top 30 new albums for Nov 3 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 Westside Gunn Who Made the Sunshine? Griselda/Shady/Interscope
2 Koncept Jack$on Thot Rap, Chapter 2 self-released
3 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
4 Black Thought Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able Republic
5 Og Illa Richmond Renegade HLGNLIFE
6 Phoebe Bridgers Punisher Dead Oceans
7 Action Bronson Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
8 This Is The Kit Off Off On Rough Trade
9 Anjimile Giver Taker Father/Daughter
10 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
11 Naked Pictures W I D E Cheap Cuts
12 The Barracudas Days of a Quiet Sun Feel It
13 Raye Zaragoza Woman in Color Rebel River
14 Adrianne Lenker songs and instrumentals 4AD
15 Songhoy Blues Optimisme Transgressive
16 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In) Daptone
17 The Mountain Goats Getting Into Knives Merge
18 ela minus acts of rebellion Domino
19 LOMA Don’t Shy Away Sub Pop
20 Open Mike Eagle Anime, Trauma and Divorce Auto Reverse
21 Emmy the Great April/月音 Bella Union
22 Kurt Vile Speed, Sound, Lonely KV – EP Matador
23 Paris Safe Space Invader Guerrilla Funk
24 Kosha Dillz Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
25 Jordan Tice Motivational Speakeasy Padiddle
26 Hen Ogledd Free Humans Weird World
27 METZ Atlas Vending Sub Pop
28 Sad13 Haunted Painting Wax Nine
29 Deradoorian Find the Sun Anti/Epitaph
30 Tricky Fall to Pieces False Idols

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7 November 3rd, 2020

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genre charts for Nov 3 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 THIS IS THE KIT Off Off On Rough Trade/Beggars
2 RAYE ZARAGOZA Woman In Color Self-Released
3 JORDAN TICE Motivational Speakeasy Padiddle
4 SAM AMIDON Sam Amidon Nonesuch
5 TWO BIRD STONE Hands and Knees Soundly
6 CLEM SNIDE Forever Just Beyond Ramseur
7 DARLINGSIDE Fish Pond Fish More Doug/Thirty Tigers
8 STURGILL SIMPSON Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1 High Top Mountain
9 SAMANTHA CRAIN A Small Death Ramseur
10 BLUEGRASS 2020 VARIOUS ARTISTS Pinecastle

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WESTSIDE GUNN Who Made The Sunshine? Griselda
2 KONCEPT JACKSON Thot Rap Chapter 2 Self-Released
3 SA-ROC The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
4 BLACK THOUGHT Streams Of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane And Abel [EP] Passyunk
5 ACTION BRONSON Only For Dolphins Loma Vista
6 OPEN MIKE EAGLE Anime, Trauma And Divorce Auto Reverse
7 PARIS Safe Space Invader Guerrilla Funk
8 KOSHA DILLZ Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
9 JABEE This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You Grand Union
10 ATMOSPHERE The Day Before Halloween Rhymesayers

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 GORATORY Sour Grapes Everlasting Spew
2 DEEDS OF FLESH Nucleus Unique Leader
3 NECROT Mortal Tankcrimes
4 DEPRAVITY Grand Malevolence Transcending Obscurity
5 REPUKED Dawn of Reintoxication Soulseller
6 INFERI Of Sunless Realms [EP] The Artisan Era
7 DYSPHORIA Primal Entropy Self-Released
8 NERVOSA Perpetual Chaos Napalm
9 DESECRATED EXTINCTION “Sex 101” [Single] Self-Released
10 MISCREATION “Degradation” [Single] Troy Johnson

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ELA MINUS acts of rebellion Domino
2 KELLY LEE OWENS Inner Song Smalltown Supersound
3 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
4 BLACK MARBLE I Must Be Living Twice [EP] Sacred Bones
5 SIGHTLESS PIT Grave Of A Dog Thrill Jockey
6 HOLY FUCK Deleter Holy EF
7 AMON TOBIN Ghostcards [EP] Nomark
8 DJ SHUB War Club Self-Released
9 ACTIVITY Unmask Whoever Western Vinyl
10 FAT FREDDY’S DROP LOCK-IN The Drop

