top 30 new albums for Sep 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 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 Tough Age Which Way Am I? Mint
3 Cherry Pickles The Juice That’s Worth the Squeeze PNKSLM
4 Mourn Self Worth Captured Tracks
5 Crack Cloud Pain Olympics Meat Machine
6 RVG Feral Fire
7 Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death Partisan / Fontana North
8 ohbliv LewseJoints Number 10 (b) self-released
9 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
10 Keep Keep – EP Citrus City
11 Inter Arma Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
12 Richmond Avant Improv Collective (RAIC) Chance Operations Blight
13 Fly Anakin At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
14 Eyedress Let’s Skip to the Wedding Lex
15 Ganser Just Look At That Sky felte
16 Fantastic Negrito Have You Lost Your Mind yet? Blackball Universe / Cooking Vinyl
17 Sneaks Happy Birthday Merge
18 Laurence-Anne Accident – EP Bonsound
19 Protomartyr Ultimate Success Today Domino
20 Blu & Exile Miles Fat Beats
21 Zombi 2020 Relapse
22 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Sideways to New Italy Ivy League
23 Run The Jewels RTJ4 BMG
24 No Age Goons Be Gone Drag City
25 OHMME Fantasize Your Ghost Joyful Noise
26 Little Simz Drop 6 – EP AGE 101
27 Moemaw Naedon Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
28 Nation of Language Introduction, Presence self-released
29 Deante’ Hitchcock BETTER RCA
30 lindsay ASMR Love Letters Wildefolk

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7 September 8th, 2020

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genre charts for Sep 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JAYHAWKS, THE Xoxo Sham/Thirty Tigers
2 RAYE ZARAGOZA Woman In Color [Advance Tracks] Art Menius
3 JEREMY IVEY The Dream And The Dreamer Anti-
4 HEIDI NEWFIELD The Barly Sessions Vol 1 Self-Released
5 BILLY SIMARD Secret ki-keek
6 WOOD AND WIRE No Matter Where It Goes From Here Self-Released
7 CHICKS, THE Gaslighter Columbia
8 ISAAC HOSKINS Sell the Farm Self-Released
9 BRENNEN LEIGH Prairie Love Letter Self-Released
10 MAPLE RUN BAND Maple Run Band Back Pasture

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 OHBLIV LewseJoints Number 10 (b) Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN At the End of the Day. Mutant Academy
4 SNEAKS Happy Birthday Merge
5 BLU AND EXILE Miles Dirty Science
6 RUN THE JEWELS RTJ4 Jewel Runners/RBC/BMG
7 LITTLE SIMZ Drop 6 [EP] AGE 101/AWAL
8 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
9 DEANTE HITCHCOCK BETTER RCA
10 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter [Advance Tracks] Rhymesayers

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 INTER ARMA Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
2 NAPALM DEATH Thrones Of Joy In The Jaws Of Defeatism [Advance Tracks] Century Media
3 INFERI Of Sunless Realms [EP] The Artisan Era
4 CYTOTOXIN Nuklearth Unique Leader
5 HEISENBERG E.P. Yo [EP] Self-Released
6 VICIOUS RUMORS Celebration Decay SPV
7 PIG DESTROYER The Octagonal Stairway Relapse
8 WITHIN DESTRUCTION Yōkai Ultra Heavy
9 GOREPOT Things Asians Do When They’re Done with Homework Self-Released
10 OLIVIA NEUTERED JOHN Gorewhore Blackened Death

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 YVES TUMOR Heaven To A Tortured Mind Warp
2 WORKING MEN’S CLUB “A. A. A. A.” [Single] Heavenly/PIAS
3 POWERMAN 5000 The Noble Rot Cleopatra
4 SUFJAN STEVENS The Ascension [Advance Tracks] Asthmatic Kitty
5 KATE NV Room For The Moon RVNG Intl
6 MORT GARSON Mother Earth’s Plantasia [Reissue] Sacred Bones
7 TWO FINGERS Fight! Fight! Fight! Nomark
8 FALLE NIOKE AND GHOST CULTURE Youkounkoun [EP] PRAH
9 RENEGADE CONNECTION Politicians Protesters & Thieves The Sound of Sinners
10 ANTHILIAWATERS Barcelona [EP] Isophlux

