top 30 new albums for Nov 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 Homeboy Sandman Still Champion Mello
2 Book of Wyrms Sodapop Glacier – Single Desert
3 Marlowe Marlowe 3 Mello
4 Ribbon Stage Hit With the Most Perennial / K
5 Quelle Chris Deathfame Mello
6 Nosaj Thing Continua LuckyMe
7 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
8 Alvvays Blue Rev Polyvinyl
9 Tuamie I Should Shoot You self-released
10 Clacks Tempesto self-released
11 Billy Capricorn [Backlog 003] Citrus City
12 Mudgee Voyage Tunes self-released
13 Monday Night & Heather Grey Soon You’ll Understand self-released
14 Fields of Few Polar Vessels Triplicate
15 Big Kahuna Og & Graymatter METAL GEAR SOLID (Catastrophic Inventions 2) Scheme Team
16 Flip Barrison Intuition EP Hot Bars
17 Time Rival Wheels – EP Triplicate
18 The Practitioner Sabbath Hawks self-released
19 Jack Royale PEACE self-released
20 Strawberry Moon Habitual Creatures Sockhead
21 Dumb Waiter Gauche Gists Ossein
22 Summer Starved Come Back self-released
23 Peter’s Jacket (First, Light) self-released
24 Junior Boys Waiting Game City Slang
25 Drugdealer Hiding in Plain Sight Mexican Summer
26 Babehoven Light Moving Time Double Double Whammy
27 Dazy OUTOFBODY Lame-O
28 Louis Cole Quality Over Opinion Brainfeeder
29 Alela Diane Looking Glass Soundly
30 Lucrecia Dalt ¡Ay! RVNG Intl.

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    November 8th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Jul 12 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 Quelle Chris Deathfame Mello Music Group
2 Spooky Cool Time Will Tell – Single self-released
3 Beyoncé Break My Soul – Single Parkwood Entertainment
4 NO BS! Brass Undying self-released
5 Ms. Jaylin Brown Take it Easy – EP self-released
6 Halfcast Return Neck Beard
7 Deau Eyes Legacies Tone Tree Music / Subflora
8 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
9 Dumb Waiter Gauche Gists Ossein
10 Ryan Kent Dying Comes With Age Rare Bird Lit
11 Naima Bock Giant Palm Sub Pop
12 Petrol Girls Baby Hassle
13 J.Rocc A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
14 The Slocan Ramblers Up the Hill and Through the Fog self-released
15 Fashion Club Scrutiny felte
16 Brian Jackson This Is Brian Jackson BBE Music
17 Tanika Charles Papillon de Nuit: The Night Butterfly Record Kicks
18 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
19 Nilüfer Yanya PAINLESS ATO / Fontana North
20 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
21 Caroline No Caroline No Grapefruit
22 Pale Blue Eyes Souvenirs Full Time Hobby
23 Mick Trouble It’s Mick Troubles Second LP Emotional Response
24 Jack Harlow Come Home The Kids Miss You Generation Now/Atlantic
25 Kendrick Lamar Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers pgLang/Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath/Interscope
26 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
27 Noori & His Dorpa Band Beja Power! Electric Soul & Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast Ostinato
28 Strawberry Moon Control – Single Bobo Studios
29 Lil Baby In A Minute – Single Quality Control Music/Motown
30 ODESZA The Last Goodbye (feat. Bettye LaVette) – Single Foreign Family Collective/Ninja Tune

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    July 12th, 2022

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genre charts for Jul 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MS JAYLIN BROWN Take It Easy [EP] Self-Released
2 NAIMA BOCK Giant Palm Sub Pop
3 SLOCAN RAMBLERS, THE Up The Hill And Through The Fog Self-Released
4 PHARIS AND JASON ROMERO Tell ‘Em You Were Gold Smithsonian Folkways
5 ANAIS MITCHELL Anais Mitchell BMG
6 ANNIE HAMILTON The Future Is Here But It Feels Kinda Like The Past PIAS
7 MAPACHE Roscoe’s Dream Innovative Leisure
8 BANDITOS Right On Egghunt
9 MAMA’S BROKE Narrow Line Free Dirt
10 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QUELLE CHRIS DEATHFAME Mello
2 J ROCC A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
3 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
4 JACK HARLOW Come Home The Kids Miss You Generation Now/Atlantic
5 KENDRICK LAMAR Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers pgLang/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
6 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT “Because” feat. Joey Bada$$, Russ, & Dylan Cartlidge [Single] BMG
7 LIL BABY “In A Minute” [Single] Quality Control
8 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
9 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
10 MATHEMATIK No Division Vol. 2 Urbnet

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GWAR The New Dark Ages Pit
2 CULT OF LUNA The Long Road North Metal Blade
3 ABSENT IN BODY Plague God Relapse
4 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
5 DECAPITATED Cancer Culture Nuclear Blast
6 ORATORY “Capitulation Genuflect” [Single] Self-Released
7 VISCERA “Sungazer” [Single] Unique Leader
8 ZENITH PASSAGE, THE “Synaptic Deprivation” [Single] Unique Leader
9 HALO EFFECT, THE Days Of The Lost Nuclear Blast
10 HIEROPHANT Greasy Exudate Intumescence

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 ODESZA “The Last Goodbye” feat. Bettye LaVette [Single] Ninja Tune
3 ROYKSOPP Profound Mysteries Dog Triumph/PIAS
4 HAAI Baby, We’re Ascending Mute
5 MARIA CHIARA ARGIRO Forest City Innovative Leisure
6 JULMUD Tuqoos Bilna’es
7 IDK Simple. Clue No Clue LLC
8 TANGERINE DREAM Raum Eastgate
9 COURTESY “Night Journeys II” [Single] Kulør
10 FKA TWIGS “Killer” [Single] Young/Atlantic

