Top 30 new albums for week ending Feb 16 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 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
2 Superchunk What a Time to Be Alive Merge
3 Renata Zeiguer Old Ghost Northern Spy
4 Hookworms Microshift Domino
5 St. Vincent Masseduction Loma Vista
6 Michael Millions Hard to Be King Purple Republic Music Group
7 La Luz Floating Features Sub Pop
8 Rhye Blood Concord Loma Vista
9 Various artists Black Panther: The Album Interscope
10 Bat Fangs Bat Fangs Don Giovanni
11 Moses Sumney Aromanticism Jagjaguwar / Hostess
12 Various artists American Folk (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Thirty Tigers
13 Butcher Brown Live at Vagabond Gearbox
14 Fly Anakin, Koncept Jack$on & Tuamie Panama Plus Smallz World Management & Consulting LLC
15 HeadlessMantis SCUMFY Trrrash
16 Hector “El Coco” Barez El Labarinto del Coco Obi Musica
17 Madison Turner A Comprehensive Guide to Burning Out self-released
18 The Rain Within Atomic Eyes Negative Gain
19 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
20 Car Seat Headrest Twin Fantasy Matador
21 Chemtrails Calf of the Sacred Cow PNKSLM
22 Franz Ferdinand Always Ascending Domino
23 MGMT Little Dark Age Columbia
24 No Age Snares Like a Haircut Drag City
25 Palm Rock Island Carpark / Hostess
26 Paul Luc Bad Seed self-released
27 Screaming Females All at Once Don Giovanni
28 Vundabar Smell Smoke self-released
29 The James Hunter Six Whatever it Takes Daptone
30 Tune-Yards I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life 4AD

New Albums Added:
Altvater – Walking Creatures (self-released)
American Pleasure Club – A Whole Fucking Lifetime of This (Run for Cover)
ANMLS – ANMLS (Slovenly)
At Face Value – Ivy and Echo (self-released)
Beams – Teach Me to Love (Be My Sibling)
Belle & Sebastian – How to Solve Our Human Problems (Matador)
Bonnevilles, The – Dirty Photographs (Alive Naturalsound)
Buffalo Tom – Quiet & Peace (Schoolkid / Scrawny)
Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy (Matador)
Cheap Tissue – Cheap Tissue (Lolipop)
Daktyl – Riyaaz (Counter)
Dana Buoy – Ice Glitter Gold (Everloving)
Dane, Barbara – Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard Hitting Songs (Smithsonian Folkways)
Dragondeer – If You Got the Blues (VQ Creative / Kobalt)
Everything Is Recorded – Everything Is Recorded by Richard Russell (XL)
Fine China – Not Thrilled (Velvet Blue Music)
Flyte – The Loved Ones (Island UK)
Furman, Ezra – Transangelic Exodus (Bella Union / PIAS)
Gisto – OMW (Historical)
Hot Club Sandwich – No Pressure (Acoustic Oasis)
Hurry – Every Little Thought (Lame-O)
Insecure Men – Insecure Men (Fat Possum)
Le Millipede – The Sun Has No Money (Alien Transistor)
Lovely Eggs, The – This is Eggland (Egg)
Monks of Doom – The Brontë Pin (Pitch-A-Tent)
Monophonics – Mirrors (Transistor Sound)
Moonlandingz, The – Interplanetary Class Classics (Deluxe Edition) (Chimera)
Newell, Martin – The Greatest Living Englishman (Captured Tracks)
Ought – Room Inside the World (Merge)
Pearls Before Swine – One Nation Underground (Drag City)
Penguin Prison – Turn it Up (Act Normal Music)
Perverts Again – Friday Night Light (Total Punk)
Red Black Red – Resettlement (self-released)
Rhye – Blood (Loma Vista)
RIDE – Tomorrow’s Shore (Wichita)
Roush, Curtis – Cosmic Campfire Music (Modern Outsider)
Screaming Females – All at Once (Don Giovanni)
Shannon & The Clams – Onion (Easy Eye / Nonesuch)
Sink Tapes – Secret Club (Mint 400 / Sniffling Indy Kids)
Starchild & The New Romantic – Language (Ghostly International)
Strange Names – Data (Frenchkiss)
U.S. Girls – In a Poem Unlimited (4AD)
Vitalic – Voyager (Citizen)
Vundabar – Smell Smoke (Gawk)
War, Sunny – With the Sun (Hen House Studios)
Wild Beasts – Last Night All My Dreams Came True (Domino)
Yarley G – Vivid Echoes (self-released)

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7 February 17th, 2018

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