top 30 new albums for Jul 20 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 Sault Nine Forever Living Originals
2 Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime Matador
3 Evidence Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
4 Courtney Barnett Rae Street – Single Mom + Pop
5 Vaudou Game NOUSSIN Hot Casa
6 Curtis Harding I Won’t Let You Down – Single Anti-
7 Lucy Dacus Home Video Matador
8 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Butterfly 3000 self-released
9 gnawing You Freak Me Out Refresh
10 Reptile Tile Drop the Lead – EP Picky Choosie
11 ohbliv Darktwaine’s Esoteric Jam self-released
12 Tim Easton You Don’t Really Know Me Black Mesa
13 The Mountain Goats Dark in Here Merge
14 The Catenary Wires Birling Gap Skep Wax
15 Deap Vally American Cockroach – EP Cooking Vinyl
16 Dani and Lizzy The Opening 604
17 Bill and the Belles Happy Again self-released
18 BLK JKS Abantu / Before Humans We Are Busy Bodies
19 Wombo Keesh Mountain – EP Fire Talk
20 The Mighty Mighty Bosstones When God Was Great Hellcat/Epitaph
21 Colleen The Tunnel and the Clearing P-VINE
22 Ducks Ltd. Get Bleak Carpark
23 Squid Bright Green Field Warp
24 Mother Nature and Boathouse SZNZ Closed Sessions
25 TV Priest Uppers Sub Pop
26 Janet Simpson Safe Distance Cornelius Chapel
27 Miss Grit Impostor – EP Miss Grit
28 Sincere Gifts Ghost of America – EP self-released
29 Fake Fruit Fake Fruit Rocks In Your Head
30 Roland Roberts All About the Timing self-released

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    July 20th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Jun 29 presents:

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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 Catenary Wires Birling Gap Shelflife / Skep Wax
2 Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime Matador
3 Julian Lage Squint Blue Note
4 ohbliv Rugged Tranquility Volume 1 Fat Beats
5 Vaudou Game NOUSSIN Hot Casa
6 DMX Exodus Def Jam
7 Butcher Brown ENCORE – EP Concord Jazz
8 gnawing You Freak Me Out Refresh
9 The Narcotix Mommy Issues – EP The Narcotix
10 Matthew E. White K Bay Domino
11 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
12 Dan Croll Grand Plan – Live Communion
13 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
14 Matthew E. White & Lonnie Holley Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection Spacebomb
15 Tron Javolta & Ty Sorrell Aliens & Cowboys – EP Tribe Ninety Five
16 EMERLD & Chill Select A Burst of Colour – EP Chill Select
17 Ngoma Zethu 7 Chapters of Mystery Bantu Entertainment Network
18 Charles Owens Trio 10 Years La Reserve
19 Amythyst Kiah Wary + Strange Rounder
20 K.C. Jones Queen of the in Between self-released
21 Half Moon Run Inwards & Onwards – EP Glassnote
22 Various Artists Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack Loma Vista
23 Dani and Lizzy The Opening 604
24 Various Artists R&B Hipshakers Vol. 5: Rocks in Your Head VampiSoul
25 Bill and the Belles Happy Again Ditty Boom
26 Danny Elfman Big Mess Anti/Epitaph
27 Overcoats Used To Be Scared Of The Dark – EP Loma Vista
28 Sexy Pigeon Pastel Summer – EP Batshit and Robin
29 Japanese Breakfast Jubilee Dead Oceans
30 Gruff Rhys Seeking New Gods Rough Trade

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    June 29th, 2021

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genre charts for Jun 15 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MF TOMLINSON Strange Time Self-Released
2 JENNY DON’T AND THE SPURS Fire On The Ridge Fluff & Gravy
3 TRISTEN Aquatic Flowers Mama Bird
4 ROBIN BIENEMANN Animal Communicator Self-Released
5 LULA WILES Shame & Sedition Smithsonian Folkways
6 GRAHAM SHARP Truer Picture Yep Roc
7 SHANNON BIELSKI AND MOONLIGHT DRIVE Tennessee Heart Patuxent
8 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
9 SKULLCRUSHER Storm In Summer [EP] Secretly Canadian
10 JP HARRIS’ DREADFUL WIND AND RAIN Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man Free Dirt

