Genre charts for week ending Nov 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DHARMA BOMBS Enjoy The View Self-Released
2 JOSIENNE CLARKE In All Weather Rough Trade/Beggars
3 TOO LATE TO PRAY: DEFIANT CHICAGO ROOTS VARIOUS ARTISTS Bloodshot
4 GIRL IN RED Beginnings Self-Released
5 CHE APALACHE Rearrange My Heart Free Dirt
6 JAKE OWEN Greetings From…Jake Big Loud
7 MATTHEW AND THE ATLAS Morning Dancer (Unplugged) MATA
8 ROBBIE BASHO Visions of the Country Gnome Life
9 JIM MORAY The Outlander Managed Decline
10 SMITH AND MCCLENNAN Small Town Stories White Fall

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOGFUQ L’alphabet Self-Released
2 OHBLIV Give Thanks Fat Beats
3 DJ SHADOW Our Pathetic Age Mass Appeal
4 APOLLO BROWN Sincerely, Detroit Mellow
5 MUSTARD Perfect Ten Ten Summers
6 KOOL KEITH Keith Mello
7 JUSTIS BRATT Justified [EP] Hollywood Starstruck
8 MEGAN THEE STALLION Fever 300
9 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Keep Cool/RCA/Madlib Invazion/ESGN
10 FAT JOE “YES” [Single] RNG / EMPIRE

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Custom Made
2 MONOLORD No Comfort Relapse
3 NILE Vile Nilotic Rites Nuclear Blast
4 SUNN O))) Pyroclasts Sounthern Lord
5 PELICAN Nighttime Stories Southern Lord
6 RINGS OF SATURN Gidim Nuclear Blast
7 EQUIPOISE Demiurgus The Artisan Era
8 KING DIAMOND “Masquerade Of Madness” [Single] Metal Blade
9 SEPULTURA “Isolation” [Single] Nuclear Blast
10 OBITUARY “A Dying World” [Single] Relapse

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHROMATICS Closer To Grey Italians Do It Better
2 TOXIC MOXIE Falkonia Self-Released
3 COM TRUISE Persuasion System Ghostly
4 BLACK MARBLE Bigger Than Life Sacred Bones
5 CITY AND IO Spirit Volume PTP
6 HYPNOLOVE Plexus Record Makers
7 HERON AND CRANE Firesides Hibernator Gigs
8 AFRIQUA Colored R & S
9 DJ HARAM Grace [EP] Hyperdub
10 DANKMUS It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Blurst of Times. Dankcrest Enterprises

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUANA MOLINA Forfun [EP] Crammed
2 POUR ME A GROG VARIOUS ARTISTS Ostinato
3 ADOLFO ECHEVERRIA Y SU ORQUESTA Sabroso Bacalao Vampisoul
4 FARAFI Calico Soul Piranha
5 KEITH AND TEX Greatest Hits 1966-1970 Rebel Sound
6 FLYING ORKESTAR Les Yeux Qui Pleurent Eben Productions
7 LOS AFROINS A Gozar Salsomanos Vampisoul
8 TINARIWEN Amadjar Anti-
9 GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, THE Aban Stonetree
10 JAH9 “Ma’at (Each Man)” [Single] VP

7 November 23rd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Oct 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHE APALACHE Rearrange My Heart Free Dirt
2 CHARLIE PARR Charlie Parr Red House/Compass
3 DEAD SOUTH, THE Sugar & Joy Six Shooter
4 AN AMERICAN FOREST O Brother, Donder Yonder? Self-Released
5 SAFIA NOLIN xX3m0 $0ng$ 2 $!nG @L0nG 2Xx [EP] Bonsound
6 PEARLA Quilting And Other Activities Egghunt
7 CERNY BROTHERS, THE Common Sense [EP] Cleveland International
8 HACKENSAW BOYS A Fireproof House Of Sunshine [EP] Free Dirt
9 DORI FREEMAN Every Single Star Blue Hens
10 JONAH TOLCHIN Fires For The Cold Yep Roc

