top 30 new albums for Jun 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 Sad Daddy Way up in the Hills Catfish Music
2 Camp Cope Running with the Hurricane Run For Cover
3 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
4 Lucibela Amdjer Lusafrica
5 Sprints A Modern Job – EP Nice Swan
6 Ryan Kent Dying Comes With Age Rare Bird Lit
7 POLIÇA Madness Memphis Industries
8 Yves Jarvis The Zug Anti-
9 Honeyglaze Honeyglaze Speedy Wunderground / PIAS
10 Leyla McCalla Breaking the Thermometer Anti/Epitaph
11 Tomberlin i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
12 Alyssa Gengos Mechanical Sweetness Egghunt
13 Hatchie Giving the World Away Secretly Canadian
14 Linqua Franqa Bellringer Ernest Jenning
15 GRAE Whiplash self-released
16 Georgia Harmer Stay in Touch Arts & Crafts
17 Defcee & BoatHouse For All Debts Public and Private Closed Sessions
18 Deanna Petcoff To Hell With You, I Love You Royal Mountain
19 Confidence Man Tilt Amplifire Music
20 El Valerie Tender Ardor Mint 400
21 Lisa LeBlanc Chiac Disco Bonsound
22 Barrie Barbara Winspear / FRIENDSHIP
23 Mattiel Georgia Gothic ATO
24 Crystal Eyes The Sweetness Restored Bobo Integral
25 WIDOWSPEAK The Jacket Captured Tracks
26 Fieh In the Sun in the Rain Jansen
27 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis
28 Caroline Loveglow Strawberry 100% Electronica
29 Leanna Firestone Forward / Slash frtyfve
30 Foxes The Kick PIAS

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    June 21st, 2022

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genre charts for Jun 21 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAD DADDY Way Up In The Hills Self-Released
2 TOMBERLIN i don’t know who needs to hear this… Saddle Creek
3 JOE’S TRUCK STOP Yonderings Self-Released
4 HANK, PATTIE AND THE CURRENT Letters Robust
5 BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN Golden Rolling Holy 37d03d
6 FOREST SUN “Only Passing Time” [Single] Self-Released
7 ROD PICOTT Paper Hearts And Broken Arrows Self-Released
8 FLORENCE DORE Highways & Rocketships Propeller Sound
9 JENNY BERKEL These Are The Sounds Left From Leaving Outside
10 CARLEY ARROWOOD Goin Home Comin’ On Mountain Home

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
2 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
3 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
4 NAMIR BLADE Metropolis Self-Released
5 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
6 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams
7 FUTURE I NEVER LIKED YOU Epic
8 QUELLE CHRIS Deathfame Mello
9 JACK HARLOW Come Home The Kids Miss You Generation Now/Atlantic
10 KENDRICK LAMAR Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers pgLang/Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GWAR The New Dark Ages Pit
2 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
3 DARK ALMORTE, THE Lunacrium Thepsis Unique Leader
4 KREATOR Hate Uber Alles Nuclear Blast
5 THIS IS OBLIVION This is Oblivion Silent Pendulum
6 KRISIUN Mortem Solis Century Media
7 ARONIOUS Irkalla The Artisan Era
8 SISSYFIT Resist Sabotage Disrupt [EP] Self-Released
9 FORCED DEPARTURE “Overdriven” [Single] Self-Released
10 ARKHANA “Awakening” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 POLICA Madness Memphis Industries
3 CONFIDENCE MAN TILT Heavenly/PIAS
4 CHARLOTTE ADIGERY AND BOLIS PUPUL Topical Dancer DEEWEE/Because
5 ALICE GLASS PREY//IV Eating Glass
6 BITCH Bitchcraft Kill Rock Stars
7 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
8 JEREMIAH CHIU Recordings from the Aland Islands International Anthem
9 TRAGIC IMPULSE Distant Worlds Dist0rtion Productions
10 SPECTRA*PARIS Devious Dependent

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EZRA COLLECTIVE “Victory Dance” [Single] Partisan
2 LOS BITCHOS Let The Festivities Begin! City Slang
3 VIEUX FARKA TOURE Les Racines World Circuit
4 ORIENTAL BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL BAND Oku Ngwo – Di Ochi Palenque
5 SHAOLIN AFRONAUTS, THE “The Simien Fox b/w Rumba Cyclique” [Single] Freestyle
6 NOORI AND HIS DORPA BAND Beja Power! Electric Soul and Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast Ostinato
7 JESUS PAGAN Y SU ORQUESTA Salsa De La Mata ‘From The Roots’ Peace & Rhythm
8 DA CRUZ “Serpientes” Feat Magogo [Single] Boom Jah
9 BORGA REVOLUTION!: GHANAIAN DANCE MUSIC IN THE DIGITAL AGE, 1983-1992 (VOLUME 1) VARIOUS ARTISTS Kalita
10 MOKTAR GANIA AND GNAWA SOUL Masterisé Musjomusic/Nuits d’Afrique

    June 21st, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Mar 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 Yola Stand For Myself Easy Eye Sound
2 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
3 Sad Daddy Way up in the Hills Catfish Music
4 Cold Choir Velvet Surrender – EP Neck Seduction
5 David Guetta Trampoline (feat. Missy Elliot, Biá & Doecchi) – Single Parametric
6 Tiye Phoenix Stand On It (feat. Ruste Juxx) – Single self-released
7 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
8 Che Noir Food For Thought DMG
9 Gregor Barnett Don’t Go Throwing Roses in My Grave Epitaph
10 Bodega Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
11 Atmosphere WORD? Rhymesayers
12 The Bug Club Pure Particles Bingo
13 illuminati hotties Let Me Do One More Snack Shack Tracks / Hopeless
14 La Luz La Luz Hardly Art
15 Afro-Zen Allstars The Buzz and the Bells AZA Music
16 Steve Poltz Stardust and Satellites Red House
17 Discrepants Midnight Sinner Cacophanous Revival
18 Frames Every Room Know Hope
19 Chief Cleopatra Luna – EP Park The Van
20 Letting Up Despite Great Faults IV self-released
21 The Weather Station How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars Fat Possum
22 Robert Glasper Black Radio III Loma Vista
23 Duquette Johnston The Social Animals Single Lock
24 Emily Wells Regards to the End This Is Meru
25 MAITA I Just Want to be Wild for You Kill Rock Stars
26 Frank Turner FTHC Polydor
27 Sunset Honor Unit Sunset Honor Unit – EP Marching Banana
28 Hunter Morris and Blue Blood Give In To Livin’ Super Canoe
29 Oyo Oyo Datawaslost
30 Gully Boys Favorite Son – EP Get Better

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    March 15th, 2022

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