top 30 new albums for Jun 15 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 Gruff Rhys Seeking New Gods Rough Trade
2 black midi Cavalcade Rough Trade
3 Clinic Fine Dining – Single Domino
4 Peter Rosenberg Real Late Real Late
5 Dry Cleaning New Long Leg 4AD
6 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
7 Pj Sykes Fuzz Cherub
8 Book of Wyrms Occult New Age Desert
9 naomiisaac letters from richmond self-released
10 DarkTwaine_ Esoteric Jam self-released
11 Butcher Brown ENCORE – EP Concord Jazz
12 Reptile Tile Drop the Lead – EP Picky Choosie
13 Dust~ Bravado – EP self-released
14 MF Tomlinson Strange Time self-released
15 N0V3L NON-FICTION Flemish Eye
16 Japanese Breakfast Jubilee Dead Oceans
17 Night Beats Outlaw R&B Fuzz Club
18 Jenny Don’t And The Spurs Fire on the Ridge Fluff and Gravy
19 Tristen Aquatic Flowers Mama Bird
20 Robin Bienemann Animal Communicator self-released
21 CHAI WINK Sub Pop
22 Lula Wiles Shame and Sedition Smithsonian Folkways
23 Mannequin Pussy Perfect – EP Epitaph
24 Lord Huron Long Lost Republic
25 Sons of Raphael Full-Throated Messianic Homage Because
26 Fly Pan Am Frontera Constellation
27 AUDREY NUNA a liquid breakfast Arista
28 Kipp Stone Faygo Baby Closed Sessions
29 Pardoner Came Down Different Bar/None
30 Squid Bright Green Field Warp

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    June 15th, 2021

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genre charts for Jun 15 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MF TOMLINSON Strange Time Self-Released
2 JENNY DON’T AND THE SPURS Fire On The Ridge Fluff & Gravy
3 TRISTEN Aquatic Flowers Mama Bird
4 ROBIN BIENEMANN Animal Communicator Self-Released
5 LULA WILES Shame & Sedition Smithsonian Folkways
6 GRAHAM SHARP Truer Picture Yep Roc
7 SHANNON BIELSKI AND MOONLIGHT DRIVE Tennessee Heart Patuxent
8 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
9 SKULLCRUSHER Storm In Summer [EP] Secretly Canadian
10 JP HARRIS’ DREADFUL WIND AND RAIN Don’t You Marry No Railroad Man Free Dirt

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETER ROSENBERG Real Late Real Late
2 KIPP STONE Faygo Baby [EP] Closed Sessions
3 MOTHER NATURE AND BOATHOUSE SZNZ Closed Sessions
4 RACQUEL JONES IgnoRANT Magnetic Moon
5 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
6 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter (Deluxe Edition) Rhymesayers
7 BENNY THE BUTCHER The Plugs I Met 2 Black Soprano Family
8 CADENCE WEAPON Parallel World eOne
9 SUPAMAN Illuminatives Good Medicine
10 CONWAY THE MACHINE La Maquina Griselda/Drumwork/EMPIRE

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOOK OF WYRMS Occult New Age Self-Released
2 KNOLL Interstice Sludgelord
3 GENGHIS TRON Dream Weapon Relapse
4 CANVAS SOLARIS Chromosphere Divebomb
5 VIOLET COLD Empire of Love La Petite Mort Prod.
6 LOST SYMPHONY Chapter III XOFF
7 TRAITRS The Sick, Tired & Ill [EP] Freakwave / Schurbert
8 INSECT MACHINE, THE “Haunted” [Single] Self-Released
9 CLIFF AND IVY Bring Us The Night [EP] Self-Released
10 AMMO “Rose + Crown” [Single] Mourning Sun

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DARKTWAINE Esoteric Jam Self-Released
2 DUST Bravado [EP] Self-Released
3 FLY PAN AM Frontera Constellation
4 COLLEEN The Tunnel And The Clearing Thrill Jockey
5 DAWN RICHARD Second Line Merge
6 BRIJEAN Feelings Ghostly International
7 FOUNDATIONS VARIOUS ARTISTS DEEWEE/Because
8 FLOATING POINTS, PHAROAH SANDERS AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Promises Luaka Bop
9 DJ BLACK LOW Uwami Awesome Tapes From Africa
10 HALLUCI NATION, THE One More Saturday Night Self-Released

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
2 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
3 OKUTE Okuté Chulo
4 EDO FUNK EXPLOSION VOL 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
5 CONKARAH “Papaya (Sick Wit It Crew mix)” [Single] BMG
6 META AND THE CORNERSTONES “Breeze” [Single] Nat Geo
7 DOBET GNAHORE Couleur Cumbancha
8 KASAI ALLSTARS Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound Crammed
9 AYUNNE SULE Putoo Katare Yire Rebel Up
10 STAR LOVERS Boafo Ne Nyame Hot Casa