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QWANQWA Volume 3 Self-Released
2 FALLE NIOKE AND GHOST CULTURE Youkounkoun [EP] PRAH
3 LOS MOCOSOS All Grown Up Hip Spanic
4 ACID COCO “El Amor De Mis Amores” [Single] El Palmas
5 NOHE AND SUS SANTOS Tempestad Self-Released
6 COLAH COLAH AND PEACE DEVELOPMENT CREW “Steady Meddi!” [Single] Boomrush Productions
7 KABAKA PYRAMID “Nice Up The Dance” [Single] VP
8 SONE “Overcome” [Single] Sone Ministries
9 FORSHPIL Tsvey Self-Released
10 MATEUS ALELUIA Olorum Selo Sesc

7 September 8th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Sep 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 Nas King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 Death Valley Girls Under the Spell of Joy Suicide Squeeze
3 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
4 Matmos The Consuming Flame: Open Exercises in Group Form Thrill Jockey
5 Mary Lattimore Silver Ladders Ghostly International
6 Julianna Barwick Healing Is a Miracle Ninja Tune
7 Sneaks Happy Birthday Merge
8 The Flavor Project Food for Thought Reeverb Entertainment
9 Melenas Días Raros Trouble In Mind
10 Big Sty Believe in Yourself – Single self-released
11 Noveller Arrow Ba Da Bing!
12 Trapcry Stay Up (Longer Deluxe) 1986
13 Rah Scrilla & Profound 79 Sound Check – EP Gritty City
14 Strike Anywhere Nightmares of the West Pure Noise
15 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
16 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
17 Butcher Brown #KingButch – Single Concord Jazz
18 Various Artists Soul Love Now: The Black Fire Records Story, 1975-1993 Strut
19 Madeline Kenney Sucker’s Lunch Carpark
20 The Psychedelic Furs Made Of Rain Cooking Vinyl
21 Holy Hive Float Back To You Big Crown
22 Exploding Flowers Stumbling Blocks Smash It Up!
23 Hum Inlet Earth Analog
24 Illuminati Hotties FREE I.H: This Is Not the One You’ve Been Waiting for self-released
25 Pottery Welcome to Bobby’s Motel Partisan
26 Moemaw Naedon Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
27 Sports Team Deep Down Happy Bright Antenna
28 Jim White & Marisa Anderson The Quickening Thrill Jockey
29 Moses Sumney græ Jagjaguwar
30 lindsay ASMR Love Letters – EP Wildefolk

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7 September 1st, 2020

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genre charts for Sep 1 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HOLY HIVE Float Back To You Big Crown
2 ORVILLE PECK Show Pony [EP] Columbia
3 JAYHAWKS, THE Xoxo Sham/Thirty Tigers
4 SARAH JAROSZ World On The Ground Rounder
5 DAIQURI QUEENS The Daiquri Queens Self-Released
6 LE REN Morning & Meloncholia [EP] Secretly Canadian/Secretly Group
7 BILL CALLAHAN Gold Record [Advance Tracks] Drag City
8 BROTHERS OSBORNE Skeletons EMI
9 LULUC Passerby Sub Pop
10 VICTORIA BAILEY Jesus, Red Wine & Patsy Cline Rock Ridge

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS King’s Disease Mass Appeal
2 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter [Advance Tracks] Rhymesayers
3 SNEAKS Happy Birthday Merge
4 BIG STY “Believe In Yourself” [Single] Self-Released
5 RAH SCRILLA AND PROFOUND 70 SOUND CHECK [EP] Gritty City
6 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
7 BOLDY JAMES The Versace Tape Griselda
8 DAVE EAST Karma 3 Def Jam
9 FELT Felt 4 U Rhymesayers
10 CONWAY THE MACHINE Lulu ALC / EMPIRE

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WITHIN DESTRUCTION Yōkai Ultra Heavy
2 INGESTED Where Only Gods May Tread Unique Leader
3 TESTAMENT Titans Of Creation Nuclear Blast
4 INCANTATION Sect Of Vile Divinities Relapse
5 CYTOTOXIN Nuklearth Unique Leader
6 VICIOUS RUMORS Celebration Decay SPV
7 PIG DESTROYER The Octagonal Stairway Relapse
8 NAPALM DEATH “Backlash Just Because” [Single] Century Media
9 GOREPOT Things Asians Do When They’re Done with Homework Self-Released
10 OLIVIA NEUTERED JOHN Gorewhore Blackened Death

