top 30 new albums for Oct 6 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 Little Simz Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
2 Amythyst Kiah Wary + Strange Rounder
3 Sideline Ups, Downs and No Name Towns Mountain Home
4 You Am I The Lives of Others self-released
5 BadBadNotGood Talk Memory XL
6 Balsam Range Moxie and Mettle Mountain Home
7 Sierra Ferrell Long Time Coming Rounder
8 TV Priest Lifesize – Single Sub Pop
9 Kenyattah Black Humble Yet Effective EarTight Etc
10 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses Sub Pop
11 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Georgia Blue Southeastern
12 PJ Sykes Fuzz Cherub
13 Clinic Fantasy Island Domino
14 Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band Expansions Big Crown
15 Anya Hinkle Eden and Her Borderlands Organic
16 Shaggy & Rayvon Doo Run Riddim Mr. Doo Music
17 AZ Doe or Die II Quiet Money
18 Moor Mother Black Encyclopedia of the Air Anti/Epitaph
19 Birdtalker Birdtalker Antifragile Music
20 Washers Be Careful self-released
21 gnawing You Freak Me Out Refresh
22 Beex The Early Years: 1979-1982 Beach Impediment
23 Erik Larson Siste Latter self-released
24 FM Skyline Illuminations 100% Electronica
25 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
26 Dead Billionaires Dead Billionaires EP Clay Street
27 Injury Reserve By the Time I Get to Phoenix self-released
28 Mommyheads Age of Isolation self-released
29 Adia Victoria A Southern Gothic Atlantic
30 Tekla Waterfield New Skies self-released

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    October 6th, 2021

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genre charts for Oct 6 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SIDELINE Ups’Downs And No Name Towns Mountain Home
2 BALSAM RANGE Moxie and Mettle Mountain Home
3 SIERRA FERRELL Long Time Coming Rounder/Concord
4 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses Sub Pop
5 JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT “Driver 8” feat. John Paul White [Single] Southeastern/Thirty Tigers
6 ANYA HINKLE Eden And Her Borderlands Organic
7 BIRDTALKER Birdtalker AntiFragile
8 TEKLA WATERFIELD New Skies Self-Released
9 WATCHHOUSE Watchhouse Thirty Tigers
10 LULA WILES Shame & Sedition Smithsonian Folkways

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LITTLE SIMZ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
2 KENYATTAH BLACK FEATURING PLANET ASIA, KILLAH PRIEST, AND SKANKS THE RAP MARTYR “Project Funeral” [Single] Self-Released
3 AZ Doe or Die II Quiet Money
4 MOOR MOTHER Black Encyclopedia Of The Air Anti-
5 INJURY RESERVE By The Time I Get To Phoenix Self-Released
6 ATMOSPHERE WORD? – Side A [EP] Rhymesayers
7 FLY ANAKIN Pixote Mutant Academy
8 MOZZY Untreated Trauma EMPIRE
9 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
10 KHRYSIS The Hour Of Khrysis Jamla

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ERIK LARSON Siste Latter Self-Released
2 MODAL CITIZAN Idolatry [EP] Self-Released
3 CARRION “Revenant” [Single] Brutal Resonance
4 CONVERGE AND CHELSEA WOLFE “Blood Moon” [Single] Deathwish
5 YVETTE How the Garden Grows Western Vinyl
6 SLOTHRUST Parallel Timeline Dangerbird
7 BRNDA Do You Like Salt? Crafted Sounds
8 GUSHER Bleed Out Self-Released
9 END YOU Aimless Dread Pax Aeternum
10 BAD ANXIETY DEMONSTRATION Earth Girl Tapes

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Illuminations 100% Electronica
2 EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY Yellow Movementt
3 KONDI BAND We Famous Strut
4 JANA RUSH Painful Enlightenment Planet Mu
5 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH AND EMILE MOSSERI I Could Be Your Dog (Prequel) Ghostly International
6 HUGH HARDIE Dream in Green [EP] Hospital
7 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER Magic Oneohtrix Point Never Warp
8 SALLY SHAPIRO “Fading Away” [Single] Italians Do It Better
9 KOMRADS The Wolf Negative Gain Productions
10 BLACK MARBLE “Preoccupation” [Single] Sacred Bones

