top 30 new albums for Apr 19 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 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
3 Grey Wulf Path of Urda PTP
4 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
5 EXEK Advertise Here Castle Face
6 WIDOWSPEAK The Jacket Captured Tracks
7 Superchunk Wild Loneliness Merge
8 empath Visitor Fat Possum
9 Bitch Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
10 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
11 Geena B. Valentine & Rufus White Mice Blue Flame
12 King Khazm Return of a MAD Fresh Chopped Beats / MADK Productions
13 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti-
14 Aesop Rock & Blockhead Garbology Rhymesayers
15 Hand Habits Fun House Saddle Creek
16 Buffalo Nichols Buffalo Nichols Fat Possum
17 Deerhoof Actually, You Can Joyful Noise
18 Desborde Todo Es una Mierda – EP Yeah You!
19 Epoch About That… Paradise Killer B – Sides self-released
20 Various Artists The Full Spectrum Part 1 Ekou
21 Saxxon Termination EP self-released
22 iblss Raja’s Sun Break All
23 Blue Lab Beats Motherland Journey Blue Adventure
24 Jarle Skavhellen Monochrome Sunset Beech Street
25 Various Artists Lèspri Ka: New Directions in Gwoka Music from Guadeloupe 1981 – 2010 Time Capsule
26 Seba Ingaro Secret Operations
27 cauzndefx & Scuml°rd Buffalo self-released
28 Dash Break the Silence – EP Default
29 Africa Negra Antologia, Vol. 1 Les Disques Bongo Joe
30 Paula Cole American Quilt BMG

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    April 19th, 2022

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genre charts for Nov 24 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 THIS IS THE KIT Off Off On Rough Trade/Beggars
2 TIM BARRY Live 2018 Chunksaah
3 PETER LAWLOR A Pillow In The Sky Self-Released
4 STRUNG LIKE A HORSE WHOA! Transoceanic
5 SUSAN PEPPER Prettiest Bird Self-Released
6 DOC AND MERLE WATSON Songs Doc Didn’t Sing Fli
7 DZAMBO AGUSEVI ORCHESTRA Brasses For The Masses Asphalt Tango
8 JUSTIN FARREN Pretty Free Self-Released
9 KRISTI FLAGG Brave New View Self-Released
10 HOLY RIVER Courage Earth Folk Collective

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN FlySiifu’s Lex
3 AESOP ROCK Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
4 ATMOSPHERE The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
5 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
6 KOSHA DILLZ Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
7 MARQUES MARTIN Brave And Afraid Operator
8 OPEN MIKE EAGLE Anime, Trauma And Divorce Auto Reverse
9 WESTSIDE GUNN Pray for Paris Griselda
10 BENNY THE BUTCHER Burden Of Proof Griselda/EMPIRE

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FATES WARNING Long Day Good Night Metal Blade
2 MACABRE Carnival Of Killers Nuclear Blast
3 INSIDIOUS DISEASE After Death Nuclear Blast
4 VANATH The Art of Decay Self-Released
5 PILLORY Scourge upon Humanity Unique Leader
6 INTERVALS Circadian Sheet Happens
7 OZZY OSBOURNE Blizzard of Ozz (40th Anniversary Expanded Edition) Epic/Legacy
8 ASTRAL BLACK “Twilight” [Single] Astral Unltd
9 WEDNESDAY 13 “Devil Inside” [Single] Nuclear Blast
10 PIG Pain is God Metropolis

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GREY WULF Seeing, Vol. 1 Self-Released
2 CAMILA FUCHS Kids Talk Sun Felte
3 CLIPPING Visions Of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
4 ELA MINUS Acts Of Rebellion Domino
5 WORKING MEN’S CLUB Working Men’s Club Heavenly/PIAS
6 BIBIO Sleep On The Wing Warp
7 ROISIN MURPHY Róisín Machine Skint/BMG
8 KELLY LEE OWENS Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
9 BRONSON BRONSON Foreign Family Collective/Ninja Tune
10 SUFJAN STEVENS The Ascension Asthmatic Kitty

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MAWULI DECKER “Lololi-Lomko” [Single] Matasuna
2 KOKOROKO “Baba Ayoola” [Single] Brownswood
3 BOUNALY Music From Saharan WhatsApp 10 [EP] Sahel Sound
4 ABELARDO CARBOBO Y SU CONJUNTO Guana Tangula Vampisoul
5 BOSQ Y Su Descarga Internacional Bacalao
6 MODOU TOURE Touki ARC
7 MONKEY MARC Vital Sound Digikillaz/DubShot
8 LEYLA MCCALLA Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute To Langston Hughes Smithsonian Folkways
9 JUANA MOLINA ANRMAL (Live In Mexico) Crammed
10 SONGHOY BLUES Optimisme Fat Possum

    November 24th, 2020

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genre charts for Jul 21 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOC WATSON AND GAITHER CARLTON Doc Watson And Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
2 JAIME WYATT Neon Cross New West
3 LAURA MARLING Song For Our Daughter Chrysalis/Partisan
4 LOWEST PAIR, THE The Perfect Plan Delicata
5 ROE FAMILY SINGERS, THE Roll Up The Rug! Bonfire
6 SHEMEIKA COPELAND “Uncivil War” [Single] Alligator
7 I SEE HAWKS IN L.A. AND THE GOOD INTENTIONS hawks with good intentions western seeds
8 PARTY OF THE SUN Goldenwood [EP] Trailing Twelve
9 MARGO PRICE That’s How Rumors Get Started Loma Vista
10 TAMI NEILSON Chickaboom! Outside

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PUBLIC ENEMY “State Of The Union” [Single] Enemy
2 MCKINLEY DIXON The House That Got Knocked Down 773049 DK2
3 TRAUMA LAVERN Album Announcement Fail Cold Rhymes
4 MARLON CRAFT Work From Home [EP] RCA
5 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
6 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
7 LITTLE SIMZ Drop 6 [EP] AGE 101/AWAL
8 DEANTE HITCHCOCK BETTER RCA
9 SHABAZZ PALACES The Don Of Diamond Dreams Sub Pop
10 REEL SMOOVV 31st K.Nights Self-Released


RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GREY WULF Seeing, Vol. 1 Self-Released
2 FM SKYLINE Liteware Crystal Pistol
3 YVES TUMOR Heaven To A Tortured Mind Warp
4 MOOR JEWELRY True Opera Don Giovanni
5 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
6 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
7 ZENOBIA Halak Halak Acid Arab/Crammed
8 GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, THE Aban Stonetree
9 GASLAMP KILLER, THE The Cat’s Meow Self-Released
10 MATMOS “No Concept” [Single] Thrill Jockey

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LA DAME BLANCHE “Cogelo Con Calma” [Single] Nacional
2 MINYO CRUSADERS PLUS FRENTE CUMBIERO “Cumbia Del Monte Fuji” [Single] Mais Um Discos
3 JUAN PINA CON LA REVELACION Juan Pina Con La Revelacion Vampisoul
4 JIMI TENOR “Sugar And Spice / Lover’s Bridge” [Single] Philophon
5 PETE RODRIGUEZ “I Like It Like That” (Uproot Andy Remix) b/w “I Like It Like That (Original)” [Single] Craft
6 BAMBA WASSOULOU GROOVE Dankele Lusafrica
7 FADHILEE ITULYA Kwetu Naxos World
8 JUNGLE FIRE Jungle Fire Nacional
9 CEU APKA! Six Degrees
10 DANDANA “Free The System” [Single] Rebel Up

    July 21st, 2020

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