top 30 new albums for Nov 10 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 Busta Rhymes Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God The Conglomerate Entertainment, Inc. / EMPIRE
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 clipping. Visions of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
4 Shemekia Copeland Uncivil War Alligator
5 Mr. Bungle The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo Ipecac
6 Adrianne Lenker songs 4AD
7 Og Illa Richmond Renegade HLGNLIFE
8 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
9 Smyth Knight North Chesterfield Kidz At Play
10 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
11 Romero Honey – Single Cool Death
12 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
13 Juana Molina ANRMAL (Live in México) Crammed Discs
14 She Trl 2004 – EP Brat Daddy
15 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
16 Inter Arma Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
17 Atmosphere The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
18 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
19 Raye Zaragoza Woman in Color Rebel River
20 Susan Pepper The Prettiest Bird Ballad
21 Jim White Misfit’s Jubilee Loose Music
22 Suuns Fiction – EP Secret City
23 ela minus acts of rebellion Domino
24 The Luxembourg Signal The Long Now Shelflife
25 Garmarna Förbundet Season of Mist
26 Felix Hatfield False God Fangbite
27 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
28 Yo La Tengo Sleepless Night – EP Matador
29 The Budos Band Long In The Tooth Daptone
30 Emmy the Great April/月音 Bella Union

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7 November 10th, 2020

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genre charts for Nov 10 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RAYE ZARAGOZA Woman In Color Self-Released
2 SUSAN PEPPER Prettiest Bird Self-Released
3 GARMARNA Forbundet Season Of Mist
4 JEREMY IVEY Waiting Out The Storm Anti-
5 WILD RIVERS Songs To Break Up To [EP] Nettwerk
6 TOM SMITH Planting In A Drought Self-Released
7 KRONOS QUARTET AND FRIENDS Long Time Passing Smithsonian Folkways
8 ELIZA GILKYSON 2020 (Twenty Twenty) Red House
9 AZTEC TWO-STEP 2.0 “Breathe” [Single] Self-Released
10 TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS “Wash Your Hands” [Single] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BUSTA RHYMES Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath Of God The Conglomerate/EMPIRE
2 OG ILLA Richmond Renegade HLGNLIFE
3 ACTION BRONSON Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
4 SMYTH KNIGHT North Chesterfield Self-Released
5 ATMOSPHERE The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers
6 OPEN MIKE EAGLE Anime, Trauma And Divorce Auto Reverse
7 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
8 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
9 PARIS Safe Space Invader Guerrilla Funk
10 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MR BUNGLE The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny Demo Ipecac
2 INTER ARMA Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
3 SPITS, THE VI Thriftstore
4 SUNKEN ROGUES Fire in Your Eyes [EP] Self-Released
5 NUCLEAR POWER TRIO A Clear And Present Rager [EP] Metal Blade
6 CLAN OF XYMOX Spider on the Wall Metropolis
7 PIG “Rock N Roll Refugee” [Single] Metropolis
8 REALIZE Machine Violence Relapse
9 GORATORY Sour Grapes Everlasting Spew
10 DEEDS OF FLESH Nucleus Unique Leader

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CLIPPING Visions Of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop
2 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
3 GULL Relative Stranger Self-Released
4 SUUNS Fiction Joyful Noise
5 ELA MINUS Acts Of Rebellion Domino
6 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
7 BLACK MARBLE I Must Be Living Twice [EP] Sacred Bones
8 WARSAW AFROBEAT ORCHETRA Antibody Peace & Rhythm
9 SHAME White Man Cacophonous Revival
10 STEVE ROACH Tomorrow Projekt

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOSQ Y Su Descarga Internacional Bacalao
2 JUANA MOLINA ANRMAL (Live In Mexico) Crammed
3 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
4 ZEDASHE Silver Sanctuary Electric Cowbell
5 RICARDO LEMVO AND MAKINA LOCA N’Dona Ponte Mopiato
6 COLOR DE TROPICO VARIOUS ARTISTS El Palmas
7 NAHAWA DOUMBIA Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
8 QWANQWA Volume 3 Self-Released
9 MINYO CRUSADERS AND FRENTE CUMBIERO From Tokyo To Bogota [EP] Mais Um
10 ACID COCO Mucho Gusto El Palmas

