genre charts for Aug 25 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ORVILLE PECK Show Pony [EP] Columbia
2 KENNY ROBY The Reservoir Self-Released
3 COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS Old Flowers Fat Possum
4 EMMA SWIFT Blonde On The Tracks Self-Released
5 DAN BERN Quarantine Me Kababa
6 JOSHUA RAY WALKER Glad You Made It State Fair
7 HAILEY WHITTERS The Dream Pigasus
8 DAVID ALLAN COE Texas Moon HHO
9 LARA HOPE’S GOLD HOPE DUO Songs in the Key of Quarantine Self-Released
10 GREAT PEACOCK Forever Worse Better Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HENNY LO Sages Mutant Academy
2 TYKOON THA MISFIT Model Citizen Self-Released
3 MOEMAW NAEDON Dr. Deadhorse Soul Slime
4 DEANTE HITCHCOCK BETTER RCA
5 SA-ROC “Hand Of God” [Single] Rhymesayers
6 SNEEZE “Detached” [Single] Self-Released
7 MARLOWE Marlowe 2 Mello Group
8 SKINNYY HENDRIXX AND PT VELL Case Closed [EP] Smooth League Villains
9 PUBLIC ENEMY “State Of The Union” [Single] Enemy
10 EVIDENCE “Unlearning” [Single] Rhymesayers

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 INTER ARMA Garbers Days Revisited Relapse
2 INCANTATION Sect of Vile Divinities Relapse
3 OZZY OSBOURNE Ordinary Man Epic
4 NOVARIUM Stain Of A Soul Self-Released
5 HALF PAST DEAD “The Evil That You Make” [Single] Self-Released
6 HALF PAST DEAD “Show Me The Way” [Single] Self-Released
7 TACKS, THE The Tacks [EP] Dust Up!
8 STONEBURNER Beauty Is Terror Self-Released
9 LAMB OF GOD Lamb Of God Epic
10 IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Alphaville Century Media

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUT COPY Freeze, Melt Cutters
2 MOOR JEWELRY True Opera Don Giovanni
3 OOIOO Nijimusi Thrill Jockey
4 GHETTO KUMBE Ghetto Kumbé ZZK
5 DJ OXI Close the Doors [EP] Self-Released
6 CLAMS CASINO Instrumental Relics Self-Released
7 ACID COCO “Yo Bailo Sola” [Single] El Palmas
8 POWER GLOVE “Aeon” [Single] NewRetroWave
9 JONK AND SPONK “The Flow” [Single] SJS
10 WORKING MEN’S CLUB “Valleys” [Single] Heavenly/PIAS

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 A GUIDE TO THE BIRDSONG OF MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN VARIOUS ARTISTS Shika Shika
2 EVA CORTES Todas Las Voces Blue Fern
3 SONGHOY BLUES Optimisme [Advance Tracks] Fat Possum
4 LA LOCURA DE MACHUCA 1975-1980 VARIOUS ARTIST [Advance Tracks] Analog Africa
5 CADENCE REVOLUTION: DISQUES DEBS INTERNATIONAL VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Strut
6 PETE RODRIGUEZ I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Asi) Fania/Craft/Concord
7 ALHOUSSEINI ANIVOLLA AND GIRUM MEZMUR Afropentatonism Piranha
8 JUAN PINA CON LA REVELACION Juan Pina Con La Revelacion Vampisoul
9 GROUPE RTD The Dancing Devils Of Djibouti Ostinato
10 KEITH HUDSON “Nuh Skin Up” [Single] Greensleeves

7 August 25th, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for Jan 14 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 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
2 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
3 Various Artists Come On Up To the House: Women Sing Waits Dualtone
4 Jouwala Collective Bazaar self-released
5 Big Baby Fizzy Cola – EP Hidden Bay
6 Snake Mountain Revival The Valley of Madness – EP Deckhead
7 Andy Jenkins The Garden Opens – EP Spacebomb
8 FutureProjektor Terma Independent
9 Another Face Shelf – EP self-released
10 Koncept Jack$on Newport 1000s self-released
11 Majjin Boo Go Between EggHunt
12 TVLPA Fire… – EP Shopping Cart Hero
13 Humungus Balls Killer Metal
14 Illa Styles A Quarter ‘Til a Mil Monsta Inc
15 Atmosphere Whenever Rhymesayers
16 Fern Mayo Week of Charm self-released
17 Emily Yacina Remember the Silver self-released
18 Little Monarch Grains – EP Super Bloom
19 Kat Vokes Clockwork Ropeadope
20 Alexandria Maillot Benevolence self-released
21 Various Artists If You’re Going To The City: A Tribute To Mose Allison Fat Possum
22 Daniela Andrade Tamale Crooked Lid
23 Alta Reasons Soothsayer
24 SASSY 009 KILL SASSY 009 Luft
25 Girl Ray Girl Moshi Moshi
26 Paula Cole Revolution 675
27 Fascinations Grand Chorus Presentations of Electrical Confectionery Silent Stereo
28 No Swoon No Swoon Substitute Scene
29 Boyscott Goose Bumps Topshelf
30 August Eve Ashes In A Vase – EP Mad Decent

