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

RPM

not enough albums played this week

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

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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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