Top 30 new albums for week ending Nov 29 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Sammi Lanzetta Ceiling Mirror 6131
3 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
4 Carmen Souza The Silver Messengers Galileo Music
5 Josienne Clarke In All Weather Rough Trade
6 Bonnie “Prince” Billy I Made a Place Drag City
7 Jon Batiste Chronology of a Dream (Live at the Village Vanguard) Verve
8 Sudan Archives Athena Stones Throw
9 Various Artists Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots Bloodshot
10 Fanfare I Could Live Here, I Could Die Here – EP Elevator Music
11 Future Projektor Terma self-released
12 Weekend Plans State of Nine Elephant Ear
13 Tyler Meacham Property – EP Damage Control
14 Petrichor II self-released
15 Gorrak Gorrak self-released
16 Camp Howard Cañón self-released
17 DJ Shadow Our Pathetic Age Mass Appeal
18 EmiSunshine and the Rain Family Wars Little Blackbird
19 Run River North Monsters Calling Home, Vol. 2 Nettwerk
20 Erin Anne Tough Love Carpark
21 Charly Bliss Supermoon – EP Barsuk
22 Dessa and the Minnesota Orchestra Sound the Bells: Recorded Live at Orchestra Hall Doomtree
23 FKA Twigs MAGDALENE Young Turks
24 Kae Astra Fortune – EP Modern Outsider
25 Ice Cream Fed Up Ice Cream
26 Fran A Private Picture Fire Talk
27 Basement Revolver Wax and Digital – EP Sonic Unyon
28 FEA No Novelties Blackheart
29 The Deer Do No Harm Keeled Scales
30 Nikki Jean Beautiful Prison Rhymesayers

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7 November 30th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Oct 5 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 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
2 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
3 Sleepwalkers Wake Up – Single Spacebomb
4 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
5 Namebrand Chatham Grove Purple Republic / AGM
6 BADBADNOTGOOD & Little Dragon Tried – Single BADBADNOTGOOD Ltd.
7 Lala Lala The Lamb Sub Pop
8 Zark Company Paperbacks self-released
9 Marissa Nadler For My Crimes Sacred Bones
10 Molly Burch First Flower Captured Tracks
11 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
12 Tirzah Devotion Domino
13 Lyla Foy Bigger Brighter self-released
14 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers An American Treasure Reprise
15 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City / Pretty Olivia
16 Recluse Racoon Recluse Racoon Citrus City
17 Midlife Pilot Ready To Be That Way – EP self-released
18 Unmaker Firmament self-released
19 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
20 Mekong Xpress & The Get Fresh Horns Common Knowledge EggHunt
21 Mudhoney Digital Garbage Sub Pop
22 Marbled Eye Leisure Digital Regress
23 José James Lean on Me Blue Note
24 Amber Arcades European Heartbreak Heavenly
25 Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams Merge
26 Adrianne Lenker abysskiss Saddle Creek
27 Emma Ruth Rundle On Dark Horses Sargent House
28 Christine and the Queens Chris Because Music
29 Miss World Keeping Up With Miss World PNKSLM
30 The Marcus King Band Carolina Confessions Fantasy

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7 October 6th, 2018

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