapse
5 HALO EFFECT, THE Days Of The Lost Nuclear Blast
6 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
7 ORATORY “Capitulation Genuflect” [Single] Self-Released
8 STEVE VAI Inviolate Favored Nations
9 HAVUKRUUNU Kuu Erkylän Yllä Naturmacht Productions
10 (((S))) Mama, Do You Think It’s Going To Rain All Day? Aenaos

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BROADCAST Maida Vale Sessions Warp
2 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
3 EIKE HOSENFELD Coctemalan Salon Mondial
4 DELE SOSIMI “Lord Have Mercy (feat. Tamar Osborn)” [Single] Wah Wah 45s
5 MYSTERY SKULLS “Be With You” [Single] Self-Released
6 DUCAT “Andromeda” [Single] Self-Released
7 DJ OJI AKA THE ORIGINAL MAN “That Viral Whistle Song” [Single] Poji
8 NIGHT TEMPO “Astral Fantasy” [Single] Future 1980
9 ZED BIAS “The Music (Shur – I – Kan Remixes)” [Single] Foliage
10 GEOFFREY C “This Is Hot (Yes Indeedy)” [Single] unquantize

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CALEXICO El Mirador Anti-
2 ORCHESTRE MASSAKO Orchestre Massako [EP] Analog Africa
3 SATURNO 2000 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
4 BOMBA ESTEREO Live In Dublin Nacional
5 JASON TAMBA Don’t Give Up Playing For Change
6 KABAKA INTERNATIONAL GUITAR BAND Led By G. Kabaka Opara Palenque
7 GOOD ONES, THE Rwanda… You See Ghosts, I See Sky Six Degrees
8 ORCHESTRE LES VOLCANS DU BENIN Vol. 1 Albarika Store
9 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
10 LOS CALVOS Y Que Calvos! El Palmas

    May 3rd, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Apr 26 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 Trees Speak Vertigo of Flaws: Emancipation of the Dissonance and Temperaments in Irrational Waveforms Soul Jazz
2 The Reds, Pinks and Purples Summer at Land’s End Slumberland
3 King Jammy King Jammy Destroys The Virus With Dub VP
4 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
5 The Royal Arctic Institute From Catnap to Coma – EP Already Dead
6 Prayer Group Michael Dose Reptilian
7 Rasta Country Hold On self-released
8 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Omnium Gatherum self-released
9 CARRTOONS Homegrown Wichita
10 Hackensaw Boys Hackensaw Boys SUNS WORK
11 Defcee & BoatHouse For All Debts Public and Private Closed Sessions
12 Spiritualized Everything Was Beautiful Fat Possum
13 Kurt Vile (watch my moves) Verve Forecast
14 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
15 Father John Misty Chloë and the Next 20th Century Sub Pop
16 El Valerie Tender Ardor Mint 400
17 Tanika Charles Papillon de Nuit: The Night Butterfly Unique Applause
18 Oceanator Nothing’s Ever Fine Big Scary Monsters
19 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
20 Camp Cope Running with the Hurricane Run For Cover
21 Folly Group Human and Kind – EP Technicolour
22 Ho99o9 SKIN DTA
23 Whiskey West Freight Train Mama self-released
24 Bodega Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
25 Joywave Cleanse Cultco Music
26 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
27 Bitch Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
28 Reptaliens Multiverse Captured Tracks
29 Yin Yin The Age of Aquarius Glitterbeat
30 River Whyless Monoflora Soundly

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    April 26th, 2022

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genre charts for Apr 26 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
2 HACKENSAW BOYS Hackensaw Boys Suns Work
3 FATHER JOHN MISTY Chloe And The Next 20th Century Sub Pop
4 WHISKEY WEST Freight Train Mama Self-Released
5 RIVER WHYLESS Monoflora Soundly
6 JASON ERIE Tiny Fires Wirebird/Erie St.
7 ACCIDENTALS, THE Time Out (Session #2) Self-Released
8 ALLEGRA KRIEGER Precious Thing Northern Spy
9 JOHN CRAIGIE Mermaid Salt Self-Released
10 STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES “Gettin’ By” [Single] New West