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETER ROSENBERG Real Late Real Late
2 KIPP STONE Faygo Baby [EP] Closed Sessions
3 MOTHER NATURE AND BOATHOUSE SZNZ Closed Sessions
4 RACQUEL JONES IgnoRANT Magnetic Moon
5 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
6 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter (Deluxe Edition) Rhymesayers
7 BENNY THE BUTCHER The Plugs I Met 2 Black Soprano Family
8 CADENCE WEAPON Parallel World eOne
9 SUPAMAN Illuminatives Good Medicine
10 CONWAY THE MACHINE La Maquina Griselda/Drumwork/EMPIRE

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOOK OF WYRMS Occult New Age Self-Released
2 KNOLL Interstice Sludgelord
3 GENGHIS TRON Dream Weapon Relapse
4 CANVAS SOLARIS Chromosphere Divebomb
5 VIOLET COLD Empire of Love La Petite Mort Prod.
6 LOST SYMPHONY Chapter III XOFF
7 TRAITRS The Sick, Tired & Ill [EP] Freakwave / Schurbert
8 INSECT MACHINE, THE “Haunted” [Single] Self-Released
9 CLIFF AND IVY Bring Us The Night [EP] Self-Released
10 AMMO “Rose + Crown” [Single] Mourning Sun

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTWAINE Esoteric Jam Self-Released
2 DUST Bravado [EP] Self-Released
3 FLY PAN AM Frontera Constellation
4 COLLEEN The Tunnel And The Clearing Thrill Jockey
5 DAWN RICHARD Second Line Merge
6 BRIJEAN Feelings Ghostly International
7 FOUNDATIONS VARIOUS ARTISTS DEEWEE/Because
8 FLOATING POINTS, PHAROAH SANDERS AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Promises Luaka Bop
9 DJ BLACK LOW Uwami Awesome Tapes From Africa
10 HALLUCI NATION, THE One More Saturday Night Self-Released

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
2 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
3 OKUTE Okuté Chulo
4 EDO FUNK EXPLOSION VOL 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
5 CONKARAH “Papaya (Sick Wit It Crew mix)” [Single] BMG
6 META AND THE CORNERSTONES “Breeze” [Single] Nat Geo
7 DOBET GNAHORE Couleur Cumbancha
8 KASAI ALLSTARS Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound Crammed
9 AYUNNE SULE Putoo Katare Yire Rebel Up
10 STAR LOVERS Boafo Ne Nyame Hot Casa

    June 15th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Jun 8 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 Peter Rosenberg Real Late Real Late
2 Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime Matador
3 J. Cole The Off-Season Interscope
4 Mach-Hommy Pray For Haiti Griselda
5 Night Beats Outlaw R&B Fuzz Club
6 Vic Spencer Legend Laws of Power Old Fart Luggage
7 Curtis Harding Hopeful – Single Anti-
8 Blush Face Had To – Single self-released
9 Rome Streetz & Ankhlejohn Genesis 1:27 Rare Skrilla
10 PJ Sykes Fuzz Cherub
11 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
12 gnawing You Freak Me Out Refresh
13 The Haverchucks The Haverchucks self-released
14 Dazy The Crowded Mind Very Loud Sounds
15 Southern Energy Ensemble & Black Fire Southern Energy Strut
16 Downhaul Proof Refresh
17 Enforced Kill Grid Century Media
18 Cult Classic Blade Brown Renaissance
19 Talk Me Off Abyss – EP Smartpunk
20 Bachelor Doomin’ Sun Lucky Number
21 Will Stratton The Changing Wilderness Bella Union
22 Robert Finley Sharecropper’s Son Easy Eye Sound
23 Dawn Richard Second Line Merge
24 Lord Huron Long Lost Whispering Pines / Republic
25 Squid Bright Green Field Warp
26 Lula Wiles Shame and Sedition Smithsonian Folkways
27 FACS Present Tense Trouble In Mind
28 Kipp Stone Faygo Baby Closed Sessions
29 Carsie Blanton Love & Rage self-released
30 TEKE::TEKE Shirushi Kill Rock Stars

