Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 15 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 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
2 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
3 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
4 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
5 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
6 Kanye West ye GOOD Music / Def Jam
7 Wooden Shjips V. Thrill Jockey
8 Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino Domino
9 Allan Harris The Genius of Eddie Jefferson (feat. Eric Reed, George DeLancey, Willie Jones III, Ralph Moore) Resilience Music Alliance
10 Angelique Kidjo Remain In Light Kravenworks
11 Simian Mobile Disco Murmurations Wichita
12 Sam Lewis Loversity self-released
13 Jorja Smith Lost & Found FAMM Limited
14 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
15 Sound VVitch Hide – Single self-released
16 The Pendletons Funk Forever – EP Bastard Jazz
17 Eternal Summers Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying… Nevado
18 Tia Fuller Diamond Cut Mack Avenue
19 Melody’s Echo Chamber Bon Voyage Fat Possum
20 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
21 Tuamie Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
22 Scott Clark ToNow Clean Feed
23 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
24 John Morand Scott’s Addiction Sound of Music
25 I Am the Liquor Feed on My Sorrow – EP self-released
26 Love Roses What Doesn’t Thrill You self-released
27 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
28 Lunger Hell is coming with us. – EP self-released
29 Anthony Curtis Lyrebird Field of Sound
30 DJ Williams Live From Over Where Projekt


