top 30 new albums for Sep 15 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 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 Don Bryant You Make Me Feel Fat Possum
3 Koncept Jack$on Thot Rap, Chapter 2 self-released
4 Nubya Garcia SOURCE Concord Jazz
5 The Psychedelic Furs Made Of Rain Cooking Vinyl
6 Lomelda Hannah Double Double Whammy
7 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
8 Dumb Waiter Tsk JUJU
9 Iochroma The Hideous Triumphs Of Form And Function self-released
10 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
11 Positive No Kyanite Little Black Cloud
12 Fly Anakin At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
13 JUJU African Rhythms 1970-1982 Strut
14 Thanya Iyer Kind Topshelf
15 Fantastic Negrito Have You Lost Your Mind yet? Cooking Vinyl
16 Bryony Jarman-Pinto Fish Factory Sessions – EP Tru Thoughts
17 Blu & Exile Miles Fat Beats
18 Sargeant X Comrade Magic Radio Black Buffalo
19 Jake Blount Spider Tales Free Dirt
20 Phoebe Bridgers Punisher Dead Oceans
21 Ángela Muñoz Introspection Linear Labs
22 Moemaw Naedon Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
23 Doc Watson & Gaither Carlton Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
24 Christian Lee Hutson Beginners Anti- / Epitaph
25 Chicano Batman Invisible People ATO / Fontana North
26 lindsay ASMR Love Letters – EP Wildefolk
27 Thundercat It Is What It Is Brainfeeder
28 Tame Impala The Slow Rush Interscope
29 Shadow Show Silhouettes RAS / Greenway
30 Vusi Mahlasela Shebeen Queen ATO

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7 September 15th, 2020

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genre charts for Jul 28 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOLLY MAGUIRES Public Enemies Self-Released
2 BLITZEN TRAPPER Holy Smokes Future Jokes [Advance Tracks] Yep Roc
3 RADNOR AND LEE Golden State Flower Moon
4 SAMMY BRUE Crash Test Kid New West
5 KIM RICHEY A Long Way Back Yep Roc
6 RAY LAMONTAGNE Monovision [Advance Tracks] RCA
7 SHEMEIKA COPELAND “Uncivil War” [Single] Alligator
8 JAYHAWKS, THE Xoxo Sham/Thirty Tigers
9 STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES Ghosts Of West Virginia New West
10 HIGH FIDELITY Banjo Player’s Blues Rebel

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KONCEPT JACKSON Thot Rap Chapter 2 Self-Released
2 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
3 RJD2 The Fun Ones RJ’s Electrical Connections
4 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
5 LITTLE SIMZ Drop 6 [EP] AGE 101/AWAL
6 KENNY MASON Angelic Hoodrat Self-Released
7 SAULT Untitled (Black Is) Forever Living Originals
8 ALLERGIES, THE Say The Word Record Kicks
9 YOUNG RJ AND MEGA RAN 2HANDSUP Ne’Astra
10 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is an Awesome God 2 Griselda

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VADER Solitude In Madness Nuclear Blast
2 NECROPHOBIC Dawn of the Damned Century Media
3 VOIVOD The End of Dormancy [EP] Century Media
4 3TEETH METAWAR Century Media
5 NAGLFAR Cerecloth Century Media
6 INTER ARMA Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
7 CONCEPTION State Of Deception Self-Released
8 CLIFF AND IVY Deathmask Devotion [EP] House of Extreme Darkness
9 NECRONOMICON Unus Season of Mist
10 ANDY JAMES “Waking the Dead (feat. Gus G)” [Single] AJR Productions LTD

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Liteware Crystal Pistol
2 FAUCET Bitter Insane Melting Self-Released
3 HAMERKOP Remote Drag City
4 DIE WILDE JAGD Haut Bureau B
5 KATE NV Room For The Moon RVNG Intl
6 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
7 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
8 OOIOO Nijimusi Thrill Jockey
9 TUNDE ADEBIMPE “People” [Single] Self-Released
10 ODD NOSDAM No More Wig for Ohio Burnco