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOOTHSAYERS “Last Days” [Single] Red Earth
2 NOORI AND HIS DORPA BAND Beja Power! Electric Soul & Brass From Sudan’s Red Sea Coast Ostinato
3 TIKEN JAH FAKOLY “Ou Est-Ce Que Tu Vas?” [Single] Chapter Two/Wagram
4 LOS CALVOS Estos Son Los Calvos El Palmas
5 DERYA YILDIRIM AND GRUP SIMSEK “Bal” [Single] Bongo Joe/Catapulte
6 PEDRO LIMA Recordar E Vivir: Antogolia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
7 BKO Djine Bora Bongo Joe
8 MADALISTO BAND Musakayike Bongo Joe
9 SOMI Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba Salon Africana
10 SATELLITES Satellites Batov

    July 12th, 2022

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genre charts for Jun 28 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
2 MAMA’S BROKE Narrow Line Free Dirt
3 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
4 IZAAK OPATZ Extra Medium Mama Bird
5 PHARIS AND JASON ROMERO Tell ‘Em You Were Gold Smithsonian Folkways
6 PATTY GRIFFIN Tape PGM
7 ABIGAIL LAPELL Stolen Time Outside
8 COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS “Satellite” [Single] Fat Possum
9 ISKWE AND TOM WILSON Stir the Ashes [EP] Self-Released
10 LADY DAN “Not In Love” [Single] Earth Libraries

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 QUELLE CHRIS Deathfame Mello
2 MOSIAHADE SUNNY DAYS STUCK INSIDE! Self-Released
3 DOOF DØØFUS CAN’T READ Self-Released
4 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
5 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
6 J ROCC A Wonderful Letter Stones Throw
7 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
8 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
9 ELUCID I Told Bessie Backwoodz Studioz
10 KROHME Cursed Earth Man Bites Dog

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOREPTION Jord Unique Leader
2 ORIGIN Chaosmos Nuclear Blast
3 SJAKAL Sea of God Self-Released
4 ARKAIK The Labyrinth of the Hungry Ghosts The Artisan Era
5 SOUL REBORN Black Tear In a River of Blood Self-Released
6 FIRST DEGREE MURDER Anomalous Hallucinations Reality Fade
7 RAMMSTEIN Zeit Vertigo/Capitol
8 IRRENOID “Contragyric” [Single] Self-Released
9 EXECRATED “To Those Who are Lost” [Single] Self-Released
10 MEGADETH “We’ll Be Back” [Single] Universal

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 700 BLISS Nothing To Declare Hyperdub
2 ROYKSOPP Profound Mysteries Dog Triumph/PIAS
3 CHARLOTTE ADIGERY AND BOLIS PUPUL Topical Dancer DEEWEE/Because
4 CONFIDENCE MAN TILT Heavenly/PIAS
5 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
6 LEEVISA Koreography [EP] Perpetual Care
7 X/O Chaos Butterfly Precious Metals
8 FLYING LOTUS “The Room” b/w “You Don’t Know” [Single] Warp
9 FKA TWIGS “Killer” [Single] Young/Atlantic
10 33EMYBW AND GOOOOOSE Trans-Aeon Express SVBKVLT

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOOTHSAYERS “Last Days” [Single] Red Earth
2 NOORI AND HIS DORPA BAND Beja Power! Electric Soul & Brass From Sudan’s Red Sea Coast Ostinato
3 TIKEN JAH FAKOLY “Ou Est-Ce Que Tu Vas?” [Single] Chapter Two/Wagram
4 LOS CALVOS Estos Son Los Calvos El Palmas
5 DERYA YILDIRIM AND GRUP SIMSEK “Bal” [Single] Bongo Joe/Catapulte
6 PEDRO LIMA Recordar E Vivir: Antogolia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
7 BKO Djine Bora Bongo Joe
8 MADALISTO BAND Musakayike Bongo Joe
9 SOMI Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba Salon Africana
10 SATELLITES Satellites Batov

    June 28th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for May 31 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 Rikki Rakki Quarantine Sessions – EP self-released
2 Kendrick Lamar Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers pgLang / Top Dawg / Aftermath / Interscope
3 Quelle Chris Deathfame Mello Music Group
4 Porridge Radio Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To the Sky Secretly Canadian
5 Noah-O Trillipino – Single Charged Up
6 Til Infinity. ROOT + FLOW self-released
7 Plunky Juju Jazz Poetics N.A.M.E. Brand
8 Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Hurricane Clarice Free Dirt
9 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
10 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
11 Armagideon Time Crime As Theatre self-released
12 Rough Age Blank Eyes – EP self-released
13 Kevin Morby This Is a Photograph Dead Oceans
14 Mama’s Broke Narrow Line Free Dirt
15 They Hate Change Finally, New Jagjaguwar
16 Sister Cookie In the Blue Corner The Liquid Label
17 Leyla McCalla Breaking the Thermometer Anti-
18 Caroline Spence True North Rounder
19 Coco Méliès Nothing Goes to Waste Big in the Garden
20 Izaak Opatz Extra Medium Mama Bird
21 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Dirt Does Dylan MRI
22 Grant-Lee Phillips All That You Can Dream Yep Roc
23 Congotronics International Where’s the One? Crammed Discs
24 Tamar Berk Start at the End self-released
25 Linqua Franqa Bellringer Ernest Jenning
26 Defcee & BoatHouse For All Debts Public and Private Closed Sessions
27 Calexico El Mirador City Slang
28 El Valerie Tender Ardor Mint 400
29 Wallows Tell Me That It’s Over Atlantic
30 Tess Parks And Those Who Were Seen Dancing Fuzz Club

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    May 31st, 2022

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