genre charts for Jul 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MS JAYLIN BROWN Take It Easy [EP] Self-Released
2 NAIMA BOCK Giant Palm Sub Pop
3 SLOCAN RAMBLERS, THE Up The Hill And Through The Fog Self-Released
4 PHARIS AND JASON ROMERO Tell ‘Em You Were Gold Smithsonian Folkways
5 ANAIS MITCHELL Anais Mitchell BMG
6 ANNIE HAMILTON The Future Is Here But It Feels Kinda Like The Past PIAS
7 MAPACHE Roscoe’s Dream Innovative Leisure
8 BANDITOS Right On Egghunt
9 MAMA’S BROKE Narrow Line Free Dirt
10 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QUELLE CHRIS DEATHFAME Mello
2 J ROCC A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
3 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
4 JACK HARLOW Come Home The Kids Miss You Generation Now/Atlantic
5 KENDRICK LAMAR Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers pgLang/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
6 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT “Because” feat. Joey Bada$$, Russ, & Dylan Cartlidge [Single] BMG
7 LIL BABY “In A Minute” [Single] Quality Control
8 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
9 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
10 MATHEMATIK No Division Vol. 2 Urbnet

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GWAR The New Dark Ages Pit
2 CULT OF LUNA The Long Road North Metal Blade
3 ABSENT IN BODY Plague God Relapse
4 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
5 DECAPITATED Cancer Culture Nuclear Blast
6 ORATORY “Capitulation Genuflect” [Single] Self-Released
7 VISCERA “Sungazer” [Single] Unique Leader
8 ZENITH PASSAGE, THE “Synaptic Deprivation” [Single] Unique Leader
9 HALO EFFECT, THE Days Of The Lost Nuclear Blast
10 HIEROPHANT Greasy Exudate Intumescence

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 ODESZA “The Last Goodbye” feat. Bettye LaVette [Single] Ninja Tune
3 ROYKSOPP Profound Mysteries Dog Triumph/PIAS
4 HAAI Baby, We’re Ascending Mute
5 MARIA CHIARA ARGIRO Forest City Innovative Leisure
6 JULMUD Tuqoos Bilna’es
7 IDK Simple. Clue No Clue LLC
8 TANGERINE DREAM Raum Eastgate
9 COURTESY “Night Journeys II” [Single] Kulør
10 FKA TWIGS “Killer” [Single] Young/Atlantic

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOOTHSAYERS “Last Days” [Single] Red Earth
2 NOORI AND HIS DORPA BAND Beja Power! Electric Soul & Brass From Sudan’s Red Sea Coast Ostinato
3 TIKEN JAH FAKOLY “Ou Est-Ce Que Tu Vas?” [Single] Chapter Two/Wagram
4 LOS CALVOS Estos Son Los Calvos El Palmas
5 DERYA YILDIRIM AND GRUP SIMSEK “Bal” [Single] Bongo Joe/Catapulte
6 PEDRO LIMA Recordar E Vivir: Antogolia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
7 BKO Djine Bora Bongo Joe
8 MADALISTO BAND Musakayike Bongo Joe
9 SOMI Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba Salon Africana
10 SATELLITES Satellites Batov

    July 12th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Jun 21 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 Sad Daddy Way up in the Hills Catfish Music
2 Camp Cope Running with the Hurricane Run For Cover
3 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
4 Lucibela Amdjer Lusafrica
5 Sprints A Modern Job – EP Nice Swan
6 Ryan Kent Dying Comes With Age Rare Bird Lit
7 POLIÇA Madness Memphis Industries
8 Yves Jarvis The Zug Anti-
9 Honeyglaze Honeyglaze Speedy Wunderground / PIAS
10 Leyla McCalla Breaking the Thermometer Anti/Epitaph
11 Tomberlin i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
12 Alyssa Gengos Mechanical Sweetness Egghunt
13 Hatchie Giving the World Away Secretly Canadian
14 Linqua Franqa Bellringer Ernest Jenning
15 GRAE Whiplash self-released
16 Georgia Harmer Stay in Touch Arts & Crafts
17 Defcee & BoatHouse For All Debts Public and Private Closed Sessions
18 Deanna Petcoff To Hell With You, I Love You Royal Mountain
19 Confidence Man Tilt Amplifire Music
20 El Valerie Tender Ardor Mint 400
21 Lisa LeBlanc Chiac Disco Bonsound
22 Barrie Barbara Winspear / FRIENDSHIP
23 Mattiel Georgia Gothic ATO
24 Crystal Eyes The Sweetness Restored Bobo Integral
25 WIDOWSPEAK The Jacket Captured Tracks
26 Fieh In the Sun in the Rain Jansen
27 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis
28 Caroline Loveglow Strawberry 100% Electronica
29 Leanna Firestone Forward / Slash frtyfve
30 Foxes The Kick PIAS