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SHAGGY AND RAYVON “Drive Me Insane” [Single] Mr. Doo
2 LA MAMBANEGRA Los Ultimos Buses De Colores Tambora
3 SUSANA BACA “Sorongo” [Single] Real World
4 LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD At Pioneer Works Sahel Sounds
5 HAILU MERGIA AND THE WALIAS BAND Tezeta Awesome Tapes From Africa
6 META AND THE CORNERSTONES Dia Metarize
7 BOMBA ESTEREO Deja Sony Latin
8 KUTIMAN “Guruji” [Single] Siyal
9 SUPER BITON DE SEGOU Afro Jazz Folk Collection Vol. 1 Mieruba
10 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO “Planet Claire” [Single] Self-Released

    October 6th, 2021

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genre charts for Sep 27 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BELA FLECK My Bluegrass Heart BMG
2 LEVI DOUTHIT Lucky Pennies Citrus City
3 WATCHHOUSE Watchhouse Thirty Tigers
4 ANA EGGE Between Us Story Sound
5 MATTHEW FOWLER The Grief We Gave Our Mother Signature Sounds
6 JAMES MCMURTRY The Horses And The Hounds New West
7 BILLY STRINGS Renewal Rounder
8 EDDIE BERMAN Broken English Nettwerk
9 LE REN “I Already Love You” [Single] Secretly Canadian
10 BONES OF JR JONES, THE A Celebration Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LITTLE SIMZ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
2 JAMULE SOLD Life Is Pain
3 SMYTH KNIGHT North Chesterfield: Graduation Edition Kidz At Play
4 STIMULATOR JONES Low Budget Environments Striving For Perfection Stones Throw
5 AZ Doe or Die II Quiet Money
6 DEDIKATED BOYZ D-BOYZ 4EVA Self-Released
7 DAMU THE FUDGEMONK Conversation Peace Def Pressé
8 DRAKE Certified Lover Boy Ovo/Republic
9 ARIA LANELLE “Ego Trip” [Single] Self-Released
10 SOLEMN BRIGHAM “Dirty Whip” [Single] Mello

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ABORTED ManiaCult Century Media
2 SCATTERED STORM Oblivion [EP] Blood Blast
3 BORIS No Third Man
4 CARNIFEX Graveside Confessions Nuclear Blast
5 SIGNS OF THE SWARM Absolvere Unique Leader
6 FLESHBORE Embers Gathering Innerstrength
7 INFERI Vile Genesis The Artisan Era
8 EXODUS “The Beatings Will Continue (Until Morale Improves)” [Single] Nuclear Blast
9 ANIMALS AS LEADERS “Monomyth” [Single] Sumerian
10 CYNIC “Mythical Serpents” [Single] Season of Mist

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CLIPPING Wriggle Expanded Sub Pop
2 ATOM TM This Is Boring NN
3 DRIFTMACHINE Spume And Recollection Umor Rex
4 JANET BEAT Pioneering Knob Twiddler Trunk
5 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH AND EMILE MOSSERI I Could Be Your Dog (Prequel) Ghostly International
6 DEATH LOVES VERNONICA Chemical Cold Transmission
7 KAIDI TATHAM An Insight To All Minds First Word
8 DOMINGAE Æ Sacred Bones
9 LYRA PRAMUK Delta Bedroom Community
10 KLARA LEWIS AND PEDER MANNERFELT KLMNOPQ The Trilogy Tapes

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SHAGGY AND RAYVON “Drive Me Insane” [Single] Mr. Doo
2 LA MAMBANEGRA Los Ultimos Buses De Colores Tambora
3 SUSANA BACA “Sorongo” [Single] Real World
4 LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD At Pioneer Works Sahel Sounds
5 HAILU MERGIA AND THE WALIAS BAND Tezeta Awesome Tapes From Africa
6 META AND THE CORNERSTONES Dia Metarize
7 BOMBA ESTEREO Deja Sony Latin
8 KUTIMAN “Guruji” [Single] Siyal
9 SUPER BITON DE SEGOU Afro Jazz Folk Collection Vol. 1 Mieruba
10 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO “Planet Claire” [Single] Self-Released

