genre charts for Oct 20 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BILL CALLAHAN Gold Record Drag City
2 OPIN Media & Memory WarHen
3 SUZZY ROCHE AND LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE I Can Still Hear You Storysound
4 JAKE BLOUNT Spider Tales Free Dirt
5 CAROLINA STORY Dandelion Black River
6 GILLIAN WELCH Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 2 Acony
7 DANA GAVANSKI Yesterday Is Gone Flemish Eye
8 JENSEN SISTERS Yellow Frames Self-Released
9 DON AMERO The Next Chapter MDM
10 JOHN MICHAEL FERRARI Be the Smile on Your Face Pepper Jay Productions

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLACKLIQ X OHBLIV “The Best” [Single] No Other Way
2 WESTSIDE GUNN Who Made The Sunshine? Griselda
3 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
4 KOSHA DILLZ Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
5 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
6 ACTION BRONSON Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
7 BLU AND EXILE Miles Dirty Science
8 MARQUES MARTIN Brave And Afraid Operator
9 CLIPPING Visions Of Bodies Being Burned [Advance Tracks] Sub Pop
10 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE JPEG Jamz 100% Electronica
2 NIGHT CLUB Die Die Lullaby Gato Blanco/AWAL
3 BIBIO Sleep On The Wing Warp
4 KELLY LEE OWENS Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
5 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
6 POWERMAN 5000 The Noble Rot Cleopatra
7 MARY LATTIMORE Silver Ladders Ghostly International
8 ELIZA JUNO Do Tree Lobsters Experience Love Self-Released
9 COM TRUISE In Decay, Too Ghostly International
10 CAMILA FUCHS Kids Talk Sun felte

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MUKAMBO PRESENTS GLOBAL AFROBEAT MOVEMENT VARIOUS ARTISTS NYP
2 RICARDO LEMVO AND MAKINA LOCA N’Dona Ponte Mopiato
3 LEYLA MCCALLA “Mesi Bondye” [Single] Smithsonian Folkways
4 HIP HOP HOODIOS “Mexican Miller (The Stephen Miller Song)” [Single] Self-Released
5 CLINT EASTWOOD AND GENERAL SAINT “Stop That Train/Talk About Run” [Single] Greensleeves
6 LOS MOCOSOS All Grown Up Hip Spanic
7 ANDAL SUKABE Music From Saharan WhatsApp 07 [EP] Sahel Sounds
8 NOBLEZZA “Coletera” [Single] Codiscos
9 JUAN PINA CON LA REVELACION Juan Pina Con La Revelacion Vampisoul
10 BUDOS BAND, THE Long In The Tooth Daptone

7 October 20th, 2020

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genre charts for Jul 28 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOLLY MAGUIRES Public Enemies Self-Released
2 BLITZEN TRAPPER Holy Smokes Future Jokes [Advance Tracks] Yep Roc
3 RADNOR AND LEE Golden State Flower Moon
4 SAMMY BRUE Crash Test Kid New West
5 KIM RICHEY A Long Way Back Yep Roc
6 RAY LAMONTAGNE Monovision [Advance Tracks] RCA
7 SHEMEIKA COPELAND “Uncivil War” [Single] Alligator
8 JAYHAWKS, THE Xoxo Sham/Thirty Tigers
9 STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES Ghosts Of West Virginia New West
10 HIGH FIDELITY Banjo Player’s Blues Rebel

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KONCEPT JACKSON Thot Rap Chapter 2 Self-Released
2 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
3 RJD2 The Fun Ones RJ’s Electrical Connections
4 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
5 LITTLE SIMZ Drop 6 [EP] AGE 101/AWAL
6 KENNY MASON Angelic Hoodrat Self-Released
7 SAULT Untitled (Black Is) Forever Living Originals
8 ALLERGIES, THE Say The Word Record Kicks
9 YOUNG RJ AND MEGA RAN 2HANDSUP Ne’Astra
10 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is an Awesome God 2 Griselda