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MATMOS The Consuming Flame Thrill Jockey
2 MARY LATTIMORE Silver Ladders Ghostly International
3 JULIANNA BARWICK Healing Is A Miracle Ninja Tune
4 GREEN HOUSE Six Songs From Invisible Gardens [EP] Leaving
5 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
6 ROBERT HAIGH Black Sarabande Unseen Worlds
7 DANNY BLU The Pale Horse Self-Released
8 MARK RENNER Seaworthy Vessels are in Short Supply The Gate International
9 TENDERLONIOUS Quarantena 22a
10 IN AETERNAM VALE La chair et les os [EP] Zone

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QWANQWA Volume 3 Self-Released
2 FALLE NIOKE AND GHOST CULTURE Youkounkoun [EP] PRAH
3 LOS MOCOSOS All Grown Up Hip Spanic
4 ACID COCO “El Amor De Mis Amores” [Single] El Palmas
5 NOHE AND SUS SANTOS Tempestad Self-Released
6 COLAH COLAH AND PEACE DEVELOPMENT CREW “Steady Meddi!” [Single] Boomrush Productions
7 KABAKA PYRAMID “Nice Up The Dance” [Single] VP
8 SONE “Overcome” [Single] Sone Ministries
9 FORSHPIL Tsvey Self-Released
10 MATEUS ALELUIA Olorum Selo Sesc

7 September 1st, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 13 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 Sinkane Dépaysé City Slang
2 Esther Rose You Made It This Far Father/Daughter Records
3 Parsnip When the Tree Bears Fruit Trouble in Mind
4 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal Records
5 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
6 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
7 Dori Freeman Every Single Star Blue Hens Music
8 Black Belt Eagle Scout At the Party with My Brown Friends Saddle Creek
9 Tinariwen Amadjar Anti/Epitaph;Wedge
10 Chris Forsyth All Time Present No Quarter
11 Transylvania Stud White Witch Independent
12 Future Projektor Terma Independent
13 Patrick Bates Salad Days – EP Verses Records
14 Book of Wyrms Remythologizer Twin Earth Records
15 Swordplay Paperwork Audio Recon
16 Petrichor II Custommademusicva
17 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line Benjamin Shepherd
18 Prayer Group Eudean – EP Independent
19 New Lions End Story – EP Independent
20 Ki:Theory Centrifugal – EP Kringer Records
21 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131 Records
22 Hex Machine Cave Painting Minimum Underdrive
23 Butt Bad Sex self-released
24 Enforced At the Walls Independent
25 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb Records LLC
26 Katie Dahl Wildwood Leaky Boat Records
27 Zachary Lucky Midwestern self-released
28 Twin Peaks Lookout Low Pod / Inertia Music / Space 44
29 The Silence Metaphysical Feedback Drag City Records
30 Common Let Love Loma Vista Recordings

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7 September 14th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 2 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 The Budos Band V Daptone
3 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal
4 YBN Cordae The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
5 Monday Night Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
6 PUP Morbid Stuff Rise
7 Guster Look Alive Nettwerk
8 Fever Ray I’m Not Done (Still Not Done Mix) – Single Mute
9 Khruangbin Hasta El Cielo (Con Todo El Mundo In Dub) Dead Oceans
10 Lounge Lizzard Eat The Trash self-released
11 Warrington Born Mistake self-released
12 Bigal Harrison Bintage CONTROL Ent.
13 The Purge Rain self-released
14 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
15 Miramar Salida / Urgencia – Single Daptone
16 Petrichor II Custom Made Music
17 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
18 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
19 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
20 Plunky & Oneness Afroclectic N.A.M.E. Brand
21 Spoon Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon Matador
22 Dorian Electra Flamboyant Canyon
23 Honey Radar Ruby Puff Of Dust What’s Yr Rupture?
24 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
25 Prince Originals Rhino/Warner
26 black midi Schlagenheim Rough Trade
27 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
28 Quantic Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
29 Stef Chura Midnight Saddle Creek
30 The Gotobeds Debt Begins at 30 Sub Pop

