top 30 new albums for Oct 4 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 Dimestore Dolls Wooly Mamas self-released
2 Al-Qasar Who Are We? Glitterbeat
3 Radio B Stop Looking For Noise (feat. Don Dubious) The Association Of Great Minds
4 Björk Fossora Alda Music
5 Dali Muru & The Polyphonic Swarm Dali Muru & The Polyphonic Swarm Stroom TV
6 Butcher Brown Butcher Brown Presents Triple Trey Concord Jazz
7 Wganda Kenya Africa 5000 Vampisoul
8 Future Projektor The Kybalion self-released
9 Piranha Rama Omniscient Cloud Cover Brokers Tip
10 City of Caterpillar Mystic Sisters Relapse
11 Drook Life in Estates – EP Brat Daddy
12 Deau Eyes Legacies Tone Tree Music / Subflora
13 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman Justin Golden Music
14 Ryan Kent Dying Comes With Age Rare Bird Books
15 Discrepants Beginnings Cacophanous Revival
16 Beex Beex / ​L’Amour split Zero Degree
17 Remote Control Anaphylaxis EP self-released
18 The Garden Horseshit On Route 66 self-released
19 Mo Troper MTV Lame-O
20 Nur-D HVN Fairplay Entertainment
21 Russian Circles Gnosis Sargent House
22 Kamikaze Palm Tree Mint Chip Drag City
23 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
24 Kimberly Morgan York Keep On Goin’ self-released
25 Alex the Astronaut How to Grow a Sunflower Underwater Nettwerk
26 Gwenno Tresor Heavenly
27 Kevin Morby This Is a Photograph Dead Oceans
28 Soccer Mommy Sometimes, Forever Loma Vista
29 beabadoobee Beatopia Dirty Hit
30 Camp Crush Always? – EP self-released

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    October 4th, 2022

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genre charts for Oct 4 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KIMBERLY MORGAN YORK Keep On Goin’ Self-Released
2 WILLI CARLISLE Peculiar, Missouri Free Dirt
3 BELLE CURVES, THE Watershed Silo/19th & 7th
4 PEARL DERRINGER The Fool Self-Released
5 MARISA ANDERSON Still, Here Thrill Jockey
6 BANDITOS Right On Egghunt
7 NEIGHBOR LADY For The Birds Park The Van
8 NAOMI ALLIGATOR Double Knot Carpark
9 JOSEPH DECOSIMO The Aluminum Wonder Self-Released
10 LOWEST PAIR, THE AND SMALL TOWN THERAPY “Mt Rainier” [Single] Delicata

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RADIO B Stop Looking For Noise (feat. Don Dubious) The Association Of Great Minds
2 DALI MURU AND THE POLYPHONIC SWARM Dali Muru & The Polyphonic Swarm Stroom TV
3 BUTCHER BROWN Butcher Brown Presents Triple Trey Concord Jazz/Concord
4 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT Cheat Codes BMG
5 SOL MESSIAH GOD CMPLX Rhymesayers
6 MEGA RAN AMD AMERIGO GAZAWAY STRANGERS: Back To The Lab [EP] RandomBeats/Soul Mates
7 DOECHII she/her/black bitch [EP] Top Dawg/Capitol
8 JESSE THE TREE Pigeon Man Strange Famous
9 TONE CHOP AND FROST GAMBLE For The Crown [EP] Self-Released
10 BANE CAPITAL AND KONCEPT JACKSON Good Product Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FUTURE PROJEKTOR The Kybalion Self-Released
2 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Gnosis Sargent House
3 OMOPHAGIA Rebirth In Black Unique Leader
4 FALLUJAH Empyrean Nuclear Blast
5 MISCREANCE Convergence Self-Released
6 DEFACE THE BEAUTY Dawn of a New Creation Self-Released
7 AENIMUS “The Climb” [Single] Nuclear Blast
8 FLUB “Leaves of Gold” [Single] The Artisan Era
9 SUBLATION “Black Monday (feat. Dominik Winter)” [Single] Self-Released
10 ARCHAIC EPIDEMIC, THE “Annihilation (feat. Ronnie Canizaro)” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BJORK Fossora One Little Indian
2 ARP New Pleasures Mexican Summer
3 COMET IS COMING, THE Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam Impulse!/Verve
4 LALALAR Bi Cinnete Bakar Bongo Joe
5 NU GENEA Bar Mediterraneo Ng
6 RHABDOMANTIC ORCHESTRA Almagre Agogo
7 MOTIV Gravity [EP] Celsius
8 KIM DOEON Damage SoundSupply_Service
9 KADAPAT KADAPAT GORONG GORONG
10 PYTKO Silent Phantasy Sound