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VADER Solitude In Madness Nuclear Blast
2 NECROPHOBIC Dawn of the Damned Century Media
3 VOIVOD The End of Dormancy [EP] Century Media
4 3TEETH METAWAR Century Media
5 NAGLFAR Cerecloth Century Media
6 INTER ARMA Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
7 CONCEPTION State Of Deception Self-Released
8 CLIFF AND IVY Deathmask Devotion [EP] House of Extreme Darkness
9 NECRONOMICON Unus Season of Mist
10 ANDY JAMES “Waking the Dead (feat. Gus G)” [Single] AJR Productions LTD

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Liteware Crystal Pistol
2 FAUCET Bitter Insane Melting Self-Released
3 HAMERKOP Remote Drag City
4 DIE WILDE JAGD Haut Bureau B
5 KATE NV Room For The Moon RVNG Intl
6 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
7 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
8 OOIOO Nijimusi Thrill Jockey
9 TUNDE ADEBIMPE “People” [Single] Self-Released
10 ODD NOSDAM No More Wig for Ohio Burnco

7 July 28th, 2020

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genre charts for Jun 23 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LEGENDARY INGRAMETTES, THE Take a Look in the Book Virginia Folklife
2 DOC WATSON AND GAITHER CARLTON Doc Watson And Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
3 WU FEI AND ABIGAIL WASHBURN Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn Smithsonian Folkways
4 LAURA MARLING Song For Our Daughter Chrysalis/Partisan
5 SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE Companion Rises Drag City
6 JOHN CRAIGIE Asterisk The Universe Thirty Tigers
7 CARL ANDERSON You Can Still Call Me Carl (Additional Content for the Algorithm) [EP] Self-Released
8 CARMILLE YARBROUGH The Iron Pot Cooker Craft
9 GOLDMAN THIBODEAUX AND THE LAWTELL PLAYBOYS La Danse a St. Ann’s Nouveau Electric
10 KONRADSEN Rodeo No. 5 [EP] Cascine

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MONDAY NIGHT AND HENNY LO Battle Scar Decorated AllWeNeed
2 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
3 LITTLE SIMZ Drop 6 [EP] AGE 101/AWAL
4 RJD2 The Fun Ones RJ’s Electrical Connections
5 ARMAND HAMMER Shrines Backwoodz Studioz
6 WESTSIDE GUNN Pray for Paris Griselda
7 YOUNG RJ AND MEGA RAN 2HANDSUP Ne’Astra
8 KEENYN OMARI things take time… Self-Released
9 MAASSAI unsounded points of view Self-Released
10 JANSPORT J Soulfidelity all attraction no chasin

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAGLFAR Cerecloth Century Media
2 LUCIFER Lucifer III Century Media
3 TESTAMENT Titans Of Creation Nuclear Blast
4 MUSHROOMHEAD A Wonderful Life Napalm
5 INTER ARMA Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
6 LAMB OF GOD Lamb Of God Epic
7 ORANSSI PAZUZU Mestarin Kynsi Nuclear Blast
8 ADZES No One Wants To Speak About It Self-Released
9 CONCEPTION State Of Deception Self-Released
10 ENSIFERUM “Rum, Women, Victory” [Single] Metal Blade

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RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Liteware Crystal Pistol
2 ADULT Perception Is/As/Of Deception Dais
3 ZILLA WITH HER EYES SHUT Zilla With Her Eyes Shut Accidental
4 QUALCHAN The Book of Sleep Self-Released
5 PEAT BOGS Rings to Grow Into Self-Released
6 DASU Nakakapagpabagabag Self-Released
7 FREE SLOPE Isolation Drone I and II Self-Released
8 ACEMOMO EP2 [EP] HAUS of ALTR
9 LIZ DURETTE Delight Feeding Tube
10 MECHATOK Defective Holiday OST Yegorka

