top 30 new albums for Apr 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 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
3 Widow Rings Songs for the Hearse, Vol. 2 – Single Housefire
4 The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
5 Los Bitchos Let the Festivities Begin! City Slang
6 Just Mustard Heart Under Partisan / Liberator Music
7 Mary J. Blige Good Morning Gorgeous 300 Entertainment
8 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
9 Guerilla Toss Famously Alive Sub Pop
10 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
11 Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway Crooked Tree Nonesuch
12 Cliff and Ivy Bloody Ghost – Single House of Extreme Darkness
13 Shawnis and the Shimmers Wasteland Adang
14 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
15 3:33 Moon Maniac – EP self-released
16 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
17 A New Dawn Fades I See the Nightbirds (Deluxe Reissue) Cherub
18 Chris Ratterree Established in 1971 self-released
19 Ant The Symbol Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
20 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Nightclub Daydreaming Carpark
21 Anand Wilder I Don’t Know My Words Last Gang
22 Kilo Kish AMERICAN GURL Kisha Soundscapes + Audio
23 Jamie McLean Band Paradise Found Harmonized
24 Freakons Freakons Fluff and Gravy
25 Widowspeak The Jacket Captured Tracks
26 BODEGA Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
27 Jeremy Ivey Invisible Pictures Anti/Epitaph
28 Whiskey West Freight Train Mama Whiskey West
29 Ceramic Animal Sweet Unknown Easy Eye Sound
30 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis

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    April 12th, 2022

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genre charts for Apr 12 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 PO’ RAMBLIN’ BOYS, THE Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
2 FREAKONS Freakons Fluff And Gravy
3 JEREMY IVEY Invisible Pictures Anti-
4 WHISKEY WEST Freight Train Mama Self-Released
5 CARSON MCHONE Still Life Merge
6 STEVE POLTZ Stardust And Satellites Red House
7 JUDY COLLINS Spellbound Cleopatra
8 KIERAN KANE AND RAYNA GELLERT The Flowers That Bloom In Spring Dead Reckoning
9 MASON JENNINGS Real Heart Loosegroove
10 WILD RIVERS Sidelines Nettwerk

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 DENZEL CURRY Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista/Concord
2 FLY ANAKIN Frank Lex
3 ANT THE SYMBOL Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
4 ELZHI Zhigeist Nature Sounds
5 MOPES Unwound Strange Famous
6 BENNY THE BUTCHER Tana Talk 4 Griselda/EMPIRE
7 SKWEEKY WATAFAWLS Pretty Hell Gritty City
8 PHIFE DAWG Forever Smokin’ Needles/AWAL
9 CUBBIEBEAR AND SEEZ MICS Even In Death Strange Famous
10 COOL KIDS, THE Before Shit Got Weird Sounds Like Fun

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 CUT THE ARCHITECT’S HAND The Eternity Box Aunt Mary/New Dirt
2 MANEATING ORCHID Hive Mind Self-Released
3 THUMOS Nothing Further Beyond [EP] Snow Wolf
4 MEDDDLER Upsurge [EP] Self-Released
5 NORDGEIST Frostwinter Kunsthall Produktionen
6 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Errata Relapse
7 KING WOMAN Celestial Blues Relapse
8 WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER Das Album AFM
9 ARKAZA “Shadows” [Single] Self-Released
10 VONAMOR VONAMOR Time To Kill

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE Electricity Merge
2 KILO KISH American Gurl Kisha/Independent
3 ALICE GLASS PREY//IV Eating Glass
4 ADULT Becoming Undone Dais
5 PICTISH TRAIL Island Family Bella Union
6 BLUE STATES World Contact Day Memphis Industries
7 MAX COOPER Unspoken Words Mesh
8 MICHAEL STEARNS Planetary Unfolding (2022 Remaster) Projekt
9 GOLDEN BUG Piscolabis La belle
10 YASUAKI SHIMIZU Kiren Palto Flats

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AFRICA NEGRA Antologia Vol. 1 Bongo Joe
2 LESPRI KA: NEW DIRECTIONS IN GWOKA MUSIC FROM GUADELOUPE 1981-2010 VARIOUS ARTISTS Time Capsule-Seance Centre
3 PAPE NZIENGUI Kadi Yombo Awesome Tapes From Africa
4 LA PAMBELE La Pambele Names You Can Trust
5 LE SUPER DJATA BAND DU MALI En Super Forme, Vol. 1 Numero Group
6 DOGO DU TOGO “Soke Wo (Sol Power All-Stars remix)” [Single] Sol Power Sound
7 ORCHESTRE MASSAKO Orchestre Massako [EP] Analog Africa
8 BIO RITMO “Piraguero/Asia Minor” [Single] Merge
9 VIVIANO TORRES AND ANE SWING Joyas Champetuas De Todos Los Tiempos Palenque
10 OUMOU SANGARE “Samara” [Single] World Circuit

    April 12th, 2022

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