    June 15th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Jun 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 Peter Rosenberg Real Late Real Late
2 Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime Matador
3 J. Cole The Off-Season Interscope
4 Mach-Hommy Pray For Haiti Griselda
5 Night Beats Outlaw R&B Fuzz Club
6 Vic Spencer Legend Laws of Power Old Fart Luggage
7 Curtis Harding Hopeful – Single Anti-
8 Blush Face Had To – Single self-released
9 Rome Streetz & Ankhlejohn Genesis 1:27 Rare Skrilla
10 PJ Sykes Fuzz Cherub
11 McKinley Dixon For My Mama and Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
12 gnawing You Freak Me Out Refresh
13 The Haverchucks The Haverchucks self-released
14 Dazy The Crowded Mind Very Loud Sounds
15 Southern Energy Ensemble & Black Fire Southern Energy Strut
16 Downhaul Proof Refresh
17 Enforced Kill Grid Century Media
18 Cult Classic Blade Brown Renaissance
19 Talk Me Off Abyss – EP Smartpunk
20 Bachelor Doomin’ Sun Lucky Number
21 Will Stratton The Changing Wilderness Bella Union
22 Robert Finley Sharecropper’s Son Easy Eye Sound
23 Dawn Richard Second Line Merge
24 Lord Huron Long Lost Whispering Pines / Republic
25 Squid Bright Green Field Warp
26 Lula Wiles Shame and Sedition Smithsonian Folkways
27 FACS Present Tense Trouble In Mind
28 Kipp Stone Faygo Baby Closed Sessions
29 Carsie Blanton Love & Rage self-released
30 TEKE::TEKE Shirushi Kill Rock Stars

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    June 8th, 2021

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genre charts for Jun 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LULA WILES Shame & Sedition Smithsonian Folkways
2 HAND HABITS dirt [EP] Saddle Creek
3 BROTHER BROTHERS, THE Calla Lily Compass
4 CASSANDRA JENKINS An Overview On Phenomenal Nature Ba Da Bing
5 REGGIE HARRIS On Solid Ground Self-Released
6 NATIK AWAYEZ Manbarani Sublime Frequencies
7 BRITTON PATRICK MORGAN I Wanna Start A Band Hill Country Artists
8 BILL AND THE BELLES Happy Again Ditty Boom
9 TURNER CODY AND THE SOLDIERS OF LOVE Friends In High Places Capitane
10 PEGGY SEEGER First Farewell Red Grape

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETER ROSENBERG Real Late Real Late
2 J COLE The Off-Season Dreamville
3 MACH-HOMMY Pray For Haiti Griselda
4 VIC SPENCER Legend Laws of Power Old Fart Luggage
5 ROME STREETZ AND ANKHLEJOHN Genesis 1:27 Rare Skrilla
6 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
7 CULT CLASSIC Blade Brown Renaissance
8 KIPP STONE Faygo Baby [EP] Closed Sessions
9 LUSHLIFE Redamancy [EP] Fortune Tellers
10 RACQUEL JONES IgnoRANT Magnetic Moon

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ENFORCED Kill Grid Century Media
2 AARA Triade I Eos Debemur Morti
3 WHEEL Preserved In Time Cruz Del Sur
4 MORK Katerdralen Peaceville
5 SIGNIFICANT POINT Into The Storm Dying Victims
6 FIVE THE HIEROPHANT Through Aureate Void Dark Essence
7 ALKERDEEL Slonk Babylon Doom Cult
8 GRIMA Rotting Garden Naturmacht Productions
9 XEPER Ad Numen Satanae Soulseller
10 AMMO “Rose + Crown” [Single] Mourning Sun

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAWN RICHARD Second Line Merge
2 DNTEL The Seas Trees See Morr
3 ANDY BELL The Indica Gallery Sonic Cathedral
4 ORGANI Parlez​-​vous Français? Alien Transistor
5 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
6 REYMOUR Leviosa Knekelhuis
7 GARY NUMAN Intruder BMG
8 STONE GIANTS AND AMON TOBIN West Coast Love Stories Nomark
9 DENIRO Æx014 ÆX
10 ALAN ELETTRONICO Electric Mind [EP] Projekt

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
2 MOH ALILECHE Humanity Is Falling Apart Flag Of Freedom Productions
3 DOBET GNAHORE Couleur Cumbancha
4 MACKA B “My Father’s People” [Single] Before Zero
5 PHIRPO Y SUS CARIBES “Comencemos (Let’s Start)/Mi Moooto” [Single] Matasuna
6 COLOR DE TROPICO, VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS El Palmas
7 FLOR DE TOLOACHE “Florecita Rockera” [Single] Criteria
8 NATIK AWAYEZ Manbarani Sublime Frequencies
9 INNOV GNAWA Lila Daptone
10 KHALAB AND M’BERRA ENSEMBLE M’berra Real World

    June 8th, 2021

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