7 July 28th, 2020

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Genre charts for Jan 14 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALEXANDRIA MAILLOT Benevolence Self-Released
2 JOHN MCCUTCHEON To Everyone In All The World Appalsongs
3 OLAV MJELVA AND ELI WEST Hand To Play Self-Released
4 STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES Guy New West
5 KINKY FRIEDMAN Resurrection Echo Hill
6 JAKE OWEN Greetings From…Jake Big Loud
7 KELLY HUNT Even The Sparrow Rare Bird
8 PAUL CAUTHEN Room 41 Lightning Rod
9 SHERYL CROW Threads Valory/Big Machine
10 SHANE SMITH AND THE SAINTS Hail Mary Geronimo West

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KONCEPT JACKSON Newport 1000s Self-Released
2 ILLA STYLES A Quarter ‘Til a Mil Monsta Inc
3 ATMOSPHERE Whenever Rhymesayers
4 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
5 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return Ninja Tune
6 STU BANGAS Beats and Blood Self-Released
7 HOMEBOY SANDMAN Dusty Mello Group
8 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
9 SADISTIK Haunted Gardens Self-Released
10 PHOTOSYNTHESIZERS Apollogy Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FUTUREPROJEKTOR Terma Self-Released
2 HUMUNGUS Balls Killer Metal
3 ENFORCER Zenith Nuclear Blast
4 SHADOW OF INTENT Melancholy Self-Released
5 SIGNS OF THE SWARM Vital Deprivation Unique Leader
6 SKOLD Never Is Now Cleopatra
7 BURNING WITCHES Burning Witches / Burning Alive Nuclear Blast
8 OZZY OSBOURNE Ordinary Man [Advance Tracks] Epic
9 KING DIAMOND “Masquerade Of Madness” [Single] Metal Blade
10 WOLF LEGION “The Witchery Sessions” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALTA Reasons Soothsayer
2 SASSY 009 KILL SASSY 009 Luft
3 MOOR MOTHER Analog Fluids Of Sonic Black Holes Don Giovanni
4 TSHA Moonlight [EP] Counter
5 GRIMES Miss Anthropocene [Advance Tracks] 4AD
6 HOLY FUCK “Luxe” [Single] Innovative Leisure
7 DANIEL LOPATIN Uncut Gems [Original Soundtrack] Warp
8 KAYTRANADA Bubba RCA
9 MARCONI UNION Dead Air Just
10 MOM AND THE MAILMAN Tasty Meat Burger

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAIGON SOUL REVIVAL Hoa Am Xura INFRACom!
2 EL WALI Tiris Sahel Sounds
3 JOUWALA COLLECTIVE Bazaar Self-Released
4 LOS SHAINS El Ritmo De Los Shains Munster
5 ALEFA MADAGASCAR: SALEGY, SOUKOUS AND SOUL FROM THE RED ISLAND 1974-1984 VARIOUS ARTISTS Strut
6 JAMBU (E OS MITICOS SONS DA AMAZONIA) VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
7 LOCOBEACH Psychedelic Disco Cumbia Dorsal Fin/Peace & Rhythm
8 POUR ME A GROG VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
9 SONORA CASINO Trompeteros Vampisoul
10 DOWN IN JAMAICA: 40 YEARS OF VP RECORDS VARIOUS ARTISTS VP

