Top 30 new albums for Jan 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.

1 Khruangbin & Leon Bridges Texas Sun – EP Dead Oceans
2 Wire Mind Hive pinkflag
3 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
4 Africa Express EGOLI self-released
5 Matana Roberts COIN COIN Chapter Four: Memphis Constellation
6 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
7 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
8 Sibyl / Mister Earthbound Hypnotic Rhythm Deckhead
9 VV III self-released
10 True Body Heavenly Rhythms for the Uninitiated The Funeral Party
11 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
12 Trauma Lavern Album Announcement Fail Cold Rhymes
13 Phantómódel Panic Picnic Grimalkin
14 Majjin Boo Go Between EggHunt
15 Alan Good Parker Everything’s Normal – EP self-released
16 OOIOO Nijimusi Thrill Jockey
17 Caveboy Night in the Park, Kiss in the Dark self-released
18 En Attendant Ana Juillet Trouble In Mind
19 A Girl Called Eddy Been Around Elefant
20 Alexandra Savior The Archer 30th Century
21 Field Music Making a New World Memphis Industries
22 Devon Gilfillian Black Hole Rainbow Capitol
23 Scrunchies Stunner Guilt Ridden Pop
24 The Lonesome Ace Stringband Modern Old-Time Sounds For The Bluegrass and Folksong Jamboree self-released
25 Praises EP THREE Hand Drawn Dracula
26 Carissa Johnson A Hundred Restless Thoughts A Diamond Heart Production
27 Ian George Kingdom of My Youth Silver Branch
28 Fern Mayo Week of Charm self-released
29 Emily Yacina Remember the Silver self-released
30 Little Monarch Grains – EP Super Bloom

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7 January 18th, 2020

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 29 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
3 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
4 Carmen Souza The Silver Messengers Galileo Music
5 Josienne Clarke In All Weather Rough Trade
6 Bonnie “Prince” Billy I Made a Place Drag City
7 Jon Batiste Chronology of a Dream (Live at the Village Vanguard) Verve
8 Sudan Archives Athena Stones Throw
9 Various Artists Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots Bloodshot
10 Fanfare I Could Live Here, I Could Die Here – EP Elevator Music
11 Future Projektor Terma self-released
12 Weekend Plans State of Nine Elephant Ear
13 Tyler Meacham Property – EP Damage Control
14 Petrichor II self-released
15 Gorrak Gorrak self-released
16 Camp Howard Cañón self-released
17 DJ Shadow Our Pathetic Age Mass Appeal
18 EmiSunshine and the Rain Family Wars Little Blackbird
19 Run River North Monsters Calling Home, Vol. 2 Nettwerk
20 Erin Anne Tough Love Carpark
21 Charly Bliss Supermoon – EP Barsuk
22 Dessa and the Minnesota Orchestra Sound the Bells: Recorded Live at Orchestra Hall Doomtree
23 FKA Twigs MAGDALENE Young Turks
24 Kae Astra Fortune – EP Modern Outsider
25 Ice Cream Fed Up Ice Cream
26 Fran A Private Picture Fire Talk
27 Basement Revolver Wax and Digital – EP Sonic Unyon
28 FEA No Novelties Blackheart
29 The Deer Do No Harm Keeled Scales
30 Nikki Jean Beautiful Prison Rhymesayers

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7 November 30th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 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 Crumb Jinx Crumb
2 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
3 Theravada Xennis Rodman 2000 Entertainment
4 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
5 Automatic Signal Stones Throw
6 Doudou Copa Loin des Barreaux Diamond Prod
7 Angelica Garcia Jícama (Edit) – Single Spacebomb
8 Grebes House Creature Broken Circles
9 Quelle Chris Guns Mello Music Group
10 Juana Molina Forfun – EP Crammed Discs
11 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
12 Smoke Fairies Darkness Brings the Wonders Home Year Seven
13 Coco Montoya Coming in Hot Alligator
14 Lucy Dacus 2019 Matador
15 The Purge Honesty self-released
16 Voarm Voarm self-released
17 Mirtaw Vandals MXC
18 Inter Arma Sulphur English Relapse
19 Locobeach Psychedelic Disco Cumbia Dorsal Fin
20 Illiterate Light Illiterate Light Atlantic
21 Copperhead Gazing in the Dark PTP
22 Toxic Moxie Falkonia self-released
23 Dharma Bombs Enjoy the View Dharma Bombs
24 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
25 Camp Howard Cañón self-released
26 Russian Circles Blood Year Sargent House
27 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
28 NO BS! Brass A Decade of Noise self-released
29 Various Artists Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots Bloodshot
30 Landon Elliott Domino American Paradox

