Top 30 new albums for Jan 7 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 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North;Pod / Inertia under exclusive licence from Partisan
2 Mirtaw Vandals MXC
3 Vanishing Twin The Age of Immunology Fire
4 The Fat White Family Serfs Up! Domino
5 Fever Ray Plunge Remix Mute
6 Cary Grace Lady of Turquoise Door 13
7 Michael Kiwanuka KIWANUKA Polydor
8 Angelica Garcia Jícama (Edit) – Single Spacebomb
9 Angelica Garcia It Don’t Hinder Me – Single Spacebomb
10 Todd Snider Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3 Aimless
11 Sault 5 Forever Living Originals
12 Sanji the Hedgehog Sanji Adventure Battle Secret Bonus Level
13 Sensual World Feeling Wild Stupid Bag
14 Echo the Night Zero Eight-One Three self-released
15 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
16 ExKnives Witches and Skindivers self-released
17 KT The Harmony of Spheres Cherub
18 Inter Arma Sulphur English Relapse
19 Book of Wyrms Remythologizer Twin Earth
20 Fan Ran parole party Gritty City
21 Ohbliv LewseJoints V self-released
22 dogfuck L’alphabet self-released
23 Iochroma Kolopsia self-released
24 Prayer Group Eudean – EP self-released
25 I Am the Liquor Escape from Planet Smoke I Am the Liquor
26 Lounge Lizzard Eat The Trash self-released
27 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision Inc.
28 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
29 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
30 Girl Ray Girl Moshi Moshi

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7 January 4th, 2020

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Genre charts for Jan 7 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TODD SNIDER Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol.3 Thirty Tigers
2 DORI FREEMAN Every Single Star Blue Hens
3 ALASDAIR ROBERTS The Fiery Margin Drag City
4 VOLLMERS Waves On The Sea Self-Released
5 OUR NATIVE DAUGHTERS Songs Of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways
6 JUST AROUND THE BEND: SURVIVAL AND REVIVAL IN SOUTHERN BANJO STYLES – MIKE SEEGER’S LAST DOCUMENTARY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
7 CHE APALACHE Rearrange My Heart Free Dirt
8 OZARK HIGHBALLERS Going Down To ‘Leven Point Self-Released
9 TOM RUSSELL October In The Railroad Earth Proper
10 AN AMERICAN FOREST O Brother, Donder Yonder? Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
2 SANJI THE HEDGEHOG Sanji Adventure Battle Secret Bonus Level
3 FAN RAN parole party Gritty City
4 OHBLIV LewseJoints V Self-Released
5 DOGFUQ L’alphabet Self-Released
6 ANT THE SYMBOL The What?! Gritty City
7 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
8 YOUR OLD DROOG Jewelry Self-Released
9 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
10 JUSTIS BRATT Justified [EP] Hollywood Starstruck

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 INTER ARMA Sulphur English Relapse
2 IOCRHOMA Kolopsia Self-Released
3 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
4 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
5 CLOAK The Burning Dawn Season of Mist
6 MALEVOLENT CREATION The 13th Beast M-Therory
7 PELICAN Nighttime Stories Southern Lord
8 BORIS Love And Evol Third Man
9 RINGS OF SATURN Gidim Nuclear Blast
10 EQUIPOISE Demiurgus The Artisan Era

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FEVER RAY Plunge Remix Mute
2 ECHO THE NIGHT Zero Eight-One Three Self-Released
3 FLOATING POINTS Crush Ninja Tune
4 LADYTRON Far From Home (Night Versions) [EP] Self-Released
5 PORANGUI PORANGUI Self-Released
6 PLAID Polymer Warp
7 KID KOALA Music to Draw To: Io Arts & Crafts
8 FOLLAKZOID I (One) Sacred Bones
9 KAYTRANADA Bubba RCA
10 FM SKYLINE Advanced Memory Suite Crystal Pistol

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALEFA MADAGASCAR: SALEGY, SOUKOUS AND SOUL FROM THE RED ISLAND 1974-1984 VARIOUS ARTISTS Strut
2 WUTA MAYI La Face Cachee Sterns
3 JUANA MOLINA Forfun [EP] Crammed
4 JAMBU (E OS MITICOS SONS DA AMAZONIA) VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
5 ZAIKO LANGA LANGA AND JOSSART NYOKA LONGO Seve Prozal
6 POUR ME A GROG VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
7 JULIAN Y SU COMBO Noche De Fiesta Vampisoul
8 GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, THE Aban Stonetree
9 RACHID TAHA Je Suis Africaine Believe
10 AGGROLITES, THE Reggae Now! Pirates Press

