top 30 new albums for May 3 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 jeanines Don’t Wait for a Sign Slumberland
2 Sault Air Forever Living Originals
3 Sean King We’ll Cry About This Later self-released
4 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
5 Plunky Juju Jazz Poetics N.A.M.E. Brand
6 Justin Golden Hard Times and a Woman self-released
7 Black Plastic Black Plastic Strawberry Moon
8 Congotronics International Where’s the One? Crammed Discs
9 CARRTOONS Homegrown Wichita
10 Flock of Dimes Head of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
11 Linqua Franqa Bellringer Ernest Jenning
12 Hackensaw Boys Hackensaw Boys SUNS WORK
13 Defcee & BoatHouse For All Debts Public and Private Closed Sessions
14 My Idea CRY MFER Hardly Art
15 Mal Blum Ain’t It Nice – EP self-released
16 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
17 Jon Spencer & the HITmakers Spencer Gets It Lit! Bronzerat
18 Papercuts Past Life Regression Slumberland
19 Oceanator Nothing’s Ever Fine Big Scary Monsters
20 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
21 No Frills Downward Dog Big Soap
22 Guerilla Toss Famously Alive Sub Pop
23 The Mysterines Reeling Fiction
24 WIDOWSPEAK The Jacket Captured Tracks
25 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
26 Ceramic Animal Sweet Unknown Easy Eye Sound
27 Nilüfer Yanya PAINLESS ATO
28 OMBIIGIZI Sewn Back Together Arts & Crafts
29 Softcult Year of the Snake Easy Life
30 Mitski Laurel Hell Dead Oceans

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    May 3rd, 2022

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genre charts for May 3 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 FLOCK OF DIMES Head Of Roses: Phantom Limb Sub Pop
2 HACKENSAW BOYS Hackensaw Boys Suns Work
3 MAL BLUM Ain’t It Nice [EP] Self-Released
4 LITTLE ROY LIZZIE SHOW, THE Welcome To The Show Mountain Home
5 ACCIDENTALS, THE Time Out (Session #2) Self-Released
6 AMANDA ANNE PLATT AND THE HONEYCUTTERS The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea Organic
7 CACTUS BLOSSOMS, THE One Day Walkie Talkie
8 RIVER WHYLESS Monoflora Soundly
9 JARLE SKAVHELLEN Monochrome Sunset Beech Street
10 JOHN CRAIGIE Mermaid Salt Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SEAN KING We’ll Cry About This Later Self-Released
2 LINQUA FRANQA Bellringer Ernest Jenning
3 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
4 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
5 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
6 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
7 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
8 VINCE STAPLES Ramona Park Broke My Heart Blacksmith/Motown
9 SANKOFA Legacy Materials Self-Released
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BLACK ANGEL The Black Rose Solid
2 BATTLELORE “Firekeeper” [Single] Napalm
3 DECAPITATED Cancer Culture Nuclear Blast
4 ABSENT IN BODY Plague God Relapse
5 HALO EFFECT, THE Days Of The Lost Nuclear Blast
6 MESHUGGAH Immutable Atomic Fire
7 ORATORY “Capitulation Genuflect” [Single] Self-Released
8 STEVE VAI Inviolate Favored Nations
9 HAVUKRUUNU Kuu Erkylän Yllä Naturmacht Productions
10 (((S))) Mama, Do You Think It’s Going To Rain All Day? Aenaos

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BROADCAST Maida Vale Sessions Warp
2 SKOLD Dead God Cleopatra
3 EIKE HOSENFELD Coctemalan Salon Mondial
4 DELE SOSIMI “Lord Have Mercy (feat. Tamar Osborn)” [Single] Wah Wah 45s
5 MYSTERY SKULLS “Be With You” [Single] Self-Released
6 DUCAT “Andromeda” [Single] Self-Released
7 DJ OJI AKA THE ORIGINAL MAN “That Viral Whistle Song” [Single] Poji
8 NIGHT TEMPO “Astral Fantasy” [Single] Future 1980
9 ZED BIAS “The Music (Shur – I – Kan Remixes)” [Single] Foliage
10 GEOFFREY C “This Is Hot (Yes Indeedy)” [Single] unquantize

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CALEXICO El Mirador Anti-
2 ORCHESTRE MASSAKO Orchestre Massako [EP] Analog Africa
3 SATURNO 2000 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
4 BOMBA ESTEREO Live In Dublin Nacional
5 JASON TAMBA Don’t Give Up Playing For Change
6 KABAKA INTERNATIONAL GUITAR BAND Led By G. Kabaka Opara Palenque
7 GOOD ONES, THE Rwanda… You See Ghosts, I See Sky Six Degrees
8 ORCHESTRE LES VOLCANS DU BENIN Vol. 1 Albarika Store
9 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
10 LOS CALVOS Y Que Calvos! El Palmas

    May 3rd, 2022

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