top 30 new albums for Nov 22 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 Beth Orton Weather Alive Partisan
2 Jake Blount The New Faith Smithsonian Folkways
3 Afro-Zen Allstars The Buzz And The Bells AZA Music
4 Archers of Loaf Reason in Decline Merge
5 Plains I Walked with You a Ways Anti/Epitaph
6 Dungen En Är För Mycket Och Tusen Aldrig Nog Mexican Summer
7 Parricide Sentence Parricide Sentence – EP self-released
8 Ett Eko Modern Content self-released
9 Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
10 Høly River Høly River Shockoe Sessions LIVE Shockoe
11 Fleshing Machine Chains of Pain – EP self-released
12 Daniel Avery Ultra Truth Mute
13 Say She She Prism Karma Chief
14 Lee Fields Sentimental Fool Daptone
15 Scout Gillett no roof no floor Captured Tracks
16 Marlowe Marlowe 3 Mello Music Group
17 Honey Harper Honey Harper & the Infinite Sky ATO
18 Gurf Morlix Caveman Rootball
19 Sobs Air Guitar Topshelf
20 Sam Bush Radio John: Songs of John Hartford Smithsonian Folkways
21 Garrett T. Capps & NASA Country People Are Beautiful Spaceflight
22 Frankie Cosmos Inner World Peace Sub Pop
23 RIBBON STAGE Hit With the Most perennialdeath
24 Tommy Alexander Feelings Fluff and Gravy
25 Alela Diane Looking Glass Soundly
26 Empire of Light I Don’t Care Anymore Diagonal Man Music
27 Field Medic “grow your hair long if you’re wanting to see something that you can change” Run For Cover
28 Mightmare Cruel Liars Kill Rock Stars
29 The Black Lips Apocalypse Love Fire
30 Nikki Lane Denim & Diamonds New West

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    November 22nd, 2022

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genre charts for Nov 22 presents:

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Rank Artist Album Label
1 JAKE BLOUNT The New Faith Smithsonian Folkways
2 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
3 HOLY RIVER Høly River Shockoe Sessions LIVE Shockoe
4 HONEY HARPER Honey Harper & The Infinite Sky ATO
5 SAM BUSH Radio John: Songs Of John Hartford Smithsonian Folkways
6 GARRETT T CAPPS AND NASA COUNTRY People Are Beautiful Spaceflight
7 TOMMY ALEXANDER Feelings Fluff And Gravy
8 ALELA DIANE Looking Glass Soundly
9 NIKKI LANE Denim & Diamonds New West
10 JOSEPH DECOSIMO While You Were Slumbering Sleepy Cat

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MARLOWE Marlowe 3 Mello Group
2 SOL MESSIAH GOD CMPLX Rhymesayers
3 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT Cheat Codes BMG
4 BUTCHER BROWN Butcher Brown Presents Triple Trey Concord Jazz/Concord
5 COAST CONTRA Apt. 505 Area51/Virgin
6 HDBEENDOPE What Can They Say [EP] Roc Nation
7 CORMEGA The Realness II Viper
8 HOMEBOY SANDMAN Still Champion Mello
9 JESSE THE TREE Pigeon Man Strange Famous
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RINGS OF SATURN Rings of Saturn Self-Released
2 BERRIED ALIVE Our Own Light Self-Released
3 INGESTED Ashes Lie Still Metal Blade
4 CATALYST A Different Painting For A New World Non Serviam
5 HAUNTED SHORES Void 3DOT
6 SPIRE OF LAZARUS Soaked In the Sands Self-Released
7 SUBORBITAL Planetary Disruption War Anthem
8 MESSIAH NOSTRUM From the Ashes Self-Released
9 TWILIGHT FORCE At the Heart of Wintervale Nuclear Blast
10 CHASM OF DISCORD Admonishing the Dawn of Reverence Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DANIEL AVERY Ultra Truth Mute
2 ANJA LAUVDAL From A Story Now Lost Smalltown Supersound
3 MR CARMACK Choas [EP] Forward Thinkers Group
4 BRANDON BRAUER FRICK Step Self-Released
5 MT FOG Spells of Silence Save the Forest for the Trees
6 MOIN Paste AD 93
7 LILA TIRANDO A VIOLETA Desire Path NAAFI
8 TANSON Coral Grief Oxtail
9 CLARK 44691 Warp
10 DAVID GUETTA AND BEBE REXHA “I’m Good (Blue)” [Single] Warner UK

