Top 30 new albums for week ending May 11 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 Frankie Cosmos Vessel Sub Pop
2 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop
3 The Pandoras Hey! It’s the Pandoras Burger
4 Childish Gambino This is America – Single RCA
5 The Messthetics The Messthetics Discord
6 Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Tearing at the Seams Stax
7 Guided By Voices Space Gun GBV, Inc.
8 Orquesta Akokán Orquesta Akokán Daptone
9 Dr. Octagon Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation Caroline
10 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
11 MGMT Little Dark Age Columbia
12 Carpenter Brut Leather Teeth Caroline
13 Djeneba & Fousco Kayeba Khasso Lusafrica
14 Eternal Summers Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying… Nevado
15 Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog Saddle Creek
16 Love Roses What Doesn’t Thrill You self-released
17 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
18 Buddha Council True Love Roots Musician
19 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
20 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
21 John Morand Scott’s Addiction Sound of Music
22 Radio B Jesus Never Wore a Suit The Association Of Great Minds
23 I Am the Liquor Feed on My Sorrow – EP self-released
24 Fly Anakin & Ohbliv Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
25 Peace Kindness is the New Rock and Roll Ignition Ltd.
26 Amber Mark Conexão – EP PMR / Interscope
27 The Sea and Cake Any Day Thrill Jockey
28 Elke Bad Metaphors – EP Kobalt
29 Anemone Baby Only You & I Luminelle
30 Various artists How to Talk to Girls at Parties [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Masterworks


New Albums Added:
Abrams, Joshua – Excavations 1 (Feeding Tube)
Ament – Heaven/Hell (Monkeywrench)
Annie Lou – End Zone (Near North Music)
Anywhere – Anywhere II (ORG Music)
Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino (Domino)
Beach House – 7 (Sub Pop)
Blessed – ii (CoinToss)
Bombino – Deran (Partisan)
Bones of J.R. Jones, The – Ones to Keep Close (self-released)
Boys – Rest in Peace (PNKSLM)
Chadwick, Sarah Mary – Sugar Still Melts in the Rain (Sinderlyn)
Chances – Traveler (Outloud)
Costa, Matt – Santa Rosa Fangs (Dangerbird)
Dioz, Niña – Reyna (Nacional)
Distractor – This Time I Got it Figured Out (Burger)
E – Negative Work (Thrill Jockey)
Giraffes? Giraffes! – Memory Lame (Topshelf)
Hartman, Odetta – Old Rockhounds Never Die (Northern Spy)
Hopkins, Jon – Singularity (Domino)
Iceage – Beyondless (Matador)
illuminati hotties – Kiss Yr Frenemies (Tiny Engines)
Jurado, Damien – The Horizon Just Laughed (Secretly Canadian)
Kassin – Relax (Luaka Bop)
Lancellotti, Domenico – The Good is a Big God (Luaka Bop)
Little Junior – Hi (Grand Jury)
Moon, Billy – I’ll Push the Pedals and You Steer (Old Flame)
Namjoo, Mohsen – On the String of the Tear’s Bow (Def Daf Production)
Neighbor Lady – Maybe Later (Friendship Fever)
Nightmares on Wax – Deep Shadows Remix (Warp)
Now, Now – Saved (Trans-)
Oracle Hysterical – Hecuba (National Sawdust Tracks)
Postdata – Let’s Be Wilderness (Paper Bag)
Potatohead People – Nick & Astro’s Guide to the Galaxy (Bastard Jazz)
Professor Caveman – Vol. 4 (Sniffling Indie Kids / Mint 400)
Rex Orange County – Sampler (AWAL)
Soft Kill – Savior (Profound Lore)
Space Merchants, The – Kiss the Dirt (Aqualamb)
Strung Out – Black Out the Sky (Fat Wreck Chords)
Terra Pines – Terra Pines (self-released)
Various Artists – The Rough Guide to Hokum Blues (World Music Network)
Wild Animals – The Hoax (Bcore)
Williamson, Jess – Cosmic Wink (Mexican Summer)
Wooden Shjips – V (Thrill Jockey)
Yours Are the Only Ears – Knock Hard (Team Love)
Yung Wu – Shore Leave [reissue] (Bar/None)

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7 May 12th, 2018

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