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
2 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return Ninja Tune
3 WIKI “Eggs” [Single] Wikset Enterprises
4 OPIOID ERA, THE 3 X Dope West Coast Edition Pill Press
5 SYCHO SID Sunset Drive 2 Mutant Academy
6 KONCEPT JACKSON Newport 1000s Self-Released
7 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
8 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ [Advance Tracks] Warp
9 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
10 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Keep Cool/RCA/Madlib Invazion/ESGN

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Custom Made
2 STONEBURNER Technology Implies Belligerence Self-Released
3 ENFORCER Zenith Nuclear Blast
4 FALLUJAH Undying Light Nuclear Blast
5 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
6 TOOL Fear Inoculum RCA
7 MO’YNOQ Dreaming In A Dead Language Self-Released
8 AENIMUS Dreamcatcher Nuclear Blast
9 PIG’S BLOOD A Flock Slaughtered Stygian Black Hand
10 CLIFF AND IVY Deathmask Devotion [EP] House of Extreme Darkness

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLUME Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape) Future Classic
2 OLI XL Rogue Intruder, Soul Enhancer Bloom
3 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
4 MORT GARSON Mother Earth’s Plantasia [Reissue] Sacred Bones
5 HERON AND CRANE Firesides Hibernator Gigs
6 AFROSIDERAL El Olimpo De Los Orishas Wonderwheel
7 CASHMERE CAT PRINCESS CATGIRL Mad Love/Interscope
8 KREIDLER Flood Bureau B
9 LISTENING CENTER Echoes and Reverberations A Year In The Country
10 GORRAK Gorrak Self-Released

World

None this week.

7 October 5th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Feb 8 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LEYLA MCCALLA The Capitalist Blues Jazz Village/PIAS
2 LULA WILES What Will We Do Smithsonian Folkways
3 MATT ELLIS Rambler Pacifico Self-Released
4 CHARLENE SORAIA Where’s My Tribe Peace Frog
5 DANNY BURNS North Country Pinecastle
6 MANDOLIN ORANGE Tides Of A Teardrop [Advance Tracks] Yep Roc
7 SARAH LOUISE Nighttime Birds And Morning Stars Thrill Jockey
8 SUE JEFFERS Owning Class Hero Self-Released
9 DANNY SCHMIDT Owls Self-Released
10 HAYES CARLL What It Is Dualtone

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
2 DOOF Tha Bridge Strangler Gritty City
3 JAMES BLAKE Assume Form Polydor
4 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
5 OHBLIV Soulphonic UKNOWY
6 TE’AMIR Abyssinia Rise [EP] Tru Thoughts
7 21 SAVAGE I Am > I Was Slaughter Gang
8 BUDDY Harlan & Alondra Lil Cool Company
9 HECTOR GUERRA Desde el Infierno TheMusicJoint
10 MOURNING [A] BLKSTR The Garner Poems Electric Cowbell

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Self-Released
2 ANGEL METRO Dark Days Bright Lights Self-Released
3 YATRA Death Ritual Grimoire
4 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
5 GOTHIC LIZARD Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
6 CURSIVE Vitriola 15 Passenger
7 DRAGONLORD Dominion Spinefarm
8 HATE ETERNAL Upon Desolate Sands Season Of Mist
9 GUMMING Human Values Self-Released
10 CONSTANT MONGREL Living In Excellence La Vide Es Un Mus Discos

RPM

There were not a sufficient number of albums played to generate a chart this week.

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LE VENT DU NORD Territoires Borealis
2 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
3 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
4 COMBO CHIMBITA “Testigo” [Single] Anti-
5 BERES HAMMOND Never Ending VP
6 THIRD WORLD “Loving You Is Easy” [Single] Ghetto Youths International
7 CLAUDE FONTAINE “Cry For Another” [Single] Innovative Leisure
8 STEP FORWARD YOUTH VARIOUS ARTISTS Greensleeves
9 JAAKKO LAITINEN AND VAARA RAHA “I Taget Finns En Restaurangvagn” [Single] Self-Released
10 LEYLA MCCALLA The Capitalist Blues Jazz Village/PIAS