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WAU WAU COLLECTIF Mariage Sahel Sounds
2 ADEDEJI Yoruba Odyssey One World
3 LUCIANA DEMINGONGO Rando Une Plume Une Voix Une Guitare
4 IZIS LA ENFERMA DE LA SALSA La Enfermera Llego Self-Released
5 LADY AICHA AND PISKO CRANE’S ORIGINAL FULU MIZIKI OF KINSHASA N’Djila Wa Mudujimu Nyege Nyege Tapes
6 EL COMBO BATANGA “Toca La Campana” [Single] Lovemonk
7 JOE BATAAN “Call My Name” [Single] Vampisoul
8 LIRAZ Roya Glitterbeat
9 ROGER DAMAWUZAN Seda Hot Casa
10 ORCHESTRA GOLD “Keleya” [Single] Self-Released

    November 22nd, 2022

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genre charts for Sep 15 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JAKE BLOUNT Spider Tales Free Dirt
2 DOC WATSON AND GAITHER CARLTON Doc Watson And Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
3 LINDSAY ASMR Love Letters [EP] Self-Released
4 ROSE CITY BAND Summerlong Thrill Jockey
5 SWAMP DOGG Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
6 DANA GAVANSKI Yesterday Is Gone Flemish Eye
7 MA POLAINE’S GREAT DECLINE City of Love OMH
8 JOANNE SHENANDOAH “Your Legacy” [Single] Self-Released
9 GANGSTAGRASS No Time For Enemies Antifragile
10 WILDMANS, THE The Wildmans Travianna

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLY ANAKIN At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
2 BLU AND EXILE Miles Dirty Science
3 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
4 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
5 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter [Advance Tracks] Rhymesayers
6 PROFESSIONALS, THE The Professionals Madlib Invasion
7 STOVE GOD COOKS Reasonable Drought Self-Released
8 FELT Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
9 SADISTIK Elysium Clockwork Grey
10 BIG SEAN Detroit 2 Def Jam

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IOCRHOMA Kolopsia Self-Released
2 FINNTROLL Vredesvavd Century Media
3 ENSLAVED Utgard Nuclear Blast
4 SKELETAL REMAINS The Entombment Of Chaos Century Media
5 INCANTATION Sect Of Vile Divinities Relapse
6 BENEDICTION Scriptures Century Media
7 STILLBIRTH Revive The Throne Unique Leader
8 WOR Prisoners Bungalo
9 CARCASS Despicable [EP] Nuclear Blast
10 ARMORED SAINT “End Of The Attention Span” [Single] Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOFT PINK TRUTH, THE Shall We Go On Sinning So That Grace May Increase? Thrill Jockey
2 KELLY LEE OWENS Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
3 NAKED ROOMMATE Do The Duvet Trouble In Mind
4 POWERMAN 5000 The Noble Rot Cleopatra
5 FOUR TET Sixteen Oceans Text
6 DUKES OF CHUTNEY Hazel Beats In Space
7 PHEW Vertigo KO Disciples
8 RE-STONED, THE Thunders of the Deep Clostridium
9 BELBURY POLY The Gone Away Ghost Box
10 TREES SPEAK Ohms Soul Jazz

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAHAWA DOUMBIA Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
2 TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS Got To Be Tough Trojan Jamaica/BMG
3 MODOU TOURE Touki ARC
4 PETE RODRIGUEZ I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Asi) Fania/Craft/Concord
5 ALHOUSSEINI ANIVOLLA AND GIRUM MEZMUR Afropentatonism Piranha
6 JUAN PINA CON LA REVELACION Juan Pina Con La Revelacion Vampisoul
7 JAAKKO LAITINEN AND VAARA RAHA Borek Playground
8 SUPERFONICOS “El Adios” [Single] Hi-Fi
9 TAMIKREST Tamotait Glitterbeat
10 MATEUS ALELUIA Olorum Selo Sesc

