top 30 new albums for Sep 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 Sudan Archives Natural Brown Prom Queen Stones Throw
2 Charley Crockett The Man from Waco Son of Davy
3 Roc Marciano & The Alchemist The Elephant Man’s Bones ALC / Marci Enterprises / EMPIRE
4 Andrew Cashen The Cosmic Silence Nine Mile
5 Beyoncé RENAISSANCE Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia
6 Deerhoof My Lovely Cat! – Single Joyful Noise
7 Fleur Le Capharnaüm b/w Fais Gaffe Soundflat / Excelsior
8 Pusha T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ
9 Spread Joy II Feel It
10 The Orchids Dreaming Kind Skep Wax
11 TVAM Double Lucifer – Single INVADA
12 MOON Come! See!! M.O.O.N. Holdings
13 Rikki Rakki Quarantine Sessions – EP self-released
14 Twin Drugs In Now Less Than Ever Crazysane
15 J. Steinfort You Are Going To Be Fine Heart of the Rat
16 Russian Circles Gnosis Sargent House
17 Aitch Close To Home Capitol
18 The Mountain Goats Bleed Out Merge
19 Danger Mouse & Black Thought Cheat Codes BMG
20 Roy Shakked Throwback Groove Gravy
21 Adler & Hearne The Ties That Bind Us Howlin’ Dog
22 Jon Burrowes One More Ride self-released
23 Toro y Moi MAHAL Dead Oceans
24 Friendship Love the Stranger Merge
25 Mikey Erg Love at Leeds Don Giovanni
26 Cherokee Rose Buckskin [reissue] Don Giovanni
27 Kyla Tilley Bloom and Grow self-released
28 Ex-Vöid Bigger Than Before Don Giovanni
29 Shemekia Copeland Done Come Too Far Alligator
30 Working Men’s Club Fear Fear Heavenly

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    September 20th, 2022

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genre charts for Sep 20 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CHARLEY CROCKETT The Man From Waco Son Of Davy/Thirty Tigers
2 J. STEINFORT You Are Going To Be Fine Self-Released
3 ADLER AND HEARNE The Ties That Bind Us Howlin’ Dog
4 JON BURROWES One More Ride Self-Released
5 CHEROKEE ROSE Buckskin Don Giovanni
6 KYLA TILLEY Bloom And Grow Hvergelmir
7 CHRISTINE SWEENEY Heart In A Hurry Self-Released
8 RACHEL LOVE Stories From Another Time [EP] Mr Mule
9 BRANDI CARLILE In These Silent Days Elektra
10 FREEDY JOHNSTON Back On The Road To You Forty Below

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ROC MARCIANO AND THE ALCHEMIST The The Elephant Man’s Bones ALC
2 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams
3 AITCH Close To Home Capitol
4 DANGER MOUSE AND BLACK THOUGHT Cheat Codes BMG
5 DEFCEE AND BOATHOUSE For All Debts Public And Private Closed Sessions
6 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
7 JID The Forever Story Dreamville/Interscope
8 DOECHII she/her/black bitch [EP] Top Dawg/Capitol
9 JESSE THE TREE Pigeon Man Strange Famous
10 QUELLE CHRIS DEATHFAME Mello

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SOULFLY Totem Nuclear Blast
2 POWERWOLF The Monumental Mass – A Cinematic Metal Event Napalm
3 FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Oh What The Future Holds Nuclear Blast
4 MEGADETH The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! UMe
5 LAMB OF GOD “Omens” [Single] Epic
6 QUEENSRYCHE “In Extremis” [Single] Century Media
7 KMFDM Hyëna Metropolis
8 FOX NOVA PROJECT PredatorPrey Self-Released
9 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Gnosis Sargent House
10 OZZY OSBOURNE Patient Number 9 Epic

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TVAM “Piz Ruin” b/w “Double Lucifer” [Single] Invada
2 MOON Come! See!! Self-Released
3 WORKING MEN’S CLUB Fear Fear Heavenly/PIAS
4 BITCHIN BAJAS Bajascillators Drag City
5 MODERAT MORE D4TA Monkeytown
6 COM TRUISE Galactic Melt- 10th Anniversary Ghostly International
7 OHMA Between All Things Colorfield
8 BSTFRND “U​.​N​.​I​.​T​.​Y. remix ft. Kilopatrah Jones” [Single] Self-Released
9 MAKOTO Motion of Change Hospital
10 BJORK “Atopos” feat. Kasimyn [Single] One Little Indian

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Sonbonbela Sublime Frequencies
2 DOGO DU TOGO Dogo Du Togo Self-Released
3 DEERHOOF “My Lovely Cat!” [Single] Joyful Noise
4 BOMBA ESTEREO AND MANU CHAO “Me Duele” [Single] Sony Latin
5 LORRAINE KLAASEN AND MONGEZI NTAKA Ukubonga (Gratitude) Justin Time
6 SHOTNEZ “Contagious” [Single] Batov
7 AYAHUASCA VOL. 2: CUMBIAS PSICODELICAS PERUANAS VARIOUS ARTISTS Repsychled
8 MOVERS, THE The Movers Vol. 1 – 1970-1976 Analog Africa
9 SUPER DJATA BAND DE BAMAKO Authentique 80 Numero Group
10 OMAR PENE AND SUPER DIAMONO Direct From Dakar Real World