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    June 21st, 2022

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genre charts for Jun 21 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAD DADDY Way Up In The Hills Self-Released
2 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
3 JOE’S TRUCK STOP Yonderings Self-Released
4 HANK, PATTIE AND THE CURRENT Letters Robust
5 BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN Golden Rolling Holy 37d03d
6 FOREST SUN “Only Passing Time” [Single] Self-Released
7 ROD PICOTT Paper Hearts And Broken Arrows Self-Released
8 FLORENCE DORE Highways & Rocketships Propeller Sound
9 JENNY BERKEL These Are The Sounds Left From Leaving Outside
10 CARLEY ARROWOOD Goin Home Comin’ On Mountain Home

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
2 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
3 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
4 NAMIR BLADE Metropolis Self-Released
5 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
6 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams
7 FUTURE I NEVER LIKED YOU Epic
8 QUELLE CHRIS Deathfame Mello
9 JACK HARLOW Come Home The Kids Miss You Generation Now/Atlantic
10 KENDRICK LAMAR Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers pgLang/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GWAR The New Dark Ages Pit
2 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
3 DARK ALMORTE, THE Lunacrium Thepsis Unique Leader
4 KREATOR Hate Uber Alles Nuclear Blast
5 THIS IS OBLIVION This is Oblivion Silent Pendulum
6 KRISIUN Mortem Solis Century Media
7 ARONIOUS Irkalla The Artisan Era
8 SISSYFIT Resist Sabotage Disrupt [EP] Self-Released
9 FORCED DEPARTURE “Overdriven” [Single] Self-Released
10 ARKHANA “Awakening” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 POLICA Madness Memphis Industries
3 CONFIDENCE MAN TILT Heavenly/PIAS
4 CHARLOTTE ADIGERY AND BOLIS PUPUL Topical Dancer DEEWEE/Because
5 ALICE GLASS PREY//IV Eating Glass
6 BITCH Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
7 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
8 JEREMIAH CHIU Recordings from the Aland Islands International Anthem
9 TRAGIC IMPULSE Distant Worlds Dist0rtion Productions
10 SPECTRA*PARIS Devious Dependent

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EZRA COLLECTIVE “Victory Dance” [Single] Partisan
2 LOS BITCHOS Let The Festivities Begin! City Slang
3 VIEUX FARKA TOURE Les Racines World Circuit
4 ORIENTAL BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL BAND Oku Ngwo – Di Ochi Palenque
5 SHAOLIN AFRONAUTS, THE “The Simien Fox b/w Rumba Cyclique” [Single] Freestyle
6 NOORI AND HIS DORPA BAND Beja Power! Electric Soul and Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast Ostinato
7 JESUS PAGAN Y SU ORQUESTA Salsa De La Mata ‘From The Roots’ Peace & Rhythm
8 DA CRUZ “Serpientes” Feat Magogo [Single] Boom Jah
9 BORGA REVOLUTION!: GHANAIAN DANCE MUSIC IN THE DIGITAL AGE, 1983-1992 (VOLUME 1) VARIOUS ARTISTS Kalita
10 MOKTAR GANIA AND GNAWA SOUL Masterisé Musjomusic/Nuits d’Afrique

    June 21st, 2022

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Tuesday Breakfast Blend presents:

All the jams for your morning toast!