    September 27th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Sep 21 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 Little Simz Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
2 Wednesday Twin Plagues Orindal
3 Vanishing Twin Ookii Gekkou Fire
4 Beak> Oh Know – Single INVADA
5 Vaudou Game NOUSSIN Hot Casa
6 Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart BMG
7 The Way Down Wanderers more like tomorrow self-released
8 The Bevis Frond Little Eden Fire
9 Nas King’s Disease II Mass Appeal
10 Hotspit CC – EP avery magoruims wonder emporium
11 Various Artists Cameroon Garage Funk Analog Africa
12 Ten Pound Snail Parlor Tricks Poor Moose
13 Olamina Intimately Yours(Love Letters To My Muse Vol.1) LOVE CITY
14 FM Skyline Illuminations 100% Electronica
15 Big Fundamental Hyperbeam Bad Gateway House
16 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
17 Frames Every Room Know Hope
18 Beeline A Day Off is a Day Off self-released
19 Mikrowaves 20 Up 20 Down Break Em Off
20 HOMESHAKE Under the Weather Dine Alone
21 Slothrust Parallel Timeline Dangerbird
22 Low Hey What Sub Pop
23 Common A Beautiful Revolution, Pt. 2 Loma Vista
24 Sierra Ferrell Long Time Coming Rounder
25 Def3 & Late Night Radio Weddings & Funerals URBNET / Fontana North
26 Watchhouse Watchhouse Thirty Tigers
27 SUUNS The Witness Joyful Noise
28 Finny McConnell The Dark Streets of Love True North
29 Jesse Brock Streamliner Sound Biscuit
30 Deafheaven Infinite Granite Sargent House

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    September 21st, 2021

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genre charts for Sep 21 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BELA FLECK My Bluegrass Heart BMG
2 WAY DOWN WANDERERS, THE More Like Tomorrow Soundly
3 SIERRA FERRELL Long Time Coming Rounder/Concord
4 WATCHHOUSE Watchhouse Thirty Tigers
5 JESSE BROCK Streamliner Sound Biscuit
6 JOHN HURLBUT AND JORMA KAUKONEN The River Flows Volume 2 Culture Factory USA
7 CONNIE SMITH The Cry Of The Heart Fat Possum
8 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
9 HORSENECKS, THE Started Out In Town Old Time Tiki Parlour
10 FRANK EVANS AND BEN PLOTNICK Madison Archives Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LITTLE SIMZ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
2 NAS King’s Disease II Mass Appeal
3 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
4 COMMON A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2 Loma Vista/Concord
5 DEF3 AND LATE NIGHT RADIO Weddings And Funerals [EP] Urbnet
6 ATMOSPHERE WORD? – Side A [EP] Rhymesayers
7 TYLER THE CREATOR CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
8 MACH-HOMMY Pray For Haiti Griselda
9 MARCEY YATES AND XOBOI Culxr House: Freedom Summer Saddle Creek
10 VIC SPENCER Legend Laws of Power Old Fart Luggage

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RIVERS OF NIHIL The Work Metal Blade
2 VULVODYNIA Praenuntius Infiniti Unique Leader
3 ABORTED ManiaCult Century Media
4 BROKEN GLASS SANCTUARY A Kingdom Below Self-Released
5 ANIMALS AS LEADERS “Monomyth” [Single] Sumerian
6 XENOSIS “Prophetic Blight” [Single] Self-Released
7 SYNESTIA “Oblivion (feat. Ben Duerr)” [Single] Self-Released
8 DEVIANT PROCESS “Homo Homini Deus” [Single] Season of Mist
9 VITRIFIED ENTITY “Hygroscopic, Soaring” [Single] Self-Released
10 ARCHSPIRE “Bleed the Future” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Illuminations 100% Electronica
2 SAINT ABDULLAH To Live A La West Pt. 1 Important/Cassauna
3 CLIPPING Wriggle Expanded Sub Pop
4 TOR Oasis Sky Eleuthera
5 EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY Yellow Movementt
6 AMON TOBIN How Do You Live Nomark
7 DEATH LOVES VERNONICA Chemical Cold Transmission
8 HUGH HARDIE Dream in Green [EP] Hospital
9 FRANK Y SUS INQUIETOS “Resignate” [Single] El Palmas
10 JON HOPKINS “Sit Around the Fire” [Single] Domino

