Genre charts for week ending Oct 11 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BEDOUINE Bird Songs Of A Killjoy Spacebomb
2 SINCERELY, IRIS I’m Not the Same Self-Released
3 KAREN AND HER SORROWS Guaranteed Broken Heart Self-Released
4 MONICA RIZZIO Sunshine Is Free Washashore
5 JUST AROUND THE BEND: SURVIVAL AND REVIVAL IN SOUTHERN BANJO STYLES – MIKE SEEGER’S LAST DOCUMENTARY VARIOUS ARTISTS Smithsonian Folkways
6 MARIEE SIOUX Grief in Exile Night Bloom
7 SAFIA NOLIN xX3m0 $0ng$ 2 $!nG @L0nG 2Xx [EP] Bonsound
8 CRYS MATTHEWS These Old Hands [EP] NewSongs
9 PEARLA Quilting And Other Activities Egghunt
10 LIZZIE NO Vanity Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return Ninja Tune
2 DANNY BROWN uknowhatimsayin¿ Warp
3 GISTO Self Made Historical
4 COMMON Let Love Loma Vista/Concord
5 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
6 FLY ANAKIN Holly Water Fat Beats
7 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Keep Cool/RCA/Madlib Invazion/ESGN
8 MIRTAW Vandals MXC
9 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
10 KOOL KEITH Keith Mello

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 EXKNIVES Witches and Skindivers Self-Released
2 APPALLING Inverted Realm Self-Released
3 MUNICIPAL WASTE The Last Rager [EP] Nuclear Blast
4 GOST Valedection Century Media
5 DRUGS OF FAITH Decay Selfmadegod
6 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
7 SNOW BURIAL Ostrava Prosthetic
8 KMFDM Paradise Metropolis
9 VARICELLA Even Deader Machine Man
10 BLANK HELLSCAPE Blank Hellscape Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
2 SEVERED SKIES Dimensions DSBP
3 CLIPPING There Existed An Addiction To Blood Sub Pop
4 TR/ST The Destroyer -2 [Advance Tracks] Grouch/House Arrest
5 MR KITTY Ephemeral Negative Gain
6 ROBERT BUSHINSKY The Breakdown Lane Self-Released
7 HYPNOLOVE Plexus Record Makers
8 DANKMUS It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Blurst of Times. Dankcrest Enterprises
9 SON STEP Fossilillies Grind Select
10 ALISON COTTON The Girl I Left Behind Me [EP] Clay Pipe

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE, THE Aban Stonetree
2 BUDOS BAND, THE The Budos Band V Daptone
3 Y LA BAMBA Entre Los Dos [EP] Tender Loving Empire
4 NUSRAT FATEH ALI KHAN AND PARTY Live At WOMAD 1985 Real World
5 HOPE MASIKE The Exorcism Of A Spinster WMN
6 ZENOBIA Zenobia [EP] Crammed
7 ALMA AFROBEAT ENSEMBLE Monkey See, Monkey Do Slow Walk
8 BLASSICS, THE Togetherings Odd Funk
9 LUKA PRODUCTIONS Falaw Sahel Sounds
10 RACHID TAHA Je Suis Africaine Believe

7 October 12th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 19 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JESCA HOOP STONECHILD Memphis Industries
2 SI KAHN AND THE LOOPING BROTHERS It’s A Dog’s Life Strictly Country
3 BEN WINSHIP Acorns Snake River
4 JOHNATHAN RICE The Long Game Mano Walker
5 CHRIS AND ADAM CARROLL Good Farmer Self-Released
6 HOUSE AND LAND Across The Field Thrill Jockey
7 MAT CALLAHAN AND YVONNE MOORE Working-Class Heroes: A History of Struggle in Song Free Dirt
8 SMALL GLORIES, THE Assiniboine & The Red Red House
9 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
10 LOUISA BRANSCOMB Gonna Love Anyway Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
2 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
3 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence AGM / Purple Republic
4 BLU AND EXILE True & Livin’ Dirty Science
5 GOOD PEOPLE, THE The Summer [EP] Below System
6 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
7 DONWILL One Word No Space HiPNOTT
8 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Madlib Invazion
9 NUGZ Stashbox Chronicles Self-Released
10 DJ KHALED Father of Asahd Epic/We The Best

