top 30 new albums for Aug 24 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 Vaudou Game Noussin Hot Casa
2 Yola Stand For Myself Easy Eye Sound
3 Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band Expansions Big Crown
4 Dobet Gnahoré Couleur Cumbancha
5 Sally Rose Tread Light self-released
6 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
7 Hotspit CC – EP self-released
8 Wednesday Twin Plagues Orindal
9 Lingua Ignota Sinner Get Ready Sargent House
10 Dot Allison Heart-Shaped Scars SA
11 Lee DeWyze Ghost Stories Mavelle
12 Son Volt Electro Melodier Transmit Sound
13 The Halluci Nation One More Saturday Night Radicalized
14 Chris Haise Band Half of All of Nothing self-released
15 King Woman Celestial Blues Relapse
16 LUMP Animal Chrysalis
17 Atmosphere Word? Rhymesayers
18 Upper Wilds Venus Thrill Jockey
19 Piroshka Love Drips and Gathers Bella Union
20 Joseph Spence Encore: Unheard Recordings of Bahamian Guitar and Singing Smithsonian Folkways
21 Anika Change Sacred Bones
22 Yves Tumor The Asymptotical World – EP Warp
23 Martin Sexton 2020 Vision – EP Kitchen Table
24 Evidence Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
25 Museum Of Love Life of Mammals Skint
26 Snapped Ankles Forest of Your Problems The Leaf Label
27 The Catenary Wires Birling Gap Shelflife
28 Various Artists R&B Hipshakers Vol. 5: Rocks in Your Head Vampisoul
29 Livingmore Take Me Nomad Eel
30 Tristen Aquatic Flowers Mama Bird

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    August 24th, 2021

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genre charts for Aug 24 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
2 DOT ALLISON Heart-Shaped Scars SA
3 LEE DEWYZE Ghost Stories Mavelle/InGrooves
4 SON VOLT Electro Melodier Transmit Sound/Thirty Tigers
5 MARTIN SEXTON 2020 Vision Kitchen Table
6 TRISTEN Aquatic Flowers Mama Bird
7 TREVOR TCHIR Sun & Moon Self-Released
8 JOSHUA BURNSIDE AND LAURA QUIRKE In the Half-light [EP] Attic Thing
9 AOIFE O’DONOVAN “More Than We Know” [Single] Yep Roc
10 ANA EGGE “Wait a Minute” [Single] StorySound

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? – Side A [EP] Rhymesayers
2 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
3 DEF3 AND LATE NIGHT RADIO Weddings And Funerals [EP] Urbnet
4 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
5 DOGFUCK No. Self-Released
6 NAS King’s Disease II Mass Appeal
7 FROST GAMBLE I Missed My Bus Self-Released
8 POP SMOKE Faith Republic
9 MILLA THYME Everything Has Its Thyme Urbnet
10 MARCEY YATES AND XOBOI Culxr House: Freedom Summer Saddle Creek

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
2 WORMWITCH Wolf Hex Prosthetic
3 WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Primordial Arcana Relapse
4 MORK Katerdralen Peaceville
5 NAZXUL Irkalla Seance
6 DARKTHRONE Eternal Hails…… Peaceville
7 FEAR FACTORY Aggression Continuum Nuclear Blast
8 MANNVEIRA Vitahringur Dark Descent
9 MYRHOLT Sjelebot Self-Released
10 FELLED The Intimate Earth Transcending Obscurity

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HALLUCI NATION, THE One More Saturday Night Radicalized
2 GLUME The Internet Italians Do It Better
3 ALEX SOMERS Siblings 2 Krunk
4 TROPICAL GEOMETRY Luck Mountain Same Difference
5 BOW EVER DOWN Let It Burn Audio SIC
6 DAM FUNK Above The Fray Glydezone
7 HAYATO HIOKI Swallowing Smoke Self-Released
8 JANA RUSH Painful Enlightenment Planet Mu
9 FELINTO Futuro Antigo Perpetuo Bokeh Versions
10 JUNYA TOKUDA Anemic Cinema Remodel

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEN HARPER AND ZIGGY MARLEY “Spin It Faster” [Single] Mad Bunny
2 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
3 JAGUAR Madremonte El Palmas
4 CARWYN ELLIS AND RIO 18 “Ola” [Single] Legere
5 KEVIN FLOREZ AND CAPTAIN PLANET “Borracho Bailando Champeta” [Single] Bastard Jazz
6 KENYA EUGENE “Bun It” [Single] SOA Group
7 FRENTE CUMBIERO Cera Perdida Biche
8 MONOSWEZI Shanu Riverboat
9 TAJ WEEKES Pause Jatta
10 JOSEPH SPENCE Encore: Unheard Recordings Of Bahamian Guitar And Singing Smithsonian Folkways

