top 30 new albums for May 24 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 Mitski Laurel Hell Dead Oceans
2 Beach House Once Twice Melody Mistletone
3 Death Loves Veronica Corruption for the Insidious self-released
4 Caroline No Caroline No Grapefruit
5 Lyle Lovett 12th of June Verve
6 Widow Rings Songs for the Hearse, Vol. 2 – Single Housefire
7 The Discrepants The Beginning Cacophinous Revival
8 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
9 Oneness of Juju Bush Brothers and Space Rangers Strut
10 Sofi Tukker WET TENNIS Ultra
11 Caroline Spence True North Rounder
12 Frog Eyes The Bees Paper Bag
13 Suki Waterhouse I Can’t Let Go Sub Pop
14 Yeah Buddy! Band Hot Off the Line self-released
15 Fontaines D.C. Skinty Fia Partisan / Liberator
16 CARRTOONS Homegrown Wichita
17 Alpha Rabbit Eternity Mint 400
18 Spiritualized Everything Was Beautiful Fat Possum
19 Calexico El Mirador City Slang
20 Father John Misty Chloë and the Next 20th Century Sub Pop
21 The Dead Tongues Dust Psychic Hotline
22 Foxes The Kick PIAS
23 Camp Cope Running with the Hurricane Run For Cover
24 Cate Le Bon Pompeii Mexican Summer
25 Midlake For The Sake of Bethel Woods ATO
26 Los Bitchos Let the Festivities Begin! City Slang
27 Shamir Heterosexuality Antifragile
28 The Body & OAA Enemy of Love Thrill Jockey
29 Cat Power Covers Domino
30 BODEGA Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?

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    May 24th, 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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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    February 3rd, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance. Partisan
2 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
3 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
4 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
5 Mirah Understanding Absolute Magnitude
6 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
7 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
8 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti/Epitaph
9 Exploded View Obey Sacred Bones
10 Eric Bachmann No Recover Merge
11 Dilly Dally Heaven Partisan
12 Ashes Good Nothings – EP Crystal Pistol
13 Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá De Palenque à Matongé Zephyrus
14 Butcher Brown Camden Session Gearbox
15 Spiritualized And Nothing Hurt Fat Possum
16 Richard Thompson 13 Rivers New West
17 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
18 Unmaker Firmament self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age self-released
21 We Were Promised Jetpacks The More I Sleep the Less I Dream self released
22 Marc Ribot Songs of Resistance 1948-2018 Anti-
23 Jungle For Ever XL
24 Tirzah Devotion Domino
25 Aphex Twin Collapse – EP Warp
26 Advance Base Animal Companionship Run for Cover
27 Aimee Lay The Other Side of You Respectful Lust
28 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines
29 Thalia Zedek Band Fighting Season Thrill Jockey
30 Iron & Wine Weed Garden – EP Sub Pop

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    September 22nd, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    September 17th, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    September 10th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 24 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 Toxic Moxie BRATCORE (VCR cover) – Single self-released
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Oh Sees Smote Reverser Castle Face
4 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
5 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
6 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
7 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
8 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
9 Songs From The Road Band Road to Nowhere Lucks Dumpy Toad
10 Phantastic Ferniture Phantastic Ferniture Polyvinyl
11 Preoccupations New Material Jagjaguwar
12 Wimps Garbage People Kill Rock Stars
13 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
14 Calicoco Float Dadstache
15 Noisia & Two Fingers Dzjengis – Single Division
16 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
17 Ohbliv Retrospective Paxico
18 Jason Jenkins Quartet Live @ The Barrel Thief self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Mass Gothic I’ve Tortured You Long Enough Sub Pop
21 Nothing Dance on the Blacktop Relapse
22 Death Cab for Cutie Thank You for Today Atlantic
23 Dizzy Baby Teeth Royal Mountain
24 CoCo O’Connor This Ol’ War Satarah
25 Glenn Jones The Giant Who Ate Himself and Other New Works For 6 & 12 String Guitar Thrill Jockey
26 Still Corners Slow Air Wrecking Light
27 Jeremy & the Harlequins Remember This Yep Roc
28 Indigo Girls Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra Rounder
29 Basement Revolver Heavy Eyes Sonic Unyon
30 Hawks and Doves From a White Hotel Jullian

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    August 25th, 2018

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The Breakfast Snob presents:

Iggy Pop & Underworld

L.J. subs for Allan today and attempts a suitably “Allan-like” mix of songs!

    The Breakfast Snob    August 23rd, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

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    Monday Breakfast Blend    August 20th, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

St. Vincent is playing at the National on Wednesday, and I’ve got two tickets to give away. Keep your dial locked, your ears open, and your fingers ready to dial.

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

    Monday Breakfast Blend    May 21st, 2018

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