top 30 new albums for Dec 14 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 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
2 The NRIs Whispers & Noise – Single Red Stapler
3 Colleen The Tunnel and the Clearing Thrill Jockey
4 DJ Harrison Tales from the Old Dominion Stones Throw
5 La Luz La Luz Hardly Art
6 Dead Billionaires Dead Billionaires EP Clay Street
7 Gustaf Audio Drag for Ego Slobs Royal Mountain
8 Deerhoof Actually, You Can Joyful Noise
9 Trey Burnart Hall Songs I Can’t Sing Session #1 – EP Vocal Rest
10 The Wimps Pillow and Blankey self-released
11 MEL MACHETE Mel Machete – EP self-released
12 Cassidy Snider & The Wranglers Losing Lovers – EP Vocal Rest
13 Sharpening Keep It Real For Me self-released
14 Sofia Lakis Formula Front – EP self-released
15 Outer World Chapter 2 Little Black Cloud
16 Various Artists CH040: 20 Years of Cherub Records Cherub
17 SUSTO Time in the Sun New West
18 Dummy Mandatory Enjoyment Trouble In Mind
19 Clinic Fantasy Island Domino
20 My Morning Jacket My Morning Jacket ATO
21 Jackson+Sellers Breaking Point Anti- / Epitaph
22 Bummer Dead Horse Thrill Jockey
23 Ducks Ltd. Modern Fiction Carpark
24 illuminati hotties Let Me Do One More Snack Shack Tracks / Hopeless
25 Amon Tobin How Do You Live Nomark
26 Cheekface Emphatically Mo’ (b-sides) – EP New Professor
27 Moor Mother Black Encyclopedia of the Air Anti- / Epitaph
28 Mini Trees Always In Motion Tugboat
29 Amyl and The Sniffers Comfort To Me ATO
30 The Bots 2 Seater Big Indie

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    December 14th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Nov 2 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 Parquet Courts Sympathy for Life Rough Trade
2 Tonstartssbandht Petunia Mexican Summer
3 Vanishing Twin Ookii Gekkou Fire
4 La Luz La Luz Hardly Art
5 Helado Negro Far In 4AD
6 Ant The Symbol Ant Hasn’t Heard of You, Either Vintage Youth
7 Beex The Early Years: 1979-1982 Beach Impediment
8 Southern Energy Ensemble Southern Energy Strut
9 Evan Elizabeth Lifecycle of a Phoenix self-released
10 Matthew E. White K Bay Domino Recording Co
11 Charles Owens Trio 10 Years La Reserve
12 Buffalo Nichols Buffalo Nichols Fat Possum
13 Julia Shapiro Zorked Suicide Squeeze
14 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
15 illuminati hotties Let Me Do One More Snack Shack Tracks / Hopeless
16 Broken Baby Late Stage Optimism Poor Man
17 Various Artists The Village Out West: The Lost Tapes of Alan Oakes Smithsonian Folkways
18 Men Without Hats Again (Part 1) – EP Sonic Envy
19 Colloboh Entity Relation – EP Leaving
20 Little Simz Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
21 Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart Renew / BMG
22 Def3 & Late Night Radio Weddings & Funerals URBNET / Fontana North
23 Shannon & The Clams Year Of The Spider Easy Eye Sound
24 The Halluci Nation One More Saturday Night Radicalized
25 Evidence Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
26 Hiatus Kaiyote Mood Valiant Brainfeeder
27 Squirrel Flower Planet (i) Full Time Hobby
28 Alessandro Cortini SCURO CHIARO Mute
29 Trace Mountains HOUSE OF CONFUSION Lame-O
30 Dummy Mandatory Enjoyment Trouble In Mind

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    November 2nd, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Aug 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.

1 La Luz In the Country – Single Hardly Art
2 Castalia Blue Moon – EP self-released
3 Matthew E. White & Lonnie Holley Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection Spacebomb
4 Frames Every Room Know Hope
5 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
6 Benét Game Over! – EP Bayonet
7 RAIC Gestalt Cacophonous Revival
8 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
9 Doll Baby Harmony Scar (acoustic demos) self-released
10 Big Fundamental Hyperbeam Bad Gateway House
11 Flight Club I’ve Been Kicked Out of Better Homes Than This – EP Open Your Ears
12 Enforced Kill Grid Century Media
13 Tennishu Maybe – EP James Infinite
14 Mitchel Evan Mitchel Evan The Label Group
15 LJ & the Sleeze Put Something Sleezy Between Your Legs – EP Eight Ball Record$
16 DJ Williams Short Stories – EP Projekt Music
17 Beex The Early Years: 1979-1982 Beach Impediment
18 Danja Mowf Word of Mowf Funtown/804 Flava
19 King Woman Celestial Blues Relapse
20 koleżanka place is Bar/None
21 Prince Welcome 2 America Legacy
22 Robin and Linda Williams A Better Day a-Coming self-released
23 Tyler, the Creator CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
24 Anika Change Sacred Bones
25 Brittany Howard Jaime Reimagined ATO / Fontana North
26 Atmosphere Word? Rhymesayers
27 Nigel Hall Spiritual Regime Music Group
28 Umphrey’s McGee YOU WALKED UP SHAKING IN YOUR BOOTS BUT YOU STOOD TALL AND LEFT A RAGING BULL Nothing Too Fancy
29 Snapped Ankles Forest of Your Problems The Leaf Label
30 The Go! Team Get Up Sequences Part One Memphis Industries

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    August 10th, 2021

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

…and we’re back! Back to your regularly scheduled Monday morning programming, for at least a few more months. That is, unless something unexpected occurs. Thanks again to DJ Ginger for last week’s switcheroo!

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

    Monday Breakfast Blend    June 18th, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BhWuqJKjKTD/

Japanese Breakfast is playing at The Broadberry on Wednesday, and I have two tickets to give away to the show. Stay tuned for details on how to win them!

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.
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    Monday Breakfast Blend    June 4th, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

St. Vincent is playing at the National on Wednesday, and I’ve got two tickets to give away. Keep your dial locked, your ears open, and your fingers ready to dial.

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

    Monday Breakfast Blend    May 21st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 30 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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    March 31st, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

I’m here and on time this week. Yay!

Get updates and previews by liking this show on Facebook. Listen to the show again in the archive player for the next two weeks.

    Monday Breakfast Blend    March 26th, 2018

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