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7 January 11th, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 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 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
2 Sneaks Highway Hypnosis Merge
3 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
4 GoldLink Diaspora Squaaash Club / RCA
5 Faye Webster Atlanta Millionaires Club Secretly Canadian
6 Nots 3. Goner
7 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
8 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
9 Deer Tick Mayonnaise PTKF
10 Big G Let’s Party Stone River
11 Lucy Dacus La Vie en Rose – Single Matador
12 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
13 Graham Stone Music Bad News Graham Stone Music
14 Space Koi Bad Man (feat. Kana Kiehm) – Single self-released
15 Bedouine Bird Songs of a Killjoy Spacebomb
16 Peter Perrett Humanworld Domino Recording Co
17 Psychedelic Porn Crumpets And Now for the Whatchamacallit P-VINE
18 Sufjan Stevens Love Yourself / With My Whole Heart – EP Asthmatic Kitty
19 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
20 Christelle Bofale Swim Team – EP Father/Daughter
21 Sacred Paws Run Around the Sun Merge
22 Yohuna Mirroring Orchid Tapes
23 Jen Awad Jewel of the Nile – EP Jen Awad
24 French Vanilla How Am I Not Myself? Danger Collective
25 Pip Blom Boat Heavenly
26 Amyl and the Sniffers Amyl and the Sniffers ATO / Fontana North
27 Mavis Staples We Get By Anti- / Epitaph
28 Middle Kids New Songs for Old Problems – EP Domino
29 Pronoun i’ll show you stronger Rhyme & Reason
30 House and Land Across the Field Thrill Jockey

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7 June 22nd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jun 21 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ORVILLE PECK Pony Sub Pop
2 FAYE WEBSTER Atlanta Millionaires Club Secretly Canadian
3 GRAHAM STONE MUSIC Bad News Self-Released
4 BEDOUINE Bird Songs Of A Killjoy Spacebomb
5 SUFJAN STEVENS “Love Yourself” b/w “With My Whole Heart” [Single] Asthmatic Kitty
6 HOUSE AND LAND Across The Field Thrill Jockey
7 MOLLY TUTTLE When You’re Ready Compass
8 SHE KEEPS BEES Kinship Ba Da Bing!
9 JAMESTOWN REVIVAL San Isabel Thirty Tigers
10 LOWLAND HUM Glyphonic Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GOLDLINK Diaspora Squaaash Club/RCA
2 AEON Vesper Hymns OfOne
3 BUN B AND STATIK SELEKTAH TrillStatik (Deluxe Version) Show Off/II Trill Enterpises/EMPIRE
4 VIC SPENCER Things Change I Don’t Old Fart Luggage
5 HORROR CITY Supa Vill’n (Deluxe Edition) HHV
6 2 CHAINZ Rap Or Go To The League Gamebread/Def Jam
7 DONWILL One Word No Space HiPNOTT
8 C KEYS Keys 2 Kazi Below System
9 QUELLE CHRIS Guns Mello
10 LYRIC JONES Ga$ Money Self-Released

Loud

none this week

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RHYE Spirit [EP] Loma Vista/Concord
2 KLAUS MORLOCK The Hermit of Lake Lugano Self-Released
3 TENGGER Spiritual 2 Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
4 ODD NOSDAM Flippies Best Tape Glue Moon
5 LOSCIL Equivalents kranky
6 CAMILA FUCHS Battlefield Battlefield Heatwave Direct Truth [EP] ATP
7 GRIMES “We Appreciate Power” feat. HANA [Single] 4AD
8 CULTTASTIC “Quantum Girl” [Single] Negative Gain
9 RAZORBUMPS “The Cassingle” [Single] Sarcophagus Club
10 R.ROSE DJ-Kicks [EP] !K7

World

none this week

7 June 22nd, 2019

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