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
2 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
3 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
4 LORD JESSIAH Time Waits For No One Black Day In July
5 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
6 BANE CAPITAL AND KONCEPT JACKSON Good Product Self-Released
7 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
8 GIFTED HANDS “Why Not Start” [Single] Self-Released
9 MOUSE P “What’s My Name” [Single] Self-Released
10 DK AND GHETTOSOCKS FEATURING SKYZOO AND ROME STREETZ “What It Seems” [Single] BBoy Tech Report

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ABSENT IN BODY Plague God Relapse
2 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
3 DECAPITATED Cancer Culture Nuclear Blast
4 BLACK ANGEL The Black Rose Solid
5 HALO EFFECT, THE Days Of The Lost Nuclear Blast
6 ZENITH PASSAGE, THE “Synaptic Deprivation” [Single] Unique Leader
7 ORATORY “Capitulation Genuflect” [Single] Self-Released
8 STEVE VAI Inviolate Favored Nations
9 HAVUKRUUNU Kuu Erkylän Yllä Naturmacht Productions
10 (((S))) Mama, Do You Think It’s Going To Rain All Day? Aenaos

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TREES SPEAK Vertigo of Flaws: Emancipation of the Dissonance and Temperaments in Irrational Waveforms Soul Jazz
2 JOHN CARROLL KIRBY Dance Ancestral Stones Throw
3 IMJUDAS Yrjudas Alfa Matrix
4 JORDAN LOVE In My Heart Safari
5 RONNIE MARTIN From The Womb Of The Morning, The Dew of Your Youth Will Be Yours Velvet Blue
6 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
7 DEATH LOVES VERONICA Corruption for the Insidious Self-Released
8 VIDEODRONES After the Fall El Paraiso
9 SILVER WALKS Tear Me Down [EP] Dist0rtion Productions
10 DON SWING A Feeling [EP] Real Tone

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOMI Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba Salon Africana
2 CONGOTRONICS INTERNATIONAL Where’s The One? Crammed Discs
3 LEYLA MCCALLA “Dodinin” [Single] Anti-
4 GILI YALO Einsof Universal Israel
5 RUDY MILLS Greatest Hits Rebel Sound
6 SATELLITES Satellites Batov
7 JAAKKO LAITINEN AND VAARA RAHA “Lapikatsa Lattiaan Sinkku” [Single] Playground
8 LOS BITCHOS Let The Festivities Begin! City Slang
9 SURE FIRE SOUL ENSEMBLE Step Down Colemine
10 NOORI AND HIS DORPA BAND “Al Amal” [Single] Ostinato

    April 26th, 2022

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genre charts for Apr 13 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses Sub Pop
2 VIVIAN LEVA AND RILEY CALCAGNO Vivian Leva And Riley Calcagno Free Dirt
3 MO KENNEY Covers Turtlemusik
4 AMANDA COOK Narrowing The Gap Mountain Fever
5 ALEX LEACH BAND I’m Happpies When I’m Moving Self-Released
6 FRETLAND Could Have Loved You [Advance Tracks] Self-Released
7 ISKWE The Stars [EP] Self-Released
8 JOE PUG The Diving Sun [EP] Self-Released
9 SAMANTHAN CRAIN I Guess We Live Here Now Self-Released
10 CUJO MOON Bridges [EP] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN $mokebreak Lex
2 ILLA STYLES Mind Your Reality Monsta Inc
3 OHBLIV Rugged Tranquility Vols. 1 & 2 Paxico
4 GENESIS OWUSU Smiling With No Teeth House Anxiety/Ourness
5 NUMBER 2 Rape Whistle Ultra Beast United
6 DRAKE Scary Hours 2 [EP] Ovo/Republic
7 DJ MUGGS AND FLEE LORD Rammellzee Soul Assassins
8 JOHNNY CIGGS Paradise Gritty City
9 SENICA DA MISFIT Masterpiece [EP] Self-Released
10 MELLO MUSIC GROUP Bushido Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOOK OF WYRMS Occult New Age Self-Released
2 BODOM AFTER MIDNIGHT Paint The Sky With Blood Napalm
3 ALICE COOPER Detroit Stories earMUSIC
4 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Err/ata Relapse
5 GRAVESEND Methods Of Human Disposal 20 Buck Spin
6 PAYSAGE D’HIVER Geister Kunsthall Produktionen
7 KOLDOVSTVO “I” [Single] Babylon Doom Cult
8 VICTORY OVER THE SUN “Nowherer” [Single] Self-Released
9 BOG BODY “The Gate of Grief” [Single] Stygian Black Hand
10 TOMAHAWK Tonic Immobility Ipecac

