genre charts for Oct 19 presents:


Rank Artist Album Label
1 FELICE BROTHERS, THE From Dreams To Dust Yep Roc
2 ANGELICA GARCIA Echo Electrico [EP] Spacebomb
3 SALLY ROSE Tread Light Self-Released
4 SEAN ROWE The Darkness Dressed In Colored Lights Fluff & Gravy
5 FIVE MILE MOUNTAIN ROAD Swingbilly Swagger Self-Released
6 BELA FLECK My Bluegrass Heart BMG
7 FRANK EVANS AND BEN PLOTNICK Madison Archives Self-Released
10 BRAD KOLODNER Chimney Swifts Self-Released


Rank Artist Album Label
1 ATMOSPHERE WORD? Rhymesayers
2 JOYNER LUCAS “Your Heart (feat. J. Cole)” [Single] Twenty Nine
3 FLY ANAKIN Pixote Mutant Academy
4 SANKOFA The Floodgates Self-Released
5 ANT THE SYMBOL Ant Hasn’t Heard Of You Either Vintage Youth
6 KARMAH Richmond State of Mind [EP] Self-Released
7 NDEFRU AND FAN RAN Richmond Gas Gritty City
8 FUGGIN DOE Ratchet AF Hitzville
9 JUNNIE MAC Peace, Mercy & Blessings Monsta / Purple Republic
10 MCKINLEY DIXON For My Mama And Anyone Who Look Like Her Spacebomb


Rank Artist Album Label
1 CAPRA In Transmission Metal Blade
2 ARCHSPIRE Bleed The Future Season Of Mist
3 SIGNS OF THE SWARM Absolvere Unique Leader
4 MOKUJIN “Kingdom” [Single] Kame’a
5 HYPOCRISY “Dead World” [Single] Nuclear Blast
6 CONVERGE AND CHELSEA WOLFE “Blood Moon” [Single] Deathwish
7 EXTINCTION AD “Chaos” [Single] Unique Leader
8 PORTRAYAL OF GUILT “Possession” [Single] Run For Cover
9 SHADOW OF INTENT “From Ruin… We Rise” [Single] Self-Released
10 STONEBURNER Apex Predator COP International


Rank Artist Album Label
1 SHIPS IN THE NIGHT “First Light” [Single] Cleopatra
2 GUTTERWALL “Seeing it From Zero Ground Zero” [Single] Etching Tin
3 ANDY STOTT Never the Right Time Modern Love
4 BOW EVER DOWN Let It Burn Audio SIC
5 KAITLYN AURELIA SMITH AND EMILE MOSSERI I Could Be Your Dog (Prequel) Ghostly International
6 AMON TOBIN How Do You Live Nomark
7 OLIVE FROMM The Spirituality Of Algorithms Self-Released
8 SNEAKER PIMPS Squaring the Circle UNFALL
9 JOON Dream Again Italians Do It Better
10 BONOBO “Rosewood” [Single] Ninja Tune


Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUCARA MARCAL Delta Estacio Blues QTV
2 LOS BITCHOS “Las Panteras” [Single] City Slang
3 QUANTIC AND NIDIA GONGORA “Balada Borracha” [Single] Tru Thoughts
4 HAILU MERGIA AND THE WALIAS BAND Tezeta Awesome Tapes From Africa
5 VAUDOU GAME Noussin Hot Casa
6 BOMBA ESTEREO Deja Sony Latin
7 JOSEPH SPENCE Encore: Unheard Recordings Of Bahamian Guitar And Singing Smithsonian Folkways
9 TONY ALLEN There Is No End Decca France
10 ATONGO ZIMBA From A To Z Jinn

    October 19th, 2021

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Top 30 new albums for week ending May 24 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 Felice Brothers Undress Yep Roc
2 Big Thief U.F.O.F. 4AD
3 Illiterate Light Sweet Beast – EP self-released
4 Southern Avenue Keep On Concord
5 Gothic Lizard Creeping Out of the Dark Cold Vision Inc.
6 Durand Jones & The Indications American Love Call Dead Oceans
7 Carlton Jumel Smith 1634 Lexington Avenue (feat. Cold Diamond & Mink) Timmion
8 Balkan Taksim Zalina – Single self-released
9 Haybaby They Get There Tiny Engines
10 Minor Poet The Good News – EP Sub Pop
11 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
12 FRENSHIP Vacation Counter
13 Alex Lahey The Best of Luck Club Dead Oceans
14 Cate Le Bon Reward Mexican Summer
15 Model Zero Model Zero Slovenly
16 Johnathan Rice The Long Game Mano Walker
17 POW! Shift Castle Face
18 Pottery No.1 Pod / Inertia
19 Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Jagjaguwar
20 Nots 3 Goner
21 Drahla Useless Coordinates Captured Tracks
22 Ona Full Moon, Heavy Light Hickman Holler
23 Tacocat This Mess Is a Place Sub Pop
24 Aldous Harding Designer 4AD
25 The Yawpers Human Question Bloodshot
26 PUP Morbid Stuff Rise
27 Damien Jurado In the Shape of a Storm Loose
28 Patio Essentials Fire Talk
29 Lee Fields & the Expressions It Rains Love Big Crown
30 Orville Peck Pony Sub Pop


    May 25th, 2019

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