    August 24th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Apr 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 Reymour Leviosa Knekelhuis
2 Armand Hammer & the Alchemist Haram Backwoodz Studioz
3 Godspeed You! Black Emperor G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! Constellation
4 Les Filles de Illighadad At Pioneer Works Sahel Sounds
5 Sally Rose Tread Light self released
6 J. Clyde Morris Stereo self-released
7 DJ Williams Short Stories – EP Projekt Music
8 Downhaul Proof Refresh
9 Way, Shape, or Form Infinite Lives self-released
10 Lucy Dacus Home Video Matador
11 Terminal Bliss Brute Err/ata Relapse
12 Matthew E. White & Lonnie Holley Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection Spacebomb
13 Gusher Bleed Out self-released
14 Emily Kinney The Supporting Character Jullian
15 Yaya Bey The Things I Can’t Take With Me – EP Big Dada
16 Death from Above 1979 Is 4 Lovers Everything Eleven Inc.
17 Hey, King! Hey, King! Anti/Epitaph
18 Michael Beach Dream Violence Goner
19 Cool Ghouls At George’s Zoo Empty Cellar
20 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard L.W. KGLW
21 Genesis Owusu Smiling with No Teeth House Anxiety / Ourness
22 Nightshift Zöe Trouble In Mind
23 Julien Baker Little Oblivions Matador
24 Catherine Britt Home Truths Beverley Hillbilly
25 Adrian Younge The American Negro Jazz Is Dead
26 Janet Simpson Safe Distance Cornelius Chapel
27 Psychedelic Porn Crumpets SHYGA! The Sunlight Mound What Reality
28 Sincere Gifts Ghost of America – EP Sincere Gifts
29 The Notwist Vertigo Days Morr Music
30 Goat Girl On All Fours Rough Trade

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    April 20th, 2021

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genre charts for Apr 20 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
2 CATHERINE BRITT Home Truths Beverley Hillbilly
3 JANET SIMPSON Safe Distance Cornelius Chapel
4 GARY LOURIS Jump For Joy Sham
5 ESTHER ROSE How Many Times Father/Daughter
6 HARDENED AND TEMPERED Hold The Line Self-Released
7 FRETLAND Could Have Loved You [Advance Tracks] Self-Released
8 GARRISON STARR Girl I Used To Be Self-Released
9 SAMANTHA CRAIN I Guess We Live Here Now [Advance Tracks] Self-Released
10 CLARA MANN Consolations [EP] Sad Club

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ARMAND HAMMER AND THE ALCHEMIST Haram Backwoodz
2 GENESIS OWUSU Smiling With No Teeth House Anxiety/Ourness
3 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN $mokebreak Lex
4 TRU NYCE Win In Doubt Tru Fresh Digital
5 NUMBER 2 Rape Whistle Ultra Beast United
6 ICEROCKS Crossing The Rubicon Self-Released
7 BIG FLOWERS Big Smile Self-Released
8 SENICA DA MISFIT Masterpiece [EP] Self-Released
9 POOKIE Dinka Girl [EP] Self-Released
10 VINO LA MANO Without Conscience [EP] Black Soprano Family

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Err/ata Relapse
2 GRAVESEND Methods Of Human Disposal 20 Buck Spin
3 MOONSPELL Hermitage Napalm
4 PAYSAGE D’HIVER Geister Kunsthall Produktionen
5 VICTORY OVER THE SUN “Nowherer” [Single] Self-Released
6 KOLDOVSTVO “I” [Single] Babylon Doom Cult
7 SKOLD Dies Irae Cleopatra
8 NANCY DOWNS, THE THE NANCY DOWNS Self-Released
9 SERAPHIM SHOCK The Fairmount Chronicles, Chapter One [EP] Brother My Brother
10 MANDRAGORA SCREAM The Deathly Hallows Lunatic Asylum

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 REYMOUR Leviosa Knekelhuis
2 ALEX SOMERS Siblings Krunk
3 FLOATING POINTS, PHAROAH SANDERS AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Promises Luaka Bop
4 I YA TOYAH Out Of Order [EP] Self-Released
5 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
6 NYX AND GAZELLE TWIN Deep England NYX Collective
7 MONTPARNASSE MUSIQUE “Panter” [Single] Six Degrees
8 FM SKYLINE “Dream Machine” [Single] 100% Electronica
9 VISION, THE Down (feat. Dames Brown) [EP] Defected
10 ANDY BELL The Indica Gallery Sonic Cathedral