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ORCHESTRA FUEGO Candela Self-Released
2 REDDY AMISI Bailo Canto Casa Do Canto Entertainment
3 RIVERITA Y SU ORQUESTA NOCHE CALIENTE Mi Linda Musica Jibaro Productions
4 OLIVER NAYOKA Oka Mmadu Odogwu/Palenque
5 LOS PAO PAOS Los Pao Paos Devil In The Woods
6 AYAHUASCA VOL. 2: CUMBIAS PSICODELICAS PERUANAS VARIOUS ARTISTS Repsychled
7 CROSSROADS KENYA – EAST AFRICAN BENGA AND RUMBA, 1980-1985 VARIOUS ARTISTS No Wahala Sounds
8 JOAO SELVA Se Acabou [EP] Underdog
9 SON ROMPE PERA AND GIL GUTIERREZ “El Saleroso” b/w “Proteus” [Single] Barbes
10 SONNY SINGH Chardi Kala Self-Released

    October 4th, 2022

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Dec 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.

Listen to the artists listed on Spotify: follow wrir on Spotify

1 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
2 Snoh Aalegra -Ugh, those feels again Artium
3 Kim Gordon No Home Record Matador
4 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
5 Juliana Hatfield Juliana Hatfield Sings the Police American Laundromat
6 Girl Ray Girl Moshi Moshi
7 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Ghosteen Ghosteen Ltd
8 Whiskey Myers Whiskey Myers Wiggy Thump
9 TOY Songs of Consumption Tough Love
10 Tempers Private Life Dais
11 Onipa Onipa / Makoma – Single Strut
12 Lunacy Age of Truth Third Coming
13 The Who WHO Polydor
14 Various Artists Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots Bloodshot
15 Various Artists Country Music – A Film by Ken Burns (The Soundtrack) [Deluxe] Sony
16 Billy Neptune Summer Nights Tricky Intersection
17 Mitchel Evan Nostalgia (Side B) self-released
18 SonikBuster Lost In Greenpath self-released
19 Gorrak Gorrak self-released
20 Sensual World Feeling Wild Stupid Bag
21 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
22 Illa Styles A Quarter ‘Til a Mil Monsta
23 DJ Shadow Our Pathetic Age Mello
24 Dessa and the Minnesota Orchestra Sound the Bells: Recorded Live at Orchestra Hall Doomtree
25 Brother Ali Secrets & Escapes Rhymesayers
26 FKA Twigs MAGDALENE Young Turks
27 Josienne Clarke In All Weather Rough Trade
28 Kae Astra Fortune – EP Modern Outsider
29 Ice Cream Fed Up self-released
30 Fran A Private Picture Fire Talk

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    December 7th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Sep 6 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MOSQUITO CABARET The Modern Life Of Insects Self-Released
2 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
3 MARTIN SIMPSON Rooted Topic
4 CHANCE MCCOY Wander Wide Tone Tree
5 SHOW OF HANDS Battlefield Dance Floor Proper
6 GOLDEN FABLE Alchemy Full of Joy
7 ESTHER ROSE You Made It This Far Father/Daughter
8 CHATHAM COUNTY LINE Sharing The Covers Yep Roc
9 EILEN JEWELL Gypsy Signature Sounds
10 DREW HOLCOMB AND THE NEIGHBORS Dragons Thirty Tigers

