genre charts for Jan 17 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ROZI PLAIN Prize Memphis Industries
2 JULIANNA RIOLINO All Blue You’ve Changed
3 MARISA ANDERSON Still, Here Thrill Jockey
4 ELIZA NIEMI Staying Mellow Blows Vain Mina
5 WILLI CARLISLE Peculiar, Missouri Free Dirt
6 JESCA HOOP Order Of Romance Memphis Industries
7 LUCY KAPLANSKY Last Days Of Summer Lucyricky
8 KENNY ROBY Kenny Roby Royal Potato Family
9 JESSIE BAYLIN Jersey Girl Blonde Rat
10 CHRISTINE SWEENEY Heart In A Hurry Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DOECHII she/her/black b**ch [EP] Top Dawg/Capitol
2 SEUN KUTI AND BLACK THOUGHT African Dreams [EP] SKE80
3 SOL MESSIAH GOD CMPLX Rhymesayers
4 MONDAY NIGHT AND 3WAYSLIM Good Company AllWeNeed
5 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
6 DUB SONATA Tranquilizer Dart Man Bites Dog
7 CORMEGA The Realness II Viper
8 JID The Forever Story Dreamville/Interscope
9 HOMEBOY SANDMAN Still Champion Mello
10 PUSHA T It’s Almost Dry Getting Out Our Dreams

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 THUNDERCHIEF Dekk Meg Self-Released
2 BYZANTINE Black Sea Codex [EP] EMI
3 ATROCITY Okkult III Massacre
4 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Gnosis Sargent House
5 DEMON KING Vesania The Artisan Era
6 FLUB Dream Worlds The Artisan Era
7 NE OBLIVISCARIS Exul Season of Mist
8 ERIK LARSON Everything Breaks Self-Released
9 ABLAZE MY SORROW The Loss Of All Hope [EP] Black Lion
10 SPIRE OF LAZARUS Soaked In The Sands Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COMET IS COMING, THE Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam Impulse!/Verve
2 TREES SPEAK Vertigo Of Flaws: Emancipation Of The Dissonance And Temperaments In Irrational Waveforms Soul Jazz
3 MIA MATA island
4 ARCA KiCK iiiii XL
5 GHOST POWER Ghost Power Duophonic
6 EIKE HOSENFELD Coctemalan Salon Mondial
7 ARP NOVA AND SILENCE GROOVE August Rush [EP] 31
8 FOUR TET “Mango Feedback” b/w “Watersynth” [Single] Text
9 HALOGENIX Lost Friends [EP] Gemini Gemini
10 BEBORN BETON “Dancer In The Dark” [Single] Dependent

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LOS BITCHOS Los Chrismos [EP] City Slang
2 STAR FEMININE BAND Star Feminine Band In Paris Born Bad
3 VIEUX FARKA TOURE AND KHRUANGBIN Ali Dead Oceans/Secretly Group
4 BIO RITMO Salsa System [EP] Electric Cowbell
5 PERU SELVATICO VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
6 CABRUERA Sol A Pino Polen
7 BALKA SOUND Balka Sound Strut
8 REDDY AMISI Bailo Canto Casa Do Canto
9 OLIVER NAYOKA Oka Mmadu Odogwu/Palenque
10 BABA COMMANDANT AND THE MANDINGO BAND Sonbonbela Sublime Frequencies

    January 17th, 2023

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 9 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 Mountain Goats In League with Dragons Merge
2 FONTAINES D.C. Dogrel Partisan / Fontana North
3 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
4 Prettiest Eyes Volume 3 Castle Face
5 The Comet Is Coming Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
6 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer / MAGNIPH / Hostess
7 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
8 Crumb Jinx self-released
9 Russian Circles Blood Year Sargent House
10 Cochemea All My Relations Daptone
11 Torche Admission Relapse
12 Charles Owens Trio Three and Thirteen Ropeadope
13 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
14 Super Doppler Super Doppler Sweet Brother
15 Jeromes Dream LP Level Plane
16 Illiterate Light Illiterate Light Atlantic
17 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
18 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
19 Young Guv GUV I Run For Cover
20 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
21 Cross Record Cross Record Ba Da Bing!
22 Season Ammons Steel Hearts Cobalt Blue
23 Angie McMahon Salt Dualtone
24 Dude York Falling Hardly Art
25 B Boys Dudu Captured
26 Ariana and the Rose Constellations Phase 1 – EP Pookiebird Music
27 K.Flay Solutions Night Street / Interscope
28 StarBenders Japanese Rooms – EP Institution
29 Goon Heaven is Humming PTKF
30 Florist Emily Alone Double Double Whammy

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    August 10th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 9 presents:

AAA

none this week

Hip-Hop

none this week

Loud

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COMET IS COMING, THE Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery Impulse!
2 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
3 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
4 KOKOKO! Fongola Transgressive/PIAS
5 PLAID Polymer Warp
6 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
7 BLACK MIDI Schlagenheim Rough Trade/Beggars
8 MAJOR STARS Roots of Confusion Seeds of Joy Drag City
9 DAD FEELS Music Self-Released
10 ELA ORLEANS Movies for Ears: An Introduction to Ela Orleans Night School

World

none this week

    August 10th, 2019

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