Top 30 new albums for week ending May 3 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 Priests The Seduction of Kansas Sister Polygon
2 John Paul White The Hurting Kind Single Lock
3 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
4 Snapped Ankles Stunning Luxury The Leaf Label
5 The Fat White Family Serfs Up! Domino
6 Monday Night Scomaha, Vol. 1 AllWeNeed
7 CHAI Punk Burger
8 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
9 Buck Gooter Finer Thorns Ramp Local
10 Amon Tobin Fear in a Handful of Dust Nomark
11 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
12 ScHoolboy Q CrasH Talk Top Dawg Entertainment/Interscope
13 Bloodshot Bill Come Get Your Love Right Now Goner
14 Book of Wyrms Remythologizer Twin Earth
15 Fly Anakin & Tuamie Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
16 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
17 Helms Alee Noctiluca Sargent House
18 Aldous Harding Designer Rough Trade
19 Stealing Sheep Big Wows Heavenly
20 Wand Laughing Matter Drag City
21 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
22 Claude Fontaine Claude Fontaine Innovative Leisure
23 Kelly Finnigan The Tales People Tell Colemine
24 Frankie Cosmos Haunted Items Sub Pop
25 Norah Jones Begin Again Blue Note
26 Partner Saturday the 14th – EP Father/Daughter
27 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
28 Brutus Nest Hassle
29 Courtney Marie Andrews May Your Kindness Remain (Acoustic) – EP Loose Music
30 Little Simz Grey Area AGE 101

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Genre charts for week ending May 3 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHN PAUL WHITE The Hurting Kind Single Lock
2 HENRY JAMISON Gloria Duplex Akira
3 LAURA STEVENSON The Big Freeze Don Giovanni
4 SARA TRUNZO Dirigo Attitude Self-Released
5 MEKONS Deserted Bloodshot
6 ELENA SETIEN Another Kind Of Revolution Thrill Jockey
7 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT When The Sun Goes Down Dead Reckoning
8 TINY RUINS Olympic Girls Milk!
9 JOEL RAFAEL Rose Avenue Inside/ADA
10 HEATHER MALONEY Just Enough Sun Signature

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MONDAY NIGHT Scomaha, Vol. 1 AllWeNeed
2 SCHOOLBOY Q Crash Talk TDE
3 FLY ANAKIN AND TUAMIE Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
4 LITTLE SIMZ GREY Area AGE 101/AWAL
5 38 SPESH The Trust Tape 3 Self-Released
6 LIL WAYNE Tha Carter V Republic
7 JAY ROCK Redemption Top Dawg/Interscope
8 YOUR OLD DROOG It Wasn’t Even Close Self-Released
9 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
10 YOUNG FLEXICO The New Flexico Album Flextopia / Green & Gold Global

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NUMENOREAN Adore Season Of Mist
2 AENIMUS Dreamcatcher Nuclear Blast
3 CHILDREN OF BODOM Hexed Nuclear Blast
4 INTER ARMA Sulphur English Relapse
5 MALEVOLENT CREATION The 13th Beast Nuclear Blast
6 PINKISH BLACK Concept Unification Relapse
7 DARKTHRONE Old Star Peaceville
8 DRAGONLORD Dominion Spinefarm
9 CEREMONY East Coast Self-Released
10 PARIUS The Eldritch Realm Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HELADO NEGRO This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
2 AMON TOBIN Fear in a Handful of Dust Nomark
3 FM SKYLINE EarthSim Crystal Pistol
4 JAYDA G Significant Changes Ninja Tune
5 TORO Y MOI Outer Peace Carpark
6 FLECHE LOVE Naga, Pt. 1 Musique Sauvage
7 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
8 KARYYN The Quanta Series Mute
9 TAMARYN Dreaming The Dark DERO Arcade
10 KAREN O AND DANGER MOUSE Lux Prima BMG

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MIRAMAR “Salida/Urgencia” [Single] Daptone
2 COCHEMEA All My Relations Daptone
3 MDOU MOCTAR Ilana: The Creator Sahel Sounds
4 BONGO HOP, THE Satingarona Pt 2 Underdog
5 GLOAMING, THE The Gloaming 3 Real World
6 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Doko Mien Merge
7 AHMED AG KAEDY Alkaline Kidal Sahel Sounds
8 DEXTER STORY Bahir Soundway
9 LOBO MARINO At Appalachian South Folklife Center Self-Released
10 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone

7 May 4th, 2019

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