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    June 8th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Jun 1 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 Squid Bright Green Field Warp
2 The Linda Lindas Racist, Sexist Boy (Live at La Public Library) – Single Epitaph
3 FACS Present Tense Trouble In Mind
4 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
5 Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime Matador
6 Evidence Unlearning, Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
7 Colleen The Tunnel and the Clearing Thrill Jockey
8 U-Roy Solid Gold Trojan Jamaica
9 Go_A SHUM – Single ROCKSOULANA MUSIC
10 Mach-Hommy Pray For Haiti Griselda
11 Dry Cleaning New Long Leg 4AD
12 Navy Blue Navy’s Reprise self-released
13 John Hiatt & Jerry Douglas Leftover Feelings New West
14 Snapped Ankles Forest of Your Problems The Leaf Label
15 black midi Cavalcade Rough Trade
16 Sons Of Kemet Black To The Future Impulse!
17 CLAMM Beseech Me self-released
18 The Rabbit These Past Years self-released
19 Graymatter The Fades Scheme Team
20 Downhaul Proof Refresh
21 Lucy Dacus Home Video Matador
22 Gruff Rhys Seeking New Gods Rough Trade
23 Sons of Raphael Full-Throated Messianic Homage Because Music
24 St. Vincent Daddy’s Home Loma Vista
25 pardoner Came Down Different Bar/None
26 Fiddlehead Between the Richness Run For Cover
27 Remember Sports Like a Stone Father/Daughter
28 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
29 TEKE::TEKE Shirushi Kill Rock Stars
30 Racquel Jones IgnoRANT Magnetic Moon

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    June 1st, 2021

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genre charts for Jun 1 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOHN HIATT WITH THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND Leftover Feelings New West
2 MARK O’CONNOR Markology II OMAC
3 BROTHER BROTHERS, THE Calla Lily Compass
4 PAUL WELLER Fat Pop Polydor
5 STEPHEN FLATT Cumberland Bones Self-Released
6 LOWLAND HUM So Low Tone Tree
7 NIGHTTIME Turning Wheel [EP] Self-Released
8 SHANNON LAY “Rare To Wake” [Single] Sub Pop
9 ABIGAIL LAPELL “Fortunate Son” [Single] Self-Released
10 RACHEL SERMANNI “Travelled” [Single] Jellygirl

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EVIDENCE Unlearning, Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
2 MACH-HOMMY Pray For Haiti Griselda
3 NAVY BLUE Navy’s Reprise Self-Released
4 GRAYMATTER The Fades Scheme Team
5 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
6 RACQUEL JONES IgnoRANT Magnetic Moon
7 LUSHLIFE Redamancy [EP] Fortune Tellers
8 BENNY THE BUTCHER AND 38 SPESH Trust The Sopranos Trust
9 AKAI SOLO True Sky Break All/Freedom Sounds
10 BENEFICENCE AND CONFIDENCE Stellar Mind Ill Adrenaline

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KNOLL Interstice Sludgelord
2 FUATH II Season Of Mist
3 PAYSAGE D’HIVER Geister Kunsthall Produktionen
4 FORHIST FORHIST Debemur Morti
5 CANVAS SOLARIS Chromosphere Divebomb
6 SPECTRAL WOUND A Diabolical Thirst Profound Lore
7 DEMISER Through the Gate Eternal Boris
8 MORDRED The Dark Parade M-Theory Audio
9 KOLDOVSTVO Ni Tsarya, Ni Boga Extraconscious
10 BOSSK Migration Death Wish

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLLEEN The Tunnel And The Clearing Thrill Jockey
2 GO_A “SHUM” [Single] ROCKSOULANA
3 YU SU Yellow River Blue Bie
4 LORAINE JAMES Reflection Hyperdub
5 BAIUCA Embruxo Raso Estudio
6 DUSTIN ZAHN The Shock Doctrine Enemy
7 DJ MANNY Signals in My Head Planet Mu
8 BELA Guidelines Editions Appaerent
9 SARAH LOUISE Earth Bow Self-Released
10 PRAKTIKA Benkadi Blanc Manioc

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
2 MOH ALILECHE Humanity Is Falling Apart Flag Of Freedom Productions
3 DOBET GNAHORE Couleur Cumbancha
4 MACKA B “My Father’s People” [Single] Before Zero
5 PHIRPO Y SUS CARIBES “Comencemos (Let’s Start)/Mi Moooto” [Single] Matasuna
6 COLOR DE TROPICO, VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS El Palmas
7 FLOR DE TOLOACHE “Florecita Rockera” [Single] Criteria
8 NATIK AWAYEZ Manbarani Sublime Frequencies
9 INNOV GNAWA Lila Daptone
10 KHALAB AND M’BERRA ENSEMBLE M’berra Real World