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 LA LOCURA DE MACHUCA 1975-1980 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
2 KELEKETLA Keleketla! Ahead Of Our Time
3 MADE KUTI “Free Your Mind” [Single] Partisan
4 WARSAW AFROBEAT ORCHETRA Antibody Peace & Rhythm
5 BUDOS BAND, THE Long In The Tooth Daptone
6 MODESTE HUGUES AND KILEMA Ala Maintso – Green World ARC
7 RICARDO LEMVO AND MAKINA LOCA N’Dona Ponte Mopiato
8 MUKAMBO PRESENTS GLOBAL AFROBEAT MOVEMENT VARIOUS ARTISTS NYP
9 NATION BEAT The Royal Chase Self-Released
10 GARMARNA Forbundet Season Of Mist

7 November 3rd, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Oct 20 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 BlackLiq x Ohbliv The Best – Single No Other Way
2 Butcher Brown #KingButch Concord Jazz
3 Westside Gunn Who Made the Sunshine? Griselda
4 Sa-Roc The Sharecropper’s Daughter Rhymesayers
5 Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca N’Dona Pointe Mopiato
6 Deerhoof Love-Lore Joyful Noise
7 The Budos Band Long in the Tooth Daptone
8 Calvin Presents Here. (feat. Sam Reed) – Single self-released
9 Bill Callahan Gold Record Drag City
10 Landshapes Contact Bella Union
11 Iochroma The Hideous Triumphs of Form and Function self-released
12 Trapcry Stay Up (Longer Deluxe) 1986
13 GULL Relative Stranger self-released
14 Opin Media & Memory WarHen
15 LJ & the Sleeze Keepin’ it Sleezy self-released
16 FM Skyline JPEG Jamz 100% Electronica
17 Deli Rowe Girl on the Beat, Vol. 1 Liberated Soul
18 Outer World Fixed Like A Painting self-released
19 Noah Page ABBA: a thing I made you self-released
20 Red Rum Club The Hollow of Humdrum Modern Sky UK
21 Low Cut Connie Private Lives Contender
22 Optic Sink Optic Sink Goner
23 Cut Worms Nobody Lives Here Anymore Jagjaguwar
24 Kosha Dillz Nobody Cares Except You Rapperfriends
25 Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche I Can Still Hear You StorySound
26 Quintron & Miss Pussycat Goblin Alert Goner
27 Sylvan Esso Free Love Loma Vista
28 Hen Ogledd Free Humans Weird World
29 Night Club Die Die Lullaby Gato Blanco
30 Future Islands As Long As You Are 4AD

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7 October 20th, 2020

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top 30 new albums for Apr 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.

1 Fiona Apple Fetch The Bolt Cutters Epic
2 Westside Gunn Pray for Paris Griselda
3 Basic Plumbing Keeping Up Appearances self-released
4 En Attendant Ana Juillet Trouble In Mind
5 True Body Heavenly Rhythms for the Uninitiated Funeral Party
6 Asylum XIII Waiting and Awake self-released
7 Fight Cloud Thoughts Aligned self-released
8 Midlife Pilot Telepathic – EP Nodderly
9 The Legendary Ingramettes Take a Look in the Book Virginia Folklife
10 Colin Phils Squirrel Gym – Live at Go West Studios self-released
11 Deau Eyes Let It Leave Egghunt
12 Big Baby Fizzy Cola – EP self-released
13 addy Eclipse Topshelf
14 Angelica Garcia Cha Cha Palace Spacebomb
15 Laura Marling Song For Our Daughter Chrysalis
16 Bassel & the Supernaturals Smoke & Mirrors self-released
17 Flat Worms Antarctica GOD?
18 Berlin Taxi In Pursuit self-released
19 Nikki & the Phantom Callers Everybody’s Going to Hell (But You and Me) Tiny Tornado
20 Reel Smoovv 31st K.Nights Deeply Rooted Tribe Ent
21 Datura4 West Coast Highway Cosmic Alive Naturalsound
22 FACS Void Moments Trouble In Mind
23 Moaning Uneasy Laughter Sub Pop
24 Deeper Auto-Pain Fire Talk
25 Porridge Radio Every Bad Secretly Canadian
26 Black Market Brass Undying Thirst Colemine
27 Swamp Dogg Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
28 Emotionz Gems Beast Van
29 Haleek Maul Errol Lex
30 Soccer Mommy color theory Loma Vista