7 November 10th, 2020

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Metal Box presents:

11pm eastern standard time tonight on WRIR LP 97.3FM Richmond Independent Radio www.wrir.org “METAL BOX” presents score from the 2016 horror anthology movie “HOLIDAYS”…plus showcasing the brand new MR. BUNGLE album… The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny 🐰 ….plus… heavy metal, goth, Industrial, punk and dark music… It’s going to be a HOPING night of WICKED bunnies and crazy holiday season galore!!!

214 November 6th, 2020

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genre charts for Sep 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLTER WALL Wester Swing & Waltzes And Other Punchy Songs La Honda
2 GILLIAN WELCH AND DAVID RAWLINGS All The Good Times Acony
3 ORVILLE PECK Show Pony [EP] Columbia
4 CAROLINA STORY Dandelion Black River
5 TED RUSSELL KAMP Down In The Den PoMo
6 GILLIAN WELCH Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 1 Acony
7 BIRDTHROWER Birdthrower Mad Bunny
8 JOHN POPS DENNIE I’ve Got Something to Say FreeStone
9 SEAN BURNS AND LOST COUNTRY We Got A Lotta Truckin’ To Do Stringbreakin’
10 GREAT PEACOCK Forever Worse Better Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 CONWAY THE MACHINE From King To A GOD Griselda
3 FELT Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
4 ANT THE SYMBOL Air Gritty City
5 KONCEPT JACKSON Thot Rap Chapter 2 Self-Released
6 RAH SCRILLA AND PROFOUND 70 SOUND CHECK [EP] Gritty City
7 JRDARAPPR Highway to Hell Poverty
8 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
9 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter [Advance Tracks] Rhymesayers
10 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MR BUNGLE “Raping Your Mind” [Single] Ipecac
2 FINNTROLL Vredesvavd Century Media
3 CYTOTOXIN Nuklearth Unique Leader
4 ZEAL AND ARDOR Wake of a Nation Self-Released
5 RINGS OF SATURN Ultu Ulla (Instrumental) Nuclear Blast
6 ALTER IDEM Fragments of Consciousness [EP] RealityFade
7 RUINS OF PERCEPTION “Hollowfication (feat. Alan Grnja)” [Single] Self-Released
8 CLAN OF XYMOX Spider on the Wall Trisol
9 DEAD SOULS RISING Isadora Self-Released
10 MARILYN MANSON We Are Chaos Loma Vista

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTWAINE L’enfants Sauvages Self-Released
2 JAGA JAZZIST Pyramid Brainfeeder
3 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH The Mosaic Of Transformation Ghostly
4 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
5 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
6 TOBACCO Hot Wet & Sassy Ghostly International
7 GHETTO KUMBE Ghetto Kumbé ZZK
8 SYANIDE RHONDA (RIP) Self-Released
9 MENSA DEATHSQUAD Patient Zero Gran Calavera
10 BOLDY JAMES AND STERLING TOLES Manger on McNichols Sector 7-G

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAHAWA DOUMBIA Kanawa Awesome Tapes From Africa
2 BUDOS BAND, THE Long In The Tooth [Advance Tracks] Daptone
3 PETE RODRIGUEZ I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Asi) Fania/Craft/Concord
4 DZAMBO AGUSEVI ORCHESTRA “Old Bazaar Groove (DJ Branski remix)” [Single] Asphalt Tango
5 ALHOUSSEINI ANIVOLLA AND GIRUM MEZMUR Afropentatonism Piranha
6 SUPERFONICOS “El Adios” [Single] Hi-Fi
7 MESTIZO BEAT Canoga Madness California Soul
8 RAICES JAZZ ORCHESTRA Raices Jazz Orchestra Unity
9 MAFALDA MINNOZZI Sensorial MPI
10 A GUIDE TO THE BIRDSONG OF MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Shika Shika

7 September 22nd, 2020

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