Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 1 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 Sudan Archives Sink – EP Stones Throw
2 Pusha T Daytona Def Jam
3 Liars 1/1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Mute
4 Various artists African Scream Contest 2 (Analog Africa No. 26) Analog Africa
5 Drake Duppy Freestyle – Single OVO Sound
6 Eternal Summers Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying… Nevado
7 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
8 Michael Millions Hard to Be King Purple Republic
9 Orquesta Akokán Orquesta Akokán Daptone
10 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
11 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
12 Yo La Tengo There’s a Riot Going On Matador
13 Frankie Cosmos Vessel Sub Pop
14 Fly Anakin & Ohbliv Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
15 Piranha Rama Beach Body Trrrash
16 Hoax Hunters Dormant – EP Cherub
17 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
18 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
19 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
20 Radio B Jesus Never Wore a Suit The Association Of Great Minds
21 The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices BooCheeMish Prophecy
22 Johnny Jewel Themes For Television Italians Do It Better
23 The Dead Tongues Unsung Passage Psychic Hotline
24 Tenniscoats Music Exists Disc 4 Alien Transistor
25 The Sidekicks Happiness Hours Epitaph
26 Annie Lou End Zone Near North Music
27 Bombino Deran Partisan
28 Illuminati Hotties Kiss Yr Frenemies Tiny Engines
29 Jon Hopkins Singularity Domino
30 Wooden Shjips V Thrill Jockey


New Albums Added:
Afro B. – Afrowave 2 (Marathon, 2018)
Anderson, Marisa – Cloud Corner (Thrill Jockey, 2018)
Barrett, Patterson – Give’em What They Want (So’ Fish, 2018)
Bernice – Puff LP: in the Air Without a Shape (Arts & Crafts, 2018)
Bonet, Kadhja – Childqueen (Fat Possum, 2018)
Carbone, Laura – Empty Sea (Future Shock, 2018)
Case, Neko – Hell-On (Anti-, 2018)
Cœur de pirate – en cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé. (Dare to Care, 2018)
Cohen, Gabriella – Pink is the Colour of Unconditional Love (Captured Tracks, 2018)
Counter Intuits – Vietnamese Lighter (Total Punk, 2018)
DJDS – Big Wave More Fire (Loma Vista, 2018)
Donohue, Emily – Melancholia (Refresh, 2018)
Evian, Sam – 1984 (Joyful Noise, 2018)
Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer (Sub Pop, 2018)
For Esmé – Righteous Woman (self-released, 2018)
Haerle, David – Garden of Edendale (self-released, 2018)
Joan of Arc – You, Forever (Saddle Creek, 2018)
Kidjo, Angélique – Remain in Light (Kravenworks, 2018)
Kinch, Jesse – I’m Not Like Everybody Else (Curb, 2018)
Larumbe, Christian – Collective Delirium (self-released, 2018)
LeGrow, Elise – Playing Chess (BMG, 2018)
Little Brazil – Send the Wolves (Max Trax, 2018)
LUMP – s/t (Dead Oceans, 2018)
Mazzy Star – Still (Rhymes of an Hour, 2018)
McLean Band, Jamie – One and Only (self-released, 2018)
Moron’s Morons – Indecent Exposure (Slovenly, 2018)
Morrow, Sam – Concrete and Mud (Forty Below, 2018)
Nuke the Soup – Deeper (self-released, 2018)
Oneohtrix Point Never – Age Of (Warp, 2018)
Pink Sky – FORMS (self-released, 2018)
Pllush – Stranger to the Pain (Father / Daughter, 2018)
Prass, Natalie – The Future and the Past (ATO, 2018)
Pusha T – Daytona (Def Jam, 2018)
Roar, Ari – Calm Down (Bella Union / PIAS, 2018)
Ryan, Andrew – Across Currents (self-released, 2017)
Schnellertollermeier – Rights (Cuneiform, 2017)
Shred Flinstone – They’re Not There (Sniffling Indie Kids / Mint 400, 2018)
Tancred – Nightstand (Polyvinyl, 2018)
Teach Me Equals – Fix History (Wild Klamath, 2018)
Various Artists – Epilogue: A Tribute to John Duffey (Smithsonian Folkways, 2018)
Yorn, Pete & Scarlett Johansson – Apart (Warner Bros., 2018)
Zoyd, Art – 44-1/2 at a Glance: Selections from the Art Zoyd Box Set (Cuneiform, 2018)

7 June 2nd, 2018

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