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOATING POINTS, PHAROAH SANDERS AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Promises Luaka Bop
2 DANNY BLU The Pale Horse Self-Released
3 REYMOUR Leviosa Knekelhuis
4 IGLOOGHOST Lei Line Eon Supernature
5 GOMA The Dark Monarc Machine Man
6 STEVE ROACH AND SERENA GABRIEL Temple of the Melting Dawn Self-Released
7 SLIKBACK SHOTOTSU Self-Released
8 GREEN-HOUSE Music for Living Spaces Leaving
9 FATIMA AL QADIRI Medieval Femme Hyperdub
10 TAROTPLANE Horizontology 12th Isle

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD “Surbajo” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 STRAIGHT FROM THE DECKS 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Pura Vida Sounds/Heavenly Sweetness
3 KANE MATHIS Geminus Nyaato
4 COLOR DE TROPICO, VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTIST [Advance Tracks] El Palmas
5 LEE FRY MUSIC “Wianek (feat Alia Fay)” [Single] Self-Released
6 ELIDA ALMEIDA Gerasonobu LusAfrica
7 NATION BEAT The Royal Chase Self-Released
8 YAADCORE, JAH9 AND SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM “Police In Helicopter” [Single] Yard Birdz-Subatomic Sound
9 ALTIN GUN Yol ATO
10 TOMMY GUERRERO Sunshine Radio Too Good

    April 13th, 2021

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Top 30 for Nov 21-27 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Positive No Reinvent the Space [single] Little Black Cloud
2 Camp Howard Camp Howard Crystal Pistol / Citrus City / Bad Grrrl
3 Metronomy Summer 08 Because Music
4 The Frightnrs Nothing More to Say Daptone
5 Flock of Dimes If You See Me, Say Yes Partisan
6 Yussef Kamaal Black Focus Brownswood
7 Young Scum Zona Citrus City
8 Wimps The Wimps Bad Grrrl
9 Lightfields Feelings self-released
10 Kadhja Bonet The Visitor Fat Possum
11 Goat Requiem Sub Pop
12 Teenage Fanclub Here Merge
13 Warpaint Heads Up Rough Trade
14 Lambchop FLOTUS Merge
15 Helen Money Become Zero Thrill Jockey
16 Kristin Hersh Wyatt at the Coyote Palace Omnibus Press
17 Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions Until the Hunter Tendril Tales
18 Soft Hair Soft Hair Weird World
19 Tauk Sir Nebula Tauk
20 Radian On Dark Silent Off Thrill Jockey
21 Fauna Twin The Hydra Crammed Discs
22 ESP Ohio Starting Point of the Royal Cyclopean Rockathon
23 Adrian + Meredith More Than a Little self-released
24 Emma Ruth Rundle Marked for Death Sargent House
25 Hannah Williams & the Affirmations Late Nights & Heartbreak Record Kicks
26 Weyes Blood Front Row Seat to Earth Mexican Summer
27 Various Artists The Time is Now: an Album to Benefit amfAR Mass Appeal / Republic
28 Bobbypin Sketches from a Terrace River Girls
29 La Sera Queens Polyvinyl
30 Crying Beyond the Fleeting Gales Run for Cover

    November 28th, 2016

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