top 30 new albums for Jul 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 Public Enemy State of the Union (STFU) – Single Enemy
2 Dream Wife So When You Gonna… Lucky Number
3 Christian Lee Hutson Beginners Anti-
4 bdrmm Bedroom Sonic Cathedral
5 McKinley Dixon The House That Got Knock Down EP self-released
6 Grey Wulf Seeing, Vol. 1 self-released
7 Rattlemouth Precious Standing self-released
8 FM Skyline Liteware 100% Electronica
9 VV III self-released
10 Richmond Avant Improv Collective (RAIC) Chance Operations Blight
11 Trauma Lavern Album Announcement Fail Cold Rhymes
12 Noah Page ABBA: a thing I made you self-released
13 Khruangbin Mordechai Dead Oceans
14 Remo Drive A Portrait of an Ugly Man Epitaph
15 Marlon Craft Work From Home – EP Same Plate
16 Phoebe Bridgers Punisher Dead Oceans
17 Moemaw Naedon Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
18 Country Westerns Country Westerns Fat Possum
19 Don Bryant You Make Me Feel Fat Possum
20 Lithics Tower of Age Trouble In Mind
21 Run The Jewels RTJ4 Jewel Runners
22 Sonic Boom All Things Being Equal Carpark
23 Little Simz Drop 6 – EP AGE 101
24 Doc Watson & Gaither Carlton Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton Smithsonian Folkways
25 Deerhoof Future Teenage Cave Artists Joyful Noise
26 Deante’ Hitchcock BETTER ByStorm Entertainment/RCA
27 Jaime Wyatt Neon Cross New West
28 Man Man Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between Sub Pop
29 Yves Tumor Heaven To a Tortured Mind Warp
30 Drive-By Truckers The Unraveling ATO

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    July 21st, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 22 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

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Bad Magic What’s Wrong With My Eyes? self-released
2 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
3 McKinley Dixon The Importance of Self Belief Wadada
4 Ana Egge White Tiger StorySound
5 Jay Rock Redemption Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope
6 Half Waif Lavender Cascine
7 DOTT Heart Swell Graveface
8 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
9 Brownout Fear of a Brown Planet Fat Beats
10 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
11 Beach House 7 Sub Pop
12 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
13 Neat Sweep Space is for Dogs self-released
14 The Concussion Theory Lament self-released
15 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
16 Steve Tilston Distant Days Riverboat
17 gobbinjr ocala wick Topshelf
18 Tangents New Bodies Temporary Residence Limited
19 We Are Scientists Megaplex 1
20 Snail Mail Lush Matador
21 Flasher Constant Image Domino
22 Melody’s Echo Chamber Bon Voyage Fat Possum
23 Gruff Rhys Babelsberg Rough Trade
24 Pusha T DAYTONA Def Jam
25 Marisa Anderson Cloud Corner Thrill Jockey
26 Kadhja Bonet Childqueen Fat Possum
27 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Indie Rock
28 Lucius Nudes Mom+Pop
29 Beach Skulls Las Dunas PNKSLM
30 Hinds I Don’t Run Mom+Pop

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    June 23rd, 2018

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