CFBX Top Specialty Albums for Late April 2017


* indicates Canadian Content
** indicates a local artist

Top Ten Jazz Albums

1 Johanna Sillanpaa* From This Side (Chronograph)
2 Bria Skonberg* Bria (Okeh)
3 Anita Eccleston** More Trumpet (Independent)
4 Brian Dickenson Quartet* The Rhythm Method (Addo)
5 Mike Allen* Bob's Piano (Almus)
6 Voodoo Jazz* Dig! (Independent)
7 Lisa Hilton Day and Night (Independent)
8 University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra* Sweet Ruby Suite (Independent)
9 Paul Yonemura Kindred Spirits (Independent)
10 Offramp Jazz Sextet* The St. Saviour's Sessions (Independent)

Top Ten World Albums

1 Amine and Hamza Fertile Paradoxes (ARC Music)
2 Lenkkodek* Open My Ears (Big Mind)
3 Dub Kartel* Dub Kartel (Independent)
4 Auresia* Raices (Moonsplash)
5 Aurelio Darandi (Real World)
6 Marito Marques* Na Eira (Independent)
7 Battle of Santiago* La Migra (Made with Pencil Crayons)
8 Bilja Krstic and the Blistic Orchestra Svod: Traditional Sounds from Serbia (ARC Music)
9 Hanitra Lasa: Songs from Madagascar (ARC Music)
10 Various Artists Celebrating World Music (ARC Music)

Top Ten Metal/Punk Albums

1 Dream Whip* Dream Whip (Independent)
2 All Hands on Jane* Sorry I Set You on Fire (Independent)
3 District Avenue* Epoch (Independent)
4 Carousel Kings Charm City (Victory)
5 Career Suicide* Machine Response (Deranged)
6 The Tossers Smash the Windows (Victory)
7 Ladyshark Monsters (Amityville)
8 The Real McKenzies* Two Devils Will Talk (Stomp)
9 Skudfux* Cheers (Independent)
10 Chronicles of Israfel* A Trillion Lights, Tome II (Independent)

Top Ten Electronic Albums

1 Kid Koala feat. Emiliana Torrini* Music to Draw To: Satellite (Arts and Crafts)
2 Honeybeard* Metropolis (Marigold)
3 Pick a Piper* Distance (Tin Angel)
4 Austra* Future Politics (Domino)
5 Moby and the Void Pacific Choir These Systems are Failing (Arts and Crafts)
6 Ohama* Grrlz Monosynth Tower (Independent)
7 Parallels* Metropolis (Marigold)
8 Himiko* Skin Removal (D-Trash)
9 Knautic* Asaka EP (East Van Digital)
10 Jaguar Knight* Jaguar Part Edits Vol. 2 (Party Sauce)

Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums

1 Illvis Freshly* Illenials (Independent)
2 Elaquent* Worst Case Scenario (Urbnet)
3 Nilla* Valkyrie (Droppin' Science)
4 Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 3 (Independent)
5 Heavy Mountain* Heavy Mountain (Bart Tapes)
6 Mezziah* D'Antitode (Motive)
7 Omar Love in Beats (Do Right!)
8 CVSS* Selfish Ways (Rolling Rich)
9 Alex Silas and the Subterraneans* Tunnels Season 1 (Independent)
10 Mezziah* D'Antidote (Motive)

Top Ten Roots/Country Albums

1 Bill and Joel Plaskett* Solidarity (Pheromone)
2 Andrew McPherson* Bardo (Big Mind)
3 Wild Rivers* Wild Rivers (Independent)
4 Moore and McGregor* Dream with Me (Independent)
5 Richard Laviolette* Taking the Long Way Home (You've Changed)
6 Karen Potje* Somebody I Used to Be (Independent)
7 Glenn Gray* Five Bucks a Nail (Independent)
8 Rebecca Loebe Blink (Black Wolf)
9 Amy Brandon* Scavengers (Independent)
10 Amanda Lynn Stubley* Gem (Independent)

Top Ten Blues Albums

1 Samantha Fish Chills and Fever (Ruf)
2 David Bray* Night Rains (Independent)
3 Pat Loiselle* Sonny Boy Gumbo's Blues (Independent)
4 Lee Palmer* Bridge (On the Fly)
5 Vanessa Collier Meeting My Shadow (Ruf)
6 Doug Cox and Sam Hurrie* Old Friends (Black Hen)
7 Steve Kozak Band* It's Time (Independent)
8 Elvin Bishop Big Fun Trio (Alligator)
9 Jim Dan Dee* Five Stiff Shots (Independent)
10 Thornette Davis Honest Woman (Independent)

Top Five Classical Albums

1 Capella Clausura Tann: Exultet Terra (Navona)
2 Tami Stravreva Rhythmic Movement (Independent)
3 Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra 2017 New Years Concert (Sony Classical)
4 Johann Johannsson Arrival OST (Deutsche Gramophon)
5 Leonard Lehrman Harmonize Your Spirit with Calm (Ravello)