7 January 4th, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Common Holly When I say to you Black Lightning Barsuk / Solitaire
3 Mirtaw Vandals MXC
4 Danny Brown uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
5 Alexa Rose Medicine for Living Big Legal Mess
6 Fly Anakin;Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna Og Holly Water Fat Beats
7 Karen & the Sorrows Guaranteed Broken Heart Ocean Born Mary Music
8 Easalio Fly July’s Prize / Purple Republic
9 Floating Points Crush Ninja Tune
10 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
11 Stephanie tangerine nightmare self-released
12 The Wimps Plasma self-released
13 Toxic Moxie Falkonia self-released
14 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
15 NDEFRU Foreign Local – EP Blue Ether Sound
16 The Comet Is Coming The Afterlife Impulse!
17 Anna Meredith Fibs Black Prince Fury
18 Automatic Signal Stones Throw
19 Hovvdy Heavy Lifter Double Double Whammy
20 Miriam Clancy Astronomy Desert Road
21 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
22 Starcrawler Devour You Rough Trade
23 Dominic Sen Visitor Roll Call
24 Sylvia Black Twilight Animals self-released
25 Kim Gordon No Home Record Matador
26 Begonia Fear Rex Baby
27 Camp Howard Cañón Camp Howard
28 Marika Hackman Any Human Friend (Acoustic EP) Sub Pop
29 Rhi The Pale Queen Tru Thoughts
30 Boris LOVE & EVOL Third Man

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7 November 2nd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Nov 1 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COMMON HOLLY When I Say To You Black Lightning Barsuk/Solitaire
2 ALEXA ROSE Medicine For Living Big Legal Mess
3 KAREN AND THE SORROWS Guaranteed Broken Heart Ocean Born Mary
4 MILK CARTON KIDS, THE The Only Ones [EP] Thirty Tigers
5 OAKLAND HOMELESS HEART COLLECTIVE Homeless Oakland Heart Electric Cowbell
6 LASSES, THE Undone Self-Released
7 LANDON ELLIOTT Domino American Paradox
8 DARRIN BRADBURY Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs Anti-
9 MOLLY SARLE Karaoke Angel Partisan
10 ROSIER ROSIER [EP] Famgroup

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
2 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
3 FLY ANAKIN Holly Water Fat Beats
4 EASALIO Fly July’s Prize/Purple Republic
5 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
6 ALCHEMIST Yacht Rock 2 Self-Released
7 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
8 3WAYSLIM MVP 3-Way
9 FLEE LORD Loyalty & Trust GGBR
10 DABABY Baby On Baby Interscope

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BORIS Love And Evol Third Man
2 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
3 PELICAN Nighttime Stories Southern Lord
4 ALLEGAEON Apoptosis Metal Blade
5 CLOAK The Burning Dawn Season of Mist
6 WINDHAND Live Elsewhere Relapse
7 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
8 EQUIPOISE Waking Divinity Artisan Era
9 RUSSIAN WHITE, THE The Haunted Beach Lost Glacier
10 PRODUCT KF Songs of the Groves Chicago Research

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOATING POINTS Crush Ninja Tune
2 RHI The Pale Queen Tru Thoughts
3 SUI ZHEN Losing, Linda Cascine
4 BOY HARSHER Country Girl Uncut Ascetic House
5 FATAMORGANA Terra Alta La Vida Es Un Mus Discos
6 ANDRZEJ KORZYNSKI Plastic Dance 2 Finders Keepers
7 HOUSE OF IBIZA 2019 VARIOUS ARTISTS Street King
8 LAMB Backspace Unwind Cooking Vinyl
9 THROBBING GRISTLE A Souvenir of Camber Sands Mute
10 AFROSCHNITZEL Cagliari Azure [EP] Nite Grooves

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EARLY CONGO MUSIC 1946-1962: FIRST RUMBA TO THE REAL RUMBA VARIOUS ARTISTS El Sur
2 POUR ME A GROG VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
3 AFROINS, LOS A Gozar Salsomanos Vampisoul
4 GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, THE Aban Stonetree
5 CANALON DE TIMBIQUI De Mar Y Rio Llorona
6 ADNAN OTHMAN Bershukor: A Retrospective Of Hits By A Malaysian Pop Yeh Yeh Legend Sublime Frequencies
7 LOCOBEACH Psychedelic Disco Cumbia Dorsal Fin/Peace & Rhythm
8 KEITH AND TEX Greatest Hits 1966-1970 Rebel Sound
9 FARAFI Calico Soul Piranha
10 ADOLFO ECHEVERRIA Y SU ORQUESTA Sabroso Bacalao Vampisoul