    September 15th, 2020

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genre charts for Jun 30 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JAKE BLOUNT Spider Tales Free Dirt
2 SARO LYNCH-THOMASON AND SAM GLEAVES I Have Known Women Strictly Country
3 ELIZA MEYER Hello Stranger Self-Released
4 TEDDY THOMPSON Heartbreaker Please Self-Released
5 APPALACHIAN ROAD SHOW, THE Tribulation Billy Blue
6 ROE FAMILY SINGERS, THE Roll Up The Rug! Bonfire
7 STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES Ghosts Of West Virginia New West
8 HOLY HIVE Float Back To You Big Crown
9 HIGH FIDELITY Banjo Player’s Blues Rebel
10 BAY ALLEN “The Murder of George Floyd” [Single] Acoustic Backrub

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PUBLIC ENEMY “State Of The Union” [Single] Enemy
2 FLY ANAKIN The 8’s (2015-2018) Mutant Academy
3 KENNY MASON Angelic Hoodrat Self-Released
4 PROF Powederhorn Suites Rhymesayers
5 RIC WILSON AND TERRACE MARTIN They Call Me Disco [EP] Free Disco
6 PROFESSIONALS, THE The Professionals Madlib Invasion
7 STOVE GOD COOKS Reasonable Drought Self-Released
8 WESTSIDE GUNN Pray for Paris Griselda
9 DANJA MOWF Word of Mowf Funtown Media/804 Flava
10 MONEYBAGG YO Time Served N-Less Entertainment/Interscope

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HOBOKNIFE Wig of Flies Self-Released
2 WEREWOLVES The Dead Are Screaming Prosthetic
3 POWERWOLF Best Of The Blessed Napalm
4 IOCRHOMA Kolopsia Self-Released
5 TESTAMENT Titans Of Creation Nuclear Blast
6 ENSIFERUM “Rum, Women, Victory” [Single] Metal Blade
7 LAMB OF GOD Lamb Of God Epic
8 BEHOLD THE ARCTOPUS Hapeleptic Overtrove Willowtip
9 NAGLFAR Cerecloth Century Media
10 WOLF Feeding the Machine Century Media

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RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH The Mosaic Of Transformation Ghostly
2 FM SKYLINE Liteware Crystal Pistol
3 ARCHANGEL Architecture 2.0: Chapter 5 Classical Trax
4 BIBIO Sleep On The Wing Warp
5 HAMERKOP Remote Drag City
6 HOLY FUCK Deleter Holy EF
7 FOUR TET Sixteen Oceans Text
8 VIRGO FOUR Do You Know Who You Are? Trax
9 TRAPCRY “2 Seater” [Single] Columbia
10 NIGHTIZM “Police Brutality” [Single] Saints Need Sinners

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LUKA PRODUCTIONS AND KANDIAFA Music From Saharan WhatsApp 06 [EP] Sahel Sounds
2 AMARIA HAMADALHER Music From Saharan WhatsApp 05 [EP] Sahel Sounds
3 NICO GOMEZ AND HIS AFRO-PERCUSSION INC “Baila Chibiquiban” [Single] Matasuna
4 ALKIBAR JUNIOR Music From Saharan WhatsApp 04 Sahel Sounds
5 HAILU MERGIA Yene Mircha Awesome Tapes From Africa
6 SILVERY BOYS, THE The Silvery Boys Vampisoul
7 JEICH OULD BALDU Music From Saharan WhatsApp 03 [EP] Sahel Sounds
8 ETRAN DE L’AIR Music From Saharan WhatsApp 01 [EP] Sahel Sounds
9 SUPERFONICOS “El Adios” [Single] Hi-Fi
10 BAHAMA SOUL CLUB “Never Roam No More (feat John Lee Hooker)” [Single] Buyu

    June 30th, 2020

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