New Albums Added:
Arthur Buck – s/t (New West, 2018)
Astronomique – Sharp Divide (self-released, 2018)
Aysola, Anita – Beyond Our Dreams (self-released, 2018)
Billy & Dolly – Five Suns (Shit Krystal, 2018)
Boy Azooga – 1, 2 Kung Fu! (Heavenly / PIAS, 2018)
Buffalo Sex Change – Searching Hands (Admirable Traits, 2018)
Bulkhead – Aft Pressure (2MR, 2018)
Burn the Priest – Legion: XX (Epic, 2018)
Calpurnia – Scout (Royal Mountain, 2018)
Caplan, Ben – Old Stock (Rhyme & Reason, 2018)
Chancha Via Circuito – Bienaventuranza (Wonderwheel Recordings, 2018)
Claptone – Fantast (Different / PIAS, 2018)
Claudettes, The – Dance Scandal at the Gymnasium (Yellow Dog, 2018)
Connla – The Next Chapter (self-released, 2018)
Cooler – Buried (Admirable Traits, 2018)
Culture Abuse – Bay Dream (Epitaph, 2018)
Don Broco – Technology (SharpTone, 2018)
Drahla – A Compact Cassette (Captured Tracks, 2018)
Elephant9 – Greatest Show on Earth (Rune Grammofon, 2018)
Essex Green, The – Hardly Electronic (Merge, 2018)
Fascinator – Water Sign (Spinning Top Music, 2018)
femdot. – Delacreme 2 (Closed Sessions, 2018)
Flasher – Constant Image (Domino, 2018)
FOXTROTT – Meditations I (One Little Indian, 2018)
Frame, Liz and the Kickers – Sparrow in a Shoebox (OPT, 2018)
Franc Moody – Dance Moves (Juicebox, 2018)
Fretless, The – Live from the Art Farm (self-released, 2018)
Funeral Horse – Psalms for the Mourning (Artificial Head, 2018)
Get Up Kids, The – Kicker (Polyvinyl, 2018)
gobbinjr – ocala wick (Topshelf, 2018)
Gold, Ethan – Live Undead Bedroom Closet Covers (Elektrik Gold, 2018)
Hamdan, Yasmine – Jamilat Reprise (Crammed Discs, 2018)
Human Touch – s/t (Human Touch Music, 2018)
Innocence Mission, The – Sun on the Square (Bella Union, 2018)
Jenkins, Andy – Sweet Bunch (Spacebomb, 2018)
Julian – Real Distance (Fire Talk, 2018)
Just Loud – Episode I (Five Seven, 2018)
Krauter, Kevin – Toss Up (Bayonet, 2018)
Krrum – Honeymoon (+1 / 37 Adventures, 2018)
LaPeer – 90s Kids (self-released, 2018)
LOA – Tide (self-released, 2018)
Lonesome Ace Stringband, The – When the Sun Comes Up (self-released, 2018)
Lykke Li – so sad so sexy (RCA, 2018)
Mad Caddies – Punk Rocksteady (Fat Wreck Chords, 2018)
Mammals, The – Sunshiner (Humble Abode Music, 2018)
Marr, Johnny – Call the Comet (New Voodoo, 2018)
Meernaa – Strange Life (Native Cat, 2018)
Melody’s Echo Chamber – Bon Voyage (Fat Possum, 2018)
Midnight Hour, The – The Midnight Hour (Linear Labs, 2018)
Milagro Saints – Signs on the Road (Moon Caravan, 2018)
Moffat, Aidan & RM Hubbert – Here Lies the Body (Rock Action, 2018)
Momma – Interloper (Danger Collective, 2018)
Moon, Betty – Chrome (Evolver Music, 2017)
MOURN – Sorpresa Familia (Captured Tracks, 2018)
Nark – Empty Void (2MR, 2018)
Obomsawin, Alanis – Bush Lady [reissue] (Constellation, 2018)
Page, Paul and his Paradise Music – Pacific Paradise (Subliminal Sounds, 2018)
Parish, John – Bird Dog Dante (Thrill Jockey, 2018)
Perfume Genius – Reshaped (Matador, 2018)
Petal – Magic Gone (Run for Cover, 2018)
PMS & The Mood Swings – s/t (Burger, 2018)
Project Grand Slam – Trippin’ (CEN / The Orchard, 2018)
Rawb Middleton – The Cure for Tired Blood (Pandermonkey, 2018)
Rentz, Jaicee – Colors (self-released, 2018)
Rhys, Gruff – Babelsberg (Rough Trade, 2018)
River Whyless – Kindness, A Rebel (Roll Call, 2018)
S.M. Wolf – Bad Ocean (PIAPTK, 2018)
salute – Condition I (37 Adventures / PIAS, 2018)
Second Letter – Cicatrix (Lowatt / Arctic Rodeo Recordings, 2018)
serpentwithfeet – soil (Secretly Canadian, 2018)
Shabb, Mike – Northwave (Make it Rain, 2018)
Shaw, Shannon – Shannon in Nashville (Easy Eye Sound, 2018)
Sleepy Zuhoski – Better Haze (Palo Santo, 2018)
Smith, Jorja – Lost & Found (RCA, 2018)
Smock – Interstellar Nobody (Sniffling Indie Kids / Mint 400, 2018)
Snail Mail – Lush (Matador, 2018)
Sugarplum Fairies – Payday Flowers (Starfish, 2018)
Sun June – Years (Keeled Scales, 2018)
Svvamp – Svvamp 2 (RidingEasy, 2018)
Talos – Wild Alee (BMG, 2018)
Tangents – New Bodies (Temporary Residence Ltd., 2018)
Thomas, Jamel – One on the House (National Defense, 2018)
Tiegan – Gold (Mint 400, 2018)
Tilston, Steve – Distant Days (Riverboat, 2018)
Toupin, Katie – Moroccan Ballroom (self-released, 2018)
Tower of Power – Soul Side of Town (Artistry Music, 2018)
Triptides – Visitors (Requiem pour un Twister, 2018)
Uni – s/t (Chimera, 2018)
Vallance, Ed – Midair (Proof, 2018)
Various Artists – Zero Gravity (Interchill, 2018)
Vu, Hana – How Many Times Have You Driven By (Luminelle, 2018)
Vynehall, Leon – Nothing is Still (Ninja Tune, 2018)
Wade in the Water – Adrift in the Crypt (self-released, 2018)
Wade in the Water – Blood from Stone (self-released, 2017)
Wade in the Water – Water from Stone (self-released, 2013)
We Are Scientists – Megaplex (100%, 2018)
Yoria, Arthur – After You (Nine Mile, 2018)
Yung Heazy – Whenever You’re Around I Hate Everything Less (self-released, 2018)

7 June 16th, 2018

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