7 November 2nd, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Oct 4 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 Mirtaw Vandals MXC
2 Sampa the Great The Return Ninja Tune
3 Jenny Hval The Practice of Love Sacred Bones
4 Imelda Marcos Tatlo Already Dead Tapes
5 Moon Duo Stars Are the Light Sacred Bones
6 Che Apalache Rearrange My Heart Free Dirt
7 Juana Molina Paraguaya Punk – Single Crammed Discs
8 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
9 Wiki Eggs – Single Wikset Enterprises
10 The Replacements Dead Man’s Pop Rhino/Warner
11 Lucy Dacus Dancing In the Dark – Single Matador
12 The Opioid Era 3 X Dope West Coast Edition Pill Press
13 The Visionary Pulse – EP Dark Dreama
14 Gorrak Gorrak self-released
15 Charles Owens Trio Three and Thirteen Ropeadope
16 Sycho Sid Sunset Drive 2 Mutant Academy
17 Koncept Jack$on Newport 1000s self-released
18 Eliza Battle Like Leaves self-released
19 Petrichor II Custom Made
20 Bigal Harrison Bintage CONTROL Ent.
21 Alessandro Cortini Volume Massimo Mute
22 Brian Crook & The Renderers This World Just Eats Me Up Alive Ba Da Bing!
23 Girl Band The Talkies Rough Trade
24 Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal, and Jesse Paris Smith Songs from the Bardo Smithsonian Folkways
25 Thigh Master Now For Example Goner
26 Temples Hot Motion ATO
27 Dori Freeman Every Single Star Blue Hens Music
28 Jonah Tolchin Fires for the Cold Yep Roc
29 Chastity Belt Chastity Belt Hardly Art
30 Chelsea Wolfe Birth of Violence Sargent House

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7 October 5th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Oct 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHE APALACHE Rearrange My Heart Free Dirt
2 CHARLIE PARR Charlie Parr Red House/Compass
3 DEAD SOUTH, THE Sugar & Joy Six Shooter
4 AN AMERICAN FOREST O Brother, Donder Yonder? Self-Released
5 SAFIA NOLIN xX3m0 $0ng$ 2 $!nG @L0nG 2Xx [EP] Bonsound
6 PEARLA Quilting And Other Activities Egghunt
7 CERNY BROTHERS, THE Common Sense [EP] Cleveland International
8 HACKENSAW BOYS A Fireproof House Of Sunshine [EP] Free Dirt
9 DORI FREEMAN Every Single Star Blue Hens
10 JONAH TOLCHIN Fires For The Cold Yep Roc

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
2 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return Ninja Tune
3 WIKI “Eggs” [Single] Wikset Enterprises
4 OPIOID ERA, THE 3 X Dope West Coast Edition Pill Press
5 SYCHO SID Sunset Drive 2 Mutant Academy
6 KONCEPT JACKSON Newport 1000s Self-Released
7 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
8 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ [Advance Tracks] Warp
9 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
10 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Keep Cool/RCA/Madlib Invazion/ESGN

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Custom Made
2 STONEBURNER Technology Implies Belligerence Self-Released
3 ENFORCER Zenith Nuclear Blast
4 FALLUJAH Undying Light Nuclear Blast
5 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
6 TOOL Fear Inoculum RCA
7 MO’YNOQ Dreaming In A Dead Language Self-Released
8 AENIMUS Dreamcatcher Nuclear Blast
9 PIG’S BLOOD A Flock Slaughtered Stygian Black Hand
10 CLIFF AND IVY Deathmask Devotion [EP] House of Extreme Darkness

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLUME Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape) Future Classic
2 OLI XL Rogue Intruder, Soul Enhancer Bloom
3 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
4 MORT GARSON Mother Earth’s Plantasia [Reissue] Sacred Bones
5 HERON AND CRANE Firesides Hibernator Gigs
6 AFROSIDERAL El Olimpo De Los Orishas Wonderwheel
7 CASHMERE CAT PRINCESS CATGIRL Mad Love/Interscope
8 KREIDLER Flood Bureau B
9 LISTENING CENTER Echoes and Reverberations A Year In The Country
10 GORRAK Gorrak Self-Released

World

None this week.

7 October 5th, 2019

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