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JOSE CARLOS SCHWARZ AND LE COBIANA DJAZZ Lua Ki Di Nos Hot Mule
2 AYUUNA SULE “Don’t Be Lazy” [Single] Rebel Up
3 DELGRES 0.166666666666667 Pias
4 LOS MUTABLES “Pasos En La Luna/Suspenso En El Espacio” [Single] Munster
5 LOS MASTER PLUS “Buena Vida” [Single] Self-Released
6 STRAIGHT FROM THE DECKS 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Pura Vida Sounds/Heavenly Sweetness
7 AFROSOUND La Danza De Los Mirlos Vampisoul
8 NATION BEAT The Royal Chase Self-Released
9 THE BOYS FROM NAIROBI: BENGA AND RUMBA FROM 1980S KENYA VARIOUS ARTISTS No Wahala Sounds
10 ALOSTMEN Kologo Strut

    April 20th, 2021

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genre charts for Apr 6 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
2 AARON LEE TASJAN Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! New West
3 VALERIE JUNE The Moon And Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers Fantasy/Concord
4 JOHNNY IRONSIGHTS Murder Mountain Self-Released
5 JUSTIN MOSES Fall Like Rain Mountain Fever
6 BRAD LEFTWICH AND LINDA HIGGINBOTHAM At Home In The Parlour Old Time Tiki Parlour
7 CHRISTOPHER MARK JONES Looking for the Light Self-Released
8 LAEL NEALE Acquainted With Night Sub Pop
9 WILLIE DUNN Creation Never Sleeps, Creation Never Dies: The Willie Dunn Anthology Rough Trade
10 TERRY KLEIN “A Year Gone To The Dogs” [Single] Broken Jukebox

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ICEROCKS Crossing The Rubicon Self-Released
2 NUMBER 2 Rape Whistle Ultra Beast United
3 SENICA DA MISFIT Masterpiece [EP] Self-Released
4 GRISELDA AND BSF: CONFLICTED (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) VARIOUS ARTISTS Griselda
5 PINK SIIFU AND FLY ANAKIN $mokebreak Lex
6 THERAVADA Xenophon 2000 ENT.
7 KEV BROWN AND J SCIENIDE Stray From the Pack Fat Beats
8 DJ MUGGS AND FLEE LORD Rammellzee Soul Assassins
9 GIANT Big Talk The Third, LLC/Vintage Youth
10 ANTI-LILLY AND THE OTHER GUYS “Stay Down” [Single] Hipnott

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ENFORCED Kill Grid Century Media
2 EMMA RUTH RUNDLE AND THOU The Helm Of Sorrow [EP] Sacred Bones
3 EVILE Hell Unleashed Self-Released
4 DIVIDE AND DISSOLVE Gas Lit Invada
5 GENGHIS TRON Dream Weapon Relapse
6 LEBENSNACHT The Realm Beyond Naturmacht Productions
7 YAUTJA The Lurch Relapse
8 DIVERGENCE Shifting Realms [EP] Self-Released
9 ALUSTRIUM A Monument to Silence Unique Leader
10 AUGUST BURNS RED “Westworld” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BRIJEAN Feelings Ghostly International
2 I YA TOYAH Out Of Order [EP] Self-Released
3 BAIUCA AND LILAINA “Luar” [Single] Wonderwheel
4 TOWA TEI LP Mach
5 CONSOLIDATED We’re Already There The End Of
6 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
7 NEON BUNNY KOSMOS Native Code
8 EMMACULATE “Feel Alright” [Single] Djoon Experience
9 ALEX SOMERS Siblings Krunk
10 LORE “Deadly Sessions (Live)” [Single] Into Bliss

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DELGRES 4:00 AM Pias
2 EDO FUNK EXPLOSION VOL 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
3 LOS MUTABLES “Pasos En La Luna/Suspenso En El Espacio” [Single] Munster
4 STRAIGHT FROM THE DECKS 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Pura Vida Sounds/Heavenly Sweetness
5 MUITO KABALLA POWER ENSEMBLE “Mamari” [Single] Rebel Up
6 AMPEX, THE The Ampex Munster
7 JOAO SELVA Navegar Underdog
8 LOS TEDDY’S Doce Psicoexitos Munster
9 JUPITER AND OKWESS Na Kozonga [Advance Tracks] Everloving
10 CHRISTINE SALEM Mersi Blue Fanal

