Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 13 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 Snail Mail Lush Matador
2 The Innocence Mission Sun on the Square Bella Union
3 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
4 Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco You’re Driving Me Crazy Legacy
5 Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Years Bloodshot
6 Blush Face What Do You Want? Blush Face
7 Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams Vanished Gardens Blue Note
8 Sleep The Sciences Third Man
9 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
10 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
11 PMS and the Mood Swings PMS and the Mood Swings Burger
12 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
13 Bombino Deran Partisan
14 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album Impulse
15 Manatree Engines self-released
16 Woolen Men Post self-released
17 Hoax Hunters Dormant – EP Cherub
18 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
19 Deathhouse Blues The Beer Battered Boogies self released
20 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
21 Big Kahuna OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
22 Tuamie Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
23 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
24 Jim James Uniform Distortion ATO
25 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
26 Wimps Garbage People Kill Rock Stars
27 Wild Moccasins Look Together New West
28 The Smoking Flowers Let’s Die Together Bandaloop
29 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Hope Downs Sub Pop
30 Kamasi Washington Heaven and Earth Young Turks


New Albums Added:
77:78 – Jellies (Heavenly / PIAS, 2018)
Beharie, Michael and Teddy Rankin-Parker – A Heart From Your Shadow (Mondoj, 2018)
BODEGA – Endless Scroll (What’s Your Rupture?, 2018)
C.R. and the Degenerates – Coming of Age (Sniffling Indie Kids / Mint 400, 2018)
Champion, Jenn – Single Rider (Hardly Art, 2018)
Chastity – Death Lust (Captured Tracks, 2018)
Davis, Mikaela – Delivery (Rounder / Concord, 2018)
Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love (Anti-, 2018)
Dentist – Night Swimming (Cleopatra, 2018)
Elysian Fields – Pink Air (Ojet, 2018)
Evil Triplet – Have a Nice Trip (Super Secret, 2018)
Garcia Peoples – Cosmic Cash (Beyond Beyond is Beyond, 2018)
Gilkyson, Eliza – Secularia (Red House, 2018)
Ginkgoa – One Time (self-released, 2018)
Gloomies, The – Romance (Thrill Me, 2018)
Gurrumul – Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) (Skinnyfish, 2018)
Han Drabur – Delta Rezuwreckshan (Sunset Recordings, 2014)
Henry, Sean – Fink (Double Double Whammy, 2018)
Holy Esque – Television/Sweet (Beyond The Frequency, 2018)
Jake Mason Trio – The Stranger in the Mirror (Soul Messin, 2018)
JFDR – White Sun Live. Part I: Strings (Morr Music, 2018)
Luluc – Sculptor (Sub Pop, 2018)
Murr, Cornelia – Lake Tear of the Clouds (Autumn Tone, 2018)
Protoje – A Matter of Time (Easy Star, 2018)
Samia – Collected Singles (Grand Jury, 2018)
ShadowParty – s/t (Mute, 2018)
Static and Surrender – s/t (Funzalo, 2018)
Taiwò, Vicktor – Joy Comes in Spirit (Innovative Leisure, 2018)
Twin Gable – Gritty Gold (self-released, 2018)
Various Artists – Oscillations (Strange Neighbor, 2018)
Wild Pink – Yolk in the Fur (Tiny Engines, 2018)
Yarn/Wire – Images of Duration (In Homage to Ellsworth Kelly) (Northern Spy, 2018)

7 July 14th, 2018

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