Top 30 new albums for week ending Feb 23 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 Dream Wife Dream Wife Lucky Number Music Limited
2 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
3 Windhand / Satan’s Satyrs Windhand / Satan’s Satyrs Split Relapse
4 Michael Millions Hard to Be King Purple Republic Music Group
5 The James Hunter Six Whatever it Takes Daptone
6 Superchunk What a Time to Be Alive Merge
7 Bell’s Roar We Carry Us self-released
8 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
9 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop
10 Anna Burch Quit the Curse Heavenly / PIAS / Hostess
11 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
12 Marlon Williams Make Way for Love Dead Oceans
13 Loma Loma Sub Pop
14 Beach House Lemon Glow – Single Sub Pop
15 LAIR In Exile self-released
16 tUnE-yArDs I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life 4AD
17 Magnus Lush Hell is Real Trrrash
18 Plena Libre Amores en el Camino Gn Musica
19 Hector “Coco” Barez El Laberinto del Coco Obi Musica
20 Bumba Massa V70 Cantos Music
21 Julien Baker Turn Out the Lights Matador
22 Night Idea Riverless self-released
23 The Wimps Reel Whirl Trrrash
24 Positive No Partners in the Wild Little Black Cloud
25 Priests Nothing Feels Natural Sister Polygon
26 The Wailin’ Jennys Fifteen Red House
27 J. Roddy Walston & The Business Destroyers of the Soft Life ATO / PIAS / Hostess
28 Railroad Earth Captain Nowhere Black Bear
29 Minor Poet And How! EggHunt
30 Hamad Kalkaba and The Golden Sounds 1974-1975 (Analog Africa No. 24) – EP Analog Africa

New Albums Added:
Black Milk – FEVER (Mass Appeal)
Cammarata, Fabrizio – Of Shadows (Kartel)
Carey, S. – Hundred Acres (Jagjaguwar)
Corniglia – Corniglia (self-released)
Darlingside – Extralife (Thirty Tigers)
Dead Parties – All Our Times (self-released)
Dega – Dega (Lemonade)
DJ Taye – Still Trippin (Hyperdub)
Dosik, Joey – Game Winner (Secretly Canadian)
Dream System 8 – We Sleep Again (Minty Fresh)
Dwarves – Take Back the Night (Burger)
Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – Riddles (Carpark)
El Perro del Mar – We are History (The Control Group)
FF5 – El Compadre (Curb)
Geowulf – Great Big Blue (37 Adventures / PIAS)
Hibou – Something Familiar (Barsuk)
Hot Trash – Hope in Grace (Escape Productions)
I’m With Her – See You Around (Rounder)
Imarhan – Temet (City Slang)
Last Gang, The – Keep Them Counting (Fat Wreck Chords)
Lionlimb – Tape Recorder (Bayonet)
Low Anthem, The – The Salt Doll Went to Measure the Depth of the Sea (Joyful Noise)
MacIntosh, Jackson – My Dark Side (Sinderlyn)
McClellan, Anna – Yes and No (Father/Daughter)
Mess – Tree (Reflective Tapes)
Mint Field – Pasar de las Luces (Innovative Leisure)
Miranda, Holly – Mutual Horse (Dangerbird)
Moaning – Moaning (Sub Pop)
Nisantashi Primary School – Nisantashi Primary School (Nisantashi)
Nive and The Deer Children – Feet First (Glitterhouse)
Olden Yolk – Olden Yolk (Trouble in Mind)
Orielles, The – Silver Dollar Moment (Heavenly / PIAS)
Pianos Become the Teeth – Wait for Love (Epitaph)
Raasch, Amy – Girls Get Cold (self-released)
Shy Kids – In a State (Culvert)
Soccer Mommy – Clean (Fat Possum)
Starman Jr. – Pearl (Muscle Beach)
Suicide Generation – 1st Suicide (Dirty Water)
Suuns – Felt (Secretly Canadian)
Talisco – Capitol Vision (Roy Music)
Thunderpussy – Greatest Tits (Stardog / Republic)
Tonique, Jean – Well Mannered Frivolity (Tonique / Grand Musique)
True Blue – Edge Of (self-released)
Until the Ribbon Breaks – Until the Ribbon Breaks (Kobalt)
Various Artists – Hexadic III (Drag City)
White, Ralph + Steve Marsh – Two Distinguished Gentlemen (Self Sabotage)
Whitfield, Barrence & the Savages – Soul Flowers of Titan (Bloodshot)
Who Killed Nancy Johnson? – Flat Earth Theory (Skin Slip)
Wild Meadows – Wild Meadows (self-released)
Wilson, Charlotte Day – Stone Woman (self-released)
Wombats, The – Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life (Kobalt)
Young Statues – Amarillo (Run for Cover)

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7 February 24th, 2018

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