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.┬áCheck 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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Genre charts for week ending Jan 25 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLTER WALL Songs Of The Plains Thirty Tigers
2 DANNY BURNS North Country Self-Released
3 DANIEL ROMANO Finally Free You’ve Changed
4 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
5 HONEY DEWDROPS Anyone Can See Self-Released
6 AMY MCCARLEY MECO Self-Released
7 BLAKE MILLER AND THE OLD FASHIONED ACES Quelle Belle Journee Self-Released
8 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
9 GRETCHEN PETERS Dancing With The Beast Curb
10 NEYLA PEKARAK Rattlesnake S-Curve

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAWN New Breed Local Action/Our Dawn
2 MALIBU KEN Malibu Ken Rhymesayers
3 JAMES BLAKE Assume Form Polydor
4 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
5 SANJI THE HEDGEHOG Slump Garden Self-Released
6 AYELLE “Obvious” [Single] Self-Released
7 NONAME “Song 31” [Single] Self-Released
8 MADISON MCFERRIN Finding Foundations: Vol II [EP] Self-Released
9 ELI PAPERBOY REED 99 Cent Dreams Yep Roc
10 OHBLIV Soulphonic UKNOWY

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Self-Released
2 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
3 FUCKED UP Dose Your Dreams Merge
4 BLOODYWOOD “Endurant” [Single] Self-Released
5 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
6 SERQET “Oleander” [Single] Vinyl Conflict
7 DRAGONLORD Dominion Spinefarm
8 HATE ETERNAL Upon Desolate Sands Season Of Mist
9 NAGLFAR Principium Floga
10 MONSTROSITY The Passage of Existence Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOZEF VAN WISSEM AND JIM JARMUSCH An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil Sacred Bones
2 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery Impulse!
3 KID KOALA Music to Draw To: Io Arts & Crafts
4 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
5 GEORGE CLANTON Slide 100% Electronica
6 JOHANN JOHANNSSON Mandy [OST] INVADA
7 JAKOB SKOTT Instrumentality El Paraiso
8 BOOKA SHADE “I Go, I Go (feat. Kaktus Einarsson)” [Single] Blaufield
9 GESAFFELSTEIN AND THE WEEKEND “Lost in the Fire” [Single] Columbia
10 SHORMEY “Cruise!” [Single] Citrus City

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR “Kamane Tarhanin” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
3 JUANECO Y SU COMBO El Gran Cacique Infopesa
4 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
5 SARAZINO Mama Funny Day Cumbancha
6 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band Of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
7 ATERCIOPELADOS Claroscura Sony Colombia
8 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
9 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
10 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies

    January 26th, 2019

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