top 30 new albums for May 25 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 Goat Girl On All Fours Rough Trade
2 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
3 Matt Sweeney & Bonnie “Prince” Billy Superwolves Drag City
4 Natik Awayez Manbarani Sublime Frequencies
5 José Carlos Schwarz & Le Cobiana Djazz Lua Ki Di Nos Hot Mule
6 Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime Matador
7 Downhaul Proof Refresh
8 Castalia Blue Moon – EP self-released
9 Gusher Bleed Out Gusher1312
10 Gutterwall After The Fall Etching Tin
11 Current Joys Voyager Secretly Canadian
12 Five Mile Mountain Road Swingbilly Swagger Patuxent Music
13 FACS Present Tense Trouble In Mind
14 Lionel Boy Lionel Boy Innovative Leisure
15 Sarah Neufeld Detritus Paper Bag
16 The Black Keys Delta Kream Nonesuch
17 St. Vincent Daddy’s Home Loma Vista
18 Squid Bright Green Field Warp
19 Rae Isla Another Life INSRGNT ARTS
20 Colleen The Tunnel and the Clearing Thrill Jockey
21 TOR Oasis Sky self-released
22 Crumb Ice Melt self-released
23 Teenage Fanclub Endless Arcade Merge
24 Rochelle Jordan Play with the Changes self-released
25 Silver Synthetic Silver Synthetic Third Man
26 Dry Cleaning New Long Leg 4AD
27 Death from Above 1979 Is 4 Lovers Everything Eleven
28 Danny Burns Hurricane – EP Bonfire
29 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses Sub Pop
30 Godspeed You! Black Emperor G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! Constellation

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    May 25th, 2021

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genre charts for Apr 20 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
2 CATHERINE BRITT Home Truths Beverley Hillbilly
3 JANET SIMPSON Safe Distance Cornelius Chapel
4 GARY LOURIS Jump For Joy Sham
5 ESTHER ROSE How Many Times Father/Daughter
6 HARDENED AND TEMPERED Hold The Line Self-Released
7 FRETLAND Could Have Loved You [Advance Tracks] Self-Released
8 GARRISON STARR Girl I Used To Be Self-Released
9 SAMANTHA CRAIN I Guess We Live Here Now [Advance Tracks] Self-Released
10 CLARA MANN Consolations [EP] Sad Club

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ARMAND HAMMER AND THE ALCHEMIST Haram Backwoodz
2 GENESIS OWUSU Smiling With No Teeth House Anxiety/Ourness
3 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN $mokebreak Lex
4 TRU NYCE Win In Doubt Tru Fresh Digital
5 NUMBER 2 Rape Whistle Ultra Beast United
6 ICEROCKS Crossing The Rubicon Self-Released
7 BIG FLOWERS Big Smile Self-Released
8 SENICA DA MISFIT Masterpiece [EP] Self-Released
9 POOKIE Dinka Girl [EP] Self-Released
10 VINO LA MANO Without Conscience [EP] Black Soprano Family

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Err/ata Relapse
2 GRAVESEND Methods Of Human Disposal 20 Buck Spin
3 MOONSPELL Hermitage Napalm
4 PAYSAGE D’HIVER Geister Kunsthall Produktionen
5 VICTORY OVER THE SUN “Nowherer” [Single] Self-Released
6 KOLDOVSTVO “I” [Single] Babylon Doom Cult
7 SKOLD Dies Irae Cleopatra
8 NANCY DOWNS, THE THE NANCY DOWNS Self-Released
9 SERAPHIM SHOCK The Fairmount Chronicles, Chapter One [EP] Brother My Brother
10 MANDRAGORA SCREAM The Deathly Hallows Lunatic Asylum

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 REYMOUR Leviosa Knekelhuis
2 ALEX SOMERS Siblings Krunk
3 FLOATING POINTS, PHAROAH SANDERS AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Promises Luaka Bop
4 I YA TOYAH Out Of Order [EP] Self-Released
5 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
6 NYX AND GAZELLE TWIN Deep England NYX Collective
7 MONTPARNASSE MUSIQUE “Panter” [Single] Six Degrees
8 FM SKYLINE “Dream Machine” [Single] 100% Electronica
9 VISION, THE Down (feat. Dames Brown) [EP] Defected
10 ANDY BELL The Indica Gallery Sonic Cathedral

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOSE CARLOS SCHWARZ AND LE COBIANA DJAZZ Lua Ki Di Nos Hot Mule
2 AYUUNA SULE “Don’t Be Lazy” [Single] Rebel Up
3 DELGRES 0.166666666666667 Pias
4 LOS MUTABLES “Pasos En La Luna/Suspenso En El Espacio” [Single] Munster
5 LOS MASTER PLUS “Buena Vida” [Single] Self-Released
6 STRAIGHT FROM THE DECKS 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Pura Vida Sounds/Heavenly Sweetness
7 AFROSOUND La Danza De Los Mirlos Vampisoul
8 NATION BEAT The Royal Chase Self-Released
9 THE BOYS FROM NAIROBI: BENGA AND RUMBA FROM 1980S KENYA VARIOUS ARTISTS No Wahala Sounds
10 ALOSTMEN Kologo Strut

    April 20th, 2021

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