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CAMEROON GARAGE FUNK VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
2 FANFARE CIOCARLIA It Wasn’t Hard To Love You Asphalt Tango
3 SONIA AIMY Reconnect Slammin Media
4 ORQUESTA AKOKAN “Mi Conga Es De Akokan” [Single] Daptone
5 MINYO CRUSADERS Live At Le Guess Who? Mais Um
6 ZANZIBAR VOLUME 10 VARIOUS ARTISTS Buda Musique
7 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
8 JOSEPH SPENCE Encore: Unheard Recordings Of Bahamian Guitar And Singing Smithsonian Folkways
9 FLORENCE ADOONI “Mam Pe’ela Su’ure” [Single] Philophon
10 4 MARS Super Somali Sounds From The Gulf Of Tadjoura Ostinato

    September 21st, 2021

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genre charts for Sep 14 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BELA FLECK My Bluegrass Heart BMG
2 FRANK EVANS AND BEN PLOTNICK Madison Archives Self-Released
3 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses Sub Pop
4 GERYCZ/POWERS/ROLIN Lamplighter American Dreams
5 CHRIS COOLE, SAM ALLISON, ADRIAN GROSS, MARK KILIANSKI AND JOHN SHOWMAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Self-Released
6 JAMES MCMURTRY The Horses And The Hounds New West
7 SARAH WILSON Kaleidoscope Brass Tonic
8 SHANNON LAY Geist Sub Pop
9 CLINTON DAVIS If I Live And Don’t Get Killed The Old-Time Tiki Parlour
10 SKILLET LICORICE Allsorts Orchestra The Old-Time Tiki Parlour

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LITTLE SIMZ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
2 DEF3 AND LATE NIGHT RADIO Weddings And Funerals [EP] Urbnet
3 ATMOSPHERE WORD? – Side A [EP] Rhymesayers
4 TYLER THE CREATOR CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
5 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
6 NAS King’s Disease II Mass Appeal
7 DJ KHALED Khaled Khaled We The Best
8 YOUNG CRAZY Interstate 110 Crazy Camp Worldwide
9 FROST GAMBLE I Missed My Bus Self-Released
10 POP SMOKE Faith Republic

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FORBIDDEN Green Back on Black
2 THUMOS Nothing Further Beyond [EP] Snow Wolf
3 SIGNS OF THE SWARM “Death Whistle” [Single] Unique Leader
4 KORPIKLAANI “Ennen” [Single] Nuclear Blast
5 TOMAHAWK Tonic Immobility Ipecac
6 JASON BIELER AND THE BARON VON BIELSKI ORCHESTRA Songs for the Apocalypse Frontiers
7 A PROJECTION “Darwin’s Eden” [Single] Metropolis
8 SKOLD Dies Irae Cleopatra
9 LUDOVICO TECHNIQUE “Poisoned” [Single] Antipathy
10 CASSYETTE “Petrichor” [Single] w3e4t

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLYING LOTUS Yasuke Warp
2 FAT FREDDY’S DROP Wairunga The Drop
3 HERON AND CRANE Streams Self-Released
4 BLOCKHEAD Space Werewolves Will Be The End of Us All Future Archives
5 BOW EVER DOWN Let It Burn Audio SIC
6 MOTH EFFECT Hovering Cue Dot
7 DEATH LOVES VERNONICA Chemical Cold Transmission
8 KZA Dig and Edit Mule Musiq
9 AMON TOBIN How Do You Live Nomark
10 TREES SPEAK PostHuman Soul Jazz

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SONIA AIMY Reconnect Slammin Media
2 LOS CHAPILLACS Lo Bueno, Lo Malo, Lo Feo Y Los Alarcosos Chapillacs Vampisoul
3 FANFARE CIOCARLIA It Wasn’t Hard To Love You Asphalt Tango
4 MONEY CHICHA “Maria Teresa b/w Cumbia Del Desierto” [Single] Vampisoul
5 TAJ WEEKES Pause Jatta
6 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
7 MAMAKI BOYS Patriote [EP] Sahel Sounds
8 FLOR DE TOLOACHE “La Tierra” [Single] Self-Released
9 FRANK Y SUS INQUIETOS “Resignate” [Single] El Palmas
10 YORK “The Days In Brazil (feat Guida De Palma)” [Single] Upper Level

    September 14th, 2021

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    May 13th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    April 29th, 2019

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