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GROUPE RTD The Dancing Devils Of Djibouti Ostinato
2 POIRIER Soft Power Wonderwheel
3 MICHAEL MENDEZ “Love TKO” [Single] Purple Lion
4 CHALO CORREIA “Kudihohola / Chercher Crioula” [Single] Matasuna
5 BELLA BLAIR “Gimmie A Light” [Single] Frankie
6 ALBOROSIE “Unprecedented Time” [Single] VP
7 INNA DE YARD “Skylarking (feat Horace Andy)” [Single] Chapter Two / Wagram
8 SANTROFI Alewa Out Here
9 DAVID WALTERS Soleil Kreyol Heavenly Sweetness
10 JONAZ “Cangrejita” [Single] Self-Released

7 June 23rd, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for Mar 31 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 Mdou Moctar Ibitlan – Single Sahel Sounds
2 FM Skyline Liteware Crystal Pistol
3 Addy Eclipse Topshelf
4 Bashful Driving Low Risk
5 Big No Big No Flux Editions
6 Myrkur Folkesange Relapse
7 Waco Brothers Resist! Bloodshot
8 The Revenue Man 25 Years Behind self-released
9 Swamp Dogg Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
10 Black Market Brass Undying Thirst Colemine
11 Trout Steak Revival The Light We Bring self-released
12 Ratboys Printer’s Devil Topshelf
13 Trip McCool Hang Me Out to Dry Thinking Dog
14 Kate Mills Each Bittersweet Drop self-released
15 Fiona Silver Hostage of Love self-released
16 BAMBARA Stray Wharf Cat
17 Kombilesa Mi Esa Palenkera self-released
18 Ladygod Trash Medium Bossy Lil’ Thing
19 Rose City Band Summerlong Thrill Jockey
20 The Birthday Massacre Diamonds Metropolis
21 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
22 Katie Pruitt Expectations Rounder
23 Grip Snubnose Stray Society / Human Re Sources
24 Shopping All or Nothing FatCat
25 Fat Tony Wake Up CARPARK
26 Atmosphere Whenever Rhymesayers
27 Ohbliv Spirit Medicine self-released
28 Curt Sydnor Deep End Shallow Out Of Your Head
29 I Ya Toyah Code Blue Reloaded self-released
30 Lutkie The Dominator Is Cuddled Inside Me – EP No Rent

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7 March 31st, 2020

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Genre charts for Mar 31 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ROSE CITY BAND Summerlong Thrill Jockey
2 WACO BROTHERS Resist! Bloodshot
3 KATIE PRUITT Expectations Rounder/Concord
4 TROUT STEAK REVIVAL The Light We Bring Tsrecords
5 SWAMP DOGG Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
6 REVENUE MAN, THE 25 Years Behind Self-Released
7 CARRIE NEWCOMER The Point Of Arrival Available Light
8 TUI Pretty Little Mister Self-Released
9 AARON JONAH LEWIS Mozart Of The Banjo Tiki Parlour
10 SALT HOUSE Huam Hudson

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GRIP Snubnose Stray Society
2 ATMOSPHERE Whenever Rhymesayers
3 OHBLIV Spirit Medicine Self-Released
4 RYAN CARAVEO Butterfly Boy Paradise Forever
5 DWYNELL ROLAND X TRAVIS GORMAN Weird Captions Self-Released
6 RODDY RICCH Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial Columbia
7 JUSTIS BRATT Justified [EP] Hollywood Starstruck
8 MEDHANE Full Circle [EP] Self-Released
9 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
10 PHOTOSYNTHESIZERS Apollogy Self-Released

Loud

None this week.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Liteware Crystal Pistol
2 I YA TOYAH Code Blue Reloaded Self-Released
3 LADYGOD Trash Medium Bossy Lil’ Thing
4 ONIPA We No Be Machine Strut
5 YATTA Wahala PTP
6 SLIKBACK Tomo Hakuna Kuala
7 SARAH DAVACHI Pale Bloom Superior Viaduct
8 JOYFULTALK A Separation Of Being Constellation
9 BENOIT PIOULARD Avocationals Beacon Sound
10 CAMP BLOOD Camp Blood [EP] Disposable America