    September 20th, 2022

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top 30 albums for Oct 12 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 Hovvdy True Love Grand Jury Music
2 Helado Negro Far In 4AD
3 Tirzah Colourgrade Domino
4 Boldy James & The Alchemist Bo Jackson ALC / Boldy James
5 Big Sty That’s How I Feel – Single self-released
6 Book of Wyrms Occult New Age Desert
7 Downhaul Proof Refresh
8 Fly Anakin Pixote Mutant Academy
9 Richmond Avant Improv Collective (RAIC) Gestalt Cacophonous Revival
10 Washers Be Careful self-released
11 Gustaf Audio Drag for Ego Slobs Royal Mountain
12 illuminati hotties Let Me Do One More Snack Shack Tracks / Hopeless
13 Adia Victoria A Southern Gothic Atlantic
14 The Mommyheads Age of Isolation self-released
15 Ashley Shadow Only the End felte
16 Machinedrum Psyconia – EP Ninja Tune
17 Smoke Bellow Open For Business Trouble In Mind
18 Amyl and the Sniffers Comfort To Me ATO
19 Colleen Green Cool Hardly Art
20 Slothrust Parallel Timeline Dangerbird
21 박혜진 Park Hye Jin Before I Die Ninja Tune
22 Little Simz Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
23 girlpuppy Swan Royal Mountain
24 Molly Burman Fool Me With Flattery – EP Prolifica / PIAS
25 King Woman Celestial Blues Relapse
26 Anika Change Sacred Bones
27 Tyler, the Creator CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
28 Arushi Jain Under the Lilac Sky Leaving
29 Evidence Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
30 Snapped Ankles Forest of Your Problems The Leaf Label

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    October 12th, 2021

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genre charts for Oct 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
2 ANA EGGE Between Us Story Sound
3 LAURA LOVE Uppity Octoroon Biography
4 JACKSON GRIMM Sober Again Vault
5 BILLY STRINGS Renewal Rounder
6 NTH POWER, THE Reverence B.O.C.
7 BOB SCHNEIDER In a Roomful of Blood with a Sleeping Tiger Shockorama
8 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
9 WENDY EISENBERG “Analogies” [Single] Dear Life
10 JACKSON AND SELLERS “The Devils Is An Angel” [Single] Anti-

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOLDY JAMES AND THE ALCHEMIST Bo Jackson ALC/Boldy James
2 BIG STY “That’s How I Feel” [Single] Self-Released
3 FLY ANAKIN Pixote Mutant Academy
4 LITTLE SIMZ Sometimes I Might Be Introvert AGE 101
5 TYLER THE CREATOR CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST Columbia
6 EVIDENCE Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
7 BLACKLIQ AND MOPES Time Is The Price Strange Famous
8 BENNY THE BUTCHER The Plugs I Met 2 Black Soprano Family
9 KUF KNOTZ AND CHRISTINE ELISE Ké Myōōnėdé (Community) Hightide
10 SANKOFA The Floodgates Self-Released

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
2 GENGHIS TRON Dream Weapon Relapse
3 THUMOS Nothing Further Beyond [EP] Snow Wolf
4 ABORTED ManiaCult Century Media
5 OBSCURA A Valediction Nuclear Blast
6 MORTEM OBSCURAM “A Fallen Kingdom” [Single] Self-Released
7 FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY “Far From Heaven” [Single] Human Warfare
8 FIRST FRAGMENT “La Veuve et Le Martyr” [Single] Unique Leader
9 INHUMAN CONDITION Rat God Self-Released
10 INOCULATION Celestial Putridity Maggot Stomp

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 MACHINEDRUM Psyconia [EP] Ninja Tune
2 PARK HYE JIN Before I Die Ninja Tune
3 ARUSHI JAIN Under The Lilac Sky Leaving
4 REYMOUR Leviosa Knekelhuis
5 HOWIE LEE Birdy Island Mais Um
6 BOYS NOIZE +/- Liberator
7 WILLIAM TYLER AND LUKE SCHNEIDER Understand [EP] Leaving
8 MINDY MENG WANG AND TIM SHIEL Nervous Energy [EP] In Exile
9 SNEAKER PIMPS Squaring the Circle UNFALL
10 TOMAGA Intimate Immensity Hands in the Dark

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TAJ WEEKES Pause Jatta
2 JOSE GONZALEZ Local Valley Mute
3 BACAO RHYTHM AND STEEL BAND Expansions Big Crown
4 MONEY CHICHA Chicha Summit Vampisoul
5 PAHUA “El Traketeo” [Single] Nacional
6 LOS CHAPILLACS Lo Bueno, Lo Malo, Lo Feo Y Los Alarcosos Chapillacs Vampisoul
7 MERIDIAN BROTHERS AND CONJUNTO MEDIA LUNA Paz En La Tierra Bongo Joe
8 FRENTE CUMBIERO Cera Perdida Biche
9 KEITH HUDSON Flesh Of My Skin, Blood Of My Blood VP
10 BOMBA ESTEREO Deja Sony Latin

    October 12th, 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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