Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 26 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 Michael Millions Hard to Be King Purple Republic Music Group
2 Stephanie Steph EP self-released
3 Fly Anakin & Ras G Science Project – Single Tiny Mix Tapes
4 Opin Opin EggHunt
5 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
6 Bad Magic Harsh Surrender self-released
7 Noah-O & Fan Ran Dirty Rice Charged Up Entertainment LLC/Gritty City
8 Fever Ray Plunge Mute / Rabid
9 Hollie Cook Vessel of Love Merge
10 Shopping The Official Body Fat Cat
11 Vic Spencer & Sonnyjim Spencer for Higher Daupe!
12 Shame Songs of Praise Dead Oceans
13 Sean Wheeler Sand in My Blood Little Village Foundation
14 Dave East P2 Virgin
15 Anna von Hausswolff Dead Magic City Slang
16 Alela Diane Cusp self-released
17 Haircut Shutting Down – EP Feel It
18 Droopies Responsible People self-released
19 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
20 Exebelle After All This Time self-released
21 Madison Turner A Comprehensive Guide to Burning Out self-released
22 Bell’s Roar We Carry Us self-released
23 Porches The House Domino Recording Co
24 Typhoon Offerings Roll Call
25 Xylouris White Mother Bella Union
26 Various artists Dr. Demento Covered in Punk Demented Punk
27 The High Divers Chicora True Blue
28 Jim James Tribute to 2 ATO
29 Ruby Boots Don’t Talk About It Bloodshot
30 Des Demonas Des Demonas In the Red

New Albums Added:
Ackroyd, Poppy – Resolve (One Little Indian)
Astroboter – Form & Void (self-released)
Bark Bark Disco – Holy Smokes (Minty Fresh)
Beta Boys – Brick Walls b/w Littered Streets (Total Punk)
Body Heat Gang Band – Body Heat Disco (Body Heat)
Calexico – The Thread That Keeps Us (Anti-)
Candy Ambulance – Spray (self-released)
Captain of Sorrow, The – Racetrack Babies (Musikministeriet)
Chavez, Margaret – A Loupe (Goliad Media)
Cheem – Downhill (Whelmed)
Craft, Kyle – Full Circle Nightmare (Sub Pop)
Crystal Cities – Who’s Gonna Save Us Now (self-released)
Django Django – Marble Skies (Ribbon Music)
Dream Wife – Dream Wife (Lucky Number)
Evidence – Weather or Not (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
Francis, Miles – Swimmers (self-released)
Go! Team, The – SEMICIRCLE (Memphis Industries)
Gorka, John – True in Time (Red House)
Grand Analog – Survival (self-released)
Heaven – All Love is Blue (Little Cloud)
James Hunter Six, The – Whatever it Takes (Daptone)
Jenkins, Cassandra – Live in Foxen Canyon (Cassandra Complex)
Kat Meoz – Here I Wait (Bodan Kuma)
Kawchuk, Jonathan – North (Paper Bag)
Khruangbin – Con Todo el Mundo (Dead Oceans)
Leyya – Sauna (+1 / LasVegas)
Long Gone – Long Gone (Reflective Tapes)
Marr, Marcus – Familiar Five (DFA)
Milk & Bone – Deception Bay (Bonsound)
Mt. Wilson Repeater – V’ger (Merge)
múm – Menschen am Sonntag – Live in Berlin (Morr Music)
Murry, John – A Short History of Decay (Minty Fresh)
NADINE – oh my (Father/Daughter)
Rosenstock, Jeff – POST- (Polyvinyl)
Saxon, Tony – Old Souls and Long Term Goals (Mint 400)
Segall, Ty – Freedom’s Goblin (Drag City)
Skinny Lister – The Devil, The Heart & The Fight (Xtra Mile)
Smokey Brights – Come to Terms (Freakout)
Sons of the East – Already Gone (Metropolitan Groove Merchants)
Suno Deko – Suno Deko (Essential Sound)
tUnE-yArDs – I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life (4AD)
Various Artists – Our Voltage (Girlsville)
Varley, Will – Spirit of Minnie (Xtra Mile Recordings)
Wailin’ Jennys, The – Fifteen (Red House)

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7 January 27th, 2018

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