Genre charts for week ending May 4 presents:


Rank Artist Album Label
2 FAUSTINA MASIGAT Faustina Masigat Mama Bird Recording Co.
3 LORD HURON Vide Noir Republic
4 YOUNG VALLEY Young Valley Dial Back Sound
5 OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW Volunteer [Advance Tracks] Self-Released
6 CHRISTY HAYS River Swimmer Nine Mile
7 LUKE WINSLOW KING Blue Mesa Bloodshot
8 OLIVIA CHANEY Shelter [Advance Tracks] Nonesuch
9 TRACYANNE AND DANNY “Alabama” [Single] Merge
10 WILLIE NELSON Last Man Standing Legacy


Rank Artist Album Label
1 MICHAEL MILLIONS Hard To Be King Self-Released
2 NU3RA NESS Lights Nu3ra Entertainment
4 FLY ANAKIN AND OHBLIV Backyard Boogie Mutant Academy
5 AWON AND PHONIKS The Actual Proof Don’t Sleep
6 BISHOP NEHRU Elevators: Act I & II Nehruvia LLC
7 J COLE KOD Interscope
8 JANELLE MONAE Dirty Computer Bad Boy
9 MC CHRIS The April Fools Collection Self-Released
10 PROF Pookie Baby Rhymesayers


Rank Artist Album Label
1 EARTHLESS Black Heaven Nuclear Blast
2 DUMB Seeing Green [Advance Tracks] Mint
3 GIANT HAYSTACKS This Is All There Is Mistake
4 GUERILLA TOSS “Spider Heard” [Single] DFA
5 THUNDERCHIEF “Stone House” [Single] Self-Released
6 ZEAL AND ARDOR Stranger Fruit Self-Released
7 DOWNTOWN BOYS Cost Of Living Sub Pop
8 MYRKUR Mareridt Relapse
9 THE HIRS COLLECTIVE Friends. Lovers. Favorites. SRA / Get Better
10 TOMB WARDEN / MURDER Split [EP] Born Dead


Rank Artist Album Label
1 ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER Age Of [Advance Tracks] Warp
2 ALISON WONDERLAND Awake Astralwerks
3 MARY LATTIMORE Hundreds of Days [Advance Tracks] Ghostly International
4 PAUL WHITE Rejuvenate R&S
5 SOLAR FIELDS Ourdom Self-Released
6 WAAJEED Mother [EP] Planet E Communications
7 PERTURBATOR New Model [EP] Blood
8 1-800 GIRLS “U, Me and Madonna” [Single] Self-Released
10 LAZERHAWK Dreamrider Rosso Corsa


Rank Artist Album Label
1 SIDI TOURE Toubalbero Thrill Jockey
2 EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA Genero Genero Nacional
4 ORQUESTA AKOKAN Orquesta Akokan Daptone
5 ALI FARKA TOURE The Source (Remastered) World Circuit
6 IMARHAN Temet City Slang
7 DJENEBA AND FOUSCO Kayeba Khasso Lusafrica
8 SONIDO GALLO NEGRO Mambo Cosmico Glitterbeat
9 CAMARAO The Imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie (1964-1974) Analog Africa
10 SPANGLISH FLY Ay Que Boogaloo! Chaco World

7 May 5th, 2018

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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


7 May 5th, 2018

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