7 February 9th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 25 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 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
2 Petrichor II self-released
3 Toro y Moi Outer Peace Carpark
4 Mdou Moctar Ilana (The Creator) Sahel Sounds
5 Sneaks Highway Hypnosis Merge
6 Jozef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil Sacred Bones
7 Piranha Rama S/T Trrrash
8 Unmaker Firmament self-released
9 Michael Chapman True North Paradise of Bachelors
10 Colter Wall Songs of the Plains Young Mary’s
11 Gemini Love This Is Not Science self-released
12 Debrider Gift Horse – EP self-released
13 Large Margin Large Margin Cheap Cuts
14 Danny Burns North Country Pinecastle
15 Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? 4AD
16 Steve Gunn The Unseen In Between Matador
17 Buke and Gase Scholars Brassland
18 Pedro The Lion Phoenix Polyvinyl
19 DAWN new breed Local Action / Our Dawn Ent
20 Malibu Ken Malibu Ken Rhymesayers Entertainment
21 James Blake Assume Form Polydor
22 Daniel Romano Finally Free New West
23 CAVE Allways Drag City
24 Cat Power Wanderer Domino
25 Kikagaku Moyo Masana Temples Guruguru Brain
26 Doe Grow into It Big Scary Monsters / Topshelf
27 Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams Merge
28 The Dodos Certainty Waves Polyvinyl
29 Metric Art of Doubt BMG
30 Calvin Johnson A Wonderful Beast K

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7 January 26th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jan 25 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLTER WALL Songs Of The Plains Thirty Tigers
2 DANNY BURNS North Country Self-Released
3 DANIEL ROMANO Finally Free You’ve Changed
4 MICHIGAN RATTLERS Evergreen Self-Released
5 HONEY DEWDROPS Anyone Can See Self-Released
6 AMY MCCARLEY MECO Self-Released
7 BLAKE MILLER AND THE OLD FASHIONED ACES Quelle Belle Journee Self-Released
8 DOM FLEMONS Black Cowboys Smithsonian Folkways
9 GRETCHEN PETERS Dancing With The Beast Curb
10 NEYLA PEKARAK Rattlesnake S-Curve

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DAWN New Breed Local Action/Our Dawn
2 MALIBU KEN Malibu Ken Rhymesayers
3 JAMES BLAKE Assume Form Polydor
4 BAS Milky Way Dreamville
5 SANJI THE HEDGEHOG Slump Garden Self-Released
6 AYELLE “Obvious” [Single] Self-Released
7 NONAME “Song 31” [Single] Self-Released
8 MADISON MCFERRIN Finding Foundations: Vol II [EP] Self-Released
9 ELI PAPERBOY REED 99 Cent Dreams Yep Roc
10 OHBLIV Soulphonic UKNOWY

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PETRICHOR II Self-Released
2 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
3 FUCKED UP Dose Your Dreams Merge
4 BLOODYWOOD “Endurant” [Single] Self-Released
5 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
6 SERQET “Oleander” [Single] Vinyl Conflict
7 DRAGONLORD Dominion Spinefarm
8 HATE ETERNAL Upon Desolate Sands Season Of Mist
9 NAGLFAR Principium Floga
10 MONSTROSITY The Passage of Existence Metal Blade

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOZEF VAN WISSEM AND JIM JARMUSCH An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil Sacred Bones
2 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery Impulse!
3 KID KOALA Music to Draw To: Io Arts & Crafts
4 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
5 GEORGE CLANTON Slide 100% Electronica
6 JOHANN JOHANNSSON Mandy [OST] INVADA
7 JAKOB SKOTT Instrumentality El Paraiso
8 BOOKA SHADE “I Go, I Go (feat. Kaktus Einarsson)” [Single] Blaufield
9 GESAFFELSTEIN AND THE WEEKEND “Lost in the Fire” [Single] Columbia
10 SHORMEY “Cruise!” [Single] Citrus City

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MDOU MOCTAR “Kamane Tarhanin” [Single] Sahel Sounds
2 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
3 JUANECO Y SU COMBO El Gran Cacique Infopesa
4 VAUDOU GAME Otodi Hot Casa
5 SARAZINO Mama Funny Day Cumbancha
6 DUR DUR BAND Dur Dur Band Of Somalia, Volume 1, Volume 2 Analog Africa
7 ATERCIOPELADOS Claroscura Sony Colombia
8 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
9 SALIF KEITA Un Autre Blanc Naive
10 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Siri Ba Kele Sublime Frequencies

7 January 26th, 2019

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