top 30 new albums for Oct 27 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 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
2 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
3 Kurt Vile Speed, Sound, Lonely KV – EP Matador
4 Ghouli Nothing – EP DAM
5 Dee-1 and Murs He’s the Christian, I’m the Rapper Mission Vision Music / Murs 316
6 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
7 Eric Slick Wiseacre self-released
8 Hoboknife Wig of Flies self-released
9 Fly Anakin The 8’s (2015-2018) Mutant Academy
10 Gregory Darden Soils self-released
11 Gumming Overripe Vinyl Conflict
12 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
13 FM Skyline JPEG Jamz 100% Electronica
14 The Flavor Project Food for Thought Reeverb Entertainment
15 The Ar-Kaics Ar-Kives: Volume 1 Dig!
16 Jeremy Ivey Waiting out the Storm Anti- / Epitaph
17 Eric Anders and Mark O’Bitz This Mortal Farce EP self-released
18 Kevin Morby Sundowner Dead Oceans
19 Tomberlin Projections – EP Saddle Creek
20 Juana Molina ANRMAL (Live in México) Crammed Discs
21 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
22 Low Cut Connie Private Lives Contender
23 Cut Worms Nobody Lives Here Anymore Jagjaguwar
24 Seth Bogart Men on the Verge of Nothing Wacky Wacko
25 The Budos Band Long in the Tooth Daptone
26 Tank and the Bangas Friend Goals Verve Forcast
27 Cej Friend of the Sky Gnosong
28 Ivan & Alyosha Ivan & Alyosha Nettwerk
29 Paris Safe Space Invader Guerrilla Funk
30 Rilo Kiley Rilo Kiley Little

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    October 27th, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 11 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 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Matador
2 Unmaker Firmament self-released
3 The Daktaris Soul Explosion Daptone
4 Daughters You Won’t Get What You Want Ipecac / PIAS / Hostess
5 Jeff Tweedy WARM dBpm
6 John Prine The Tree of Forgiveness Oh Boy
7 Shopping The Official Body FatCat
8 The Nude Party The Nude Party New West
9 Viagra Boys Street Worms YEAR0001
10 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
11 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones
12 The Ar-Kaics In This Time Wick / Daptone
13 Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour MCA Nashville
14 Father John Misty God’s Favorite Customer Sub Pop
15 Ty Segall Freedom’s Goblin Drag City
16 Bodega Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
17 Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore Downey to Lubbock Yep Roc
18 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
19 The Jayhawks Back Roads and Abandoned Motels Legacy
20 Addy Rose Eyes – EP self-released
21 Recluse Raccoon Recluse Raccoon Citrus City
22 Nightcreature On the Loose – EP Alfalfa Dreams
23 Jonathan Vassar Little Ease – EP self-released
24 Big Kahuna OG Kahuna Cartagena Scheme Team
25 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
26 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
27 Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers & Lucy Dacus Boygenius – EP Matador
28 Yung Sums Black Friday self-released
29 The C.I.A. The C.I.A. In the Red
30 Tallies Tallies Kanine

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    January 12th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Oct 27 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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    October 28th, 2017

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