Genre charts for week ending Sep 14 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WAR AND TREATY, THE Healing Tide Thirty Tigers
2 GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS The Waves, The Wake Nettwerk
3 TUNNG Songs You Make At Night Full Time Hobby
4 BEN HOWARD Noonday Dream Republic
5 TANNAHILL WEAVERS, THE Orach Compass
6 TRACY GRAMMER Low Tide Self-Released
7 I’M WITH HER See You Around Rounder/Concord
8 KATHY MATTEA Pretty Bird Captain Potato
9 SHEMEKIA COPELAND America’s Child Alligator
10 JULIANA DAUGHERTY Light Western Vinyl

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 BIG KAHUNA OG AND FLY ANAKIN Big Fly 2 [EP] Mutant Academy
2 BLOOD ORANGE Negro Swan Domino
3 GINKGOA One Time Self-Released
4 MAYA JUPITER Never Said Yes Artivist
5 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released
6 PHONY PPL mō’zā-Ik. 300 Entertainment
7 MAC MILLER Swimming Warner Bros
8 OHBLIV AND BEN FM Give it Uuup Problematica
9 FLATBUSH ZOMBIES Vacation in Hell Glorious Dead
10 DEATH GRIPS Year of the Snitch Harvest/Third Worlds

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 WINDHAND Eternal Return Relapse
2 NINE INCH NAILS Bad Witch The Null Corporation/Capitol
3 ABORTED Terrorvision Century Media
4 JUDAS PRIEST Firepower Epic
5 PIG Risen Metropolis
6 TRASH DEITY Cross and Divide Metropolis
7 A PRIMITIVE EVOLUTION Becoming Metropolis
8 AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD Rotting Forms Glory Kid Limited
9 KNUTZ, THE The Tower afmusic
10 BARBARELLATONES, THE “Surfing In Drag” [Single] Self-Released

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 TEACH ME EQUALS Fix History Wild Klamath
2 CARPENTER BRUT Leather Teeth Caroline
3 ITAL TEK Bodied Planet Mu
4 PAUL WHITE Rejuvenate R&S
5 JANELLE MONAE “I Like That (Naxxos Remix)” [Single] Bad Boy
6 WINGTIPS “Relativity” [Single] Self-Released
7 GOO MUNDAY Goo Munday [EP] Negative Gain Productions
8 SIWO Stretch Symphonic Distribution
9 LORN REMNANT Wednesday Sound
10 KIDDY SMILE One Trick Pony Neverbeener

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
2 NICKODEMUS A Long Engagement Wonderwheel
3 TANNAHILL WEAVERS, THE Orach Compass
4 DIZZY MANDJEKU AND ALE KUMA De Palenque A Matonge Zephyrus
5 DOCTOR NATIVO Guatemaya Stonetree
6 DIALI CISSOKHO AND KAIRA BA Routes Twelve | Eight
7 BOMBINO Deran Partisan
8 LOS TEXMANIACS Cruzando Borders Smithsonian Folkways
9 MINYESHU Daa Dee Arc
10 DE’ANZA Cosmic Dream Fusion Beats

7 September 15th, 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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