Genre charts for week ending Aug 3 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WOODY WOODWORTH AND THE PINERS Virginia Self-Released
2 ZOE SPEAKS Wings Redbird
3 OLIVER THE CROW Oliver The Crow Self-Released
4 ELIZA GILKYSON Secularia Red House
5 JACKIE GREENE The Modern Lives Vol 2 Blue Rose
6 NORMAN COLLINS In The Picture Self-Released
7 BRONA MCVITTIE We Are the Wildlife Company of Corkbots
8 LOREENA MCKENNITT Lost Souls Ume
9 SLOCAN RAMBLERS, THE Queen City Jubilee Self-Released
10 LINDSAY LOU AND THE FLATBELLYS Southland Self-Released

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 COLE HICKS May Day ANONYMOUS Genius / Purple Republic
2 DENZEL CURRY TA1300 Loma Vista
3 ASAP ROCKY Testing RCA
4 BUDDY Harlan & Alondra Lil Cool Company
5 DEATH GRIPS Year of the Snitch Harvest/Third Worlds
6 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
7 MARLOWE Marlowe Mellow Group
8 PUSHA T Daytona Def Jam
9 STIMULATOR JONES Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures Stones Throw
10 PAN AMSTERDAM The Pocket Watch Def Pressé

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
2 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
3 THIN LIPS Chosen Family Lame-O
4 BLACKWATER HOLYLIGHT Blackwater Holylight Ridingeasy
5 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
6 FUNERAL HORSE Psalms For The Mourning Artificial Head
7 OCTOPUS Supernatural Alliance Rise Above
8 SCREAMING BEAST Our New Narrative Of Hate Self-Released
9 SMIRKS, THE The Smirks Self-Released
10 BOOK OF WYRMS “Undead Pegasus” [Single] Self-Released

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World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
2 AFRICAN SCREAM CONTEST 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
3 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
4 RAM 7: August 1791 Willibelle Publishing & Sales
5 DISQUES DEBS INTERNATIONAL VOL 1 VARIOUS ARTISTS Strut
6 EDDIE PALMIERI Full Circle Ropeadope
7 ORLANDO CACHAITO LOPEZ Cachaito World Circuit
8 MYSTIC BOWIE Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads Red River
9 EL DUSTY Cumbia City Aftercluv
10 LISTEN ALL AROUND: THE GOLDEN AGE OF CENTRAL AND EAST AFRICAN MUSIC VARIOUS ARTISTS Dust To Digital

7 August 4th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 3 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 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
2 The Internet Hive Mind Columbia
3 Tanukichan Sundays Company
4 Angelique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
5 Bodega Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
6 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
7 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
8 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
9 Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade
10 The Sword Used Future Razor & Tie
11 Speedy Ortiz Twerp Verse Carpark
12 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop / Marathon / Milk!
13 Mourn Sorpresa Familia Captured Tracks
14 Kristin Hersh Possible Dust Clouds Fire
15 The Essex Green Hardly Electronic Merge
16 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
17 The Devil Makes Three Chains Are Broken New West
18 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
19 Woody Woodworth & the Piners Virginia self-released
20 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
21 Cole Hicks May Day ANONYMOUS Genius / Purple Republic
22 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
23 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
24 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
25 Here Lies Man You Will Know Nothing RidingEasy
26 Zoe Speaks Wings RedBird
27 Kevin Gordon Tilt and Shine Crowville Media
28 Denzel Curry TA13OO Loma Vista
29 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
30 Thin Lips Chosen Family Lame-O

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7 August 4th, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

7 July 16th, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

I drove through the tail end of that storm on Friday after spending about 7 hrs driving before I hit it, and that was not fun. But, the gorgeous weather we had all weekend almost made it worth it.

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7 July 9th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 6 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 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
2 Jorja Smith Lost & Found RCA
3 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
4 The Purge The Bad Ideas We Build Worlds Purge Music
5 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
6 Angelica Garcia Karma the Knife – Single self-released
7 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
8 Kanye West ye GOOD Music / Def Jam
9 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
10 Snail Mail Lush Matador
11 Kids See Ghosts Kids See Ghosts GOOD Music / Def Jam
12 Neko Case Hell-On Anti/Epitaph
13 The Essex Green Hardly Electronic Merge
14 The Interrupters Fight the Good Fight Hellcat/Epitaph
15 Pusha T DAYTONA Def Jam
16 Marisa Anderson Cloud Corner Thrill Jockey
17 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album Impulse
18 Nur Black Appeal of the Void Purge Music
19 Deathhouse Blues The Beer Battered Boogies self released
20 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
21 The Cemetery Boys Small Town Witch Nitemare self-released
22 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
23 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
24 Brunswick Five Years Papa Hotel
25 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
26 Jim James Uniform Distortion ATO
27 The Milk Carton Kids All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do Anti-
28 Weller Weller Tiny Engines
29 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
30 The Rock*A*Teens Sixth House Merge

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7 July 7th, 2018

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Monday Breakfast Blend presents:

It’s really hot out there. Stay cool by the radio.

You can read updates and get previews by liking this show on Facebook. Did you enjoy the show or want to listen to it again? You can find it in the archive player for the next two weeks.

7 July 2nd, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 29 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 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
2 Snail Mail Lush Matador
3 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
4 Big Kahuna OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
5 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
6 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
7 Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade
8 Ana Egge White Tiger StorySound
9 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
10 Arat Kilo, Mamani Keita & Mike Ladd Visions of Selam Accords Croisés
11 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Indie Rock
12 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Sparkle Hard Matador
13 Serpentwithfeet soil Secretly Canadian
14 Sudan Archives Sink – EP Stones Throw
15 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar
16 Lithics Mating Surfaces Kill Rock Stars
17 MGMT Little Dark Age Columbia
18 Neko Case Hell-On Anti/Epitaph
19 Peach Kelli Pop Gentle Leader Mint
20 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
21 Kadhja Bonet Childqueen Fat Possum
22 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
23 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
24 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
25 Red Baraat Sound The People Rhyme & Reason
26 The Rock*A*Teens Sixth House Merge
27 Dawes Passwords HUB
28 Let’s Eat Grandma I’m All Ears Transgressive / PIAS
29 Kamasi Washington Heaven and Earth Young Turks
30 MOURN Sorpresa Familia Captured Tracks

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7 June 30th, 2018

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