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7 April 28th, 2020

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Genre charts for Apr 28 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN Bonny Light Horseman 37d03d
2 OZORIO TRIO Big Town Tratore
3 DANA GAVANSKI Yesterday Is Gone Flemish Eye
4 LAURA MARLING Song For Our Daughter Chrysalis/Partisan
5 SWAMP DOGG Sorry You Couldn’t Make It Joyful Noise
6 NIKKI AND THE PHANTOM CALLERS Everybody’s Going To Hell (But You And Me) Self-Released
7 DAN CROLL Grand Plan / Work [EP] Caroline International
8 LANDON ELLIOTT Domino American Paradox
9 BILL FAY Countless Branches Dead Oceans
10 SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE Companion Rises Drag City

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WESTSIDE GUNN Pray for Paris Griselda
2 REEL SMOOVV 31st K.Nights Self-Released
3 HALEEK MAUL Errol Lex
4 DENZEL CURRY AND KENNY BEATS Unlocked Loma Vista
5 CALL ME ACE Working From Home [EP] Light Armor
6 MEGAN THEE STALLION Suga [EP] 300 Entertainment
7 ELLMATIC AND MPDREES24 Practice Makes Perfect HHV
8 BIG STY Motiv8ion Mondays: Season 1 Self-Released
9 ENEMY RADIO Loud Is Not Enough Self-Released
10 AESOP ROCK Music From The Game Freedom Finger Rhymesayers

Loud

None this week.

RPM

None this week.

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 OZORIO TRIO Big Town Tratore
2 LEVE LEVE: SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE SOUNDS (70S – 80S) VARIOUS ARTISTS Bongo Joe
3 SANTROFI Alewa Out Here
4 HAILU MERGIA Yene Mircha Awesome Tapes From Africa
5 TAMIKREST Tamotait Glitterbeat
6 GUASA, CUNUNO Y MARIMBA: AFRO-COLOMBIAN MUSIC FROM THE PACIFIC COAST VARIOUS ARTISTS Vampisoul
7 ETRAN DE L’AIR Music From Saharan WhatsApp 01 [EP] Sahel Sounds
8 EL WALI Tiris Sahel Sounds
9 KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA 100 Fevers Peace & Rhythm
10 BROWNOUT Berlin Sessions Fat Beats

7 April 28th, 2020

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Genre charts for week ending Jul 19 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JESCA HOOP STONECHILD Memphis Industries
2 SI KAHN AND THE LOOPING BROTHERS It’s A Dog’s Life Strictly Country
3 BEN WINSHIP Acorns Snake River
4 JOHNATHAN RICE The Long Game Mano Walker
5 CHRIS AND ADAM CARROLL Good Farmer Self-Released
6 HOUSE AND LAND Across The Field Thrill Jockey
7 MAT CALLAHAN AND YVONNE MOORE Working-Class Heroes: A History of Struggle in Song Free Dirt
8 SMALL GLORIES, THE Assiniboine & The Red Red House
9 JADE JACKSON Wilderness Anti-
10 LOUISA BRANSCOMB Gonna Love Anyway Compass

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WESTSIDE GUNN Flygod Is A Awesome God Shady
2 BIGAL HARRISON Bintage Self-Released
3 RADIO B Kill The Dreamer Vol 1: New Independence AGM / Purple Republic
4 BLU AND EXILE True & Livin’ Dirty Science
5 GOOD PEOPLE, THE The Summer [EP] Below System
6 SAMPA THE GREAT The Return [Advance Tracks] Ninja Tune
7 DONWILL One Word No Space HiPNOTT
8 FREDDIE GIBBS AND MADLIB Bandana Madlib Invazion
9 NUGZ Stashbox Chronicles Self-Released
10 DJ KHALED Father of Asahd Epic/We The Best

Loud

None this week.

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SNAPPED ANKLES Stunning Luxury The Leaf
2 BLACK MIDI Schlagenheim Rough Trade/Beggars
3 TENGGER Spiritual 2 Beyond Beyond Is Beyond
4 HOLLY HERNDON Proto 4AD
5 MATMOS Plastic Anniversary Thrill Jockey
6 LAUGHING EYE Laughing Eye Höga Nord
7 BEA1991 Brand New Adult Self-Released
8 QUANTIC Atlantic Oscillations Tru Thoughts
9 OCEAN FLOOR Vernalis Eiderdown
10 FLOATING POINTS “LesAlpx” b/w “Coorabell” [Single] Ninja Tune

World

none this week

7 July 20th, 2019

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