    Tuesday Breakfast Blend    June 14th, 2022

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genre charts for May 17 presents:

AAA

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 Apr 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PO’ RAMBLIN’ BOYS, THE Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
2 FREAKONS Freakons Fluff And Gravy
3 JEREMY IVEY Invisible Pictures Anti-
4 WHISKEY WEST Freight Train Mama Self-Released
5 CARSON MCHONE Still Life Merge
6 STEVE POLTZ Stardust And Satellites Red House
7 JUDY COLLINS Spellbound Cleopatra
8 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
9 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
10 WILD RIVERS Sidelines Nettwerk

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
2 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
3 ANT THE SYMBOL Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
4 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
5 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
6 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 4 Griselda/EMPIRE
7 SKWEEKY WATAFAWLS Pretty Hell Gritty City
8 PHIFE DAWG Forever Smokin’ Needles/AWAL
9 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
10 COOL KIDS, THE Before Shit Got Weird Sounds Like Fun

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
2 MANEATING ORCHID Hive Mind Self-Released
3 THUMOS Nothing Further Beyond [EP] Snow Wolf
4 MEDDDLER Upsurge [EP] Self-Released
5 NORDGEIST Frostwinter Kunsthall Produktionen
6 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Errata Relapse
7 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
8 WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER Das Album AFM
9 ARKAZA “Shadows” [Single] Self-Released
10 VONAMOR VONAMOR Time To Kill

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 KILO KISH American Gurl Kisha/Independent
3 ALICE GLASS PREY//IV Eating Glass
4 ADULT Becoming Undone Dais
5 PICTISH TRAIL Island Family Bella Union
6 BLUE STATES World Contact Day Memphis Industries
7 MAX COOPER Unspoken Words Mesh
8 MICHAEL STEARNS Planetary Unfolding (2022 Remaster) Projekt
9 GOLDEN BUG Piscolabis La belle
10 YASUAKI SHIMIZU Kiren Palto Flats

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
2 LESPRI KA: NEW DIRECTIONS IN GWOKA MUSIC FROM GUADELOUPE 1981-2010 VARIOUS ARTISTS Time Capsule-Seance Centre
3 PAPE NZIENGUI Kadi Yombo Awesome Tapes From Africa
4 LA PAMBELE La Pambele Names You Can Trust
5 LE SUPER DJATA BAND DU MALI En Super Forme, Vol. 1 Numero Group
6 DOGO DU TOGO “Soke Wo (Sol Power All-Stars remix)” [Single] Sol Power Sound
7 ORCHESTRE MASSAKO Orchestre Massako [EP] Analog Africa
8 BIO RITMO “Piraguero/Asia Minor” [Single] Merge
9 VIVIANO TORRES AND ANE SWING Joyas Champetuas De Todos Los Tiempos Palenque
10 OUMOU SANGARE “Samara” [Single] World Circuit

    April 12th, 2022

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    August 12th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 21 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 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
2 Sneaks Highway Hypnosis Merge
3 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
4 GoldLink Diaspora Squaaash Club / RCA
5 Faye Webster Atlanta Millionaires Club Secretly Canadian
6 Nots 3. Goner
7 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
8 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
9 Deer Tick Mayonnaise PTKF
10 Big G Let’s Party Stone River
11 Lucy Dacus La Vie en Rose – Single Matador
12 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
13 Graham Stone Music Bad News Graham Stone Music
14 Space Koi Bad Man (feat. Kana Kiehm) – Single self-released
15 Bedouine Bird Songs of a Killjoy Spacebomb
16 Peter Perrett Humanworld Domino Recording Co
17 Psychedelic Porn Crumpets And Now for the Whatchamacallit P-VINE
18 Sufjan Stevens Love Yourself / With My Whole Heart – EP Asthmatic Kitty
19 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
20 Christelle Bofale Swim Team – EP Father/Daughter
21 Sacred Paws Run Around the Sun Merge
22 Yohuna Mirroring Orchid Tapes
23 Jen Awad Jewel of the Nile – EP Jen Awad
24 French Vanilla How Am I Not Myself? Danger Collective
25 Pip Blom Boat Heavenly
26 Amyl and the Sniffers Amyl and the Sniffers ATO / Fontana North
27 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti- / Epitaph
28 Middle Kids New Songs for Old Problems – EP Domino
29 Pronoun i’ll show you stronger Rhyme & Reason
30 House and Land Across the Field Thrill Jockey

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    June 22nd, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    May 13th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

Listen for free tickets to see Mr Twin Sister at the Richmond Music Hall on Thursday.

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    May 6th, 2019

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