top 30 new albums for Aug 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.

1 Vaudou Game Noussin Hot Casa
2 Yola Stand For Myself Easy Eye Sound
3 Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band Expansions Big Crown
4 Dobet Gnahoré Couleur Cumbancha
5 Sally Rose Tread Light self-released
6 Prabir Trio Haanji self-released
7 Hotspit CC – EP self-released
8 Wednesday Twin Plagues Orindal
9 Lingua Ignota Sinner Get Ready Sargent House
10 Dot Allison Heart-Shaped Scars SA
11 Lee DeWyze Ghost Stories Mavelle
12 Son Volt Electro Melodier Transmit Sound
13 The Halluci Nation One More Saturday Night Radicalized
14 Chris Haise Band Half of All of Nothing self-released
15 King Woman Celestial Blues Relapse
16 LUMP Animal Chrysalis
17 Atmosphere Word? Rhymesayers
18 Upper Wilds Venus Thrill Jockey
19 Piroshka Love Drips and Gathers Bella Union
20 Joseph Spence Encore: Unheard Recordings of Bahamian Guitar and Singing Smithsonian Folkways
21 Anika Change Sacred Bones
22 Yves Tumor The Asymptotical World – EP Warp
23 Martin Sexton 2020 Vision – EP Kitchen Table
24 Evidence Unlearning Vol. 1 Rhymesayers
25 Museum Of Love Life of Mammals Skint
26 Snapped Ankles Forest of Your Problems The Leaf Label
27 The Catenary Wires Birling Gap Shelflife
28 Various Artists R&B Hipshakers Vol. 5: Rocks in Your Head Vampisoul
29 Livingmore Take Me Nomad Eel
30 Tristen Aquatic Flowers Mama Bird

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    August 24th, 2021

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 1 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 Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Merge
2 The Stroppies Whoosh Tough Love
3 Yola Walk Through Fire Easy Eye Sound
4 The Lemonheads Varshons 2 Fire / Hostess
5 Cass McCombs Tip of the Sphere Anti/Epitaph
6 Various Artists The Ballad of Buster Scruggs [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Milan
7 Box of Moxie Submission Admission self-released
8 Drenge Strange Creatures Infectious Music / BMG / Hostess
9 Jason Ringenberg Stand Tall Courageous Chicken Entertainment
10 Steve Poltz Shine On Red House
11 SPELLLING Mazy Fly Sacred Bones
12 Ifriqiyya Electrique Laylet El Booree Glitterbeat
13 Palehound Killer – Single Polyvinyl
14 Benjamin Shepherd Friday Fantasy – Single self-released
15 Sleaford Mods Eton Alive Extreme Eating
16 Lobo Marino At Appalachian South Folklife Center self-released
17 Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves Free Dirt
18 Fokn Bois Afrobeats Lol FOKN Inc.
19 Klangwelt The Incident Spheric Music
20 Silo Road Signal Hill Silo Road
21 Ladytron Ladytron !K7
22 Bellows The Rose Gardener self released
23 SUSTO Ever Since I Lost My Mind Rounder
24 Joey McGee El Camino Real Mosaic Sun Music
25 Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Dead Oceans
26 Jess Klein Back to My Green Blue Rose / Heckmann
27 Feels Post Earth Wichita
28 Guided By Voices Zeppelin Over China GBV Inc.
29 Herzog Me vs. You Exit Stencil
30 Piroshka Brickbat Bella Union

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    March 2nd, 2019

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