Loud

None this week.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
2 BLACK MIDI Schlagenheim Rough Trade/Beggars
3 TENGGER Spiritual 2 Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
4 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
5 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
6 LAUGHING EYE Laughing Eye Höga Nord
7 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
8 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
9 OCEAN FLOOR Vernalis Eiderdown
10 FLOATING POINTS “LesAlpx” b/w “Coorabell” [Single] Ninja Tune

World

none this week

7 July 20th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending May 17 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 Death and Vanilla Are You a Dreamer? Fire
2 Nots 3 Goner
3 Clinic Wheeltappers and Shunters Domino
4 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
5 Snapped Ankles Stunning Luxury The Leaf Label
6 The Proper Ornaments Six Lenins Tapete
7 Bibio Ribbons Warp
8 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
9 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
10 Ohbliv Give Thanks Fat Beats
11 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
12 Dexter Story Bahir Soundway
13 Torche Admission Relapse
14 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
15 Monday Night Scomaha, Vol. 1 AllWeNeed
16 Miramar Salida / Urgencia Daptone
17 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
18 Hex Machine Cave Painting self-released
19 Lobo Marino @Appalachian South Folklife Center – EP Lobo Marino
20 Boogarins Sombrou Dúvida LAB 344
21 POW! Shift Castleface
22 Matt Kivel last night in america Cascine
23 Carlton Jumel Smith 1634 Lexington Avenue (feat. Cold Diamond & Mink) Timmion
24 ShitKid [Detention] PNKSLM
25 Flamingods Levitation Moshi Moshi
26 DEHD Water Fire Talk
27 Drahla Useless Coordinates Captured Tracks
28 Fauvely This is What the Living Do – EP Diversion
29 ALASKALASKA The Dots Marathon Artists
30 An Horse Modern Air Lame-O

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7 May 18th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending 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.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Priests The Seduction of Kansas Sister Polygon
2 John Paul White The Hurting Kind Single Lock
3 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
4 Snapped Ankles Stunning Luxury The Leaf Label
5 The Fat White Family Serfs Up! Domino
6 Monday Night Scomaha, Vol. 1 AllWeNeed
7 CHAI Punk Burger
8 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
9 Buck Gooter Finer Thorns Ramp Local
10 Amon Tobin Fear in a Handful of Dust Nomark
11 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
12 ScHoolboy Q CrasH Talk Top Dawg Entertainment/Interscope
13 Bloodshot Bill Come Get Your Love Right Now Goner
14 Book of Wyrms Remythologizer Twin Earth
15 Fly Anakin & Tuamie Emergency Raps Vol. 4 Mutant Academy
16 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
17 Helms Alee Noctiluca Sargent House
18 Aldous Harding Designer Rough Trade
19 Stealing Sheep Big Wows Heavenly
20 Wand Laughing Matter Drag City
21 The Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
22 Claude Fontaine Claude Fontaine Innovative Leisure
23 Kelly Finnigan The Tales People Tell Colemine
24 Frankie Cosmos Haunted Items Sub Pop
25 Norah Jones Begin Again Blue Note
26 Partner Saturday the 14th – EP Father/Daughter
27 Shana Cleveland Night of the Worm Moon Hardly Art
28 Brutus Nest Hassle
29 Courtney Marie Andrews May Your Kindness Remain (Acoustic) – EP Loose Music
30 Little Simz Grey Area AGE 101

