genre charts for Oct 18 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BELLE CURVES, THE Watershed Silo/19th & 7th
2 PEARL DERRINGER The Fool Self-Released
3 COASTWEST UNREST The Darkest Brilliance Reclaim
4 LITTLE WRETCHES, THE Red Beets & Horseradish Self-Released
5 WILLI CARLISLE Peculiar, Missouri Free Dirt
6 MARTIN AND THE FALL Never Been Better [EP] Self-Released
7 TOM CHAPIN Hold Our Ground Sundance
8 MARIEL BUCKLEY Everywhere I Used To Be Birthday Cake
9 NAOMI ALLIGATOR Double Knot Carpark
10 TIFFANY WILLIAMS All Those Days Of Drinking Dust Blue Redbird

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NOAH-O “Trillipino” [Single] Charged Up
2 CORMEGA The Realness II Viper
3 ATMOSPHERE “Sculpting With Fire” [Single] Rhymesayers
4 VEL NINE Freakjet Self-Released
5 SOL MESSIAH GOD CMPLX Rhymesayers
6 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
7 BUTCHER BROWN Butcher Brown Presents Triple Trey Concord Jazz/Concord
8 NICHOLAS CRAVEN AND BOLDY JAMES Fair Exchange No Robbery Self-Released
9 QUELLE CHRIS DEATHFAME Mello
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Gnosis Sargent House
2 ERIK LARSON Red Lines Self-Released
3 RAMMSTEIN Zeit Vertigo/Capitol
4 VENOM INC There’s Only Black Nuclear Blast
5 MEGADETH The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! UMe
6 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
7 TANKARD Pavlov’s Dawgs Reaper
8 LAMB OF GOD Omens Epic
9 ARCH ENEMY Deceivers Century Media
10 PROCEED ON YOUR WAY TO OBLIVION Ceremorphosis Blood Blast

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALIBI “Moore’s Law / Flawless” [Single] Innerground
2 BJORK Fossora One Little Indian
3 OHBLIV Raw Power Vibrations Extended Play [EP] Self-Released
4 PAUL ROESSLER The Turning Of The Bright World Kitten Robot
5 RICH RUTH I Survived, It’s Over Third Man
6 DAN FRIEL Factoryland Thrill Jockey
7 KILO KISH American Gurl Kisha/Independent
8 COMET IS COMING, THE Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam Impulse!/Verve
9 GHOST POWER Ghost Power Duophonic
10 DEATH’S DYNAMIC SHROUD Darklife Self-Released

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LA FEMME “Y Tu Te Vas” [Single] Disque Pointu/IDOL
2 DUNGEN En År För Mycket Och Tusen Aldrig Nog Mexican Summer
3 DERYA YILDIRIM AND GRUP SIMSEK Dost 2 Bongo Joe/Catapulte
4 STAR FEMININE BAND Star Feminine Band In Paris Born Bad
5 LATIN BROTHERS, THE El Picotero Vampisoul
6 EL COMBO BATANGA “El Que La Rompe La Paga” [Single] Lovemonk
7 HAMSI BOUBEKER Le Chant Des Profondeurs Frederiksberg
8 RAY PEREZ Y EL GRUPO CASABE Ray Perez Y El Grupo Casabe El Palmas
9 LOS DEMENTES Manicomio A Locha Vampisoul
10 AFROSOUND OF COLOMBIA VOL. 3, THE VARIOUS ARTISTS Vampisoul

    October 18th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for May 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.

1 Squid Bright Green Field Warp
2 Evidence Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
3 Fruit Bats The Pet Parade Sub Pop
4 Dinosaur Jr. Sweep It Into Space Jagjaguwar
5 La Femme Paradigmes Disque Pointu
6 Cedric Burnside I Be Trying Single Lock
7 Teenage Fanclub Endless Arcade Merge
8 Corvair Corvair wiaiwya
9 black midi Cavalcade Rough Trade
10 Cheekface We Need a Bigger Dumpster – Single self-released
11 Elizabeth King & The Gospel Souls Living in the Last Days Bible & Tire
12 Way, Shape, or Form Infinite Lives Way, Shape, or Form
13 Lucy Dacus Home Video Matador
14 PJ Sykes Fuzz Cherub
15 Manchester Orchestra The Million Masks Of God Loma Vista
16 Metronomy The English Riviera 10th Anniversary Because
17 Grave Flowers Bongo Band Strength of Spring Castle Face
18 Eli West Tapered Point of Stone Tender and Mild
19 Jeff Rosenstock SKA DREAM Polyvinyl
20 Sour Widows Crossing Over – EP Exploding In Sound
21 Luminous Kid at the end of the dream The Satchi Six
22 Rochelle Jordan Play with the Changes Young Art
23 Field Music Flat White Moon Memphis Industries
24 Silver Synthetic Silver Synthetic Third Man
25 BROCKHAMPTON ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE Question Everything / RCA
26 Lou Barlow Reason to Live Joyful Noise
27 Judith Hill Baby, I’m Hollywood! Regime
28 Danny Burns Hurricane – EP Bonfirempany
29 Godspeed You! Black Emperor G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! Constellation
30 Fake Fruit Fake Fruit Rocks In Your Head

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    May 11th, 2021

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Top 30 for Oct 10-23 presents:

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Vaudou Game Kidayu Hot Casa
2 Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Struggle Sounds Sony Masterworks
3 Helado Negro Private Energy Asthmatic Kitty
4 La Femme Mystère Born Bad
5 Boys Noize Mayday self-released
6 Flock of Dimes If You See Me, Say Yes Partisan
7 Goat Requiem Sub Pop / Rocket
8 Haley Bonar Impossible Dream GNDWIRE / Thirty Tigers
9 Merchandise A Corpse Wired for Sound 4AD
10 Pete Curry Night Logic Crystal Pistol
11 Petrichor Petrichor self-released
12 Avers Omega/Whatever EggHunt
13 Purling Hiss High Bias Drag City
14 Jenny Hval Blood Bitch Sacred Bones Records
15 Against Me! Shape Shift with Me Total Treble
16 Duchess Says Sciences Nouvelles Slovenly
17 Deap Vally FEMEJISM Nevado
18 Wye Oak Tween Merge
19 High Waisted On Ludlow self-released
20 The Frightnrs Nothing More To Say Daptone
21 Joseph I’m Alone, No You’re Not ATO
22 Terra Lightfoot Every Time My Mind Runs Wild Sonic Unyon
23 Pill Convenience Mexican Summer
24 Dex Romweber Carrboro Bloodshot
25 Heaters Baptistina Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
26 T’Monde Yesterday’s Gone Valcour
27 Orkesta Mendoza ¡Vamos A Guarachar! Glitterbeat
28 It’s A Fine Line It’s A Fine Line Kill the DJ
29 Guerilla Toss Eraser Stargazer DFA
30 Bruce Daigrepont Bienvenue Dans le Sud de la Louisiane Bayou Pon Pon

    October 24th, 2016

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