    April 6th, 2021

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top 30 new albums for Feb 23 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 Chemtrails The Peculiar Smell of the Inevitable PNKSLM
2 Hum Inlet Earth Analog
3 Ruth Good Haunt – EP Citrus City
4 Sally Rose Tread Light self-released
5 zara dustmites self-released
6 Spacebomb House Band X: Kernel Eternal Spacebomb
7 Naked Pictures W I D E Cheap Cuts
8 Lonely Rooms Until We Have To Fuzzycat
9 ShotClock Side A – EP Say-10
10 Alex Jonestown Massacre Run-On Death Sentence Hail Peyton
11 Loud Night Mindnumbing Pleasure Vinyl Conflict
12 Coy Pond Living In Hindsight self-released
13 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
14 Claud Super Monster Saddest Factory
15 Bodies of Water Is This What It’s Like Thousand Tongues
16 Rupert Wates Lamentations self-released
17 The Notwist Vertigo Days Morr Music
18 Cub Scout Bowling Pins Heaven Beats Iowa – EP GBV Inc
19 Kiwi Jr. Cooler Returns Sub Pop
20 shame Drunk Tank Pink Dead Oceans
21 Pom Poko Cheater Bella Union
22 Greenlights Music The Art Of Poise Greenlights Music
23 Sleaford Mods Spare Ribs Rough Trade
24 Viagra Boys Welfare Jazz YEAR0001
25 Guided By Voices Styles We Paid For GBV Inc
26 The Bats Foothills Flying Nun
27 Shygirl ALIAS Because Music
28 Adrianne Lenker songs 4AD
29 ela minus acts of rebellion Domino
30 Yo La Tengo Sleepless Night – EP Matador

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    February 23rd, 2021

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genre charts for Feb 23 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
2 LONELY ROOMS Until We Have To Fuzzycat
3 RUPERT WATES Lamentations Self-Released
4 JAMES YORKSTON AND THE SECOND HAND ORCHESTRA The Wide, Wide River Domino
5 MATT SWEENEY AND BONNIE PRINCE BILLY Superwolves [Advance Tracks] Drag City
6 STEVE TILSTON Such Times World Network
7 CHARLEY CROCKETT Welcome To The Hard Times Thirty Tigers
8 KONRADSEN Rodeo No. 5 [EP] Cascine
9 SARAH SISKIND Modern Appalachia Red Request
10 TYLER CHILDERS Long Violent History RCA

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KEV BROWN AND J SCIENIDE Stray From the Pack Self-Released
2 T STAR Still Growing Self-Released
3 SLEEP SINATRA ROUTES Self-Released
4 GUTTA BABY Remain Solid Gutta Baby
5 JOHNNY CIGGS Paradise Gritty City
6 KEENYN OMARI A​.​N​.​M​.​R. [3​.​0] Self-Released
7 FREE RADICALS White Power Outage, Vol. 1 Self-Released
8 PROP Vintage Luggage HLGNLIFE
9 SAHTYRE The Roaring Below System
10 POP SMOKE Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon Republic

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DEMON KING The Final Tyranny The Artisan Era
2 CRYPTIC SHIFT Visitations From Enceladus Blood Harvest
3 ARONIOUS Persipacity The Artesian Era
4 SPECTRUM OF DELUSION Neoconception The Artisan Era
5 SYMBOLIK Emergence The Artisan Era
6 HOBOKNIFE Wig of Flies Self-Released
7 BRAND OF SACRIFICE Lifeblood Self-Released
8 VULVODYNIA AND ACRANIA Vulvocrania: Societal Lobotomisation [EP] Self-Released
9 RINGS OF SATURN Embryonic Anomaly Nuclear Blast
10 ALICE COOPER Detroit Stories earMUSIC

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ZARA Dustmites Self-Released
2 SHYGIRL ALIAS [EP] Because
3 ELA MINUS Acts Of Rebellion Domino
4 MADLIB Sound Ancestors Madlib Invazion
5 WOBBLY Monitress Hausu Mountain
6 CERRONE DNA Because
7 ORIELLES, THE Disco Volador Heavenly/PIAS
8 BEAUTIFY JUNKYARDS Cosmorama Ghost Box
9 SQUAREPUSHER Be Up A Hello Warp
10 JEN KUTLER Sonified Physiological Indicators Of Empathy Cacophonous Revival

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ADMAS Sons Of Ethiopia Frederiksberg
2 DOM LA NENA Tempo Six Degrees
3 ELIDA ALMEIDA Gerasonobu LusAfrica
4 FREE RADICALS White Power Outage, Vol. 1 Self-Released
5 NKUMBA SYSTEM Bailao Duro Prado
6 FLORENCE ADOONI “Mam Pe’ela Su’ure” [Single] Philophon
7 BUYEPONGO VS. QUITAPENAS “Cantarito/Inspiracion” [Single] Peace & Rhythm
8 FEMI KUTI Stop The Hate Partisan
9 JOAO SELVA Navegar Underdog
10 ANANSY CISSE Anoura Riverboat

    February 23rd, 2021

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