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
2 PHOTOSYNTHESIZERS Apollogy Self-Released
3 JUSTIS BRATT Justified [EP] Hollywood Starstruck
4 ALCHEMIST Yacht Rock 2 Self-Released
5 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
6 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
7 YBN CORDAE The Lost Boy [email protected]/Atlantic
8 RAS KASS Soul On Ice 2 Mello
9 SKYZOO AND PETE ROCK Retropolitan Mello
10 LITTLE BROTHER May The Lord Watch Imagine Nation

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FUTUREPROJEKTOR TERMA Self-Released
2 KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD Infest The Rats’ Nest Flightless/ATO
3 SPIRIT ADRIFT Divided By Darkness 20 Buck Spin
4 EARTH Full Upon Her Burning Lips Sargent House
5 BORIS Tears [EP] Trash-Up!!
6 UPON A BURNING BODY Southern Hostility Seek & Strike
7 ALCEST Spiritual Instinct Nuclear Blast
8 METH Mother of Red Light Prosthetic
9 SHADOWLAND The Watcher [EP] Self-Released
10 KREATOR Renewal Noise

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FM SKYLINE Advanced Memory Suite Crystal Pistol
2 STEPHANIE Tangerine Nightmare Self-Released
3 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
4 KEDR LIVANSKIY Your Need 2MR
5 FOLLAKZOID I (One) Sacred Bones
6 UNDULATING WATERS 3 VARIOUS ARTISTS Woodford Halse
7 MOON B Udaya Fat Beats
8 SHLOHMO Rock Music [EP] Friends Of Friends
9 DANKMUS It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Blurst of Times. Dankcrest Enterprises
10 SENOR COCONUT El Baile Alemán NN

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ALTIN GUN Gece ATO
2 BUDOS BAND, THE The Budos Band V Daptone
3 MIRAMAR “Salida/Urgencia” [Single] Daptone
4 NICOLA CONTE AND GIANLUCA PETRELLA Free Your Mind [EP] Schema
5 MARCIA GRIFFITHS “Ska Medley” [Single] Tad’s
6 AYMEE NUVIOLA A Journey Through Cuban Music Top Stop
7 MOSQUITO CABARET The Modern Life Of Insects Self-Released
8 AWARENESS ART ENSEMBLE “Awful Situation” [Single] Love City
9 WUTA MAYI La Face Cachee Sterns
10 KARINE POLWART Scottish Songbook Hegri

    September 7th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 30 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 Good Dog Nigel The Implied Sunrise – EP self-released
2 Monday Night Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
3 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
4 Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble Where Future Unfolds International Anthem
5 Skyzoo & Pete Rock Retropolitan Mello Music Group
6 Little Brother May the Lord Watch self-released
7 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
8 Bryony Jarman-Pinto Cage and Aviary Tru Thoughts
9 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
10 Stephanie tangerine nightmare self-released
11 Sycho Sid Sunset Drive 2 Mutant Academy
12 Danet Jackson Planet Danet Citrus City
13 Grebes House Creature Broken Circles
14 Tennishu Heat Tape Vol. 3 self-released
15 DJ Mentos Fresh Air self-released
16 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision
17 Camp Howard Cañón Egghunt
18 Saw Black Space Heater – EP Crystal Pistol
19 Doctor Dukes Eight Lives Down – EP self-released
20 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
21 Shannon Lay August Sub Pop
22 Jay Som Anak Ko Polyvinyl
23 Becky Ninkovic Woe Paper Bag
24 Super Doppler Super Doppler self-released
25 Seratones Power New West
26 Lina Tullgren Free Cell Captured Tracks
27 Shura forevher Secretly Canadian
28 Lunch Duchess Crying for Fun Heavy Meadow
29 Shikoswe Back in the Tall Grass self-released
30 Black Belt Eagle Scout At the Party with My Brown Friends Saddle Creek

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    August 31st, 2019

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