Top 30 new albums for week ending Sep 14 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 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
2 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
3 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
4 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
5 Escape-ism The Lost Record Merge
6 Rubblebucket Sun Machine Grand Jury Music
7 Shadow Age Shadow Age – EP Native Of The North
8 Jupiter & Okwess Kin Sonic Everloving
9 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
10 Neko Case Hell-On Anti/Epitaph
11 The War and Treaty Healing Tide Strong World Entertainment
12 Doctor Nativo Guatemaya Stonetree
13 The Beths Future Me Hates Me Carpark
14 Geometric Vision Fire! Fire! Fire Swiss Dark Nights
15 Mitski Be the Cowboy Dead Oceans
16 Tomberlin At Weddings Saddle Creek
17 Marcus Tenney Quartet Moment – EP American Paradox
18 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
19 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
20 Manatree Engines self-released
21 Elizabeth Owens Coming of Age Elizabeth Owens
22 Eliza Juno Body In Flames self-released
23 Big Kahuna Og & Fly Anakin Big Fly 2 – EP Mutant Academy
24 Ohbliv Ecstasis by Darktwaine self-released
25 Mothers Render Another Ugly Method Anti-
26 Say Hi Caterpillar Centipede Euphobia
27 Detroit Rebellion See You Next Year Bodan Kuma
28 Jeff the Brotherhood Magick Songs Dine Alone
29 The Holydrug Couple Hyper Super Mega Sacred Bones
30 Alien Boy Sleeping Lessons Tiny Engines

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7 September 15th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Aug 10 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 Spooky Cool Every Thing Ever – EP Citrus City
2 Manzara Hello My Name Is … Friend Nosy Pants
3 Beach House 7 Sub Pop
4 Bad Magic what’s wrong with my eyes? self-released
5 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
6 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
7 Manatree Engines self-released
8 Estrons You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough Gofod
9 The Hare and Hoofe Voyager – EP self-released
10 Guerilla Toss Twisted Crystal DFA
11 Murder by Death The Other Shore Bloodshot
12 Eliza Gilkyson Secularia Red House
13 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
14 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
15 Gabbie Rotts Pink Drink Season self-released
16 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
17 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
18 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
19 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
20 Marcus Tenney Quartet Moment – EP American Paradox
21 Jason Jenkins Quartet Live @ The Barrel Thief self-released
22 Ollen Home Less self-released
23 Windhand Eternal Return Relapse
24 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
25 Free Cake For Every Creature The Bluest Star Double Double Whammy
26 Lemon Bucket Orkestra If I Had The Strength Six Degrees
27 Lucero Among the Ghosts Liberator Music
28 Denzel Curry TA13OO Loma Vista
29 Echo Courts Room with a View Refresh
30 Mariel Buckley Driving in the Dark self-released

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7 August 11th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 27 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 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
2 Mourn Sorpresa Familia Captured Tracks
3 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO Records
4 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash Records
5 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
6 Manzara hello my name is … friend Nosy Pants
7 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
8 Charles Lloyd & The Marvels with Lucinda Williams Vanished Gardens Capitol Records
9 Animal Collective Tangerine Reef Domino
10 Sudan Archives Sink – EP Stones Throw
11 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
12 Troy Roberts Nu-Jive Perspective Inner Circle Music
13 Snail Mail Lush Matador
14 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City
15 Let’s Eat Grandma I’m All Ears Transgressive / PIAS
16 The Internet Hive Mind Columbia Records
17 Eddie Palmieri Full Circle Ropeadope
18 Prana Crafter Enter The Stream Sunrise Ocean Bender / Cardinal Fuzz
19 Frankie and the Witch Fingers Drip / Tea – Single Let’s Pretend Records
20 Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer Bad Boy Records
21 Dylan Carlson Conquistador Sargent House
22 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album (Deluxe Version) Impulse!
23 Pram Across the Meridian Domino
24 Big Kahuna OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
25 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
26 The Hold Steady The Stove & The Toaster / Star 18 – Single Frenchkiss
27 Evil Triplet Have A Nice Trip Evil Triplet
28 Bodega Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
29 Mikaela Davis Delivery Rounder / Concord
30 Hologram Teen Between the Funk and the Fear Polytechnic Youth

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7 July 28th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 20 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 Bad Magic What’s Wrong with My Eyes? self-released
2 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
3 Hoax Hunters Dormant – EP Cherub
4 Fly Anakin & Ohbliv Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
5 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Mom+Pop
6 Mazzy Star Still – EP Rhymes of an Hour
7 Tower of Power Soul Side of Town Artistry Music
8 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
9 Drake Scorpion Young Money Entertainment / Cash Money / Republic
10 Angelique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
11 Piranha Rama Piranha Rama Trrrash
12 Shannon & the Clams Onion Easy Eye Sound
13 Oliver The Crow Oliver The Crow OTC
14 Snail Mail Lush Matador
15 Teyana Taylor K.T.S.E. GOOD Music
16 77:78 Jellies Heavenly
17 Mad Skillz Im the DJ….And the Rapper Big Kidz Ent
18 Peach Kelli Pop Gentle Leader Mint
19 Wimps Garbage People Kill Rock Stars
20 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
21 Saba Care for Me Saba Pivot
22 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album Verve
23 The Jayhawks Back Roads and Abandoned Motels Legacy
24 Rodney Crowell Acoustic Classics RC1
25 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
26 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
27 Manatree Engines self-released
28 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
29 Ty Segall & White Fence Joy Drag City
30 Prana Crafter Enter The Stream Sunrise Ocean Bender / Cardinal Fuzz

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7 July 21st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 22 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 Bad Magic What’s Wrong With My Eyes? self-released
2 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
3 McKinley Dixon The Importance of Self Belief Wadada
4 Ana Egge White Tiger StorySound
5 Jay Rock Redemption Top Dawg Entertainment / Interscope
6 Half Waif Lavender Cascine
7 DOTT Heart Swell Graveface
8 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
9 Brownout Fear of a Brown Planet Fat Beats
10 Low Double Negative Sub Pop
11 Beach House 7 Sub Pop
12 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
13 Neat Sweep Space is for Dogs self-released
14 The Concussion Theory Lament self-released
15 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
16 Steve Tilston Distant Days Riverboat
17 gobbinjr ocala wick Topshelf
18 Tangents New Bodies Temporary Residence Limited
19 We Are Scientists Megaplex 1
20 Snail Mail Lush Matador
21 Flasher Constant Image Domino
22 Melody’s Echo Chamber Bon Voyage Fat Possum
23 Gruff Rhys Babelsberg Rough Trade
24 Pusha T DAYTONA Def Jam
25 Marisa Anderson Cloud Corner Thrill Jockey
26 Kadhja Bonet Childqueen Fat Possum
27 Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Indie Rock
28 Lucius Nudes Mom+Pop
29 Beach Skulls Las Dunas PNKSLM
30 Hinds I Don’t Run Mom+Pop

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7 June 23rd, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jan 5 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

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7 January 6th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending June 30th presents:

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7 July 1st, 2017

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