Genre charts for week ending Jul 13 presents:

AAA

Rank Artist Album Label
1 INNOCENCE MISSION, THE Sun On The Square Badman
2 SARAH SHOOK AND THE DISARMERS Years Bloodshot
3 DEATHHOUSE BLUES The Beer Battered Boogies Self-Released
4 SMOKING FLOWERS, THE Let’s Die Together Bandaloop
5 6 STRING DRAG Top of the World Schoolkids
6 ALANIS OBOMSAWIN Bush Lady Constellation
7 ANA EGGE White Tiger Self-Released
8 DONOVAN WOODS Both Ways Meant Well
9 PATTERSON BARRETT Give ‘Em What They Want Self-Released
10 WESTERN CENTURIES Songs From The Deluge Free Dirt

Hip-Hop

Rank Artist Album Label
1 NICKELUS F Stuck AGM
2 BIG KAHUNA OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
3 TUAMIE Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
4 GORILLAZ The Now Now Parlophone/Warner Bros.
5 MCKINLEY DIXON The Importance of Self Belief Wadada
6 DR OCTAGON Moosebumps Bulk/Caroline
7 FREDDIE GIBBS Freddie Empire
8 NAS Nasir Def Jam
9 CARTERS, THE Everything Is Love Roc Nation
10 JORJA SMITH Lost & Found RCA

Loud

Rank Artist Album Label
1 SLEEP The Sciences Third Man
2 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
3 DESERT ALTAR Desert Altar Self-Released
4 GHOST Prequelle Concord/Loma Vista
5 ZEAL AND ARDOR Stranger Fruit Self-Released
6 GUMMING Human Values Self-Released
7 ASG Survive Sunrise Relapse
8 BODEGA Endless Scroll What’s Your Rupture?
9 BURN THE PRIEST Legion: XX Epic
10 WAYFARER World’s Blood Profound Lore

RPM

Rank Artist Album Label
1 AISHA DEVI DNA Feelings Houndstooth
2 MARY LATTIMORE Hundreds of Days Ghostly International
3 TANGENTS New Bodies Temporary Residence
4 VENETIAN SNARES AND DANIEL LANOIS Venetian Snares X Daniel Lanois Timesig
5 CASINO VERSUS JAPAN Suicide by Sun Self-Released
6 HOLODECK VISION ONE VARIOUS ARTISTS HoloDeck
7 S AND S PRESENTS DREAMS VARIOUS ARTISTS Stadiums & Shrines / Cascine
8 NEOTROPIC Your War [EP] Slowcraft
9 LCD SOUNDSYSTEM American Dream DFA/Columbia
10 IBEYI Ash XL

World

Rank Artist Album Label
1 ANGELIQUE KIDJO Remain In Light Kraven Works
2 BOMBINO Deran Partisan
3 ABU OBAIDA HASSAN Abu Obaida Hassan & His Tambour: The Shaigiya Sound of Sudan Ostinato
4 ALPHEUS Light Of Day Liquidator
5 JUPITER AND OKWESS Kin Sonic Everloving
6 AFRICAN SCREAM CONTEST 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS Analog Africa
7 SIDI TOURE Toubalbero Thrill Jockey
8 KING KONG Repatriation Irie Ites
9 REGGAE SAX RIDDIM VARIOUS ARTISTS Reggae Vibes
10 MYSTERY OF THE BULGARIAN VOICES, THE BooCheeMish Prophecy

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Top 30 new albums for week ending Jul 13 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 Snail Mail Lush Matador
2 The Innocence Mission Sun on the Square Bella Union
3 Dumb Waiter Heck JUJU
4 Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco You’re Driving Me Crazy Legacy
5 Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Years Bloodshot
6 Blush Face What Do You Want? Blush Face
7 Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams Vanished Gardens Blue Note
8 Sleep The Sciences Third Man
9 Shannon Shaw Shannon In Nashville Easy Eye Sound
10 Angélique Kidjo Remain in Light Kravenworks
11 PMS and the Mood Swings PMS and the Mood Swings Burger
12 YOB Our Raw Heart Relapse
13 Bombino Deran Partisan
14 John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album Impulse
15 Manatree Engines self-released
16 Woolen Men Post self-released
17 Hoax Hunters Dormant – EP Cherub
18 Natalie Prass The Future and the Past ATO
19 Deathhouse Blues The Beer Battered Boogies self released
20 Nickelus F Stuck AGM
21 Big Kahuna OG Sky Chryme Mutant Academy
22 Tuamie Emergency Raps, Vol. 2 Mutant Academy
23 Desert Altar Desert Altar self-released
24 Jim James Uniform Distortion ATO
25 Gorillaz The Now Now Parlophone
26 Wimps Garbage People Kill Rock Stars
27 Wild Moccasins Look Together New West
28 The Smoking Flowers Let’s Die Together Bandaloop
29 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Hope Downs Sub Pop
30 Kamasi Washington Heaven and Earth Young Turks

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