top 30 new albums for Sep 7 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 Lloyd Banks The Course of the Inevitable Money By Any Means
2 Orquesta Akokan Mi Conga Es De Akokan – Single Daptone
3 Nas King’s Disease II Mass Appeal
4 Circuit des Yeux -Io Matador
5 Low Hey What Sub Pop
6 Ty Segall Harmonizer Drag City
7 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
8 Kanye West Donda Def Jam
9 Tyler, the Creator CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
10 Fly Anakin Pixote Mutant Academy
11 Dazy MAXIMUMBLASTSUPERLOUD: The First 24 Songs Convulse
12 Lucy Dacus Home Video Matador
13 Faceship Greatest Hits, Volume 11 Hangar 11
14 Mikrowaves 20 Up 20 Down Break Em Off
15 Def3 & Late Night Radio Weddings & Funerals URBNET / Fontana North
16 Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
17 Big Red Machine How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last? Jagjaguwar
18 Madi Diaz History of a Feeling Anti/Epitaph
19 Mae Powell Both Ways Brighter Park The Van
20 Joe Troop Borrowed Time Free Dirt
21 Wednesday Twin Plagues Orindal
22 Liars The Apple Drop Mute
23 Torres Thirstier Merge
24 The Halluci Nation One More Saturday Night Radicalized
25 Atmosphere WORD? – Side A Rhymesayers
26 Piroshka Love Drips and Gathers Bella Union
27 Anika Change Sacred Bones
28 Acid Dad Take It From The Dead RAS / Greenway
29 Clairo Sling FADER Label / Republic
30 Evidence Unlearning, Vol. 1 Rhymesayers


    September 7th, 2021

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Genre charts for week ending Apr 6 presents:


Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
2 ENTOURAGE Ceremony of Dreams: Studio Sessions & Outtakes, 1972-1977 Tompkins Square
3 ANDREW COLLINS TRIO, THE Tongue Self-Released
4 BRENNEN ERNST Had a Big Time Today Patuxent
5 6 STRING DRAG Top of the World Schoolkids
6 ANNA AND ELIZABETH The Invisible Comes To Us Smithsonian Folkways
7 BLIND WILLIE MCTELL The Rough Guide to Blind Willie McTell World Music Network
8 DARLING WEST While I Was Asleep Jansen
10 MARLON WILLIAMS Make Way For Love Dead Oceans


Rank Artist Album Label
1 KALI UCHIS Isolation Virgin EMI
2 YOUNG FATHERS Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
4 JERICHO JACKSON Khrysis & Elzhi Are Jericho Jackson Jamla
6 KONCEPT JACK$ON Tales from the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
7 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
8 RADIO B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
9 PRHYME PRhyme 2 PRhyme


Rank Artist Album Label
1 DØD BEVERTE Polarination Dod Incarnate
2 BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Grimmest Hits Entertainment One
3 EARTHLESS Black Heaven Nuclear Blast
4 EMPATH Liberating Guilt and Fear Get Better
5 GUMMING Human Values Self-Released
6 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
7 RIVER CULT Halcyon Daze Cats on Amps
8 WARM BODIES Warm Bodies Erste Theke Tontraeger
9 FRAYLE The White Witch [EP] Self-Released
10 VARIOUS ARTISTS Dr. Demento Covered In Punk Demented Punk


Rank Artist Album Label
1 TRACEY THORN Record Merge
2 MARK PRICHARD The Four Worlds Warp
3 EMEL Ensenity Partisan
4 KOAN Leap of Faith Blue Tunes
5 SOLAR FIELDS Ourdom Self-Released
6 WAJATTA Casual High Technology Comedy Dynamics
7 MINNESOTA Curio [EP] Wakaan
8 NNOAH The Golden Glow [EP] Self-Released
9 MOSCOMAN “I Ran” [Single] Disco Halal
10 VARIOUS ARTISTS London on Key Waella’s Choice


Rank Artist Album Label
1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Listen All Around: The Golden Age of Central and East African Music Dust To Digital
2 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
3 CAMARAO The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie (1964-1974) Analog Africa
4 BALOJI 137 Avenue Kaniama Bella Union
5 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO Mambo Cosmico Glitterbeat
6 LITTLE AXE London Blues Echo Beach
7 ROBERTO LOPEZ Criollo Electrik Stonetree
8 RAS FRASER JR. Journey To Greatness Rebel Sound
9 EMEL MATHLOUTHI Ensenity Partisan
10 MELISSA LAVEAUX Radyo Siwél No Format

    April 7th, 2018

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