top 30 new albums for Feb 28 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 De La Soul 3 Feet High and Rising AOI
2 Big Joanie Back Home Kill Rock Stars
3 silver biplanes A Moment In the Sun WIAIWYA
4 Flagboy Giz I Got Indian In My Family Injun Money
5 Troy A Nigga Might’ve Cared Too Much Poverty
6 Circle of Anything Bumfuck Vol 2 (Instrumentals) self-released
7 Merciful Zero Merciful Zero self-released
8 Beauty Czars Matinee self-released
9 MUDGEE Grimejams self-released
10 DJ Mordecai Dust That Collected Beats, vol. 5 self-released
11 Hernon Anatomy self-released
12 jaygrimoire what have you done? (Side A) self-released
13 Power Pants Power Pants Sockhead
14 Wreckage Glider My Head Is A Hearse, My Heart Is Your House self-released
15 kole┼╝anka Alone with the Sound the Mind Makes Bar/None
16 Pile All Fiction Exploding In Sound
17 Kelela Raven Warp
18 Quasi Breaking the Balls of History Sub Pop
19 Black Belt Eagle Scout The Land, The Water, The Sky Saddle Creek
20 Wax Tailor Fishing for Accidents Lab’Oratoire
21 Young Fathers Heavy Heavy Ninja Tune
22 Fucked Up One Day Merge
23 Nosaj Thing Continua LuckyMe
24 The Murder Capital Gigi’s Recovery Human Season
25 Ladytron Time’s Arrow Cooking Vinyl
26 Elizabeth Moen Wherever You Aren’t self-released
27 Halo Maud Pesnopo├»ka – EP Heavenly
28 Gladie Don’t Know What You’re In Until You’re Out Plum
29 Greta Stanley Real Love in Real Life Double Drummer
30 Breanna Barbara Nothin’ But Time Fuzz Club


    February 28th, 2023

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genre charts for Feb 9 presents:


Rank Artist Album Label
1 JONATHAN FACKA The Tarmac Broadcast
2 OPIN Media & Memory WarHen
3 BILL JR JR Homebody Bush League
4 GEORGIE JESSUP My Work Here Ain’t Done Yet Winkte
5 ROLAND ROBERTS All About The Timing Happy Life
6 BURNT PINES, THE The Burnt Pines Adraela
7 IZAAK OPATZ Hot And Heavy Handed Mama Bird
8 TIFFANY WILLIAMS I’ll Be Back Soon [EP] Blue Redbird
9 HARDENED AND TEMPERED Hold The Line Self-Released
10 FRANK AND ALLIE LEE Treat A Stranger Right Bake Tone


Rank Artist Album Label
1 TROY “All We Got Is This – Single (feat. Mick Jenkins)” [Single] POVERTY
3 MONDAY NIGHT S. Block Carter AllWeNeed
4 OHBLIV LewseJoints Number 8(a) Self-Released
5 EARRELEVANT Emoceans Self-Released
6 TOBE NWIGWE Cincoriginals Self-Released
7 AESOP ROCK Spirit World Field Guide Rhymesayers
8 BLU AND EXILE Miles Dirty Science
9 SNEAKS Happy Birthday Merge
10 GUTTA BABY Remain Solid Gutta Baby


Rank Artist Album Label
1 TERMINAL BLISS Brute Err/ata Relapse
2 NERVOSA Perpetual Chaos Napalm
3 ORBIT CULTURE Nija Seek and Strike
4 HULDER Godslastering Hymns Of A Forlorn Peasantry Iron Bonehead
5 GATECREEPER An Unexpected Reality Closed Casket Activities
6 EMMA RUTH RUNDLE AND THOU The Helm Of Sorrow [EP] Sacred Bones
7 INFERI Of Sunless Realms [EP] The Artisan Era
8 CYTOTOXIN Nuklearth Unique Leader
9 NANSARUNAI Ultimul Rege Death Kvlt Productions
10 ATHAR AGHANON Fidelitas [EP] Ixiol Productions


Rank Artist Album Label
1 MADLIB Sound Ancestors Madlib Invazion
2 RONE Room With A View Infine
3 COM TRUISE In Decay, Too Ghostly International
4 MICHAEL ROTHER Dreaming Gronland
5 MILITARY GENIUS Deep Web Unheard Of Hope
6 SOPHIE “Unisil” [Single] Numbers
7 TRADVARELSE Cave Self-Released
8 LUKE ABBOTT Translate Border Community
9 DESIRE MAREA Desire Self-Released
10 ACEMO All My Life 2 Sonic Messengers


Rank Artist Album Label
1 BOMBA ESTEREO Deja [Advance Tracks] Sony Latin
2 JOAO SELVA Navegar Underdog
3 ANANSY CISSE Anoura Riverboat
4 BOSQ Y Su Descarga Internacional Bacalao
5 WARSAW AFROBEAT ORCHETRA Antibody Peace & Rhythm
6 BUDOS BAND, THE Long In The Tooth Daptone
7 GOOD ONES, THE “Soccer (Summer 1988)” [Single] Anti-
8 TP ORCHESTRE POLY RYTHMO DE COTONOU BENIN Volume 4: Yehoussei Leopold Batteur Acid Jazz
9 FAT FREDDY’S DROP Lock-In The Drop

    February 9th, 2021

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