Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 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 Anna & Elizabeth The Invisible Comes to Us Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
2 Wood & Wire North of Despair Blue Corn Music
3 Young Fathers Cocoa Sugar Ninja Tune
4 Hailu Mergia Lala Belu Awesome Tapes From Africa
5 Windhand / Satan’s Satyrs Windhand / Satan’s Satyrs Relapse
6 Fruition Watching It all Fall Apart Lohi
7 The Lovely Eggs This Is Eggland The Lovely Eggs
8 Yo La Tengo There’s a Riot Going On Matador
9 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO (AT0)
10 Banderas Tema de Banderas – Single Matasuna
11 PRhyme PRhyme 2 PRhyme 2
12 Black Moth Super Rainbow Panic Blooms Rad Cult
13 Willie Nelson Last Man Standing Legacy Recordings
14 U.S. Girls In a Poem Unlimited 4AD
15 Camp Cope How to Socialise & Make Friends Run for Cover
16 Barbara Dane Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
17 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
18 Various artists Black Panther: The Album Interscope
19 The Breeders All Nerve 4AD
20 Night Idea Riverless Night Idea
21 Spooky Mansion I’m the Moon – Single Gaylord Party Music
22 Photosynthesizers What Have We Become? self-released
23 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
24 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
25 Minimum Balance Minimum Balance self-released
26 Radio B Jesus Never Wore A Suit The Association Of Great Minds
27 LAIR In Exile self-released
28 Magnus Lush Hell Is Real – EP Trrrash
29 Caverns of Pine Dissociate – EP Self Aware
30 Blanko Basnet Blanko Basnet self-released

New Albums Added:
Amen Dunes – Freedom (Sacred Bones)
Boniface – Phantom Limbs (Transgressive)
Brief Candles – Retreater (self-released)
Creep Show – Mr. Dynamite (Bella Union / PIAS)
Death By Unga Bunga – So Far So Good So Cool (Jansen)
Fickle Friends – You are Someone Else (Interscope)
Fowler, Wendy Rae – Warped (Plug Research / Round Trip)
Frankie Cosmos – Vessel (Sub Pop)
Hatfield, Juliana – Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John (American Laundromat)
Haulm – Stay for Me (Grand Jury / Fat Possum)
Isador – EP 1 (300 Entertainment)
Lampshades, The – Astrology (Mint 400)
Lawrence Arms, The – We are the Champions of the World (Fat Wreck Chords)
Le Galaxie – Pleasure (Red River)
Lexsoul Dancemachine – Sunny Holiday in Lexico (Funk Embassy)
ManDancing – Everyone Else (Take This To Heart)
New Holland – Alligator (self-released)
Oberon Rose – Tell Me All About It (ThouART)
Pinned In Place – Rubbernecking at the Gates of Hell (Reflective Tapes)
Preoccupations – New Material (Jagjaguwar)
Ratboys – GL (Topshelf)
Sango – In the Comfort Of (Last Gang)
Sloan – Sloan 12 (Yep Roc)
Spectors, The – Ooh Aah Aah (self-released)
Super Saturated Sugar Strings, The – All Their Many Miles (self-released)
Sword, The – Used Future (Razor & Tie)
Trace Mountains – A Partner to Lean On (Figure 2 RC)
Various Artists – Hummingbirds & Helicopters Vol. 1: A Benefit for South Texas (Cinquefoil)
White, Jack – Boarding House Reach (Third Man / Columbia)
Wicca Phase Springs Eternal – Cointhiax (Dark Medicine)
Zombies In Miami – Take it Off (2MR)

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7 March 24th, 2018

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