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7 May 4th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 22 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 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
2 Snapped Ankles Stunning Luxury The Leaf Label
3 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine
4 Hand Habits placeholder Saddle Creek
5 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
6 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
7 TEEN Good Fruit Carpark
8 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
9 Todd Snider Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3 Aimless
10 Pom Poko Birthday Bella Union / PIAS / Hostess
11 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
12 Jess Klein Back to My Green Motherlode
13 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone
14 Benjamin Shepherd ’96 Corolla – Single Montrose
15 Martha Spencer Martha Spencer Martha Spencer
16 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend self-released
17 Unmaker Firmament self-released
18 Carrie Newcomer The Point of Arrival Available Light
19 CHAI Punk Heavenly
20 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Groove Denied Matador
21 Durand Jones & The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans
22 Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass That’s Why I’m Lonesome Patuxent
23 SASAMI SASAMI Domino
24 Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Secretly Canadian
25 Delicate Steve Till I Burn Up Anti/Epitaph
26 Amanda Palmer There Will Be No Intermission 8ft.
27 Flying Hórses Reverie Bonsound
28 David Glaser Caffeine and Nicotine David Glaser
29 Westkust Westkust Run For Cover
30 Sunwatchers Illegal Moves Trouble In Mind

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7 March 23rd, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Mar 22 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TODD SNIDER Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol.3 Thirty Tigers
2 BENJAMIN SHEPHERD “’96 Corolla” [Single] Self-Released
3 MARTHA SPENCER Martha Spencer Free Dirt
4 CARRIE NEWCOMER The Point Of Arrival Available Light
5 CHAD RICHARD Worthy Cause Self-Released
6 LEYLA MCCALLA The Capitalist Blues Jazz Village/PIAS
7 STEVE POLTZ Shine On Red House
8 PETER MULVEY There Is Another World Righteous Babe
9 PATTY GRIFFIN Patty Griffin Thirty Tigers
10 SUE JEFFERS Owning Class Hero Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GENESIS OWUSU “WUTD + Vultures” [Single] OURNESS
2 TIERRA WHACK “Wasteland” [Single] Interscope
3 ANDERSON PAAK “King James” [Single] Aftermath
4 LIZZO Cuz I Love You [Advance Tracks] Nice Life/Atlantic
5 TYGA “Girls Have Fun (feat. G-Eazy & Rich The Kid)” [Single] Last Kings/EMPIRE
6 LIL WAYNE Tha Carter V Republic
7 OHBLIV Retrospective Paxico
8 SAMPA THE GREAT “Energy” [Single] Self-Released
9 CREED II THE ALBUM VARIOUS ARTISTS Mike WiLL Made-It
10 GORGEOUS GEORGE “Bagg (Swisher House Remix)” [Single] Nu Money Inc

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 UNMAKER Firmament Self-Released
2 INTER ARMA Sulphur English Relapse
3 APPALLING Inverted Realm Self-Released
4 BAT Axestasy [EP] Hells Headbangers
5 SPELL The Full Moon Sessions Bad Omen
6 CIA, THE The C.I.A. In the Red
7 ROY BATTY Roy Batty Self-Released
8 ASTRAL VOID, THE Mandragora Self-Released
9 LUCIFER Lucifer II Century Media
10 NITA STRAUSS Controlled Chaos Sumerian

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
2 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
3 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Doko Mien Merge
4 FLYING HORSES Reverie Bon Sound
5 LOUIS FUTON Way Back When Self-Released
6 LAURIE SPIEGEL Unseen Worlds Unseen Worlds
7 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
8 WEVAL The Weight Kompact
9 CHEMICAL BROTHERS, THE No Geography [Advance Tracks] Virgin
10 LADYTRON Ladytron !K7

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Doko Mien Merge
2 DAKTARIS, THE Soul Explosion [Remastered] Desco/Daptone
3 COCHEMEA All My Relations Daptone
4 DEXTER STORY Bahir Soundway
5 BASSEKOU KOUYATE AND NGONI BA Miri OutHere
6 LEYLA MCCALLA The Capitalist Blues Jazz Village/PIAS
7 MISTER KALI Step Fast Rebel Sound
8 AHMED AG KAEDY Alkaline Kidal Sahel Sounds
9 DAWDA JOBARTEH I Met Her By The River Sterns Africa
10 LOBO MARINO At Appalachian South Folklife Center Self-Released

7 March 23rd, 2019

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