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7 November 16th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Common Holly When I say to you Black Lightning Barsuk / Solitaire
3 Mirtaw Vandals MXC
4 Danny Brown uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
5 Alexa Rose Medicine for Living Big Legal Mess
6 Fly Anakin;Fly Anakin & Big Kahuna Og Holly Water Fat Beats
7 Karen & the Sorrows Guaranteed Broken Heart Ocean Born Mary Music
8 Easalio Fly July’s Prize / Purple Republic
9 Floating Points Crush Ninja Tune
10 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
11 Stephanie tangerine nightmare self-released
12 The Wimps Plasma self-released
13 Toxic Moxie Falkonia self-released
14 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
15 NDEFRU Foreign Local – EP Blue Ether Sound
16 The Comet Is Coming The Afterlife Impulse!
17 Anna Meredith Fibs Black Prince Fury
18 Automatic Signal Stones Throw
19 Hovvdy Heavy Lifter Double Double Whammy
20 Miriam Clancy Astronomy Desert Road
21 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
22 Starcrawler Devour You Rough Trade
23 Dominic Sen Visitor Roll Call
24 Sylvia Black Twilight Animals self-released
25 Kim Gordon No Home Record Matador
26 Begonia Fear Rex Baby
27 Camp Howard Cañón Camp Howard
28 Marika Hackman Any Human Friend (Acoustic EP) Sub Pop
29 Rhi The Pale Queen Tru Thoughts
30 Boris LOVE & EVOL Third Man

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7 November 2nd, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 27 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 Black Mountain Destroyer Jagjaguwar
2 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
3 Vinyl Staircase Sidewalk! – Single self-released
4 One True Pairing One True Pairing Domino
5 Crumb Jinx self-released
6 Brittany Howard Jaime ATO / Fontana North
7 Camp Howard Cañón Egghunt
8 Dry Cleaning Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks – EP It’s Ok
9 Norie 9th Street Goodears Streaming
10 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
11 Azrael Onassis The Holy Ghost of Nonfiction self-released
12 Sports Bar Something Good – EP Mister Falcon
13 Sea of Storms Saddest Faction Sound Era
14 The Wimps Plasma self-released
15 Mistress of the Strings P.S. self-released
16 Majjin Boo Go Between Egghunt
17 Slump Flashbacks from Black Dust Country Feel It
18 Sensual World Feeling Wild Stupid Bag
19 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror self-released
20 FRANKIIE Forget Your Head Paper Bag
21 Chastity Belt Chastity Belt Hardly Art
22 Chelsea Wolfe Birth of Violence Sargent House
23 Gruff Rhys Pang! Rough Trade
24 Metronomy Metronomy Forever Because Music
25 (Sandy) Alex G House of Sugar Domino
26 Operator Music Band Duo Duo Broken Circles
27 Bat for Lashes Lost Girls AWAL
28 Guaxe Guaxe OAR
29 Adam Green Engine of Paradise 30th Century
30 Miss June Bad Luck Party Frenchkiss

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7 September 28th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 20 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Esther Rose You Made It This Far Father/Daughter
3 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
4 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
5 Jay Som Anak Ko Polyvinyl
6 Theravada Xennis Rodman 2000 Entertainment
7 Oh, Rose While My Father Sleeps Park The Van
8 Parsnip When the Tree Bears Fruit Trouble In Mind
9 Lizzie No Vanity self-released
10 Sunny War Shell of a Girl Hen House Studios
11 Lana Del Rey Norman Fucking Rockwell! Polydor
12 Bat for Lashes Lost Girls Bat For Lashes
13 Whitney Forever Turned Around Secretly Canadian
14 Penny & Sparrow Finch I Love You
15 Frankie Cosmos Close It Quietly Sub Pop
16 Chelsea Wolfe Birth of Violence Sargent House
17 The Curtis Brothers Algorithm Truth Revolution
18 Illiterate Light Illiterate Light Atlantic
19 Grebes House Creature Broken Circles
20 Camp Howard Cañón Egghunt
21 ExKnives Witches and Skindivers self-released
22 Charles Owens Trio Three and Thirteen Ropeadope
23 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
24 Sycho Sid Sunset Drive 2 Mutant Academy
25 Sea of Storms Saddest Faction Sound Era
26 Koncept Jack$on Newport 1000s self-released
27 Omni Networker Sub Pop
28 Holy Roller Holy Roller self-released
29 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
30 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb