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7 August 3rd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 2 presents:

AAA

none this week

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
2 YBN CORDAE The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
3 MONDAY NIGHT Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
4 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage CONTROL Ent.
5 DIAMOND D The Diam Piece 2 Dymond Mine
6 YOUR OLD DROOG It Wasn’t Even Close Self-Released
7 NDEFRU AND OHBLIV Foreign Local [EP] Blue Ether Sound
8 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
9 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Madlib Invazion
10 ANKHLEJOHN The Big Lordy Shaap

Loud

none this week

RPM

none this week

World

none this week

7 August 3rd, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 26 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
3 Bobby Oroza This Love Big Crown
4 Nas The Lost Tapes 2 Mass Appeal
5 Mike Krol Power Chords Merge
6 Olden Yolk Living Theatre Trouble In Mind
7 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
8 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
9 Louisa Branscomb Gonna Love Anyway Compass
10 Hash Redactor Drecksound Goner
11 Minami Deutsch Can’t Get There – Single Höga Nord Rekords
12 Torche Admission Relapse
13 Gauche A People’s History of Gauche Merge
14 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
15 Big Fundamental You Belong Here self-released
16 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
17 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
18 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP Illiterate Light
19 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
20 Silvermoon Leaving – EP self-released
21 Prayer Group Eudean Buzzhowl
22 Goon Heaven is Humming Partisan / Fontana North
23 Dorian Electra Flamboyant Canyon
24 ViVii Vivii Dumont Dumont
25 Joanna Sternberg Then I Try Some More Team Love
26 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
27 Drab Majesty Modern Mirror Dais
28 Magdalena Bay mini mix vol. 1 Luminelle
29 Emma Elisabeth Melancholic Milkshake self-released
30 Bleached Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Dead Oceans

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7 July 27th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 26 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOANNA STERNBERG Then I Try Some More Team Love
2 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
3 PICAPICA Together & Apart Rough Trade
4 ROSE CITY BAND Rose City Band Jean Sandwich
5 MARK CLINE BATES King Of The Crows Self-Released
6 CAT CLYDE Hunters Trance Cinematic
7 MUTLU ONARAL GOOD TROUBLE AT VON SKULL MEDIA
8 HILDE LOUISE ASBJORNSEN Red Lips, Knuckles and Bones Ozella
9 JACK BARKSDALE Live From Niles City Self-Released
10 MICHAEL HEARST Songs For Curious Constructions [EP] Urban Geek

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
2 BLU AND EXILE True & Livin’ Dirty Science
3 VIC SPENCER Things Change I Don’t Old Fart Luggage
4 NUGZ Stashbox Chronicles Self-Released
5 DREAMVILLE Revenge of the Dreamers III Dreamville/Interscope
6 NAPS On est fait pour ca 13eme Art
7 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
8 DISCO VIETNAM House Rabbi 4: Hennessy & Apple Juiceal Self-Released
9 DJ KHALED Father of Asahd Epic/We The Best
10 BIG TONE Big Shoes Low Key Source

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OMEN STONES Omen Stones Self-Released
2 PLVGUES Adoration For The Ancients Hex 9
3 AENIMUS Dreamcatcher Nuclear Blast
4 DEAD TO A DYING WORLD Elegy Profound Lore
5 SKOLD Never Is Now Cleopatra
6 RAMMSTEIN Rammstein Caroline
7 BEWITCHER Under The Witching Cross Shadow Kingdom
8 GIF FROM GOD approximation_of_a_human Prosthetic
9 DEMISER Tour Promo MMXIX Self-Released
10 AURA NOIR “Belligerent ‘Til Death” [Single] Sacred Bones

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TYCHO Weather Mom+Pop/Ninja Tune
2 FLYING LOTUS Flamagra Warp
3 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
4 TIM HECKER Anoyo Kranky
5 THOM YORKE Anima XL/Beggars Group
6 FENNESZ Agora Touch
7 HOT CHIP A Bath Full Of Ecstasy Domino
8 HELADO NEGRO This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
9 FEVER RAY “I’m Not Done (Still Not Done)” [Single] Mute
10 FOUR TET “Teenage Birdsong” [Single] Text

World

none this week

7 July 27th, 2019

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