Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 16 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 Piranha Rama You’ve Earned It Trrrash
2 Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City
3 The Pendletons You Do You / Life to Me – Single Bastard Jazz
4 Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble Where Future Unfolds International Anthem
5 Mal Blum Pity Boy Don Giovanni
6 MANNEQUIN PUSSY Patience Epitaph
7 Nick Moss Lucky Guy! Alligator
8 Benjamin Shepherd Hold the Line self-released
9 Baroness Gold & Grey Sony
10 Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face
11 Florist Emily Alone Double Double Whammy
12 Cross Record Cross Record Ba Da Bing!
13 Palehound Black Friday Polyvinyl
14 Jay Som Anak Ko Polyvinyl
15 Angel Olsen All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
16 Combo Chimbita Ahomale Anti/Epitaph
17 Ape Hogan Bee Tape self-released
18 Weekend Plans State of Nine Elephant Ear
19 Sleepy Tyrant Playing Creators self-released
20 Omen Stones Omen Stones self-released
21 Koncept Jack$on Newport 1000s self-released
22 Radio B Kill the Dreamer, Vol. 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
23 BUTT BAD SEX self-released
24 Sleepwalkers Ages Spacebomb
25 Saw Black Space Heater – EP Crystal Pistol
26 New Lions End Story – EP Nodderly
27 Shormey Boogie Tape, Vol. 1 – EP Citrus City
28 Positive No Teenage Waistline – Single Dromedary
29 David Shultz Rush Hour Red – Single Brackish Sounds
30 Angelica Garcia It Don’t Hinder Me – Single Spacebomb


    August 17th, 2019

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Genre charts for week ending Aug 16 presents:


Rank Artist Album Label
1 CARRIE NEWCOMER The Point Of Arrival Available Light
2 ABIGAIL LAPELL Getaway Coax/Outside
3 GENA BRITT Chronicle: Friends And Music Pincastle
4 ALLISON DE GROOT AND TATIANA HARGREAVES Allison De Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
5 MARIEE SIOUX Grief in Exile Night Bloom
6 JASON HAWK HARRIS Love & the Dark Bloodshot
7 BILLY STRINGS Home Rounder
9 CERNY BROTHERS, THE Common Sense [EP] Cleveland International
10 FLORIST Emily Alone Double Double Whammy


Rank Artist Album Label
1 KONCEPT JACKSON Newport 1000s Self-Released
2 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence The Association Of Great Minds
3 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
4 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
5 DENZEL CURRY Zuu Loma Vista/Concord
6 ATM ATM [EP] Mass Appeal
7 GOOD PEOPLE, THE The Summer [EP] Below System
8 NAS Lost Tapes, Vol 2. Def Jam
9 MONDAY NIGHT Rather Vindictive AllWeNeed
10 DONWILL One Word No Space HiPNOTT


Rank Artist Album Label
1 OMEN STONES Omen Stones Self-Released
2 RUSSIAN CIRCLES Blood Year Sargent House
3 BEWITCHER Under The Witching Cross Shadow Kingdom
4 OVERKILL The Wings Of War Nuclear Blast
5 MALEVOLENT CREATION The 13th Beast M-Therory
6 DEVIL MASTER Satan Spits On Children Of Light Relapse
7 RAMMSTEIN Rammstein Caroline
8 ASTHMA CASTLE Mount Crushmore Hellmistress
10 DEATH ANGEL Humanicide Nuclear Blast


Rank Artist Album Label
1 PENDLETONS, THE “You Do You / Life to Me” [Single] Bastard Jazz
2 FOLLAKZOID I (One) Sacred Bones
3 MUERAN HUMANOS Hospital Lullabies Cinema Paradiso
4 FLYING LOTUS Flamagra Warp
5 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
6 CAMILA FUCHS Battlefield Battlefield Heatwave Direct Truth [EP] ATP
7 BLANCK MASS Animated Violence Mild Sacred Bones
8 ODD NOSDAM Plan 9 Meat Your Hypnotis Dome Of Doom
9 SOUNDWALK COLLECTIVE The Peyote Dance (feat. Patti Smith) Bella Union
10 AZAM ALI “Phantoms” [Single] Terrestrial Lane Productions


none this week

    August 17th, 2019

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