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7 September 21st, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 6 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 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
2 Jay Som Anak Ko Polyvinyl
3 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
4 Oh, Rose While My Father Sleeps Park The Van
5 Parsnip When the Tree Bears Fruit Trouble In Mind
6 Vanishing Twin The Age of Immunology Fire
7 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
8 Olden Yolk Living Theatre Trouble In Mind
9 Modern Nature How to Live Bella Union
10 Bryony Jarman-Pinto Cage And Aviary Tru Thoughts
11 Tropical Fuck Storm Braindrops FLIGHTLESS
12 Shannon Lay August Sub Pop
13 Sheer Mag A Distant Call self-released
14 Camp Howard Cañón Egghunt
15 FM Skyline Advanced Memory Suite Crystal Pistol
16 FutureProjektor TERMA self-released
17 Stephanie tangerine nightmare self-released
18 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
19 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
20 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
21 Photosynthesizers Apollogy self-released
22 EVA Truthfully self-released
23 Queen of Jeans if You’re not afraid, i’m not afraid Topshelf
24 Boy Scouts Free Company Anti/Epitaph
25 Ezra Furman Twelve Nudes Bella Union
26 Sunny War Shell of a Girl Hen House Studios
27 King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Infest the Rats’ Nest Flightless
28 Rose Dorn Days You Were Leaving Bar/None
29 Bodywash Comforter Luminelle
30 Little Church It’s Not You – EP Diversion

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7 September 7th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 16 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 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
3 The Pendletons You Do You / Life to Me – Single Bastard Jazz
4 Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble Where Future Unfolds International Anthem
5 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
6 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
7 Nick Moss Lucky Guy! Alligator
8 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
9 Baroness Gold & Grey Sony
10 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
11 Florist Emily Alone Double Double Whammy
12 Cross Record Cross Record Ba Da Bing!
13 Palehound Black Friday Polyvinyl
14 Jay Som Anak Ko Polyvinyl
15 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
16 Combo Chimbita Ahomale Anti/Epitaph
17 Ape Hogan Bee Tape self-released
18 Weekend Plans State of Nine Elephant Ear
19 Sleepy Tyrant Playing Creators self-released
20 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
21 Koncept Jack$on Newport 1000s self-released
22 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
23 BUTT BAD SEX self-released
24 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
25 Saw Black Space Heater – EP Crystal Pistol
26 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
27 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
28 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
29 David Shultz Rush Hour Red – Single Brackish Sounds
30 Angelica Garcia It Don’t Hinder Me – Single Spacebomb

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7 August 17th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 9 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 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
2 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
3 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
4 Prettiest Eyes Volume 3 Castle Face
5 The Comet Is Coming Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
6 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
7 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
8 Crumb Jinx self-released
9 Russian Circles Blood Year Sargent House
10 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone
11 Torche Admission Relapse
12 Charles Owens Trio Three and Thirteen Ropeadope
13 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
14 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
15 Jeromes Dream LP Level Plane
16 Illiterate Light Illiterate Light Atlantic
17 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
18 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
19 Young Guv GUV I Run For Cover
20 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
21 Cross Record Cross Record Ba Da Bing!
22 Season Ammons Steel Hearts Cobalt Blue
23 Angie McMahon Salt Dualtone
24 Dude York Falling Hardly Art
25 B Boys Dudu Captured
26 Ariana and the Rose Constellations Phase 1 – EP Pookiebird Music
27 K.Flay Solutions Night Street / Interscope
28 StarBenders Japanese Rooms – EP Institution
29 Goon Heaven is Humming PTKF
30 Florist Emily Alone Double Double Whammy

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7 August 10th, 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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