    June 1st, 2021

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genre charts for May 25 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NATIK AWAYEZ Manbarani Sublime Frequencies
2 CASTALIA Blue Moon [EP] Self-Released
3 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
4 DANNY BURNS Hurricane [EP] Bonfire
5 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses Sub Pop
6 CHRIS PIERCE American Silence Self-Released
7 JP HARRIS’ DREADFUL WIND AND RAIN Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man Free Dirt
8 JOHN CRAIGIE Asterisk The Universe Thirty Tigers
9 LADY MAISERY Mayday Self-Released
10 CLEM SNIDE AND EEF BARZELAY “I Can’t Make You Love Me” [Single] Zahpwee

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
2 LUSHLIFE Redamancy [EP] Fortune Tellers
3 ALCHEMIST, THE This Thing Of Ours [EP] ALC
4 DRAKE Scary Hours 2 [EP] Ovo/Republic
5 DJ MUGGS AND FLEE LORD Rammellzee Soul Assassins
6 CONWAY THE MACHINE La Maquina Griselda/Drumwork/EMPIRE
7 ARMAND HAMMER AND THE ALCHEMIST Haram Backwoodz
8 ICEROCKS Crossing The Rubicon Self-Released
9 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN $mokebreak Lex
10 EVIDENCE “Pardon Me” [Single] Rhymesayers

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CANNIBAL CORPSE Violence Unimagined Metal Blade
2 EMPYRIUM Über den Sternen Prophecy Productions
3 MORBIFIC Ominous Seep of Putridity Self-Released
4 STORTREGN Impermanence The Artisan Era
5 FORELUNAR Forlorn in Despair Self-Released
6 VALDAUDR Drapsdalen Soulseller
7 SOLSTICE Casting the Die Emanzipation Producitons
8 AT THE GATES “Spectre Of Extinction” [Single] Century Media
9 CURSE MACKEY Submerge Negative Gain Productions
10 KIRLIAN CAMERA Cold Pills (Scarlet Gate of Toxic Daybreak) Dependent

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GUTTERWALL After The Fall Etching Tin
2 COLLEEN “Hidden In The Current” [Single] Thrill Jockey
3 ROCHELLE JORDAN Play With The Changes Young Art
4 YU SU Yellow River Blue Bie
5 DNTEL The Seas Trees See Morr
6 GARY NUMAN Intruder [Advance Tracks] BMG
7 BEAUTIFY JUNKYARDS Cosmorama Ghost Box
8 UNKNOWN ME Bishintai Not Not Fun
9 BARA HARI Dark New Day Re:mission Entertainment
10 MOTH EFFECT Hovering Cue Dot

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
2 COLOR DE TROPICO, VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS El Palmas
3 U-ROY “Man Next Door (feat Santigold)” [Single] Trojan Jamaica/BMG
4 BAIUCA Embruxo Raso Estudio
5 NATIK AWAYEZ Manbarani Sublime Frequencies
6 INNOV GNAWA Lila Daptone
7 MARIA RAQUEL Y SUS MARAVILLAS “El Tiempo Se Acabo” [Single] Chulo
8 AYUUNE SULE Putoo Katare Tire Rebel Up
9 STRAIGHT FROM THE DECKS 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Pura Vida Sounds/Heavenly Sweetness
10 DOBET GNAHORE Couleur [Advance Tracks] Cumbancha

    May 25th, 2021

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Top 30 new albums for Mar 31 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 Mdou Moctar Ibitlan – Single Sahel Sounds
2 FM Skyline Liteware Crystal Pistol
3 Addy Eclipse Topshelf
4 Bashful Driving Low Risk
5 Big No Big No Flux Editions
6 Myrkur Folkesange Relapse
7 Waco Brothers Resist! Bloodshot
8 The Revenue Man 25 Years Behind self-released
9 Swamp Dogg Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
10 Black Market Brass Undying Thirst Colemine
11 Trout Steak Revival The Light We Bring self-released
12 Ratboys Printer’s Devil Topshelf
13 Trip McCool Hang Me Out to Dry Thinking Dog
14 Kate Mills Each Bittersweet Drop self-released
15 Fiona Silver Hostage of Love self-released
16 BAMBARA Stray Wharf Cat
17 Kombilesa Mi Esa Palenkera self-released
18 Ladygod Trash Medium Bossy Lil’ Thing
19 Rose City Band Summerlong Thrill Jockey
20 The Birthday Massacre Diamonds Metropolis
21 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
22 Katie Pruitt Expectations Rounder
23 Grip Snubnose Stray Society / Human Re Sources
24 Shopping All or Nothing FatCat
25 Fat Tony Wake Up CARPARK
26 Atmosphere Whenever Rhymesayers
27 Ohbliv Spirit Medicine self-released
28 Curt Sydnor Deep End Shallow Out Of Your Head
29 I Ya Toyah Code Blue Reloaded self-released
30 Lutkie The Dominator Is Cuddled Inside Me – EP No Rent

