Genre charts for week ending Sep 28 presents:


Rank Artist Album Label
1 HAZEL DICKENS AND ALICE GERRARD Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
2 ZOE SPEAKS Wings Redbird
3 STEVE FORBERT The Magic Tree Blue Rose
4 AMY RAY Holler Compass
5 AUSTIN LUCAS Immortal Americans Cornelius Chapel
6 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
7 LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III Years in the Making Story Sound
8 LYMAN ELLERMAN I Wish I Was a Train Woodshed Resistance
9 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
10 WILL COURTNEY Crazy Love Super Secret


Rank Artist Album Label
1 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
2 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
3 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
4 SERPENTWITHFEET soil Secretly Canadian
5 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures Stones Throw
6 BIG G Lonely Tears Stone River
7 LINA SYMONE “Need That” [Single] Self-Released
8 ANKHLEJOHN The Yellow House Shaap
9 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
10 EVIDENCE Weather Or Not Rhymesayers


Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
3 FUCKED UP Dose Your Dreams Merge
4 ARMED, THE Only Love Throatruiner
5 BIG BITE Big Bite Painter Man
6 BONNACONS OF DOOM Bonnacons of Doom Rocket
7 VOIVOD The Wake Century Media
8 BENDERHEADS Illusion Dweller Vinyl Conflict
9 BRNDA Thanks for Playing Banana Tapes
10 BRUCE LAMONT Broken Limbs Excite No Pity My Proud Mountain


Rank Artist Album Label
1 MUSEUM DISTRICT I Like It [EP] Self-Released
2 BEAK >>> Temporary Residence/Invada
3 MARY LATTIMORE Hundreds of Days Ghostly International
4 DUSTIN WONG Fluid World Building 101 With Shaman Bambu Hausu Mountain
5 LUNATIC SOUL Under the Fragmented Sky Kscope
6 NEGATIVE GEMINI Bad Baby [EP] 100% Electronica
8 APHEX TWIN Collapse [EP] Warp
9 JUNGLE For Ever XL
10 LET’S EAT GRANDMA I’m All Ears Transgressive/PIAS


    September 29th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 28 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.┬áCheck back later if it’s not there yet.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard Sing Me Back Home: The DC Tapes, 1965-1969 Free Dirt
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Black Masala Trains And Moonlight Destinies self-released
4 Bad Moves Tell No One Don Giovanni
5 Woolen Men Post Dogs Table
6 Eric Bachmann No Recover Merge
7 Maya Jupiter Never Said Yes Artivist Entertainment
8 Jeff the Brotherhood Magick Songs Dine Alone
9 The Sha La Das Love in the Wind Daptone
10 Custard Flux Helium self-released
11 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
12 Thalia Zedek Band Fighting Season Thrill Jockey
13 Death Bells Echoes / Move Through Me – Single Burning Rose
14 Low Cut Connie Dirty Pictures (Part 2) Contender
15 Erik Koskinen Cruising Paradise – EP Real Phonic
16 Human People Butterflies Drink Turtle Tears Exploding in Sound
17 Metric Art of Doubt BMG
18 Museum District I Like It EP self-released
19 Ohbliv Retrospective Paxico
20 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
21 Womajich Dialyseiz Live in RVA Grimakiln
22 Toward Space Gently With a Chainsaw Cult 45
23 Unmaker Firmament self-released
24 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
25 Malcolm Holcolmbe Come Hell or High Water Gypsy Eyes/Proper
26 The Goon Sax We’re Not Talking Wichita
27 Slothrust The Pact Dangerbird
28 Tirzah Devotion Domino
29 Mirah Understanding Absolute Magnitude
30 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum


    September 29th, 2018

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