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR “Ibitlan” b/w “Tiknass (Sunbone)” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 DZAMBO AGUSEVI ORCHESTRA Brasses For The Masses Asphalt Tango
3 BETO JAMAICA Rey De Mi Folklor: Vallenato Y Cumbia Colombiana OM Producciones
4 BAMBA WASSOULOU GROOVE Dankele Lusafrica
5 AFROINS, LOS Goza La Salsa Vampisoul
6 ANTIBALAS Fu Chronicles Daptone
7 DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV #fakenews Menart
8 BATUNGA AND THE SUBPRIMES “Gates Of Ouantou” [Single] Matasuna
9 KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA 100 Fevers Peace & Rhythm
10 LAKOU MIZIK HaitiaNola Cumbancha

7 March 31st, 2020

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Genre charts for week ending Sep 6 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOSQUITO CABARET The Modern Life Of Insects Self-Released
2 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
3 MARTIN SIMPSON Rooted Topic
4 CHANCE MCCOY Wander Wide Tone Tree
5 SHOW OF HANDS Battlefield Dance Floor Proper
6 GOLDEN FABLE Alchemy Full of Joy
7 ESTHER ROSE You Made It This Far Father/Daughter
8 CHATHAM COUNTY LINE Sharing The Covers Yep Roc
9 EILEN JEWELL Gypsy Signature Sounds
10 DREW HOLCOMB AND THE NEIGHBORS Dragons Thirty Tigers

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
2 PHOTOSYNTHESIZERS Apollogy Self-Released
3 JUSTIS BRATT Justified [EP] Hollywood Starstruck
4 ALCHEMIST Yacht Rock 2 Self-Released
5 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
6 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
7 YBN CORDAE The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
8 RAS KASS Soul On Ice 2 Mello
9 SKYZOO AND PETE ROCK Retropolitan Mello
10 LITTLE BROTHER May The Lord Watch Imagine Nation

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FUTUREPROJEKTOR TERMA Self-Released
2 KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD Infest The Rats’ Nest Flightless/ATO
3 SPIRIT ADRIFT Divided By Darkness 20 Buck Spin
4 EARTH Full Upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
5 BORIS Tears [EP] Trash-Up!!
6 UPON A BURNING BODY Southern Hostility Seek & Strike
7 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
8 METH Mother of Red Light Prosthetic
9 SHADOWLAND The Watcher [EP] Self-Released
10 KREATOR Renewal Noise

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Advanced Memory Suite Crystal Pistol
2 STEPHANIE Tangerine Nightmare Self-Released
3 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
4 KEDR LIVANSKIY Your Need 2MR
5 FOLLAKZOID I (One) Sacred Bones
6 UNDULATING WATERS 3 VARIOUS ARTISTS Woodford Halse
7 MOON B Udaya Fat Beats
8 SHLOHMO Rock Music [EP] Friends Of Friends
9 DANKMUS It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Blurst of Times. Dankcrest Enterprises
10 SENOR COCONUT El Baile Alemán NN

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALTIN GUN Gece ATO
2 BUDOS BAND, THE The Budos Band V Daptone
3 MIRAMAR “Salida/Urgencia” [Single] Daptone
4 NICOLA CONTE AND GIANLUCA PETRELLA Free Your Mind [EP] Schema
5 MARCIA GRIFFITHS “Ska Medley” [Single] Tad’s
6 AYMEE NUVIOLA A Journey Through Cuban Music Top Stop
7 MOSQUITO CABARET The Modern Life Of Insects Self-Released
8 AWARENESS ART ENSEMBLE “Awful Situation” [Single] Love City
9 WUTA MAYI La Face Cachee Sterns
10 KARINE POLWART Scottish Songbook Hegri

7 September 7th, 2019

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