genre charts for Aug 31 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SON VOLT Electro Melodier Transmit Sound/Thirty Tigers
2 DAVID POTTS-DUPRE Vladimir And Irene Self-Released
3 TREVOR TCHIR Sun & Moon Self-Released
4 STURGILL SIMPSON The Ballad Of Dood And Juanita Hill Top Mountain
5 JIM LAUDERDALE Hope Yep Roc
6 JOHNNY CASH:FOREVER WORDS EXPANDED VARIOUS ARTISTS Legacy
7 NEWTON FAULKNER “Four Leaf Clover” b/w “World Away” [Single] Battenberg
8 BACKYARD TIRE FIRE “Alejandro Escovedo” [Single] Black Dirt/Royal Potato Family
9 DARLINGSIDE “Keep Coming Home (feat. The Distantly Social Orchestra)” [Single] More Doug/Thirty Tigers
10 BEDOUINE “The Wave” [Single] Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb
2 ATMOSPHERE WORD? – Side A [EP] Rhymesayers
3 TYLER THE CREATOR CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
4 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
5 KARMAH Richmond State of Mind [EP] Self-Released
6 DEF3 AND LATE NIGHT RADIO Weddings And Funerals [EP] Urbnet
7 ISAIAH RASHAD The House Is Burning TDE/Warner
8 MAL DEVISA Wisdom Teeth Self-Released
9 STIMULATOR JONES Peaceful Stones Throw
10 THEORY HAZIT “Y’all Still Ain’t Washin’ Y’all Hands” [Single] WetWork

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Primordial Arcana Relapse
2 ABORTED ManiaCult Century Media
3 BIG BRAVE Vital [EP] Southern Lord
4 UNDERDARK Our Bodies Burned Bright on Re-Entry Self-Released
5 HUMAN IMPACT Ep01 [EP] Ipecac
6 JASON BIELER AND THE BARON VON BIELSKI ORCHESTRA Songs for the Apocalypse Frontiers
7 MILDREDA I Was Never Really There Dependent
8 KPT Obliterate [EP] GIVE/TAKE
9 MONSTER MAGNET A Better Dystopia Napalm
10 ALEXIS MARSHALL House Of Lull . House Of When Sargent House

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 HALLUCI NATION, THE One More Saturday Night Radicalized
2 EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY Yellow Movementt
3 KONDI BAND We Famous Strut
4 JANA RUSH Painful Enlightenment Planet Mu
5 CLAIRE ROUSAY A Softer Focus American Dreams
6 KOMRADS The Wolf Negative Gain Productions
7 JARGUNA AND RYUZEN Kitsune Projekt
8 PRIKU FEAT. DINU “ENDZ042” [Single] Eastenderz
9 BIKINI DEATH RACE “Refrigerator” [Single] Negative Gain Productions
10 BLACK MARBLE “Somewhere” [Single] Sacred Bones

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MERIDIAN BROTHERS AND CONJUNTO MEDIA LUNA Paz En La Tierra Bongo Joe
2 A ESPECTACULAR CHARANGA DA FRANCA “Nao Para (Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” [Single] Mais Um
3 ORQUESTA AKOKAN “Mi Congo Es De Akokan” [Single] Daptone
4 LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD At Pioneer Works Sahel Sounds
5 MDOU MOCTAR Afrique Victime Matador/Beggars Group
6 SUSANA BACA “La Herida Oscura” [Single] Real World
7 LOS SIDERAL’S “Virgines Del Sol/Dongoh” [Single] Munster
8 COCHEMEA Vol. II Baca Sewa Daptone
9 RECORD KICKS AFRO SIDES, VOL. 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Record Kicks
10 ACHOLI MACHON Sons Of South Sudan [EP] Good Deeds

    August 31st, 2021

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 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.┬áCheck back later if it’s not there yet.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Karen O + Danger Mouse Lux Prima 30th Century
2 Molly Tuttle When You’re Ready Compass
3 Son Volt Union Transmit Sound
4 Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Sub Pop
5 Lambchop This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You) Merge
6 Carrie Newcomer The Point of Arrival Available Light
7 Kevin Deal The Long Road Home Kevin Deal
8 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
9 The Fat White Family Serfs Up! Domino
10 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop
11 Marissa Nadler Poison / If We Make It Through the Summer – Single KRO
12 Iron & Wine Our Endless Numbered Days (Deluxe Edition) Sub Pop
13 Andrew Bird My Finest Work Yet Loma Vista
14 Andy Statman Monroe Bus Shefa
15 Robert Forster Inferno Tapete
16 Namebrand Grace Purple Republic/AGM
17 Teen Good Fruit Carpark
18 Alex Chilton From Memphis to New Orleans Bar/None
19 The Telescopes Exploding Head Syndrome Tapete
20 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
21 Mekons Deserted Glitterbeat
22 Chris Cohen Chris Cohen Captured Tracks
23 Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Secretly Canadian
24 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
25 White Denim Side Effects City Slang
26 Jenny Lewis On the Line Warner Bros.
27 Sara Trunzo Dirigo Attitude self-released
28 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
29 Strand of Oaks Eraserland Dead Oceans
30 Grupo Fantasma American Music: Volume 7 Blue Corn Music

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    April 6th, 2019

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 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.┬áCheck back later if it’s not there yet.

Rank Artist Album Label
1 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone
2 Molly Tuttle When You’re Ready Compass
3 Son Volt Union Transmit Sound
4 Mountain Man Sings John Denver – Single Nonesuch
5 Reed Foehl Lucky Enough Green Mountain
6 Mdou Moctar Ilana (The Creator) Sahel Sounds
7 Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Secretly Canadian
8 Frank Migliorelli and The Dirt Nappers The Things You Left Behind Rave On
9 Apparat LP5 Mute
10 Ex Hex It’s Real Merge
11 The Currys This Side of the Glass The Currys
12 Carrie Newcomer The Point of Arrival Available Light
13 Sam Cassidy Running Blind self-released
14 Andy Statman Monroe Bus Shefa
15 These New Puritans Inside the Rose Infectious Music
16 Michael Braunfeld Driver Blind Justice Music
17 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
18 Scott Thorn Broken Horses – EP Max Beep
19 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
20 Dido Still on My Mind BMG
21 SASAMI SASAMI Domino
22 Joshua Davis Live at the Robin Joshua Davis
23 Meat Puppets Dusty Notes Megaforce
24 Victor Krummenacher Blue Pacific Veritas
25 Jetty Bones – – EP Take This To Heart
26 Helado Negro This Is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
27 Amanda Palmer There Will Be No Intermission 8ft.
28 Teen Good Fruit Carpark
29 Living Hour Softer Faces Kanine
30 Hand Habits placeholder Saddle Creek

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    March 30th, 2019

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