top 30 new albums for May 4 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 Dry Cleaning New Long Leg 4AD
2 JP Harris’ Dreadful Wind and Rain Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man Free Dirt
3 Beth Snapp Something to Prove – Single self-released
4 Downhaul Proof Refresh
5 JuJu Live at 131 Prince Street Strut
6 Lucy Dacus Home Video Matador
7 PJ Sykes Fuzz Cherub
8 Mary Greer Mudiku Black Love Alive Again Black Fire
9 Charles Owens Trio 10 Years La Reserve
10 Sour Widows Crossing Over – EP Exploding In Sound
11 Luminous Kid at the end of the dream The Satchi Six
12 Raf Rundell O.M. Days Heavenly
13 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses Sub Pop
14 Michael Beach Dream Violence Goner
15 Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats UNLOCKED 1.5 Loma Vista
16 Genesis Owusu Smiling with No Teeth House Anxiety / Ourness
17 Cloud Nothings The Shadow I Remember Carpark
18 Brijean Feelings Ghostly International
19 Goat Girl On All Fours Rough Trade
20 Tele Novella Merlynn Belle Kill Rock Stars
21 The Weather Station Ignorance Fat Possum
22 Black Country, New Road For the First Time Ninja Tune
23 Cheekface Emphatically No. New Professor Music
24 Cassandra Jenkins An Overview on Phenomenal Nature Ba Da Bing!
25 Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio I Told You So Colemine
26 Cannibal Corpse Violence Unimagined Metal Blade
27 Rhiannon Giddens They’re Calling Me Home (with Francesco Turrisi) Nonesuch
28 Crypta Echoes of the Soul Napalm
29 Ayuune Sule Putoo Katare Yire Rebel Up
30 Jon Batiste WE ARE Verve

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    May 4th, 2021

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genre charts for May 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JP HARRIS’ DREADFUL WIND AND RAIN Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man Free Dirt
2 BETH SNAPP “Something To Prove” [Single] Self-Released
3 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses Sub Pop
4 CASSANDRA JENKINS An Overview On Phenomenal Nature Ba Da Bing
5 RHIANNON GIDDENS AND FRANCESCO TURRISI They’re Calling Me Home Nonesuch
6 AMY SPEACE AND THE ORPHAN BRIGADE There Use To Be Horses Here Windbone
7 MIDLAND The Sonic Ranch Big Machine
8 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
9 ERIC CHURCH Heart UMG
10 JOHN HIATT WITH THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND Leftover Feelings [Advance Tracks] New West

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DENZEL CURRY AND KENNY BEATS Unlocked 1.5 Loma Vista/Concord
2 GENESIS OWUSU Smiling With No Teeth House Anxiety/Ourness
3 DRAKE Scary Hours 2 [EP] Ovo/Republic
4 GUTTA BABY Remain Solid Gutta Baby
5 SENICA DA MISFIT Masterpiece [EP] Self-Released
6 GOOD PEOPLE, THE AND MILKCRATE Frost Writtens [EP] Self-Released
7 ICEROCKS Crossing The Rubicon Self-Released
8 THERAVADA Xenophon 2000 ENT.
9 EVIDENCE Unlearning, Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
10 DOPE DOG AND FRIENDS Tales of da Dope Dog Orlando Voorn Official

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CANNIBAL CORPSE Violence Unimagined Metal Blade
2 CRYPTA Echoes of the Soul Napalm
3 KNOLL Interstice Sludgelord
4 WIZARDTHRONE Hypercube Necrodimensions Self-Released
5 PESTILENCE Exitium Agonia
6 WIDE EYES “Synesthesia” [Single] Self-Released
7 A PROJECTION “Darwin’s Eden” [Single] Metropolis
8 ENFORCED Kill Grid Century Media
9 GENGHIS TRON Dream Weapon Relapse
10 MORK Katerdralen Peaceville

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BRIJEAN Feelings Ghostly International
2 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
3 INSECT MACHINE, THE Prototype [EP] Self-Released
4 I YA TOYAH Out Of Order [EP] Self-Released
5 MODESELEKTOR Mean Friend [EP] Monkeytown
6 ENDLESS WAVES: THE DAWN OF ELECTRONIC NOISE AND AMBIENT MUSIC, VOL. 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Dash Dot Noise
7 JIMMY IMAGE Soul Food Plastik People Digital
8 ALEX SOMERS Siblings 2 Krunk
9 DER PLAN Save Your Software Bureau B
10 CODY CURRIE Moves [EP] Toy Tonics

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CANZONIERE GRECANICO SALENTINO Meridiana Ponderosa
2 ALTIN GUN Yol ATO
3 GRESCHKA Inebriation 4000
4 JUPITER AND OKWESS Na Kozonga Everloving
5 JAAKKO LAITINEN AND VAARA RAHA Suomi Disco Playground
6 JAGUAR “Siguele El Paso” [Single] El Palmas
7 AYUNNE SULE Putoo Katare Yire Rebel Up
8 LOS MUTABLES “Pasos En La Luna/Suspenso En El Espacio” [Single] Munster
9 JOAO SELVA Navegar Underdog
10 DIANA BURCO “Negra Del Sur” [Single] Somos Mas

    May 4th, 2021

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