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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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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7 April 15th, 2019

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

By Partisan Records, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14388814

Tune in for tickets to see Mountain Man at the Richmond Music Hall!

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

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7 March 25th, 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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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 15 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 Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Secretly Canadian
2 Benjamin Shepherd 96 Corolla – Single self-released
3 The Cleaners From Venus Time Machine – Single Mr Mule
4 The Coathangers The Devil You Know Suicide Squeeze
5 Our Native Daughters Songs of Our Native Daughters Smithsonian Folkways
6 Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow Jagjaguwar
7 Hand Habits placeholder Saddle Creek
8 Eerie Wanda Pet Town Joyful Noise
9 Y La Bamba Mujeres Tender Loving Empire
10 Sleaford Mods Eton Alive Extreme Eating
11 Ibibio Sound Machine Doko Mien Merge
12 Rocky Dawuni Beats of Zion Aquarian / Six Degrees
13 Elena Setién Another Kind of Revolution Thrill Jockey
14 Helado Negro This is How You Smile RVNG Intl.
15 Matmos Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
16 Nick Waterhouse Nick Waterhouse Innovative Leisure
17 Nicole Willis & Banda Palomita My Soul Sensation – EP Redwood Music
18 Hot Flash Heat Wave Mood Ring – EP Hot Flash Heat Wave / EMPIRE
19 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
20 Moving Panoramas In Two Modern Outsider
21 Rina Mushonga In a Galaxy [PIAS] Holland
22 Shelley Segal Holy – EP True Music
23 Sarah Burton Give Me What I Want self-released
24 Fever High Avec You EP Fever High
25 Ella Vos Watch & Wait – EP hwyl, llc
26 Chasms The Mirage felte
27 Luther Russell Medium Cool Fluff and Gravy
28 Ladytron Ladytron !K7
29 Constance Hauman High Tides Isotopia
30 Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt

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7 March 16th, 2019

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