Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 20 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 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
2 Frankie Cosmos Vessel Sub Pop
3 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
4 Doll Baby Hell Block – EP EggHunt
5 Speedy Ortiz Twerp Verse Carpark
6 PRhyme PRhyme 2 PRhyme 2
7 Dr. Octagon Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation Bulk / Caroline
8 Caroline Rose LONER New West
9 Hank Wood and the Hammerheads Hank Wood and the Hammerheads Toxic State
10 Kyle Craft Full Circle Nightmare Sub Pop
11 Ty Segall Freedom’s Goblin Drag City
12 David Byrne American Utopia Nonesuch
13 The Ex 27 passports Rough Trade
14 St. Vincent Masseduction Loma Vista
15 Imagine Dragons Evolve Interscope
16 Ms. Jaylin Brown Vulnerable self-released
17 The Purge The Bad Ideas We Build Worlds self-released
18 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
19 Koncept Jack$on The Tale of the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
20 Millz The NorthFace, Vol 1. self-released
21 Gumming Human Values self-released
22 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji self-released
23 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar
24 Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog Saddle Creek
25 Brazilian Girls Let’s Make Love Six Degrees
26 Drinks Hippo Lite Drag City
27 The Damned Evil Spirits Search and Destroy / Spinefarm
28 The Aces When My Heart Felt Volcanic Red Bull
29 Prof Pookie Baby Rhymesayers
30 MIEN MIEN Rocket


New Albums Added:
(Sound of) The Skeptic – Rooms and Buildings (Roaming Empire)
A Perfect Circle – Eat the Elephants (BMG)
AlHaj, Rahim – One Sky (Smithsonian Folkways)
Anemone – Baby Only You & I (Luminelle)
Attar, Sibille – Paloma’s Hand (PNKSLM)
Baker, Sonny – Steady Hands Dead Tired (Admirable Traits)
Bazin, Clément – Everything Matters (Nowadays)
Chrome Sparks – Chrome Sparks (Counter)
Cloud Castle Lake – Malingerer (Bright Antenna)
Confidence Man – Confident Music for Confident People (Heavenly / PIAS)
Del & Amp Live – Gate 13 (Plug Research)
Dr. Dog – Critical Equation (We Buy Gold / Thirty Tigers)
Elke – Bad Metaphors (Kobalt)
Exitmusic – The Recognitions (Felte)
Gans, David – Drop the Bone (self-released)
Gold Casio – Sinners (Freakout)
Good Latimer – Go Where it Snows (self-released)
Lawn – Blood on the Tracks (Forged Artifacts)
Lippok, Robert – Applied Autonomy (Raster)
LKFFCT – Cayenne (Sniffling Indie Kids / Mint 400)
Lord Huron – Vide Noir (Republic)
Mastersystem – Dance Music (Physical Education)
Mouse On Mars – Dimensional People (Thrill Jockey)
My Brightest Diamond – Champagne (self-released)
My Indigo – My Indigo (BMG)
Nightowls, The – We are The Nightowls (Nine Mile)
Pontiac, Marvin – Greatest Hits (Northern Spy)
Post Animal – When I Think of You in a Castle (Polyvinyl)
Queen of Jeans – Dig Yourself (Topshelf)
Rechorduroys – Rechorduroys (FiveKill)
Rossen, Daniel – Deerslayer (Warp)
Taylor, Alexis – Beautiful Thing (Domino)
Thievery Corporation – Treasures from the Temple (ESL Music)
Various Artists – How to Talk to Girls at Parties [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] (Sony Masterworks)

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7 April 21st, 2018

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