7 January 11th, 2020

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 23 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHE APALACHE Rearrange My Heart Free Dirt
2 ANA EGGE Is It The Kiss StorySound
3 DHARMA BOMBS Enjoy the View Self-Released
4 GARRETT T CAPPS All Right, All Night Shotgun House
5 KAREN JONAS Lucky Revisited Self-Released
6 ABIGAIL LAPELL Getaway Coax/Outside
7 HOUSE AND LAND Across The Field Thrill Jockey
8 MEGAN PALMER AND RAYVON PETTIS Nothing Is Sweeter Blue Rose
9 LAUREN CROSBY I Said Take Me To The Water Self-Released
10 MICHAEL CLEVELAND Tall Fiddler Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KONCEPT JACKSON Newport 1000s Self-Released
2 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
3 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
4 BENNY THE BUTCHER The Plugs I Met [EP] Griselda
5 DA BABY Baby On Babty South Coast Group/Interscope
6 ETO AND SUPERIOR Long Story Short Below System
7 MONDAY NIGHT Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
8 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
9 OHBLIV Give Thanks Fat Beats
10 DJ MENTOS Fresh Air Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 VOARM Voarm Self-Released
2 I AM THE LIQUOR Escape From Planet Smoke Self-Released
3 ENFORCED At The Walls WAR
4 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
5 KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD Infest The Rats’ Nest Flightless/ATO
6 LO-PAN Subtle Small Stone Recordings
7 PELICAN Nighttime Stories Southern Lord
8 TOBY KNAPP Blizzard Archer Moribund Rockers
9 ABYSMAL LORD Exaltation of the Infernal Cabal Hells Headbangers
10 POWER FROM HELL Profound Evil Presence High Roller

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EFRIM MANUEL MENUCK AND KEVIN DORIA are SING SINCK, SING Constellation
2 DIS FIG Purge PTP
3 FELICIA ATKINSON The Flower And The Vessel Shelter Press
4 FIST OF FACTS Fugitive Vesco Telephone Explosion
5 HELM Chemical Flowers PAN
6 NIVHEK “After Its Own Death” b/w “Walking In A Spiral Towards The House” [Single] Yellow Electric
7 TENGGER Spiritual 2 Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
8 YATTA Wahala PTP
9 CONRAD SCHNITZLER Conditions of the Gas Giant Bureau B
10 LOW LEAF Baker’s Dozen: Low Leaf Fat Beats

World

none this week

7 August 24th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 16 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CARRIE NEWCOMER The Point Of Arrival Available Light
2 ABIGAIL LAPELL Getaway Coax/Outside
3 GENA BRITT Chronicle: Friends And Music Pincastle
4 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
5 MARIEE SIOUX Grief in Exile Night Bloom
6 JASON HAWK HARRIS Love & the Dark Bloodshot
7 BILLY STRINGS Home Rounder
8 DAN WHITAKER AND THE SHINEBENDERS Far, Far Away Self-Released
9 CERNY BROTHERS, THE Common Sense [EP] Cleveland International
10 FLORIST Emily Alone Double Double Whammy

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KONCEPT JACKSON Newport 1000s Self-Released
2 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
3 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
4 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
5 DENZEL CURRY Zuu Loma Vista/Concord
6 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
7 GOOD PEOPLE, THE The Summer [EP] Below System
8 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
9 MONDAY NIGHT Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
10 DONWILL One Word No Space HiPNOTT

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OMEN STONES Omen Stones Self-Released
2 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
3 BEWITCHER Under The Witching Cross Shadow Kingdom
4 OVERKILL The Wings Of War Nuclear Blast
5 MALEVOLENT CREATION The 13th Beast M-Therory
6 DEVIL MASTER Satan Spits On Children Of Light Relapse
7 RAMMSTEIN Rammstein Caroline
8 ASTHMA CASTLE Mount Crushmore Hellmistress
9 KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD Infest The Rats Nest ATO
10 DEATH ANGEL Humanicide Nuclear Blast

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PENDLETONS, THE “You Do You / Life to Me” [Single] Bastard Jazz
2 FOLLAKZOID I (One) Sacred Bones
3 MUERAN HUMANOS Hospital Lullabies Cinema Paradiso
4 FLYING LOTUS Flamagra Warp
5 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
6 CAMILA FUCHS Battlefield Battlefield Heatwave Direct Truth [EP] ATP
7 BLANCK MASS Animated Violence Mild Sacred Bones
8 ODD NOSDAM Plan 9 Meat Your Hypnotis Dome Of Doom
9 SOUNDWALK COLLECTIVE The Peyote Dance (feat. Patti Smith) Bella Union
10 AZAM ALI “Phantoms” [Single] Terrestrial Lane Productions

World

none this week

7 August 17th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 17 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

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7 November 18th, 2017

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 10 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

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7 November 11th, 2017

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