top 30 new albums for Apr 12 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 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
3 Widow Rings Songs for the Hearse, Vol. 2 – Single Housefire
4 The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
5 Los Bitchos Let the Festivities Begin! City Slang
6 Just Mustard Heart Under Partisan / Liberator Music
7 Mary J. Blige Good Morning Gorgeous 300 Entertainment
8 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
9 Guerilla Toss Famously Alive Sub Pop
10 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
11 Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway Crooked Tree Nonesuch
12 Cliff and Ivy Bloody Ghost – Single House of Extreme Darkness
13 Shawnis and the Shimmers Wasteland Adang
14 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
15 3:33 Moon Maniac – EP self-released
16 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
17 A New Dawn Fades I See the Nightbirds (Deluxe Reissue) Cherub
18 Chris Ratterree Established in 1971 self-released
19 Ant The Symbol Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
20 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Nightclub Daydreaming Carpark
21 Anand Wilder I Don’t Know My Words Last Gang
22 Kilo Kish AMERICAN GURL Kisha Soundscapes + Audio
23 Jamie McLean Band Paradise Found Harmonized
24 Freakons Freakons Fluff and Gravy
25 Widowspeak The Jacket Captured Tracks
26 BODEGA Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
27 Jeremy Ivey Invisible Pictures Anti/Epitaph
28 Whiskey West Freight Train Mama Whiskey West
29 Ceramic Animal Sweet Unknown Easy Eye Sound
30 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis

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    April 12th, 2022

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Tuesday Breakfast Blend presents:

DJ Anna C. in the studio

Radio pals, I have a new theme song for the weeks when I’m filling in here. I ran across it a few weeks ago, and I couldn’t resist.

    Tuesday Breakfast Blend    March 8th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Feb 15 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 The Smile The Smoke – Single XL
2 Los Bitchos Let the Festivities Begin! City Slang
3 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
4 Silverbacks Archive Material Full Time Hobby
5 Mannequin Pussy Perfect – EP Epitaph
6 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
7 Afro-Zen Allstars The Buzz and the Bells Aza
8 3:33 Moon Maniac – EP self-released
9 Ben Butterworth Purgatory Emporium Walrus Party
10 Cassidy Snider & The Wranglers Losing Lovers – EP Vocal Rest
11 Frames Every Room Know Hope
12 Angelica Garcia Echo Eléctrico – EP Spacebomb
13 Various Artists 20 Years of Cherub Records Cherub
14 Animal Collective Time Skiffs Domino
15 Steve Poltz Stardust and Satellites Red House
16 Mitski Laurel Hell Dead Oceans
17 Rupert Wates For the People Bitemusic
18 Black Country, New Road Ants From Up There Ninja Tune
19 yeule Glitch Princess Bayonet
20 Anaïs Mitchell Anaïs Mitchell BMG
21 Reptaliens Multiverse Captured Tracks
22 Cloakroom Dissolution Wave Relapse
23 FKA twigs CAPRISONGS Young
24 Natalie Jane Hill Solely Dear Life
25 George Mann A World Like This Running Scared
26 They Might Be Giants Book Idlewild
27 IDLES CRAWLER Partisan / Liberator
28 Phương Tâm Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul (1964-1966) Sublime Frequencies
29 Curtis Harding If Words Were Flowers Anti-
30 Dummy Mandatory Enjoyment Trouble In Mind

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    February 15th, 2022

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genre charts for Feb 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEN BUTTERWORTH Purgatory Emporium Walrus Party
2 FOREST SUN “Embers” [Single] Painted Sun
3 NICO PADDEN Pirate Queen Self-Released
4 JUDY NAZEMETZ Meat Bird In Beigeville Self-Released
5 ANAIS MITCHELL Anais Mitchell BMG
6 WATCHHOUSE Watchhouse Thirty Tigers
7 MYRIAM GENDRON Ma Delire: Songs Of Love Lost & Found Feeding Tube
8 SIERRA FERRELL Long Time Coming Rounder/Concord
9 HAND HABITS Fun House Saddle Creek
10 LUMP Animal Partisan/Chrysalis

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAPOLEON DA LEGEND Modus Operandi Self-Released
2 FLY ANAKIN “No Dough” [Single] Lex
3 RAHEIM SUPREME AND OHBLIV Black Keys With The Melodies Fuzzoscope
4 TENNISHU Three Sides American Paradox
5 DUCTTAPE JESUS DuctTape Jesus Public Welfare
6 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
7 JAKE PALUMBO Plant-Based Libtard SpaceLAB
8 AWFUL P Learning How To Fall Self-Released
9 BANE CAPITAL AND KONCEPT JACKSON Good Product Self-Released
10 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTHRONE Eternal Hails…… Peaceville
2 OBSCURA A Valediction Nuclear Blast
3 MAYHEM Atavistic Black Disorder Kommando [EP] Century
4 MODAL CITIZAN Idolatry [EP] Self-Released
5 SHADOW OF INTENT “Intensified Genocide” [Single] Self-Released
6 PEBBLES PALACE Shockoe Sessions Live! In Your Ear Studio
7 ARMAGEDDON DILDOS Destruction Alfa Matrix
8 FIRST AID 4 SOULS Beyond the Galaxy (Rework Version) Alfa Matrix
9 RECTOR SCANNER Das Mädchen Aus Dem All – EP II [EP] Alfa Matrix
10 MATRIXX: 20 YEARS OF ALFA MATRIX VARIOUS ARTISTS Alfa Matrix

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NIGHTMARES ON WAX Shout Out! To Freedom Warp
2 GODFREE LP1 Self-Released
3 BURIAL Antidawn EP [EP] Hyperdub
4 EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY Yellow Movementt
5 FLYING LOTUS Yasuke Warp
6 UFFE Words and Endings On The Corner
7 OUI ENNUI Zombie Head Bowling League Self-Released
8 COLD BEAT War Garden Self-Released
9 ARUSHI JAIN Under The Lilac Sky Leaving
10 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE “Electricity” [Single] Merge

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LOS BITCHOS Let The Festivities Begin! City Slang
2 PHUONG TAM Magical Nights: Saigon Surf, Twist & Soul 1964-1966 Sublime Frequencies
3 OLIVER NAYOKA Club Series Chapter One Odogwu/Palenque
4 AYANE SHINO Sakura Sublime
5 BURKINA AZZA Wari Bo Social Joy
6 YOUSSOU N’DOUR Mbalax Universal Africa
7 ORCHESTRE TOUT PUISSANT MARCEL DUCHAMP We’re OK. But We’re Lost Anyway Bongo Joe
8 BOUBACAR BADIAN DIABATE Mande Guitar: African Guitar Series, Volume 1 Lion Songs
9 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
10 MAJID SOULA Chant Amazigh (Habibi Funk 017) Habibi Funk

    February 8th, 2022

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