Monday Morning 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 Morning 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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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jun 15 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 Young Scum Young Scum Citrus City
2 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji Ropeadope
3 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
4 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
5 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
6 Kanye West ye GOOD Music / Def Jam
7 Wooden Shjips V. Thrill Jockey
8 Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino Domino
9 Allan Harris The Genius of Eddie Jefferson (feat. Eric Reed, George DeLancey, Willie Jones III, Ralph Moore) Resilience Music Alliance
10 Angelique Kidjo Remain In Light Kravenworks
11 Simian Mobile Disco Murmurations Wichita
12 Sam Lewis Loversity self-released
13 Jorja Smith Lost & Found FAMM Limited
14 Anna Calvi Hunter Domino
15 Sound VVitch Hide – Single self-released
16 The Pendletons Funk Forever – EP Bastard Jazz
17 Eternal Summers Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying… Nevado
18 Tia Fuller Diamond Cut Mack Avenue
19 Melody’s Echo Chamber Bon Voyage Fat Possum
20 Andy Jenkins Sweet Bunch Liberator Music / Spacebomb
21 Tuamie Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
22 Scott Clark ToNow Clean Feed
23 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
24 John Morand Scott’s Addiction Sound of Music
25 I Am the Liquor Feed on My Sorrow – EP self-released
26 Love Roses What Doesn’t Thrill You self-released
27 Opin Drifters EP Harding Street Assembly Lab
28 Lunger Hell is coming with us. – EP self-released
29 Anthony Curtis Lyrebird Field of Sound
30 DJ Williams Live From Over Where Projekt

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7 June 16th, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Apr 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 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
2 Frankie Cosmos Vessel Sub Pop
3 Kenneka Cook Moonchild American Paradox
4 Doll Baby Hell Block – EP EggHunt
5 Speedy Ortiz Twerp Verse Carpark
6 PRhyme PRhyme 2 PRhyme 2
7 Dr. Octagon Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation Bulk / Caroline
8 Caroline Rose LONER New West
9 Hank Wood and the Hammerheads Hank Wood and the Hammerheads Toxic State
10 Kyle Craft Full Circle Nightmare Sub Pop
11 Ty Segall Freedom’s Goblin Drag City
12 David Byrne American Utopia Nonesuch
13 The Ex 27 passports Rough Trade
14 St. Vincent Masseduction Loma Vista
15 Imagine Dragons Evolve Interscope
16 Ms. Jaylin Brown Vulnerable self-released
17 The Purge The Bad Ideas We Build Worlds self-released
18 Saw Black Water Tower Crystal Pistol
19 Koncept Jack$on The Tale of the Mutant Root Mutant Academy
20 Millz The NorthFace, Vol 1. self-released
21 Gumming Human Values self-released
22 Yeni Nostalji Yeni Nostalji self-released
23 Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food Jagjaguwar
24 Hop Along Bark Your Head Off, Dog Saddle Creek
25 Brazilian Girls Let’s Make Love Six Degrees
26 Drinks Hippo Lite Drag City
27 The Damned Evil Spirits Search and Destroy / Spinefarm
28 The Aces When My Heart Felt Volcanic Red Bull
29 Prof Pookie Baby Rhymesayers
30 MIEN MIEN Rocket

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7 April 21st, 2018

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 2 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 March 3rd, 2018

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