Top 30 new albums for week ending May 4 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 Speedy Ortiz Twerp Verse Carpark
2 Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Years Bloodshot
3 Sidi Toure Toubalbero Thrill Jockey
4 Goat Girl Goat Girl Rough Trade
5 Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog Saddle Creek
6 Peach Kelli Pop Which Witch – EP Mint
7 The Voidz Virtue RCA Label
8 Camarão The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie: 1964-1974 Analog Africa
9 Imarhan Temet City Slang
10 Olden Yolk Olden Yolk Trouble In Mind
11 Tune-Yards I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life 4AD
12 Forth Wanderers Forth Wanderers Sub Pop
13 La Luz Floating Features Hardly Art
14 Whyte Horses Empty Words CRC Music
15 Oneohtrix Point Never Age Of Warp
16 Ohbliv & Ben FM Give it Uuup PROBLEMATICA
17 Lucy Dacus Historian Matador
18 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
19 Piranha Rama Beach Body – Single Trrrash
20 Fly Anakin & Ohbliv Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
21 Half Waif Lavender Cascine
22 Cut Worms Hollow Ground Jagjaguwar
23 Stimulator Jones Exotic Worlds and Masterful Treasures Stones Throw
24 Elohim Elohim BMG
25 Lord Huron Vide Noir Republic
26 Dr. Dog Critical Equation We Buy Gold / Thirty Tigers
27 The Beths Warm Blood – EP Carpark
28 King Tuff The Other Sub Pop
29 Prof Pookie Baby Rhymesayers Entertainment
30 The Pandoras Hey! It’s the Pandoras Burger

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7 May 5th, 2018

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7 April 30th, 2018

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