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:

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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    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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    Monday Breakfast Blend    April 29th, 2019

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    April 15th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 12 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 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
2 Book of Wyrms Remythologizer Twin Earth
3 Courtney Barnett Everybody Here Hates You – Single Mom+Pop
4 Eric Reed Everybody Gets the Blues Smoke Sessions
5 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
6 Dexter Story Bahir Soundway
7 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
8 Inter Arma Sulphur English Relapse
9 Appalling Inverted Realm Redefining Darkness
10 Ash Wednesday Futlility self-released
11 Lobo Marino @ Appalachian South Folklife Center Lobo Marino
12 Scott Slay The Rail Bonfire
13 Partner Saturday the 14th – EP Father/Daughter
14 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
15 Jim and Lynna Woolsey Long Ago Bonfire
16 Laura Stevenson The Big Freeze Don Giovanni
17 Sonny & The Sunsets Hairdressers From Heaven Rocks In Your Head
18 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
19 Nilüfer Yanya Miss Universe ATO
20 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
21 Shlohmo The End Friends Of Friends
22 CHAI Punk Burger
23 X Wild Gift (2019 Remaster) Fat Possum
24 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
25 Kiwi jr. Football Money Mint
26 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
27 Yves Jarvis The Same But By Different Means Anti-
28 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine / Fontana North
29 Matmos Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
30 Flight of the Conchords Live in London Sub Pop

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    April 13th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Mar 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TODD SNIDER Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol.3 Thirty Tigers
2 BENJAMIN SHEPHERD “’96 Corolla” [Single] Self-Released
3 MARTHA SPENCER Martha Spencer Free Dirt
4 CARRIE NEWCOMER The Point Of Arrival Available Light
5 CHAD RICHARD Worthy Cause Self-Released
6 LEYLA MCCALLA The Capitalist Blues Jazz Village/PIAS
7 STEVE POLTZ Shine On Red House
8 PETER MULVEY There Is Another World Righteous Babe
9 PATTY GRIFFIN Patty Griffin Thirty Tigers
10 SUE JEFFERS Owning Class Hero Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GENESIS OWUSU “WUTD + Vultures” [Single] OURNESS
2 TIERRA WHACK “Wasteland” [Single] Interscope
3 ANDERSON PAAK “King James” [Single] Aftermath
4 LIZZO Cuz I Love You [Advance Tracks] Nice Life/Atlantic
5 TYGA “Girls Have Fun (feat. G-Eazy & Rich The Kid)” [Single] Last Kings/EMPIRE
6 LIL WAYNE Tha Carter V Republic
7 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
8 SAMPA THE GREAT “Energy” [Single] Self-Released
9 CREED II THE ALBUM VARIOUS ARTISTS Mike WiLL Made-It
10 GORGEOUS GEORGE “Bagg (Swisher House Remix)” [Single] Nu Money Inc

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 INTER ARMA Sulphur English Relapse
3 APPALLING Inverted Realm Self-Released
4 BAT Axestasy [EP] Hells Headbangers
5 SPELL The Full Moon Sessions Bad Omen
6 CIA, THE The C.I.A. In the Red
7 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
8 ASTRAL VOID, THE Mandragora Self-Released
9 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media
10 NITA STRAUSS Controlled Chaos Sumerian

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
2 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
3 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Doko Mien Merge
4 FLYING HORSES Reverie Bon Sound
5 LOUIS FUTON Way Back When Self-Released
6 LAURIE SPIEGEL Unseen Worlds Unseen Worlds
7 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
8 WEVAL The Weight Kompact
9 CHEMICAL BROTHERS, THE No Geography [Advance Tracks] Virgin
10 LADYTRON Ladytron !K7

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Doko Mien Merge
2 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
3 COCHEMEA All My Relations Daptone
4 DEXTER STORY Bahir Soundway
5 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
6 LEYLA MCCALLA The Capitalist Blues Jazz Village/PIAS
7 MISTER KALI Step Fast Rebel Sound
8 AHMED AG KAEDY Alkaline Kidal Sahel Sounds
9 DAWDA JOBARTEH I Met Her By The River Sterns Africa
10 LOBO MARINO At Appalachian South Folklife Center Self-Released

    March 23rd, 2019

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