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    March 31st, 2020

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Genre charts for Mar 31 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ROSE CITY BAND Summerlong Thrill Jockey
2 WACO BROTHERS Resist! Bloodshot
3 KATIE PRUITT Expectations Rounder/Concord
4 TROUT STEAK REVIVAL The Light We Bring Tsrecords
5 SWAMP DOGG Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
6 REVENUE MAN, THE 25 Years Behind Self-Released
7 CARRIE NEWCOMER The Point Of Arrival Available Light
8 TUI Pretty Little Mister Self-Released
9 AARON JONAH LEWIS Mozart Of The Banjo Tiki Parlour
10 SALT HOUSE Huam Hudson

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GRIP Snubnose Stray Society
2 ATMOSPHERE Whenever Rhymesayers
3 OHBLIV Spirit Medicine Self-Released
4 RYAN CARAVEO Butterfly Boy Paradise Forever
5 DWYNELL ROLAND X TRAVIS GORMAN Weird Captions Self-Released
6 RODDY RICCH Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial Columbia
7 JUSTIS BRATT Justified [EP] Hollywood Starstruck
8 MEDHANE Full Circle [EP] Self-Released
9 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
10 PHOTOSYNTHESIZERS Apollogy Self-Released

Loud

None this week.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Liteware Crystal Pistol
2 I YA TOYAH Code Blue Reloaded Self-Released
3 LADYGOD Trash Medium Bossy Lil’ Thing
4 ONIPA We No Be Machine Strut
5 YATTA Wahala PTP
6 SLIKBACK Tomo Hakuna Kuala
7 SARAH DAVACHI Pale Bloom Superior Viaduct
8 JOYFULTALK A Separation Of Being Constellation
9 BENOIT PIOULARD Avocationals Beacon Sound
10 CAMP BLOOD Camp Blood [EP] Disposable America

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR “Ibitlan” b/w “Tiknass (Sunbone)” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 DZAMBO AGUSEVI ORCHESTRA Brasses For The Masses Asphalt Tango
3 BETO JAMAICA Rey De Mi Folklor: Vallenato Y Cumbia Colombiana OM Producciones
4 BAMBA WASSOULOU GROOVE Dankele Lusafrica
5 AFROINS, LOS Goza La Salsa Vampisoul
6 ANTIBALAS Fu Chronicles Daptone
7 DUBIOZA KOLEKTIV #fakenews Menart
8 BATUNGA AND THE SUBPRIMES “Gates Of Ouantou” [Single] Matasuna
9 KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA 100 Fevers Peace & Rhythm
10 LAKOU MIZIK HaitiaNola Cumbancha

    March 31st, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
2 Petrichor II self-released
3 Toro y Moi Outer Peace Carpark
4 Mdou Moctar Ilana (The Creator) Sahel Sounds
5 Sneaks Highway Hypnosis Merge
6 Jozef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil Sacred Bones
7 Piranha Rama S/T Trrrash
8 Unmaker Firmament self-released
9 Michael Chapman True North Paradise of Bachelors
10 Colter Wall Songs of the Plains Young Mary’s
11 Gemini Love This Is Not Science self-released
12 Debrider Gift Horse – EP self-released
13 Large Margin Large Margin Cheap Cuts
14 Danny Burns North Country Pinecastle
15 Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? 4AD
16 Steve Gunn The Unseen In Between Matador
17 Buke and Gase Scholars Brassland
18 Pedro The Lion Phoenix Polyvinyl
19 DAWN new breed Local Action / Our Dawn Ent
20 Malibu Ken Malibu Ken Rhymesayers Entertainment
21 James Blake Assume Form Polydor
22 Daniel Romano Finally Free New West
23 CAVE Allways Drag City
24 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
25 Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples Guruguru Brain
26 Doe Grow into It Big Scary Monsters / Topshelf
27 Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams Merge
28 The Dodos Certainty Waves Polyvinyl
29 Metric Art of Doubt BMG
30 Calvin Johnson A Wonderful Beast K

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    January 26th, 2019

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